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        Dissertatio epistolica. De differentiis quibusdam inter hominem natum et nascendum intercedentibus deque vestigiis divini numinis inde colligendis.

      Nürnberg, Monath 1736 - 1 Bl., 118 S., 10 gef. Kupfertaf. (teilweise koloriert), 19,5 x 16 cm, florale Vignette, wiss. Fußnoten, Deckblatt mit handschr. Markierung, Rand mit Läsuren, papierbedingt gebräunt, leicht fleckig. Trew aus Lauf an der Pegnitz (1695-1769) war Arzt, Botaniker und Prof. in Nürnberg. Sprache: lat Erstausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wissenschaftliches Antiquariat Köln]
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        Thomae Sydenham med. doct. ac practici Londinensis celeberrimi opera medica : in tomos duos divisa [complete in 2 volumes]

      Genevae : Apud Fratres de Tournes, 1736. New Edition. Physical description: 2 v. : (711, 496p. ), frontis. (port. ) ; 23 cm. Subjects: Medicine - Early works to 1800. Edition: "Editio novissima aliis omnibus quae praecesserunt multo emaculatior / & novis additamentis ditior imo indice alphabetico locupletissimo in locum elenchi rerum suffecto, utilisseme ornata." --title page. Language: Latin. Very good copies bound in contemporary full aniline calf. Gilt-blocked leather labels to spine, with compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Raised bands. Spine bands and panels edges worn as with age. Decorative endpapers. Scattered foxing. Remains quite well-preserved overall.

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      New London: T. Green, 1736.. [4],79pp. including half title. Later 19th-century three-quarter dyed sheep over marbled boards, spine gilt. Slight wear to outer joints and corners. Half title browned and soiled, titlepage moderately age- toned and soiled, slight age-toning elsewhere. Top edge of text closely trimmed, touching the top edges of some headlines. A very good copy. An early Jared Eliot publication, based on a sermon delivered in Lyme, Connecticut in 1735 and printed the following year in New London. Eliot graduated from Yale College in 1706 and was ordained as pastor of the Congregational Church in Killingworth (now Clinton) in 1709. He served in that position until his death in 1763. In addition to his religious role in the community, Eliot was actively involved in the natural sciences, medicine, and agriculture. "For more than forty years he never failed to preach at least once every Sunday, and was highly regarded in the colony as a minister and adviser in church matters. Without neglecting the duties of this office, he pursued his interest in natural science and achieved eminence in widely different fields...He bought considerable tracts of land, experimented wisely in their improvement, and embodied his results in an ESSAY ON FIELD HUSBANDRY IN NEW ENGLAND, published in six parts at intervals in the years from 1748 to 1759. These for a long time were the most widely read and prized agricultural essays in America. With President Ezra Stiles of Yale College, he introduced silk culture into the colony" - DAB. EVANS 4013. NAIP w029632. SABIN 22140. TRUMBULL 671. JOHNSON, NEW LONDON IMPRINTS 337. DAB VI, pp.78-79. ANB 7, pp.400-1.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of The Church of England; Together with The Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be Sung or Said in Churches [with BIble (KJV) and Psalms]

      Oxford: Printed by John Baskett, 1736. Leather Bound. Very Good. 8 x 10 1/2 inches. 4to. 3 ffep (1 marbled) + a (8 leaves) + A - F (8 leaf quires) + G (4 leaves). Printed in two columns. Griffiths 1736/3. Bound with: The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments [(Authorised (King James) Version]. Oxford: Printed by John Baskett, 1736. A - Rrr (OT & Apocrypha) + Qqq - Iiii (in 8s) (NT) + a - d (in 8s) (Index). Not in Herbert or ESTC. Separate title page for New Testament dated 1735 and stating location as London. Also not in Herbert or ESTC. Bound with: Sternhold, Thomas and John Hopkins. The Whole Book of Psalms: Collected into English Metre. London: Printed by T. Wood and E. Palmer, for the Company of Stationers, 1732. A - G (8 leaf quires). Printed in two columns. ESTCT90365. Gift inscription from Maria Rice to Lucy Rice dated 1773, and later gift inscription dated 1855. Occasional loss at edges. All page edges gilt. Bound in beautiful full black morocco with light surface and corner wear. Boards with extensively gilt decorated borders and edges. Spine with five raised and gilt bands and extensive gilt decoration in six compartments. A nice Baskett BCP and an unusual unrecorded Bible in an exceptional 18th Century binding.

      [Bookseller: St. Wulfstans Books]
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        The Universal Penman - Engraved By George Bickham - Printed By the Author and Sent to the Subscribers, if Living Within the Bills of Mortality

      London, 1736. The eighteenth century writing master and engraver George Bickham produced "The Universal Penman" as a collection of pages for students to copy. The work was originally published in subscription format between 1733 and 1741. This is a bound version consisting of of the first 58 pages, together with supplementary plates, making a total of 71 (including title page and page addressed to subscribers). The plates with numbers are II to XVIII. The publication dates range from the first page, addressed to the subscribers in August 1733, to the last pages p 58 and "after p 58", "Ambition" and "The Golden Mean" , dated May 1736. The collation is: title page, page addressed to subscribers, 1-44pp, after p 44, p 45, after p 45, p 46, after p 46, 47-49pp, after p 49, 50-52pp, after p 52, p 53, after p 5, after p 6, 54-55pp, after p 55, p 56, after p 56, p 57, after p 57, p 58, after p 58, blank page (detached). Thus, ignoring the detached blank endpaper, there are 71 leaves. Condition of the 71 leaves varies from good+ to very good+, though the blank detached endpaper is in poor condition, marked with some tears.. There are a couple of vertical creases and some yellowing to the first two pages, a very occasional small mark on the first 20 pages. As the book progresses there is slight spotting to some pages (see scans for examples). The covers are throroughly battered and lack a spine. An amazing example of eighteenth century engraving and of fine calligraphy. Beautiful. 1.325kg.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Illus. by George Bickham. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

      [Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd]
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        Historia placitorum coronae. The history of the pleas of the crown, by Sir Matthew Hale Knt. sometime Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench. Now first published from his lordship's original manuscript, and the several references to the records examined by the originals, with large notes. By Sollom Emlyn of Lincoln's-Inn Esq; To which is added a table of the principal matters. In two volumes

      London: In the Savoy: printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling, (assigns of Edward Sayer, Esq;) for F. Gyles over-against Grays-Inn in Holborn, T. Woodward at the Half-Moon between the two Temple-Gates in Fleet-street, and C. Davis in Pater-noster-row. M DCC XXXVI. [1736], 1736. Book. Good. Leather. 1st Edition. Description: Two volumes, folio (12½ × 8¼ in): portrait frontis., [12], xix, [1], 146, *143-*146, 147-710 p.; [6], 156, *149-*156, 157-414, [194], [1] p. (Recto of last leaf contains bookseller's ads.) Contemporary calf. · Register: 2º: [pi]² [a]-[b]² [A]-[E]² B-2O² 2P²(+[chi]²) 2Q-8R² 8S1; [pi]1 [a]² A-2R² *2R² 2S-7Q² [chi]1 · Condition: Joints cracked, scraped, worn at edges, cracking on spine, leather separating from top board of first volume. Portrait frontispiece torn in lower margin, without loss. Light foxing. Early armorial bookplate of William Pym Esq. · Comments: First edition. · References: Johnson 92 (10 copies); Bridgman 147; Worrall 85; S&M 1:362(36); Holdsworth, Sources 12:152-153; ESTC N17759..

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        La Nuova Pratica di Prospettiva nella quale si spiegano alcune nuove opinioni, e la Regola universale di Disegnare

      Palermo: Vincenzo Toscano & Onofrio Gramignani, 1736. * Vagnetti EIVb12; Riccardi I.i.30 (unseen); Cicognara 805 (lacking plates); DBI II.685; Grove Dictionary of Art I.758-759; not in Berlin Katalog or Schlosser.. Very rare sole edition of one of the only illustrated architectural treatises by a working architect published in Sicily. Intended for painters and architects, La Nuova Pratica includes practical demonstrations of geometry, reflecting contemporary ideas on optics and perspective. Amato’s sources included a wide range of religious, mathematical and philosophical works as well as architectural treatises, especially those of Caramuel de Lobkowitz and Juan Bautista Villalpando (Dictionary of Art I.759).Amato (1634-1714) trained as a priest in the Crociferi Order, and began his career by designing ephemeral works for the church: altarpieces, papier-mâché models, and painted hangings. He also contributed works to important political events and the feast day of Palermo’s patron saint, creating designs for triumphal arches and lavish chariots (perhaps based on those by Jacques Callot). The influence of these works can be seen in Amato’s permanent architecture. He also designed a number of prominent buildings in Palermo, including Santa Maria della Pietà, Santa Teresa alla Kalsa (1686 and 1706)—a monumental Baroque church with an imposing façade featuring two orders of Corinthian columns—and the fountain Fontana del Garraffo. His most famous work is Chiesa SS. Salvatore (1682), built for the Basilian Order, one of the few centrally planned churches in Sicily, with a complex irregular octagon foundation and an oval cupola. For the simultaneously organic and intimate classicism of his architecture, he is considered a leader in his field.PROVENANCE: Giacomo Soranzo served as governor during the Venetian rule in Imotski, Hungary, from 1783-86. Not in OCLC; ICCU lists a copy dated 1714 at Padova but lacking frontispiece! DigiBib lists a microfiche copy at UB Freiburg-Breisgau.

      [Bookseller: Martayan Lan, Inc.]
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      Sampaloc, [Philippines]: Convento de Ntra. Sra. de Loreto, 1736.. [32],219,[3]pp. Printed on rice paper. Small quarto. Modern mottled calf, ornately gilt, by Palomino. First few leaves brittle with slight cracking and minor loss, else in excellent condition. Very good. A remarkable survival of early Philippine printing, the extremely rare first book printed in Sampaloc (at that time a separate village but now in central Manila) and the second edition of the first grammar of the Panpanga language of Bataan and Bulacan in Manila Bay. Panpanga bears similarities to Tagalog (which is the subject of most early Philippine linguistic works) but with more Malay and Sanskrit words. The work was first printed in Manila at the Jesuit Press in 1729. The compiler Diego Bergaño (1690- 1747) was the Augustinian Provincial for the Philippines and Prior of the Convent at Bacolor. Printing started in the Philippines remarkably early, in 1593 (the unique example of the founding imprint is in the Rosenwald Collection at the Library of Congress), and was conducted by presses run by the different religious orders. Because of the climate and limited press runs, early imprints are notoriously rare, and generally in very poor condition when found. This is especially true of works printed on rice paper, as this is. A number of imprints recorded by Medina are known from references only, with no surviving copies. In the case of this work, only four copies are noted in OCLC, three in England and one in Germany. Medina based his entry on the copy in the British Library. An important early imprint and linguistic work, in remarkable condition for a work of its origin. PALAU 27815. RETANA, INVENTARIO 88. TAVERA 274. BRUNET I, 783- 784, "ouvrage rare". MEDINA, IMPRENTA DE MANILA, 197.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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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 […]

      Boston: Kneeland & Green for S. Gerrish, 1736. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Volume I. pp. [10], 104, [2], 254. Title page printed in red and black. Contains subscriber’s list. The second volume was never published in its entirety. A very rare continuation (not present here) covering only three additional years was printed in 1755. Attractively rebound in modern full calf and blind tooled after period style. The inside front cover contains a remounted old institutional bookplate with release stamp. A name is printed on the front free fly leaf (John Phillips) with the date 1749. Inner hinges are neatly strengthened. Miniscule chipping to outer edges of the title page; a few tiny marginal tears are professionally sealed; a minor repair is present to the inner marginal corner (hardly visible). A small tear is professionally sealed on p. 211. Pages are lightly age-toned with occasional mild spotting. On cursory inspection the interior appears generally clean. However, an occasional letter or word is neatly crossed out or corrected in an early hand. In addition several other markings are present - a line of text in the errata is crossed out (p. xii); several words and phrases in the synopsis to the introduction (p. 2) are crossed out and accompanied by handwritten corrections; a small “x” is marked through 3 lines of text in the entry for the year 1533 (Introduction, p.89); an “x” is marked on the chapter heading synopsis in part II, p. 96; a couple of pages contain a miniscule faded historical note printed in the bottom margin. Thomas Prince (1687-1758) was an American divine and pastor of the Old South Church in Boston. His “Chronological History” is divided into three parts. The Introduction outlines world history from the Creation to the year 1603 A.D. Part I. recounts events relating to the New World down to the 1620 settlement of the Plimouth colony in Massachusetts. Part II continues the history to 1630. Prince viewed the settlement of New England as the high point of world history. (See Oxford Comp. to American Lit). Sabin states that Prince’s “Chronological History” is “an important work on the most interesting period of New-England history. It was carefully compiled from a large number of authentic records and relations, mostly in the exact words of the respective authorities.” [Evans 4068; Sabin 65585; ESTC W30371].

      [Bookseller: Robert McDowell Antiquarian Books]
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      Boston: Printed & Sold by S. Kneeland & T. Green, 1736.. vi,x,22pp. Several typographical headpieces. Lacks the half title. Small octavo. Bound to style in antique three-quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, leather label. A bit of very light foxing. Very good. First edition of this important firsthand account of the Pequot War, appearing in print nearly a century after the events it describes. John Mason was commander of the Connecticut forces, and his history is the most reliable firsthand account of the Pequot War. The first organized military encounter between New England settlers and Native Americans, the importance of this conflict cannot not be overestimated. The war featured a force of American colonists, allied with the Mohegan and Narragansett tribes, against the Pequot Indians of Connecticut. The resulting bloody conflict nearly wiped out the Pequots. Unsurprisingly, a strong theme of Mason's account is that the Puritans' victory was the divine providence of God. Mason prepared his manuscript account of the war for the General Court of Connecticut. After his death the text was used by Increase Mather, who drew from it for his 1677 history of the conflict. Mason's grandson later gave the manuscript to clergyman, antiquarian, and historian Thomas Prince, who published it for the first time in this edition. Not in Field, who only lists the 19th-century reprint. Not in the Streeter collection, and rated a "d" by Howes. NAIP locates thirteen institutional copies. The only other to appear on the market in the last fifty years was the Siebert copy in 1999, purchased by this firm on behalf of the Pequot Museum for $51,500. Rare, and a very important firsthand account of an epochal event in the history of colonial New England. EVANS 4033. NAIP w030041. HOWES M369, "d." SABIN 45454. VAIL 392. CHURCH 924. SIEBERT SALE 143A.

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      Boston: Printed by Kneeland & Green for S. Gerrish, 1736.. [10],xi,[1],20,104,[2],254pp. Titlepage printed in red and black. 12mo. Contemporary calf, spine and covers gilt. Top and bottom of spine worn, upper joint cracked, front cover still attached. Light toning. A very good copy. In a half morocco box. Prince was one of the first great collectors of American history and literature, and this book reflects his antiquarian interests. His "New England Library" contained five Bay Psalm Books. This is a basic work for any collection along similar lines. "Prince spent seven years in the preparation of this was carefully compiled from a large number of authentic records and relations, mostly in the exact words of the respective authorities..." - Church. Complete in and of itself, though a "Volume II" was published in 1755 as ANNALS OF NEW ENGLAND. "Our most scholarly colonial work" - Howes. CHURCH 925. EVANS 4068. SABIN 65585. HOWES P615.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Die Biber haben 2. bis 3. Iunge, erreichen im andren Iahr ihre Kräffte zur Zucht; nehmen auch an grösse immer zu

      Kupferstich von Johann Elias Ridinger 1736. 34x42 cm. - Thienemann 222 - In der Mitte eine starke Weide, an welcher der eine Biber seine Zähne versucht, hinter ihm ein anderer schreiend. Vorn Wasser, dabei zwei junge Biber, halbwüchsig. Recht ansprechend.

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        An Historico-Geographical Description of the North and Eastern Parts of Europe and Asia;

      W.Innys & R.Manby,, London, 1736 - 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. Large 8vo. (2), xii, 463pp. 20 engraved plates & text-illus. 1 folding chart. Lacking the large folding map which, issued separately, is seldom found (with a large photo copy map). Contemporary full leather, rebacked, cover rubbed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Isseido Booksellers, ABAJ, ILAB]
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        Poems on Several Occasions

      London: Printed for the author. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Some wear to later cover with leather cracked and split at head and tail of spine. Eps browned. Internally very clean and bright. Some offsetting. 1736. First Edition. Leather cover. xl, 336pp :: Woodcut head and tail pieces :: 260mm x 125mm (10" x 5") :: Stephen Duck, 1705-1756, was born and lived at Charlton, Wiltshire. He wrote poems on several subjects, most well-known was 'The Threshers Labour' which was publicly read to the Queen by the Earl of Macclesfield. Also 'Truth and Falsehood' and 'A Fable'. The poems are representative of 18th-century working-class poetry, a genre that they essentially began. There are stylistic conventions and modifications in his poems, but also modest truths about laboring people. Duck was given a small house and various minor court appointments by the Queen; he became a yeoman of the guard, then a Keeper of the Queen's Library, and eventually took holy orders. Aquaintance, rival and fellow poet Mary Collier was also a labourer .

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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. 1736 In-4° (296x210mm), pp. (18), 346, (2), 128 di annotazioni, legatura coeva p. pergamena rigida con titolo in oro su tassello in pelle rossa al dorso. Tagli spruzzati. Al frontespizio, vignetta calcografica con la volpe emblema dello stampatore e, sullo sfondo, veduta di Bologna. Antiporta incisa su rame e 20 altre superbe tavole in rame f.t., una per ogni canto, ascritte tradizionalmente a Lodovico Mattioli, ma la cui paternità fu poi in seguito assegnata al grande Giuseppe Maria Crespi. Inoltre, un ritratto del Croce intercalato n.t. e 16 grandi finaletti figurati da invenzione dello stesso Crespi. Fra le pp. 100-101 delle annotazioni, una tavola ripiegata riproducente 14 iscrizioni antiche, di cui la prima in greco e le restanti in latino. Annotazione antica al frontespizio: "Ce livre est rara dans cette édition". Ottimo stato. Celebre e superba edizione figurata, nonché prima edizione in versi, del celeberrimo libro secentesco del Croce, uno dei pochi testi a carattere schiettamente popolare delle nostre letttere, contenente anche i seguiti del "Bertoldino" e del "Cacasenno", quest'ultimo dovuto ad Adriano Banchieri. Nella presente edizione le tre opere sono presenti nella trasposizione poetica in ottave dovuta a vari autori (oltre al Frugoni, al Baruffaldi e a Ubertino Landi, sicuramente i nomi più noti, sono presenti letterati minori come Zanotti, Zampieri, Amadesi, Piccioli, Crotti, Arrisi, Riva, Balbi, Pozzi, Tanari, Borsetti, Scarselli, Brunori, Zanelli, Lapi). "Edizione originale rarissima, pregevole per correzione, nitore di tipi, di carta, e corredo di stampe.. Il Crespi per far acquistare fama e rinomanza al Mattioli non solo sottoscrisse il nome di lui alle venti stampe del Bertoldo, ma eziandio ad altre.." (Canterzani). Derivato da una "Disputa di Salomone con Marcolfo" attestata fin dal XII secolo, il "Bertoldo" del Croce sostituisce Salomone con Alboino e, appunto, muta il nome di Marcolfo in Bertoldo, mantenendo in sostanza inalterate le linee generali della vicenda. L'opera fu stampata per la prima volta a Milano da Pandolfo Malatesta nel 1606; innumerevoli furono, nei secoli, le ristampe così del "Bertoldo" come delle sue continuazioni. Canterzani, Catalogo dei libri... dei Dalla Volpe, 1736.16 (con lunghe annotazioni cui si rimanda). Brunet, I, 820. Gamba, 2156: "Bella edizione. La Lettera premessa a questo poema giocoso è di Gio. Giuseppe Orsi. Di varii begl'ingegni sono i venti Canti, e tra questi si annoverano i due Zanotti, il Baruffaldi, il Zampieri, l'Amadesi, Flaminio Scarselli ecc. Il Canto VI, quantunque porti in fronte il nome di Francesco, sappiamo essere stato lavoro di Giampietro Zanotti, che lo compose onde liberare il fratello dalla promessa. Giuseppe Maria Crespi, detto lo Spagnuolo, inventò le figure, che furono intagliate alla pittoresca sul gusto di Salvator Rosa dal pittore medesimo; ma attribuendone il lavoro a Lodovico Mattioli per acquistargli rinomanza e fama". Brunet, I, 820. Cicognara, 1083. Guerrini, La vita e le opere di Giulio Cesare Croce, Bologna, 1879, p. 331. Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna, Gabinetto delle stampe, incisori bolognesi ed emiliani del '700, n. 239 e sgg.

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        La figure de la terre, déterminée par les observations ... faites par ordre du roy au cercle polaire.Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1738. First edition.

      A marvelous copy bound in lavishly gilt contemporary red morocco. "In 1736, as part of its attempts to settle the dispute between the Newtonians and Cartesians as to whether the earth was flattened or elongated at the poles, the Académie des Sciences sent a geodesic expedition to Lapland to measure a degree of meridian at the polar circle. Maupertuis, the leader of the expedition, was accompanied by Charles Camus, Alexis Claude, Clairaut, Louis Le Monnier and the Abbé Outhier; Maupertuis and Clairaut made up part of the Académie's small but youthful and pugnacious band of Newtonians, who believed the shape of the earth to be that of oblate ellipsoid. The expedition's results, which supported the Newtonian theory of gravitation, were met with hostility at first; however, the Académie was forced to accept them after the return of its Peruvian expedition, which corroborated the findings of the Lapland mission." (Norman 1458).. 8vo (193 x 124 mm), pp xxiv [4] 184 and 9 engraved plates with geometric figures plus 1 engraved map, contemporary red morocco, richly gilt boards and spine, all edges gilt, gilt and colored floral end papers, spine with a little fading and some rubbing

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      , 1736** 1736 Manuscrit, relié en veau à l'impression doré et au 5 nerfs, plattes intérieures décorées, gravure en frontispice, page de titre, 95 x 150mm., pages ne sont pas numerotées, 3 gravures. Manuscrit du XVIIIe siècle. En bon état.

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        Charte der Kriegs Operationen am Donn und Dnieper. Ihro Russisch Key Serl: Maiesty: gloriousen Armeen A 1736. .

      Rarissima carta della parte meridionale dell?Ucraina, con la penisola della Crimea ed il Mar Nero. La carta è una delle 5 mappe pubblicate dalla Accademia delle Scienze di San Pietroburgo ad uso dell?esercito Russo durante la guerra contro i Turchi, iniziata nel 1735. La mappa è gravemente distorta rispetto alla realtà e fu rifiutata dagli Ufficiali dell?esercito. Incisione in rame, finemente colorata a mano, tracce di sporco all?angolo inferiore, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. Very rare map of the southern part of Ukraine, with an explanatory key A-N in lower right. One of five maps published by Academy of Sciences in Saint Petersburg for use by Russian army during Russian-Turkish war started in 1735. Bagrow thinks they are based on some French maps. All these maps are huge step back comparing with Beauplan. When the maps have been send for review to the front line, one of the officers replied: "Maps are totally erroneous and have nothing to do with real topography and distances, and therefore any improvement is impossible". Unfortunately publishers in Western Europe have not seen this review, and the maps were widely copied in Germany and Netherlands for about next thirty years. Copperplate with fine hand colour, trimmed to the platemark, small repaired area at lower right corner, generally in very good conditions. San Pietroburgo St. Petersbourg Atlas Ukrainae et Ponti Euxini (C15-18), 42. 455 385

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        Le opere di Senofonte ateniese filosofo ed istorico eccellentissimo. Molto utili a' capitani di guerra ed al vivere morale e civile. Tradotte dal greco da Marc'Antonio Gandini. Colla vita dell'autore descritta dal medesimo Gandini, con due tavole copiosissime... aggiuntovi in questa nuova impressione... quattro tavole di geografia antica di Cristoforo Cellario, e la storia di Gemisto Pletone nuovamente tradotta...

      appresso Dionigi Ramanzini 1736-37 Tre volumi di cm. 25, pp. (46) 409 (3); (8) 556, 48, 26, 75, (1); 387 (1). Grande marca tipografiche in ovale a ciascun frontespizio, ripetuta al registro senza ovale (fenice rivolta al sole su fiamme sprigionantesi da anfora alata con iscritte le iniziali GGF di Giolito de' Ferrari e due motti: vivo morte refecta mea sulla cornice, semper eadem su cartiglio...). Con quattro belle carte geografiche incise in rame e ripiegate fuori testo tratte dal Cellario: Mesopotamia e Babilonia, Siria, Oriente Persia India, Asia Minore; grande testata calcografica alla pagina di dedica, testatine, finalini e grandi capolettera abitati e istoriati incisi su legno. Legatura coeva in cartonato alla rustica con nervi passanti e titoli manoscritti al dorso. Esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione con carte candide, in barbe, fresco, marginoso e genuino. Al secondo volume, con frontespizio autonomo appare il testo: Giorgio Gemisto Pletone, Dell'istorie de' greci nuovamente tradotto in italiano da... Gio. Antonio Dalla Bona, con due tavole... l'altra della geografia antica con la denominazione moderna delle città, fiumi, monti... e questo va congiunto al quarto anello della collana storica greca. Pregiata edizione che si proponeva di imitare quelle cinquecentesche del veneziano Giolito de Ferrari, di cui si ripropone infatti la marca tipografica, ma che ripropone in realtà l'edizione in-4 apparsa nel 1588 per Dusinello. Rara in questo stato di conservazione. (Gamba 1641).

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        P. Virgilii Maronis, Opera, cum integris commentariis Servii, Philargyrii, Pierii. Accedunt Scaligeri et Lindenbrogii Notae ad Culicem, Cirin, Catalecta. Ad Cod. MS. Regium Perisiensem recensuit Pancratius Masvicius. Cum indicibus absolutissimis, Tom. I [[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]]marca tipogr.[[[]][]][]], Venetiis [[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]]linea tipogr.[[[]][]][]], Excudit Jo. Baptista Paschalius, MDCCXXXVI. Superiorum Permissu, ac Privilegio. // Tom. II, id. id.

      Pasquali Giambattista 1736 4° [[[]][[[]][[[]][]][]]cm. 28 × 19,5[[[]][]][]]; 2 voll.: vol. I, f. 1 di guardia, pp. 268 n.n. (contenenti l''''Index Erythraei Virgiliano operi cujuslibet editionis ab Antonio Maria Basso) + 717 + 3 bianche n.n., f. 1 di guardia; vol. II, f. 1 di guardia, 1 n.n. + pp. 589 (num. 719-1308) + 208 n.n. Xilografia di Cm. 7x14 prima di ciascuna opera e di ciascun canto dell''''Eneide. Bell''''esemplare a pieni margini con barbe. Tagliate due carte bianche dopo la dedica, strappo nel margine inferiore di c. II e in quello esterno di p. 277 del primo tomo. Leg. settecentesca in mezza perg. rigida, con cartellini in pelle colorata con impressioni in oro sul dorso. Brunet, V 1291.

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        Breviarium Sanctae Autissiodorensis Ecclesiae, Illustrissimi & Reverendissimi in Christo Patris Domini D. Caroli de Caylus Autissiodorensium Episcopi autoritate, & ejusdem Ecclesiae Capituli consensu editum.

      Parisiis, apud Bartholomaeum Alix, 1736. 1736 In-8° (173x111mm), pp. (32), 476, CXXXII, 16 di "Intonationes, Mediationes, et Terminationes" di musica sacra in notazione neumatica su tetragramma. Bella legatura coeva in p. pelle rossa alle armi del Vescovo di Auxerre e dedicatario dell'opera, Charles de Caylus. Le armi sono impresse in oro al centro di entrambi i piatti entro ricca bordura perimetrale in oro con motivi floreali e vegetali. Dorso a 5 nervi decorati in oro con titolo, fiorellini e tralci vegetali in oro entro scomparti. Unghie e labbri decorati in oro, tagli dorati, sguardie policrome à queue-de-paon. Antiporta calcografica con raffigurazione della Basilica di Saint Étienne di Auxerre. Frontespizio con stemma inciso del de Caylus (identico alle armi della legatura) e timbro di antica biblioteca gesuita al frontespizio. Testo bicolonne riquadrato editorialmente in ross, testatine e capilettera ornati. Perfetto stato. La parte "autunnale" di questo breviario ad uso della Diocesi di Auxerre.

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        Dictionarium Domesticum. Being a new and compleat Houfhold Dictionary for the ufe both of City and Country.....:

      London, Hitch, Davies and Austen, 1736.. HARDBACK, later half-calf with 'bubbled' cloth boards, gilt lettering and ornament on spine, frontispiece, pages: [ii], un-paginated, all edges speckled, 115mm x 190mm (4.5" x 7") former owner's bookplate on front end-papers, head, hinges and corners a little rubbed, browning to end-papers, very light very occasional spotting, otherwise a very fine bright copy. British Bee Books No. 90. From the S. A. Baldwin Bee Library.

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        Kongl. stadgar, förordningar, privilegier och resolutioner, angående justitien och hushållningen wid bergwerken och bruken, med hwad som ther til hörer både inom och utom bergslagerne uti Sweriges Rike [...] + Kongl. stadgar, förordningar, bref och resolutioner, angående justitien och hushållningen wid bergwerken och bruken, första fortsättningen. Från och med år 1736 til och med år 1756. + Kongl. stadgar, förordningar, bref och resolutioner, angående justitien och hushållningen wid bergwerken och bruken, andra fortsättningen. Från och med år 1757 til och med år 1791. + Kongl. stadgar, förordningar, bref och resolutioner, angående justitien och hushållningen wid bergwerken och bruken. Tredje fortsättningen. Från och med år 1792 til och med år 1836.

      Stockholm, Benj. Gottl. Schneider, 1736 + Stockholm, Kongl. tryckeriet, 1786 + Stockholm, Johan A. Carlbohm, 1797 + Stockholm, P.A. Norstedt & söner, 1837. Fyra volymer, Titelsida + 1 blank + (48) + 878 + (183) + 1 blank; Titelsida + 1 blank + (28) + 757 + 1 blank; Titelsida + 1 blank + (26) + 777 + 1 blank; Titelsida + (31) + 1026 s. Halvskinnband med rött ryggtitelfält och röda snitt (J. A. Hedman, Sala). Mycket gott skick, knappt öppnade. Dock är fjärde volymens bakre pärmpapper avskavt.. Ryggtitel: Kongl. bergsförordningar 1347-1836

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        Geographische und Historische Merckwürdigkeiten des Vor- oder Unter-Hartzes, welche von denen Fürstenthümern Blanckenburg und Hartzgerode, dem Stifft Quedlinburg, den Grafschafften Manßfeld, Stollberg ... mancherley besonders in sich fassen. Meistentheils durch genaue Bemerckung dessen, was man selbst in Augenschein genommen, ausgearbeitet.

      Mit gestochenem Portrait von Fürst Victor Friedrich von Anhalt-Bernburg. 15 Bll., 768 S., 4 Bll. Prgt. d. Zt. Humpert 12167; Gatterer II, 8 (irrig: 1738). - Erste Ausgabe der kenntnisreichen, gründlichen Beschreibung und Landeskunde des Harzes, auch mit interessanten Details aus den technologischen Bereichen. Wirtschaftliche Themen wie Bergbau und Bodenschätze fanden natürlich das besondere Interesse des sächsischen Kameralisten, Naturwissenschaftlers und Schriftstellers Julius Bernhard von Rohr (1688-1742), der einer der bekanntesten Autoren der deutschen Hausväterliteratur war. - Einband etwas fleckig und bestoßen. Vorsätze mit wenigen Einträgen, geringe Gebrauchsspuren, schönes Exemplar.

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        Poems on Several Occasions

      London: Printed for the author, 1736.. First Edition. Leather cover. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Some wear to later cover with leather cracked and split at head and tail of spine. Eps browned. Internally very clean and bright. Some offsetting. xl, 336pp :: Woodcut head and tail pieces :: 260mm x 125mm (10" x 5") :: Stephen Duck, 1705-1756, was born and lived at Charlton, Wiltshire. He wrote poems on several subjects, most well-known was 'The Threshers Labour' which was publicly read to the Queen by the Earl of Macclesfield. Also 'Truth and Falsehood' and 'A Fable'. The poems are representative of 18th-century working-class poetry, a genre that they essentially began. There are stylistic conventions and modifications in his poems, but also modest truths about laboring people. Duck was given a small house and various minor court appointments by the Queen; he became a yeoman of the guard, then a Keeper of the Queen's Library, and eventually took holy orders. Aquaintance, rival and fellow poet Mary Collier was also a labourer

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        Philosophia prima sive Ontologia methodo scientifica pertracatata, qua omnis cognitionis humanae principia. Editio tertia, latina emendatior.

      4°. 8 n.n. Bl., 424 S. Mit einer gestochenen Titelvignette mit der Ansicht des Arena von Verona und wenigen wissenschaftlichen Holzschnitten. Ganzpergamentband der Zeit mit 2 roten goldgeprägten Rückenschildern und reicher gold- und schwarzgeprägter Rückenverzierung. Veroneser Nachdruck. - Christian Wolffs Einfluss auf die Frühaufklärung war bis zu Kant von grosser Bedeutung. Sein Universalwissen erlaubten ihm sich in der Argumentation für ein wissenschaftliches Bild der Philosophie sich gegen die Kirche durchzusetzen. Er war der erste Professor der Philosophie in Deutsch unterrichtete. - Sehr sauberes, fleckenloses Exemplar In dekorativem Einband. [3 Warenabbildungen bei]

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        De morbis venereis libri sex. In quibus disseritur tum de origine, propagatione & contagione horumce affectuum in genere: tum de singulorum natura, aetiologia & therapeia, cum brevi analysi & epicrisi operum plerorumque quae de eodem argumento scripta sunt.

      4°. Lederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und ornamentaler Rückenvergoldung. Garrison-M. 5195. - Wellcome II, 64. - Blake 22. - Erste Ausgabe. "Considering the period in which it was written, this is an admirable and comprehensive book on the subject" (Garrison-M.). Das wichtigste Buch über Herkunft, Geschichte und Behandlung der Geschlechtskrankheiten im 18. Jahrhundert. Mit einer Übersicht der gedruckten Literatur von 1495 bis zum Erscheinen des Werkes. Astruc war ein Vertreter der amerikanischen Herkunft der Syphilis. "Das beste und heute noch für jeden medizinischen Geschichtsforscher geradezu unentbehrliches Werk" (Hirsch I, 215). Astruc (1684-1766) war Professor in Toulouse, Montpellier und ab 1731 in Paris Leibarzt von Louis XV. - Vereinzelt etwas gebräunt und stockfleckig. Einbandkanten angeplatzt. Ecken stark bestossen. - In der ersten Ausgabe selten.

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      1736. Fine. STRYK, Samuel. STRYKII SAMUELIS IC ET ANTECESSORIS... PRAELECTIONES VIADRINAE DE CAUTELIS CONTRACTUM necessariis exemplis contractum declaratae et variis facultatis iuridicae responsis illustratae. [lectures given at the Viadrine University on the necessary cautions of contracts, with examples and other opinions. Preface on Heuromatic Jurisprudence by Johann Gottlieb Heinz]. Berlin, Christopher Gottlieb Nicolai, 1736. Quarto. [1]xxvi,584pp., [36]ff. Portions of Stryk's work were published separately (cautions in testaments, for example, or buyer-and-seller agreements) but this edition embraces all of his work on cautions, based on lectures presented during his professorship at the University in Frankfort. Neat ownership inscriptions, and one name excised from the title, else fine in vellum boards. Title on spine in ink.

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        BERTOLDO CON BERTOLDINO E CACASENNO IN OTTAVA RIMA Con Argomenti., Allegorie, Annotazioni e Figure in Rame.

      [xviii], [2], 3 - 346, [2], 1 - 118. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece and twenty other full-page engraved plates; plus a vignette on the title and other vignettes within the text. Contemporary full vellum. Title in gilt on spine. 4to. Splitting at inner hinges between frontispiece and title page.Text block firm. Inscription in eighteenth century hand on front free endpaper and the initial P on front end pastedown. Some light and occasional browning; some water-staining at start; else a very good copy.

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        London, 1735.

      8vo. Engr. front,+ (4),+ 335,+ (81 ) pp.+ fold. engr. map. With engr. title vignette and end-vignettes and 12 vignettes in text. Worn contemporary English full calf, gilt spine with raised bands, with crack in hinges but still firm. With the engr. book plate of James Ibbetson, and from the library of Ericsberg, with the book plate of Carl Jedvard Bonde pasted over Ibbettson's. Graesse I, 434. Lascarides, The Search for Troy, 37. First edition of the first English study entirely devoted to Homer as a historical person. A second edition appeared in 1736, a third in 1757. A German translation was published in 1776 by Voss, and a French in 1799. The vignetts are after Gravelot and mostly engraved by Van der Gucht but also by G. Scotine. The 12 vignettes are listed in the list of plates at the end. Blackwell concludes that Homer wust have been a real person, and his study is important in giving the picture of Homer as a simple and unspoilt Greek "Naturmench", undestroyed by civilisation. He also assumes that Homer must have been aquainted with the field of action of the Iliad, and therefore an guide to the place of Troy. Thomas Blackwell (1701-57), Greek scholar, translator and professor at Aberdeen, and an important representant for the Scottish enlightenment

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        The Island Barbados.

      Tho Bowles, London, 1736. Detailed engraved map with hand coloured outline, showing named plantations. Good margins. 14 x 12"

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        Architectura militaris hypothetico-eclectica, Oder Gründliche Anleitung zu der Kriegs-Baukunst... 4. Ausg. Nürnberg, Monath, 1736. 7 Bll., 144, 23 S. Mit 1 gestoch. Portr.-Frontisp., 1 Titelvign. und 42 gefalt. Kupfertafeln. Gr.-8°. Ldr. d. Zt. (etw. beschabt u. bestoßen).

      Jähns 1703 ff.- Die erste Ausgabe erschien 1702.- Sturm, 'zu Beginn des Jahrhunderts unzweifelhaft der hervorragendste deutsche Fortifikations-Gelehrte' (Jähns), behandelt mehr als 80 verschiedene Befestigungsarten.- Alter handschriftlicher Eigentumsvermerk auf Vorsatz (dat. 1793).- Innen frisches Exemplar.

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        Description géographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'Empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie Chinoise

      The Hague: Henri Scheurleer, 1736. 4 volumes, 4to (9 6/8 x 7 6/8 inches). Title-pages printed in red and black with engraved publisher's devices, engraved folding map of Canton (early tape repairs), 52 engraved plates (some folding), including a number of city plans, 5 engraved vignette head-pieces, 6 diagrams in the text, many by J. C. Philips after A. Humblot, others by Humblot after J. van de Spyk, one by Philippe van Gunst, most unsigned, woodcut head- and tailpieces and woodcut initials throughout (a few of the illustrations in volume 2 colored by a modern hand, pale marginal stains towards the end of volume one, some stains to the early gutters of volume 2, small marginal tear to the folding plate of the "Peking Observatory" in volume 3.) Contemporary mottled calf, spines gilt in compartments, red and black morocco lettering-pieces (extremities scuffed). Provenance: 19th-century ownership inscription of Julie Mestral-Tavel on the recto of the first blank in each volume, except volume two, which is lacking the first blank and has the slightly later ownership inscription of Julie Mestral-Paynerne in a different hand on the title-page. "The first definitive European work on the Chinese empire" (Hill). First quarto edition, with a new preface and bibliography, first published in Paris the previous year in a folio edition. The illustrations are reduced versions of the plates of the first edition (some of which were woodcut) and fine engravings of Chinese life including city plans, ceremonies, artisans at work, costumes, etc. The maps were published separately by Bourguignon d'Anville in 1737, also reprinting the contents of the1735 edition. Du Halde became a Jesuit in 1708, and was commissioned by his superiors to bring together the published and manuscript accounts of Jesuit travelers in China. He first began by editing much of the comprehensive "Lettres édifiantes et curieuses écrites des missions étrangères" (1702-1776), one of the most important sources for Jesuit missionary activities in the 18th century. His later "Le Description." includes reports of 27 Jesuit missionaries, all listed in the preface, and covers every aspect of Chinese life and culture. The first printed account of Vitus Bering's first expedition to Alaska in 1725-1728, is included in volume four: "The original report traveled a circuitous route to fall into Du Halde's hands. The Danish Vitus Bering (1681-1741) had entered the Russian navy as a young man and risen through the ranks. His expedition was sponsored by the Russian Czar Peter the Great. When Bering returned to St. Petersburg in 1730, five years after the death of Peter the Great, his account and an accompanying map were sent as a gift to the King of Poland, who gave them to Du Halde with permission to do with them "as he saw fit". In this way the first account of Bering's important exploration was published in France rather than in Russia, where the full narrative was not published until several years later" (Hill). Brunet II, 870; Cordier "Sinica", p. 48; Hill 498. Purchased at Swann's April 15, 1999 lot 76. Catalogued by Kate Hunter..

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        C. Suetonius Tranquillus / Cum Notis Integris Jo. Bapt. Egnatii, Henrici Glareani, Laevini Torrentii, Fulvii Ursini, Isacii Casauboni, Jani Gruteri, Theod. Marcilii, Joannis Georgii Graevii, Caroli Patini, Curante Petro Burmanno. [2 Vols.]

      Amstelaedami: Apud Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1736. 2 volumes. Vol. 1.: pp. [xxii], 808, frontispiece, title-page vignette, 33 engravings within the text (primarily of coins), 6 tailpieces, title-page printed in red and black; Vol. 2: title-page in red and black, pp. 1-420, 1-202, [v] Index Numismatum, 34 folding engraved plates, 421-492, Indices from signature 3Q3 - 4R3, Corrigenda et Addenda 4R3v - 4S4v, 18 engravings within the text (primarily of coins), 7 tailpieces. Contemporary brown full leather, red sprinkled edges. Covers worn and rubbed, sympathetically rebacked some time ago, 5 raised bands, 2 gilt-stamped leather spine labels, corners rubbed. Mild foxing, offsetting from the ink to some signatures more than others, plate 24 has small 'v' shape missing in white space not affecting the engraving. Text in Latin and primarily in 2 columns. . Full Leather. Very Good. Quarto.

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        The General History of China. Containing A Geographical, Historical, Chronological, Political and Physical Description of the Empire of China, Chinese-Tartary, Corea and Thibet. Including an Exact and Particular Account of their Customs, Manners, Ceremonies, Religion, Arts and Sciences

      LONDON: John Watts, 1736 A very good copy of the scarce 1st English edition of Du Halde's General History of China, translated in 4 volumes by Richard Brookes. Complete with 19 copper engraved plates of which 11 are folding, and 4 folding maps; and numerous head and tailpiece decorations and decorative initial capitals. Du Halde (1674 - 1743) was a French Jesuit and used the letters and accounts written by other Jesuit missionaries to compile his work. it was first published in French in 1735. This English translation was made by Richard Brookes, an English physician known for translating works of natural history, geography, medicine and surgery. All 4 volumes are in full leather: the original boards have been retained and they have newer spines with raised bands, gilt tooling and title and volume labels. All have an armorial bookplate of John Mills on the front pastedown. Volume I has an engraved frontispiece of Confucius; title page in red and black inks; dedication to Frederick, Prince of Wales, by Richard Brookes; preface; contents listing; folding map of China, 2 folding plates and 3 one page plates. 509 pp. There is a half title part way through to head up a section on Chinese Monarchy.There is a small repaired tear to the edge of the contents listing and the map has 2 very small brown spots. Vol II has a frontispiece of Father Matthew Ricci; red and black title page; dedication to the Rt Hon Arthur Onslow; contents listing; 9 plates, of which 8 are folding, and one folding map of the Entrance into Canton. 438 pp. Vol III had a frontispiece of Father Adam Schael; dedication to Dr Mead; contents listing and one folding plate. It also has 2 pages of musical notation. 496 pp. Vol IV has a frontispiece of Father Ferdinando Verbiest; dedication to the Directors of the United Company of Merchants of England trading to the E Indies; and 2 folding maps - Tibet and Captain Beering's travels. The Tibet map has a small tear which has been repaired with archive tape.464 pp. All the contents are in very good and clean condition. A few pages have some light browning.

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        Poems on Several Occasions

      London: Printed for the author. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Some wear to later cover with leather cracked and split at head and tail of spine. Eps browned. Internally very clean and bright. Some offsetting. 1736. First Edition. Leather cover. xl, 336pp :: Woodcut head and tail pieces :: 260mm x 125mm (10" x 5") :: Stephen Duck, 1705-1756, was born and lived at Charlton, Wiltshire. He wrote poems on several subjects, most well-known was 'The Threshers Labour' which was publicly read to the Queen by the Earl of Macclesfield. Also 'Truth and Falsehood' and 'A Fable'. The poems are representative of 18th-century working-class poetry, a genre that they essentially began. There are stylistic conventions and modifications in his poems, but also modest truths about laboring people. Duck was given a small house and various minor court appointments by the Queen; he became a yeoman of the guard, then a Keeper of the Queen's Library, and eventually took holy orders. Aquaintance, rival and fellow poet Mary Collier was also a labourer .

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        [Reliures en plein maroquin] La Mouche ou les Aventures de M. Bigand

      A Paris ; A La haye: Chez Poilly ; Chez Jean Neaulme, 1736. relié. 8 parties en 4 Vol. in 12 (10x16,5cm). Edition originale très rare des 4 dernières parties, précédées des 4 premières (avec titre de relais), dont la troisième, à la date de 1736, est en édition originale. Réunion exceptionnelle et fort rare des huit parties en reliure uniforme, qui plus est en maroquin. La publication de l'ouvrage s'est étalée de 1736 à 1742. Les premières parties de cet ouvrage sont certainement en premier tirage, mais avec des titres de relais à l'adresse d'autres libraires qui avaient racheté le privilège. Plein Maroquin rouge d'époque. Dos lisse richement orné. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin noir. Triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats, avec fleurons angulaires. Tranches dorées. Roulette intérieure. Mors du tome I en grande partie fendus et coiffe de queue élimée. Mors supérieur du tome II fendu, un léger manque en queue. Mors supérieur du tome III fendu. Mors supérieur du tome IV en partie fendu, idem pour le mors inférieur ; un manque sérieux en coiffe de queue. La moitié des coins émoussés. Quelques tâches jaunâtres dans le premier volumes et quelques rousseurs malgré un ensemble plutôt frais. Malgré les défauts, aspect fort décoratif des dos. L'ensemble demeure un bel exemplaire, fort enviable en cette condition. Roman picaresque difficilement narrable tant il brille par l'invention, la mouche (terme d'argot pour l'espion) reste l'oeuvre la plus célèbre de son auteur ; on y sent l'influence nette de Lesage et de Prévost quant au modèle narratif autobiographique. Voici ce qu'en disent ses préfaciers chez Garnier en 2010 : "Dans La Mouche, très lue au XVIIIe siècle, non rééditée depuis lors, Mouhy entraîne son lecteur à la suite du petit Bigand (héros populaire, mais qui a des lettres) dans une folle équipée à travers les registres romanesques les plus variés, du trivial au fantastique, du picaresque au tragique de l'amour fou, dans un univers soumis au règne du hasard. Une étonnante expérience de collage et une très originale création romanesque qui dit quelque chose de la liberté et de la folie au siècle des Lumières." (La Mouche ou les Aventures de M. Bigand, édité par René Démoris et Florence Magnot-Ogilvy, Classiques Garnier, 2010. - Chez Poilly ; Chez Jean Neaulme, A Paris ; A La haye _1736 - 1742, 8 parties en 4 Vol. in 12 (10x16,5cm), 265pp; (6) 172pp. et x, 209 (4) 240pp. et (6) 188pp. et (3) 173pp. (3) et (3) 168 (4) 175pp., relié. - Reliures en plein maroquin relié

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        The Life of John, Duke of Marlborough, Prince of the Roman Empire. In two volumes

      London - J.Wilcox, 1736 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An extremely scarce copy, particularly in the first edition of this fantastic biography. With a frontispiece and several further plates of 'maps, plans of battles, sieges and medals, and a great number of original letters and papers never before published'. Decorative head and tail pieces and capitals. John Churchill, first duke of Marlborough (16501722), army officer and politician. His career spanned the reigns of five monarchs through the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Rising from a lowly page at the court of the House of Stuart, he loyally served James, Duke of York, through the 1670s and early 1680s, earning military and political advancement through his courage and diplomatic skill. Churchill's role in defeating the Monmouth Rebellion in 1685 helped secure James on the throne, yet just three years later he abandoned his Catholic patron for the Protestant Dutchman, William of Orange. Honoured for his services at William's coronation with the earldom of Marlborough, he served with further distinction in the early years of the Nine Years' War, but persistent charges of Jacobitism brought about his fall from office and temporary imprisonment in the Tower. It was not until the accession of Queen Anne in 1702 that Marlborough reached the zenith of his powers and secured his fame and fortune. The final account by a person close to the duke was that of Thomas Lediard, a secretary to Marlborough during his mission to Karl XII of Sweden in 1707, The Life of John, Duke of Marlborough, with Original Letters and Papers (3 vols. , 1736; revised and enlarged, 1743). This was the first full biography, and was based on personal knowledge as well as original materials to which Lediard had access. Thomas Lediard (16851743), writer and surveyor. He states that he was attached at different times to the staff of the first duke of Marlborough, and especially in 1707, on the occasion of the duke's visit to Charles XII of Sweden. Lediard does not appear to have been connected with the duke in any official capacity, and always travelled as a private gentleman at his own expense. Lediard returned to England some time before 1730 and settled in Smith Square, Westminster. Some time after this he was appointed justice of the peace for the liberty of Westminster, and was known as a useful and active magistrate. During the next five years he worked on The Naval History of England from the Norman Conquest to the Conclusion of 1734, published in 1735. In February 1738 he wrote A scheme, humbly offered to the honourable the commissioners for building a bridge at Westminster. On 9 December 1742 Lediard was elected a fellow of the Royal Society. In addition to his Naval History, he published other historical works, including a life of the duke of Marlborough (1736) and a continuation of Rapin de Thoyras's History of England (1737), covering the period from 1688 to 1714; he was also responsible for two English translations of works on ancient Germany and civil and historical architecture. DNBCondition: In full calf bindings. Externally sound although rubbed. One joint is cracked, twojust starting. Internally, firmly bound. Lovely and bright and generally clean with just a few scattered spots. In remarkable conditionconsidering the age of these books. Overall: GOOD..

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        Tractatio Juridica, de Pileo, vom Recht des Huths

      Hala Magdeburgica Halle in Sachsen: typis Hendelianis 1736 Hala Magdeburgica [Halle in Sachsen]: typis Hendelianis, 1736. (HATS) Small 4to. 40 pp. A-E4. 19th-century black pebbled morocco and boards. Boards scuffed, head chipped, upper joint split but cords holding; flyleaf detached. With the Masonic bookplate of Jacob Hugo Tatsch, author of Freemasonry in the Thirteen Colonies (1929), on the front pastedown. OCLC: 23445320 (one copy); not in Lipperheide, Colas, nor Hiler . OCLC locates only one copy (i.e., Columbia Law Library) of this rare little treatise on the laws and mores regarding hats, which is itself a bit of a puzzle. The Dedication, in French, is to "Jean Adolphe, duc de Saxe" and is dated 3 October, 1680, some 56 years before the publication of this pamphlet. A search of OCLC reveals a similar title, published in 1680, SCHEDIASMA DE PILEO, of which this might be the second printing. Both editions are exremely rare

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        Gercken, 1736. Stor 4:o.

      (28),416,(68,1-23) s. + WILDE, JACOB. Sweriges beskrifna lagars grund, art och uprinnelse samt ålder, omskiftelser och förnyelse efter riksens handlingar och förnuftets medgifwande för alla sannings och billighets älskare enkannerliga Sweriges studerande ungdom till närmare undersökande utkastadt. Sthlm, H. Gercken, 1736. Stor 4:o. (20),131 s. Praktfullt samtida kalvskinnbd med upphöjda bind, rikt guldornerad rygg, brun titeletikett och helt guldsnitt. Några ytliga sprickor på ryggen och titeletiketten. Pärmarnas nederkanter skrapade och det främre nedre hörnet stött. Några småfläckar på pärmarna. Bra inlagor men som vanligt med en del lager- och småfläckar, t.ex. på titelbladet till det andra arbetet. Enstaka bockar i marginalerna. En reva överst i yttermarginalen på s. 193 och ett litet hål i yttermarginalen på s. 207. Några mindre fuktfläckar i nedre marginalen på s. 401-02 och i yttermarginalen i det andra arbetet på s. 81-82. Med P. G. Wennerstiernas namnteckning. Ex. på stort papper från Trolleholm.. Colliander Sveriges rikes lag 1734-1934, s. 516-17. Första upplagan av 1734 års lag i den näst största pappersvarianten. Detta är varianten med domarreglerna. "Sweriges beskrifna lagars grund" författades på uppdrag av Kanslikollegium och var avsedd som en inledning till lagen. Namnteckningen är förmodligen av Per Georg Wennerstierna (1735-1809), bankokommissarie 1786, (för hans boksamling se Almquist Sveriges bibliografiska litteratur 4851), eller hans far Peter Georg Wennerstierna (1694-1748), fänrik vid Hallands regemente och sedermera häradshövding

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        MAURIER, AUBERY du.

      Memoires de Hambourg, de Lubeck et de Holstein, de Dannemarck, de Suede et de Pologne. Amsterdam, 1736. 12:o. (6),360 s. Titelbladet tryckt i rött och svart. Nött samtida skinnbd med upphöjda bind, guldornerad rygg och mörkröd titeletikett. Marmorerade snitt. Ytterfalsarna med sprickor och ryggen med smärre skador överst och nederst. Spår av borttaget exlibris på främre pärmens insida. Ngt lager- och småfläckig, t.ex. på s. 137-50. Liten fläck på titelbladet.. Jämför Bring Itineraria svecana 43 och Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 244: "oriktigheter förekomma här flere; men därjämte åtskillige artiga particulariteter." Du Maurier, mest känd för sina "Memoires pour servir à l'histoire de Hollande", besökte Sverige och i synnerhet Stockholm 1637. En sonson lät trycka dessa reseanmärkningar för första gången 1735. Det här är andra upplagan som är okänd för både Warmholtz och Bring. Ytterligare tre upplagor utkom

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        Réflexions sur la résolution algébrique des équations.Berlin: C. F. Voss, 1772.

      First edition of this important memoir, "the source of all the subsequent works on the algebraic solution of equations" (DSB VII, 567). It "reveals the appearance of the concept of the permutation group (without the term, which was coined by Galois), a concept which later played a fundamental role" (ibid.). The theory of groups has been one of the major topics of mathematical research since the early 19th century, and continues to be today.<br/> "Joseph Louis Lagrange (1736-1813) , born in Turin of partly French ancestry, became professor of mathematics at the Royal Artillery School of Turin before he was twenty; from 1766 to 1787 he was Academician in Berlin (as successor to Euler), and from 1787 to his death Academician and professor of mathematics in Paris. His fundamental work on algebra dates from his Berlin period. Indeed, [the present paper] opens a new period in the study of the theory of equations. By relating the general nature of the roots of an equation to the theory of permutations, Lagrange introduces the point of view which in the next century would lead to the theory of Galois. After a methodical investigation of the existing methods of solution of quadratic, cubic and biquadratic equations, such as those of Cardan, Ferrari and Euler, and of equations of higher degree, such as that of Tschirnhaus, Lagrange came to the conclusion that the general structure of the solution of an equation of degree n is determined by certain equations called resolvents (réduites), of which the degree is either 1, 2, 3, ..., n or a divisor of this number" (Struik, Source Book, pp. 102-3). <br/> "Lagrange devoted a large amount of space [in the present paper] to analysis of the cases where the resolvent equation can be reduced below the degree of the equation it is derived from, based on the ingenious trick of expressing a root of the resolvent in terms of the roots of the original equation and simply counting how many different values the roots of the resolvent must assume (in general) when the roots of the original equation are permuted among themselves... In this idea, he laid the egg that later hatched out as Galois theory" (Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics, p. 398). <br/> A continuation ('Suite') to this paper was published the next year in the anual volume for 1771.. Pp. 134-215 in 'Nouveaux Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences et Belles-Lettres. Année MDCCLXX', the complete volume offered here: 4to (242 x 198 mm), fine contemporary half calf, pp [4] 74 [1-3] 4-496 and 3 engraved plates, some very light spotting to the title page and very minor damp staining to pp. 470-96, in all a fine copy

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      L'enfant prodigue, comédie de mr. de Voltaire, en vers dissyllabes, représentée sur le Théâtre de la comédie française le 10 octobre 1736. Et corrigée de nouveau par l'auteur. Amsterdam, chez J. Desbordes, 1739. 8:o. V,(1),133 s. & 1 grav. plansch. + (DESFONTAINES, PIERRE FRANÇOIS GUYOT) La Voltairomanie avec le preservatif, et le factum du sr. Claude François Jore. A Londres, 1739. 8:o. (8),88 s. Trevligt samtida pergamentbd med oxiderad titeltext på infärgat titelfält. Röda snitt. Pärmar och rygg aningen solkiga. Första arbetet med sporadiska småfläckar. Det andra arbetet rent men med ett mindre hål på s. 55. Med Torsten Jungners exlibris.. Bengesco Voltaire. Bibliographie de ses uvres 118 vad gäller första upplagan från 1738. Planschen graverad av P. Tanjé. Pierre Desfontaines (1685-1745) var fransk journalist, översättare och historiker. Idag är han väl mest känd som en föregångare inom modern litteraturkritik och journalistik genom sina gräl med Voltaire. I sin kritik eftersträvade han såväl estetik som etik i motsats till den dittills förhärskande kritiken som enbart siktade på summeringar, upprepningar och parafraser. Hans kritik riktade sig mot Voltaires dramatiska arbeten; något som ansågs anmärkningsvärt då Voltaire hade använt sitt inflytande för att hjälpa Desfontaines tillbaka till Paris efter en ofrivillig exil. På kritiken svarade Voltaire med en ganska besk satir betitlad "Le préservatif, ou critique des observations sur les écrits modernes" (1738), på vilken Desfontaines svarade anonymt med en kort satir, "La Voltairomanie" (1738). Denna skrift innehöll alla skandalösa historier som omgav Voltaire och fick mycket riktigt ett åtal som följd. Dock gav Voltaire upp när Desfontaines återigen publicerade "La Voltairomanie" i "Amsterdam gazette" den 4 april 1739

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        Aula subterranea... Das ist: Untererdische Hofhaltung... Oder Grundliche Beschreibung dererjenigen Sachen, so in der Tieffe der Erden wachsen. Vermehrt und verbessert durch J.E.C.

      Mit Kupfertitel und 44 Holzschnitten. 5 Bll., 208 S., 2 Bll., 36 S. Pappband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild. Folio. Beierlein, Ercker S. 86 u. Abb. 29 (Kupfertitel) u. 30 (Drucktitel); Ferchl S. 144: "Eines der besten Bücher über Metallhüttenwesen und Probierkunde, die je erschienen sind, reich mit schönen Abbildungen geziert, von grösster Sachkunde zeugend." - Wie immer in den späteren Ausgaben im Anhang mit C. Berwards Phraseologia metallurgica. - Bestoßen, Rückenbezug mit Fehlstellen, Gelenke angebrochen, Vorderdeckel fast lose. Etwas gebräunt, zum Schluss obere Ecke etwas feuchtfleckig.

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