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        Biblischer Weyrauch, Zum süssen Geruch Gottseeliger Andachten ... Samt einer heilsamen Vorbereitung zum Beichtstuhl und H. Abendmahl, Nunmehr mit einer neuen Vorrede ... und einem ... Gesangbuche ... von Michael Lilienthal

      Königsberg, Eckart 1731 -1736. 18 cm. 2 Teile in 1 Band. (20), 450, (6); (4), 264, (4) Seiten mit 20 emblematischen Kupfern. Schwarzer Festeinband, Ledereinband-Bd. der Zeit mit dreiseitigem Goldschnitt und 1 (von 2) Messingschließe - Dünnhaupt 47.115 - Neumeister / Heiduk 399 - Jantz vergleiche 1580 - Titelauflage der durch Michael Lilienthal erweiterten Königsberger Fassung von 1731. Geringfügig berieben, fehlt 1 Schließe, stellenweise papierbedingte Bräunung. -

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        Carte de France Dressée pour l'Usage du Roy en Avril 1721

      Paris: Chés la Veuve de l'Auteur sur le Quay de l'Horloge al'Aigle d'Or, 1731. Engraved with period outline colour. Printed on thick laid paper. In excellent condition. 20 x 26 3/8 inches. An important early map of south eastern France by the celebrated French cartographer, Guillaume de L'Isle. Guillaume de L'Isle (1675-1726) was the son of a cartographer and a pupil of Jean Dominique Cassini, who, among other important contributions, aligned the study of astronomy to the study of geography. Under Cassini's direction, observations were made from locations all over the world that enabled longitudinal calculations to be made with much greater accuracy. De l'Isle carried on this exacting work with remarkable dedication and integrity, constantly revising and improving his maps. While precision was his primary goal, his maps are also invariably elegant and attractive. This map is from an edition of De L'Isle's Atlas de Geographie, which was reissued posthumously from 1730 to 1774. This was the France that Louis XIV had secured by the time he died in 1715. Moreland and Bannister, Antique Maps p. 132; Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, 395

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        1731 Montfaucon French Archaeology France PLATES FOLIO / Costume Kings Knights / 69 Remarkable Plates Double & Triple Fold / BEAUTIFUL!

      A Paris : Chez Julien-Michel Gandouin, Quai de Conti, aux trois Vertus: et Pierre-François Giffart, ruë S. Jacques, à Sainte Therese., 1731 - 1731 Montfaucon French Monarchy Archaeology France PLATES FOLIO 69 Remarkable Plates Double & Triple Fold / BEAUTIFUL! Bernard de Montfaucon (January 13, 1655, Aude, France – December 21, 1741) was a French Benedictine monk, a scholar who founded a new discipline, palaeography; an editor of works of the Fathers of the Church; he is also regarded to be one of the founders of modern archaeology. I find this title selling for thousands of dollars elsewhere. Main author: Montfaucon, Bernard de, 1655-1741. Title details: Les monumens de la monarchie françoise : qui comprennent l’histoire de France, avec les figures de chaque regne que l’injure des tems à epargnées . / Par le R.P. Dom Bernard de Montfaucon, religieux Benedictin de la Congregation de Saint Maur. Published: A Paris : Chez Julien-Michel Gandouin, Quai de Conti, aux trois Vertus: et Pierre-François Giffart, ruë S. Jacques, à Sainte Therese., 1731 Text in French and Latin. Contents: t. 3. La suite des rois depuis Charles V. jusqu’à Louis XI. inclusivement Subject: France — History — France — Antiquities — France — Kings and rulers — Biography — France — Kings and rulers — Portraits — Other names: Gandouin, Julien-Michel, [bookseller.] Giffart, Pierre François, b. 1677, [bookseller.] Simon, Claude, d. 1752, [printer.] Referenced by: Brunet, III, 1862 Language: French ; Latin 69 Remarkable Plates / 27 Double Fold & 1 Triple Fold / BEAUTIFUL! FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in the photos; see photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding; Pages: complete with all 356 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such ; Publisher: A Paris : Chez Julien-Michel Gandouin, Quai de Conti, aux trois Vertus: et Pierre-François Giffart, ruë S. Jacques, à Sainte Therese., 1731 Size: ~15.75in X 10.25in (40cm x 26cm) More photos available upon request [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Marble Antiquities of The Right Honourable, the Earl of Pembroke at Wilton House. Privately Printed 1731

      Privately Printed. 1731. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. H Gilt-decorated Morocco. Very Good. 74 etchings + 4 from another work. Lacks the introductory leaf. Usually this work has 70 plates, but this copy also has the 4 supplementary plates numbered 71 - 74 that are seen in Sheffield University's copy. According to BL "74 plates now because here are the 4 last statues which were thought to have been done by the another, those who have only 70 may also add these." OCLC lists four UK copies. The BL has two, one with 40 pl. and one with 70 pl. Sheffield University has a copy with 74 pl. as does Cambridge. The Blackmer copy had 74 plates ( Blackmer 426 ). Lowndes mentions that the work was published at 35s., and two copies selling at 2l. 15s. and 6l. 6s. J. Powell in ink on the f.f.e.p., as well as J. Powell, Swindon, Wilts. in a purple pencil in a large hand on the front pastedown. The bookplate of Elijah Impey upside down on the rear pastedown. All edges gilt, a lovely plum morocco binding, circa 1830, with a swirly outline design to the boards including urns and lyres, and what looks like birds plucking fruit from the urns, and a suspended lamp at the top. There is then a border of 9 lines, 7 thin, and two thicker. Gilt line to the edge, and inner dentelle gilt lines and border. The spine just has the title 'Plates' (there was no text), and filled in compartments surrounded by lines. A lovely and very scarce item, amongst one of the earliest illustrated records of a private collection. 103a

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster Books]
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        Ichnographia Urbis in Tuscia primariae Florentiae Scenographice

      Nuremberg, 1731. Map. Copper engraving, 49.5 x 58 cms, original hand-colour with black and white prospect beneath, blank verso. A magnificent plan and view of Florence, with 124 of the principal landmarks identified in the key, and the main features of the fortress located using the letters a-p in the main body of the map.

      [Bookseller: Tim Bryars Ltd]
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        The Universal Etymological English Dictionary

      London,: Thomas Cox, 1731.. Thick octavo, numerous small woodcut illustrations throughout and appendix of proper names bound in; title-page thumbed with old manuscript notations, some water-staining of the preliminaries and appendix, two text leaves chipped at fore-edge margins with slight loss yet good overall in worn early nineteenth-century roan with gilt lettering. Dictionary from the working library of Ludwig Leichhardt, with the rear endpaper inscribed 'L. Leichhardt' in the explorer's distinctive hand. Any relic or manuscript associated with Leichhardt is exceptionally rare: Hordern House has never before been able to offer any Leichhardt manuscript or signature, and they seem most uncommon on the market.As Leichhardt's inscription is undated it is not possible to ascertain whether he brought the dictionary to Australia upon emigrating in 1842 or if it was gifted to him after arrival. Nonetheless, it is particularly appealing to have a book from the library of such an avid reader, not least one which may have been used in Leichhardt's writing. That Leichhardt owned an etymological dictionary comes as no surprise given his considerable scholarly curiosity and his awareness that his journals would be published in English (as is well known the explorer Phillip Parker King helped prepare Leichhardt's journals of his overland expedition to Port Essington for publication).Nathan Bailey (d. 1742) was a pioneer English lexicographer, who first published his dictionary in 1721. Thie revised second edition is an enlivened publication filled with historical and anecdotal information on the history of words. The work is endearing for the numerous woodcut illustrations depicting heraldic devices, architectural details, military defences, mathematical principles, ancient deities and other diverse subjects.

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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. 1st Edition. 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.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        L'Eloge de la Folie, Composé en forme de Déclamation par Erasme, Et traduit par Mr Gueudeville, Avec les Notes de Gérard Listre, et les belles Figures de Holbein ; Le tout sur l'Original de l'Académie de Basle. Nouvelle Edition, revue, augmentée & mise dans un meilleur ordre.

      François L"Honoré, Amsterdam 1731 - In-12 de 234pp. précédées de la préface du traducteur et celle de l'auteur adressée à Thomas Morus. Demi-basane, dos à 5 nerfs. Très épidermé. Manque de peau en coiffe de tête, dorure passée, 1er plat détaché, mors fragile en second plat. Tranches rouges. Frontispice allégorique. Page de titre rouge et noir avec vignette. Tampon ex-libris en page de titre. Gravure pleine page représentant les portraits de Erasme, Holbein et Morus. Vignettes, lettrines. 75 gravures à mi-page, dans le texte + 6 dépliantes ; inspirées de dessins exécutés à la plume par Holbein sur les marges d'un exemplaire de l'Eloge de la Folie du musée de Bâle. (Cohen 348). Intérieur pur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Paraclet]
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        (Alexander) [Of False Taste.] An Epistle to the Right Honourable Richard Earl of Burlington. Occasion'd by his Publishing Palladio's Designs of the Baths, Arches, Theatres, &c. of Ancient Rome.

      London: Printed for L. Gilliver, 1731 . first edition, folio, pp.14, with half-title ("Of Taste, An Epistle...") but the terminal ads. leaf discarded with [Bramston (James)] The Man of Taste. Occasion'd by an epistle of Mr. Pope's On That Subject. By the Author of the Art of Politicks. London: Printed by J. Wright, for Lawton Gilliver..., 1733 first edition, folio, pp.19+[1 ads.], half-title with frontispiece on verso, vignette figure on p.19, 15 books listed among the ads. together skilfully washed in qtr. tan morocco, lettered in gilt, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe i. Foxon P908; Griffith 259; Rothschild 1602. Very scarce in any state, and (despite lacking evidence from the discarded advertisements) plainly Todd's rare edition 'A', as seen in only two of nineteen copies examined: see "Concealed Pope Editions" in Book Collector vol.v (1956) pp.48-9. The fourth and last of the Epistles to Various Persons (now usually known as the fourth Moral Essay), though the first chronologically. ii. Foxon B936. Again, a genuine first.

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        Miscellanies

      32 - London - Benjamin Motte, 1731 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 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.

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        Imperio de la China y cultura evangelica en el, por los Religiosos de la Compania de Jesus, sacado de las noticias del P. Alvaro Semmedo... [Empire of China and the Christian culture of the Society of Jesus, taken from the accounts of P. Alvaro Semmedo]

      Lisbon: Officina Herreriana, 1731 Book. Very Good. Leather Bound. 2nd Edition. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Lisbon: Officina Herreriana, 1731. Second Spanish Edition. Small Folio. [xix], 252 pp. Period style dark brown gilt tooled full calf with a red gilt morocco label. A few leaves with minor repair to blank margins, otherwise a very good copy. Rare work. Semedo was the Portuguese Procurado General for China. This is a general description of Chinese society which describes the foreign missions and the Manchu campaigns. The manuscript was written by Semedo in Goa in 1638 and contains the first description of tea in a European work on China. "Semedo first arrived in China in 1613, and worked there for the next twenty-four years. During this time he was associated with Johann Adam Schall von Bell, whom he joined at Xian in 1628, and was responsible for the first European translation of the engraved pillar commemorating the arrival of the Nestorian Alopen. Sent back to Europe as procurator in Rome for the China mission, he called at Goa, where in 1638 he completed his Relacao da propagacao de fe no regno da China e outras adjacentes, a valuable account of the conditions in China at the end of the Ming dynasty. The Portuguese original of the work eventually reached the hands of the Portuguese historian, Manuel Faria y Sousa, who edited it into an historical form and had it translated into Spanish"(Howgego S81). "This work gives a long account of China, its various provinces, inhabitants and their manners and customs, Government and Military Art, propagation of the Gospel, and more particularly an account of the labours of the Jesuits there" (Cox. I, p. 323); Cordier Sinica 23-24; "On 29 March 1608, [Semedo] left for Goa and the Far East aboard Na. Sra. Do Vencimento. He arrived to Macau in 1610, and to Nanjing in 1613. Along with another Jesuit, Alfonso Vagnoni, he was imprisoned during an anti-Christian campaign in Nanjing in 1616, and then sent back to Macau, where he stayed till 1621. As the persecution campaign in the mainland China abated, Fr. Semedo changed his Chinese name from Xie Wulu to Zeng Dezhao and re-entered China, now working in Jiangsu and Jiangnan provinces. He spent most of his term in China in the central and southern provinces; perhaps his only trip north was the one he made to Xi'an in 1625, during which he was the first European to see the recently unearthed Nestorian Stele" (Wikipedia)..

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        Catalogus Bibliothecae Theologicae, Systematico-Criticus, in quo, Libri Theologici, in Bibliotheca Reimanniana extantes

      Engraved frontis. port of the collector. Title printed in red & black. 12 p.l. (incl. port.), 638 pp.; 1 p.l., 639-1142, 70 pp. Two vols. 8vo, cont. vellum over boards. Hildesheim: [Printed by] L. Schroeder [for the owner], 1731. The very rare catalogue of the theological books in the vast library of Reimmann (1668-1743), German bibliographer, inspector of the gymnasium of Hildesheim, and friend of Leibniz and many other prominent intellectuals of the time. Reimmann has provided very copious annotations for each book and the catalogue is made all the more useful by the full author index at end. A very fine and fresh set. From the library of His Serene Highness Prince Fürstenberg at Donaueschingen. Further parts were issued in 1739 and 1747; they are, as is usual, not present. Folter 618-19. Loh, p. 3. Peignot, p. 470. Taylor, Book Catalogues, p. 257. .

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        Refutation Des Erreurs De Benoit De Spinosa, etc

      Francois Foppens, 1731-01-01. Hardcover. Good. 12mo. Contemporary 1/4 calf with marbled boards. [4] (of [10]), 158; 183 [i. e., 483], [2] pages, including half-title; lacks the 3 preliminary leaves following the title. Internally generally good, with clean, unmarked pages. <br><br>Contents: Principally containing Fenelonâ&#128;&#153;s Refutation de Spinosa; also includes, Vie de Spinosa / [par M. Colerus]; Refutation de Spinosa / [par le comte de Boulainvilliers] ; Extrait du Nouvel atheisme renverse, ou refutation du sisteme de Spinosa, / par Dom François Lami; Extrait d&#39;une lettre de Monseigneur de FeÌ&#129;nelon ... sur la Refutation de Spinosa . <br><br> FIRST EDITION of Fénelon&#39;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. <br>Provenance: Stamp of Alfonso Cassuto on title. <br> Much of the work is devoted to an attempt to combat the perceived atheism of Spinozaâ&#128;&#153;s philosophy. Paul Janet suggests that Bayleâ&#128;&#153;s Dictionary was Fenelon and other French criticsâ&#128;&#153; principle source of information on Spinozaâ&#128;&#153;s work, and that the loss of Spinozaâ&#128;&#153;s subtleties in the reduction was the root of much of the criticism. (Janet, Paul. French Thought and Spinozism, The Contemporary Review, Volume 29. 1078 p.)

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        Insulae Bermudes

      Nuremburg 1731 - Size : 110x275 (mm), 4.375x10.875 (Inches), Hand Colored Very good, upper and lower margin have been extended, laid on acid free paper for long term preservation

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        IMPERIO DE LA CHINA Y CULTURA EVANGELICA EN EL,

      - Por los Religiosos de la Compañia de JESUS, Sacado de las noticias del Padre Alvaro Semmedo de la propria Compañia. POR MANUEL DE FARIA Y SOUSA, Cavallero de la Orden de Christo, y de la Casa Real. LISBOA OCCIDENTAL, EN LA OFFICINA HERRERIANA. M. DCC.XXXI. [1731] In fólio menor de 29x20 cm. Com [xviii], 252 pags. Encadernação da época inteira de pele com rótulo vermelho, nervos e ferros a ouro na lombada. Folha de rosto impressa a duas cores adornada com o escudo real de D. João V, a quem é dedicada a obra. Exemplar com assinatura de posse do bibliógrafo Pinto de Matos no verso da folha de rosto; e ex-libris do Dr. José Bayolo Pacheco de Amorim. Segunda edição em castelhano, a primeira publicou-se em Madrid no ano de 1642. Inocêncio I, 50. "Imperio de la China y cultura evangelica en el, por los religiosos de la Compañia de Jesus. Sacado de las noticias del P. Alvaro Semmedo de la propria Compañia. Madrid, por Juan Sanchez 1642. 4.º - É dividida em tres partes, das quaes a. I tracta geralmente da descripção do paiz, e de suas provincias, sitio, e qualidades: a II do seu governo, e do tocante ás pessoas e costumes de seus habitadores: a III emfim do que diz respeito á cultura evangelica, e introducção do christianismo no imperio. Foi tão bem aceita esta relação, que todas as nações da Europa se apressaram a transportal a para os seus idiomas, o que se prova pelas traducções que d&#146;ella se fizeram, a saber: Em italiano com o titulo: Relazione della grande monarchia della Cina, Roma 1643. 4.º, adornada com o retrato do auctor, e reimpressa ibi, 1653. 4.º - Em francez, com o titulo Histoire universelle du grand royaume de la Chine composée en italien par le P. Alvares de Semmedo, et traduite en notre langue par L. Coulon. Paris 1645. 4.° Reimpressa em Lyon 1667. 4.°, da qual tinha um exemplar o cav. Francisco José Maria de Brito. - Em inglez: History of the grande and renowed monarchy of China. London 1665 fol. illustrada com mappas, e retrato do auctor, da qual Barbosa declara ter tido um exemplar. Reimpressa ibi, 1665 fol., se é exacto o que diz Mr. Ternaux Compans na sua Bibliotheque Asiatique et Africaine n.º 2001.[O] original manuscripto, tal como o escrevera o P. Semmedo, e que parece ter estado em poder de Manuel de Faria, que por elle fez a sua versão, esse original é mais que raro, e mesmo se ignora, creio, o destino que levou: A traducção de Faria (n.º 265) sahiu novamente com o mesmo titulo, Lisboa Occidental, na Off. Herreriana 1731. fol. de XVII 252 pag., por diligencia de Miguel Lopes Ferreira, a quem muito se deve pelo serviço prestado ás lettras nas varias publicações que fez de alguns ineditos, e nas reimpressões de livros antigos e estimaveis que se iam tornando raros. [EN] SEMEDO, Alvaro. (1586-1658) [Empire of China and the Christian culture of the Society of Jesus, taken from the accounts of P. Alvaro Semmedo]. Second Edition in Spanish. Small Folio. Contemporary full calf gilt tooled at spine and red label. A very good copy. Rare work. Semedo was the Portuguese Jesuit "Procurador General" for China. This is a general description of Chinese society which describes the foreign missions and the Manchu campaigns. The manuscript was written by Semedo in Goa in 1638 and contains the first description of tea in a European work on China. 'Semedo first arrived in China in 1613, and worked there for the next twenty-four years. During this time he was associated with Johann Adam Schall von Bell, whom he joined at Xian in 1628, and was responsible for the first European translation of the engraved pillar commemorating the arrival of the Nestorian Alopen. Sent back to Europe as procurator in Rome for the China mission, he called at Goa, where in 1638 he completed his Relacao da propagacao de fe no regno da China e outras adjacentes, a valuable account of the conditions in China at the end of the Ming dynasty. The Portuguese original of the work eventually reached the hands of the Portuguese historian, Manuel Faria y Sousa,

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        JURISPRUDENTIA PUBLICA IMPERII ROMANO GERMANICI nova et scientifica methodo concimmata in tres tomos distincta et juris publici facta. Adjuncto duplici Indice, quorum primus in principio prospectum operis, alter in fine seriem rerum & verborum.

      Johan Joseph Mayr,, Salisburgo, 1731 - Volume in folio piccolo legato in pelle, dorso a nervi, sguardie, occhiello, frontespizio con bella marca tipografica, 14 carte, 504 pp., 7 carte d'indici (l'ultima coll'angolo inferiore restaurato, elisione di alcune sillabe su quattro righe d'indice al recto). Eccezionale saggi sulle istituzioni dell'Impero romano germanico, figlio del Sacro Romano Impero. Ad un preliminare sulla natura ed i principi fondanti della Giurisprudenza trattata, sui diversi ordimamenti degli Imperi succedutisi nella storia, dall'Assiro al Romano ed al Romano Germanico, si traccia un'accurata mappa delle qualità e dello stato delle Leggi giurisprudenziali prendendo a silloge i salienti delle figure quale l'Imperarore, le regole d'elezione, chi possa essere eletto, le potestà che il titolo apporta, quali le qualità del Re dei Romani e dell'Augusta, quelle dei Vicari imperiali, le giurisprudenze territoriali dei vari Stati componenti l'Impero, gli Elettori e così seguendo per ogni cosa sottoposta allo Jus Imperialis. Stampato su carta greve, forte e frusciante, qualche duerno con una lievissima brunitura, in eccellente conservazione, i soli difetti già citati, è opera egregia e preclara, d'assoluto interesse.

      [Bookseller: Accademia degli Erranti]
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        Schwedische Curen". Handschriftliches Gedicht auf Friedrich König von Schweden und Landgraf von Hessen-Kassel

      um 1731. 21 x 14 cm. 1 S. - Burmeister, Friedr. S. 240 (vgl.) - Anonymes 26-zeiliges Spottgedicht auf Friedrich I. Landgraf von Hessen-Kassel: "Die Curen so der König thut sind alle wohl gerathen / man sitzt zu Cassel und verschmaust Pastete, Torte, Brathen / ... / weil das schwedisch vomitir der gantze Hoff durchführe zeigt / des gnug wohl purgier, das ist ein gutes Hof Clistir." König Friedrich von Schweden (1676 - 1751) war seit 1730 auch Landgraf von Hessen-Kassel. "Seine Lieblingsbeschäftigung war die Jagd ... auch den Frauen war er nicht abhold ..." (ADB VII, 524). Statthalter in Kassel war sein Bruder Wilhelm. Friedrich besuchte seine Erblande 1731 zum einzigen Mal. Auf dieser Huldigungsreise erhielt er als Geschenk von der Ritterschaft und der Stadt Kassel einen Wechsel über 60.000 Gulden (Burmeister). -

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        Pictoriae artis pandaesia. Die Kunst-Gründe der Zeichnung und Mahlerey. Aus der Ur-Schrift geteutschet durch Joseph Widtmaisser v. Weitenau

      Wien, Ghelen, 1731.. 88 Bll. - Vorgebunden: ders., Kurtzer Begriff Der Theoretischen Mahler-Kunst. Aus dem Lateinischen Ins Teutsche übersetzet [von S. T. Gerike]. Berlin, Rüdiger, 1699. 8 Bll., 71 S. Pappband d. Zt. 4°. I. Hoefer XV, 75; Schlosser, Kunstliteratur 555. - II. VD17 3:601920M - Erste deutsche Ausgabe des posthum erschienenen Gedichts des Malers und Dichters (1611-1665). Rechts der lateinische Text von De arte graphica, links eine Prosa-Übersetzung. Mit einem Vorwort von Gerike. - Etwas bestoßen, Gelenke beschabt. Bei dem vorgeb. Werk fehlt das Frontispiz.

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        Index poeticus. Continens nomina propria, genealogiam, mythologiam, astrologiam, geographiam poeticam, et alia ad eruditionem, copiam et ornatum orationis spectantia

      Amberg, Koch / Ingolstadt, de la Haye 1731.. 24 Bll., 674 S., 21 Bll. Mit 8 Kupferkarten. Ldr. d. Zt. über Holzdeckel. Auf 4 Bünden. 2 Schließen. Hs. Rückentit. Blindpräg. auf beiden Deckeln. Erste Ausgabe - Die Karten v. Europa, Spanien, Italien, Griechenland (4), Kleinasien. "Vornehmlich zum Verständnis der Klassiker." (Zischka 4)

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        1731 fishing regulations.

      Mondsee (Salzkammergut), 17. II. 1731. - Folio. German ms. on paper. 17 ½ pp. on 10 ff. With autogr. and seal. Folio. Includes a coloured pen-and-ink sketch. Detailed revision of fishing regulations commissioned by abbot Bernhard Lidl, as the earlier rules drawn up in 1544 were out of date. Signed and sealed by the abbot. The drawing shows the fishing grounds around the houses of one Schruegenmayr (85 x 34 mm). - From the private collection of Michaela Gräfin Almeida in Munich, owner of the lake until 2007.

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        Ritratti di alcuni celebri pittori del secolo XVII disegnati ed intagliati in rame dal Cav. Ottavio Lioni. Con le vite de' medesimi tratte da vari autori... -

      Roma, De' Rossi, 1731.In-4. Pergamena coeva, titolo impr. in oro sul dorso. Con 12 stupendi ritratti f.t., stampati qui per la prima volta, e 12 testatine inc. in rame. (8), 272 pp.; esemplare molto buono. Prima edizione della «suntuosa raccolta di ritratti dell'eccellente incisore Ott. Lioni » (Schlosser 473). Secondo Cicognara 2304, i suoi intagli sono «pochissimi e rari». L'opera contiene le vite di 12 importanti pittori attivi a Roma nel '600, tra cui Tempesta, Guercino e Bernini. La vita di Carlo Maratta scritta dal Bellori, che occupa le pp.147-251, è in prima edizione. First edition of a collection of 12 biographies of Baroque artists active in Rome in the 17th century, each one with a finely engr. portrait. A good copy bound in contemp. vellum, gilt title on spine.

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        L'istoria della Volgar poesia? in questa terza (edizione) unitamente co i comentarj intorno alla medesima, riordinata, ed accresciuta.

      Baseggio 1731-30 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).

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        Koninkryk Sardinien

      Carta geografica della Sardegna edita ad Amsterdam verso la metà del XVIII secolo. Incisione in rame, bella coloritura coeva, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Rara. Amsterdam Amsterdam 180 260

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        Poikile Istoria, Varia Historia, cum notis integris Conradi Gesneri, Johannis Schefferi, Tanaquilli Fabri, Joachimi Kuhnii, Jacobi Perizonii, & interpretatione latina Justi Vulteji, innumeris in locis emendata. Curante Abrahamo Gronovio.

      Lugduni Batavorum (et alii), Luchtmans & Langerak (et alii), 1731. 1731 2 parti con frontespizio autonomo e paginazione continua in un vol. in-4° (257x200mm), pp. (92), 640; (2), 641-1056, (158) di indice; bella e solida legatura coeva in p. pergamena rigida con unghie e riquadi plurimi di filetti rettangolari a secco ai piatti inquadranti una cornice centrale anch'essa a secco. Dorso a nervetti con titolo dorato su tassello in pelle rossa. Antiporta calcografica sontuosamente figurata. Frontespizi in rosso e in nero. Testo su due colonne greco e latino, corredato, in calce, di amplissime note filologioche. Alcune vignette incise su rame n.t. Lievi bruniture. Ottimo esemplare. Stimata edizione bilingue, la prima curata dal Gronovius, della "Poikile Historia" di Eliano, presente sia nell'originale greco che nella versione latina dovuta a Justus Will, latinizzato in Justus Vultejus (Wetter, 1529-Marburgo, 1575), pedagogista e filologo, professore di ebraico a Marburgo. La prima edizione del testo di Eliano curato dal Will era apparsa a Basilea nel 1543. L'opera di Eliano è una compilazione erudita in 14 libri del tutto asistematica e derivata dalla sparse letture dell'autore; la sua importanza deriva più che altro dalle citazioni che in essa ricorrono di opere perdute della classicità. Tra le molte curiosità di cui si discorre nell'opera: come un leone malato possa guarire soltanto mangiando una scimmia, come Socrate bevve la cicuta, i combattimenti tra galli, gli amori degli Spartani, la violenza dei Bizantini, la lotta di Eracle e Lepreo, i costumi dei Persiani, ecc. Claudio Eliano, nato a Preneste, l'attuale Palestrina, verso il 170, morto nel 235 ca., allievo del sofista Pausania di Cesarea, fu professore di retorica a Roma e "pontifex" nella sua città natale. Dibdin, I, p. 231. Schweiger, 3. Hoffmann, I, 12. Moss, I, p. 4. Brunet, I, 62. Graesse, I, 24: "Edition rare et estimé".

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        JURISPRUDENTIA PUBLICA IMPERII ROMANO GERMANICI nova et scientifica methodo concimmata in tres tomos distincta et juris publici facta... Adjuncto duplici Indice, quorum primus in principio prospectum operis, alter in fine seriem rerum & verborum....

      Volume in folio piccolo legato in pelle, dorso a nervi, sguardie, occhiello, frontespizio con bella marca tipografica, 14 carte, 504 pp., 7 carte d'indici (l'ultima coll'angolo inferiore restaurato, elisione di alcune sillabe su quattro righe d'indice al recto). Eccezionale saggi sulle istituzioni dell'Impero romano germanico, figlio del Sacro Romano Impero. Ad un preliminare sulla natura ed i principi fondanti della Giurisprudenza trattata, sui diversi ordimamenti degli Imperi succedutisi nella storia, dall'Assiro al Romano ed al Romano Germanico, si traccia un'accurata mappa delle qualità e dello stato delle Leggi giurisprudenziali prendendo a silloge i salienti delle figure quale l'Imperarore, le regole d'elezione, chi possa essere eletto, le potestà che il titolo apporta, quali le qualità del Re dei Romani e dell'Augusta, quelle dei Vicari imperiali, le giurisprudenze territoriali dei vari Stati componenti l'Impero, gli Elettori e così seguendo per ogni cosa sottoposta allo Jus Imperialis. Stampato su carta greve, forte e frusciante, qualche duerno con una lievissima brunitura, in eccellente conservazione, i soli difetti già citati, è opera egregia e preclara, d'assoluto interesse.

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        An essay concerning human understanding in four books. Written by John Locke. The tenty edition with large addition. Volume I (- II)...

      Printed for Edward Symon 1731 2 voll. in 8, pp. (2) + IV + (26) + 372; (8) + 340 + (28) ritr. inc. all'acquaf. all'antip. P. pl. coeva con segni d'uso diffusi, Fr. a secco ai piatti. Decima edizione con aggiunte. Interessante e poco comune edizione di quella che è considerata l'opera fondamentale di Locke, pubblicata in Inghilterra nel 1690.   ITA

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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 & m?urs de ceux que le Roy nomme aux Évechez, doivent estre faite par les ordinaires. Traité de ce qui s'est fait et pratiqué par les Empereurs et les Rois, dans tous les tems, au sujet de la Jurisdiction Criminelle sur les ecclesiastiques. Divisé en deux parties, par Pierre Dupuys. Apologie pour la publication des traitez & des preuves des libertez de l'Eglise gallicane, par Pierre Dupuys. Tome Deux: Le Songe du Vergier qui parle de la Disputacion du Clerc et du Chevalier. Remonstrantia hibernorum contra lovanienses &c. vindicata].

      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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        A Treatise of the Natural Grounds, and Principles of Harmony

      London: J Wilcox and T Osborne, 1731 to which is added by way of an appendix: Rules for playing a Thorow-Bass, with variety of proper lessons, Fuges and examples...... In full tan contemporary leather covers, corners and edges a little bumped and worn, gilt tooled at edges. Spine has raised bands, title in gilt on leather label, gilt tooling, edges a little bumped and worn. Internally it has the signature of P Panton, 1727-1797, the noted literary patron and antiquary of North Wales, with a full page of his writings in the front end papers, title page has the ink signature of John A Miller at head, [4], 206 pp, with the rare pull out sheet, text block sprinkled, ink initials at head of ep. Uncommon and desirable? Holder, Church of England clergyman and natural philosopherA competent composer of services and anthems, Holder in retirement wrote an influential and well-received treatise, Principles of Harmony (1694), the surviving correspondence concerning which illustrates the complexities of contemporary music publishing. It was still regarded as a standard work for long afterwards, both in England and abroad, and remains of interest for its account of mean-tone tuning. see ODNB for a full bio.Keller, Godfrey [Gottfried], composer and keyboard player, was presumably of German origin. (see Deakin 23)(ESTC list 1st ed of 1694 R16414 and others but not this edition)

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        Anleitung zur Historie der Medicinischen Gelahrheit.

      Klein-4°. 8 n.n. Bl., 898 S., 46 n.n. Bl. Register. Halbpergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. 3 Teile in einem Band. 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.

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        Status Parmensis sive Ducatus Parmensis et piacentinus una cum Ditione Buxetana et Valle Tarae Novissime exhibitus.

      Norimberga, 1731. Incisione in rame, colore d'epoca, cm 49,3 x 58 (alla lastra). Esemplare con una bella impressione delle sottostanti vedute e in bello stato di conservazione.

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        Poetae Latini Minores sive Gratii Falisci Cynegeticon, M. Aurelii Olympii Nemesiani Cynegeticon, Et Ejusdem Eclogae IV. T. Calpurnii Siculi Eclogae VII. Claudii Rutilii Numatiani. Iter, Q Serenus Samonicus, Vindicianus sive Marcellus. Q. Rhemnius Fannius Palaemon et Sulpiciae Satyra. Curante Petro Burmanno.

      Leiden, C. Wishoff et D. Goedval, 1731. 58 pp. + 730 pp. + 553 pp. + Index. (Rerum et Verborum.) With engraved frontispiece. Bound full leather with 5 raised bands. Tooled edges and richly gilt spines.. Binding with some wear to extremities, and leather frayed on both vol. Internally very fine and clean. Overall a sound copy. All text in Latin.(Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

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        Varia historia cum notis integris conradi gesneri , johannis schefferi , tanaquilli fabri , joachimi kuhnii, jacobi perizonii, and interpretatione latina justi vulteji innumeris in locis emendata . curante abrahamo gronovio qui et suas adnotationes adjecit. lugduni batavorum, luchtmans and langerak, 1731.

      Due parti in un volume in quarto (cm. 26), pp. (100) 640; (2) 640-1056 (160). Bell'antiporta incisa al primo volume e frontespizi in rosso e nero. Bella legatura coeva in pieno vitello, dorso a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Tagli rossi e sguardie marmorizzate. Solo una fenditura parziale ad una cerniera e piccole mancanze alla cuffia superiore, peraltro esemplare fresco ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Due firme di possesso al frontespizio, una delle quali cancellata. Cfr. Graesse (I, 249): ""Edition rare et estimé"".

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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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        Hollands stats- och commercie-spegel/ föreställande, under wisse anmärkningar, de förente Nederländers republique, med des tilhörige länder och städer; til äldre och senare tiders historia, revolutioner, regerings-sätt, religioner, domstolar, politie, stats-wärk, landt- och siömacht, commerce, fiskerier, manufacturer, alliancer, statsmaximer, med mera.

      Af J. S. I-II. Sthlm, B. G. Schneider, 1731. 8:o. (16),398,(2) + (2),88,1-64,1-80,79-90,1-72 s. Första delens titelblad tryckt i rött och svart. Samtida högst obetydligt nött marmorerat skinnbd med upphöjda bind, röd titeletikett och stilfullt guldornerad rygg. Blindpressad kantdekor och röd- och blåstänkta snitt. Enstaka spridda småfläckar. Med hål på s. 11 i andra delen med en knappt tioöringsstor textförlust som följd. Mindre lagning i nedre marginalen på s. 65 i andra delen. Fint ex.. Den graverade frontespisen till del II som nämns i första delen blev aldrig utförd. På s. 342-98 i den första och de två första pagineringsföljderna i den andra delen behandlas Hollands handel, inte minst kolonialhandeln via de Ost- och Västindiska kompanierna. Författaren menar i förordet att kunskap om andra länders regeringssätt och handel är viktig att ta del av som "efter de flitige biens exempel, så wäl ifrån närmare, som fiermare fälter söker att insuga och samla alt hwad han finner wara skåcken eller det allmänna bästa til nytta". Han menar att Hollands "kloka styrsel" och goda ekonomi gör landet särskilt värt att särskåda

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        VERONA ILLUSTRATA.

      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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        Verona illustrata. parte prima (e seconda). in verona, per vallarsi e berno, 1731.

      Due parti legate in un volume in-folio (cm. 43), pp. xii, col. 396; pp. x, col. 298. Frontespizi in rosso e nero con grande figura centrale, testate, capolettera ed illustrazioni nel testo, fra cui la bella pianta della città di Verona. Il tutto finemente inciso in rame. Leg. coeva in cart. alla rustica con nervi passanti e titoli ms. al dorso. Esemplare fresco e marginoso, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Contiene: Tomo I: l'Historia della città; tomo II: l'Historia litteraria, con recto e verso di 14 medaglie inc. in rame. Edizione originale di quest'opera stimata e celebrata dalle maggiori bibliografie. Disponibili le sole prime due parti (di 41).

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        Kupfer-Bibel; In Welcher Die Physica Sacra, Oder Geheiligte Natur-Wissenschaft Derer In Heil. Schrifft Vorkommenden Natürlichen Sachen Deutlich Erklärt Und Bewährt

      Augspurg und Ulm: Johann Andreas Pfeffel, Kaiserlicher Hof-Kupferstecher in Augspurg. Very Good. 1731-1735. First Edition; First Printing. Full-Leather. Erste - Vierdte Abtheilung incl. of Vorbericht and Verzeichnis der Auctorum bound in five volumes, all regular and extra plates present as specified in Nissen, I. -V. Theil: Vol. I: 28 leaves, 276 pp; Vol. 2: 4 leaves, pp 277-672, 1 leaf; Vol. 3: 5 leaves, leaf 6 and 7 separated with browned edges but present, 572 pp, 1 leaf; Vol. 4: 1 leaf, pp 573-1140, 1 leaf; Vol. 5: 5 leaves, first one separated but present, pp 1141-1426, 40 leaves. Chipping to spine ends of brittle leather with mostly inconsequential loss of leather, boards rubbed and lightly chipped, bindings tight. Marbled pages Near Fine and clean with minor browning/staining, front fly-leaf of volume 2 separated but present, rather limited presence of foxing. An unsophisticated set in Very Good condition indeed. Nissen 3659; Mainly as Faber du Faur 1855; Felfe, Naturgeschichte als kunstvolle Synthese. Impeccable one-family provenance including the Prime Minister of Denmark, Ove Høegh-Guldberg (1731-1808) signature and Danish language inscription in volume 1 by his wife, Lucie Emmerentze Høegh-Guldberg dated 1794, their book label dated 1769. Høegh-Guldberg was said to have run Denmark partly behind the scenes because of his crazy King [; A Royal Affair, a Danish movie of 2012, partially covers both characters]; The German translation of the Physica Sacra, concurrently published in Latin, is Scheuchzer&#39;s famous scientific commentary on the Bible with overall 762 plates on cosmography, paleontology, zoology, botany, anatomy. The Kupfer-Bibel showcases the state of lexicography and of philological methods in the early eighteenth century and provides a select bibliography of recent publications on these subjects. Scheuchzer, 1672-1733, Swiss scholar, physician, chair of physics, professor in mathematics, credited for being one of the fathers of paleontology, passed away two years prior to the publication of the final volume, a publication process of overall eleven years. The sketches are the work of the artist Johann Melchior Füssli, numerous engravers of the time took part. A beautiful presentation of a rare and important set, revitalizing the splendor of Baroque chalcography .

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        Caesaris Commentarii de Bello Gallico et Civili. Cum utriusque Supplementis ab A. Hirtio vel Oppio. Adiectis Christophorus Cellarius.

      Leipzig, Maur. Georg. Weidmann, 1731. (12 pp) + 743 pp + 2 Index. With frontispice and 6 fold. copparprint. maps. Bound in vellum and red edges.. Well-preserved and clean copy, though vellum has cracked along one edge on the frontboard. Small spot the red cut.(Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

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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

      London: for W. Innys and R. Manby, and T. Woodward, 1731 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 2nd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 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(enry?) 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)..

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        Status Parmensis sive Ducatus Parmensis et Placentinus una cum Ditione Buxetana et Valle Taræ. Novissime exhibitus ab Homannianis Heredibus Anno MDCCXXI Cum Privilegio Sac: Cæs: Maj:

      [Nürnberg] 1731. Kobberstik. 47 x 56 cm. Godt eksemplar i nyere ramme. Rammen måler 54 x 61 cm. - Kort over et område i det nordlige Italien med byerne Piacenza, Parma og Cremona. Indsat byplaner over Parma og Piacenza. Stor titelkartouche med jagt- og hyrdescene. "Ducatus Placentinus" er koloreret, resten af kortet konturkoloreret, byplaner og titelkartouche ukoloreret.. Johann Baptist Homann (1633-1724). Tysk geograf, kobberstikker og forlægger. Han begyndte sin udgivervirksomhed i 1702, efter hans død tog sønnen Johann Christoph over, senere fortsatte man under navnet Homanns Arvinger helt frem til 1813

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        The Short History of the Regal Succession, and the Rights of the several Kings Recorded in the Holy Scriptures

      London - Printed for the Author, 1731 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce exploration of religiousregal succession from nonjuring clergyman John Lindsay. Bound in full calf with gilt lettering and decoration. Enlarg&#39;d and Improv&#39;d in a Fourth Edition: Illustrated with Seasonable Remarks on Mr. Whistons Scripture Politicks, and several other modern Tracts and Sermons on the same subject. The Whole written with an Eye to that most Execrable Fact, for which our Nation is justly visited with the Divine Displeasure, even to this Day: and dedicated to all the true sons of the Church of England. By a priest of the same Church. John Lindsay, d. 1768, was a nonjuring Church of England clergyman and author. As a nonjuror Lindsay was involved in controversy with the mainstream Church of England, and his various works tend to reflect this, dealing with subjects such as episcopal and royal succession -ODNB. Condition: The textblock binding is tight and firm. The joints are just starting. There is some rubbing and edge wear to the extremities, and a small section missing from the spine label. Internally the pages have slight browning with occasional background foxing and marks, prominent to the first and last few pages. Overall the condition is good with a very good interior..

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        Plate 91 - Cereus flagellifornis. Linn. Cierge serpentant (cactus)

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

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        THE MERRY-THOUGHT: OR, THE GLASS-WINDOW AND BOG-HOUSE MISCELLANY. TAKEN FROM THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPTS WRITTEN IN DIAMOND BY PERSONS OF THE FIRST RANK AND FIGURE IN GREAT BRITAIN; RELATING TO LOVE, MATRIMONY, DRUNKENNESS, SOBRIETY, RANTING, SCANDAL, POLITICKS, GAMING, AND MANY OTHER SUBJECTS, SERIOUS AND COMICAL. FAITHFULLY TRANSCRIBED FROM THE DRINKING GLASSES AND WINDOWS IN THE SEVERAL NOTED TAVERNS, INNS, AND OTHER PUBLICK PLACES IN THE NATION. AMONGST WHICH ARE INTERMIXED THE LUCUBRATIONS OF THE POLITE PART OF THE WORLD, WRITTEN UPON WALLS, IN BOG-HOUSES, &C. [bound with:] THE MERRY- THOUGHT ... PART II

      London: Printed for J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane ..., [nd. but ca. 1731].. [8],24;[2],28pp. Octavo. 19th century pebbled morocco. Identical engraved frontis to each part, signed "H. Burgh Sculpt." Binding worn at extremities and joints (but sound), internally quite nice, very good or better. Bookplate. First edition of each part. A fascinating collection, in two independent parts, of jests, graffiti and doggerel, represented as collected from public houses, bog houses and store fronts about Britain and Ireland. Some of the examples are barbs aimed at public or private figures, others are coarse or sexual, many relate to the writers&#39; state of drunkenness, and yet others are simply the exercises of amateurs with a thought to express (sometimes while occupied otherwise). Third and fourth parts also appeared, conjecturally dated by ESTC the following year, as did subsequent editions or reissues. All are uncommon, and the first edition of the first part is rare. Case records the first editions of the first and second parts only from notices/adverts in the GENTLEMAN&#39;S MAGAZINE (October and November 1731) and FOG&#39;S WEEKLY JOURNAL, but did locate copies and collates the later parts and editions. ESTC locates three copies of the first part (Advocates Library, BL and the Bodleian - none in North America), and nine copies of the second (Huntington, McMaster, Princeton and Illinois in North America). CASE 369(I)(a) and 369(2)(b) note. ESTC T141567 and T141568.

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        THE NEW TESTAMENT OF OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST TRANSLATED OUT OF THE LATIN VULGAT BY JOHN WICLIF, S.T.P. PREBENDARY OF AUST IN THE COLLEGIATE CHURCH OF WESTBURY, AND RECTOR OF LUTTERWORTH, ABOUT 1378. TO WHICH IS PRÆFIXT A HISTORY OF THE SEVERAL TRANSLATIONS OF THE H. BIBLE AND N. TESTAMENT, &C. INTO ENGLISH, BOTH IN MS AND PRINT, AND OF THE MOST REMARKABLE EDITIONS OF THEM SINCE THE INVENTION OF PRINTING

      London: Sold by Thomas Page and William Mount ..., 1731.. [2],iv,[4],108,[2],[3]-156,viiipp. Folio. Old calf, rebacked and recornered in the 20th century to style in brown calf, raised bands, lettered in gilt. Two fine engraved portraits, one folding plate. Three bookplates on front pastedown, modest tanning, some very tiny worm tracks in extreme edges of the portrait of Wycliffe, divisional title and first leaf of text of the NT nearly detached at gutter and a bit creased, light occasional foxing, a few short tears at the fore-edge of the folding plate, otherwise a very good copy. First printing in book form of Wycliffe&#39;s translation of the New Testament, accompanied by the extensive prefatory "History..." by John Lewis. At Wycliffe&#39;s instigation, a group of scholars prepared this translation into Middle English of the New Testament from the Latin Vulgate in 1380, and though popular, it circulated only in manuscript until this edition. Over two hundred manuscript versions are known, many of them of the revised version prepared by John Purvey. In 1409 the Wycliffe version was condemned as heretical and outlawed in Britain. This edition was published by subscription, and the edition, including some copies on large paper, is reported to have consisted of only 160 copies. An advertisement leaf, a list of subscribers, and a page of errata follow the dedication. The frontis portrait of John Lewis and the portrait of Wycliffe are signed in the plate by G. White, and the engraved folding plate is based on the frontis of the Cranmer Bible. While well represented in institutions, copies of this edition are uncommon in the market place: ABPC records only three appearances since 1999, and only one of them, the Macclesfield copy sold in 2006, was complete with both the portraits, as is this copy. ESTC T95000. DARLOW & MOULE (HERBERT) 1011. MACCLESFIELD SALE vii:2452.

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

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

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        Thesaurus nummorum sueo-gothicorum.

      Stockholm, Joh. Laur. Horrn, 1731. 4:o. Grav. porträtt,+ grav. extra titelblad,+ (16),+ 270,+ (2) s.+ 63 grav. planscher, varav 3 dubbelsidiga. Myntavbildningar i träsnitt i texten. Tryckt på skrivpapper. Genomgående med lagerfläckar. Litet hål genom sid. 241-242. Något nött ombundet hfrbd, med svart rygg från början av 1800-talet med röd titeletikett och upphöjda bind, gröna pärmpapper från början av 1900-talet. Eugén Hesses namnteckning, daterad 1911. Trevligt exemplar med bra marginaler. Hesse 0610. Warmholtz 7568. Andra upplagan av Elias Brenners (1647-1716) viktiga verk om svenska mynt, utgiven postumt av Nils Keder. Den första kom 1691. Porträttet av Brenner är efter Claude Haton, medan det graverade titelbladet är graverat av Herman Padt Brügge efter teckning av Elias Brenner själv. Brenner har dessutom själv ritat av mynten som återfinns på planscherna. Hans huvudsakliga intresse var miniatyrmåleriet, med antikviteter och numismatik som bisyssla. På slutet finns Libellus de Numophylaciis Sueciæ, där han räknar upp ett stort antal mynt- och medaljsamlare

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