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        Tab. XXXVIII

      Amsterdam by Wetsten, Smith and Waesberg 1734 - Albert Seba (1665-1736). Copperplate engraving with original hand color from Locupletissimi Rerum Naturalium Thesauri. Published in Amsterdam by Wetsten, Smith and Waesberg, 1734-1755. Condition: Deckeled edge at bottom. Albert Seba’s magnificent “Thesauri” is a catalogue of his personal natural history collection, an immense conglomeration of specimens of a number of exotic plant and animal life. The son of a Frisian peasant who became rich in the service of the Dutch East India Company, Seba was an apothecary practicing in Amsterdam when he began to collect. His scientific interests and curiosity motivated him to amass this collection on a series of travels to the East and West Indies, and from purchases he made of specimens collected by travelers the world over. Many of the snakes, plants, fish and shells illustrated and described in his “Thesauri” were based on the specimens Seba collected in this “cabinet of curiosities.” In fact, many of the extravagant designs of the engravings were copies of the arrangements of the specimens in the drawers of his cabinet and the walls upon which he hung his collection, which in this way became a sort of predecessor of the modern museum. The collection was a valuable source to European natural historians, many of whom would not have had the opportunity to travel to the far flung destinations where the specimens originated. It is documented, for example, that Carolus Linneas visited the collection when he was in Amsterdam. These fine engravings made Seba’s unparalleled collection accessible to a much wider spectrum of enthusiasts, and modern viewers, too, can appreciate the stylized compositions and near-abstract quality of their fanciful compositions.

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        Tab CI

      - A wonderfully detailed hand colored engraving with magnificent color depicting illustrations of shell and coral groupings from Albert Seba's "Locupletissimi Rerum Naturalium Thesauri". This book was published in Amsterdam by Wetsten, Smith and Waesberg in 1734. Overall this print measures 21"x14". Albert Seba’s magnificent “Thesauri” is a catalogue of his personal natural history collection, an immense conglomeration of specimens of a number of exotic plant and animal life. The son of a Frisian peasant who became rich in the service of the Dutch East India Company, Seba was an apothecary practicing in Amsterdam when he began to collect. His scientific interests and curiosity motivated him to amass this collection on a series of travels to the East and West Indies, and from purchases he made of specimens collected by travelers the world over. Many of the snakes, plants, fish and shells illustrated and described in his “Thesauri” were based on the specimens Seba collected in this “cabinet of curiosities.” In fact, many of the extravagant designs of the engravings were copies of the arrangements of the specimens in the drawers of his cabinet and the walls upon which he hung his collection, which in this way became a sort of predecessor of the modern museum. The collection was a valuable source to European natural historians, many of whom would not have had the opportunity to travel to the far flung destinations where the specimens originated. It is documented, for example, that Carolus Linneas visited the collection when he was in Amsterdam. These fine engravings made Seba’s unparalleled collection accessible to a much wider spectrum of enthusiasts, and modern viewers, too, can appreciate the stylized compositions and near-abstract quality of their stylized, fanciful compositions. Overall this print is in very good condition with some foxing/staining, and a few creases and small tears along the margins.

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        Tab XIIII (14), Tomus I

      Amsterdam 1734 - Albert Seba (1665-1736). Copperplate engraving with original hand color from Locupletissimi Rerum Naturalium Thesauri, Tomus II. Published in Amsterdam by Waesberg, Wetsten and Smith, 1735. Paper size: 14" x 21" Condition: Deckeled edge at bottom. Albert Seba’s magnificent “Thesauri” is a catalogue of his personal natural history collection, an immense conglomeration of specimens of a number of exotic plant and animal life. The son of a Frisian peasant who became rich in the service of the Dutch East India Company, Seba was an apothecary practicing in Amsterdam when he began to collect. His scientific interests and curiosity motivated him to amass this collection on a series of travels to the East and West Indies, and from purchases he made of specimens collected by travelers the world over. Many of the snakes, plants, fish and shells illustrated and described in his “Thesauri” were based on the specimens Seba collected in this “cabinet of curiosities.” In fact, many of the extravagant designs of the engravings were copies of the arrangements of the specimens in the drawers of his cabinet and the walls upon which he hung his collection, which in this way became a sort of predecessor of the modern museum. The collection was a valuable source to European natural historians, many of whom would not have had the opportunity to travel to the far flung destinations where the specimens originated. It is documented, for example, that Carolus Linneas visited the collection when he was in Amsterdam. These fine engravings made Seba’s unparalleled collection accessible to a much wider spectrum of enthusiasts, and modern viewers, too, can appreciate the stylized compositions and near-abstract quality of their fanciful compositions. ***If you frame up this item with Arader Galleries you can take a 50% discount off the listed price of this work of art.***

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        Tab LXXIII

      - A wonderfully detailed hand colored engraving with magnificent color depicting illustrations of shell and coral groupings from Albert Seba's "Locupletissimi Rerum Naturalium Thesauri". This book was published in Amsterdam by Wetsten, Smith and Waesberg in 1734. Overall this print measures 20"x25". Albert Seba’s magnificent “Thesauri” is a catalogue of his personal natural history collection, an immense conglomeration of specimens of a number of exotic plant and animal life. The son of a Frisian peasant who became rich in the service of the Dutch East India Company, Seba was an apothecary practicing in Amsterdam when he began to collect. His scientific interests and curiosity motivated him to amass this collection on a series of travels to the East and West Indies, and from purchases he made of specimens collected by travelers the world over. Many of the snakes, plants, fish and shells illustrated and described in his “Thesauri” were based on the specimens Seba collected in this “cabinet of curiosities.” In fact, many of the extravagant designs of the engravings were copies of the arrangements of the specimens in the drawers of his cabinet and the walls upon which he hung his collection, which in this way became a sort of predecessor of the modern museum. The collection was a valuable source to European natural historians, many of whom would not have had the opportunity to travel to the far flung destinations where the specimens originated. It is documented, for example, that Carolus Linneas visited the collection when he was in Amsterdam. These fine engravings made Seba’s unparalleled collection accessible to a much wider spectrum of enthusiasts, and modern viewers, too, can appreciate the stylized compositions and near-abstract quality of their stylized, fanciful compositions. Overall this print is in very good condition with some foxing and staining throughout.

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        Tab. XCI

      Amsterdam by Wetsten, Smith and Waesberg 1734 - Albert Seba (1665-1736). Copperplate engraving with original hand color from Locupletissimi Rerum Naturalium Thesauri. Published in Amsterdam by Wetsten, Smith and Waesberg, 1734-1755. Paper size: 14"x20 3/4" Condition: Deckeled edge at bottom. Albert Seba’s magnificent “Thesauri” is a catalogue of his personal natural history collection, an immense conglomeration of specimens of a number of exotic plant and animal life. The son of a Frisian peasant who became rich in the service of the Dutch East India Company, Seba was an apothecary practicing in Amsterdam when he began to collect. His scientific interests and curiosity motivated him to amass this collection on a series of travels to the East and West Indies, and from purchases he made of specimens collected by travelers the world over. Many of the snakes, plants, fish and shells illustrated and described in his “Thesauri” were based on the specimens Seba collected in this “cabinet of curiosities.” In fact, many of the extravagant designs of the engravings were copies of the arrangements of the specimens in the drawers of his cabinet and the walls upon which he hung his collection, which in this way became a sort of predecessor of the modern museum. The collection was a valuable source to European natural historians, many of whom would not have had the opportunity to travel to the far flung destinations where the specimens originated. It is documented, for example, that Carolus Linneas visited the collection when he was in Amsterdam. These fine engravings made Seba’s unparalleled collection accessible to a much wider spectrum of enthusiasts, and modern viewers, too, can appreciate the stylized compositions and near-abstract quality of their fanciful compositions. ***If you frame up this item with Arader Galleries you can take a 50% discount off the listed price of this work of art.***

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        Tab LXXXIV

      - A wonderfully detailed hand colored engraving with magnificent color depicting illustrations of shell and coral groupings from Albert Seba's "Locupletissimi Rerum Naturalium Thesauri". This book was published in Amsterdam by Wetsten, Smith and Waesberg in 1734. Overall this print measures 21"x14". Albert Seba’s magnificent “Thesauri” is a catalogue of his personal natural history collection, an immense conglomeration of specimens of a number of exotic plant and animal life. The son of a Frisian peasant who became rich in the service of the Dutch East India Company, Seba was an apothecary practicing in Amsterdam when he began to collect. His scientific interests and curiosity motivated him to amass this collection on a series of travels to the East and West Indies, and from purchases he made of specimens collected by travelers the world over. Many of the snakes, plants, fish and shells illustrated and described in his “Thesauri” were based on the specimens Seba collected in this “cabinet of curiosities.” In fact, many of the extravagant designs of the engravings were copies of the arrangements of the specimens in the drawers of his cabinet and the walls upon which he hung his collection, which in this way became a sort of predecessor of the modern museum. The collection was a valuable source to European natural historians, many of whom would not have had the opportunity to travel to the far flung destinations where the specimens originated. It is documented, for example, that Carolus Linneas visited the collection when he was in Amsterdam. These fine engravings made Seba’s unparalleled collection accessible to a much wider spectrum of enthusiasts, and modern viewers, too, can appreciate the stylized compositions and near-abstract quality of their stylized, fanciful compositions. Overall this print is in very good condition with some foxing/staining, and a few creases and small tears along the margins.

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        Tab XCVI (96), Tomus I

      Amsterdam 1734 - Albert Seba (1665-1736). Copperplate engraving with original hand color from Locupletissimi Rerum Naturalium Thesauri, Tomus I. Published in Amsterdam by Waesberg, Wetsten & Smith, 1734. Paper size: 21" x 27" Condition: Deckeled edge on bottom. Albert Seba’s magnificent “Thesauri” is a catalogue of his personal natural history collection, an immense conglomeration of specimens of a number of exotic plant and animal life. The son of a Frisian peasant who became rich in the service of the Dutch East India Company, Seba was an apothecary practicing in Amsterdam when he began to collect. His scientific interests and curiosity motivated him to amass this collection on a series of travels to the East and West Indies, and from purchases he made of specimens collected by travelers the world over. Many of the snakes, plants, fish and shells illustrated and described in his “Thesauri” were based on the specimens Seba collected in this “cabinet of curiosities.” In fact, many of the extravagant designs of the engravings were copies of the arrangements of the specimens in the drawers of his cabinet and the walls upon which he hung his collection, which in this way became a sort of predecessor of the modern museum. The collection was a valuable source to European natural historians, many of whom would not have had the opportunity to travel to the far flung destinations where the specimens originated. It is documented, for example, that Carolus Linneas visited the collection when he was in Amsterdam. These fine engravings made Seba’s unparalleled collection accessible to a much wider spectrum of enthusiasts, and modern viewers, too, can appreciate the stylized compositions and near-abstract quality of their fanciful compositions.***If you frame up this item with Arader Galleries you can take a 50% discount off the listed price of this work of art.***

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        Tab XXXV

      - A wonderfully detailed hand colored engraving with magnificent color depicting illustrations of shell and coral groupings from Albert Seba's "Locupletissimi Rerum Naturalium Thesauri". This book was published in Amsterdam by Wetsten, Smith and Waesberg in 1734. Overall this print measures 21"x14". Albert Seba’s magnificent “Thesauri” is a catalogue of his personal natural history collection, an immense conglomeration of specimens of a number of exotic plant and animal life. The son of a Frisian peasant who became rich in the service of the Dutch East India Company, Seba was an apothecary practicing in Amsterdam when he began to collect. His scientific interests and curiosity motivated him to amass this collection on a series of travels to the East and West Indies, and from purchases he made of specimens collected by travelers the world over. Many of the snakes, plants, fish and shells illustrated and described in his “Thesauri” were based on the specimens Seba collected in this “cabinet of curiosities.” In fact, many of the extravagant designs of the engravings were copies of the arrangements of the specimens in the drawers of his cabinet and the walls upon which he hung his collection, which in this way became a sort of predecessor of the modern museum. The collection was a valuable source to European natural historians, many of whom would not have had the opportunity to travel to the far flung destinations where the specimens originated. It is documented, for example, that Carolus Linneas visited the collection when he was in Amsterdam. These fine engravings made Seba’s unparalleled collection accessible to a much wider spectrum of enthusiasts, and modern viewers, too, can appreciate the stylized compositions and near-abstract quality of their stylized, fanciful compositions. Overall this print is in very good condition with some foxing/staining, and a few creases and small tears along the margins.

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        Tab. XV

      Amsterdam by Wetsten, Smith and Waesberg 1734 - Albert Seba (1665-1736). Copperplate engraving with original hand color from Locupletissimi Rerum Naturalium Thesauri. Published in Amsterdam by Wetsten, Smith and Waesberg, 1734-1755. Paper size: 14"x20 3/4" Condition: Deckeled edge at bottom. Albert Seba’s magnificent “Thesauri” is a catalogue of his personal natural history collection, an immense conglomeration of specimens of a number of exotic plant and animal life. The son of a Frisian peasant who became rich in the service of the Dutch East India Company, Seba was an apothecary practicing in Amsterdam when he began to collect. His scientific interests and curiosity motivated him to amass this collection on a series of travels to the East and West Indies, and from purchases he made of specimens collected by travelers the world over. Many of the snakes, plants, fish and shells illustrated and described in his “Thesauri” were based on the specimens Seba collected in this “cabinet of curiosities.” In fact, many of the extravagant designs of the engravings were copies of the arrangements of the specimens in the drawers of his cabinet and the walls upon which he hung his collection, which in this way became a sort of predecessor of the modern museum. The collection was a valuable source to European natural historians, many of whom would not have had the opportunity to travel to the far flung destinations where the specimens originated. It is documented, for example, that Carolus Linneas visited the collection when he was in Amsterdam. These fine engravings made Seba’s unparalleled collection accessible to a much wider spectrum of enthusiasts, and modern viewers, too, can appreciate the stylized compositions and near-abstract quality of their fanciful compositions. ***If you frame up this item with Arader Galleries you can take a 50% discount off the listed price of this work of art.***

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        Tab LV

      - A wonderfully detailed hand colored engraving with magnificent color depicting illustrations of shell and coral groupings from Albert Seba's "Locupletissimi Rerum Naturalium Thesauri". This book was published in Amsterdam by Wetsten, Smith and Waesberg in 1734. Overall this print measures 21"x14". Albert Seba’s magnificent “Thesauri” is a catalogue of his personal natural history collection, an immense conglomeration of specimens of a number of exotic plant and animal life. The son of a Frisian peasant who became rich in the service of the Dutch East India Company, Seba was an apothecary practicing in Amsterdam when he began to collect. His scientific interests and curiosity motivated him to amass this collection on a series of travels to the East and West Indies, and from purchases he made of specimens collected by travelers the world over. Many of the snakes, plants, fish and shells illustrated and described in his “Thesauri” were based on the specimens Seba collected in this “cabinet of curiosities.” In fact, many of the extravagant designs of the engravings were copies of the arrangements of the specimens in the drawers of his cabinet and the walls upon which he hung his collection, which in this way became a sort of predecessor of the modern museum. The collection was a valuable source to European natural historians, many of whom would not have had the opportunity to travel to the far flung destinations where the specimens originated. It is documented, for example, that Carolus Linneas visited the collection when he was in Amsterdam. These fine engravings made Seba’s unparalleled collection accessible to a much wider spectrum of enthusiasts, and modern viewers, too, can appreciate the stylized compositions and near-abstract quality of their stylized, fanciful compositions. Overall this print is in very good condition with some foxing/staining, and a few creases and small tears along the margins.

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        Tab. XXI

      Amsterdam by Wetsten, Smith and Waesberg 1734 - Albert Seba (1665-1736). Copperplate engraving with original hand color from Locupletissimi Rerum Naturalium Thesauri. Published in Amsterdam by Wetsten, Smith and Waesberg, 1734-1755. Paper size: 14"x20 3/4" Condition: Deckeled edge at bottom. Albert Seba’s magnificent “Thesauri” is a catalogue of his personal natural history collection, an immense conglomeration of specimens of a number of exotic plant and animal life. The son of a Frisian peasant who became rich in the service of the Dutch East India Company, Seba was an apothecary practicing in Amsterdam when he began to collect. His scientific interests and curiosity motivated him to amass this collection on a series of travels to the East and West Indies, and from purchases he made of specimens collected by travelers the world over. Many of the snakes, plants, fish and shells illustrated and described in his “Thesauri” were based on the specimens Seba collected in this “cabinet of curiosities.” In fact, many of the extravagant designs of the engravings were copies of the arrangements of the specimens in the drawers of his cabinet and the walls upon which he hung his collection, which in this way became a sort of predecessor of the modern museum. The collection was a valuable source to European natural historians, many of whom would not have had the opportunity to travel to the far flung destinations where the specimens originated. It is documented, for example, that Carolus Linneas visited the collection when he was in Amsterdam. These fine engravings made Seba’s unparalleled collection accessible to a much wider spectrum of enthusiasts, and modern viewers, too, can appreciate the stylized compositions and near-abstract quality of their fanciful compositions. ***If you frame up this item with Arader Galleries you can take a 50% discount off the listed price of this work of art.***

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        Tab I

      - A wonderfully detailed hand colored engraving with magnificent color depicting illustrations of shell and coral groupings from Albert Seba's "Locupletissimi Rerum Naturalium Thesauri". This book was published in Amsterdam by Wetsten, Smith and Waesberg in 1734. Overall this print measures 21"x14". Albert Seba’s magnificent “Thesauri” is a catalogue of his personal natural history collection, an immense conglomeration of specimens of a number of exotic plant and animal life. The son of a Frisian peasant who became rich in the service of the Dutch East India Company, Seba was an apothecary practicing in Amsterdam when he began to collect. His scientific interests and curiosity motivated him to amass this collection on a series of travels to the East and West Indies, and from purchases he made of specimens collected by travelers the world over. Many of the snakes, plants, fish and shells illustrated and described in his “Thesauri” were based on the specimens Seba collected in this “cabinet of curiosities.” In fact, many of the extravagant designs of the engravings were copies of the arrangements of the specimens in the drawers of his cabinet and the walls upon which he hung his collection, which in this way became a sort of predecessor of the modern museum. The collection was a valuable source to European natural historians, many of whom would not have had the opportunity to travel to the far flung destinations where the specimens originated. It is documented, for example, that Carolus Linneas visited the collection when he was in Amsterdam. These fine engravings made Seba’s unparalleled collection accessible to a much wider spectrum of enthusiasts, and modern viewers, too, can appreciate the stylized compositions and near-abstract quality of their stylized, fanciful compositions. Overall this print is in very good condition with some foxing/staining, and a few creases and small tears along the margins.

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        Code criminel de l'Empereur Charles V, vulgairement appelle La Caroline: Contenant les Loix qui sont suivies dans les Jurisdictions Criminelles de l'Empire; et a l'usage des Conseils de Guerre des Troupes Suisses.

      Paris, Claude Simon, 1734 - Gr.8°, Gestochenes Portrait (Le Baron de Besenval), Titelkupfer, 15 Bl, 365 S., 1 Bl., OLdr der Zeit mit Rückenschild, goldgeprägter Rücken, Erste (von 3) franz. Ausgabe. Gewidmet «A Monsieur le Baron de Besenval, Lieutenat general des Armées du Roy, Colonel du Regiment des Gardes Suisse des sa Majeste.»Franz Adam Vogel, «Garde juge des Gardes suisse du Roi» übersetzte die Kriminalordnung Kaiser Karls V aus dem Jahr 1532 ins Französische. Formel des Kriegsrates in deutscher Übersetzung.Die Constitutio Criminalis Carolina (CCC) oder Carolina gilt heute als erstes allgemeines deutsches Strafgesetzbuch. Eindeutschend wird sie schon früh auch als peinliche Halsgerichtsordnung Karls V. bezeichnet. Peinlich bezieht sich hierbei auf das lateinische ?poena?, übersetzt ?Strafe? und bezeichnet Leibes- und Lebensstrafen. Die Carolina hatte weit über das Reich hinaus Gesetzeskraft und galt teilweise bis ins frühe 19 Jht.Jean-Victor de Besenval, Baron de Brünstatt (1671- 1736), schweizer Offizier in franz. diplomatischen Diensten. 1703 in Berlin, ab 1707 franz. Botschafter bei König Karl XII von Schweden und von 1710 bis 1721 am Hof des polnischen Königs u Kurfürsten von Sachsen August dem Starken.KANN ERST NACH MESSERERHÖFFNUNG VERKAUFT WERDEN! 1600 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue des Archevechez, Evechez, Abbayes et Prieurez de Nomination Royale, Leur revenu, charges déduites, la taxe de Rome ; les Evêchez situez en Pays d'Obédience, ceux qui sont du ressort de la Légation d'Avignon ; le nom des Titulaires, & la date de leur Nomination en l'état qu'ils se trouvent au 15 de Mai 1734 [ Catalogue des Archevêchés, Evêchés, Abbayes et Prieurés de Nomination Royale ]

      Chez Langlois 1734 - 1 vol. in-8 reliure de l'époque pleine basane marbrée, Chez Langlois, Paris, 1734, 4 ff., 264 pp., 4 ff. n. ch., 82 pp. (interfoliés) et 3 ff. n. ch. Rare exemplaire de cette importante source documentaire sur les revenus ecclésiastiques. Comme il paraît habituel, la seconde partie (Catalogue Alphabétique) est interfoliée. Etat très satisfaisant (rel. frottée avec petits mq. en dos et coins, ancien cachet d'institution religieuse). Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Versuch von Schweizerischen Gedichten. Zweyte, vermehrte und veranderte Auflage.

      Bern - Niclaus Emanuel Haller 1734 - The scarce second edition of poetry from Albrecht Haller, more famously known as an anatomist and naturalist. In German. The frontispiece is missing. Albrecht von Haller, 1708 1777, was a Swiss anatomist, physiologist, naturalist and poet. Condition: In a half vellum binding. Externally, worn, with slight loss. The front hinge is held by one cord, and the rear hinge is strained. Internally, firmly bound, with slight browning and marks. There are tidemarks to the lower margins, that only slightly affect the text, and tidemarks to the upper half of the pages from 115 to the rear, and to the title page. There is evidence of past worming prominent from page 109 to the rear, that only slightly begins to the affect the text. There is a small bookplate to the front pastedown, and an 1812 ink signature to the front free-endpaper. Overall: GOOD ONLY. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LLAVE DE ALBEYTERIA, Primera, y Segunda Parte, en que se trata de todos los Principios assi antiguos, como modernos de la Facultad, declarando muchos Phenomenos, y Arcanos, que nuestros Authores no los alcançaron,

      - deseando con ellos hazer un Albeytar consumado. En Zaragoza. Por Francisco Revilla, la primera parte y segunda parte por Joseph Fort, 1734, 21x30, 12 hojas (incluida portada), 500 págs. 1 lámina al agua fuerte. Ex Libris. Texto impreso a 2 columnas, buen estado, tan solo una ligera mancha en esquina inferior de últimas hojas y margen blanco de unas pocas hojas. Portada en orla, frisos y letras capitulares. Encuadernado en holandesa de época con la lomera en piel. Edición única, nunca más reimpresa. (Palau nº 279979 "La segunda parte no lleva portada alguna. La parte primera trata de los principios de la Albeitería, y la segunda, lo que es conveniente a la práctica ó curación de las enfermedades que ocurren al cuerpo animal. Entre las páginas 428 y 429 hay una lámina al agua fuerte representando la transfusión de la sangre por medio de cánulas de latón (Jiménez Catalán)". "Cábele la gloria a nuestro estudioso paisano de ser el primero que consiguió en letras de imprenta dicha operación contra el muermo, que siguió y aconsejó Mr. Chobert, célebre veterinario francés (Latassa)". (52497).

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        A General History of the Lives and Adventures of the Most Famous Highwaymen, Murderers, Street-Robbers Etc. To Which is Added a Genuine Account of the Voyages and Plunders of the Most Notorious Pyrates

      J. Janeway, London 1734 - [4], 484pp, [2]. Later full straight-grain morocco, raised bands, spine in six panels, author / title to second panel, place / date to third, remaining panels with central lozenge made up of flowers and leafy stem tools with volute and flower head corner pieces, covers with a triple fillet and dog-tooth roll border with a large armorial centrepiece with thistles to head and tail, double fillet to edges, elaborate roll to inner dentelles, a.e.g., with silk endpapers embossed with lions rampant and thistles. Slightly rubbed to extremities, upper cover with a two inch scrape beneath the gilt centrepiece. Internally very lightly browned but generally bright and clean. Title in red and black, engraved frontispiece and twenty-five full page engravings. A sumptuous copy of this classic work, the leading source for all subsequent piratical literature, much copied and pirated. Johnson's identity is unknown, the work is often attributed to Daniel Defoe, see Moore's 'A Checklist of the Writings of Daniel Defoe', but Furbank and Owens 'de-attribute' it in their critique of Moore's checklist. The first edition in this format, (Johnson's 'Lives of the Pyrates' was first published a decade earlier), much of the material was taken from Smith's 'Live's of Noted Highwaymen, Robbers, Thieves and Pickpockets' (1714), to which was added the chapters on pirates. Uncommon, especially complete and in such wonderful condition. Moore 458; Furbank and Owens, pg 133; NMM IV:274 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Considerations sur les Causes de la Grandeur des Romains et de leur Decadence

      Amsterdam: Jaques [sic] Desbordes, 1734. Owner's name and "le President de Montesquieu" written in pen on title page, very lightly rubbed at cover extremities, small indentation scar on rear cover: a very nice VG+ copy. Small 8mo. Printing and the Mind of Man, p, 117: "... this was immediately recognized as a major work, and it has remained the most popular and widely read of his books." "... neither its style, a masterly succintness, nor its matter ... have lost their value. Full contemporary calf rebacked with gilt tooled calf, leather spine label 1st edition. 1st issue. Title page in red and black. Le Petit p. 493-4. This copy has neither the mispagination error on pp. 101-104 nor the errata page. It does have all errors on pages 129, 130, 131, & 267. None of these is a cancel sheet. cf Brunet.

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        Lettres, Ecrites de Londres sur Les Anglois et Autres Sujets.

      [W. Bowyer? ], Basle [actually London?] 1734 - Hardcover. Small 8vo. French text. (viii) 228, (xx)pp. Contemporary half calf with marbled paper boards, leather spine label with gilt titling. The first edition of Voltaire's most important early works, the "Letters on the English." It comprises 24 "letters" on diverse subjects such as the Quakers, Religion, Philosophy, Learning, Politics etc., as well as discussions of the thought of various individuals including Locke, Bacon, Sir Isaac Newton, and Pope, based on observations made by Voltaire during a residence in Britain. This, the first French language edition, was the basis for most of the better later English translations. The author's name on the title page is "anonymised" as "Par M.D. V***" The imprint "A Basle" on the title page is false; the book is generally said to have been printed in London by W. Bowyer. This copy professionally, if rather stiffly, rebacked with original spine laid down, original boards retained. Boards rubbed, corners chafed and a bit rounded, edges rubbed with some light bumps, spine chafed. Replacement endpapers unevenly browned to match original. Author's name has been lightly added in ink to the title page, and there is an old owner's signature on the verso of the title page (both would appear to be eighteenth century). The pages appear to have been trimmed at some stage, but the margins are still generous. A few scattered pencil notes and checkmarks, and occasional light signs of age throughout. Still a solid, fresh about VG copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oraculum utriusque testamenti ad promiscuas in sacra Biblia interrogationes, servato literarum ordine, responsa reddens, & verbi divini Præconibus viam aperiens Ad innumerabiles argutas sententias. quas vocant Conceptus Prædicabiles, ex multiplici sacrarum literarum sensu, ac præcipuè literali, pro sermonis oppertunitate eruendas.

      Lisbon, Miguel Rodrigues, 1734. - Title in red and black, woodcut vignette on title-page, elegant large woodcut headpiece and initial on leaf *ii recto, another woodcut headpiece and ititial, typographical headpieces. (8 ll.), 830 pp. Volume I [all published]. Folio (30.2 x 21.3 cm.), contemporary sheep (scraping to covers, some other minor binding defects), spine richly gilt with raised bands in seven compartments, red leather lettering and numbering pieces, gilt letter, edges sprinkled brown, blue and white, marbled endleaves. Internally clean, crisp and very fine. Overall in very good to fine condition. Volume I [all published]. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this handsomely printed erudite work, based on biblical scholarship, that aims to help preachers prepare more lively and erudite sermons. The preface (pp. 1-115) explains dozens of rhetorical figures such as metaphor and allegory, as well as the less familiar diezeugmenon, aposiopesis, prosopeia, etc.: for each Bluteau provides a definition and examples, sometimes quite lengthy. Then he moves on to an alphabetical list of terms that might be chosen as themes for a sermon, with a summary of the meaning of the term, the biblical passages in which it appears, and an outline of points to cover in a sermon focused on it.Bluteau died the year this volume of the @Oraculum appeared. No further volumes were published, and aspiring preachers were left to choose from sermon topics beginning with the letters "A" or "B". Though the work was never completed, the @Oraculum?s very structure emphasizes Bluteau?s fascination with language and lexicons: he is best known for the Vocabulario portuguez e latino, in ten volumes, which appeared in ten volumes, 1712-1728.Born of French parents in London, Rafael Bluteau (1638?1734) spent over fifty years in Portugal, including his late childhood and adolescence, and died in Lisbon. He became fluent in Portuguese, and his ten-volume @Vocabulário Portuguez e Latino, in effect the first Portuguese lexicon, is a work still of immense influence today. Passing from England to France, from France to Portugal, from Portugal to Italy, etc., he could also speak and write in English, French, Italian, Spanish, Latin and Greek. He served on a diplomatic mission to Italy under Duarte Ribeiro de Macedo. When Ribeiro de Macedo died along the way, Bluteau became chief of the mission. A favorite of Queen D. Maria Francisca Isabel of Savoy, wife of D. Afonso VI and then of his brother D. Pedro II, Bluteau participated in the "Conferencias discretas e eruditas" of the third Conde da Ericeira, later becoming close as well to Ericeira's son, the fourth Conde. Bluteau participated in diverse literary Academies favored and sponsored by the Ericeiras, such as the Generosos, Aplicados, etc., and was later nominated to the Real Academia de História by the king himself.---- Monteverde 559. Veloso I, 45, 552. Azambuja 279 (lacking 2 preliminary leaves). Not in Gubian, Nepomuceno, Moreira Cabral, Fernandes Thomaz, Azevedo Samodães, Ameal, Ávila Pérez, Sousa da Câmara, Afonso Lucas or Ferrão Castelo Branco. Not located in NUC. OCLC: 433245248; 76049001. WorldCat locates copies in the Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid, and the Danish Union Catalogue. Not located in Porbase, Hollis, Orbis, Catnyp, Melvyl or LC Online Catalog. Not located in CCPBE. There is a copy cited by the British Library Integrated Catalogue. Copac repeats the British Library as the only location. A search in KVK located the BL copy and our copy only. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        OBSERVATIONS IMPORTANTES SUR LE MANUEL DES ACCOUCHEMENS; Premiere Partie, Ou L'On Trouve Tout Ce Qui Est, etc.

      Guillaume Cavelier, Paris 1734 - Full leather; Rebound in rich brown leather with new marbled endpapers and original spine affixed, five raised spine cords; One fold-out wrinkled with small tear ; Fine engravings and fold-outs [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Observations importantes sur le manuel des accouchemens. Première partie (e seconde partie)

      Cavelier, Paris 1734 - Legatura coeva in piena pelle con nervi, ricchi fregi e titolo oro su tassello al ds. Tagli rossi e carte di guardia marmorizzate. Leggere mancanze alle cuffie e agli angoli. Alcune carte uniformemente ingiallite ma bell esemplare. Blake, 118; Wellcome II, 460. 4to (cm. 24,5), XXXIX-431(1) pp. con 37 belle tavv. incise su rame a piena pagina. Testatine e capilettera ornati.

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        OBSERVATIONS IMPORTANTES SUR LE MANUEL DES ACCOUCHEMENS; Premiere Partie, Ou L'On Trouve Tout Ce Qui Est, etc

      Paris: Guillaume Cavelier. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1734. First French Edition. Hardcover. Full leather; Rebound in rich brown leather with new marbled endpapers and original spine affixed, five raised spine cords; One fold-out wrinkled with small tear ; Fine engravings and fold-outs .

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        FABLES AND TALES

      1734 - LA FONTAINE, Jean de. FABLES AND TALES from La Fontaine in French and English. Now First Translated. To which is prefix'd, the Author's Life. London, A. Bettsworth and C. Hitch, and C. Davis, 1734. First edition in English. (First published in French in 1668). Octavo. xxvi(6)293(1)pp. An important milestone in the history of fable books. This anonymous translation, dedicated to "Miss Eliza Harcourt, of Pendley, near Tring in Hertfordshire, is the first appearance in English of the "Fables Selectes" of La Fontaine. A few fables had been translated alone previously. Some spotting to endpapers and edges, else fine, in original calf boards (rather dry and scarred) rebacked in modern gilt calf with green lettering- piece. (See Osborne pp.568-9).

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        Syntagma juris feudalis Cum Observationibus Feudalibus ad singula capita, Decade Consiliorum ac Responsorum Feudalium, necnon Centuria Consiliorum & SemiCenturia Observationum aliisque. Hac novissima et XI. editione Summo studio à mendis quibus scatebat purgatum, Remissionibus, columnarum ubi deerant Inscriptionibus necnon praefamine et prodromo studii juris feudalis auctum. Curante Henrico Christiano Senckenberg.

      Frankfurt a M: Foerster 1734 - 11. Aufl. Mit gest. Frontisp. 16 Bll., 696 S., 35 Bll.; 4 Bll., 128 S.; 2 Bll., 138 S., 9 Bll.; 163 S., 12 Bll. Dekorativer Lederband der Zeit auf vier Bünden mit Rückenschildchen und ornamentaler Blindprägung auf dem Rücken. - Einband etwas berieben, Kanten bestoßen, Deckel und Rücken etwas wurmlöchrig, ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Letzte Auflage der ersten großen Veröffentlichung Georg Adam Struves, erstmals 1653 erschienen und für mehr als ein halbes Jahrhundert das maßgebliche Handbuch des deutschen Lehnrechts in der Mitte des 17. Jahrhunderts. Georg Adam Struve (1619-1692) gilt neben Carpzow als der bedeutendste Theoretiker unter den Juristen des 17. Jahrhunderts. - Stintzing-L. II, 153; ADB XXXVI, 678. - Exemplar aus der Bibliothek und mit Exlibris von G. C. von Fechenbach. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LE DECHE DELLE HISTORIE ROMANE Tradotte in Lingua Toscana da M.Jacopo Nardi, cittadino fiorentino: e nuovamente rivedute, corrette ed accresciute da M.Francesco Turchi, trevigiano,: col supplimento della seconda deca, che manca all'Historie medeme.

      Baglioni,, Venezia 1734 - (Codice AN2890) In 4º (34 cm) (8)67981) pp. Stimata traduzione, buon esemplare di una delle più complete edizioni in volgare delle Deche liviane. Grande volume con tracce del tempo e dello studio: lievi ingialliture, macchiette e sporadici segni ai margini, antiche firme e note a penna, qualche pagina allentata. Manca l'antiporta. Frontespizio con grande marca xilografica e antica firma e nota. Testatine e capilettera. Legatura originale in piena pergamena, in parte staccata, con qualche mancanza e parziale lesione alla cerniera, tassello e titolo oro al dorso, tre tagli rossi. Pregevole settecentina veneziana, fascinoso volume con i segni dei secolo trascorsi. Euro 400 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

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        Gekkos from Ceylon, TOMUS I, TABULA CVIII

      Amsterdam: Janssonio-Waesbergios, J. Wetstenium, and Gul. Smith, -. 1734 - Hand-colored engraving, 21 x 16 inches (platemark) on sheet 25 x 19 inches. TOMUS I, TABULA CVIII, from Locupletissimi Rerum Naturalium Thesauri Accurata Descriptio (1734-1765) by Albertus Seba. Depicts eight gekkos collected in Sri Lanka.

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        Tratado de Levas, Quintas, y Reclutas de Gente de Guerra, segun las reales ordenanzas, y cedulas modernas, con varias reflexiones legales y politicas . Tomo Unico.

      Madrid, Antonio Marin, 1734 - 8vo. [8] + 551 + [1 blank]p. including index. Title in red & black. Ornamental woodcut at beginning and end. Mottled sheep. A treatise on Spanish military law ruling the recruitment of soldiers based on recent royal edicts reprinted on pp443-466. The twenty four chapters discuss the necessity of the draft, the best and fairest methods to be applied, the minimum age, height, physical strength, and standard of health required of recruits, the advantages and disadvantages of raising a foreign militia, the wisdom of exempting married men, only sons, and certain essential trades such as saltminers and powdermen, the pressing of tramps, and ways of replacing casualties and deserters. The author was a crown lawyer dealing with fiscal business in the war office. The second edition (first issued in 1732 from the same press). A good copy. Palau 207844. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lexicon Ciceronianum

      Joannem Manfrè, Patavii (Padou) 1734 - Lexicon Ciceronianum Marii Nizolii Ex recensione Alexandri Scoti Nunc crebris locis refectum & inculcatum. Accedunt Phrases & Formulae Linguae Latinae ex Commentariis Stephani Doleti.Petit in-folio ( 350x230mm ) plein veau fauve moucheté. Dos à 6 nerfs. Titre doré sur pièce de maroquin vieux rouge. Filets, fers et fleurons dorés dans les caissons. Tranches rouges.Coiffe inférieure arasée.6, 760, 87 pages.Jacobus Facciolatus Studiosis Adolescentibus.Operum Ciceronis.Noi Riformatori dello Studio di Padova.Lexicon : A ( A )Z ( Zostera ).Phrases et Formulae Latinae quas Stephanus Doletus. Ex suis Commentariis collegit, novaque diligentia retractavit. Dictionnaire. Lexicon. Ciceron

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        Histoire Des Revolutions d'Espagne. Despuis La Destruction De l'Empire Des Goths, Jusqu'à L'entiére & Parfaite Réünion Des Royaumes De Castilla & Aragon En Une Seule Monarchie.

      Rouille & Brumoy, Chez Rollin Fils, Paris 1734 - XXIV - un mapa plegado de España por el geógrafo I.B. Nolin - 579p. - 18h. = XIV - 1h. - 644p. - 12h. y 1 lámina plegada con un árbol genealógico = y = VIII - 655p. y 11h. Enc. original en piel, algo cansada. Ejemplar a gran papel, completísimo, pero papel un poquito tocado por el tiempo. Size: 3 Vols. En 4ºmayor [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lo Stato Presente di Tutti I Paesi e Popoli del Mondo Naturale, Politico, e Morale, Con Nuove Offervazioni e Correzioni Degli Antichi, e Moderni Viaggiatori. Delle Isole di Sunda, di Nikobar, di Andoman, e del Regno di Siam (Volume III)

      Presso Giovambatista Albrizzi Q. Gir, Venice 1734 - [6], 469, [3]. Black & white illustrations - 7 fold-out plates, including 2 maps by Isaac Tirion. Contemporary white vellum covers are age-soiled, somewhat brittle, but basically unworn. Hand-lettered on spine is "Sunda Siam." Full-page frontis engraving is hand-tinted, detached. Book is nicely produced on quality stock, elaborate tinted headpiece at beginning. An occasional page has ink notes. Previous owner signed rear endpaper. This volume is one part of a 23-volume series on history and geography of places in the world. Illustrations in this copy include a fold-out map of Borneo, tri-fold of Batavia, "Orang-Oetang" de Bosco, Pepe, fold-out map of Indo-China, fold-out Vestito, and a fold-out of a Siamese convento. Occasional insignificant traces of bookworm activity. Originally written in English and published in 1727, this was republished in Dutch, Italian, and German in succeeding years. This, a very early Italian translation, is in amazing condition for its age.

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