The viaLibri website requires cookies to work properly. You can find more information in our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Displayed below are some selected recent viaLibri matches for books published in 1734

        Deliciae Hortenses, Das ist; Blumen-Artzney-Küchen-und Baum-Gartens-Lust. In zwey Theile verfaßt/. Erstmals heraus gegeben von Mi. I. G. Müllern. Nun aber ibey dieser Achten Auflage zum drittenmal um ein grosses vermehret, und mit Modellen gezieret.

      Stuttgart Johann Bendict Metzlern / 1745 1734 - 8. Aufl. Kl.-8°. 5 nn. Bll., 496 S., 7 nn. Bll. Mit 4 ( davon 2 mehrfachgef.) Kupf. Pergament. Stärker ber., best. u. fl. Durchgehend gebr. tls. wasserrandig. Vorsatzbll. m. Wurmlöcher. Auf Wunsch senden wir gerne ein Foto des Buches via E-mail 0,674 gr.

      [Bookseller: Neusser Buch & Kunst Antiquariat]
 1.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        An Exact List of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal … Also, a Compleat Alpahabetical Double List, of I. The Counties, Cities, and Boroughs, with Their Representatives Against Each … II. The Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses of the Present Parliament … To which Is Added, The Trustees for Georgia, and Places of Their Abode: With Blank Pages for Alterations

      London: Printed by E. Cave at St. John's Gate, 1734-5. 16mo. 37, (2) pp. Contemporary calf (rubbed, lower portion of spine eroded, joints cracked); contemporary ink additions on several blank pages, stray ink notes on rear pastedown, but a good solid copy. . First edition. The last printed page lists the 21 Trustees for the Colony of Georgia, headed by the Earl of Egmont, Lord Carpenter, Edward Digby, and James Oglethorpe; below the trustees are listed 23 "Commissioners appointed by the said Trustees." Ownership signature "F. Boynton" on front endpaper; Sir Francis Boynton, representing Heydon, Yorkshire, is listed as a member of House of Commons on page 13. De Renne Catalogue I, p. 48-49. OCLC records a single copy (Virginia)

      [Bookseller: Bartlebys Books]
 2.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        ETTAL. "Entwurff, Der von einer Hochadlichen Ritter-Academie zu Ettal . vorgenommenen Artillerie-Exercice." Blick auf die Gebirgslandschaft mit dem "Castell", das von Artilleriestellungen im Vordergrund heftig beschossen wird. Oben die Inschrift, unten ausführliche Erklärungen der Offensive (1 bis 18) und Defensive (1 - 18).

      - Kupferstich von Gottf. Dorsch nach Ingenieur Castulus Riedl, dat. 1. Sept. 1734, 16 x 29 cm (Darstellung) bzw. 49 x 39,5 cm (Blattgröße). Diese Militärübung fand statt "unter Anführung des (titl.) Herrn Grafen von Hollnstein, etc. als General". Die Belagerten erhalten "mit fliegendem Fahn und klingenden Spill" freien Abzug, "wonach der Herr General durch Paucken und Trompeten-Schall" das Zeichen des Sieges erklingen läßt. . Mit dem Original-Schöpfrand.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
 3.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
 4.   Check availability:     NVvA     Link/Print  


        Impostures innocentes, ou recueil d'estampes d'apres divers peintres illustres, tels que Rafael, Le Guide, Carlo Maratti, Le Poussin, Rembrandt, Gravées à leur imitation, & selon le gout particulier de chacun d'eux, (...) Par Bernard Picart, Dessinateur et graveur: avec son eloge historique et le catalogue de ses ouvrages. Amsterdam, Picart, 1734.

      Folio, full leather with gilt decorated spine. Small cut in the leather of front cover. Exlibris Geo: Bugg 'je vive en espoire'. With 67 engravings numbered 1-67 on 60 pages and 12 engravings on 7 pages numbered A-L after Rembrandt. Some prints are folding. With Amstelodamum 65, 3 and 65, 4: both with articles on Picart.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
 5.   Check availability:     NVvA     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books]
 6.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Quae exstant opera; Emmanuelis Martini Aloensis Decani studio emendata, et ad fidem Castelviniani Codicis correcta: a Bernardo Andrea Lama iterum recognita ac recensita nunc primum prodeunt.

      Venezia, Albrizzi, 1734. - 4°, circa 26,8 x 19,8 cm. Engraved frontispiece, title with engraved vignette, 20 ff., 242 pp., 1 blank f., with 9 engraved vignettes and one almost full-page engraving Contemporary half-calf with richly gilt spine and covers in vellum Brunet IV, 1459; Graesse VI, 1, 191. Rare first and probably only edition of the neolatin poetry of the Spanish 16th century humanist Ruiz Villegas. With a poem on the death of Juan Luis Vives, the fables of Aesopos put in verse, a "Cybdelomastix", "De pace et nuptiis D.D. Philippi et Isabellae Hispaniae regum libelli duo" etc. - Very elegant imprint on strong wide-margined paper with nice engravings. - Title-page with small old stamp and verso with old manuscript note, only the frontispiece somewhat dusty, otherwise very clean inside. Just a little rubbed, decorative binding, nice copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
 7.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        Memoires pour servir a l'histoire des Insectes

      Imprimerie Royale 1734-1742, Paris - 6 vols, 267 folding engraved plates, 6 engraved headpieces. 4to. HB. Vg set, bindings not quite uniform. Vols 1-5: orig. calf boards, professionally rebacked in matching style; raised bands, gilt tooling to compartments, corners restored, new end-papers. "Ex dono authoris" in manuscript to foot of several title-pages. Neat ink-stamp to several title-pages. Vol 6: cont. mottled calf, raised bands, gilt tooling to compartments; marbled end-papers. Some wear to corners and to head/foot of spine; front joint partly split at top and bottom. Contents very crisp and clean. de Reaumur, René-Antoine Ferchault (1683 - 1757) was a French entomologist and physicist. His name remains known for the temperature scale he invented, while his primary scientific importance rests on his Mémoires pour servir à l’histoire des insectes (six volumes, 1734–1742). This book has great significance for ecological sciences and de Reaumur is now considered the founder of insect ethology. Tome I: Sur les chenilles et sur les papillons; Tome II: Suite de l'histoire des chenilles et des papillons; et l'histoire des insectes ennemis des chenilles; Tome III: Histoire des vers mineurs des feuilles, des teignes, des fausses teignes, des pucerons, des ennemis des pucerons, des faux pucerons, et l'histoire des galles des plantes, et de leurs insectes; Tome IV: Histoire des gallinsectes, des progallinsectes, et des mouches à deux ailes; Tome V: Suite de l'histoire des mouches à deux ailes, et l'histoire de plusieurs mouches à quatre ailes; savoir, des mouches à scie, des cigales, et des abeilles; Tome VI: Suite de l'histoire des mouches à quatre ailes, avec un supplément à celle des mouches à deux ailes.Nissen ZBI: 3315. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: PEMBERLEY NATURAL HISTORY BOOKS BA]
 8.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Sardiniae regnum et insula uti per celeberr. P. Coronelli reip. Venete cosmogr. secundum statum hodiernum aeque ac antiquum descripta est

      Nürnberg, Homann Erben, 1734.. Altkolorierte Kupferstichkarte nach Coronelli, Bildausschnitt 57 x 47,5 cm, Blattgr. 54 x 63,5 cm.. Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, p 124 (Nr. 64); hübsche und gesuchte Karte von Sardinien nach einer Vorlage von V. Coronelli, mit einer kleinen Ansicht von Cagliari aus der Vogelschau; geglättete, kleinere Randläsuren restauriert, sonst von sehr guter Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
 9.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Memoriae historico-criticae librorum rariorum. Accedunt Evangeli Cosmopolitani (i.e. A. Beyer) notae ad J. B. Menckenii De Charletaneria Eruditorum Declamationes, in quibus exempla nonnula praecipue Hispanorum adferuntur.

      Dresden u. Leipzig, F. Hekel, 1734.. 8vo. 8 Bl., 301 S., 1 Bl. Pergament d. Zt.. Beschreibung von 99 Rara und Rarissima. - Angebunden: J. O. ALNANDER. Historiola artis typographicae in Svecia ... Nunc vero ob argumenti tum praestantiam, tum jucunditatem in Germani recusa. Rostock u. Leipzig, Schwechten. 1725. - Wohl erste Darstellung der Geschichte des Buchdrucks in Schweden, zuerst 1722 als Disputation an der Universität Uppsala gedruckt. - Gleichmäßig etwas gebräunt, alter Namenseintrag und Stempel auf dem Titel. - Bigmore/Wyman I, 5.

      [Bookseller: Buch & Consult Ulrich Keip]
 10.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Memoires pour servir a l'histoire des Insectes

      Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1734-1742. 6 vols, 267 folding engraved plates, 6 engraved headpieces. 4to. HB. Vg set, bindings not quite uniform. Vols 1-5: orig. calf boards, professionally rebacked in matching style; raised bands, gilt tooling to compartments, corners restored, new end-papers. "Ex dono authoris" in manuscript to foot of several title-pages. Neat ink-stamp to several title-pages. Vol 6: cont. mottled calf, raised bands, gilt tooling to compartments; marbled end-papers. Some wear to corners and to head/foot of spine; front joint partly split at top and bottom. Contents very crisp and clean.. de Reaumur, René-Antoine Ferchault (1683 - 1757) was a French entomologist and physicist. His name remains known for the temperature scale he invented, while his primary scientific importance rests on his Mémoires pour servir à l?'histoire des insectes (six volumes, 1734?-1742). This book has great significance for ecological sciences and de Reaumur is now considered the founder of insect ethology. Tome I: Sur les chenilles et sur les papillons; Tome II: Suite de l'histoire des chenilles et des papillons; et l'histoire des insectes ennemis des chenilles; Tome III: Histoire des vers mineurs des feuilles, des teignes, des fausses teignes, des pucerons, des ennemis des pucerons, des faux pucerons, et l'histoire des galles des plantes, et de leurs insectes; Tome IV: Histoire des gallinsectes, des progallinsectes, et des mouches à deux ailes; Tome V: Suite de l'histoire des mouches à deux ailes, et l'histoire de plusieurs mouches à quatre ailes; savoir, des mouches à scie, des cigales, et des abeilles; Tome VI: Suite de l'histoire des mouches à quatre ailes, avec un supplément à celle des mouches à deux ailes.Nissen ZBI: 3315.

      [Bookseller: Pemberley Natural History Books]
 11.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Legende doree ou sommaire de l'histoire des freres mendiants de l'ordre de EDITION ORIGINALE

      A Amsterdam: Aux depend de La Compagnie, 1734. Fine. Aux depend de La Compagnie, A Amsterdam 1734, In-12 (10x16,7cm), (24) 214pp., relié. - First Edition Bound in full morocco vintage black. Smooth back Jansenist. Gold title. Hatch on cuts and interior. Gilt edges. Very nice copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare, ornée en page de titre d'une grande vignette aux armes d'un fou flanqué de deux singes botées. Reliure en plein maroquin noir circa 1760. Dos lisse janséniste. Titre dorée. Hachures sur les coupes et intérieure. Tranches dorées. Malgré un dos infimement éclairci, très bel exemplaire. "Pamphlet curieux et violent, devenu fort rare, contre les Franciscains et les Dominicains, qui forme en quelque sorte le pendant de l'Alcoran des Cordeliers" (Caillet). Plus généralement, le pamphlet est établi contre le monachisme

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 12.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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 at head and tail of hinges with slight loss to leather at foot of spine, small hole repaired to head of spine, small cracks at top of hinges, 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, small 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.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
 13.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        Legende doree ou sommaire de l'histoire des freres mendiants de l'ordre de S. Dominique et de S. François

      First EditionBound in full morocco vintage black. Smooth back Jansenist. Gold title. Hatch on cuts and interior. Gilt edges. Very nice copy. Aux depend de La Compagnie A Amsterdam 1734 In-12 (10x16,7cm) (24) 214pp. relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 14.   Check availability:     Direct From Bookseller     Link/Print  


        Money answers all things: or, an Essay to make money sufficiently plentiful amongst all ranks of people and increase our foreign and domestick trade; Fill the Empty Houses with Inhabitants, Encourage the Marriage State, Lessen the Number of Hawkers and Pedlars, And, In a great Measure, prevent giving long credit, and making bad Debts in Trade

      London: for T. Cox; and sold by J. Wilford, , 1734. Likewise shewing, The Absurdity of going to War about Trade; and the most likely Method to prevent the Clandestine Exportation of our Wool: And also to reduce the National Debts and ease taxes. Bound with another contemporary work in one volume, octavo (196 × 123 mm). Contemporary speckled sheep, red morocco label to spine lettered gilt, gilt dash border to front cover, red speckled edges. Bookplate of Ferguson of Raith to front pastedown. Ink annotation to front pastedown and front free endpaper. Extremities lightly rubbed, a little surface wear, corners a little worn, short tear to head of p. 119. An excellent, unrestored copy. First edition of "The first scientific study of the question of distribution - the socialist side of economics: able and influential" (Foxwell). Vanderlint's work "appears to have received little attention during the 18th century until Dugald Stewart referred to it as anticipating the Physiocrats on the single tax of land rent and on free trade. Stewart compared [Vanderlint] also with David Hume ... McCulloch used Stewart's opinions on several occasions and may have provided the basis for Marx's charge that 'Hume follows step by step, and often even in his personal idiosyncracies' Vanderlint's work" (Peter Groenewegen, in The New Palgrave). "Like Barbon and North, [Vanderlint] had a global vision of international trade and pleaded for free trade ... He recognized the mutual benefits that flowed from free trading referring to 'an invincible argument for free and unrestrained trade'" (Murphy, Monetary Theory 1601-758, pp. 46-7). The book is bound second in a volume with Joshua Gee, The Trade and Navigation of Great-Britain considered: shewing, that the surest Way for a Nation to increase in Riches, is to prevent the Importation of such Foreign Commodities as may be rais'd at Home. The third edition. London: by Sam. Buckley, 1731.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
 15.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Dekret mit Unterschrift ("Louis v. Baden"), 1 Seite, in-4 (Doppelblatt), Schlackenwerth (Böhmen), 2. 10. 1734.

      - Fähnrichspatent für Joseph v. Ried. ". Nachdem Wir auff beschehenes unterthänigstes supplicieren des unter dem Löbl[ichen] Schwäb[ischen] graff Fürstemberg[ischen] Creÿß Regiment stehenden Haubtmann v. Ried auß besonderer gnädigsten consideration deßen ältesten Sohn Joseph v. Ried die beÿ unserem Schwäb[ischen] Creÿßes Contingents Baron v. Rothischen Regiment und Major Funckischen Compagnie durch erfolgtes ableben des fähndrichs von Pleÿleben vacant wordene fahne in gnaden zugedacht, alß haben demselben solches hierdurch gn[ä]d[i]gst anfügen und zu seinem behuff gegenwärtige fertigung unter unserer eigenhändiger unterschrifft und fürgebrachten fürstl[ichen] Secret Insigl ertheilen laßen wollen .". Gedecktes Siegel, gefaltet und etwas geknittert, Dorsalvermerk. Joseph Heinrich Frh. von Ried (1720-1799), damals noch blutjung, trat bald darauf in die kaiserliche Armee ein, bewährte sich dort in mehreren Kriegen und wurde 1761 mit dem Maria-Theresien-Ordens ausgezeichnet. Er starb hochbetagt als Minister des Schwäbischen Kreises. - Beiliegend Dekret mit Unterschrift, 1 Seite, in-4, Esslingen, 6. 2. 1734, ebenfalls an v. Ried. ". Nachdeme die dermahlige Kriegs-Zeiten nicht gestatten, das jagdt-weeßen in unserer Landtvogteÿ orttenau auff die bisherige weiß besorgen zulaßen folgsamb Wir des herrn haubtmanns uns desfalls bis anhero geleisteten diensten dermahlen nicht vonnöthen haben, sondern hierunter anderer vorsehung zuthun bemüßiget seÿn ." (beschädigt). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Wiener Antiquariat Ingo Nebehay GmbH]
 16.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        The Koran, Commonly called The Alcoran of Mohammed,

      London: by C. Ackers for J. Wilcox,, 1734. Translated into English immediately from the Original Arabic; with Explanatory Notes, taken from the most approved Commentators. To which is prefixed A Preliminary Discourse. Quarto (245 × 190). Contemporary panelled calf rebacked with red-brown morocco spine in compartments, edges sprinkled red. Title-page printed in red and black with tissue-guard tipped in, folding map of Arabia, 4 plates of which 3 folding, Armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Slightly rubbed overall with light craquelure to central panel of front board, light toning as usual with signatures L to Q rather tanned, tan-burn to front free endpaper from turn-ins, folding map inverted with a couple of short closed tears to no loss, brown ink-stain to D2 r. A very good copy, the plates and map notably crisp and fresh. First edition of the second and most authoritative English version of the Qur'an. George Sale was a solicitor by training and "the first notable English Arabist who was not in holy orders … From 1726 to 1734 he was closely associated with the Society for the Propagation of Christian Knowledge, which he served in his legal capacity. Meanwhile he was working on a translation of the Qur'an … a landmark in the history of Qur'anic studies" (Holt, Studies in the History of the Near East, p. 58). The only previous complete translation of the Qur'an into English had been Alexander Ross's 1649 version of du Ryer's notoriously free translation into French. Despite Sale's claim to have worked directly from the Arabic, he acknowledges a debt to the 1698 Latin translation of Ludovico Marracci, confessor to Pope Innocent XI; notably, his citation of Muslim commentators is restricted to those already cited by his predecessor. Yet Sale's work, and in particular his extensive Preliminary Discourse discussing both the biography of the Prophet and the Arabian context of Islam, evinces "an enlightened and objective attitude which may have been responsible for his gradual dissocation from the activities of the SPCK" (ibid.), in contrast to the openly polemical intentions of Marracci, whose prefaced offered a lengthy refutation of the Qur'an and Muhammad's prophethood. Sale's balanced presentation of Muhammad and Islamic origins was much admired by his contemporaries, including Voltaire, Lessing and especially Gibbon, whose treatment of Arabian history and Islam in his Decline and Fall relies heavily on Sale. In 1921 Edward Denison Ross claimed that Sale's version had still not been superseded, and more than fifty years later Sale's objectivity guarded him from criticism in Edward Said's Orientalism (1978). This copy with the armorial bookplate of George Kenyon of Peel to the front pastedown, with "Gredington" inscribed above in a fine hand. George Kenyon of Peel Hall, Lancashire, was a barrister by profession and at once uncle and father-in-law to Lloyd Kenyon, 1st Baron Kenyon (1732-1802), who had married his daughter Mary. Gredington Hall in Flintshire was the birthplace of Lloyd Kenyon and remains the seat of the Kenyon family.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
 17.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Oeuvres . Nouvelle edition

      [Pierre Praul] avec privilege du Roy, Paris 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." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
 18.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        HABSBURG/Kt. Aargau. "Nativus primigeni castri Habsburgici". Vier Ansichten aus den vier Himmelsrichtungen.

      - 4 Kupferstiche von Jos. Schmutzer, nach "Jo. Heinrich Mejer von Winterthur delein 1734", 1737, je ca. 32,5 x 43 cm. Aus: M. Herrgott, "Genealogiae . Habsburgicae". - Dekorative, gut erhaltene Folge.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
 19.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Opera philosophica et mineralia.

      1-3. Dresden & Leipzig, Friderici Hekelii, 1734. Folio. (16),+ 160, 165-452 pp.+ 25 engr. plates, of which 1 fold.+ engr. fold. map; (12),+ 164, (2), 165-386 pp,+ 26 engr. plates, of which 4 are fold.+ large engr. map; (14),+ 534 pp.+ 72 engr. plates,+ of which 18 fold. The plates with foxing, especially in part one, pp. 101-104 in part two with browning. Contemporary full calf, spines richly gilt with raised bands and beige labels, blue marbled edges. Three volumes, small repair at top of spine to volume one. From the library of Ericsberg castle, with its books plate. This copy lacks the frontispiece with the engraved portrait.Hyde 228-230, calling for 110 plates only. Stroh & Ekelöf 95. Bibliotheca Walleriana 11018. With a total of 155 numbered illustrations on 125 plates. Vol. II has no plate with number 27, which according to Hyde is correct. The collection is edited by Fredrik Hekelius. The three main titles are "Principia rerum naturalium", which contains Swedenborg's natural philosophy, "Regnum subterraneum sive minerale de Ferro" and "Regnum subterraneum sive minerale de cupro et orichalco", both dealing with mineralogy and mining. The large map in part two is printed on thick paper and shows Siberian mines, engraved by J. F. Leihzelt, "Charta ofwer Siberiskae bruuks grufe dehlar, som och Toblska Werkaturska lagsaga..." (490x650 mm). The first part "Principia rerum naturalium" is by Sten Lindroth described as one of greatest books in the history of Swedish natural science, where Swenborg explains the nature of the materia, the birth of the solar system etc

      [Bookseller: Centralantikvariatet]
 20.   Check availability:     Antikvariat     Link/Print  


        Historie Des Regiments In des Heil. Röm. Reichs Stadt Augspurg in welcher Desselben verschiedene Veränderungen, Erweiterungen, Verordnungen, und was sonst dazugehörig, aus tüchtigen Urkunden und Gründen erzählet .

      Mertz u. Mayer, Frankfurt am Main und Leipzig 1734 - 31x20 cm, alleg. Kupfertit. v. Jac. Andr. Fridrich, 5 Bll., 286 S., mit 15 Kupfertafeln der Familien- u. Zunftwappen, u. 4 weiteren ganzseitigen Bildkupfern, sowie einem größeren, gefalteten Kupfer (Versuch eines "vereinigten gemeinsamen Wappens" der Stadt in konzentrischer Rotunde [s. Foto]), u. mit 4 allegor. Kupfern zum Titelanfang, u. 1 gef. Tabelle (der gesellschaftl. Zusammensetzung des "Regiments"=Stadtrats); 29 Bll. mit Verzeichnissen der Stadtpfleger, Ratsherren, Richter, Kaufleute, Gemeinderäte, Stadt- u. Landvögte seit A.D. 982 bzw. 1082. +++ Wichtige Geschichte der Augsburger Stadtverfassung, erstmals 1725 erschienen und in der vorliegenden zweiten Auflage um ein Vorwort von Jakob Brucker und 6 Blatt Zusätze am Ende vermehrt. Es handelt sich NICHT UM MILITÄRISCHES, sondern um Stadtrat, Stadtverwaltung, Richterschaft und den regierenden Bürgerrat. Brucker hatte noch ungenannt bereits für die erste Auflage das von Langenmantel (1643-1716) gesammelte Material redigiert und muss als der eigentliche Bearbeiter des Werkes gelten. Der Augsburger Jakob Brucker (1696-1770) wirkte von 1724 bis 1744 als evangelischer Geistlicher und als Rektor der Lateinschule in Kaufbeuren bevor er nach Augsburg zurückkehrte, neben einer Fülle von historischen und theologischen Arbeiten liegt seine Bedeutung vor allem in bahnbrechenden philosophiegeschichtlichen Werken. - Mit prachtvollem Frontispiz von J. A. Friedrich (das alte und das neue Rathaus in reicher allegorischer Umrahmung), drei Tafeln mit schönen Darstellungen zur Erwerbung des Zunftregiments 1368, die weiteren Tafeln zeigen Geschlechter- und Zunftwappen sowie Siegel. +++ Perg.Ebd. d. Z., Ecken leicht bestoßen, beige-hellgrau-fleckig, Bindung fest u. solide, weil mit 2 Rückenfalzen, das Pergament um Deckel u. Vorsatzpap. nur gefaltet (ein Vorläufer des Schutzumschlags.), wenige Seiten s. leicht stockfleckig, aber alles sehr hell u. m. hervorragendem Hell-Dunkel-Kontrast, kein Bes.vermerk, Nachsatz herausgetrennt. Perfekte Vorlage eines Reprints.+++ Aus Nichtraucherhaushalt. +++ Selten in diesem Zustand. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Magister Michalis]
 21.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Lettres de la Marquise de M *** au Comte de R ***

      A La Haye: Chez Henri Scheurleer, 1734. Fine. Chez Henri Scheurleer, A La Haye 1734, 2 parties en un Vol. in 12 (10x16,5cm), (2) 186pp. ; (2) 173pp., relié. - Dutch first and second edition. Title pages in red and black. A vignette title spotted calf répétée.Plein time. Spine ribbed ornate. A small loss in mind. 2 corners bumped. Slot in the upper jaw head. Exemplaire.Célèbre good epistolary novel and a libertine passion and tragic ending with the death of the beloved. This is the day of a total and devouring love, we do not know if it is for a real man or an ideal. Crébillon has chosen to give us Qure letters of the Marquise that works dramatically to analyze any of his feelings, the passion of love will lead to death, realizing the letter that bears his name: Mr. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Seconde édition et première hollandaise. Pages de titre en rouge et noir. Une vignette de titre répétée. Reliure en plein veau d'époque tacheté. Dos à nerfs richement orné. Un petit manque en tête. 2 coins émoussés. Fente au mors supérieur en tête. Bon exemplaire.Célèbre roman épistolaire et libertin d'une passion tragique et qui s'achève par la mort de l'amante. C'est ici le jour d'un amour total et dévorateur, dont on ne sait s'il s'adresse à un homme réel ou à un idéal. Crébillon a choisi de ne nous donner qure les lettres de la Marquise qui s'emploie dramatiquement à analyser le moindre de ses sentiments, dont la passion d'amour la conduira à la mort, réalisant ainsi la lettre que porte son nom : M.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 22.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Histoire des miracles et du culte de M Pâris diacre

      En France: S.n., 1734. Fine. S.n., En France 1734, in-12 (9,5x17cm), (1 f. tit.) lxxx ; 156pp. ; 144pp., deux parties reliées en un volume. - Plus a new preface and a second portion edition, published two years after the original; anonymous. Full calf blond contemporary. Back with five nerves decorated with a piece of red morocco, caissons and small chains with golden birds. All red edges. Cap head shaved. Small jobs to at the back wearing marginally affect the body of the work. Two corners slightly bumped. The book is part of the history of convulsionaries. Miracles and elk seizures that took place on the tomb of Deacon Paris, in the cemetery of Saint-Médard, made him one of Jansenism charismatic figures of the Enlightenment, during which were published several books and numerous philosophical publications and theological about the famous miracles of Saint-Médard, origins of the movement convulsionaries and inseparable from the history of Jansenism. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition augmentée d'une préface et d'une seconde partie, parue deux ans après l'originale ; anonyme. Reliure en plein veau blond d'époque. Dos à cinq nerfs orné d'une pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, de caissons et petits fers aux oiseaux dorés. Toutes tranches rouges. Coiffe de tête arasée. Petits travaux de vers au niveau du dos portant marginalement atteinte au corps de l'ouvrage. Deux coins très légèrement émoussés. L'ouvrage s'inscrit dans l'histoire des convulsionnaires. Les miracles et les élans de convulsions qui eurent lieu sur la tombe du diacre Pâris, au cimetière de Saint-Médard, firent de lui une des figures charismatiques du jansénisme des Lumières, période durant laquelle furent publiés de nombreux ouvrages et de nombreuses publications philosophiques et théologiques au sujet des fameux miracles de Saint-Médard, origines du mouvement des convulsionnaires et inséparables de l'histoire du Jansénisme.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 23.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Les princesses Malabares ou le célibat philosophique EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Andrinople|[Paris]: chez Tomas Franco., 1734. Fine. chez Tomas Franco., à Andrinople [Paris] 1734, in 12 (10,5x16,5cm), 201pp., relié. - First Edition. The book has also been attributed to Lenglet Dufresnoy and some Quesnel whose name is in the preface. See Peignot, Dictionary of condemned books Fire II, p. 53-54. Vintage cardboard. Back smooth threads. Part of title in black morocco. Utopia takes place in India, narrated by an Indian prince. Hindu women, announces the author, were ordered to burn after the death of their husbands. Princesses Malabares found expedient to this system by marrying as many husbands as possible, forcing each man to absolute fidelity. Through a description of the customs of the Malabar Island, the author establishes a satirical criticism of religious systems, tyrant of mankind. It is a curious relationship, where it is mainly ratio between men and women. The tale is full of puzzles and keys (see table of names with solving anagrams) that are not always easy to grasp. The book was burned at the stake by the decision of the Parliament of 31 December 1734. Ironically for a book whose first lines of the preface asserts that "man throws himself naturally [...] on everything that is forbidden ", including books condemned. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. L'ouvrage a été également attribué à Lenglet Dufresnoy et à un certain Quesnel dont le nom se trouve dans la préface. Cf Peignot, Dictionnaire des livres condamnés au feu II, p. 53-54. Reliure en plein cartonnage d'époque. Dos lisse à filets. Pièce de titre en maroquin noir. topie se déroulant en inde, narrée par un prince indien. Les femmes indous, annonce l'auteur, étaient sommées de se brûler après la mort de leur mari. Les princesses Malabares trouvèrent un expédient à ce système en se mariant à autant de maris que possible, en contraignant chaque mari à une fidélité absolue. A travers une description des coutumes de l'île Malabare, l'auteur établit une critique satirique des systèmes religieux, tyran du genre humain. C'est une relation curieuse, où il est essentiellement rapport des relations entre hommes et femmes. Le conte fourmille d'énigmes et de clefs (voir la table des noms propres avec la solution des anagrammes) qui ne sont pas toujours aisées à saisir. L'ouvrage fut condamné au bûcher par l'arrêt du parlement du 31 décembre 1734. Ironie pour un livre dont les premières lignes de la préface affirment que « l'homme se jette tout naturellement [...] sur tout ce qui lui est interdit », notamment les livres condamnés.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 24.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Tanzaï et Neadarné histoire japonoise EDITION ORIGINALE

      A Pekin: Chez Lou-Chou-Chu-La, 1734. Fine. Chez Lou-Chou-Chu-La, A Pekin 1734, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in-12 (9,5x16,5cm), (4) iv-xx (4) 266pp. et (4) 436pp., relié. - Original rare Edition. Title page in red and black. Binding in full brown sheepskin contemporary. Back with nerves decorated. Part of title and volume number in red morocco. Upper jaw of Volume I open mind. 5 corners bumped. Friction. Some gashes and scratches on the boards. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare. Page de titre en rouge et noir. Reliure en pleine basane brune d'époque. Dos à nerfs richement orné. Pièce de titre et de tomaison (joliment ornée) en maroquin rouge. Mors supérieur du tome I ouvert en tête. 5 coins émoussés. Frottements. Quelques estafilades et rayures sur les plats. Rousseurs sur les trois premiers feuillets de chacun des tomes. Tache brune sur la tranche du premier volume débordant sur quelques feuillets. Assez bon exemplaire cependant, aux jolis dos. Ce conte licencieux et érotique, qui vogue sur la mode de l'orientalisme merveilleux, remporta dès sa parution un vif succès, bien qu'il fit scandale et qu'on accusa l'auteur d'obscénité, d'irréligion ; certains y virent même une critique de la bulle Ugénitus (contre le jansénisme) et le cardinal de Rohan, et Crébillon se vit emprisonné à la suite de ses accusations. Tanzaï est un conte féérique et politique, dont l'étrangeté de l'intrigue surprend toujours le lecteur, toute l'histoire tournant autour d'une écumoire en or au manche énorme... En effet l'inventivité fictionnelle s'exhibe sans retenue dans cette oeuvre de Crébillon fils, elle fit écrire à Voltaire en 1735 : "Je ne sais rien de si fou que ce livre. Si je l'avais fait je serais brûlé".

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 25.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Le bombardier francois, ou nouvelle methode de jetter les bombes avec precision.

      Amsterdam, Au depens de la Compagnie, 1734.. 4°, circa 25,6 x 20,5 cm. Engraved frontispiece, title in red and black with engraved vignette, 2 ff., 41 pp., 1 f., 366 pp., 8 folding engraved plates Contemporary full mottled calf with richly gilt spine. Cf. Poggendorff I, 138; Jähns 1728: "Die Tabellen Belidors waren das Ergebnis nicht theoretischer Berechnung, sondern praktischer Versuche, in denen der Verfasser sich uberhaupt hervorragend auszeichnete". Second edition (frist 1731) with 8 nice plates. The first part deals with bombs for military use, the second dscribes fireworks and different kinds of explosives and ammunition. - Nice, just minor browning and a little rubbed, decorative.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
 26.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Histoire De L'Academie Royale Des Sciences Annee M. DCXCIX

      Amsterdam : Pierre Mortier 1734 - Bound in contemporary mottled calf. Gilt spine. 5 raised bands. Marbled endpapers. Page ends washed red. Good binding and cover. Wear to extremities. Black staining to 3rd, 5th compartments. Chipping and loss to head and 6th compartment of spine. Library stamps from the University of Georgia. Unmarked pages with some toning and foxing spots. Ships daily. This volume contains De la Resistance cause'e dans les Machines, tant par les frottemens des parties qui les composent, que par la roideur des Cordes qu'on y employe, & la maniere de calculer l'un & l'autre which published Amontons rediscovery of the laws of friction (tribology) first put forward by Leonardo da Vinci. Though they were received with some scepticism, the laws were verified by Charles-Augustin de Coulomb in 1781. DSB I, p. 138. Also contains Moyen de substituer Commodement L'Action du Feu, a la Force des Hommes et des Chevaux pour mouvoir les Machines also by Amontons with the engraving of Moulin a Feu, which is the first appearance of the thermic motor (hot air engine, historically called an air engine or caloric engine). "As early as 1699 Amontons proposed a thermic motor: a machine using hot air and external combustion with direct rotation. The experiments carried on in connection with this machine led him to note that ordinary air going from the temperature of ice to that of boiling water increases in volume by about one third."(DSB I, p. 139) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
 27.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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'œuvre de Boucher en tant qu'illustrateur et sans conteste l'un des plus beaux livres réalisés dans la première partie du XVIIIème siècle. Premier tirage (présentant bien la coquille à "comteese" à la ligne 12 de la page 360 du tome VI).    L'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. Notre exemplaire est, en outre, illustré d'une figure avant la lettre au tome VII.   Reliures en plein veau brun d'époque. Dos à cinq nerfs ornés de pièces de titre et de tomaisons de maroquin rouge et brun, caissons et fleurons dorés. Toutes tranches rouges. Coiffes de certains volumes habilement restaurées. Quelques restaurations en tête des mors. Une infime déchirure sans manque à la page 15 du tome 3.   Boucher a commencé sa carrière comme illustrateur et graveur, notamment en participant à l'illustration et l'ornementation de plusieurs éditions ; la réalisation du Molière lui permet enfin d'exploiter pleinement ses capacités et confère à l'édition son caractère absolument exceptionnel. Les costumes, la mise en scène savamment orchestrée par l'artiste font ainsi merveille dans le théâtre de Molière auquel Boucher assistera de nombreuses fois pour son illustration. C'est l'une des premières éditions qui soit pleinement et totalement l'œuvre d'un mariage entre un artiste et un texte. 

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 28.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        HABSBURG/Kt. Aargau. "Tabula quae genuinum castrum Habsburgicum". Weiter Blick ins Tal von Aar und Limmat, in der Ferne die Ruine Habsburg, Brugg und Königsfelden.

      - Kupferstich von Jos. Schmutzer, nach "Jo. Heinrich Mejer von Winterthur delein 1734", 1737, 32,5 x 43 cm. Aus: M. Herrgott, "Genealogiae . Habsburgicae". - Links oben Titelkartusche. Sehr schönes, gut erhaltenes, breitrandiges Blatt mit Mittelburg.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
 29.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        L'Alcoran des Cordeliers Tant en latin qu'en François C'est à dire Recuei

      Amsterdam: Aux dépens de la Compagnie., 1734. Fine. Aux dépens de la Compagnie., Amsterdam 1734, in-12 (10,5x17cm), XVIII, 396 pp et 419p., deux tomes reliés en deux volumes. - First illustrated edition of a book that was originally published in 1542 in Wittenberg. 2 frontispieces and 21 engravings of Bernard Picard representing episodes of hagiographic view of St. Francis .. Cohen, Pages red and black titles. 5. The half-title in an engraved frame Picard bears the date 1733. Morocco Navy Full time. Smooth back Jansenist. Series hatch on the cuts. Gilt edges. Back slightly past. Library Binding, quite rare. Famous pamphlet, particularly violent, against the Book of Bartholomew of Pisa which highlighted the similarities between the life of Jesus Christ and the life of St. Francis. The book begins with a foreword by Conrad Badius and Martin Luther, very insulting to Papists and Cordeliers. The book is in Latin and French, he took the hagiographic narrative of St. Francis by adding him footnotes page, and extremely severe and harsh criticism. More generally, the book is a direct attack against Catholics by Protestants, accusing them of heresy, abominations, Satanism ... "For it (this book) is such that when men and devils dégorgeraient their detestable poisons all against God, they do not say more than a monk alone has dared to write "Conrad Badius. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première édition illustrée d'un ouvrage qui fut initialement édité en 1542 à Wittemberg. 2 frontispices et 21 gravures de Bernard Picard représentant des épisodes hagiographiques de la vue de Saint François.. Cohen, 5. Pages de titres rouges et noires. Le faux titre dans un encadrement gravé de Picard porte la date de 1733. Reliures en plein maroquin marine d'époque. Dos lisse Janséniste. Série de hachures sur les coupes. Tranches dorées. Dos légèrement passés. Belle reliure, assez rare. Célèbre pamphlet, particulièrement violent, contre le livre de Barthelemi de Pise qui soulignait les similarités entre la vie de Jésus Christ et la vie de Saint François. Le livre débute par une préface de Conrad Badius et de Martin Luther, très insultant à l'égard des Papistes et des Cordeliers. L'ouvrage est en latin et en français, il reprend le récit hagiographique de Saint François en lui adjoignant des notes de bas de page, et des critiques extrêmement sévères et virulentes. Plus généralement, le livre est une attaque directe contre les Catholiques par les Protestants, les accusant d'hérésies, d'abominations, de satanisme... « Car il (ce livre) est tel, que quand hommes et diables dégorgeraient leurs poisons exécrables tous contre Dieu, ils n'en sauraient plus dire qu'un moine seul en a osé écrire » Conrad Badius.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 30.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Neu Ausgelegter Curioser Tändl-Marckt [Taendl-Markt] der jetzigen Welt. In allerhand Waaren und Wahrheiten vorgestellet. Aus der Tändler-Butten Lustiger Einfäll heraus geklaubt.

      Wienn [Wien] und Brünn, Johann Paul Krauß 1734;. EA; ca 20x14 cm; (12) 421 (34) Seiten mit gest. Frontispiz; Ledereinband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild (Einband etwas bestoßen, vorderes fliegendes Vorsatzblatt mit kleinem Eckabriß, Frontispiz oben bis zur Einfassungslinie beschnitten, Titeblatt mit Namenseintägen, gelöschten Namenseinträgen und teils gelöschtem Stempel, Seiten teils etwas gebräunt, bzw. braunfleckig; sonst gutes Exemplar); EA;.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hilbert Kadgien]
 31.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Medico para el bolsillo, doctor a pie, Hypocrates chiquito [with] El hospital, en que cura amor de amor la locura [with] Conquista del reino de Napoles, por su rey don Carlos de Borbon [with] Ultimo sacudimiento de botarates, y tontos [with] Soplo a la justicia [with] Armazon contra los prognosticos [with] Juicio Para Quien no lo Tenga

      Seville: Don Diego Lopez de Haro, 1734. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Contemporary vellum with ties largely intact, spine torn and inner joints cracked, text block loose in binding and the individual works coming disbound. Scattered light foxing, minor stains, generally very clean. A collection of seven of Torres Villarroel's works bound up together. The first third and fourth with separate title pages, the second, El Hospital, disbound from a larger work (and laid loose into this work, likely not bound up originally with the others) and Soplo a la Justicia and Armazon Contra los Prognosticos with an introductory page but no separate title. A few are Madrid imprints, most are undated but ca. late 1730s into the early 1740s. A nice collection of works by the alchemist, seer, doctor, mathematician, poet and playwright - famously a favorite of a young Borges. 32pp, 36pp; 47, (1)pp; 12, (2)pp; 12pp; 7pp. (4), 12pp; 7pp. All the works are scarce or rare, the final is unidentified, though also printed by Don Diego Lopez de Haro in Seville, but, like the preceding work, is one of his works on prognostication, this time of eclipses and such. A very interesting collection of texts. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Medicine & Health; Biography & Autobiography. Inventory No: 045484.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
 32.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        The Koran commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed, Translated into English Immediately from the Original Arabic; with Explanatory Notes, Taken from the most Approved COMMENTATORS To which is Prefixed A Preliminary Discourse

      London: Printed by C. Ackers, for J. Wilcox, 1734 8.5 by 10 inch size, Full Leather Bound, Gold Gilt Spine, Some shelf wear.  Person name & date written top right corner Title Page, Numerous notes & under-lining

      [Bookseller: Bill's Books]
 33.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Oberloschwitz" originales Aquarell ca. 21x28cm; links unten signiert und datiert "1795"; verso mit zwei Stempeln; am obern Rand mit zwei Klebestreifen auf Karton fixiert und dort handschriftlich betitelt und bezeichnet

      - Veith war schon in jungen Jahren als Stuben- und Dekorationsmaler tätig. Als Schüler der Dresdener Kunstakademie lernte er hauptsächlich bei A. Zingg (1734 - 1816) Kupferstechen und Zeichnen, insbesondere das Landschaftsfach. Etwa ab 1790 begann er selbständig mit Ölbildern, besonders aber mit bildmäßigen Zeichnungen Fuß zu fassen. Zudem illustrierte er Reisebeschreibungen. 1798 wurde er Pensionär der Akademie mit der Auflage, die Meißner Porzellanmanufaktur mit geeigneten Motiven zu beliefern. 1802 erhielt er ein kurfürstlich sächsisches Reisestipendium, mit dem er die Schweiz, Oberitalien und Rom besuchte. Eine zweite Italienfahrt kam 1813/14 zustande. Daneben sorgte Veith für die Veröffentlichung seiner Blätter in Stichen und Radierungen und blieb auch als Landschaftsgraphiker aktiv. 1817 erhielt er die Mitgliedschaft der Dresdener Akademie, 1833 die Ernennung zum Professor.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
 34.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Ingermanlandiae seu Ingriae novissima Tabula.

      Nürnberg, Homann Erben, 1734.. Altkolorierte Kupferstichkarte nach Rostowcew, Bildausschnitt 47 x 55,5 cm, Blattgr. 54 x 63,5 cm.. Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, p 125 (Nr. 110); hübsche Karte und detailreiche Karte der Umgebung von St. Petersburg, reicht vom Ladogasee im Nordosten bis Narva in Estland im Südwesten; mit Titelkartusche unten rechts und einer Ansicht der Stadt St. Petersburg oben rechts; mit der üblichen Mittelfalz, etwas gebräunt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
 35.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Caesarea: Or, an Account of Jersey: The Greatest of the Islands Remaining to the Crown of England of the Ancient Dutchy of Normandy. With an Appendix of Records, and an Accurate Map of the Island, and a Prospect of Elizabeth-Castle. To Which are Added Remarks on the XIXth Chapter of the Book of Mr Seldens Mare Clausum By Philip Morant

      Printed for T. Wotton, at the three Daggers and Queen's-Head, over against St.Dunstan's Church, Fleet Street, London Second Edition 1734, revised and much augmented. First edition was published in 1695. 1734. Second edition hard back binding in old recased full leather covers, five raised bands with faded title lettering to the spine, gilt border design to the board edges, gilt knurling to the edges, marble end leaves. 8vo. 8'' x 5¼''. Contains [xlv] + [3], 455 + [1] pages. Plate at page 238, but sadly lacks the map mentioned on the title page. 30 mm cracking to the bottom of the lower spine edge, the text block is clean. Member of the P.B.F.A.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
 36.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        The Koran, commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed.

      London, C[harles] Ackers for J[ohn] Wilcox, 1734.. Large 4to. (4), IX, (3), 187, (1), 508, (16) pp. Title-page printed in red and black. With 5 engraved plates: a large folding map of the Arabian peninsula (with an inset view of the "Temple at Mecca"), a folding plan and view of the "Temple at Mecca" and 3 family trees (2 folding). Contemp. full calf, sewn on 5 cords, boards decorated with gilt and blindstamped borders around panels of differering tones; gilt morocco spine label. All edges gilt, with hidden coloured painting of Mecca to fore-edge (visible when fanned).. First edition of the first English Quran to be translated directly from the Arabic: a landmark not only as an effort to bring an accurate version of the Quran to the English-speaking world, but also in western Quranic studies in general. Included are Sale's 7-page note to the reader, with criticisms of earlier translations into English and other languages, his 187-page preliminary discourse, assembling a wealth of information about Islamic culture, and valuable scholarly footnotes, with material from the Islamic commentaries of al-Baydawi and al-Suyuti. Holt notes Sale's "enlightened and objective attitude" which contrasted sharply with that of most earlier and contemporary western Arabists: "His freedom from religious prejudice [...], his obvious conviction that Arabic writers were the best source of Arab history, and Muslim commentators the fittest to expound the Quran, marks an enormous advance". Sale's English translation, subsequently rendered into German, French, and Russian, remains highly regarded today. - Insignificant browning throughout, as common. A good, prettily bound copy of a groundbreaking English translation of the Quran with an elaborate fore-edge painting, hidden under the gilt fore-edge, showing the Masjid al-Haram with the Kaaba at the centre, the city extending around the mosque, and a departing caravan in the foreground. - ESTC T146975. Schnurrer 429. Fück 104 ("classic translation"). P. M. Holt, Studies in the history of the Near East (1973), pp. 57-60. McKenzie & Ross (eds.), A ledger of Charles Ackers, 41.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
 37.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Ein gar nützliches und bewehrtes Koch-Buch in welchem lautter guette approbirte Stück zu fünden. Handgeschriebenes Kochbuch.

      Augsburg, um 1734.. Deutsche Handschrift auf starkem Büttenpapier. 202 Seiten, 9 Blatt. Register, 2 Blatt Ergänzungen. 18,5 x 14 cm. Floral gemusterter Pappband der Zeit mit Goldschnitt.. Anfangs mit Ort, Datum und Namenseintrag Maria Feller. Einheitliche sehr saubere Schrift, in recht aufwändiger Machart mit Textrahmen. Darin: Ein ganz gefilltes Hendl in einer Suppen; Ein guets Mandldorten; Schneeballen zu machen; Butter Blüemlein; Ein schwartze Dortten zu machen; Wie Lung zuzurichten; Grapfen von Mandl machen; Rueben Dortten; Zitronenmues; Daß guette Zuckerbrod zu machen etc. Am Ende durch ein Register erschlossen. - Rückenbezug fehlt. Einband bestoßen und beschabt, Rücken und Bindebänder fehlen. Innen stellenweise leicht fleckig, aussergewöhnlich gut erhaltenes Kochbuch, das sich in seiner Rezeptvielfalt eher aus einem gehobenen Haushalt stammt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun GbR (Versa]
 38.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Flower-Garden, The; Display'd in Above Four Huindred Curious Representations of the Most Beautiful Flowers; Reularly dispos'd in the respective Month of their Blossom, curiously engrav'd on Copper-Plates fom the Designs of Mr. Furber, and Others, and Coloured to the Life.

      Printed for R. Montagu; London. 1734 - Very good. Contemporaneous full morocco, gilt rule bordered binding with five bands and gilt lettered label to spine. Armorial bookplate of `Hugh Hathorn of Castlerigg` to front pastedown. Lightly thumbed, all as pictured. Includes unpaginated introduction, glossary of terms and 2 pages of publishers advertisements. 139pp Size: 4to. 10 1/2". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ryan O'Horne Books]
 39.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Vollständige Historie der Gelahrheit (Band 1 und 2 von 4),

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, 1734/36. - oder ausführliche Discourse, so Er, in verschiedenen Collegiis Literariis, so wohl, über Seine eigene Positiones als auch, und zwar vornehmlich, über Tit. Herrn Inspectoris, D. Christophori Augusti Heumanni, Conspectum reipublicae Literariae, gehalten; Mit nöthigen Anmerkungen, erläutert, ergänzet und, bis auf ietzige Zeiten, fortgesetzet. 12 Blatt, 1404 Seiten, 2 Blatt (Seite 1405/08); 8 Blatt, Seite 1409 bis 3026, Pergamentbände der Zeit (Band 1 etwas kleiner), 22 x 18 cm, Einbände etwas angestaubt, innen etwas gebräunt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat H. Carlsen]
 40.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Galliae antiquitates quaedam selectae atque in plures espistolas distribuitae. Ad parisinum exemplar iterum edite. Accedunt Epistole Duae: Altera Sorbomicorum Doctorum ad Auctorum huius operis; Altera March. Joannis Polenni de Olympico Theatro.

      Vallarsio 1734 in - 4°; pp.(4), XII,(2),208,(4),9 incisioni su rame, di cui 2 tavole ripiegate f.t. e 7 a mezza pagina, nel testo anche altri 2 rami e due testatine; al frontespizio grande stemma tipografico inciso su rame, front. stampato in ross e nero. Testo in italiano, latino, francesce, parti in greco. Dedica dell?autore a Ludovico XV. Legatura in mezza pergamena con tassello e titolo impreso in oro al dorso.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antonio Pettini]
 41.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        Mayland, die Haupt - Stadt des Herzogthumbs gleiches Nahmens

      Nürnberg Homann Heirs 1734 - "Mayland, die Haupt - Stadt des Herzogthumbs gleiches Nahmens, nebst beygefügten Plans der übrigen fürnehmsten Mayländischen Vestungen". Orig. copper-engraving. Published in Nuremberg by Homann Heirs, 1734. Orig. old colouring. With decorative title-cartouche, a cartouche with a description of the city with a coat of arms, explanatory notes (1.-76.), 7 inset fortification plans of the cities in the duchy of Milan (Gera Lario, Valenza, Mantova, Noavara, Lodi, Tortona, Mortara) and a view of the fortified Milan Castle ("Castello di Milano"). 49:57,5 cm.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Krenek]
 42.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        The Koran, Commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed, Translated into English Immediately from the Original Arabic; with Explanatory Notes, Taken from the Most Approved Commentators To which is Prefixed a Preliminary Discourse

      London: Printed by C. Ackers... for J. Wilcox, 1734.. First edition thus. 4to, (iv), ix, (iii), 508, (16) pp. Recent period style panelled calf, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered red label Folding map of Arabia, 3 genealogies, of which 2 are folding, and a folding plate with both a plan and a view of the Grand Mosque in Mecca. Some light, mostly marginal, dampstaining to the front of the contents, a very good copy. The first, poor, English translation of the Qur'an was by Alexander Ross in 1649, based on a French edition. Sale's translation, using two late 17th-century editions (in Arabic and Latin respectively) was the first one to come in part from the original language and became the standard text for the English-speaking world until the Victorian era.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
 43.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Informazione sopra gli argini, sgoli, ed adacquamenti dello Stato mantovano dedicata a il signor principe Filippo Langravio D'Assia Darmstat principe d’Hirschfeldt, Conte di Katzeleneboghen, Dietz, Zieghenaim, Nidda, Schavemburg, Isemburg, e Bydinghen, ec. Generale Maresciallo di Campo, Colonnello d’un Reggimento di Corazze, e Dignissimo Governatore, e Comandante Generale del Ducato di Mantova per S.M. Ces., e Catt., e Cavaliere dell’Insigne Ordine di S. Uberto, ec. dal conte Ercole Bevilacqua Soprintendente Generale delle Degagne, ed Acque, e Questore del Maestrato Arciducale della Città. UNITO A: Informazione sopra gli argini, sgoli, ed adacquamenti dello Stato mantovano, dedicata a Sua Eccellenza il signor don Giuseppe de Silva, e Villas

      nella stamperia di San Benedetto per Alberto Pazzo 1734 e 1737, In Mantova - Tre parti in un vol. in-4°, pp. 88 + pp. 83 con 14 tavv. f.t. di cui 13 rip. + pp. 40 con 1 tav. rip. f.t. Segnatura: A-F6 G-H4 + A6 B-G6 + A-B6 C8. Bross. rustica muta con evidenti gore di umidità ai piatti e all’interno del testo con arrossature particolarmente evidenti al taglio inf. delle opere, lavori di tarlo alla sguardia ant. e alla 1a c.b., interventi di roditore a partire dal taglio inf. della p. 32 della 2a opera fino a ingrandirsi al piatto post. con interessamento e perdita di parte di 3 tavv. e con perdita di testo alla sola ultima p., glosse ms. in inchiostro bruno a margine, vignetta xil. al frontespizio della 1a opera, capilettera xil. abitati, finalini e testatine xil. Le tavv. incise da Amati riportano le illustrazioni riguardanti la carta idrostatica del territorio di S. Benedetto, carta di Zara, carta del Dugale superiore, Dugale di Mezzo, Dugale di Sotto, Digale della Golare, carta dell’indice dimostrativo di fossa grande che scola in Sechia, carta dello scolo di Fossetta di Campolongo, carta degli scoli da Suzzara a Sechia, carta degli scoli territori di Quistello, Revere e Sermide, carta dei fiumi Seriole e scoli tra il Mincio e l’Oglio (con mancanze), carta idrostatica del territorio viadanese (con mancanze), carta idrostatica dei fiumi Mincio, Molinella, Tartaro e Tione (con mancanze).

      [Bookseller: Libreria La Fenice di Pietro Freggio]
 44.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        Flower-Garden, The; Display'd in Above Four Huindred Curious Representations of the Most Beautiful Flowers; Reularly dispos'd in the respective Month of their Blossom, curiously engrav'd on Copper-Plates fom the Designs of Mr. Furber, and Others, and Coloured to the Life

      Printed for R. Montagu; London., 1734. Very good. Contemporaneous full morocco, gilt rule bordered binding with five bands and gilt lettered label to spine. Armorial bookplate of `Hugh Hathorn of Castlerigg` to front pastedown. Lightly thumbed, all as pictured. Includes unpaginated introduction, glossary of terms and 2 pages of publishers advertisements. 139pp. Hard. 4to. 10 1/2". . Very good. Illus. by 12 beautifully hand-coloured copper engraved plates and hand-coloured copper engraved title page by James Smith after Pieter Casteels. .

      [Bookseller: Ryan OHorne Books]
 45.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        SARDINIEN. - Karte. "Sardiniae Regnum et Insula".

      - Altkol. Kupferstich nach P. Vincenzo Coronelli bei Homann Erben, dat. 1734, 58,5 x 49 cm. Detaillierte Karte die auch die Inseln Tavolara, Sant Antioco, Sant Pietro, Asinara und die Meerenge von Bocche die Bonifacio zeigt. Mit altkolorierter Titelkartusche links oben und einer Gesamtansicht von Cagliari (9,5 x 16 cm) rechts unten. - Schönes Exemplar der gesuchten Karte.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
 46.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

______________________________________________________________________________


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service      Privacy     


Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.