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        Peninsula Indiae citra Gangem, hoc est, Orae Celeberrimae Malabar & Coromandel Cum adjacente Insula non minus celebratissima Ceylon 1733 Striking Map of Southern India and Sri Lanka

      Nuremburg: Homann, Johann Baptist, 1733. unbound. Map. Copper plate engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 21 1/4" x 18 3/4 This beautiful 1733 map of Southern India and Sri Lanka or Ceylon was issued by Homann Heirs. Largely based on the cartographic work of Jean Bourcet, it covers from Daman south to include all of Sri Lanka. Mapping the region following the death of Emperor Aurangzeb and the resulting decline of the Mughal Empire, several important towns and cities are noted throughout with beautifully rendered topography noting rivers, hills, mountains, forests, and roads. Some coastal features are also noted including Adams Bank, Pearl Banks near the Pearl Fishery Coast, and others. A curious wall appears near Mangalore. This legendary wall was featured in many maps from the period, however no trace of such a wall has been found. Flags throughtout signify British, Danish, French, Dutch, Portuguese possessions while an illustration of a map leading a camel is seen in the center of the map. An elaborate title cartouche in the lower left features an elephant surrounded by natives, goods and traders. The map is in good condition with minor wear along the original centerfold. Original plate mark is visible. Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) was a renowned German mapmaker of the late 17th and early 18th century who served as geographer to the Holy Roman Emperor. His business was carried on through the 18th century by the Homann Heirs, also prolific and popular mapmakers.

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        The horse-hoing husbandry:

      folio, 6 folding engraved plates, printed on heavy paper, (4) + x + 200 + (2)pp., including the initial licence leaf, one preliminary leaf bound out of order, contemporary mottled calf gilt, skilfully rebacked to match, raised bands, gilt devices in the compartments, label, red edge. A fine, crisp, copy. [bound with], A supplement to the essay on horse-hoing husbandry. Containing explanations and additions both in theory and practice. Wherein all the objections against that husbandry, which are come to the author's knowledge are consider'd and answered. By Jethro Tull, Esq; The second edition. London: printed for and sold by the author. 1740. folio, (3) + 206-274 + (4)pp., engraved plate. In fine and crisp state of preservation.Publisher: London: printed for the author, and sold by G. Strahan; T. Woodward; A. Miller; J. Stagg; and J. Brindley.Year: 1733Edition:

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        Quinti Horatii Flacci. Opera

      London: John Pine, 1733. First Pine edition, second state, with "potest" in medallion on p. 108, Vol. II. Frontispiece. [14], [265]; Frontispiece, [6], 191, [46] pp. With complete list of European subscribers, beginning with Frederick, Prince of Wales. Engraved throughout. 2 vols. 8vo. Full red contemporary morocco, stamped in gilt, black leather spine labels, red, green, and blue gilt-stamped morocco doublures, blue silk endpapers. Skillfully rebacked, spines laid down; extremites slightly rubbed. Bookplate of Simeon T. Bartlett. An attractive set. First Pine edition, second state, with "potest" in medallion on p. 108, Vol. II. Frontispiece. [14], [265]; Frontispiece, [6], 191, [46] pp. With complete list of European subscribers, beginning with Frederick, Prince of Wales. Engraved throughout. 2 vols. 8vo.

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        De praesagienda vita and morte aegrotantium libri septem cum prefatione Hermanni Boerhaave

      

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        Batavia - Homann.

      ?Der Hollaendisch - Ostindianischen Compagnie Weltberühmte Haupt- Handels und Niederlags - Stadt Batavia, in Asien auf dem grossen Eyland Iava in dem Königreich Iacarta Nord-Westlich gelegen, nach ihrem Grund-Ris und Prospect mit Erläuterung einige ihrer besondersten Merkwürdigkeiten, auf das accurateste vorgestellt von Homannischen Erben Nürnberg Anno 1733?'Kopergravure, in 1733 uitgeven door de Erven Homann. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm. 46,3 x 54,8 cm.De tekst op de kaart vertelt onder andere dat Batavia, ?in het verleden Iacarta genaamd?', de best verdedigde stad van Indië is en dat het verschillende belegeringen van Javaanse koningen heeft weten te weerstaan. De haven is de veiligste van de hele wereld, iedere ochtend om 10 uur staat er een noordenwind die de ?chaloupen?' naar de stad brengt, iedere avond om 10 uur brengt een zuidenwind ze weer naar zee. In de haven worden de ?schatten?'van de V.O.C. verzameld en worden vanuit hier 12.000 man en 50 schepen bevoorraad. De inwoners van de stad zijn deels Javanen, Chinezen, Maleisiërs en Malabaren, deels Hollanders, Fransen en Portugezen. Men spreekt er Hollands, Maleis, Portugees en Chinees. Batavia is de zetel van de generaal-stadhouder van alle Oost-Indische landen. Batavia was voor de Hollanders de grootste stapelplaats voor koloniale waren, Waar de ruimen der schepen voor de jaarlijkse retourvloot werden volgestouwd. Vanuit Batavia vertrokken schepen op ontdekkingstochten, o.a. naar de kusten van Australië en Nieuw-Zeeland.Johann Baptist Homann (1663-1724) en zijn zoon Christoph Homann (1703-30) richtten de belangrijkste Duitse cartografische uitgeverij van de 18e op, in Neurenberg. In 1715 kreeg Homann senior van keizer Karel de Zesde van het Heilige Roomse Rijk de titel ?Geographe du Roy?'. Door deze bevoorrechte positie had Homann beschikking over veel middelen waardoor hij de meest vooruitstrevende en meest nauwkeurige kaarten van zijn tijd kon maken. Na de dood van Johann Baptist Homann in 1724 gaat zijn zoon Christoph nog vier jaar met het bedrijf door. Vervolgens draagt ook hij de zaak over en verschijnen vanaf dat moment worden alle kaarten als zijnde uitgegeven door de ?Erven Homann?'.Prijs: ?1.650,- (excl. lijst, excl. BTW).

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        Lettres philosophiques, sérieuses, critiques, et amusantes, traitant de la Pierre Philosophale, de l'incertitude de la médecine, de la félicité temporelle de l'homme, de la nature de l'ame...

      first edition. Dorbon No. 4403 "unusual, full of unique documents."Bound in full brown sheepskin contemporary.letters to the fictional meeting; epistolary form to expound freely on all subjects, magic, wizards, cuckoldry, the philosopher's stone, if the dead come back ... The letter is signed LCDT, Count barrel. Indeed Fr. Saunier began his collection and made some of his letters in response to questions raised by ungodly Tale Swift barrel. Chez Saugrain A Paris 1733 in-12 (9,5x17cm) (12) 473pp. (3) relié

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        Origenis Opera Omnia, quae Graece vel Latine tantum exstant et ejus nomene circumferuntur. Ediderunt Carolus et Carol. Vincent. De La Rue et Carol. Henric. Eduard. Lommatzsch. 25 B

      Zus. ca. 12000 S. Kl.-8. Halbledereinb

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        Panoramaansicht C von Chaillot aus gesehen ('Veue de Paris. - Dessine

      - kolorierter Kupferstich von 2 Platten gedruckt v. F.D. Milcent & Desbruslins n. F.D. Milcent b. E. Desrochers in Paris, dat. 1733, 31,5 x 101 (33,3 x 101) Tooley's Dic. Of Mapm. Rev. Ed. K - P, S. 252 f. (F.D. Milcent. Draughtsman and engraver of city views. Vue de Paris, E. DeRochers 1732, 1734; A perspective view of the Town and Fortifications of Malta, London 1750 ; Plan City of Lisbon, 1785.); Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 360 (Desbruslins, father & son. French engravers. Both worked as letter engravers on several sheets .). - Panoramaansicht von Paris vom Glockenturm der Kirche Saint-Pierre de Chaillot aus gesehen. - Unter der Ansicht mittig 3 zeilige Bildunterschrift mit Verlegeradresse; unter der Ansicht 14 spaltige Legende von 1. - 56.

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        Application de l'algèbre à la géométrie, ou méthode de démontrer par l'algèbre, les théorèmes de géométrie,& d'en résoudre & construire tous les problèmes. L'on y a joint une introduction qui contient les règles du calcul algébrique. Seconde édition, revue, corrigée & considérablement augmentée par l'auteur.

      Paris, Quillau, 1733. ____ Disciple de Varignon qui le fit admettre en 1702 au nombre des élèves de l'Académie des Sciences, Guisnée fut appelé à faire partie de cette société en 1707, à la place de Carré, comme mécanicien pensionnaire. En 1705 parut à Paris la première édition de son "Application de l'algèbre à la géométrie". Aucun libraire ne voulut courir le risque de l'impression de cet ouvrage, et ce fut un des amis de l'auteur qui en fit les frais. Le livre fut apprécié cependant, et une seconde édition parut en 1733, avec des corrections nombreuses et une quarantaine d'additions." (Hoefer). Illustré par 8 planches dépliantes hors-texte. Provenance : "Normand", nom doré sur le premier plat et signature sur un feuillet de garde. Un coin restauré. Bel exemplaire. *****. In-4. [254 x 195 mm] Collation : (12), LXVI, 256 pp., 8 pl. h-t. Veau marbré, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges mouchetées. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        STATO DI MILANO E PROVINCIE CONFINANTI & ETAT DE MILAN ET SES CONFINS DU COTE' DEL L'ORIENT &.

      1733. Rara carta raffigurante lo Stato di Milano ad opera di Gaetano Bianchi. L'incisione segue il modello inaugurato dalla carta del Frattino del 1703, presentando rispetto a questa degli ornati completamente differenti, si veda ad esempio: il decorativo cartiglio in cui si trova iscritto il titolo od ancora la parte riservata alla dedica al Marchese de l'Isle. Affascinante coloritura coeva all'acquerello.Bibliografia: Motta, p. 12

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        Traité de l'opinion ou mémoires pour servir à l'histoire de l'esprit humain

      1733. Paris, De Bure, 1733. 6 tomes reliés en 10 volumes, reliure plein veau moucheté du temps, dos à nerfs à fleurons doré et pièces de titres, lettrines historiées et culs de lampes, 1 planches dépliante (Tome 2 ) et 4 planches (tome 3). Première édition. Une tache d'encre sur la tranche extérieure du 3è vol. Étiquette de bibliothèque sur les dos, mais bel ensemble bien conservé. L'auteur (1688-1746) fut historien, Conseiller au Parlement puis Maître des Requêtes. Il se jettera dans la spéculation éperdue sur les actions de la Compagnie des Indes établie par Law et tous ses biens sont engloutis dans la banqueroute de ce dernier. Le présent ouvrage répertorié dans le Caillet 6401, traite dans ses tome 3 et 4 des démons, de la divinité, magie, cabale, oracles, sibylles, songes, présages, médecine ancienne, chimie, astrologie judiciaire, etc... Bib. Caillet 6401. 6 volumes bound in 10 books, full contemporary speckled calf, ribbed spine with gilt fleurons & labels, historical letters and tail pieces, 1 folded plate and 3 plates. First edition. Few flaws : library sticker on spine but a fine& fresh copy . relié DeCollection

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        Histoire des Découvertes et Conquestes des Portugais dans le nouveau monde...

      Paris: Chez Saugrain, 1733. Two volumes, quarto, with a portrait of Prince Henry the Navigator, a fine folding world map and fifteen other plates, one folding, mainly views and town plans; a large copy in contemporary French mottled calf. First edition of this important work on Portuguese discoveries by an adventurous Jesuit missionary - the discoverer of ginseng. The foremost colonising power of Europe, Portugal was responsible for many of the discoveries in the East Indies and the Far East and Lafitau's book is an important work for this area. Lafitau was a French Jesuit priest, historian and missionary, an adventurous figure who spent many years in Canada, some of the time among the Iroquois; his experiences there formed the basis for his Moeurs des Sauvages Ameriquains, the pioneering anthropological study which influenced, among others, Rousseau and Chateaubriand and drew the vituperation of Voltaire.The insights and acumen he gained by his practical experience as a 'pioneer' were applied to this significant historical study of the grand age of Portuguese exploration. "This work is principally concerned with Portuguese voyages and explorations in the East Indies, China, Japan, and Melanesia. Many important references to Magellan are included. The introduction is an appreciation of Portuguese historians..." (Hill).

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        Le Vite de' Pittori, Scultori, Architetti, ed Intagliatori, dal Pontificato di Gregorio XIII del 1572 fino a' tempi di Papa Urbano VIII nel 1642. Con la Vita di Salvator Rosa Napoletano, Pittore e Poeta .. Nuovamente aggiunta. Napoli, 1733.

      1733. in-4, pp. (2), 304, (4). Leg. coeva p. pelle marmorizzata, tit. oro su tassello al dorso, filetti ai piatti. Terza edizione, ma la prima ad includere la vita di G.B. Passeri scritta da Salvator Rosa ed una biografia di Giovanni Baglione. L'opera del Baglione apparve per la prima volta nel 1642 e da allora fu considerata come uno dei più importanti documenti riguardanti gli artisti attivi a Roma dal 1572 al 1642; le ''Vite'' sono in definitiva, una vera guida di Roma, nella successione cronologica degli artisti attivi nella città dai tempi di Gregorio XIII a quelli di Urbano VIII. Le fonti alle quali attinge l'a. sono fonti orali, tratte o dalla tradizione viva relativa ad artisti ancora molto vicini al tempo, o addirittura alla frequentazione con artisti viventi: di qui la grande freschezza delle notizie, e quindi la loro attendibilità. Bell'esemplare, ben conservato seppur con qualche pagina uniformemente brunita.

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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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        The Works of Flavius Josephus Which are Extant. Containing, I. The History of the Antiquities of the Jews. II. The Life of the Author. III. The Wars of the Jews. IV. The Defence of the Jewish Antiquities against Apion. V. Of the Maccabees. To Which are Ad

      London: : Printed by R. Penny and J. Janeway, London, 1733. Book measures 14 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches. Collation, 978 pages, 41pp index, 4pp appendix, engraved frontis, 1 folding map, 3 folding plates, 3 full page plates, 1 folding plan. Bound in full calf, panelled boards, raised bands, ornate gilt tooling within compartments. Rebacked, original boards have some age wear, edges repaired. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, frontis and title slightly trimmed, some minor repairs to plates, some browing to text. Pages and plates in good condition. A nice copy, in a very attractive binding. . Full Leather. Very Good. Small Folio.

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        The Works of Flavius Josephus

      James, John, and Paul Knapton, London 1733 - 1733 last folio edition. Frontis + 9 plates (7 folding). Rebacked, front board reattached. Pages complete and intact. Fore edges are smooth and unmarked, with few spots of wrinkling or creasing. Boards are sturdy, spine is strong and tight. There is some rubbing and scuffing to leather, mainly around corners, but also along edges. Front board shows a dent towards the top edge, about 1" long. Titling to spine is clear and vivid. All else is in order. xviii + 917 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Istoria della conquista del Messico, della popolazione, e de' progressi nell'America settentrionale conosciuta sotto il nome di Nuova Spagna Terza impressione veneta.

      per Andrea Poletti,, In Venezia, 1733 - Cm. 24, pp. (16) 624. Con 8 tavole incise in rame f.t. tra cui antiporta con il ritratto dell'autore, due ritratti (Cortes e Montezuma) e 5 tavole con scene storiche ed etnografiche. Legatura posteriore (novecentesca) in piena pergamena rigida con titoli su tassello al dorso. Un timbretto nobiliare privato al frontespizio e qualche macchietta sparsa, ma complessivamente esemplare genuino, marginoso e ben conservato. Bell'edizione di questa opera storica interessante e di grande fascino. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kurtzer Begriff der Anatomie worinnen hauptsächlich die nöthigsten Stücke der Osteologie und Myologie in XIX. Kupfer Tabellen enthalten. . .

      Nürnberg: Lorenz Bieling for the author, 1733. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Large Folio. Large folio (424 x 305 mm). 6 nn. leaves and 19 engraved copper plates. Folio. Recent three-quarter maroon, spine titled in gilt, new endpapers, bumping to lower corners. Internally crips and clean with very minor age-toning and occasional finger-soiling, single small worm hole in blank margin, final plate with closed horizontal tear through entire plate, but without loss of image (backed with paper on verso). Fine copy. ----NLM/Blake p.114; Waller 2350. - FIRST EDITION of an anatomical work mainly intended for physicians and artists with explanations for specific muscles and bones. It was edited by Johann Adam Delsenbach (1687-1765), an engraver who worked in Nuremberg for most of his life, and includes an introduction by Christoph Jacob Treu. The engravings are of high quality and executed much in the style of Vesalius. The work is quite rare with no copy at auction in the past 25 years. Very Good.

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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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        The ceremonies and religious customs of the various nations of the known world

      William Jackson, London 1733 - 7 volumes in 6. viii+450+[xii index]+[5 contents]+[1 blank]+2 directions to the binders]+1 directions for placing of cuts] with 32 plates, 2 double page plates, 3 double page foldout plates and indices. iv+364+[xiv index]+[1 directions to the binders] with 25 plates, and 2 double page plates. [vii]+495+[1 blank]+[25 index]+1 directions to the bookbinder]. ix+[1 blank]+[iv contents]+[xiii index]+[3 directions to the bookbinder] with 7 double page plates, 47 plates and index. [iii]+470+[xxiv index] pages with 5 double page plates, 14 plates and index. 2 volumes in one: 228+[vi index]+1 content]+[1 explanation of plates] with 5 double page plates, 8 plates and index; half title+title+[1 blank]+[ii contents]+[2 explanations of plates]+ 164+[vi index] with 6 double page plates, 18 plates and 1 double page folding plate. Folio (18" x 11 1/2") bound in full leather with superlative decorative gilt in five raised spine compartments and gilt lettering to two compartments over black and red labels with ruled decorative gilt to covers. Allegorical engravings throughout all the volumes. First English edition. Famed engraver Bernard Picart and author/publisher Jean Frederic Bernard produced The Religious Ceremonies and Customs of All the Peoples of the World, which appeared in French the first of seven folio volumes in 1723. They put religion in comparative perspective, offering images and analysis of Jews, Catholics, Muslims, the peoples of the Orient and the Americas, Protestants, deists, Freemasons, and assorted sects. Despite condemnation by the Catholic Church, the work was a resounding success. For the next century it was copied or adapted, but without the context of its original radicalism and its debt to clandestine literature, English deists, and the philosophy of Spinoza. Ceremonies and Customs prepared the ground for religious toleration amid seemingly unending religious conflict, and demonstrated the impact of the global on Western consciousness. In this beautifully illustrated book, Hunt, Jacob, and Mijnhardt cast new light on the profound insight found in one book as it shaped the development of a modern, secular understanding of religion. The English translation of the work contains, in addition to Picart's drawings, which in this translation are engraved by Claude Du Bose and sent to Paris for Henry Gravelot to assist in carrying it on; it came out in subscription. Several good engravings of similar Jewish subjects by F. Morellon la Cave. Volume three is dedicated to the religions of the American natives. Condition: Bindings a little rubbed, two volumes lightly restoration in gilt, recased, some occasional foxing. Small stain on page 202 volume one affecting two lines, small stain volume two page 99 affecting one line. Volume 3 inner hinge cracked, external head hinge cracked, plate between pages 82-83 bound upside down by binder, some internal stain mostly to margins. Volume seven with small burn hole to lower margin of page 85. Corners bumped and lightly rubbed else an otherwise excellent unusually wide-margarine complete copy in uniform leather bindings with elaborately gilt spines. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das Glorwürdigste Leben und Thaten Friedrich Augusti, des Großen, Königs in Pohlen und Chur-Fürstens zu Sachsen [et]c. [et]c. : Mit aufrichtiger Feder in behöriger Historischer Ordnung beschrieben ; Nebst gantz sonderbaren Nachrichten von der Gewalt und Herrlichkeit, auch denen Prærogativen, eines Königs von Pohlen, desgleichen von seiner Erwehlung und Crönung, und denen vornehmsten Gesetzen dieses Königreichs.

      S.N.E., Hamburg und Franckfurth 1733 - In-8, 12+1030+24 Seiten. Portr. vonFriedrich August II auf Vorsatz. Zusammen mit:. Mittag, Johann Gottfried; Leben und Thaten Friedrich Augusti II. Des Grossen, Königs der Pohlen, und Churfürstens zu Sachsen. Beschrieben Von Johann Gottfried Mittag, Cantor Lüzens. Andere und viel vermehrte Auflage. Leipzig, Verlegts August Martini, 1734 . In-8, 200 Seiten. Portr. von Friedrich August II auf Vorsatz. Beide Bände zusammen, Pergamenteinband der Zeit, roter Rundumschnitt.

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        The Works of Flavius Josephus Which are Extant. Containing, I. The History of the Antiquities of the Jews. II. The Life of the Author. III. The Wars of the Jews. IV. The Defence of the Jewish Antiquities against Apion. V. Of the Maccabees. To Which are Ad

      : Printed by R. Penny and J. Janeway, London, London 1733 - Book measures 14 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches. Collation, 978 pages, 41pp index, 4pp appendix, engraved frontis, 1 folding map, 3 folding plates, 3 full page plates, 1 folding plan. Bound in full calf, panelled boards, raised bands, ornate gilt tooling within compartments. Rebacked, original boards have some age wear, edges repaired. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, frontis and title slightly trimmed, some minor repairs to plates, some browing to text. Pages and plates in good condition. A nice copy, in a very attractive binding. Size: Small Folio [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historia de las cuevas de Salamanca por el caballero¿

      1733 - Botello de Moraes y Vasconcelos, Francisco, Historia de las cuevas de Salamanca por el caballero. Impresa en Salamanca. Con todas las licencias necesarias. Año de 1733. 8º. (14 x 14 cms.) 240 págs. Portada con pequeña pérdida en el vértice superior. Encuadernación moderna en plena piel con petaca. Impresión barata con papel de baja calidad, amorronado por la tinta ferrogálica. Primera y rarísima edición de esta curiosa historia de este poligráfo portugués, Miembro Honorífico de la Real Academia de la Lengua. No se citan ejemplares en el Catálogo Colectivo del Patrimonio Bibliográfico Español; no existe en la Biblioteca Nacional de Madrid; tan solo se conserva un ejemplar en la Biblioteca de la Universidad de Salamanca. Hay otra emisión a plana y renglón con diferente lugar de impresión «Impressa en Hebbora», con ejemplar único en la Biblioteca Histórica Marqués de Valdecilla de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid. A partir de 1733 se estampará en varias ocasiones: - 1734, Historia de las Cuevas de Salamanca. Añadida, i ultimamente ajustada por el mismo, en esta segunda impression, León de Francia [Lyon]. - 1734, Historia de las Cuevas de Salamanca del Caballero [.], Chronista Mayor de los Escolares Duendes y Estantiguas, impresion nueva, mejorada por su author i dedicada por el mismo a la Real Academia de Madrid, Salamanca. -1737, Historia de las Cuevas de Salamanca, D'El Caballero [.]. Impression Nueva, mejorada Por Su Author; dedicada por el mismo A La Real Academia de Madrid, Salamanca, Antonio Joseph Villagordo. - 1740 Satyricon o Cuevas de Salamanca, Salamanca. - 1741, Historia de las Cuevas de Salamanca., Salamanca, Antonio Villagordo. E incluso gozará de una traducción tardía al portugués: - 1838, Historia das Covas de Salamanca do Cavalleiro [.], Chronista Mór dos Estudantes, Trasgos e Feiticeiros, Abreviada e Traduzida por Joaquim Manoel d¿Araujo Corrêa de Moraes, Professor d'Humanidades, Coimbra, na Imprensa da Universidade. Referencias: Aguilar Piñal, I, nº. 5001-5003; Simón Díaz, VI, nº. 5195-5197. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        EXAMEN DU PYRRHONISME ANCIEN & MODERNE

      Pierre De Hondt, A La Haye 1733 - Folio. 776pp., two folding plates, (11)pp. tble of contents, two different printers marks after text and after table of contents. Bound in contemporary vellum, spine label gilt. A lovely copy with wide margins, some toning to leaves, little wear to foot, Crousaz's work involves his thoughts of the causes and remedies of Pyrrhonisme, his skeptisim of men and religion of various cultures, countries and states along with his contradictions and philosophy of ideas and thoughts of others.

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        Examen du pyrrhonisme ancien & moderne [...].

      chez Pierre de Hondt, 1733. In folio (cm. 40,5 x 24,5), p. [22] 776 [12], 2 grandi tavole ripiegate, buona legaura coeva in piena pelle con nervi e tassello al dorso, fregi in oro e tagli spruzzati. Edizione originale con le due tavole fuori testo. L'opera è una confutazione dello scetticismo e dei suoi principali pensatori, Bayle e Sesto Empirico in particolare. Nella prima parte c'è un esame ragionato dello scetticismo, nella seconda una traduzione parziale degli scritti di Sesto Empirico, nella terza la confutazione di Bayle. Buone condizioni

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        Examen du pyrrhonisme ancien & moderne [ ].

      chez Pierre de Hondt, La Haye 1733 - In folio (cm. 40,5 x 24,5), p. [22] 776 [12], 2 grandi tavole ripiegate, buona legaura coeva in piena pelle con nervi e tassello al dorso, fregi in oro e tagli spruzzati. Edizione originale con le due tavole fuori testo. L'opera è una confutazione dello scetticismo e dei suoi principali pensatori, Bayle e Sesto Empirico in particolare. Nella prima parte c'è un esame ragionato dello scetticismo, nella seconda una traduzione parziale degli scritti di Sesto Empirico, nella terza la confutazione di Bayle.

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        NÜRNBERG. - Stuckschiessen., "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". BAYERN, Brauchtum, Franken

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        Les Avantures de Monsieur Robert Chevalier, dit de Beauchene.

      Amsterdam: Aux Depens de la ... , 1733. Two volumes in one, duodecimo, five plates, titles printed in red and black with engraved vignettes; occasional ms. marginalia in a neat early hand, a good copy in later half red morocco. An attractive copy of the second French edition of this important imaginary voyage and Canadian adventure based on the exploits of Robert Chevalier Beauchêne.Le Sage (1668-1747) was a successful playwright and novelist, now chiefly remembered as the author of the picaresque novel Gil Blas. The novel claims to be derived from notes sent to Le Sage by Beauchêne's widow, and is a heady confection of piratical life set in the wilds of eighteenth-century Canada. Beauchêne is an Indian scout turned coast-prowling pirate, and the narrative recalls his bloodthirsty exploits in duels and ship-boardings, as well as his recollections of being sold into slavery in New England. It is difficult to sort the fact from the fiction in this rollicking tale - the Canadian Encyclopedia comments that Le Sage's work has 'many exaggerations and inaccuracies' - but it is a vivid account, concluding with Beauchêne's return to France with his plundered loot, where he dies in a tavern brawl in Tours. Slight waterstaining affecting only the margins, head of spine restored.

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        Histoire des découvertes et conquestes des Portugais dans le Nouveau monde

      Paris: Chez Saugrain pere, quai des Augustins, au coin de la rue Chez Saugrain pere, quai des Augustins, au coin de la rue Pavee, a la, 1733. 2 volumes. [8]+xxiv+616+[47]+[1] pages with 4 maps ad view (one folding) and 3 plates (one folding); [2]+693+[89]+[2] pages with 1 map and 6 plates. Quarto (10 1/4" x 10 1/4") bound in half leather with raised spine bands and gilt lettering to spine over marbled boards. (Borba de Moraes, page I:453; European Americana 733/146; Sabin 38591) First edition.Joseph-François Lafitau was a French Jesuit missionary, ethnologist, and naturalist. He is best known for his use of the comparative method in the field of scientific anthropology, the discovery of ginseng, and his writings on the Iroquois. Lafitau was the first of the Jesuit missionaries in Canada to have a scientific point of view. Lafitau is considered the first of the modern ethnographers and a precursor of scientific ethnology for his work on the Iroquois. He developed a model of studying peoples that involved describing existing cultures on their own terms—not in comparison to European society. He distinguished generic and specific traits, transforming the "generic savage" into specific tribal groups. He explained that "only from specific identities can genetic relations be inferred."[5] Furthermore, he was the first to declare, "contemporary primitive cultures throw light upon the culture of ancient people and vice versa. Lafitau is remembered for applying the comparative method with a greater level of competency than any of his contemporaries. Through original field observations, he was able to critique the works of earlier writers on Primitive peoples. By using the Comparative Method, Lafitau rejected all theories of social and cultural change and instead used his study to demonstrate the similarities in customs, practices, and usages of the Native North Americans with diverse peoples from different continents and centuries. He consistently relied on the doctrine of degeneration: all men originally shared one religion with one God but over time as people migrated to separate margins of the earth where they then lost touch with the values and traditions of this one true religion and culture. Therefore, Lafitau believed in the "psychic unity of mankind" and the doctrine of primitive monotheism. His major work, written in French, was first published in 1724 in Paris. It is entitled Customs of the American Indians Compared with the Customs of Primitive Times (Moeurs des Sauvages Amériquains, Comparées aux Moeurs des Premiers Temps) and is 1,100 pages in total. In 1974, William Fenton and Elizabeth Moore made the first translation into English available. Lafitau published two other works. One, Histoire de Jean de Brienne, Roy de Jérusalem et Empereur de Constantinople (Paris, 1727), was released before he returned to Canada; it is little known and seldom seen. A two-volume Histoire des découvertes et conquestes des Portugais dons le Nouveau Monde . . . (1733) appeared after he came home to France. Frequently found in libraries, it is not just a compilation of original sources but an attempt to make available to French readers a story of exploration and adventure otherwise denied to them; in the chronicles he sees a long development of customs hitherto unnoticed, such as he had reported in the MÅ“urs; from them, understood only, he says, in the original languages of the people who practice them, he builds his "system" or philosophy of history, and once more he is concerned too with the relation between custom and natural history, or ecology.Condition:Beautifully rebound in half leather. Faint dampening to second volume; early owner's signatures on title pages, inked stamps of St Charles Borromeo Seminary on front paste-downs and first title page, lacks frontispiece else a very good to fine set.

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        Glossarium ad scriptores mediae et infimae latinitatis

      Sub Oliva Caroli Osmont. bindings en pleine basane brune d'époque.Ce glossaire essentiel à l'étude et à la lecture des textes anciens est un dictionnaire du bas latin et moyen latin, c'est à dire du latin médiéval, en latin moderne. "Du Cange ne se borne pas à expliquer les mots dont la signification a été détournée avec le temps, ni à interpréter les termes étrangers naturalisés latins par le droit de conquête ; ces mots donnent lieu souvent à de véritables dissertations, étendues, approfondies et complètes sur la théologie ou la jurisprudence, sur les mœurs du Moyen Âge, sur les usages de la vie publique ou privée, sur le rite des églises et l'étiquette des cours, sur les dignités civiles, ecclésiastiques ou militaires." Wikipedia. Le glossaire de l'ancien français de Carpentier ainsi que toutes les sources bibliographiques, divers index spécifiques viennent admirablement complétés ce travail érudit qui fut applaudi par toute l'Europe savante comme un progrès décisif des lumières sur les ténèbres. L'avertissement de Carpentier est en français. L'étude sur les empereurs bysantins contient de nombreux passages en grec. Sub Oliva Caroli Osmont Parisiis(Paris) 1733 - 1736 In-folio (25,5x39cm) (4) XII (4) XC (2) 1393 col. et (4) 1705 col. et (4) 1679 col. et (4) 1420 col. et (4) 1562 col. et (4) 1814 col. 6 tomes en 6 volumes reliés

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        Contes chinois ou les avantures merveilleuses du Mandarin Fum-Hoam

      original, unusual Edition.Binders full mottled calf brown vintage. Back with nerves decorated. as exhibits in red morocco volume number of rooms in Havana morocco. Chez Etienne Neaulme à Utrecht 1733 in-16 (7x13cm) (8) 323pp. (7) et (2) 290pp. (6) 32 3 volumes reliés

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        Satyres et autres oeuvres

      Chez Jacob Tonson. New edition, decorated with a frontispiece engraved by L. Cars after C. Natoire, headbands, tail-lamp and initials engraved by Nicolas Cochin and L. Cars from Natoire and Bouché.The text is written in a beautiful red border.Contemporary binding in full fair calf chipped. Back with five ornate coffered and gilded florets nerves, as well as a piece of golden leather. Triple net gold bezel of the boards. Fine golden lace coaching contreplats. All marbled edges.Tail cap with rugged partially missing half, showing the headband in scrappy game. Two corners bumped.Beautiful copy wide-margined kept in an elegant contemporary binding. Chez Jacob Tonson ALondres 1733 grand in-4 (25x33cm) (1f. fr.) xx ; 4166pp. (2f. tab.) relié

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        Traite de l'opinion, ou memoires pour servir a l'histoire de l'esprit humain

      Second edition, after the first published by the same publisher in 1733. A folding plate in the second volume and 4 astronomical figures in Volume III.Binders full of speckled brown sheepskin time. Back with nerves decorated with four jewels, tail wheel. parts of title in red morocco, gilt volume numbers.The Marquis de Saint-Aubin was established in this book a history of ideas and theses in all areas of knowledge, the essence of his being about to place under the eyes of readers errors and prejudices that prevailed at some moment in history. Volume Four deals with magic and the occult, which is at work to be listed in Caillet. Other tomes contain a study of history and beautiful letters, mathematics, astronomy, medicine and physics, chemistry, astrology and divination, morality and policy. Chez Briasson A Paris 1735 In-12 (10x16,8cm) 6 volumes reliés

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        Important Sammelband of 13 works by Pope, Swift and contemporaries.

      London: various, 1733. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. POPE, Alexander. I. An Essay on Man. In Epistles to a Friend, Corrected by the Author, Epistles I-IV. London: printed for J. Wilford, [1733]. [7] 8 5-17 [1]; [7], 6-18; [5] 6-20; [5] 2-18, [2] pp. Half titles for Epistles II & III only as called for, adverts leaf bound at end of Epistle IV. First edition, Epistle I in third variant printing (see Rothschild 1615), bound with 11 other works: II. Of the Use of Riches, and Epistle to the Right Honourable Allen Lord Bathurst. 2nd edition. London: Printed J. Wright for Lawton Gilliver, 1733. 22, [2] pp. including adverts leaf. (Rothschild 1605 for the first edition). III. An Epistle from Mr. Pope to Dr. Arbuthnot. 1st edition. London: Printed J. Wright for Lawton Gilliver, 1734. [4], 30 (i.e. 20) pp. (Rothschild 1623). IV. An Epistle to the Right Honourable Richard Lord Vict. Cobham. 1st edition. London: Printed for Lawton Gilliver, 1733. [4], 13 [3] pp. including half-title and adverts leaf. (Rothschild 1611). V. Of the Characters of Women: An Epistle to a Lady. 1st edition, 1st issue. London: Printed J. Wright for Lawton Gilliver, 1735. [2], 16, [2] pp. including half-title and adverts leaf. (Rothschild 1624). VI. The First Satire of the Second Book of Horace, Imitated in a Dialogue between Alexander Pope, of VII. Twickenham in Com. Midd. Esq; on the one Part, and his Learned Council on the other. 1st edition. London: Printed by L. G. and sold by A. Dodd, 1733. 19 (1] pp. (Rothschild 1608). VII. The Sixth Epistle of the First Book of Horace Imitated. 1st edition. London: Printed for L. Gilliver, 1737. [4], 15 [1] pp. Half-title bound after title-leaf. (Rothschild 1638). VIII. One Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirty Eight. A Dialogue Something like Horace. 1st edition, 1st issue. London: Printed for T. Cooper, [1738]. [4], 10, [2] pp. including half-title and adverts leaf. (Rothschild 1642). IX. [SWIFT, Jonathan]. On Poetry: A Rapsody. 1st edition. Printed at Dublin, and Re-printed at London, sold by J. Huggonson, 1733. 28 pp. (Foxon S888; Hayward 153; Rogers 869; Rothschild 2147; Teerink 741; Williams 639). X. [HARTE, Walter]. An Essay on Reason. 1st edition. London: Printed by J. Wright for Lawton Gilliver, 1735. [4], 30, [2] pp. including adverts leaf. (Griffith 359). XI. [BRAMSTON, James]. The Man of Taste. Occasion'd by an Epistle of Mr. Pope's on that Subject. By the Author of the Art of Politicks. 1st edition. London: Printed by J. Wright for Lawton Gilliver, 1733. 19 [1] pp. including engraved frontispiece to verso of half-title. XII. [HASLEDINE, William]. Bellus Homo et Academicus. Recitarunt in Theatro Sheldoniano apud Comitia Oxoniensia MDCCXXXIII... London: J. Willford, 1733. 16 pp. Folio (347 x 220 mm). Contemporary plain vellum, spine titled in ink (boards little soiled and crooked). Some occasional light soiling and toning to text, a few tears not affecting text, few leaves with paper cracking at gutter (but no signs of wetting or paper mould), previous owner signatures, manuscript list to first flyleaf,occasional pencil annotation and markings in text, work IX with chipping of fore-margin and torn lower blank edge. Provenance: Robert Needham Cust and Robert Henry Hobart Cust (armorial bookplates to front pastedown). A fine copy. ----I. Rothschild 1615; Foxon P822; Griffith 294; Hayward 148. - The four epistles of the Essay on Man were published successively on 20 February, 29 March, 8 May 1733, and 24 January 1734. They were published anonymously and undated as the author was wary of the negative and hostile perception of him and his previous works that existed in some quarters, and wanted the work to be considered without prejudice on its own merits. The first editions of the first three Epistles appear in variant states, the priority of which is not always clear, but none of which are of textual significance - apart from Griffith's issue I of Epistle I, which Pope revised. The friend to whom the epistles were addressed was Henry St. John, Lord Bolingbroke. But this is not to say that the poem was simply a vehicle for Bolingbroke's deistical philosophy. Maynard Mack has aptly termed the Essay on Man a public, social and classical poem (Works, III, London, 1950, introduction, p. 74), one that accepts the vastness and impersonality of Newton's universe, but one which, in its shaping of the familiar, also interweaves a tissue of images from older and more human conceptions. 18th-century sociability and a Roman Catholic sense of corporateness are a key part of Pope's philosophical outlook, while his favoured metaphor of concord from discord can be traced back to Heraclitus. In Mack's view, the poem is able to transcend its origins and establish contact with the collective religious and moral past. Between Paradise Lost and The Prelude, there is no other English poem of which this can be said. (Mack, p.72). Very Good.

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        QUINTI HORATII FLACCI. OPERA

      London: Johannes Pine, 1733. First Pine edition, first state with "post est" in medallion on p. 108 of Vol. II. Tiny repair to dedication leaf. Excellant condition superb bindings. Housed in modern cloth half slipcase. First Pine edition, first state with "post est" in medallion on p. 108 of Vol. II. Two volumes. 8vo. [xxxii], 264p [i]; [xxiv], 191p., [xiii] . Engraved throughout with plates, portraits, vignettes, and initials by John Pine. Bound by Tout in full burgundy crushed morocco, a.e.g., the spine densely gilt in floral designs, the covers similarly decorated with dense floral cornerpieces, fancy dentelles. "Pine's complete command of his craft makes this the most elegant of English eighteenth-century books in which text and illustrations alike are entirely engraved." (Ray. English. p. 3.) "Pine, a pupil of Picart, was our best native engraver during the first half of the [eighteenth] century... His Horace is engraved throughout, text and illustrations, and possesses the delightful unity that such books always have. Its lettering with its strong contrasts between thick and thin strokes may well have influenced Baskerville and Bodoni in their type design. Its vignettes make it one of the few English books that can be compared with French work of the time for delicacy and finish." (Bland. A History of Book Illustration, p. 216.) De Ricci-COhen p. 497. See Blumenthal. Art of the Printed Book, plate 72.

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        Letters Concerning the English Nation.

      London, C. Davis and A. Lyon, 1733. 8vo. Lovely contemporary full calf binding with five raised bands to spine. Double gilt line-borders to boards. All edges of boards with brindstamped ornamentation. Front hinge a little weak and upper capital worn. A bit of wear to corners and a few scratches to back board. Gilt title-label to spine renewed (barely noticeable), otherwise a totally unrestored copy. Internally exceptionally nice, clean, and fresh. Armorial book plate to inside of front board (Edward Parker of Brownsholme, York), Parker's manuscript owner's entry to front free end-paper (dated December 7, 1809), and book plate of Robert J. Hayhurst to front free end-paper. A beautiful, excellent, crisp, and large copy with good margins, printed on heavy, fine paper. (16, -including preface, contents, advertisements), 253, (1), (18, -Index) pp. The important actual first edition of this highly celebrated key work of the Enlightenment, in which the anecdote of how Newton discovered gravity (the story about Newton and the falling apple) appeared for the first time, together with the description of the difference between the physical world view of the English and the French (the "plenum" and the "vacuum") . This seminal work, in which Voltaire famously depicts British philosophy, science, society and culture, in comparison to French, can be viewed as the Enlightenment equivalent to Tocqueville's "Democracy in America". This series of essays, which is based on Voltaire's experiences when living in England, was actually written by Voltaire mostly in English, which he mastered to perfection. It has often been presumed that the first edition of the work was that published in French in 1734, but actually, the present English edition constitutes the actual first appearance of the work as well as the version that is closest to Voltaire's intention, as the French language version is the re-written one, and the English version the original. Curiously, almost all modern English versions are translations into English of the French edition, instead of the original English version, making this edition of the utmost importance.After the original English edition of 1733, two French editions soon followed (the first in 1734). Unlike the British, the French resented the book, and already in 1734, the French Parliament issued an order for the author's arrest and condemned the work, causing the impact of it in France to be delayed. The book was burned for being "dangerous to religion and civil order". At the same time, the work became a bestseller in Britain, and as much as 14 editions of the work were published in the eighteenth century. "Inspired by Voltaire's two-year stay in England (1726-8), this is one of the key works of the Enlightenment. Exactly contemporary with Gulliver's Travels and The Beggar's Opera, Voltaire's controversial pronouncements on politics, philosophy, religion, and literature have placed the Letters among the great Augustan satires. Voltaire wrote most of the book in English, in which he was fluent and witty, and it fast became a bestseller in Britain. He re-wrote it in French as the Lettres philosophiques, and current editions in English translate his French." (Nicholas Cronk, Introduction to the Oxford's Classics edition from 1999).The great French philosopher Voltaire was greatly impressed by the philosophical and scientific achievements of the English, especially those of Newton, Locke, and Bacon. As a disseminator of scientific knowledge, Voltaire came to play a great rôle in the popularization of Newtonian science and its discoveries, the present work being a prime example. Although the work was condemned by the French authorities, it still came to play a great rôle in the spreading of Newtonian ideas in France. The present work generally came to play a dominant rôle in Enlightenment accounts of the history of science and philosophy. The work focuses on British science and thought and uses the accounts of these to emphasize what is lacking in French society and French thought. The work is generally very critical towards the French "ancient régime", and when Voltaire here discusses the emergence of empiricism, it is viewed as an English tradition that stands in opposition to the French rationalist tradition (with Descartes as the prime example). This view is taken over by the following Enlightenment historians of science and philosophy, e.g. d'Alembert (see for instance his "Preliminary Discourse" of 1751). Some of the most influential passages of the work are probably those on Bacon (who Voltaire sees as the founder of modern experimental science), Newton, and Descartes. Letters XIV, on Descartes and Newton, XV, on attraction, and XVI, on Newton's Optics (from 1704), are among the most influential essays of the work. In XVI Voltaire reflects upon Newton's "Optics" and the way that he rejected Descartes' theory and set out his own account of the properties of light. In XV he presents the first account of Newton and the falling apple: "As he was walking one Day in his Garden, and saw some Fruits fall from a Tree, he fell into profound Meditation on that Gravity, the Cause of which had so long been sought, but in vain, by all the Philosophers, whilst the Vulgar think there is nothing mysterious in it. He said to himself, that from what height soever, in our Hemisphere, those Bodies might descend, their Fall wou'd certainly be in the Progression discover'd by Galileo; and the Spaces they run thro' would be as the Square of the Times. Why may not this Power which causes heavy Bodies to descend, and is the fame without any sensible Diminution at the remotest Distance from the Center of the Earth, or on the Summits of the highest Mountains; Why, said Sir Isaac, may not this Power extend as high as the Moon?..." (pp. 127-28).But perhaps the most famous passage in the volume is the opening of Letter XIV: "A Frenchman who arrives in London, will find Philosophy, like every Thing else, very much chang'd there. He had left the World a "plenum", and he now finds it a "vacuum". At Paris the Universe is seen, compos'd of Vortices of subtile Matter; but nothing like it is seen in London. In France, 'tis the Pressure of the Moon that causes the Tides; but in England 'tis the Sea that gravitates towards the Moon; so that when you think that the Moon should make it Flood with us, those Gentlemen fancy it should be Ebb, which, very unluckily, cannot be prov'd..." (pp. 109-10).

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        Contes chinois ou les avantures merveilleuses du Mandarin Fum-Hoam

      Chez Etienne Neaulme 1733 - - Chez Etienne Neaulme, à Utrecht 1733, in-16 (7x13cm), (8) 323pp. (7) et (2) 290pp. (6) 32, 3 volumes reliés. - Nouvelle édition, rare, après l'originale parisienne de 1723, et illustrée de 8 figures non signées, 4 pour chaque volume. Pages de titre en rouge et noir. In fine Catalogue des livres qui se trouvent chez Jean Neaulme (32p.). Reliures en plein veau brun marbré d'époque. Dos à nerfs ornés. Pièces de titre en maroquin rouge, pièces de tomaison en maroquin havane. Queue du tome II en partie arrachée. Mors inférieur du tome I ouvert en tête. 2 manques sur le plat supérieur du tome II. mors supérieur du tome I fendu en tête. Manque une page de garde avant le titre. Bon exemplaire. Le titre de Contes orientaux serait à vrai dire plus exact pour qualifier ce recueil déroutant, où les histoires sont enchâssées les unes dans les autres, nous faisant passer d'un pays à un autre. Ainsi trouve t-on de nombreux contes sur la Perse, certains sur l'Inde, d'autres sur le royaume de Canaan (Cochinchine, Laos.). Tout commence par le désir du roi de Canaan d'envoyer un harem en offrande au roi de Chine, on ne sait comment, le lecteur se retrouve en Perse avec l'ambassadeur du roi de Canaan et deux derviches, dont l'un d'avère être une fille, et l'autre le roi de Georgie. L'essentiel de la narration est assumée par le mandarin Fum-Hoam, mais les contes et histoires concernent davantage la Perse et les pays avoisinants. Le merveilleux n'est pas absent de ces contes à l'invention débridée, on peut y voir Fum-Hoam métamorphosée en puce. Gueullette s'était fait une spécialité dans l'écriture de contes orientaux et il en donna plusieurs recueils assez importants qui tous eurent un succès durable, non seulement en France, mais également en Angleterre, en Allemagne, et même en Russie. On ne saurait distinguer ce qui chez Gueullette, participe de la compilation, de l'emprunt ou même du plagiat, et ce qui est de la plume de l'auteur. Une chose est certaine, la lecture des Mille et une nuits traduits par Galland (dont le premier recueil paraît en 1704) l'a profondément marqué, et il tient une place importante entre les contes du XVIIe, la réceprion des Mille et une nuits et les contes de Crébillon, d'Hamilton et d'autres, pour lesquels l'Orient est une source inépuisable d'inventions et de transgressions morales. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] original, unusual Edition. Binders full mottled calf brown vintage. Back with nerves decorated. as exhibits in red morocco volume number of rooms in Havana morocco. (8) 323pp. (7) et (2) 290pp. (6) 32 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Riverius Reformatus... Praxis Medica. Methodo Riverianae

      VIII-399 pages Venetii, apud Nicolaum Pezzana, 1733, in-4, VIII-399 pages, cartonnage d'attente ancien crème, titre manuscrit en tête du dos, Édition vénitienne de la Pratique de la médecine, du médecin montpelliérain Lazare Rivière (1589-1655), ouvrage remarquable de clarté qui passe en revue tout le corps humain ; il fut publié à l'origine en 1640. C'est un succès d'édition, qui ne connait pas moins de 12 réimpressions, dans tous les formats, en latin, en français et aussi en anglais. Lazare Rivière est autrement reconnu pour avoir introduit, le premier, la chimie dans le cursus des études à la Faculté de Médecine de Montpellier. Exemplaire non coupé, tel que paru.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        NÜRNBERG. - Stuckschiessen. "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".

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM RIP VAN DAM TO RICHARD FLOYD CONCERNING THE SALE OF SOME LAND AT PALORSQUASH].

      [N.p., but possibly New York City. ca. 1733]. - [1]p. plus integral address leaf. Folio, on a folded sheet. Light soiling and wear. Very good. Letter written by New York merchant and briefly colonial governor, Rip Van Dam, complaining of his ill health and detailing financial transactions with Col. Richard Floyd. Floyd (1661- 1737) was the son of the founder of Setauket, New York, and this letter is addressed to him there. He served as sheriff of Suffolk County from 1708- 09 and was the grandfather of William Floyd, a Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Rip van Dam (c.1660- 1749) was a Manhattan merchant and politician, serving as the acting governor of the Province of New York from 1731 to 1732. He quarreled with the incoming governor, William Cosby, and published several articles against the governor, leading to his implication in the Zenger trial. The top third of the sheet contains a brief accounting of the financial business between the two men, while the remainder of the sheet is comprised of Van Dam's letter, which mostly details his struggle with gout. Interestingly, part of the balance due him was paid in rum.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Kupferstich - Karte, n. G. de D'Isle b. Homann Erben, "Typus Geographicus Chili Paraguay Freti Magellanici & .".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, dat. 1733, 48 x 56,5 Die 2. Karte von Chile und Argentienen bei Homann Erben. - Mit großer ornamentaler Kartusche, aber ohne den Stadtplan von Santiago de Chile. Statt dessen mit einer kleinen Insetkarte der Magellanstrasse. ( 9.5 x 21 cm.). Im Norden bis zum 20. Breitengrad.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        DESCRIZIONE DI TUTTE LE PUBBLICHE PITTURE DELLA CITTA' DI VENEZIA E ISOLE CIRCONVICINE

      1733. Venezia Pietro Bassaglia 1733 8° Pagine 1 carta bianca + antiporta allegorica incisa in rame da Giovanni Faldoni + 8 non numerate + 486 + 2 carte bianche. Ottima legatura coeva in pergamena. Titolo in oro al dorso su tassello. Frontespizio stampato in rosso e nero. Ottima e fresca copia. Molto raro Cfr: Cicognara p.287 Lozzi II p. 404 N° 5886 in nota.

      [Bookseller: Libreria antiquaria Segni nel Tempo]
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        Contes chinois ou les avantures merveilleuses du Mandarin Fum-Hoam

      - Chez Etienne Neaulme, à Utrecht 1733, in-16 (7x13cm), (8) 323pp. (7) et (2) 290pp. (6) 32, 3 volumes reliés. - originale, insolito Edition. Leganti pieno screziato vitello marrone vintage. Indietro con i nervi decorati. come mostre in rosso il numero del volume marocco di camere a L'Avana Marocco. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition, rare, après l'originale parisienne de 1723, et illustrée de 8 figures non signées, 4 pour chaque volume. Pages de titre en rouge et noir. In fine Catalogue des livres qui se trouvent chez Jean Neaulme (32p.). Reliures en plein veau brun marbré d'époque. Dos à nerfs ornés. Pièces de titre en maroquin rouge, pièces de tomaison en maroquin havane. Queue du tome II en partie arrachée. Mors inférieur du tome I ouvert en tête. 2 manques sur le plat supérieur du tome II. mors supérieur du tome I fendu en tête. Manque une page de garde avant le titre. Bon exemplaire. Le titre de Contes orientaux serait à vrai dire plus exact pour qualifier ce recueil déroutant, où les histoires sont enchâssées les unes dans les autres, nous faisant passer d'un pays à un autre. Ainsi trouve t-on de nombreux contes sur la Perse, certains sur l'Inde, d'autres sur le royaume de Canaan (Cochinchine, Laos...). Tout commence par le désir du roi de Canaan d'envoyer un harem en offrande au roi de Chine, on ne sait comment, le lecteur se retrouve en Perse avec l'ambassadeur du roi de Canaan et deux derviches, dont l'un d'avère être une fille, et l'autre le roi de Georgie. L'essentiel de la narration est assumée par le mandarin Fum-Hoam, mais les contes et histoires concernent davantage la Perse et les pays avoisinants. Le merveilleux n'est pas absent de ces contes à l'invention débridée, on peut y voir Fum-Hoam métamorphosée en puce... Gueullette s'était fait une spécialité dans l'écriture de contes orientaux et il en donna plusieurs recueils assez importants qui tous eurent un succès durable, non seulement en France, mais également en Angleterre, en Allemagne, et même en Russie. On ne saurait distinguer ce qui chez Gueullette, participe de la compilation, de l'emprunt ou même du plagiat, et ce qui est de la plume de l'auteur. Une chose est certaine, la lecture des Mille et une nuits traduits par Galland (dont le premier recueil paraît en 1704) l'a profondément marqué, et il tient une place importante entre les contes du XVIIe, la réceprion des Mille et une nuits et les contes de Crébillon, d'Hamilton et d'autres, pour lesquels l'Orient est une source inépuisable d'inventions et de transgressions morales.  

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Das Glorwürdigste Leben und Thaten Friedrich Augusti, des Großen, Königs in Pohlen und Chur-Fürstens zu Sachsen [et]c. [et]c. : Mit aufrichtiger Feder in behöriger Historischer Ordnung beschrieben ; Nebst gantz sonderbaren Nachrichten von der Gewalt und Herrlichkeit, auch denen Prærogativen, eines Königs von Pohlen, desgleichen von seiner Erwehlung und Crönung, und denen vornehmsten Gesetzen dieses Königreichs.

      S.N..E, 1733. In-8, 12+1030+24 Seiten. Portr. vonFriedrich August II auf Vorsatz. Zusammen mit:. Mittag, Johann Gottfried; Leben und Thaten Friedrich Augusti II. Des Grossen, Königs der Pohlen, und Churfürstens zu Sachsen. Beschrieben Von Johann Gottfried Mittag, Cantor Lüzens. Andere und viel vermehrte Auflage. Leipzig, Verlegts August Martini, 1734 . In-8, 200 Seiten. Portr. von Friedrich August II auf Vorsatz. Beide Bände zusammen, Pergamenteinband der Zeit, roter Rundumschnitt.

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        Observations Upon the Prophecies of Daniel and the Apocalypse of St. John

      ondon- J Darby and T Browne, 1733 Book. Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A rather uncommon first edition of Newton's Observations upon the Prophecies. The first edition. Collated: complete. Isaac Newton was an English mathemtician, astronomer and physicist recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time. Newton considered his esoteric work more important than his mathematical and scientific works, for which he is better known. Had they been made public, Newton's views on his Christian faith would not have been considered orthodox by the prevailing attitudes of the day, and for this reason he did not publish them during his lifetime. This volume was published the year after his death. The work revealed not only Newton's extensive knowledge of aspects of history regarding the first follows of Christ, but also his belief in the apocalyptic prophecies of the bible. Newton wrote many worksrelated to his religious beliefs and literal interpretations of the Bible. Condition: In the original full calf binding. Externally, sound with rubbing and wear to theboards. Loss and lifting to the leather of the rear board. Joints cracked. Slight loss to spine. Evidence of bookplate removal to front pastedown. Pencil signature to front pastedown and verso of rear-endpaper. Front blank loosening. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages bright and generally clean side from occasional handling marks. Closed tear to the inner margin of the title page and dedication page, but without loss. Overall: GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Schwäbische Chronick, Worinnen zu finden ist, was sich von Erschaffung der Welt an biß auf das Jahr 1596. in Schwaben, denen benachbarten Gegenden, auch vieler anderer Orten, zugetragen [.]. Aus dem Lateinischen erstmals übersetzt, und mit einer Continuation vom Jahr 1596. biß 1733. auch einem Vollständigen Register versehen [.] Ausgefertiget von Johann Jacob Moser. 2 Bände.

      Frankfurt Metzler und Erhard 1733 - 9 Bl., 912 S., Sp. 913-920, S. 921-963; 1 Bl., 738, 81 (recte 95) S., 43 Bl. Fol. (36 x 24 cm). Pergament der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. Erste deutsche Ausgabe, die lateinische Originalausgabe war 1595-96 in Frankfurt veröffentlicht worden. - Das voluminöse Hauptwerk des Altphilologen Crusius (1526-1607), die erste Gesamtdarstellung schwäbischer Geschichte und bis heute eine grundlegende kultur- und landesgeschichtliche Quelle. Der geborene Franke Crusius (Kraus) war seit 1554 Rektor der Lateinschule in Memmingen bevor er 1559 eine Professur für lateinische und griechische Sprache an der Universität Tübingen erhielt, er gilt als "Vorkämpfer des Philhellenismus in Europa" (NDB III, 433 nach Zachariades). Der Herausgeber Johann Jakob Moser (1701-1785) aus Stuttgart gilt mit Johann Stefan Pütter als der bedeutendste Staatsrechtler des alten Reiches. Neben der Biographie Crusius' und der Fortführung der Chronik bis zur Gegenwart (Band II, S. 485-738) ist besonders seine "Bibliotheca scriptorum de rebus Suevicis" bemerkenswert, eine teils kommentierte Bibliographie "von mehr dann tausend gedruckt- und ungedruckten Schrifften, welche Schwaben gantz oder zum Theil angehen". Petzholdt urteilt: "Ist, obwohl hier und da etwas oberflächlich, doch im Ganzen für ihre Zeit höchst schätzbar" (Bibliotheca bibliographica 819). - Kaum fleckig, Innengelenke mit geringen Wurmspuren. Das Pergament der Einbände etwas fleckig und an den seitlichen Kanten stellenweise von den Deckeln gelöst. Schönes Exemplar. *Heyd 112. NDB III, 433. Schömbs, Moser, 61. Wegele 394. Gewicht (Gramm): 6000 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Istoria della conquista del Messico, della popolazione, e de' progressi nell'America settentrionale conosciuta sotto il nome di Nuova Spagna... Terza impressione veneta.

      per Andrea Poletti, 1733. Cm. 24, pp. (16) 624. Con 8 tavole incise in rame f.t. tra cui antiporta con il ritratto dell'autore, due ritratti (Cortes e Montezuma) e 5 tavole con scene storiche ed etnografiche. Legatura posteriore (novecentesca) in piena pergamena rigida con titoli su tassello al dorso. Un timbretto nobiliare privato al frontespizio e qualche macchietta sparsa, ma complessivamente esemplare genuino, marginoso e ben conservato. Bell'edizione di questa opera storica interessante e di grande fascino.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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