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        Native American Land Sale, Signed with Totem Marks

      1728. No binding. Fine. Tateew, Ochangues and Neckarind, Manuscript deed for land in Ulster County, N.Y. to Cornelius Hornbeek and Frederick Shoonmaker, signed by Abraham Gaasbeek Chambers and Gilbert Livingston, countersigned by John Schoonmaker, Anderyes Decker, J. Pruyn, Jr., and Conrad Weiser as witnesses June 15, 1728. Rochester, Ulster Co., N.Y. Deed for land in Ulster County, N.Y., signed by three Indians with their totem marks and red wax seals, conveying a mine and 400 acres of land to Cornelius Hornbeek and Frederick Schoonmaker. Partial Transcript ""...We Tateew, Ochangues and Neckarind, Indians, and native owners and proprietors of a Certaine Tract of Land - situate, lyeing and being in Rochester in the County of Ulster in the Province of New York . . . for divers good and vallueable considerations ... and Especially for and in Consideration of the sum of Tenn pounds Currant Money of the Province of New York to us in hand ... do grant bargaine and sell unto the said Cornelius Hornbeck and Frederick Schoonmaker their heirs and Assigns forever all that a certaine mine now found out (now supposed to be lead oar) whether the same be copper, tinn, pewter, Lead or Irone Oar, or whatsoever the same may prove to be hereafter, scituate lyeing and being within Rochester aforesaid on the south side of the Sanborgh's Kill near to a certaine place called Kopenagh Togeather with the quantity of four hundred acres of land to be laid out to comprehend the said mine in such shape and forme as the said Cornelius Hornbeck and Frederick Schoonmaker shall see cause for or think convenient...""Historical BackgroundSale of land in the Catskill foothills between three Munsee Delaware Indians and two local Dutch settlers. It is remarkable because of the clear marks and wax pictographs used by the Indians and purchasers to seal the deal on paper. Relations between colonists and Indians were not always characterized by conflict and violence. The years 1715 to 1745 marked a significant era of tranquility in the mid-Atlantic region; not coincidentally, this was also a period of peace between France and Britain in Europe.About the year 1720, the Iroquois Confederacy claimed sovereignty over the Delaware Indians, but this was sometimes contested. At conferences between the Iroquois and colonial agents of New York and Pennsylvania, Iroquois sachems sold lands, some of which were Delaware tribal lands. This confluence of events probably explains the appearance of Conrad Weiser as a signing witness to this document. Weiser was born in Germany and migrated with his father, an indentured servant, to the New York frontier in 1710. When Conrad was 16, his father agreed to a local Mohawk chief's proposal for him to live in his Schoharie Valley village, where he learned the Mohawk language and customs (the Mohawks were the easternmost Iroquois tribe). Over time, he became a trusted emissary between the Iroquois and local settlers, and was later employed by colonial governors in this period when the British government did not conduct or coordinate Indian diplomacy. The Delaware and Mahican Indians of eastern Pennsylvania and southern New York recognized that they occupied a shrinking middle ground between the British colonies, the Iroquois, and New France. Though some families chose to remain in the vicinity of white settlers, others joined new mission communities, such as Stockbridge, Massachusetts and Gnadenhutten, Pennsylvania, while others began to venture west. A great majority of Delaware Indians, angered by what they felt was exploitation at the behest of Iroquoian and colonial diplomats, joined the French side during the French and Indian War in the 1750s.This document is also interesting for its reference to mineral extraction. When it became apparent that the British North American colonies did not possess gold or silver, the colonists largely chose not to explore for rare or valuable minerals. As settlement progressed into the Appal... (See website for full description)

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        A view of Sir Isaac Newton's philosophy.

      London:: Printed by S. Palmer, 1728., 1728. 297 x 237 mm. 4to. [l], 407, [1 blank] pp. Engraved title-page vignette, 6 engraved chapter-head vignettes and initial letters, list of subscribers, 5 engraved tailpieces, 12 engraved folding plates; ink marginalia, pages [xxxii], 305, 306. Original full mottled calf, gold-ruled covers, raised bands, gilt-decorated spine, marbled end-leaves; spine ends chipped, upper joint broken, outer hinge starting at foot of spine, leather spine label lacking, corners showing. Ownership signatures of R. Millner, 1791. Binding ascribed by an earlier owner to John Brindley. Modern chocolate morocco backed beige-gray cloth, gilt titling. Original binding: good. FIRST EDITION. Pemberton's A view of Sir Isaac Newton's philosophy is a popularization of Newtonianism for those without mathematics. It appeared in 1728; the preface contains Pemberton's recollections of Newton, especially in old age, and assures the reader that the master had read and approved the work. This work remains one of the most valuable contemporary printed sources on Newton, the account of a close friend. The work also includes a poem on Sir Isaac Newton by Richard Glover (1712-1785, poet and Member of Parliament, written in Glover's 16th year), Pemberton's introduction on Newton's method of reasoning in philosophy, and a long list of subscribers. Dedicated to Sir Robert Walpole with Walpole's engraved arms. This book is important typographically as the first book printed in any of the Caslon's roman types (see James Mosley in JPHS, III, (1967), p. 74). With its fine headpieces and initials by J. Pine, its well-balanced pages, and fine paper, it is one of the best English books of the period and was clearly intended as a showpiece for the new type. A pencil notation in the preliminaries ascribes this binding to John Brindley (fl. 1720-1750), an important London publisher and book-binder. Brindley began as a book-binder and established his book-selling business in 1728 in New Bond Street. Brindley held the appointment of bookbinder to Queen Caroline and to Frederick, Prince of Wales; a number of presentation bindings to them on books published by Brindley are in King George III's library at the British Library. Brindley's most characteristic tools, a pair of crowned dolphins within circular wreaths is illustrated in Foot, The Henry Davis gift, II, 166 and described in Maggs, Catalogue 1075, I, 150. The spine decorations in this Pemberton volume compare favorably with the example in The Henry Davis gift catalogue. John Brindley "was not, however, the only London binder of his day to use tools of this type." Nixon, Five centuries of English bookbinding, 64, p. 148. / "Dr. Pemberton studied under Boerhaave, prepared the Fifth London Pharmacoepoeia and was invited by Newton to edit the third (1726) edition of the Principia. This study of Newton's philosophy is interesting as being the account of a close friend. The preface contains the author's recollections of Newton, especially in his old age. There is also a poem on Sir Isaac by Richard Glover (poet and M.P., 1712-1785) written in his 16th year; the author's introduction on Newton's method of reasoning in philosophy; and a long list of subscribers." [Babson]. / Typographically this volume is important as the first book printed in any of William Caslon's roman types. Also notable are the elegant pictorial head- and tail-pieces engraved by J. Pine after J. Grison. "Pemberton's work on the mechanism of accommodation was nearly his last independent work, for he was determined to join the circle of Newton's epigones. He attempted, unsuccessfully, to approach the master through John Keill. But Richard Mead, Newton's friend and physician, showed Newton a paper in which Pemberton refuted Leibnitz' measurement of the force of moving bodies â€" an obsequious essay larded with references to 'the great Sir Isaac Newton.' Although the measure of the force of moving bodes was not an issue germane to Newtonian mechanics, Newton was apparently pleased with the attack on Leibnitz. He made Pemberton's acquaintance, and Pemberton sought to cement the relation by contributing another obsequious essay on muscular motion, which converted itself into a panegyric on Newtonian method, to Mead's edition of Cowper's Myotomia reformata, completed in 1723 and published in 1724" - DSB. REFERENCES: Babson 98; Barchas Collection 1637; DSB, X, pp. 500-501; Gray 132; Honeyman Sale 2442; Zeitlinger 3295.

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        Memoires pour servir à l'histoire du XVIII siècle, contenant les negociations, traitez, résolutions, et autres documens authentiques concernant les affaires d'état; liez par une narration historique des principaux évènements dont ils ont été précédez ou suivis, & particulièrement de ce qui est passé à la Haie (Haye) qui a été le centre de toutes ces négociations. Tome Premier - Tome Quatorzième. [ complete set ]

      La Haye & Amsterdam, Henri Scheurleer, resp. Pierre Gosse, 1728-1740. 14 Tomes in 7 vols. Large 4to (25x22 cm). Contemporary overlapping vellum, with title in old ink on spines. Titles printed in red and black, with title vignettes (small stamp on titles). With together 7 folding or double-page tabels and 2 large folding maps, rsp. 22,5 x 102 cm (Damme - Anvers, levé par Nicolas Suiy) and 18 x68 cm (Blankenberge - Sas van Gent 'partie des limites entre les terres de S.M.I. et catholicque et celle des Etats-Généraux). - Nice, complete set, with only a dozens of browned leaves due to the quality of the paper, some leaves with a few brown spots and some with marginal waterstain. - Vol. 1: Tome 1. Années 1700-1701. Seconde édition, La Haye, chez Henri Scheurleer, 1731 (viii),716,viii pp. (misnumbered: 200-221,644-647: but complete; Tome 2. 1702-1703. Seconde édition, La Haye, chez Pierre Gosse, 1732. (xii),788 pp. & 9 pp extra: 520a-i. - Vol. 2: Tome 3. 1704-1705. Seconde édition, Pierre Gosse, 1733. xii,768 pp.; Tome 4: 1706-1707. Seconde édition, Pierre Gosse, 1733. x,668 pp. - Vol. 3: Tome 5. 1708-1709. Seconde édition, Pierre Gosse, 1733. (viii),488 pp.; Tome 6. 1710-1711. Henri Scheurleer, 1728. (xii),774 pp. (last quire with marg. waterstain). - Vol. 4: Tome 7. Jusqu'à la fin de l'année 1712. Henri Scheurleer, 1730. xiv,660 pp. (a few quires browned paper); Tome 8: 1713-1714. Henri Scheurleer, 1730. (vi),920 pp. - Vol. 5: Tome 9. 1715-1716. Amst. Pierre Mortier, 1735. (xii),760 pp.; Tome 10. Jusqu'à la fin de 1717. Pierre Mortier, 1735. (viii,294 pp., 210 pp.: "Table des Matières" printed in 2 columns, vi pp.: "Avertissement et Réflexions générales.. , 206 pp.: "Suite des traitez depuis la fin de ces Memoires" and ii pp.: "Privilegie". With 2 folding maps. - Vol. 6: Tome 11. 1718 et le Supplement aux Années 1696-1701. Pierre Mortier, 1734. (xii),680 pp. (a few pages misnumbered but complete). - Tome 12. Supplement aux Années 1702-1703. Pierre Mortier, 1734. (x),536 pp. and 6 leaves extra: 231*-240*, 293*-94* (last leaves with marg. spots). With folding tabel. - Vol. 7: Tome 13. Supplement à l'Année 1704. Pierre Mortier. (ii: Title), (xvi: 'Table'), 546 pp. With 3 folding and 1 double-page tabel; Tome 14: Supplement des Années 1705, 1706 et 1707. Pierre Mortier, 1740. (ii: Title), 18: 'Table', (ii: Errata), 364, (ii: subtitle), 194 pp. With 94 extra pages with *: 136-137 (4x),1*-48* and 147*-184*: see "Berigt voor den Boekbinder" 2 pp. (First fly-leaf browned). With 2 double-page tabels. - Carefully collated, complete with the 2 beautiful maps: very rare.

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        SAMMELBAND mit sieben wichtigen Schriften: Pomerania, in quatuor libros divisa. Quorum primus agit de Pomeranorum antiqvitate. Secundus refert Pomeranorum & Rugianorum conversionem. Tertius principum Pomeraniae gesta veramque tradit sangvinis propaginem. Qvartum continet miscellanea. Ex manuscripto edidit Jac. Henr. Balthasar.

      Löfler,, Greifswald, 1728 - 4to Zusammen mit sechs weiteren Werken in Pergamentband der Zeit mit ausführlichem handschriftlichen Rückentitel. Sammelband, alle sieben Titel in erster Ausgabe. – I. Valentin Eickstedt. Epitome annalium Pomeraniae. Greifswald, Jacob Löffler 1728. – II. Johann Samuel Hering. Das dem Pommerschen Hertzogen Erico II. gestöhrte Plaisir einer Jagd bey Horst und daher [ ] erfolgte traurige und gewaltsame Tod und Untergang vier Greiffswaldischer Bürgermeister [ ] Nebst [ ] Anmerckungen [ ] von ausgestorbenen adelichen Geschlechtern in Pommern. Stettin, Johann Kunckeln [1727]. – III. Johann Samuel Hering. Historische Nachricht welchergestalt die berühmte Handels- und Kauff-Stadt an der Oder Alten Stettin [ ] Frankfurt/Oder Joh. Gottfried Conradi 1726. – IV. Andreas Westphal. De serenissimorum ducum Pomeraniae meritis in rem literariam. Dissertation, [resp.:] August Balthasar. Greifswald, C. Hoepfner 1723. – V. Albert Georg Schwarz. Positiones ex Historia finium pricipates Rugiae [ ] Dissertation, [resp.:] Joachim Henric. Greifswald, Daniel Benjamin Starck 1726. – VI. Albert Georg Schwarz. Historia finium Principatus Rugiæ [ ] Greifswalder, Höpner 1727. - Bugenhagens »Pomerania« hier mit dem seltenen Supplement. – Johann Samuel Hering (1683–1752) war preußischer Jagdrat und Kammeranwalt und wirkte sowohl am Stettiner Gymnasium als auch in verschiedenen öffentlichen Ämtern. Der Bericht »von der gestörten Plaisir« ist seine einzige die Jagd betreffende Veröffentlichung (Lindner, Jagd 915). – Tadellos schönes Exemplar. 20 : 17 cm. 20, 188, [4], 11, [1] Seiten, 1 Falttabelle; 16, 160 Seiten, 1 Falttabelle; 28 Seiten; [2], 34 Seiten; 64 Seiten; [8] Seiten; [2], 224, [16] Seiten. – Besitzvermerk auf Titel I. Ganz vereinzelte Seiten mit unbedeutenden Stockflecken. (zit nach Hesse, Aukt. 16) Fine contemporary vellum, with finely handwritten titles in ink on spine, red edges. From the library of Anders Peter Stobaeus (1732–99), with his signature on the first title leaf, and Victor von Stedingk, with his book plate. Sammelband with works on Pomerania and Rügen, in a fine binding. J. S. Hering (–1752) was"Jagdrat" and juris professor in Stettin. He wrote mostly juridical works and no other than this one concerning hunting (Lindner, Jagdliteratur, 0915). Together with the posthumously printed first edition of Bugenhagen’s history of Pomerania, with the often missing supplement. The reformator Johannes Bugenhagen, by Luther called "Doctor Pomeranus", (1485–1558), wrote his history of Pomerania, the first of its kind, already in 1517–18, but it remained unpublished until this edition by professor Jacob Henrich von Balthasar in 1728. Andreas Westphal (1685–1747) was professor in history at the University of Greifswald. First edition of Schwartz history of Pomerania, a second was printed in 1734. Albert Georg von Schwarz (1687–1755) was professor of history and philosophy at the University of Greifswald and wrote several works on Pomerania and its history. Historia finium principatus Rugiæ deals with the history of Rügen from the 11th- to the end of the 17thcentury, "sub regibus Sveciæ". Rügen belonged to Sweden from the Peace pf Westphalia 1648 to 1814. The book has a printed dedication to the Swedish Governor-general in Pomerania (and Rügen) Johan August Meyerfeldt. (Zit nach "Centralantikvariatet, catalogue 80 POMMERN") - Neueres Exlibris.

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        Histoire des grands chemins de l'empire romain

      à Bruxelles 1728 - - à Bruxelles, chez Jean Léonard 1728, in-4 (22x28,5cm), (46p.) 602pp. et 603-909pp. (29p.), 2 volumes reliés. - Seconde édition, la plus complète. L'ouvrage est illustré d'un portrait dépliant de l'auteur, d'un frontispice, d'un portrait de Rubempré et de 2 planches (dont une dépliante) pour le tome 1 ainsi que de 2 grandes planches dépliantes et des 8 planches dépliantes des tables de Peutinger dans le tome 2. Nombreuses vignettes et lettrines, le tout gravé en taille douce. Reliures de l'époque en plein veau marbré, dos à cinq nerfs ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés ainsi que de pièces de titre et de tomaisons de maroquin rouge, roulettes dorées sur les coupes et les coiffes, toutes tranches rouges. Coiffes habilement restaurés, ainsi que le mors de queue du premier plat. Ouvrage le plus important de Nicolas Bergier (1567-1623), l'Histoire des grands chemins de l'empire romain, fut un manuel de référence concernant l'histoire romaine. Il parut pour la première fois en 1622 et devenu rare, le libraire Jean Léonard en donna en 1728, une réimpression pour la première fois augmentée de la table de Peutinger. Cette monumentale carte (3m70) couvrant tout l'empire romain jusqu'en Chine, est une reproduction, faite à la fin du XIIe siècle, d'une copie réalisée vers 350, dont l'original est encore plus ancien. Elle a été redécouverte au début du XVIème siècle à Worms (Allemagne) et confiée à Konrad Peutinger, contemporain d'Érasme, qui lui donna son nom. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Second edition, the most complete. The book is illustrated with a portrait of the author, a frontispiece, a portrait of Rubempre and 2 boards (including an unfolder) for volume 1 and 2 large folding boards and 8 boards unfolding Peutinger tables in volume 2. Numerous vignettes and initials, all engraved in size. Binders of the time in full marbled calf, back with five nerves adorned with boxes and gilded florets as well as pieces of title and tomatoes red morocco, golden wheels on the cuts and caps, all red slices. Headdresses of injured heads with gaps, tail bit of the first flat of the volume 2 cracked on 5cm. The most important work of Nicolas Bergier (1567-1623), the History of the Great Roads of the Roman Empire , was a reference manual on Roman history. It appeared for the first time in 1622 and became rare, the bookseller Jean Léonard gave in 1728, a reprint for the first time augmented table Peutinger. This monumental map covering the entire Roman Empire to China, is a reproduction, made in the late twelfth century, a copy made around 350, the original is even older. It was rediscovered in the early sixteenth century in Worms (Germany) and entrusted to Konrad Peutinger, a contemporary of Erasmus, who gave it its name. (46p.) 602pp. et 603-909pp. (29p.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Tacitus. The Annals. To which are prefixed, Political Discourses Upon that Author. [Two Volumes in Four Parts]

      A. Rhames for R. Gunne 1728 - Dublin, 1728 - 1732. 12mo, later pebbled black cloth, 231, 190; 400, [76]; 352; 399, [33] pp. First edition thus. Apparently the first Dublin edition of Tacitus' collected works. A quite well preserved set with excellent contents in fine modern bindings. Some marginal toning to pages, a few small numbers stamped on final leaves, generally quite well preserved, excellent condition overall. OCLC 7192936 for the full set, noting four copies held. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE CHRONOLOGY OF ANCIENT KINGDOMS AMENDED. TO WHICH IS PREFIX'D A SHORT CHRONICLE FROM THE FIRST MEMORY OF THINGS IN EUROPE, TO THE CONQUEST OF PERSIA BY ALEXANDER THE GREAT

      J. Tonson in the Strand, and J. Osborn and T. Longman in Pater-noster Row, London 1728 - 4to, xiv, [2], 376 pp.; VG-; paneled brown leather with gilt lettering; bound in mid-19th century calf; boards have a gilt tooled border, gilt turn-ins; some wear to gilt border; front board has a lighter patch where there was formerly a plate; bookplate dated 1880 on inside cover; small white stain on back board; marbled endpapers; text has a few light pencil marks, some age marks, else clean; some shelfwear and bumping to boards; 3 architectural plans on folding maps intact and in excellent condition; GP consignment; shelved case 7. Dupont. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A View of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophy

      S. Palmer, London 1728 - Plein veau de l'époque (reliure anglaise) Un volume grand in quarto (281x224 mm), (50)-407-(1 bl.) et 12 planches Dos refait au 19ème siècle, gardes renouvellée Très légère mouillure aux premiers feuillets Édition originale imprimée sur grand papier. Babson [98, "This study of Newton's philosophy is interesting as being the account of a close friend. The preface contains the author's recollections of Newton, especially in his old age. There is also a poem on Sir Isaac by Richard Glover written in his 16th year, the author's introduction on Newton's method of reasoning in philosophy and a long list of subscribe" ] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Full contemporary calf Large 4to (281x224 mm), (50)-407-(1 bl.) and 12 plates Rebacked in the 19th century, endpapers renewed Light waterstains First edition Babson [98, "This study of Newton's philosophy is interesting as being the account of a close friend. The preface contains the author's recollections of Newton, especially in his old age. There is also a poem on Sir Isaac by Richard Glover written in his 16th year, the author's introduction on Newton's method of reasoning in philosophy and a long list of subscribe" ] In quarto / 4to 2402g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Alphonsi Tostati Hispani, Episcopi Abulensis . Commentaria in primam partem Exodi : cum indicibus copiosissimis : operum tomus secundus. Original edition. 26 vols.

      Venetis [Venice] :Balleoniana 1728 - 26 volumes in 17. With copper engraved vignettes on title pages, some woodcut chapter headings. (4to) 34x23 cm (13 x9 "), calf-backed paper covered boards, gilt lettering on spines.Scarce collection of the works of Alfonso de Tostado de Madrigal. OCLC lists 27 volumes; final index volume may be lacking. Alfonso Tostado was a Spanish exegete and bishop of Avila, whose real name was Alonso Fernández de Madrigal. Besides a Spanish commentary on the chronicles of Eusebius and other minor works, he wrote commentaries on the historical books of the Old Testament as far as Second Chronicles, and on the Gospel according to St. Matthew. These are diffuse, containing many digressions on dogmatic and other subjects. Tostado's works exercised a significant influence on the Jewish Bible commentator and statesman Don Isaac Abravanel (1437-1508). This set from the library of the Mt. St. Alphonsus Seminary in Esopus, NY [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Signature and Antique Print

      Italian composer (1728-1800) of opera, symphonies, chamber music and other forms, one of the most famous of his time. Signature cut, probably taken from a letter or document, matted with a fine antique lithograph showing the composer young. Signature cut is 4 x 1 inches (visible window size), print is 8.5 x 5.5 inches (visible window size), total mat size is 11.5 x 17 inches, all in excellent condition. See full and detail scans. Very rare!

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        L'ELOGE DE LA FOLIE composé en forme de déclamation.

      François L'Honoré 1728 - In-12 ( 170 X 100 mm ) de 12 ffnch.-340 pages- 10 ffnch. de table, plein veau fauve marbré glacé, dos à nerfs orné de caissons et fleurons "à la toile d'araignée" dorés, chaînette dorée d'encadrement sur les plats, coupes et coiffes filetées d'or, roulette intérieure dorée, tranches mouchetées ( Reliure de l'époque ). Ouvrage illustré de 82 gravures dont 75 dans le texte, de 6 planches dépliantes hors-texte d'après HOLBEIN, d'un titre gravé et d'un frontispice aux portraits ( Erasme, Morus et Holbein ). Très bel exemplaire. Littérature, Gravure [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fragmente der Staats-Geschichte des Thals Veltlin und der Grafschaften Clefen und Worms, aus Urkunden, von Ulysses von Salis. [1. - 4. Bd. in 2 Bden.].

      Kl.8, Titelbl. m. gestochener Vignette, XXII S. Vorrede u. Verz., S. 1 - 134, Titelbl. m. gest. Vignette, S. [137] - 371 Titelbl. m. gest. Vignette, 187 S., Titelbl. m. gest. Vignette, 258 S., 1 Bl. Errata, (Neueres) Priv.-HLdr. m. jeweils 3 goldgepr. Rückenschildern, Ldr. tlw. etw. fleckig, Vs. etw. leimschattig (ebenso die äussersten Bl.), letzte Bl. von Bd. 4 etw. stockfl., innen sonst nur sehr vereinzelte Stockfl., alg. sehr gutes Ex. Jeweils EA. Der 3. Bd. die historischen und rechtlichen Beweise enthaltend, der 4. Bd. die Urkunden enthaltend. - Ulysses von Salis (Marschlins), geboren 25.8.1728 Schloss Marschlins (Gemeinde Landquart), gestorben 6.10.1800 Wien, ref., von Igis und Zürich. Die Jugend verbrachte S. v.a. in Chiavenna und Soglio. Nach Privatunterricht und Bildungsreisen studierte er 1745-46 in Basel Recht. 1755 begann er mit der Publikation von hist., polit. und ökonom. Schriften, die auf aristokrat.-patriot. Gedankengut basierten. Die jurist. Arbeiten waren häufig Rechtsgutachten zu Auseinandersetzungen in den Drei Bünden sowie deren Souveränitätsrechten in den Untertanenlanden. Nach 1759 förderte S. die Einführung der Baumwollspinnerei im Verlagssystem diese Initiative scheiterte ebenso wie die Seidenraupenzucht in Marschlins. Er war Mitglied sowie 1770-71 Präs. der Helvet. Gesellschaft und stand in engem Kontakt mit Isaak Iselin und Hans Caspar Hirzel. S. engagierte sich für eine Ertragssteigerung der Landwirtschaft und war 1778 Mitgründer der Gesellschaft landwirtschaftl. Freunde. Ende der 1770er Jahre betrieb er die Entsumpfung bei Castione im Veltlin. Im Sinne von Franz Urs Balthasar - dieser hatte die Einrichtung einer "Pflanzschule" für angehende Politiker beider Konfessionen gefordert - unterstützte er ab 1763 das von Martin von Planta 1761 gegr. Seminar in Haldenstein, das 1771 nach Marschlins verlegt wurde. Nach dem Tod Plantas übernahm er vorübergehend die pädagog. Leitung und wandelte die Schule 1775 in ein Philanthropinum nach Basedow'schem Muster um. 1777 musste er das Institut aus finanziellen Gründen schliessen. 1749 besetzte S. erstmals eine Amtsstelle im Gericht der Vier Dörfer, wo er später auch Landammann war. 1757-59 amtierte er als Podestà in Tirano. 1761-62 führte er die Gesandtschaft zur Erneuerung des Mailänder Kapitulats. Das Abkommen begünstigte die österr. Verkehrspolitik und die im Veltlin begüterten S., führte aber zu verstärkter Opposition gegen deren Hausmachtpolitik. Die Interessen der Fam. liessen sich im Tomilserhandel 1766 durchsetzen. 1768 erreichte S. zur Irritation der etablierten franz. Parteigänger seine Ernennung zum franz. Geschäftsträger (meist "Minister" genannt) bei den Drei Bünden. 1771-75 hintertrieb er gegen die österr. Interessen das Strassenprojekt Chiavenna-Nauders seines Hauptgegners Peter Conradin Constantin von Planta. Wohl auf Betreiben der Bündner Oppositionspartei, der reformer. Patrioten, verlor er 1792 den Geschäftsträgerposten und auch die Kompanie, deren Inhaber er war. 1794 wurde er vor die Standesversammlung zitiert und nach seiner Flucht vom "Unparteiischen Gericht" als Vogelfreier verbannt. Der Anschluss des Veltlins an die Cisalpin. Republik 1797 brachte ihm grosse Verluste. Von seinem Landgut Eckbühl bei Höngg aus agitierte er gegen die Patrioten und den Anschluss Bündens an die Helvet. Republik. Im Sept. 1799 floh er nach St. Gallen und weiter nach Wien. S. war der einflussreichste Bündner in der 2. Hälfte des 18. Jh. Als Aufklärer im Sinne des aristokrat. Patriotismus leistete er Reformarbeit in Publizistik, Ökonomie und Erziehung. Neben dem hochfliegenden Idealismus stand seine Tätigkeit als Realpolitiker. Der virtuose Diplomat führte das 3. Mailänder Kapitulat mit Österreich herbei, um kurz darauf dessen Einfluss mit der Hinwendung zu Frankreich einzudämmen. Gleichwertig daneben stand für ihn die Stärkung des Hauses S. Die in den 1760er Jahren entstehende Opposition gegen die "Familienherrschaft" konnte sich erst im Gefolge der revolutionären Ereignisse durchsetzen, die S. ins österr. Lager trieben (HLS).

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        Histoire des grands chemins de l'empire romain

      Second edition, the most complete. The book is illustrated with a portrait of the author, a frontispiece, a portrait of Rubempre and 2 boards (including an unfolder) for volume 1 and 2 large folding boards and 8 boards unfolding Peutinger tables in volume 2. Numerous vignettes and initials, all engraved in size.Binders of the time in full marbled calf, back with five nerves adorned with boxes and gilded florets as well as pieces of title and tomatoes red morocco, golden wheels on the cuts and caps, all red slices. Headdresses of injured heads with gaps, tail bit of the first flat of the volume 2 cracked on 5cm.The most important work of Nicolas Bergier (1567-1623), the History of the Great Roads of the Roman Empire , was a reference manual on Roman history. It appeared for the first time in 1622 and became rare, the bookseller Jean Léonard gave in 1728, a reprint for the first time augmented table Peutinger. This monumental map covering the entire Roman Empire to China, is a reproduction, made in the late twelfth century, a copy made around 350, the original is even older. It was rediscovered in the early sixteenth century in Worms (Germany) and entrusted to Konrad Peutinger, a contemporary of Erasmus, who gave it its name. à Bruxelles chez Jean Léonard 1728 in-4 (22x28,5cm) (46p.) 602pp. et 603-909pp. (29p.) 2 volumes reliés

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        M. Annaei Lucani Cordubensis Pharsalia sive Belli Civilis Libri Decem. Cum Scholiaste, hucusque inedito, et Notis Integris Henrici Glareani, Jacobi Micylli, Joachimi Camerarii, Hugonis Grotii u. a. . Hg. von Francisco Oudendorpio

      Leiden, Luchtmans, 1728 - gest. Frontispiz, 37 Bl., 1 gef. Karte, 966 S., 97 S. Schweiger I, 564/565. Unvollendetes Epos auf den römischen Bürgerkrieg zwischen Caesar und Pompeius des in Cordoba geborenen Lucanus (39 n. Chr. - 65). "Nach vielen und guten Handschriften (6 Codd. Vossian, 1 Cod. Wittian.) und den älteren besten Ausgaben. Dem Texte liegt der von Grotius zum Grunde. Den alten Scholiasten machte O. hier zuerst aus 2 Codd. Vossian bekannt." (Schweiger). Einband berieben und fleckig, vorderes Außengelenk geplatzt, Rücken mit Fehlstelle, innen sauber und gut erhalten la Gewicht in Gramm: 550 Ganzpergament der Zeit mit vergold. Rückentitel, Rückenvergoldung, Wappensupralibros

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        Alphonsi Tostati Hispani, Episcopi Abulensis ... Commentaria in primam partem Exodi : cum indicibus copiosissimis : operum tomus secundus. Original edition. 26 vols

      Venetis [Venice] :Balleoniana, 1728. 26 volumes in 17. With copper engraved vignettes on title pages, some woodcut chapter headings. (4to) 34x23 cm (13 x9 "), calf-backed paper covered boards, gilt lettering on spines. Scarce collection of the works of Alfonso de Tostado de Madrigal. OCLC lists 27 volumes; final index volume may be lacking. Alfonso Tostado was a Spanish exegete and bishop of Avila, whose real name was Alonso Fernández de Madrigal. Besides a Spanish commentary on the chronicles of Eusebius and other minor works, he wrote commentaries on the historical books of the Old Testament as far as Second Chronicles, and on the Gospel according to St. Matthew. These are diffuse, containing many digressions on dogmatic and other subjects. Tostado's works exercised a significant influence on the Jewish Bible commentator and statesman Don Isaac Abravanel (1437-1508). This set from the library of the Mt. St. Alphonsus Seminary in Esopus, NY

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        The History of Japan.

      1728 - Giving an Account of the Ancient Present State and Government of that Empire. Tr. by J.G. Scheuchzer. First English ed., later printing. Folio (35.4 x 24cm). 2 vols. (x), lii, (iv), 391, (iv), (iv), 393-612, 75, (ii), 11, (x)pp. Engraved title, 45 engraved plates & maps (many folding). With second appendix. Modern full calf, new end-papers, internally slightly water stained and repaired on margin, otherwise good. Provenance; Harvard Sinologist, Charles Sidney Gardner. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        In dissertationem Italiae medii Aevi censuarae 3. Viterbensis, Veneta et Brixiana: cum responsis 3. pro anonymo mediolanensi belli diplomatici historia... Mediolani, ex aedibus Societatis Palatinae, 1729. Pp. (8) 93 (1). Segue (a numerazione continua): Difesa di tre documenti antichi dell'archivio del Real Monistero di Santa Giulia di Brescia accusati di falso dall'anonimo milanese nella sua dissertazione corografica De Italia Medii Aevi

      presso Gian-Maria Rizzardi, 1728. Pp. 94-314. Volume di cm. 24, ben rilegato in piena perg. coeva con titoli in oro al dorso. Qualche fioritura sparsa, peraltro bell'esemplare. Interessante raccolta di censure storiografiche (e di conseguenti risposte) indirizzate a Giovanni Gaspare Beretta, autore della dissertazione De Italia Medii Aevii, edita a Milano nel 1727. Alle numerose eccezioni l'A. risponde con puntiglio, pubblicando quindi tutto il materiale in tempi brevissimi. Al centro delle contestazioni l'esattezza di riferimenti storici, geografici, etimologici relativi a diversi territori italinani, ma principalmente riferiti a Lombardia e Veneto. Dall'indice: Censura di Francesco Mariani, storico viterbese all'anonimo scrittore della dissertazione "De Italia Medii Aevi" (p. 1); Censura d'un eruditissimo anonimo veneto con le risposte dell'anonimo milanese (p. 65); Parere d'un cittadino di Pavia sopra la difesa de' tre documenti in giustificazione dell'anonimo milanese (p. 103); Continuazione della censura bresciana col parere sopra la medesima (p. 151). Rara edizione originale. Cfr. Iccu. .

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        Haushaltungs-Lexicon.

      Chemnitz Stößel 1728 - (22 x 13,5 cm). 7 Bll., 1086 Spalten. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz. Pergamentband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe. - Das ökonomische Lexikon orientiert sich inhaltlich noch an der Hausväterliteratur. U.a. mit Kapitel über Forstwirtschaft, Jagd, Fischerei, Viehzucht, Bierbrauerei und Branntweinbrennerei. - Stellenweise gering braunfleckig. Vorsatz mit handschriftlicher Widmung. Insgesamt schönes Exemplar in sehr guter Erhaltung. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A VIEW OF SIR ISAAC NEWTON'S PHILOSOPHY

      Dublin Re-printed by and for John Hyde 1728 - Recent quarter calf. Banded gilt lined spine with red title label. Marbled boards, New end papers . Title page. 15pp preface and dedication . 14pp poems. 6p contents and preface Text [1]-333. Couple of pages at end 2 with contemporary writing and two with some pen and pencil notation 12 folding plates. Couple of pages with marginal paper relaid repair, no loss of text. Some text browing overall bright good copy [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Chart of the Coast of Brazil and Guiana in America: with Part of the Caribbe Islands

      James and John Knapton, 1728. First. unbound. Sea Chart. Colored engraving. Sheet measures 21 1/4" x 25". Image measures 19 1/2" x 23 1/2" Sea Chart. Colored engraving. Sheet measures 21 1/4" x 25". Image measures 19 1/2" x 23 1/2". This stunning map of the western hemisphere depicts Guiana and Brazil in South America presented on Edward Wright's projection, also called a globular projection. It features rhumb lines to facilitate navigation. The map focuses more on the coastlines rather than the interiors. This chart was made for the 1728 issued of "Atlas maritimus & commercialis, or, A general view of the world, so far as relates to trade and navigation". The atlas which was meant to compete with Mount and Page's popular "English Pilot", was a collaboration between some of the leading cartographers of the time, including Sir Edmund Halley, John Senex, Nathaniel Cutler, Steven Parker and Daniel Defoe. The atlas unfortunately failed to achieve commercial success as great as its rival, making this a hard-to-find map. The map is in good condition with minor wear along the original folds and overall toning. Some toning over joint. Original plate mark is visible. John Senex (1678-1740) was a kind of Renaissance man of the 18th-century map world, working at times as a scholar, surveyor, engraver, astrologer, book seller and publisher of maps, atlases and globes. In a short period, he developed from an apprentice into one of the most important cartographers of the period and became a Fellow of the Royal Society of London, as well as Official Geographer to Queen Anne of Great Britain. Although well regarded for his pocket-size maps, Senex is probably best known for his globes, which display a knowledge of astronomy equal to the skill of their craftsmanship. After his death in 1740 his wife Mary continued his business and continued to produce and sell cartographic works of high quality. Together, their work represents a successful and valuable partnership in 18th-century mapmaking and publishing. Sir Edmond Halley (1656--1742) was an English astronomer, geophysicist, mathematician, meteorologist, and physicist known for computing the orbit of the eponymous Halley's Comet. He was the second Astronomer Royal in Britain after John Flamsteed. Globular Projection maps were invented by Halley, Harris and Senex. This is a wonderful example of their collaborative work.

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        El Goffredo del Tasso canta' alla barcariola dal dottor Tommaso Mondini e dedicato all'ill. Sig. Germanico Zuliani.

      In Venezia per Domenico Lovisa a Rialto, MDCCXXVIII. In 4°. Legatura coeva in piena pelle maculata con fregi al dorso; tagli rossi. Pp. (4), 345(1), (2). Testo su due colonne, in dialetto veneziano. Piccolo strappo alle pp. 57/58 con mancanza di una lettera, ma bell'esemplare.

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        Historical Essay on the Original of Painting.

      London: for J. Worrall,, 1728.. Wherein in Exhibited I. Some Probabilities and Pretentionsto its Invention before the Flood. II. Its Commencement again after the Flood, and its Progress through several Nations to the Time of Cimabue, An. 1276. Duodecimo in 6s (158 x 100 mm). Contemporary panelled sheep, spine unlettered, remains of paper titling label tipped onto title fore edge. Title printed in red and black, woodcut initials and vignettes. Spine ends and corners worn, light surface abrasion to boards. Inner hinges cracked but sound. Ownership inscription of Ralph Forster dated 1735 to front free endpaper, with his annotations from chapter IV on. A few pen trials and the odd mark; an attractive copy. First edition of a scarce work on the history of painting. According to a manuscript note to page 34, presumably by Mr Forster, much of the work apparently derives from Dryden's Ancient Masters of Paintinge, Mr Forster supplying page references to Dryden's work to several pages here, with extensive cross-referencing to the Chronological Account of the Painters since the time of Cimabue at the end of the work, which the author ascribes to Mr Richardson's Essay on the Theory of Painiting of 1715, Mr Forster instead supplying numerous page numbers for Dryden's work instead.

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        Speculi Britanniae Pars: A Topographical and Historical Description of Cornwall.

      London; Printed by William Pearson, for the Editor, 1728. - FIRST EDITION, [24], 104 pp, with generously wide margins. Additional engraved title page and engraved armorial dedication page; plate of distance tables, engraved plate of St Germans and 13 vignettes within the in text. County map of Cornwall and 9 further maps, each double-page. Contemporary spotted calf with double gilt border to boards, sympathetically rebacked to style with 5 raised bands, gilt ruling and decoration. Boards a little scuffed with minor surface loss and bruised corners. Booksellers ticket to front pastedown and small brown stain to centre of rear pastedown, initials AG in ink to ffep. Scattered light foxing; 2 one-inch closed tears to margin of Penwith hundred map (engraving unaffected). A handsome copy, in original borads, of a scarce book. ESTC T49601; Upcott 80. Norden, circa 1547-1625, was a cartographer and surveyor, for the Crown Woods & Forests in the South of England and for the Duchy of Cornwall. This was the first volume in his early county guide series through England, the Speculum Britanniae, and was produced in 1583 though unpublished until 1720. It includes Norden's first county map, based upon that of Saxton. Norden was the first English cartographer to mark roads upon maps and to include a sheet giving a key to symbols used on a map; many later couny maps are based on his work. (ODNB). Upcott, p.78. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Neue lustige und vollständige Jagd-Kunst, so wohl von denen Vögeln als auch andern Thieren. 5 Teile und Anhang in 1 Band.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig Ritschel 1728 - (17 x 10 cm). (14) 512 (8) S; 32 S. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz und 52 Textholzschnitten. Moderner Lederband. Zweite Ausgabe eines der erfolgreichsten Jagdbücher des 18. Jahrhunderts, von dem bis 1762 vier Auflagen erschienen sind. In den ersten drei Teilen wird die Vogelstellerei, im vierten die Falknerei, im fünften die Hohe- und die Niederjagd behandelt. Der Anhang beschreibt die Pflege und Aufzucht der Kanarienvögel. - "Hinter dem Pseudonym Caspar Schröder verbarg sich der schreibfreudige Arzt Christoph von Hellwig" (Lindner). - Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. Titel knapp beschnitten. Frontispiz und letztes Blatt mit teils hinterlegten Rändern. Insgesamt gut erhalten. - Lindner 1853.02; Schwerdt II, 153. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Parthian Empire, From the Foundation of the Monarchy by Arsaces, To its final Overthrow By Artaxerxes the Persian

      Printed for Samuel Illidge; and John Hooke, London 1728 - Title continued: Contained in a Succession of Twenty nine Kings, Compiled from the Greek and Latin Historians and other Writers, and the Chronology settled. 372 p. Full calf with raised bands. Spine cracked at both ends but gold impressing in good condition. Front hinge cracked. Heavy scuffing to bottom front cover. Decorative edges visible but worn. Much thumbing, some soiling throughout text, especially beginning and end. Last few pages including index have discolouration at centre. Thomas Lewis (1689-1749?), a controversial preacher, received his BA from Corpus Christi College, Oxford, in 1711 and was ordained in 1713. He was forced into hiding due to the libelous nature of his publication, The Scourge, in Vindication of the Church of England, 1717, in which he criticized Protestant dissenters. He continued to publish controversial writings, however, on such topics as the dangers of burying the dead in churchyards. This history concerns ancient Parthia (modern Iran) with each chapter representing a king's reign. Has margin notes and index. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        wiederum gefundene philosophische Brieff-Tasche, Die.

      Straßburg Beck 1728 - (17,5 x 10 cm). (8) 306 (18) S. Mit doppelblattgroßem Titel. Pergamentband der Zeit. Einzige Ausgabe. - In Form von Briefen aus der Feder eines unbekannt gebliebenen "Freundes und Untersuchers der natürlichen und hermetischen Wahrheiten". "Das Werk enthält Rezensionen, Anmerkungen und Diskussionen über die zeitgleiche alchemistische Literatur und ihre Autoren" (Brüning). "Amongst his titles Kopp does not seem to have come across this particular combination. It contains discussions of books and notions prevalent at the time, and is not without some interest from a historical point of view" (Ferguson). - Vorsätze etwas gebräunt und braunfleckig. Einband gering fleckig. Insgesamt wohlerhalten. - Ferguson II, 484; Brüning 3999

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        Philippus Ludovicus Sinzendorf [Zinzendorf]. [Dreiviertel Porträt des Comes Sinzendorf mit Goldenem Vlies].

      Paris, 1728. Orig. Kupferstich. 39 x 50 cm. Originalrahmung, 54 x 66 cm. Insgesamt von guter Erhalturng. In handgezeichneten Passepartout. - Selten. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Grafik; Varia

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        A View of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophy.

      London:: S. Palmer, 1728., 1728. 4to. [l], 407, [1] pp. Original blind-tooled calf, rebacked to style, with blind-tooling, raised bands, red calf gilt-stamped label; edges worn. Title vignette, 12 folding plates, decorative headpieces. Ownership signature of Dan Brent, bookplate of J. Wilcocks, Esq. Very good - choice copy. FIRST EDITION of Pemberton's work on Newton's philosophy, containing both recollections by Pemberton of Newton, and a lengthy poem about Newton by Richard Glover (1712-1785). Dedicated to Sir Robert Walpole, whose coat of arms is engraved in the title-page vignette, this volume commemorates Newton and his works, being published the year following his death. The volume is divided into three books: "Concerning the Motion of Bodies in general," "Concerning the System of the World," and "Concerning the cause of colours inherent in the light," combining the essential discoveries and works of Newton as expounded in Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica and Opticks, two of his most important works. The foundations of modern physics, astronomy, gravitation and light are represented in this compendium. "Dr. Pemberton studied under Boerhaave, prepared the Fifth London Pharmacoepoeia and was invited by Newton to edit the third (1726) edition of the Principia. This study of Newton's philosophy is interesting as being the account of a close friend. The preface contains the author's recollections of Newton, especially in his old age. There is also a poem on Sir Isaac by Richard Glover (poet and M.P., 1712-1785) written in his 16th year; the author's introduction on Newton's method of reasoning in philosophy; and a long list of subscribers." [Babson]. / Typographically this volume is important as the first book printed in any of William Caslon's roman types. Also notable are the elegant pictorial head- and tail-pieces engraved by J. Pine after J. Grison. "Pemberton's work on the mechanism of accommodation was nearly his last independent work, for he was determined to join the circle of Newton's epigones. He attempted, unsuccessfully, to approach the master through John Keill. But Richard Mead, Newton's friend and physician, showed Newton a paper in which Pemberton refuted Leibnitz' measurement of the force of moving bodies - an obsequious essay larded with references to 'the great Sir Isaac Newton.' Although the measure of the force of moving bodes was not an issue germane to Newtonian mechanics, Newton was apparently pleased with the attack on Leibnitz. He made Pemberton's acquaintance, and Pemberton sought to cement the relation by contributing another obsequious essay on muscular motion, which converted itself into a panegyric on Newtonian method, to Mead's edition of Cowper's Myotomia reformata, completed in 1723 and published in 1724" (DSB, Vol. X, pp. 500-501). PROVENANCE: Dan Brent [unknown, 18th century] - bookplate of Joseph Wilcocks, Esq. (1724-1791), the only son of Joseph Wilcocks [Sr.], the former bishop of Gloucester, and bishop of Rochester and dean of Westminster. He, the younger Wilcocks, lived for some time at Barton-Segrave, near Kettering, Northamptonshire. - DNB. REFERENCES: ESTC T53471; Babson 98; DSB, Vol. X; Gray 132; Sotheby, Honeyman Collection, VI, lot 2442 (1980); Barchas 1637; Lowndes 1673; Wallis 132.

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        Nouvelle histoire de France, depuis le commencement de la Monarchie, jusques à la mort de Louis XIII.

      A Paris, chez Claude Robustel 1728 - 3 vol. in-folio, [14]-102-[20]-301-[50] pp. ; [2]-264-[80]-210-[42] pp. et [301] à 833-[158] pp., figures gravées in-t., veau brun, dos à nerfs orné, plats bruns mouchetés, chaînette dorée en encadrement sur les plats, double roulette à froid encadrant une pièce de veau blond, fleurons à froid aux angles, tranches marbrées (rel. de l'époque). Qqs épidermures. Édition originale peu commune. Le Gendre commence par étudier les sources qui lui ont permis d'écrire cet ouvrage en donnant des notices bio-bibliographiques sur les auteurs ; il étudie ensuite les différents règnes jusqu'en 1643, faisant une place importante aux XVIe et XVIIe siècles. Il consacre la première partie de son troisième volume à la description des m?urs et coutumes des Français et la seconde à l'étude biographique des grands officiers de la couronne. Les en-têtes de chapitre sont ornés de bandeaux gravés par Le Clerc. Bon exemplaire dans une intéressante et décorative reliure de l'époque. Bourgeois et André, 632. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Gesamtans., "Stralsund".

      - mit altem Teilkolorit, Kupferstich ( v. 2 Platten ) n. F.B. Werner b. J. Wolff in Augsburg, dat. 1728, 30 x 99 Fauser, Nr. 13506. Die gesuchte Ansicht, hier mit altem Teilkolorit (Wappen, Spruchband und Legende). - Das Blatt allseitig angerändert.

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        Recherches sur la nature du feu de l'enfer et du lieu où il est situé. Traduit de l'anglois par M. Bion.

      Wetsteins & Smith, Amsterdam 1728 - Plein veau marbré de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs orné et doré portant la pièce de titre, tranches rouges, gardes en papier marbré. Un volume in-8 (190x123 mm), (16)-222-(2 bl.) pages et deux planches dépliantes Coiffes et coins usés. Rousseurs. Première édition en français, rare. Ouvrage curieux dans lequel Swinden affirme que l'enfer est bien réel et tente de démontrer qu'il se trouve au centre du soleil. Caillet [III, 1728], Dorbon [4729 (ed. 1757)] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full mottled calf, spine gilt in six compartments, title in gilt on lettering-piece, red edges, marbled endpapers. 8vo (190x123 mm), (16)-222-(2 bl.) pages et two folding plates Caps and corners worn. Foxing. Rare first edition in french. Curious work in which Tobias Swinden (1659-1719) argues that hell is in the sun. Caillet [III, 1728], Dorbon [4729 (ed. 1757)] In 8 / 8vo 333g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire des Provinces-Unies des Pays Bas. Vol. II+II+IV

      First Edition, (8)+ 419+ (6)+ 493 (mistake in nummerarion(473)+(6)+ 208 pages sider, Châtelain, Amsterdam, 1728, Bound in 2 contemporary full calf, folio, With very ruch golddecorations and titellabels with goldprint. With raised bands. With some wear to Vol I is missing. Vol II with full page engraving, Vol III with full page engravind. Vol IV with 103 full page engravings of medals

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        Office de la Semaine Sainte en latin et en françois à l'usage de Rome et de Paris. Avec des réflexions et méditations, prières et instructions pour la confession et communion. Dédié à la Reine pour l'usage de sa Maison.

      - Paris, Veuve Mazières, Garnier, 1728. Fort in-8, (8)-XXXVI-714-(2)-70 pp., reliure de l'époque plein maroquin bordeaux armorié au centre des deux plats, dos et plats ornés, toutes tranches dorées (coiffe inférieure abîmée, coins émoussés, 3 feuillets avec déchirure sans manque, rousseurs éparses ; bandeau gravé défiguré : armes masquées grossièrement). Ex-libris manuscrit : Caperon. Orné d'un titre et d'un bandeau gravés, de trois planches hors-texte, et de charmantes (et austères) lettrines. Sous une riche reliure aux armes de Marie Leczinska. * Voir photographies / See pictures. *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Langue : Français

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        Histoire des grands chemins de l'empire Romain. Nouvelle édition, revue avec soin, et enrichie des cartes et des figures. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Brüssel Leonard 1728 - (26 x 21 cm). (46) 602 S./ 1 Bl., SS. (603)-909, 14 Bll. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz, 2 gestochenen Titelvignetten, 2 (1 gefalteten) gestochenen Portraits, 6 gestochenen Textvignetten, 7 Kupfern auf 4 (3 gefalteten) Tafeln und 1 mehrfach gefalteten Kupferkarte in 8 gefalteten Teilen. Pergamentband der Zeit. Erste illustrierte Ausgabe des 1622 und 1628 in Paris jeweils ohne Abbildungen erschienenen bedeutenden Werkes über das Straßennetz des römischen Imperiums. - Das Besondere dieser Ausgabe ist die von 8 Platten gedruckte Reproduktion der berühmten "Tabula Peutingeriana" (Gesamtgröße 400 x 25 cm). Sie ist die einzige kartografische Darstellung des römischen Straßennetzes, von den Britischen Inseln über den Mittelmeerraum und den Nahen Osten bis nach Indien und Zentralasien. Die beiden mehrfach gefalteten Tafeln mit hübschen Ansichten aus der Vogelperspektive und figürlicher Staffage zeigen eine römische Stadt mit zahlreichen Straßen und Plätzen sowie eine Überlandstraße (Militärstraße) mit Triumphbogen. - Exlibris. Titel und Frontispiz verso mit altem Stempel des Queen's College in Oxford. Einband gering fleckig. Insgesamt nahezu fleckenfreies Exemplar in guter Erhaltung und zeitgenössischem Einband. - Brunet I, 786; Graesse I, 340; Ebert 1966 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Compleat System of Astronomy Vol One and two,

      First Edition, 448+400 pages sider, London. J.Wilcox, At the Green Dragon in Little Britain, 1728, Bound in two contemporary full calf with raised bands and titellabels and goldprint on spines, Bindings type mirror with rich blindtooling on boards, fine b With owners bookplates.with many figures and tables

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        Tabulae anatomicae

      Laurent et Thomas Pagliarini, Rome 1728 - Pleine basane du dix-neuvième siècle. Un volume in Folio (381x251 mm), xxviii-79-(1 bl.)-(10) pages et 47 planches Reliure frottée, coiffe supérieure et coins abîmés Mouillures en début d'ouvrage, mouchetures d'encre à la planche 10 et au feuillet de texte en regard, déchirure avec petit manque à la planche 33, légères rousseurs Seconde édition illustrée de 47 belles planches anatomiques et d’une grande vignette gravée par Gherrius en page de titre montrant une scène de dissection. Bartolomeo Eustachi avait fait réaliser ces gravures pour un traité anatomique destiné à concurrencer celui de Vésale ; cet écrit n’était jamais paru et les planches ne furent redécouvertes qu’en 1714 par Johannes Lancisi qui les fit publier avec des notes. Heirs of Hippocrates [324 (ed. 1714) : "With the intention of publishing an anatomical text, Eustachi had completed the drawings for his work and the plates had been engraved by 1552. The text, however, was never completed and Eustachi's notes to the plates were lost except for the eight which had been published in his lifetime. The plates were inherited by Eustachi's assistant and were eventually deposited in the Vatican Library, where they were uncovered a century and a half later and published by the papal physician, Giovanni Maria Lancisi (see No. 687 ff.), who added his elucidations and included the previously published eight plates with Eustachi's commentary. In all, there are forty-seven plates. Although from an artistic standpoint they are not as well done as the anatomical plates of Vesalius, from the point of view of anatomy they are sometimes more accurate than Vesalius'. Had the plates been published at the time they were executed, Eustachi would undoubtedly have ranked with Vesalius as a founder of modern anatomical studies. Indeed, the title page vignette illustrating a dissection, the forty-seven plates themselves, and the large initial capital letters decorated with pastoral and hunting scenes make his a splendid anatomical atlas, with few peers and fewer superiors." ] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Nineteenth-century full sheep. Folio (381x251 mm), xxviii-79-(1 bl.)-(10) pages and 47 plates Binding rubbed, headcap and corners chipped Waterstains, ink stain on plate 10 and its explanation pages. Plate 33 torn with small lack Second edition (first in 1714). Heirs of Hippocrates [324 (ed. 1714) : "With the intention of publishing an anatomical text, Eustachi had completed the drawings for his work and the plates had been engraved by 1552. The text, however, was never completed and Eustachi's notes to the plates were lost except for the eight which had been published in his lifetime. The plates were inherited by Eustachi's assistant and were eventually deposited in the Vatican Library, where they were uncovered a century and a half later and published by the papal physician, Giovanni Maria Lancisi (see No. 687 ff.), who added his elucidations and included the previously published eight plates with Eustachi's commentary. In all, there are forty-seven plates. Although from an artistic standpoint they are not as well done as the anatomical plates of Vesalius, from the point of view of anatomy they are sometimes more accurate than Vesalius'. Had the plates been published at the time they were executed, Eustachi would undoubtedly have ranked with Vesalius as a founder of modern anatomical studies. Indeed, the title page vignette illustrating a dissection, the forty-seven plates themselves, and the large initial capital letters decorated with pastoral and hunting scenes make his a splendid anatomical atlas, with few peers and fewer superiors." ] In 12 / 12mo 1593g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Principia philosophiae, more geometrico demonstrata: cum excerptis ex epistolis philosophi et scholiis quibusdam ex historia philosophica. Accedunt theoremata metaphysica de proprietatibus quibusdam entis infiniti et finiti mundique existentis perfectione, ex philosophia Leibnitiana pariter selecta et geometrice demonstrata. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig Monath 1728 - (23 x 19,5 cm). (16) 188 S.; (34) (2) 36 S. Dekorativer moderner Halblederband im Stil der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, unbeschnitten. Erste Ausgabe der Monadologie mit den Erläuterungen von Michael Gottlieb Hansch. Den Lehrsätzen der Monadologie unter dem Titel "Principia philosophiae" auf den Seiten 1-19 folgen die umfangreichen Erläuterungen Hanschs unter dem Titel "G. G. Leibnitii principia philosophiae, more geometrico demonstrata", in denen er u.a. aus Briefen von Leibniz an ihn zitiert und zahlreiche Stellen aus Descartes, Spinoza, Wolf, Bilfinger, Clarke etc. benutzt. Den Abschluss der Erläuterungen bilden ein Index rerum und ein Index auctorum. Mit eigenem Titelblatt schließt sich Hanschs "Theoremata metaphysica ex philosophia Leibnitiana selecta" an. - Leicht gebräunt und vereinzelt minimal stockfleckig. Die Monadologie mit einigen zeitgenössischen Marginalien u.a. mit Verweisen auf Hobbes' Leviathan, und Unterstreichungen in Rötel. Insgesamt wohlerhalten. - Ravier 381 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Taferelen der Voornaamste Geschiedenissen van het Oude en Nieuwe Testament, en andere boeken, bij de Heilige Schrift gevoegt, door de vermaarde Kunstenaars Hoet, Houbraken, en Picart Geteekent, en van de Beste Meesters in koper gesneden, en met Beschrijvingen uitgebreid.

      's Gravenhage, Pieter de Hondt 1728. "3 volumes, (frontispiece, 2, engraved dedication) 148 (2) + 71, (2) 280 + 65 12 + 6, (frontispiece, 2, engraved dedication) 158 + 70 p. Contemporary gold-stamped Leather with 8 raised bands, richly decorated with gold, large Folio H. 51,5 x L. 37 x W. 5/5/5 cm. (Spine-ends somewhat split. Printbible by Pieter de Hondt, containing 214 engravings by Gerard Hoet, Arnold Houbraken and Bernard Picart with accompanying text by Jacques Saurin. The printbible contains 2 frontispieces and 212 engravings from which 29 double fullpage. All engravings have a caption in 6 different languages, resp. Hebrew, English, German, Latin, French and Dutch. After each engraving comes the accompanying text by Jaques Saurin, the text is beautifully decorated with engraved capital letters and large head- and tail-pieces, these also depict the concerning biblical scenes. The entire work is printed on imperial paper and bound in 3 attractive bindings from brown leather and are richly decorated with gilt on both the boards and the spine with a design of flowers and vines around a large central ornament.)3 delen, (titelprent, 2, gegraveerde opdracht) 148 (2) + 71, (2) 280 + 65 12 + 6, (titelprent, 2, gegraveerde opdracht) 158 + 70 p. Origineel Leer met ribben, rijkelijk met goud bestempeld, groot Folio H. 51,5 x L. 37 x D. 5/5/5 cm. (Zijkanten van de knepen wat ingescheurd. Prentbijbel van Pieter de Hondt, bestaande uit 214 gravures door Gerard Hoet, Arnold Houbraken en Bernard Picart met bijgevoegde tekst van Jacques Saurin. De prentbijbel bestaat uit 2 titelprenten en 212 gravures waarvan 29 dubbel paginagroot. Alle gravures hebben een onderschrift in 6 verschillende talen, resp. Hebreeuws, Engels, Duits, Latijn, Frans en Nederlands. Bij elke gravure is de tekst van Jaques Saurin gevoegd, de tekst is fraai versierd met gegraveerde kapitalen en grote kop- en sluitvignetten die betrekking hebben op de betreffende bijbelse geschiedenis. Het geheel is gedrukt op imperiaal papier en gebonden in 3 aantrekkelijke banden van bruin leer en rijkelijk versierd met goudopdruk op zowel de platten als de rug met een motief van bloemen en ranken rond een groot centraal ornament.)Poortman, W.C. (1986). Bijbel en Prent. Deel II: Boekzaal van de Nederlandse Prentbijbels, p. 137-145".

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        Précis des ordonnances anciennes & nouvelles. Edits et déclarations les plus en usage [dans le ressort du Parlement de Provence]. Avec quelques observations sur le commentaire de Bornier. Par ordre alphabétique.

      Lambesc, 1728, plein maroquin de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné, filet doré et fleurons sur les plats, tranches dorées. -Très bel exemplaire dans un très beau maroquin : ce qui est exceptionnel pour un instrument de travail. - in-12 de (8)-510-(2) pp. ; P. Masson, Les Bouches-du-Rhône, biographie, 1ère partie, p. 51 ; P. Arabeyre, J.-L. Halperin et J. Krynen, Dict. historique des juristes français, p. 40 ; Dict. de biographie française, V-col. 608 ; Achard, Histoire des hommes illustres de la Provence, I-p. 539 à 543."Né à Aix, où son père était contrôleur de la Chancellerie auprès du Parlement, Barrigue de Montvalon entra dans cette compagnie en qualité de conseiller clerc en 1702. Lorsqu'éclata le conflit entre le Parlement et la Cour des Aides d'Aix en 1725, il fut envoyé à Paris pour défendre les intérêts de son corps d'origine devant le Conseil du Roi. Sa bonne connaissance du droit, connue de d'Aguesseau, aurait incité le Chancelier à le consulter avant la rédaction des ordonnances de 1731 sur les donations et de 1735 sur les testaments et les successions." (Dict. hist. des juristes français)."Il intervint en faveur du Père Girard en 1731, et fit imprimer les Motifs des juges qui ont mis le P. Jean-Baptiste Girard hors de cours et de procès. Dans l'affaire de la suppression des Jésuites, il fit partie de la minorité qui s'opposa le 5 juin 1762 à l'arrêt supprimant provisoirement les collèges et les noviciats de l'ordre. Il fut poursuivi le 30 juin pour avoir fait entendre que le réquisitoire prononcé par le procureur général dans cette occasion, était un tissu de faussetés." (Dict. de biographie française).Achard, avec sa générosité provençale, le considère comme "l'un des plus grands magistrats de ce siècle" [XVIIIe].Le Précis des ordonnances circula d'abord sous forme manuscrite à l'usage de plusieurs magistrats. En 1752, le Parlement exigea de Barrigue de Montvalon que son ouvrage fût imprimé, ce qui fut fait la même année.Ce manuscrit se présente par ordre alphabétique de "Abolition (lettres d')" à "Usure". Les pages sont divisées en deux colonnes, encadrées d'un filet à l'encre rouge ; l'une donne un résumé succinct de la matière et l'autre la date et l'article du texte législatif qui la concerne.

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        Tabulae Anatomicae... -

      Roma, Pagliarini, 1728. In-folio (35,8 x 24,5 cm.). P. pergamena coeva. Antiporta allegorica con ritratto del cardinale Albani, vignetta sul frontespizio che mostra una dissezione e 47 tavole anatomiche, il tutto inciso in rame. XXVIII, 79, (11) pp.; qualche leggera fioritura, ma buon esemplare. Seconda edizione delle celebri tavole anatomiche, incise nel 1552 ma stampate per la prima volta nel 1714. Si erano infatti perse nella Biblioteca Vaticana dove vennero ritrovate agli inizi del '700 ed affidate da Clemente XI a Giov. Maria Lancisi perché le publicasse con un suo commento. Le due edizioni romane sono particolarmente pregiate per essere le uniche stampate con i rami originali: le altre (Amsterdam 1722, Leyden 1744 ecc.) sono delle copie. Choulant-Frank, Anatomical Illustration, p. 202. Wellcome II, 536. Cf. Blake 139 e Garrison & M. 391: «These plates are more accurate than the work of Vesalius; Singer was of the opinion that had they appeared in 1552 Eustachius would have ranked with Vesalius as one of the founders of modern anatomy. He discovered the Eustachian tube, the thoracic duct, the adrenals and the abducens nerve, and gave the first accurate description of the uterus. He also described the cochlea, the muscles of the throat and the origin of the optic nerves». Second edition. The copper plates remained unpublished for over 160 years until they were rediscovered in the Vatican Library by Giovanni Maria Lancisi, the papal physician, who published them with his own commentaries in 1714. Only the two Rome editions were printed from the original copper plates. With a frontispiece, a vignette on title and 47 engr. anatomical plates. A little light foxing but a good copy in contemp. vellum.

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        The History of the Parthian Empire, From the Foundation of the Monarchy by Arsaces, To its final Overthrow By Artaxerxes the Persian

      London: Printed for Samuel Illidge; and John Hooke, 1728. First Edition. Full-Leather. Fair. Title continued: Contained in a Succession of Twenty nine Kings, Compiled from the Greek and Latin Historians and other Writers, and the Chronology settled. 372 p. Full calf with raised bands. Spine cracked at both ends but gold impressing in good condition. Front hinge cracked. Heavy scuffing to bottom front cover. Decorative edges visible but worn. Much thumbing, some soiling throughout text, especially beginning and end. Last few pages including index have discolouration at centre. Thomas Lewis (1689-1749?), a controversial preacher, received his BA from Corpus Christi College, Oxford, in 1711 and was ordained in 1713. He was forced into hiding due to the libelous nature of his publication, The Scourge, in Vindication of the Church of England, 1717, in which he criticized Protestant dissenters. He continued to publish controversial writings, however, on such topics as the dangers of burying the dead in churchyards. This history concerns ancient Parthia (modern Iran) with each chapter representing a king's reign. Has margin notes and index.

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        The Beggar's Opera. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields. To which is added, the musick engrav'd on copperplates.

      John Watts. 1728 [4], 59, [1], 16 plates of music. Ads on p.[60] dated Feb. 10, 1727. Excellently bound in 20th century full calf, gilt, a.e.g. v.g.ESTC T13770, First Edition, second issue with sig. E. reset to include 'A cobler there was'. Gay's ballad opera, rejected for Drury Lane by Colley Cibber, was 'such a success that the playhouse hath been crouded every night' as the author wrote to Swift on 15th February 1728. It was seen as a refreshing change from the prevailing vogue for Italian opera. Swift had suggested the idea of a 'Newgate pastoral' to Gay in 1716.

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        Oppiano Della pesca, e della caccia tradotto dal greco, e illustrato con varie annotazioni da Anton Maria Salvini al Serenissimo principe Eugenio di Savoja tenente generale cesareo.

      In Firenze: nella stamperia di Sua Altezza Reale : appresso il Tartini, e 'l Franchi, 1728 - In-8 (17 cm) XVII (1) 510 (2). Marca editoriale incisa al frontespizio stampato in rosso e nero. Piena pergamena coeva. Tagli rossi. Oppiano di Apamea (in greco: ?pp?a???, Oppianòs) (Apamea (o Pella), Seconda metà II sec. d.C. – dopo il 212 d.C.?) è stato un poeta greco antico. Oppiano, nativo di Apamea, sarebbe vissuto durante il regno del dell'imperatore Caracalla. La sua opera, comunque, è spesso accreditato al più famoso in precedenza Oppiano di Corico in Cilicia (l'attuale sud della Turchia) ed è possibile che il suo vero nome non fosse Oppiano, anche se divenne noto come tale dalla confusione dei due scrittori. Ad Oppiano è attribuito, nei manoscritti, un poema sulla caccia (Cynegetica), dedicato a Caracalla, verosimilmente dopo il 211. L'opera, di 2144 versi esametri, in quattro libri, inizia, nel libro I, dopo il topico proemio, con la descrizione del cacciatore ideale, della sua attrezzatura e dei cani da caccia. Nel libro II (di vv. 628), il poeta si cimenta con la descrizione di svariati animali cacciabili con il cane: toro, cervo, antilope, gazzella, capra e pecora, elefante, rinoceronte, pantera, gatto, scoiattolo, riccio e toporagno, scimmia. La descrizione continua nel libro III, che si apre con un secondo proemio: leone, leopardo, lince, orso, asino, cavallo, lupo e iena, tigre, cinghiale, porcospino, volpe, giraffa). Infine, nel libro IV, un proemio conclusivo apre la descrizione sulla caccia ai leoni, leopardi, orsi, gazzelle e volpi). L'opera ha una sovrabbondanza di similitudini che, spesso, assumono un tono quasi grottesco e risulta, inoltre, incompiuta, arrestandosi dopo alcune informazioni sulla sagacia delle volpi; essa fu edita per la prima volta da Aldo Manuzio nel 1517 a cura di Lorenzo Lippi, insieme all'opera sulla pesca di Oppiano di Anazarbo. Una prima traduzione italiana in versi fu quella del Salvini, pubblicata a Firenze nel 1728. Sempre a questo Oppiano si deve il poema sulla caccia con il vischio, ossia gli Ixeutikà, in 3 libri, di cui resta una parafrasi in prosa composta da un certo Eutecnio in età medievale. Dedica a Eugenio di Savoia. Ottimo esemplare. 18mo secolo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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