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        Historischer Entwurff Der im Jahr tausend siben hundert ein und dreyssig tausend-jährichen Obern Alten Aich Oder Oder Kurtze Zeit-Schrifften deß Löbl. Uralt- und Exempter Bayrischen Benedictiner Congregation sub Tit. SS. Angelorum Custodum Einverleibten Stifft und Closters Ober-Alt-Aich In Unterland Bayrn, Bistumb Regenspurg, gelegen Worinnen in fünff Abtheilungen nicht allein die Fundatores, Restauratores, und Abbates, samt deren verhandenen Actis, Rechten und Privilegien; sondern auch beede Historien der Miraculosen Bildnuß Mariæ-Heimsuchung Auf dem H. Bogenberg Sowohl, als Unsers Seeligen Beichtigers und Prioris Alberti, . schrifftlich zusamgetragen

      Cassian Betz, Straubing 1731 - 19 x 15 cm 3 gez. Bl., 1 Bl., 628 S., 1 Bl. Original-Schweindslederband der Zeit mit Schließen. Mit einem Titelkupfer von Johann Holzer. Schweinsledereinband der Zeit auf 4 Bünden, über Holzdeckeln und reicher ornamentaler Blindprägung auf beiden Deckeln mit den originalen Schließen. Rücken mit " Ober-Altaich " von alter Hand betitelt. Zwischen dem ersten und zweiten Bund kleiner Farbstrich. Ecken und Kanten berieben und bestoßen, teils angeschmutzt. Rücken an den Kanten mit einigen kleineren Wurmgängen. Schnitt rundumlaufend dunkelgrün ähnlich gefärbt und leicht angestaubt. Titelkupfer etwas eingerissen und säurefrei hinterlegt. Innen von sehr guter Erhaltung. Insgesamt schönes Exemplar mit dem seltenen Kupfer von Johann Holzer, der die Klosterkirche zu Oberaltaich ausmalen half und später zum gefragtesten Fassadenmaler Augsburgs avancierte. Angebunden: Jubel- und Danck-Fest Deß Tausend-Jährigen, Exempten Stüfft und Closters Ober-Alt-Aich Benedictiner-Ordens In Unter-Land Bayrn So in dem Jahr 1731. den 2. September in dem hochen Fest der Heiligen Heiligen Schutz-Engeln Mit einer auserlesenen Lob-Predig und Hoch-Ambt vorläuffig begangen, dann das folgende Jahr 1732. den 28. Septemb. durch ein solemne Octav in Anwesenheit einer Volck-reichen Versamblung . mich acht Sinnreich Lob und Ehren Predigen celebriret worden. Straubing ; Cassian Betz ; 1733 ; [2] Bl., 314 S. 5000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Collection of plays:] Dodsley, Robert, The Toy-Shop, A Dramatick Satire [and 6 others].

      London: various publishers,, 1731–9. Octavo (200 x 120 mm). Recent panelled calf to style, top edge brown, original endpapers. Title page of The Universal Passion printed in red and black. With 2 engraved frontispieces. Boards slightly sprung, occasional foxing; an excellent copy. First editions of Achilles, The Universal Passion, Gustavus Vasa, Edward and Eleonora and The Tragedy of Tragedies, second edition of Woman's Revenge and the third edition of The Toy-Shop (full details below). A collection of seven plays, including four comedies, two tragedies and an opera, owned by the actor and playwright David Garrick (1717–1779), with his bookplate to the front pastedown. Garrick moved to London in 1737 and wrote his first play, Lethe, in 1740. With a contemporary handwritten list of contents to the first blank (not in Garrick's hand). The works include Fielding's Tragedy of Tragedies, a reworking of his scarce 1730 work Tom Thumb, and his only play to feature a frontispiece; which is after his friend, William Hogarth. This collection also includes Brooke's tragedy, Gustavus Vasa, which was the first play to be banned by the Licensing Act of 1737, and The Toy-Shop, a satirical farce by Robert Dodsley, with whom Garrick had correspondence in later years. Garrick had an extensive library "of play-texts which served both to enhance Drury Lane's repertory and to satisfy his bibliomania" (ODNB). In 1780 his estate bequeathed 1,300 individual and collected plays to the British Museum; which constituted 90 per cent of all English plays in the Museum until the arrival of King George III's Library in 1828. This work was not donated at that time however, with a note marking the purchase of the book during the sale of Garrick's library by "Mr Saunders in Fleet Street" on the 30 April 1823, to the second blank. a) Dodsley, Robert, The Toy-Shop, A Dramatick Satire, printed for Lawton Gilliver, 1735; b) [Fielding, H.] The Tragedy of Tragedies, J. Roberts, 1731; c) [Bullock, C.] Woman's Revenge: or, a Match in Newgate. J. Roberts, 1728; d) Gay, J. Achilles. for J. Watts, 1733; e) [Miller, J.] The Universal Passion. for J. Watts, 1737; f) Brooke, H. Gustavus Vasa. for Dodsley, 1739; g) Thomson, [J.] Edward and Eleonora. for the Author, 1739.

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        De Aortae polypo epistola medica. Edita ab illustrissimo viro Alexandro Knips-Macoppe.

      Brixiae : Sumptibus Caroli Gromi, 1731, (1), 88 pp., 1 Holstichvignette und 1 mehrfach gefalt. Kupfertafel, Pappband d.Zt. Vollständiger Titel: "De aortae polypo epistola medica Carolo Patino [...], qua ejusdem abditissimum morbum a Polypo arteriam magnam insidente dependere demonstratur, ac de ejus Natura, dignotione, et curatione disseritur Cum ejusdem Cadaveris historia Anatomica eventum comprobante. Edita ab Alexandro Knips-Macoppe."Alexander Knipps-Macoppe (1662-1748) "geboren zu Padua 1662, studirte in seiner Vaterstadt und in Venedig. Dann machte er im Gefolge eines Fürsten Franese die Feldzüge in Dalmatien und Spanien mit, ging später nach dem Tode des Fürsten zur Wiederaufnahme seiner Studien nach Holland, wo er in Leyden 1692 mit der "Diss. de aorte polypo" Dr. med wurde , nahm längere Zeit Aufenthalt in Paris und Montpellier und liess sich 1695 in seiner Vaterstadt nieder, wo er 1703 zum, Professor der medicinischen Botanik und zuletzt zum Lehrer der praktischen Medicin ernannt wurde. Er starb am 10. August 1748. Nicolas Scagnati berichtet in einer , Padua 174, publicirten Schrift über Knipps-Macoppe dass derselbe sich viel mit Studien über die arzneiliche Wirkung des Quecksilbers und der Mineralwässer von Albano beschäftigt habe. Ausser der oben citirten Dissertation besitzen wir noch eine Schrift von ihm "Pro emirica secta adversus theoriam medicam praelectio habita in Archilyceo Patavino, etc." (1716)." Pagel, Hirsch.-H. III, pp.558-559Alessandro Knips Macoppe (1662-1744), Professor of Practical Medicine in Padua, was an opponent of iatromechanism. Macoppe believed that it was useless to study and cure diseases in this mechanical sense and that it was enough to empirically observe natural history of diseases and the effects of therapies. Of note, Macoppe wrote a manual of "medical etiquette" that was widely diffused at his time and represented one of the first modern manuscripts about the topic.see - Berti T.,: Alessandro Knips Macoppe. Un farmacologo e clinico del '700 spregiudicato interprete della deontologia medica, Federazione medica 43 (1990), 1, pag. 12-18. Ongaro G.,: Alessandro Knips Macoppe in Professori e Scienziati a Padova nel settecento, pag. 465-467, Antilia, 2002 Ongaro G., Alessandro Knips Macoppe, in Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani, Roma, Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, pp. 749-753 Vedova G.,: Alessandro Knips Macoppe in De Tipaldo E.,: Biografia degli Italiani Illustri, Volume II, pag. 214-218Venezia: Tipografia di Alvisopoli, 1835

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        Notabilia venatoris oder Jagd- und Weidwercks-Anmerckungen / Von der Hohen und Niedern Jagd / darinnen Alle Geheimnisse der gantzen Jagd-Wissenschaft Aus eigener Erfahrung / und nach der Lehr-Art Herrn Johann Täntzers abgefasset worden.

      Nürnberg und Altdorff, Bey Johann Daniel Taubers seel. Erben 1731 - 30, 300 S., 4 Seiten Verlagsverzeichnis und 24 seitiges Register mit Holzschnitt-Schlußvignette, Beigegeben auf Seite 257-300: Siebenzig Geheime und bißhero meist verborgen gewesene Jäger-Künste / aus Noe Meurers Jagd- und Forst-Rechte. Welches An. 1618 zu Marpurg Durch Paul Egenolffen gedruckt worden. Nürnberg und Altdorff, Bey Johann Daniel Taubers seel. Erben 1731. Lindner 11.0745.09 ACHTUNG ABWESENHEIT! AUS BETRIEBLICHEN GRÜNDEN KANN IHRE BESTELLUNG ERST NACH DEM 25. AUGUST 2017 AUSGEFÜHRT WERDEN! DER NÄCHSTE VERSAND ERFOLGT VORAUSSICHTLICH AM MONTAG, DEN 28. AUGUST! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 260 8°, Halbleder der Zeit, Titel in rot und schwarz, Einband leicht berieben und bestoßen, Rücken stärker bestoßen und wurmspurig, Innengelenke leicht gelöst, die letzten Seiten vom Register lose), zeitgenössischer Name auf Titel, Titelblatt mit Einriss, Frontispiz fehlt, Ecken gering eselsohrig, hinterer Vorsatz mit handschriftlichen Eintragungen von alter Hand, Vorsatz mit montierten handschriftlicher Widmung von alter Hand, ansonsten innen weitgehend sauber, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dichiarazione piú copiosa della dottrina Cristiana ... Rome, [Propaganda Fide], 1770. With: (2) BORGIA, Stefano. Irsad li-ajl al-i'tiraf wa-tanawul al-qurban, ... [= Instructions for confession and communion][Rome, Propaganda Fide, 1770?]. Both works are set entirely in Arabic type. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo (18 x 12 cm). Grey laid paper wrappers (ca. 1823).

      Ad 1: De Backer & Sommervogel V, col. 1190; WorldCat (5 copies); Schnurrer 303; ad 2: De Backer & Sommervogel V, col. 1190 note; KVK & WorldCat (4 copies); Schnurrer 303 note. Ad 1: Third Arabic edition of the complete text of Bellarmino's immensely popular catechism. The catechism was translated into Arabic for the use of Catholic missionaries.Ad 2: Rare first and only edition of Stefano Borgia's Arabic instructions for confession and communion. Borgia (1731-1804) was appointed secretary of the Propaganda Fide in 1770, the year they published the third Arabic edition of Bellarmino's catechism. He added the present instructions, apparently intending them to be bound with the catechism.With two library stamps. Title-page slightly dirty, wrappers slightly damaged, otherwise in very good condition and wholly untrimmed. A major product of the Propaganda Fide's efforts to convert Arabic-speaking people in the 18th century, including the rare instructions for confession and communion.

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        New Improvements of Planting and Gardening both Philosophical and Practical...to which is added, that scarce and valuable Tract, intitled Herefordshire Orchards.

      

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        Die Gärtnerey, So wohl In ihrer Theorie oder Betrachtung, als Praxi oder Übung, Allwovon denen schönen Gärten, welche man nur insgemein die Lust-und Zierd-Gärten zu nennen pflegt, und welche aus Lust- und Laub-Stücken, Lust-Gebüschen und Wasen, oder Gras-Vertieffungen bestehen, ausführlich gehandelt wird, Wobey viele Grund-Risse und allgemeine Austheilungen der Gärten zu finden/ ingleichen neue Abrisse von Laubwerck, Lust-Hecken/ Gras-Vertieffungen/ Irr-Gärten/ Sälen/ bedeckten Gängen/ und Garten-Häusern von Nagelwerck/ Wällen/ Stiegen, Spring-Brunnen, Wasser-Fällen und andern Dingen, so zur Zierde und Ausschmückung der Gärten dienen.

      Augsburg, Andreas Pfeffel. 1731 - 19 cm. Doppelseitiger Titel, Frontispiz, 6 Bll., 368 (2) S. mit einigen geschnittenen Kartuschen und38 teils (mehrfach) gefalteten Kupferstichen. Neues Halbleder (Hardcover), Fadenheftung. Gut. Durchgängig feuchtigkeitsfleckig. Am unteren Rand teils stärker und mit Materialverlust durch Fraß außerhalb Text und Abbildungen. Dort wo erforderlich fachmännisch mit Japanpapier stabilisiert. Bibliotheca Hortensis ; Bd.1. Beschrieben von Herrn Alexandro Blond. Und aus dem Frantzösischen ins Teutsche übersetzt durch Franz Anton Danreitter/ Hoch-Fürstl. Saltzburgischen Garten-Inspector und Cammer-Diener. 1709 erstmals anonym erschienen, wurde im Titel des dritten Drucks der seinerzeit berühmte (Garten)Architekt Alexandre LeBlond als Urheber genannt, der wesentlich zur Verbreitung des französischen Gartenstils im Ausland beitrug und unter anderem das Schloß Peterhof in St. Petersburg schuf. Erst in späteren Auflagen wird der tatsächliche Autor, Antoine Josephe Dezallier d'Argenville genannt, der wohl bei Le Blond Malunterricht genommen hatte. Während sich die Forschung weitgehend einig ist, dass Teile der Kupferstiche auf Le Blond zurückgehen, so ist umstritten, ob er auch an der Gesamtkonzeption dieses bedeutenden Gartenbuches mitwirkte. Das Frontispiz zeigt ein glorifizierendes Portrait von Danreitters Arbeitgeber, des Fürstbischofs von Salzburg. Gegenüber dem französischen Original "La Théorie et la Pratique." ist die deutsche Ausgabe im Format um die Hälfte verkleinert. Dennoch zeigt die wertvolle Ausstattung mit 38 fein gearbeiteten Kupfern den Wert der Gartenkunst zur Zeit des Erscheinens. Marie Luise Gothein widmet dem Buch allein 3 Seiten in ihrer "Geschichte der Gartenkunst", vermutet aber eher Le Blond als Autor: "Niemals wieder hat ein Buch mit so klarer faßlicher Sicherheit das Wesen eines Stiles in Lehrsätze umgegossen." Auf ihre Anmerkung, dass es den Nutzgarten etwas überheblich nur am Rande erwähnt, ist unsererseits zu bemerken, dass jenes Thema seit Erscheinens des Epoche machenden Werkes von La Quintinie "Instruction pour les Jardins fruitiers et potagers" (1.Aufl. 1690) umfassend bearbeitet war. Hans Formitti hat die Planungsrichtlinien d'Argenvilles analysiert und betont ".wie sehr ein solches Planungssystem heute für die Erforschung, Erhaltung und Dokumentation von architektonischen Gärten nutzbar ist." (Wien, 1981). Eines der wichtigsten und stilprägenden Gartenbücher des 18. Jahrhunderts, das bis 1771 viele Auflagen ( später unter dem Titel "Herrn Le Blonds neu eröfnete Gärtner-Akademie.") erlebte. [so wohl LeBlond Gärtnerei] Dochnahl 19 Wimmer/Lauterbach 248. Bitte beachten Sie, dass die angegebenen Versandkosten nur für Sendungen bis zu einem Gesamtgewicht von 1 Kg gelten. Bei schwereren Sendungen betragen die Versandkosten innerhalb Deutschands € 5,00. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nieuwe Kaart van Arabia.

      Amsterdam, J. Keizer, 1731. - Hand-coloured engraved map (355 x 290 mm). Matted. Striking full color example of Tirion's detailed map. The map is highly detailed, including a number of the major roads and caravan routes, including those leading to Mekka and Medina. Two monument-style cartouches contain the title at upper right and three distance scales opposite. "This map shows a great advance on the others by showing the true extent of Turkish power. It has a curious mountain system, dividing the Peninsula into smaller regions" (Tibbets). Altough it is mainly based on Delisle's map through de Fer, the map contains much original data. - Very well preserved. Tibbetts 250. Al Ankary p. 330. Al-Qasimi 160.

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        Collection of plays:] Dodsley, Robert, The Toy-Shop, A Dramatick Satire [and 6 others].

      London: various publishers, 1731–9 - Octavo (200 x 120 mm). Recent panelled calf to style, top edge brown, original endpapers. Boards slightly sprung, occasional foxing; an excellent copy. Title page of The Universal Passion printed in red and black. With 2 engraved frontispieces. First editions of Achilles, The Universal Passion, Gustavus Vasa, Edward and Eleonora and The Tragedy of Tragedies, second edition of Woman's Revenge and the third edition of The Toy-Shop (full details below). A collection of seven plays, including four comedies, two tragedies and an opera, owned by the actor and playwright David Garrick (1717–1779), with his bookplate to the front pastedown. Garrick moved to London in 1737 and wrote his first play, Lethe, in 1740. With a contemporary handwritten list of contents to the first blank, not in Garrick's hand. The works include Fielding's Tragedy of Tragedies, a reworking of his scarce 1730 work Tom Thumb, and his only play to feature a frontispiece; which is after his friend, William Hogarth. This collection also includes Brooke's tragedy, Gustavus Vasa, which was the first play to be banned by the Licensing Act of 1737, and The Toy-Shop, a satirical farce by Robert Dodsley, with whom Garrick had correspondence in later years. Garrick had an extensive library "of play-texts which served both to enhance Drury Lane's repertory and to satisfy his bibliomania" (ODNB). In 1780 his estate bequeathed 1,300 individual and collected plays to the British Museum; which constituted 90 per cent of all English plays in the Museum until the arrival of King George III's Library in 1828. This work was not donated at that time however, with a note marking the purchase of the book during the sale of Garrick's library by "Mr Saunders in Fleet Street" on the 30 April 1823, to the second blank. a) Dodsley, Robert, The Toy-Shop, A Dramatick Satire, printed for Lawton Gilliver, 1735; b) [Fielding, H.] The Tragedy of Tragedies, J. Roberts, 1731; c) [Bullock, C.] Woman's Revenge: or, a Match in Newgate. J. Roberts, 1728; d) Gay, J. Achilles. for J. Watts, 1733; e) [Miller, J.] The Universal Passion. for J. Watts, 1737; f) Brooke, H. Gustavus Vasa. for Dodsley, 1739; g) Thomson, [J.] Edward and Eleonora. for the Author, 1739. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Houtsne Figuren

      Haarlem: Izaak Enschedé, 1731. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. 4to in 8s (240 x 190 mm). Wood-engraved title (incorporating a portrait of Laurens Jansz. Koster) and 58 small wood engravings. Original blue wrappers; cloth slipcase. Provenance: Bibliothek Wünsch (label on front wrapper); Joseph Wünsch (1964 bookplate); acquired in 1985. A very rare edition containing a collection of 58 woodcuts published by Izaak Enschedé after Ostade's drawings and engraved by Izaak van der Vinne. These blocks were acquired by Izaak Enschedé when he purchased the contents of the printing firm of Christiaan Vermey of Leiden in 1724. The Haarlem printing house of Enschedé was founded by Isaac Enschedé, who registered with the guild of the booksellers of Haarlem in 1703. He published many popular prints, including XXXVI. aartige figuuren, geinventeert door Izaak van Ostade tot Haarlem. J. Enschede Excudit, a series of thirty-six numbered woodcuts showing mythical figures with human and bestial grotesque features. These woodcuts were first published by Isaak Enschedé in 1730, printed on a single sheet, and republished by him the following year. Many of these same blocks were used in the present collection, expanded with additional woodcuts from unidentified artists and adding a new woodcut title-page. Its imposition suggests that it too was produced from multiple woodcuts printed on single sheets. Izaak van der Vinne was born in Haarlem in 1665, and employed as an engraver and publisher until his death in 1740. Beyond the 36 woodblocks used in the XXXVI aartige figuuren, the publishing house Enschedé was also in possession of another forty eight woodblocks engraved by Van der Vinne. The subjects of these blocks contain a variety of animals and characters and seasons of the year typically depicted in the popular prints of the time, and some of these were incorporated into this collection. Many of the subjects collected in this edition (including 12 Gobbi) were clearly derived from Callot's "Grotesque Dwarves," his famous series of etchings which first appeared in 1616.

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        De zeden der wilden van Amerika, 2 delen in 1 band, , 216, , G. v.d. Poel, 1731.

      Folio, (6)+36+(18)+555 pag. Geheel leren band (1 scharnier gebroken, 1 scharnier zwak, rug aan boven en onder zijde iets beschadigd). Geillustreerd met frontispice, kaart van Amerika en 41 gravures. Compleet exemplaar, helaas in beschadigde band. B0402.

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        Crimineele advysen, door verscheide voornaeme Nederlandsche rechtsgeleerden over gewichtige gevallen. In 't licht gegeeven met een voorafgaend vertoog over de plicht van een adviseur in crimineele zaeken, mitsgaders de bestaenbaerheid der doodstraffen. Amsterdam, H. Gartman, 1778.

      4°, gebonden in halfleer, 32+422 pag. (voorste scharnier gebroken). C1281."Dekkers pag. 9; Roberts pag. 45. Jeronymus (of Hieronymus) Matthaeus Barels (1731-na 1791) was advocaat te Amsterdam en deelt in dit werk 71 juridische adviezen mee. Geen van deze adviezen is van hem zelf, veel zijn aangeleverd door zijn vriend mr. J.J. van Hasselt (1717-1783). Waarschijnlijk4, 398, en daarom veel zaken zich af in het Gelderse. Van de meeste zaken worden de namen van partijen voluit vermeld."

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        The Life of Mahomet. Translated from the French Original written by the Count of BOULAINVILLIERS, Author of the Present State of France, and of the Historical Memoirs thereto subjoined.

      Printed for W. Hinchcliffe at Dryden's-Head under the Royal-Exchange. London 8vo 1731 - pp. (viii), viii, 400. Contemporary calf, rebacked using the original label, the corners repaired and some old scratches and patches to the covers, one leaf with a paper flaw to the lower corner not affecting the text, a couple of inserted cuttings have left a little browning between the leaves, eleven leaves with a marginal worm track, one leaf with an old ink mark in the lower margin part of which has been cut away [not affecting text], despite all of which, the text is clean and bright, and overall a good copy.

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        A New Survey of England

      London - Printed for J. Walthoe 1731 - Ascarce early edition of Salmon's Survey of EnglandScarcesecondeditionComplete in eleven parts with all title pages. First title page states two volumes though the binder has here bound all the parts together in one volume. Bound in full vellum with blind embossed detailArmorial nameplate belonging to Geoffrey C. Hobbs to the front pastedownNathanael Salmon(16751742) was a historian and antiquary. His first two books (both 1726), which dealt with Roman antiquities to the north and east of London, were expanded into A New Survey of England, wherein the Defects of Camden are Supplied (11 parts, 17289), reissued with new title-pages in two volumes in 1731. Meanwhile he had been working on The History of Hertfordshire, describing the county and its ancient monuments, particularly the Roman (1728). This has been depreciated as merely an abridgement and continuation of Sir Henry Chauncy's Historical Antiquities of Hertfordshire (1700), but it was probably based on unpublished material left by Chauncy, augmented by Salmon's own research. Salmon's Lives of the English Bishops from the Restoration to the Revolution was published anonymously in three parts (17313), and reissued in 1733; it contains seventy-four biographies. His Antiquities of Surrey (1736) concentrates on Roman antiquities, adding some material overlooked by John Aubrey and Richard Rawlinson in their history of the county (1718). (Oxford Dictionary of National Biography)Condition: The binding is firm. There is some wear to the extremities including discolouration, bumping and some loss to the spine panel. The rear inner hinge has failed and the front inner hinge is strained. Internally the pzages are generally bright and clean and crispwith onlyoccasional mild spots. There is a small inkprivate library shelf number to the front free end paper. There is a 4 closed tear to the pull out map as shown. Overall the condition of the book is good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE TASTE OF THE TOWN or a GUIDE to ALL PUBLIC DIVERSIONS.

      London : Printed, and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1731... viz. 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. VII. 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 reissue of the 1728 edition of The Touch-stone, with a new title-page in red and black, 1731. Small 8vo bound in sixes, approximately 160 x 100 mm, 6¼ x 4 inches, pages: xxviii, 1-237, [1] last page blank, Epistle dedicatory signed: A. Primcock, i.e. James Ralph, head- and tailpieces and decorated initials, bound in full panelled calf. Binding rubbed and scuffed, upper hinges rubbed and beginning to crack, covers still securely attached, slight loss of leather at foot of spine, small repair to lower corner of upper cover, tips of corners worn with board just showing, shelf wear to edges, small track of worming affecting the title page and prelims, no loss of text and mostly affecting margins, from page 5-48 a very tiny pin hole to margins hardly noticeable, small neat repair to worming on blank side of title page, light turning creases to top corner of pages, pale browning to edges of pastedowns and following endpapers, occasional pale foxing and tiny mark, small nick to bottom of 1 margin, otherwise a very good clean copy. ESTC T140547. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        \"Herbipolis - Würtzburg\". Gesamtansicht von Norden, rechts Marienburg.

       Kupferstich von J.Chr. Leopold, 1731, 18 x 28,5 cm. Katalog des Mainfränkisches Museum Bd. 3, Nr. 38; Brod/Mälzer 35. - Im unteren Rand mit Wappen und gestochenen Erklärungen. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Franken

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        STRAORDINARIO CAMPIONARIO SETTECENTESCO DI CARTA DECORATA, STAMPATA A COLORI

      Otto parti in un volume in folio (mm. 285x202). Cc. non numerate 5, 5, 8, 5 (di cui l'ultima bianca), 8, 8, 6 (di cui l'ultima bianca), 7 (di cui l'ultima bianca), compresi gli 8 titoli di sezione. I campioni, disposti su due colonne, sono numerati a mano all'interno di ogni sezione e sottocategoria. I titoli sono stampati entro una bordura xilografica. La stessa bordura è replicata a mano nelle carte contenenti i campioni. I titoli correnti sono stampati su delle stringhe di carta applicate in alto. I campioni sono incollati sulla carta (quelli colorati da entrambe i lati sono incollati solo sul margine). Cucito ma privo di legatura. Prima ed ultima carta in parte staccate, qualche lieve traccia d'uso, ma nel complesso ottimamente conservato. Straordinario campionario di carte decorate, stampate a colori, contenente 1205 campioni di diverso tipo e stile, "adamascate, a drapo, alla brochure, a colori lisci, a radica naturale, a radica tinta, a finto sasso, a legno venato, sbruffata, a macchia di leopardo, a pelle venata, a pelle variegata, tartaruga, macchia grande a pelle, sgrinate, stampate in forma leona sopraffina, stampate sopraffine in carta di forma comune vellina, stampate sopraffine in fondo colorato, a legno sopraffino venato, a macchia di legno e venato al naturale, a radica di legno, a tralucchi sopraffina, colorate da due parti per fiori, a drapo operato, a tul ricamato, a pizzo con ricamo, marmoreggiato, con cola a pieno lustro, a porfido sopraffino, a marmo semplice al naturale, sagrinate a gouffre in diversi colori", ecc. Le carte decorate avevano all'epoca molteplici usi: venivano usate per rilegare i libri, per avvolgere i mazzi di fiori, per il retro delle carte da gioco, per le pareti delle case, per rivestire mobili e scatole, ecc. Carlo Vittorio Bertinazzi (1731-1801), originario di Torino, verso la metà del Settecento raggiunse a Parigi lo zio Carlo Antonio Bertinazzi detto Carlino (1710-1783), che era nella capitale francese dal 1741 ed era ormai diventato una celebrità come attore della Commedia dell'arte nelle vesti di Arlecchino. A Parigi Carlo Vittorio apprese l'arte della tipografia e, soprattutto, una novità d'oltralpe, allora molto in viga, quella dei papiers peints. Nel 1760 si registra per la prima volta la sua presenza a Bologna nella bottega di Via Venezia 1749-1750 (oggi Caduti di Cefalonia, 3-5), dove sarebbe rimasto tutta la vita. è quindi presumibile che l'inizio della sua attività di stampatore debba porsi in quell'anno. "La piccola arte del dipingere le carte a fiori, a drappo, a marmo e in tutte le fogge "alla francese' porta infatti a Bologna un'abilità fino ad allora ignorata, proprio negli anni in cui l'illusione di una bellezza altrimenti inaccessibile segna l'età d'oro del papier peint in Europa. Inserendosi nella produzione italiana vasta ed articolata di questo settore, la bottega Bertinazzi replica le novità che giungono d'oltralpe, ovvero carte decorate di ogni tipo, marmorizzate, dorate, goffrate, silografate, a colla... A differenza dei legni incisi desinati alla stampa dei tessuti, le dimensioni delle matrici destinate ai papiers peints poco alla volta si uniformano, fino a fissarsi in forme quadrate con lati di 50 cm. Poiché è sufficiente la semplice pressione manuale per stampare i colori sulla carta, si introduce dapprima il mazzuolo usato per le indiane e in seguito la pressa. Dotata di una leva fissata alla tavola generalmente lunga m 2,50, essa permette di modulare la pressione secondo il punto in cui si esercita la spinta, più debole per i dettagli e più forte per l'intera superficie decorata. Al numero dei colori previsti corrisponde il numero delle matrici incise, utilizzate una alla volta dopo essersi asciugato il colore precedente... La produzione bolognese di carte decorate realizzata con "stampi e torchi" nella bottega di strada Venezia adotta la tecnica dei colori a tempera mescolati con colla di pelle di coniglio, ritagli di cuoio e gesso in polvere, avvalorando l'ipotesi che fra i molti usi ricordati dagli assunti d'Arti nel 1781 fosse compreso il rivestimento delle pareti" (G.P. Tomasina, "All'uso di Francia" dalla moda all'industria. Carte decorate, papier peint e tessile stampato nel sec. XVIII: la Bottega Bertinazzi (Bologna 1760-1896), Bologna, 2001, pp. 150-151). Alla sua morte, nel 1801, Carlo Bertinazzi lascia l'attività in mano al nipote Carlo Bruera, che la porterà avanti, adeguandosi ai cambiamenti di gusto dei decenni successivi, fino alla metà del XIX secolo. Sul Bertinazzi si veda anche M. Kopylov, Papiers dominotés italiens: un univers de couleurs, de fantaisie et d'invention, 1750-1850, Paris, 2012. A parte alcuni campioni sparsi di carta che si conservano presso i Musei Civici di Modena (vedi M. Giani, Musei Civici di Modena. Carte decorate, Modena, 1993) e presso la Raccolta Bertarelli di Milano (vedi A. Milano e E. Villani, Raccolta Bertarelli. Carte colorate, Milano, 1989), l'unica sostanziale testimonianza dell'attività della bottega Bertinazzi era fino ad oggi un campionario acefalo, ma unanimemente attribuito a detta bottega, che si conserva presso la Biblioteca Poletti di Modena. Detto campionario, datato agli inizi dell'attività del Bertinazzi, non presenta alcun titolo ed è composto da sole 31 pagine recanti 348 campioni. Il confronto con il presente campionario rivela, tuttavia, una grande affinità di impaginazione e disposizione dei campioni, nonché una notevole somiglianza dei campioni stessi. Il presente campionario permette quindi non solo di confermare l'attribuzione del campionario conservato presso la Biblioteca Poletti, ma anche di approfondire enormemente la conoscenza della produzione di papiers peints di questa ditta bolognese del secondo Settecento. Infine, pare potersi affermare che, mentre il presente campionario è completo, quello della Biblioteca Poletti è forse solamente uno spezzone di un campionario più vasto. Il Prof. Pietro Baraldi del Dipartimento di Chimica dell'Università di Modena, insieme ai colleghi Maurizio Aceto e Paolo Zannini, ha recentemente sottoposto il presente campionario ad alcune analisi non invasive, su una scelta di frammenti, mediante la tecnica FORS (Fiber optics Reflectance Spectroscopy), la Fluorescenza di raggi X (XRF) e la microscopia Raman (μR). I risultati delle analisi sui colori confermano la datazione del campionario tra la fine del XVIII e l'inizio del XIX secolo, per la presenza di colori entrati in uso in quel periodo di tempo. Lo studio del Prof. Baraldi è disponibile su richiesta. Il bene è vincolato, in quanto ritenuto di interesse nazionale. .

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        THESAURUS NUMMORUM SUEO-GOTHICORUM

      Holmiae (Stockholm): Joh. Laur. Horrn. Very Good. 1731. Hardcover. Engraved Plates; Very good, in worn 19th century red half morocco. Best edition of the great work on Scandinavian numismatics (rare first edition was 1691) -- with 1780 bibliography at end. Illustrated by Engraved plates of coins. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. .

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        IMAGES DES HÉROS ET DES GRANDS HOMMES DE L'ANTIQUITÉ. Dessinées sur des Médailles, des Pierres antiques & autres anciens Monumens [Monuments], Par Jean-Ange Canini. Gravées par Picart le Romain &c. Avec les observations de Jean-Ange & Marc-Antoine Canini, données en Italien sur ces Images, diverses Remarques du Traducteur, & le Texte original à côté de la Traduction

      - Amsterdam, B. Picart & J.F. Berard, 1731. 1 vol. in-4: 21 x 26 cm. Frontispice, X pp. de titre, épître et préface, [1] pl. grav., 376 pp. de texte en français et italien, avec 105 pl. grav. notées I à CV en regard des textes, [1] p. de table, et [10] pl. grav. en fin de vol. notées CVI à CXV. Édition originale de la traduction française. Avec la vignette de B. Picart sur la page de titre. Bien complet des 115 gravures à pleine page, de la gravure à pleine page en fin de préface et du frontispice, le portrait d'Etienne Picart, dessiné par lui-même en 1715 et gravé par son fils en 1730. En-têtes et lettrines gravées sur bois. Belle reliure de l'époque en veau moucheté. Dos à cinq nerfs avec pièce de titre en maroquin rouge et entrenerfs ornés de fers et fleurons dorés. Triple encadrements à froid des plats. Double filets sur les coupes. Tranches rouges. Gardes de papier marbré. Léger travail de vers aux mors de pied, sans conséquence; intérieur propre, gravures fraîches. Bel exemplaire. Le texte original italien et les gravures ont été publiés à Rome, en 1669, au format in-folio. Les 61 premières planches, et leur explication, sont de Giovanni Angelo Canini (1609-1666); les 54 dernières, de Marc-Antoine Canini, son frère. Elles ont été gravées à Rome par Etienne Picart (1632-1721), dit Le Romain, Guillaume Vallet et quelques-unes encore par Joseph Testana. Il a fallu attendre plus de 60 ans (les planches sont restées séquestrées) pour qu'une nouvelle édition ait lieu. La traduction et les remarques historiques et géographies sont entièrement nouvelles et sont l'œuvre de Chevrières. Cette édition n'a pas repris, ni traduit les 10 derniers textes, relatifs aux portraits (CVI à CXV), mais a toutefois reproduit les gravures. (Journal Littéraire: Année 1731, Tome XVIII, pp. 226-228 / Barbier, II, 8535 / Fontenai, Dictionnaire des artistes, 1774, I, 331) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        New vollkommen Kräuter-Buch, mit schönen und künstlichen Figuren aller Gewächs der Bäumen, Stauden und Kräutern, so in Teutschen und Welschen Landen, auch in Hispanien, Ost- und West-Indien oder in der Neuen Welt wachsen.

      Johann Ludwig König,, Basel, 1731 - Herausgegeben von Caspar und Hieronymus Bauhin. 3 Teile in einem Band. Folio 37 x 24,5 cm. 6 Blatt, 663 Seiten, 2 Blatt, Seiten 665-1529, 48 Blatt Register. Mit breiter gestochener Titelbordüre und über 2400 Pflanzenholzschnitten im Text (mit den Holzschnitten der ersten Ausgabe). Erstlichen durch C. Bauhinum. gebessert, zum Andern durch H. Bauhinum. vermehrt. Nun zum vierdten mahl aufs fleißigst übersehen (u.) verbessert. - Jacobus Theodorus, genannt Tabernaemontanus, geboren zwischen 1520 und 1530 zu Bergzabern in der Pfalz, gestorben 1590 zu Heidelberg, einer der "deutschen Väter der Botanik", Arzt, Apotheker und Schüler von Brunfels und Bock. Er war Leibarzt unter dem Grafen von Nassau zu Saarbrücken, dem Bischof Marquard zu Speyer und bei Kurfürst Johann Casimir in Heidelberg. Seine bedeutensten literarischen Leistungen lagen auf botanischem Gebiete. Die Früchte eines vieljährigen Studiums und regen Sammelfleißes birgt ein groß angelegtes Kräuterbuch zur Identifikation von Pflanzen und deren medizinischer Anwendung. Ganz in der üblichen Weise der Kräuterbücher seiner Zeit abgefasst, zeichnet sich das Werk durch gelungene Holzschnitte und treffende Beschreibungen aus (ADB). Große Bedeutung hat sein Werk durch seine Systematik, sie zeigt Ansätze zur Klassifizierung der einzelnen Pflanzen in Familien. Weiterhin finden sich ausführliche Angaben zur Nomenklatur (Register in 10 verschiedenen Sprachen), die auch die volkstümlichen Benennungen enthalten. Die Abbildungen zeigen die ganze Pflanze relativ plastisch schraffiert (weshalb eine Kolorierung nicht erforderlich war) und nehmen mehr Rücksicht auf botanische Besonderheiten als das bei früheren Autoren der Fall gewesen ist. Es finden sich zahlreiche genaue Angaben zu Rezepturen, Dosierungen sowie zu Anbau und Kultivierung der jeweiligen Pflanzen. Das erste Werk erschien 1588 in Frankfurt bei Nicolaus Basse; 1591 folgte der zweite Teil. Der von Braun, Frankfurt, herausgegebene Teil II erschien erst nach Tabernaemontanus Tod. Dieses riesige Werk hatte anfangs keinen verlegerischen Erfolg. Erst durch die Überarbeitung durch den berühmten Botaniker Kaspar Bauhinus erlebte es einen großen Erfolg (1613 erschienen bei Nikolaus Hoffmann) und konnte mehrmals nachgedruckt werden (1625, 1664, 1687 und zum letzten mal 1731) (Heilmann). - Kräuterbuch. Gerne sende ich Ihnen auf Anfrage ein Bild des Buches/der Bücher. A picture of this book is available on request by email. 5000 g. Einband sehr gut, Seiten stellenweise gebräunt oder etwas braunfleckig, letzte Blatt des Registers mit vereinzelten Wurmspuren, erster Titel mit Bordüre mit kleinen Hinterlegungen im Rand, insgesamt ein festes und vollständiges Exemplar in guter Erhaltung Neuer Halblederband im Stil der Zeit auf Bünden mit Lederecken, Rückenschild im Leinen-Schuber. Letzte Ausgabe des berühmten Kräuterbuches. -.

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        La bibliotheque des prédicateurs, qui contient les principaux sujets de la morale chrétienne.

      Lyon, France: Chez les Freres Bruyset, 1731-1734. Hardcover. Very good. First 8 vols. of a 22-vol. set. Tome Premier: 4th ed. xix, 710, [20]p; Tome Second: 723, [21]p; Tome Troisieme: 3rd ed. 734, [22]p; Tome Quatriéme: 3rd ed. 613, [21]p; Tome Cinquiéme: 3rd ed. 616, [20]p; Tome Sixiéme: 3rd ed. 745, [23]p; Tome Seitéme: 3rd ed. 730, [26]p, Tome Huitiéme: 3rd ed. 749, [27]p. 26 cm full leather bindings with raised bands and gilt on spines. Ex-library with small library labels affixed to lower corners of the front pastedown endpapers and red stamping in upper corners of front endpapers. Bindings show wear from age and use with bumped and torn corners, some soiling, fading to gilt on spine, and tears in the leather, particularly along volume hinges near headcaps and tails. Some browning to pages and waterstaining, mostly near endpapers and early and late quires. Leather cracked along hinge of vols. 2, 6 & 7 but binding remains secure. Pages, for the most part, clean with clear text throughout. French language text. A mix of 3rd and 4th edition volumes as indicated above. Sold "as-is" and subject to additional shipping charges due to weight. Vincent Houdry (1631-1729) was a preacher, ascetic writer, and member of the Society of Jesus in Paris. These volumes, written between 1696-1702, are the first 8 volumes of a work that comprised 22 volumes, and a 23rd which was a carefully assembled index for the entire work. Considered a homiletic work, La bibliotheque des pré dicateurs, is intended as background material for the composition of sermons. However, it now represents a significant historical work of Catholic theology.

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        Sueciæ historia pragmatica quæ vulgò jus publicum dicitur è traditionibus historicis, legibus non scriptis & scriptis antiquis & recentioribus, provincialibus & communibus, tum pactis conventis, decretis somitialibus, statuis, edictis & mandatis. /./.

      - Stockholm, Hartw. Gercken, 1731. 4:o. (8),+ 80, 73-776, 769-820,+ (4) s. Enstaka samtida understrykningar, och enstaka lätta fläckar. Sammanbunden med: (WILDE, Jacob.) Von dem Nutzen und Zweck der so genanten Pragmatischen oder Staats-Historie nebst der wahren Idée und Inhalt derjenigen die von dem Königreiche Schweden zum theil A. 1731. in Stockholm ausgekommen und einer Uberzeugung des Auctoris der teutschen, schweitzerischen und nordischen Bibliotheque von der falschen Idée welche Er in seinem unrichtigen Auszug A. 1732 davon gegeben. Utan ort, (1733). 4:o. (44) s. Mycket välbevarat samtida skinnband, rikt guldornerad rygg med upphöjda bind och röd titeletikett, röda stänksnitt. Fint exemplar ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. Warmholtz 6714 med not. Första upplagan av Wildes huvudarbete, i tryckvarianten med hopp i pagineringen och slutpaginering på sid. 820. Det andra arbete är en försvarsskrift av Wilde gentemot en negativ recension av Historia pragmatica i Bibliotheque Germanique. Jacob Wilde (1679-1755) blev rikshistoriograf 1719, och han förblev så till sin död. Arbetet med ?Sueciæ historia pragmatica påbörjades redan 1721, och det är det första försöket i den svenska statsrättens historia. Det avlutande partiet översattes till svenska av Mathias Benzel och utgavs 1742 under titeln: ?Det så kallade oinskränkta enwäldet som kon. Carl XI anno 1680 wordit uppdragit emot ogrundade ryckten förswaradt och i sitt retta lius framstäldt?, medan inledningen och forntidens historia översattes och utgavs av sonen Anders Wilde 1749.

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        Dichiarazione piú copiosa della dottrina Cristiana ... Rome, [Propaganda Fide], 1770. With: (2) BORGIA, Stefano. Irsad li-ajl al-i'tiraf wa-tanawul al-qurban, ... [= Instructions for confession and communion][Rome, Propaganda Fide, 1770?]. Both works are set entirely in Arabic type. 2 works in 1 volume. 8vo (18 x 12 cm). Grey laid paper wrappers (ca. 1823).

      Ad 1: De Backer & Sommervogel V, col. 1190; WorldCat (5 copies); Schnurrer 303; ad 2: De Backer & Sommervogel V, col. 1190 note; KVK & WorldCat (4 copies); Schnurrer 303 note. Ad 1: Third Arabic edition of the complete text of Bellarmino's immensely popular catechism. The catechism was translated into Arabic for the use of Catholic missionaries.Ad 2: Rare first and only edition of Stefano Borgia's Arabic instructions for confession and communion. Borgia (1731-1804) was appointed secretary of the Propaganda Fide in 1770, the year they published the third Arabic edition of Bellarmino's catechism. He added the present instructions, apparently intending them to be bound with the catechism.With two library stamps. Title-page slightly dirty, wrappers slightly damaged, otherwise in very good condition and wholly untrimmed. A major product of the Propaganda Fide's efforts to convert Arabic-speaking people in the 18th century, including the rare instructions for confession and communion.

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        Les vendanges de Bretigni, Nouvelle Galante & Bachique. (RELIURE AUX ARMES DE LA MARQUISE DE POMPADOUR).

      - Paris, Pissot, Crevier, Knapen, 1731. In-12, plein veau marbré de l'époque, dos lisse orné de compartiments fleuronnés et cloisonnés, triple filet d’encadrement sur les plats, armes de la marquise de Pompadour dorées au centre des plats, pièce de titre de maroquin bordeaux, filets sur les coupes, tranches rouges, (2), 91, (3) p. Edition originale et unique. Un voyageur en route vers Paris, est arrêté par hasard à Brétigny au moment des vendanges: récolte, banquets incomparables et agapes, mais aussi rencontres et confusions amoureuses qui se solderont par trois mariages, le tout ponctué de chansons et d’intermèdes rimés dont les textes parsèment le récit. Un unique exemplaire cet ouvrage est recensé dans les bibliothèques en ligne dans le monde (WorldCat): celui de la BnF. (Conlon, 31:584. ‘France littéraire’, V, 636. F. Weil, n° 636). Provenances : la marquise de Pompadour, avec ses armes dorées au centre des plats. (‘Catalogue de la bibliothèque de feue madame la Marquise de Pompadour’, Paris 1765, n°2075. OHR, pl. 2399, fer n° 4). Le président Crozat de Tugny Joseph-Antoine Crozat (1696-1751), avec son ex-libris manuscrit "Ex bibliotheca de Crozat" au verso du feuillet de titre. ('Catalogue des livres de M. le président Crozat de Tugny', 1751, n° 2678). Fils d'un richissime financier ami du Régent, il fit une carrière parlementaire et réunit une des plus vastes collections de tableaux de son temps ainsi qu’une importante bibliothèque dispersée aux enchères à sa mort en 1751. La marquise de Pompadour, qui connaissait Crozat depuis l'enfance et l'avait fréquemment invité dans son château d'Étioles, fit de nombreuses acquisitions lors des ventes de ses collections. C'est elle qui avait financé l'achèvement en 1742 du célèbre recueil d'estampes dit "Recueil Crozat", initié en 1731 par Pierre Crozat, père de Joseph-Antoine. Enfin Philippe Bédigis, professeur d’écriture et bibliophile avec son ex-libris calligraphié à la date de 1788. Sa collection fut vendue en 1850. Quelques piqûres. Petites traces de restauration. Bel exemplaire, très bien conservé. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Befestigungsgrundriß, "Plan du Project avec les nouveaux ouvrages pour fortifier le Fort de KEHL aprouve du Conseil Aulique de Guerre de sa Majeste Imperiale et Catholique Ao 1731.".

      - aquarellierter Manuskriptplan v. R.C. Tilger, dat. 1731, 49 x 70,5 Rudolf Christian Tilger war ein wohl aus Regensburg stammender Ingenieur, er verfasste im Auftrag des Hofkriegsrates ("Conseil aulique de guerre") den hier vorliegenden Plan über den Ausbau der Festung Kehl. Der gegenüber von Straßburg gelegene Brückenkopf wurde zum Schutz der Rheinbrücke erstmals im Dreißigjährigen Krieg befestigt und in den Jahren danach unter anderem von Vauban zu einer der größten Festungen Europas ausgebaut. Durch den Friedensvertrag von Rijswijk kam Kehl ebenso wie die Festung Philippsburg zum Heiligen Römischen Reich. Am Vorabend des Polnischen Thronfolgekriegs gab es Pläne beide Festungen ausbauen zu lassen (ein Plan Tilgers von Philippsburg findet sich im Atlas Frederiks V in der königlichen Bibliothek in Kopenhagen), zur Ausführung gelangten die Pläne jedoch nicht; etwas fleckig, kleinere Randläsuren, in Summe von guter Erhaltung.

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        Dissertations sur le cèdre du Liban, le platane et le cytise, arbres très-intéressants, et qui méritent d'être cultivés en France. Seconde edition. Paris, for Madame Buc'hoz, 1806. 8vo. Modern boards.

      Arnold Arboretum, p. 121; Colin, l'Oeuvre De Buc'hoz, p. 8; WorldCat (2 copies); not in BMC NH; Pritzel. Second revised edition of a surprisingly rare treatise promoting the cultivation of foreign trees in France, by the well-known French naturalist Pierre Joseph Buchoz (1731-1807). Treating the sycamore, the Lebanese cedar, the laburnum, the larch, the cypress, the tree of life and the Japanese walnut tree. First published in 1804.With the bookplate of Comte Goblet d'Aviella. Title-page slightly soiled, dampstain in right upper corner and some pencil stripes. Reasonable copy.

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        Plate 84 - Dionoea Muscipula Linn. L'Attrape mouche (flytrap)

      Pierre Joseph Buchoz (1731-1807)Illustrated plate from Les Dons Merveilleux et Diversement Coloriés de la Nature dans Le Règne VègètaleParis, 1779-1783Hand-colored copperplate engravingSheet size: 18 ½? x 11 ¼?Pierre Joseph Buchoz (also spelled Buc'hoz) was a French lawyer, physician, botanist and naturalist and was very interested in the medicinal virtues of various plants. He was also a prolific author of botanical books in the latter half of the 18th century. Born in Metz (France), Buchoz was meant for a career in law, but soon turned to medicine, and was appointed as the physician to King Stanislaus of Poland when he was 28. Accused of not fulfilling his duties, Buchoz quit, and devoted his energies to the study of botany, medicine, economics and mineralogy, eventually publishing over 300 volumes on these subjects. Although he is held in low esteem by the scientific botanists, due to his persistence in re-using plates with different attributions, his decorative and artistic sense places him high in the ranks of eighteenth-century flower book authors.

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        Dissertations sur le cèdre du Liban, le platane et le cytise, arbres très-intéressants, et qui méritent d'être cultivés en France. Seconde edition. Paris, for Madame Buc'hoz, 1806. 8vo. Modern boards.

      Arnold Arboretum, p. 121; Colin, l'Oeuvre De Buc'hoz, p. 8; WorldCat (2 copies); not in BMC NH; Pritzel. Second revised edition of a surprisingly rare treatise promoting the cultivation of foreign trees in France, by the well-known French naturalist Pierre Joseph Buchoz (1731-1807). Treating the sycamore, the Lebanese cedar, the laburnum, the larch, the cypress, the tree of life and the Japanese walnut tree. First published in 1804.With the bookplate of Comte Goblet d'Aviella. Title-page slightly soiled, dampstain in right upper corner and some pencil stripes. Reasonable copy.

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        Refutation Des Erreurs De Benoit De Spinosa, etc

      Francois Foppens, 1731-01-01. Hardcover. Good. 12mo. Contemporary 1/4 calf with marbled boards. [4] (of [10]), 158; 183 [i. e., 483], [2] pages, including half-title; lacks the 3 preliminary leaves following the title. Internally generally good, with clean, unmarked pages. Contents: Principally containing Fenelon’s Refutation de Spinosa; also includes, Vie de Spinosa / [par M. Colerus]; Refutation de Spinosa / [par le comte de Boulainvilliers] ; Extrait du Nouvel atheisme renverse, ou refutation du sisteme de Spinosa, / par Dom François Lami; Extrait d'une lettre de Monseigneur de Fénelon ... sur la Refutation de Spinosa . FIRST EDITION of Fénelon's critique of Spinoza, also reprinting a French version of the biography of Spinoza by Johann Colerus, and a Latin refutation of Spinoza and Johannes Bredenburg by Isaac Orobio de Castro. Tchemerzine (1977) III, 232b; Linde 107. Provenance: Stamp of Alfonso Cassuto on title. Much of the work is devoted to an attempt to combat the perceived atheism of Spinoza’s philosophy. Paul Janet suggests that Bayle’s Dictionary was Fenelon and other French critics’ principle source of information on Spinoza’s work, and that the loss of Spinoza’s subtleties in the reduction was the root of much of the criticism. (Janet, Paul. French Thought and Spinozism, The Contemporary Review, Volume 29. 1078 p.)

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        Traitez (traité) des droits et libertez (libertés)de l'Eglise Gallicane. 2 vols. 1731. And: Preuves des libetez de l'Eglise Gallicane. Troisième édition. 1 vol. 1651, sur l'imprimé 1731

      Paris, Sébastien & Gabriel Cramoisy, 1731. 3 vols. Folio (24x26 cm). Contemporary granite-patterned calf, spines with raised bands, spines gilt, with title-labels (imperfections and tears to hinges, but still holding strong; rubbings to spines, covers and corners). Marbled endpapers. Decorative woodcuts on titles, engraved vignette and large woodcut for "Le Songe du Verger". - Fairly good set of the most complete 18th century edition. This work became the basis for the declaration of the French clergy (1682) concerning the authority of the pope. Collation (inner- and outter margins waterstained in places): Vol. I (Tome 1): (iv),344 pp. with Arrests, Memoires, Discours, i.a. Libellus BERTRANDI Cardinalis adversus magistrum Petrum de Cugneriis, Purgatus a Variis Mendis.. 50 pp.; Commentaire sur le Traité.. de Maistre Pierre Pithou... 1652. (xii),126 pp.; De l'origine et du progrez des interdicts ecclesiastiques. 78, (ii: Privilège) pp; Traité de ce qui s'est fait et pratiqué par les empereurs et les rois dans tous les tems... par PIERRE DUPUYS. (II),42 PP.; Epistola. (ii) pp.; Apologie pour la publication.. par P. DUPUYS. 12 pp. - Vol. II (Tome seconnd): (viii),10(Table des Traictez)pp.; (ii),10 pp: Dissertation sur Le Songe du Verger; 250 pp.: Le Songe du Verger qui parle de la Disputacion du Clerc et du Chevalier. Livre Premier. With full-page woodcut.; 152 pp.: Le Songe du Vergier. Seconde Partie.; (xxiv),248 pp: REMONSTRANTIA HIBERNORUM contra Lovaniensis, ultramontanasque censuras... cum duplici Appendice R. CARON,. Juxta Exemplar Londiniense anni 1665: 1731. - Vol.III: (Tome premier, partie 1-2 (et Tome deuxième parties 3-4) Preuves des Libertez de l'Eglise Gallicane. (iv)pp; 14 pp.: Privilège du Roi, Au Lecteur and Anciens Témoignages..; (iv) pp. and p.;15-32: Les Libertez par PITHOU; (XII)pp: Table chronologique. 220, 225 pp.;(i:blank)(iv: Halftitle and title Tome second)pp.;192 and 262 pp.: Preuves des Libertez... ; (vi)pp: Table des Matières.

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        Tentamina Experimentorum Naturalium captorum in Academia del Cimento...quibus Commentarios, Nova Experimenta, et Orationem de Methodo Instituendi Experimenta Physica addidit..

      Thirty-two folding engraved plates & one folding printed table. Title in red & black. 8 p.l., xlviii, [12], 193 pp.; 192, [14] pp. Two parts in one vol. Large 4to, cont. calf (joints very slightly rubbed), spine nicely gilt, contrasting morocco lettering piece on spine. Leyden: J. & H. Verbeek, 1731. First edition. This book contains the first description of the pyrometer, an instrument for measuring the expansion of solid bodies under the influence of heat. Like many of Musschenbroek's books, the Tentamina contains fine illustrations and is concerned with experiments in measuring humidity, magnets and electricity, air pressure, the structure of ice, heat and cold, capillarity, optics, the motion of sound, etc. Musschenbroek (1692-1761), professor of natural philosophy and mathematics at Utrecht and, later, professor of experimental physics at Leyden, was one of the most celebrated physicists and most important investigators of his time. The experiments described in his books have become classics in elementary instruction. "Underlying Musschenbroek's lectures demonstrated with experiments was the experimental philosophy...the principal source of inspiration was Newton, but Galileo, Torricelli, Huygens, Réaumur, and others were important to this school."-D.S.B., IX, p. 596. A fine and handsome copy. ❧ Wheeler Gift Cat. 276.

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        Oeuvres de Clément Marot valet de chambre de François I. roy de France, revues sur plusieurs manuscrits, & sur plus de quarante éditions ; et augmentées tant de diverses poësies véritables, que de celles qu’on lui a faussement attribuées : avec les ouvrages de Jean Marot son Père, ceux de Michel Marot son fils, & les pièces du différent de Clément avec François Sagon

      1731. relié. DeCollection. A la Haye chez P. Gosse & J. Neaulme, 1731. 4 volumes in/4 reliure plein veau du temps, dos à nerfs à décor doré, pièces de titre havane, plat avec décor à froid et blason central doré (partiellement effacé), tranches rouges, illustrations gravées : frontispice (Debrie), vignettes (A. Vander laan), bandeaux (Filloeul), lettrines historiées, texte entouré de frises ; tome 1 : 24 ff., 592 p. - tome 2 : 24 ff., 584 p. - tome 3 : 8 ff., 572 p. - tome 4 : 24 ff., 572 p., 1 f. Exemplaire en excellent état, rares rousseurs et légère oxydation. 4 books 4 to in full contemporary calf, ribbeds spine with labels & gilt fleuron, two colours calf on boards with blind stamped decoration and central gilt arms (partially erased), red edges, frontispiece by Debrie, vignettes by A. Vander Laan, head-pieces by Filloeul, initial letters, framed texts. Vol. 1 : [24], 592 p. - vol.2 : [24], 584 p. - vol. 3 : [8], 572 p. - vol. 4 : [24], 572 p., [1]. Very fine copy with only one pagination error in vol. 4 (111 instead of 211) ; rare foxing and slight browning. C'est sous l'égide de son père, Jean Marot, et de Lemaire de Belges, que C. Marot fait ses débuts de poète avec "Le temple de Cupido" (1514), recueil dans le prolongement de la grande rhétorique et de la poésie médiévale. Entré au service de Marguerite d'Angoulême dès 1519, et ensuite acquis à l'évangélisme du groupe de Meaux. Dénoncé et emprisonné au Châtelet pour avoir mangé du lard en Carême, il compose alors l'Epîste à son ami Lyon et une satire de la justice (L'enfer) qui rappelle Villon. Valet de chambre du roi, chroniqueur, brillant et insolent, il donne en 1532 L'adolescence Clémentine ; Le livre auquel il a apporté un grand soin, connaît un immense succès et fait de son auteur l'un des plus célèbres poètes de son temps.

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        Tentamina experimentorum naturalium captorum in Academia del cimento sub auspiciis Serenissimi Principis Leopoldi, Magni Etruriae Ducis....

      Lugduni Batavorum:: Joan. et Herm. Verbeek, 1731.. Two parts bound as one. 4to. [xvi], xlviii, [vii], 193, [1]; 192, [xiv] pp. Title printed in red & black, 32 engraved folding plates, 1 folding table, index; margin of p.99 trimmed [1 ¾ x 2”] away. some foxing, browning of leaves (title very browned) due to offsetting. Beautifully preserved original mottled calf, raised bands, gilt spine compartments, red leather spine label. Ownership mark on title of “Mr. Al. Liotard.” Very good. FIRST EDITION, incorporating the first Latin edition of the Saggi di naturali esperienze (1667) prepared by the Accademia del Cimento, Florence, with substantial additions throughout by Musschenbroek. Musschenbroek was one of the great physical experimenters and lecturers of the eighteenth century, and the teacher of Nollet. This book contains the first description of the pyrometer, an instrument for measuring the expansion of solid bodies under the influence of heat. Like many of Musschenbroek’s books, the Tentamina contains fine illustrations and is concerned with experiments in measuring humidity, magnets and electricity, air pressure, the structure of ice, heat and cold, capillarity, optics, the motion of sound, etc. ¶ “He devised many of his experiments, in the process consulting records of other experimenters, among them those of the Accademia del Cimento. Musschenbroek translated their accounts into Latin, adding reports concerning his own work (1731).” – Encyclopedia.com ¶ The work opens with Musschenbroek’s Oratio de Methodo Instituendi Experimenta Physica, regarding his views on experimental philosophy, as inspired by Newton. “Underlying Musschenbroek’s lectures demonstrated with experiments was the experimental philosophy the principal source of inspiration was Newton, but Galileo, Torricelli, Huygens, Réaumur, and others were important to this school.” – DSB, IX, p. 596. The Accademia del Cimento [Academy of Experiments] was founded in Florence in 1657. Among the founding members were Borelli, Steno, Redi, Cassini, Viviani and Torricelli, these final two being disciples of Galileo. This makes the Accademia older than either the Royal Society or the Académie des Sciences. Count Lorenzo Magalotti’s text includes accounts of experiments on temperature and air pressure (including Torricelli’s invention of the barometer), the velocity of sound and light, phosphorescence, magnetism, amber and other electrical bodies, the freezing of water, etc. The many fine plates in this translation illustrate the Accademia’s work as well as Musschenbroek’s own subsequent experiments. – Wolf, History of science, I, pp. 55-59.2 parts in 1. ¶ Musschenbroek (1692-1761), professor of natural philosophy and mathematics at Utrecht and, later, professor of experimental physics at Leyden. He was one of the most celebrated physicists and investigators of his time; the experiments he describes are classics in primary instruction. ¶ “Musschenbroek’s earliest account of electricity (1731), the estimable notes to his Latin translation of the Saggi, is fuller, more circumspect and less coherent than ’s Gravesande’s, which he later entertained favorably. Two curious points emerge from the notes. To resolve the discrepancy between the results of Boyle and Hauksbee, who respectively did and did not succeed in generating electricity in vacuo, Musschenbroek hit on an unprecedented and prescient idea; remarking that Boyle used amber and Hauksbee glass, he concluded that these substances have different electricities… The second point concerns repulsion. Musschenbroek records without emphasizing Hauksbee’s observation that light bodies are sometimes repelled farther than they are attracted; he squeezes it into a note that also gives an excellent prescription for rubbing the tube – always end with your hands together – and a warning about atmospheric humidity. He does not recognize that the Saggi require updating about repulsion, and concentrates on the perplexing behavior of screens, the opacity of muslin and the transparency of glass.” – J. L. Heilbron, Electricity in the 17th and 18th Centuries: A Study of Early Modern Physics, (1979), p.242. ¶ Wheeler Gift 276. Not in Bakken. [FULL TITLE: Tentamina experimentorum naturalium captorum in Academia del cimento sub auspiciis Serenissimi Principis Leopoldi, Magni Etruriae Ducis, et ab ejus Academiae Secretario Conscriptorum: Ex Italico in Latinum Sermonem conversa. Quibus commentarios, nova experimenta, et orationem de methodo instituendi experimenta physica addidit Petrus van Musschenbroek]

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        Oeuvres de Clément Marot valet de chambre de François I. roy de France, revues sur plusieurs manuscrits, & sur plus de quarante éditions ; et augmentées tant de diverses poësies véritables, que de celles qu’on lui a faussement attribuées : avec les ouvrages de Jean Marot son Père, ceux de Michel Marot son fils, & les pièces du différent de Clément avec François Sagon

      1731. relié. DeCollection. A la Haye chez P. Gosse & J. Neaulme, 1731. 6 volumes in/12 reliure plein veau du temps tacheté, dos lisse à caissons dorés, pièces de titres rouges et marron, tranches rouges, bandeaux , lettrines historiées et cul de lampe ; tome 1 : 24 ff., 406 p. 1 ff. - tome 2 : 16 ff., 428 p. - tome 3 : 389 p. - tome 4 : 8 ff., 387 p. - tome 5 : 24 ff., 392 p. - tome 6 : 8 ff., 368 p. Exemplaires en excellent état avec des défauts mineurs : légers manques de cuir sur le volume 1 ; auréole sur le bord supérieur des p. 93 à 120 du tome 3 ; saut de page sans manque de texte (188 à 291 en tome 4 ; petit manque de papier en p. 97/98 du tome 5 ; restauration des pages 178 et 179 du tome 6. Clément Marot fait ses débuts de poète avec Le Temple de Cupido (1514), recueil dans le prolongement de la grande rhétorique et de la poésie médiévale. Dès 1519, il entre au service de Marguerite d'Angoulême et écrit pour la maison d'Alençon l'Epistre du camp d'Attigny. Acquis à l'évangélisme du groupe de Meaux, il est dénoncé et emprisonné au Châtelet pour avoir mangé du lard en carême. Il compose alors L'Épîstre à son ami Lyon, et une satire de la justice, L'Enfer. Valet de chambre du roi, chroniqueur, brillant et insolent, aussi à l'aise dans le lyrisme que dans la satire, Il donne en 1532, L'Adolescence Clementine qui connaît un immense succès et fait de son auteur l'un des plus célèbres poètes de son temps. Mais l'affaire des Placards ( 1534) oblige Marot à fuir. Réfugié auprès de Marguerite, puis à Ferrare et enfin à Venise, il accepte d'abjurer "l'erreur luthérienne" pour retrouver la Cour. C'est l'époque de la querelle avec Sagon, celle aussi où Marot entreprend la traduction des Psaumes (Trente Psaumes). Mais François Ier radicalise alors sa politique religieuse et Les Psaumes sont mis à l'index . Marot trouvera refuge à Genève, avant de mourir à Turin. Écarté par La Pléiade, Marot sera ressuscité au siècle suivant par Voiture, et plus tard La Fontaine.

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        Der Compaß der Weisen, von einen Mitverwandten der inneren Verfassung der ächten und rechten Freymäurerey beschrieben herausgegeben mit Anmerkungen, einer Zueignungschrift und Vorrede, in welcher die Geschichte dieses erlauchten Ordens, vom Anfang seiner Stiftung an deutlich und treulich vorgetragen, und die Irrtümer einiger ausgearteter französischer Freymäurer-Logen entdeckt werden, von Ketmia Vere.

      Mit gefalt. gest. Tafel und 3 emblematischen Kupfervignetten. 8 Bll., SS.19 - 386 (so komplett!). Dekorativer grüner HLdr. des 19. Jhdts., mit Rückenschild und goldgepr. Freimaurersymbolen am Rücken. Wolfstieg 42501 Schmieder 595 Gardner 692 Ferchl 48. - Sehr seltene erste Ausgabe. - "Inhalt: Die wahre Maurerei ist allein bei den Rosenkreuzern zu finden" (Wolfstieg). - Mit dem illustrierten Vortitel "Compaß der Weisen". - Richtet sich u.a. gegen die französischen Logen, nennt die Neun Grade. - Als Verfasser wird oft fälschlich Adam Michael Birkholz genannt, der aber nur die zweite Ausgabe bearbeitete. "Ketmia Vere Crucihonor Horeb" war der Ordensname des kurpfälzischen Arztes Schleiss von Löwenfeld (1731-1800), der zu einem der maßgeblichen Mitglieder des Ordens der Gold- und Rosenkreuzer in dessen erster Phase gezählt wird. - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. - Tls. etwas fleckig, Titelblatt stärker stockfleckig.

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        Cronica della Provincia de' Minori Osservanti Scalzi di S. Pietro d'Alcantara nel Regno di Napoli Delle grazie concedute alla medesima da diversi Sommi Pontefici, e dalle S. Congregazioni. Adornato dalle Vite di essi Pontefici, e dalla notizia delle guerre, paci, ed altri accidenti notabili accaduti nel secolo passato, e nel secolo, che corre fino al

      Per Stefano Abbate - Napoli a Spese di D. Lelio di Cabano, NAPOLI 1731 - ITALIANO Volume della prima metà del XVIII secolo in 4°, stato discreto, coperta rigida in pergamena con grossa abrasione su piatto anteriore, macchie, fioritura sparsa, bordo consunto, tagli leggermente bruniti, pagine in buono stato, caratteri e cifre su foglio di guardia. Su frontespizio delicata marca tipografica in nero. Presenta richiami e segnatura dei fascicoli, lettera dedicatoria. Eleganti testatine, capilettera e finalini con elementi floreali, in nero. Solo Tomo Secondo.

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        THE TRAVELS OF MR. JOHN GULLIVER, SON TO CAPT. LEMUEL GULLIVER. Translated from the French, by J. Lockman ..

      London: Printed for Sam. Harding, at the Bible and Anchor, on the Pavement in St. Martin's-Lane, 1731.. Small octavo, two volumes: pp. [1-6] i-iv 1-10 i-vi 1-212; [1-2] i-iv 1-198; collates A5; a8, B-I8; K-O8; P2; A3, A-I8; K-M8, N3, rebound to style in modern quarter leather and marbled boards by the Dragonfly Bindery. First edition in English. The French original of Desfontaines' LE NOUVEAU GULLIVER OU VOYAGE DE JEAN GULLIVER, FILS DU CAPITAINE GULLIVER, Traduit d'un Manuscrit Anglois par Monsieur L. D. F., was published in 1730, three years after he had translated Swift's TRAVELS into French. His sequel was quite popular, going through three editions the year of its publication. Besides being translated into English, JEAN GULLIVER was translated into Dutch, German (three times in 1731) and Portuguese. In his preface, Desfontaines discarded the fiction of his work being a translation and defended himself against the charge of exploiting the success of Swift's work. He pointed to the originality of his adventures in their settings and morals. "… the reader will be convey'd into one country where the fair sex have the superiority; a second whose men soon grow old, and enjoy but a very short life; a third whose inhabitants, tho' superlatively deform'd and ugly, do nevertheless appear handsome in the eyes of their countrymen; lastly, another whose natives are indulg'd a long life, and the advantage of returning to the bloom of youth, when they have attain'd to half their years." Lockman, the work's English translator, defends French literature, which is "look'd upon as light, wordy, as 'tis term'd, and consequently uninform'd with the manly sense of our English writers." He blames this bad reputation on poor translations, "bad Versions" in which "their words only are translated." He points out that if a painter were to "copy a Raphael or a Titian; 'tis certain that the grace, the spirit and fire of the originals would be entirely lost in their performances." He goes on to defend imaginative literature in general. "I cannot but take notice of the contempt in which Romances in general are had, (and consequently the writers of them,) tho' the moral be ever so excellent, by multitudes of persons, merely because they are fictitious." Attacks on imaginative literature in Western culture go back to Plato, and defenses follow, the most famous in English being Sir Philip Sidney's Defense of Poesy in 1595. A scholarly edition of JOHN GULLIVER appeared in 1971. Fortunati and Trousson (eds), Dictionary of Literary Utopias, pp. 466-7. Gibson and Patrick, "Utopias and Dystopias, 1500-1750" in Gibson, St. Thomas More: A Preliminary Bibliography (1961) 664. Gove, The Imaginary Voyage in Prose Fiction, pp. 277-78. Howgego, Encyclopedia of Exploration: Invented and Apocryphal Narrative of Travel D-16. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 275. Versins, Encyclopédie de l'Utopie, des Voyages Extraordinaires et de la Science Fiction, p. 240. Bloch (2002) 721. Reginald 04246. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Lacks the frontispiece. Text blocks clean throughout, a very good copy. (#153243)

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        Eloge de la méchante femme, Dédié à Mademoiselle Honesta

      Paris: Antoine de Heuqueville, 1731. 12mo (156 x 87 mm). [8], 49, [1] pp., 1 blank leaf. Woodcut title vignette, headpieces and initials. Offsetting of a title-page from a different work on verso of final blank leaf (see below). A few leaves browned. Early 19th-century French speckled calf, gilt Greek key border roll, spine gold-tooled, edges red-sprinkled (joints and extremities scuffed). *** First Edition (or first edition thus) of a very funny semi-feminist encomium of mean b***hes. In his dedication to "Madame Honesta," a paradigm of nasty womanhood, the author explains that he had looked high and low throughout the streets and salons of Paris (thronging with "sheeplike souls," sweet mild-mannered ladies) for a truly méchante femme, before finally finding her. Her ill-temper, intolerance of bores and of contradiction, and readiness to scratch the eyes out of anyone who displeases her (and who doesn't displease her?) are the hallmarks of her Nastiness. The author expresses an occasionally ambivalent attitude toward women (typical of the average husband perhaps) that echoes in places earlier misogynist parodies, but his expressions of respect for strong women and disdain for male self-delusion seem unfeigned. He introduces his subject with an extended mockery of superstition, in which category he classes men's fears of méchantes femmes, which had been drilled into them at a young age, just like their fears of the number thirteen, etc. These irrational prejudices against outspoken strong-willed women are fortified by the world's male authors: brief citations and paraphrases of French and classical literature are provided, with full citations in the second half of the text, a less interesting florilegium of misogynistic poems and aphorisms, with the author's commentary. The heart of the spoof is a list of ways that nasty women make the best wives. Essentially, intolerant shrews force men to better themselves: husbands learn humility faced with the daily barrages of criticism, most of which they can not honestly disagree with; they stay sober and faithful, the alternative being scenes; their nasty wives keep them generous, avarice being out of the question faced with those outstretched hands and menacing stares; they stay thin: dinnertime being the right time for scolding, there is little temptation to linger at table. Nasty women teach the choleric man to restrain himself, as rage only makes things worse. (The author repeatedly decries wife-beating and violence against women, both for moral and practical reasons.) Above all, a shrewish wife teaches men patience, that "heroic virtue," so necessary in the world no matter who one is. Much is made of Socrates, who acknowledged his debt to shrieking, table-overturning Xantippe for making him a philosopher. The author concludes that, far from an evil to be avoided, a nasty wife is the greatest treasure a man can hope for. Louis Coquelet was a prolific wit and author of facetious texts (several of which were "Eloges de ... i.e., "in praise of": nothing; something; gout; peasants; lies, and so on). He published a work with a similar title, La Méchante Femme, possibly an earlier, shorter version of the text, in 1728. The preface is signed C., and the Approbation, dated 30 December 1730, also refers to a S[eigneur] C. (it cites a different form of the title, "Les Amusements du S. C. ou Paradoxes nouveaux contenans les Eloges de la mechante Femme"). Barbier implies that instead of the final blank leaf there are copies with a publisher's list, listing "les Oeuvres de M. C**". This copy bears further evidence for Coquelet's authorship: on the verso of the final blank leaf is a faintly offset reverse image, from a damp sheet, of the title-page of a different work, Eloge des Paysans, aux Paysans. A woodcut vignette is visible but no imprint. That work, published under one of Coquelet's pseudonyms, appeared in 1731 in Paris, with imprints Paris: chez P. Morisset, or the Hague. Antoine de Heuqueville, who published the present edition, was a printer-bookseller; Pierre Morisset was only a bookseller, so one may deduce that Heuqueville must have printed the Eloge des Paysans. OCLC locates 4 copies, of which one in the US (Houghton). Barbier II:81; Gay-Lemonnyer II:88; Cioranescu, 18e siècle 21126.

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        Tentamina experimentorum naturalium captorum in Academia del Cimento sub auspiciis serenissimi principis Leopoldi Magni Etruriae Ducis et ab ejus academiae secretario conscriptorum: ex Italico in Latinum sermonem conversa. Quibus commentarios, nova experimenta, et orationem De methodo instituendi experimenta physica addidit Petrus van Musschenbroek L. A. M. Med. et Phil. et Mathes. Profess. In Acad. Ultraj.

      Joan. Et Herm. Verbeek,, Lugduni Batavorum, 1731 - In 4° (23,8×19 cm); (16), XLVIII, (12), 193, 192, (14) pp. e 32 tavv. f.t. ripiegate e una tabella. 2 parti in un volume. Bella legatura coeva in tutta pergamena rigida con titolo parlato al dorso. First edition, good copy. Frontespizio in rosso e nero. Prima edizione in ottime condizioni di conservazione di questa raccolta illustrata di esperimenti relativi alla misurazione di umidità, pressione atmosferica, la struttura del ghiaccio, caldo e freddo, capillarità, ottica, il movimento del suono, il magnete, ecc. Esemplare con leggerissima ed uniforme brunitura dovuta alla tipica qualità della carta utilizzata a Leida ma non fastidiosa e meno intense che nelle altre copie conosciute e nel complesso bellissimo esemplare. Opera di estrema importanza per la storia della fisica moderna. Qui è presente anche la prima descrizione del pirometro (Pyrometer chiamato così da Musschenbroek), uno strumento per misurare la dilatazione dei corpi solidi quando esposti al calore. Pieter van Musschenbroek (1692-1761), professore di fisica a Leida, fu un grande ammiratore di Newton e Desaguliers. Iniziatore della fisica sperimentale in Olanda, il suo insegnamento fu particolarmente apprezzato per la qualità dei suoi esperimenti. L’eccellenza delle sue lezioni aiutò a mantenere la reputazione che l’Università di Leida aveva acquisito sotto Boerhaave e Gravesande, continuando ad attrarre studenti provenienti da tutta Europa, tra i quali Jean Antoine Nollet che divenne poi il primo professore di fisica sperimentale presso l’Università di Parigi. Il suo nome rimane legato all’invenzione della così detta "bottiglia di Leida" che ebbe un’importanza cruciale sulle ricerche riguardanti l’elettricità. La bottiglia di Leida costituisce la forma più antica di condensatore. Fu utilizzata per condurre molti dei primi esperimenti sull’elettricità durante la seconda metà del XVIII secolo. In questo libro, l’autore, raccoglie e presenta con commenti, integrazioni e spiegazioni diversi esperimenti fisici portati avanti nell’Accademia del Cimento. Il tutto è preceduto da un discorso sulla storia e i fondamenti della fisica sperimentale. L’opera contiene anche la prima traduzione in latino dell’opera del Magalotti "Saggi di naturali esperienze", fatta dallo stesso Petrus van Musschenbroek che aggiunse ad essa le sue "Oratio de methodo instituendi experimenta physica" i "Commentarii" (o "Additamenta") e "Nova Experimenta" che contengono importantissime aggiunte e nuove esperienze pratiche mai prima provate. Tra gli esperimenti effettuati molti "deal with the mechanics of rigid bodies, air pressure, heat, cohesion, capillarity, phosphorescence, magnetism, and electricity. Many of these experiments have become classics in elementary instruction. One of the better-known apparatuses is the pyrometer (the name was given by Musschenbroek) first described in the Tentamina of 1731 " (Dict. of Scientific Biogr., vol. 9, pp. 594-6). Prima non comune edizione in ottime condizioni di conservazione. Rare. A good copy. Bibl.: Wellcome Vol. 4 p. 23; Graesse IV, 637 e VI, 218; Wheeler Gift Cat. 276.

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        \"Regenspurg\". Gesamtansicht über die Donau, vorne links Stadtamhof. Im Himmel rechts Wappen, im unteren Rand gestochene Erklärungen 1 - 42.

       Kupferstich von Friedrich Bernhard Werner bei Jeremias Wolff, 1731, 30,5 x 100,5 cm. Fauser 11553. - Von zwei Platten gedruckt. Geglättete Faltspuren, mit breitem Rand. - Schöner gleichmäßiger Druck. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberpfalz

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        Gesamtansicht, "Uratislavia. Breslau.".

      - Kupferstich v. J. Chr. Leopold, um 1731, 15,5 x 29 Marsch, F.B. Werner, p. 158 Nr. 28. Im Himmel Titel auf Spruchband und 2 Putten ( mit Erklärungen von 1-43 ). Unter der Ansicht das Stadtwappen und Legende in lateinischer und deutscher Sprache; etwas fleckig und lichtrandig.

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        Traitez (traité) des droits et libertez (libertés)de l'Eglise Gallicane. 2 vols. 1731. And: Preuves des libetez de l'Eglise Gallicane. Troisième édition. 1 vol. 1651, sur l'imprimé 1731.

      Paris, Sébastien & Gabriel Cramoisy, 1731. 3 vols. Folio (24x26 cm). Contemporary granite-patterned calf, spines with raised bands, spines gilt, with title-labels (imperfections and tears to hinges, but still holding strong; rubbings to spines, covers and corners). Marbled endpapers. Decorative woodcuts on titles, engraved vignette and large woodcut for "Le Songe du Verger". - Fairly good set of the most complete 18th century edition. This work became the basis for the declaration of the French clergy (1682) concerning the authority of the pope. Collation (inner- and outter margins waterstained in places): Vol. I (Tome 1): (iv),344 pp. with Arrests, Memoires, Discours, i.a. Libellus BERTRANDI Cardinalis adversus magistrum Petrum de Cugneriis, Purgatus a Variis Mendis.. 50 pp.; Commentaire sur le Traité.. de Maistre Pierre Pithou... 1652. (xii),126 pp.; De l'origine et du progrez des interdicts ecclesiastiques. 78, (ii: Privilège) pp; Traité de ce qui s'est fait et pratiqué par les empereurs et les rois dans tous les tems... par PIERRE DUPUYS. (II),42 PP.; Epistola. (ii) pp.; Apologie pour la publication.. par P. DUPUYS. 12 pp. - Vol. II (Tome seconnd): (viii),10(Table des Traictez)pp.; (ii),10 pp: Dissertation sur Le Songe du Verger; 250 pp.: Le Songe du Verger qui parle de la Disputacion du Clerc et du Chevalier. Livre Premier. With full-page woodcut.; 152 pp.: Le Songe du Vergier. Seconde Partie.; (xxiv),248 pp: REMONSTRANTIA HIBERNORUM contra Lovaniensis, ultramontanasque censuras... cum duplici Appendice R. CARON,. Juxta Exemplar Londiniense anni 1665: 1731. - Vol.III: (Tome premier, partie 1-2 (et Tome deuxième parties 3-4) Preuves des Libertez de l'Eglise Gallicane. (iv)pp; 14 pp.: Privilège du Roi, Au Lecteur and Anciens Témoignages..; (iv) pp. and p.;15-32: Les Libertez par PITHOU; (XII)pp: Table chronologique. 220, 225 pp.;(i:blank)(iv: Halftitle and title Tome second)pp.;192 and 262 pp.: Preuves des Libertez... ; (vi)pp: Table des Matières.

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        Eloge de la méchante femme, Dédié à Mademoiselle Honesta.

      Paris: Antoine de Heuqueville, 1731. 12mo (156 x 87 mm). [8], 49, [1] pp., 1 blank leaf. Woodcut title vignette, headpieces and initials. Offsetting of a title-page from a different work on verso of final blank leaf (see below). A few leaves browned. Early 19th-century French speckled calf, gilt Greek key border roll, spine gold-tooled, edges red-sprinkled (joints and extremities scuffed). *** First Edition (or first edition thus) of a very funny semi-feminist encomium of mean b***hes. In his dedication to "Madame Honesta," a paradigm of nasty womanhood, the author explains that he had looked high and low throughout the streets and salons of Paris (thronging with "sheeplike souls," sweet mild-mannered ladies) for a truly méchante femme, before finally finding her. Her ill-temper, intolerance of bores and of contradiction, and readiness to scratch the eyes out of anyone who displeases her (and who doesn't displease her?) are the hallmarks of her Nastiness. The author expresses an occasionally ambivalent attitude toward women (typical of the average husband perhaps) that echoes in places earlier misogynist parodies, but his expressions of respect for strong women and disdain for male self-delusion seem unfeigned. He introduces his subject with an extended mockery of superstition, in which category he classes men's fears of méchantes femmes, which had been drilled into them at a young age, just like their fears of the number thirteen, etc. These irrational prejudices against outspoken strong-willed women are fortified by the world's male authors: brief citations and paraphrases of French and classical literature are provided, with full citations in the second half of the text, a less interesting florilegium of misogynistic poems and aphorisms, with the author's commentary. The heart of the spoof is a list of ways that nasty women make the best wives. Essentially, intolerant shrews force men to better themselves: husbands learn humility faced with the daily barrages of criticism, most of which they can not honestly disagree with; they stay sober and faithful, the alternative being scenes; their nasty wives keep them generous, avarice being out of the question faced with those outstretched hands and menacing stares; they stay thin: dinnertime being the right time for scolding, there is little temptation to linger at table. Nasty women teach the choleric man to restrain himself, as rage only makes things worse. (The author repeatedly decries wife-beating and violence against women, both for moral and practical reasons.) Above all, a shrewish wife teaches men patience, that "heroic virtue," so necessary in the world no matter who one is. Much is made of Socrates, who acknowledged his debt to shrieking, table-overturning Xantippe for making him a philosopher. The author concludes that, far from an evil to be avoided, a nasty wife is the greatest treasure a man can hope for. Louis Coquelet was a prolific wit and author of facetious texts (several of which were "Eloges de ... i.e., "in praise of": nothing; something; gout; peasants; lies, and so on). He published a work with a similar title, La Méchante Femme, possibly an earlier, shorter version of the text, in 1728. The preface is signed C., and the Approbation, dated 30 December 1730, also refers to a S[eigneur] C. (it cites a different form of the title, "Les Amusements du S. C. ou Paradoxes nouveaux contenans les Eloges de la mechante Femme"). Barbier implies that instead of the final blank leaf there are copies with a publisher's list, listing "les Oeuvres de M. C**". This copy bears further evidence for Coquelet's authorship: on the verso of the final blank leaf is a faintly offset reverse image, from a damp sheet, of the title-page of a different work, Eloge des Paysans, aux Paysans. A woodcut vignette is visible but no imprint. That work, published under one of Coquelet's pseudonyms, appeared in 1731 in Paris, with imprints Paris: chez P. Morisset, or the Hague. Antoine de Heuqueville, who published the present edition, was a printer-bookseller; Pierre Morisset was only a bookseller, so one may deduce that Heuqueville must have printed the Eloge des Paysans. OCLC locates 4 copies, of which one in the US (Houghton). Barbier II:81; Gay-Lemonnyer II:88; Cioranescu, 18e siècle 21126.

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        An Enquiry into the Customary-Estates and Tenant-Rights of Those.

      1731 - London, 1731. First edition. Land Tenure on Ecclesiastical Property [Burroughs, Samuel (d. 1761)]. An Enquiry into the Customary-Estates and Tenant-Rights of Those who Hold Lands of Church and Other Foundations, By the Tenure of Three Lives and Twenty-One Years. With Some Considerations for Restraining Excessive Fines. By Everard Fleetwood, Esq. London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1731. [iv], 109, [1] pp. Octavo (7-3/4" x 4-3/4"). Recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands and blind ornaments to spine, endpapers renewed. Light toning to text, light soiling to title page, "3" at head in small early hand. A nice copy in a handsome binding. $650. * First edition. Burroughs, writing under a pseudonym, addresses conflicts between civil and ecclesiastical law in cases regarding land tenure on church owned lands. A second edition was published in 1732. It was reprinted in Dublin in 1768. English Short-Title Catalogue T113249. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cl. Aeliani sophistae. Varia historia [graece et latine], cum notis integris Conradi Gesneri, Johannis Schefferi, Tanaquilli Fabri, Joachimi Kuhnii, Jacobi Perizonii, & Interpretatione Latina Justi Vulteji, innumeris in locis emendata. Curante Abrahamo Gronovio, Qui & suas adnotationes adjecit.

      Leiden etc Luchtmans etc 1731 - 2 Bände: 1 (weißes) Blatt; 1 Blatt (Vortitel: "Cl. Aeliani Vari Historia, Graece et Latine, Duobus Voluminibus Comprehensa."); 1 Blatt (gestochener Titel von Jacob Folkema nach Jan Goeree); 1 Blatt (zweifarbiger Titel); 46 Blätter (Vorreden und Widmungen); 680 Seiten; 1 (weißes) Blatt + (". Pars altera. .":) 1 (weißes) Blatt; 1 Blatt (zweifarbiger Titel); S. 681 - 1056; 80 Blätter (Indices); 1 (weißes) Blatt. Zwei gesprenkelte Lederbände der Zeit mit stärkeren Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren, über fünf Bünden, mit ehemals dekorativer Rückenvergoldung und allseitigem Sprenkelschnitt. (25,6 x 21 cm) 4°. Ebert 134 ("Vollständigste Ausg. nach 2 neuen MMS."). Schweiger I, 3. Dibdin I, 231 ("An admirable edition, embracing all the notes of the preceding editors, and accompanied by the learned remarks of Gronovius himself."). Graesse I, 24 ("Édition rare et estimée."). Brunet I, 62 ("Bonne édition ."). Die Lederbände stark ausgetrocknet und dadurch etwas gerissen, kleinere Fehlstellen an den Gelenken und Kapitalen, insgesamt auch bestoßen. Zu Beginn des ersten Bandes innen mit größeren Wasserspuren, die sich durch die ersten 40 Seiten (Vorreden etc.) verliert, der reine Text nur stellenweise leicht gebräunt oder fleckig, gegen Ende des ersten Bandes im unteren weißen Rand stellenweise wieder ein wenig wasserfleckig. Im Text wurden im ersten Band an einigen Stellen kleine gestochene Abbildungen, u.a. von Medaillen, eingedruckt. So auf Seite 80 eine kleine Zweikampfszene mit Trainer(?). Mit einigen Schmuckinitialen jeweils am Anfang neuer "Bücher". Vereinzelt dezente Anstreichungen und Anmerkungen im Text. Der zweite Band ebenfalls lagenweise etwas gebräunt. Lederabklatsch auf den Innendeckeln und den Vor- bzw. Nachsätzen. Handschriftlicher Besitzvermerk aus dem Jahre 1884 des Pfarrers und Autoren (u.a. "Geschichte des Volkes Israel") Ludwig Seinecke, Hevensen (Südniedersachsen, bei Göttingen), auf dem vorderen fliegenden Vorsatz recto des ersten Bandes, dito auch im zweiten Band, dort jedoch ein weiterer aus 1910. [Élien le Sophiste; Claude Élien de Préneste; Aelien; Aelian; Klaúdios Ailianós; Älian; Ailianos von Praeneste] * Bitte fordern Sie bei Interesse unsere umfangreichen Anmerkungen an. * * Versand mit/ shipping with Deutsche Post oder/ or DHL. - Ask for more pics ! * 3501 gr.

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        Iconographia Urbis in Tuscia primariae Florentiae scenographice simul excusa ab Homannianis heredibus

      cum Privilegio Sac:Caes:Maj, 1731. Acquaforte, mm. 500x585 alla battuta, ampi margini, bella coloritura coeva. Rara carta di Firenze, con pianta della città in alto e veduta panoramica in basso. Stemma mediceo sorretto da tre putti; in alto a sinistra, legenda a 124 voci in cartiglio sormontato da aquila. Piegata centralmente all'origine. Bellissima conservaz.

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