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        Opera Omnia: medica, philosophica, et mathematica.

      Felicis Caroli Mosca, Naples 1736 - With 1 folding plate in first volume and 9 folding plates in second volume, plus numerous woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces. Beautiful Cambridge-style binding with the inner and outer panels stained and speckled, frames decorated with blind-rolls, floral stamps at angles in the outermost panel, gilt tooled border, decorative rolled board edges, spine in 6 panels with gilt decorations, title and volume, marbled edges and endpapers; interior clean. With the bookplate of Alfred Paul Bay. First edition of this posthumous publication of works on medicine, philosophy, and mathematics. Included is a dialogue on the blood according to Erasistratus, Galen, Thomas Willis, and Van Helmont, an Apologia of Galen, a paraphrasing of Hippocrates, and Porzio's own De militis in castris sanitate tuenda, De motu corporum, and various fragments and dissertations, all of which are in Latin. The final two sections are in Italian, one being a collection of Porzio's letters and academic speeches and the other being a treatise on the use of potions for fistulas.De militis in castris, which opens the second volume, was originally published in 1685 and is considered Porzio's most important work. It was inspired by the author's direct experience with soldiers during the Ottoman Empire's siege of Vienna, during which he gained a first-hand view of the common diseases and ailments contracted during wartime, many of which were caused by unsanitary conditions. The resulting treatise offered advice on cleanliness and diet for soldiers and remained an authoritative source on the subject well into the mid-eighteenth century.Porzio (1637-1715) was an Italian natural philosopher and medical doctor active in Naples, Rome and Venice. He was a professor at the Royal University of Naples. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: B & L Rootenberg Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Opera medica, hoc est, disputationum medicarum decas. . .

      Venice: Ex Typographia Hertziana, 1736. Title in red and black. With woodcut initials and ornamental head- and tailpieces. Vellum-backed marbled boards; leaves slightly browned due to paper stock. An excellent copy. Later edition of the author's collected works, first printed in 1679. This Opera contains his complete writings, including transcripts of his lectures. Le Boe, or Sylvius was a follower of the iatrochemical school, a system based on the elements of chemistry and the new knowledge of circulation. He was one of the earliest advocates of Harvey's theory, and one of the most influential of the iatrochemists who treated all disease chemically; the first to distinguish between conglomerate and conglobate glands, to regard digestion as a chemical fermentation and to recognize the importance of the saliva and pancreatic juice. He was instrumental in the early recognition of tuberculosis which, up to his time, was known only in its advanced form. Sylvius (1614-72), physician, physiologist, anatomist, and chemist was an outstanding teacher. He established the first university chemical laboratory in Europe at Leyden. He is credited by Haller as giving the first description of the lateral cerebral fissure, which bears his name. Although the aqueduct from the third to the fourth ventricle had been previously noted, we owe to Sylvius the name of the aqueduct.

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        A New Critical Review of the Publick Buildings, Statues and Ornaments, In and about London and Westminster. With Some Reflections on the Use of Sepulchral Monuments; As Also a Scheme Showing the Dimensions of St. Peter's Church at Rome and St. Paul's Cathedral at London; and a Preface, being an Essay on Taste. To all which is added, An Appendix, containing A Dispute between the Weekly Miscellany and the Author; and a compleat Alphabetical Index.

      C. Ackers for J. Clarke, London 1736 - SECOND EDITION, Corrected. 18mo. 96pp. + engraved fold-out table. Bound in recent three quarters polished calf over marbled boards with 4 raised bands and a leather label with gold gilt titling on the spine. New endpapers. GOOD. Shows a crudely re-cut textblock with loss of some letters at the rightmost after p. 70 hence only the Good condition, title page with some rubbing marks, textblock ever so lightly toned but completely free of foxing, otherwise the binding is strong and tight, the text is clean and unmarked, and the boards remain bright and colorful. A fine binding, as pictured. The Second Edition of the first piece of architectural criticism in English, revised to document and refute the poor reception of the First. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sermon Preached before the Trustees for Establishing the Colony of

      1736 - (GEORGIA). Watts, George. A Sermon Preached before the Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia in America; at their Anniversary Meeting in . London . March 18. 1735. London: By M. Downing, 1736. 4to. 27 p. A remarkably fine, fresh copy, entirely untrimmed, in nineteenth-century quarter roan (broken). Watts explains that a colony in Georgia would represent the colonial ideal--a place that would benefit both the mother country and the residents. ". who can forbear imagining that he sees (and indeed who may not live to see?) the desolate, shut-up wilderness, where nothing but waste and savageness once reign'd, now laid out into a regular country, adorn'd with numberless cities and villages of fair structure, and beautiful situation, frequented ports, encreasing stocks, and flourishing vineyards, the heavens smiling upon it from above, and the inhabitants chearful, numerous, and busy here below?" European Americana 736/264; Sabin 102173; ESTC T9617.

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        [Deed of Sale] To all the People to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting, Know ye, that..

      Boston, 1736. Browned, horizontal split halfway through at the main fold, a few other small tears and splits, with minor loss of a few letters not affecting legibility, a few small stains on the verso, still quite good and legible.. 1 sheet. A partially printed deed for the purchase of a sixty-third part of a new township, in middle Massachusetts, on the "Easterly side of the Connecticut River between Northfield and Fort Dummer called Willard town or Arlington." The buyer was a savvy 33 year old rising star among Boston merchants, Thomas Hancock (1703 -1764), who started in the book trade, expanded into importing and exporting, and who "became one of Boston's wealthiest men [and] when his health failed, ... passed his business and fortune to his nephew, future Founding Father John Hancock, whom he had raised since John was thirteen." The date was only one year after the announcement of the cessation of hostilities in the Wabanaki-New England War by Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Dummer, after whom the Fort was named (the area included the Western area of fighting). It was sold to him by Joseph Blanchard (1704-1758), Dunstable, [now New Hampshire] who a year earlier was a lieutenant in the New Hampshire Militia in the war. It is also signed and recorded by the great-grandson of Springfield's founder William Pynchon also named William Pynchon. Also signed by Anthony Stoddard (1678-1748) recently appointed judge, and a Harvard graduate. An early bill of sale related to many important founding families in Massachusetts. Fowler. "Hancock, Thomas" in American National Biography Online. Burt:First Century of the History of Springfield, V. 2, p. 630.

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        Memoires du Duc de Villars

      Aux depens de La Compagnie 1736 - - Aux depens de La Compagnie, A Amsterdam 1736, In-12 (9,5x16,5cm), (2) 454pp. et (2) 375pp. et (2) 344pp., 3 volumes reliés. - Seconde édition, après l'originale parue en 1734, en un seul volume. Pages de titre en rouge et noir. Une autre édition est parue à la même date chez Pierre Gosse, à La Haye. Reliures en plein veau moucheté d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de 4 fleurons caisonnés. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, et de tomaison en maroquin havane. 2 coins émoussés. Une trace d emouillure en bas du plat supérieur du tome III. un trou de vers sur le mors supérieur en tête du tome II. un autre en queue du tome III. Frottements. Bel exemplaire dans l'ensemble. Rédigé par l'abbé de Margon, ces mémoires composent la biographie d'un grand militaire dont la carrière commença à cinquante ans, lors des guerres de la succession d'Espagne. Villars deviendra Maréchal de France en 1702, après sa victoire sur le prince de Bade. Il est fait duc de Villars en 1705 et pair de France en 1709. En 1712, par sa victoire surprise de Denain, il sauve les armées de Louis XIV de la défaite. La même année, il devient gouverneur de Provence, fonction qu'il conservera jusqu'à sa mort, et à laquelle son fils lui succéda. C'est en 1733, un an avant sa mort qu'il reçoit de Louis XV la dignité suprême pour un militaire, Maréchal-Général des armées de France. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Second edition, after the original was published in 1734 in one volume. Title pages in red and black. Another edition was published on the same date at Pierre Gosse in The Hague. Binders full speckled calf contemporary. Back with nerves decorated with florets 4 caisonnés. part of title in red morocco, and volume number morocco tan. Written by Father Margon, these memories make up the biography of a great military whose career began at fifty, during the wars of the Spanish succession. Villars became Marshal of France in 1702, after his victory over the Prince of Baden. It is made of Villars in 1705 duke and peer of France in 1709. In 1712, for his surprise win Denain, it saves the armies of Louis XIV of defeat. The same year he became governor of Provence, a position he held until his death, when his son succeeded him. It is in 1733, a year before his death he received from Louis XV supreme dignity for military, Marshal-General of the armies of France. (2) 454pp. et (2) 375pp. et (2) 344pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        BERTOLDO CON BERTOLDINO E CACASENNO in ottava rima, con argomenti allegorie, annotazioni e figure in rame.

      Lelio Dalla Volpe,, Bologna, 1736 - 2 parti in un vol. in-4, pp. (16), 346, (2), 128, leg. p. perg. coeva con tit. mss al d. Tagli color. Antip. inc. in rame. Front. con marca tipogr. in rame comprendente una veduta della città di Bologna. Ritr. dell’A. Con una tab. rip. raff. iscrizioni lapidarie, inserita nell’apparato delle note anzichè dopo la c. N2. Con 15 gr. final. e 20 gr. tavv. finemente inc. in rame da Lodovico Mattioli, una per ogni canto. Prima ediz. dell’opera più imp. del Croce (1550-1620) trasportata in versi da G. P. Riva, P. B. Balbi, G. P. Zanotti e altri, con note di G. A. Barotti. Le incisioni che illustrano il testo sono di invenzione del Mattioli tranne per alcune che sono copie, ma con differente sfondo, di dipinti di G. Maria Crespi. Il più bel testo figurato dell’editoria settecentesca bolognese. Brunet I, 820. Gamba 2156: ".di vari begl’ingegni sono i venti Canti, e tra questi si annoverano i due Zanotti, il Baruffaldi, il Zampieri, l’Amadesi, Flaminio Scarselli, etc.". Brunet I, 820. Cicognara 1083. Canterzani, Catalogo dei libri. dei Dalla Volpe, 1736.16. Ex libris nobiliare. Picc. restauro all’antip. Front. legg. più corto in basso di alcuni mm., ma ottimo esempl. a larghi margini in leg. orig.

      [Bookseller: SCRIPTORIUM Studio Bibliografico]
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        Bertoldo con Bertoldino e Cacasenno in ottava rima. Con argomenti, allegorie, annotazioni e figure in rame.

      - In Bologna, nella Stamperia di Lelio dalla Volpe, 1736, in-4, leg. del primo ottocento in mezza pelle (cerniera anteriore mangiata dai tarli), pp. (18), 346, (2), 128. Con antiporta, marca tipografica al frontespizio, un ritratto in ovale, 16 vignette usate come finali, 18 tavv. incise in rame (su 20) e una tav. di iscrizioni ripiegata. Esemplare con difetti: antiporta rimontata, frontespizio ristampato all'inizio dell'ottocento con la marca incisa in rame originale rimontata, una tav. rimontata (canto XV), due tavole mancanti (canti IV e IX). Gore. Si tratta dell'edizione più famosa dell'opera con le illustrazioni attribuite a Giuseppe Maria Crespi (anche se firmate da Lodovico Mattioli). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Chine en miniature, ou choix de costumes, arts et métiers de cet empire, [vols. 1-4:] représentés par 74 [recté] gravures [vols. 5-6: représentés par 28 gravures], la plupart d'après les originaux inédits du cabinet du feu M. Bertin.Paris, A. Nepveu (vols. 1-4 printed by Demonville, vols. 5-6 by Le Normant), 1811-1812. 6 volumes bound as 2. 18mo (14 x 9 cm). With 4 engraved frontispieces and 104 other engraved plates (8 folding), all finely coloured by a contemporary hand. Contemporary richly gold-tooled dark green grained morocco, gold-tooled spine, boards, board edges and turn-ins, gilt edges, with the name of the binder on spine: R.P. CHILLIAT.

      Brunet I, col. 1225; Colas 443; Cordier, Sinica, cols. 64-65; cf. Abbey, Travel 535; Reed & Dematté 14; for the binder; Bibl. Henri Beraldi III, 374; Flety, p. 44. A rare complete set of Breton's lively description of China during the reign of Emperor Qianlong (ruled 1736-1795), with 108 beautifully coloured illustration plates. The first four volumes were originally published alone in 1811 and the last two volumes added as a supplement in 1812. The images cover the whole range of Chinese society. They show military, ceremonial and traditional costumes, weaponry, means of transport, arts and crafts, implements, toys and other objects of everyday life, but also means of punishment and execution. The majority of the plates were copied from original drawings in the private collection of the French Secretary of State Henri Léonard Jean Baptiste Bertin (1719-1792). Although the original artist is not named, most of the plates seem to be based on English models by George Henry Mason and William Alexander. Alexander accompanied Lord Macartney's 1792-1794 embassy to China as a junior draughtsman. All 108 plates in our set are beautiful coloured by a master craftsman with an eye for detail, truly contributing to the value of the set.In an attractive contemporary binding by the Parisian binder R.P. Chilliat. Beraldi lists and illustrates a Chilliat binding with the arms of Napoleon Bonaparte, that includes many of the same tools on the boards. With bookplate. Some very minor browning on along the top edges at the head, some occasional spots, but otherwise in very good condition. The binding slightly rubbed along the spine, but otherwise also very good.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        A chronological history of New-England in the form of annals: Being a summary and exact account of the most material transactions and occurrences relating to this country, in the order of time wherein they happened, from the discovery by Capt. Gosnold in 1602, to the arrival of Governor Belcher, in 1730. With an introduction containing a brief epitome of the most remarkable transactions and events abroad, from the Creation....

      Boston: Pr. by Kneeland & Green for S. Gerrish, 1736. 8vo (16.6 cm, 6.5"). [8], xi, [1], 20, 104, [2], 254 pp. (lacking title-page). First edition of an extremely ambitious, painstakingly detailed history — "our most scholarly colonial work," according to Howes. The Rev. Thomas Prince was minister of the Old South Church in Boston and founder of the New England Library (now the Prince Collection of the Boston Public Library); he began collecting the historical references that formed the basis of the present work in 1703, when he entered Harvard.    Dedicated to Jonathan Belcher, this first volume ends at the year 1630, with a note that the size of the undertaking had exceeded the expectations of both the author and the bookseller. The second volume did not appear until 1755, under the title Annals of New-England.         Sabin 65585; Evans 4068; Howes P615; ESTC W30371. On Prince, see: Dictionary of American Biography. 19th-century sheep, spine with gilt-stamped leather title-label; leather rubbed and scraped, with spine label chipped. Front pastedown with institutional stamp; front free endpaper and fly-leaf with pencilled notations. Title-page lacking; first (dedication) leaf with signature "[W?] Nathans" and two early inked inscriptions on text pages reading "Nath[.] Mason his book." Pages browned, most heavily the first 50 pages; some other staining; a few leaves with short edge tears, in two cases touching text without loss. Sound, and still interesting reading.

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        PHILOSOPHIA JUXTA IMCONCUSSA TUTISSIMAQUE DIVI THOMAE DOGMATA

      TYPIS DOMINICI LOVISA, 1736. In 16. Dim. 15,5x10 cm. Pp. (24)+340, (8)+366+(2), (8)+438+(2), (8)+387+(1).Edizione del 1736 di questa opera di filosofia del filosofo e teologo Antoine Goudin (1639-1695) seguace della dottrina scolastica. Quest'opera è composta da quattro tomi ed è completa. All'interno: Dottrina di San Tommaso, Ordini dei religiosi e primato dei teologi, Natura della filosofia, Proprietà dei termini, Supposizione, Universalità dei termini, Definizione dei nomi, Sull'astrazione, Divisone delle proposizioni, Opposizione, Equipollenza, Sillogismi, logica, Azione e passione, postpredicamenti, Proposizione mentale, Felicità, Origine del libero arbitrio, Atti volontari, passioni, Virtù, Ente, Ente spirituale, Esistenza di Dio, Angeli, Premonizioni ecc..Il secondo e terzo dedicate alla fisica: Cartesio, materia e forma, natura e cause, arte e artifici, fato, moto, infinito, tempo, luogo, cielo e mondo, mondo celeste, stelle e pianeti, moto celeste, corpi celesti, Copernico, elementi, meteore, anima, piante (anatomia, divisione, propagazione, utilità e uso), Animali (volatili, animali terrestri, anima ecc..) ecc... All'interno è presente qualche incisione xilografica nel testo tra cui il mondo celeste. Otto planches fuori testo tra le quali due ripiegate (le fasi della luna, mappamondo, la sfera artificiale, rosa dei venti) mostrano l'eclissi, incremento e decremento lunare, visione dell'occhio, macchina pneumatica. Antica firma di appartenenza all'occhietto del tomo terzo datata 1789. In buone condizioni e completa. Errore tipografico al primo tomo: "Imconcussa" incvece di "Inconcussa". Copertina in piena pergamena con titolo manoscritto al dorso in discrete condizioni generali con usure e parti mancanti ai margini e dorso. Resti di carta al tomo secondo e terzo (vedere foto). Legatura in buone condizioni. All'interno le pagine si presentano in buone condizioni con fioriture e lievi gore d'umidità. La planche sulla sfera artificiale mostra strappo e segno di restauro al margine di piegatura. Strappo alla planche rosa dei venti. Tomo III: le pagine dalla 337 alla 360 sono doppie e sono state inserite tra la 360 e 361.Edition of 1736 of this work of phylosophy by the religious man and phylosopher Antoine Goudin (1639-1695) follower of school doctrines. This work is made up of four tomes and it is complete. Inside: Happiness, Origin of free choice, Voluntary acts, passions, Virtues, Spiritual being, Existance of God, Angels, Premonitions, Happiness, Origin of free choice, Voluntary acts, passions, Virtues, Spiritual being, Existance of God, Angels, Premonitions ecc... The second and fourth tome dedicated to physics: Cartesio, matter and shape, nature and causes, destiny, movement infinite, time, place, sky and world, celestial world, stars and planets, celestial movement, celestial bodies, Copernico, elements, stars, soul, plants (anatomy, division, propagation, utility and usage), Animals (birds, terrestrial animals, souls ecc..) ecc... Inside there are some woodcuts in the text between them the celestial world. Eight out of text planches two of them folded (phases of moon, world, artificial sphere, rose of winds) showing eclypse, increase and decrease of moon, vision of the eye, pneumatic machine. Ancient signature in the false title page of third tome dated 1789. In good conditions and complete. Typographycal fault in the first tome: "Imconcussa" instead of "Inconcussa". Full parchment cover with handwritten title in the spine in fair general conditions with wearings and missing parts in the edges and spine. Parts of paper in the second and third tome (see the photo). Binding in good conditions. Inside pages are in good conditions with foxings and water stains. The planche about sphere has a tear and sign of restauration in the folding edge. Tear in the planche of the winds. Tome III: pages from 337 until 360 are double and they have benn put between pages 360 and 361.

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        An Histori-Geographical description of the North and Eastern Part of Europe and Asia; but more particularly of Russia, Siberia, and Great Tartary;: Both in their ancient and modern state: together with an entire new polyglot-table of the dialects of 32 Tartarian nations: and a vocabulary of the Kalmuck-Mungalian tongue. As also, a large and accurate map of those countries; and variety of cuts, representing Asiatick-Scythian antiquities.

      London W. Innys and R. Manby, & L. Gilliver. 1736 - A very good copy bound in full contemporary calf. Joints cracked. LACKING the large folding hand-coloured map called for on title, but otherwise complete. A clean and fresh copy. First English edition pp.[xvi], 463, 9 plates, 2folding, text illustrations, large folding language chart, folding engraved map, large folding woodcut map. With the bookplate of Ellis H. Minns, archaeologist and author of Scythians and Greeks.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        Kleine Hand und Denck=Bibel, oder Einführung zu der geheimen Weisheit und verborgenen Wahrheit des Geistes Gottes und unseres Herrn Jesu Christi, nebst einem sonderbaren Tractat, genannt, Untersuchung des Glaubens, zu samt dem Haupt-Schlüssel der Paracelsischen=Arcanen, Für die Liebhaber aufs Neue vermehret, und zum Druck befördert.

      Christoph Friderici,, Mühlhausen, 1736 - In-8 (171 x 104 mm.), frontispice gravé, page de titre impression bicolore, (6) ff. (Vorrede, Tägliches Gebet, Des Paracelsi Grabschrift), 328 pp., (4) ff. Register, (15 ff.) "Hauptschlüssel der Paracelsischen Arcanen oder : Das zehende Buch der Archidoren D. Philippi Theophrasti Paracelsi Bombasti von Hohenheim. Nach einem uralten Exemplar corrigiert", reliure cartonnée à la bradel, titre manuscrit au dos (effacé), coins choqués, bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Analogy of Religion to the Constitution and Course of Nature. To Which Are Added Two Brief Dissertations: I. Of Personal Identity. II. Of the Nature of Virtue

      London: James, John and Paul Knapton, 1736. First edition with half-title. expertly rebacked to style, contemporary calf over stiff boards. Edges a little rubbed, endpapers and fly-leaves a little foxed, else fine. Quarto. “The most original and profound work extant in any language on the philosophy of religion” said Sir James Mackintosh, while Sir Edmund Gosse felt that “It stands alone, original, inexorably honest and veracious” and the great Catholic teacher John Henry (Cardinal) Newman maintened that it represented “The underlying principles of a great portion of my teaching.” A truly great work of undeniable influence, equated with Bacon, Newton and the like[Grolier English 44. Printing and the Mind of Man 193].

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        Aula subterranea. Das ist: Untererdische Hofhaltung. Oder Gründliche Beschreibung dererjenigen Sachen, so in der Tieffe der Erden wachsen, als aller Ertzen der Königlichen und gemeinen Metallen, auch fürnehmster Mineralien. Nach möglichstem Fleiß und Sorgfalt vermehrt und verbessert durch J.E.C.

      Frankfurt, J.D. Jung 1736 - 5. Auflage. 2 Teile in 1 Band. Folio. Gestochener Titel, 5 nn. Bl., 208 S., 2 nn. Bl.; 36 S., mit 44 Textholzschnitten. Pergament der Zeit, (etwas berieben und fleckig, Kapitale eingerissen, Rücken mit 2 kleinen Fehlstellen). Beierlein 86; Ferguson I, 244. - Teil 2 enthält: BERWARD, Christian. Interpres phraseologiae metallurgicae, Oder Erklärung derer fürnehmsten Terminorum und Redens-Arten, welche bey denen Bergleuten, Puchern, Schmeltzern, Probierern und Müntzmeistern. zu verstehen. Frankfurt, J.D.Jung, 1736. Standardwerk zur Probierkunde und zum Metallhüttenwesen, das zahlreiche Auflagen erlebte. "His book was highly priced at the time, for it was a record of practical experience, and was not burdened with theories and hypotheses." (Ferguson). - Mit Kapiteln über Gold, Silber, Kupfer, Wismut, Zinn, Salpeter usw. - Die Holzschnitte zeigen Werkstätten, ihre Einrichtung und Werkzeuge. - Fast durchgehend gebräunt, 5 Blatt m. Tintenfleck am Rand, am rechten unteren Rand ab S. 195 etw. wurmstichig, sonst gutes Exemplar.

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        Biblia, das ist: Die gantze Heilige Schrifft, des Alten und Neuen Testaments.

      Nürnberg. in Verlegung Johann Andreä Endters Seel. Erben, 1736. - mit 20 ganzseitigen Kupfern und 142 Text-Holzschnitten nach Sandrart, 2°. 40,2 x 27,8 cm. (49) Bll.,1181,23 Seiten, In gutem Zustand. der Einband mit geschwärzter Blindprägung , eine der beiden Messingschließen defekt und unvollständig, einige Lagen am Beginn und Ende des Buchblocks mit kleinen Branntlöchern mit geringen Textverlusten , da meist im Rand, einige Seiten mit Kritzeleien von Kinderhand , meist in den Rändern, insgesamt von guter Erhaltung. weiter im Titel: Wie solche von Herrn Doctor Martin Luther Seel. Im Jahr Christi 1522, in unsere Deutsche Mutter-Sprach zu übersetzen angefangen / Anno 1534. zu End gebracht / und Vor einigen Jahren bereits Mit den Summarien Herrn Johann Sauberti Seel. auch mit dem Vielfältigen und Lehrreichen Nutzen / über alle Capitel/ des Herrn D. Salomon Blassens Seel. ausgefertiget, Anjetzt mit gantz neuen und schönen Kupffer-Bildnissen nebst derenselben beygedruckten Lebens-Läuffen, auch andern annehmlichen Figuren samt deren kurzen Auslegungen und angehengten Moralien ausgezieret, dann von denen vorhin eingeschlichenen Druck-Fehlern auf das fleissigste gereiniget, Über dieses sind nicht allein des seel. Hrn. Lutheri und seines Geschlechts wahrhafte und aus uralten Gemählden genommene Abbildungen und Lebens-Lauff beigefüget, sondern auch zu End des gantzen Wercks, neben den Christlichen Haupt-Symbolis ein kurtzer und nützlicher Bericht von der Augspurgischen Confession selbsten, wie man sie in dem rechten Original, im Jahr 1530, Kayser Carl dem Fünfften überantwortet, beygedruckt worden. Samt einer Vorrede Herrn Johann Michael Dilherrns , Mit königl. Polnischen und Chrfürstl. Sächs. allergnädigsten PRIVILEGIO, - die Familie Endter beherrschte mehr als ein Jahrhundert den Bibeldruck in Deutschland, hier eine der Endter-Bibeln, , teils mit kleinen Fehlstellen bedingt durch ehemals ausgerissene Ecken und Fraßgänge, vollständige Seitenzahlen: (49) Blatt, darunter Titel, Register und Lebensbeschreibung Luthers und Adam und Eva, Noah und Abraham, Moses und Aaron, 1181 Seiten mit unpaginierten Einschüben nach den Seiten 184, 534, 706, 912, 916, 1034 (insgesamt 11 ungezählte Blatt), am Schluß 23 unpaginierter Seiten mit der Augsburger Konfession, mit gezählten 142 Textholzschnitten, einigen Holzschnittvignetten und mehr als 70 Holzschnittinitialen. Einband mit Messing-Beschlägen und Schließen, Hardcover in Pergament, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De l'Aberration apparente des E'toiles, causée par le mouvement progressif de la Lumiére" [Clairaut] WITH "La Figure de la Terre determinée" [Maupertuis] in Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences Année 1737, pp. 205-228 [Clairaut]; pp. 389-469 [Maupertuis], 1740

      FIRST EDITIONS OF 2 IMPORTANT PAPERS: CLAIRAUT ON STELLAR ABERRATION, THE FIRST DIRECT CONFIRMATION OF THE COPERNICAN THEORY with MAUPERTUIS & HIS OFFICIAL REPORT ON THE LAPLAND EXPEDITION TO MEASURE THE SHAPE OF THE EARTH. THE TRIPS CONFIRMED NEWTON'S DYNAMIC & SUPPORTED THE OBLATE SHAPE. Both the French astronomer Alexis Claude de Clairaut and the French mathematician Pierre Louis de Maupertuis were involved in 18th century efforts to determine the shape of the earth; both published their findings in the this volume. To many controversy over the shape of the earth seemed a test between differing systems of natural philosophy - Cartesian and Newtonian. Though Newton and Huygens were working from differing theories of gravity, each calculated Earth to be slightly flattered at the poles. Writing in Principia, "Newton had calculated from the Earth's rotational force at the Equator that its equatorial diameter should exceed its polar diameter by 0.44 per cent, or 27 km" (Rupert Hall "Revolution in Science, 351). French astronomers, Cassini II among them, came to the opposite conclusion; with Cartesians, they believed the polar diameter of the Earth was the greater. The Cartesian argument stood for fifteen years until the French Royal Academy of Sciences questioned the reliability of using only local measurements to settle the matter. To resolve the debate, Anders Celcius proposed an expedition to prove that the Earth flattens at the poles as predicted by Newton. In 1736, the Academy sent two expeditions to measure the meridian at the poles (Maupertuis & Clairaut to Swedish Lapland) and one to the equator (La Condamine to Peru). Clairaut had studied the discovery of the aberration of light in 1725 by James Bradley; his discovery of the optical effect of the apparent motion of celestial objects is one of the most important in the history of astronomy. Clairaut realized that stellar aberration, caused by the motion of Earth in space and by the finite velocity of light, could be used on the expedition to correct observations of the motion of stars, thus aiding the accuracy of their data. But while Bradley discovered stellar aberration, he had not provided any proof, even theoretical Studying deeply, Clairaut was able to derive the proof and its underlying formulae from first principles; Maupertuis the used Clairaut's formulas. Clairaut then published his proof and the details of how it was applied in Lapland in this volume. While some have argued that Bradley's discovery "provided the first experimental confirmation of the motion of the Earth", in reality his work had not provided even a theory- only Clairaut's 1737 paper provided that. As a result, some argue that Clairaut's paper represents "the first direct physical confirmation of the Copernican theory" (McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia). Returning from Lapland, Maupertuis began to analyze the data he had amassed; his paper in this volume is the first printing of Maupertuis's official report to the French Academy. Announcing values for a distance of one degree along the meridian in France and Lapland, his research clearly supported Newton's hypothesis. "The message that the Lapland expedition brought home was clear: the length of a degree in Lapland was longer than the length of a degree in France… Maupertuis wrote: 'The degree on the meridian that cuts the Arctic Circle being larger than the degree on the meridian in France, the Earth is a steroid flattened at the poles.' Voltaire referred to Maupertuis as the 'flattener of the Earth and the Cassinis'" (Murdin, Full Meridian, 64). While Cartesians contested the results and pointed to errors, Maupertuis's conclusions ultimately held. CONDITION & DETAILS: Paris: L'imprimerie Royale. Ex-libris bearing only two small stamps on the title page; none on spine. 4to (250 x 200mm). 17 plates. Full calf, 5 raised bands; gilt-lettered, red morocco spine label. Minor rubbing at the edges; very solidly bound. Faint old dampstain last 50 pages, otherwise clean and bright. Near fine.

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        Orders and resolutions of the Honourable House of Commons, on contraverted elections and returns: determining the qualifications of candidates and voters; the rights of election for the several cities and boroughs; the nature of evidence proper on the hearing; and the duty of returning officers. The Statutes in force concerning elections, are also pointed out under proper heads. The second edition, with additions.

      London: J. Stagg and D. Browne. 1736. 12mo., xi + (1) + (3) - 209 + (7)pp., a very good copy in contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt, spine and joints worn. Sweet & Maxwell I, p.152 (#27). [bound with], [STATUTES AT LARGE] > The Statutes at Large concerning elections of Members to serve in the House of Commons; containing a compleat collection of all the Acts of Parliament now in force, which relate thereto, continued to the end of the last Session of Parliament, 1734.> London, printed by John Baskett ...... and sold by him, Robert Gosling, and John Stagg. 1734. 12mo., (6) + 109 + (17) + 10pp., the last gathering foxed. A very good copy. Sweet & Maxwell I, p.152 (#33). [bound with], C[OWLEY], J.> The Candidates Guide: or, the electors rights decided. Shewing the determination of the rights of elections, by the Honble the Commons of Great Britain in Parliament, in all contraverted elections for the counties and boroughs in South Britain, from the year 1624 to 1730. The second edition, corrected and improved. To which is added, the like determinations in contraverted elections for North Britain, since the Union. With several resolutions and standing orders relating to elections, qualifications, returns, petitions, and proceedings in general.> London: for J. Brindley, and sold by Mrs. Dodd, and by the booksellers. 1735. 16mo., 64pp., a very good copy. Sweet & Maxwell I, p.150 (#7). A comprehensive group of three essential reference manuals for Parliamentary elections.

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        Orders and resolutions of the Honourable House of Commons, on contraverted elections and returns:

      12mo., xi + (1) + (3) - 209 + (7)pp., a very good copy in contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt, spine and joints worn. Sweet & Maxwell I, p.152 (#27). [bound with], [STATUTES AT LARGE] The Statutes at Large concerning elections of Members to serve in the House of Commons; containing a compleat collection of all the Acts of Parliament now in force, which relate thereto, continued to the end of the last Session of Parliament, 1734. London, printed by John Baskett ...... and sold by him, Robert Gosling, and John Stagg. 1734. 12mo., (6) + 109 + (17) + 10pp., the last gathering foxed. A very good copy. Sweet & Maxwell I, p.152 (#33). [bound with], C[OWLEY], J. The Candidates Guide: or, the electors rights decided. Shewing the determination of the rights of elections, by the Honble the Commons of Great Britain in Parliament, in all contraverted elections for the counties and boroughs in South Britain, from the year 1624 to 1730. The second edition, corrected and improved. To which is added, the like determinations in contraverted elections for North Britain, since the Union. With several resolutions and standing orders relating to elections, qualifications, returns, petitions, and proceedings in general. London: for J. Brindley, and sold by Mrs. Dodd, and by the booksellers. 1735. 16mo., 64pp., a very good copy. Sweet & Maxwell I, p.150 (#7).Publisher: London: J. Stagg and D. Browne.Year: 1736Edition:

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        Dictionarium Domesticum, Being a New and Compleat Houshold Dictionary. For the Use both of City and Country

      C. Hitch, London 1736 - Best known as a lexicographer, the book is laid out in an A to Z format, and is unpaginated. The full title sets out the six sections covered as: Shewing, I. The whole arts of brewing, baking, cookery, and pickling. Also confectionary in its several branches. II. The management of the kitchen, pantry, larder, dairy, olitory, and poultry. With the proper seasons for flesh, fowl and fish. III. The herdsman: giving an account of the diseases of cattle, poultry, &c. And the most approved remedies for their cure. IV. The English vineyard; being the best method of making English wines and of distilling most kinds of simple and compound cordial waters. V. The Apiary: or, the manner of breeding, hiving and managing of bees. VI. The family physician and herbalist. Containing the choicest collection of receipts for most distempers, incident to human bodies, hitherto made publick; with the qualities and uses of physical herbs and plants of English growth. The recipe for Fried Chicken, allegedly better than KFC, is the best known, also includes a Charles II remedy using opium (Anodine of King Charles the Second) and Umble Pye from deer offal. Lots of remedies for childbirth. Book has been re-backed with modern leather, marks to frontispiece and title page and handling marks. 612p, E3 is lacking from book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Q.D.B.V. de tabulariis urbis Romae libellum academicum consensu amplissimi philosophorum ordinis publice propositum a contradicentium obiectionibus tuebuntur * Handeinband der Zeit, beigebunden zwei weitere Veröffentlichungen (Münzkunde)

      Leipzig, Christian Langenheim (Langenhemii), 1736. Vollständige Ausgabe in Handeinband der Zeit: Pappband im Format 8vo 17 x 20,8 cm, 39 Seiten, Schrift: Fraktur, mit gestochenem Titelkupfer und Schlußvignette. - Beigebunden: 1. \"Accurate Anzeige der gröbern und kleinern Silber-Münzsorten, wie solche bey dem in Augsburg angestellten Münz-Probations-Convent gegen die Kaiserlichkönigliche Ausmünzung anzunehmen\", Augsburg 1761 (24 Seiten) - 2. \"Accurate Vorstellung sämtlicher jezo im Schwang gehenden Münz- und Geldsorten, hauptsächlich derer, welche seit den Jahren 1756-1760 bekannt worden; nebst beygefügten richtigen Verzeichnis, wie hoch jedes Stück am Werth sey. Zum Nutzen des Publici herausgegeben und mit dazugehörigen Kupferstichen versehen\", 1761 (20 Seiten, ohne Zählung, mit 3 ausklappbaren Münz-Übersichtstafeln / Kupferstichen). - Johann Georg Richter, Christian August Schmidt, illustrierte Bücher , Münzwesen, Münzkunde, Reichstaler, Münzsorten Silbermünzen, Währung im 18. Jahrhundert, Münzen / Währung deutscher Fürstentümer. - Erstausgabe in guter Erhaltung (Signaturaufkleber auf Vorderdeckel, Papier ganz leicht gebräunt, kleiner Eckenausschnitt am fliegenden Vorsatz, sonst sehr gut) Versand D: 5,90 EUR Johann Georg Richter, Christian August Schmidt, illustrierte Bücher , Münzwesen, Münzkunde, Reichstaler, Münzsorten Silbermünzen, Währung im 18. Jahrhundert

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      [Paris, 1736?]. - Folio (254 x 342 mm). Engraved frontispiece (by Cars, after F. le Moyne), title, dedication and 54 numbered plates. Contemporary red full morocco gilt, leading edges gilt, gilt inner dentelle. Gilt patterned endpapers. All edges gilt. Early edition of this elegant documentation of the medals issued under the reign of Louis XV between 1715 (celebrating his accession) and 1736 ("L'Education de Monsieur le Dauphin"). The medals are shown with descriptive letterpress, within ornamental borders. Engraved throughout. The dedication to this work sometimes bears the name of Nicolaus Godonnesche and sometimes that of Fleurimont (as in this copy) and, according to Cohen/de Ricci, the number of plates varies: earlier issues are usually attributed to Godonnesche and have fewer plates, dated no later than 1736, while later ones contain up to 78 plates and bear the name of the series' continuator, Fleurimont (undated by Cohen/de Ricci). This copy would appear to fall beetween the two: an early, unexpanded issue by Fleurimont. - Provenance: from the library of the stationer Risley (Brewer) Risley (d. 1755), of Chetwood, Buckhinghamshire, with his armorial bookplate on pastedown. Later in the collection of Patricia Milne-Henderson, wife of the art historian Michael Jaff

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        METHOD OF FLUXIONS AND INFINITE SERIES; With its Application to the Geometry of Curve-Lines. [With:] John Colson. ...A PERPETUAL COMMENT UPON THE FOREGOING TREATISE.

      London: John Colson, 1736. First Edition. A copy with fine provenance, The Norman Copy. With engraved frontispiece illustration and a profusion of diagrams throughout the body of the text. 4to (9 5/8" X 7 1/2"; 245 X190 mm), bound in contemporary polished calf, the spine with gilt ruled raised bands, the compartments decorated with elaborate gilt panel tooling, the lettering label gilt ruled. Protective fold-over case with black morocco lettering label gilt. xxiv,1 - 339,[141-142 "...A Perpetual Comment upon the foregoing Treatise., 143-144 “Contents of the Following Comment.], errata (recto), advertisement (on the verso) pp.. A superb copy, one of the very best ever, extremely well preserved and an unusually handsome copy, The Haskell Norman Copy, hinges at some point expertly strengthened retaining all original materials. EXTREMELY RARE FIRST EDITION AND A MAGNIFICENT COPY. THE INVENTION OF THE CALCULUS. NEWTON'S MOST IMPORTANT MATHEMATICAL PUBLICATION. THE GREATEST MATHEMATICAL ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE 17TH CENTURY, A PLEASING COPY IN RARE CONTEMPORARY BINDING. Newton's invention of the Calculus stands together with his Principia and Opticks as the third of Newton's great scientific contributions. Colson’s COMMENT here included is especially important as he was the translator of Newton’s METHODUS FLUXIORUM which was originally prepared in 1671, but which had remained unpublished until Colson’s English translation was completed and published here. The Latin work was not published until 1779. Interestingly enough, Newton’s work on the calculus comes extremely early in his career. There is a manuscript of his, dated May 28, 1665, written in the same year as that in which he took is B.A. degree, which is the earliest documentary proof of his invention of fluxions. It was about the same time that he discovered the binomial theorem. He also worked out the fluxional calculus tolerably completely: this in a manuscript dated November 13, 1665, he used fluxions to find the tangent and the radius of curvature at any point on a curve, and in October 1666 he applied them to several problems in the theory of equations. Newton communicated these results to his friends and pupils from and after 1669, but they were not published in print till many years later. THE METHOD OF FLUXIONS is Newton's fullest exposition of the calculus. Written in 1671, two years before Leibnitz is known to have even begun his own investigations into the topic (and a full 15 years before Leibnitz actually published the results of his studies) -- Newton's Method of Fluxions is a mature work of thought in which Newton's characteristic conception and notation of the Calculus first appears. Though intended to be Newtonís first published statement on the subject, it was in point of time actually his last. Newton's invention of the calculus is co-terminus in date with Newton's discovery of gravity (in his Annus Mirabilis, or "Miracle Year," 1665). Newton began his mathematical studies as a novice in 1664, and his singular genius enabled him to make spectacular leaps of insight within a space of two years: leaps of such scope, that Newton would himself spend the rest of his life working out the consequences. In 1665, Newton discovered the binomial theorem and made other significant advances in the study of infinite series. His work on the Calculus was well afoot by May 1665, at which time he invented a true and adequate symbolism for partial derivatives in the Calculus. His work in the two fields of infinite series and calculus increasingly began to merge in his own thinking, and by 1669 Newton firmly saw that the derivatives and integrals of functions could be expressed as expansions of infinite series (and, specifically, of power series). As with everything else he did, Newton released details of his work in calculus in his own time and 'following his own wish' 1669 saw his first 'public' statement in the tract De analysi per aequationes infinitas, a work written in response to Mercator's treatise on logarithms (Logarithmotechinica) which seemed to Newton to threaten his claim to priority for the binomial theorem. Though submitted to Barrow and a select few others for review and publication, Newton was ultimately unwilling to commit the tract to print, and much of its content was subsequently incorporated into his work on Fluxions. The Method of Fluxions is a marked advance over De analysi not only in its size and scope, but even more significantly in its conception and notation. De analysi was conceptually based in his mentor's (Barrow's) analytical concept of the "infinitely small" discrete increment ń a foundation for the calculus which Newton quickly rejected and soon replaced with his own notion of the "fluxion" of a variable: i.e. a finite instantaneous speed of "flow" ń dx/dt -- defined with respect to an independent conventional dimension of time (on the geometrical model of the line-segment). In his introduction to the work, Newton's translator, John Colson, explains the notion of a fluxion thusly: "The chief Principle, upon which the Method of Fluxions is here built, is this very simple one, taken from the Rational mechanicks; which is, That Mathematical Quantity, particularly Extension, may be conceived as generated by continued local Motion; and that all Quantities whatever, at least by analogy and accommodation, may be conceived as generated after a like manner. Consequently there must be comparative Velocities of increase and decrease, during such generations, whose Relations are fixed and determinable problematically) be proposed to be found." Newton tackled and solved a variety of problems in his Method of Fluxions: the differentiation of any algebraic function f(x); the "method of quadratures", or the integration of any such algebraic function by the inverse method; the inverse method of tangents or the solution of a first-order differential equation; the determination of maxima and minima points for a function; and the drawing of tangents to curves at any point. In an addendum to the work, Newton developed an alternative geometrical theory of 'first and last' ratios of lines and curves, which was partially subsumed into the Principia and into the Opticks. After 1671, Newton shifted from his loosely justified conceptual model of the velocity of a moving body to the postulation of uniformly fluent variable of time as a measure of the fluxioning of dependent variables which continuously alter their magnitude. This concept of a uniformly flowing time became a favorite notion of Newton, and it appears again in his Principia as the famous definition of mathematical time which of itself, and from its own nature, flows equably without relation to anything external. In 1712, Newton gave a fuller statement of his view, in writing: "I consider time as flowing or increasing by continual flux & other quantities as increasing continually in time & from the fluxion of time I give the name of fluxions to the velocitys with which all other quantities increase." Though Newton's calculus of fluxions does not explicitly figure in the Principia-- which instead uses an older mode of geometrical analysis, it is of course a theoretical underpinning of the work. The connection of fluxions with infinite series was first publicly stated in De quadratura curvarum, which Newton appended to the 1704 Opticks. Newton left much unpublished manuscript on fluxions and calculus, which is only now beginning to be printed for the first time.

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        Mechanica sive motus scientia analytice exposita...

      Petersburg: Academy of Sciences, 1736. First edition of "Euler's famous work on mechanics in which he introduced the use of analytical methods instead of the geometrical methods of Newton and his followers" (Timoshenko, p. 29). Mechanica won the praise of many leading scientists of the time: Johann Bernoulli said of the work that "it does honour to Euler's genius and acumen," while Lagrange in his own Mécanique analytique acknowledges Euler's mechanics to be "the first great work where Analysis has been applied to the science of motion." "In an introduction to the Mechanica Euler outlined a large program of studies embracing every branch of science. The distinguishing feature of Euler's investigations in mechanics as compared to those of his predecessors is the systematic and successful application of analysis. Previously the methods of mechanics had been mostly synthetic and geometrical; they demanded too individual an approach to separate problems. Euler was the first to appreciate the importance of introducing uniform analytic methods into mechanics, thus enabling the problems to be solved in a clear and direct way. Euler's concept is manifest in both the introduction and the very title of the book, Mechanica sive Motus Scientia analytice exposita. "This first large work on mechanics was devoted to the kinematics and dynamics of a point-mass. The first volume deals with the free motion of a point-mass in a vacuum and in a resisting medium; the section on the motion of a point-mass under a force directed to a fixed center is a brilliant analytical reformulation of the corresponding section of Newton's Principia; it was sort of an introduction to Euler's further works on celestial mechanics. In the second volume, Euler studied the constrained motion of a point-mass; he obtained three equations of motion in space by projecting forces on the axis of a moving trihedral of a trajectory described by a moving point, i.e. on the tangent, binormal and principal normal. Motion in the plane is considered analogously. In the chapter on the motion of a point on a given surface, Euler solved a number of problems on the differential geometry of surfaces and of the theory of geodesics" (DSB). "This is Euler's outline of a program of studies embracing every branch of science, involving a systematic application of analysis. [It] thus laid the foundations of analytical mechanics and was the first published work in which e appeared. In addition, these two volumes were the result of Euler's consideration of the motion produced by forces acting on both free and constrained points. "[The first] volume focuses on the kinematics and dynamics of a point-mass, introducing infinitely small bodies that can be considered to be points under certain assumptions. Euler focuses on single mass-points except for a few pages at the end of Chapter I, where he looks at the motion of one point relative to another moving point. He then looks at the nature of rest and uniform motion. In Chapter II, Euler states Newton's second law of motion. Throughout this volume, he considers the free motion of a point-mass in a vacuum and in a resisting medium so that all forces under consideration are known. Mathematically, acceleration is given to within an arbitrary multiplicand, and in each example he considers, the arguments of the force function are limited to position and speed. Thus, Euler devotes this volume to integrating particular second-order differential equations and to interpreting his results. "For about half of this volume, Euler analyzes motion along straight lines. The remainder is mainly concerned with motion in a plane, with a few pages looking at motion along a skew curve. He introduces fixed rectangular Cartesian coordinates for the position of the mass-point but uses arc length as the independent variable to set up his differential equations of motion. He also resolves the enforced acceleration into components along the tangent and normal to the path. In three dimensions, he uses two orthogonal normals, one of which he forces to be parallel to a fixed plane. "In [the second] volume, Euler considers the motion of a point-mass lying on a given curve or surface. He derives some differential equations of the geodesics governing the problem of free motion on a surface. In this way, he shows that the path of a mass-point that is free to move on a fixed surface is locally the shortest possible path between its initial and final points" (eulerarchive.org). DSB IV: 479-80; Parkinson, Breakthroughs, p. 154; Poggendorff I: 689; Roberts and Trent, pp. 103-4; Timoshenko, History of Strength of Materials, p. 29. Two vols., 4to (230 x 193 mm), pp. [16] [1] 2- 232 225-480 [i.e., 488]; [8], [1] 2-500, with engraved vignette on dedication leaf and thirty-two folding engraved plates. Contemporary vellum. A very fine set.

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        PHILOSOPHIA JUXTA IMCONCUSSA TUTISSIMAQUE DIVI THOMAE DOGMATA

      VENETIIS: TYPIS DOMINICI LOVISA, 1736. In 16. Dim. 15,5x10 cm. Pp. (24)+340, (8)+366+(2), (8)+438+(2), (8)+387+(1).Edizione del 1736 di questa opera di filosofia del filosofo e teologo Antoine Goudin (1639-1695) seguace della dottrina scolastica. Quest'opera è composta da quattro tomi ed è completa. All'interno: Dottrina di San Tommaso, Ordini dei religiosi e primato dei teologi, Natura della filosofia, Proprietà dei termini, Supposizione, Universalità dei termini, Definizione dei nomi, Sull'astrazione, Divisone delle proposizioni, Opposizione, Equipollenza, Sillogismi, logica, Azione e passione, postpredicamenti, Proposizione mentale, Felicità, Origine del libero arbitrio, Atti volontari, passioni, Virtù, Ente, Ente spirituale, Esistenza di Dio, Angeli, Premonizioni ecc..<BR>Il secondo e terzo dedicate alla fisica: Cartesio, materia e forma, natura e cause, arte e artifici, fato, moto, infinito, tempo, luogo, cielo e mondo, mondo celeste, stelle e pianeti, moto celeste, corpi celesti, Copernico, elementi, meteore, anima, piante (anatomia, divisione, propagazione, utilità e uso), Animali (volatili, animali terrestri, anima ecc..) ecc... All'interno è presente qualche incisione xilografica nel testo tra cui il mondo celeste. Otto planches fuori testo tra le quali due ripiegate (le fasi della luna, mappamondo, la sfera artificiale, rosa dei venti) mostrano l'eclissi, incremento e decremento lunare, visione dell'occhio, macchina pneumatica. Antica firma di appartenenza all'occhietto del tomo terzo datata 1789. In buone condizioni e completa. Errore tipografico al primo tomo: "Imconcussa" incvece di "Inconcussa". Copertina in piena pergamena con titolo manoscritto al dorso in discrete condizioni generali con usure e parti mancanti ai margini e dorso. Resti di carta al tomo secondo e terzo (vedere foto). Legatura in buone condizioni. All'interno le pagine si presentano in buone condizioni con fioriture e lievi gore d'umidità. La planche sulla sfera artificiale mostra strappo e segno di restauro al margine di piegatura. Strappo alla planche rosa dei venti. Tomo III: le pagine dalla 337 alla 360 sono doppie e sono state inserite tra la 360 e 361.Edition of 1736 of this work of phylosophy by the religious man and phylosopher Antoine Goudin (1639-1695) follower of school doctrines. This work is made up of four tomes and it is complete. Inside: Happiness, Origin of free choice, Voluntary acts, passions, Virtues, Spiritual being, Existance of God, Angels, Premonitions, Happiness, Origin of free choice, Voluntary acts, passions, Virtues, Spiritual being, Existance of God, Angels, Premonitions ecc... The second and fourth tome dedicated to physics: Cartesio, matter and shape, nature and causes, destiny, movement infinite, time, place, sky and world, celestial world, stars and planets, celestial movement, celestial bodies, Copernico, elements, stars, soul, plants (anatomy, division, propagation, utility and usage), Animals (birds, terrestrial animals, souls ecc..) ecc... Inside there are some woodcuts in the text between them the celestial world. Eight out of text planches two of them folded (phases of moon, world, artificial sphere, rose of winds) showing eclypse, increase and decrease of moon, vision of the eye, pneumatic machine. Ancient signature in the false title page of third tome dated 1789. In good conditions and complete. Typographycal fault in the first tome: "Imconcussa" instead of "Inconcussa". Full parchment cover with handwritten title in the spine in fair general conditions with wearings and missing parts in the edges and spine. Parts of paper in the second and third tome (see the photo). Binding in good conditions. Inside pages are in good conditions with foxings and water stains. The planche about sphere has a tear and sign of restauration in the folding edge. Tear in the planche of the winds. Tome III: pages from 337 until 360 are double and they have benn put between pages 360 and 361.

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        THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES, as well Ecclesiastical as Civil, of the Isle of TENET, in KENT. The Second Edition, with Additions.

      viii, 204, [2 blanks], 124 pages. Mezzotint portrait of the author, as frontispiece, 25 engraved plates, 4 engraved vignettes, and other wood-engraved text illustrations. Decorative border of title hand-coloured; also the plate of the coats of arms of some famous families of the Isle of Thanet, and some other occasional hand-colouring, all finely executed. Bound in full calf, gilt, sometime re-backed preserving the original elaborately decorated spine. Second and best edition of this pioneering history of the Isle of Thanet (the first edition, published in 1723, had many fewer pages and only nine plates). Inner hinges strengthened when re-backed; recto of frontispiece, verso of title, and last leaf, stamped, 'Musevm Britanicvm' within a lozenge;, then, 'Duplicate for sale 1769. ' Bookplates of John Cade and Sir Thomas Neame. An excellent, clean, crisp copy. The author, the Rev. John Lewis (1675-1747), was the Vicar of Minster in Thanet and an active local antiquary. The Musevm Britanicvm was the early name for the British Museum.

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        Histoire et Mémoires...

      Imprimerie Royale, 1736. 4to (cm. 24,6), Voll. 1-37 (di 50). I Voll. 11, 22 e 33 contengono gli Indici (Tables) relativi ai decenni precedenti. Alcune tavv. rip. f.t. Legature coeve in pieno vitellino con nervi, ricchi fregi e titoli oro su doppio tassello al ds. Tagli rossi. Bell’insieme con minime tracce d’uso di una raccolta che raramente appare sul mercato antiquario e quasi mai completa dei Volumi di Indice. Gli argomenti trattati riguardano vari temi: dall’archeologia alla letteratura greco-latina, dalla filologia alla storia dell’età di mezzo, ecc. Brunet (I, 26) giudica quest’opera assai interessante ed annota che difficilmente si trova completa ‘mais on peut facilement la compléter... lorsque les tomes XXXIII à XXXV, qui sont très rares, ne manquent pas’.

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        METHOD OF FLUXIONS AND INFINITE SERIES; With its Application to the Geometry of Curve-Lines. [With:] John Colson. .A PERPETUAL COMMENT UPON THE FOREGOING TREATISE.

      London John Colson 1736 - First Edition. A copy with fine provenance, The Norman Copy. With engraved frontispiece illustration and a profusion of diagrams throughout the body of the text. 4to (9 5/8" X 7 1/2"; 245 X190 mm), bound in contemporary polished calf, the spine with gilt ruled raised bands, the compartments decorated with elaborate gilt panel tooling, the lettering label gilt ruled. Protective fold-over case with black morocco lettering label gilt. xxiv,1 - 339,[141-142 ".A Perpetual Comment upon the foregoing Treatise., 143-144 "Contents of the Following Comment.], errata (recto), advertisement (on the verso) pp. A superb copy, one of the very best ever, extremely well preserved and an unusually handsome copy, The Haskell Norman Copy, hinges at some point expertly strengthened retaining all original materials. EXTREMELY RARE FIRST EDITION AND A MAGNIFICENT COPY. THE INVENTION OF THE CALCULUS. NEWTON'S MOST IMPORTANT MATHEMATICAL PUBLICATION. THE GREATEST MATHEMATICAL ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE 17TH CENTURY, A PLEASING COPY IN RARE CONTEMPORARY BINDING. Newton's invention of the Calculus stands together with his Principia and Opticks as the third of Newton's great scientific contributions. Colson&#146;s COMMENT here included is especially important as he was the translator of Newton&#146;s METHODUS FLUXIORUM which was originally prepared in 1671, but which had remained unpublished until Colson&#146;s English translation was completed and published here. The Latin work was not published until 1779. Interestingly enough, Newton&#146;s work on the calculus comes extremely early in his career. There is a manuscript of his, dated May 28, 1665, written in the same year as that in which he took is B.A. degree, which is the earliest documentary proof of his invention of fluxions. It was about the same time that he discovered the binomial theorem. He also worked out the fluxional calculus tolerably completely: this in a manuscript dated November 13, 1665, he used fluxions to find the tangent and the radius of curvature at any point on a curve, and in October 1666 he applied them to several problems in the theory of equations. Newton communicated these results to his friends and pupils from and after 1669, but they were not published in print till many years later. THE METHOD OF FLUXIONS is Newton's fullest exposition of the calculus. Written in 1671, two years before Leibnitz is known to have even begun his own investigations into the topic (and a full 15 years before Leibnitz actually published the results of his studies) -- Newton's Method of Fluxions is a mature work of thought in which Newton's characteristic conception and notation of the Calculus first appears. Though intended to be Newtonís first published statement on the subject, it was in point of time actually his last. Newton's invention of the calculus is co-terminus in date with Newton's discovery of gravity (in his Annus Mirabilis, or "Miracle Year," 1665). Newton began his mathematical studies as a novice in 1664, and his singular genius enabled him to make spectacular leaps of insight within a space of two years: leaps of such scope, that Newton would himself spend the rest of his life working out the consequences. In 1665, Newton discovered the binomial theorem and made other significant advances in the study of infinite series. His work on the Calculus was well afoot by May 1665, at which time he invented a true and adequate symbolism for partial derivatives in the Calculus. His work in the two fields of infinite series and calculus increasingly began to merge in his own thinking, and by 1669 Newton firmly saw that the derivatives and integrals of functions could be expressed as expansions of infinite series (and, specifically, of power series). As with everything else he did, Newton released details of his work in calculus in his own time and 'following his own wish' 1669 saw his first 'public' statement in the tract De analysi per aequationes infinitas, a work written in response to Mercator's treatise on lo [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        La science des Hieroglyphes, ou l'art d'exprimer par des figures symboliques, les vertus, les vices, les passions & les moeurs;&c. Ouvrage utile aux peintres, aux statuaires, aux graveurs [...]

      First edition, rare illustrated 45 boards comprising 576 figures emblems. Full glossy blond Calf contemporary pieces. Smooth spine richly decorated with a series of rollers oblique fat nets. Part of title in red morocco. Piece green morocco in a medallion surrounded by a garland of flowers. Slight rubbing on spine and corners. Beautiful copy. In the form of a dictionary, the book lists all the symbolic or allegorical figures from the world of art; updated form of Greco-Roman and providing artistic vocabulary representation mythology, hieroglyphs and symbols illustrate the known world and figurable things, symbolizing a vision of clean man at the time. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! A La Haye Chez Jacques Van Den Kieboom 1736 Pet. in 4 (15,5x20,2cm) VI, 128pp. (8) relié

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        Dictionarium Domesticum, Being a New and Compleat Houshold Dictionary. For the Use both of City and Country

      Best known as a lexicographer, the book is laid out in an A to Z format, and is unpaginated. The full title sets out the six sections covered as: Shewing, I. The whole arts of brewing, baking, cookery, and pickling. Also confectionary in its several branches. II. The management of the kitchen, pantry, larder, dairy, olitory, and poultry. With the proper seasons for flesh, fowl and fish. III. The herdsman: giving an account of the diseases of cattle, poultry, &c. And the most approved remedies for their cure. IV. The English vineyard; being the best method of making English wines and of distilling most kinds of simple and compound cordial waters. V. The Apiary: or, the manner of breeding, hiving and managing of bees. VI. The family physician and herbalist. Containing the choicest collection of receipts for most distempers, incident to human bodies, hitherto made publick; with the qualities and uses of physical herbs and plants of English growth. The recipe for Fried Chicken, allegedly better than KFC, is the best known, also includes a Charles II remedy using opium (Anodine of King Charles the Second) and Umble Pye from deer offal. Lots of remedies for childbirth. Book has been re-backed with modern leather, marks to frontispiece and title page and handling marks. 612p.

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        ALL'ILLUSTRISSIMO UFICIO DELLA FOCE DI VIAREGGIO. Che concerne il Miglioramento dell'Aria, la riforma di quel Porto.

      per Salvatore e Giandomenico Marescandoli, 1736. "Con una appendice intorno agli effetti delle Macchie, per rapporto all'alterazione dell'Aria". Cm.28x21,3. Pg.82, numerate dalla 3 alla 81. Legatura in cartoncino marmorizzato. Tassello con titoli oro al dorso. Con cinque belle tavole in grande formato, incise su quattro planches, raffiguranti: "Mappa dell'andamento della Fossa di Viareggio, e Pisana nelle vicinanze del Castellaccio della nuova Fossa, e sostegno, 1735" (formato cm.35x46; scala di Braccia Lucchesi 1:200); "Progetto per la Riforma del Porto di Viareggio" (cm.35x46, scala 1:100) (contenente la Tavola n°II e n°III); Prospettica della zona marittima adiacente la città di Roma (cm.35,5x46; scala di Miglia 1:5)con uno strappetto; Veduta generale del bacino idrologico dal Lago di Sesto al Lago di Massaciuccoli e al mare (cm.35x46). Marca tipografica con lo stemma della Repubblica. Timbro ex libris a pag.2 (bianca). Ornamentali capilettera, testatine e finalini incisi. Testo racchiuso in cornice a filetto, con ampi margini. Bell'esemplare in carta forte vergata e di forte impressione. Lievi fioriture. Bruniture al frontespizio e alle prime 4 carte. Il testo si articola in quattro parti e un Epilogo: "Stato presente della Foce di Viareggio, per rapporto al Mare, ed a' Paduli", "Si investigano le cause più probabili della insalubrità dell'aria di Viareggio, e sue aggiacenze", "Mezzi per rimediare possibilmente alla maligna influenza dell'aria: I provvedimenti pel Porto, tanto nel di lui stato presente, che per una reale Riforma, quando tale si volesse", "Esame di ciò, che può esser bonificabile ne' Paduli, e nelle Macchie", "Epilogo delle cose, che sono state proposte ne' Capi precedenti". Bernardino Zendrini (Valcamonica, 1679-1747) studiò medicina e matematica all'Ateneo padovano, allievo del celebre D.Guglielmini. Si dedicò poi agli studi idraulici, ottenendo importanti incarichi a Ferrara, Ravenna e Venezia, ove fu Soprintendente Generale alle Acque. In questa veste compose la sua Opera principale, uno studio sulle dighe che circondano la laguna veneta. Il presente testo, che si inserisce nel dibattito sulla sistemazione del litorale toscano, già affrontato dal Fromond e dal Sesti, e in seguito dal Beccari e dal Poleni, gli fu commissionato per chiara fama dal Consiglio della Repubblica. Nelle perlustrazioni e nella stesura si avvalse della collaborazione di Curzio Controni, Giambattista Gaetano Prosperi e Giuseppe Natalini. > Riccardi, I, 665, 23. Lozzi, II, 484. "Editoria e riforme a Pisa, Livorno e Lucca", 96. Manca al Moreni, all'Inghirami e all'Uccelli. Codice libreria 141337.

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        An Enquiry into the Life and Writings of Homer [with original pen-and-ink sketch]

      London [s.n.] M.DCC.XXXVI [1736] 8vo: [4],346,[82], with folding copper-engraved map of the Mediterranean world, frontispiece portrait of Homer, title-page vignette and 12 further half-page plates and tailpieces (one beginning and ending each section), engraved by Van der Gucht, all in excellent impressions. Contemporary mottled calf, boards framed with double gilt filet, ornately gilt-tooled spine in six compartments, red morocco lettering piece gilt, all edges speckled red, plain period end papers. Laid in is an accomplished drawing in pen and ink of the frontispiece portrait, signed and dated, "[John] Bateman 1760." (Bateman's engraved armorial book plate appears on the front paste down.) A Fine, virtually pristine copy, bright pages free of foxing and stains, clear print and ample margins, fresh gilt. In all, a highly attractive example of this seminal work of classical scholarship. Lowndes 213.Second Edition. Blackwell's reputation as a major figure of the Scottish Enlightenment rests chiefly on this pioneering study, first published anonymously in 1735. Blackwell believed that culture was learned, not inherent (a cornerstone of modern cultural anthropology), and that Homer's rank as a supreme epic poet "was the outcome of a specific historical context, social organization, geography, and climate, which combined to shape the culture he represented and which provided an ethos uniquely favourable to epic poetry. . . . A key point of the analysis was the idea of uneven development, an overlap between high civilization in the centres of Greek culture, with a continuation of relative barbarism and its attendant heroic values elsewhere. . . . In the early stages of society language was naturally bold and metaphorical, so that utterance had a rude and energetic quality which it later lost. . . . Homer was peculiarly favoured by circumstance, since he had appeared at the beginning of [this] new cultural phase, but still had personal experience of the old heroic ethos." (ODNB) Withal, Lowndes was unimpressed: "A production that displays more erudition than genius, and more affectation than elegance." Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        A Chronological History of New England in the form of Annals

      

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        PERSIAN LETTERS. WITH SOME ADDITIONAL LETTERS BY THE AUTHOR, NEVER TRANSLATED BEFORE; AND SEVERAL EXPLANATORY NOTES BY THE TRANSLATOR, MORE THAN IN THE PRECEDING EDITIONS

      London : Printed for J. Tonson, Over Against Catherine-Street in the Strand, 1736. Full Calf. The third edition. Two volumes. 12mo (17 x 10cm). [xxiii], (262); [xi], 276 pp. Lovely wood engraving decorations and headers throughout. Full calf with raised bands and tooled compartments; black morocco labels lettered in gilt; edges of spines rubbed; heads and tails rubbed and chipped; corners and edges a bit rubbed; volume II front board a bit loose, joints tender; bookplate on front pastedown of James Rouse; text clean, crisp and unmarked; a good set. First published in May 1721, Baron Montesquieu's satire of European institutions, literature and social mores is developed via a collection of 153 imaginary letters written by two Persian noblemen (Usbek and Rica) who travel from Isfahan to Paris in the early 18th century. The "letters" are divided into four sections. The first section covers the journey from Isfahan to France which lasts about 14 months; the second tranche illuminates life in Paris under the reign of Louis XIV; the next collection covers the Regency of Philippe d'Orleans; while the final section tells of the collapse of the seraglio back in Isfahan (Uzbek leaves behind five wives who are killed by the head eunuch charged with looking after them).

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        La Vie de Marianne ou les Avantures de Madame la Comtesse de ***.

      Original Edition for Part 3 to 12, parts one and two in the second edition, but have the same number as the original. Some titles are without place or address Neaulme Rare meeting of different parts in uniform binding Different parts seem to have appeared simultaneously in Paris and Holland..; so there was a Parisian original edition, and Dutch. Our copy combines the two runs.Binders in full sheepskin blonde then. Back smooth decorated with parts of title and volume number of red morocco, flower boxes and small golden chains, golden lace bird tail. All edges gilt. Eight bumped corners and a few tiny scuffs. Marginal tear without lack on page 23 of Part IX.Unfinished Marivaux, like his other novel, Le Paysan parvenu, but probably for the incompletion by its very nature, Marianne is one of the first novels published in serial. Marivaux almost abandon the company several times, although the success of the novel was considerable. Emblematic work of the eighteenth, the book borrows from all genres in vogue: novel of manners, learning novel, picaresque and adventure. Marianne, Countess, y tale by letters adventure of his life, or how, received nothing, she will climb the social ladder.It is also known as Marivaux had to stop at the eighth game, but for editorial reasons, he wrote other stories to give away. Only the twelfth part is not Marivaux. Chez Prault / Chez Gosse et Neaulme Paris,La Haye 1736-1742 in-12 (9,5x16,5cm) (12) 95pp. (8) 98pp. (6) 140pp. et 126pp. (2) 130pp. (2) 120pp. (4) et 144pp. 132pp. (4) 168pp. et (4) 122pp. (2) 106pp. (4) 91pp. 12 parties reliées en 4 volumes

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        Les cent nouvelles nouvelles. Suivent les cent nouvelles contenant les cent histoires nouveaux, qui sont moult plaisans a raconter, en toutes bonnes compagnies; par maniere de joyeuseté

      New edition, reprintBinding eighteenth end (possibly later) open russia red leather. Foreign Binding, maybe Russian. Back with nerves decorated with tulip boxed irons. Title and volume number gilded. Roulette tail and head. Frieze framing on the boards. All edges gilt. Headdress head of Volume 2 in Part threadbare. Corners bumped. Despite minimal binding defects beautiful, unusual in a set with a good freshness. Chez Pierre Gaillard à Cologne 1736 in-12 (9,5x15,5cm) (30) 397pp. et (24) 389pp. relié

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        Essai sur l'homme [Ensemble] Lettres turques

      S.n. ; Chez Pierre Marteau. French Edition of The Essay on Man translated by Etienne de Silhouette, and second edition of the Turkish Letters published for the first time in 1730 by the same publisher in Cologne. Modern parchment cardboard. Piece as black sheepskin. The human trial, philosophical poem Pope is translated into prose, and is preceded by a long preface of the translator. Letters in Turkey, Saint-Foix was inspired by the model of Montesquieu (itself was modeled after the Chinese Spy Manara), but if the letters are held on the same principle, they do not contain Montesquieu and the lengths of the descriptions, they are all assigned to the whole story and the comparison of manners and customs in French and Turkish. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! S.n. ; Chez Pierre Marteau S.l. ; A Cologne 1736 - 1739 in-12 (9,5x16,5cm) xxx, 109pp. ; (2) 69pp. relié

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        Catalogue raisonné de coquilles et autres curiosités naturelles.

      Paris, Flahault, Prault, 1736. ____ Seule édition. Ce catalogue de vente est particulièrement intéressant pour ses "Observations générales sur les coquilles", une "Liste des principaux cabinets qui s'en trouvent, tant dans la France que dans la Hollande", et une bibliographie commentée : "Liste des principaux ouvrages qui ont été faits sur les coquillages". A la fin : "Table alphabétique des noms arbitraires, tant français que francisés, attribués aux coquilles par les curieux." Provenance : Germain-Louis Chauvelin de Grosbois (1685-1762), ministre du roi Louis XV. Il avait été président à mortier au Parlement de Paris, puis garde des Sceaux et ministre des affaire étrangères de 1727-1737. Son fer armorié a été doré en queue du dos du volume, et frappé à froid entre les nerfs du volume. Selon Olivier (pl. 1116) il laissa "une fort belle bibliothèque et des collections d'estampes, de tableaux et d'autres objets d'art." La vente de sa bibliothèque se déroula en 1762 dans son hôtel rue de Varenne. Sans le feuillet d'errata comme souvent. Dos de la reliure un peu frotté, charnières restaurées. ***** Sole edition. An auction catalogue of a wunderkammer, mainly of shells. In-12. [166 x 95 mm] Collation : frontispice, VIII, 167, (5) pp. Veau, dos à nerfs orné d'un fer armorié, tranches rouges. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        The Analogy of Religion to the Constitution and Course of Nature. To Which Are Added Two Brief Dissertations: I. Of Personal Identity. II. Of the Nature of Virtue

      James, John and Paul Knapton, London 1736 - Quarto. expertly rebacked to style, contemporary calf over stiff boards. "The most original and profound work extant in any language on the philosophy of religion" said Sir James Mackintosh, while Sir Edmund Gosse felt that "It stands alone, original, inexorably honest and veracious" and the great Catholic teacher John Henry (Cardinal) Newman maintened that it represented "The underlying principles of a great portion of my teaching." A truly great work of undeniable influence, equated with Bacon, Newton and the like. [Grolier English 44. Printing and the Mind of Man 193]. Edges a little rubbed, endpapers and fly-leaves a little foxed, else fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Politica indiana, compuesta por el Doct. D. Juan de Solorzano Pereyra, Cavallero del Orden de Santiago, del Consejo del Rey Nuestro Señor en los Supremos de Castilla, y de las Indias. Dividida en seis libros. En los quales con gran distincion, y estudio se trata, y resuelve todo lo tocante al Descubrimiento, Descripcion, Adquisicion, y Retencion de las mesmas Indias, y su Govierno particular, assi cerca de las personas de los Indios, y sus Servicios, Tributos, Diezmos, y Encomiendas, como de lo Espiritual, y Eclesiastico cerca de su Doctrina: Patronazgo Real, Iglesias.Y en lo temporal, cerca de todos los Magistrados seculares, Virreyes.con . las muchas Cedulas Reales, que para esto se han despachado. Obra de sumo trabajo, y de igual importa

      En Madrid: Por Matheo Sacristan, Año de 1736 [tomo I]; Por Gabriel Ramírez, Año de 1739 [tomo II]., En Madrid - [Para pedidos desde fuera de España, por favor, consulte las condiciones de venta y envío, tipo B / For orders to be delivered outside Spain, please, let you see our sale and shipping terms, type B / Pour les commandes à livrer hors d'Espagne, s'il vous plait, voyez les conditions de vente et de livraison, type B].- // 2 vols., Folio, (333x226mm.).- Vol 1.: [24], 458 p.; sign.: [1], 4, - 2, ***, 2, aa, A3, B-L2, M-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Qqq4, Rrr2.- Vol 2: [8], 704 p.; sign.: [4], Sss-Zzz4, Aaaa-Zzzzz4, Aaaaaa-Nnnnnn4, [2], Oooooo-Zzzzzz4, Aaaaaaa-Mmmmmmm4, [2]; con portadilla y portada propias.- // Encuadernación de época en pasta española; lomo liso decorado con grecas doradas y doble tejuelo. Esta edición se hizo con resmas de papel de mala calidad, especialmente el primer volumen y la primera parte del segundo, que con el tiempo se ha tostado más que el resto. desgarro interior en el margen interior de Sss del v. 2. Muy buen ejemplar.- // Proc.: Sin datos.- // Refs.: Medina, BHA, 3067; Palau, 318983; Moreno, Boliviana, 2713; Sabin, 86535-86536.- // Nombrado por Felipe III oidor de la Audiencia de Lima en 1609, el doctor en leyes Juan de Solorzano dedicó buen parte de su tiempo allí a cumplir con el encargo de «que atendiese y escribiese todo lo que juzgase concerniente, y conveniente a su derecho, y gobierno»(1). El resultado fueron dos volúmenes en latín, Disputatio de Indiarum Iure sive de iusta Indiarum Occidentalium inquisitione, acquisitione et retentione, tribus libris comprehensa y Tomus alter de Indiarum Iure sive de iusta Indiarum Occidentalium gubernatione, quinque libris comprehensus, que se publicaron en Madrid en 1629 y 1639 respectivamente, en los que hace, primero, una descripción del descubrimiento, conquista y retención de las Indias occidentales y, despues, un análisis de las instituciones de gobierno que se habían generado y del funcionamiento de toda la administración (civil, económica y religiosa) con su justificación en leyes específicas, en las leyes de Castilla y en el derecho consuetudinario aborigen. «Dióseme a entender entonces que sería del gusto y servicio de V. Mag. que estos libros se pusiesen en Lengua Castellana para que gozasen de ellos los que no entienden la Latina; y lo mismo me han pedido por cartas muchas personas de las Indias bien advertidas», de modo que Solorzano acometió una versión en castellano, menos prolija (aunque mantuvo el latín en las citas) y con datos más actualizados que publicó en Madrid, en 1648, como Política Indiana en un solo volumen, aunque de 1200 páginas. Tanto en latín como en castellano, el objetivo de Solórzano era justificar la propiedad del territorio por la Corona de Castilla y entrar en liza en la disputa sobre el trato recibido por los indios por parte de los españoles, tanto para defender el carácter personal de los indios (sigue a Francisco de Vitoria y José de Acosta) y su estricta defensa contra los abusos en los tribunales, como para defender la buena gestión de la corona española.Aunque en 1680 se hizo una Recopilación de las leyes de Indias (en cuya demorada elaboración había participado el propio Solorzano) que afectaba a los fundamentos legislativos de la Política Indiana, la demanda que había de ella les pareció suficiente a los hermanos Verdussen pra volver a imprimirla, sin cambios, en Amberes, en 1703, comprimiendo su letra para reducir el volumen a 600 páginas. No fue hasta la década de 1720, cuando el relator del Consejo de Indias, Francisco Ramiro de Valenzuela, acometió el trabajo de actualizar jurídicamente la obra de Solórzano, solicitando y obteniendo una licencia de impresión en 1730 para unas Adiciones sobre la Política Indiana. Tales adiciones nunca se publicaron como tales y, en su lugar, en 1736 y 1739, aparecieron, respectivamente, los dos volúmenes, estos que ofrecemos, de una nueva edición de la Política Indiana de Solorzano en la que, en cada capítulo, a continuación del texto de Solorzano (al que se le numeran los párrafos), figur [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et des plantes

      2 volumes in-4, frontispice Amsterdam, chez Pierre Mortier, 1736, , 2 volumes in-4, frontispice, [11] feuillets, 536-[6] pages en numérotation continue, 59 planches dépliantes gravées, veau marbré de l'époque, dos à nerfs et fleuronné, pièces de titre tabac et tomaisons havane, tranches rouges, Frontispice gravé d'après Sébastien Leclerc : le roi visitant la salle du jardin des plantes. A travers la fenêtre, à l'arrière-plan du paysage, est représenté l'Observatoire Royal en cours de construction. Belle publication, richement illustrée, de l'architecte et médecin Claude Perrault sur l'anatomie des animaux rares, parue dans la seconde édition hollandaise des Mémoires de l'Académie royale des sciences. L'originale faisait partie quant à elle de l'édition française de 1671-76. La seconde partie, sur l'histoire naturelle des plantes par Denis Dodart, n'est restée qu'à l'état d'esquisse. Claude Perrault est autrement célèbre pour avoir été l'architecte de la colonnade du Louvre. Il mourut le 9 octobre 1688, après avoir disséqué un chameau qui avait péri d'une maladie. Coiffes supérieures arasées, coins usés. Étiquettes d'inventaire ancienne. Nissen ZBI, n° 3127.

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        Prospect of St James Park from Bukingham House Veue du Parc St James Dessinnée de l'Hostel de Bukingham.

      chez l'auteur vis a vis le Plessis rue St Jacques Avec privilege du roy, [1736]., Paris, - The view from Buckingham Palace Engraving. A view of St James's Park, from what is now Buckingham Palace. In 1736 Buckingham House was the private residence of Sir Charles Sheffield, built for his ancestor John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham, in 1703 by William Winde. The Duke had decided that his old residence, Arlington House, was not grand enough. Its replacement was the most extravagant building in London, with a wide forecourt around a large fountain, and avenues of elm and lime trees leading up across the park. After the second Duke and his heir died, Sir Charles inherited the title and sold Buckingham House to George III in 1761, who wanted a London residence with more privacy for his wife and family.Jacques Rigaud (c1681-1754) was a French topographic engraver and dealer, opening a shop in Paris in 1720. He produced a series of prints of royal residences in France, and it seems likely that he visited England, engraving several views of British royal residences, including the present example. Image: 350 by 716mm (13.75 by 28.25 inches). Sheet: 455 by 795mm (18 by 31.25 inches). BL Maps K.Top.26.7.a.; BM 1880,1113.2392; RCIN 702566.

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