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        Opera omnia). Poematum quae haud plane disjunxit a Fabula Pars prima (and Pars altera). Pars Prima: De arte poëtica libros tres, Bucolica, et Epistolam ad Jonnem Matthaeum Gibertum. Ed. Thomas Tristram. Pars altera: Bombycum libros duos, Scacchiam ludum, et Carmina diversi generis. Ed. Thomas Tristram. Pars 3: Christiados libri sex. Ed. Edvardus Owen. Pars 4: Hymni de rebus divinis.

      Oxonii (Oxford), E Typographeo Clarendoniano, 1722-1733. - 4 parts in 3 vols. 8vo (24x16 cm). Nice 19th century bindings: Halfmorocco with cornerpieces, spines finely gilt in compartments; covers with marbled paper; marbled endpapers; uncut. Pars 1.: Frontispiece portrait of 'Marcus Hiëronymus Vida, Cremonen. Albae Episcopus' (1485? - 1566), engraved by G. Vertue, (iv)pp.; (xiv: "The names of the subscribers")pp., (10) "Lectori S." pp., 146 pp. Pars 2: 116,(ii: blank) pp. Pars 3: (iv)pp, (4) "Lectori S." pp., 284, (i: with 21 lines "Quisquis es, etc."),(i: blank),(iv: "Index") pp. Pars 4: (iv), 278 pp. and (i: with poem of 15 lines), (i: blank)p. (a few small spots in places). Carefully printed by the Clarendon Press on fine thick handmade paper, with nice engraved headpieces and 2 engraved title-vignettes. - Nice set, hard to find together (see: Brunet, V, 1181), in three bindings by SCHAVYE, with his stamp in the first volume (corners very slightly rubbed). 2600g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Teilansicht, Stadtschloß, "Palais Royal de Potzdam".

      - Kupferstich n. Broebes b. I. G. Mertz in Augsburg, um 1733, 33 x 54 Das Hauptblatt und die am meisten beachtete Tafel aus dem Werk von J. Broebes . Blick aus halber Vogelschau auf die Schloßanlage, im Hintergrund die Havel.

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        L' ingegnoso ritrovato di fortificare con mirabil esattezza ogni sorta di poligono regolare sopra l'idea del signor di Vauban. Trascritto fedelmente tal qual si trova impresso nelle opere latine del .f. Benedetto Maria del Castrone palermitano. Tradotto in italiano dal suo discepolo Leandro Majorani. 

      Palermo, Stamperia di Gramignani, 1733, - in-4, pp. (8), 52, legatura coeva p. pergamena. Dedica del Majorani a Michel-Angelo Blasco. Con 5 tavole inc. in rame pi? volte ripieg. f.t. (num. XV-XVIII perch?, come avverte Riccardi, ''si vede che servirono gli stessi rami della parte dell'opera sopra notata, ''Horographia universalis'', dalla quale fu estratto questo libro''). Testo su due colonne: a sinistra l'originale latino, a destra la traduzione del Maiorani, allievo dell'autore. Prima traduzione italiana di questo trattatello in cui vengono riprese ed ampliate le teorie di Vauban sulla fortificazione delle piazzeforti. ''La tesi del saggio ? che, una volta noti alcuni parametri come il numero dei lati della piazza da fortificare, la loro lunghezza e l'ampiezza degli angoli da loro formati, si possono ricavare, con formule semplici e in modo univoco, tutte le caratteristiche architettoniche. Lo scritto presentava quindi un ovvio interesse per i tecnici del genio militare'' (DBIt., p. 250). Il frate domenicano B.M. Castrone (Palermo 1668-1748) fu essenzialmente un matematico, ma i suoi interessi culturali furono molteplici. Non comune edizione palermitana. Bell'esemplare a pieni margini. Non in Cockle. Riccardi I, 301.5. DBIt., XXII, pp. 248-250. Narbone IV, 296. Mira I, 204. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [John Pine, engraver] Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera [First Issue]

      Londini [London]: aeneis tabulis incidit Iohannes Pine [through 1737], MDCCXXXIII-MDCCXXXVII. [1733-37]. First issue (inscription on the medal of Augustus Caesar, in vol. 2, p. 108, reads "post est," later corrected to "potest") of John Pine's "tour de force" (Blumenthal), the legendary edition of the Works of Horace, the "most elegant of English eighteenth century books." (Ray), " far ahead of its time and an influence on the future." (Levarie) Two octavo volumes, collated and complete: [30],264,[2]; [24],191,[1],[14]pp, with 324 copper-engraved portraits, vignettes, and head and tail pieces. As with most copies, our set does not include the folded letterpress leaf headed "List of the antiques in the first volume of Horace," which must have been added quite late in the print run. "The engravings are executed on a very stout, clear paper, and the tout ensemble presents to the eye a very pleasing appearance." (Moss) What's more, "copies which contain the first impressions [of the engravings, as ours] are valuable and much sought after." (Dibdin) Beautifully bound in red morocco, covers with gilt panels and corner-pieces, spines densely gilt in compartments between raised bands with gilt lettering to two compartments, wide elaborately gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, multicolored silk page ribbon in each volume. Expertly rebacked by the Old English Bindery retaining original spines. A fresh copy in a very handsome binding, "remarkable for the beauty of its engraving." (Lowndes) Brunet III, 320. Lewine, p. 246. Graesse III, 354. Legacies of Genius 15. Moss II, 23-24. Dibdin II, 108. Lowndes II, 1113. Rothschild 1546-47. Blumenthal, Art of the Printed Book, p. 24 and plate 72. Ray, p. 3. Bland p. 216 and fig.186. Levarie, pp. 245-6. PMM 105. a high point of Augustan taste. ¶ John Pine (1690-1756) was the "best English engraver in the first half of the [eighteenth] century. His edition of Horace is engraved throughout, text as well as ornament, though it is said that the text was first set in type and an impression transferred to the plate before it was engraved. The results are a unity between decoration and text which at times suggests Didot's Horace of 1799; a contrast between thick and thin strokes in the letters which naturally follows from the engraving process but which foreshadows the type design of Baskerville, Bodoni, and Didot; and the wide "leading" between the lines of the text which did so much to give their pages a brilliant effect." (PMM) "The subscription list printed at the beginning of the book must be one of the most illustrious of its kind, naming the great and the good from every corner of Europe, including the kings of England, Spain, and Portugal." (ODNB) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Fine.

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        JACOBI CRESCENTII GARENGEOT ... SPLANCHNOLOGIA SIVE ANATOMIA VISCERUM. DAS IST: GRÜNDLICHE ABHANDLUNG VON ALLEN EINGEWEIDEN DIE IN DENEN DREYEN CAVITÄTEN DES MENSCHLICHEN CÖRPERS ENTHALTEN ...

      Berlin: Ambrosius Haude, 1733. First German edition.. Hardcover. Very good. 16mo. [16],444,[20] pp. plus 20 copper-engraved plates and approximately 90 blank leaves. Contemporary calf, spine stamped in blind, leather label stamped in blind, raised bands. Front free endpaper lacking. Binding rubbed and moderately worn, offsetting in first two leaves, minor worming in rear pastedown and several rear blanks. Very good. First German-language edition of Garengeot's SPLANCHNOLOGIE, OU L'ANATOMIE DES VISCERES (first published in Paris in 1728). René-Jacques Croissant de Garengeot (1688-1759) was a prominent French surgeon and author of several works on surgery and anatomy. The 20 anatomical illustrations of viscera in the present work were taken from drawings made directly from observation of human cadavers.

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        zevende vervolg van de latynsche en nederduitsche keurdichten

      Rotterdam Pieter vander Goes, 1733. gebundene Ausgabe Ledereinband,mit 5 Bünden, keine durchgehende Nummerierung ,ca 400 Seiten.Mit faltbaren Holzstichen bebildert gutes Exemplar mit geringer braunfärbung im Druck.

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        Theatrum sit ne, vel esse possit schola informandis moribus idonea.

      - Paris, Jean-Baptiste Coignard fils, 1733. In-4, 52p. Edition originale de cet important ouvrage, en latin, théorisant l'utilisation pédagogique du théâtre dans les collèges. Ce jésuite, originaire de Caen, enseigna au collège Louis-le-Grand de 1708 à 1741 et eut pour élève Voltaire, avec qui il conservera toujours des relations suivies. Ce dernier en dit d'ailleurs : « Jésuite, du petit nombre de professeurs qui ont eu la célébrité chez les gens du monde, éloquent dans le goût de Sénèque, poète et très bel esprit. Son plus grand mérite fut de faire aimer les lettres et la vertu à ses disciples. » Porée, appliquant ce traité, écrivit des pièces destinées à être jouées par ses élèves. On en connaît aujourd'hui 11 mais nul doute qu'elles ne furent plus nombreuses. Reliure plein vélin moderne, tranches rouges, quelques petites taches et rousseurs. Deux corrections manuscrites dans le texte. Ouvrage intéressant et peu commun. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Iphis se pend de desespoir de n'avoir pu se faire aime d'Anaxarete (Iphis hangs himself in despair that he could not gain Anaxarete)

      From the 'Tafereel of beschryving van den prachtigen tempel der zang-godinnen...', also known as 'Le Temple des Muses' published in Amsterdam in 1733, containing histories drawn from Greek mythology, written by A.de la Barre de Beaumarchais with plates by Bernard Picart. The plates are all finely engraved and are composed with a central part dedicated to the illustration of the story and a larger one, framing the previous, inhabited with details inspired to the central plate. For the whole book see Booknr. 50936 [LIII, p. 138-139] Iphis was a shepherd who fell in love with the cold hearted Anaxarete. She did not return his love, and treated him so badly that out of desperation the man hung himself in front of her house door. Signed on the lower left corner: 'B. Picart sculp dir.' Lettered in four languages on the bottom: 'IPHIS SE PEND DE DESEDPOIR DE N'AVOIR PU SE FAIRE AIME D'ANAXARETE / Iphis hangs himself in despair that he could not gain Anaxarete / Iphis erhebt sich aus Liebe und Bezweiflung. / Iphis verhangt zich, dewyle hy Anazaretes niet tot liefde konde beweegen'. On the bottom of the engraved frame on the left: 'B. Picart del.' Engraving on fine laid paper; internal platemark: 248 x 174 mm; external plate: 358 x 254 mm; total: 490 x 312 mm. Two tears, on on the lower margin and one on the right border until the external border of the external frame. PLIT013

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        Splanchnologia five anatomica viscerum. Das ist: Gründliche Abhandlung von allen Eingeweiden die in den dreyen Cavitäten des menschlichen Körpers enthalten.

      Berlin, A. Haude, 1733, Kl.8, 7 Bl., 444 pp., 10 Bl. Register, mit 20 Kupfertafeln, Halbpergamenteinband im Stil der Zeit. Im Anhang: Dissertation - Vom Ursprunge der Chirurgie und der Medizin, desgleichen von der Vereinigung der Medicin mit der Chirurgie und von den endlichen Trennung dieser beyden Wissenschaften*.Erste deutsche Ausgabe, übersetzt von Joh. Alexander Mischel. René-Jacques-Croissant de Garengeot (1688-1759), "berühmter französischer Chirurg, war am 30.Juli 1688 zu Viré in der Bretange geboren, wo sein Vater Chirurg des dortigen Hospitals war. Nachdem er den ersten chirurgischen Unterricht von seinem Vater erhalten, war er 5 Jahre lang im Hospital zu Angers, darauf in den grossen Marinespitälern der Bretange thätig, machte einige Seezüge mit und kam 1711 nach Paris. Er trat daselbst in den Dienst eines in der École de médecine wohnenden und von derselben beschäftigten Barbier-Chirurgen, besuchte zugleich die Vorlesungen in jener Schule es waren der Anatom Winslow, im Hôtel-Dieu Méry und Thilbaut und ausserdem Arnaud und J.L.Petit seine Lehrer. Schon ehe er 1725 in die Genossenschaft der Chirurgen aufgenommen wurde, hatte er so bedeutende Werke verfasst, wie sein "Traité des opérations de chirurgie..." worin die Lehren der bedeutendsten Chirurgen jener Zeit enthalten sind." Zu der genannten Zeit hielt er mit großem Beifall anatomische Vorlesungen in der École de médecine und wurde 1728 zum königlichen Demonstrator, anfänglich der Materia medica, dann der Operationen bei der École de chirurgie ernannt auch wurde er zum Mitglied der Acad. de chirurgie und der Londoner Royal Society." "1742 wurde er zum Chirurgien-major eines Infrantrie-Regimentes ernannt, mit dem er mehrere Feldzüge mitmachte. Während eines derselben starb er am 10.December 1759 zu Cöln an Apoplexie." "Er gehörte zu den angesehensten Chirurgen seiner Zeit, wenn er auch mancherlei Angriffe erfuhr, um die er sich jedoch wenig kümmerte. Fremde Erfahrungen mit den seinigen vereinigend, hat er fast alle Theile der operativen Chirurgie gefördert. Ohne auf Details näher einzugehen, wollen wir nur anführen, das bei den Operationen der Thränenfistel, der Nasenpolypen, der Hasenscharte, des eingeklemmten Bruches, der Hydrocele u.s.w. Modificationen von ihm angegeben worden sind. Die von ihm herrührende Vervollkommnung des Zahnschlüssels ist noch heute unter seinem Namen bekannt. Er hat aussersdem verstanden, dem ganzen Stande der Chirurgen, gegenüber den Aerzten, eine grössere Geltung zu verschaffen." -cf. Gurlt, Hirsch II, p.496 SGC I.V, p.285 Hirsch/H. II, 686 Wellcome II, 89 (1744) Morand, Opuscules de chirurgie, Pairs 1768, I, p.69 P.J.Cabaret, Journ. des connaiss. méd.-chir. 1846, p. 217 Le Roy, Dic. Hist. Med. II, p.305-309.

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        An Essay on Man in Four Epistles

      Originally published anonymously by Pope circa 1733 (first three epistles) -1734 (fourth epistle). Inscribed at top of title page with a date, "1787", and "Whitwell" and, beneath the title, a handwritten motto, "Dum vivimus, oh vivamus!" ("While we live, oh, let us live!") 16 x 10 cms. 60 pp.

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        REASONS FOR ESTABLISHING THE COLONY OF GEORGIA, WITH REGARD TO THE TRADE OF GREAT BRITAIN, THE INCREASE OF OUR PEOPLE, AND THE EMPLOYMENT AND SUPPORT IT WILL AFFORD TO GREAT NUMBERS OF OUR OWN POOR, AS WELL AS FOREIGN PERSECUTED PROTESTANTS. WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF THE COUNTRY, AND THE DESIGN OF THE TRUSTEES

      London: Printed for W. Meadows, 1733. 48pp. plus engraved map and engraved frontispiece and tailpiece after J. Pine. Contemporary marbled wrappers, stitched as issued. Wrappers worn, spine perishing. Some dust soiling at edges, an occasional fox mark. Very good, in original condition. In a cloth slipcase and chemise. An important and rare Georgia tract from the time of the colony's founding, complete with a map of the region. Martyn was a strong advocate and defender of the colony, and herein gathers a number of interesting documents in addition to his own arguments, including a letter from Oglethorpe to the Trustees from Savannah, their reply to him, a list of the Trustees, etc. The map is the second state of that which first appeared in the 1732 edition of SOME ACCOUNT OF THE DESIGNS OF THE TRUSTEES FOR ESTABLISHING THE COLONY OF GEORGIA IN AMERICA, altered by removal of some of the notations and relocation of a few incidentals (see De Renne I, p.18 for details). The interesting frontispiece is an imaginary view of the laying out of Savannah. This is the first edition, second issue of Martyn's tract, and includes additions not found in the first edition, first issue. "A well-written tract; plausible in its arguments, glowing in its descriptions, valuable for its information, and pertinent in its appeals to the philanthropic and benevolent" - Sabin. The Streeter copy was bought by Nebenzahl for $225 in 1967. DE RENNE I, p.44-45. SABIN 45002. HOWES M356, "aa." LC, GEORGIA 104. STREETER SALE 1144. CUMMING 211.

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        Tafereel of beschryving van den prachtigen tempel der zang-godinnen, vertoond in LX heerlyke kunststukken, behelzende alle de voornaemste geschiedenissen van de fabel-oudheid. Amsterdam, Chatelain, 1733.

      Groot folio, gebonden in geheel leren band uit de tijd, gedecoreerde rug met 8 ribben, (8)+26+(2)+158+(4) pag. Geillustreerd met 60 paginagrote gravures door Picart e.a., met ornamentale randen. Exemplaar op groot papier. Lichte slijtage aan band, maar zeer goed exemplaar. De teksten zijn van A. de la Barre de Beaumarchais.

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        Zeldzaam Huwelyk [Het raadsel te Nijmegen, 1619].

      "NL] Onder de prent de gegraveerde regels tekst van Sylvius. Daaronder tekst in boekdruk "Zeldzaam huwelijk" met het adres van Gerred de Broen te Amsterdam (werkzaam op dit adres 1733-1740, vgl Waller); gesigneerd even links van het midden "R de Hooge fecit", het jaartal 1698 r.o. is voor het grootste deel weggeslepen. [EN] Under the picture of the engraved lines of text by Sylvius. Below text in letterpress "Zeldzaam Huwelyk" (Rare marriage) with the address of Gerred de Broen in Amsterdam (working at this address from 1733 to 1740, cf. Waller); signed just left of center "R Hooge fecit"."."Etching on paper, letterpress text removed; total: 268 x 355 mm. Nice impression. M suppl 3011c; v.St 1456; cf L p.393 RdH149"

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        Verhandelingen over het ampt der vroed-meesters en vroed-vrouwen. Leiden, J. Wishoff, 1733.

      4°, (20)+694+(18) pag. Half leer, mist rug. Geillustreerd met portret van Denys en 7 uitslaande gravures door F. van Bleijswijck.

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        Ter bruilofte van den heere Jacobus Hoorens en jongkvrouwe Margareta Hooft, in den echt vereenigd binnen Amsterdam, den 29 van Herfstmaand 1733. z.p., z.j. 4º: [32] p. Met groot titelvignet door en naar J. Wandelaar, met monogram van het bruidspaar en allegorische voorstellingen, met ertegenover een verklaringdoor J. O[osterwijk?]. Fraai sierpapieren omslag.

      "1733, 29 september Gedichten ondertekend: P. Langendijk; L. v. Broek; G. Klinkhamer; 'Uit vriendschap'; 'Uyt plicht D.V.D.M.'; Bernardus de Bosch; J.H. Zinspelingen op Amsterdam en Haarlem, op het buiten Oosterspaaren van de moeder van de bruidegom, 80 jaar geleden gebouwd door een voorvader, op de graanhandel in de Oostzee, op grootvader Abr. Rave als arts te Amsterdam. Niet bij Nieuweboer".

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        Frantzösischer Zahn-Artzt, Oder Tractat von den Zähnen: Worinnen die Mittel, selbige sauber und gesund zu erhalten, sie schöner zu machen, die verlohrne wieder zu ersetzen, und die ungesunden, wie auch die Kranckheiten des Zahnfleisches, und die Zufälle, welche anderen nahe bey den Zähnen liegenden Theilen zustossen können, zu heilen, gelehret werden. . .

      Berlin: Joh. Andreas Rüdiger, 1733. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (166 x 104 mm). [2], 24, [3]-14, 17-492; 392, [72] pp., engraved frontispiece and 40 engraved plates. Includes the final blank. Pagination errors with first numbered page starting at p.[3] and pp. 15-16 omitted. Signatures: pi1 )(8 )()(4 A8(-A1.8) B-Z8 Aa-Gg8 Hh8(-Hh7.8); A-Z8 Aa-Ff8. Contemporary half vellum over marbled boards, with remnant of paper label an hand-lettered shelf number to spine (rubbing and soiling, corners little bumped). Text somewhat browned and spotted. A fine, unrestored copy. Collated complete. ----Waller 10619; Crowley 128; cf. PMM 186 (first French ed. 1728); Garrison-M. 3671 - The rare first German edition of the influential work. "Pierre Fauchard has been called the 'Father of Dentistry'; his comprehensive and scientific account of all that concerned dentistry in the 18th century is one of the greatest books in the history of the subject" (Garrison-M). "in fact the first scientific work on its subject, and modern dentistry begins with its publication. Fauchard describes in fullest details the procedure of operative dentistry, in the filling of teeth and most especially in prosthesis, which is that part of dental surgery concerned with artificial dentures, bridge work and the like. He was especially novel in his method for correcting irregularities and was the first, for example, to describe the use of metal bands or braces for this purpose." (PMM 186). Very Good.

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        Dissertation sur la nature de l'air

      First Edition. Paperback, covered with a brown paper torn on 2 cm tail. Scientific spirit of the Society of Jesus of the RP Lozeran Fech won for the second time the price of the Royal Academy of belles lettres, science and the arts for this essay air that seemed to finally solve for all the nature of the air satisfactorily. After presenting the ancient theories, the author describes his own doctrine on the liquidity of the air, its expansion and its gravity. His Essay on the nature of thunder was the first votes of the Academy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! chez Pierre Brun. Bordeaux 1733 in-12 (15,5x9,5cm) (4) 108pp. broché

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        Tavole gnomoniche per delineare orologj a sole Che mostrino l'ore conforme a quelle degli Orologj, che suonano con altre tavole Che servono per la costruzione.

      Bologna 1733 - In 4°, pp. (4), 220, bella incisione in rame al frontespizio (strumenti scientifici con sullo sfondo la città di Bologna, 6 tavole fuori testo più volte ripiegate. Legatura in pergamena coeva con titolo manoscritto al dorso. Testo fondamentale per lo studio della Gnomonica e per la costruzione delle meridiane solari, strumenti che fino al XVIII sec. erano in grado di indicare l'ora con una sufficiente precisione e regolare quindi la vita quotidiana. Prima edizione di questa opera scientifica scritta dallo studioso Giovanni Lodovico Quadri (1700-1748), socio dell'Accademia delle Scienze di Bologna. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Kupferstich- Karte, in 5 Karten aus Desing, Historica Auxilia.

      - altkol., 1733, je 11 x 13 bzw. 13 x 11 Jede Karte mit einer Titelkarrtusche. Amerika im Hochformat.

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        Vtilitas Rei Numariae Veteris Compendio proposita. ? Dum in ? Vniversitate Viennensi Promotore R. P. Lvdovico Debiel, e Soc. Jesv ? ornarentur, Dicata. Anno 1733 (etc.).

      (Wien), Johannes Adamus Schmidius (Johann Adam Schmidt) 1733. - De-Backer-S. I,1858 (Adl). Wurzbach 4,375ff. Meusel. Verst. Teutsche Schriftsteller 3,539 (unter Frölich). Vgl. ADB 4,791. Thieme-B. 9,253 - Sammelband mit zwei selbständig erschienenen, von Ludwig Debiel (auch De Biel; 1697-1771), herausgegebenen, Universitätsschriften. Der angesehene Pädagoge, Angehöriger des Jesuitenordens, lehrte an den Universitäten von Wien und Graz und war der erste Rektor des neugegründeten Theresianums. E. Frölich (1700-1758), Jesuit, Professor u. Bibliothekar am Theresianum, trat besonders als Numismatiker hervor u. verfasste mit ?Utilitas Rei Numariae Vetereris Compendio? sein erstes münzkundliches Werk. Die Münzabbildungen in dieser Schrift wurden von einem Mitglied der in Wien ansässigen Kupferstecherfamilie Dietel (auch Dietell) angefertigt. Titelbl., 3 nn. Bll., 118 S., 1 nn. Bll., 119-124 S., 1 Bl., 2 gef., gest. Taf. (Dietell del. et sc.), mit Initialen, Kopfleisten u. Schlussvignetten. ? Angebunden: Debiel, Ludwig. Dissertatio de Nobilitate Romana, Et Ejus Insignibus. Honori Perillustrium, Reverendorum, Praenobilium, Nobilium, ac Eruditorum Dominorum AA. LL. & Philosophiae Doctorum Cùm In ? Universitate Viennensi Promotore R. P. Ludovico Debiel ? ornarentur; ? Anno 1734. ? (Wien), Typis Mariae Theresiae Voigtin Viduae (Maria Theresia Voigt) (1734). Kl. 8°. Titelbl., 2 nn Bll., 79 S., mit 29 Textkupfern, Initialen, Kopfleisten u. Schlussvignetten. Marmorierter Lederband d. Zeit, Rücken schadhaft, frühere Rückenschildchen u. ?verzierung goldgeprägt, Vorsatz marmoriert, liegende Vorsatzpapiere fehlen, Bindung gelockert. Schriftspiegel d. vorderen Exemplars gebräunt, Seiten des zweiten Exemplars nur wenig vergilbt, Ränder teilw. braunfleckig, Buchblock am oberen Rand meist knapp beschnitten. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Anleitung Zu den fürnehmsten Historischen Wissenschaften, Benanntlich Der Geographie, Chronologie, Genealogie und Heraldica, Der Historia Vniversali Notitia Auctorum, Den Römischen Antiquitäten und der Mythologie, So fern solche einem politen Menschen insonderheit aber denen, so die Studia zu prosequiren gedencken, nützlich und nöthig. Fünfte und mit einigen nützlichen Land-Chärtgen zum ersten mahl vermehrte Auflage.

      Berlin, C. G. Nicolai 1733. - ADB 11,221f. ? H. (1675-1748), bedeutender deutscher Pädagoge d. frühen 18. Jh., verfasste auch geschätzte u. vielbenützte Nachschlagewerke u. Lehrbücher, die meist zahlreiche Auflagen erlebten. Diese Auflage nicht im GV! 8°. Gest., Frontisp., Titelbl., 6 nn. Bll., (Vorrede), 512 S., mit 6 doppelblattgr. gest. Taf. u. 3. gest. Taf., 8 nn. Bll. (Register, Corrigenda), Titelblatt in rot u. schwarz, mit Kopfleisten, Initialen u. e. Schlussvignette. Halblederband über Holzdeckeln d. Zeit, schadhaft, Bindung gelockert, vorderer Einbanddeckel gebrochen, hinterer an der Aussenkante verkürzt, Papierüberzug teilw. abgelöst, Rückenleder fehlt teilw., geringer Wurmfrass im vorderen Vorsatz u. im Frontispiz. Titelblatt mäßig schmutzfleckig, Seiten und Tafeln sonst gut erhalten, nur wenig vergilbt und teilw. schwach stockfleckig. Enth. v. S. 385-392 einen Anhang: "Nützliche u. nöthige Schul-Bibliothec Eines Studierenden."

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        AN EPISTLE TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE RICHARD LORD VISCT. COBHAM. Of the Knowledge and Characters of Men.

      London: Printed for Lawton Gilliver, at Homer's Head against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleetstreet, 1733. [iv], 13 pages, [i] blank, followed by [i] advertisement. Circa 1900 binding of paper-covered boards, with minor shelfwear and discoloration; spine lable is chipped and mostly lacking, leaving the spine discolored unevenly. Minimal foxing on a few pages, but text is quite clean and attractive. Griffith 329. Complete with half-title page and advertisement page. Pages meausure 13 inches (height). Alexander Pope (1688-1744).. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. Folio.

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        Historiarum sui Temporis

      Fine engraved frontis. port. of the author, engraved vignettes on titles, & engraved headpieces. Titles printed in red & black. Seven vols. Large folio, cont. polished calf (a few corners a little worn or defective, a few head- or tail-caps a bit chipped), spines richly gilt, red & green morocco lettering pieces on spines. London: S. Buckley, 1733.The best critical edition, and the most complete, of de Thou's monumental and controversial History of his Own Times. De Thou (1553-1617), president of the Parlement de Paris and book collector, was deeply involved in the politics and religious wars of his time and negotiated the Edict of Nantes with the Protestants.This history was the work of his whole life. The materials for writing it were drawn from his rich library, which he established in the Rue de Poitevins in the year 1587, with the two brothers Pierre and Jacques Dupuy, as librarians. His object was to produce a purely scientific and unbiased work. With the publication of each part, de Thou was attacked by various factions within France and the second part, dealing with the first wars of religion (1560-72) was put on the Index librorum prohibitorum.This is the best critical edition, the material for which had been collected in France itself by Thomas Carte (d. 1754), while in exile. De Thou's history is a model of exact research, drawn from the best sources, and presented in a style both elegant and animated. Dr. Richard Mead (1673-1754), supported Carte's research and hired the printer Samuel Buckley to edit and print de Thou's work.The six and seventh volumes print a number of related and supplementary texts, important sources for the religious and literary history of the period.Nice fresh set.❧ Brunet, V, 841-"Cette édition, la plus belle, la plus complète et la la meilleure de cette histoire estimée, est aussi la seule qu'on recherche.".

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        [FIVE ORIGINAL BERNARD PICART ENGRAVINGS OF JEWISH LIFE. FROM

      London, 1733. First English language edition. Bound in period red half-leather with gold lettering and tooling. 29 x 32 cm. In English. The present engravings portray The Search for the Leaven before the Passover Begins, The Feast of Tents or Tabernacles, the Acafoth or Seven Turns Round the Bier, A Funeral Ceremony of the Jews, The Redemption of the First Born, and The Circumcision of the Child on the Eighth Day. All prints are from the original "Ceremonies and Religious Customs of the Various Peoples of the World", or "Cérémonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde" (1723-1743) . This nine-volume folio work was originally published by Jean Frederic Bernard, a French language bookseller in Amsterdam, and lavishly illustrated by Bernard Picart, one of the most famous engravers of the time. As the title suggests, they sought to capture the ritual and ceremonial life of all the known religions of the world. Because Bernard chose to remain anonymous as author, the work has long been catalogued under the name of its engraver, Picart.

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        TRAITE PHYSIQUE ET HISTORIQUE DE L'AURORE BORE'ALE Suite des memoires de l'Academie Royale des Sciences annee M.DCCXXXI.

      Paris: de L'Imprimerie Royale, 1733. First Edition. 4to, pp. [8], 281 + 15 engraved folding plates of aurora examples by Ph Simonneau. Bound in contemporary full calf (lacks the spine label), lacks a couple of small pieces at the extrmities of the spine. Gilt coat of arms on the covers. Bookplate of the Societe Litteraire of Geneva on the end paper. Nice wide margins, generally a very good clean copy. DSB 9, p. 33; Honeyman 2112; Poggendorff II, pp. 17-18; Lande p. 397. Jean-Jacques d'Ortous de Mairan (26 November 1678 – 20 February 1771) was a French geophysicist, astronomer and most notably, chronobiologist, was born in the town of Béziers on 26 November 1678. Over the course of his life, de Mairan was elected into numerous scientific societies and made key discoveries in a variety of fields including ancient texts and astronomy. His observations and experiments also inspired the beginning of what is now known as the study of biological circadian rhythms. In 1718, de Mairan was inducted into the Académie Royale des Sciences.The Cardinal and the Count of Maurepas selected Mairan to replace Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle as Associate Secretary of the Academie in 1743. De Mairan also served as the Academie's assistant director and later director intermittently between 1721 and 1760.Eventually, de Mairan was appointed editor of the Journal des sçavans, a science periodical, by Chancellor d'Aguesseau. Also, in 1735, de Mairan was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society and in 1769, a Foreign Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences as well as to the Russian Academy (St. Petersburg) in 1718. De Mairan was also a member of the Royal Societies of London, Edinburgh, and Uppsala and the Institute of Bologna. With Jean Bouillet and Antoine Portalon, he founded his own scientific society in his hometown of Béziers around 1723. Mairan proposes that the aurora were vapors from the sun that entered the Earth's atmosphere. The treatise was published as Suite des Memoirs de l'Academie royal des Sciences for the year 1731.

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        Consultationes juris selectissimae cum decisionibus super eis prolatis a supremis neapolitani regni tribunalibus

      Typis Dominici-Antonii, & Nicolai Parrino, 1733. LATINO 2,8 Volume rilegato in tutta pergamena, con lettera dedicatoria su tre pagine stampata con caratteri di dimensioni maggiori. Testo su due colonne, presenti richiami e segnatura dei fascicoli. Capilettera incisi. Segni del tempo al dorso e ai piatti, fioritura alle pagine e macchia brunita sulla parte destra delle pagine lato recto. USATO

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        The fable of the bees: or, private vices, publick benefits. With An essay on charity and charity-schools. And A search into the nature of society. The fourth edition. To which is added, A vindication of the book from the Aspersions contain’d in a Presentment of the Grand-Jury of Middlesex, and an abusive Letter to Lord C [with] The fable of the bees. Part II. By the author of the first

      London: printed for J. Tonson, at Shakespear’s-Head, over-against Katherine-Street in the Strand / printed, and sold by J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane [through 1733], MDCCXIV [1714]. Early Reprint. Full Calf. Near Fine. Two octavo volumes, complete: [16],477(400 misnumbered 352),[1]; [2],xxx,432,[24]pp, title page of vol. II a cancel withb"C" of "Cicero" in the quotation below second "m" of "Commenta." Fourth Edition [1725] of the first part; Second Edition [1733] of the second part. Contemporary calf, Cambridge-style boards paneled in blind, skillfully rebacked with spines in six compartments divided by gilt-ruled raised bands, red morocco lettering pieces gilt, edges speckled red, plain period end papers. A superb set, end papers tanned at margins else internally clean and crisp, bindings square and tight. Provenance: copper-engraved armorial bookplate of Newton Charles Ogle / Kirkley [Hall] on front paste downs. Ogle (1850-1912) descended from landed gentry prominent in Northumberland from before the time of the Norman Conquest. Rothschild 1371. New Palgrave III, 298. Ashley Library III, p. 114. NCBEL II, 1096. ESTC Citation Nos. T77575 and T77578. Mandeville's famous book, one of the most influential 18th-century contributions to social and economic thought, originated in a 433-line poem published in 1705, "The Grumbling Hive: or Knaves Turn'd Honest," which argued for free trade, prefiguring Adam Smith's laissez-faire economics. In defense of the numerous attacks against his poem, Mandeville elaborated it into a full-scale book, the 1714 first edition of Fable of the Bees, comprising ‘An enquiry into the origin of moral virtue’ and twenty ‘remarks’ annotating and explaining various lines in the verse fable. While claiming that every calling and trade has vices, he showed that these vile ingredients combine to produce a wholesome society, balancing individually unpleasant elements, as in the great, thriving metropolis of London itself: only if London were less flourishing would the streets be cleaner; their dirtiness was a necessary evil. The Fable attracted little attention, but in 1724 Mandeville published a second edition, enlarging the remarks (including, for example, a discussion of how thieves contribute to the public good) and adding "An essay on charity and charity schools" and "A search into the nature of society." Here offered is the fourth edition of 1725, along with the second edition of Part II (1733), "which is, in fact, an entirely new work. In six dialogues, Mandeville argues that The Fable is an entirely moral and religious work which has been grossly misrepresented, then goes on to develop an extensive ‘conjectural history’ of how human beings developed from savagery to civilization." (ODNB?) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        La Vita dell'Infanta d'Austria Suor Margherita della Croce Monaca Scalza di Santa Croce del Sagro Ordine Serafico, dedicata a Sua Eccellenza la Signora D. Ippolita Ludovisi Buoncompagni Principessa di Piombino & c.

      Stamperia di Antonio de' Rossi - Roma, 1733. ITALIANO 0,5 Volume della prima metà del '700 in 4°, coperta floscia in pergamena, evidenti segni del tempo, fioritura sparsa, macchie, strappo, tagli bruniti, prime pagine con becca. Presenti richiami e segnatura dei fascicoli. Bella marca tipografica su frontespizio, alcuni caratteri del frontespizio di colore rosso gli altri neri. Scritte su foglio di guardia e controguardia. Eleganti testatine, capilettera e finalini in nero. USATO

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        Recuëil de Poësies diverses

      New edition.Later red morroco by (19th century), Jansenist spine in six compartments, large gilt dentelle frame to pastedowns, all edges gilt.Spine and joints slightly rubbed. s.n. s.l. 1733 in-8 (12x20cm) (8) 116pp. relié

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        AN EPISTLE TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE RICHARD LORD VISCT. COBHAM. Of the Knowledge and Characters of Men.

      Printed for Lawton Gilliver, at Homer's Head against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleetstreet, London 1733 - [iv], 13 pages, [i] blank, followed by [i] advertisement. Circa 1960 binding of marbled paper-covered boards, and red leather spine with blue leather spine label. A few tiny spots of staining to final page, but text is quite clean and attractive. Griffith 329. Complete with half-title page and advertisement page. Page height 12+5/8 inches. Alexander Pope (1688-1744). Size: Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Storia Antica Degli Egizi de cartaginesi assirj babilonesi medi persiani macedoni greci voll. 1,2,3,4,6,10

      1733. Rilegati Ottime

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        \" Lebens - und Heldengen - Geschichte des glorwürdigen Fürsten und Herren , Herrn Friedrich des Streitbaren weyland Landgrafen in Thüringen...\"

      Johann Friedrich Gleditschen seel. Sohn Leipzig Erscheinungsjahr 1733 Format Groß8° ..und Marggrafens zu Meissen, dann auch Seines höchst - preislichen Stammes ersten Churfürsten zu Sachsen usw. usw. .....\"2 Titelblätter + 24 S. Vorbericht + 940 s. + 4 Kupfer + 62 S. Verzeichnis ( Register ) ,Originalhalbpergament, roter Schnitt,gering gebräunt und fleckig, 2 neutrale Vorsätze neu ?,festes Buch in gutem Zustand Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Trattato della pittura di Leonardo da Vinci : nuovamente dato in luce, colla vita dell' istesso autore, scritta da Rafaelle du Fresne. Si sono giunti tre libri della Pittura, ed il trattato della Statua di Leon Battista Alberti, colla Vita del medesimo. E di nuovo ristampato, corretto ed a maggior perfezione condotto.

      A superb and rare example of the large paper issue of Ricciardo's 1733 edition of Leonardo's treatise on painting, the third and most complete edition in Italian. Leonardo's intention was to describe painting as a science, and he conceived his treatise in two sections: the first is theoretical, outlining the philosophical principles and ideals of painting with particular reference to perspective (linear, aerial and chromatic) and chiaroscuro; the second is practical, and serves as a guide to the young painter.  [Naples] : In Parigi, appresso Giacomo Langlois, stampatore ordinario del Re cristianissimo, al Monte S. Genovesa MDCLI [1651]. Ed in Napoli, nella stamperia di Francesco Ricciardo a spese di Niccola, e Vincenzo Rispoli, MDCCXXXIII [1733]. Folio, 41 cm, contemporary vellum over boards, spine with title in gilt; edges speckled red; title page in red and black, with copperplate engraved episcopal coat of arms of the dedicatee, Ercole d' Aragona, bishop of Perga, Vescovo and Mileto, initialled F.S. (Francesco Sesoni), discrete early collection wet stamp with monogram VAG surmounted by crown to lower margin (some mild staining at lower outer corner), pp [16, including title page], engraved portrait of Leonardo by Francesco Sesoni, 115, [8, including title page], engraved portrait of Leon Battista Alberti by Sesoni, 55; 75 copperplate engravings by Sesoni in the text, many half page; on large paper with wide margins; occasional browning; a fine, fully contemporary copy of the rare large paper issue. Leonardo da Vinci's notebook writings on the science of painting were gathered together by Francesco Melzi some time before 1542. The first printed editions, edited by Raphaël du Frésne under the title Trattato della pittura di Leonardo da Vinci, were printed in Italian and French by Jacques Langlois in Paris in 1651. Subsequent editions were published in French, in 1716 (Paris : Pierre-Francois Giffart); in English, in 1721 (London : Senex and Taylor); in Italian, in 1723 (Naples : Francesco Ricciardo); in German, in 1724 (Nuremberg : Christoph Weigel); and again in Italian, in 1733 (Naples : Francesco Ricciardo). Ricciardo's 1733 edition contains 20 more engravings than the 1651 edition, while his 1723 edition was unillustrated and did not include Alberti's treatise. Referring in 1821 to the example in his own collection, the art historian and bibliophile Count Leopoldo Cicognara (1767-1834) noted that his was 'uno de'pochissimi esemplari in carta grande' ('one of very few examples on large paper'). (Cicognara, Catalogo ragionato dei libri d'arte e d'antichita posseduti da lui, v. 1, 1821, no. 233). The large paper issue also differs from the ordinary paper issue in having a variant title page with an engraving by Franceso Sesoni of the coat of arms of the dedicatee, Ercole d' Ayerbe d' Aragona (1682-1735), bishop of Perga, Vescovo and Mileto; the title page engraving in the ordinary paper issue is the publisher's device of Niccolò Rispolo - a coat of arms with lion rampant, three stars and the motto Sub se omnia. In other respects, the title pages of the large and ordinary paper issues are identical. Examples of the large paper issue are held in the Newberry Library and Getty Research Institute; an accurate census of holdings worldwide would be difficult to obtain, but, based on Cicognara's estimation, the number would be very low. Leonardo's philosophy of painting is that it is reliant on the artist's penetrating observation of nature and of the understanding of physical phenomena through mathematics, geometry, anatomy and optics. The engravings illustrating the 1733 edition are by the Neapolitan Francesco Sesoni (or Sesone, 1705-1770), and display an exceptional level of craftsmanship. The first part of the work also includes a short biography of Leonardo by du Frésne, while the second part contains the treatise of Leon Battista Alberti (1404-1472), the earliest Renaissance commentary on the aesthetic and scientific principles of architecture, painting and sculpture, and a work to which Leonardo's own philosopy and writings were indebted. The final two pages comprise Osservazione di Niccolo Pussino, sopra la pittura, remarks on painting by the Baroque artist Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665). Cicognara, 233; PMM, 28; Guerrini, Bibliotheca Leonardiana 1493-1989, v. I, 1990, p. 124-125. For a comprehensive comparative overview, see University of Virginia, Leonardo da Vinci and his treatise on painting.

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        \"Abbildung des Stuck-Schießens welches ... vom 8.-26. Juni 1733 gehalten worden\". Folge von drei Blatt.

       3 Kupferstiche, um 1733, je ca. 26 x 42 cm. Blatt 1: Der Einzug mit zahlreichen Uniformierten, Reitern und Kanonen; Blatt 2: Eine große Menschenmenge betrachtet von etwas erhöhtem Standort das Zeltlager der zum Schießen zugelassenen Offiziere. Darunter die zu diesem Anlaß geprägte Münze und die Legende (1-17); mit Wappenkartusche im oberen Teil der Darstellung. In der Ferne \"Bleyweiß Garten\", \"Gaßmannshof\" und St. Leonhard\"; Blatt 3: Der Lagerplatz mit zahlreichen Zelten, oben und links Schießplatz und \"Glücks Bude\". Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Brauchtum, Franken

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        Statuts et catalogue des Chevaliers, Commandeurs et Officiers de l'Ordre du Saint Esprit, avec leurs noms, qualitez et postérité, depuis l'Institution jusqu'à présent

      S.l., s.n. 1733, 1733, , in-folio de (4) et 376 pages, veau fauve de l'époque, fer armorié de Louis XV frappées au centre des plats, dos à 6 nerfs orné de fers héraldiques, tranches rouges, Nouvelle éditions des status et du catalogue des chevaliers appartenant à l'Ordre du Saint-Esprit. Cet ordre fondé par Henri III, le 31 décembre 1578, fut, durant plus de deux siècle, l'ordre de chevalier le plus puissant de la monarchie française. La première édition d'un répertoire des chevaliers fut publiée en 1619, sous Louis XIII ; la première édition portant le titre explicite de Catalogue date de 1673. Superbe exemplaire aux armes royales, d'une grande fraîcheur

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        \"Hohenzollern Hechingische Forst-Charte welche Occasione derer in solchern Territorio Anno 1733 entstandene Unruhe verfertiget worden durch M.R. von Freusberg\". Karte des Gebietes von Tübingen, Rottenburg/Neckar, Balingen, Hettingen und Erpfingen.

       Kupferstich von Marquard Rudolph v. Freusberg, 1733, 72 x 65 cm. Tooley S. 226. - Karte mit großer Titelkartusche (Wappen) und unten links übergroße Kartusche mit Erklärungen, Legende und Maßstab. Die Städte und Dörfer sind als kleine Vogelschauansichten dargestellt, Berg und Burg Hohenzollern groß unten rechts. - Sehr seltene Karte in gutem Zustand! Versand D: 6,00 EUR Baden-Württemberg, Landkarten

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        Apertura della Colonia Sebezia fatta in occasione del glorioso arrivo dell'Ecclentissimo Signore D. Giulio Visconti.

      S.t, 1733. In 8°, pp. VIII + cc.nn. 2 + pp. 132. Ampi marg. Carta forte. Front. fig. Finaline. Esempl. privo della cop. D. rinforzato. Si tratta di una rarissima raccolta di rime arcadiche prevalentemente di Francesco Carafa Principe di Colobrano, e di altri poeti suoi compagni di accademia.

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        Den Bibelske Arithmetica, Eller tvende Register, Over alle de Tal, som findes i den Hellige Bibelske Skrift

      Det Første Viiser Tallene i hver Materie efter Alphabetet, Det Andet viiser Tallene i vis orden efter Arithmeticam. Samlet ved Bibelens igiennem Læsning. Kbhvn.: J.N. Lossius 1733. 184 + 22 [Den anden Part] s. Let bruneret eksemplar indbundet i samtidigt slidt halvlæder. Eksemplaret har tilhørt N.F.S. Grundtvig og bærer dennes tilskrifter på fribladet og navnetræk på titelbladet. Bibl. Danica I, 79.

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        Letters Concerning the English Nation

      London: Printed for C. Davis and A. Lyon, 1733, 1733. First edition. Cf. Bengeso 1558; Sabin 100751 (noting Voltaire's letters on William Penn and the Pennsylvania Quakers). Fine copy.. 8vo, contemporary paneled calf (hinges skillfully repaired). The first appearance an early and important prose work by Voltaire, a series of epistlotary observations comparing British and French society, culture, science and philosophy. Written when he was living in England (1727-28), Voltaire's opinions shed a favorable light on British institutions and individuals, including Sir Isaac Newton. Voltaire tells an early version of the apple falling from the tree story that inspired Newton's theory of gravity. When Letters was published on the continent as Lettres Philosophiques (1734), it was condemned by French authorities and precipitated one of Voltaire's many conflicts with the crown.

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