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Books 121 to 150






V71169 Pearson,John (1613-1686) Bishop of Chester AN EXPOSITION OF THE CREED. By John Lord Bishop of Chester. The Fifth Edition, Revised, and now more Enlarged 1683 Price: GBP 110.00 or USD 154.00

V71061 Robertson,William KOMETS LESHON HA-KORESH ve-ha-limudim [Hebrew-Latin Biblical Concordance and grammar] Manipulus Linguae Sanctae & eruditorum .. Opera & industria Gulielmi Robertson, A.M. 1683 Price: GBP 190.00 or USD 266.00

V59872 CROKE, Sir George, Knight .. Justice of the KING's BENCH REPORTS OF SIR GEORGE CROKE .. of such SELECT CASES as were ADJUDGED [Pt.1] from the 24th to the 44/45th of QUEEN ELIZABETH; [Pt.2] during the Reign of KING JAMES; [Pt.3] during the first Sixteen Years of the Reign of KING CHARLES; Collected .. Revised and Published in English by Sir Harbottle Grimston, Master of the Rolls. Third Impression .. With Additions .. never before Printed 1683 Price: GBP 225.00 or USD 315.00

V69894 Selden,John and James Ussher [Bishop of Armagh] (also spelt Usher) DE ANNO CIVILI VETERUM JUDAEORUM [Selden on the Civil Year of the Ancient Jews] & DE MACEDONUM ET ASIANORUM ANNO SOLARI [Ussher on the Macedonian & Asiatic Solar Year] 1683 Price: GBP 195.00 or USD 273.00

V72132 Sanderson,Robert (1587-1663) EPISCOPACY (As Established by Law in England) Not Prejudicial to REGAL POWER. Written in the time of the Long Parliament by the special Command of the late KING [Charles I], By the Right Reverend Father in God, Robert Sanderson, Late Lord Bishop of Lincoln. The Third Edition. 1683 Price: GBP 235.00 or USD 329.00

V67403 Naunton, Sir Robert (translated into French by Jean Le Pelletier) VERITABLE CARACTERE D'ELISABETH Reyne D'Angleterre et de ses Favoris. Traduit de l'Anglois de Robert Naunton Cxhevalier Secretaire d'Etate & Maitre de la cour des Gardiens sous le Roy Jacques. 1683 Price: GBP 195.00 or USD 273.00

V74781 Baker, Richard (Sir Richard) A CHRONICLE OF THE KINGS OF ENGLAND From the time of the ROMANS Government, unto the Death of KING JAMES. 1684 Price: GBP 750.00 or USD 1050.00

V74315 Brown, Thomas (1605-1682) edited by Thomas Tenison CERTAIN MISCELLANY TRACTS written by Thomas Brown Kt. Doctor of Physick late of Norwich 1684 Price: GBP 250.00 or USD 350.00

V74262 Ferrarius, Octavius (Ottavio Ferrari 1607-1682) DE RE VESTIARIA Libri Septem. Quatuor postremi nunc primum prodeunt: reliqui emendatiores & auctiores. Adiectis iconibus, quibus res tota oculis subijcitur. Quibus in hac nostra tertia editione accesserunt Analecta de Re Vestiaria, & Dissertatio de Veterum Lucernis Sepulchralibus. 1685 Price: GBP 380.00 or USD 532.00

V74774 Pliny the Elder CAII PLINII SECUNDI NATURALIS HISTORIAE LIBRI XXXVII. Interpretatione & Notis illustravit Joannes Harduinus Soc. Jesu, Jussu Regis Christianissimi Ludovici Magni, in Usum SERENISSIMI DELPHINI. 1685 Price: GBP 350.00 or USD 490.00

V73269 Courtin, Antoine de] (1622-1685) THE RULES OF CIVILITY; or, Certain Ways of Deportment observed amongst all Persons of Quality upon several Occasions. Newly revised and much Enlarged. 1685 Price: GBP 485.00 or USD 679.00

V68418 Vincent of Lerins, Saint (died circa 435) & Augustine, Saint (Bishop of Hippo) Vincentii Lirinensis ADVERSUS PROFANAS omnium novitates haereticorum commonitorium. Cum notis V.C. Stephani Baluzii. Adjicitur S. Augustini LIBER DE HAERESIBUS. 1687 Price: GBP 92.00 or USD 129.00

V70814 Gallaeus, Servatius [Gervais Gallé 1627?-1709] DISSERTATIONES DE SIBYLLIS, earumque Oraculis cum figuris aeneis [Dissertations on the Sibyls and their Oracles with copperplate illustrations]. 1688 Price: GBP 240.00 or USD 336.00

V66160 Stanley,William Dean of St. Asaph (but no author on TP) FAITH AND PRACTICE OF A CHURCH OF ENGLAND-MAN the third edition. 1688 Price: GBP 85.00 or USD 119.00

V71097 Erasmus,Desiderius (translated by Ro.(ger) L'Estrange 1616-1704) TWENTY TWO SELECT COLLOQUIES Out of ERASMUS Roterodamus; Pleasantly Representing Several Superstitious Levities That were crept into the Church of Rome In His Days. The second Impression Corrected and Amended .. By Ro. L'Estrange, Kt. 1689 Price: GBP 240.00 or USD 336.00

V70596 Le Febvre,Jacques LES PLUS CURIEUX ENDROITS DE L'HISTOIRE 1689 Price: GBP 120.00 or USD 168.00

V68773 Marchant,Jacob HORTUS PASTORUM SACRAE DOCTRINAE Floribus polymitus authore R.D.Jacobo Marchantio .. Una cum Candelabro, Tuba Sacerdotali.. Editio Ultima et Plane Recognita. 1689 Price: GBP 160.00 or USD 224.00

V66520 Goodman,John) (but no author mentioned on either titlepage or preface) WINTER-EVENING CONFERENCE BETWEEN NEIGHBOURS in two Parts. Bound with .. Part III 1689, 1690 Price: GBP 110.00 or USD 154.00

E52769 D'Urfey,Thomas 1653-1723] but not here named. Anonymously published but attrib to Thomas Browne 1654?-1741 or Thomas D'Urfey (Durfey 1653-1723) THE WEESILS. A Satyrical Fable: giving An Account of some Argumental Passages happening in the Lion's Court about Weesilion's taking the Oaths. 1691 Price: GBP 45.00 or USD 63.00

V66648 Gale,Thomas (1635?-1702) HISTORIAE BRITANNICAE, SAXONICAE, ANGLO-DANICAE, SCRIPTORES XV ex vetusti Codd. Mss. Editi OPERA Thomae Gale VOLUME I Only (of 2) 1691 Price: GBP 375.00 or USD 525.00

V70409 Foresti,Antonio MAPPAMONDO ISTORICO, cioe ordinata narrazione dei Quattro Sommi Imperii del Mondo. Da Nino primo imperator degli Assirii fino al regnante Leopoldo Austriaco 1691 Price: GBP 120.00 or USD 168.00

V71513 Raguenet,François (1660?-1722)] (but no author given) HISTOIRE D'OLIVIER CROMWEL [Oliver Cromwell] 1691 Price: GBP 200.00 or USD 280.00

V71496 Susteren, Henri van + F.B.S + Francis Martin (1652–1722) QUAESTIONES CONTROVERSAE DE LIBERTATE ACTUUM HUMANORUM ad Merendum et Demerendum Requisita [Bound with] RESPONSIO BREVIS ad Libellum Famosum cui Titulus APOLOGIA PRO HUBERTO GAUTIO [Bound with] SCUTUM FIDEI CONTRA HAERESES HODIERNAS [incomplete]. 1691, 1711, 1713 Price: GBP 56.00 or USD 78.00

V72003 Hollingworth,Richard D.D. (1639-1701) (incl. Alexander Henderson & Slingsby Bethel ) THE CHARACTER OF KING CHARLES I. From the Declaration of Mr. Alexander Henderson ... Upon his Death-Bed: with A Further Defence of the King's Holy Book. To which is annex'd Some Short Remarks upon a Vile Book, call'd Ludlow no Lyar: With A Defebnce of the KING from the Irish Rebellion. 1692 Price: GBP 95.00 or USD 133.00

V70312 Penzinger,Sebastian Heinrich BONUS ORDO TRIPLICIS FORMATAE Concionis supra OMNES DOMINICAS Totius Anni [Order of Service for the Sundays of the whole year]. 1692 Price: GBP 170.00 or USD 238.00

V70980 Wits,Herman (1637-1708) [also known under his latinized name Witzius or Witsius] MISCELLANEORUM SACRORUM Libri IV .. de prophetis & prophetia, de tabernaculi Levitici mysteriis, de collatione sacerdotii Aaronis & Christi, de synedriis Hebraeorum, de IV bestiis Danielis, de cultu Molochi .. TOMUS ALTER XXIII Excercitationes .. accesserunt ANIMADVERSIONES IRENICAE ad Controversias quasdam Anglicanas ut et ORATIONES QUINQUE. 1692, 1700 Price: GBP 410.00 or USD 574.00

V63191 Pin,Lewis Ellies Du - doctor of the Sorbon (Louis Ellies-Dupin) NEW HISTORY OF ECCLESIASTICAL WRITERS; Containing an Account of the Lives and Writings of the Primitive Fathers; A Judicious abridgment and Catalogue of their WORKS; their vrious editions, and censures determining the GENUINE and SPURIOUS 1693 Price: GBP 180.00 or USD 252.00

V68601 Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685) (actual Author Unknown) EIKON BASILIKE DEUTERA the Pourtraicture of his Sacred Majesty King Charles II, with his reasons for turning Roman Catholick / published by K. James. Found in the strong box. 1694 Price: GBP 250.00 or USD 350.00

V71165 Dawson,George (1637-1700) ORIGO LEGUM: or a Treatise of the Origin of Laws, and Their Obliging Power: as also of their Great Variety: and Why Some Laws are Immutable, and Some not; but may Suffer Change, or Cease to be, or be Suspended, or Abrogated. In Seven Books. 1694 Price: GBP 450.00 or USD 630.00

V67948 Anon (often listed under Edmond Bohun, Lewis Morery (or Moreri ) & Le Clerk (le Clerc) and others) GREAT HISTORICAL, GEOGRAPHICAL and POETICAL DICTIONARY being a curious miscellany of sacred and prophane history. Containing, in short, the lives and most remarkable actions of the patriarchs, judges, and kings of the Jews .. The genealogy of several illustrious families in Europe. The fabulous history of the heathen gods and heroes. The description of empires, kingdoms, common-wealths .. The whole being full of remarks and curious enquiries, for the illustration of several difficulties in theology, history, chronology and geography / Collected from the best historians, chronologers, and lexicographers; as Calvisius, Helvicus, .. and others: but more especially out of Lewis Morery, his sixth edition corrected and enlarged by M. LeClerk; in two volumes in folio. Now done into English. To which are added, by way of supplement, intermix'd throughout the alphabet, the lives, most remarkable actions, and writings, of the illustrious families of our English, Scotch, and Irish nobility, gentry, eminent clergy, and most famous men of all arts and sciences: as also an exact description of these kingdoms; with the most considerable occurrences that have happened to this present time. By several learned men. Wherein are inserted the last five years historical and geographical collections of Edmond Bohun, esq; designed at first for his own Geographical dictionary, and never extant till in this work. 1694 Price: GBP 275.00 or USD 385.00

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