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        POMMERSFELDEN/ Oberfranken: Schloß Weißenstein, Prospect der Cascade gegen das Schloß - um 1728, Kupferstich, 27x41 cm

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      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Murr Bamberg GbR]
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        GAIBACH/ Unterfranken: General Prospect von seithen des Gartens, Gesamtansicht der ganzen Anlage - um 1728, Kupferstich, dekorativ koloriert, 38x49 cm

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      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Murr Bamberg GbR]
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        Le Courtisan predestine, ou le Duc de Joyeuse Capucin.

      . Nouv. edition. Paris: Musier 1728. With engr. portrait. (8) + 422 + (8) + (2, blank). Contp. calf, spine richly gilt, gilt coat-of-arms. Hinges weak and binding rubbed..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Newtonian System of the World, the Best Model of Government: An Allegorical Poem With a plain and intelligible Account of the System of the World, by Way of Annotations To which is added, Cambria's Complaint Against the Intercalary Day in the Leap-Year

      Westminster: Printed by A. Campbell for J. Roberts 1728.. First edition, small 4to, (iv), 46 pp, lacking the 2 leaf dedication at the beginning and the final leaf (advertisement and errata), but with the text of the poem complete. 3 folding plates, one with an old repair, some light foxing, title page soiled with minor loss to one corner, later bookplate. 19th century half sheep, marbled boards, Elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1714, Desaguliers contributed papers on colour and the barometer to Philosophical Transactions, lectured widely to general audiences and was "held in great esteem" (DNB) by Newton. This poem, published the year after Newton's death, celebrates his achievements with copious footnotes explaining the science in some detail. Foxon D234.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Nauwkeurig Onderzoek van de Goddelyke Openbaring des H. Apostels Johannes, Waar in de regte Uitleggingen zyner Grondstellingen worden nagevorscht, en daar uit de Verklaring opgemaakt, als ook uit volzekere bescheiden der Geschiedenissen opgeheldert, beweert, en bewezen, en het geen de Heer Bossuet, Bisschop van Meaux, tot Verklaring van dit Boek heeft vooronderstelt, en tegen de Verklaring der Protestanten in de Gezichten van het Beest, en van 't Geestelyk Babel, tegenwerpt, ernstig overwogen, en wederlegt word, in 't Latijn beschreven. Meerendeels Vertaalt door Mattheus Gargon.

      Amsterdam, Antoni Schoonenburg 1728. 2 delen, (titelprent, 84) 710, (2) 704 (44) p. Origineel Leer met ribben en goudopdruk, 4°.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat De Roo]
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        a single sheet containing thirteen mounted cut signatures, of some of the most eminent scientists of the eighteenth century being

      1. HUNTER, John ( 1728-1793 ). Anatomist, biologist, and founder of scientific surgery. Author of many important medical treatises, his most influential work was " A Treatise on the Blood, Inflammation, and Gunshot Wounds, " published in 1794. 2. JENNER, Edward ( 1749-1823 ). Pioneer of vaccination, his experimental work on immunisation against smallpox led President Thomas Jefferson to write to Jenner, " Future generations will know by history only that the loathsome smallpox existed and by you has been extirpated." He was elected F.R.S. in 1788. 3. CAVENDISH, Henry ( 1731-1810 ). Made discoveries in composition of gases, electricity, geophysics. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1760, and his important paper " Experiments on Air," was read before the Society in 1784.In the course of his his experiments he made the discovery that when hydrogen is burned in the air, water is produced. His name is commemorated in the great Cavendish Laboratory in Cambridge. 4. HERSCHEL, Sir William ( 1738-1822 ). Astronomer he discovered the planet Uranus, the intrinsic motion of the Sun, and the form of the Milky Way. He is also remembered for his discovery of infra-red radiation in the light of the Sun and for some remarkable conjectures as to the properties of this radiation. 5. PRIESTLEY, Joseph ( 1733-1804 ). A great experimental chemist, a theologian, educationist and political thinker, and known as the " discoverer " of Oxygen. He was elected F. R. S in 1766, and his " History and Present State of Electricity " was published in 1767. His important work on gases " Experiments and Observations on Different Kinds of Air " was published in 1774. 6. BANKS, Sir Joseph ( 1743-1820 ). Botanist; President of the Royal Society for forty-two years; statesman of science. He accompanied Captain James Cook on his great expedition to the South Pacific, on board the Endeavour, on what is recognised as one of the great voyages of exploration and observation. 7. SOLANDER, Daniel ( 1736-1782 ). Botanist. He accompanied Sir Joseph Banks on Cook's voyage in the Endeavour. 8. RUMFORD, Count ( Benjamin Thompson ). ( 1753-1814 ). Social scientist; measured relationship between work and heat. His chief interests in science were in gunpowder and firearms. Through experiments, which he conducted in the boring of a cannon, he found that it was possible for the temperature of a quantity of water to be raised to the boiling point by friction, without fire. This is discussed in his famous paper " An inquiry concerning the sources of heat which is excited by friction." A friend of the President of the Royal Society Sir Joseph Banks he was elected to the Society in 1779. Eventually the Society named the Rumford Medal in honour of him, one of it's highest awards. 9. DIMSDALE, Thomas ( 1712-1800 ). Physician. He wrote several works on inoculation, including in 1767, " The present method of inoculation for the small-pox," which passed through many editions. 10. ABERNETHY, John ( 1764-1831 ). An eminent surgeon. He held popular lectures on anatomy, physiology, surgery and pathology. Much of his importance as a teacher lies in his recognition of the importance of comparative anatomy in the study of anatomy and physiology. A devout student of John Hunter, he continued his key work on ligation with great sucess . The other three signatures are of Charles Cavendish: this we believe to that of Henry Cavendish's father, Lord Charles Cavendish, third son of the 2nd Duke of Devonshire; and of Thomas Tyndall, possibly he who built the Royal Fort in the Clifton area of Bristol around the year 1767. The final signature intriguingly is that of Benjamin Franklin, while we are sure it is in Franklin's own hand, it looks to have been cut from the contents of a document, so is not his actual autograph as such. Book.

      [Bookseller: Roger Collicott Books]
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        Le Cuisinier François, Enseignant la Maniere d'apprêter & assoisonner toutes sortes de viandes, grasses & maigres, legumes, patisseries en perfection , &c

      Troyes: Jean Garnier, 1728. Later Edition. Hardcover (rebound in leather). Good Condition. Rebound in full modern leather. Title worn and chipped and laid back down. Scattered foxing, trimmed a little close at the fore edge in spots, a few minor chips, light dampstain in the center for about half of the book. 240pp. Cagle 264 (the 1699), Vicaire 500 (the 1723 Troyes), Oberle 84 (the 1727).A later Troyes edition of La Varenne's masterpiece. Remarkably, it is essentially unchanged and still begins with his famous recipe for bouillon. Size: 8vo (octavo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000075.

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        An abridgment of all the statutes in Ireland, in the reign of King George the I in force and use

      Dublin: E. Dobson 8vo (17.6 cm, 6.9"). [4], xviii, [2], 257, [9], vi, 122, [6] pp.. 1728 Irish statutes from 1717 through 1728, compiled and edited by Edward Hunt. Included here are acts on linen manufacturing and importing, shipwrecks, Dublin street cleaning, "strengthening the Protestant Interest" in Galway, reducing interest to seven percent, regulating the price of bread, etc. The text is printed largely in roman, with headers and sectional titles in black-letter; the second section, from the first session of George II, has a separate title-page, and both sections offer indexes. Searches of WorldCat and ESTC find only seven copies rerported by U.S. libraries. Contemporary calf, framed in blind with blind roll along joints, spine with gilt-stamped leather title-label; binding moderately rubbed overall with lower inner corner of front cover scuffed, spine label chipped and dimmed. One page with early inked doodles, not obscuring text, offset onto opposing page. A few corners bumped; one leaf with lower outer corner torn away. A solid and very usable copy.

      [Bookseller: SessaBks, A Division of the Philadelphia]
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        The sacred and prophane history of the world connected, from the creation of the world to the dissolution of the Assyrian empire at the Death of Sardanapalus, and to the Declension of the Kingdoms of Judah and Israel, under the Reigns ... (Truncated)

      London : printed for R. Knaplock, and J. Tonson, 1728-30., 1728, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFull Book Title: The sacred and prophane history of the world connected, from the creation of the world to the dissolution of the Assyrian empire at the Death of Sardanapalus, and to the Declension of the Kingdoms of Judah and Israel, under the Reigns of Ahaz and Pekah [complete in 2 volumes]Very good copies bound in contemporary full aniline calf, ruled in blind. Gilt-blocked leather labels on spines with some loss, particularly to label of vol. 2. Raised bands. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat worn as with age. All edges speckled. Internally, pages are quite clean and sound are considering the age of the volumes. Remains quite well-preserved overall. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description: 2v., plates, maps (some folding) ; 20cm. Subjects: Jewish people -- Jews -- History -- Ancient history. Notes: Title pages in red and black with double-lined borders. Headpieces and historiated initials. A third volume was published in 1737. Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, T193628.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Speculi Britanniae Pars: A Topographical and Historical Description of Cornwall. With a map of the county and each hundred; in which are contained the names and seats of the several gentlemen then inhabitants: also, thirteen views of the most remarkable c

      London: Printed by William Pearson, for the Editor, 1728. (xviii); 104 pages. Additional engraved title, full-page plate of St. Germans, engraved dedication, table of distance, double-page county map, 9 double-page maps of each of the Hundreds, engravings in the text. Some light age discolouration to paper but contents clean and crisp. Contemporary speckled calf rebacked in contrasting coloured calf with morocco title label. John Norden (1548-1625), Elizabethan surveyor and cartographer probably visited Cornwall in the 1580s, and again between 1597 and 1601, when he carried out survey work for his mapping of the county. One of the great cartographic works of the Elizabethan age, this ground breaking work with Norden's observations on the county, a new county map, and more detailed individual maps of the hundreds was completed c1604, although it remained unpublished until 1728. First Edit. Very Good. 4to.. Book.

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        Books printed for Thomas Astley at the Rose in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1728

      1728. (London), Thomas Astley, 1728. 8pp. Small 8vo. With a drop-head title beginning "The sacred interpreter: or, a practical introduction towards..." Thomas Astley was a bookseller and publisher in London, St. Paul's Churchyard, 1726-1759. He was mentioned in Wilford's Monthly Catalogue for September, 1726, as the publisher of the Rev. Thobias Swinden's Enquiry into the Nature and place of Hell. He also dealt in plays and miscellaneous literature. On April 3rd, 1747, in company with Edward Cave of St. John's Gate, he was arrested for printing an account of the trial of Simon Lord Lovat. After a strict examination by the House of the Lords, he was discharged upon paying the fines. Thomas Astley died on February 28th, 1759. McKenzie lists Astley twice in his book on apprentices in the book field (McKenzie's Stationers' Company Apprentices). The first four and a half pages describe in greater detail more modern titles and the rest of the pamphlet lists in short-title a large number of other titles in print. [ESTC 137870; Plomer, Dict. of Printers and Booksellers]

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        The history of the Knights of Malta

      London: Pr. for G. Strahan, F. Gyles, Woodman & Lyon, et al., 1728. Recent quarter calf over marbled paper sides, old style: round spine, raised bands, gilt beading on bands and gilt double rules above and below each; gilt leather spine labels and gilt center devices in five compartments. Vol. I: occasional light smudges or spots of staining, some plates with mild to moderate foxing; one leaf with short tears from upper margin, touching header but not text; one leaf with tear from upper edge extending into text without loss; one plate with short tear and resulting crease at lower inner corner, not touching image; one plate with a few early inked doodles on reverse. First map with two short edge tears not touching image, one small closed hole touching outer border only. Vol. II: many leaves with mild to moderate foxing mostly confined to margins; two leaves with worming in lower margins, not touching text; one lower outer corner chipped. Paper variously age-toned, with intermittent creasing or cockling. => A strong, agreeable set of this significant, and significantly well-illustrated, work of religious, military, and social history..

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        The Taste of the Town or, a Guide to All Publick Diversions

      The Booksellers of London and Westminster. Hardcover. London, 1731. Small 8vo, xxiii, 237 [1] pp. A reissue of the 1728 edition of The Touch-stone, with a new title page. Full title reads: I. Of musick, operas and plays. Their original, progress, and improvement, and the stage-entertainment fully vindicated from the exceptions of Old Pryn, the Reverend Mr. Collier, Mr. Bedford and Mr. Law. II. Of poetry, sacred and profane. A project for introducing scripture-stories upon our stage, and acting them on Sundays and Holy-Days after Divine Service, as is customary in most polite parts of Europe. III. Of dancing, religious and dramatical. Reflections on this exercise, public and private, with the learned bishop Potter's sentiments thereon. IV. Of the mimes, pantomimes and choruses of the antients; and of the imitation of them in our modern entertainments after plays. V. Of audiences, at our theatrical representations, their due behaviour, and of cat-calls and other indecent practices, concluding with remarks on our pretenders to criticism. VI. Of masquerades; ecclesiasatical, political, civil and military: their antiquity, use and abuse. Also of ridottos, assemblies and Henley's oratory. VIII. Of the athletic sports of the antients: their circus compared with our bear-garden, and their gladiators with our prize-fighters. Of cock-fighting, puppet-shews, mountebanks and auctions. A very good copy, recently rebound in full blue paper with a black and gilt title label at spine. Contents excellent with minimal normal tanning. Date and partial underline as well as a tiny closed tear to title page. A very rare early guide to the city. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. OCLC 877739260, locating one copy at the National Library of Scotland. . Very Good. 1728.

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        Historia medicinae a rerum initio ad annum urbis Romae DXXXV deducta

      Leipzig: Petrum Conradum Monath, 1728. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition. Contemporary paper covered boards, old rebacking in paper; worn, edges worn and bumped. Generally light foxing internally, heavy in a few scattered spots, old stamp to title, bookplate on endpaper. 5 engraved headpieces, 5 in text illustrations and one full page plate of Hippocrates. First edition of this scarce history of medicine by the Greek and Arabic scholar. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Medicine & Health; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 044719.

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        Haarlemmer duinzang, ter eere van des zelfs vermakelyke land- en watergezigten, van Sandtvoordt af tot Haarlem. Versierd met twaalf naauwkeurige afbeeldingen.

      Amsterdam, Hendrik Bos, 1728. - Oblong 4to. (IV)+12 pp. tekst + 12 gegrav. platen gedrukt door Claes Jansz. Visscher; gegrav. titelvignet (compleet). Ingenaaid. Gemarmerd omslag uit de tijd. Goed ex. (Wormgaatjes in rechter bovenhoeken buiten tekst & beeld; de platen zijn in fraaie staat, met scherpe afdrukken). * De tekst is een arcadisch gedicht van Gysbert Tysens. De eerste plaat is een allegrorische afbeelding (Haerlem vicit vim virtus), gevolgd door plaat 2: het strand bij Zandvoort met het "Vierbake" (vuurtoren) met daaronder het adres van de drukker en een genummerd overzicht van de platen: 3: Sandtvoordt (gezicht op het dorp met kerk), 4: Paters herbergh, 5: Potjes herbergh, 6: Aen de weg na Leyden, 7: Onder wegen Heemstee, 8: Blekeryen door den Houdt, 9: Lasery van Haerlem, 10: Playsante plaets aende duynkant, 11: Blekereyen aende duynen gelegen, 12: 't Huys te Kleef. - Ref.: Nijhoff-Van Hattum 299.

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        Breve elogio, y ceñida relación de la vida, enfermedad, y muerte del serenissimo señor Francisco Farnesio . . septimo Duque de Parma . [With:] Dux farnesius . oratio funebris . [With:] El Duque Farnesio . oracion funebre

      Madrid: En la Imprenta de Musica, por Miguèl de Rèzola, 1728 - Tributes and obsequies in Latin and Spanish given by Antonio Maria Piscatori for the late Duke of Parma (1678-1727), step-father of Elisabeth, Queen of Spain (FARNESE, FRANCESCO, DUKE OF PARMA) First edition. Small 4to. Title pages within ornamental border, head- and tail-pieces, decorative intitials. 119, [1]; 56; 64, [12] pp., lacking folding engraved plate. Contemporary vellum, fore-edge loops (lacking one catch), edges sprinkled red. Some staining at inner margin throughout, pp. 71-72 extended. Very good [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The History of Scotland Containing All the Historical Transactions of That Nation from the Year of the World 3619 to the Year of Christ 1726

      Westminster: Printed by J. Cluer and A. Campbell for B. Creake, 1728 - Folio. Frontispiece, engraved arms of Prince James on dedication leaf, folding map of Scotland. xiv, 767, [1], [7, index] pp. Contemporary calf, gilt spine, rubbed, joints split and holding by cords [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La scienza delle medaglie antiche e moderne,

      Venezia: Per Lorenzo Baseggio, 1728. pergamena coeva (vellum). Molto buono (Very Good). 16mo. Per ammaestramento delle Persone le quali si applicano ad averne la notizia, con nuove scoperte fatte in quella Scienza. Opera tradotta dal Linguaggio Francese nell'Italiano da Selvaggio Canturani. Un'incisione in antiporta, raffigurante due dilettanti intenti allo studio di alcune medaglie, ed una al frontespizio. Alla fine del volume 10 tavole di incisioni riproducenti medaglie e monete Incione del titolo sul dorso Dorso con lievi abrasioni. Piccolissime fioriture ai tagli e su alcune pagine. Bell'esemplare in buono stato di conservazione (Minor damage to spine)

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        Topographia ducatuum Carinthiae, et Carnioliae [...]. Cum in Alma, ac Celeberrima Universitate Graecensi [...] promotore R. P. Antonio Erber, e Soc. Jesu [...].

      Wien, Maria Theresia Voigt, 1728.. Kl.-8°. 2 Bll., 160 S., 4 Bll., Ldr. d. Zt. m. dreiseitig gespränkeltem Rotschnitt.. Erstausgabe dieser seltenen und frühen Topographie von Kärnten und Krain des Jesuiten Anton Erber (1659-1746), der in Graz und Wien Philosophie und Theologie lehrte. - Seine beiden geographischen Hauptwerke "Topographia ducatus Styriae" und "Topographia ducatuum Carinthiae et Carniolae" sind alphabetisch nach Orten geordnete Topographien. Nach einer geographisch-historischen Einleitung wird ein kurzer geschichtlicher Überblicke der Städte und Ortschaften gegeben. - Einband etw. berieben u. lichtrandig. Vorderdeckel m. Spur eines entf. Bibl.-Schildchens. Durchg. etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. Hinteres Vorsatzbl. mit kl. Eckabriß. - De Backer/S. III, 404, 3; ADB VI, 185.

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        THE HISTORY OF HERTFORDSHIRE Describing the County and Its Ancient Monuments Particularly the Roman

      Published by the author 1728 - First edition. Folio. Modern full calf binding. Double page map. A very good copy, some marginal tears to page edges. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le Retour de Tendresse ou La Feinte Veritable. Comedie

      Paris: Chez Briasson. 1728. First. First edition. Text in French. 52pp. Bound in older, but later unprinted wrappers. An ink blot on the inside of the front wrap, slight foxing to the pages, a near fine copy. An Italian-style comedy play. OCLC cites two copies -- at Yale and the University of California, Berkeley, and attributes a date, perhaps mistakenly, of 1753. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        VIDA DE FRANCISCO FARNESIO (1728)

      Madrid 1728 - 8º mayor (21 cm.) 119 p. 1 h, de grabado plegada, 56 p.(Dux Farnesius in solo, ac polo ter magnus, con portada propia), 64 p. (El Duque Farnesio en el Cielo, y en la tierra tres veces grande., con portada propia) 6 h. Encuadernación pleno pergamino de época. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tweejaarige reyze rondom de wereld , ter nader ontdekkinge der onbekende Zuydlanden, met drie schepen, in het jaar 1721

      Dordrecht: Johannes van Braam, 1728. Quarto, title-page printed in red and black, engraved folding map, engraved folding frontispiece and 4 engraved plates; contemporary blind tooled vellum (one hinge repaired). First full account of the discovery of Easter Island. Scarce first edition of the first detailed account of Roggeveen's memorable voyage into the Pacific and the discovery and naming of Easter Island.Sabin notes that 'the name of the author of this account of Roggeveen's voyage is unknown'; it is claimed to be based on Roggeveen's journals and is an entirely different text to that published eleven years later over the name of Carl Behrens, who travelled under Roggeveen as commander. Beverley Haun has argued (see below) that all expedition journals but that of Behrens were confiscated by the VOC when Roggeveen anchored in Batavia on the return journey; she attributes this text to "an anonymous sailor" who had in the previous year (1727) published a 15-page pamphlet with just two pages describing the Easter Island visit.Roggeveen was the last important Dutch explorer in Polynesia. His voyage ranked in importance with the great achievements of Tasman and of Le Maire and Schouten. Crossing the Pacific from the east at the head of a three-vessel expedition, he set out to rediscover the fabled southern continent or "Terra Australis" which Quiros had led the exploring world to believe existed, but in fact added substantially to the Dutch record of Polynesian discoveries.On Easter Day 1722 Roggeveen landed at the previously uncharted island which he therefore christened Easter Island. They were the first recorded European visitors to the island and the detailed description of the inhabitants, their extraordinary idols and their way of life is of great value. He described seeing 2000 to 3000 native inhabitants. The splendid engraved title produced by van Braam for this publication shows the Dutch landing at Easter Island, firing rifles at spear-carrying natives while an enormous statue is being sculpted in the background.After the Easter Island stop he sailed through the Tuamotus, and made various discoveries among the Manua islands in the Samoan group. There were enough small islands in this vast archipelago for the Dutch to claim numerous discoveries, although the names they bestowed on them have not lasted. When he anchored in Batavia his two ships were confiscated by the Dutch East India Company for infringing their trading monopoly.Although Roggeveen's voyage failed in its primary objective it provided strong motivation for the authorities who sent Cook out on his first voyage forty-six years later. "Sunday 13th (March 1774). In stretching in for the land we discovered people and those Monuments or Idols mentioned by the Authors of Roggeveen Voyage which left us no room to doubt but it was Easter Island" (Cook's Journal of the Resolution & Adventure, Beaglehole II p.338).An appendix gives an account of the shipwreck of the East-Indiaman Barneveld in 1719.Beverley Haun has written at length about this publication and particularly about the engraved illustrations in Inventing 'Easter Island' (University of Toronto Press, 2008).

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        Historia medicinae a rerum initio ad annum urbis Romae DXXXV deducta

      Petrum Conradum Monath, Leipzig 1728 - Contemporary paper covered boards, old rebacking in paper; worn, edges worn and bumped. Generally light foxing internally, heavy in a few scattered spots, old stamp to title, bookplate on endpaper. 5 engraved headpieces, 5 in text illustrations and one full page plate of Hippocrates. First edition of this scarce history of medicine by the Greek and Arabic scholar. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Medicine & Health; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 044719. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Neu-vermehrtes Historisch- und Geographisches Allgemeines Lexicon. in welchem das Leben/ die Thaten/ und andere Merckwuerdigkeiten deren Patriarchen/ Propheten/ Apostel/ Vaetter der ersten Kirchen/ Paebsten/ Cardinaelen/ Bischoeffen/ Praelaten/ vornehmer Gelehrten/ und anderer sonst in denen Geschichten beruehmter Maennern und Kuenstlern/ nebst denen so genannten Ketzern; wie nicht weniger derer Kayser/ Koenigen/ Chur- und Fuersten/ Grafen/ grosser Herren/ beruehmter Kriegs-Helden und Ministern; Ingleichem ausfuehrliche Nachrichten von denen ansehnlichsten Graeflichen/ Adelichen und andern sonderlichen Andenckens-würdigen Familien/ von Concilien/ Moenchs- und Ritter-Orden/ Heydnischen Goettern/ auch allerhand wichtigen/ und zu vollkommenem

      - 1. und 2. Auflage, Johann Brandmueller, Basel, 1728/1729. Zusammen 4221 S., original Pergament-Einbände, folio, (Einbände fleckig/teils stock- und braunfleckig/1 Vorsatz sporfleckig/Vorsätze und Titel gestempelt) - Enthalten: Erster Theil: A bis C / Zweyter Theil / Dritter Theil: K bis o / Vierdter Theil: R bis Z / Eins der Umfangreichsten Lexika der Zeit. Auch als Basler-Lexicon bekannt -

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        A View of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophy.

      London: S. Palmer 1728 - First edition. 4to. (50), 407, (1) pp. Recent half speckled calf over marbled boards, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered red label, new endpapers, the old engraved bookplate of the Dukes of Leinster - the "Carton Library" - and an associated label preserved on the front pastedown. A very good copy. 12 folding plates plus numerous decorative head and tail pieces and initials. Pemberton encountered Newton late in the latter's life and though Newton was initially wary of the younger man, the two gradually became close correspondents. So much so, that Pemberton was entrusted to edit of the third edition of the Principia Mathematica, the last to appear in Newton's lifetime. Although this work is generally considered to offer no great insights into Newton's theories, it does provide a good introduction to the great scientist's work.

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        A View of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophy

      London: S. Palmer, 1728.. First edition. 4to. (50), 407, (1) pp. Recent half speckled calf over marbled boards, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered red label, new endpapers, the old engraved bookplate of the Dukes of Leinster - the "Carton Library" - and an associated label preserved on the front pastedown. A very good copy. 12 folding plates plus numerous decorative head and tail pieces and initials. Pemberton encountered Newton late in the latter's life and though Newton was initially wary of the younger man, the two gradually became close correspondents. So much so, that Pemberton was entrusted to edit of the third edition of the Principia Mathematica, the last to appear in Newton's lifetime. Although this work is generally considered to offer no great insights into Newton's theories, it does provide a good introduction to the great scientist's work.

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        Neu-vermehrtes Historisch- und Geographisches Allgemeines Lexicon. in welchem das Leben/ die Thaten/ und andere Merckwuerdigkeiten deren Patriarchen/ Propheten/ Apostel/ Vaetter der ersten Kirchen/ Paebsten/ Cardinaelen/ Bischoeffen/ Praelaten/ vornehmer Gelehrten/ und anderer sonst in denen Geschichten beruehmter Maennern und Kuenstlern/ nebst denen so genannten Ketzern; wie nicht weniger derer Kayser/ Koenigen/ Chur- und Fuersten/ Grafen/ grosser Herren/ beruehmter Kriegs-Helden und Ministern; Ingleichem ausfuehrliche Nachrichten von denen ansehnlichsten Graeflichen/ Adelichen und andern sonderlichen Andenckens-würdigen Familien/ von Concilien/ Moenchs- und Ritter-Orden/ Heydnischen Goettern/ auch allerhand wichtigen/ und zu vollkommenem Verstaendnus deren vornehmsten Historien zu wissen noethigen Antiquitaeten/ u. u. Und endlichen Die Beschriebung derer Kaeyserthuemern/ Koenigreiche/ Fuerstenthuemer/ freyer Staenden/ Landschafften/ Insuln/ Staedten/ Schloesser/ Stifften/ Cloester/ Gebuergen/ Meeren/ Seen/ Fluessen/ und so fortan/ Aus allen vorhin ausgegebenen und von gleichen Materien handelnden Lexicis, auch andern bewaehrten Historisch- und Geographischen Schrifften zusammen gezogen/ Dißmahlen von neuem mit Fleiß gantz uebersehen/ von einer grossen Anzahl Fehlern/ die noch immer in denen alten Ausgaben geblieben waren/ gereinigt/ und sonderlich was die Schweitzerische und angraentzender Orten und Laender Sachen betrifft/ gantz umgegossen/ und um ein grosses vermehret. 4 Bände

      . 1. und 2. Auflage, Johann Brandmueller, Basel, 1728/1729. Zusammen 4221 S., original Pergament-Einbände, folio, (Einbände fleckig/teils stock- und braunfleckig/1 Vorsatz sporfleckig/Vorsätze und Titel gestempelt). - Enthalten: Erster Theil: A bis C / Zweyter Theil / Dritter Theil: K bis o / Vierdter Theil: R bis Z / Eins der Umfangreichsten Lexika der Zeit. Auch als Basler-Lexicon bekannt -

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        Le Retour de Tendresse ou La Feinte Veritable. Comedie

      Paris: Chez Briasson. 1728. First. First edition. Text in French. 52pp. Bound in older, but later unprinted wrappers. An ink blot on the inside of the front wrap, slight foxing to the pages, a near fine copy. An Italian-style comedy play. OCLC cites two copies -- at Yale and the University of California, Berkeley, and attributes a date, perhaps mistakenly, of 1753. .

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        REGIA VIA CRUCIS Auctore D Benedicto Haefteno Ultraiectino Reformati Monastereij Affligeniensis Ordinis S. Benedicti Praeposito

      Antwerp: ex Officina Viduae Henrici Verdussen, 1728. Hardcover. Very Good. Copperplates (39) including frontis after Peter Paul Rubens emblems after Cornelius Galle. Octavo newer calf-spined marbled boards with red gilt spine title label [xvi] +404pp +[24]pp index. Uncut crisp copy, religious library blindstamp (with neat number 75J) to Title & some pages, a few neat pencil marginalia. *First published in 1635 in the lifetime of the author, prior of a Bendictine Monastery, who wrote it to demonstrate Christ's example through the infant Jesus or Divine Love guiding the reader through the Stations of the Cross shown in these beautifully engraved emblem plates (Landwehr 75a 187, Praz 361).

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        Uitvoerige en Onpartydige Historie der Reformatie door Dr. Martin Luther, en andere Voortreflyke Mannen, zedert den Jare 1515 en vervolgens, in Duitschland en de aangrenzende Ryken door Godts Zegen gewrocht. Behelzende een grote menigte merkwaardige zaken, in gene andere Schriften te vinden, zoo aangaande het geheele Werk der Reformatie, als ook de geheime onderhandelingen van veele Potentaten en befaamde Personadien, wyders een verhaal van de hervorming van ieder Provintie, en grote vrye Stad in Duitschland, en van de aangrenzende ryken, Sweden en Denemarken, de levens van de Hervormers enz. Alles getrokken uit de Authentike Stukken, Archieven, en geheime Kancellery van de Hertogen van Saxen, en met groote geleertheit en oordeel, historisch en staatkundig beschreven. Verduitscht, in een geheel Nieuwe Historische orde geschikt, en merkelyk vermeerdert, door Elias Ferickius. Met zeer fraje Printverbeelingen en Portraitten, verciert.

      Delft, Reinier Boitet 1728. 3 delen en 1 werk in 1 band, (portret, 46) 562, 574, 234 (40), (30) 316 (4) p. Origineel Leer met ribben, Folio (compleet met de 36 paginagrootte portretten en ca. 200 kleine zegel medaillions in de tekst).

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        The English acquisitions in Guinea and East-India : Containing, first, the several forts and castles of the Royal African Company ... Secondly, the forts and factories of the Honourable East-India Company in Persia, India ...

      London : Printed and A. Bettewworthe at the Red Lyon, and J. Battely at the Dove, in Pater-noster-Row, 1728, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formFair copy bound in contemporary calf-covered boards. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat worn and rubbed as with age. Corners bumped. Some surface wear evident to boards. Lacking half-title page. Top fore edge page corners somewhat worn from about page 160 onwards, with some minor loss - text affected in places. Pages slightly toned as with age, but perfectly clear and legible throughout. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages; 192p., 3 plates (other COPAC lists few other copies all with only 1 plate), illus. ; 15cm. Subjects: Africa -- Asia -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800. Robert Burton = Nathaniel Crouch. First published in 1686 as 'A view of the English acquisitions'. Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, T144300. Full title: The English acquisitions in Guinea and East-India : Containing, first, the several forts and castles of the Royal African Company, from sally in South Barbary, to the cape of Good-Hope, in Africa, viz. James Fort, in the river of Gambo. Sherbrow, in York Island. Serra Leona, in Bence Island. Dickeys Cove. Commends. Cape Coast Castle. Fort Royal. Annamabo. Winnebah. Acra. Secondly, the forts and factories of the Honourable East-India Company in Persia, India, sumatra, China, &c. viz. Spawhawn and Gambroon, in Persia. Fort St. George. Fort St. David. Conimeere. Cuduloor, Porto Novo. Midepollam Merchlapatam. Pettipole the coast of coromnadel. Carway Callicut. Surrat. Bombay Island, Ballasore. Hugly. chuttanetti. Daca. Rhajama, on the Co. of Mallabar Atcheen, and York Fort, in Sumatra Amoy, canton, and tonqueen, in China, &c. With an account of the inhabitants of all these countries; their religion, government, trade marriages, funerals, strange custom, &c. Also, birds, beasts, serpents, monsters, and other strange creatures found there. Intermix with divers accidents, and notable remarks. With cuts. Likewise, a description of the isle of St. Helena, where the English usually refresh in their india voyages. By Robert Burton.

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        Philosophiae Newtonianae Institutiones, in Usus Academicos.

      Leiden & Amsterdam: Joh. Arn. Langerak u.a., 1728.. Editio secunda auctior. 8 Bl. (Ad Lectorem, Index Capitum), 488 S., 8 Bl. (Index Rerum); gest. Titelvignette, Titel in Rot u. Schwarz; 17 mehrf. gef. Kupfertafeln. Kl.-8° (15,7 x 10,2 cm), Lederband d. Zt.auf 5 echten Bünden, goldgepr. RT, reiche Rückenvergoldung, gemusterter Rundum-Schnitt.. Willem Jacob's (Gulielmus Jacobus) Gravesande, 1688 - 1742, niederl. Physiker, Mathematiker u. Philosoph, Professor in Leiden. Anhänger der Lehren von Isaac Newton, den er 1715 in der Royal Society in London kennenlernte. - Polierter Ledereinband berieben u. etw. verkratzt, hinten etw. abgeschabt u. fleckig, 2 kl. Fehlstellen. Rückenenden u. Ecken fehlerhaft, die erhabenen Bünde abgeschabt u. m. kl. Fehlstellen. Vord. Buchdeckel fast lose. Bibl.ex. m. hübschem, altem Bibl.schildchen auf dem Innendeckel u. altem Stempel auf Titelblatt. Titelblatt im Titelbereich m. 4 x 1 cm Fehlstelle, ohne Textverlust. Einige alte Eintragungen in Bleistift auf dem Innendeckel. Innendeckel, erste u. letzte Blätter an den Rändern verfärbt. Innen einige Blätter an der unteren Ecke etw. tintenfleckig, einige Blätter m. winzigem Mäusefraß (?), vereinzelt kleine Stockflecken. Eine Tafel an den Knickfalten gebräunt. Ansonsten innen gut erhalten und auch äußerlich ein noch dekoratives Exemplar. Die Tafeln zeigen physik., geometrische, optische usw. Geräte u. Experimente. A/O1 - Please enquire for detailed information in English - Demandez des details en francais s.v.p.

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        A la Mode-Sprach der Teutschen, Oder Compendieuses Hand-Lexicon. Jn welchem die meisten aus fremden Sprachen entlehnte Wörter und Redens-Arten, So in denen Zeitungen, Briefen und täglichen Conversationen vorkommen, Klar und deutlich erkläret werden. Nach Alphabetischer Ordnung mit Fleiß zusammen getragen von Sperander.

      Nürnberg, Buggel und Seitz, 1728.. 8° [18x11x5 cm]. 5 Blatt, 803 Seiten. Ohne Frontispiz. Vierbündiger Ledereinband, geprägtes Rückenschild. Umlaufender Rotschnitt. Einband berieben. Im Gelenk und am Buchrücken wenig beschädigt u. geringfügig wurmlöchrig. Name von alter Hand auf Vorsatz. Marginal braunfleckig, innen gutes Exemplar..

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        The benefits and privileges of cuckolds shewing the little disgrace there is in being one, and the obligations men sometimes have to their wives, for conferring that honour upon them, in what manner soever it is done, either as Prudes, Coquettes, Domines, or WRITING DESKS. The whole beautifully illustrated with several late notable intrigues that have been carried on in many parts of the BEAU-MONDE. Humbly dedicated to Mother H-gg-r.

      London: printed by A. Moore, 1728 - 32p.; 8vo. Sewn, uncut as issued, first and last pages lightly dusted but an excellent copy. L, C, Cq; CLU-C in ESTC on-line. "The booksellers name in the imprint is fictitious. See Treadwell, M.; 'Of false and misleading imprints.' in 'Fakes and Frauds', [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Algemene Kerkelyke en Wereldlyke Geschiedenissen des Bekenden Aardkloots, of Een Verhaal van al het gene gedenkwaardig in de verscheide Ryken en Staten dezer Wereldt is voorgevallen, van de Schepping der Wereldt tot de doodt van Willem den III. Koning van Engelandt. Midsgaders de Levens van Mannen en Vrouwen, die zich gedurende dien tydt door geleerdheit of door eenige andere aanmerkens-waardige hoedanigheit vermaard gemaakt hebben. Op eene welgeschikte order in het Neder-Duitsch aangevangen door Geerlof Suikers, en volvoerd door Isaak Verburg. Met een groten en naaukeurigen Blad-wyzer, en kopere platen. In Tien Stukken.

      Amsterdam, Rudolf en Jacobus Wetstein, en William Smith 1728. 10 stukken in 5 delen, (titelprent met verklaaring, 12, portret, 20) 668 367, (2) 128 252 318 (1), (8, portret, 6) 321-432 884, (10) 972, (12) 525 (2) 493 (167) p. Origineel Perkament met ribben en stempels, Folio (compleet met de gegraveerde titelprent, 2 portretten, 4 uitvouwbare kaarten, inclusief de wereldkaart, uitvouwbare Tyd-tafel en 99 gravures in de tekst van Ottens, Wandelaar, Picart, Houbraken e.a.).

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        Nov Orbis sive America Septentrionalis divisa per sua regna Provinc et Insul Cura et opera.

      Augsberg 1728 - Size : 195x255 (mm), 7.625x10 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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        Quattro continenti: Europa, Africa, Asia, Novus Orbis sive America

      Augustae Vindelicorum (1728) - Proveniente da : "Atlas novus sive tabulae geographicae totius orbis faciem, partes, imperia, regna et provincias exhibentes, exactissima cura juxta recentissimas observation. aeri incisae et venum expositae a Matthaeo Seutter chalcogr" Prima edizione. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Valentini Kräutermanns Curieuser und vernünfftiger Urin-Arzt, Welcher eines Theils lehret und zeiget/ Wie man aus dem Urin nicht allein die meisten und vornehmsten Kranckheiten des Menschl. Leibes nach gewissen Kunst-Reguln der Medicin, grndlich erkennen, sondern auch wie ein vernünfftiges Judicium davon zu fällen sei. Anderen Theils: Wie man auch aus dem Puls den Zustand des Geblütes, die Stärcke und Schwäche der Lebens-Geister, Ab- und Zunahme der Kranckheit ersehen und das Aderlassen nach denen Complexionen derer Menschen, Lauf des Mondes derer Planeten und Aspecten mit Nutzen anstellen solle. Deme noch beygefüget eine curieuse und sehr dienliche Aderlaß-Taffel. Aus berühmter Medicorum Schrifften, theils auch aus eigener Praxi zusammen g

      Frankfurt-Leipzig, Ernst Ludwig Niedt, [1728]. - kl8° (17x10), [4] Bl., 198 S., [5] Bl. (Register), mit 1 Kupferstich-Tafel, 1 mehrfach gefaltete Aderlass-Tafel, HLdr d.Zt., LederEcken Kamm-Marmorpapierbezug, etwas berieben, Frontispiz nach Titel eingebunden, Titelblatt fußseitig knapp beschnitten (deshalb keine Jahreszahl), kleiner zeitgenössischer Name auf Titel, nahezu ungelesen, gepflegtes, sehr schönes Exemplar, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Articulis, ligaments et musculis hominis incessu statuque dirigendis obervationes denuo recognitae (1728). + Tractionis de articulis ligamentis et musculis dirigendis supplementum...(1731).

      . Lipsiae: Apud Joh. Frod. Gleditschii B. Fil., 1728, 4°, (24), 4 gestoch. Tafeln; Lipsiae: Litteris Ioan. Christiani Langenheimii, 1731, Kl.4°, (2), 16 pp., 1 Taf.; feiner Pappband im Stil der Zeit; etwas fleckig.. Augustin Friedrich Walther, "geb. zu Wittenberg 26. Oct. 1688, studirte von 1705 ab an den Universitäten zu Wittenberg und Jena Med., machte von 1709 an eine wissenschaftl. Reise durch Holland und England, erwarb 1711 zu Wittenberg die philos., 1712 aber die med. Doctorwürde und habilitirte sich 1713 als Docent an der Universität Leipzig. Im Jahre 1723 erhielt er daselbst die Professur der Anatomie und Chirurgie, 1732 wurde er zum Physicus der Stadt Leipzig, sowie zum Professor der Pathologie, 1737 aber zum Professor der Therapie ernannt, in welcher Stellung er bis zu seinem nach langem schweren Leiden 12. Oct. 1746 erfolgten Tode verblieben ist. Walther war als Lehrer sehr geschätzt und hat seine Theilnahme au dem Gedeihen der Universität durch Stiftung eines ansehnlichen Stipendiums für 3 Studirende der Medicin, sowie dadurch bewiesen, dass er der Universitäts-Bibliothek einen sehr werthvollen Theil seiner eigenen Bibliothek vermacht hat. Walther's literar, Arbeiten (sämmtlich in Leipzig erschienen) beziehen sich auf Botanik (er war von 1730 an Director des botan. Gartens), Anatatomie und Physiologie, Materia medica, sowie allgemeinen und speciellen Patholologie, und Therapie, zum Theil auch auf Chirurgie. Von vorwiegender Bedeutung sind jedoch seine Leistungen auf dem Gebiete der Anatomie, und zwar ganz besonders die Beiträge zur Myologie und Angiologie. Ausserdem verdienen Erwähnung Walther's Untersuchungen über den Bau der Herzohren, über einige Ausführungsgänge der Gland. sublinguales, sowie über den Bau des Trommelfells, auf deren Grund er zum Theil ganz neue Ansichten aufgestellt hat. Die Mehrzahl der letztgenannten Abhandlungen (mit wenigen Ausnahmen als akad. Gelegenheitsschriften veröffentlicht) hat HALLER wieder abdrucken lassen in seinen Disp. anat. (I-VI), den Disp. ad morb. hist. (III), den Disp. chir. (V). Von den übrigen Schriften verdienen Erwähnung: "De usu et praestantia solidioris in anatomicis scientia" (1723) - "Uterus gravidarum" (1723) - "Arteriae coeliacae tabulau" (1729) - "Tabula nova plantae humani pedis (teneriores musculos atque ligam. ossium doc.)" (1731) - "De loto aegyptiaca in nummis antiquis" (1746) - "De silphio in veterum nummis ac diversis plantarum speciebus" (1746). Die Acta eruditorum enthalten folgende Abhandlungen Walther's: "Sarcoceles eximiae historia" (1725) - "Descriptio penis monstrosi" (1729) - "Anatome duorum hemiosorum" (1731)." Winter, Hirsch-H. V, pp.837-838 - - siehe - Joecber, IV; Rosenmueller, Programm zur Disputation von Mor. Küstner. Leipz. 1819 (beide geben ein genaues Verzeichniss von Walther's Schritten); Biogr. med. VII, p. 465.; Dict. hist. IV, p. 363; ADB XLI, p. 96; Ind. cat. 1. ser. XVI, p. 30-38. - - *) Ronald A. Bergman; Adel K. Afifi; Ryosuke Miyauchi: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus I: Muscular System: Alphabetical Listing of Muscles: Peroneus Brevis and Longus.

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        Königliche Preussische General-Revue von 20 Esquadrons und 20 Battailons, welche Anno 1728 im Gesicht beyder Königl. Majest. Ihro Königl. Majestaete in Pohlen und Preussen vor Berlin ist gehalten worden.

      . Kupferstich v. G.P. Busch, dat. 1728, 33 x 30 (H). Einblattdruck! Nicht bei Clauswitz/Zögner und Schulz. - Sehr seltener Plan, der eine militärische Übung in der Umgebung von Tempelhof darstellt. Unten mittig die Textkartusche mit preussischem Adler, darunter Aufführung der an der Übung beteiligten Regimenter von A - P. Zeigt das Gebiet: Schöneberg, Neuer Oberbaum (Spree), Ricksdorf, Britz, Lichterfelde, Steglitz. Mittig Tempelhof. - Restauriert ( Wurmlöcher, Risse usw.)

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        A Miscellany of Poems By Several Hands. Publish'ed by J[ohn] Husbands

      Printed by Leon. Lichfield. First edition.. Some foxing, particularly to the title-page and prelims; front free endpaper chipped at the fore-edge; very good copy.. Fleeman 31.10HM/1; Courtney 1; Chapman & Hazen, page 123. 8vo, 18th century sprinkled calf skillfully rebacked, later marbled endpapers, red morocco label, gilt rules and lettering. A miscellany of 61 poems (all but 15 of them by the editor John Husbands) which contains the first published work of Samuel Johnson, a translation into Latin verse of Pope's Messiah, done as an exercise in November 1728 for his Pembroke College tutor, William Jorden. Johnson's seven-page translation in 119 lines was executed with his usual scholarly enthusiasm and impressive (and later legendary) ability to work fast. He completed the task in little over a day. (See Jackson Bate, Samuel Johnson, pages 91-93). It has been claimed that there was a separate printing of Johnson's Messiah prior to this publication. A copy has never been found, though Husbands's Miscellany is still sometimes qualified as being the first "surviving" publication of any of Johnson's works. John Husbands (1706-1732) was also a young scholar at Pembroke College Oxford, but few facts are known about this life, and his claim to fame is as Johnson's first editor. At an early juncture in the 100-page preface, Husbands notes Johnson's contribution: "The translation of Mr. Pope's Messiah was delivered to his tutor, as a college exercise, by Mr. Johnson, a commoner of Pembroke College in Oxford, and 'tis hoped will be no discredit to the excellent original.? In the remaining preface Husbands writes about poetry in general and its models and types. For an interesting article on Husbands's Miscellany, see An Early Eighteenth-Century Enthusiast for Primitive Poetry, Modern Language Notes, January, 1922. Bookplates of Frank Brewer Bemis and Frederick Whiley Hilles on the front paste-down; small Yale University ink stamp on the verso of the title page; deaccessioned by Yale and sold by C. A. Stonehill of New Haven to collector Paula Peyraud in November, 1985. See Peyraud Sale lot 310. The rear paste-down noted in the catalogue as having a crudely removed bookplate has been replaced with a similar marbled paper.

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        Chymie expérimentale et raisonnée.Paris, Pierre François Didot le jeune, 1773. 3 volumes. 8vo. With a different engraved vignette on the title-page of each volume by Jean Michel Moreau Le Jeune, an engraved frontispiece portrait of the author by Charles Nicolas Cochin and 12 folding engraved plates. Contemporary French mottled calf, spines richly gold-tooled, marbled endpapers and edges.

      Ferguson, Bib. Chem., I, pp. 83-84; Schelenz, Gesch. der Pharmazie, p. 563; Sotheran 6050; Wellcome, p. 118; DSB I, p. 527. Mathew Boulton's fine copy of the first and best edition of a thorough handbook of practical chemistry by one of France's most distinguished 18th-century chemists, pharmacists and equipment makers, with 12 plates showing a wide variety of furnaces, boilers, distilling equipment and other glassware, crucibles, etc. Baumé (1728-1804) worked for decades as a pharmacist and designed and produced laboratory apparatus. The present book, his most important publication, grew out of a series of courses he taught in the years 1757 to 1772. At the end of the latter year he was elected to the Académie des Sciences. Distillation (including the distillation of wine) was one of his specialties. A fine copy, with the two-leaf cancel (volume I, pages 71-74), and with only a minor tear in the text of 1 leaf and an occasional minor spot. Bindings with minor damage to the spines, but still very good. With the eighteenth-century letterpress bookplates of Mathew Boulton. A fine copy of a classic chemistry manual, especially interesting as a source for Watt and Boulton's steam engine.

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