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        Tractatus quatuor anatomici de aure humana... Angebunden: Tractatus quintus ... (et) sextus .. de aure monstri humani...

      Halle, Orphanotrohei, 1734-35, 4, (12), 84 pp., (6), (1), 64, (6) pp., 6 gefalt. Kupfertafeln von König nach Zeichnungen seines Schüler's Petsche, Pappband d.Zt. wenige Seiten etwas fleckig, schönes Expl. Erste Auflage! "In Deutschland hat sich die Ohrenheilkunde ebenso wie andere Sonderzweige der Medizin erst um die Mitte des vorigen Jahrhunderts eine eigene Stellung als Spezialfach erworben. Die wissenschaftliche Grundlage haben ihr eine Reihe von Älteren Anatomen und Klinikern gegeben, die dem Gehörorgan besondere Aufmerksamkeit schenkten und sich mit otiatrischen Studien beschäftigten. Hervorragende Physiker förderten die Lehre von der Akustik und gaben uns damit die Mittel in die Hand, die Diagnostik der Hörstörungen auszuarbeiten. Nach beiden Richtungen hin, im praktischen wie im theoretischen Sinne, muss Berliner Gelehrten ein wesentlichen Anteil an der vorbereitenden Ohrenheilkunde zuerkannt werden." "So hat schon der Anatom Cassebohn, der im Jahre 1743 in Berlin starb, wichtige Arbeiten über die Bildung des äusseren Gehörorganes geschrieben und sogar eine Zergliederungstechnik des Felsenbeines angegeben." A.Passow, Die Ohrenheilkunde in BerlinDiese 6 Traktate sind ein Hauptwerk der Otologie. Die von dem Studenten Petsche gezeichneten Tafeln gehören zu den besten seiner Zeit. Johann Friedrich Cassebohm (1699-1743) was one of several eigtheenth century German anatomists who, inspired by the achievements of their Italian counterparts (Valsalva, Cotugno, Casserio et al.), made significant contributions to the study of the anatomy of the ear. His six treatises on the ear, representing the complete results of his researches, contained much new and revised information on the organ of hearing, particularly regarding the middle ear. The first five treatises deal with the temporal bone, outer ear, tympanic cavity, contents of the tympanic cavity, and the labyrinth the sixth describes a monstrous "double ear" taken from a malformed six-month-fetus. Cassebohn's discussion of the temporal bone contained the first precise and detailed account of its structures, and he anticipated Cotugno in his knowledge of the two recesses in the labyrinth's vestibular sacs. He also gave an excellent account of the changes that the ear undergoes in the fetus, the infant and the aged. Cassebohm's studies of the embryonic ear far surpassed his predecessors, including Valsalva and Morgagni, and were themselves not surpassed until the work of Huschke and von Baer. Rare - both the Bibl. Walleriania and Heirs of Hippocrates list only the first four tracts. Garrison & Morton No. 469.1 + 1547 Politzer, Gesch. Ohrenheilk. I, pp.297-301 Seilers Coll. 12 Norman Col. No.409

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        De motu animalium.

      Editio nova Neapolitana. - Neapel, Mosca für B.Gessari, 1734, 8 Bl., 186 pp., 2 Bl., pp.187-494, 1 Bl., 19 KpfrTaf., Halbpergamenteinband der Zeit sehr gutes, etwas altersfleckiges Exemplar. Wertvolle und umfangreiche Ausgabe mit den zusätzlich enthalten wichtigen Dissertationen "De Motu Musculorum" und "De Effervescentia, et Fermentatione" des Basler Arztes u. Mathematikers Johann Bernouli (1667-1784), die in früheren Editionen nicht enthalten sind. Das Werk Giovanni Alfonso Borelli (1667-1679) bildet einen Meilenstein in der Einführung physikalischer Experimente zur mechanischen Interpretation der Lebensvorgänge. Borelli war der führende Vertreter der Iatrophysik. Im "De motu animalium" schildert er seine bahnbrechenden Theorien zur Körperbewegung der Tiere und des Menschen. Besondere Beachtung findet der Kontraktionsvorgang der Muskeln sowie dessen Kraft und Hebelwirkung nebst Einwirkung auf das Skelett. Die animalischen Bewegungsformen wie das Gehen, Fliegen, Schwimmen, etc. werden unter Anwendung der geometrischen Mechanik eingehend untersucht. "Die Iatromechaniker bemühten sich erstmals, die Gallenabsonderung rechnend zu erfassen und die Exkretionsleistung der Leber-Gallen-Maschine quantitativ darzustellen." Mani II, S.137f. Borelli, Schüler von Galileo und Lehrer von Malphigi, war auch in Rom auch Leibarzt der schwedischen Königin Maria Christina, der er das vorliegende Werk widmete. Corrected and enlarged edition of this famed treatise in which the principles of mechanics were first applied to the muscular system of animals. The complex kinetics of standing, running, and walking were investigated. Borelli realized that the bones were levers, and that the muscular tissue was the moving power. cf. Garrison & Morton 762 (1st.Ed. 1680) Horblit 13 (1st.Ed.) Herald of Science 190 (1st.Ed.) Wellcome I, 204 Hirsch-H I, 637 DSB 2, 306 Poggendorf I, 240.

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        De lustplaats Groot Heerema by Franeker in vaarzen beschreeven, nevens eenige mengel poezy. Amsterdam, Tielenburg, 1734.

      Gebonden in geheel perkamenten band uit de tijd, (34)+198+(1) pag. Geillustreerd met titelprent ('D. Willinks mengelpoezy') door J.C. Philips, gegraveerde opdracht aan mr. N.C. Hasselaar (door H. Post, 1734), 3 gegraveerde tussentitels (door J.C. Philips, 1734) en (toegevoegd) een portret van D. Willink (door F. Ottens naar G. Lubienietzki). Opdracht door B. de Bosch die de bundel na overlijden van Willink redigeerde. Drempelverzen van H. Post, G. Klinkhamer, A. de Haen, L. Pater, G. Blaaupot, D.C. Lutkeman, D. v. Beek, A. Bogaert. Het lofdicht op Groot Heerema is opgedragen aan zijn eigenaar Livius Dirk van Andringa.

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        Hedendaagsche historie of Tegenwoordige Staat van alle volkeren, deel VI. Amsterdam, Tirion, 1734.

      (14)+316+(4)+326+(14) pag., geheel perkament. Goed exemplaar. Behandelt: Europees Turkije, Griekenland, Polen en Lithouwen. Geillustreerd met titelprent, kaart van Europa, kaart van Europisch Turkyen, kaart van Polen, plattegrond van Dantzig en 6 gravures.

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        AN EPISTLE FROM MR. POPE, TO DR. ARBUTHNOT.

      Printed by J. Wright for Lawton Gilliver at Homer's Head in Fleetstreet, London 1734 - [iv], 20 pages of text. Page 20 mis-numbered as 30. Circa 1950 hardcover binding of ordinary paper-covered boards with minimal shelfwear and soiling. Title page with minor ink staining along top edge, not affecting text. A few tiny stains and smudges to text. Final page of text slightly to moderately soiled, not affecting text. First edition, first printing. Rothschild 1623. Page height 12+7/8 inches. The poet's apologia, his blasting conclusion to the warfare upon his enemies, the Dunces.In publishing the Epistle, he sought no cloak on anonymity. Previously he had done so, partly through fear of consequences and partly, it would appear, because of a feeling that the inferior social status of his adversaries would derogate from his own dignity if he placed his own name to his attacks. But when Lord Hervey and Lady Mary Wortley Montagu joined the ranks of his enemies, he could afford to accept battle with them openly." --Griffith 352. Alexander Pope (1688-1744). Size: Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Redenerend vertoog over 't notaris ampt, behelzende eene duidelyke en nette verklaring van deszelfs gronden omtrent veelerleye gevallen in de practyk, alles volgens placaten en costumen dezer landen. 2 delen, 2e druk, Amsterdam, Ratelband, 1736.

      "Geonden in 2 geheel leren banden, (28)+606+(89); (4)+476+(86) pag. C2225"."Pitlo pag. 127-136; Dekkers pag. 105. Lybreghts was notaris in , 216, . De eerste druk verscheen in 1734. Beide edities zijn zeldzaam."

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        La parfaite connoissance des chevaux, leur anatomie, leurs bonnes & mauvaises qualitez, leurs maladies & les remedes qui y conviennent ... pratiquée, continuée & donnée au public par son fils Gaspar de Saunier.

      Den Haag, Adrien Moetjens 1734, Folio, (10), 256, (8 Index) pp., 1 Portrait Frontisp., 1 grossen Wappenvignette, 1 Titelvignette und 61 Kupfertafeln, Kalbsledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung. Erste und einzige Ausgabe des vollständigen und "seltenen, reich illustrierten Perdebuches". Es ist die einzige zu Lebzeiten Gaspard de Sauniers (1663-1748) von ihm erschienene Veröffentlichung. Sein Vater Jean Saunier war bereits Veterinär der Königlichen Stallungen. Als Achtzehnjähriger wurde Gaspard von Bournonville und Duplessis in der korrekten Pferdehaltung unterrichtet und 1688 erhielt er die Stellung eines Stallmeisters bei Duc Henri Jules de Bourbon-Condé. Für seine Verdienste wurde er zwei Jahre später zum Verwalter der Königlichen Pferdezuchtfarm in Saint-Léger by Montfort-l'Amaury ernannt. Einige Jahre später nahm er als Stallmeister des Comte de Montchevreuil auch Teil an militärischen Auseinandersetzungen. Nach dem Friedensvertrag von Ryswick 1697 trat er in die Dienste des Marquis de Courtanvaux, bevor er, wie zuvor schon sein Vater, zum Mitglied der Königlichen Stallungen ernannt wurde. 1706 tötete Gaspard in einem Duell seinen Kontrahenten und flüchtete darauf nach Köln, ab 1710 lebte er in Holland, wo er in Leiden die Pferdeakademie aufbaute, die schliesslich von seinem Schüler Godefroy Boyer übernommen und weitergeführt wurde. "Hier bleibt er 22 Jahre und veröffentlicht im Jahre 1734, im Alter von siebzig Jahren, das bereits zusammen mit seinem Vater verfasste Werk "La parfaite connoissance des chevaux, leur anatomie, leurs bonnes & mauvaises qualitez, leurs maladies & les remedes qui y conviennent"."Bereits im Vorwort erklärt De Saunier, dass wohl niemand mehr Erfahrung auf dem Gebiet der Pferdeheilkunst gesammelt hätte, als er: "Was für eine Fülle an Erfahrungen habe ich also dort mit so vielen Pferden gemacht, die tausende verschiedenster Unfälle erlitten hatten" und "brüstet er sich, er könne das berühmte "PROBATUM" unter jedes seiner Rezepte setzen, denn er würde nur die Arzneien verschreiben, welche er auch tatsächlich mit Erfolg eingesetzt habe. Des Weiteren schreibt er nicht für Schöngeister sondern für Leute wie sich selbst, die "aufgezogen in Ställen, Gestüten, es sich zur Berufung gemacht haben immer mitten unter Pferden zu sein". Strukturell geht De Saunier nach dem Schema a capite ad calcem vor. Demnach handelt er mit den Erkrankungen der Maulhöhle und der Augen den Kopf als erstes ab. Dann folgen die Behandlungen der Druse, des Rotz, des Hautrotz und auch der Räude ... folgen weitere Hauterkrankungen, danach fährt er fort mit verschiedenen Behandlungsmethoden für die Hufrehe. Bei De Saunier gibt es bezüglich Ätiologie, Symptomatik und Prognose wenig Konkretes. Er nennt meist nur den Namen der Erkrankung und verschiedene Therapievorschläge. Damit folgt er streng der Tradition der Stallmeisterzeit. Es folgen unter anderem Arzneien gegen Kolik, Fieber, verschiedene emetische Zubereitungen und andere diätetische Getränke - darunter auch Diurese-fördernde und besonders nahrhafte. Dann kehrt der Text De Sauniers wieder zu den Erkrankungen zurück und fährt fort mit Abschnitten über Dämpfigkeit, Husten, Würmern, Erkrankungen der Genitalien und verschiedenen Mitteln, die man bei dem Biss eines tollwütigen Tieres verabreichen soll. Nur der Vollständigkeit halber sei hier noch erwähnt, dass De Saunier auch Vorschläge für kleine Operationen, Aderlässe, Verbände und ähnliches macht. Auch chirurgische Maßnahmen und der Hufbeschlag werden ebenfalls abgehandelt. Auf den letzten Seiten findet sich ein alphabetisch sortiertes Glossar mit Seitenangaben. Die Abhandlung der Krankheiten geht bis zu Seite 168, im Anschluss erfolgt ein Aufsatz über Gestütskunde und darüber worauf man achten muss, wenn man Pferde im Ausland einkauft. -cf. H.R.W. Kühn Das Titelportrait, die Vignette, das Wappenkupfer und die 61 numerierten Kupfertafeln wurden gestochen von Creite, M. la Cave und L. van Bleyswyck. Die anatomischen Tafeln werden dem versierten Leser sehr vertraut vorkommen, hat De Saunier "augenscheinlich von Runi übernommen" denen zum Teil nachgesagt wird, sie stammten von Leonardo da Vinci oder auch von Tizian. cf. E. LeclaincheMennessier de La Lance II, 489 Huth, 31 Brunet V, 149 Nissen 3592 Eales I, 1375 Cohen/de Ricci 940 Lewin 497f. De La Lance II, 490 Thomas Ritter, The Art of Riding. Classical Quotes Edition Nr. 30 (Online Version). Bibliotheca Hippologica I.H. Anderhub (Faber 84), 297 Lewin 497f Henning René Wilhelm Kühn: Die Sammlung hippiatrischer Rezepte des capitaine MORNAY (1771) - Transkription, Übersetzung und Vergleich mit französischen Schriften des 18. Jahrhunderts. Diss. München 2010

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        The Natural, Experimental, and Medicinal History of the Mineral Waters of Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, and Yorkshire, particularly those of Scarborough. ... their Uses shewn and explained,...

      London: Printed for the Author, 1734. London:: Printed for the Author, 1734., 1734. 4to. [xxiv], xxii, 359 [i.e. 361], [3] pp. [Note: A leaf signed "[Uu]" and numbered "[315]" and "[316]" precedes the normal p. 315]. Half-title, subscriber’s list. 5 engraved plates (including 4 folding [plates: pp. 23, 75, 112, 196, 236 (repaired)]), table of waters, errata; some edge browning. Twentieth century half calf, marbled boards, raised bands, green leather gilt-stamped spine label, recent endleaves; rubbed. Very good copy. First edition . Mineral waters were discovered at Scarborough in 1626. This is one of three texts published in the 1730s that described the virtues of the mineral waters at Scarborough. These included accounts by John Atkins, Peter Shaw and Thomas Short. Short differentiated from the others in that in addition to recommending the mineral waters for a curing â€

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        Horlogerie. - [Uhrmacherhandwerk: 64 Kupferstiche aus der Encyclopédie].

      Der Abschnitt zum Uhrmacherhandwerk mit sämtlichen dazugehörigen 64 Kupferstichen von Robert Benard (geb. 1734) und den 25 Erläuterungsseiten in französischer Sprache stammt aus Band 3 der insgesamt elf Tafelbände zu Diderots "Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers", die zwischen 1751 und 1776 publiziert wurde. Die Tafelbände mit insgesamt 2885 Kupferstichen und 2575 Erläuterungen erschienen zwischen 1762 und 1772 unter dem Titel "Recueil de Planches, sur les sciences, les Arts liberaux, et les Arts Méchaniques, avec leur explication". Sie zeigen in erster Linie handwerkliche Techniken, dabei war es Diderots persönliches Anliegen, das Handwerk als eigene Kunst darzustellen. - Die Tafeln in komplexer Nummerierung zeigen: Tafeln I f: "Reveil à Poids" (verschiedene Ansichten, Details und Schnitt eines Weckers) Tafeln II und 4 f: "Horloge Horizontalle"(verschiedene Ansichten und Details einer Horizontaluhr Tafel III: "Pendule à Ressort" (Pendeluhr mit Triebfeder mit Details) Tafel IV: " Pendule à Secondes" (Pendeluhr mit Sekundenangabe) Tafel V: "Différens Echappemens" (verschiedene Arten der Hemmung) Tafel VI: "Pendule à Quarts et Répétition ordinaire" (Räderwerk mit Details) Tafel VII: "Dévelopement de la Répétition ordinaire" (Repetieruhr mit Details) Tafel VIII: "Thermometre et Cadrature d?une Pendule d?Equation de Julien le Roy", Tafel IX und 9 f: "Cadrature de la Pendule d?Equation de Julien le Roy" u.a. (Mechanismus und Ausgleichsuhren von Le Roy, Dauthiau, Berthoud, Rivaz, Amirauld, Le Bon etc.) Tafel X und 6 f: "Montre ordinaire et ses Dévelopmens" u.a. (Bestandteile, Details von verschiedenen Taschenuhren, verschiedene Darstellungen von Repetieruhren, Ausgleichsuhren, Weckern etc.) Tafel XI: "Différentes Répetitions" (Repetieruhren) Tafel XII: "Suspensions et différens Outils" (Werkzeug des Uhrmachers und Aufhängungen) Tafel XIII- XVII: "Tour d?Horloger et différens Outils" (Werkzeug des Uhrmachers) Tafel XVIII und 2 f: "Machines pour remonter les Ressorts de Montres [...] en Cage" u.a. (verschiedene Gerätschaften und Apparaturen für die Montage der Uhren) Tafel XIX: "Démonstrations des Engrenages (Verschiedene Verzahnungen) Tafeln XX-XXIII: "Vue perspective de la Machine de Sulli pour fendre les Roues" u.a. (verschiedene Ansichten und Details der Maschine von Sulli) Tafeln XXIV-XXVI: "Vue perspective de la machine de Sr. Hulot pour fendre les Roues de Montres et de Pendules" u.a. (verschiedene Ansichten und Details der Maschine vonn Hulot) Tafeln XXVII-XXVIII: "Vue perspective d?un Carillon" u.a. (perspektivische Darstellung und Teile des Räderwerks eines Glockenspiels) Tafel XXIX: "Pyrometre pour mesurer l?alongement du Pendule" (Pyrometer zum Messen der Ausdehnung von Pendeln) Tafeln I-V: "Machine pour arrondidr les Dentures" (verschiedene Darstellungen und Details einer Maschine zum Abrunden der Zahnräder) Tafeln IA-VA: (verschiedene Darstellungen eines Instruments zur Überprüfung der Reibung von Zapfen) Tafeln IB-IIIB: "Machine pour Egalir ls Roues de Rencontre" (verschiedene Darstellungen einer Maschine zum Bearbeiten von Zahnrädern). - Sämtliche Blätter sind stark angerändert, randfleckig und gebräunt. Fast alle Blätter haben minimale Flecken innerhalb der Abbildungen, die die fein gestochenen Darstellungen kaum stören. Insgesamt schöne Exemplare.[Aufklärung, Enzyklopädie, Naturwissenschaften, Handwerk, Technik, Mechanische Künste, Freie Künste, Ephraim Chambers, Jean-Baptiste De Gua de Malve, Jean Jacques Rousseau, Prospectus, Cyclopaedia or Universal Dictionary of Art and Sciences, Horloger, Uhrenfabrik, Uhrenindustrie, Uhrenmanufaktur, Uhrmacherei, Uhrmacher, Uhrenhandel, Chronometrie, Chronometer, Zeitmesstechnik, Zeitmessgeräte, Feinmechanik, Uhrwerk, Ausgleichsuhr, Repetieruhr, Wecker, Taschenuhr, Pendeluhr, Uhrgehäuse, Glockenspiel, Uhrenrestaurator, Cadranograph, Mikromechaniker, Mikrozeichner, Jean Jodin, Jean-Baptiste Baillon de Fontenay, Julien Le Roy, Jean Romilly, Henry Sully]

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        "Le guide ou nouvelle description d' Amsterdam; enseignant aux voyageurs et aux negoçians son origine, ses agrandissemens & son etat actuel; sa splendeur, son commerce, & la description de ses edifices, rues, ports, canaux, ponts, ecluses, etc . [...]. Avec une description de sa belle maison de ville ... nouvelle edition ... Amsterdam: Covens & Mortier, 1753.".

      Ing., 359 + [8] p., ill. Lit: Nijhoff / Van Hattum 120, vgl. 321."Gids voor Amsterdam met vele bijzonderheden over gebouwen etc. en met 29 ongesigneerde, meest uitslaande gravures van: gezicht op de stad vanaf het IJ, de Oude Kerk, de Nieuwe Kerk, de Olofskapel, de Nieuwezijds kapel, de Zuiderkerk, de Westerkerk, de Lutherse kerk aan het Spui, de nieuwe Lutherse kerk, de Portugees-joodse synagoge, binnenplaats Burgerweeshuis, het Diaconieweeshuis, vier stadspoorten op één blad, de Waag op de Dam, binnenplaats Beurs, het Admiraliteitshof of Prinsenhof, het arsenaal van de admiraliteit op Kattenburg, het Oost-Indisch arsenaal op Oostenburg, loskranen in de haven, 8 platen met ieder 6 of 2 vlaggen, de brug over de Amstel en de lijnbanen van de V.O.C. (op één plaat) en het stadhuis op de Dam. Het betreft hier een titeluitgave van ‘Le guide, ou nouvelle description...' uit 1734, met een kleine variatie in de prenten. Deze ‘guide' uit 1734 was een vertaling van de 2e druk van de ‘Wegwyzer door Amsterdam ...' uit 1726. Nijhoff spreekt over 4 vlaggenkaarten. Ons exemplaar heeft er 8 (genummerd 1 t/m 8)."

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        Het stamboek op de papiere snykunst van mejuffrouw Joanna Koerten, huisvrouw van den heere Adriaan Blok. bestaande in Latynsche en Nederduitsche gedichten der voornaamste dichters. Amsterdam, de Compagnie, 1735.

      8°: * 4 O 8 P 4, gepag.: [8] 231 [1] pp. Titelpagina in zwart en rood gedrukt met een vignet door Jan Punt (1734) en een portretgravure van Koerten, eveneens door Punt en gedateerd 1734. Perkament, gesleten op de kanten. Lit.: NNBW X, 478 Scheepers II, 854.

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        Historia Episcopatus Wormatiensis, Pontificium Romanorum Bullis, Regum, Imperatorum Diplomatibus, Episcoporum Ac Principum Chartis, Aliisque Pluribus Documentis Authenticis Asserta Ac Illustrata. Auctore Joanne Friderico Schannat. 1. u. 2. Band (in 1 Bd.). 6 gestoch. Tafeln, 2 Titelkupfer, 2 figürl. Initialen und 2 Vignetten.

      Frft / M Varrentrapp 1734 - Folio. 6 Bll., 452 S., 4 Bll., 8 Bll., 448 S. Pergamentband d. Zt. mit 7 durchgezog. Bünden. Sprache: Deutsch 1.100 gr. Pergamentband d. Zt. mit 7 durchgezog. Bünden.

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        True Copies of: I. The Agreement between Lord Baltimore and Messieurs Penn, dated 10 May 1732. II. The Commissions . . . to mark out the Lines between Maryland, and Pensilvania and the Three Lower Counties on Delaware. III. The Return or Report of the Commissioners on both Sides, made 24 Nov. 1733

      1734-35, London, 1734 - Agreement & Map "Settling" the Pennsylvania-Maryland Boundary Dispute Folio. (440 by 260mm). 8-pages (old folds, one or two short marginal tears, browned). Separate woodcut map: "Pensilvania, Maryland.the Three Lower Countys," with a ruled border, by John Senex, London, 1732-33 (360 by 240mm to the neatline, full margins with minor restoration), first state. Mottled blind-panelled calf, gilt (endpapers renewed). First state of the rare map, with the scale of miles imperfectly erased from the plate, and still visible – the earliest printing of this map after the proof. Fewer than ten copies of this first printed edition of the agreement are known with the map, preceded by six manuscript copies written on vellum, executed after the "Articles" were agreed in London on May 10th, 1732, of which only three copies are known. The key agreement – including the controversial map – that ultimately ended the Penn-Calvert family dispute, and set the groundwork for the Mason and Dixon Line Survey of 1763-67. The map was created by Londoner John Senex to accompany manuscript copies of the May 10, 1732 Articles of Agreement, the landmark settlement to the then 50-year old dispute over several boundaries between Pennsylvania and Maryland. To support the Penn claim, the family had "True Copies" – composed of the 1732 Articles along with a report of 1733 – printed and distributed along with the map. Soon after the agreement, however, Lord Baltimore learned that Senex's map was based on the inaccurate "Novi Belgii" map by Nicholas Visscher (ca. 1651-56), which placed Cape Henlopen ('Disappearing Cape' in Dutch) about 25 miles farther south than in reality. Calvert thus refused to honor the treaty. As this point was a main boundary in the Agreement and subsequent surveys, the Calvert family stood to lose a considerable amount of land on the east coast of the Delmarva Peninsula, now part of Delaware. In 1750, the English Chancellor overruled Calvert's appeal, and forced him to comply with the 1732 Agreement. Thus, this map became the basis for the Mason and Dixon Line Survey of 1763-67, and the present borders between Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. The map appeared in other variants. The formal contract employing Charles Mason & Jeremiah Dixon included an inset copy, and Benjamin Franklin produced a woodcut version. Any copy of the agreement or the map is exceedingly rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Nieuwe en Naukeurige Aftekening van Out en Nieuwt Breisach met Alle zyne Sterktens en Omleggende Landen & c. Gedrukt tot Amsterdam by R. & I. Ottens, 1734.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Reinier & Josua Ottens in Amsterdam, dat. 1734, 43,5 x 55 Koeman Bd. III, S. 88, 102; Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. K - P, S. 362 (Reiner I Ottens, 1698-1750. From 1726 the family firm was active as publishers and book and map sellers under Reinier and brother Josua. Reinier died with no heirs and the company was continued by Josua. .). - Zeigt den Großraum Breisach bis Bötzingen, Hartheim und Waltershofen. - Die Karte mit Titelkopfleiste. - Unten links Erklärungen. - Alt- u. Neu-Breisach (Neuf-Brisach) mit Befestigungsplänen.

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        A Chart of the Coast of Guinea from Cape de Verde to Cape Bona Esperança

      William Mount & Thomas Page, London 1734 - Copper-engraved sea chart, in excellent condition. A very elegant sea chart of all of the west coast of Africa and one of the most important charts of the celebrated Third Book of 'The English Pilot' This very fine sea chart embraces the coast of Africa from Senegal all the way down to Cape Agulhas, past the Cape of Good Hope. The features of the coast are named in great detail, and the seas are elegantly traversed by loxodromes. The map is oriented with the east towards the top of the map, and a very beautiful cartouche surrounded by mermen and seashells adorns the upper left corner. In 1671, the London cartographer John Seller (fl.1664-97) commenced work on The English Pilot, a work that intended to challenge Dutch hegemony in the sea atlas market. Intended to be published in four books covering different regions of the globe, Seller published an uncompleted book on 'Oriental navigation' in 1675. Unable to continue this Herculean endeavour, Seller sold his rights to John Thornton, the official hydrographer to the English East India Company. Thornton took up the project with great fervour, publishing his first editions in 1689. Thornton did not publish his first edition of the Third Book, detailing navigation in the East Indies, until 1703. While Thornton largely based his charts on those of earlier Dutch cartographers, most notably those found in Pieter Goos' Zee-Spiegel and Lucas Janz Waghenaer's Mariner's Mirror , The English Pilot proved to be enormously popular. When John Thornton died in 1708, his brother Samuel took over the business and added to and modified existing charts. All four books were produced in editions until the 1760s, the Third Book ran into twelve editions up to 1761. The project succeeded in giving the English dominance in the sea chart market as the eighteenth-century progressed. Cf. Phillips, Atlases , 4278-10; Verner & Skelton (eds.), John Thornton - The English Pilot: The Third Book (Facsimile 1703 edition).

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        Fables and Tales from La Fontaine In French and English Now First Translated To which is prefix'd, the Author's Life

      London: Printed for A. Bettsworth and C. Hitch, and C. Davis, 1734. Condition: GOOD. The first published collection of La Fontaine in English translation. With book plate of "William Short, William & Mary College," later Thomas Jefferson's private secretary and "adopted son." Full calf, 293 pp., ornamental head- and tailpieces. French verses with facing-page prose translation. Professionally and discreetly repaired retaining original boards and backstrip. Ex-library with library marks limited to neat "Transylvania Library" stamp on front pastedown, ink stamp and number on title page. Spine cocked; spine and covers heavily rubbed particulalry at edges and corners, with some loss; page edges tanned, soiled, foxed; insect damage, stains, and previous owner's notes on front endpapers with small (1x3") clipping pasted to free endpaper, which is heavily worn and chipped; stains, marks, effaced name to front blank pages and title page; small area of insect damage to rear pastedown; foxing throughout. . Hard Cover. Collectible - Good/No Jacket. 8vo.

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        Le droit de la nature et des gens, ou systeme general des principes les plus importans de la morale, de la jurisprudence, et de la politique. Traduit du latin par Jean Barbeyrac. Cinquiéme edition, revûë de nouveau, & fort augmentée. 1-2.

      - Amsterdam & Paris, Briassson, 1734. 4to. Engr. portrait,+ XX,+ CXXI,+ (3),+ 680; (4),+ 613,+ (37),+ 52,+ (2) pp. Titles printed in red and black and with engr. vignettes. Contemporary mottled calfs, richly gilt spines with red labels and raised band, all edges red. Two volumes, somewhat rubbed spines. The portrait of Pufendorf is after Ehrenstrahl and engraved by P. van Gunst. There exist two editions printed in Amsterdam 1734, this one printed by Briasson and one printed by Veuve de Pierre de Coup. This is a version of the Briasson edition with 680 pp in part one instead of the normal 716 pages. The portrait of Barbeyrac is probably missing. At the end of the second part is ?Oratio inauguralis de studio juris recte instituendo? by Jean Barbeyrac. Fifth edition of the French translation by Barberac of Pufendorf?s main work ?De jure naturae et gentium?, first published in Lund in 1672. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Pornographe, ou Idèes d'un Honnête-Homme sur un Projet de Réglement pour les Prostituées, Propre à prévenir les Malheurs qu'occasionne le Publicisme des Femmes: Avec Des Notes Historiques et Justificatives. [Premiere et seconde Parties].

      368 S. OHld. der Zeit. EA. In franz. Sprache. Vgl. Gay-L. III, 814. Zwei Teile in einem Band. - Idées Singuliéres. Première Partie. - V. m. Oxidationsschatten durch beigelegtes Blatt eines Kataloges, St. a. V., Ebd. berieben u. fleckig, hds. Notiz des Autoren a. T., leicht fleckig, angestaubt, leichte Gbrsp. - Rétif de la Bretonne, [auch Restif de la Bretonne] (1734 - 1806), wurde 1734 in Sacy bei Auxerre als Sohn eines wohlhabenen Bauern geboren. Rétif de la Bretonne war seit seinem 15. Lebensjahr gelernter Drucker und wurde Autor von etwa 200 Büchern, die zum Teil noch nicht wissenschaftlich ausgewertet worden sind. Er verfasste Sittenromane und Sozialutopien und schrieb zuletzt, um Zeit zu sparen, direkt in den Setzkasten. Rétif de la Bretonne gilt oft als bloßer Pornograf. Tatsächlich hat er aber eine Ergänzung zu Sade's Bild der Aristokratie in seinen freizügigen Schilderungen der niederen Stände geliefert. De Sade war ein Kontrahent Rétifs. Seine sexuelle Fixierung auf Schuhe, geschildert in dem Roman Le Pied de Fanchette, führte zu der Bezeichnung Retifismus für diese Art von Fetischismus. Zu seinen skurrilsten Einfällen gehört die Idee, per Gesetz die Verheiratung aller 16-jährigen Männer mit 32-jährigen Frauen zu gebieten. Nach 16 Jahren sollten diese Ehen automatisch geschieden werden, um dann wiederum eine jüngere zu heiraten. Vergleichbare Ideen hat auch Arthur Schopenhauer geäußert. Als Schilderer der Sitten der französischen Revolutionszeit hat ihn Iwan Bloch gewürdigt. Retif konnte sich rühmen jenseits des Rheins der meistgelesene (französische) Autor zu sein. (Zitat)

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

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

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        Risposta alla Scrittura, intitolata Memoria per l'Ambasciatore del Rè Cattolico alla Corte della Gran Bretagna, contenente le ragioni, che hanno obbligato Sua Maestà Cattolica a far la Guerra all'Imperatore.

      (Wien, Johann Peter van Ghelen, 1734). - 23, (1) SS. Dreiseitiger gesprenkelter Rotschnitt. Broschur unter Verwendung eines annähernd zeitgenöss. Bogens Schreibpapier. 4to. Very rare first edition of this defence of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI against the aggression of the King of Spain, Philip V. Although written in Italian, it was printed in Vienna by the Imperial Printer, Johann Peter van Ghelen (1673-1754), and was apparently composed as a reply to a pamphlet known to be circulating which sought to justify Philip's actions during the War of the Polish Succession (1733-38). - The anonymous (Austrian?) author of the present work calls that Memoria little more than Spanish propaganda: "tutta la Scrittura non e altro, che una tessitura di espressioni offensive, d'ingiurie, di oltraggi, e di calumnie.". He begins by defending Austria's actions in the earlier War of the Quadruple Alliance (1718-20), in the name of the "love of peace and justice". Much of the discussion centers around Count Philip Joseph Kinsky, the Austrian ambassador to London; it was a sore point for the Austrians that their old allies, the British, had refused to come to their aid in 1733. - The original pamphlet appears to have first been published in Spanish under the title "Noticia al embaxador del Rey Catolico" (s.l., s.n., 1733). It was quickly translated into Italian - perhaps as a lingua franca - and appeared (according to the present work) in printings in Rome, Florence, and Germany under various titles. - The War of the Polish Succession pitted Spain and France against Austria and Prussia in an attempt to shift the balance of power among the reigning European superpowers. The Treaty of Vienna (1738) marked the end of hostilities. - OCLC shows one copy in Barcelona, one in Berlin, and two copies in Italy. No copy is recorded in the ÖNB or the ÖBV. A very good copy, clean and fresh. OCLC 801154495. ICCU 025364 (5 Exemplare). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Petri Burmanni Vectigalia populi romani et Zeus Kataibates sive Jupiter Fulgerator in Cyrrhestarum nummis curis secundis Illustrata

      apud Conradum & Georgium Wishoff, Leidae 1734 - Tagli spruzzati. Alcune abrasioni ai bordi dei piatti, insignificanti forellini di tarlo estinto ai canaletti e al margine di poche pagine interne, uniforme naturale brunitura dovuta alla qualitÌÊ della carta Capilettera ornati testatine finalini. Pregevole antiporta calcografica di Francois van Bleyswyck rappresentante scena romana di pagamento di vectigales. Zeus Kataibates segue Vectigalia populi romani con un diverso frontespizio illustrato con esempi di monete greche riproducenti l'iconografia di Zeus saettatore. (22) + 214 + (4) + 215-346 + (12) p. 253x200 mm p.perg. coeva con titoli oro sul dorso

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        An examination of Dr. Burnet’s Theory of the earth: with some remarks on Mr. Whiston’s New theory of the earth. Also an examination of the reflections on the theory of the earth; And A Defence of the Remarks on Mr. Whiston’s New Theory. By J. Keill, A. M. of Balliol College, Oxon. The second edition corrected, and all the Figures (25 in Number) Engraved on Copper Plates. To the whole is annexed a dissertatio on the different figures of the coelestial bodies, &c. With a Summary Exposition of the Cartesian and Newtonian Systems. By Mons. de Maupertuis, Fellow of the Royal Society, and of the Royal Academy in Paris

      [Oxford?]: Printed for and sold by H. Clements, near the Theatre in Oxford; and S.Harding, on the Pavement in St. Martin’s Lane, London,, MDCCXXXIV. [1734]. Second Edition. Full Calf. Fine. 8vo: [8],347,[1]; 67,[1]pp, with 25 copper-engraved figures on 13 numbered folding plates. In two parts, the second, Maupertuis’s dissertation, with separate pagination. Contemporary Cambridge-style calf paneled blind, spine in six compartments with center gilt lozenge in each between raised bands, red morocco lettering piece gilt, plain period end papers with nineteenth century manuscript record of Isaac Rufsell's decendants, beginning on back paste down with "Isaac Rufsell His Book / November 14, 1809," continuing on front fly leaf, recto and verso (under heading "The list of John Rufsell's children in Pevensey Marsh), and ending on front paste down with "Emar Rufsell Was Bornd / May 10 1852 baptized (?) June 13th." (Pevensey Marsh is a village in the Wealden district of East Sussex.) An excellent, clean, crisp, wide-margined copy in handsome period binding. ESTC: T122602 Second Edition, corrected, of Keill's first work, "an attack on the cosmogonical treatises about the world's creation then being widely debated by many members of the Royal Society" (DSB VII, p. 275), orginally published in 1698. Keill "used Burnet's Sacred Theory of the Earth as an occasion to attack modern ‘world-makers’ who endeavour to show ‘how, by the necessary laws of Mechanisme, without any extraordinary concurrence of the Divine Power, the world and all that therein is might have been produced’. Blaming in the most contemptuous terms the great French philosopher René Descartes for this trend, Keill also attacks [Spinoza, Thomas Hobbes, and others] before focusing his attention on Burnet. . . . Although Keill praises Newton and his refutation of Descartes, and sees Newton's philosophy as the only one which is based upon observation and calculation, he does not attempt to substitute a Newtonian account of the Noachian flood for Burnet's ['atheistic'] Cartesian account. He simply insists that ‘a much easier and shorter account’ can be given by referring to the ‘Omnipotent hand of God, who can do whatsoever he pleases’. . . . In the following year Keill published an Examination of the Reflections on the Theory of the Earth, in response to an anonymous defender of Burnet, and A Defense of the Remarks Made on Mr. Whiston's New Theory, in response to Whiston himself." (ODNB) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        The Natural, Experimental, and Medicinal History of the Mineral Waters of Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, and Yorkshire, particularly those of Scarborough. Wherein, They are carefully examined and compared, their Contents discovered and divided, their Uses shewn and explained, and an Account given of their Discovery and Alterations. Together with the Natural History of the Earths, Minerals and Fossils through which the Chief of them pass...

      London:: Printed for the Author, 1734.. 4to. [xxiv], xxii, 359 [i.e. 361], [3] pp. [Note: A leaf signed "[Uu]" and numbered "[315]" and "[316]" precedes the normal p. 315]. Half-title, subscriber's list. 5 engraved plates (including 4 folding [plates: pp. 23, 75, 112, 196, 236 (repaired)]), table of waters, errata; some edge browning. Twentieth century half calf, marbled boards, raised bands, green leather gilt-stamped spine label, recent endleaves; rubbed. Very good copy. First edition. Mineral waters were discovered at Scarborough in 1626. This is one of three texts published in the 1730s that described the virtues of the mineral waters at Scarborough. These included accounts by John Atkins, Peter Shaw and Thomas Short. Short differentiated from the others in that in addition to recommending the mineral waters for a curing “bewildering range of complaints,” he also supported moderation in diet, exercise and liquor. This work by Short was sponsored by the Royal Society and includes a preface addressing the society and Sir Hans Sloane, the president. ¶ The text offers the authors view, including why mineral waters are not beneficial to all, the history of mineral waters in Britain, rules for use, differences between waters found at Bath, Buxton, Matlock and Scarborough. Minerals found in the spa are mentioned, as well as shells and even diamonds. The effect of waters on kidney stones and other health benefits are mentioned. Sulphur is frequently referred to. ¶ Robert Boyle also wrote on mineral waters and Thomas Short here responds to his position (p. x), being displeased with Boyle's lack of belief that mineral waters had properties capable of promoting health. In addition Boyle took positions on how to analyze the chemical or mineral content of mineral waters, in particular the oak-gall test. – Allen G. Debus, The Chemical Philosophy: Paracelsian Science and Medicine in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, (1977), p. 497. ¶ The appendix discusses, liquors (brandy, rum, rack (or Arack, an anise-flavored liquor), malt spirits, mead, methlegin, hydromel), grapes, cider, ale, tea, and wine (birch wine, gooseberry wine, cowslip (Primula veris – used to flavor wine), orange wines. raspberry or strawberry wine). ¶ Thomas Short, physician, practiced medicine in Sheffield, England. This works deal with mineral waters, tea and milk (1730, 1734, 1750, 1766, and 1767). ¶ ESTC: T130118; Hirsch, V, pp. 251-52; DNB, XVIII, pp. 154-5.

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        GROOT VOLKOMEN MOOLENBOEK OF NAAUWKEURIG ONTWERP VAN ALLERHANDE TOT NOG TOE BEKENDE SOORTEN VAN MOOLENS, MET HAARE GRONDEN EN OPSTALLEN EN AL HET GEENE VERDER DAAR TOE BEHOORT Vol 1

      Amsterdam: Johannes Covens En Cornelis Mortier. Good+. 1734. First Edition. Hardcover. Volume #1 only (of three). In a nineteenth century binding of brown cloth over faded blue boards. Red & black title page with vignette, preface then text describing each plate. [(iv) 9pp text, 27 double-page plates stamped on one side of paper]. Each plate measures 22 1/2" x 30". Edges & front corners are rubbed. The text is tight & intact except for a small damp stain near top center edge of plates that is mostly on the margins of the plates. Study of mechanical equipment, all types of mills, windmills. Technical, Architecture. ; Plates; Elephant Folio 23" tall; 9 pages .

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        TRAITE GENERAL DES HORLOGES.

      Paris, H.-L Guerin and J. Guerin, 1734. FIRST EDITION 1734, French text, 8vo, approximately 195 x 125 mm, 7¾ x 5 inches, 27 folding plates in total, numbered I-XXV plus 2 further plates numbered IX* and XXIII*, 4 folding tables, pages: viii, 1-387 including index of authors cited in the Traite, (8) - Errata, Table of contents and Privilege du Roi, bound in full contemporary mottled calf, raised bands and gilt decoration in compartments, gilt lettered morocco label, all edges red. Tiny chips and tiny cracks at head and tail of hinges with slight loss to leather at foot of spine, small hole repaired to head of spine, label slightly chipped, corners slightly worn with boards showing at tips, front inner hinges partly split, small repair to edge of front endpaper, title page lightly browned, faint name in fore-edge margin of title page, small brown stain affects upper edge of first 140 pages gradually diminishing, very occasional slight foxing, small ink stain to 1 margin, small stain on 2 facing pages with loss of 3 letters on each, a few ink notes on rear endpapers. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy. Dom Jacques Alexandre (or Allexandre) (1653-1734) was a learned Benedictine monk, a man of great industry whose leisure was devoted to the study of mathematics and physical and mechanical science. He is known for his two works, "Traite du flux et du reflux de la mer" and the "Traité général des horloges." The latter is a general treatise on the history and the art of constructing time-pieces. It contains a bibliography of writers on the subject of clocks with a brief account of their principal works (pages 277-382). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Beschreibung der Steine sowohl Edel als Gemeine, darinnen derer Gestalt, Kräffte, Tugenden, Medicin-Eigenschaften, Preiss und Werth auf das deutlichste gezeignet wird Samt beygefesten Warnungen sich für derer Verfälschung wohl zu hüten wegen seiner fürtrefflichkeit aus dem Englischen ins Teutsche übersetzt durch Johann Langen.

      - Culmbach, Nathaneal Lumscher, 1734. Small 8vo (16.4 x 10.3 cm). 16, 274, [xiv] pp. wood-engraved head and tail pieces. Contemporary half vellum over marbled boards. Speckled edges.l Second German edition of a work by Thomas Nichols first published in English in 1652 and subsequently republished twice under entirely different titles. This book deals with 89 different precious stones, where they are to be found, what characteristics they have, their prices and fakes. Slight rubbing to boards, otherwise a very good, clean, near "gem" copy. Ferguson II, 138; Sinkankas, 4758. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Einleitung zur Erkentnis und Gebrauch der Erd- und Himmels-Kuglen, auf die leichteste Art in Frag und Antwort und dergestalt eingerichtet.Nuremberg, George Peter Monat, 1769. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With full-page engraved frontispiece, 15 folding and contemporary hand-coloured plates. Contemporary boards, covered with 'Buntpapier'.

      Cf. De La Lande, p. 512; Poggendorf I, col. 1117 (edition 1734); Zinner, Astron Instrumente, p. 384 (edition 1734). Second enlarged edition of a schoolbook for the study of geography and astronomy. The first part deals with terrestrial globes and the second part, without additional title-page but with a different pagination, treats celestial globes. Johann Ludwig Hocker (1670-1746) discusses the Ptolemaic, Tyhonic and Copernican solar systems, geometry, the division of the earth in climatic zones, how to determine longitude and latitude, the equinox, how to draw a map, all accompanied by folded engraved plates with several globes, geometrical diagrams, a compass rose and a grid with German place names. In the part on celestial globes, Hocker explains how to use a celestial globe, how the constellations are arranged, ecliptics, etc. The illustrations to this part contain a beautiful armillary sphere, a celestial globe, a Copernican armillary sphere, a sundial and geometrical diagrams. Spine slightly chafed. Fine untrimmed copy.

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        General Dictionary, Historical and Critical: In which A New and Accurate Translation of the of the Celebrated Mr. Bayle, wiht the Corrections adn Observations Printed in the Late Edition at Paris, is included, and Interspersed with Several Thousand Lives Never Before Published.

      London: Printed by James Bettenham for G. Straham, J. Clarke, T. Hatchet in Cornhill; J. Gray in the Poultry; J. Batley in Pater-Noster-Row; T. Worrall, J. Shuckburgh in Fleetstreet; J. Wilcox, A. Millar, and C. Ward, and R. Chandler ia tthe Ship between the Temple Gaes in Fleetstree, and Sold at thier Shop in Scarborough. , 1734, 1735, 1736, 1737, 1738, 1739, 1741. Hardcover. Very good. 10 Vols in 15.5 cm folio. [12], 712, [3], 718, [3], 724, [4], 715, [4], 716, [4], 716, [4], 828, [4], 832, [4], 716, [6], Volume 1-9 have been rebound in half-leather and marble paper boards. Speckled edging to pages. 10th volume in older leather. Personal bookplates from a former owner, Alexander Cunningham, Esq. Bookplate in Vol. 10 indicates the owner was Edward Greathed, Esq. Ex-library with only a small corner label on the front downpaste endpaper of each volume to verify ex-library status. Some foxing, browning, and wear to pages particularly near front and back of each volume, otherwise pages clean and text clear. Browning significantly decreases with the last 5 volumes which have, for most part, clean pages. Vol 1-9 show wear and tear to edges of boards, corners, and spine. Red and green labels gold lettering are clean and bright. Vol. 10's leather worn and scuffed. Cords keep the book intact but the hinges are exposed w/ pp. 41-99 creased from the ear-marking of the pages' lower corners. The whole containing the History of the most illustrious persons of all ages and nations, partricularly those of Great Britain and Ireland, distinguished by their Rank, Actions, Learning and other Accomplishments. With Reflections on such passages of Mr. Bayle, as seem to favour Scepticism and the Manichee System. Also contain the Articles relating to Oriental history by George Sale. Vol. 1 contains dedication to Sir Hans Sloane,President of the Royal Soceity of London for Improving Natural Knowledge., as well as to the Council and fellows of the RSL; 2 prefaces, and a Specimen of Errors, Omissions, &c. in No. 1. Second preface indicates that the set was originally intended to contain only 6 volumes in folio, but that number clearly increased and its publication continued. Vol. 2 dedication to Richard Mead with the RSL and Physician to the King. Vol. 3 dedicated to William Talbot, Knight of the Shire for the County of Glamorgan. Vol. 4 to Charles, Duke of Queensberry and Dover. Vol. 5 to Prince James, Duke of Hamilton, Chastlerault, and Brandon, &c., Vol. 6 to Martin Folkes, Vice-Pres of the RSL, Vol. 7 to James, Earl and Baron of Strabane, Ireland, Vol. 8 to Algernon, Earl of Hertford, Baron Piercy, Vol. 9 to George, Early of Macclesfield, and Vol. 10 to Arthur Onslow, Speaker ot the House of Commons.

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        Tractatus quatuor anatomici; T. quintus.H.

      Sumptibus Orphanatrophei, Magdeburg 1734 - With 6 folding copperplates by Cassebohm's student Petche; engraved initials, head and tail pieces. Original wrappers lightly frayed. An uncut copy. First editions of an important work on the anatomy and physiology of the ear. The first four tracts discuss the temporal bone, the external ear, the tympanic cavity, and the contents of the tympanic cavity. The fifth describes the labyrinth and the sixth deals with the monstrous formation of an ear found in a human fetus. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        TRAITE GENERAL DES HORLOGES.

      Paris, H.-L Guerin and J. Guerin, 1734.. FIRST EDITION 1734, French text, 8vo, approximately 195 x 125 mm, 7¾ x 5 inches, 27 folding plates in total, numbered I-XXV plus 2 further plates numbered IX* and XXIII*, 4 folding tables, pages: viii, 1-387 including index of authors cited in the Traite, (8) - Errata, Table of contents and Privilege du Roi, bound in full contemporary mottled calf, raised bands and gilt decoration in compartments, gilt lettered morocco label, all edges red. Tiny chips and tiny cracks at head and tail of hinges with slight loss to leather at foot of spine, small hole repaired to head of spine, label slightly chipped, corners slightly worn with boards showing at tips, front inner hinges partly split, small repair to edge of front endpaper, title page lightly browned, faint name in fore-edge margin of title page, small brown stain affects upper edge of first 140 pages gradually diminishing, very occasional slight foxing, small ink stain to 1 margin, small stain on 2 facing pages with loss of 3 letters on each, a few ink notes on rear endpapers. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy. Dom Jacques Alexandre (or Allexandre) (1653-1734) was a learned Benedictine monk, a man of great industry whose leisure was devoted to the study of mathematics and physical and mechanical science. He is known for his two works, "Traite du flux et du reflux de la mer" and the "Traité général des horloges." The latter is a general treatise on the history and the art of constructing time-pieces. It contains a bibliography of writers on the subject of clocks with a brief account of their principal works (pages 277-382). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        D'Oranjeboom verheerlykt [above:] Geslachtboom van de huizen van Oranje en van Nassau, ...(Colophon: Amsterdam, Hendrik de Leth), [1747]. 4to. With an engraved armorial title-page by Hendrik de Leth, with the subtitle in a banderol at the head, a crowned tree representing the family tree of the houses of Orange and Nassau (with 27 family coats of arms), a wreath with an orange tree, the 7 arms of the Dutch provinces and military attributes, the whole beautifully hand-coloured as published. Contemporary gold-tooled calf, by the Van Damme bindery in Amsterdam, each board in a panel design with a figure of Athena as centre-piece, 2 urns with flames and 2 (pommegranate?) flowers as cornerpieces for the inner border, larger pommegranate cornerpieces for the next border, the whole in a third border (withflower and pommegranate roll), a rosette and fillets in each of the spine compartments, gold-tooled board edges, gilt edges, marbled endpapers.

      Atlas van Stolk 3576 (plate only, erroneously dated 1734); STCN (3 copies, including 1 lacking the title-page); not in Muller, Historieplaten; for the binding: Storm van Leeuwen, Dutch decorated bookbinding, I (2006), pp. 460-96, esp. 485 (roll V), p. 491 (tools 126 & 141) and p. 494 (stamp C: Athena). Laudatory poem in praise of the new stadholder William IV also known as Willem Karel Hendrik Friso of Orange-Nassau (1711-1751), son of Johan Willem Friso, stadholder of Friesland and Groningen, who drowned at Moerdijk in the year of Willem Karel's birth. The family tree on the engraved title-page shows the coats of arms of the successors to the houses of Orange (left) and Nassau (right) and their wives, both beginning with William of Nassau (1487-1559) and his wife Juliana van Stolberg, the parents of William the Silent, and ending with Willem Karl and his wife. The poem celebrates the fact that Willem Karel, having already inherited the stadholdership of Friesland, Groningen and Drente from his father, and being stadholder of Gelderland since 1720, was proclaimed stadholder of all seven provinces of the Republic in May 1747, after the French had invaded Zeeuws-Vlaanderen and Brabant and had captured Maastricht and Breda. The Van Damme bindery in Amsterdam was one of the best and most important bindries of it time and remained active from ca. 1747 to 1786.In very good condition and with large margins. The binding is chipped at the head of the spine, slightly worn along the hinges and shows other minor surface damage (some restored), slightly affecting 1 cornerpiece and some corners of the outer border, but remains generally in very good condition.

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        A general dictionary, historical and critical: in which a new and accurate translation of that of the celebrated Mr. Bayle, with the corrections and observations printed in the late edition at Paris, is included; and interspersed with several thousand lives never before published. The whole containing the history of the most illustrious persons of all ages and nations particularly those of Great Britain and Ireland, distinguished by their rank, actions, learning and other accomplishments. With reflections on such passages of Bayle, as seem to favor scepticism and the Manichee system

      London, Printed by J. Bettenham, 1734-1741. Acceptable. Ten folio volumes, complete. Contemporary leather, rebacked in the early 1800s, raised bands, red and green leather spine labels. Wear, rubbing and chipping to leather, joints cracked. A few boards detached. Library markings. Bookplate of Charles Whitcombe. Occasional spotting, marginal dampstaining to several volumes. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. Per Printing in the Mind of Man 155b: "For over half a century, until the publication of the Encyclopedie, Bayle's Dictionnaire dominated enlightened thinking in every part of Europe" Pierre Bayle's Dictionary is effectively constituted one of the first encyclopaedias of ideas and their originators. In the Dictionary, Bayle expressed his view that much that was considered to be "truth" was actually just opinion, and that gullibility and stubbornness were prevalent. The Dictionary remains an important scholarly work for several generations after its publication." <br> This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. <br><br> Pierre Bayle was a Huguenot scholar who fled from French religious intolerance to Geneva and Holland. Bayle's influential encyclopedia was a best-selling philosophical work of the 18th century. The Dictionnaire's influence can be seen on Diderot, Locke, Leibniz, Kant, Hume, Berkeley, among others. The work combined biography, history, literary criticism, theology, obscenity, in addition to philosophical treatments of toleration, the problem of evil, epistemological questions, etc. Bayle's extensive commentary propelled his reader's interest. (Although an avowed Christian by faith rather than by reason, Bayle's fideist approach to the question of God created the logical framework for an atheist worldview. Many of the more controversial ideas in the book were hidden away in the voluminous footnotes, or slipped into articles on seemingly uncontroversial topics. Bayle pointed out contradictions between theological tenets and the supposedly self-evident dictates of reason, though at the same time sought to promote religious tolerance, and argued strongly against inflexible and authoritarian application of religious articles of faith. (Standford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) Bayle's remarks on Spinoza are particularly interesting. Bayle's emphasis on toleration had important reverberations on the Enlightenment.

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        Secretos Chyrurgicos extraordinarios, descubiertos en la escuela de la experiencia. Tomo Primero (único publicado).

      Madrid, en la Imprenta de Alonso Balvàs, se hallarà en la Librería de Luis Correa, heredero de Francisco Lasso, 1734. 4to.; 20 hs., 272 pp., 12 hs. Ejemplar con pérdida de papel en la esquina inferior exterior de quince páginas que afecta algunas letras en tres de ellas. Encuadernación en pergamino, de la época. Tras haber traducido y publicado la "Materia médica" de Dioscorides y las "Observaçoens medicas doutrinaes" de João Curvo Semmedo y como fruto tambien de su propia experiencia clínica en localidades castellanas, leonesas y extremeñas, ademas de las informaciones aportadas por médicos corresponsales suyos de toda España, Suarez de Ribera muestra en esta rarísima colección de "secretos" terapéuticos su interés por la divulgación de remedios fitoquímicos y ofrece una interesantísima imágen social de la práctica médica en su época. La obra tendría su continuación en la titulada "Colectanea de selectissimos secretos medicos, y chyrúrgicos" de 1737, y finalmente en el "Breviario médico y chyrurgico de nuevos y raros secretos" de 1739.

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        Vida, dichos y Constituciones de San Phelipe Neri, Florentín, [1515-1595] Presbytero Secular, Fundador de la Congregación del Oratorio. Traducida por el Doctor Don Luis Crespi Borja de Valldaura.

      Madrid, por Juan Muñoz, 1734. 4to.; 4 hs., 404 pp. Encuadernación en piel, de la época, con lomera ornada y tejuelo.

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        Dialogos de las Armas i Linages de la Nobleza de España. Los escrivia ..., cuya obra posthuma ha cotejado con varios Libros, assi manuscritos, como impressos, Don Gregorio Mayáns i Siscar. [Junto con:] Vida de Don Antonio Agustín, Arzobispo de Tarragona, por Don Gregorio Mayans.

      Madrid, por Juan de Zuñiga, 1734. Dos tomos en un volúmen en 4to.; portada, XLII-93 pp., 25 hojas de índice (de 29) y dos láminas con 41 escudos de armas de la nobleza de España, grabados en cobre por Pablo Minguet + portada, 183 pp., 9 hojas de índice. Ejemplar falto de la lámina retrato del autor, grabada por Palomo y de las páginas 3/4, 5/6, 33/34 y 57/58 de la "Vida". Encuadernación de época en pergamino.

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        Einleitung zur Erkentnis und Gebrauch der Erd- und Himmels-Kuglen, auf die leichteste Art in Frag und Antwort und dergestalt eingerichtet.Nuremberg, George Peter Monat, 1769. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With full-page engraved frontispiece, 15 folding and contemporary hand-coloured plates. Contemporary boards, covered with 'Buntpapier'.

      - Cf. De La Lande, p. 512; Poggendorf I, col. 1117 (edition 1734); Zinner, Astron Instrumente, p. 384 (edition 1734). Second enlarged edition of a schoolbook for the study of geography and astronomy. The first part deals with terrestrial globes and the second part, without additional title-page but with a different pagination, treats celestial globes. Johann Ludwig Hocker (1670-1746) discusses the Ptolemaic, Tyhonic and Copernican solar systems, geometry, the division of the earth in climatic zones, how to determine longitude and latitude, the equinox, how to draw a map, all accompanied by folded engraved plates with several globes, geometrical diagrams, a compass rose and a grid with German place names. In the part on celestial globes, Hocker explains how to use a celestial globe, how the constellations are arranged, ecliptics, etc. The illustrations to this part contain a beautiful armillary sphere, a celestial globe, a Copernican armillary sphere, a sundial and geometrical diagrams. Spine slightly chafed. Fine untrimmed copy.

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        Memoires de l'Academie Royale des Sciences: Memoires pour servir a l'histoire naturelle des Animaux

      Paris: Par La Compagnie des Libraires, 1734. Hardcover. Very Good+. Three volumes, comprising Vol. III, parts I to III of Memoires de l’Académie Royale des Sciences depuis 1666 jusqu’à 1699. Paris: Par La Compagnie des Libraires, 1733-1734. Part I: 231pp.; Part II: 294pp.; Part III: 215pp. 97 engraved folding plates depicting animals and skeletal diagrams. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Claude Perrault in first volume. Contemporary French calf, spines gilt, edges red; (some occasional browning; repairs to joints, some rubbing). Unidentified armorial bookplate to front pastedown beneath monogrammed bookplate “D.P.” with chipmunk and two mice. A later reduced format edition of Perrault’s Memoires of 1671-1676, Perrault’s study of this nature was first published in 1669 with the results of investigations of five animals and later expanded with studies of over forty animals. Prior to 1670, most descriptions of animals paid little attention to their internal structure, and there were very few images in natural history encyclopedias that depicted skeletons or muscles. That changed with the establishment of the Académie des Sciences in Paris in 1666 by Jean-Baptiste Colbert with the approval of King Louis XIV. The Academy functioned with neither statutes nor regulations until 1699. At that time, the Academy used the term mathématique to encompass the fields that are now called astronomy, mathematics and physics, and the term physique to encompass the fields that are now called anatomy, botany, zoology and chemistry. In January 1699, Louis reorganized the Academy, giving it first regulations. The effect was to give the King more control over their activities in exchange for becoming an official institution under his protection with the new name Académie Royale des Sciences. One of the original academicians, the physician Claude Perrault, organized regular sessions at which participants could dissect deceased animals from Louis XIV’s royal menagerie and record all they observed. Lions, chameleons, bears, gazelles, wolves, ostriches, crocodiles, monkeys, eagles, tigers, porcupines and salamanders, among some, were all laid open by the academic’s scalpels. These superb folding plates record in great detail the pioneering work at the Academy. These three volumes, in three parts, focus on the transformative and foundational years of the French Royal Academy of Sciences and Claude Perrault’s efforts which had made comparative anatomy a vital tool for the classifying naturalist.

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        Ta&#146;rikh-i Na&#146;ima: Ravzatü &#145;l-Hüseyn fi Khulasat-i akhbari &#145;l-Khafiqayn

      Constantinople, Ibrahim Muteferrika 1147 A.H 1734 - 2 volumes. Folio. Turkish Incunabula. Floral head-piece decorated with gold at beginning of text on first leaf of both volumes. Marginal repairs to a few pages from the index, last page missing and replaced with hand written page, the rest of the book is very clean and in excellent condition. This is Naima&#146;s main work titled Ravzatü &#145;l-Hüseyn fi Khulasat-i akhbari &#145;l-Khafiqayn in Ottoman; literally: &#147;The Garden of Husayn in the Summary of the Chronicles of East and West&#148;. This work was finished in 1704 and dedicated to the vizier Amcazade Hüseyin Pasha. The book covers the events of the years from 1591 to 1660. Mustafa Na&#146;ima (1655 &#150; 1716) was an Ottoman bureaucrat and historian who wrote the chronicle known as the Ta&#146;rikh-i Na&#146;ima (Naima&#146;s History). He is often considered to be the first official historian of the Ottoman Empire, although this formal office was probably not created until the time of his successor, Rashid. This Edition was published by Ibrahim Mutferrika, who was the first Muslim to introduce printing with movable Arabic Type to the Muslim World, Mutferrika published a total of 17 titles which are often referred to as Turkish incunabula and are the first books printed by Muslims, Tarikh Naima being number 13. Rare, only 500 copies were printed. We could not find any copies recorded at auction in the last decades. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres de Moliere

      1734. MOLIERE, Jean-Baptiste Pocquelin. Oeuvres de Moliere. Paris: No publisher, 1734. Six volumes. Quarto, contemporary full tan crushed morocco gilt, elaborately gilt-decorated spines and covers, raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in a custom leather-edged slipcase. $13,500.Lovely quarto edition of Moliere’s works in six volumes, beautifully illustrated with frontispiece portrait of Moliere by Coypel and 33 copper-engraved plates after drawings by Francois Boucher, “the most successful painter of the day” (Ray), as well as numerous engraved initials, head- and tailpieces, many also by Boucher. Exquisitely bound in lovely full contemporary French calf-gilt.“Molière may be said to have created modern French comedy by giving it a serious basis, where there had previously been little but farces and comedies of intrigue… His genius lay in his ability to combine profound observation of human nature in its complexity and in its foibles with the power of presenting these in their amusing aspect” (Harvey & Heseltine, 487). “General opinion holds that the Boucher Molière and the Oudry La Fontaine are the two masterpieces of French book illustration during the first half of the 18th century… The book’s format is noble, Molière’s text is presented with more care than ever before, and Laurent Cars’ engravings catch the spontaneity and elegance of Boucher’s sketches with easy precision” (Ray). First state, with “Comteese” in Volume VI, page 360, line 12. Bound with all half titles. Text in French. Ray, The Art of the French Illustrated Book 6. Brunet III, 1798. Cohen-de Ricci, 712-14. Library ink stamp (Fürstenberg, Donauschingen) to title pages and inscriptions on front blanks in an early hand.A bit of minor expert restoration to a few spine ends. Fine condition. A beautiful set in contemporary French calf-gilt of this splendidly illustrated edition.

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        Oeuvres de Molière & §COYPEL#Charles§§ EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Imprimerie de P. Prault, 1734. Fine. Imprimerie de P. Prault, Paris 1734, in-4 (22x29cm), (6) lxx ; 330pp. et (6) 446pp. et (6) 442pp. et (6) 420pp. et (6) 618pp. et (6) 554pp., 6 volumes reliés. - First printing (with the error « comteese » to line 12 on page 360 of volume VI) of this illustrated edition with a portrait by Coypel engraved by Lepicié, a fleuron on the title repeated for each volume, 33 figures by François Boucher engraved by Laurent Cars, and 198 vignettes and tail-pieces (several repeated) by Boucher, Blondel and Oppenord, engraved by Cars and Joullain. Contemporary brown calf, spine in six compartments with red and green morocco title and volume labels, gilt frames and fleurons, triple blindruled fillet frame to covers, double gilt fillets to edges of covers, gilt dentelle frame to pastedowns and marbled endpapers, all edges speckled red. Skillful repairs to some joints, corners, and head- and tail-pieces. Two small paper faults to frontispiece, not significant. Repaired tear without lack, repaired using a strip of paper to verso of title page of first volume. A painter at the court of Louis XV and protégé of Madame de Pompadour, of whom he painted a number of portraits, François Boucher (1703-1770) was one of the major artists of the Rococo movement in France. Influenced by Watteau's fêtes galantes, he made the rococo a style in which the erotic treatment of the body was associated with a theatricality of movement and attitude in settings where artifice, winning out over realism, broke with the everyday, giving the paintings a newfound sensuality. These characteristics justify his work on the Works of Molière : his style, flexible and fluid, sits well with the intrigues - some amorous, some familial - of the playwright and makes for pleasing illustrations to the text. Ex libris pasted to each front pastedown with the name of Jacques-Marie Jérôme Michau de Montaran, master of Ordinary Requests at the Hôtel du Roi. A fine copy in a contemporary binding, illustrated by one of the most influential artists of the French Rococo style. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Premier tirage (présentant bien la coquille à « comteese » à la ligne 12 de la page 360 du tome VI) de cette édition illustrée d'un portrait par Coypel gravé par Lépicié, d'un fleuron en page de titre répété sur chaque volume, de 33 figures par François Boucher gravées par Laurent Cars, et de 198 vignettes et culs-de-lampe (plusieurs répétés) par Boucher, Blondel et Oppenord, gravés par Cars et Joullain. Reliures de l'époque en plein veau brun, dos à cinq nerfs ornés de pièces de titre et de tomaisons en maroquin rouge et vert, de caissons et de fleurons dorés, triples filets à froid en encadrement des plats, doubles filets dorés sur les coupes, dentelle dorée en encadrement des contreplats et gardes de papier à la cuve, toutes tranches mouchetées rouges. Habiles restaurations de certains mors, coins et coiffes. Deux petites décharges de papier sur le frontispice, sans gravité. Une déchirure sans manque restaurée au verso à l'aide d'une bande de papier sur la page de titre du premier volume. Peintre de la cour de Louis XV, protégé par la marquise de Pompadour dont il réalisa de nombreux portraits, François Boucher (1703-1770) fut l'un des artistes majeurs du rococo en France. Influencé par les fêtes galantes de Watteau, il fait du rococo un style où le traitement érotique des corps est associé à une théâtralisation des gestes et des attitudes, dans des décors où l'artifice, primant sur le réalisme, rompt avec le quotidien et insuffle une sensualité nouvelle à la peinture. Ces caractéristiques justifient sa collaboration aux Œuvres de Molière : son trait, souple et fluide, s'associe harmonieusement aux intrigues tantôt galantes, tantôt familiales du dramaturge et illustre plaisamment les textes. Ex-libris encollé sur chaque premier contreplat au nom de Jacques-Marie Jérôme Michau de Montaran, Maître des Requêtes ordinaires de l'Hôtel du Roi. Très bel exemplaire en reliure de l'époque, illustré par l'un des peintres les plus influents du rococo français.

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        Oeuvres de Molière EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Imprimerie de P. Prault, 1734. Fine. Imprimerie de P. Prault, Paris 1734, 6 vol. in-4 (21,5x29,5cm), (6) lxxij ; 330pp. et (6) 447pp. et (6) 442pp. et (6) 420pp. et (6) 618pp. et (6) 554pp., relié. - Masterpiece Boucher as an illustrator and unquestionably one of the finest books made ??in the first part of the eighteenth century. Second edition. We rarely see Note that this edition. The illustration includes a beautiful portrait by Coypel engraved by Lépicié a flagship title page repeated on each volume, 33 figures by Boucher engraved by Laurent Cars, and 198 vignettes and culs-de-lamp (more repeated) by Boucher, Blondel Oppenord and engraved by Cars and Joullain. Binders full calf porphyry time. Back with five nerves decorated with parts of title and volume numbers of red morocco, coffered and gilded florets. Triple gilt fillets coaching dishes. All marbled edges. Tail jaws split six inches in the first volume, same thing on the second and fourth. Tail cap of the second volume threadbare. Three caps head and two tails restored and some reinforced corners. Some scuffs. A pale wetness in Volume I, and some very tiny and rare spots. Boucher began his career as an illustrator and engraver, including participation in the illustration and ornamentation of several editions; the realization of Molière finally allows him to fully exploit its capabilities and gives publishing its absolutely exceptional. The costumes, the staging orchestrated by the artist are well wonder in the theater Molière which Boucher attend numerous times for his illustration. This is one of the first editions that fully and totally the work of a marriage between an artist and a text. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Chef-d&#39;œuvre de Boucher en tant qu&#39;illustrateur et sans conteste l&#39;un des plus beaux livres réalisés dans la première partie du XVIIIème siècle. Second tirage. On notera que l&#39;on voit assez rarement cette édition.   L&#39;illustration comprend un beau portrait par Coypel gravé par Lépicié, un fleuron en page de titre répété sur chaque volume, 33 figures par Boucher gravées par Laurent Cars, et 198 vignettes et culs-de-lampe (plusieurs répétés) par Boucher, Blondel et Oppenord, gravés par Cars et Joullain.   Reliures en plein veau moucheté d&#39;époque. Dos à cinq nerfs ornés de pièces de titre et de tomaisons de basane blonde, caissons et fleurons dorés. Triples filets dorés en encadrement des plats. Toutes tranches marbrées. Coiffes de têtes des volumes 1 et 5 légèrement frottées, celle du tome 5 avec un infime manque. Mors de plusieurs volumes fendus et quelques épidermures. Pâles mouillures en marges basses de certains cahiers des tomes 4, 5 et 6.   Boucher a commencé sa carrière comme illustrateur et graveur, notamment en participant à l&#39;illustration et l&#39;ornementation de plusieurs éditions ; la réalisation du Molière lui permet enfin d&#39;exploiter pleinement ses capacités et confère à l&#39;édition son caractère absolument exceptionnel. Les costumes, la mise en scène savamment orchestrée par l&#39;artiste font ainsi merveille dans le théâtre de Molière auquel Boucher assistera de nombreuses fois pour son illustration. C&#39;est l&#39;une des premières éditions qui soit pleinement et totalement l&#39;œuvre d&#39;un mariage entre un artiste et un texte.  Ex-libris de la bibliothèque de John Wingfield Larking (1801-1891) contrecollé sur chaque contreplat. 

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        Oeuvres ... Nouvelle edition

      Paris: [Pierre Praul] avec privilege du Roy, 1734. First edition in quarto, 6 volumes, engraved vignette title pages, engraved portrait of Moliere by Coypel arfter Lépicié, 33 engraved plates by F. Boucher after Laurent Cars, plus numerous (and often large) engraved head- and tailpieces; contemporary full calf neatly rebacked, computer-generated labels (but actually rather o.k.) lettered in gilt on spines, a.e.g.; very good and sound. This copy is in the first state with the reading "Comteese" in Vol VI, p. 360, line 12. Includes "Memoirs sur la vie & les ouvrages de Moliere [par J.L.I. de La Serre]" in volume I. Brunet III, 1798; Cohen-de Ricci 712-14; Brunet III, 16798: "Édition assez belle, et la première un peu remarquable que l'on ait donnée de notre grand comique."

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        Beschreibung der Steine sowohl Edel als Gemeine, darinnen derer Gestalt, Kräffte, Tugenden, Medicin-Eigenschaften, Preiss und Werth auf das deutlichste gezeignet wird Samt beygefesten Warnungen sich für derer Verfälschung wohl zu hüten wegen seiner fürtrefflichkeit aus dem Englischen ins Teutsche übersetzt durch Johann Langen.

      Culmbach, Nathaneal Lumscher, 1734. Small 8vo (16.4 x 10.3 cm). 16, 274, [xiv] pp. wood-engraved head and tail pieces. Contemporary half vellum over marbled boards. Speckled edges.l Second German edition of a work by Thomas Nichols first published in English in 1652 and subsequently republished twice under entirely different titles. This book deals with 89 different precious stones, where they are to be found, what characteristics they have, their prices and fakes. Slight rubbing to boards, otherwise a very good, clean, near "gem" copy. Ferguson II, 138; Sinkankas, 4758.

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        Année ecclésiastique ou Instructions sur le propre du tems, et sur le propre et le commun des saints. Avec une explication des épîtres et des évangiles qui se lisent dans le cours de l'Année Ecclésiastique, dans les eglises de Rome et de Paris.

      Paris, Philippe-Nicolas Lottin, 1734-1739. 15 vols. 12mo (17,5x10,5 cm). Contemporary full calf, spines with ribbons, nicely gilt in compartments, with red morocco title-lables; covers surrounded by gilt lines; marbled edges and marbled endpapers. (Spine-ends very sl. damaged, a few small defects to 8 hinges). Each volume about 600 pages (only a few quires a bit discoloured). - Despite the few small defects to the bindings an attractive and very clean, complete set.

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        Sammelband mit 3 medizinischen Werken : Anatomie, Medizin 26 Kupfertafeln 1732 James Douglas Bibliographiae anatomicae specimen, sive: Catalogus omnium pene auctorum qui ab Hippocrate ad Hervaeum . scriptis illustrarunt Leiden, Langerak 1734 Angebunden Kulmus, Johann Adam (Jo. Adamo Kulmo) Tabulae Anatomicae : in quibus corporis humani omniumque ejus partium structura & usus brevissime explicantur : accesserunt majoris perspicuitatis causa Annotationes et Tabulae Aeneae Amsterdam, Janssonio-Waesbergios 1732 Angebunden Josephus del Papa De praecipuis humoribus, qui humano in corpore reperiuntur, deque eorum historia, qualitatibus et officiis exercitatio Josephi del Papa : Accedit Hieronymi Barbati exercitatio de sanguine et ejus sero. Leiden

      verschiedene Druckerorte, 1734; 1732; 1736. - Innen einzelne Fleckchen. Es fehlen 2 ausfaltbare Tafeln (Nr. 17 und 23). Vorsätze und Titel leimschattig. Insgesamt gutes und sauberes Exemplar la Gewicht in Gramm: 758 Lederband der Zeit, ca. 13,5 x 20 cm

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