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2017-10-16 14:00:05
Andry Nicolas
Bookseller: Librairie de la Basse Fontaine [France, Vence]
2017-10-16 13:50:07
Haller, Albrecht von:
Bern, Bey Niclaus Emanuel Haller. 8°. 6 n.n. Bl., 114, S., 24 S., 8 n.n. S. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz nach J. Grimm, gestochen von Herrliberger und gestochenem Porträt von Isaak von Steiger von David Herrliberger. Lederband der Zeit mit blindgeprägtem hellrotem Rückenschild und reicher floraler Rückenvergoldung. Bibliotheca Halleriana 29. - Erster Druck der zweiten Ausgabe. Gegenüber der ersten von 1732 wesentlich erweitert. Die Auflage der vorliegenden Ausgabe dürfte, wie bereits bei der ersten Auflage sehr klein gewesen sein. Haller finanzierte die Drucke im Voraus. Die Tatsache dass er bis 1736 noch zwei weitere Drucke der zweiten Auflage (mit der Jahreszahl 1734) nachlieferte zeigt, dass er sich, wohl aus bernischer Sparsamkeit, verspekuliert hatte über die zunehmende Nachfrage seiner Gedichte. Das gestochene Frontispiz von David Herrliberger zeigt eine Hallersche Ideallandschaft der Alpenwelt mit dem, sich unter einem Baume ausruhenden, Alphornspieler und den von Gletschern überzogenen Gipfeln, die nur noch von (winzig kleinen) Gemsen bevölkert werden. - Das gestochene Porträt von Isaak Steiger etwas fleckig und gelockert. Fliegender Vorsatz mit kleinem Eckausschnitt. handschriftlicher Besitzvermerk des Berner Malers Ernst Linck auf dem Vorsatz. Durchgehend an den Rändern stockfleckig. Einband schwach berieben. - Selten. Sprache: deutsch.
Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein [Bern, Switzerland]
2017-10-16 13:35:54
CASSEBOHM, J.
Bookseller: B & L Rootenberg [US]
2017-10-16 13:35:07
Moliere, Jean Baptiste Poquelin de (1622-1673); [Boucher, Francois (illus.)]
Bookseller: Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A. [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2017-10-16 13:35:07
Moliere, Jean Baptiste Poquelin de (1622-1673); [Boucher, Francois (illus.)]
Bookseller: Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A. [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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2017-10-16 13:35:07
Moliere, Jean Baptiste Poquelin de (1622-1673); [Boucher, Francois (illus.)]
Paris: [printed by Pierre Prault], 1734. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Contemporary gilt-ruled polished calf, gilt-stamped lettering in second and third spine compartments (5 raised bands), gilt-stamped ornament in spine compartments, a.e.g.; complete set of 6 volumes, 4to (293x216mm); pp. [6], xvi, [2], xvii-lxx, 330; [6], 446; [6], 442; [6], 420; [6], 618; [6], 554; with half-titles, engraved title-pages, author portrait after Coypel, 33 full-page engravings by Carr after Francois Boucher, head- and tailpieces. Boards a bit rubbed; spines dry and a bit chipped; joints cracked (wht some professional repairs). Off-setting from engravings; previous owner's stamps with light off-set; intermittent spotting and toning, mostly marginal; a few leaves with short marginal tears; title-pages with professionally excised stamps. Armorial bookplate of Ross Ambler Curran. First edition of "Boucher's masterpiece... one of the most beautiful books of the early-18th century" (Cohen de Ricci). First state with the reading "Comteese" in Volume VI, page 360, line 12. "General opinion holds that the Boucher Moliere and the Oudry La Fontaine are the two masterpieces of French Book illustration during the first half of the eighteenth century" (Ray French 6). Cohen de Ricci 712-14.
Bookseller: Sanctuary Books [US]
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2017-10-16 13:28:39
LA FONTAINE, Jean de
Bookseller: Boston Book Company, Inc. ABAA [Boston, MA, U.S.A.]
2017-10-16 13:26:56
Lersner, Achilles August von.
Frankfurt, In Verlegung des Autoris und Georg August Lersner (Bd 2), 1706, 1734. Folio. 4 Bll., 568, 130 S., 11 Bll.; 4 Bll., 839, 238 S., 9 Bll. Mit gest. Titelvignette, mehrfach gefalt. gest. Ansicht von Frankfurt und 45 auf 44 (davon 8 altkolorierte Wappentafeln) Kupfertafeln. Halbpergamentbände der Zeit mit rotem Lederrückenschild. Erste Ausgabe. - Pergament etwas gebräunt und teils fleckig. Kanten berieben. Band 1 durchgehend etwas gebräunt, Band 2 durchgehend weiß und fleckenfrei. Gutes Exemplar.
Bookseller: Manfred Nosbuesch [Kuchenheim, Germany]
2017-10-16 13:26:55
Montesquieu, Charles de Secondac, Baron de).
Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat [Zürich, ZH, Switzerland]
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2017-10-16 13:21:54
POPE, Alexander
Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc. [US]
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2017-10-16 13:21:54
POPE, Alexander
Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc. [US]
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2017-10-16 12:59:47
DUSAUZAY, I. C.;FRÉMINVILLE, Jean-Baptiste de;
sans date [1734] In-4 de (2) ff., 20 pp., 2 ffbb., 23-44 pp., 2 ffbb., 47-72 pp., 2 ffbb., 73-88 pp., 2 ffbb., 89-92 pp., 1 fb., 93-117 pp., (22) ff. dépliants, basane marbrée, filet à froid en encadrement sur les plats, titre et auteurs poussés à l'or sur le premier plat, dos à nerfs orné de caissons de fleurons dorés, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, tranches mouchetées rouges (reliure de l'époque). "Traité manuscrit de fortification Régulière et Irrégulière sur le Papier". Divisé en quatre livres, ce manuscrit sur papier réglé explique comment dessiner les lignes occultes et la ligne magistrale, le flanc concave, les cavaliers, barbets, embrasures, la tenaille, la caponnière, mais aussi les demi-lunes, grandes lunettes, le chemin couvert, les ouvrages à corne et à couronne, etc. On y enseigne en outre à l'apprenti topographe militaire à mettre en place les forts de campagne et on y explicite la fonction des mines et contre-mines avec un point sur "une nouvelle construction du maréchal de Vauban pour les contre-gardes des tours-bastionnées". Enfin, la dernière partie du manuscrit s'intéresse aux instruments de guerre (canon, mortier, bombe, cargasse, pétard, etc.), à l'attaque d'une place, au campement d'une armée, à la construction des lignes de circonvallation ou contrevallation, à la prise et à la défense d'une place. Ce traité s'appuie sur 21 planches explicatives dessinées à l'encre brune et rehaussées en couleurs présentant schémas, plans, coupes et profils. Ces hors texte sont montés sur onglets à l'extrémité extérieure d'une page vierge afin que, dépliés, ils d … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Laurent Coulet [France, Paris]
2017-10-16 12:53:00
CALMET AUGUSTIN.
Coleti,, Venezia, 1734. Due tomi in Folio (mm 340x240); pagg. (12), 616 con 3 grandi carte geografiche (Viaggi di San Paolo, Terra Promessa, Viaggio degli Ebrei dallíEgitto, 1 pianta di Gerusalemme e 7 tavole a piena pagina, tutto inc. in rame; pagg. 678 con 16 incisioni a piena pagina + 3 grandi incisioni pi? volte ripiegate. Pergamena coeva con dorso a nervi. Buona edizione della celebre opera di Calmet. Conservato perfettamente il testo, mentre le legature presentano qualche abrasione e piccola mancanza, mancano i tasselli. storia.
Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini [Verona, VR, Italy]
2017-10-16 12:28:25
DUSAUZAY, I. C.;FRÉMINVILLE, Jean-Baptiste de;
sans date [1734] In-4 de (2) ff., 20 pp., 2 ffbb., 23-44 pp., 2 ffbb., 47-72 pp., 2 ffbb., 73-88 pp., 2 ffbb., 89-92 pp., 1 fb., 93-117 pp., (22) ff. dépliants, basane marbrée, filet à froid en encadrement sur les plats, titre et auteurs poussés à l'or sur le premier plat, dos à nerfs orné de caissons de fleurons dorés, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, tranches mouchetées rouges (reliure de l'époque). "Traité manuscrit de fortification Régulière et Irrégulière sur le Papier". Divisé en quatre livres, ce manuscrit sur papier réglé explique comment dessiner les lignes occultes et la ligne magistrale, le flanc concave, les cavaliers, barbets, embrasures, la tenaille, la caponnière, mais aussi les demi-lunes, grandes lunettes, le chemin couvert, les ouvrages à corne et à couronne, etc. On y enseigne en outre à l'apprenti topographe militaire à mettre en place les forts de campagne et on y explicite la fonction des mines et contre-mines avec un point sur "une nouvelle construction du maréchal de Vauban pour les contre-gardes des tours-bastionnées". Enfin, la dernière partie du manuscrit s'intéresse aux instruments de guerre (canon, mortier, bombe, cargasse, pétard, etc.), à l'attaque d'une place, au campement d'une armée, à la construction des lignes de circonvallation ou contrevallation, à la prise et à la défense d'une place. Ce traité s'appuie sur 21 planches explicatives dessinées à l'encre brune et rehaussées en couleurs présentant schémas, plans, coupes et profils. Ces hors texte sont montés sur onglets à l'extrémité extérieure d'une page vierge afin que, dépliés, ils d … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Librairie Laurent Coulet [France, Paris]
2017-10-16 12:24:10
Homann Heirs
Bookseller: Antikvariat Krenek [Prag, Czech Republic]
2017-10-16 12:21:25
REGAL, General-Feld-Marchal-Lieutenant;
Nürnberg, Verlag Johann Georg Lochner 1734; 2. Aufl.; ca 22x18 cm; (10) 362 (6) Seiten mit Titel in Rot und Schwarz, gest. Frontispiz, 6 gefalteten Kupfertafeln und 3 gefalteten Tabellen; Pergamenteinband d. Zt. mit Rückentitel (Einband etwas fleckig, am oberen Kapital bestoßen, hinteres Außengelenk mit 2 kleinen Einrissen, Seiten teils, meist am weißen Rand etwas braunfleckig, Tabellen etwas stockfleckig; sonst guter Zustand)Versand D: 5,00 EUR Militär
Bookseller: Antiquariat Hilbert Kadgien
2017-10-16 12:18:18
REGAL, (Maximilian Ludwig von).
Nürnberg, J. G. Lochner, 1734. 4to. 5 Bl., 362 S., 3 Bl. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz, 6 gefalteten Kupfertafeln u. 3 gefalteten Tabellen. Pergament d. Zeit mit Rotschnitt u. neuem Rückentitel. Zweite verbesserte Ausgabe der in 51 "Nummern" unterteilten Exerzierordnung, die wohl ca. 1715 entstanden ist. Nach dem Vorwort des Verlegers zur vorliegenden Ausgabe ist der Autor bei der Belagerung von Belgrad 1717 ehrenvoll ums Leben gekommen. Regal legte viel Gewicht auf das Zeremonielle. Das "Reglement" machte großes Aufsehen u. gewann geradezu halboffizielle Geltung" (Jähns), sein Autor sah sich Neid u. auch Spott ausgesetzt. Der Prinz von Ligne, dessen Vater die Schlacht bei Belgrad miterlebt hatte, beschreibt, daß 'l'exercice à la Regal" durchaus nicht nur ein Lob bedeutete u. ein gehöriges "Abspecken" dem Reglement gut täte (zit. nach Jähns). Die erste Ausgabe wurde 1728 gedruckt. - Jähns 1670 f.: "sehr tüchtig aber auch sehr pedantisch"). - Etwas gebräunt u. stockfleckig, 1 Tabelle mit kl. Eckabriß. Titel verso Stempel der Fürstenberg-Bibliothek Donaueschingen. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Buch & Consult Ulrich Keip [Berlin, Germany]
2017-10-16 12:13:29
Harrison, Benjamin (1726-1791) Virginia planter, legislator, governor, and signer of the Declaration of Independence
1734. small quarto, two pages, a damp-stain has faded several words in the text, some archival tissue repairs, else in good legible condition. Very likely a retained copy. The intended recipient may well have been William Woodford (1734-1780) American revolutionary war general from Virginia.The letter reads:"My dear SirI am just inform'd that a letter was yesterday read in Convention from T. Hepburn to you, mentioning amongst other matters his having left in Norfolk some articles of my property, which from your usual goodness I must request the favor of you to secure for me. A conveyance by water will be I suppose impracticable, but as the Flour Waggons are frequently returning one of them possibly may be spar'd for that purpose, or perhaps they may be got part of the way to some pace of safety. As I now am asking favors, I will venture another which, as it will prove a mean[s?] [two unintelligible words] …ing that humanity which has [rendered yo?]ur name dear to your Country-men will I flatter myself meet with success. Matt Phripp before this late unhappy affair was deservedly esteemed by most people in this country, his affairs he informs me his affairs upon a better footing. Be pleased to excuse the liberty I have taken & accept my sincere congratulations upon your late victories, & the honorable testimonies your conduct has justly merited from our country.May you be happy & continue to conquer is the sincere wish of Dear Siryr most obedient Ben HarrisonWms burg 2d January 1775" [i.e.1776]An intriguing letter for many reasons. The letter is evidently mis-dated, Harri … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Michael Brown [Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.]
2017-10-16 12:11:21
[Pennsylvania and Maryland]: Senex, John
[London: John Senex, 1734. Copperplate map. 15 x 10 inches. Old fold lines, minor edge wear, slight paper loss to bottom right corner, well outside the plate mark. Expertly backed on archival tissue Very good. A rare copperplate engraved map relating to the boundary dispute between Pennsylvania and Maryland. This dispute between the Lords Baltimore as proprietors of the colony of Maryland and the Penns in the same role in Pennsylvania led to decades of lawsuits, culminating in the famous Mason-Dixon survey. The story of the Penn-Baltimore Agreement has been told in great detail by Nicholas Wainwright in his article, "Tale of a Runaway Cape: The Penn-Baltimore Agreement of 1732." From the time of William Penn's original grant of Pennsylvania in 1682, he was at loggerheads with the Lords Baltimore over the boundary lines between the colonies. Sporadic efforts to resolve the problem finally became serious negotiations in 1731. Both sides put forward maps of their own as guides, and indeed, as Wainwright says, "The map was really the key to the Agreement." Baltimore insisted on the use of his map, and the Penns, who were under great money pressure and eager for an agreement, acceded, as they did to a number of Baltimore's demands. Baltimore's map was in due course taken to the shop of John Senex, in Fleet Street, where it was engraved. One proof strike of it, with a scale of miles, survives in the Penn Papers at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. The scale was later erased and the map printed on each of the six final copies of the agreement. With the cartography a … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana [US]
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2017-10-16 11:57:48
Montesquieu, Charles de Secondac, Baron de).
Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat [CH]
2017-10-16 11:43:10
Emanuelis, Swedenborgii
Sumptibus, Friderici Hekelii. Swedenborg, Emanuel. Opera philosophica et mineralia. Tres tomi. I. Principia rerum naturalium sive novorum tentaminum phaenomena mundi elementaris philosophice explicandi. II. Examen principiorum rerum naturalium cum phaenomenis magneticis. III. Principiorum rerum naturalium phaenomena mundi philosophice explicandi. Dresdae et Lipsiae, apud Fridericum Hekelium, 1734. Tre parti in un volume in - folio, pergamena coeva con dorso a nervi. (16), 452 pp. con grande ritratto dell' autore e 28 tavole incise in rame f.t. (alcune ripiegate). Rara edizione originale. D.S.B., XIII, pp. 178 - 81: E. Swedenborg (1688 - 1772)... His carreer is one of the most remarkable in the history of science... In his Pricipia rerum naturalium (1734) probably conceived as a counter part to Newton's Principia, he sought a comprehensive physical explanation of the world based on mathematical and mechanical principes... Poggendorff, II, 1056 - 57. Mottelay, pp. 163 - 65. Wheeler Gift, 283: This is author's famous work on science... contains 250 pages on printed matter and illustrations on the causes and mechanism of magnetic force; the law of distance; magnetic declination, its causes and how its value may be caleulated... Ekelof, 235: The whole work contains much about the technologies of mining and metallurgy and also about the properties of metals, especially about iron and magnetism. But it is also a fascinating survey of the nature matter and of the laws of motion, which some historians have compared to Principia of Newton...
Bookseller: Brighenti libri esauriti e rari [IT]
2017-10-16 11:42:35
M.D. V *** [d. i. François Marie Arouet de Voltaire]. . de Voltaire].
Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag [Wien, Austria]
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2017-10-16 11:39:41
DE LUCA (Jo Baptistæ) [DE LUCA (Giovanni Battista, Cardinal de) / DE LUCA (Jean-Baptiste de)]
JO BAPTISTÆ DE LUCA VENUSI S.R.E. Presbyteri Cardinalis, THEATRUM VERITATIS, ET JUSTITIÆ, SIVE DECISIVI DISCURUS PER MATERIAS, SEU TITULOS distincti, & ad veritatem editi in forensibus controversiis Canonicis & Civilibus, in quibus in Urbe Advocatus, pro una partiumscripsit, vel consultus respondit. - LIBER PRIMUS, De Feudis, & Bonis Juridictionalibus, ac Bulla Baronum  ; cum Decisione seudali M.C. Siciliæ, & Disceptatione D. Lælii Boscoli J. C. Parmensis. Cum Annotationibus, Ac Discursibus, Qui antea in Supplementis extabant  ; necnon aliquibus Sacræ Rotæ Romanæ recentissimis Decisionibus, & Summorum Pontificum Constitutionibus ad materas facientibus, suis locis optime adjectis. ([8 ff.]-456p.) - LIBER SECONDUS, De Regalibus, hoc est Officiis venalibus, locis Montium, aliique Juribus cum Principe seu Republica, Vectigalibus & gabellis, salinis & mineralibus, monetis, viis publicis, sisco, & alliis, de quibus in cap. Unic. Que sint Regalia. Cum Nonnullis Recentissimis sacræ rotæ. Romane Decisionibus, ad meteriam spectantibus  ; nec non Annotationibus, ac Discuribus, qui antea in Supplementis extabant, suis locis optime adjectis.([7 ff.]-368 p.) - LIBER TERTIUS, Cujus I. Pars de Jurisdictione, & Foro competenti  ; II. de Præeminentiis, & Præcedentii, sub quibus de Jure Cathedratico, Metropolitico, Nobilitate, Civilitate, & aliis juribus Honorificis. Cum nonnullis Recentissimis Sacræe rotæ, Romanæ Decisinibus, ad materiam spectantibus  ; nec non Annotationibus, ac Discursibus, qui antea in Supplementis extabant, suis locis optime adjectis. ([7 ff.-384 p.) - LIBER QUARTUS, Cujus I. Pars de Servitutibus prædialibus, Usufructu, & itroque Retractu  ; II. de Emphyteusi  ; III. de Locatione, & Conductione. Cum Nonnullis Recentissimis sacræ rotæ. Romane Decisionibus, ad meteriam spectantibus  ; nec non Annotationibus, ac Discuribus, qui antea in Supplementis extabant, suis locis optime adjectis. ([7 ff.]-360 p.) - LIBER NONUS, Cujus I. Pars de Testamentis, Codicillis, & ulti
Bookseller: Librairie La Memoire du Droit [FR]
2017-10-16 11:35:03
Quran.
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2017-10-16 11:35:03
Quran.
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
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2017-10-16 11:35:03
Quran.
1734. Large 4to. (4), IX, (3), 187, (1), 508, (16) pp. With folding engr. map, folding engr. plate, and 3 (2 folding) engr. genealogical tables. Modern half calf with marbled covers, gilt. First printing of this important translation. "Showered with praise from the start" (cf. Enay). "The classic translation of the Quran [...] Sale worked from the original Arabic, but also used Marracci's Latin version, about which he said it was very precise, but too literal [...] Sale's translation is marked by a rather sober tidiness. Sale himself saw his work as a sort of defence of a much-maligned book [...] The translation's dispassionate, dry objectivity was an enormous step forward for western Quranic studies. Its deserved success was based to no little extent on the 'Preliminary Discourse', which provides a general introduction to the Quran as well as an overview of the most important Muslim denominations [...] For a century this account remained one of the principal sources from which the European educated elite drew its knowledge of all matters Quranic" (cf. Fück). - Title page slightly wrinkled and dusty. A good, very unobtrusively browned copy in an appealing modern binding. Chauvin X, 146. Schnurrer 429. Fück 104f. Enay 169. Graesse IV, 44. Ebert 11524.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris [AT]
2017-10-16 11:29:13
Bernard Picart
A Amsterdam chez la Veuve de Bernard Picart 1734 - 10+12 pages text plus engravings p. Titel engravin portrait of Picart, with 76 (of 78), (eng. No 32 and 32 missing) mostly full page engravings , one plate with repair, with some spots, 11 plates after Renbrandt Folio. Bound in a fine contemporary full calf with raised bands and golddecorations on boards and spine and with titellabel with goldprint. Extremities with some wear and corners bumped , else a fine copy, all edges gilt [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Andersens Antikvariat [Denmark]
2017-10-16 11:12:14
Clairaut, J. B., a.o.
Berolini, Johann Andreas Rüdiger, 1734. Small 4to (20.5 x 16.0 cm). vi, 405 pp.; 11 mostly folded engraved plates. Contemporary full mottled calf. Spine with five raised, gilt-ornamented bands; compartments rich gilt, red morocco label with gilt title. Edges speckled red. Published in seven volumes between 1710 and 1746, the Miscellanea Berolinensia was the primary journal of the Berlin Academy of Sciences. This volume contains, for instance, Kircher's "Commentatio de Portis Caspiis" (pp. 85-103 with one early engraved map of the Caspian Sea and surroundings, including the Tigris river); Jean Baptiste Clairaut's posing of three mathematical problems: I: "Dans un quarré donné a, b, c, d en inscrire un autre dont le coté soit aussi donné". II: "Maniere de faire un Exaëdre où un Cube dans un Tertraëdre regulier" and III: "Maniere de toiser les onglets des cones", pp. 139-142 with one folded engraving; A. Clairaut le Fils. "Quatre Problemes Sur de Nouvelles Courbes" (pp. 143-152 with one folded engraving); A. Grischow, "Hyetometri" with folded engraving of this machine; J. Eller, "Calculi Vesicae membrana cincti vel inclusi generatio, theoretice illustrata et practice comprobata" with two folded engravings and several other contributions by Johann Frisch on German history and etymology. Also some astronomical contributions, mainly on eclipses (with plates). Bookplate removed long ago from front pastedown, remnants of an old, oval stamp on the title page; some - mostly marginal - foxing in the text and small repairs to several plates. A good, complete copy. [Attributes: Soft Cov … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg [Amsterdam, Netherlands]
2017-10-16 11:11:01
M D V *** [d i François Marie Arouet de Voltaire] de Voltaire]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag [Austria]
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2017-10-16 11:11:00
Voltaire, Francois Marie Arout de
Bookseller: Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, Inc. ABAA [Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.]
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2017-10-16 11:11:00
Voltaire, Francois Marie Arout de
Basle: No publisher (i.e., London: W. Boyer), 1734. First edition thus. Full Calf. Very Good. Sm. 8vo. (8),228,(20)pp. Index. Cont. calf, finely rebacked, black morocco spine label. Small tear at top of front free endpaper (where former owner's name was removed, but the date of November 8, 1779 remains). Bookplate on front pastedown of Rear Admiral John Byron (1723-1786) and his signature. Among the subjects of these letters are Bacon, Descartes, Locke, Newton, Pope and Quakers. It was originally published in 1734 as "Lettres Philosophiques." The imprint is false; it was printed in London by W. Bowyer (see the ESTC).
Bookseller: Kenneth Karmiole, Bookseller, Inc. [U.S.A.]
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2017-10-16 11:07:23
Saunier, Jean de.
The Hague, printed for the author and sold by Adrien Moetjens, 1734. Folio (365 x 245 mm). Title printed in red and black with engraved vignette by D. Coster. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Gaspard de Saunier by and after Coster and 61 plates by and after François Morellon La Cave, François van Bleyswyck, and Ernst Ludwig. Early 20th century brown morocco, spine with raised bands gilt in compartments, gilt centrepieces, red edges, marbled endpapers. First edition. A superb example of this richly illustrated work of equine anatomy and hippiatrics, written by the inspector of the King of France's High Stable and edited by his son, who was riding-master at the Academy of the University of Leiden. It was a popular work which was later translated into German (Glogau, 1767) and into English as "Guide to the Perfect Knowledge of Horses" (London, 1769). - First leaves a little browned due to to paper, otherwise an excellent copy. Huth 66. Mennessier de la Lance 490. Cohen/R. 940. Nissen, ZBI 3592. Brunet V, 149. Graesse VI, 276. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
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2017-10-16 11:07:18
Chetwood, William]
Printed for J. Marshall, London, 1734. 219,[3],42pp. 12mo. Modern three-quarter morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt. Bottom portion of spine darkened. Bookplates on front endpapers, foxed, tanned, a few old dampstains. Small chip at bottom of titlepage, not affecting text. Good. The "fourth edition, corrected." A shipwreck narrative with Americana interest because of the victim's experiences with the Indians of the Virginia Tidewater region. Originally published in 1720, authorship of this work has been attributed to William Rufus Chetwood, a London playwright. "Falconer, an Englishman, came to Boston in May, 1689. Early in June he set out for Virginia. His ship was grounded off Cape Charles. According to Chetwood's account, Falconer was attacked by the Indians, captured, stripped, and tied to a stake. He was finally released when he showed the Indians how to 'let blood'" - Clark. Field wrote of this book and other English fiction at the time: "they are generally written.with such a profound gravity, and freedom from dramatic colloquialisms, that they leave the reader vexed with a doubt if they are wholly fictitious, or not as generally truthful as the boasted veritable narratives." SABIN 23723. CLARK I:62. FIELD 520. HUNTRESS 40C. AYER 93 (1st ed). [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana [New Haven, CT, U.S.A.]
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