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        A Compleat History of the Holy Bible Contained in the Old and New Testament

      London: Printed for the Author, 1737. Two Volumes Vol 1 1737 Vol 11 1739.In which are inserted the Occurrences that happened during the space of four hundred years, from the Days of the Prophet Malachi to the Birth of our Blessed Saviour; And that have been omitted in all or most of the former Works of this nature. With the Incarnation, Birth, Doctrine, Passion, Resurrection, and Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ; And a Journal of his Peregrination: Extracted from four Evangelists, the Acts of the Apostles, and other writings. Illustrated with Notes, Explaining several difficult texts, rectifying all Mis-translations and reconciling many seeming contradictions. Full dark brown Leather. 18th century decorated leather boards and recased modern spine with gilt lettering. Some prelim pages restored darkening and foxing of text not unduly affecting text. 100's of engravings. Nice.. 1st?. Leather. VG/No Jacket. Large Octavo.

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        Försök til Swänska Skalde=Konstens uphielpande, Eller: Samling af utwalda Swänska Rim och Dikter

      Första Skalde=Flockens Första - Tredie Afdelning. Andra Skalde=Flockens Första - Tredie Afdelning. Stockholm, tryckt hos Benjamin Gottlieb Schneider 1737. (Första Skalde=Flocken). Stockholm, tryckt uti thet Kongl. Tryckeriet. (Andra Skald=Flockens Första Afdelning). Stockholm, Tryckt hos Benjamin Gottlieb Schneiders Änckia, Åhr 1738. (Andra Skalde=Flockens Andra och Tredie Afdelningen). 4:o. (30),18; 84; 48; 56; (2),7-40 (sidan 3-6 saknas); 48 (sidan 39-40 saknas) s. Samtida halvskinnband i kalv, ny titeletikett. Nedre yttre hörn på pärmar stukade. Nya för- och eftersättsblad. Nötta yttre kanter på pärmar. Bakre med viss förlust av papp. Andra Skalde=Flockens Tredie Afdelning reva i yttre marginalen sidan 37/38 samt pappersförlust inre marginalen vid fot 30 x 10 mm. Inlagan med spridda mindre fläckar. Stämpel Lars Månsson Tranemåla och stämpel Såld duplett Göteborgs stadsbibl. på titelbladet. Namnteckning Fritz Stenström och Ex libris Anne och Kaj Stenström på försättsbladet. Ex libris Fritz Stenström på främre pärms spegel. 20 x 16,5 cm.. Allt som utkom. OBS Notera att tre blad saknas

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        Hortus Cliffortianus plantas exhibens quas in hortis tam vivis quam siccis, Hartecampi in Hollandia, coluit vir nobilissimus & generosissimus Georgius Clifford, juris utriusque doctor, reductis varietatibus ad species, speciebus ad genera, generibus ad classes, adjectis locis plantarum natalibus differentiisque specierum. Cum tabulis æneis.

      Amsterdam, 1737. Frontespis + (32) + X + 231 + 1 blank + 301-501 + (17) . + 36 graverade planscher. Folio. 42 X 26 cm. Samtida marmorerat helskinnband, rikt guldornerad rygg med sex upphöjda bind, titeletikett i skinn. Sprängda röda snitt. Pärmarna med smalt förgyllt ramverk och kantförgyllning. Ytterfalsarna delvis spruckna upp- och nedtill, men snyggt reparerade. Textsidorna är genomgående lätt lagerfläckade, planscherna i gott skick. Sidorna I-IV är bundna efter V-X. Plansch XIII och XXXII är omkastade. Exlibris + mindre tidningsurklipp är inlimmade på främre pärmens insida

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        Nordiska Kämpa Dater, I en Sagoflock samlade Om forna Kongar och Hjältar.

      För hwilken, förutan et ständigt Ättartahl På alla befintliga Swenska Kongar och Drottningar, Äfwen Et Företal finnes, Angående orsaken til detta wärk, Göta språkets förmån, gamla sakers nögje, Sagors trowärdighet och de här trycktas tidatahl, jämte förteckning på dem, som tilförende warit tryckte &c. Volumen historicum, Continens Variorum in orbe Hyperboreo Antiquo regum, heroum Et pugilum Res præclare & mirabiliter gestas. Accessit, praeter conspectum genealogicum Svethicorum regum et reginarum Accuratissimum, Etiam praefatio De Caussis editi hujus Operis, Linguae Gothicae praerogativa, rerum antiquarum jucu, ditate, Historiarum Hyperb. fide, earumque heic editarum Chronotaxi; Addito etiam ante evulgatarum Catalago &c. Stockholm, Joh. J. Horrn, 1737. Folio. (8),36,19,(1 blank),16,18,(1 blank),(1),8,139,(1),44,28,27-42,19,(1),30,57,(1),59,(1),39,(1),115,(1),64,63-65,(1),35,(1),34,(1 blank),(1),29,(3) s. Samtida nött halvskinnband i kalv. Skadad vid ryggens huvud med bitar borta. Senare hälften av boken med fuktrand i yttre och nedre marginalen, når som mest precis texten. Några anteckningar på bakre pärms spegel. Med löpande paginering i blyerts övre marginalen. 32,5 x 21 cm

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        La Verità senza velo circa il buon governo dello Stato d'un sovrano, dedicata con tutta l'umiltà all Altezza Serenisssima Elettorale di Clemente Augusto arcivescovo di Colonia [Clemens August de Wittelsbach] (.).

      Vérone, Dionisio Ramanzini 1737 - in-4, [5] ff. n. ch. (faux-titre et titre, dédicace), 382 pp., avec un frontispice allégorique gravé par P. Wyon, cartonnage crème souple modeste, dos lisse (reliure de l'époque). Exemplaire un peu déboîté, plats salis. Demeuré anonyme, ce Traité du bon gouvernement dédié à Clément-Auguste de Bavière (1700-1761), qui devint archevêque-électeur de Cologne à la mort de son oncle Joseph-Clément en 1723, semble idéalement fait pour le prince fastueux et énergique, qui, les yeux rivés vers le modèle de Versailles, mena dans son Electorat ecclésiastique une politique éclairée, tant extérieure qu'intérieure, tant séculière que spirituelle. La date de parution n'est peut-être pas sans rapport avec la mort de son ancien ministre Wilhelm Ferdinand von Plettenberg, survenue en mars 1737 : l'homme avait été disgracié en 1733, par suite d'une intrigue de Cour, et s'était réfugié à Vienne, mais il conservait un parti dans les Etats de l'archevêque, un parti pro-autrichien (après son renvoi, l'Electeur s'était orienté vers l'alliance française). Un seul exemplaire au CCF (BnF). Exemplaire du "comte de Tauffkürch", avec ex-libris manuscrit au titre, en lequel il faut sans doute reconnaître Adam Johann Joseph Anton, comte de Tauffkirchen (1693-1758), dont le domaine s'étandait à côté de Munich. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Flora Lapponica exhibens Plantas per Lapponiam Crescentes, secundam Systema Sexuale Collectas in Itinere... Additis Synonymis, & Locis Natalibus Omnium, Descriptionibus & Figuris Rariorum, Viribus Medicatis & Occonomicis Plurimarum.

      Amsterdam, Salomonem Schouten, 1737. 8vo. Bound in a fine later (around 1900) red hcalf with raisd bands, titlelabel in leather with gilt lettering. Compartments profusely gilt (G. Hedberg, Stockholm). Marbled top-edge, otherwise UNCUT throughout. Engraved frontispiece. Titlepage in red/black. (40),372,(38) pp. and 12 folded engraved plates. A few scattered brownspots. A copy printed on good paper.. Scarce first edition of greatest importence as it is one of the first works in which Linné worked out his binomial nomenclature, and of "prime importance for the nomenclature of Arctic-Alpine species".Linnaeus set out from Uppsala on his journey into Lapland on 12 May 1732, and returned to Uppsala on 10 October, after adventures in snow and sleet and among 'novelties in all three kingdoms of nature', including many new plants. All this he recorded in diary and catalogue... Linnaeus worked on the present volume during his sojourn in Leyden and at the Clifford estate at Hartecamp in Holland. A Society was formed at Amsterdam to defray the expenses of the plates.., and the 'Flora Lapponica' came forth in 1737, just ahead of the 'Geneve plantarum' and the 'Hortus Cliffortianus'. Botanists had waited for it expectantly, and they received it with accaim. (Hunt No. 502)."The journey was the most adventurous that Linnaeus ever made; it has been assessed by his fellow-countrymen as the most fruitful single scientific expedition ever made in Sweden both for its immediate botanical results and its influence on Linnaeus's later career. It led to the publication in 1737 of his Flora Lapponica which is of prime importance for the nomenclature of Arctic-Alpine species; Linnaeus's Lapland specimens, on which this was based, are in Paris." (The Linnaean Correspondance).Hulth: p. 21 - Soulsby: No. 279

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        Le Chateau de Bothel (dans la province de Northumberland) qui fut a Mons. le Baron d'Ogle et est apresent a Monseigneur le Marquis

      London: Methode et invention nouvelle de dresser Les Chevaux., 1737.. Copper engraving. Hand coloured. Framed size: 76 x 66 cm. Size: 51 x 38.5 cm. (20 x 15 inches). This striking print shows This striking print shows the Duke of Newcastle galloping past his home at Bolsover Castle. The print is from the 1737 English edition of Cavendish's exposition on the theory and practice of equestrian dressage. La Methode et Invention Nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux, was first published in 1657 in Antwerp. William Cavendish, The Duke of Newcastle, lost his fortune and title after the Battle of Marston Moor and went into exile on the continent. Whilst in Paris, he purchased eight Barbary horses, set up a manege and developed his own training methods.

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        C. Valerius Catullus Veronensis; et in eum Jo: Antonii Vulpii eloquentiae professoris in gymnasio Patavino novus commentarius locupletissimus

      Josephus Cominus, Padua, 1737. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Contemporary vellum, light discoloration, small repair to the front board, spine label chipped. Small spot of bio-predation on the bottom edge affecting a few dozen pages, but otherwise quite clean and unmarked internally. Attractively gilt page edges. Volpi's is considered the finest scholary edition of Catullus in the 18th century. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Poetry; Literature & Literary. Inventory No: 042394. .

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        Le Cheval seul, sans personne dessus. Monseigneur le Marquis travaille es tant a pied, et le Capitaine Mazin hy ayde

      London., 1737. 20. Mounted size: 73 x 61cm. Copperplate engraving with later hand colour. Very good condition. This striking print shows the Duke, aided by the Captain Mazin and a groom, training a riderless horse. The print is from the 1737 English edition of Cavendish's exposition on the theory and practice of equestrian dressage. La Methode et Invention Nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux, was first published in 1657 in Antwerp. William Cavendish, The Duke of Newcastle, lost his fortune and title after the Battle of Marston Moor and went into exile on the continent. Whilst in Paris, he purchased eight Barbary horses, set up a manege and developed his own training methods.

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        Monseigneur le Marquis etant a cheval et le Capitaine Mazin a pied

      Methode et invention nouvelle de dresser Les Chevaux., 1737.. 20 Copper engraving. Fine condition Size: 51 x 38.5 cm. (20 x 15 inches). This striking print shows the Duke of Newcastle demonstrating six moves on horseback, watched by Captain Mazin on foot. The print is from the 1737 English edition of Cavendish's exposition on the theory and practice of equestrian dressage. La Methode et Invention Nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux, was first published in 1657 in Antwerp. William Cavendish, The Duke of Newcastle, lost his fortune and title after the Battle of Marston Moor and went into exile on the continent. Whilst in Paris, he purchased eight Barbary horses, set up a manege and developed his own training methods.

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        Monsigneur le Marquis a Cheval, Le Capitainne a pie

      London: , 1737. Pl 29. Size: 460 × 565 mm. Copperplate engraving with hand colour. slightly toned, otherwise in very good condition. This wonderful equestrian print is from the 1737 English edition of Cavendish's exposition on the theory and practice of equestrian dressage. La Methode et Invention Nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux, was first published in 1657 in Antwerp. William Cavendish, The Duke of Newcastle, lost his fortune and title after the Battle of Marston Moor and went into exile on the continent. Whilst in Paris, he purchased eight Barbary horses, set up a manege and developed his own training methods.

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        Danubii Fluminis Pars Media in qua Hungaria, Sclavonia, Bosnia, Croatia, Dalmatia et Servia cum vicinis aliis Regionibus accurate describuntur / á Gottf: Iac: Haupt Calcogr. Aug: Vind. [Und:] Danubii Fluminis Pars Infima In Qua Transylvania, Walachia, Moldavia, Bulgaria, Servia, Thracia et Bessarab. accuratè distincta / â Gotf. Iac. Haupt Calcographo Aug. Vind

      Augsburg, Haupt (1737).. 2 grenzkolor. Kupferkarten. Je 56 x 67 cm. (Bildgr.); 59, 5 x 78 cm. (Blattgr.). In den Randstellen tlw. größere Fehlstellen fachger. restaur. Bugfalten geglättet. Szántai, Haupt 2; Szalai III, Taf. 99 - Die beiden seltenen Karten der Donauländer zur Zeit der Türkenkriege. Jeweils von 2 Platten gedruckt u. zusammengesetzt. Mit fig. Kartuschen umgeben von ornament. Rankenleisten mit ausführl. Legenden sowie zus. 18 Ansichten u. 12 Plänen. - Seltene, dekorative Karten des wenig bekannten Augsburger Silberstechers u. Schriftziselierers, von dem nur ca. 15 Karten bekannt sind (Stopp/Langel S. 147 Anm.). Die beiden (lt. Zögner) gleichzeitig erschienen des mittleren und des östlichen Donaulaufes, die beide "in jeweils 11 Textabschnitten (über) die Geschichte der Städte in den Türkenkriegen bis 1737" berichten; hier mit den Ansichten von Wien, Bratislava, Budapest, Festung Komorra, Raab, Sisak, Szegedin; Belgrad, Groß-Wardein, Temesvar, Edirne u. Oczakow Very rare "carte à figures" maps of Eastern Europe. With decorative title cartouche and surrounded by four borders with 18 city views each accompanied by large descriptive text panels in German. There are only 15 different maps know published by Gottfried Jacob Haupt (1715-1766).

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        Rutzvanscad il giovine. Arcisopratragichissima Tragedia. Elaborata ad uso del buon gusto de' Grecheggianti Compositori da Cattuffio Panchianio Bubulco Arcade.

      per Giuseppe Bettinelli,, In Venezia, 1737 - Cm. 21,5, pp. cxxv (1). Con antiporta, vignetta al frontespizio, capolettera istoriati, due testate e 9 belle figure a piena pagina. Il tutto inciso in rame. Cartonato coevo alla rustica con nervi passanti. Esemplare genuino e marginoso, in barbe. Non comune prima edizione figurata di questa curiosa tragedia ambientata nella nuova Zembla, nella città di Tnfznprhzmk. ed apparsa in originale nel 1724 (Venezia, Rossetti) ma senza le tavole. Cfr. Melzi (I, 189): "Si volle dare la berla con questo faceto critico-satirico componimento all'"Ulisse il giovane", tragedia di Domenico Lazzarini. Non rimase pero' esente di risposta". Cfr. Morazzoni, p. 221 e Lapiccirella n. 244. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Verite Des Miracles Operes a Intercession De M. De Paris Et Autres Appelans, Demontree Contre M. L'archeveque De Sens (Vol. 1)

      1737. Leather Bound. Good. 4to. Full contemporary sheep leather, with gilt spine. Vol. 1 only. Joints starting. Edges worn. Internally good, a some pages have faint dampstains to margins. French. Jean Restout's paintings of the miracles are engraved in 20 plates, one double folding. Extra portrait of Francisus of Paris laid in. See our pictures. Noncontinuous pagination, ~900 pp.Carre de Montgeron was a magistrate of the city of Paris. He became a defender of the miracles of the Paris deacon and the convulsions. After presenting his work to King Louis XV in 1737, Montegron was subsequently incarcerated in the Basile. The book was banned and the entire first printing of 5000 volumes was burned in the ditches of the Bastile. This particular volume is presumed to be from the subsequent printing from Montegron's later incarceration in Valence. After 17 years of captivity, Montegron died in Valence and was buried in the pauper's cemetery there.

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        Vitis Vinifera, vin Blanc

      Phytanthoza Iconographia., 1737-45.. Plate 1015. Mezzotint & line engraving. Printed colour, hand finished. Fine condition Size: 23 x 34 cm. (9 x 13½ inches). Mounted size: 39.5 x 52.5cm. Beautiful print of white grapes, with leaf on a vine. One of a stunning collection of tulips, poppies, lilies, vines and sunflowers from Weinmann's Phytanthoza Iconographia. This series was printed in colour and hand finished, and is one of the earliest examples of colour printing. It is also the first published collection to include the work of George Ehret, one of the most important botanical artists of the 18th century.

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        a. Lilio asphodelus luteus. b. Lilium asphodelus phoeniceus. c. Lilium album, Lis, Lilie

      Phytanthoza Iconographia., 1737-45.. Plate 651 Mezzotint & line engraving. Printed colour, hand finished. Fine condition. Size: 23 x 34 cm. (9 x 13½ inches). Mounted size: 39.5 x 52.5cm. Framed size: 43 x 56 cm One of a stunning collection of tulips, poppies, lilies and sunflowers from Weinmann's Phytanthoza Iconographia. This series was printed in colour and hand finished, and is one of the earliest examples of colour printing. It is also the first published collection to include the work of George Ehret, one of the most important botanical artists of the 18th century.

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        Plate 653

      Phytanthoza Iconographia., 1737-45.. a.Lilio narcisus Indicus flore elegantissime purpura scente. b. Lilium convalloum album, Lis de vallees. c. Lilium convallium flore, rubente, Muguet. d. Lilium convallium minus seu unifolium une feuille, Einblad. Mezzotint & line engraving. Printed colour, hand finished. Fine condition. Size: 23 x 34 cm. (9 x 13½ inches). Mounted size: 39.5 x 52.5cm. Framed size: 43 x 56 cm One of a stunning collection of tulips, poppies, lilies and sunflowers from Weinmann's Phytanthoza Iconographia. This series was printed in colour and hand finished, and is one of the earliest examples of colour printing. It is also the first published collection to include the work of George Ehret, one of the most important botanical artists of the 18th century.

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        Friderici Hoffmanni Consiliarii Medici Et Professoris Regii Nec Non Com. Palat. Cæsar. Medicinæ Rationalis Systematicæ Tomvs Primvs et Tomvs Secvndvs: Qvo Philosophia Corporis Hvmani Morbosi Ex Accvratis Observationibvs Solidisqve Anatomicis Et Mechanico-Physicis Principis Methodo Plane Demonstrativa Per Certa Theoremata Ac Scholia Traditur Et Vera Pathologiæ Fvndamenta Nec Non Præservatio Ab Omnis Generis Morbis Clare Exponuntur : In Vsvm Docentivm Et Discentivm .

      Ex Typographia Balleoniana 1737 In 4, pp.281, 267 con testate e capolettera incisi. Testo su due colonne. Rilegatura coeva in t. pergamena con titolo in nero al dorso.

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        De la distribution des maisons de plaisance, et de la cécoration des édifices en general. Ouvrage enrichi de cent soixante planches en taille-douce, gravées par l`auteur.,

      Paris, Charles-Antoine Jombert, Libraire du Roy pour l`Artillerie, à l`Image Notre-Dame, 1737-1738. - Gest. Front. und allegor. Titelvignette, 6 großen gest. Kofpvignetten und sechs gest. Initialen (10), XVI, 198, (2) Seiten; zwei gest. Kopfvignetten, eine Schlußvignette und zwei Initialen, VII, (1), 180 Seiten. Mit zus. 156 Kupfertafeln überwiegend von und nach Blondel. Band I mit 44 Kupfertafeln, davon 33 doppelblattgr. und 9 mehrfach gefaltet. Band II mit 112 nummerierten Kupfertafeln (13 mit doppelter bzw. dreifacher Nummerierung), davon 12 doppelblattgr. und 3 mehrfach gefaltet. Cicognara 435. Ornamentstichkat. Berlin 2400. Millard, French Books 25. Fowler 49. Erster Druck der ersten Ausgabe mit den folgenden Merkmalen: 1. Errata-Blatt am Schluß von Bd. I. 2. Vortitel von Band I "Traité d`architecture dans le goût moderne". 3. Druckvermerk wie oben. 4. Frontispiz bezeichnet `Cochin filius inv.` 5. Erste Seite der Dedikation gedruckt und Kopfvignette bezeichnet `Marvie inv. et fecit`. In vorliegendem Exemplar die Seiten 145 bis 152 und die zugehörigen Tafeln 87/3 bis 96 des zweiten Bandes nach Seite 160 des ersten Bandes eingebunden. Wenige kleine Stockfleckchen, Seite 147/148 mit kleinem Abriß in der oberen rechten Ecke. "The fine plates were both drawn and engraved by the author, except a few at the end of volume II, on which he received help. This work deals in great detail with the country house and its garden" (Fowler p. 38). Frisches und breitrandiges Exemplar in dekorativen zeitgenössischen Einbänden. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 Marmorierte Kalbslederbände d. Zeit auf fünf Bünden mit jeweils zwei roten goldgeprägten Maroquinrückenschilden und reicher floraler Goldprägung in den Feldern. Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung. Marmorierte Vorsatzpapiere. Rotschnitt. Gr- 4to. Rückdeckel von Band I mit kleiner Schabspur.

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      - Padova, Giuseppe Comino, 1737, 13x20. Reliure en demi parchemin. Dos lisse, pièce de titre verte. Illustré de deux vignettes dépliantes et de lettrines. Seconde édition. Quelques marques sur le cartonnage, sinon ouvrage très frais. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nature Display'd being Discourses

      London 1737 - Contemporary full leather binding.New spine matched perfectly to the boards.Five raised bands.An outstanding binding.Gilt decoration and title.Page edges soiled.Former owners neat signature to free front end paper.Frontispiece.Index.Many black and white full page and fold out plates.Some minor soiling to some of the plates.The illustrations represent plants and flowers.There is an very interesting section titled "Wine." The chapter discusses the making of wine and shows wine processing equipment. This book was originally published in French. This book is a beautiful and interesting 18th century book.The plates are exquisite. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Civil Law in its Natural Order: Together with the Publick Law

      1737. Domat, Jean [1625-1696]. Strahan, William, Translator. The Civil Law in its Natural Order: Together with the Publick Law. Written in French by Monsieur Domat: And Translated into English by William Strahan, LL.D. With Additional Remarks on Some Material Differences between the Civil Law and the Law of England. London: Printed for D. Midwinter [et al.], 1737. Two volumes. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (13-1/2" x 8-1/2"). Contemporary calf, gilt rules to boards, raised bands and recent period-style lettering pieces to spines. Moderate rubbing with some wear to spine ends and corners, boards beginning to separate (but secure), front free endpaper of Volume I partially detached, following endleaf completely detached, armorial bookplate (Viscount Dorone) to pastedowns of both volumes. Some toning to text, heavier toning and light foxing in places, internally clean. A handsome copy. * Second English edition, "with additions." Domat's Civil Law is a great work that combines the materials of Roman and French law into a single system and places it on a foundation of ethical principles. "The Civil Law in its Natural Order, considering the age and the circumstances in which it was written, is a truly wonderful performance. His method is excellent, and his matter clear, exact, and comprehensive. Pothier, and other continental jurists, have drawn largely upon him to assist their own labors" (Marvin). Holdsworth says this edition is better than Wood's incomplete 1705 translation. "Strahan's a very much more considerable book, both as a book on Roman law, and, by reason of the translator's notes, as a book on comparative law.": Holdsworth, History of English Law XII:428. Marvin, Legal Bibliography (1847) 271. English Short-Title Catalogue T96069.

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        L'histoire du Vieux et du Nouveau Testament, representée avec des figures et des explications edifiantes, tirées des Saints Peres pour regler les moeurs dans toutes sortes de conditions.

      Brüssel, Jean Leonard fils, 1737. - (10), 576 SS. Mit gest. Frontispiz, gest. Titelvignette, gest. Kopfstück und 267 Textkupfern. Lederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen, hübscher Rückenvergoldung und Spuren von Stehkantenvergoldung. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. Lesebändchen. 8vo. Etwas spätere Ausgabe der vielgedruckten, erstmals 1670 erschienenen illustrierten Bibelnacherzählung, die gewöhnlich dem Historiker Nicolas Fontaine (1625-1709) zugeschrieben wird. Die hübschen Textkupfer gestochen von Pieter Devel (vgl. Thieme/B. IX, 181); das Frontispiz von Jan Baptist Berterham (ebd. III, 488f.: "Seine Technik verwendet mit gleichem Geschick die Radiernadel wie den Grabstichel"). Der dekorative Lederband kaum berieben. Gutes, sauberes Exemplar. Vgl. Brunet IV, 1433 ("les réimpressions [.] de Bruxelles [.] ont encore de la valeur").

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        Der Wahre Vauban, oder der von den Teutschen und Holländern verbesserte Französische Ingenieur, worinnen I. die Arithmetic, II. die Geometrie, III. die off- und deffensiv- Kriegs-Bau-Kunst, nach den Grundsäzen des berühmten Herrn von Vauban --, with Bericht von Belagerung und Vertheidigung einer Vestung versasset durch den Herrn von Goulon

      Nurnberg: Peter Conr. Monath. 1737. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good. 1737. First German edition (originally published in French, "Le Veritable Vauban," at the Hague in 1708). Hardcover, 4to., full calf, 4 raised bands on spine. 165, register, 60 pp. Title page in black and red. Engraved frontis and 35 fold-out plates in the rear. Shallow loss to spine ends and top right corner of the front board. Tidemark visible on the top margin of the first 10 pages; light fading to contents. Plates are in very nice condition; no tearing; bright and unmarked. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Contemporary ownership signatures on fly leaf and title page. Great views and plans of Vauban's famous fortifications. RARE.

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        Den Berømmelige Norske Handel-Stad Bergens Beskrivelse.

      Kbhvn. 1737. Trykt udi Hans Kongl. Majestæts og Universit. Bogtrykkerie, af J.J. Høpffner. (3) + (3) + 311 s. Med nogle få pletter, ellers et meget rent og stort eksemplar på skrivepapir indbundet i nyere privat halvlæder i gammel stil, rigt dekoreret med guld samt titelfelt i anden farve skind på ryggen. Med guldtrykt ejermærker på forperm. Bindet signeret Anker Kyster.. Side 201 findes et halvtitelblad: Bergens Beskrivelses Anden PART. Bogen er skrevet på grundlag af et manuskript af Edvard Edvardsen, som var konrektor ved Bergens Latinskole. Han levede 1630-95, og Holberg har redigeret hans optegnelser og tilføjet adskillige nye afsnit, især om udviklingen i de senere 70 år. Bergen var Holbergs fødeby, og det var en hjertesag for ham at lave denne beskrivelse.Ehrencron-Müller I, 251. Johansen 18

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      - FUNDADOR, E PRIMEIRO SUPERIOR GERAL da Congregaçaõ da Missão, Escrita na língua Castelhana PELO PADRE MESTRE Fr. JOAÕ SO SS.SACRAMENTO, da Ordem de Santo Agostinho da Provincia de Castella. E traduzida em Portuguez POR D. JOZÈ BARBOSSA. LISBOA OCCIDENTAL, Na Officina se JOSEPH ANTONIO DA SYLVA, Impressor da Academia Real. M. DCC. XXXVIII. [1737] In fólio de 33x23 cm. Com [xx], 611 pags. Encadernação da época inteira e pele, cansada. Ilustrado com retrato de S. Vicente de Paulo. Inocencio IV, 262. "Bella e nitida edição, ornada de um retrato do sancto, gravado por Debrie." Location/localizacao: 7-A2-A-57

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        C. Valerius Catullus Veronensis;

      1737. The Best Edition of Catullus Yet Published"The Rare Veronese Gold Medal WinnerCATULLUS, C. Valerius. VOLPI, Gian Antonio (editor). C. Valerius Catullus Veronensis et in eum Jo: Antonii Vulpii Eloquentiae Professoris in Gymnasio Patavino Novus Commentarius Locupletissimus. Patavii [Padua]: Josephus Cominus, 1737. First separate Volpi edition, originally issued collectively with Albius Tibullus E.R., and Sex. Aurelius Propertius (1710), here with material not found in that earlier edition. Quarto (10 5/8 x 7 1/2 in; 270 x 189 mm). xl, 608, [1, errata], [1, colophon], [2, blank] pp. Title page engraving. Head- tailpieces. Historiated initial. Includes Vopi's essay, De Metris Catulli, commentary, bibliographical references and index.Contemporary full vellum. Calf spine label. All edges dappled in red and yellow. Stab-stitch holes manifest. Text block crisp and clean. A remarkable copy of a scarce book, here in its fine original eighteenth century vellum binding with decorated edges.No copies have come to auction within the last thirty-six years."'This is in every respect,' says Dr. Harwood, 'the best edition of Catullus yet published; the text is exhibited in a more correct manner, and the notes of Vulpius are very valuable.' According to Ernesti and Harles, the notes of Vulpius are not so much in emendation of the text, as in illustration of the poet by selecting parallel passages from ancient and modern writers" (Dibdin I, p. 245)."Gian Antonio Volpi, born at Padua in 1686, studied in his native town and became a good Latin and Greek scholar. In 1717 he and his brother Gaetano Volpi established a printing press in their house for the purpose of bring out correct editions of classic authors, and they engaged for their assistant the printer Giuseppi Comino. This press - known by the name Volpi-Cominiana, produced among others a valuable edition of Catullus with copious notes. The edition was much commended by scholars, and the city of Verona struck a gold medal, which was presented to Volpi" (Long, George. The Supplement to the Penny Cyclopedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, p. 699.For many years professor of philosophy and rhetoric at University of Padua, Volpi went blind in his old age and died in 1766.

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        Broadside from Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, announcing alliance with Russia in their war with the Ottoman Empire

      1737. Paperback. Near Fine. Decree of Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, announcing that he will be an ally of RUssia in their war with the Ottoman Empire (1735-1738). After the announcement, there follows an offer to peoples under Ottoman rule to surrender, and for those who want freedom from the Turks there is a description of priveleges that will be granted to them (i.e. freedom from pillage and plunder by his army). The document is dated June 1737, with the space for the day of the month left blank. Charles VI (1 October 1685 – 20 October 1740) was the penultimate Habsburg sovereign of the Habsburg Empire. He succeeded his elder brother, Joseph I, as Holy Roman Emperor, King of Bohemia (Charles II), Hungary and Croatia (Charles III), Archduke of Austria, etc., in 1711. He unsuccessfully claimed the throne of Spain as Charles III following the death of its ruler, and Charles's relative, Charles II of Spain, in 1700. This is a particularly fine broadside, with woodcut initial, and what may be the signature of "Carolus VI" (or a clerk of his) at the bottom left, with further undecipherable text underneath. Lower right has the signature of Johannes Christopherus Bartenstein. Printed on thick, laid paper, folded; measures 36x41cm, or 14x16.25in.

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        Meditationes Sinicae, in quibus: I. Consideratur Linguae Philosophicae atque Universalis Natura qualis esse¿ II. Lingua Sinarum mandarinica, tum in Hieroglyphis, tum in Monosyllabis suis¿ III. Datur eorumdem Hieroglyphorum, ac Monosyllaborum¿ IV. Idque omne, progressu a Libris mere Euopaeis (de Sina tamen) ad Libros mere Sinicos, facto.

      Chez Musier [et al.], Paris 1737 - Folio [33.5 cm x 22 cm]. (4) ff, xxvi, (2) ff, 152 pp, plus large folding chart of vocalized characters. Bound in contemporary velum over boards with gilt title label on spine. One or two signatures significantly toned, pages otherwise clean and fresh. A pleasant and very genuine copy. Scarce first and sole edition of the author¿s first work: an elaborate treatise on the Chinese [South Mandarin] language, ¿the second grammar to be published in Europe, preceded only by Bayer¿s grammatical account [St. Petersburg, 1730]¿ (Löwendahl). Fourmont¿s Meditationes Sinicae is also notable as being the first work printed with engraved Chinese type in France. The attractively-printed folio treatise introduces the reader to the Kangxi system of 214 radicals, still in use today as a method of learning Chinese. Fourmont calls this system of forming characters the ¿Clavis Sinica¿, using it as a departure point for his discussion of tones, linguistic ancestry, and even a thorough review of known literature (both European and Chinese) on the Chinese language. The present work is significant in the history of Oriental typography, representing the first use of the petits chinois typeset created at the behest of Louis XIV, the first Chinese type produced in France. ¿With the support of the Regent, the Duke of Orleans, and of [Jean-Paul] Bignon, Fourmont accomplished the engraving of 80,000 characters for the printing of his [proposed] dictionaries and grammars. This was an ambitious project, since no Chinese engravers were available in Paris. Fourmont had to train French craftsmen, seeing to it that the strokes were scrupulously copied and properly placed for each character. The models were taken from a Chinese dictionary [Pin tse tien / Pin zijian]. The engraving commenced in 1720, and there were seven craftsmen to begin with, the work lasting twenty years in all¿ (Leung, p. 243). Fourmont (1683-1745) was appointed in 1711 to assist Arcadio Huang, a Chinese Christian convert brought to Paris to promote the learning of Chinese. After Huang¿s death, Fourmont was placed in charge of the Chinese scholar¿s papers. Both Fourmont¿s Meditationes Sinicae and his Grammatica Sinica (1742) are said to draw heavily on Huang¿s own unpublished work. OCLC shows seven US copies: NYPL, Yale, Newberry, Chicago, Allegheny College (PA), Cornell, and Columbia. * Cordier BS III, 1658-60; Lowendahl 402; cf also Leung, Etienne Fourmont (1683¿1745): Oriental and Chinese Languages in Eighteenth-Century France [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Della famiglia Ceva descritta in Genova nell?albergo Grimaldi.

      presso gli Eredi di Giuseppe Longhi 1737 Della famiglia Ceva descritta in Genova nell?albergo Grimaldi. Discorso genealogico, continuato fino a nostri tempi. In Bologna, presso gli Eredi di Giuseppe Longhi, 1737. In 8vo; pp.184. Esemplare parzialmente intonso. Tavola spieghevole, lieve strappo (vedi foto). Mezza tela posteriore. Spreti, 1101.

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        Exercitatio anatomica de motu cordis et sanguinis in animalibus cui accedunt exercitationes duae anatomicae de Circulatione Sanguinis ad Joannem Riolanum Filium. Operum pars prima - Operum pars secunda

      Leiden: J. van Kerckhem, 1737 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 2 volumes in one, 4to. (197x150 mm), [16], 167 [1]; [24], 404, [38] pp.; titles printed in red and black with engraved vignette, general half-title of vol. 1 bound after title, 2 engraved plates, contemporary full calf, old rebacking of spine, corners bumped and worn, first title slightly spotted and with library stamp, a few leaves slightly spotted, pp. 153 to 160 misbound after p.144, tear to lower edge of p.33 w/o loss of text. Nice copy. --- Keynes 46; see Garrison-Morton (5th ed.) 759; Hirsch-Hubotter III, 77. - The rare first collected edition in Latin, edited by Bernard Siegfried Albinus. "Harvey's works in Latin have only twice been printed in a collected form, first by van Kerckhem 1777". Both works in Latin have previously only be printed as part of the Bibliotheca anatomica by Le Clerc and Manget in 1685 and 1699, respectively. Part 1 of "de motu cordis" was separately printed by van Kerckhem in 1736 already (see Keynes 14). For the present collected edition only a single half folio sheet with title and half title was re-printed and the old title replaced..

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        The Compleat Housewife: Or, Accomplish'd Gentlewoman's Companion: Being a Collection of upwards of Six Hundred of the most approved Receipts

      London: J. and J. Pemberton, 1737. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. (xviii),354,xv,(3). "The EIGHTH EDITION, with very large Additions not in any of the former Impre??ions." Contemporary polished calf sides, sometime nicely rebacked in matching calf, the spine in six compartments with raised bands, gilt; red leather lettering label, gilt. Original endpapers retained.& Complete with the engraved frontispiece and six engraved folding plates. And with the armorial bookplate of the Honorable George Baille, Esq., "one of the Lords of the Treasury". A fine copy with only a trace of wear and soil. & Oxford, p. 60, which lists the first edition as 1727.

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        Mousaiou tou Grammatikou Ta kath Hero kai Leandron. Musaei grammatici De Herone et Leandro carmen

      Theodorum Haak, Leiden, 1737. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Full early leather with raised bands and a red morocco lettering piece. An attractively printed Greek/Latin edition of the classic poem by the Byzantine poet Musaeus. Marlowe began a sweeping version of Hero and Leander but left it incomplete upon his death and it was finished by Chapman. Greek text with facing Latin translation and notes in Latin. Minor foxing throughout, lovely frontis engraving. [44], 101, [26]pp. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Previous owner's inscription in ink, neat. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 041016. .

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        The memoirs of Charles-Lewis, Baron de Pollnitz : Being the observations he made in his late travels from Prussia thro' Germany, Italy, France, Flanders. Holland, England, &c. In letters to his friend. Discovering not only the present state ... of the chief cities and towns, but the characters of the principal persons at the several courts - [Complete in 2 volumes]

      London : printed for Daniel Browne, at the Black-Swan, without Temple-Bar, M.DCC.XXXVII. [1737], 1739. 2nd Edition. 2nd edition with additions. Physical description; 2v. ; 8vo. Notes; In this edition the punctuation after "Flanders" is a comma, and the imprint has "Black-Swan" with a hyphen. Translated by Stephen Whatley. Referenced by: ESTC T068555. Subject; Europe - Description and travel. Provenance; from the Baggrave library with their bookplate. Very good copies both in the original, full aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with gilt-blocked title and volume indication ; very impressively finished. Spine compartment tooled in blind. Remains a particularly well-preserved setoverall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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