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        Humfredi Llwyd, Armigeri, Britannicae Descriptionis Commentariolum: Necnon De Mona Insula, Et Britannica Arce Sive Armamentario Romano Disceptatio Epistolaris accedunt Aerae Cambrobritannicae. Accurante Mose Gulielmio, A.M.R.S.Soc.

      London, Gulielmi Bowyer 1731.. Quarto. [10], 171 pages plus 12 pages Index. With the folded map of England in excellent condition. Title-cartouche of the map reads: Viro Amicissimo Gulielmo Jones, armig. Typum hunc Antiquae Britanniae, Humfredi Ilwyd Commentariolo adaptatum Gratitudinis ergo D.D.D. Moses Gulielmius". Original half leather binding of the 18th century with marbled paper-covered-boards. Very good+ condition with excellent interior. Corners bumped. Binding in very good and firm condition. Two entries in ink on endpaper and titlepage. Few contemporary annotations in ink on the rear endpaper and furthermore on two pages within the text. Very scarce and sought after edition.. Humphrey Llwyd (also spelled Lhuyd) (1527-1568) was a Welsh cartographer, author, antiquary and Member of Parliament. He was a leading member of the Renaissance period in Wales along with other such men as Thomas Salisbury and William Morgan. His library, together with those of his patron, the Earl of Arundel and his brother-in-law, Lord Lumley, formed the basis of the Royal Collection of books; currently housed at the British Library. His motto was Hwy pery klod na golyd ("Fame lasts longer than wealth") Llwyd was born at Foxhall, his family's estate in Denbigh, the county seat of the then county of Denbighshire. His father, Robert Llwyd, was descended from Harry Rossendale, henchman and grantee of the Earl of Lincoln. The first of the family that came to Wales from England appears to have been Foulk Rosindale, from whom Foxhall, or Foulk's Hall, was called. He married into the family of the Llwyd's of Aston, the probable source where his descendants derived their name, as well as their extraction from Einion Evell of the 12th Century. Einion Evell, Lord of part of Cynllaith, resided at Llwyn y Macn, in the parish of Oswestry. He and his twin brother, Cynwrig Evell, Lord of Y Glwyegl in Maelor Gymraeg, were the illegitimate sons of Madog ab Maredydd, Prince of Powys, by Eva, daughter of Madog (ab Einion Hael) ab Urien of Macn Gwynedd, ab Eginirab Lies ab Idnerth Benvras, Lord of Maesbrwg. As a young man, he was educated at Brasenose College, Oxford and fared so well in the sciences and engineering that he was given a position as a physician to the Earl of Arundel during the Earl's tenure as Chancellor of the university. He was Minister to Parliament for East Grinstead during Elizabeth I's first parliament (1559). In 1563, Llwyd returned to Denbigh and lived at Denbigh Castle at the permission of Sir John Salusbury who was then the Lord of the Manor of Denbigh. That year, he was elected MP for Denbigh Boroughs during Elizabeth's second Parliament where he promoted an act allowing the translation of the Bible into Welsh. From 1566 he toured Europe, including Brussels, Augsburg, Milan, Padua and Venice. In Antwerp, he learnt from, and collaborated with, map maker Abraham Ortelius. In 1567, when Llwyd returned to Denbigh, he was given a stipend from the Crown to create the first printed map of Wales. Llwyd died in 1568 and is buried in Whitchurch, a small chapel on the outskirts of Denbigh. A Victorian-era monument honoring him still exists in St. Marcella's Church, Denbigh. (Wikipedia) Works No copy exists of Llwyd's translation into English of Agostino Nifo's De auguriis; Llwyd's other work includes: An Almanacke and Kalender, conteynynge, the daye houre, and mynute of the change of the Moone for ever, and the sygne that she is in for these thre yeares, with the natures of the sygnes and Planetes. Cronica Walliae a Rege Cadwalader ad annum 1294 (1559 - English adaptation of Brut y tywysogyon) De Mona druidum insula epistola (1568 letter to Ortelius; published in Theatrum Orbis Terrarum) Commentarioli Britannicae descriptionis fragmentum Cambriae Typus (A map of Wales published in the Additamentum to "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum") Angliae regni florentissimi nova descriptio (A map of England & Wales - also published in the Additamentum) (Wikipedia)

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        Biblischer Physicus Oder Einleitung zur biblischen Natur-Wissenschaft und deren besonderen Theilen. Zur Erkenntnis und Preiß des Schoepffers, und zum rechten Verstande der H. Schrift, sofern dieselbe irgendwo von Physical. Dingen handelt. Aus dem Grund-Texte kuerzlich, doch deutlich und ordentlich vorgetragen, auch mit der heutigen gruendlichsten Philosophie verglichen. Zusammt dem Biblischen Hyperphysico von den Wunderwercken der H. Schrift.,

      Leipzig, Verlag Jacob Schuster, 1731 - Mit 1 Kupferstich als Frontispiz und 4 Kupfern auf Tafeln sowie vollständigen Registern., 650 Seiten + Register., Einband etwas berieben und fleckig, Buchkanten bestoßen. Papier altersbedingt gilb, wenige Eintragungen von alter Hand auf dem Vorsatz und Titelblatt, sonst gutes und seltenes Exemplar. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 8°. Pergamenteinband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Titel auf Buchrücken von alter Hand.,

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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, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFinely 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.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 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.

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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. First Ed. Very Good. Small 8vo. Book.

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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 Österreichische 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 mannerÂ’ (‘auf ordinaire ArtÂ’). His preface, in which he presented his work ‘to the glory of GodÂ’ and for ‘the furtherance of true devotionÂ’ and ‘the pleasure of gentlemen dilettantesÂ’, 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.

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        VERONA ILLUSTRATA

      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.

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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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        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

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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]

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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.

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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]

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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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]

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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.

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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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        GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE: OR, MONTHLY INTELLIGENCER, 1731-1843

      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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        BREVE COTEJO, Y BALANCE DE LAS PESAS, Y MEDIDAS DE VAIAS NACIONES, REYNOS, Y PROVINCIAAS, COMPARADAS, Y REDUCIDAS À LAS QUE CORREN EN ESTOS REYNOS DE CASTILLA

      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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        The History of of the High Court of Parliament. London, 1731.

      1731 - Early History of the High Court of Parliament [Gurdon, Thornhagh (1663-1733)]. The History of the High Court of Parliament, Its Antiquity, Preheminence [sic] and Authority; and The History of Court Baron and Court Leet, A Chronological History of Them From the Earliest Times Drawn Down to the Present. Together with the Rights of Lords of Manors in Common Pastures, and the Growth of Privileges the Tenants Now Enjoy There. London: Printed for R. Knaplock, 1731. Two works in one; The History of Court Baron and Court Leek has separate title page. Two volumes. Octavo (5" x 8"). Contemporary paneled calf, raised bands, lettering piece. Wear to board edges and spine ends, corners bumped, joints starting. Front free endpaper lacking from Volume Two. Attractive woodcut head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Early armorial bookplates to versos of title pages (of first work). Wear to endleaves and preliminaries with some loss, dampstaining to lower half of text blocks. Still a solid set. * This important early history includes a subject index and an interesting index of the books and manuscripts used by the author. "In this historical account of the government of England, of its senates and councils or parliaments, I take a cursory view of them in other nations, as introductory to the British, Saxon and Norman national councils or Parliaments, and so gradually slide down from Antiquity to modern times, shewing the conformity of modern with ancient constitutions; how ancient Laws and Decrees have been, some of them confirmed, some amended, and some totally abrogated, according to the wisdom of the several ages, thereby in a short history giving the reader a large view into times past.": Preface, Volume One, v-vi. The second work treats the history of two early feudal courts. Court Baron arbitrated dealings between the lords of manors and their tenants. Court Leet was a court held by the right of franchise in which a private lord oversaw land under a sheriff's jurisdiction. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) I:839. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations 1:131.

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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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        TRATADO DOS DESCOBRIMENTOS ANTIGOS, E MODERNOS, FEITOS ATÉ A ERA DE 1550. COM OS NOMES PARTICULARES DAS PESSOAS QUE OS FISERAÕ: E EM QUE TEMPOS, E AS SUAS ALTURAS, E DOS DESVAIRADOS CAMINHOS POR ONDE A PIMENTA, E ESPECIARIA VEYO DA INDIA ÁS NOSSAS PARTES, OBRA CERTO MUY NOTAVEL, E COPIOSA

      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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        A MISCELLANY OF POEMS BY SEVERAL HANDS

      OXFORD. LEON LICHFIELD 1731 - A SCARCE ITEM, BEING THE FIRST TIME THAT SAMUEL JOHNSON APPEARED IN PRINT. OCTAVO. REBOUND IN HALF LEATHER OVER BROWN CLOTH, SPINE AND CORNERS RUBBED, VERY TIGHT BINDING, MARBLED ENDPAPERS. CONTENTS VERY CLEAN AND BRIGHT APART FROM THE TITLE PAGE WHICH IS BROWNED. MINOR REPAIR TO THE FOOT OF THE TITLE PAGE OF THE PREFACE. THE BOOK COMPRISES: A VERY LONG PREFACE BY HUSBANDS ' CONTAINING SOME REMARKS ON THE BEAUTIES OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES MORE ESPECIALLY OF THE OLD TESTAMENT, WHERE THEY ARE CONSIDERED IN A CLASSICAL VIEW'; A LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS (19 PAGES); THE POEMS (270 PAGES). IN THE PREFACE, HUSBANDS SAYS OF JOHNSON ' THE TRANSLATION OF MR POPE'S MESSIAH WAS DELIVERED TO HIS TUTOR, AS A COLLEGE EXERCISE, BY MR JOHNSON, A COMMONER OF PEMBROKE COLLEGE IN OXFORD, AND ' TIS HOPED WILL BE NO DISCREDIT TO THE EXCELLENT ORIGINAL'. OVERALL, A VERY GOOD COPY OF A SCARCE BOOK. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sammelband mit 22 Werken (sowie einer Dissertation von Johann Lorenz Dorn).

      Zumeist Halle, versch. Drucker, 1720-1731. - 1. Hoheisel, Daniel Friedrich. De Pupillaribus tabulis a matre confectis [.]. Halle, Johann Christian Hendel, 1726. 12 SS. - 2. Ders. Edictum praetorium: quod quisque juris in alterum &c. aequitate omniumque usu apud veteres caruisse, denuo demonstrat [ ]. Halle, Grunert, 1726. 12 SS. - 3. Ders. Gedancken von der Consequenz-Macherey oder Gründliche Abhandlung der Frage: Ob und in wieferne ein Gelehrter schuldig sey diejenigen Sätze zu verantworten, die andere aus seinen Lehren Schlußweise heraus gebracht? Halle, Joh. Friedrich Krottendorff, 1731. 16 SS. - 4. Ders. (praes.) / Seidlitz, Georg Sigismund von (resp.). Primas de interpretatione lineas. Halle, Hendel, 1731. (2), 16 SS. - 5. Ders. (praes.) / Eulenburg, Christoph Heinrich Freiherr von (resp.). De principiis juris naturae. Ebd., 1731. (2), 13, (3) SS. - 6. Ders. (def.) / Willenberg, Samuel Friedrich (auct.). Tractatio juridica de matrimonio imparium: Von ungleicher Ehe, welche vornehme Standes-Persohnen mit denen so geringern Standes sind, schließen. Ebd., 1727. (2), 46 SS. - 7. Ders. (praes.) / Rivinus, Johann Abraham (resp.). Specimen meditationis philosophicae de mercatu corporum humanorum, cujus apud. Rom. mangonium species erat, vulgo Vom Menschen-Handel [.]. Leipzig, Schede, 1720. (32) SS. - 8. Ders. Daniel Friedrich Hoheisel [.] zeiget den Ungrund der Einwürffe die wider seinen Tractat de ideis in dem 122sten Theil der Leipziger Deutschen Actorum Eruditorum vorgetragen worden [.]. Halle, Hendel, (1727). 23, (1) SS. - 9. Ders. Fundamenta compensationis a priori demonstrata sistit [.]. Ebd., 1729. 8 SS. - 10. Ders. Schediasma philosophico-juricium de dono perspicuitatis [.]. Leipzig, Jakob Schuster, 1724. (24) SS. - 11. Ders. (praes.). Theses controversae iuris naturae et gentium ex capitibus XV prioribus libelli B. Samuelis L. B. de Pufendorff De officio hominis et civis ac Titii observationibus subiectis collectae [ ]. Halle, Joh. Christoph Krebs, 1726. 16 SS. - 12. Ders. (praes.). Theses controversae iuris naturae et gentium ad ductum V capit. ultim. atque integri libri II opusculi B. Samuelis L. B. de Pufendorff De officio hominis et civis ac Titii observationum subiectarum collectae [ ]. Halle, Hendel, 1726. 16 SS. - 13. Ders. Praemissa succincta meditatiuncula de usufructu patris in peculio liberorum adventitio mortuis liberis finito. Ebd., 1729. 8 SS. - 14. Ders. Ex chirographo non oriri literarum obligationem demonstrat [.]. Halle, Hilliger, (1728). 14, (2) SS. - 15. Ders. De methodo docendi antiquitates juris Romani [ ]. Halle, Joh. Friedrich Krottendorff, 1728. 12 SS. - 16. Ders. (praes.) / Tusch, Karl Georg Ludwig (resp.). Disputatio juridica, de concursu duarum causarum lucrativarum in eandem rem et personam ad § 6 & 9 I. de Legat. Halle, Hendel, 1725. 36 SS. - 17. Ders. (praes.) / Oehmchen, Joh. Nikolaus (resp.). De specificatione ad § 25 I de r. d. illustris ictorum ordinis in Academia Fridericiana consensu [.]. Ebd., 1725. 23, (1) SS. - 18. Ders. Dissertatio inauguralis iuridica de fundamentis in doctrina de praescriptione et derelictione gentium tacita distinctius ponendis [.]. Ebd., 1723. (8), 56 SS. - 19. Ders. (praes.) / Weinmar, Gabriel Gottfried (auct. & def.). Disputatio hujus argumenti prior de fictionibus juris in cerebro jurisconsultorum natis atque e sana jurisprudentia eliminandis [.]. Halle, Grunert, 1727. (4), 44 SS. - 20. Ders. Obervationes ex jure publico universali selectas de principe legibus libero [.]. Halle, Joh. Friedrich Krottendorff, 1730. 16 SS. - 21. Dorn, Johann Lorenz. Dissertatio inauguralis iuridica de iureiurando in litem pretii affectionis figmento liberato [.]. Altdorf, Magnus Daniel Meyer, 1730. (2), 54 SS. - 22. Hoheisel, Daniel Friedrich (praes.) / Küsch, Joh. Voigt (resp.). Disssertatio [!] iuridica de praescriptione immemoriali sanae rationi et iuri civili contrariante [ ]. Halle, Hendel, 1724. (8), 62 (falsch: 52), (2) SS. - 23. Ders. (praes.) / Holst, Joh. Valentin (resp.). Emendatio doctrinae practicae de corr

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        Miscellanies

      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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        BREVE COTEJO Y VALANCE DE LAS PESAS Y MEDIDAS (1731)

      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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