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      Londini:: Iohannes Pine,, 1733-1737.. First Pine Edition, second state of page 108 in vol. II, with "potest".. Tall 8vo (9-1/2 in). Entirely engraved throughout. Two volumes, bound in 19th century full hard grained red morocco, inner dentelles & marble endapers; top edges gilt, with a little rubbing at the edges. Darkening to the spine and some very minor foxing. Generally a very clean fresh copy. Brunet III, 320: "Remarquable par l'elegance des ornaments"; Ray 3; Rothschild 1548; Cohen-de-Ricci 497-98; Dibdin II, 108; Schweiger II, 408; Bruggemann p. 585; Binns-248, Printing & The Mind Of Man 103 . This book has been engraved throughout and embellished with Rococo decoration. The book was sold to an eminent group of subscribers headed by the Prince of Wales with prominent dedications to the likes of Pope and Walpole. Ray says that the book "marks a high point of Augustan taste" and notes that this is the most elegant of the 18th century engraved books. Pine was a pupil of Picart and England's best native engraver during the first half the the 18th century.

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        A New History of the Holy Bible

      London - Printed for the author, 1733 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Thomas Stackhouse's popular self-published illustrated history of the Bible. First edition. Complete in two volumes. This work was originally to be called 'A Complete History of the Holy Bible'. Stackhouse had in May 1732 been approached by John Wilford and Thomas Edlin, to whom he owed money for books, to write a work for publication in parts, and had suggested this subject. He subsequently contracted with Edlin but soon fell out with him over payment and the rate of production of both copy and printed text. This quarrel led Edlin to engage John Campbell to take over the work, which he hurried out in 1733, though not before Stackhouse had published 'The Book-Binder, Book-Printer, and Book-Seller Confuted' (1732), defending himself and revealing Edlin's shortcomings as a publisher. Having shrewdly learned his lesson, Stackhouse completed his own text, now called 'A New History of the Holy Bible', and published it himself in 1733. Illustrated with maps and plates, each dedicated to a different member of the hierarchy of the Church of England, this book was based on wide reading and written in an accessible style. It proved to be a great success as a reliable work of reference. [DNB]With many beautiful engraved plates and maps, including a plan of the Temple of Solomon, maps of the travels of Jesus and St. Paul, a fold-out illustration of Noah's Ark and a plate depicting the Passover of the Jews. With previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown of one G. E. R. BrummerCondition: Expertly rebound in half calf bindings with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, sound with shelfwear and rubbing. Slight cracking to one joint. Internally, firmly bound. Foxing to first and last few pages but otherwise generally bright and clean with just the odd spot. Some pages have been repaired and one or two have very slight marginal loss. Some plates have been discreetly reinforced to repair curling or small closed tears. Closed tears to the Noah's Ark folding plate. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        1733 2 VOL (Folio) Systema Intellectuale Huius Universal… by Ralph Cudworth

      Sumtu Vidvae Meyer, Jena, 1733. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. The True Intellectual System of the Universe (Originally published in 1678). Sumtu Vidvae Meyer, Jena; 1733. Two Volumes. Scarce FIRST LATIN EDITION. Rebound in modern 1/4 leather with marbled boards. Exquisite binding with full attention to detail. Very good original condition overall. Foxing and toning. All plates intatct. Contents include three of Cudworth's lesser known titles: De Aeterna et Immutabili Rei Moralis, De Vera Notione Coenae Domini, Coniunctio Christi et Ecclesiae. Dedicated to the Duke of Brunswick. Frontispiece of Socrates, Aristotle, et al. A marvelous book!

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        Ancient Accounts of India and China, by two Mohammedan Travellers. Who went to those Parts in the 9th Century; Translated from the Arabic, by the late learned Eusebius Renaudot. With Notes, Illustrations and Inquiries by the same Hand

      London: Printed for Sam. Harding,, 1733. *The price of this item HAS BEEN temporarily reduced until Sunday, July 19. Order now for BEST SAVINGS! (sale item) first edition in English; [xxxviii] (beginning with title in red and black), 260, [12],(index) pp.; modern cloth with an old leather spine label, light general age toning, E7 has a tear in margin that hits a few letters and an old but effective repair and no loss, good+. Photos available upon request.

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      Londini: Aeneis Tabulis incidit Johannes Pine, 1733-37.. Two volumes. [30],264,[2]; [22],191,[15]pp. Large octavos (22 x 13.5 cm). Full 19th century or early 20th century unsigned crimson Russia, spines ruled and decorated in gilt, boards with triple rule borders, gilt inner dentelles, pastepaper endsheets, a.e.g. Frontis in each volume. Extensive lists of subscribers in each volume. Tiny creased tear in fore-edge of rear binder's blank in first volume, but a fine, fresh set. First edition, first issue of this beautiful edition, engraved by Pine throughout with text, plates, portraits, vignettes, and initials. This first issue has the uncorrected reading 'Post Est' in the caption to the Caesar medallion on II:108, later corrected to 'Potest.' The printed "List of Antiques" which occurs in some copies is not present in this set - it is present in only one of the three Rothschild sets. "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. "Ouvrage très recherché ... " - Cohen - De Ricci. ROTHSCHILD 1546. Ray, ILLUSTRATOR AND THE BOOK IN ENGLAND, p. 3. BRUNET III:320. COHEN -DE RICCI, pp.497-8. ESTC T46226.

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        Les Avantures de Monsieur Robert Chevalier, dit de Beauchene

      Amsterdam,: Aux Depens de la í,, 1733.. Two volumes in one, duodecimo, five plates, titles printed in red and black with engraved vignettes; slight waterstaining affecting only the margins, occasional ms. marginalia in a neat early hand, a good copy in later half red morocco, head of spine restored. An attractive copy of the second French edition of this important imaginary voyage and Canadian adventure based on the exploits of Robert Chevalier BeauchÍne.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 BeauchÍne's widow, and is a heady confection of piratical life set in the wilds of eighteenth-century Canada. BeauchÍne 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 BeauchÍne's return to France with his plundered loot, where he dies in a tavern brawl in Tours.

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      London: John Pine, 1733. Second Issue (with "potest" error on p. 108 of volume II). Hardcover. One of the Century's Most Beautiful Books, inRemarkably Well-Preserved Morocco. 229 x 137 mm (9 x 5 3/8"). Lacking four leaves from subscriber lists. Two volumes. Edited by John Pine. Second Issue (with "potest" error on p. 108 of volume II). LOVELY LATE 18TH CENTURY BLUE-GREEN MOROCCO, GILT, BY CHRISTIAN KALTHOEBER (with his ticket on front pastedown of volume I), covers with single fillet border and delicate twining floral frame, diagonally placed vase tools facing inward at corners, flat spines with gilt-decorated red morocco bands, gilt compartments with a cresting frame enclosing a large central urn, red morocco titling labels, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt. ENGRAVED THROUGHOUT, THE TEXT EMBELLISHED WITH LAVISH ROCOCO DECORATION including headpieces and tailpieces, initials, and numerous vignettes and large illustrations, 10 of them full-page. Front pastedown with 19th century bookplate of Lord Stanley of Alderley. Cohen-de Ricci 497; Rothschild 1548; Schweiger II, 408; Dibdin II, 108; Brueggemann, p. 585; Graesse III, 354; Brunet III, 320. Faint overall mottling and a few tiny dark spots on covers (perhaps soiling, but just as likely a natural variation in the leather), portions of the hinges cracked, but the paper still strong and nothing loose, small closed tear to gutter margin of frontispiece (not affecting image), frequent light offsetting, two openings a bit foxed, other trivial imperfections, but still QUITE AN ATTRACTIVE SET, the text smooth and fresh, and THE BEAUTIFULLY DECORATED BINDINGS VIRTUALLY UNWORN AND EXCEPTIONALLY LUSTROUS. This is an engraved book of celebrated beauty, offered here in decorative morocco by one of the leading binders of the day and in a state of preservation that far exceeds even the most sanguine expectations. Ray says that the book "marks a high point of Augustan taste" and adds that "Pine's complete command of his craft makes this the most elegant" of 18th century English books in which text and illustrations are entirely engraved. Brunet says that the book is remarkable for the elegance of its decoration and insists that it is more textually correct than generally recognized. The elegant decoration inside is matched in the present case by that on the outside. Our binder, Christian Kalthoeber, was considered to be one of the very finest craftsmen of the late 18th century; in fact, Maggs Catalogue 966 states flatly that "he was considered during his day to be the finest binder in the world." He came to London from Germany, along with several countrymen, in order to fill the need generated by the gentlemanly English fashion of forming large libraries filled with sumptuous bindings, working at first for the well-respected Baumgarten and then succeeding him in 1781. One of his bindings was priced at the unheard of sum of 30 guineas, and its reputation became such that George III insisted upon seeing it. Moreover, apparently because of the publicity surrounding his work, the Czarina made persistent efforts to induce Kalthoeber to come to St. Petersburg. The condition of our two volumes can only be described as exceptional, with gilt nearly as bright as the day it was applied. Pine's Horace is not especially rare, but copies like the present one, with its wide margins and wonderful contemporary binding, are very difficult to obtain.

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        Remarks on several parts of Italy, &c. in the years, 1701, 1702, 1703 : By the late Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Esq

      London : printed for J. Tonson, at Shakespear's-Head over-against Catharine-Street in the Strand, 1733. 4th Edition. Physical desc. : 304 p. [8]p. ; 16 cm. Subject: Italy - Description and travel. Switzerland - Description and travel. Notes: Historiated initials. ESTC citation no. : T74578. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in blind. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        [Map of the Proposed Boundaries between Maryland and Pennsylvania]

      Philadelphia: Benjamin Franklin, 1733. Woodcut map, on laid paper, 16½ x 13 inches. (Old folds neatly repaired with tissue on verso). A major American map, the first produced in Philadelphia, by one of the greatest figures in American history. Benjamin Franklin's landmark map, showing Lord Baltimore's proposed boundary lines between Pennsylvania and Maryland, appeared in Franklin's printing of Articles of Agreement Made and Concluded upon Between...The Lord Proprietary of Maryland, and...the Proprietarys of Pensilvania (Philadelphia, 1733). Wheat and Brun note that this is the first map printed in the English colonies south of New York; they also indicate that it is possible that Benjamin Franklin himself cut the wood block from which this map was printed. Franklin executed the map after the original engraved version published the previous year by John Senex in London. One of the most momentous documents in American history, this map accompanied the original agreement between the proprietors of the colonies of Pennsylvania and Maryland to set the boundary between their provinces. The dividing line set forth here, later resurveyed as the Mason-Dixon line, famously came to be considered the dividing line in the United States between North and South. The story of the Penn-Baltimore Agreement and its accompanying cartography has been told in great detail by Nicholas Wainwright in his article "Tale of a Runaway Cape: The Penn-Baltimore Agreement of 1732." Wainwright's research remains the final word on the history of the document, a précis of which follows. From the time of William Penn's original grant of Pennsylvania in 1682, he was at loggerheads with the Lords Baltimore over the boundary line between the colonies. Sporadic efforts to resolve the problem finally became serious negotiations in 1731. Both sides put forward maps of their own as guides, and indeed, as Wainwright says, "The map was really the key to the Agreement." Baltimore insisted on the use of his map, and the Penns, who were under great money pressure and eager for an agreement, acceded, as they did to a number of Baltimore's demands. Baltimore's map was in due course taken to the shop of John Senex, in Fleet Street, where it was engraved. One proof strike of it, with a scale of miles, survives in the Penn Papers at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. The scale was later erased, and the map printed on each of the six final copies of the agreement. With the cartography agreed to, the rest of the bargain was quickly struck, and signed on February 10, 1732. Baltimore and each of the Penn brothers signed the document and placed their seals on its bottom edge. When the agreement was reported in America in 1733 the machinery was set in motion to survey the boundaries. But the deal was unpopular in Maryland, and Lord Baltimore soon discovered another problem - his map was inaccurate, and the mislocation of Cape Henelopen gave the Penns more land than he had thought. As a result, he tried to nullify the agreement. In response, Thomas Penn contracted with Franklin to produce an American edition of the Articles..., complete with a map, "so that anyone reading its articles could judge for himself how unreasonably Baltimore's commissioners were behaving" (Wainwright). He took his original document to Franklin's shop, where the text and map were copied and reproduced in an edition of 500 copies. "Franklin charged the Penns £19.8.4. for the work entailed in producing this volume: £7.10.0. for printing 5 sheets at 30s. per sheet, £5.16.8. for 5 5/6 reams at 20s., £1.10.0. for stitching 500 books and pasting the maps and £2.11.8. for printing and paper of the map" (Miller). With his colony unhappy and feeling he had given up more than intended, Calvert continued to try and abrogate the agreement. As a result, in 1734 he sued them in Chancery Court in London, charging fraud. The Penns, naturally, replied that it was based on Baltimore's map, not theirs. From this lawsuit, which was wrangled over for the next sixteen years, came a string of printed documents, all now very rare, in which the parties set out their arguments. In the course of these the Senex map was reprinted from the same plate various times. Finally, in 1750, the Penns won the case, with costs, and the surveying could again proceed. A number of abortive attempts were made to survey the boundary, before the two sides finally employed Mason and Dixon to make the final survey in 1763-1768. This, the first American issue of the original Senex map, preceded all of this later wrangling. It is one of the first half-dozen maps printed in the colonial United States, the first of these being the Hubbard map in 1677. The others were printed in the decade preceding this map, in either Boston or New York. None of these survive in more than a few copies. Lawrence Wroth in the Annual Report of the JCB for 1946-47, remarks that, "the identity of the American copyist of 1733 is unknown, but if we remember that before this time Franklin had taught himself enough of the engravers art to make small woodcuts of various sorts and plates for paper money, it is not entirely unreasonable to suggest that he may have copied the London map with his own hand." Miller 63; Evans 3710; Hildeburn 455; Wheat & Brun 474; Streeter Sale 950; Nicholas B. Wainwright, "Tale of a Runaway Cape: The Penn-Baltimore Agreement of 1732," in The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 87, pp.251-93 (July 1963).

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        An Epistle to the Right Honourable Richard Lord Visc. Cobham

      London: Printed for Lawton Gilliver 1733. London: Printed for Lawton Gilliver, 1733.. First edition.. Some slight scuffing to the binding; a handsome copy.. Griffith 329; Rothschild 1611; NCBEL II, 507. Folio, 20th century red half straight-grained morocco, red cloth sides, gilt rules and lettering. Half-title and leaf of ads present. ¦ An epistle dedicated to Sir Richard Temple, Lord Cobham (1675-1749), a friend of Pope who had been disgraced by Walpole. Pope comes to Cobham's defense obliquely, writing about the difficulty of reading human character correctly, but the half-title is direct: "On the Knowledge and Characters of Men: To Richard Lord Cobham." See Mack, Alexander Pope, A Life, pages 596-600.

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        Ecole De Cavalerie. Contenant La Connoissance, L'Instruction, Et La Conservation Du Cheval. Avec Figures en Taille-Douce. Par M. De La Gueriniere, Ecuyer du roy

      Paris, Collombat 1733. 44 cm. (8), 276, (8) Seiten mit gestochenem Titel von L. Cars nach Ch. Parrocel, 23 Kupfertafeln, davon 4 doppelblattgroße und 4 gestochenen Vignetten von Lebas, Dupuis, Beauvois und a. nach Ch. Parrocel und A. Coquart. Gesprenkelter Festeinband, Ledereinband-Bd. der Zeit mit Rückenschild, Rückenvergoldung, dreiseitigem Farbschnitt und marmorierten Vorsätzen - Cohen / Ricci 587f. - Lipperheide 1965 Tc 44 - Mennessier II, 27 - Lewine S. 286 - Erste Folio-Ausgabe. La Guérinière beschrieb als erster eine systematische Ausbildung für das Pferd, die vom Leichten zum Schweren führt, und noch heute als Grundlage für die klassische Reitkunst gilt. "L'édition in fol. ... est un des plus beaux ouvrages qui aient paru en France sur le Cheval. Papier, caractères, tout est irréprochable et les belles pl. de Parrocel lui donnent une valeur particulière" (Mennessier). La Guérinière war und a. Lehrer der Reitakademie zu Caen und königlicher Stallmeister. Teil 3 des Werkes über Anatomie, Krankheiten und Operationen der Pferde ist nicht vom Autor, sondern von einem Arzt verfaßt (Vorwort). Die schönen Kupfer zeigen und a. Pferde mit und ohne Reiter, Zaumzeug, Sättel, verschiedene Gangarten, Dressurschritte und 6 Reiterporträts. Schönes, breitrandiges, fleckenfreies Exemplar; das Kupfer bei bei S. 74 ist oben knapp beschitten, Einband unauffällige Schabspuren, am Rücken ist das untere Kapital restauriert. - Sprache / Language: Französisch / French -

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        Vernünfftige Gedancken von Gott, der Welt und der Seele des Menschen, Auch allen Dingen überhaupt, Den Liebhabern der Wahrheit mitgetheilet. 3. vermehrte Auflage. (Teil 1: 5. vermehrte Auflage)

      Frankfurt, Andreä 1733. 17 cm. 2 Teile in 2 Bänden; (62), 672, (32), 16; (14), 675, (45) Seiten mit 2 gestochenen Frontispizes, Titel rot und schwarz gedruckt, Pergamentband der Zeit, Rotschnitt - Ziegenfuss II, 906 (Vgl.) - Ueberweg III, 449 (Vgl.) - Wolffs Metaphysik, erstmals 1719 erschienen, gab seinen Gegnern den Anlaß zu seiner Vertreibung aus Halle im Jahre 1723. Band 1 mit dem Anhang "Erinnerung, Wie er es künfftig mit den Einwürffen halten will, die wieder [sic] seine Schrifften gemacht werden" (6. Auflage 1736). Schönes Exemplar in bester Erhaltung. -

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        Mexico, New York, Fall of Niagara, Quebec

      Amsterdam: Covens & Mortier. unbound. very good. Views. Engraving with beautiful hand coloring. Each image measures about 5" x 10.5", collective images measure 11.75" x 22.75". Panoramic view of Mexico City, New York City, Niagara Falls and Quebec City from a reissue of Henry Popple's 1733 "A Map of the British Empire in America". The four views perhaps represent the area covered by the map: south (Mexico), central (New York City and Niagara Falls) and north (Quebec). Notable buildings are described in each view. Overall toning and scattered foxing. Chips to upper corners.

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        The New-England Farmer; or Georgical Dictionary: Containing a Compendious Account of the Ways and Methods in Which the Most Important Art of Husbandry in All Its Various Branches Is or May Be Practiced to the Greatest Advantage in this Country.

      8vo, period calf, morocco spine label, viii, 335 pp. Ex-library copy, bookplate of Hobart College on front and rear pastedowns, rubber stamp of Antiquarian Society, Worchester , Mass on title page, joints cracked and hinges very weak, binding with wear to extremities, dent in spine by label, some internal foxing and soiling, front endpaper a little torn; otherwise in pretty good shape. Samuel Deane (1733-1814) was a writer and clergyman, who was born in Dedham, Massachusetts. While a strong supporter of the American Revolution, he ran into some problems with his congregation for his criticism of the pacific tendencies of the Quakers. After the war he turned his attention the science of agriculture, and published "The New England Farmer... " in 1790. He includes elaborate definitions of many agricultural terms. His definition of oak goes on for almost two pages, and many obscure terms are also included. Sabin indicates this is "The first work of the kind published in this country The work is from the presses of Isaiah Thomas. Sabin 19056. ANB.

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        Histoire de poissons contenant la déscription anatomique de leurs parties externes et internes, & le caractere des divers genres rangés pas classe et par ordres

      Amand Konig, With 4 folding engraved plates. Contemporary paper-covered boards, rebacked; a fine copy. First edition of this very interesting work on the anatomy of fishes, in Latin and French on opposite pages. Gouan's history basically consists of full anatomical descriptions, with engravings by Weiss from Gouan's illustrations. Of particular interest are his remarkable observations on muscular movement. The descriptive classification of fish were probably intended as an introduction to a true general natural history of ichthyology. The book was quite popular both in France and following its translation into German.& & Goüan (1733-1821), a physician and professor of botany at Montpellier, was one of the first proponents in France of Linnaeus' methods and nomenclature. As a strict follower of the Linnaean school he only paid attention to exterior characters. According to Pietsch, it should be noted that the anatomy he gives includes a myology rather new for the time. &

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        Sammlung von Briefen mit Unterschrift. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Etatsrat, später Geheimer Kammerrat bzw. Kammerdirektor

      1733 -1747. - DBA 206, 306-308 (vgl.) - Die vorliegenden Briefen haben überwiegend finanzielle Angelegenheiten zum Inhalt. Der Geheimrat August Adolf von Cramm (1685 Volkersheim - 1763) war unter anderem Probst des Stifts Steterburg und Deputierter der Ritterschaft des Hochstifts Hildesheim. Die Adelsfamilie von Cramm war seit dem 13. Jahrhundert Mitinhaber und ab dem 17. Jahrhundert Alleineigentümer von Schloss Oelber in Oelber am weißen Wege. - Blankenburg, 10. und 17. September 1733. Insgesamt 4 Seiten Über eine Assignatie für den Grafen Heimburg. - Blankenburg, 28. Dezember 1733. 7 Seiten Unter anderem über einen landschaftlicher Kredit in Höhe von 15.000 Taler. - Blankenburg, 5. Januar 1734. 7 Seiten Befürchtet werden "verdrießliche Folgen" für die Landschaft, offenbar finanzielle Schwierigkeiten, "Gleichwohl niemand als dem H. Land-Rentmeister und dessen großer Nachlässigkeit ... zu danken". - Blankenburg, 29. Dezember 1734. 3 Seiten Der Land-Renterey (Rentkammer) wurde ein gezahlter Vorschuß zurück erstattet. - Blankenburg, 20. März 1735. 1 Seiten Bitte um ein Gespräch über ein vom Premier-Minister erhaltenes Schreiben. - Wolfenbüttel, 14. Mai 1735. 2 Seiten ..."eine betrübliche Sache, daß die Expedienda des Schatz-Regii so lange aufgehalten ..." - Wolfenbüttel, 26. September 1735. 1 Seiten Zur Zusammenkunft des Land-Syndikus mit dem Premierminister. - Wolfenbüttel, 3. und 10. Oktober 1735. Insgesamt 2 Seiten Zur Tätigkeit des Schatz-Einnehmers Schaffeld. - Wolfenbüttel, 19. Dezember 1736. 3 Seiten Berichtet unter anderem über die Beschwerde des Schloßhauptmanns von Hammerstein wegen einer Verordnung über die Versteuerung des Fürstenauer Biers in der Stadt Braunschweig. - Blankenburg, 25. August 1737. 2 Seiten Neubesetzung der vakanten Stelle eines Biersteuer-Inspektors. - Wolfenbüttel, 7. und 14. September. Insgesamt 5 Seiten Räumung des Hauses des verstorbenen Kammerrats Faber, unter anderem zur Nutzung der Landschaft. - Wolfenbüttel, 23. Dezember 1737. Über einen Entschluß des Schatzrats von Bartensleben und seine Reaktion darauf. - Wolfenbüttel, 15. Oktober 1739. Unter anderem sein bevorstehender Besuch in Braunschweig und die Gelegenheit zu einem persönlichen Gespräch - Braunschweig, 18. November 1739. 1 Seiten Nachricht seiner Abreise nach Wolfenbüttel - Wolfenbüttel, 30. November 1739. 3 Seiten Unter anderem Übereinstimmung darin, daß man auf einen Garten auf des Land-Rentmeisters Landsitz "wohl einige hundert Thaler mehr als bisher geschehen, bieten solle ..." - Wolfenbüttel, 22. Dezember 1739. 2 Seiten Bitte, ein Schreiben an den Land-Syndikus Möschl(?) weiterzureichen - Braunschweig, 7. Juli 1740. 1 Seiten Bitte, ihm einen Dienstwagen zur Verfügung zustellen für eine Fahrt vom Haus der Landschaft zu seiner Wohnung in Wolfenbüttel - Wolfenbüttel, 13. Juli 1740. 2 Seiten Bericht über einen Antrag des Landsyndikus und die in dieser Sache gegenteilige Darstellung des Herrn v. Steinberg - Wolfenbüttel, 15. September 1740. 3 Seiten Gegenstand ist die "Vorstellung wegen Wieder-Erlangung des denen Unterthanen gethanen Vorschußes". - Wolfenbüttel, 9. November 1740. 2 Seiten Unter anderem über die Lieferung von "100 Last Rocken" - Wolfenbüttel, 21. November 1740. 2 Seiten Vorschlag für die Berechnung der Taxe für das Proviant-Korn für Klöster, Stifte und Städte - Wolfenbüttel, 3. Dezember 1740. 3 Seiten Über eine abzugebende Punktation, wie der Landdrost von Busch eine Obligation über 5.000 Taler "eingerichtet haben will". - Wolfenbüttel, 23. Mai 1742. 2 Seiten Über Mißstände "wegen des Branntwein Schanks" an der Universität Helmstedt. "Was H. Bilstein hergestllt, ist nicht hinlänglich von der Universitäts-Apotheke privilegirt, wo eie Branntwein ... nd allerhand Liqueurs die dem Branntwein nicht ungleich, jedoch keine Medicamente seyn ..." - Wolfenbüttel, 11. Juli 1742. 2 Seiten Unter anderem zur Krankheit des braunschweigischen Ministers Hieronymus von Münchhausen (gestorben am 18. August 1742) - Wolfenbüttel, 9. November 1742. 2 Seiten Ankündigung einer Dienstreise in den Oberharz und Angabe des Bedarfs an Pferden und Fahrzeugen - Wolfenbüttel, 18. Dezember 1742. 3 Seiten Unter anderem über Verhandlungen mit der Hannoverschen Ober-Post-Kommission, Konvention wegen der nach Hamburg gehenden Post, Vorschlag einer Postverbindung nach Kassel über Seesen - Wolfenbüttel, 23. Januar 1743. 2 Seiten Bericht über eine Dienstreise nach Hildesheim - Wolfenbüttel, 28. Januar 1743. 2 Seiten Erwähnt werden unter anderem die Bartensleben'schen Güter und ein Pachtkontrakt "wegen der Biersteuer in extensio". - Wolfenbüttel, 6. Juni 1743. 2 Schriftstücke. Zusammen 6 Seiten Unter anderem zum Tod des Kommissars Bilstein und dessen Nachfolge - Wolfenbüttel, 7. Juni 1743. 2 Seiten Bitte um Überlassung von Akten "von denen Gruben so auf dem Borgstedter Zug (?) gelegen betreffend" - Wolfenbüttel, 13. November 1743. Zum Tod des Hofrats Cellarius und dessen vakant gewordener Platz im Schatz-Kollegium - Wolfenbüttel, 18. November und 17. Dezember 1743 und 30. Januar 1744. Zusammen 6 Seiten Unter anderem über das Wildensteinische Hospital in Schöningen - Wolfenbüttel, 27. Februar 1746. 2 Seiten Unter anderem über eine bevorstehende Reise nach Hildesheim, "um mir dorten den Vorwufr zuzuziehen, als wenn ich mich separiren wolle". - Wolfenbüttel, 28. Februar 1746. 1 Seiten Über eine Absprache mit Hofrat Lichtenstein über eine "Landschaftliche Sache" - Wolfenbüttel, 7., 11. und 15 März 1746. Insgesamt 5 Seiten Über einen mit dem Herrn v. Heym geschlossenen Vergleich, der davon überzeugt werden konnte, daß er davon keinen Nachteil hätte. - Wolfenbüttel, 18. März 1746. 1 Seiten Bitte um Nachricht, "ob bey Fürstl. Cammer wegen der Jagdten ... dem Ordenshause Lucklum gegen Überlassung einiger Saltz-Kothen zu Salzdahlum abtreten, ob was ausgefertigt worden ... deshalb vielfältige Nachfrage geschehen ... von dem Herrn Stallmeister v. Stammer". - Wolfenbüttel, 27. März 1746. 2 Seiten Unter anderem über eine geplante "Excursion" nach Hildesheim, um ein "kleines Capital" der dortigen Evangelischen Ritterschaft abzuholen und "bey hiesiger Land-Rentrey-Casse zinsbar" anzulegen. - Wolfenbüttel, 3. April 1746. 4 Seiten wegen eines Kapitals aus dem Nachlaß des verstorbenen Generalleutnants Zauné (?) für dessen Schwester der Oberhofmeisterin von Sanzé, "daß dieses Capital noch ein halb Jahr bey der Casse gehalten werden". - Blankenburg, 11. 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      - ADVERTIDOS, E DESCOBERTOS pela industriosa perfeiçaõ das Artes, ESCULTURARIA, ARCHITECTONICA, E DA PINTURA. Com certos fundamentos, e regras infalliveis para a Symmetria dos corpos humanos, Escultura, e Pintura dos Deoses fabulosos, e noticia de suas propriedades, para as cinco ordens de Architectura, e suas figuras Geometricas, e para alguns novos, e curiosissimos Artefactos de grandes utilidades. OFFERECIDOS A’ SERENISSIMA SENHORA D. MARIANNA DE AUSTRIA, Rainha de Portugal, Repartidos neste volume em quatro livros, PELO PADRE IGNACIO DA PIEDADE VASCONCELLOS, CONEGO SECULAR DE S. JOAM EUANGELISTA, neste Reyno de Portugal, e Prégador nesta Congregaçaõ, natural de Santarem. DADOS A’ ESTAMPA PELO REVERENDISSIMO PADRE ANTONIO DA ANNUNCIAÇAM DA COSTA, Conego da mesma Congregaçaõ. LISBOA OCCIDENTAL, Na Officina de JOSEPH ANTONIO DA SYLVA, Impressor da Academia Real. M. DCC. XXXIII. [1733]. In fólio De 29x21 cm. Com [xxxviii]-434 pags. Encadernação da época inteira de pele com nervos, ferros a ouro e rotulo vermelho na lombada. Exemplar com ex-libris e títulos de posse nas folhas de rosto e de anterrosto com os respectivos abates na biblioteca pública. Folha de rosto impressa a duas cores. Impressão adornada com vinhetas e capitulares decorativas. Ilustrado com gravuras no texto e 22 gravuras intercaladas em extra-texto, nomeadamente: representação do corpo humano e das suas proporções no homem, na mulher e na criança as ordens arquitectónicas toscana, dórica, jónica, coríntia, composta, a coluna ática e a sua geratriz a figura do nível e plano de fuga um conjunto de desdobráveis com planos de construção de máquinas de madeira para transmissão de movimento e força às bombas hidráulicas, aos balancés para corte de madeiras, e às noras. Obra escrita pelo mesmo autor da História de Santarém Edificada e contendo as soluções gráficas para os problema das proporções dos corpos biológicos e arquitectónicos, bem como a proporção dos sistemas mecânicos na era anterior à introdução da máquina a vapor, isto é a proporção dos sistemas mecânicos não industriais. Inocêncio III, 213 e X, 56: "Padre Ignacio da Piedade e Vasconcellos, Cónego secular da Congregação de S. João Evangelista, muito aplicado às artes de Pintura e Escultura, nasceu na vila de Santarém, de família muito distinta, e foi baptizado na paroquia de S. Nicolau a 28 de Março de 1676. Frei Cláudio da Conceição, no Gabinete Histórico, tomo X, pág. 160, diz que morreu a 24 de Abril de 1747 com setenta e um anos de idade, segundo constava da relação dos óbitos da casa dos Loyos. Artefactos symmetriacos e geometricos advertidos e descobertos pela industriosa perfeição das artes escultaria, architectonica, e da pintura. Repartidos em quatro livros. Lisboa, por José Antonio da Silva 1733. fol. de XL - 434 pag., com vinte e duas estampas, das quais pertencem oito ao livro primeiro, e as quatorze restantes ao quarto. Falando deste livro o nosso insigne estatuário e bom filólogo Joaquim Machado de Castro, na sua Descripção analytica da Estatua Equestre (discurso preliminar a pág. XII) não hesitou em chamar-lhe claramente uma compilação de desvarios, posto que contenha algumas coisas toleráveis. Os exemplares desta obra, que não são vulgares, valiam noutro tempo até 2:400 réis. Creio que modernamente tem decaído de preço". [EN] Binding: contemporary full calf gilt on spine and label. Title page printed in two colors. Illustrated with engravings in the text and folding stamps, including: representation of the human body and its proportions (in man, woman and child) in the architectural orders of classic columns (Tuscan, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, composed, etc). Work on symmetrical objects in geometry, sculpture, architecture, and painting. Depicting basic proportions of the human bodies, and the properties to five orders of the architectural columns. Important contemporary information, and plans to build wood machines for transmission of motion and strength to the hydraulic pumps, wood mills

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        THE LIFE And most Surprizing ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, of YORK, Mariner. WHO Lived Eight and Twenty Years in an Uninhabited Island on the Coast of America, lying near the Mouth of the Great River of Oroonoque: Having been cast on Shore by Shipwreck, wherein all the Men were drowned, but Himself: As also a Relation how he was wonderfully deliver'd by Pyrates. The whole Three Volumes faithfully Abridg'd, and set forth with Cuts proper to the Subject

      London: Printed for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch in Pater-noster-Row, J. Brotherton and W. Meadows in Cornhill, S. Birt in Avemary-Lane, J. Osborn in Pater-noster-Row, and J. Hodges on London-Bridge, [1733]. Fourth edition (variant). Front board attached by cords, rear board detached (but present). Front free endpaper loose, lacking R7 (pp. 373-374), old brown ink inscriptions (se below) on front leaves. 16mo.

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      Edito nel 1733 a Amberes , in folio, legatura in mezza pelle con angoli, riquadri e tassello con titoli in oro, frontespizio in rosso/nero con grande stemma, capilettera floreali, finalini, ritratto dell'A. a piena pagina, . 100 incisioni + 1 tavola ripiegata.Edizione spagnola di uno dei libri d'emblemata più famosi di tutti i tempi . Vaenius (1558-1629) fu un grande pittore, insegnante di Rubens.l'opera è seguente all'Emblemata di Horaci Flacci , pubblicata nel 1607. Buon esemplare.

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        Josephi Urceoli patritii foroliviensis olim Ejusdem Rotae Auditoris et nunc Sereniss .magni ducis etruriae?decisiones inclytae rotae Florentinae continentes materias Contractuum ultimarum

      Fratrum de Tournes 1733 Voluntatum et interpretationum? - In folio - pp.16nn + 255 + 1b + 44nn - Pergamena - Testatine, finalini e capilettera - Testo in latino su due colonne - edizione non censita su iccu - Parziale mancanza del dorso. Lievi fioriture e qualche pagina brunita

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        Opere fisico-mediche stampate e manoscritte, raccolte da Antonio suo figliuolo... -

      Venezia, Coleti, 1733.3 voll. In-folio. Solide legature coeve in pergamena, titolo calligrafato sui dorsi; dorsi con alcune piccole ed insignificanti tracce di tarlo. Con 2 ritratti a p. pag. n.t., 92 tavv. inc. in rame (tutte f.t., salvo due, e 2 ripiegate), e alcune illustrazioni inc. in rame n.t., che mostrano insetti, rane, camaleonti, pesci, piante, mostri umani e marini, ecc. (2), LXXXII, 469 pp.; (4) 551 pp.; (4), 676 pp.; esemplare particolarmente fresco e ben conservato. Prima edizione dell'Opera omnia del celebre scienziato, medico e naturalista. Vallisneri fu un allievo di Malpighi a Bologna e successivamente professore di medicina a Padova; si distinse in particolare per gli studi sulla generazione degli insetti, delle piante e quella umana, battendosi con successo contro la teoria della generazione spontanea e le interpretazioni miracolose o occulte dei fenomeni naturali. Sabia, Vallisneri, 233. Nissen ZBI 4226. Gamba 2482. DSB XV, pp.562-565: «Vallisneri was one of the first modern naturalist to have a clear awareness of the character of scientific phenomena» First edition of Vallisneri's collected works. With 2 portraits, 92 engr. plates and a few text illustrations. A particularly fresh copy bound in contemp. vellum (a few small wormholes in spines).

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        Sacrorum Bibliorum vulgatae editionis concordantiae HUGONIS Cardinalis Ordinis Praedicatorum; ad recognitionem jussu Sixti V. Pont. Max. Biblis adhibitam recensitae, atque emendatae: nunc denuo variprimùm à FRANCISCO LUCA Theologo, & Decano Audomaropolitano, nunc denuò variis locis expurgatae, ac locupletae cura, & studio V.D. HUBERTI PHALESI, ordinis Sancti Benedicti. [Vignetta calcograf.], Venetiis, Apud Nicolaum Pezzana, MDCCXXXIII. Superiorum Permissu, ac Privilegio

      Pezzana Niccolò 1733 Dorso scollato, legatura stanca, ma buon esemplare, piuttosto pulito e fresco. Frontespizio a caratteri rossi e neri con vignetta in rame, testatina, due capilettera e un finalino xilograf. Bound in vellum, weak binding, but a clean copy; engraved initials and vignettes.

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        Opere fisico-mediche stampate e manoscritte... raccolte da Antonio suo Figliuolo, corredate d'una Prefazione...

      Venezia, S. Coleti, 1733. 3 volumes. Folio (355 x 225mm). pp. (2), lxxxii, 469; (4), 551; (4), 676, with 92 engraved plates, 3 engraved title-vignettes, 2 engraved plates of portraits one of Vallisnieri and the other one of Contessa Celia Grilla-Borromea, to whom one of the works is dedicated and some engravings in the text. Contemporary half calf, a bit rubbed (frontcover hinge of first volume splitting). First edition of Vallisnieri's collected works. It was edited by his son Antonio and contains all his famous contributions on zoology, entomology, medicine, geology and natural history. Antonio Vallisnieri (1666-1730) was a pupil of Malpighi at Bologna. "In comparison with contemporary scientific thought, Vallisnieri's work has a very modern character - as Redi had already done - the way opened by Galileo (whom he quotes only twice) and Francis Bacon (whom he also quotes) he rejected Scholastic knowledge and trusted solely in direct observation and in experiment... Vallisnieri was thus one of the first modern naturalist to have a clear awareness of the character of scientific phenomena" (DSB). Vallisinieri did a.o. extensive research on the reproductive system of men and animals, he complemented to Redi's demonstration of the fallacy of the hypothesis of spontaneous generation and was a forerunner of evolutionary concepts. Small paper repair to title-pages. B.M. (Nat. Hist.) V, 2191; Nissen ZBI, 4226.

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        Opere fisico-mediche stampate e manoscritte del kavalier Antonio Vallisneri raccolte da Antonio suo figliuolo, corredate d'una prefazione in genere sopra tutte, e d'una in particolare sopra il Vocabolario della Storia Naturale.

      In Venezia, appresso Sebastiano Coleti,, 1733. 1733 3 volumi in-folio (cm. 36x24), pp. LXXXII, 469 [i.e. 471], (1), ripetute nella numerazione le pp. 82-83; (2),551,(1); (2),676; solida legatura tutta pergamena rigida coeva, titolo in oro al dorso con cinque nervi, tagli screziati, testo su due colonne. Il frontespizio del I tomo ha il titolo stampato in caratteri rossi e neri., ogni frontespizio ha una vignetta incisa in rame da Alessandro dalla Via ripetuta (cm. 10,5x6,5 raffig. Minerva e Mercurio), numerosi capolettera figurati. L'edizione è riccamente illustrata da complessive 97 tavole (alcune risultano posposte), e 2 ritratti incisi in rame. l'altro di Clelia Grillo Borromeo (alla nobildonna è dedicato il trattato dei Corpi marini). Nel dettaglio vol I: 1 tavola incisa in rame n.t. (p. XLI ritratto del Vallisneri e medaglione allegorico) e complessive 52 tavole incise in rame la maggior parte a piena pagina e alcune a mezza pagina tutte comprese in 43 fogli f.t. e 2 n.t. ( insetti, alghe, rane, camaleonti, sezioni del cervello del bue, piante) e 1 piccola tavola in rame nel testo (a pagina 379). Vol. II: 36 tavole incise in rame di cui 35 fuori testo (2 ripieg.) e 1 a piena pagina n.t. (mostri umani e marini, crostacei, pesci, anguille...), 1 ritratto n.t. di Clelia Grillo Borromeo, inciso in rame da Marco Antonio Dal Re (p. 306), 1 figura intercalata inc. in rame (raffig. l'isola di Zante). Vol. III: 4 tavole inc. in rame fuori testo e 4 tavole minori nel testo (di cui 1 incisa su legno). Freschi esemplari in ottime condizioni. Si tratta dell'Opera Omnia di Antonio Vallisneri, raccolta e pubblicata dal figlio Antonio tre anni dopo la morte del padre. Lo scienziato (1661-1730), medico, naturalista e biologo è anche conosciuto per essere stato uno dei primi ricercatori in medicina ad aver proposto l'abbandono della teoria aristotelica in favore dell'approccio sperimentale basato sui principi scientifici sostenuti da Galileo Galilei. Vallisneri affermava che la conoscenza scientifica è acquisita tramite l'esperienza e il ragionamento. Questo è il principio che lui seguì per le sezioni anatomiche e la descrizione degli insetti. Per questa ragione la sua carriera medica fu al centro di una spinosa controversia, poiché molti dei suoi contemporanei non potevano abbandonare le teorie medioevali, a quel tempo dominanti, anche di fronte all'evidenza sperimentale. Aveva uno stile di scrittura chiaro e preciso. Egli seguì le tracce di Galilei nell'utilizzare la lingua italiana per scrivere i suoi trattati, e fu uno dei più ammirati scrittori di scienza dagli studiosi di tradizione galileiana, come Francesco Redi e Lorenzo Magalotti. La scelta dell'italiano come lingua per le sue opere fu molto coraggiosa per la comunità scientifica del tempo, che usava ancora il latino come "lingua del sapere". Bibl.: Sabia "Le Opere di A. Vallisneri", pp. 126-131

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        The horse-hoing husbandry: Or, an essay on the principles of tillage and vegetation

      Pr. for the author and sold by G. Strahan T. Woodward A. Miller J. Stagg and J. Brindley London: Pr. for the author, and sold by G. Strahan, T. Woodward, A. Miller, J. Stagg, and J. Brindley , 1733. Contemporary calf with remnants of gilt; dry, flaking, and partially gone to red, with some chips to edges, corners, and spine tips; old repairs to joints. Remnants of bookplate on front pastedown. Old water/mildew damage to lower margins, occasionally making its way a bit into text; several leaves repaired, long since. Plates generally quite clean and always pleasing, with faintest waterstaining to lower portion of plate 6 (only). All edges speckled red.. Folio (30.2 cm, 11.875"). [4], x, 200 pp.; pp. [201–202]. 6 fold-out plts. [bound with] Tull, Jethro. A supplement to the essay on horse-hoing husbandry.... London: Pr. for and sold by the author, and may be had at Mr. Mills's, London, at John Aitkins's, Esq, in Edinburgh, and at the Bear in Hungerford, Berks., 1736. Folio. pp. [203–205], 206–69; [1] pp.Improvements in farming founded on a scientific basis made British agriculture one of the strongest in Europe in the 18th century. Though called to the bar, Jethro Tull (1674–1741) never practiced law, but devoted himself to farming on land that had belonged to his father. From the beginning he set about trying to discover ways of doing things better, including inventing a number of implements, as this work reveals both in text and in image. His work proved very successful — Tull's "seed drills" revolutionized planting techniques — and it saw a number of editions; it was translated into French, whence it proved influential on the Continent.This volume's => six beautifully engraved, pleasantly intelligible plates ("W. Thorpe, sculp.) illustrate some of Tull's inventions, including improved plows and drills for planting seeds.First printed in London in 1731, Horse-hoing is here (likely) the fourth edition; it is only the second London (and it is the first in folio), but there were also apparently two Dublin editions of 1731. Bound with it is the first edition of the interesting Supplement issued in 1736, directed largely to answering Tull's detractors. The first title is fairly widely held, in libraries; the latter, much less so.

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        The Doctrine of Chances: Or, A Mehtod of Calculating the Probabilities of Events in Play. The Second Edition, Fuller, Clearer, and more Correct than the First.London: H. Woodfall, 1738.

      A beautiful copy of the important second edition of this classic, as it is the first to contain De Moivre's main contribution to the field, i.e., his work on the normal distribution, which "became the most fruitful single instrument of discovery used in probability theory and statistics for the next two centuries." (DSB, IX: 452-453). De Moivre's result was first published in a privately circulated pamphlet which today is known in just six copies.<br/><br/> "In 1733, twenty years after the publication of James and Nicholas Bernoulli's results, de Moivre succeeded in finding a simple and accurate approximation to the binomial distribution. He considered this result so important that he printed a seven-page paper, <i>Approximatio ad Summam Terminorum Binomii (a+b)<sup>n</sup> in Serium expansi</i>, for private circulation. The Latin pamphlet was translated by de Moivre himself, and with some additions it was included in the second and third editions of the <i>Doctrine of Chances</i> (1738, pp.235-243; 1756, pp.243-254) under the title, 'A Method of approximating the Sum of the Terms of the Binomial <i>(a+b)<sup>n</sup></i> expanded into a Series, from where are deduced some practical Rules to Estimate the Degree of Assent which is to be given to Experiments.' The last sentence of the title refers to the comments to the original results given in 1738 and 1756. Only six copies of the <i>Approximatio</i> have been found" (Anders Hald: A History of Probability and Statistics and their Applications before 1750, p.485). See also Stephen Stigler: The History of Statistics, pp.70-77.. Large 4to: 273 x 223 mm, pp [4] xiv 258 [1:errata]. Bound in a very fine contemporary polished calf binding with raised bands and lavishly glit, edges inked in red, completely unrestored. A fine example

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        Operationum chirurgicarum novum lumen exhibentium obstetricantibus ... Editia seconda.

      4°. 8 n.n. Bl., 320 S., 1 n.n. Bl.; 5 n.n. Bl., 67 S., 7 n.n. S. Index. Mit 36 gestochenen (7 mehrfach gefalteten) Tafeln. Marmorierter Lederband der Zeit mit rotem, goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und floraler Rückenvergoldung. 2 Teile in 1 Band. Blake 118. - Wellcome II, 460 (für englische Ausgabe von 1716). - Vgl. Garrison 6253 (für die holländische Erstausgabe). - Zweite vollständige Ausgabe. Teil 1 erschien erstmals 1701. Deventer gilt als der Vater der modernen Geburtshilfe. Als Praktiker in seiner Heimatstadt Den Haag interessierte er sich in erster Linie für die Orthopädie im Zusammenhang mit den Beckenknochen. Er beschreibt viele verschiedene Fälle schwieriger Geburten. Seine Beobachtungen der Beckendeformationen schildert er erstmals 1696 in einer holländischen Ausgabe. 1709 folgte eine Übersetzung des hier vorliegenden Teil in Latein. - Ohne das Porträt. Mit sehr schönen Tafeln. - Titel mit kleinem, handschriftlichem Besitzvermerk W. Pfeilsticker. - Einband beschabt. - Innen sehr sauberes Exemplar.

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        DE STELLIS MARINIS LIBER SINGULARIS. Tabularum Aenearum figuras exemplis nativis apprime similes et autoris observationes disposuit et illustravit Christianus Gabriel Fischer Regiomontanus. Accedunt Edw. Luidii, de Reaumur, et Dav. Kade huius argumenti opuscula.

      J. Schuster 1733 in folio (mm. 410x270), pp. (28), 107, bella leg. p. pelle coeva con filetto in oro ai piatti, tass. e tit. oro al d. a 6 nervi e ricchi fregi, tagli color. Risguardi in carta dec. Doppio front.a due colori con gr. vignetta in rame raff. il plenilunio e le stelle marine, e altra diversa sul secondo. Con gr. testatine e finalini in rame figurati, e 42 belliss. tavv. in rame al fine. Imp. testo del naturalista e farmacista tedesco (1674-1734), è la prima opera monografica sulle stelle di mare: sono raffigurante ben 72 specie diverse in splendide tavv. f.t.A seguito di questo studio una tipologia di stella ("linckiana") prese il nome dall'autore. Brunet III, 1081. Nissen 2514. Brun. diff. dovute alla qualità della carta. [MM17-292]

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        Origenis Opera omnia quae graece vel latine tantum exstant et ejus nomine circumferuntur

      Jacobi Vincent; & Joannem Debure Parisiis: Jacobi Vincent; & Joannem Debure, 1733&#150;59. Late 18th- or early 19th-century speckled calf, round spine gilt extra, boards plain; two red leather spine labels on each volume with author/title and volume number, all edges marbled. Leather of four boards slightly abraded with loss of some leather, otherwise a binding in remarkably good (and strong) condition, especially notable for tomes of this size. Ex-library with bookplates but no stamps, the set generally shows offsetting from leather of binding to endpapers and otherwise light foxing and the odd spot only, with light evidence of old, mild exposure to moisture at some margins. => A very handsome set in very good condition, valuable both as precisely what it is *and* as representing a whole grand era/category of scholarship and book production.. Folio extra (41 cm; 16" ). 4 vols. I: [4] ff., xvii, [1], 979, [1] pp. II: [2] ff., xxviii, 934 pp., [1] f. III: [1] f., viii, 1039, [1] pp. IV: [2] ff., x, 766, 402 pp. A complete set in => extremely handsome old bindings of the works of Origen, the founder of the allegorical interpretation of scripture in biblical exegesis. Vols. I, II, and III were printed in 1733 by Vincent but vol. IV was delayed until 1759 when Debure printed it .All volumes are => elegantly printed in double-column format placing => the original Greek text in the inner columns, the Latin translation in the outer, and commentary/notes in a smaller font below, with ease of navigation enhanced by additional side- and shouldernotes. Title-pages in black and red, and initials and head- and tailpieces both woodcut and engraved, grace and support the scholarly production; the title-pages are well laid out, the initials are various and sometimes large. Three => page-spanning engravings appear in addition, each one-third page in height, with the first two depicting Clement XII (with putti, after Gravelot and signed by N. Dupuis) and the second depicting a complex scene of martyrdom (signed Jac. de Savanne) &#151; these in vol. I, while vol. IV boasts an unsigned companion image showing a scene of judgment or law-giving.Origen's works are among the foundational works of Christian thought and were read by all of the church fathers. He had a profound influence on the history of ideas in the fields of theology, philology, and preaching from late antique times to the present.Vols. I, II, and III were edited by Charles de La Rue and IV by C.V. de La Rue.This => large folio edition is "ex variis editionibus, & codicibus manu exaratis, Gallicanis, Ialicis, Germanicis & Anglicis collecta, recensita, Latine versa, atque annotationibus illustrata, cum copiosis indicibus, vita auctoris, & multis dissertationibus.

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        Kort beskrifning om tobaks-plantering och skiötsel uti America.

      [=rubrik]. (Sthlm?, 1733). 4:o. (8) s. Tagen ur band. Med en liten fläck. Bra ex.. Hebbe Den svenska lantbrukslitteraturen 1017. Daterad i Stockholm den 16 april 1733. Samuel Hesselius (1692-1753) återvände till Sverige 1731 efter att ha varit kyrkoherde i svenska församlingen i Delaware åren 1723-31. Han efterträdde sin broder Andreas på denna tjänst

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        Opera Juridica Minora, Sive Libelli, Tractatus, Orationes, &

      1733. Godefroy, Jacques [1587-1652]. Trotz, Christian Hendrik [1703-1773], Editor. Opera Juridica Minora, Sive Libelli, Tractatus, Orationes, & Opuscula Rariora & Praestantiora, Quibus Continentur Selectae, non Modo in Jure, Sed & Omni Antiquitate Romana, & Graeca, Jus Antiquum Inlustrante, Materiae. Quae Simul Inservire Poterunt Thesauri Juris Supplemento. Omnia ab Innumeris Mendis Pergata; Cum Icone Auctoris, Indice Copiosissimo et Praefatione C.H. Trotz. Leiden: Apud Joh. Arnold Langerak, 1733. [vi], [xxxii], 336 columns, [2] 1418 columns, [63] pp. Handsome copperplate portrait frontispiece misbound in center of text block. Main text printed in double columns. Main title page with engraved vignette printed in red and black. Each work preceded by divisional title page. Folio (16" x 10"). Recent period-style quarter calf over cloth, endpapers renewed, untrimmed edges. Faint dampstaining to portions of text block, noticeable dampstaining to final fifty leaves, interior otherwise fresh. * First edition. With indexes. Jacob Godefroy, son of Denis, was a jurist and legal philologist who edited the Quatuor Fontes Juris Civilis, a collection of ante-Justinian texts that comprised a reconstruction of the Twelve Tables, and a great edition and commentary on the Theodosian Code (1665). The well-esteemed Opera Juridica and the Manual Juris (1645) are his other principal works. British Museum Catalogue 10:758. Graesse, Tresor de Livres Rares and Precieux II:100.

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        OPERATIONUM CHIRURGICARUM NOVUM LUMEN EXHIBENTIUM OBSTETRICANTIBUS. Editio Secunda, cui novae observationes accesserunt.

      apud Joan & Herm. Verbeek 1733 In-8 p. (mm. 204x153), 2 parti in 1 vol., lussuosa legat. in p. pelle mod. (lievi abras.), ricca decoraz. oro ai piatti e al dorso, pp. (16),320,(2); (10),67,(7); con ritratto dell?A. e 40 figg. anatomiche, in 36 tavv. inc. in rame f.t. (alc. più volte ripieg.) che illustrano il feto nelle varie posizioni al momento del parto. Nella prima parte ?qua fideliter manifestatur "Ars obstetricandi" et quidquid ad eam requiritur...? + ?Observationes novae? - Nella seconda parte (con proprio frontesp.) ?quae exhibet ulterius examen partuum difficilium, ut lapidem lydium et clypeum obstetricum..?. Cfr. Garrison and Morton,6253 (per la I ediz. del 1701):?This work gives the first accurate description of the female pelvis and its deformities, and the effect of the latter in complicating labour. Van Deventer was the greatest obstetrician of his time, the ?father of modern midwifery?? - Bibliotheca Walleriana,2423 - Wellcome,II,460 - Blake, p. 118 - Castiglioni, p. 561: ?.. degli ostetrici olandesi i più noti furono Ruysch e Henrick van Deventer (1651-1724) che fu iniziatore degli studi sul meccanismo del parto?. Qualche lieve fiorit. o uniformi arross., 6 tavv. arross. ma certamente un buon esemplare.

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        Dudaim eller Andelige blommor, [...] efter auctoris död uppå mångens åstundan och begiäran nu å nyo andra gången uplagdt och i sin tilbörlige krantz infästade. [1]-3.

      Stockholm, Benjamin Gottlieb Schneider, 1733. 4:o. [viii] + 24, 27-98; + [viii] + 232; + [viii] + 104 s. Samtida nött skinnband, ryggen med senare titelfält i skinn; skadat rygghuvud, svag och lagad främre fals, invändigt ngt solkad och nött, ett blad med flottfläck, ett par blad med marginalrevor. Utan porträttet. Ett arbetsexemplar med andra ord, vilket i detta fall är en särskild poäng!Proveniens: P. D. A. Atterbom (1790-1855), uppenbarligen därefter gåva till Johan Henrik Schröder, med noteringen "amico suo tessera amicitiae", till vilket Schröder fogat sin egen namnteckning. Senare hos Carl Sjögren (förvärvsanteckning från bokauktion i Uppsala 1856); exlibris från pansarbåtsauktionen 1912 (nr. 699, skänkt av fru M. Fahlberg å Thorsätra, Kungsängen), där den köptes av Christian Lovén, som även försåg den med sitt exlibris. Därtill en med boken samtida namnteckning, Sven Stillman.. Andra, utökade upplagan av Runius' Dudaim. Sista delen avslutas med en innehållsförteckning till hela verket. Atterbom avhandlar Runius och hans "rimskrifter", Dudaim, i Svenska siare och skalder, 2, 1843, särskilt s. 184-201. Några tvillingsjälar var de dock inte, Atterbom saknade enligt Kulling sinne för det 'grovkorniga karolinska skämtlynnet' och kände större sympati för blida lyriker såsom Columbus och Frese. (Jacob Kulling, Atterboms "Svenska siare och skalder" (1931), s. 216-17.Schröder och Atterbom kunde inte undgå att bli bekanta i Uppsala; 1839 utgav de tillsammans med Palmblad tidskriften Mimer och 1849 hörde Schröder till det fåtal vänner i akademiska konsistoriet som röstade för att Atterbom skulle beviljas tjänstledighet från sin proffessur, bl.a. för att avsluta Svenska siare och skalder

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        Synopsis Historiæ Universalis.

      Methodo erotematica EXPOSITA. Editio Secunda. Havniæ 1733. Typis Regiæ Majest. & Universit. Typogr. JOH. GEORGII HöFFNERI. 208 sider. Eksemplar på skrivepapir indbundet i moderne halvlæder i gammel stil. Bindet signeret Anker Kyster.. Meget sjælden. Udkom samme år som originaludgaven, der kun kendes i 3 ekspl. Ifølge Skougaard kendes der kun 1 eksemplar af denne udgave i normaltrykket, der befinder sig i Sorø Akademis bibliotek. Overnævnte eksemplar er varianttrykket. Se. Ehrencron- Müller 222/223. Skougaard 1/81

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        Splanchnologia sive anatomia viscerum. Das ist: Gründliche Abhandlung von allen Eingeweiden die in denen dreyen Cavitäten des menschlichen Cörpers enthalten; ... Samt beigefühgter Dissertation vom Ursprunge der Chirurgie und Medicin; von der Vereinigung und endlichen Zertheilung dieser beyden Wissenschaften aus dem Französischen ins Teutsche übersetzt von Johann Alexander Mischel.

      8°. 8 n.n., 444 S., 10 n.n. Bl. Mit 20 gestochenen Kupfertafeln. Lederband der Zeit mit sehr schöner floraler Rückenvergoldung und goldgeprägtem Rückenschild. Hirsch II, 496. - Blake 166. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe der Spezialabhandlung der Lehre der Eingeweide. Garengeot (1688-1759) war einer der berühmtesten französischen Chirurgen seiner Zeit. - Papier durchgehend gebräunt. Kleine Wurmspur im Rücken. - Dekoratives Exemplar.

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        The Argument of the Lord Keeper Sommers, On His Giving Judgment

      1733. Somers, John, Baron [1651-1716]. The Argument of the Lord Keeper Sommers, On His Giving Judgment in the Bankers Case: Deliver'd in the Exchequer-Chamber, June 23, 1696. [London]: Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling, 1733. [ii], 128 pp. Quarto (8" x 7"). Stab-stitched pamphlet bound into recent marbled boards, printed paper title label to spine. Soiling to title page and verso of final leaf, light foxing to a few leaves. Early shelf label to head of title page, annotations to two leaves, interior otherwise clean. * Only edition and the only complete account. This case was an unfortunate moment in Somers's otherwise brilliant career. (He was an important Whig jurist, Lord Chancellor during the reigns of William & and Mary and Queen Anne and framer of the English Bill of Rights). "In the most important case which came before him in the exchequer chamber, that of the bankers who had recovered judgment in the court of exchequer for arrears of interest due to them as assignees of certain perpetual annuities charged by Charles II upon the hereditary excise as security for advances, he expended some hundreds of pounds and an immense amount of thought and research, with no better result than to defeat an intrinsically just claim, on the technical ground that it was not cognisable in the court of exchequer, but only by petition of right. No judgment so elaborate had ever been delivered in Westminster Hall as that by which, in November 1696, he reversed the decision of the court of exchequer.": (DNB). This decision was reversed by the House of Lords three years later. Despite Somers's importance, few accounts of his legal work exist today; it is known mostly through summaries. OCLC locates 7 copies in North American law libraries. Dictionary of National Biography XVIII:632. English Short-Title Catalogue T79392.

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        The Horse-Hoing Husbandry: or, an Essay on the Principles of Tillage and Vegetation. Wherein is shewn a method of introducing a sort of vineyard-culture into the corn-fields, in order to increase their product, and diminish the common expence; by the use of instruments described in cuts. [Bound with:] A Supplement to the Essay on Horse-Hoing Husbandry...

      London: Printed for the Author, 1733-40.. Second edition, 4to, 2 parts in one, [2], x, 200, [2 index]; [3], 206-274, [4 index]pp., lacking initial imprimatur leaf, D1 (contents) bound after title instead of preface, 7 engraved plates (of which 6 are folding), some minimal worming to margins of several leaves, cont. calf, a little rubbed, rebacked, corners repaired.A much enlarged version of the first edition of 1731, and the first to contain plates of Tull&apos;s revolutionary farming implements. Fussell, p.4; PMM 188; Goldsmiths&apos;-Kress, no. 7065.

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        Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera

      London: John Pine [Iohannes Pine], 1733-37. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Yes. Two volumes. Contemporary full crimson leather, intricately tooled in a &#39;cottage&#39; design on all boards. Sometime rebacked in matching leather. The reback is itself a work of art: The spines are in 6 compartments, separated by raised bands tooled in gilt. The second compartments contain the title bordered in simple gilt lines; the third contain the volume numbers surrounded by intricate gilt corners; and the remaining compartments are filled with gilt tooling in repeating designs and echoing the 18th century board designs. Original marbled endpapers. Gilt rolls along edges and inner dentelles. The text is entirely engraved and complemented by engraved initials, head and tail pieces, text illustrations and full page frontispieces. First issue, with the misprint on p. 108 of Vol. II. Light wear to boards. A fine and handsome copy of a fine and handsome edition. ESYC T46226.

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        Dudaim eller andelige blommor, i tiden med en särdeles flijt och moget wahl sammanhämptade, och efter auctoris död uppå mångens åstundan och begiäran nu å nyo andra gången uplagde och i sin tilbörlige krantz infästade.

      (I)-III. Sthlm, B. G. Schneider, 1733. 4:o. Grav. porträtt,(8),24,27-98 + (8),220,(12) + (8),95,(7,2 blanka) s. Titelbladet till första delen tryckt i rött och svart. Med tryckta musiknoter i texten. Ngt nött enkelt samtida hfrbd med upphöjda bind och titeln i guld på infärgat ngt flagnat svart fält. Stänkta snitt. Tredje delens andra ark är tryckt på ett annorlunda papper som är lätt bruntonat. Enstaka småfläckar, se t.ex. s. 37 i första delen och s. 49 samt 191-94 i den andra. Tredje delen med reva i s. 31, lagad i äldre tid med viss textförlust. I övrigt ett mycket trevligt och stort ex. med någon enstaka råkant. Från det Grillska biblioteket på Österby och ur Olof Lagercrantz boksamling.. De två första delarna utkom första gången 1714-15. Utgiven av Peter Frisch medan tredje delen är utgiven av Olof Lindsten. Med hyllningsverser av Frese, Lindsten, Lohman m.fl. Köpmannen Claes Grills (1705-67) bibliotek kom att ärvas till Österbybruk och såldes tillsammans med senare tillkomna böcker på auktion 1885 av P. A. Tamms arvingar. Detta ex. fanns med i Björck & Börjessons klassiska katalog 333 som nummer 3742

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        The English malady:or, a treatise of nervous diseases of all kinds, as spleen, vapours, lowness of spirits, hypochondriacal, and hysterical distempers, &c

      G. StrahanThree parts, separate titles for each part. 8vo. [vi], xxxii, [ii], 370 pp., plus 6 pages publisher's advertisements. Woodcut head- and tailpieces. Modern calf, new endpapers; some minor browning, still a handsome copy. First edition of this celebrated book in which Cheyne discusses, among other subjects, the tendency towards suicide and the causes and cures of corpulence. His account of psychopathological disorders was probably the most read and widely influential English language psychiatric book published in the eighteenth century. In addition, Cheyne (1671-1743) treats the nature, cause, and cure of nervous distempers, detailing a variety of cases. G&M, 4840.

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        Opera. 2 vols.

      London, John Pine, 1733-37. Royal 8vo. Bound in 2 cont. uniform red full morocco. 5 raised bands on backs, backs richly gilt, boards richly gilt, inner gilt borders on boards, all edges of boards gilt, all edges gilt. Vol. 1 neatly rebacked, vol. 2 w. a bit worn hinges. Corners bumped. Internally mint condition. Front- and end-papers in silk, printed on fine, thick paper, broad margins. Copper-engr. throughout, plates and vignettes as well as text.. First editon, first issue ("post est Caesar" in sted of "potest Caesar" on medal p. 108, vol II) with the first impressions. This beautiful work, said to be the finest illustrated English book of the 18th century, became a main inspiration for the art of bookillustration. "This edition is much esteemed by the curious. The text is ENGRAVED as well as the numerous and beautiful vignettes which accompany it: of these vignettes, the copies which contain the FIRST IMPRESSIONS are valuable and much sought after." (Dibdin II: 108).Inserted a HANDWRITTEN AND SIGNED NOTE BY PINE, dated "November 5 - 1743." The note is a receipt, stating that Pine received one pound sixteen shilling for a set of Horace

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      In 8vo; pp.32 n.nn.,XXXII,436. Ritratto dell'autore in antiporta. Vignetta al frontespizio, testate, capilettera e finaletti. Insegna del Volpi a piena pagina ed in fine con la data 1732. Pergamena coeva, titolo calligrafato al dorso. Brunet I,1628:" Bonne édition, peu commune"; Federici, pag.146. 5 immagini allegate.

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        An Essay on Hunting

      Oxford Arms in Warwick-Lane, London: J Roberts, 1733 EXTRA illustrated. Bound in full brown leather, rabbit hunting scene by horse in gilt within gilt box to front cover, rear cover has gilt image of fox head and laurels. Spine has been relaid at some stage, but keeping the original which has raised bands, lots of gilt tooling, hunting scenes, title in gilt. Internally, gilt tooling to turn ins, marbled endpapers, front and rear blanks have some light foxing to edges, decorative B&W frontis, text block head in gilt, title page in red and black ink within double black ink lines, followed by 92 pages of text with 12 coloured plates and 36 B&W plates, all with tissue guards, by Howill (mainly), Woodward and Cruickshank, Rowlandson, Tomson, McKenzie, Gilpin, Marshall, Cooper etc. Many of Howitt&#39;s plates are dated 1798 or 99 and some state that they were also republished by Edward Orme in 1812 (his sporting book?). There is a wonderful double page pen and ink plate by Rowlandson. The coloured plates are mostly, 1801 or 2. Articles and plates on Horses, Foxhunting, Hare running, Shewing a Horse, Hare Hunting, Otter hunting, The Badger and more. Fascinating. Copac states copies at V&A and the National trust. It was originally published in 1733 and there were supposedly copies of it reproduced in 1803 and possibly later. It also states that it came with 1 plate, so the remainder were tipped in at a later stage?. All a bit of a mystery but a wonderful book, and possibly a little uncommon! (Halkett & Laing state author was Thomas Gosden) (pencil note to fep states author was not Gosden but by Rev Mr Squire Am, Chancellor of Wells?) (ESTC N31090

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        Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera

      London: Iohannes Pine (John Pine). 1733 & 1737. First Edition. Hardcover. Contemporary full calf rebacked with five raised bands on spine with gilt decoration and contrasting spine label bearing gilt titles, boards with elaborate gilt border and inside gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers with bookplate to front pastedowns, leaf H1 in vol 2 with neatly repaired closed tear, engraved frontis to each vol and numerous engraved initials and illustrations throughout. The work was printed entirely from engraved plates and this is the 1st issue without the correction to the engraving on p.108 of volume 2 and has been bound without the &#39;List of Antiques&#39; in volume 1. , John Pine (1690-1756) was an English engraver, designer and cartographer. Biographical sketches often refer to Pine as being black or of African ancestry but the veracity of these claims is uncertain and a portrait of Pine by his good friend William Hogarth does nothing to settle the matter. What is known of Pine is that he was a member of the Freemasons and that this and his work for them, he produced the annual engraved list of member Lodges, undoubtedly helped his career as an artist. Pine is rightly considered the finest English engraver of the 18th century and the work offered here is in many ways his masterpiece. However his legacy is greater than simply the work he produced; together with Hogarth he was instrumental in the creation of law to protect artists&#39; copyrights and was among those who began the process of establishing the Royal Academy of Arts, a project not completed until after his death. , 8vo 8" - 9" tall, [32] 264 [2] & [24] 191 [15] pp .

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        Schwäbische Chronick, Worinnen zu finden ist, was sich von Erschaffung der Welt an biß auf das Jahr 1596. in Schwaben ... zugetragen ... Aus dem Lateinischen erstmals übersetzt, und mit einer Continuation vom Jahr 1596. biß 1733. Auch einem Vollständigen Register versehen. Nebst einer Vorrede, dem Leben des Autoris und einer Alphabetischen Nachricht von mehr denn tausenden gedruckt- und ungedruckten Schrifften, so Schwaben gantz oder zum Theil betreffen ... von Johann Jacob Moser

      Frankfurt, Metzler 1733. 35 cm. 2 Bände; (16), 959 (irrig 963), (1 weiß); (2), 738, 95, (87, letzte weiß) Seiten Etwas spätere Halbleder-Bände mit Rückenvergoldung - NDB III, 433 - Brunet VI, 26586 - Graesse II, 305 - Wegele 394 - Erste deutsche Ausgabe seiner "Annales Suevici", bis 1733 fortgeführt von Johann Jakob Moser. Diese äußerst umfangreiche Chronik, sein Hauptwerk, ist eine Hauptquelle für die schwäbische Geschichte. "... eine Unsumme von Material zusammengetragen; dadurch ist das Werk, so unverarbeitet es sein mag, noch heute willkommen" (NDB). Etwas berieben, Rücken restauriert, stellenweise leicht stockfleckig -

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