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        Brassica cauliflora, Chou fleur

      Germany.. No date. 1735- 1745.. Engraving with mezzotint, printed in color with additional handcolor, image size 12 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches on sheet 15 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches. Light soiling spots in left image, glue residue to left edge (well outside plate area); good condition. Two cauliflower plants, plate No. 256 from Johann Wilhelm Weinmann " Phytanthoza Iconographia ", printed on thick laid paper. Dunthorne (#327) notes that plates from this work represent "some of the earliest examples of color printing from a single plate", many of them printed by a combination of line engraving and mezzotint. The initial S at lower right indicates the artist engraver Abraham Seutter (ca. 1690-1747). .

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        Brassica capitata alba, Chou blond

      Germany.. No date. 1735- 1745.. Engraving with mezzotint, printed in color with additional handcolor, image size 12 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches on sheet 15 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches. Light toning to edges (well outside plate area); very good condition. Single cabbage plant, plate No. 257 from Johann Wilhelm Weinmann " Phytanthoza Iconographia ", printed on thick laid paper. Dunthorne (#327) notes that plates from this work represent "some of the earliest examples of color printing from a single plate", many of them printed by a combination of line engraving and mezzotint. The initial S at lower right indicates the artist engraver Abraham Seutter (ca. 1690-1747). .

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        The Chace A Poem

      London: Printed for G. Hawkins, 1735. First edition. Frontispiece by Scotin after Gravelot. 1 vols. 4to. Attractively bound in modern 3/4 brown calf, marbled paper sides, red morocco label on spine, a beautiful copy, with the errata leaf at the end. First edition of a Sporting Classic An extremely fine copy, large, clean and crisp, of an early and famous tribute to the virtues of hunting which has been widely reprinted. The author, a devotee of field sports, was a genial man of whom it was said "his only enemy was the weather" and of whom Dr. Johnson remarked, "He writes very well for a gentleman." A 19-page scholarly study of Somervile and The Chace, by John S. Dearden, appears in the Autumn 2001 issue of The Book Collector.

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        L' Uomo Galleggiante o sia L' Arte Ragionata Del Nuoto Scoperta Fisica

      (Il primo libro italiano sul nuoto). L' Uomo Galleggiante o sia L' Arte Ragionata Del Nuoto Scoperta Fisica . Pubblicata per graziosa munificenza de' Sovrani, e signori delle Sicilie. Ferdinando IV Borbone e Maria Carolina D' Austria pii felici augusti dal dottore di leggi Oronzio De' Bernardi (1735 - 1806) avvocato, esaminatore sinodale, e canonico della Cattedrale Chiesa della regia Citta' di Terlizzi. In Napoli, nella Stamperia Reale, MDCCXCIV (1794). 2 parti in un volume, in - 4° grande, pergamena coeva titoli e fregi in oro sul dorso. Prima parte: (8), 327, (1) pp. con ritratto dell' Autore finemente inciso in rame da Nic. Fiorillo su disegno di Franc. Lapegna; Seconda parte: (8), 237, (1) pp., 1 f. b. e 18 tavole f.t. finemente incise in rame a piena pagina. Le prime due raffigurano l' impianto per i bagni, mentre le altre raffigurano le varie posizioni per il nuoto. Esse furono incise dagli originali del Lapegna da Cesarano Nicola Fiorillo, Domenico Casanova, Guglielmo Morghen, Giuseppe Azzerboni, Aniello Lamberti e Vincenzo Scarpati, per lo più da disegni di Antonio Francesco Lapegna e Vincenzo Ferraresi. Opera di grande importanza, la cui prima parte è dedicata alla teoria fisica del nuoto, mentre la seconda è dedicata alla pratica. L?uomo galleggiante ebbe un successo europeo e fu tradotto in francese, spagnolo e tedesco. Inoltre esso servì di base all? insegnamento del tedesco Guts Muts e procurò all? autore l?iscrizione alle accademie di Pietroburgo, Edimburgo, Gottinga, Parigi e Firenze (Georgofili). Ferdinando IV assegnò poi al De Bernardi una rendita vitalizia. Esemplare ben conservato, a parte lievi rifioriture della carta. Edizione originale ed unica estremamente rara. Villani, Scrittori ed artisti pugliesi, pp. 129 - 30: Opera di gran polso, con la quale fu il primo a dimostrare come il corpo dell' uomo sia più leggero dell' acqua...

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        The Kit-Cat Club Done from the Original Paintings of Sir Geodfrey Kneller.

      - London: Sold by J. Tonson in the Strand and Mr. Faber at the Golden Head Bloomsbury Square, 1735. Folio, (18-3/8 x 12-7/8 inches). Title page by Faber after Gravelot plus 47 mezzotint portraits by Faber after Kneller mounted on thick paper stock, outlined in ink. Without the engraved dedication found in some copies.Each leaf trimmed outside the plate mark. Regency straight-grained red morocco handsomely tooled in gilt and blind. A handful of old and largely inconsequential abrasions on bottom cover with occasional quality repair; backstrip with some rubbing and a little wear at the foot. Bookplates on front pastedown and flyleaf of Frances Mary Richardson Currer (the foremost female English collector) and John Sheepshanks (the great art collector). Like its contents, an aristocratic copy. Very good. Only edition -- perhaps a deluxe copy with superb impressions of the plates and in a lovely Regency binding. When contemplating the career of Jacob Tonson the Elder, one usually considers his status as the greatest publisher and bookseller of his era, reprinting authors such as Dryden and Milton whose works had fallen out of copyright; his 1694 folio edition of Virgil is quite often considered his masterpiece. But he was also the founder of Òthe most famous of all literary clubs,Ó the club which Horace Walpole credited as populated by the Òpatriots that saved Britain.Ó What began as a rather informal congregation of luminaries became Òat its height in the first decade of the eighteenth century, BritainÕs pre-eminent political club and leading promoter and sponsor of the Whig party and its advocacy of contract theories of government, low-church interests, and the rights of religious nonconformists.Ó Neither minutes nor roll call were taken, and were it not for the series Òof forty-eight portraits of club affiliates commissioned by Tonson from the court painter Sir Godfrey KnellerÓ our knowledge of the groupÕs membership would be strained. As it stands today, the members list is impressive: Jacob Tonson, Joseph Addison, William Congreve, William Cowper. Robert Walpole, James Stanhope, Matthew Prior and John Tidcomb, to name a few. The subjects of these portraits usually gifted them to Tonson and the paintings subsequently made their way to the National Portrait Gallery. As evidenced by its distinguished provenance, this copy has very rich early impressions of the plates and is luxuriously bound. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Description géographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise.

      Paris, P.G. Le Mercier, 1735.4 volumes Folio. Contemporary mottled calf (small parts of hinges cracked but firmly holding; extremities of spines sl. damaged), spines ribbed and gilt with red and green morocco labels. With 4 title-pages printed in red and black with title-vignettes, 5 engraved vignettes, 23 engraved plates (10 folding) and 42 double-page or folding engraved maps.First edition of the 'Bible of European sinophilia'. - The most important and comprehensive work on China published up to that time. Du Halde, a Parisian Jesuit, collected and edited the letters of the Jesuit missionaries for this work. The fine plates depict all aspects of China and Chinese life including flora and fauna, engineering, astronomy, etc. The folio edition includes many important maps not previously published before, the maps are the most accurate of China available in Europe at the time. They are by Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (1697-1782), the 'finest cartographer of his time'. - 'Historically, this work must be regarded as monumental. Its strenght lies in the vast amount and variety of interesting details, which must have given its readers an impression of the magnificence of the Chinese empire and the wide range of achievements of the Chinese people in literature, science, philosophy and art' (Löwendahl, Sino-Western relations, 394). The first French folio edition is the most desirable and significant. - Some marginal waterstaining and age-browning otherwise a very good copy of a cornerstone of any collection of books on China.Cordier, B.S.,col. 46-48; Lust 16.

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        [Devotional drawing with text]. Geschreven van my, dien die wyse voorzienighyt Godts als een verwonderens waerdigs exempel van der natuer den 7:de meert 1735 zonder handen of voeten ...[Mechelen, ca. 1770]. (Ca. 50 x 28 cm). Pen drawing with text in Dutch on vellum, signed. With: ( 2) [BROADSHEET]. [EVERT, Jacobus Joannes]. Met permissie van de regeringe dezer stad, word aan alle heren en dames, en verdere liefhebbers bekend gemaakt, dat alhier is aangekomen. Een wonder man, Monsieur Evert genaamt ... [Mechelen, ca. 1770]. Broadsheet (22 x 16.5 cm).

      Allegorical and devotional pen drawing with text by Jacobus Joannes Evert (1735- 1789), who was born without hands and feet and made this work using his short arms. Below we find a self-portrait of the artist, sitting on a table with writing utensils. With a remarkable broadsheet, announcing Monsieur Evert's performance of "verscheide merkwaardige Kunsten" (various remarkable tricks) in an inn during the fair at Malines, includes a list of 13 tricks which he was able to perform.Ad 1: slightly soiled. Ad 2: edges slightly frayed and slightly foxed. Both items in good condition. Artefacts made by "freaks" from earlier centuries are extremely rare and the present drawing is here offered with a broadsheet announcing the extraordinary act.

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        Histoire de l'admirable Don Quichotte de la Manche. 6 Bde. (cplt).

      Amsterdam, Chez Pierre Humbert 1735.. Kl.-8°. Mit 47 gest. Tafeln (incl. Frontispices). Halblederbde. des 19.Jhds. auf 4 Bünden mit leichter Rückenvergoldung und goldgepr. Rückenschildern (leicht berieben)., fester Einband. Nachdruck der Ausgabe Amsterdam, Wetstein 1717. - leimschattig und mit handschr. Besitzervermerk, stellenweise leicht fleckig, einige Tafeln seitlich beschnitten (ohne Bildverlust). - Cat. de la exposicion celebrada en la Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid, 1905* unter der Nr. 214. Nicht bei Rius. Bankverbindung in Deutschland vorhanden.

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        La Araucana, primera, segunda y tercera parte. Madrid, Francisco Martinez Abad, 1733. RELIE AVEC (à la suite): 2). SANTISTEVAN OSORIO (Diego de). La Araucana, quarta y quinta parte en que se prosigue y acaba la historia de Alonso de Ercilla, hasta la reduccion del Valle de Arauco, en el Reyno de Chile. Madrid, Francisco Martinez Abad, 1735.

      - 2 ouvrages en 1 volume in-folio. 1). 8ff. 186pp. 9ff. 2). 4ff. 167pp. 5ff. Plein veau blond, dos à nerfs (Reliure anglaise ancienne, charnières fendues). Belle édition à deux colonnes de la première grande épopée américaine. Cet ouvrage d'Alonso de Ercilla y Zuñiga (1533-1594) décrit l'expédition des espagnols contre les indiens Araucanos du Chili et s'appuie sur l'expérience personnelle de l'auteur, qui faisait partie de l'armée espagnole commandée par Garcia Hurtado de Mendoza. La première édition, d'une extrême rareté, avait vu le jour à Madrid en 1569, et fut augmentée en 1578 et 1589 d'une seconde et troisième parties. A la suite de cet ouvrage se trouve relié celui de Diego de Santistevan Osorio qui, sous le titre de "La Araucana, quarta y quinta parte", avait publié à Salamanca en 1598 une continuation du livre de Ercillla. Parfois on trouve réunies (comme c'est ici le cas), ces deux éditions parues chez le même éditeur à deux ans d'intervalle. Charnières fendues. Intérieurement, bon exemplaire. Sabin, 22723 (qui ne mentionne pas l'ouvrage de Santistevan). Palau, 80424. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works ?

      London: Printed by W. Bowyer, for Bernard Lintot between the Temple-Gates; Printed by J. Wright, for Lawton Gilliver, 1735. First folio edition, first issue (without Tonson imprint). Folding engraved frontispiece portrait by George Vertue. [xxxii], 408 pp. 2 vols. Folio. Contemporary full calf, red morocco lettering piece, rebacked, preserving most of original spine, joints rubbed, original spine leather worn and cracked, text lightly toned. Booklabel. The first collected edition of Pope's works. Griffith notes ten pieces that appear here for the first time, including the celebrated Eloise to Abelard. [With]: [The Works ? Volume II]. [London: Printed by J. Wright, for Lawton Gilliver, 1735]. [ii, To the Binder], [x], [6], [7]-66, 19, [24]-33, [1], [7]-25, [1], [35]-72, 4, 56, 65-91, [1], 12, 18, 201, [1, Errata] pp., lacking general title, half-title, and To the Reader leaves. Bound in period full panelled calf, contrasting morocco lettering pieces. Griffith 370.

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      . Die Kirchen und Kloster deren F: F: Benedictinerinen, oder der so genandte Nonenberg zu Saltzburg. Kupferstich v. Rembshart aus Danreiter "Die Saltzburgische Kirchen-Prospect" Augsburg Pfeffel um 1735, 21 x 33 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Nebehay-W. 131/Serie 1/11 - Salzburg als Motiv. Die Graphiksammlung der Residenzgalerie, Nr. 1.- Kl. Braunfleck im Himmel.

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        Gesamtans., "Magdeburgu. - Magdeburg".

      . Kupferstich v. Josef Friedr. Leopold, um 1735, 20 x 28,5. Selten! Nicht bei Fauser. Marsch, Friedrich Bernhard Werner, S. 158 ff. Nr. 111. - Im Himmel Spruchband mit Titel, rechts und links davon 2 Putti mit Erklärungen von 1 - 50. Unter der Ansicht Stadtbeschreibung in lat. u. deutscher Sprache, mittig das Stadtwappen. - Unten links mit "Nr. 23" bezeichnet.

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        Dickdook Leshon Gnebreet. A Grammar of the Hebrew Tongue, Being An Essay to bring the Hebrew +Grammar into English, to Facilitate the Instruction of all those who are desirous of aquiring a clear Idea of this Primitive Language by their own Studies

      Boston, N.E.: Printed by Jonas Green, and are to be Sold by the Author at his House in Cambridge, 1735. First edition. [4], 94, [2] pp. With a tipped-in broadside of "The Hebrew Grammar at One View, " from Parkhurst's "An Hebrew and English lexicon, " probably the 1762 edition. 1 vols. 4to. Three quarter speckled calf and marbled boards. Light stains on folding table, title-page and following three leaves. Final leaf (containing table of contents) with a one-inch triangular tear in the outer edge, costing about a dozen words. Several instances of early ink marginalia or doodlings. Very good. First edition. [4], 94, [2] pp. With a tipped-in broadside of "The Hebrew Grammar at One View, " from Parkhurst's "An Hebrew and English lexicon, " probably the 1762 edition. 1 vols. 4to. The First Hebrew Grammar Published in America. A landmark in the history of printing in the Americas, this is the first Hebrew grammar published in America, printed from "the first complete fount of Hebrew type in the American colonies" (Eames).  This copy bears the manuscript name, in two places (the upper margin of pages 20 and 94), of Simeon Howard.  Howard (1733-1804) attended Harvard, graduating in 1758.  He was almost certainly a student of Monis and would have used this book as his textbook.  For more than thirty-five years Howard was the pastor of the West Church in Boston, one of the most influential churches in the city.   Hebrew type was first used in the North American colonies in the Bay Psalm Book, printed in 1640 in Cambridge.  Over the next ninety-five years Hebrew type appeared in a handful of American imprints, usually in brief examples of single words or short sentences.  By the 1720s, measures were taken to change this situation.  As Eames explains, "In 1726, Mr. Thomas Hollis, merchant of London, sent over three boxes of Greek and Hebrew types, a present from one of his friends to the Corporation of Harvard College.  Upon examination by Mr. Monis, the instructor of Hebrew in the College, the set of Hebrew types was found to be incomplete, therefore in June, 1728, the Corporation voted to send for so many Hebrew types and points as were necessary to complete the set."   Judah Monis, born in Algiers or Italy in 1683, had settled in Boston by 1720.  In 1723 he was awarded an M.A. from Harvard, and he was the instructor of Hebrew there (though never a full professor) until 1760.  Monis published several works in his lifetime, and though the present grammar was accessible to any educated person, it was produced "especially for the use of the students of Harvard-College at Cambridge."  He attempted to publish the book in 1720 and again in 1726, but was hindered partly by the paucity of Hebrew types noted above.  The book was finally printed in 1735 by Jonas Green, the grandson of Samuel Green, who was the second printer in the British colonies, preceded only by Stephen Day (who printed the Bay Psalm Book).  Jonas Green apprenticed under his father, Timothy Green, himself a noted printer in New London, Ct.  Jonas Green printed a few items in Boston before moving on to Philadelphia (where he worked for Franklin and Bradford) and Annapolis, where he became printer to the colony in the 1740s.  The DICKDOOK... was printed in an edition believed to be a thousand copies, and was used by students at a number of New England colleges, including Dartmouth.   A landmark of American printing history, and of Jewish Americana.

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        Geographisch-toneel, of uitgezochte kaarten

      1735. DUTCH POCKET ATLAS. Geographisch-toneel, of uitgezochte Kaarten, tot gemak der Officieren, Reisigers en Liefhebbers. By Johannes Ratelbrand. 15, [1] pp. Illustrated with 40 hand-coloured maps and views. Tall Narrow 8vo., 200 x 83 mm, bound in Dutch contemporary full red morocco, gilt- ruled borders on covers, with gilt-tooled floral vignettes in corners and in spine compartments. Amsterdam: Erven van J. Ratelband, 1735. Very Rare Dutch Pocket Atlas, with all 40 maps coloured by a contemporary Dutch hand. Published for eighteenth-century European travelers and for military officers. The maps are preceded by a folding hand- coloured engraving of "L'Architecture Militaire" that illustrates fortification technique and the many instruments of war in use by European military troops in the first half of the eighteenth century. Johannes Ratelband (II) (1704-1730) was one of the key members of a long dynasty of Dutch printers/book and map sellers in Amsterdam. The firm began with Jansz. Ratelband (1590-1656), who moved from Germany to set up a press and shop in Amsterdam at the beginning of the seventeenth century. The firm flourished uninterrupted until the 1820s, perpetuated by a succession of family members. This Pocket Atlas includes: a world map, continental maps of Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, then more detailed maps of: Germany, Hungary, Transylvania, the Balkans, Bavaria, the Palantine along the Rhine, Basel and Lake Neuchâtel, England, Scotland, Northern and Southern Spain, Catalonia, a large map of Gibraltar, the Strait of Gibraltar, Central America and the Caribbean, Portugal and the Algarve, France, Provence, Languedoc, Moscow region, Crimea, Poland, Scandinavia, Holland and Luxemburg, Flanders, North Holland, Amstellande, Brabant, Belgium (Leodiensis), Italy, the Piedmont, etc. Many of these maps include coats-of-arms of the countries, towns or regions, and well as detailed views of fortified cities and castles. The titles and legends for all maps are in Dutch and French. A few minor splits to lower edges of folds, otherwise, in perfect condition. Very Rare: OCLC list two copies of the Atlas worldwide; one in the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris (1732 edition) and one in the British Library (1747 edition with 37 maps). No copies appearing at auction as listed by ABPC. Not in Koeman nor Shirley: though Koeman cites an edition of 1732 with 37 maps (K. III, Rat. 1) and edition of 1747 also with 37 maps (Shirley, G.Rat- 1a).

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        Die Saltzburgische Kirchen-Prospect

      1735. DANREITER, Franz Anton. Die Saltzburgische Kirchen-Prospect. / Les Prospects des Eglises de Salsbourg... Illustrated with an etched title and 20 engraved plates. Augsburg: Johann Andreas Pfeffel, ca. 1730. Millard, Northern 19. BOUND WITH: _____________. [Schloss Mirabell, Salzberg]. Illustrated with etched and engraved dedication leaf and 5 engraved plates. Augsburg: Johann Andreas Pfeffel, ca. 1730. Millard, Northern 21. BOUND WITH: _____________. [Hoch-Furstl. Gebaudes und Garten zu Mirabell in Salzburg]. Illustrated with 9 engraved plates. Augsburg: Johann Andreas Pfeffel, ca. 1730. Millard, Northern 20. BOUND WITH: _____________. Vier Prospect des Schloss zu Salzburg. / Les Quatre Prospects du Chateau de Salsbourg. Illustrated with 4 etched and engraved plates. Augsburg: Johann Andreas Pfeffel, ca. 1730. Millard, Northern 22. BOUND WITH: _____________. Die Garten Prospect von Hellbrun. / Les Prospects du Jardin d'Hellbrun. Illustrated with 20 etched and engraved plates. Oblong folio, 332 x 465 mm, bound in contemporary mottled and tanned sheepskin, with the later blind-stamped monogram of William Sterling Maxwell on front and back cover, and title information stamped on lower edge of text block. Augsburg: Johann Andreas Pfeffel, ca. 1730. Millard, Northern 17. |~||~||~||~||~| Five volumes on 18th-century Salzburg architecture and gardens, all in First Editions, with an important provenance. A total of 60 etched and engraved plates after designs by Franz Anton Danreiter. Includes two title-pages and 58 images of gardens, cathedrals and other structures, landscape design, and schematic plans for important castles and gardens in and around Salzburg. The first title has an engraved title-page and 20 plates depicting cathedrals and a hospital; the second with engraved dedication leaf and 5 plates of plans and buildings of Schloss Mirabell; the third, 9 plates of gardens and a garden plan of Mirabell; the fourth consists of 4 plates showing Schloss Salzburg; and the fifth with an allegorical engraved title and 19 images of gardens, fountains, and other structures at Hellbrun. Text at bottom of plates in German and French. Franz Anton Danreiter (d. 1760) was appointed by Leopold Prince of Salzburg as Inspector of Gardens (Oberaufseher aller Salzburgichen Hofgärten). Leopold was the owner of the estate at Hellbrun, and the present work provides some of the very few eighteenth-century visual records of the gardens. Danreiter was responsible for planting the famous garden of the Schloss Mirabell and later supervised the construction of the Sebastiankirche in Salzburg. The palace of Hellbrun, located three miles south of Salzburg, was built around 1615. It contains the famous mechanical theaters, as well as the acclaimed fountains. Danreiter's Garten Propect von Hellbrun contains an allegorical title-page, a plan of the estate showing the designs of the gardens, a view of the entrance of the Jardin de Plaisance, a view of the Batiment de Plaisance, two views of the gardens from the park, three views of the courtyards of the palace, views of the Grotto of Neptune and of Thetis, a view of the eerie sculptures in the woods entitled: Le Monstre de la Forêt, views of the fountains of Cleopatra, of Actaeon, and of Diane, views of the garden theaters of stones and of shells, a view of the garden pond, a view of the Édifice de Plaisance, and finally, a view of Belvedere, the Maison de Plaisance. The plates are in fine condition, in a beautiful binding. PROVENANCE: Sir William Sterling Maxwell, baronet, (1818-1878) with his large ex-libris on inside front cover and blind-stamped monogram on covers; Keir Art of Design, with ex-libris on inside back cover; Liberna "L" in circular blind-stamp at foot of first blank leaf. Sterling-Maxwell was one of the thirty-five original members of the Philobiblon Society and a member of the Athenaeum Club. Historian, scholar, bibliographer, collector, and a main figure in the literary circles of Victorian England. All of these works are quite scarce. OCLC gives one copy of the second, at University of Illinois. RLIN lists one copy of the first, one of the third, and one of the fourth, all at Princeton. RLIN lists one of the fifth at Canadian Centre for Architecture. Not in Hunt, Plesch, Nissen or Pritzel. First and third not in Berlin Katalog, second 3335, fourth 2109, fifth 3334. Thieme-Becker VIII, 376.

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        TRATADO DE BARNIZES Y CHAROLES, en que se da el modo de componer uno perfectamente, parecido al de la China, y muchos otros, que sirven a la Pintura, al Dorar, y Abrir, con otras Curiosidades. Añadido en esta ultima impression.

      . En Pamplona costa de los Herederos de Martinez, 1755" [sic].14,5 cm. 8 h. (la primera blanca), 286 pág. Ilustr. con grabados xilográficos, en el texto, y 2 pequeños en la portada alusivas al Purgatorio. Enc. en pergamino. * Rara edición de Pamplona de esta reeditada obra, y la primera que menciona su autor. Aguilar II-1099; NUC 94-111152; Palau 42612. CCPB000787974-1. Arts aplicades, mobles, vidre, ceràmica, art ornamental Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Theodicaea, Oder Versuch und Abhandlung, Wie die Güte und Gerechtigkeit Gottes, In Ansehung Der Menschlichen Freyheit, und des Ursprungs des Bösen, zu vertheidigen; Aus dem Frantzösischen übersetzt, bey dieser dritten Auflage an vielen Orten verbessert. Nebst einigen Anmerckungen und nöthigen Registern...

      Hannover, Nicolai Försters und Sohns, 1735. (28) + 64 + 1030 s. Kobberstukket portrett. Kobberstukket foldet plansje. Vignetter. Samt. skinnbd. med fire opphøyde bind. Ryggdekor i gull. Ryggen litt skrapet.. Cont. calf with 4 raised bands. Spine gilt. Engraved portratit. Engraved folding plate. Woodcut vignettes. Spine a little worn, otherwise a good copy

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        Les Vies des hommes illustres de Plutarque. Traduites en francois, avec des Remarques historiques et critiques, par Mr Dacier (...). Nouvelle edition, augmentee de plusieurs notes & d'un dixieme tome. (EXEMPLAIRE AUX ARMES DU DUC DE CHOISEUL-STAINVILLE)

      Amsterdam, Zacharie Chatelain, 1735.. 10 volumes in-8, plein veau blond de l'epoque, dos a 5 nerfs richement ornes de caissons fleuronnes, pieces d'armes dorees en caisson de pied (Jacques Philippe de Choiseul), roulette interieure, tranches rouges, planche frontispice a chaque volume, nombreux portraits graves hors texte, bois dans le texte. Bonne edition critique donnee par Andre Dacier, Thomas Rowe et Francois Bellenger, qui contient au tome IX : "La Vie de Plutarque", "Chronologie pour les Vies de Plutarque", Table generale des matieres. Au tome X : "Les Vies des hommes illustres omises par Plutarque, [ ] contenant Annibal, par Mr. Dacier, Enee, Tullus Hostilius, Aristomene, Tarquin l'Ancien, L. Junius Brutus, Gelon, Cyrus, Jason, traduites de l'anglais de Thomas Rowe par M. l'Abbe Bellenger". (J.-P. Grosperrin, 'Les epoux Dacier: une bibliographie', Litteratures classiques, 2010/2, n°180). Quelques petits accrocs a la reliure. Provenance: Jacques Philippe de Choiseul (1727-1789), comte, puis duc de Choiseul-Stainville, baron de Dommanges, avec ses pieces d'armes dorees au dos, en pied: Alias ecartele aux 1 et 4 de Choiseul aux 2 et 3 de Stainville. Marechal de France (1783), Jacques Philippe de Choiseul s'illustra dans la Guerre de Sept Ans. Il devint Commandant en chef dans les villes et provinces de Lorraine et de Bar, Gouverneur des villes citadelles de Strasbourg et d'Epinal et Gouvernement general de la Lorraine, puis de l'Alsace. Tres bon exemplaire, bien relie..

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        La statique des végétaux et l'analyse de l'air. Expériences nouvelles lues à la Société Royale de Londres. Ouvrage traduit de l'anglois par M. de Buffon, de l'Académie des Sciences.

      - Paris, Debure l'Aîné, 1735. In-4, plein veau moucheté brun, dos à 5 nerfs orné de compartiments richement dorés, pièce de titre de maroquin bordeaux, roulette sur les coupes, tranches rouges, xviii, (6) f. de table, (1) f. d'errata, (1) f. de privilège, 408 p. et 10 planches hors-texte dépliantes contenant 20 figures numérotées. Première édition française, dans la traduction française de Buffon, dont c'est le premier écrit et qui joint une "préface du traducteur". Dans cet ouvrage fondateur dans l'histoire de la botanique moderne, Hales étudie la circulation de l'air et de l'eau chez les plantes, phénomène physique qu'il met en relation avec le transport de la sève. "The first complete account of the physiology of plants including the reaction with air and movement of the sap" (Horblit, n°45a pour l’édition anglaise). L'ouvrage est illustré de 10 planches gravées contenant 20 figures qui représentent les expériences effectuées par Hales. (DSB, VI, p. 47 : "An influential French translation in witch Buffon praises the experimental method, and includes Hale's appendix of 1733". Musset-Pathay, n°1779. Pritzel, n°3700). Bel exemplaire, très frais, grand de marges, très bien relié à l'époque. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtans., "Lipsia. Lejpzjg".

      . Kupferstich v. I.C. Leopold n. F.B. Werner, um 1735, 19,5 x 28,5. Marsch, Friedrich Bernhard Werner, S. 158 ff. ( = Stadtansichten aus dem Verlag Leopold, Nr. 105) - Hier vorliegend aus der 2. Auflage. - Im Himmel Spruchband mit Titel, rechts und links davon 2 Putti mit Erklärungen von 1 - 16. Unter der Ansicht Stadtbeschreibung in lat. u. deutscher Sprache, mittig das Stadtwappen. - Unten rechts mit "L.1" bezeichnet.

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        DISCURSO DE LA VERDAD, dedicado a la alta imperial Magestad de Dios.

      Imp. Castellana, y latina de Diego López de Haro. Sevilla, s.a. (1735 - ). 19,5 cm. [6], 62 pág. Enc. en tela, tejuelo. cortes dorados. Teoria política Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Columbarium: or, the pigeon-house. Being an introduction to a natural history of tame pigeons. (with) an account of some medicines prepar’d by John Moore apothecary.

      J. Wilford, London 1735 - 8vo. xiv, 80 pp. Contemporary speckled calf. A most beautirul copy in superb condition FIRST EDITION OF A GREAT RARITY - ONE OF A HANDFUL KNOWN OF THE ORIGINAL PRINTED COPY. Complete, with the medical section of this pioneering study of pigeons. "With a partiality usually shewn to the victor, the Hawk has engaged the pen of many a writer: But his Prey . . . has scarce met with that" (dedication to Sir William Stapleton, Baronet). This is the "earliest English work giving a description of the different varietie of the domestic pigeon" (Casey Wood). Accordingly, Moore (d. 1737), well known for his worm powder which cures ailments including scurvy, measles, the King’s Evil, Sciatica, cholick, and much more, is considered the pre-eminent of all pigeon fanciers. Among some of the topics the author treats is the method of building a loft, the generation and breeding of pigeons, identification of various types of pigeons, their diet, their usefulness and their dung. Of special interest is his chapter on carrier pigeons. He was not only a very judicious fancier, but a gentlemen (chemist) who spared no pain to make himself acquainted with the diseases of these birds and to apply the best methods of cure. In the eighteenth and nineteenth century Moore’s treatise was copied line by line and page by page, though loaded with errors. It was reissued with a new introduction by W.B. Tegetmeier, the leading authority on pigeons who "introduced Darwin to the institutions of the fancy, took him to shows, and answered numerous queries in correspondence" (OBNB). In 1868 Tegetmeier wrote "there is no accurate reprint of Moore’s Columbarium. Matthew Eaton’s 1852 treatise on pigeons was a "cut up copy of Moore with additional erratic notes by Eaton." He also pointed out that John Mayor (pseud. of Daniel Girton) in 1765 plagiarized (or as he put it "cabbaged") and basically copied Moore. He was surprised that Mayor "did not have a little more candour or honour in acknowledging Moore." Apparently no one could find an original copy, suggesting there was only one or two printed. Most writers on the subject acknowledged that they did not know whether more than one copy of this work even existed. It was also noted in the Journal of Horticulture and Cottage Gardner, October 24, 1865, Volume XXXIV, page 350, that finding a copy of the original took Eaton a few years, a great deal of money, and when he finally found a copy, "he had to bribe the fancier."The story goes that apparently Moore was timid, and had little cash. With the few copies unsold his wife used to light their fire. Much of the research on this work is concerned with the history of finding an original copy such as we offer here.OCLC locates 5 copies in America, of which only 3 have the full 80 pages; British Museum Catalogue notes 4 copies, though only 1 has the full 80 pages; Casey Wood, p. 471 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Corpus Ivris Civilis Romani In Dvos Tomos Distinctvm Singvlari Cvra Recvsvm. praefationem praemisit Jo. Gottl. Heineccius, [Tomus Primus] Tomvs Primvs, quo continentvr Institvtionvm Libri Qvatvor et Digestorvm sive Pandectarvm Libri Qvinqvaginta.

      Lipsiae (Leipzig). Christianii Samvelis Krvgii (Christian Samuel Krug, 1735. - 2, mit kleinem Titelkupfer, zweispaltiger Satz, gr.8°. 22,5 x 18,3 cm. XLVI, (10) Bl., 1144 Seiten, In gutem Zustand. die Einbände etwas berieben, insbesondere am Rücken mit kleinen Fehlstellen an den Kapitalen, Band 1 am Rücken im unteren Drittel etwas rissig, Titel mit Eintrag vonn alter Hand, (1748), der vordere fliegende Vorsatz mit Ausschnitt, bei Band 2 die flegenden Vorsätze rudimentär (vorn) bzw. mit großem Eckausriß (hinten), die Vorsätze jeweils mit Randbräune durch das Leder, die Buchblöcke wohlerhalten. Titel des 2.Bandes: Corporis Jvris Civilis [Tomus Secundus]Tomvs Secvndvs, Qvo Continentvr D. Ivstiniani Codicis Libri XII Avthenticae Sev Novellae Constitvtiones CLXVIIL Edicta XIII, et Constitvtiones Aliqvot, Leipzig, Christan Samuel Krug, 1735, 520, 340 S., - Heineccius studierte in Leipzig Theologie , in Halle / Saale Jura. 1713 wurde er Professor für Philosophie, nach Stationen in Westfriesland und Frankfurt /Oder berief ihn der preußische König 1733 nach Halle als Nachfolger Christian Wolffs, doert starb er 1741, nachdem er auch eine Zeit Prorektor der Universität war. die braunen Kalbslederbände der Zeit jeweils auf 5 echten Bünden, Hardcover in Leder, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Recueil de Pièces Choisies rassemblées par les soins du Cosmopolite.

      - A Anconne [Veretz (Touraine)], Chez Vriel Bandant, à l'Enseigne de la Liberté [chez la duchesse d'Aiguillon ?], 1735; in-4 (238 x 170 mm), 7 + 434 pp. + 9 pp. de table, plein maroquin bleu nuit de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné de nombreux fleurons et d'un petit fer à l'oiseau répété cinq fois, pièce de titre rouge, triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats, roulettes sur les coupes, roulette intérieure, tranches dorées (infimes traces d'usage). Dutel A-967. Gay-Lemonnyer III, 956; Pia, 1253 ; Éros invaincu 26. Édition originale rarissime, qui n'aurait été imprimée qu'à 7 ou 12 exemplaires (Charles Nodier, qui en possédait un exemplaire, penchait pour 12 ; Paul Lacroix avançait en 1839 le nombre de 7). "Cet ouvrage fort rare n'a pas circulé dans le public au XVIIIe siècle, ni d'ailleurs au XIXe, et son unique réimpression, sous le manteau, en 1865, est tout autant inaccessible. Au vrai, nous ne disposons sur ce Cosmopolite que de l'information figurant sur l'exemplaire du marquis de Paulmy (1722-1787) à l'Arsenal : "Ce recueil a été fait par M. le Duc d'Aiguillon et imprimé chez lui et par lui à Veret (Veretz) en Touraine (?). C'est sans contredit (?) le recueil d'ordures le plus complet et le plus rare (?). Il y a ici beaucoup de pièces qui ne sont qu'ici (?)." Mais alors, qu'est-ce que ce Cosmopolite ? C'est un pot-pourri monstrueux rassemblant près de trois cent quinze pièces versifiées en français, entrelardées de trois ouvrages encore en vers, mais cette fois en italien, Il capittolo del forno, Dubbii amorosi et Sonetti lussuriosi." (Jacques Duprilot in Éros invaincu). Les conteurs gaillards du XVIIIe siècle sont fortement représentés dans le recueil : l'abbé de Chaulieu (Description d'un cul), Alexis Piron (L'Ode à Priape), Jacques Vergier, l'abbé de Grécourt, François-Augustin Paradis de Moncrif (on attribue parfois la préface de l'ouvrage à ce dernier). Le recueil s'ouvre par la première profession de foi déiste de Voltaire, "l'Épître à Uranie", violente attaque contre le christianisme. La présence de cette charge fait du Cosmopolite un "livre philosophique" par excellence, à la tonalité très antireligieuse" (Duprilot). L'édition aurait été orchestrée par l'épouse du duc d'Aiguillon, Anne-Charlotte de Crussol-Florensac, amie de Voltaire, et imprimée sur vergé par et pour le duc d'Aiguillon, en sa terre de Veretz, en Touraine. La page de titre, imprimée en rouge et noir, comporte un emblème xylographique aux sirènes et phallus ailés ; cette gravure est reprise sur un feuillet placé entre les pp. 48 et 49, page de titre d'une pièce intitulée "Corona di Cazzi". Cette particularité n'est signalée par aucune des bibliographies consultées. De la bibliothèque Franchetti, avec son ex-libris. Exemplaire de choix, en maroquin bleu-nuit strictement d'époque. 1735 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Circuli supe. Saxoniae, pars meridionalis sive ducatus, electoratus et principatus ducum Saxoniae...

      . Handcoloured engraved map of Saxony in Germany. Nürnberg 1735. 48 x58 cm. Title with uncoloured cartouche showing 2 classical figures and a mining scene. * Very detailed map of Saxony, centering on the city of Leipzig. The mining scene in cartouche is included because this region was famous for its mining operations. Each state is separately coloured. Apart from slight foxing in upper margin a fine and clean map..

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        Poetiske Skrifter: I Tvende Parter, den Förste, befattende hans adskillige slags Vers...den Anden indeholdende alle hans Mercurier, eller Maanedlige Tidender paa Vers.

      . Udg. af Frederik Rostgaard og Peder Terpager [samt Hans Gram]. Köbenhavn 1735. [54] + 320; 484 +[6] s. Indbundet i et samtidigt helskindsbd. Med spejlmonogram pa titelbl. Med gamle noter pa friblad. * "Den store danske Poet, hvis Lige Danmark aldrig saae" (Fr. Rostgaard), og för Brorson og Stub oplevede man heller intet tilsvarende Fremstöd i dansk Poesi. "Den danske Mercurius", der for förste gang findes optrykt i sin helhed her, er den förste avis pa dansk sprog og er banebrydende sa meget mere som heller ikke noget udenlandsk forbillede kendes. Den egentlige udgiver er Hans Gram, der har forsynet vaerket med en instruktiv fortale henvendt til det danske sprogs elskere. Bibl. Dan. IV,215. "While Kingo is known for his hymns, Bording is more succesful as an occasional poet and satirist. Perhaps his most important contribution to Danish literature is his creation of what is called "the first Danish newspaper", "Den danske Mercurius" (1666 - 1677). The 1735 edition, which includes Den danske Mercurius, is the first complete collection of Bording's poetry; it also represents the first collected edition of any Danish poet." Houghton, Danish Lit., 16..

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        Snakes TAB XXIX [from Tomus II, Locupletissimi Rerum Natualium Thesauri Accurata Descriptio, et iconibus artificiosissimis expressio, per universam physices historiam].

      Janssonio-Waesbergios & J. Wetstenium & Gul. Smith Amstelaedami 1735 - Copper plate engraving on chainlinked paper, with fine later hand-colouring, single page plate in excellent condition with full margins. Dimensions: (image) 275 by 420mm (10.75 by 16.5 inches), (sheet) 340 by 505mm (13.25 by 19.75 inches). Specimen 1. Anaconda. 2. Mouse. 3. American rattlesnake. Seba's "Cabinet of Curiosities" is the result of a life time dedicated to research and study. Although it was common for apothecaries to collect natural specimens, Seba's collection was exceptional even his day, including many strange and unusual species, many of which are extinct today. Seba commissioned the four volume work himself, incorporating plants and animals on single plates, as well as fantastic beasts, such as the hydra and dragons. NISSEN, Claus "Die Botanische Buchillustration", 1951 pp. 169. NISSEN, Claus "Zoologische Buchillustration", 1969 pp. 378, 3793.

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        COMMENTARIUS AD PANDECTAS. In quo præter Romani Juris principia ac controversias illustriores, Jus etiam hodiernum & præcipuæ Fori Quæstiones excuntiur. Juxta exemplar Hagae - Comitum, 1735.

      "Editio ultima accuratior cum novo Indice Generali locupletissimo Materiarum un Duobus Tomis Contentarum, alioque Titulorum". Opera dedicata al Principe Guglielmo III. Testo latino. Opera in due volumi. Cm.35,8x21,8. Pg.(184), 792; 978. Legature coeve in piena pergamena rigida con dorsi a sei nervature. Dorsi parzialmente restaurati. Bruniture. Il giureconsulto olandese Johann Voet, o Voetius secondo l'uso latino (1647 - 1713), fu docente di diritto a Utrecht, Heerborn e Leyden, dove fu il primo a insegnare contemporaneamente il diritto romano e quello moderno. La presente Opera, che lo impegnò per ben diciotto anni, fu edita la prima volta tra il 1698 e il 1704 proprio ad Hagae - Comitum (La Haye) da Abrahamum de Hondt ed ebbe enorme ed unanime considerazione.

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        MISSALE ROMANUM. Ex Decreto Sacrosancti Concilii Tridentini restitutum. Sancti Pii V. Pontificis Maximi jussu editum, Clementis VIII. et Urbani VIII. auctoritate recognitum, in quo Missae novissimae Sanctorum accuratè sunt dispositae. Imponente legatura in lamina d'argento sbalzata e velluto.

      Ex Typographia Vaticana 1735 Testo latino. Cm.40,4x27,5. Pg. (64), 536, CVIII. Stupenda legatura ottocentesca in velluto rosso rivestito con ricchissimo apparato di placche in argento sbalzato, finemente lavorate con ricchi motivi ornamentali, applicate alla coperta. Due apparati in argento vanno a formare una imponente bordura al piatto anteriore e al posteriore; due sono collocati al centro degli specchi, con due figure di santi raffigurate, ed infine un'ulteriore lastra va a rivestire il dorso, con al centro, in ovale, impressa una notazione di proprietà: "Joseph. Rospigliosi 1810". Fogli di guardia decorati. Tagli goffrati in oro. Doppio frontespizio, il primo inciso a piena pagina da Sebastiano Conca, e cinque incisioni a soggetto religioso, sempre a piena pagina, nitidamente incise da Carlo da Lovanio e da Antonio de Petris. Svariate parti musicali. Testo impresso in rosso e nero, su due colonne, con bordura a doppio filo. Capilettera e cartigli ornamentali incisi e marca tipografica, in formato cm.9,4x15,3, al secondo frontespizio. Numerosi segnapagina in seta rossa. In fine sono aggiunte quattro carte di feste mobili fiorentine. Il prezioso Messale è conservato in apposita custodia lignea, in formato cm.47,7 x 36 x 15,5. La scatola consta di una laccatura policroma alla parte esterna ed è internamente rivestira di velluto, in due lati apribili. Nessun marchio, che possa aiutare per l'individuazione dell'artista, compare sulla legatura. Bellissimo volume, in eccezionali condizioni di conservazione sia per la stampa, la legatura e la custodia. La notazione incisa al dorso del volume segnala la proprietà del medesimo, e di conseguenza la committenza della sontuosa legatura in argento, del Principe Giuseppe Rospigliosi, Duca di Zagarolo e Principe del Sacro Romano Impero (Roma, 11 novembre 1755 - Firenze, 1 gennaio 1833), che vantava una straordinaria discendenza genealogica (Carlo Magno, Ugo Capeto e Guglielmo I d'Inghilterra). Fu Presidente della Accademia dei Georgofili dal 1797 al 1801 e fu lui che il 1 maggio 1814 prese possesso della Toscana per conto di Ferdinando III dopo la restaurazione post - napoleonica.

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        Kst.- Karte, b. M. Seutter, "Architecturae Militaris Synopsis ... - Vollständiger Entwurff der Ingenieurs Kunst oder auf einem Anblick vorgestellter prospect der heut zu tag gebraeuchlichen Forifications Art nach dem Modell und Anführung XX der berühmtesten Ingenieur in Europa".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, um 1735, 49 x 57,5. Prächtiger Kupferstich ! Die mosaikartig ineinander verzahnten Beispiele zum Festungsbau jeweils mit dem Namen des Architekten versehen.

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        1] L. Rotgans Boerekermis. Quantum est in rebus inane! [2] F. Greenwoods Boere-Pinxtervreugt. [3] Boertige Beschryving van den Amsterdamschen Schouwburg, en het vertoonen van Aran en Titus.

      [1] T'Amsterdam By Antoni Schoonenburg ; [2] Te Rotterdam By Arnold Willis 1733; [3] Ohne Ort ohne Verlag [Gedrukt by Abraham Ambrullaart] ohne Jahr [1743] 1735 - 3 Titel in einem Band; Leder der Zeit auf 5 Bünden mit Rückenvergoldung, goldgeprägten Deckelkanten und Rotschnitt; 8°; [1] 48 Seiten; 2 ganzseitig illustrierte Kupferstich-Tafeln; 1 Titelkupfer; [2] 39 (1) Seiten; gefaltetes Frontispiz (Heliogravüre); 2 illustrierte Kupferstich-Tafeln; 2 Kupfer-Vignetten; angebunden; 11 (1) Seiten. Leder teils etwas berieben; Ecken teils bestoßen; insgesamt dennoch gutes und schönes Exemplar. 370 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Stadtplan, darunter Ansicht von Südosten ( 8,5 x 54 ) m. zahlr. Gondeln u. Segelschiffen.

      . altkol. Kupferstich b. Homann Erben, um 1735, 46,7 x 54. Restauriert.

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        Kst.- Karte, b. J. B. Homann, "Nova et accurata Carinthiae Ducatus ...".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, um 1735, 49 x 58,5. Sandler, S. 61 ( Nr. 158 ), hier mit Druckprivileg. - Oben rechts kleine fig. Kartusche. Unter der Karte Panoramaansicht von Klagenfurt ( 10 x 36 cm. ), flankiert von 2 weiteren Darstellungen ( Ansicht und die Kartusche alles ebenfalls altkoloriert ). Die Karte zeigt Kärnten.

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        Brassica capitata alba, Chou blond.

      Germany. No date. 1735- 1745. - Engraving with mezzotint, printed in color with additional handcolor, image size 12 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches on sheet 15 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches. Light toning to edges (well outside plate area); very good condition. Single cabbage plant, plate No. 257 from Johann Wilhelm Weinmann " Phytanthoza Iconographia ", printed on thick laid paper. Dunthorne (#327) notes that plates from this work represent "some of the earliest examples of color printing from a single plate", many of them printed by a combination of line engraving and mezzotint. The initial S at lower right indicates the artist engraver Abraham Seutter (ca. 1690-1747).

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        Tratado do successo que teve a não Sam Joam Baptista, e iornada, que fez a gente, que della escapou, desde trinta, & tres graos no Cabo da Boa Esperança, onde fez naufragio, até Zofala, indo sempre marchando por terra

      Shipwreck off the Cape and gruelling overland March to Mozambique. 1625 [eighteenth-century counterfiet edtion, ca. 1735]. Lisbon. Pedro Craesbeeck [i.e. António Pedroso Galrão?]. In 4to (190 mm x 140 mm). 2 ff. + 5-95 pp. Manuscript foliation, "17-64" in upper outer corner of the recto of each leaf; text block edges rouged, scattered small foxing spots, else a fine copy.Second [?] edition; a counterfeit of the 1625 Craesbeeck edition -also included in Gomes de Brito's Historia tragico-maritima. The Sao Joao Baptista sailed from Goa on March 1, 1622. In July, after its companion ship disappeared near the Cape of Good Hope, two Dutch ships attacked the Sao Joao. Following a vicious 19-day battle she finally escaped, rudderless and battered, and drifted northward until the sailors managed to beach her at about 33° South. In early November the 279 survivors decided to attempt to reach Mozambique on foot. Vaz de Almada describes their battles with the Kaffirs, their desperate struggles to find food, and the fate of those who became too weak to keep up with the group. The captain attempted to maintain his authority by arbitrary beheading and hanging; in at least one case, the survivors ate the bodies of those executed. Vaz de Almada, elected leader after the captain's death near Lourenço Marques, showed considerable prudence but could not avoid the attack of over a thousand Kaffirs, who took what possessions the shipwreck victims still had and left them to stagger naked into Ponta da Barra (about 24° South). There a Portuguese ship from Sofala finally collected 32 survivors in August 1623.The 18 shipwreck narratives that make up the @História trágico-marítima are now recognized as literary masterpieces as well as invaluable historical sources.  "Written almost invariably with utmost frankness, and with an almost complete absence of literary artificiality and conceits, these narratives bring vividly before us the dangers and discomforts of life aboard the overcrowded and overloaded East-India carracks" (Boxer, p. 92). They are also of great importance for the ethnography of the South African Bantu before they came into close contact with Europeans. According to Duffy (p. 144), Vaz de Almada's account gives the most thorough description of the tribes along the coast.Boxer, An Introduction to the História Trágico-Marítima, pp. 80-2. Innocencio III, 77. Barbosa Machado II, 281. Payan Martins, Livros clandestinos e contrafacções em Portugal no século XVIII, pp. 251-3.

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        The Works of Hildebrand Jacob, Esq; Containing Poems on Various Subjects, and Occasions; with the Fatal Constancy, a Tragedy: and Several Pieces in Prose. the Greatest Part Never before Published

      London, W. Lewis, 1735, Hardback, First EditionFull, contemporary aniline calf professionally and sympathetically re-backed. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. Board edges only very slightly rubbed. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 461 pages; Description: 8 p. L. , 461 p. , 1 l. 21 cm. Notes: Signatures: A-Z8; Aa-Gg8. Form/Genre: Tragedies. Subjects; Literature--English--18th Century. Literature--Early Works to 1800.

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        Anteater and mongoose TAB XL [from Tomus I, Locupletissimi Rerum Natualium Thesauri Accurata Descriptio, et iconibus artificiosissimis expressio, per universam physices historiam].

      Janssonio-Waesbergios & J. Wetstenium & Gul. Smith Amstelaedami 1735 - Copper plate engraving on chainlinked paper, with fine later hand-colouring. Double page plate in excellent condition with full margins. Dimensions: (image) 430 by 550mm (17 by 21.75 inches), (sheet) 505 by 635mm (19.75 by 25 inches). Specimen 1. Lesser Anteater. 2. Mongoose. Seba's "Cabinet of Curiosities" is the result of a life time dedicated to research and study. Although it was common for apothecaries to collect natural specimens, Seba's collection was exceptional even his day, including many strange and unusual species, many of which are extinct today. Seba commissioned the four volume work himself, incorporating plants and animals on single plates, as well as fantastic beasts, such as the hydra and dragons. NISSEN, Claus "Die Botanische Buchillustration", 1951 pp. 169. NISSEN, Claus "Zoologische Buchillustration", 1969 pp. 378, 3793.

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        Essai Philosophique concernant L'Entendement Humain, ou l'on montre quelle est l'etendue de nos connoissances certaines, et la maniere dont nous y parvenons. Traduit de l'Anglois par M. Coste. Troisieme Edition, revue, corrigee, & augmentee de quelques additions importantes de l'auteur qui n'ont paru qu'apres sa mort, & de quelques remarques du traducteur.

      Amsterdam, chez Pierre Mortier, 1735.. 3me. Edition. 4to. Frontispitz, Titelblatt in Rot-Schwarz-Druck mit gestochenem Wappen, 3 Bll., XLII, 601 S., 8 Bll. Neuer, schönere Halbledereinband im Stil d. Zt. Tadelloser Zustand, Papier unbeschnitten.. Das Werk erschien zuerst 1690. - Locke (1632-1704) kann eigentlich nur mit Superlativen beschrieben werden: Vordenker der Aufklärung und Vater des Liberalismus, Hauptvertreter des Empirismus, einer der bedeutendsten Vertragstheoretiker - mit unübersehbarem Einfluß auf die weitere aufklärerische Philosophie, aber auch die praktische Politik, etwa auf die Unabhängigkeitserklärung und die Verfassung der USA oder des revolutionären Frankreich.

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        Gesamtans., übern Rhein, darunter Beschreibung.

      . Kupferstich v. Bodenehr, 1735, 16,5 x 19.

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