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V66493 Defoe, Daniel (1661?-1731) [but no author named] THE TRUE-BORN ENGLISHMAN. A SATYR. 1700 "Printed in the year MDCC" [but prob 1701] Price: GBP 150.00 or USD 189.00

V71333 Tyrrell,James (1642-1718) & Richard Cumberland (1631-1718) A BRIEF DISQUISITION OF THE LAW OF NATURE, According to the Principles and Method laid down in the Reverend Dr. Cumberland's .. Latin Treatise on that Subject. As also his Confutations of Mr. Hobbs's Principles, put into another Method. 1701 Price: GBP 450.00 or USD 567.00

E74361 Phaedrus, freedman of Augustus, David Hoogstraten editor PHAEDRI AUG. LIBERTI FABULARUM AESOPIARUM LIBRI V. Notis illustravit in usum Serenissimi Principis Nassavii David Hoogstratanus. Accedunt ejusdem opera duo Indices, quorum prior est omnium verborum, multo quam antehac locupletior, posterior eorum, quae observatu digna in notis occurrunt. 1701 Price: GBP 420.00 or USD 529.00

V74273 Cyril, Saint, Patriarch of Jerusalem edited Thos. Milles OPERA QUAE SUPERSUNT OMNIA [Title also in Greek]; Quorum quaedam nunc primum ex Codd. MSS. edidit, reliqua cum Codd. MSS. contulit, plurimis in locis emendavit, Notisque illustravit Tho. Milles S.T.B. ex Aede Christi 1703 Price: GBP 280.00 or USD 353.00

V70390 Pitt,Robert (1653-1713) THE CRAFT AND FRAUDS OF PHYSICK EXPOS'D. The very low Prices of the best Medicins Discover'd. The Costly Medicines, now in greatest Esteem, such as Bezoar, Pearl, &c. As also the Distill'd Waters, Censur'd. And the too frequent Use of Physic prov'd Destructive to Health. With Instructions to Prevent being Cheated and Destroy'd by the prevailing Practice. 1703 Price: GBP 260.00 or USD 328.00

V66096 Allestree,Richard) (but no Author given on TP) WORKS ie Whole Duty of Man, Gentleman's Calling, Ladies Calling, Government of the Tongue, Art of Contentment + Lively oracles given to Us + more (see below) 1704 Price: GBP 240.00 or USD 302.00

V74773 Plot, Robert (1640-1696) THE NATURAL HISTORY OF OXFORD-SHIRE, Being an Essay towards the Natural History of ENGLAND. By Robert Plot, LL.D. Late Keeper of the Ashmolean Museum, and Professor of Chymistry in the University of Oxford. The Second Edition, with large Additions and Corrections: Also a short Account of the Author, &c. 1705 Price: GBP 240.00 or USD 302.00

V70414 Foresti,Antonio MAPPAMONDO ISTORICO Tomo Quinto. In cui si contengono I regni Settentrionali, cioe d'Inghilterra, di Scozia, di Svezia e di Danimarca .. Parte Prima [Parte Seconda] 1705, 1702 Price: GBP 150.00 or USD 189.00

V70415 Foresti,Antonio MAPPAMONDO ISTORICO Tomo Quinto, Parte Terza ..[Parte Quarta] Che contiene le Vite de'Re di Danimarca e Norvegia dal cominciamento della Monarchia, sino all'Anno 1705 1705, 1706 Price: GBP 200.00 or USD 252.00

V73745 Vallemont, Pierre le Lorrain, abbe´ de] (1649-1721) but not named CURIOSITIES OF NATURE AND ART IN HUSBANDRY AND GARDENING. Containing several new experiments in the Improvement of Land, Trees, Fruits, &c. And also nice and useful Observations relating to the Vegetation and Propagation of Plants; with choice Secrets to make Plants, Flowers and Fruits larger, more beautiful, and to ripen earlier than usual. 1707 Price: GBP 390.00 or USD 491.00

V74784 Cowley, Abraham (1618-1667) THE WORKS of Mr. Abraham Cowley: In Two Volumes. Consisting of those Which were formerly Printed; And those which He Design'd for the Press, Publish'd out of the Auhor's Original Copies. With the Cutter of Coleman-Street. The Tenth E£dition. Adorn'd with Cuts. THE THIRD AND LAST VOLUME OF THE WORKS OF Mr.Abraham Cowley .. 1707, 1707, 1708 Price: GBP 120.00 or USD 151.00

E1304 Hoyer, Michael FLAMMULAE AMORIS S.P. AUGUSTINI Versibus et Iconibus Exornatae .. Altera editio auctior. 1708 Price: GBP 275.00 or USD 346.00

V59059 Sage,Rene Le) but no author given DIABLE BOITEUX 1708 Price: GBP 120.00 or USD 151.00

V74522 Menandri et Philemonis MENANDRI ET PHILEMONIS RELIQUIAE Quotquot reperiri potuerunt Graece et Latine cum notis Hugonis Grotii et Joannis Clerici 1709 Price: GBP 180.00 or USD 227.00

V64598 A'Kempis, Thomas (1380-1471) Italian version by J. Gerson DELL' IMITAZIONE DI CRISTO DI TOMASO DE KEMPIS, Canonico Regol. Volgarmente intitolato Gio: Gersone. 1709 from imprimatur Price: GBP 135.00 or USD 170.00

V64178 Irenaeus, Saint SANCTI IRENAEI EPISCOPI LUGDUNENSIS ET MARTYRIS Detectionis et Eversionis falso cognominatae agnitionis aeu CONTRA HAERESES Libri Quinque. 1710 Price: GBP 240.00 or USD 302.00

V69097 Gonzalez,Emanuel COMMENTARIA PERPETUA IN SINGULOS TEXTUS QUINQUE LIBRORUM DECRETALIUM GREGORII IX tomus secundus .. Tomus Tertius 1715 Price: GBP 230.00 or USD 290.00

V70984 Defoe,Daniel] Written by Himself [ascribed by the real author, probably Defoe, to Nicholas Mesnager ((1658-1714)] MINUTES OF THE NEGOTIATIONS OF Monsr. MESNAGER at the Court of England, Towards the close of the last Reign [Queen Anne]. Wherein Some of the most Secret Transactions of that Time, relating to the Interest of the Pretender, and a Clandestine separate Peace, are detected and laid open. Written by himself. Done out of French. 1717 Price: GBP 250.00 or USD 315.00

V74769 Ray, John (1627-1705) lalte Fellow of the Royal Society THE WISDOM OF GOD MANIFESTED IN THE WORKS OF THE CREATION In Two Parts; viz. The Heavenly Bodies, Elements, Meteors, Fossils, Vegetables, Animals .. more partcularly in the Body of the Earth, its Figure, Motion, and Consistency .. The Seventh Edition, Corrected. 1717 Price: GBP 340.00 or USD 428.00

V72451 Solleysell,Jacques Sieur de (1617-1680) transl. by Sir William Hope, Kt. THE COMPLEAT HORSEMAN: Discovering the Surest Marks of the Beauty, Goodness, Faults, and Imperfections of HORSES: The Signs and Causes of their Diseases .. With Reflections on the Regular and Preposterous Use of Bleeding and Purging. Also the Art of Shoeing .. together with the Best Method of Breeding Colts .. To which is added, A most Excellent Supplement of Riding, collected from the Best Authors .. Made English from the Eighth Edition of the Original. By Sir William Hope, Kt. Deputy-Lieutenant of the Castle of Edinburgh. The Whole Illustrated with Copper Cuts curiously Engrav'd. 1717 Price: GBP 850.00 or USD 1071.00

V72229 Sydenham,Thomas translated from the Latin by John Pechey M.D. THE WHOLE WORKS OF THAT EXCELLENT PRACTICAL PHYSICIAN DR. THOMAS SYDENHAM: Wherein Not only the History and Cures of Acute Diseases are treated of .. But also the Shortest and Safest Way of Curing most Chronical Diseases. The Seventh Edition: Corrected from the Original Latin, By John Pechey M.D. Of the College of Physicians in London. 1717 Price: GBP 120.00 or USD 151.00

V74419 Britaine, W. de (name not on titlepage but signs dedication) HUMAN PRUDENCE: or, the Art By which a Man may Raise Himself and His Fortune to Grandeur. Corrected and very much Englarged. 1717 Price: GBP 65.00 or USD 82.00

V66253 Sternhold,Thomas & John Hopkins & others WHOLE BOOK OF PSALMS Collected into English Metre .. Conferred with the Hebrew .. 1718 Price: GBP 159.00 or USD 200.00

V65874 Toland, John (1670-1722) TETRADYMUS Containing I. Hodegus; or, the Pillar of Cloud and Fire, that guided the Israelites in the Wilderness, not miraculous .. II. Clidophorus; or, of the Exoteric and Esoterick Philosophy .. of the antients .. III. Hypatia .. IV. Mangoneutes: being a defense of Nazarenus .. against Dr. Mangey, Mr. Patterson .. 1720 Price: GBP 220.00 or USD 277.00


V66452 Parker,Richard & Nicholas Cantalupe HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE In Two Parts 1721 Price: GBP 120.00 or USD 151.00

X12811 Anon NOUVEAUX CONTES A RIRE, et Aventures Plaisantes ou Recreations Francoises. Vingtieme Edition. Tome I. Tome II. 1722 Price: GBP 120.00 or USD 151.00

V67171 Ecton,John LIBER VALORUM & Decimarum. Being an account such Ecclesiastical Benefices in England and Wales, as now stand charged with or lately were Discharged from the Payment of First-Fruits and Tenths 1723 Price: GBP 65.00 or USD 82.00

V72224 Law,William (1686-1761) REMARKS UPON A LATE BOOK, ENTITULED, THE FABLE OF THE BEES, or Private Vices, Publick Benefits. In a Letter to the Author. To which is added, A Postscript, containing an Observation or two upon Mr. Bayle. 1726 Price: GBP 170.00 or USD 214.00

E73254 Ginther, Antonio (1655-1724) MATER AMORIS ET DOLORIS, quam Christus in Cruce moriens omnibus ac singulis suis fidelibus in matrem legavit: Ecce mater tua. Nunc Explicata per Sacra Emblemata, Figuras Scripturae quam plurimas .. Editio Secunda. 1726 Price: GBP 300.00 or USD 378.00

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