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by Savérien, M. (Alexandre), 1720-1805
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Imperfect copy: last plate wanting; replaced by reproduction
Topics: Naval art and science, Naval art and science -- Italian
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by Agricola, Georg, 1494-1555; Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964; Hoover, Lou Henry, 1874-1944
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With reproduction of original t.-p
Topics: Metallurgy, Mineral industries, Paleontology, Zoology, Mining, Metallurgy, Paleontology
The history of the invasion by the Tartars, p. [251]-304, has special t.-p.: Bellum tartaricum, or, The conquest of the great and most renovvned empire of China, by the invasion of the Tartars ... Written originally in Latine by Martin Martinius ... London, Printed for J. Crook, 1655
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Topic: Catholic Church
Added t.-p., engr
Topic: China -- Description and travel
Earlier eds. under title: Merchant, shipowner, and shipmaster's import and export guide
Topics: Commerce, Maritime law, Tariff
California Digital Library
by Capmany y de Montpalau, Antonio de, 1742-1813; Font Rius, José María
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"Reedición ... del texto del Consulado del mar que publicara Capmany en 1791 con su notable estudio introductorio y su copioso apéndice documental."
Topics: Maritime law, Commercial law
Includes index
Topic: Natural history
Includes index
Topics: Commerce, Weights and measures, Foreign exchange
Title from engraved t. p.: Joan Nieuhofs Gedekwaerdige Zee en Lantreize. Door de voornaemste Landschappen van West en Oostindien
Topics: Brazil -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800, Brazil -- History -- To 1822, Jakarta...
5 v
Topics: Economic geography, Commerce
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by Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790; Quétant, Antoine-François, 1733-1823
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The way to wealth, signed: Richard Saunders, was first published in Poor Richard's almanac for 1758, and separately issued in 1760 under title: Father Abraham's speech. In the present edition it is followed by A.F. Quetant's French translation (with special t.p.: La science du fonhomme Richard ou Moyen facile de payer les impots. Par Benj. Franklin. Paris, Chez A.A. Renouard, 1795) Appended: Dialogue entre la goutte et Franklin: Quelques mots sur l'Amerique; Dr. Franklin's epitaph
Topics: Success, Maxims
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by Zutphen, Bernhard van; United Provinces of the Netherlands. Laws, statutes, etc
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Topics: Civil law, Criminal law
226 p. 16 cm
Topics: Currency question, Banks and banking
Engraved t. p
Topics: Middle East -- Description and travel, Italy -- Description and travel
Imprint varies slightly
Topics: Prices, Prices, Corn laws (Great Britain), Currency question
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by Cramer, Johann Andreas, 1710-1777; Mortimer, Cromwell, d. 1752
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Bound in old calf
Topic: Assaying
Vol. 1 has added t.-p., engr.: Beschryvinge van doud en nieuw Oost-Indiën
Topics: Netherlands -- Colonies -- Asia, Indonesia, Mogul Empire -- History
California Digital Library
by Spon, Jacob, 1647-1685; Wheler, George, Sir, 1650-1723
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Added t.p., engr
Topics: Classical antiquities, Inscriptions, Greek
iv, [iii]-xxi, [1], 447, [1] p., [4] leaves of plates : 21 cm
Topics: Magindanao language, Papua (Indonesia) -- Description and travel, Maluku (Indonesia), Philippines...
2 p. l., [iii]-viii, 216 p. 22 cm
Topic: Coal trade
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by Tott, François, baron de, 1733-1793
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3 v. 18 cm
Topics: Turkey -- Description and travel, Crimea (Ukraine) -- Description and travel
California Digital Library
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No more published?
Topics: Commerce, Finance
Remainder of t.-p. transcription: So wol aus ihrem eigenen mit anhero gebrachten Vedam oder gesetzbuch, und urkündlichen handgeschriften, als gespräch und beywohnung ihrer vornehmsten priester und schriftgelehrten, nachgespüret, erforschet und widerleget ... Alles getreulich verfasset und ans liecht gebracht durch Philippum Baldaeum ... Anitzo aber aus dem niederländischen ins hochteutsche mit fleiss übergesetzt und mit einem vollständigen register versehen
Topics: Business mathematics, Arithmetic
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by Nihon Semento Kabushiki Kaisha. Shashi Hensan Iinkai
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[1] Honhen--[2] Johen
Topic: Nihon Semento Kabushiki Kaisha
vi, 768, [28] p
Topics: Commerce, Commercial law, Maritime law, Money, Weights and measures
lxvii, (1), 472, (32) p
Topic: East India Company
[14], 650, [72] p
Topics: Accounting, Executors and administrators, Criminal law
Vol. 2 has imprint: Pisa, G. P. Giovannelli e compagni, stampatori, 1757; v. 3, pt. [1]-2: Lucca, Stamperia di J. Giusti, 1760
Topics: Money, Mints, Coinage
1v. (unpaged) : 22 cm
Topics: Geography, Toponymy
California Digital Library
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Pages [i]-iii incorrectly bound-in following p. 2
Topics: Merchant ships, Portuguese, Merchants, Merchants
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by Dupin, Charles, baron, 1784-1873
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2 v. 27 cm
Topics: France -- Economic conditions, France -- Commerce -- History
"List of authorities": p. [859]-862
Topics: India -- Gazetteers, Malay Peninsula -- Gazetteers, Malay Archipelago -- Gazetteers
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by Forbes, William, Sir, 1739-1806
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The "banking-house" is that of Sir William Forbes, James Hunter & co., of Edinburgh, formerly John Coutts & co., since 1843 merged with the Union bank of Scotland, of Glasgow and Edinburgh
Topics: Union Bank of Scotland, Banks and banking
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xii; 364 p. 28 cm
Topic: Inscriptions, Latin
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by Volney, C.-F. (Constantin-François), 1757-1820
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2 v. 22 cm
Topics: Egypt, Syria, Middle East -- Description and travel
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by Köhler, Johann David, 1684-1755
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No more published?
Topic: Medals
Cover title: Verwerd Europa II
Topic: Dutch War, 1672-1678
Latin and German in parallel columns
Topics: Compagnie des Indes dans les Païs-Bas autrichiens, Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie
[10], 200, [4] p
Topic: Mathematics
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by Bassi, Giulio, 17th cent; Porcelli, Gioseffo
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2 v
Topics: Arithmetic, Geometry
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by Agricola, Georg, 1494-1555; Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
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Bibliography: p. 599-606
Topics: Metallurgy, Mineral industries
Title in red and black. Added t.-p., engr.: Tweede en derde gesandschap na het keyserryck van Taysing of China ... A.o 1671. The second and third parts have special title-pages
Topics: Kampen, Jan van, d. 1664, Nobel, Constantin, Bort, Balthasar, 1626-1684, Hoorn, Pieter van,...
2 v. : 23 cm
Topics: Natural history -- Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
California Digital Library
by Borghi, Piero, d. ca. 1494; Ratdolt, Erhard, 1447?-1527 or 8, printer
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Leaf [118b] (colophon): Nela inclita citade venetia a çorni. 2. augusto. 1484. fu imposto fine ala presente opera
Topics: Incunabula, Arithmetic
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by Welser, Marcus, 1558-1614; Porphyrius, Publilius Optatianus; Arnold, Christoph, 1627-1685; Welser, Paulus, 1555-1620
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[18],68,[40],908,[90] p
Topic: History
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Title in red and black: title vignette. Gothic type
Topics: Netherlands. Koninklijke Marine, Merchant marine, Maritime law
Signatures: 6�., unsigned (the first three blank), A-N (N blank)
Topic: Massacres -- Indonesia Ambon Island
California Digital Library
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Vols. 1-2 have reproduction of original t.p. with imprint: Madrid, Impr. de A. de Sancha, 1779-
Topics: Barcelona (Spain) -- History, Barcelona (Spain) -- Commerce -- History
xxiv, 693 p
Topic: Geography
California Digital Library
by Avity, Pierre d', sieur de Montmartin, 1573-1635; Eembd, Govert vander, fl. 1720, ill
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Title page, engraved, with vignette; initials
Topics: World history, Geography, Orders of knighthood and chivalry, Monasticism and religious orders
Frontispiece: Coat of arms of the Univerdad, y Casa de contratacion
Topics: Commercial law, Maritime law
2 v. in 1 (x, 431 p.)
Topics: Sweden -- Economic conditions, Sweden -- Politics and government -- 1718-1814, Sweden -- History
ESTC
Topic: Egypt -- Description and travel Early works to 1800
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by Tulaji, Rajah of Tanjore; North, Frederick, Lord, 1732-1792
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23 p
Topic: Thanjavur (India : District)
[4], lxxxiv, 612, [4] p
Topics: Insurance law, Marine insurance
Ansaldus de Ansaldis. De commercio et mercatura
Each T'samen-spraack, Floraes sotte-bollen, and Troost-brief have special t.-p
Topics: Hyacinths, Tulips, Floriculture
Imprint varies slightly
Topics: Prices, Prices, Corn laws (Great Britain), Currency question
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by Mehler, J. B. (Johannes Baptist), 1860-1930
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299 p
Topic: Thurn und Taxis, House of
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by Sonnenfels, Joseph von, 1733-1817
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3 v
Topic: Economics
California Digital Library
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Armorial bookplate of John Bevan
Topic: Bookplates
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lvi, 327 p
Topics: Numismatics, Coins, Italian
Translation of Description de l'Egypte
Topics: Egypt -- Description and travel, Egypt -- Antiquities
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Issued in 2 parts. Part 1 has title: The first part of simboleography [etc., as given above]; pt. 2 has title: The second part of symboleography, newly corrected and amended, and verie much enlarged in all the foure seuerall treatises. 1. Of fines and concords. 2. Of common recoueries. 3. Of offences and indictments. 4. Of compromises and arbitrements. Whereunto is annexed another treatise of equitie, the jurisdiction, and proceedings of the High Court of Chancerie ... likewise much augmented...
Topics: Great Britain. Court of Chancery, Conveyancing, Equity pleading and procedure, Forms (Law), Legal...
Added illustrated t.p., engr., has title: Descriptio legationis batavicae Societatis Indiae Orientalis ad magnum Tartariae chamum
Topic: China -- Description and travel
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by Bodin, Jean, 1530-1596
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Colophon: Lugduni, Impensis Jacobi du Puys
Topics: Political science, State, The
Vol. 1 has added t.-p., engr.: Beschryvinge van doud en nieuw Oost-Indiën
Topics: Netherlands -- Colonies -- Asia, Indonesia, Mogul Empire -- History
1103 p. 36 cm
Topics: Finance, Public, Taxation
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by Tallis, John, 1815 or 6-1876; Strutt, Jacob George, 1790-1864
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Management Lib. Gross Coll. copy: Imperfect copy: v.1, added t.p. in color wanting
Topics: Crystal Palace (London, England), Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England)
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2 v
Topics: Mercantile system, Economics
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2 v.(iv, 1066 p.) 28 cm
Topics: Technology, Industrial arts
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by Saumaise, Claude, 1588-1653
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With this is bound: His Diatriba de mutuo. 1640
Topic: Ursury
Imprint varies slightly
Topics: Prices, Prices, Corn laws (Great Britain), Currency question
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Topics: Vizcaíno, Sebastián, 1550?-1615, Jesuits, Jesuits, Missions -- California, Missions -- Mexico...