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        Des Evangelischen Zions Musicalische Harmonie, Oder: Evangelisches Choral-Buch [Subtitle]: Worinnen Die wahre Melodien, derer so wohl in denen beeden Marggrafthümern Bayreuth und Onoltzbach [!Ansbach], als auch in der Stadt Nürnberg, deren Gebiete nnd[!] andern Evangelischen Gemeinen üblichen Kirchen-Lieder... zusammen getragen, und mit einem Signirten Baß versehen zufinden, beedes zum Gebrauch bey dem oeffentlichen Gottesdienst auf Orgeln... Nebst einem Anhang und Historischen Vorrede/ Von Ursprung, Alterthum, und sondern Merkwürdigkeiten des Chorals

      Nürnberg: Wolfgang Moritz Endters seel. Tochter, Mayrin und Sohn. 1731. Oblong quarto. 2 volumes. Half mid-tan leather with raised bands on spine in decorative compartments gilt, leather title labels gilt, marbled edges. Vol. 1: 1f. (title with engraved vignette), 21ff. (preface dated Nuremberg, April 3, 1731), [i] ("Erstes Register" [table of contents]), [xvii] ("Anderes Register" [table of local variants of tunes]), 12ff. ("Drittes Register" [list of tunes of additional hymns, associated with different text]) 366 (music) pp.; Vol. 2: 1f. (title "Evangelisches Choral- Buch"), 367-776 (music), 777-880 (appendix to music) pp. Text and music typeset. All hymn tunes printed on two staves with melody in soprano clef and figured bass in bass clef. Some tunes texted; most tunes without text underlay but with text incipits for all strophes. Numerous elaborate woodcut tailpieces. Engraved bookplate of Georg Adam Schaumann, Nuremberg (1873) to upper pastedown of both volumes. Contemporary paper slip (ca. 76 x36 mm.) inserted between two final leaves of "Anderes Register" with manuscript annotation in ink: "NB. Straf mich nicht in deinem Zorn quaere sub pagina 542 unter dem Lied Dich Herr Jesu Christ wo aliter dabey steht" (NB. "Straf mich nicht in deinem Zorn" see page 542 below the hymn "Dich Herr Jesu Christ," where the annotation "aliter" stands). Binding slightly worn, rubbed and bumped. Small tear to pp. 47/48; some upper outer corners creased; page 368 misnumbered "168;" "Drittes Register" lacking. . Wolffheim I, 1307 (lacking "Drittes Register" but including corrigenda list). Eitner III, 253 (a defective copy lacking the appendix but including everything else, with "Drittes Register" after the music; now at ?-sterreichische Nationalbibliothek). MGG I, vol. 3, col. 814. NDB IV, p. 114. RISM B/VIII/1 Das Deutsche Kirchenlied 1703/03. Most copies are bound in one volume, with the part title (here, first leaf of vol. 2) inserted before p. 1. Later copies include a 1f. unpaginated "corrigenda" list at the end accounting for errors in the music and also for the mispagination of p. 368. The paper slip with the manuscript annotation suggests that the "Drittes Register" was lacking from the present copy early on because it adds information otherwise provided by that index; this Register also notes that the respective hymn, "Straf mich nicht in deinem Zorn," was sung in Nuremberg and Bayreuth but not in Onoltzbach (now Ansbach), which affords insight into the present copy's history. Cornelius Dretzel hails from a Nuremberg family of musicians (MGG I, vol. 3, cols. 807-8). He seems to have spent his entire life in Nuremberg, but it is possible that he studied with J.S. Bach in Weimar before 1717. He identifies himself on the title of the present publication as "Organ[ist] zu St. Æg[idien]" (organist at St. Egidien church), where he succeeded Wilhelm Pachelbel, Johann Pachelbel's son, in 1719. Later he served at St. Lorenz and St. Sebaldus. The preface ("Vorrede"), simply signed "Der Autor," is not by Dretzel but by Wilhelm Schmidt, a Lutheran clergyman in Nuremberg. The publication draws on a variety of earlier printed and manuscript sources—among others, by Hans Leo Haßler, Johann Staden, and Sigmund Theophil Staden. It was intended for use in the Lutheran territories of Franconia. The table of the "Anderes Register" has columns for Nuremberg, Altdorf (a town under Nuremberg rule), Bayreuth, Onol[t]zbach (Ansbach), and "Hällisch" (free imperial city of Hall, now Schwäbisch Hall), providing a synopsis of their repertories. "[Dretzel's edition] contains over 900 melodies with basso continuo, most of them appearing in print for the first time, in the various versions in which they were sung at Nuremberg, Bayreuth and Ansbach. For songs without a traditional melody Dretzel wrote new versions ?'in the traditional manner?' (?'auf ordinaire Art?'). His preface, in which he presented his work ?'to the glory of God?' and for ?'the furtherance of true devotion?' and ?'the pleasure of gentlemen dilettantes?', is a comprehensive historical discussion of the origin and development of the chorale; as a practising musician he took up positions on many questions of liturgical interest and ended the discussion with detailed instructions about thoroughbass." Lini Hübsch-Pfleger in New Grove Online. A very attractive copy of this fine example of the Nuremberg tradition of music printing from type.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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      Verona, per J. Vallarsi e P. Berno, 1731-1732. In folio (mm. 428 x 278), 4 parti in 1 vol., p. pergam. coeva, tit. oro su tassello mod. al dorso (antico restauro per manc.), pp. XII,396; X,298; IV,294,(3); (6),214; (testo e numeraz. su due colonne), tit. in rosso e nero con bella vignetta ai 4 frontesp., inc. in rame da Heylbrouck su disegno del Balestra, ornato da testate, iniziali e finali silografati. L'opera è ben illustrata nel testo da 88 inc. in rame di F. Zucchi (1 a p. pag.), che raffigurano monete e grandi medaglioni (recto e verso), monumenti, epigrafi, sculture, testate con fregi, grandi iniziali ornate, inclusi i 12 busti antichi disegnati da Giambattista Tiepolo e la pianta di Verona. Questa ediz. è cosi' suddivisa: vol. I - "L'istoria della città e insieme dell'antica Venezia dall'origine fino alla venuta in Italia di Carlo Magno" - vol. II "L'istoria letteraria o sia la notizia de' scrittori veronesi" - vol. III "La notizia delle cose in questa città piu' osservabili" - vol. IV "Il trattato degli anfiteatri e singolarmente del Veronese, in questa seconda edizione accresciuto anche di figure (la prima ediz. del "trattato" e' del 1728 e usci' anonima)". "Edizione originale" di questa fondamentale opera su Verona, "ricca sorgente di cognizioni" sulla sua storia civile, religiosa, monumentale ed artistica. Cfr. Schlosser Magnino, p. 550: "con magnifiche tavole in rame disegnate in parte da Tiepolo, e utilissime per la concezione dell'antichità in quel tempo" - Parenti,324 - Lozzi,II,6300 - Gamba,2325 - Cicognara,4034 - Brunet,III,1291 - Morazzoni, p. 171 lo cita per la sua bellezza, pur non essendo edito a Venezia. Solo 1 carta con lieve macchia al marg. sup. bianco e 2 cc. finali con restauro pure al marg. sup., altrim. esemplare ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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      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.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        The Proceedings at the Sessions of the Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, for the City of London and County of Middlesex . . . Being the First Sessions in the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable Francis Child [etc.]. Numbers I-VIII [complete]. Quarto

      London: Printed for J. Roberts, at the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane, 1731-32. Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, minor staining at the end of the volume, else a very good clean copy; three copies in ESTC, none in this country The complete Old Bailey sessions for the year, disclosing as no other source does the operation of London's most famous criminal court, over 500 cases heard, with the sentences imposed--death (70); transportation (208); and acquitted (288) inter alia

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        Albert Durer Revived: or, a Book of Drawing, Limning, Washing, or Coloring of Maps and Prints: and the Art of Painting, with the Names and Mixtures of Colors Used by Picture-Drawers. With Directions How to Lay and Paint Pictures Upon Glass. Or, the Young-Man's Time Well Spent

      London: for Thomas Glass, 1731 - A generously illustrated manual for the 17th- and18th-century print and map seller, with detailed instructions for the making, printing, and presentation of prints. Originally published in 1652 under the title, A BOOK OF DRAWING, LIMNING, WASHING OR COLORING OF MAPS AND PRINTS, and often attributed to Thomas Jenner, it went through several subsequent editions as ALBERT DURER REVIVED This edition is not recorded in ESTC; and OCLC locates only three copies in the United States, and none in Great Britain Later edition. Folio (11 x 7-3/4 in.). Portrait frontispiece of Durer, 19 full-page engraved illustrations. [1], 21 leaves. Modern thick marbled- paper wrappers, in modern cloth box; title and 17 pages of text shaved with slight loss to head or foot. OCLC 8240325 (3 copies in US; none in UK); not in ESTC [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Hüftbild nach viertellinks, in Rüstung mit Hermelin vor drapierten Säulenstümpfen, unten Wappen und Inschrift.

      . Kupferstich von J.G. Wolffgang nach Francke, um 1731, 49,5 x 33,5 cm.. APK 3493. - Der Mathematiker war Liebhaber der Mechanik. - Im unteren Rand- und Schriftbereich leicht knittrig und berieben.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Nenidom demoyses piprophetes hentiaspi deniremmchemi = Quinque libri Moysis prophetae in lingua Aegyptia. Ex MSS. Vaticano, Parisiensi et Bodleiano descripsit ac Latine vertit David Wilkins.

      Londoni : Gul. Bowyer, 1731.. 566 p. Half leather.. Good. Cover worn. Spine with tear 5 cm tear at edge. First 6 pages with wormeaten at bottom edge (ca. 2 cm). Marginalia on front paper. Few pages with slightly foxed paper. In Latin and Egyptian (coptic) language. Guter Zustand. Einband berieben. Buchrücken am Rand ca. 5 cm weit eingerissen. Die ersten 6 Seiten mit leichtem Wurmfraß am unteren Seitenrand (ca. 2 cm lang). Notizen auf Vorsatz. Wenige Seiten leicht braunfleckig. In lateinischer und Ägyptischer (Koptisch) Sprache.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat für Fachliteratur Matthias G]
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        L'istoria della Volgar poesia in questa terza (edizione) unitamente co i comentarj intorno alla medesima, riordinata, ed accresciuta.

      Baseggio,, In Venezia, 1731 - Sei volumi di cm. 24, pp. oltre 2.500 complessive. Stemma arcadico a ciascun frontespizio, ritratto del Caraffa cui l'opera è dedicata, ritratto dell'autore ed una tavola raffigurante il Bosco Parrasio, queste ultime poste al sesto volume dove appaiono anche 45 vignette xilografiche nel testo. Leg. strettamente coeva in cart. alla rustica con nervi passanti e titoli manoscritti ai dorsi. Esemplare con qualche fioritura sparsa, peraltro assai genuino e marginoso (in barbe). Si tratta della più ampia e completa edizione di questa storia letteraria apparsa in originale nel 1698 in un solo volume. Cfr. Piantanida, 3575: "La migliore edizione. e la prima completa" e Gamba (2212). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Cristobal : Dossier complet comportant le manuscrit autographe de l'auteur

      1731 - 17 feuillets format 310mm x 250mm écrits au recto et brochés. Quelques déchirures marginales sinon bon état. Manuscrit autographe, programme de la pièce Format 130mm x 100mm, 8pp. 10 Photographies originales des croquis préparatoires des costumes et des décors. Du photographe Pierre Jamet (tampons au dos). 18 photographies de la pièce mise en scène (probablement les photograhies officielles) réalisées par le studio Harcourt. L?une d?entres elles est dédicacée par Maurice Fraigneau le régisseur. 17 documents autographes adressés au metteur en scène Jean Darcante d?encouragement ou de remerciement concernant la pièce et provenant de personnalité du monde du theatre de l?époque (Jacques Castelot , Christian Casadesus, Rosine Delamare , Roger Régent, France Ellys?). (4 télégrammes, 12 lettres et billets autographes signés). Avant d?être un auteur de romans policiers, Exbrayat écrivit plusieurs pièces dramatiques, ?Aller sans retour?, la première, fut montée à Genève. Cristobal la seconde est la première pièce parisienne de l?auteur. Montée en 1942, elle conte les derniers instants de la la vie Christophe Colon. Elle ne fut jamais publiée.

      [Bookseller: Librairie le pas sage]
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        Het Oude en Niewe [nieuwe] Verbond aen een geschakelt in de geschiedenissen der Joden en der aangrenzende volkeren, sedert het verval der koninkryken van Israel en Juda tot de komst van Jezus Kristus. In twee deelen

      Amsterdam, Isaak Tirion, 1731.. Two parts in one volume. Eight books to the first part, nine to the second. Folio. Pp. xii-xxii (partly set in double columns), 32 (list of chronological events), 33-36 with a Privilege by the Staten van Holland, 1552 numbered columns, (33) index, set in 3 columns, (4) concordance, (2) index of Greek and Latin authors, (1) errata. Half-title, large allegorical frontispiece by van Mieris, finely engraved by van Bleyswyk, with a Privilege of Joannes vander Linden of Leiden engraved at bottom, dated 1729; title-page printed in red and black, with large, handsome engraved device; title to the second part. Plus 7 double-page copper engraved maps, one of which is a folding plan of Jerusalem Temple with extended legend in letterpress on two text panels. With fine copper engraving of the Holy Altar and one table to the text. Large engraved initial to head of each book, followed by a smaller one; tail-pieces. Footnotes, side-notes, appendices. Hardcover, bound in contemporary full calf, spine in 7 compartments between gilt-tooled raised bands, gilt morocco label in 2nd compartment, remainders with central gilt-tooled ornaments, each within gilt ornamental frame, gilt-tooled bevelled edges, all edges sprinkled; leather shows light signs of wear, with a small chip at head of spine and a short split at head of lower joint, gutter after blank prelim split. In a very fine internal condition. Exceptionally well preserved interior with crisp leaves and a crisp, practically unused set of maps. ~ Second edition. The first edition was printed in 1723 by Joannes vander Linden of Leiden, who first intended to publish the work in a decent quarto but ended with a two-volume, rather thick and clumsy octavo (he even contemplated a three-volume set but gave up the idea). In 1729 he decided to sell the publishing rights to Isaak Tirion of Amsterdam, who in 1731 published this edition, the first (and last) to be printed in royal folio, measuring 41 x 28cm. Tirion could now reset the work in elegant and practical double-column format, add a large, magnificant frontispiece, and allow the handsome maps the freedom to remain unfolded double-page generous folios.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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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.. Fünffte vermehrte Auflage, 30, 300 S., 4 Seiten Verlagsverzeichnis und 24 seitiges Register mit Holzschnitt-Schlußvignette, 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,. 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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Silvanus]
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        Det i flor stående Stockholm, eller Korteligen författad beskrifning öfwer den nu för tiden widt-berömda kongl. Swenska residence-, hufwud- och handelsstaden Stockholm, alt ifrån dess begynnelse in til närwarande tid, utur åtskilliga tro-wärdiga historieböcker och gamla monumenter, med flit och mycken möda sammandragen, samt dem, som älskare äro af historier och antiquiteter, til tienst utgifwen. & Supplement til thet i flor stående Stockholm.

      - Stockholm; med Joh. Laur. Horrns, kongl. antiq. archiv. boktr. bekostnad uplagd, 1731 & 1740. 8:o. (7, 1 blank), 366, (34) & (15, 1 blank), 672, (80) s. Två samtida halvfranska band med 4 upphöjda bind och marmorerade pärmpapper. Titelbladen tryckta i rött och svart. En stilig pyramidformad dedikation till Ulrica Eleonora d. y. tryckt i rött i supplementdelen. Med Bernhard Kempes namnstämpel på försättsbladen. Båda volymerna nötta och med små förluster vid rygghuvudet. Inlagorna med endel hörnveck och småfläckar. Bladen i första delen något mörknade. Den andra delen med liten hörnförlust på s. 15/16 och 277/278; kort reva i nedre marginalen på s. 119/120, 147/148, 221/222 och 305/306; reva i yttermarginalen på s. 193/194; 2 riss i nedre marginalen på s. 209/210; litet riss i nedre marginalen på s. 303/304; liten bläckfläck i yttermarginalen på s. 445 samt i texten på s. 446-448; reva i övre marginalen som berör några rader text på s. 511/512 och 559/560; reva i övre marginalen på s. 521/522. Bygdén, Förteckning å tryckta och otryckta källor till landskapets Uplands och Stockholms stads historiskt-topografiska beskrifning s. 57. Warmholtz 313, som skriver att "Verket är vidlyftigt nog; men icke desto mindre hvarken grundeligt, fullständeligt eller påliteligt. Författaren lände likväl til beröm, at han, såsom Utlänning, med den insigt och förmåga han ägde, praesterat det som tils datum ingen Svensk Man sig åtagit, neml. at lämna Allmänheten i händer en så detaillerad Beskrifning öfver Svea Rikes Hufvudstad, som denna är." Om Rüdlings biografi är inte mycket känt. Nordisk familjebok skriver att han föddes i Leipzig, kom till Stockholm 1723 som tysk skolmästare där han även arbetade som informator, samt att arbetet översattes från författarens tyska manuskript av N. H:son Dal resp. O. Lindsten. K. F. Werner beskriver Rüdling i Samlaren 1880 som "Stockholms förste historiograf" och citerar den tiggarskrift som han publicerade 1742, som ett tecken på att verket inte gav någon särskild ekonomisk vinning åt författaren.

      [Bookseller: Patrik Andersson, Antikvariat.]
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        Tractatus de juribus Judæorum, Von Recht der Juden. Worinnen von denen Gesetzen, denen sie unterworffen, deren Heyrathen, Contracten, Wucher, Testamenten, Succesionen oder Erbfolgen, Verbrechen und deren Bestraffungen, Privilegien und Rechts- Wolthaten, oberibus und Beschwerden, insbesonderheit der Cronen-Steuer und guldenen Opfer-Pfennig, wie auch Gerichten und Gerichtlichen Handlingen, und andern mehr, grundlich und deutlich gehandelt wird. Aus denen gottlichen und allgemeinen Reichs- und andern Special-Rechten und Gewohnheiten zusammen getragen, und mit Praejuiciis, Decisionibus und Responsis, uberall bestarcket. Denen Richtern, Amtleuten, und sonsten jedermannig zum Besten, mit einem hierzu dienlichen Regiister versehen.

      Johann Georg Lochner, Nuremberg 1731 - 8vo. (7) 603pp. Modern purple wrappers. Copper plate frontispiece. Illustrated title page with printers devices as well as red and black vignettes. Fascinating work on the rights of Jews in Germany, covering personal law, criminal law, contract law, civil law etc. Both the points of view of Jewish Law [Halakha] and German law at the time is analyzed. Printers devices at end of each chapter. Illustrated with many tables. Scuffing, rubbing to wrappers. Minor marginal water stains to first six pages, not affecting text. Both frontispiece and title page have remnants of erased Ex-libris stamp. Browning to pages. In German. Very good condition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Miscellaneous Poems and Translations.

      London : Printed for Benj. Motte, at the Middle-Temple Gate in Fleet-Street, MDCCXXXI. 1731 - FIRST EDITION. [26] & 202 pp., engraved frontispiece. a very good copy in contemporary sheep (imitating calf), expertly rebacked, gilt, morocco label. Inscribed 'G. Stonor 1753 given him by James Dormer', with the Stonor bookplate. The 16pp. of subscribers include many from Travers' native Cambridge; his verse includes accounts of the Fens, Ely Cathedral, the Pleasures of Angling and the Small Pox. 'Many copies have no frontispiece', according to Foxon I.820. JH. Front outer hinge cracked but still firm. A good clean copy [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Strauss]
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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, 1776?]. 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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        Bello Peloponnesiaco

      - In-folio paru à Amsterdam en 1731 sous l'autorité de Carolus Andreas Dukerus. Reliure en veau glacé d'époque. Dos à nerfs, caisson et filet dorés. Remarque d'Henri Stéphani et Joannis Hudsoni, notes de Joseph Wasse. Edition en latin et grec. Frontispice et planches gravées. Très bel exemplaire malgré mors supérieur droit fendu avec restauration maladroite.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Laurencier]
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        Neü vollkommen Kräuter-Buch... Erstlichen durch Casp. Bauhinum... gebessert; Zum Andern durch Hier. Bauhinum... vermehrt. Bd. 1 (von 2)

      Basel, für Johann Ludwig König in Offenbach, 1731.. Gest. Titel und ca. 1000 Holzschnitte. 5 (st. 6) Bll., 663 S. Holzdeckelband d. Zt. mit blindgepr. Schweinsleder-Bezug und 2 Schließen. Folio. Nissen, BBI 1931; Heilmann S. 297 ff. (mit Abb.). - Die letze Baseler Ausg. des umfangreichen Kräuterbuches. - Ohne Bd. 2, ferner fehlt der Vortitel. Kupfertitel ausgefranst und auf den vorderen Spiegel geleimt, Drucktitel unten schadhaft (geringer Textverlust). Letztes Blatt mit Einrissen. Insgesamt etwas gebräunt und fleckig, die Holzschnitte anfangs ungeschickt koloriert. Einband berieben und bestoßen, etwas fleckig, Kapitale lädiert.

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      London. 1731-1843. . 169 books comprising 112 volumes. Complete run but for one volume, which could be supplied. 112 years. All plates and maps seem to be present but some bound in wrong volume. Nothing seems to have been removed. Collation ongoing. Original bindings, but two which have been rebound in serviceable cloth. Condition and style of bindings vary. Contents including maps and plates fine. Also included are the rare indices and the plate index volume. Call or email for more details. Some photos available. More coming .

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        The Gardeners Dictionary Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden, as Also the Physick Garden, Wilderness, Conservatory, and Vineyard

      London: Printed for the Author and Sold By C. Rivington, 1731. Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 14 x 9 1/4 inches. Unpaginated, initials in two's A1-N5, text complete, 12 full page engraved plates. Rebacked in cloth, retaining most of the original period boards, with gilt crest on each board. Boards rubbed and worn, but restored, short minor split on 1 hinge joint. Both bindings in good firm condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate, browning to endapapers, some persistant light staining to bottom section, ( about half the page ) of pages in volume 2, pages in volume 1 clean. Overall text and plates in good condition. A nice set, in good solid bindings. . Cloth Backed Leather Boards . Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        Beknopte geographische en historische beschryving van alle de landen en provincien die den Koninglyken Pruissischen en Keur-Brandenburgschen schepter in Duitschland onderworpen zyn. Uit het Hoogduytsch vertaald door Balduinus van der Aa.

      Leiden, J.A. Langerak, 1731. - Small 8vo. (XIV)+407 pp. With fold. engr. map & 12 engr. portraits. Hardcover. Contemp. full vellum. VG. (Binding sl. stained; lib. stamps (incl. cancelation) on title & verso title; lacks leaf *1 before title). * Extremely rare Dutch translation of "Kurtzgefaste geographische, historische und mercatorische Beschreibung aller derjenigen Länder und Provintzien, welche den Königlich Preussischen und Chur-Brandenburgischen Scepter in Deutschland unterworffen" (1710). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Imprenta de la viuda de Francisco del Hierro., Madrid. 1731 - 4º menor. 308 pp., hoja desplegable, tabla e índice. Excelente estado.;LA GESTIÓN DEL CONTRA REEMBOLSO SON 7 EUROS

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        Histoire de la guerre des Hussites et du Concile de Basle / par Jaques Lenfant. Enrichie de portraits, & de vignettes a la tete de chaque livre. Tome premier[-second] - 2 volumes complete, bound in 1]

      A Amsterdam : Chez Pierre Humbert, M. DCC. XXXI 1731 - Physical description; 2 v. : ill., ports. ; 26 cm. (4to). Notes; "Memoire historique de la vie, de la mort et des ouvrages de feu Mr. Lenfant": v. 1, p. XI-XVII. "Dissertation de M. de Beausobre sur les Adamites de Boheme": v. 2, p. [304]-406. Title pages to both volumes printed in red and black.Both volumes have title vignettes; in vol. 1 this is a view of Prague, in vol. 2 it depicts the Council of Basle in session. Edited by Emilie Lenfant (c.f. BM compact ed.). Head-pieces, capitals, printed marginal notes. Includes bibliographical references. Subjects; Council of Basel (1431-1449). Hussites - Early works to 1800. Adamites - Early works to 1800. Church history - 15th century. Bohemia (Czech Republic) - History - Hussite Wars, 1419-1436. Other names; Lenfant, Emilie, fl. 1705-1731. Humbert, Pierre Hubert, 1687?-1778, [printer.] Related item; Beausobre, Isaac de, 1659-1738. Dissertation sur les Adamites de Boheme. Referenced by: BM (compact ed.), vol. 15, p. 26. Genre; Biography. Language; French. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the original gilt-blocked label laid back. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 3 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dominici Mariae Manni De Florentinis inventis commentarium. Eminentissimo, et reverendissimo principi Alexandro Aldobrandino [.] dicatum.

      - Ferrariae, ex typographia Bernardini Pomatelli impressoris episcopalis, 1731, in-4, leg. coeva in piena pergamena, pp. [8], 114, [6]. Forellini di tarlo alle coperte, alle sguardie, alle prime e alle ultime carte. Studio che cerca di attribuire agli ingegni fiorentini molte scoperte e invenzioni, specialmente in ambito scientifico, tant'è che viene censito in repertori galileiani e dedicati alle scienze: Cinti n. 173. Carli-Favaro, p. 115. Ferguson, Histories of inventions I, 58. Moreni p. 22: "raro". Cat. Libri (1861), 4458: "Important for the History of Science". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Handschriftliches Arbeitszeugnis des Hofapothekers Caspar Neumann für Maria Elisabeth Danielin (Daniel) vom 27. Juni 1731.

      Berlin 1731. Ein Blatt, 14,5 x 19 cm. (Papier leicht nachgedunkelt, gut erhalten) Handschrift auf Papier in einem neueren Rahmen hinter Glas (25 x 30 cm). In alter Schönschrift mit einem Siegel, darauf die Inschrift "Königliche Hoffapothec" sowie die Initialen FWR (Friedrich Wilhelm Rex) und eine Krone. "Daß Vorzeigerin dieses, Maria Elisabeth Danielin, gebürtig aus Freyenwalde an der Oder 6. Jahr, sage sechs hintereinander folgende Jahr lang bey mir, als ein Dienstmägdchen gedienet, und während solcher Zeit sich getreu, fleißig und recht wohl verhalten hat, habe ich hiermit, auf Verlangen, attestieren wollen; wir wir (sic!) dann selbige auch noch länger würden behalten haben, wenn sie nicht entschlossen, sich zu verheirathen. Berlin d. 27. Junii 1731. Caspar Neumann Med Dr. Königl. Professor und Hoffapotheker". Seltenes handschriftliches Zeugnis des bedeutenden Pharmazeuten und Chemikers Caspar Neumann (Züllichau 1683 - 1737 Berlin). Neumann war von 1719 bis zu seinem Tode Leiter der Hofapotheke. "Innerhalb sehr kurzer Zeit gelang es ihm, durch gut durchdachte Umbauten und umfassende Modernisierung der Einrichtung, die Berliner Hof-Apotheke zu einem mustergültigen pharmazeutischen Betrieb, vor allem aber zu einer Forschungs- und Ausbildungsstätte zu entwickeln, die in Deutschland kein Gegenstück hatte. (...) Neumann entwickelte faktisch die Konzeption des wissenschaftlich gebildeten Pharmazeuten." (wikipedia). Über Kalliope konnten wir nur eine weitere Handschrift Neumanns in Dresden nachweisen.

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        Kst.- Karte, b. Homann Erben, "Statvs Parmensis sive Dvcatvs Parmensis et Placentinvs una cum Ditione Bvxetana et Valle Tarae ..".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, dat. 1731, 48 x 57. Am unteren Rand mittig eine dek. Titelkartusche flankiert von 2 Ansichten aus der Vogelschau, links Parma ( 12 x 12 cm.), rechts Piacenza ( 12 x 14 cm.). Darüber die Karte mit den Herzogtümern Piacenza und Parma ( 35 x 47 cm.).

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      Lisbon: Officina Ferreiriana, 1731.. [16],100pp. including a full-page woodcut portrait of author. Folio. Contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt. Boards and spine slightly rubbed; very minor worming on boards, pastedowns, and free endpapers. Modern bookplate of Franz Pollack Parnau on front pastedown. Inoffensive ownership stamp in foremargin of titlepage. Internally clean and fresh. [bound with:] Moreno Porcel, Francisco: RETRATO DE MANUEL DE FARIA Y SOUSA...CONTIENE UNA RELACION DE SUA VIDA, UN CATALOGO DE SUS ESCRITOS, Y UN SUMARIO DE SUS ELOGIOS, RECOGIDOS DE VARIOS AUTORES. Lisbon: Officina Ferreiriana, 1733. [16],102,[1]pp. Internally clean and fresh, with minor worming in lower margin of final seven leaves. Both titles in very good condition. The second edition of Galvao's history of exploration and voyages, after the virtually unobtainable first edition of 1563. According to Sabin, this second edition "is also rare, the greater portion having been destroyed by an earthquake." Galvao's text was translated in 1601 by Hakluyt, who complained about the rarity of the first edition even then, and had to rely on a copy sent from Lisbon. Currently, only three copies of the first edition are known, including one at the John Carter Brown Library. Born in 1503, Galvao was sent to India in 1527, and after distinguishing himself there, he was appointed governor of the Moluccas. He maintained a keen interest in military and religious affairs throughout his career, and spent the latter part of his life assembling accounts of the voyages that comprise this collection. He provides a relatively succinct chronological list of ancient and modern discoveries to the year 1550, including those by Columbus, Cabral, Cortés, and Pizarro. "The author has been styled 'the founder of historical geography.' The book gives a good summary of the geographical explorations of the Portuguese and other important voyagers, including the English" - Hill. Bound with Galvao's TRATADO... is the second edition Francisco Moreno Porcel's biography and critical appreciation of the Portuguese poet and historian, Manuel de Faria y Sousa (1590-1649), enlarged from the first edition of 1650. Faria y Sousa is known for his enormous commentary on Camões' OS LUSIADAS, his historical writings on Portuguese expansion, and his own poetry. A key collection of voyages, here in the first obtainable edition, bound with a contemporary edition by the same publisher of a biography of the historian of Portuguese expansion, Faria y Sousa. HILL 670 (note). SABIN 26468. BIBLIOTHECA AMERICANA 642. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 731/89. BORBA DE MORAES, p.289. OCLC 11831464. PALAU 182290 (Moreno Porcel). OCLC 2679785, 51370126, 48741116.

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      32 - London - Benjamin Motte 1731 - Three volumes of Miscellanies with contributions from three of the most prominent writers of the day. Complete in three volumes. The text was mainly edited by Pope, though Swift edited much of the first volume. With an engraved monogram to each title page. Works present include 'Law is a Bottomless Pit, or the History of John Bull', 'A Famous Prediction of Merlin, the British Wizard' and 'The Art of Sinking in Poetry'. Condition: In calf bindings. Externally, sound with shelfwear and slight loss to leather of spines of two volumes. Slight cracking to one front joint. Internally, generally firmly bound. One preliminary page is missing. Bright with occasional spots, marks and tidemarks. Slight lifting to one front pastedown. Overall: GOOD [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tegenwoordige staat van de koninkryken Pegu, Ava, Arrakan, Acham. Als mede van het eigentlyke India, of het ryk van den Groten Mogol, en van Malabar, Kormandel, en het eiland Ceilon.

      Isaak Tirion, Amsterdam 1731 - Contemporary half roan, worn with marbled boards, uncut. Small tear (3cm) on a fold of the India map. 1 Plate loose, but in perfect condition. With engraved title, 2 folding maps (respectively India, Sri Lanka, Tibet, etc. and Sri Lanka in detail), and 10 engraved plates (7 folding), pp. (8),680,(8). Ample description of the Indian subcontinent. This is a copy of the first Dutch edition, published by Tirion, and the first edition ever with the maps, which were used also in later European editions, like the 1st Italian edition of 1738. Cordier Indosinica 731. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Madrid 1731 - Materia: Breve cotejo y balance de las pesas y medidas de varias naciones, reinos y provincias. Descripción: 4º (20 cm.) [10], 308, [8] p.Encuadernación pergamino de época. Estado de conservación: Buen estado, encuadernación algo sucia, leves puntos de oxido y 2 hojas con antigua restauración. 20 cm [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mappa Geographica, Complectens Indiae Occidentalis.

      Paris 1731 - Highly decorative map of the West Indies with a large cartouche on top incorporating North American Indians and two insets of St.Augustin, Florida and Bay of Panama on top, plus three insets of Mexico City, Vera Cruz and San-Domingo., Size : 590x495 (mm), 23.25x19.5 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring

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        Direzioni a'Giovani Studenti nel Disegno dell'Architettura Civile, nell'Accademia Clementina dell'Instituto delle Scienze. Tomo primo [v. 2]. Divise in cinque parti. Con nuova aggiunta.

      Bologna, Stamperia di Lelio dalla Volpe 1731.. 8°. Tit., 5 Bll. (Widm., Einl. u. Inh.), 168 S., 1 Bl. (Reimprimatur). Mit geom. Fig., Querschnitten u. Plänen in Kupferst. auf 75 num. Taf. sowie im Text m. einigen Init., Zierleisten u. Vign. in Holzschnitt. Schlichter Pergamentbd. d. Zt. auf 4 Bünden m. umseit. Farbschnitt. Mit stärkeren Gebrauchsspuren; Bindung gelockert; Einbd. berieben, stellenw. gedunkelt u. fleckig sowie an den Kapitalen u. Bünden abgewetzt u. tlw. aufgeplatzt; Ecken bestoßen; 1 Oberkante aufgesprungen; Farbschnitt verblasst; im Falz vorne u. hinten aufgeplatzt; im Text stark abgegriffen u. z. Tl. angeschmutzt; einige Tafeln lose u. rissig.. Thieme/Becker III, 599 ff. EA. Vorliegend der erste von zwei Bänden dieses Architektur-Lehrbuches des bedeutenden Baumeisters u. Malers Ferdinando Galli-Bibiena (1657-1743), der v.a. als Bühnenbildner europaweit große Erfolge feierte. F. folgte 1708, nachdem er 30 Jahre lang in Parma u. Piacenza als Hofkünstler des Hauses Farnes tätig gewesen war, einer Berufung Kg. Karls III. (ab 1711 Kaiser Karl VI.) nach Barcelona und nach dessen Regierungsantritt nach Wien. Hier wurde er mit der Leitung einer Vielzahl pompöser Festvorbereitungen und Operninszenierungen beauftragt und nahm 1715 auch am Wettbewerb um den Bau der Karlskirche teil. Seit 1717 lebte er in Bologna, wo er eine Professur an der Accademia Clementina erhielt und sich vermehrt seinen theoretischen Abhandlungen widmete. - Die vorliegende Schrift, die eine erweiterte Überarbeitung seines 1711 erschienenen Hauptwerkes 'L'architettura civile, preparata su la Geometria e ridotta alla Prospettiva' darstellt, verfasste er zum Zwecke seiner Lehrtätigkeit. Der vorliegende erste Teil mit Abschnitten über praktische Geometrie sowie die Architekturtheorien von Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, Sebastiano Serlio und Andrea Palladio.

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        Direzioni A' Giovani Studenti nel Disegno dell' Architettura Civile, Nell' Accademia Clementina dell' Instituto delle Scienze . Divise in cinque parti Tomo Primo .

      Bologna 1731 - (xii); 168 pages + imprimatur leaf. 69 engraved plates, the first plate torn without loss. Light stain to the corner of the final few pages. Front endpaper detached. Contemporary vellum soiled Size: Small 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Anleitung zur Historie der Medicinischen Gelahrheit.

      bey Joh. Meyers,, Jena, 1731 - 3 Teile in einem Band. Jena, bey Joh. Meyers, 1731. Klein-4°. 8 n.n. Bl., 898 S., 46 n.n. Bl. Register. Halbpergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. Waller 15040. - Blake 435. - Garrison-M. 6746.1 "A pioneer history of medical writing". - Einzige Ausgabe. Entstand in Zusammenarbeit mit Christian Wilhelm Kestner. "Von Stolle für die Bearbeitung des medicinischen Theils seiner allgemeinen Geschichte der Wissenschaften gewonnen, bearbeitete Kestner den ganzen speciellen Theil bis auf die Hauptstücke von der Therapie und der Diätetik ganz selbständig" (Hirsch III, 464). Stolle war Professor der politischen Wissenschaften, der Moral und Geschichte in Jena. - Durchgehend etwas gebräunt, stellenweise stockfleckig. Einband beschabt und bestossen. Marmorpapierbezüge stellenweise abgeplatzt. Sprache: Deutsch Halbpergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel.

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        Traité de l'organe de l'ouïe, contenant la structure, les usages & les maladies de toutes les parties de l'oreille. par Mr Du Verney. Paris, chez Joh. Arn. Langerak, 1731. (Relié à la suite : ) Essay sur la nature de l'âme, où l'on tâche d'expliquer son union avec le corps, & les loix de cette union. Paris, Charles Osmont, 1747.

      Paris, chez Joh. Arn. Langerak, 1731 - 2 textes reliés en 1 vol. in-12, (24), 196, (7) pp., 16 planches dépliantes, et X, 38(8) pp., titre en rouge et noir, pleine basane de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné, pièce de titre jaune, coins et caisson de queue restaurés, mouillure claire sur les 3 premières planches et petite mouillure angulaire sur 3 autres planches, bon état. - Seconde édition, corrigée, de l'ouvrage de Du Verney. C'est surtout cette édition, devenue encore plus rare que l'originale, qui contribua à sa notoriété. Elle fut traduite en plusieurs langues (latine, allemande, hollandaise puis anglaise) et devint le traité de référence en otologie pendant plus d'un siècle. Le traité de Duverney fut le premier véritable traité d'otologie, traitant de l'anatomie, de la physiologie et des affections de l'oreille. Cette monographie comporte la première description précise des osselets, ainsi que de la vascularisation et de l'innervation de l'oreille. Duverney décrit les incisures, le canalis medius et le canalis semi-circularis superior, qui porteront son nom. Il montre que les cellules mastoïdiennes communiquent avec la cavité tympanique. Il est le premier à reconnaître à la trompe dEustache un rôle d¿aération de la caisse, et au labyrinthe un rôle important dans la perception des sons. Il conçoit la première théorie convenable de l'audition. En pathologie, il est le premier à contester l'origine cérébrale de l'otite, affirmant que le pus vient de la cavité tympanique. Cet ouvrage est orné de seize belles planches gravées, signées « R.Blokh F. » Guichard Joseph Duverney (1648-1730), né à Feurs, étudia la médecine à Avignon, puis partit à Paris. Il devint démonstrateur d'anatomie au Jardin du Roi, entra à l'Académie des sciences et fut nommé professeur d'anatomie. Il fut l'un des plus grands anatomistes du XVIIème siècle et un enseignant remarquable. cf. One hundred books famous in medicine, 36, et Garrison & Morton, 1545 et 3351, pour lédition originale (1683) ; Guerrier & Mounier-Kuhn, pp. 53-55 ; A. Sultan. In : J. Willemot et al., pp. 1202-1212 ; A. Mudry. Guichard Joseph Duverney, premier otologiste français au XVIIe siècle. Ann. Otolaryngol. Chir Cervicofac 2000, 117, 203-209 ; A. Politzer, pp. 117-124: Duverney s writings excel because of their compactness, their wealth of content, their exemplary accuracy, and their precision of judgment. ; Stevenson & Guthrie, pp. 38-39 ("The treatise [.] is a model of clear exposition, and the illustrations might well be used in teaching even today. ; J. Dobson, p. 60 : "Duverne' s fissure; Duverney's incisura¿. - Il a été relié à la suite un mémoire philosophique d'Antoine Louis (qui deviendra secrétaire perpétuel de l'Académie royale de chirurgie), publié sans nom d'auteur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sammelband mit 4 Teilen von Johann Jacob Schübler: 1) Nützliche Anweisung zur Unentbehrlichen Zimmermanns-Kunst, worinnen von den Antiquen und Modernen proportionirten Dächern die nöthige Projection in einem deutlichen Zusammenhang Geometrisch vorgestellet, und daraus Die Italiänische / Französische und Teutsche Heng- und Spreng-Wercke, unter einer Leichten Methode mit vielen Figuren den Werck-Leuten recht begreifflich gemacht, und auf verschiedene Arten gezeiget, wie auf eine leichte Weise allerhand Wiederkehr, Werck-Sätze, Schifftungen, Cuppeln, Häng- und Zuch-Brücken, wie auch sehr vorteilhaffte neu inventirte Rammel oder Rennjöy, welche sich selbsten bequem ein und aushängen, zu verfertigen seyn. Allen Bau-verständigen Oeconomis und cur

      Nürnberg: Joh. Christoph Weigel, 1731, o.J. [um 1730], 1728, o.J. [um 1730]. - M08207 4°. Brauner Ganzlederband der Zeit auf 7 Bünden mit einem goldgeprägten Rückenschmuck und -titel auf einem braunen Rückenschild. 152 (+4) Seiten mit 44 Kupfertafeln / 24 Seiten mit 17 Kupfertafeln / 1 Bl., 42 Seiten mit einem Frontispiz und 24 Kupfertafeln / 12 Kupfertafeln. Dieses Exemplar trägt einen Besitznachweis der "Großherzogl. Gewerbeschule zu Eisenach" auf dem Vorsatz sowie dem Titelblatt der ersten Schrift. Bei diesem gut erhaltenen Exemplar ist der Einband etwas berieben und bestoßen. Der Vorderdeckel ist komplett lose. Je eine kleine Fehlstelle ziert die Kapitale sowie den Vorderdeckel. 3 Einrisse weisen die Tafel 18 (ca. 9cm) und die Seite 95 (ca. 2cm) der ersten Schrift und das Titelblatt der zweiten Schrift (ca. 7cm) auf. Bis auf minimale Braunflecke befinden sich die einzelnen Seiten in einem wohlerhaltenen Zustand. Collationiert. Der letzte Beiband von uns nicht identifiziert. Es handelt sich um Kupfertafeln 1-6, die Teilgartenanlagen / Springbrunnen darstellen, dann sechs unnummerierte, deren erster wir den Titel abgenommen haben. 1600

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        Restauracion de la Medicina Antigua, Sobre Sus Mayores Remedios

      Madrid: La Imprenta de Alonso Balvàs. G : in Good condition. Cover lightly rubbed and darkened. Browning to prelims and some age toning to text. Some reference notes in Spanish affixed to fep in an envelope. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland with minimum marking. 1731. First Edition. Vellum cover. 220mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 40pp, 368pp, 8pp. Vignettes. Text in Spanish. .

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        Traitez des Droits et Libertez de l\'Eglise Gallicane. [Tome Premier: Traicté du Delict Commun et Cas privilégié, ou de la puissance legitime des juges seculiers sur les personnes ecclésiastiques, par Begnine Milletot. Libellus D. Bertrandi Cardinalis Sancti Clementis adversus magistrum de Cugneriis, purgatus a variis mendis quae in hactenus editis irresperant & restitutus ad fidem duorum Mss. Colbertinorum. Commentaire sur le traité des libertez de l\'Eglise gallicane de Maistre Pierre Pithou ensemble trois autres traitez: I. De l\'origine & du progrès des interdits ecclesiastiques. II. Des informations de vie & moeurs des nommés aux Évêchés par le Roi. III. Histoire de l\'origine de la Pragmatique Sanction, faite par le roi Charles VII l\'an 1439 & des concordats faits l\'an 1515. Paris, chez Sebastien Cramoisy, 1652. De l\'origine et du progrez des interdicts ecclesiastiques. Memoire pour faire voir que les informations de vie & mœurs de ceux que le Roy nomme aux Évechez, doivent estre faite

      Sin lugar de impresión, ni impresor, pero: Paris, 1731. Dos tomos en un volúmen en gran folio; portada, 1 h., 343 pp., 50 pp., 249 pp., 125 pp., 78 pp., 1 h., 42 pp., 11 pp. + portada, 2 hs., 152 pp. y anteportada, portada, 10 hs., 248 pp. Ejemplar con portada y primera hoja del tomo primero reforzadas en el margen inferior. Presenta ocasionales rastros de humedad. Encuadernación de época en piel marbreada, lomera profusamente ornada, con pérdidas en cabeza y pie. Ligeramente fatigada en conjunto. Segunda edición de la obra de Pierre Dupuy, fundamental sobre la Iglesia Galicana, aumentada con un gran aparato de notas por el Canonista Jean Louis Brunet, y que constituye un prodigio de alegato jurídico canónico, pero en el que no obstante se manifiesta la voluntad de establecer el derecho por los hechos en lugar de juzgar los hechos por el derecho.

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        The Life of Mahomet. Translated from the French Original

      London, for W. Hinchcliffe,, 1731. Octavo (194 × 116 mm). Contemporary panelled calf, skilfully rebacked to style with gilt spine and red morocco label. A hint of marginal foxing, but a very good copy, the contents clean and fresh, retaining a few uncut edges. First Edition in English, published and translated by the poet and bookseller William Hinchliffe (1691–1742) from La vie de Mahomet published the same year at Amsterdam by the freethinker Henri de Boulainvilliers (1658–1722). In his preface Hinchliffe expresses admiration for Muhammad and denounces popish corruption.

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        Refutation Des Erreurs De Benoit De Spinosa, etc.

      Francois Foppens 1731 - 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 Franc?ois Lami; Extrait d'une lettre de Monseigneur de Fe?nelon . 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.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Statical Essays, I: Vegetable Staticks; or, an account of some Statical Experiments on the Sap in Vegetables. Also . . . an Attempt to analyse the Air, by a great Variety of Chymio-Statical Experiments. - II: Statical Essays: containing haemastaticks; or, an Account of some Hydraulick and Hydrostatical Experiments made on the Blood and Blood-Vessels of Animals; Also an Account of some Experiments on Stones in the Kidneys and Bladder.

      for W. Innys and R. Manby, and T. Woodward, London 1731 - 1731, (6) viii (4) 376 pp., 19 engraved plates by S. Gribelin (Vol. I); 1733, xxii, (26), 361, (23) pp. (Vol. II). 8vo (19.5x12.5cm). Interior browned, Vol. II with the leaf before the title announcing the Royal Society's authorisation of publication, some dampstaining to the end. Ownership inscription H. Pemberton on flyleaf of Vol. 1. Contemporary full calfs, rebacked. PMM 189, Horblit 45b. - FIRST EDITION of Vol. 2 and SECOND EDITION of vol. 1. Hales applied his training in biology and mathematics (including physics) to make important scientific investigations presented in these separately published volumes. The first volume, Vegetable staticks, Hales describes his investigations of plant physiology, including the movement of water in plants and determining the three factors of water movement: root suction, root pressure and leaf suction. He also established that plants lose water continuously during transpiration through leaves. His quantitative measurements of these phenomena enabled him to show the rate of transpiration varied with temperature. Hales established that plants do not have true circulation system, and developed techniques of measuring the varying growth rates in different plant structures. The second volume, or Haemastaticks, 'contains the studies on blood pressure which make Hales one of the founders of modern experimental physiology. The application of the principle of the pressure-gauge or manometer enabled him to measure blood pressure during the contraction of the heart. He computed the circulation rate and estimated the velocity of the blood in the veins, arteries and capillary vessels and by showing that the capillary vessels are liable to constriction and dilation he made an important contribution both to the study of physiology and the practice of the physician of today . Hales' work marked the greatest advance in the physiology of the circulation between Harvey and the introduction of the mercury manometer and other instruments for the measurement of blood pressure by J.L.M. Poiseuille in 1828' (PMM). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Het Oude en Niewe [nieuwe] Verbond aen een geschakelt in de geschiedenissen der Joden en der aangrenzende volkeren, sedert het verval der koninkryken van Israel en Juda tot de komst van Jezus Kristus. In twee deelen.

      Amsterdam, Isaak Tirion 1731 - Two parts in one volume. Eight books to the first part, nine to the second. Folio. Pp. xii-xxii (partly set in double columns), 32 (list of chronological events), 33-36 with a Privilege by the Staten van Holland, 1552 numbered columns, (33) index, set in 3 columns, (4) concordance, (2) index of Greek and Latin authors, (1) errata. Half-title, large allegorical frontispiece by van Mieris, finely engraved by van Bleyswyk, with a Privilege of Joannes vander Linden of Leiden engraved at bottom, dated 1729; title-page printed in red and black, with large, handsome engraved device; title to the second part. Plus 7 double-page copper engraved maps, one of which is a folding plan of Jerusalem Temple with extended legend in letterpress on two text panels. With fine copper engraving of the Holy Altar and one table to the text. Large engraved initial to head of each book, followed by a smaller one; tail-pieces. Footnotes, side-notes, appendices. Hardcover, bound in contemporary full calf, spine in 7 compartments between gilt-tooled raised bands, gilt morocco label in 2nd compartment, remainders with central gilt-tooled ornaments, each within gilt ornamental frame, gilt-tooled bevelled edges, all edges sprinkled; leather shows light signs of wear, with a small chip at head of spine and a short split at head of lower joint, gutter after blank prelim split. In a very fine internal condition. Exceptionally well preserved interior with crisp leaves and a crisp, practically unused set of maps. ~ Second edition. The first edition was printed in 1723 by Joannes vander Linden of Leiden, who first intended to publish the work in a decent quarto but ended with a two-volume, rather thick and clumsy octavo (he even contemplated a three-volume set but gave up the idea). In 1729 he decided to sell the publishing rights to Isaak Tirion of Amsterdam, who in 1731 published this edition, the first (and last) to be printed in royal folio, measuring 41 x 28cm. Tirion could now reset the work in elegant and practical double-column format, add a large, magnificant frontispiece, and allow the handsome maps the freedom to remain unfolded double-page generous folios. [Descriptive text Copyright Librarium, The Hague]

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        Schoole der Jooden, Begrypende het geheele Joodsche Geloof. Uit hun eige Boeken en Schriften, merendeels den Christenen onbekend, grondig met aanwyzing van yder Boek, plaats en blad, verklaard

      Jan Daniel Beman, Rotterdam 1731 - 12mo. [16], 548, 44pp. Original full vellum. Engraved frontispiece. Printer's device on title-page. Decorative initials. Profusely illustrated with 4 folding engraved plates by Jan Luyken. Johannes Buxtorf the Elder was one of the most important Christian Hebraists of his day and was largely responsible for transforming Hebrew studies from an amateur hobby into an established academic discipline in the early seventeenth century. His book, "Schoole der Jooden" presents a recognizable if unsympathetic portrayal of the life of Jews in contemporary Germany. Buxtorf's work had far-reaching and long-lasting influence, appearing in a wide variety of editions and languages over the next century. Some soiling and age-toning on binding. 1" closed tear on upper back joint. Minor age-toning along paper margin. Minor and sporadic foxing throughout. Ex-library copy (Reichinstitut für Geschichte des neuen Deutschlands) with library stamp on free front endpaper, fly leaf and title page. Back hinge starting. Text in Dutch. Binding in overall good-, interior in good+ to very good condition. Johannes Buxtorf the Elder was a 17th century Hebraist, who served as professor of Hebrew for thirty-nine years at Basel and known by the title "Master of the Rabbis." He was one of the most important Christian Hebraists of his day and was largely responsible for transforming Hebrew studies from an amateur hobby into an established academic discipline in the early seventeenth century. He was succeeded by his son Johannes Buxtorf the Younger, who also became a renowned professor. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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