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        Essais sur la noblesse de France contenans une dissertation sur son origin EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Amsterdam: S.n., 1732. Fine. S.n., à Amsterdam 1732, Pet. in-8 (10,5x16,5cm), (2) XVI (8) 340 (4) 120 (2)p., relié. - first edition. Title page in red and black. Binding full fair calf iced contemporary. Back smooth decorated with foliage, irons and rollers. Part of title in red morocco. BP tail number. A small lack in mind. Mors split tail 1cm. Rubbed corners. Beautiful copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Page de titre en rouge et noir. Reliure en plein veau blond glacé d'époque. Dos lisse orné de feuillages, fers et roulettes. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Chiffre B.P. en queue. Un petit manque en tête. Mors fendus en queue sur 1cm. Coins frottés. Feuillet 53 répété, idem pour le feuillet 73. Bel exemplaire. Intéressante réflexion sur le déclin de la noblesse que Boulainvillier attribue à la centralisation du pouvoir et à l'animosité de nombreux rois contre les pouvoirs de la noblesse. Bien que favorable au commerce et à la libre circulation des biens, l'auteur s'affiche en défenseur du régime féodal. L'ouvrage débute par une présentation historique de la noblesse chez les Romains et les Grecs, puis les Gaulois, les Francs... Les thèses de Boulainvilliers seront reproduites dans la dernière partie de L'esprit des lois de Montesquieu ; en outre Voltaire puisa également dans les réflexions de l'auteur qu'il avait rencontré, dans sa lutte contre le pouvoir centralisé. Un dictionnaire in fine des termes important de l'ouvrage.

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        Laws of Maryland, enacted at a session of Assembly, begun and held at the City of Annapolis, on Tuesday, the Eleventh Day of July, in the Eighteenth Year of the Dominion of the Right Honourable Charles, Lord Baron of Baltemore [sic]

      Printed and Sold by William Parks, and Edmund Hall, Annapolis 1732 - (11 1/2 x 7 inches). [2], 43pp [i.e. 45] pp. Title with woodcut arms of the colony of Maryland. Interleaved with blanks at a period date. Period manuscript inscription dated 1732 signed by Samuel Ogle. Contemporary sheep, bordered in blind, bound by William Parks. Housed in a black morocco box. Provenance: Sheriff of Somersett County, Maryland (presentation inscription by Ogle dated 1732); Thomas Hayward (d. 1751, period inscriptions and signatures); Capt. Levin Adams (early signature); William Davis Allen (signature dated 1790) A highly important early Maryland imprint, printed and bound by famed colonial printer William Parks, notable for both the printing and binding. William Parks arrived in Maryland in 1725, after an early printing career in Ludlow, Shropshire. He became the fourth printer to work in the colony, although only fifteen imprints from his predecessors actually survive, generally in unique copies. Parks was a well-schooled printer, according to Wroth, who stated "the office of public printer of Maryland assumed a dignity which formerly it had not possessed". Parks quickly developed a newspaper and became official printer of the colony in 1726. As this imprint demonstrates, he also had a bindery. The present work encompasses the laws of the provincial Assembly passed during the session beginning 11 July 1732, comprising thirty acts on subjects ranging from the establishment of towns, duties and regulation on tobacco, rules governing courts, the encouragement of iron works, the prohibition of raising swine and cattle in certain areas, and other local matters. Among the more interesting Acts is one "to prevent cutting up Tobacco Plants destroying of Tobacco and Tobacco Houses," the text of which begins: "Whereas several evil-minded Persons, have of late gone about, in many Places, in great Numbers, and violently cut up the Tobacco plants growing on several Plantations." The crime of willfully burning tobacco was hereby proclaimed to be punishable by death. The binding on the present example is a rare example of a Maryland binding from this very early period and is attributed to Parks, who advertised himself in a 1729 issue of the Maryland Gazette as one "Who binds old Books very well and cheap." This copy inscribed and signed by Samuel Ogle, the Governor of Maryland, sending the laws to the Sheriff of Somerset County and with provenance to the clerk of Somerset County, Thomas Hayward (d. 1751). Wroth records five extant examples (British Library, British Museum, Maryland Historical Society, Maryland State Library and Library of Congress); ESTC adds a copy at the Huntington Library. Bristol B877; Shipton & Mooney 39997; Wroth, Printing in Maryland 78; A. Franklin Parks, William Parks: The Colonial Printer in the Transatlantic World of the Eighteenth Century (University Park, 2012). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Compendio de los cinco tomos de los Annales de Navarra

      Pamplona, Pedro Jph. Ezquerro, 1732 - Folio, [16]+664+[99] p, pasta española rozada, tejuelo, lomo cuajado; encuadernación algo suelta. Papel tostado, puntos de óxido, falta en margen derecho de p. 9, afectando únicamente a apostilla marginal, firma en verso de portada. Frontis calcográfico antes de portada con gran escudo de Navarra, portada orlada. Pérez Goyena 1515

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        LETTERS FROM THE ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSICK AT LONDON, TO SIG. ANTONIO LOTTI OF VENICE WITH ANSWERS AND TESTIMONIES.

      London, Printed by Geo. James, MDCCXXXII (1732).Pamphlet 1732. Text in Latin, Italian and French, translated into English on the facing page. 8vo, approxmately 200 x 120 mm, 7¾ x 4¾ inches, pages: title page, [1], 2 - 41, [1] last page blank, marbled wrappers, not as issued. Small pale stains to top of title page pale age - browning mostly to margins, last blank dusty, otherwise a very good copy. "Lotti wrote in a variety of forms, producing masses, cantatas, madrigals, around thirty operas, and instrumental music. His sacred choral works are often unaccompanied (a cappella). His work is considered a bridge between the established Baroque and emerging Classical styles. Lotti is thought to have influenced Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frideric Handel, and Johann Dismas Zelenka, all of whom had copies of Lotti's mass, the Missa Sapientiae". (Wikipedia). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        La via della Croce. Rime sacre di Girolamo Baruffaldi arciprete di Cento con le considerazioni di Giovannandrea Barotti ferrarese. Al reverendissimo padre F. Bonaventura Barberino da Ferrara Cappuccino... dedicate

      Lelio dalla Volpe 1732 In 4, pp. (2b) + (18) + 81 + (1) di errata con 15 bellissime xilografie a piena pagina n.t. ciascuna raff. una stazione della via crucis + una all'antip. con l'intero prospetto del percorso. Annotazioni manoscritte coeve alla prima carta bianca. Esemplare molto fresco e bello legato in mezza pelle moderna con angoli. Edizione originale (sec. edizione, Cagliari, 1780) di questa raccolta di sonetti ispirati alla via Crucis. Baruffaldi (1675 - 1755), dopo aver abbracciato la vita consacrata, coltiv? gli studi di archeologia e di storia dedicandosi prevalentemente alla poesia. Conobbe Muratori durante una disputa tra lo stato della Chiesa e il duca di Modena sui diritti per Comacchio. Fra le sue opere 'Il canapajo', tragedie in versi e poesie. ITA

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        Oeuvres...(1732, 6 volumes) Publiees sous le titre de Faits et Dits du Geant Gargantua et de son fils Pantagruel... avec...des Remarques Historiques & Critiques de Monsieur Duchat and Bernard de La Monnoye... Nouvelle edition... Augmentee de quelques Remarques nouvelles

      NP: Paris?: Prault (?). 1732. Hardcover. Very Good. Published 1732, 6 volumes (bound in six volumes). 8vo, late 18th Century calf, flat spines heavily gilt decorated. First volume with engraved title page, 3 folding engraved plates and folding map of the Chinon region. Very good, light wear to corners, front joint of first volume shows crack but all hinges and boards sturdily attached, contents clean. With a note in old brown ink on the half-title of the first volume indicating that this set came from the library of MADAME DE POMPADOUR: 'Bib. de Mme de Pompadour cabiner [?]' Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour (1721-1764), official chief mistress to Louis XV and an important saloniste, patron of Voltaire, etc., had a a major library of nearly 4,000 titles, a catalog of which was published in 1765. The so-called Duchat edition is listed in that catalog as number 1942, but with the date listed as 1733 and bound in 5 volumes rather than 6. It could be that these were later bound in 6 volumes by its new possessor, and the date might have been misprinted by the publisher of the catalog, but we have no further evidence that this is the set that came from Mme de Pompadour's library other than the browned ink notation.

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        Praxis geometriae worinnen nicht bu ralle bey dem Feld-Messen forkommende EDITION ORIGINALE

      Augsburg: chez Christoph Peter Detleffsen, 1732. Fine. chez Christoph Peter Detleffsen, Augsburg 1732, petit in Folio, (10) 97pp. -5. et de 11ff. manuscrits à la plume., relié. - Original edition. A frontispiece of Johann Balthasar Probst. 25 boards with 2 folding representative calculations, instruments, gardens, landscapes ... The XVIII board carries a tear of 4 cm and the XVI board of 16 cm. Binding open-stained vellum (blackened back) of the time, the title to the pen is unreadable. Three snagging the upper jaw with gaps. Rare first edition of Praxis geometriae, one of the most remarkable and famous German studies on applied geometry. Handwritten notes appear written in Latin and German, the book belonged to Joh. Paul Spicker, professor (see handwritten note bottom margin of the frontispiece), probably the author of these notes. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Un frontispice de Johann Balthazar Probst. 25 planches dont 2 dépliantes représentant des calculs, des instruments, des jardins, des paysages... La planche XVIII porte une déchirure sur 4 cm ainsi que la planche XVI sur 16 cm. Reliure en plein vélin taché (dos noirci) de l'époque, le titre à la plume est illisible. Trois accrocs au mors supérieur avec manques. Rare première édition de la Praxis geometriae, une des plus remarquables et célèbres études allemandes sur la géométrie appliquée. Les notes manuscrites semblent écrites en latin et en allemand, l'ouvrage a appartenu à Joh. Paul Spicker, professeur (voir note manuscrite marge inférieure du frontispice), sans doute l'auteur de ces annotations.

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        ACTS OF ASSEMBLY, PASSED IN THE ISLAND OF BARBADOES, FROM 1648, TO 1718

      London: John Baskett, 1732, 1739.. Two parts bound in one volume. [2],282,[3]-32,315-318; x,315-484pp. Folio. Half calf and marbled boards. Short tear to bottom edge of titlepage neatly repaired. Early ownership inscriptions to titlepage, light soiling. Without two section half-titles. Very good. The second published collection of the laws of the island of Barbados, after the first of 1721. Here, the laws are printed in two parts, the first published in 1732, the second part seven years later. The first encompasses the time from its first settlement by the English to 1718, while the second covers the next two decades, to 1738. Laws printed herein include those concerning sugar, ginger, and other exports of the island; acts governing elections and the bureaucracy; laws regarding slavery, including "An Act to prevent people called Quakers from bringing Negroes to their meeting"; numerous shipping regulations; and acts regulating servants, among others. Barbados was a major sugar colony, and thus a major hub of shipping and slavery in the 17th and 18th centuries. ESTC T19070.

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        (DALIN, OLOF von)

      Then swänska Argus. (I)-II. Nr I-LII & register + nr 1-52 & register. Sthlm, B. G. Schneider, 1732-34. 4:o. (420) + (420) s. Med en träsnittsvinjett på titelbladet till nr I i första årgången. Aningen nött samtida skinnbd med upphöjda bind och titeletikett av pergament. Ryggen ytligt sprucken och ryggskinnet skadat överst och till en del bortnött nederst. Pärmhörnen hårt nötta. Gamla anteckningar på för- och eftersättsblad. Samtliga nummer med nära samtida svenska översättningar i bläck av de citat som är avtryckta på förstasidorna. Inlagan med en del fukt- och småfläckar. Det första titelbladet med små lagningar. I den andra delens nr 7 är titelbladet och det sista bladet uppfodrade i inre marginalen och nr 27 har bläckfläckar i texten samt nr 51 en gammal lagning i övre marginalen. Med Olof Sundholms namnteckning. Ur Gerard Bonniers bibliotek.. Lundstedt Sveriges periodiska litteratur 28. Klemming Sveriges dramatiska litteratur s. 70. "Then swänska Argus" utgavs med C. Carleson som mellanhand och eventuellt med vissa bidrag av denne. Censorn Johan Rosenadler ska ha författat innehållet i nummer 33 i första årgången. Tidskriften har en omtumlande utgivningshistoria: Lundstedt har funnit upp till sex olika upplagor av vissa nummer. Martin Lamm uppskattade den totala upplagan av "Then swänska Argus" till 7-800 exemplar. Olof Sundholm (1752-1819) var präst och verksam i Skara stift. Han var en stor samlare och hans omfattande arkiv inklusive handskrivna västgötska sockenbeskrivningar finns i Skara stiftsbibliotek

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        Exposition anatomique de la structure du corps humain

      1732. relié. DeCollection. A Paris, chez Guillaume Desprez et Jean Desessartz, 1732. In/4 reliure plein veau du temps, dos à nerfs à caissons dorés et pièce de titre, tranches jaspées, xxx ff., 740 p., 4 ff., bandeaux, lettrines historiées, 4 planches. Petits défauts : 2 trous d?'insecte sur le dos. Manque en coiffe supérieure, mors inférieur ouvert sur 2 cm et sur 5 cm en coiffe inférieure. Ex-libris, notes manuscrites en page de garde, nom en page de titre. Coins et accident au plat restaurés. planches rempliées in-fine. 1ère édition. Petits défauts : 2 trous d?'insecte sur le dos. Manque en coiffe supérieure, mors inférieur ouvert sur 2 cm et sur 5 cm en coiffe inférieure. Ex-libris, notes manuscrites en page de garde, nom en page de titre. Coins et accident au plat restaurés. -4to in contemporary spotted full calf, ribbed spine with gilt panels & red label, jaspered edges, [30], 740 p. [4], head-bands & historical letters, 4 folding plates. Few flaws : 2 wormholes on the spine, loss of leather on upper-tip, lower joints split, restauration on corners. booklabel. First edition of the piecemaster of the anatomist who did much to condense and systematize the anatomical knowledge of his time. Popular among teachers and students, the book was widely used as a text for nearly a century after its publication. -Winslow (1669-1760) Danois d?'origine, fut médecin spécialisé en anatomie. Le présent ouvrage est considéré comme l?'oeuvre anatomique la plus importante du XVIIIe siècle. Winslow fit en effet beaucoup pour condenser et rassembler les connaissances anatomiques de son époque et rejeter toute hypothèse hasardeuse, il fut très utilisé par les professeurs et les étudiants. On lui doit les termes de ?"grand et petit sympathiques?" encore en usage aujourd?'hui. Cet ouvrage contient le fameux discours de Stenon sur l?'anatomie du cerveau dont l?'édition originale de 1669 est très rare. Morton 1314.

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        The Church History of Geneva, in Five Books. As also a Political and Geographical Account of that Republick.

      - Boston, New-England; Sold by S. Gerrish, and other Booksellers, 1732. 2 parties en un volume in-8, plein veau, dos à 4 nerfs, plats ornés d'un jeu d'encadrement de filets à froid garnis d'un fleuron en écoinçons (rel. américaine de l'époque - full paneled contemporary american calf), (10), 220 p., (1) f., vi, 76 p., (1) f. errata. Edition originale (First edition). Né à Caen en 1692 Andrew Le Mercier, poursuivit ses études de théologie à Genève et embarqua pour l'Amérique où il devint le Pasteur à Boston en 1715. "Genève présentée aux Bostoniens" (cf. A. Burckhardt, in ‘Bull. de la Soc. de l'Hist. du Protestantisme Français’, 1991, p. 613-637). The "Political and Geographical account " has special title page and separate paging. "Wherein the state of religion in that place before Christianity is described; and also how the gospel was first preached there, and by whom. A catalogue of all the bishops of Geneva, to the time of the Reformation. The state of that church in times of popery. An exact account of the Reformation. The history of that church from that time to this. And lastly, several things, concerning the church-government, the discipline, the ministers and the manners of that church". (Brinley Sales, 7593. Early American Imprints, I, n°3557. Evans, 3596). Petit manque de papier en marge de la p. 27 de la deuxième partie avec perte de qqs caractères. Quelques rousseurs. Provenance: "Jos. Green, 1732" owner's signatures to title page and "The gift of Mr. Edward Jackson" handwritten from the same hand. Bel exemplaire conservé dans une reliure américaine de l'époque (A very nice early American binding in excellent condition). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Göttweig Chronik: Chronicon Gottwicense, seu annales liberi et exempti monasterii Gottwicensis; Band 1 (= alles Erschienene) in 2 Bänden,

      Klosterdruckerei Tegernsee, 1732 - ca. 28 x 6,5 x 43,9 cm Band 1 (= alles Erschienene) in 2 Bänden, ca. 28 x 6,5 x 43,9 cm, mit gestochener Titelevignette, 2 (statt 3) gefaltete Kupferkarten, 37 (statt 38) Kupfertafeln und 32 Textkupfern (Initialen und Vignetten), 9 Bll., XXXVI, 440 Seiten; 1 Bl., 441 – 890 Seiten, 23 Bll späteres Halbleder. - Bde. mit Rsch. und RVerg (etwas fleckig und berieben). Graesse I, 353; MNE I, 69: „. eine der frühesten und wertvollsten Abhandlungen über Paläographie, Diplomatik, deutsche historische Topographie etc. Die eigentlichen Chronik des Stiftes Göttweig, die sich daran schließen sollte, ist nie gedruckt worden." Die Tafeln zeigen vornehmlich Urkunden aus dem 9. - 13. Jahrhundert. Das gestochene Frontispitz, das gestochene Widmungsblatt, eine Tafel und eine Karte fehlen. Am Schluß befinden sich 13. gefaltete Kupfertafeln, davon 10 aus A. F. Kollars „Analecta monumentorum omnis aevi Vindobonensia" /Wien, Trattner, 1761). Titeleblatt mit zwei hinterlegten Eckabrissen (ohne Textberührung), eine Karte mit hinterlegten Läsuren. Teilweise stockfleckig und gebräunt. Beide Folios sind nachgebunden (Lederrücken und -ecken, brauner marmorierter Einband, Prägung in Rot und Gold). Ecken/Kanten bestossen, etwas berieben, Deckeln leicht gewölbt, für das Alter sehr schön und ordentlich erhalten. Vorwort von Gottfried Bessel, dem Abt von Stift Göttweig und Auftraggebers der Chronik Hahn: Franz Josef von H., Weihbischof zu Bamberg, geb. zu Würzburg am 13. Juli 1699, war ein Sohn des fürstbischöflichen Lehenprobstes Philipp v. H. Während seiner Studienzeit zu Würzburg schloß er sich eng an den verdienstvollen Forscher Schannat an, der den jungen eifrigen Geschichtsfreund dem Mölker Benedictiner Hieronymus Petz empfahl. Von Petz erhielt er in Diplomatik und Paläographie treffliche Unterweisung; dann begab er sich nach Göttweig, wo ihm Abt Bessel Auftrag gab, eine Geschichte des Klosters zu schreiben. Doch der reiche Urkundenschatz, den ihm theils das Kloster selbst darbot, theils Bessel’s Vermittlung aus andren Abteien verschaffte, weckte in H. den Gedanken, über Charakter und Werth dieser ältesten schriftlichen Denkmale selbst helleres Licht zu verbreiten. Somit ist durch den ersten, von ihm bearbeiteten Band des Chronicon Gottwicense zwar nicht die Geschichte des Klosters erläutert, wol aber das Diplomenwesen des Mittelalters, und zugleich zum ersten Mal der Versuch gewagt, in die mittelalterliche Geographie Deutschlands, wo bis dahin nur die vagsten und verworrensten Begriffe sich breit machten, Klarheit zu bringen. Das Chronicon, 1732 zu Tegernsee gedruckt, trägt nicht Hahn’s, sondern Bessel’s Namen; es unterliegt aber, wie aus den von Schneidawind mitgetheilten Beweisen erhellt, keinem Zweifel, daß H. der eigentliche Verfasser des Werkes, dessen Bedeutung für die Diplomatik von Gatterer Mabillon’s Acta sanctorum ordinis St. Benedictini gleichgestellt wird. Nach Göttweih kam auf seinen Reisen nach Wien häufig Friedrich Karl Graf von Schönborn, Reichsvicekanzler und Kaiser Karls VI. vertrauter Freund. Dieser machte 1728 den jungen Priester zu seinem geheimen Secretär, und nachdem er bald darauf die Regierung der Fürstbisthümer Bamberg und Würzburg angetreten hatte, zum geistlichen Rath und Canonicus des Stifts Haug zu Würzburg und des Collegiatstifts St. Gangolf zu Bamberg. 1732 wurde H., der sich der Freundschaft und des Vertrauens seines Fürsten in hohem Maße erfreute, zum wirklichen geheimen Rath, 1734 zum Weihbischof und Vicarius generalis in Spiritualibus ernannt und ihm außer anderen reichen Einkünften auch die Pfarrei St. Martin zu Bamberg überlassen. Am 19. September 1734 fand unter prächtigen Festlichkeiten die Bischofsweihe statt, worüber in dem im Bamberger Archiv verwahrten Hofdiarium ausführliche Schilderung geboten ist. Auch eine überaus große Anzahl von Originalreferaten Hahn’s findet sich in diesem Archiv; die verschiedensten Fragen weltlicher und geistlicher Natur erörternd, lassen sie H. als streng kirchlich gesinnten, aber t [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Prolegomena, et dissertationes in omnes, et singulos S. Scripturae libros. Authore r.p.d. Augustino Calmet ordinis S. Benedicti,. Opus Gallice primum ab authore, nunc vero Latinis literis traditum

      - & in duos tomos distributum a Joanne Dominico Mansi Lucensi, congregationis Matris Die. 2 Bände in einem Band; 6+667 Seiten und 512 Seiten mit einer ausfaltbaren Karte des Heiligen Landes; originaler geprägter Kalbslederband (34,5x21,5cm) über fünf echten Bünden; Martin Pappach Augsburg 1732 [Seiten altersbedingt teils stärker gebräunt, Ecken und Kanten etwas berieben. Nur noch die beiden Lederbänder der Buchschließen vorhanden, die wohl metallenen Schließenteile fehlen. Ansonsten in gutem Zustand und mit der seltenen Karte des Heiligen Landes.] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The state of justice impartially considered. By the civil, natural, and national law. With some curious admonitions for the use of drousy Bishops, sleepy Judges and stupid Magistrates. Wherein the great delay of justice is fully exposed

      London: printed by E. Rayner, for the author, and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster. n.d. [1732]. 8vo., 47 + (1)pp., well bound recently in fine 18th century style quarter calf gilt. An excellent copy. Only edition: apparently rare. (ESTC & OCLC together find copies only at BL + NLS in B. Isles together with 5 libraries in N.America: Case Western + Harvard + Kansas-Spencer + N.Carolina + Northwestern). Not listed by Sweet & Maxwell. A fascinating essay, unfortunately anonymous, in which the author positions himself firmly on the side of justice, human and legal rights, and anti-corruption, as well as being opposed to bribery and the sale of places and sinecures. 'It is not the law alone that makes a right government, but upright justice, and the equal distribution of it, which ought to be deeper engraven in the hearts of those who are authorised to execute justice, than in tables of stone. And', he continues, 'it is to small purpose to multiply laws, except they are punctually observed .....'. But he moderates his position somewhat in a later statement: 'There never was nor can be a Commonwealth, wherein the citizens were equal in all rights and prerogatives, but that some had more or less than others; and yet wise policy has carefully provided, that the meanest should have no cause to complain of their estate'. And the law should be administered firmly but not harshly. 'It is the duty of all magistrates, and of such who have authority over others, to chastise and punish every malefactor, so likewise they must beware lest under the pretence of exercising justice, they fall not into the contrary extream, that is, severity; which not only renders them odious on account of their cruelty, but belongs rather to a beastly and savage nature, than to the nature of man. For clemency and compassion ought never to be separated from a good and just sentence, which is either to excuse small faults, or but lightly to punish them, provided always that no violence be offered thereby to justice'. And he concludes: 'As injustice is the bane of the Commonwealth, it ought to be punished in the most exemplary manner; nor should any man find grace or favour, who does not endeavour and study to do good to his country as well as to himself, and set the highest value upon right and justice. By this method a commendable and necessary oeconomy and reformation may be expected from magistrates; the violaters of laws, and they who take bribes, who are guilty of corruption, and who barter employments, will be brought to condign punishment .....'.

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        A Collection of Voyages and Travels, some now first printed from original manuscripts, others now first published in English

      London: John Walthoe, 1732. Six volumes, folio, with approximately 95 engraved illustrations and maps in the text, two engraved title-pages, and 171 very fine engraved plates and maps (mostly folding or double-page) by Herman Moll, Johannes Kip, and others; a fine set in contemporary Cambridge panelled calf; covers with alternating sprinkled, polished, and stained panels and with plain and decorative rules and borders, raised bands, black morocco labels; in marvellous original condition. A superb copy of the Churchills' great voyage collection. The finest copy of this great voyage collection that we have ever seen, in its second and best edition. Copies of the various editions of the Churchill Collection do appear on the market from time to time, but almost always in dilapidated condition - the result of their substantial size and the use that they were subjected to as the major source for voyage information in the early eighteenth century. This copy, complete with its list of subscribers, is in superb condition, the bindings bright and scarcely worn, and the text and plates remarkably fresh.The six substantial volumes contain many accounts of voyages to a great many places; a number of accounts appearing for the first time, or at least for the first time in English. Originally published in 1704 in four volumes, it appears here in its second augmented six-volume edition.The work reflects an audience keenly interested in what was a time of energetic exploration and trade expansion throughout the world. For example, the first volume here contains descriptions of the lands and peoples of China, Formosa, Japan, the Congo, and South Africa, lands just beginning to be known to Europeans, as well as accounts of relatively less mysterious but still unfamiliar places such as Egypt and the Ukraine.The final two volumes contain materials new to this second edition. The fifth volume is devoted largely to Africa, containing accounts of the lands which in the seventeenth century were called Guinea and Lower Ethiopia, but which in fact include the entire coast from Senegal through Angola. Native life, European settlements, animals, natural products, and much more are described in great detail. There is also a translation from the Spanish of Herrera's account of the discoveries of Columbus.The contents of the other volumes are varied, with reports of the Solomon Islands, Dutch shipwrecks in the East Indies, Ovalle's work on Chile (with a fine depiction of the Southern Cross), Virginia, attempts to discover a Northwest Passage, the sages of India, and the land of Tonqueen, now North Vietnam, among very many other reports. Much of the third volume is Baldaeus' work on the East Indies translated from the Dutch, while Nieuhoff's work on the East Indies, also translated, appears in Volume II.The plates are of special appeal, often showing very striking scenes of exotic life, particularly in tropical climes. They include detailed depictions of natives involved in sometimes fascinating activities (witchcraft, elephant catching) as well as many plates of botanical and zoological interest and a number of views of harbours or military engagements.

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        An Enquiry into the Origin of Honour and the Usefulness of Christianity in War

      John Brotherton at the Bible in Cornhill, London 1732 - xi, 240pp. The author [1676-1733] was famous for 'The Fable of the Bees'. Language: eng VG : in very good condition. Rebound with modern calf backed boards. Browning to title page and stamp. Quarter-leather marbled board cover [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Collection of Voyages and Travels

      London: John Walthoe, 1732. Eight volumes, folio, two works in matching binding, some 213 engraved plates including work by Herman Moll, Johannes Kip, and others (many double-page or folding), engraved and woodcut illustrations throughout; a handsome set in late eighteenth-century Russia, marbled edges. Churchill's great voyage collection, complete. A splendid set of the two great voyage anthologies of the early eighteenth century, in handsome contemporary matched bindings. This setcontains the Churchill anthology in its second improved edition and the first edition of the supplementary Osborne series, better known as the "Harleian" or "Oxford Voyages".Copies of the various editions of the Churchill Collection, in particular, do appear on the market from time to time, but almost always in dilapidated condition - the result of their substantial size and the use that they were subjected to as the major source for voyage information in the early eighteenth century. This copy is in superb condition, the bindings bright and the text and plates remarkably fresh. The substantial volumes contain many accounts of voyages to a great many places, a number of accounts appearing for the first time, or at least for the first time in English. Originally published in 1704 in four volumes, it appears here in its second, much augmented six-volume edition.The success of the work is a reflection of an audience keenly interested in what was a time of energetic exploration and trade expansion throughout the world. For example, the first volume here contains descriptions of the lands and peoples of China, Formosa, Japan, the Congo, and South Africa, lands just beginning to be known to Europeans, as well as accounts of relatively less mysterious but still unfamiliar places such as Egypt and the Ukraine.The final two volumes of the Churchill anthology contain materials new to this edition. The fifth volume is devoted largely to Africa, containing accounts of the lands which in the seventeenth century were called Guinea and Lower Ethiopia, but which in fact include the entire coast from Senegal through Angola. Native life, European settlements, animals, natural products, and much more are described in great detail. There is also a translation from the Spanish of Herrera's account of the discoveries of Columbus.The contents of the other volumes are varied, with reports of the Solomon Islands, Dutch shipwrecks in the East Indies, Ovalle's work on Chile (with a fine depiction of the Southern Cross), Virginia, attempts to discover a Northwest Passage, the sages of India, and the land of Tonqueen, now North Vietnam, among very many other reports. Much of the third volume is Baldaeus' work on the East Indies translated from the Dutch, while Nieuhoff's work on the East Indies, also translated, appears in the second volume.The plates are of special appeal, often showing very striking scenes of exotic life, particularly in tropical climes. They include detailed depictions of natives involved in sometimes fascinating activities (witchcraft, elephant catching) as well as many plates of botanical and zoological interest and a number of views of harbours or military engagements.This set is supplemented by the two-volume work by Thomas Osborne, generally known as the "Harleian Voyages" or the "Oxford Voyages". These two very scarce volumes were published by Osborne from the unpublished manuscripts in the collection of the earl of Oxford. Although separately published much later, the two Osborne volumes are often described as a supplement to the Churchill collection of voyages.Osborne's first volume comprises travels mainly in the Near and Middle East, while the second volume comprises voyages to India, East Asia, the East Indies, Africa, and North America. The maps are after Dutch cartographer Herman Moll and the frontispiece map in the second volume is "A Chart of the East Indies..." with the north and north-west coasts of Australia delineated in accordance with Dutch discoveries.

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        La Theorie, et la Pratique du Jardinage

      1732. DEZALLIER D'ARGENVILLE. La Theorie, et la Pratique du Jardinage. [8], 293, [11] pp. With 38 folding engraved plates, plus numerous textual diagrams and illustrations. 4to., 250 x 182 mm., bound in contemporary French mottled calf, spine gilt, red label. Paris: Jean Mariette, 1732. |~||~||~||~||~||~| Dezallier's Theory and Practice is the major work on the theoretical aspects of eighteenth-century gardening. The evolution and design of Pleasure Gardens would be entirely different had this work not been written and so often and widely published. It codified the French Formal Garden style in the spirit of Le Nôtre, and it was "the first important book on garden design to appear in England in the eighteenth century" (Henrey). Dezallier's work owes its widespread reputation to the creative use of natural and ornamental elements. The text concentrates on the use of bridges, colonnades, and trellises in the design of the garden, as well as the use of groves, mazes, parterres, bosquets, and fountains. Dezallier gives specific information on the construction of each, offering practical advice on how to integrate these elements into overall garden design. This edition is embellished with thirty-eight folding plates and numerous textual illustrations. According to the 'Avis' in the 1747 Paris edition, most of the drawings for the plates were provided by Alexandre Le Blond (1679-1719), an able French architect who studied under Le Nôtre (Le Blond's name appears as the author on the title-page in error). With some soiling; overall a fresh and crisp copy with browning to a couple of pages, but overall in near-fine condition. Hunt 471. Henrey 1426.

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        A collection of 14 rare plays, ballet scenarious and vaudevilles based on Beaumarchais's famous comedy, La Folle Journée, ou Le Mariage de Figaro

      1. Beaumarchais, Pierre-Augustin 1732-1799 and François Vernes ca. 1765- 1834 Comédie, en Trois Actes, Londres: 1784. [i] (title), [i] (cast list), [3]-56 pp., with each leaf laid into a light blue paper border. Front free endpaper to Vols. 1 and 2 with "Suite au Theatre de Beaumarchais" in contemporary manuscript; that of Vol. 1 with "Le Mariage de Figaro" together with a lengthy note in contemporary manuscript: "Cette pièce n'a d'autre rapport avec les Figaro de beaumarchais que son titre. ici Figaro n'est point l'âme de l'intrigue le valet génie. c'est un amant ordinaire. mais le nom de la pièce et la date de l'impression qui repond à l'année où fut pour la première fois représenté le mariage de figaro de beaumarchais m'a déterminé à l'introduire dans cette collection." Trimmed, with no loss to text; light foxing and staining. Possible first edition. Worldcat (citing two other editions, with 38 pp. and 54 pp. respectively, published in Paris in 1784). Quite rare. Cordier, Bibliographie des oeuvres de Beaumarchais, no. 215. Bound with: 2. Beaumarchais or Mony- Quitaine, Dominique Victor (1762?-1810?) Le Lendemain des Nôces, ou A Quelque Chose le Malheur ets Bon, Comédie en Deux Actes, et en Prose: Suite du Mariage de Figaro... Prix, 1 liv. 4 sols. Paris: Cailleau, 1787. Octavo. [i] (title), [i] (cast list), [3]-67, [i] (blank) pp. Uncut. Light foxing and staining, heavier to several leaves; slightly worn. First Edition. Quite rare. Cordier, no. 231. 3. Aumer, [Jean-Pierre?] (1774- 1833) and Jean Bercher Dauberval (1742-1806) Le Page Inconstant, ou Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense, Ballet Héroï-Comique, Tiré du Mariage de Figaro, en Trois Actes... Représenté, pour la première fois, sur le théâtre de la Porte-S.-Martin, le 28 messidor an XIII. [Ballet scenario]. Paris: Barba, 1805. Octavo. [i] (title), [i] (named cast list), 1f. (preliminary material), [5]-31, [i] (blank) pp. Uncut; several leaves partially unopened. Edges slightly worn and foxed. . Première and publication dates are given according to the French Revolutionary and Gregorian Calendars. Later (?second) edition. Rare. Cordier, no. 243, but with more complete pagination. The performance upon which this London edition was based included music by Grétry, Monsigni, Philidor, Hiomelly, Payziello, Pugnani, Barthelemont, and others. Aumer was a noted French dancer and choreographer. "Educated at the school of the Paris Opera Ballet, he joined the company in 1801 after an initial engagement with Jean Dauberval in Bordeaux... Brief periods in Paris (1821-1822) and London (1824-1825) were followed by his return to the Paris Opera Ballet (1820-1831), where, enriched by the experience of working abroad, he engaged in a profound renovation of the French repertory, capped by his chef-d'Âœuvre, Manon Lescaut (1830)." The International Encyclopedia of Dance and The Oxford Dictionary of Dance (via Wikipedia). Dauberval was a prominent French dancer, teacher, and choreographer, who danced in Lyons, Bordeaux, the Paris Opéra, and London. "In 1761 he made a successful début at the Paris Opéra in RameauÂ’s Zaïs... He danced in many revivals of works by Lully and Rameau... His ballets, including Le déserteur (1785; based on MonsignyÂ’s opera), came to be staged throughout Europe... He was equally facile in comically realistic ballets villageoises and more classically orientated ballets anacréontiques. He often worked with Barthélemon, composer at the Haymarket Theatre, but usually arranged his own accompaniments." Maureen Needham Costonis in Grove Music Online. 4. Anonymous Le Mariage de Glogurrio, Parodie du Mariage de Figaro. Prix, vingt-quatre sols. Paris: Les Marchands de Nouveautés, 1784. Octavo. 1f. (half-title), [i] (title), [i] (cast list), 3-25, [i] (blank) pp. Partially uncut. Minor foxing; lightly browned at upper edge; occasional light staining. First (?and only) Edition. Rare. Cordier, no. 218. Worldcat (one copy only, at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France). 5. Bouyon, Louis Bonnefoy de (1748- 1797) La Folle Soirée, Parodie du Mariage de Figaro, en un Acte, Prose et Vaudevilles. Présentée à la Comédie Italienne le 14 Juillet 1784. Par M. l'Abbé B y de B n, de deux Académies... Le prix est de 30 sols. Gattieres; Paris: Couturier, 1784. Small octavo. [i] (title), [ii] (cast list), [3]-75, [i] (blank) pp. Includes texts of vaudevilles without music. Occasional very light foxing and staining. A clean, wide-margined copy. First Edition. Rare. Cordier, no. 217. Worldcat. Not in Sonneck or Stieger. 6. Ève, Antoine-François, dit Maillot (1747-1814)] Figaro, Directeur de Marionnettes, Comédie en un Acte et en Prose, Mêlée de Vaudevilles et d'Ariettes. Par M.E.D. Représentée, pour la premiere fois, au Palais Royal, le 31 Décembre 1784, par les Petits Comédiens de S.A.S. Monseigneur le Comte de Beaujolois. Prix, 1 liv. 4 sous. Paris: Hardouin; Les Marchands de Nouveautés. 1785. Octavo. [i] (title), [ii] (cast list), 36 pp. Includes timbres and texts of "airs" without music. Occasional foxing, staining, and browning at edges. First Edition. Very rare. Cordier, no. 225. Not in Sonneck or Stieger. 7. Cailleau, André-Charles (1731-1798) Le Veuvage de Figaro, ou La Fille Retrouvée, Comédie en Trois Actes, en Prose. Prix 1 liv. 4 fols. Paris: Hardouin; Gattey, 1785. Octavo. [i] (title), [ii] (cast list), [3]-80 pp. Partially uncut; several leaves unopened. Lightly browned and stained at upper edge; occasional light foxing; several small tears with slight loss to p. 79; small ink stain to lower portion of title partially obscuring publisher's address. First Edition. Rare. Cordier, no. 226. 8. Parisau, Pierre Germain (1753- 1794) Le Repentir de Figaro, Comédie en un Acte, en Prose... Représentée, pour la première fois, à Paris, sur le Théâtre de l'Ambigu Comique, le 28 Juin 1784. Prix 1 liv. 4 sols. Paris: Cailleau, 1785. Small octavo. [i] (title), [ii] (named cast list), 31, [i] (blank) pp. Occasional light foxing, staining, and browning. Possible First (?complete?) Edition. Scarce. Cordier, no. 223. Worldcat (two other editions published in 1785, by Brunet and Didot l'aîne, both with fewer pages. Cordier lists neither of these. 9. Martelly, Honoré Antoine Richaud (1751-1817) Les Deux Figaro, Comédie en Cinq Actes, en Prose par le Citoyen Martelly. Représentée, pour la première fois, sur le théâtre de la République, lÂ’an troisième; et remise au théâtre de la Cité-Variétés, le premier thermidor, an VI. Paris: Barba, 1798-1799. Octavo. [i] (title), [ii] (named cast list), [3]-96 pp. Many leaves unopened, others uncut. Première and publication dates are given according to the French Revolutionary Calendar. Lightly foxed and stained at edges. Probable second edition, but likely the first published by Barba. Relatively rare. Cordier, nos. 233- 235. 10. Dorvo, Hyacinthe (1769-1851) Figaro ou Tel Pere Tel Fils, Comédie en Trois Actes en Prose par le Citoyen Hthe. Dorvo. Représentée pour la première fois, sur le Théâtre des Jeunes Elèves, rue de Thionville, Le 15 Floréal an 8. Paris: Hugelet, [1800-1801]. Octavo. [i] (title), [ii] (named cast list; author and publisherÂ’s permission), [3]- 51, [i] (publisherÂ’s advertisement) pp. Partially uncut. Date of the first performance and authorÂ’s permission (“ce 1 Vendémiaire, an 9 de la république”) are given according to the French Revolutionary Calendar. Edges slightly worn and browned; occasional light foxing and staining. First Edition. Quite rare. Cordier, no. 241. Another copy of this edition includes a publication date (“An IX”) to title. 11. Marty, J. [Joseph] (fl. 1800) Figaro Tout Seul, ou La Folle Soirée. Scène - Folie, melée de vaudevillesÂ… Représentée, pour la première fois, à Paris, sur le Théâtre des Jeunes Artistes, le 3. brumaire an 11. Paris: Fages, 1802. Octavo. [i] (title), [i] (named cast list), [3]-15, [i] (blank) pp. Includes timbres and texts of "airs" without music. Première and publication dates are given according to the French Revolutionary and Gregorian Calendars. Occasional light foxing; some small perforations to outer edges. Probable First Edition. Worldcat (the Barba edition of 1802). Rare. Cordier, no. 242. Not in Sonneck, Stieger. 12. [Piccinni, Luigi (1764-1827) and Fouques-Deshayes, Françoise-Guillaume (Desfontaines de la Vallée) (1733- 1825)] Les Amours de Chérubin, Comédie en Trois Actes et en Prose, Mêlée de Musique et de Vaudevilles; Représentée, pour la premiere fois, par les Comédiens Italiens Ordinaires du Roi, le Jeudi 4 Novembre 1784. Paris: Brunet, 1784. Octavo. 1f. (half-title), [i] (title), [i] (named cast list), 84 pp. Includes timbres and texts of "airs" without music. Lightly foxed; occasional light staining. First Edition. Cordier, no. 215. Stieger, p. 74. Not in Sonneck or RISM. 13. Gouge, Olympe de (1755- 1793) Le Mariage Inattendu de Chérubin, Comédie en Trois Actes et en ProseÂ… Seville; Paris: Cailleau; Les Marchands de Nouveautés, 1786. Octavo. 1f. (title), iii-ix (preface), [10] (cast list) -111, [i] (blank) pp. Partially uncut. Lightly browned and foxed; occasional light staining; some soiling to title. First Edition. Rare. Cordier, no. 229. 14. Bouyon, Louis Bonnefoy de (1748-1797) Lanlaire, ou Le Chaos, Parodie de Tarare, en un Acte, Prose, Vaudevilles et Divertissement, Représentée par les Comédiens Italiens ordinaires du Roi, le Vendredi 27 Juillet 1787. Par M.L.BÂ…y de BÂ…n de plusieurs Académies. Gattières; Paris: Brunet, 1787. Octavo. 1f. (half-title), 1f. (title), [5]-[7] (preliminary material and dedication), [8] (named cast list), [9]-76 pp. Uncut. With a dedication to “Mme. Dugazon, célèbre folle. . . dans Nina.” Includes titles and texts of airs without music, as well as stage directions for the orchestra. Lightly foxed. First Edition. Very rare. Cordier, no. 267. Not in Sonneck. Lanlaire is a parody of Tarare, an opera by Salieri with original libretto by Beaumarchais. The original was first performed at the Paris Opéra (Théâtre de lÂ’Académie Royale de Musique) on June 8, 1787. 2 volumes. Octavo. Full marbled boards with morocco title label gilt to spine. Most items with decorative woodcut devices, and head- and tailpieces. Bindings slightly worn, rubbed, bumped and chipped; edges slightly worn and browned. . An unusually comprehensive collection of rare plays, ballet scenarios, and vaudevilles based on Beaumarchais's famous comedy, La Folle Journée, ou Le Mariage de Figaro. The works, many of which were composed and premiered shortly after the first public staging of Le Mariage (1784), attest to the immediate and wide-spread influence of Beaumarchais's comedy. Of special note are those items (nos. 5, 6, 11, 12, and 14) which contain vaudevilles––simple, strophic songs––or "airs"––often topical or satirical in nature. "These songs for dancing, drinking and satire became a national pastime. Since everyone knew the tunes, they were transmitted orally and usually not printed in the numerous 17th- and 18th-century collections of ‘historicalÂ’ songs about life in Paris and the court... Vaudeville tunes soon became dissociated from their original words and could be re-used by any rhymer; they were known by an identifying tag or ‘timbreÂ’ which consisted usually of part of a refrain or, often, of nonsense syllables, if these existed in the original text... Comedy using vaudeville tunes with new words was one of the new theatrical styles that caught the imagination of the Paris public in the late 17th and early 18th centuries... Originally vaudevilles made up the bulk of the music used in these comedies, supplemented by short opera excerpts which quickly invaded the vaudeville repertory, dances and instrumental interludes. Composers were employed to organize a small orchestra, work with the playwrights in selecting appropriate vaudevilles, and eventually to write original songs, called ariettes. Serious attempts were made to select vaudevilles that best represented the emotional state of the play at the point they were to be introduced, either through the tune itself or by recalling or re-using part of the original text. A clever choice could underscore a situation forcefully, or even contradict it in a humorous way. Double meanings abounded." The so-called comédie en vaudevilles spawned an independent genre––the opéra-comique––and spread to England as the ballad opera, and to Germany as the Singspiel." Clifford Barnes in Grove Music Online

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        Germania Benedictina quae in illa sunt, Monasteria Ord. S. Benedicti monstrans, exacte ita delineata per P.R.C.P.W.C.B.S. excusa studio et sumtibus Homannianorum Heredum Norib. A. MDCCXXXII.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Carl Rupert b. Homann Erben in Nürnberg, dat. 1732, 46,5 x 57 Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, S. 134. - Zeigt Deutschland, Böhmen, Schlesien, Österreich, Schweiz, Norditalien, und Belgien mit Einzeichnung der Benediktinerklöster. - Oben rechts Insetkarte mit den polnischen und litauischen Benediktinerklöstern ('Appendix Monasteriorum Ord. S. Bened. quae extant in Polonia et Lithuania'). - Die Karte umgeben von Kartuschen mit dem Heiligen Benedikt, Allegorien zu den Benediktinern flankiert von Putten. - Seltene Ordensprovinzkarte der Benediktiner mit dem Gebiet zwischen Hildesheim, Brügge, Brescia und Wien. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Histori der Nederlandsche Vorsten, uit de Huizen van Beijere, Borgenje, en Oostenryk; Welken, sedert de regeering van Albert, Graaf van Holland, Tot den dood van Keizer Karel den Vijfden, Het hooggezag aldaar gevoerd hebben.

      's Graavenhaage, Pieter de Hondt, 1732 ff... 3 Volumes (34), 466, (107)m (8), 484, (54), (1), 446, (58) pages. Fol. (bis 45cm), Halbleder. Hübsches Set, wohl erst nach 1800 gebunden, die Papiere später dann wohl nochmals erneuert. Guter Erhaltungszustand, die Rücken mit Alterungsspuren ( wohl original!), Seiten unbeschnitten. 3 engraved Titels, 2 engraved genealogical Coppers. About 1000 medails and coins within text! 3 Vols Folio. In 's Graavenhaage, By Pieter de Hondt 1732, 1733, 1735. Later but still contemporay marbled paper covers with leather. "Niet alleen uit de geloofwaardigste Schryveren en egste bewysstukken dier tyden samengesteld, maar ook mat meer dan duizend Historipenningen gesterkt en opgehelderd." A13/A.026

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        Kst.- Karte, b. Homann Erben, "Insula Corsicae olim Cyrnvs ...".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, dat. 1732, 51 x 40,3 (H). Cervoni, Image de la Corse, Nr. 56.2 - Links oben große fig. Kartusche, rechts oben Stadtplan v. Bastia, im Kartenbild zahlr. Schiffe. - Sehr schöne Karte.

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        Histoire Des Empereurs, Et Des Autres Princes Qui Ont Regne Durant Les Six Premiers Siecles De L'Eglise, De Leurs Guerres Contre Les Juifs, Des Ecrivains Profanes, & Des Personnes Les Plus Illustres De Leur Temps. Set of 4 Volumes of 6.

      Venise, F. Pitteri 1732 - 4 Volumes of 6. Volume II-IV and VI. 4to. Bound in contemporary full vellum. Late 18th century vellum reback. Hardcovers. Page ends deckled in red. Good binding and cover. Soiling and warping to vellum and boards. Library markings. Slight marginal dampstain to some pages and page ends. -t. 2. Depuis Vespasien jusques a Pertinax.--t. 3. Depuis Severe jusques a l'election de Diocletien.--t. 4. Depuis Severe [Diocletien] jusqu'a Jovien--t. 6. Depuis Theodose II. jusqu'a Anastase. Tillemont is cited frequently by Gibbon in his Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire for both of his works, the Histoire Des Empereurs and the Memoires pour servir a l'histoire ecclesiastique. His works were among the first to provide critical surveys of the full range of source material. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A collection of 14 rare plays, ballet scenarious and vaudevilles based on Beaumarchais's famous comedy, La Folle Journée, ou Le Mariage de Figaro

      1. Beaumarchais, Pierre-Augustin 1732-1799 and François Vernes ca. 1765- 1834 Comédie, en Trois Actes, Londres: 1784. [i] (title), [i] (cast list), [3]-56 pp., with each leaf laid into a light blue paper border. Front free endpaper to Vols. 1 and 2 with "Suite au Theatre de Beaumarchais" in contemporary manuscript; that of Vol. 1 with "Le Mariage de Figaro" together with a lengthy note in contemporary manuscript: "Cette pièce n'a d'autre rapport avec les Figaro de beaumarchais que son titre. ici Figaro n'est point l'âme de l'intrigue le valet génie. c'est un amant ordinaire. mais le nom de la pièce et la date de l'impression qui repond à l'année où fut pour la première fois représenté le mariage de figaro de beaumarchais m'a déterminé à l'introduire dans cette collection." Trimmed, with no loss to text; light foxing and staining. Possible first edition. Worldcat (citing two other editions, with 38 pp. and 54 pp. respectively, published in Paris in 1784). Quite rare. Cordier, Bibliographie des oeuvres de Beaumarchais, no. 215. Bound with: 2. Beaumarchais or Mony- Quitaine, Dominique Victor (1762?-1810?) Le Lendemain des Nôces, ou A Quelque Chose le Malheur ets Bon, Comédie en Deux Actes, et en Prose: Suite du Mariage de Figaro... Prix, 1 liv. 4 sols. Paris: Cailleau, 1787. Octavo. [i] (title), [i] (cast list), [3]-67, [i] (blank) pp. Uncut. Light foxing and staining, heavier to several leaves; slightly worn. First Edition. Quite rare. Cordier, no. 231. 3. Aumer, [Jean-Pierre?] (1774- 1833) and Jean Bercher Dauberval (1742-1806) Le Page Inconstant, ou Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense, Ballet Héroï-Comique, Tiré du Mariage de Figaro, en Trois Actes... Représenté, pour la première fois, sur le théâtre de la Porte-S.-Martin, le 28 messidor an XIII. [Ballet scenario]. Paris: Barba, 1805. Octavo. [i] (title), [i] (named cast list), 1f. (preliminary material), [5]-31, [i] (blank) pp. Uncut; several leaves partially unopened. Edges slightly worn and foxed. . Première and publication dates are given according to the French Revolutionary and Gregorian Calendars. Later (?second) edition. Rare. Cordier, no. 243, but with more complete pagination. The performance upon which this London edition was based included music by Grétry, Monsigni, Philidor, Hiomelly, Payziello, Pugnani, Barthelemont, and others. Aumer was a noted French dancer and choreographer. "Educated at the school of the Paris Opera Ballet, he joined the company in 1801 after an initial engagement with Jean Dauberval in Bordeaux... Brief periods in Paris (1821-1822) and London (1824-1825) were followed by his return to the Paris Opera Ballet (1820-1831), where, enriched by the experience of working abroad, he engaged in a profound renovation of the French repertory, capped by his chef-d'œuvre, Manon Lescaut (1830)." The International Encyclopedia of Dance and The Oxford Dictionary of Dance (via Wikipedia). Dauberval was a prominent French dancer, teacher, and choreographer, who danced in Lyons, Bordeaux, the Paris Opéra, and London. "In 1761 he made a successful début at the Paris Opéra in Rameau?'s Zaïs... He danced in many revivals of works by Lully and Rameau... His ballets, including Le déserteur (1785; based on Monsigny?'s opera), came to be staged throughout Europe... He was equally facile in comically realistic ballets villageoises and more classically orientated ballets anacréontiques. He often worked with Barthélemon, composer at the Haymarket Theatre, but usually arranged his own accompaniments." Maureen Needham Costonis in Grove Music Online. 4. Anonymous Le Mariage de Glogurrio, Parodie du Mariage de Figaro. Prix, vingt-quatre sols. Paris: Les Marchands de Nouveautés, 1784. Octavo. 1f. (half-title), [i] (title), [i] (cast list), 3-25, [i] (blank) pp. Partially uncut. Minor foxing; lightly browned at upper edge; occasional light staining. First (?and only) Edition. Rare. Cordier, no. 218. Worldcat (one copy only, at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France). 5. Bouyon, Louis Bonnefoy de (1748- 1797) La Folle Soirée, Parodie du Mariage de Figaro, en un Acte, Prose et Vaudevilles. Présentée à la Comédie Italienne le 14 Juillet 1784. Par M. l'Abbé B y de B n, de deux Académies... Le prix est de 30 sols. Gattieres; Paris: Couturier, 1784. Small octavo. [i] (title), [ii] (cast list), [3]-75, [i] (blank) pp. Includes texts of vaudevilles without music. Occasional very light foxing and staining. A clean, wide-margined copy. First Edition. Rare. Cordier, no. 217. Worldcat. Not in Sonneck or Stieger. 6. Ève, Antoine-François, dit Maillot (1747-1814)] Figaro, Directeur de Marionnettes, Comédie en un Acte et en Prose, Mêlée de Vaudevilles et d'Ariettes. Par M.E.D. Représentée, pour la premiere fois, au Palais Royal, le 31 Décembre 1784, par les Petits Comédiens de S.A.S. Monseigneur le Comte de Beaujolois. Prix, 1 liv. 4 sous. Paris: Hardouin; Les Marchands de Nouveautés. 1785. Octavo. [i] (title), [ii] (cast list), 36 pp. Includes timbres and texts of "airs" without music. Occasional foxing, staining, and browning at edges. First Edition. Very rare. Cordier, no. 225. Not in Sonneck or Stieger. 7. Cailleau, André-Charles (1731-1798) Le Veuvage de Figaro, ou La Fille Retrouvée, Comédie en Trois Actes, en Prose. Prix 1 liv. 4 fols. Paris: Hardouin; Gattey, 1785. Octavo. [i] (title), [ii] (cast list), [3]-80 pp. Partially uncut; several leaves unopened. Lightly browned and stained at upper edge; occasional light foxing; several small tears with slight loss to p. 79; small ink stain to lower portion of title partially obscuring publisher's address. First Edition. Rare. Cordier, no. 226. 8. Parisau, Pierre Germain (1753- 1794) Le Repentir de Figaro, Comédie en un Acte, en Prose... Représentée, pour la première fois, à Paris, sur le Théâtre de l'Ambigu Comique, le 28 Juin 1784. Prix 1 liv. 4 sols. Paris: Cailleau, 1785. Small octavo. [i] (title), [ii] (named cast list), 31, [i] (blank) pp. Occasional light foxing, staining, and browning. Possible First (?complete?) Edition. Scarce. Cordier, no. 223. Worldcat (two other editions published in 1785, by Brunet and Didot l'aîne, both with fewer pages. Cordier lists neither of these. 9. Martelly, Honoré Antoine Richaud (1751-1817) Les Deux Figaro, Comédie en Cinq Actes, en Prose par le Citoyen Martelly. Représentée, pour la première fois, sur le théâtre de la République, l?'an troisième; et remise au théâtre de la Cité-Variétés, le premier thermidor, an VI. Paris: Barba, 1798-1799. Octavo. [i] (title), [ii] (named cast list), [3]-96 pp. Many leaves unopened, others uncut. Première and publication dates are given according to the French Revolutionary Calendar. Lightly foxed and stained at edges. Probable second edition, but likely the first published by Barba. Relatively rare. Cordier, nos. 233- 235. 10. Dorvo, Hyacinthe (1769-1851) Figaro ou Tel Pere Tel Fils, Comédie en Trois Actes en Prose par le Citoyen Hthe. Dorvo. Représentée pour la première fois, sur le Théâtre des Jeunes Elèves, rue de Thionville, Le 15 Floréal an 8. Paris: Hugelet, [1800-1801]. Octavo. [i] (title), [ii] (named cast list; author and publisher?'s permission), [3]- 51, [i] (publisher?'s advertisement) pp. Partially uncut. Date of the first performance and author?'s permission (?"ce 1 Vendémiaire, an 9 de la république?") are given according to the French Revolutionary Calendar. Edges slightly worn and browned; occasional light foxing and staining. First Edition. Quite rare. Cordier, no. 241. Another copy of this edition includes a publication date (?"An IX?") to title. 11. Marty, J. [Joseph] (fl. 1800) Figaro Tout Seul, ou La Folle Soirée. Scène - Folie, melée de vaudevilles… Représentée, pour la première fois, à Paris, sur le Théâtre des Jeunes Artistes, le 3. brumaire an 11. Paris: Fages, 1802. Octavo. [i] (title), [i] (named cast list), [3]-15, [i] (blank) pp. Includes timbres and texts of "airs" without music. Première and publication dates are given according to the French Revolutionary and Gregorian Calendars. Occasional light foxing; some small perforations to outer edges. Probable First Edition. Worldcat (the Barba edition of 1802). Rare. Cordier, no. 242. Not in Sonneck, Stieger. 12. [Piccinni, Luigi (1764-1827) and Fouques-Deshayes, Françoise-Guillaume (Desfontaines de la Vallée) (1733- 1825)] Les Amours de Chérubin, Comédie en Trois Actes et en Prose, Mêlée de Musique et de Vaudevilles; Représentée, pour la premiere fois, par les Comédiens Italiens Ordinaires du Roi, le Jeudi 4 Novembre 1784. Paris: Brunet, 1784. Octavo. 1f. (half-title), [i] (title), [i] (named cast list), 84 pp. Includes timbres and texts of "airs" without music. Lightly foxed; occasional light staining. First Edition. Cordier, no. 215. Stieger, p. 74. Not in Sonneck or RISM. 13. Gouge, Olympe de (1755- 1793) Le Mariage Inattendu de Chérubin, Comédie en Trois Actes et en Prose… Seville; Paris: Cailleau; Les Marchands de Nouveautés, 1786. Octavo. 1f. (title), iii-ix (preface), [10] (cast list) -111, [i] (blank) pp. Partially uncut. Lightly browned and foxed; occasional light staining; some soiling to title. First Edition. Rare. Cordier, no. 229. 14. Bouyon, Louis Bonnefoy de (1748-1797) Lanlaire, ou Le Chaos, Parodie de Tarare, en un Acte, Prose, Vaudevilles et Divertissement, Représentée par les Comédiens Italiens ordinaires du Roi, le Vendredi 27 Juillet 1787. Par M.L.B…y de B…n de plusieurs Académies. Gattières; Paris: Brunet, 1787. Octavo. 1f. (half-title), 1f. (title), [5]-[7] (preliminary material and dedication), [8] (named cast list), [9]-76 pp. Uncut. With a dedication to ?"Mme. Dugazon, célèbre folle. . . dans Nina.?" Includes titles and texts of airs without music, as well as stage directions for the orchestra. Lightly foxed. First Edition. Very rare. Cordier, no. 267. Not in Sonneck. Lanlaire is a parody of Tarare, an opera by Salieri with original libretto by Beaumarchais. The original was first performed at the Paris Opéra (Théâtre de l?'Académie Royale de Musique) on June 8, 1787. 2 volumes. Octavo. Full marbled boards with morocco title label gilt to spine. Most items with decorative woodcut devices, and head- and tailpieces. Bindings slightly worn, rubbed, bumped and chipped; edges slightly worn and browned. . An unusually comprehensive collection of rare plays, ballet scenarios, and vaudevilles based on Beaumarchais's famous comedy, La Folle Journée, ou Le Mariage de Figaro. The works, many of which were composed and premiered shortly after the first public staging of Le Mariage (1784), attest to the immediate and wide-spread influence of Beaumarchais's comedy. Of special note are those items (nos. 5, 6, 11, 12, and 14) which contain vaudevilles?-?-simple, strophic songs?-?-or "airs"?-?-often topical or satirical in nature. "These songs for dancing, drinking and satire became a national pastime. Since everyone knew the tunes, they were transmitted orally and usually not printed in the numerous 17th- and 18th-century collections of ?'historical?' songs about life in Paris and the court... Vaudeville tunes soon became dissociated from their original words and could be re-used by any rhymer; they were known by an identifying tag or ?'timbre?' which consisted usually of part of a refrain or, often, of nonsense syllables, if these existed in the original text... Comedy using vaudeville tunes with new words was one of the new theatrical styles that caught the imagination of the Paris public in the late 17th and early 18th centuries... Originally vaudevilles made up the bulk of the music used in these comedies, supplemented by short opera excerpts which quickly invaded the vaudeville repertory, dances and instrumental interludes. Composers were employed to organize a small orchestra, work with the playwrights in selecting appropriate vaudevilles, and eventually to write original songs, called ariettes. Serious attempts were made to select vaudevilles that best represented the emotional state of the play at the point they were to be introduced, either through the tune itself or by recalling or re-using part of the original text. A clever choice could underscore a situation forcefully, or even contradict it in a humorous way. Double meanings abounded." The so-called comédie en vaudevilles spawned an independent genre?-?-the opéra-comique?-?-and spread to England as the ballad opera, and to Germany as the Singspiel." Clifford Barnes in Grove Music Online

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        Délices de la Campagne ou les Ruses de la Chasse et de la Pesche

      Chez Michel Charles le Cene, Amsterdam 1732 - The fourth edition, complete in two volumes. 12mo with engraved frontispiece, titles in red and black, 90 engraved plates of which 9 are folding. Contemporary ownership inscriptions, on prelims. Spines neatly rebacked. A very good set. On the art of capturing fish, game and vermin with traps and nets; originally published in 1660 and the prototype and inspiration for future works on the subject. Westwood & Satchell calls it "on the whole, the most interesting contribution made by France to the literature of angling". It also includes chapters on falconry. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Enquiry into the Origin of Honour and the Usefulness of Christianity in War

      London John Brotherton at the Bible in Cornhill 1732. VG : in very good condition. Rebound with modern calf backed boards. Browning to title page and stamp. First Edition Quarter-leather marbled board cover 200mm x 120mm (8" x 5"). xi, 240pp. The author [1676-1733] was famous for 'The Fable of the Bees'.

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        BIBLIA SACRA Vulgatae Editionis, Sixti V. Pontificis Max. Jussu Recognita, et Clementis VIII. Auctoritate edita; Versiculis Distincta, Et ad fingula Capita Argumentis aucta; Pluribusque Imaginibus, ad Historiarum notitiam politissime elaboratis, ornata;

      Venetiis, Apud Nicolaum Pezzana, 1732.. Indiceque Epistolarum, & Evangeliorum locupletata. 8°. Zweispaltiger lateinischer Bibeldruck, Titelblatt in rot-schwarz mit Titelvignette. Mit zahlreichen Vignetten, Initialen und Illustrationen in Holzschnitt. 12 Bl., 964 S., 26 Bl., Halblederband der Zeit.. Einband berieben und bestoßen. Weißer Rand der Frontispiztafel mit zeitgenössischen Notizen beschrieben. Wenige Fingerflecken auf den ersten Seiten. Die letzten Seiten gebräunt. Innen sehr guter Zustand.

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        A General Abridgement of Cases in Equity, Argued and Adjudged in the High Court of Chancery etc, with Several cases never before published, Alphabetically digested under proper Titles: with Notes and References to the Whole. And Three Tables etc

      In the Savoy: Printed by E and R Nutt and R Gosling (Assigns of E Sayer Esq) for N Lintot, at the Cross-Keys against Saint Dunstan's Church in Fleet-Street, 1732. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Full Title: A General Abridgement of Cases in Equity, Argued and Adjudged in the High Court of Chancery etc, with Several cases never before published, Alphabetically digested under proper Titles: with Notes and References to the Whole. And Three Tables, the First of the Names of the Cases, the Second of the several Titles, with their Divisions and Subdivisions; and the Third of the Matter Under General Heads Contemporary full leather, covers are lightly marked and rubbed with worn bumped corners, worn spine ends, leather on external hinges is cracked but covers are held firmly, binding is sound, end-papers are darkened, clean pages, some gilt decoration to edge faces of covers. Chapter Headings are: Abatement and Revivor; Account; Affadavits; Agreements, Articles and Covenants; Amendment; Annuity and Rent-Charges; Answers, Pleas and Demurrers; Assignment and Privity; Award and Arbitrament; Bankfupt; Baron and Feme; Bill; Bonds and Obligations; Charity; Commissions for Examing of Witnesses; Common; Conditions and Limitations; Contribution and Average; Copyhold; Costs; Courts and their Jurisdiction; Creditor and Debtor; Customs of London and York; Decree; Deeds and other Writings; Devises; Dower and Jointure; Evidence, Witnesses and Proof; Executors and Administrators; Fines and Recoveries; Guardian; Heir and Ancestor; Ideots and Lunaticks; Infant; Injunction; Interest Money; Jointenants and Tennants in Common; Legacies; Limitations of Suits and Demands; Master and Servants; Mortgages; Notice; Portions; Power; Privilege; Process; Purchase and Purchaser; Remainder; Rent; Tithes; Trade and Merchandize; Trial; Trust and Trustees; Waste; Writs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kg. Inventory No: 12115050049. . This book is heavier than 1kg, and may incur additional delivery charges on some delivery services to some locations..

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        Geseegnetes Aberseeisches Gebürg. Das ist: Leben und Gutthaten des heiligen Bischoffs und Einsidls Wolfgangi In seiner Einöde und Wallfahrt am Abersee. In zwey Theil abgetheilet, Der Erste fasset in sich Das Leben deß Heil. Wolffgangi ... Der andere handelt von denen Gnaden und Gutthaten welche GOtt von 1694. bis auf das 1731ste Jahr ... gewürcket

      Salzburg, Mayr 1732.. Mit gest. Frontispiz. 4 Bll., 264 S. Pappband d. Zt. Nicht häufiges Quellenwerk zur Sagenwelt im Mondseeland. - Rücken etwas lädiert und unten mit Fehlstelle, Decken etwas wurmspurig. Frontispiz gebräunt, sonst meist nur wenig braunfleckig. Titel und erstes Blatt mit Besitzstempel Alois J. Hammerle (Salzburger Bibliothekar des späten 19. Jhdts.).

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        Vollkommener Tractat [Vollkommenes Traktat] von Kranckheiten [Krankheiten] Schwangerer und Geb„hrender [Geb„render] Weibs-Persohnen [Weibs-Personen], Im welchem gehandelt wird, Wie denenselben so wohl bey natrlicher als nicht natrlicher Geb„hrung beyzuspringen/ auch der blen Disposition und Beschaffenheit neugebohrner Kinder zu helffen seye, durch viele Observationen und Reflexionen erkl„ret. Zum Erstenmahl auá dem Frantz"sischen in das Teutsche bersetzt und mit einigen Anmerckungen vermehrt durch Johann Gottfried Scheid.

      Straáburg Verlag Johannes Beck -1734; 1732 - EA; ca 21x17 cm; (30) 627 (1), (14) Seiten 629-946 mit gest. Frontispiz [4. und 5. Buch mit eigenem Titelblatt und Vorstcke]; neuerer Halbpergamenteinband mit altem Rckenschild (Titelblatt etwas fleckig und am unteren Rand etwas knapp beschnitten, Seiten meist am „uáeren weiáen Rand etwas braunfleckig; insgesamt gutes Exemplar im dekorativen Einband) 0,000 gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        RICERCHE ISTORICHE SULLA PROVINCIA DELLA GARFAGNANA. Esposte in varie dissertazioni dal Dott. Domenico Pacchi, Pubblico Professore di Filosofia in Castelnovo.

      Opera dedicata al Cav. Girolamo Tiraboschi. Cm.23,5x18. Pg.VIII, 224, CXXVIII. Legatura in piena pergamena rigida. Tagli spruzzati. Marca tipografica al frontespizio ed alcuni cartigli incisi. Alcune carte con fisiologiche bruniture. Il testo si apre con un "Estratto dell'opuscolo del Vallisneri risguardante la Garfagnana", cui seguono 17 Dissertazioni che trattano dell'etimologia, dell'estensione, delle antiche popolazioni, dei beni artistici e naturali, delle vicende storiche. Sono poi riportati in appendice 61 Documenti originali (dall'anno 780 al 1732), cui segue la "Serie de' Commissarj Generali, e successivamente Governatori della Provincia di Garfagnana, riscontrata diligentemente, e corretta su' recapiti esistenti nell'Archivio Segreto Ducale di Modena per opera del Sig. Luigi Malagoli sotto Custode di esso". Interessante indicazione di proprietà al foglio di guardia, cui è applicato un tassello cartaceo con la dizione a stampa "Sig. RaffelloRaffelli - Castelnuovo Garfagnana", seguìto dalla notazione manoscritta "ora del figlio Niccola". Prima edizione, di estrema rarità, di quello che unanimemente considerato il principale saggio storico sulla Garfagnana. Ne è autore Mons. Domenico Pacchi, Professore di Filosofia a Castelnuovo Garfagnana e Cappellano d'Onore di Papa Pio VI. Di particolare interesse il fatto che il volume sia appartenuto allo storico Raffaello Raffaelli (Fosciandora, 1813?"1883), autore della "Descrizione storica geografica economica della Garfagnana" (Lucca, Giusti, 1879) e della "Monografia storica ed agraria del circondario di Massa Carrara compilata fino al 1881" (ibidem, 1882). Il Raffaelli avviò la sua carriera politica nel 1836, nominato Segretario della Consulta Provinciale di Garfagnana, passando poi nel 1845 ad analoga carica a Massa, ove ricoprì anche l'incarico di Commissario Ducale per gli Affari Ecclesiastici. Fu in seguito Consultore Legale presso la Delegazione di Massa e nel 1856, a Modena Consultore di Governo per i Lavori Pubblici. Nel 1859, dopo la Guerra d'Indipendenza, si rifugiò con le milizie ducali a Fosdinovo e poi a Fivizzano. Fu fautore del ritorno della Garfagnana alla Provincia di Lucca, sostenendo, per quella terra allora assai povera, lo sviluppo della viabilità e la riapertura del Ginnasio a Castelnuovo.

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        Gründliche Unterrichtung Von dem Ursprung, Ziel und End, Schuldigkeiten, Reglen, Gnaden, Ablassen und Andachts-Ubungen Der Mitleydenden Gesellschafft Mariae; .

      Schkrochowsky, Leitmeritz 1732 - (.Das ist, Der so genannten Bruderschafft der Schmertzhafften Mutter Gottes, unter dem schwartzen Trauer-Scapulier deß Ordens der Diener Mariae. Verfasset Von einem Priester auß dem Closter dieses Ordens auff dem Heil: Creutz-Berg bey Bonn. ) 322 Seiten, 5 n.n. Blätter ( Register ). Mit einigen gestochenen Vignetten im Text. Schlichter brauner Oldr auf 6 Bünden, Klein8° ( 13,5 x 8,5 cm ). Hinten ein von alter Hand handgeschriebenes Gebet inneliegend *S. Bernardi gebett. ( 1 Blatt - wohl um 1740 ). Der Einband leicht berieben, leicht fleckig, Ecken und Kanten teils gering bestoßen. Innen Seiten teils etwas stock- und braunfleckig, Papier teils gebräunt. Das Gebet in deutscher Schreibschrift. Insgesamt recht guter Zustand. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 200 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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        Memorials of the English Affairs: Or, an Historical Account of What Passed from the Beginning of the Reign of King Charles the First, to King Charles the Second His Happy Restauration. Containing the Publick Transactions, Civil and Military:

      J Tonson, London, 1732, Full-Leather, Book Condition: Good+Size: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall, Together With the Private Consultations and Secrets of the Cabinet. With a compleat index. A new edition: with many additions never before printed. 10 pages (unpaginated) + 702pp + 13 page index. Full leather covers with gilt embellishments to margins, bands and gilt titles to spine, marbled endpapers, detached ribbon bookmark. Covers have wear to spine ends, some rubbing and cracks to joints and panels of spine, tape repair to bottom of spine. Internally in very good condition, just a very little age shading to endpapers and one or two internal pages, pages tight, clean and unmarked. Extremely heavy, 4kg unpacked weight.

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        Les avantures de Monsieur Robert Chevalier, dit de Beauchene, capitaine de Flibustiers dans la nouvelle France. Redigees par M. Le Sage. En 2 volumes.

      Paris, Etienne Ganeau, 1732,. petit in-8°, XVI + 390 p. / VIII + 363 p., au total 6 figures gravees sur cuivre par J.B. Scotin d'apres Bonnard, splendides reliures en parfait etat du XIXe siecle en maroquin rouge a nerfs, dos richement orne, reliures signees 'R. Bedford'.. LE SAGE: Les avantures de Monsieur Robert Chevalier, capitaine de Flibustiers splendides reliures en maroquin rouge du XIXe edition originale, 1732, illustree de 6 planches gravees.reliures signees 'R. Bedford'Meilleure edition, de l'imprimerie de L.D. Delatour, tres belle reliure. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Querard V/226; Cohen 273-274; Sander 1174.

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        Histoire des Chevaliers hospitaliers de S. Jean de Jérusalem, appellez depuis Chevaliers de Rhodes, et aujourd'hui Chevaliers de Malthe... -

      Amsterdam, Wetsteins & Smith, 1732.5 voll. In - 8 picc. Legature coeve in pelle maculata, dorsi con tassello rosso e fregi oro; dorsi con piccole mancanze e tracce di tarlo. Antiporta, un ritratto e 4 carte geografiche ripiegate, tra cui una di Rodi e due di Malta. (14), 614 pp.; (2), 618 pp.; (2), 582 pp.; (2), 460 pp.; (2), 448, (62) pp.; un quaderno posposto nel vol. III; carta un po' ossidata, a volte brunita. Una delle prime edizioni della celebre storia (edizione originale: 1726). L'opera, che è senz'altro la più nota dello storico francese Vertot, venne accolta con molto favore e fu più volte ristampata. Hellwald p. 35. An early edition of the famous history of the Order of Malta by the distinguished French historian Vertot (first edition.: 1726). With an engr. frontispiece, a portrait and 4 folding maps. Contemp. mottled calf, spines richly gilt and with a red leather label, red edges; head and foot of spines worn; one quire in vol. III misbound; some light age browning, more pronounced in a few gatherings.

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        Alciphron: or, The Minute Philosopher. In Seven Dialogues. Containing an Apology for the Christian Religion, against those who are called Free-Thinkers.

      J. Tonson - London 1732 - 5 1/8" x 8", 350, 358 pp. Original full calf Cambridge bindings with elegantly tooled panels and corners; spines with 5 raised bands and gilt titled red leather spine label. All cover edges gilt floral design. Corners with very slight wear; spine tops with minor losses. Light handling marks and edge bumps. All volumes have 1" separations along top spine edges, vol. 2 with the same at the spine bottom. Straight line vertical grog stain on the back of vol. 2, seems moveable but untried. Bindings straight, square and secure with hinges supple. Interior remarkably bright, clean and unmarked. Woodblock vignettes on title pages. Vol. 2, p. 211 begins later printing of Berkeley's own work " An Essay Towards a New Theory of Vision". NOT EX-LIBRARY [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Banquet de Platon

      Paris: Pierre Gandouin Libraire,, 1732. Traduit un tiers par feu M. Racine, de l'Academice Francoise, & le reste par Madame de ***. Octavo (166 × 94 mm). Contemporary spotted full calf, spine with raised bands and gilt-tooled compartments with fleurons, red morocco title label, gilt-ruled board edges, marbled endpapers, edges dyed red. Extremities rubbed, front joint split but the hinge whole and holding firm, internally clean and fresh, an excellent copy. First edition of Plato's Symposium to be translated by French dramatist Jean Racine (1639-1699), this copy in a lovely contemporary binding, and the 20th-century bookplate and ownership inscription (dated 1922) of Roger Henry Pocklington Senhouse (1899-1970), the Bloombsury Group writer who was the last lover of Lytton Strachey. He schooled at Eton and Oxford (where he befriended Michael Llewelyn Davies, of Peter Pan fame), and was from 1935 co-owner of the publishing house Secker & Warburg, publishing translations of Colette and Simone de Beauvoir, as well as important English titles such as his fellow Etonian George Orwell's 1984 and Animal Farm.

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        PROLEGOMENA ET DISSERTATIONES IN OMNES, ET SINGULOS SACRAE SCRIPTURAE LIBROS Tomus Primus

      Martini Happach & Confort, 1732.. 667 Seiten Leder,. Zustand: gut bis sehr gut; 667 Seiten, Rücken und Rückentitel in ornamentaler Prägung; Leder auf 6 Bünde; Rückenkanten oben einige cm gerissen. , kleiner alter Besitzerstempel im Vorsatz, Ecken gestaucht, Innen unversehrt; Satzspiegel zum Teil nachgedunkel; v199a v199a

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        Kitab-i Cihannüma. [Jihan-numa, The mirror of the world].

      Constantinople, Ibrahim Müteferrika, 3 July 1732.. Folio (305 x 215 mm). (22 [instead of 28]), 698 pp. (final page trimmed to text and remargined completely), each page within single rule border added in red. With ornamental headpiece, hand-coloured and raised in gilt, 13 (4 double-page-sized) engr. plates and celestial maps, and 27 engr. geographical maps, all in contemp. hand colour. Contemp. black morocco with fore-edge flap, blindstamped with ornamental cornerpieces and central star-and-crescent design.. First edition. Almost unobtainable thus with 40 maps and plates: Koeman mentions a total of merely 37 maps and plates; Shirley cites 27 maps (including one of the celestial hemispheres) and an unspecified number of "other prints". Even the British Library copies (Oriental and India Office Collections, Or.80.a.10 and a.7) have one map fewer than ours. - Includes the famous map of the Arabian peninsula drawn by Ahmed Al-Qirimi, based on Sanson's 1654 map, but with important changes. Tibbetts depicts this rarest and most desirable map of Arabia - the first ever to be printed with captions in Arabic - as the frontispiece of his groundbreaking bibliography of "Arabia in Early Maps". "This map can be seen as a mixture of Eastern and Western cartographic experiments of the 17th century. It was the first scientific map published in the Islamic world. Its details include data on the names of the towns, watercourses, and topographical features. The Red Sea is labelled bahr Swis (Sea of Suez) and the Arabian Gulf is labelled Basra kurfazi (Gulf of Bassora)" (Khaled Al Ankary). - For his famous universal Islamic geography, the Ottoman scholar Katib Chelebi (1609-57) drew on Mercator's and Hondius's "Atlas Minor" as well as other Western sources. "Of the utmost interest both as the best-known work of Ottoman geographical literature and as the document of a pivotal moment in the history of ideas" (Wolff). Printed at the first Turkish press by Ibrahim Müteferrika, a Hungarian convert to Islam, who completed Katip's unfinished work, hitherto circulated in manuscripts only, and had the maps specially engraved for it. "In a report given to the Academie after the Danish expedition of Niebuhr, it is stated that D'Anville's main sources for Arabia in his Asia map were the Geographies of Idrisi and Abu'l Feda, and the 'Jihan-numa' of Katib Chelebi" (Tibbetts, p. 29). - Wants 3 leaves of preliminary matter; final leaf shaved closely, preserving text, and mounted on later backing paper. Occasional brownstaining, reinforcements, edge defects and remarginings (very occasionally touching letterpress text: larger tears to pp. 500f., 616f., 620f., 682f.); two waqf stamps on p. 56; Arabic marginalia on pp. 317, 611, and 691. Two maps bound head-over-heels; several maps show paper flaws and/or old reinforcements on the reverse. Of the utmost rarity when found with all maps as present. We could not trace a complete copy in libraries worldwide (the Houghton copy at Harvard also wants 2 pages of text and the celestial map, inter alia), and all copies recorded at auction within the last decades were incomplete as well. - Shirley T.KAT-1. Koeman II, 549 (but misdated). Wolff, Mercator 2.12.a. Lex. der Kart. 829. HoC 2.1, p. 195 & 218. Khaled Al Ankary collection (The Arabian Peninsula in Old European Maps), p. 316f. Tibbetts, p. 26 (misdated "1728"). Yazmadan Basmaya (Müteferrika) 11. OCLC 613412138.

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        Select Comedies of Mr. De Moliere

      1732. First Collected Edition In English and FrenchMOLIERE, Jean Baptiste Poquelin de. Select Comedies of Mr. De Moliere. French and English. In eight volumes with a frontispiece to each Comedy. London: Printed for John Watts, 1732. First collected edition in English and French, published eighteen years after the 1714 six volume first English edition.Eight small octavo volumes (6 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches; 164 x 95 mm.). Titles printed in red and black. Engraved portrait frontispiece in volume one and seventeen engraved frontispiece plates (one for each play).Full contemporary sprinkled calf, covers double-ruled in blind, spines with five raised bands, maroon morocco gilt lettering labels, decorated board edges. Each volume with a neat contemporary ink inscription "Marie Synge son Livre". Some light wear to a few joints but overall a near fine and quite remarkable set in its original calf binding.Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Moliere, was a French playwright and actor who is considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature. Among Moliere's best-known works are Le Misantrope (The Man-Hater), L'Ecole des Femmes (The School for Wives), Tartuffe, ou L'Imposteur (Tartuffe, or the Impostor), L'Avare (The Miser), Le Malade Imaginaire (The Hypochondriack) and Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme (The CIT Turn'd Gentleman).The Seventeen Comedies included in this edition:L'Avare / The MiserSganarelle ou Le Cocu Imaginaire / The Cuckold in ConceitLe Bourgeois Gentilhomme / The CIT Turn'd GentlemanLe Medecin Malgre Lui / A Doctor and No DoctorL'Etourdi ou les Contre-Tems / The Blunderer: or the Counter-PlotsLes Precieuses Ridicules / The Conceited LadiesL'Ecole des Maris / The School for HusbandsL'Ecole des Femmes / The School for WivesTartuffe, ou L'Imposteur / Tartuffe, or the ImpostorGeorge Dandin ou le Mari Confondu / George Dandin, or the Husband DefeatedLe Misantrope / The Man-HaterMonsieur de Pourceaugnac / Squire LubberlyAmphitrion / AmphitryonLe Mariage Forcé / The Forc'd MarriageLe Sicilien: ou L'Amour Peintre / The Sicilian: or, Love makes a PainterLe Malade Imaginaire / The HypochondriackLes Fascheux / The Impertinents

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        La vie de Mahomet; traduite et compilée de l'Alcoran, des traditions authentiques de la Sonna, et des meilleures auteurs arabes.

      Amsterdam, Wetsteins & Smith, 1732. - 8vo. 2 vols. (2), XLII, (6), 460 pp. (6), 413, (32) pp. with 2 engr. frontispieces, 2 engr. title vignettes, and folding plate. Contemp. polished calf bindings with triple cover fillets, spines richly gilt. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. First edition, long the standard Life of the Prophet. - "This truly excellent, historical biography provides an account of Muhammad's life including all the fables and miracles. The author was the first to use superior, recent sources and usually quotes from the Arabic authors verbatim. His translations are nothing less than brilliant, and his work was long considered the best biography of the Prophet. Many later authors used it" (cf. Enay). Jean Gagnier (1670-1740) taught oriental languages at Oxford. The plate showing the Kaaba in Mecca is based on a ms. in the Bodleian Library. - Insignificant browning. Engraved bookplate to pastedown. A very appealing copy, perfectly preserved. Chauvin XI, pp. 4-7. Gay 3619. Brunet 28000. Silvestre de Sacy 1438. Enay 33. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Biblia Sacra, dat is, de H. Schriftuer van het Oude, en het Nieuwe Testament, Naer de laetste Roomsche Keure der gemeine Latijnsche Overzettinge, in nederduitsch Vertaeld, met Korte Verklaringen op de duistere plaetzen.

      Utrecht, Cornelius Guillielmus le Febvre 1732. 2 delen, (titelprent, 2, XX) 652, (2) 583 (1) p. Origineel Leer met ribben, goudbestempeld, Folio (met de gegraveerde titelpagina, en 212 gravures, waarvan 28 dubbele gravures, gegraveerd onder andere door G. Hoet en B. Picart. Gebonden in fraaie stempelbanden, op zowel de ruggen als de platten rijkelijk bedrukt met goud. Mist de verklaring bij de titelprent. Eerste uitgave van de Bijbel van de Nederlandse Oud-Katholieken, 'Wat voor de Rooms-Katholieken de Moerentorfbijbel was en voor de Protestanten de Statenvertaling, werd voor de Oud-Katholieken de Bijbel van 1732'. Darlow/Moule 3345 & Poortman I, p. 135-136.

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