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        MISCELLANEOUS WORKS many of which are now first published.

      London, printed by J. Hughs, for J. Brindley; and C. Corbett, 1737.I. Pyramidographia; or a Description of the Pyramids in Egypt... II. A Discourse of the Roman Foot, and Denarius ... the Measures and Weights used by the Ancients... III. Tracts upon various subjects, Letters, Poems, and Observations in his Travels in Italy, Turky, and Egypt. IV. A Description of the Grand Seignor's Seraglio. To which are added, I. Reflections on the Pyramidographia, written by an anonymous Author, soon after the Publication of that Book. II. A Dissertation upon the Sacred Cubit of the Jews, and the Cubits of the several Nations; from the Dimensions of the greatest Egyptian Pyramid, as taken by Mr. Greaves, the antient cubit of Memphis is determined. Translated from the Latin of Sir Isaac Newton, not yet published... To the whole is prefix'd, an historical and critical account of the life and writings of the author. Published by Thomas Birth M.A., F.R.S. and member of the Society of Antiquaries. FIRST COLLECTED EDITION 1737, 2 volumes, complete set. 8vo, approximately 200 x 120 mm, 8 x 4¾ inches, title pages printed red and black, 6 engraved plates of which 5 are folding and 2 of the folding sheets bear 2 plates each, making a total of 8 engraved plates as required, (some copies were issued with 8 plates on 8 sheets of which 3 folding, possibly later issues with the 2 plate sheets cut in half), woodcut headpieces and decorated initials, pages: (6), lxxii, (2), ix, (1), 92, 89 - 356; (4), 359 - 540, (6), 591 - 800, the irregular pagination is present in all copies, collated and guaranteed complete, Parts I, II, III and IV have added title - pages, the first 3 dated 1736, Part IV dated 1737, bound in full antique calf, double ruled gilt border to covers, rebacked to style with raised bands, gilt rules and gilt lettered morocco label, edges speckled red, original endpapers retained. Covers and corners slightly worn, brief ink note on front endpapers which are age - browned, 2 leaves in Volume II have some pale brown staining, otherwise text and plates clean and bright, binding tight and firm. A very good set of a scarce work containing the first publication in any language of Sir Isaac Newton's study of the Sacred Cubit of the Jews. See Babson, Catalogue of the Works of Sir Isaac Newton, Second Supplement, page 20, No. 040. Newton's Dissertation is printed in Volume II from page 405 - 433 'Translated from the Latin of Sir Isaac Newton, not yet published'. According to Gjertsen, The Newton Handbook, page 6, it is the most elusive of Newton's published works, known in just two editions, the 1737 Greaves' Miscellaneous Works and a 1744 edition in Latin. 'Newton's argument is clear, detailed and precise; it is also without direction, a study in pure metrology'. John Greaves (1602 - 1652) mathematician and astronomer was Savilian professor of astronomy at Oxford University but this collected edition of his works published posthumously reflects very wide interests, from chicken hatcheries to the Pyramids with just two articles on astronomy. Since Newton's Dissertation was based on Greaves' measurements of the Great Pyramid the editor Thomas Birch saw fit to publish it in the collection and it is included in the partial list of contents on the title page of Volume I. Greaves earlier works published on his return from his travels, A Discourse of the Roman Foot (1647) and Pyramidographia (1646), were found in Newton's library. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Kst.- Karte, bei Felsecker Erben, "Des neu eröffnenden Kriegs Theatri in Ungarn zweyter theil, enthaltend die Kriegs Operationes in der Walchey, Moldau, Servien, Bosnien, und Bulgarien, worinnen alle Marcks der kayserl. Armeen des 1737 Iahrs angezeiget sind".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, dat. 1737, 36,5 x 57. Szantai, Atlas Hungaricus, S. 173 ( = Felsecker 1). Sehr seltene Einblattdruckkarte, mit Kopftitel. Oben links und unten links 2 kleine Insetkarten der Umgebung von Widdin und Zwornick. - Zeigt das Gebiet östlich von Wien mit Ungarn, Siebenbürgen, Moldau, Bannat, Bosnien, Serbien usw., im Südosten noch Istanbul. - Bis auf die äußere Einfassungslinie beschnitten und altmontiert.

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        Methode et Invention Nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux

      1737. CAVENDISH, William, Duke of Newcastle. Methode et Invention Nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux. London: Jean Brindley, 1737. Second edition of Cavendish’s important first treatise on the horse and horsemanship, with engraved title page and 42 wonderful double-page folio engravings of horse breeds and training methods, all pulled directly from the original 1658 copperplates, and 50 in-text woodcut diagrams. Beautifully bound in period-style full calf-gilt. “England, though often considered a country of horse lovers, actually only produced one early master of classical riding. William Cavendish, Duke of Newcastle, was a royalist who lived in exile until the restoration of King Charles II. During his exile he opened a riding school in Belgium. He wrote La Methode et Invention Nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux… The illustrations are among the most beautiful to ever grace equestrian literature” (Deanna Ramsay). This was the first of Cavendish’s two important books on the subject of breeding and training horses, translated into French from his English manuscript and published in Antwerp in two issues, 1657 and 1658 (with many of the 1657 title pages having been altered by hand to also read “1658”). This first printing was largely destroyed by fire in the bookseller’s shop (Brunet), and is all but impossible to acquire. Offered here is the second edition of Cavendish’s first book, “a work long cherished by bibliophiles for the excellence of its typography and the quality of its illustrations, a work esteemed by countless generations of horsemen and revered by such masters as La Guérinière, Comte d’Aure and Steinbrecht, and a landmark of equestrian” (W. C. Steinkraus) that has been called “still the only really outstanding work on the subject written by an Englishman” (R. S. Toole-Stott). In it Cavendish discusses a wide variety of equine subjects, including the recognition of the age and disposition of a horse, the characteristics of various types of horses (e. g. Spanish, the Barb, the English horse, the Arabian), methods of maintenance, and instructions on proper riding. “You must in all Airs follow the strength, spirit, and disposition of the horse, and do nothing against nature; for art is but to set nature in order, and nothing else. ” Of the 42 wonderful double-page plates after Abraham van Diepenbeke, 24 depict the multiple stages Cavendish and his assistant Captain Mazin employed in training complicated maneuvers. The quality of the impressions “even surpasses those of the original edition” (W. C. Steinkraus). His second work, A New Method and Extraordinary Invention to Dress Horses (1667) is often confused with the 1657 Methode et Invention. It was first published in English, with translations into French and German appearing variously from 1671 to 1740, without any plates. In his preface to this second work, Cavendish makes clear that while it is “neither a translation of the first, nor an absolutely necessary addition to it, [it] may be of use by itself, without the other. ”See Huth, 23; Podeschi 26 and 49; Lowndes, 1663; Wing N884-87; Brunet I, 1700; Graesse II, 93. Minor light shallow dampstain to top margins of only first few plates and gatherings, small archival tape repair to scuff on page 108. Beautifully bound, a most handsome copy.

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        Della Eloquenza italiana di Monsignor Giusto Fontanini arcivesco vo d'Ancira. Libri tre. Novallemente ristampata. Nel primo si spiega l'origine, e il processo dell' Italiana favella: nel Secondo si tratta del suo ingrandimento per le opere scritti: nel Terzo si despone una bibliotheca ordinata d'autori singolari nelle materie più classiche, illustrata di mole osservarzione

      1737. Venezia, Cristoforo Zane, 1737. xxxii,752pp. 19th century hcloth binding with marbled sides (a bit rubbed). With fine full-page portrait of the author. Vast bibliographical project by the Italian librarian and archeologist, Fontanini, 1666-1736, listing Italian grammatical and rhetorical treatises, translations of the classics, orations, poetry and prose, drama, etc. [Haym 164, no. 7.] The work was first published in 1706. Fontanini continued improving it until, 30 years later he revised in completely. The work is divided in three parts: The first is on the origin and development of the Italian language; the second deals with its growth through the works that have been written in it, and the third part is a list of classical books in all genres with bibliographical and literary notes. The 1736 edition is so much enlarged that in a way it is a new book. The title has also changed from the earlier editions.

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        Tegenwoordige staat des Duitschen keizerryks: en wel in't byzonder van de Opper-Rhynsche, Frankische, Zwabische, Beyersche en Oostenryksche Kreiten. Als mede van het koninkryk Bohemen, Moravien, Silesiën, Hungaryen, Zevenbergen en de frontierlanden des keizerryks. Nu vertaald en merkelyk vermeerderd door M. van Goch.

      Amsterdam, Isaac Tirion, 1737.Contemporary half calf, spine gilt. With engraved frontispiece, folding plan of Straatsburg, folding view of Straatsburg, folding view of Vienna, 2 folding plates and 4 folding maps (1 of Hungary and 3 of Germany). (2),673,(15) pp.* Original issued as Modern history: or present state of all nations. London 1725-1739. Translated into Dutch:Hedendaagsche historie, of tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren. Volume IX contains descriptions of Germany, Austria and Hungary. Tiele 1033.

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        Opuscula, quibus res antiquae praecipue Aegyptiacae explanatur.

      Karlsruhe. (4) 412 Seiten. Broschur der Zeit. Die Broschur mit Einrissen, Vorsätze und letztes Blatt leicht fleckig.. Erste Ausgabe. - Brunet V, 210. Friedrich Samuel Schmidt (1737-1796) war ein Schweizer Professor, später für den Markgrafen von Baden-Durlach als Bibliotheks-Direktor tätig.

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        Travels into Muscovy, Persia, and part of the East-Indies.

      For A. Bettesworth and others London 1737 - Two volumes folio (35.5 x 23 cm). Engraved frontispiece by Picart, title, engraved portrait by G. Valck after G. Kneller, [4] preface, 246 pp., with 3 double-page engraved maps, 6 folding, 28 double-page and 19 full-page engraved plates, and 24 engravings in text; title, 223, [11] pp., with 8 folding, 24 double-page and 28 full-page engraved plates, and 25 engravings in text -- in all a portrait plate, 3 maps, 113 plates and 49 engravings in text,many plates showing several subjects; marginal ink marks on titles in both volumes, few marginal tears repaired. Contemporary calf rebacked to style, spine with raised bands, two labels with gilt lettering; boards a bit rubbed. First English edition of this richly illustrated work, including more than 300 engraved subjects and striking large panoramic plates, such as the celebrated panoramas of Moscow and Ispahan. It is modelled on the 1718 French edition and uses the same plates. De Bruyn, a Dutch painter, had previously made a lengthy tour to the Levant. In 1701, at the age of fifty, he undertook the present extensive journey to Persia and India via Moscow, arriving in Persia in 1703. His publication contains observations on cities, customs, flora and fauna, and antiquities, particularly the ruins of Persopolis. De Bruyn was possibly the first European traveller to visit Pasargarde. Ghani 221; Wilson 33; Lipperheide 547 (Dutch edition). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Moscoviae Gubernium cum Adiacentibus Regionibus.

      1737 - St Petersburg: the Academy of Sciences, 1737. 500 x 560mm. Mint condition The environs of Moscow, from the 'Atlas Russicus', the first atlas of Russia, compiled with the aid of the Frenchman Joseph-Nicolas de L'Isle, who found the St Petersburg Academy of Sciences.

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        The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden, as Also, the Physick Garden, Wilderness, Conservatory, and Vineyard

      London: Philip Miller, 1737. London: Philip Miller, 1737. Hardback, no dust-wrapper. Unpaginated. xii, approx 600 pages. Recently rebound in half morocco with raised bands and gilt lettering. Bound with it (as intended) is 'An Appendix to the Gardeners Dictionary,' London, 1735. Lacking frontis but 4 plates called for. 3rd edition. First blank soiled, dedication leaf frayed, soiled and crudely repaired. Titlepage slightly soiled, first few pages damp stained in one corner, last few pages and the appendix more extensively damp stained. The appendix is uncommon and is seldom found bound as in this copy. Extremities and spine a little rubbed. [Henrey 1105 and 1104].. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket.

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        Dissertatio secunda de sede et caussa coloris aethiopum et caeterorum hominum

      Leiden: Theodore Haak, 1737. Leiden: Theodore Haak, 1737. <p>The First Medical Book Illustrations Printed by Three-Color Process</p><p>Albinus, Bernhard Siegfried (1697-1770). Dissertatio secunda de sede et caussa coloris aethiopum et caeterorum hominum. 4to. 16, [2]pp. Folding plate with tipped-on color mezzotint by Jan Ladmiral (1698-1773). Leiden: apud Theodorum Haak; Amsterdam: apud Jacobum Graal, & Henricum de Leth, 1737. 256 x 203 mm. Vellum ca. 1737, gilt-lettered spine, library stamp of the Birmingham Medical Institute in gilt on front cover; preserved in a cloth slipcase. Moderate foxing and toning, faint library stamps on title and margin of plate mount, but very good.</p><p>First Edition of Albinus&#39;s treatise on the "seat and cause" of human skin color. This extremely rare pamphlet was the second of six remarkable three-color anatomical mezzotints produced by Jan Ladmiral for Albinus between 1736 and 1741 to illustrate pmaphlets by Albinus on different specialized subjects in anatomy. These plates represent the first application of the three-color printing process to medical illustration. The three-color process, which uses three separate plates inked in red, yellow and blue, was invented by German artist Jacob Christoph le Blon, but it was Ladmiral who was responsible for developing the process for the purpose of anatomical illustration (only one anatomical three-color plate produced by le Blon is known: a separate plate of the male genitalia issued in 1721.)</p><p>Ladmiral&#39;s plate for the Dissertatio secunda contains three figures illustrating Albinus&#39; preparations of two dissected portions of skin and a thumbnail, all taken from an African woman. The first figure shows Albinus&#39; division of the skin into two layers, the superficial epidermis and the deeper reticulum. Albinus found that the reticulum was the source of human skin color, but also noted that the epidermis, although of lesser brightness, was colored in proportion to the intensity of coloration in the reticulum. He viewed the human nail as "a continuation of the epidermis, with the reticulum beneath it in the area of transition" (Punt, Bernhard Siegfried Albinus (1697-1770): On "Human Nature," p. 89). Albinus also speculated on the historical causes of the colors of the various human races, citing both ancient and scriptural authorities. Choulant, History and Bibliography of Anatomic Illustration (tr. Frank), p. 268. Meijer, Miriam C. "Albinus, Bernard Siegfried (1697-1770).", 12 Aug. 2009. Web. 25 May 2012.</p>

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        Londinium Antiqua. This Plan shews the ancient extent of the famous cities of London and Westminster as it was near the begining of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth.

      1737 - London, George Vertue, 1737. Eight sheets printed from pewter plates, dissected and laid on linen, total 690 x 1900mm. Paper lightly toned. The largest obtainable early map of Elizabethan London, derived from one of three known examples of an anonymous woodcut map of London c.1570, all now in institutions. Vertue, an antiquarian and publisher, saw an example in the possession of Sir Hans Sloane, and produced this copy in 1737. It was Vertue who first attributed it to Agas, a land surveyor. Agas published a map of Oxford that mentioned a companion map of London: this was enough evidence for Vertue to assign the map to Agas, an attribution that still survives. The style is much the same as Braun & Hogenberg, with the buildings shown in profile, and many of the details are shared. It is likely that both were based on a common source, but the Agas extends further north and shows St Paul's Cathedral without the spire. London Bridge has buildings on it, and The Globe and the Bull-Baiting Ring can be seen on the south bank of the river. The Royal Arms top left are those of James I, 1603-1625, but it is believed that these are a later addition to the woodblock Vertue copied. HOWGEGO: 8, and the introduction pp.7 - 8

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        Die königl. Preus. Churf. Brandenburg Residenz-Stadt Berlin

      Nürnberg ca. 1737. Karte zeigt den Stadtplan von Berlin mit einer prachtvollen Gesammtansicht, altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 49 x 56. Zustand: Perfekt, dem Alter entsprechend

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        Beschryvinge van Egipte; behelzende verscheide keurige aanmerkingen over de oude en hedendaagsche aardrykskunde van dat land; deszelfs aloude gedenktekenen, de zeden, gewoontens en godsdienst der inwooners, de regeering en koophandel, de dieren, boomen, gewassen, enz. Opgesteld volgens de aantekeningen van De Maillet, door Le Mascrier. Uit het Fransch vertaald.

      's Gravenhage, Isaac Beauregard, 1737.2 volumes in 1. 4to. Contemporary calf, spine richly gilt. With title-pages printed in red and black, engraved portrait, folding map and 7 engraved plates. XX,(2),356; 363,(9) pp.* First Dutch edition; first published in French Description de l'Égypte. Paris 1735. - Benoit de Maillet (1656-1738) was French consul in Egypt from 1692 to 1708. The manuscript of his memoirs was edited by Jean Baptiste Le Mascrier and takes the form of letters. A fascinating, detailed, and excellent account of Alexandria, Cairo and Luxor. 'Maillet contributed greatly to the extension of our knowledge of Egypt in the 18th century. He was the first French writer to interest himself in the Islamic architecture of Egypt' (Atabey Collection 754). - A nice copy.Not in Tiele or Cat. NHSM; Cf. Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p.367, Gay 2105, Boucher de la Richarderie IV, p.347 and the Blackmer Collection 1061.

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        Jurisprudentia Vetus Ante-Justinianea ex recensione et cum notis Antonii Schultingii. De illustratione iuris civil. antiqui ex lectione classicorum auctorum. Praefatus est Georgius Henricus Ayrer.

      Leipzig, Ex officina Weidmanniana, 1737.. Editio nova, collata cum codicibus antiquissimo Wurceburgensi et Gothano Quart. Titelblatt mit Vignette, (86), 941, (80) S. Zeitgenössischer roter Halblederband mit rotem Überzugspapier auf den Buchdeckeln. Wenig beschabt. Beste wissenschaftliche Ausgabe zu den römischen Rechtsquellen in der Zeit vor den justinianischen Gesetzbüchern.; Beste wissenschaftliche Ausgabe zu den römischen Rechtsquellen in der Zeit vor den justinianischen Gesetzbüchern.. Letzte Ausgabe der berühmten Edition vorjustininianischer Rechtsquellen! Anton SCHULTING (1659-1734), niederländischer Jurist und Philologe, studierte in Leiden und war Rechtsprofessor an den Universitäten Harderwyk und Franeker, schließlich nahm er einen Ruf an die Universität in Leiden an. Berühmt wurde Schulting durch dieses Rechtsquellenwerk, das ihm den Beinamen eines holländischen Cujas einbrachte. Darin sind alle berühmten und einzigartigen Zeugnisse des spätantiken Rechtskultus aufgenommen: Institutionen des Gajus, die Sentenzen des Julius Paulus und viele andere mehr. Schultings dann 1717 in Leiden erschienenes Jurisprudentia vetus ante-Justinianea übertraf mit Abstand alles bisher Erschienene und blieb maßgeblich bis zum Anfang des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts, als der Gaius von Verona ans Licht kam und Lachmann die Prinzipien der Textkritik revolutionierte. Seine Liste vorjustinianischer Quellen ist bis heute maßgeblich, obwohl seitdem Wichtiges dazugekommen ist: im frühen 19. Jahrhundert die Gaius Institutionen und die Fragmenta Vaticana, im 20. Jhdt. verschiedene Papyri. Dabei ist bemerkenswert, daß Schulting nur Texte klassischer Juristen und Kaiserkonstitutionen aufnahm, welche außerhalb Justinians Kodifikation überliefert worden sind, nicht aber, wie van Leeuwen und die modernen Quellensammlungen, die Zwölftafeln oder die Leges regiae. Daraus ergibt sich klar Schultings Absicht, wie er sie auch im Vorwort darlegte: Das Anliegen der Ausgabe war nicht antiquarisch oder rein historisch, sondern juristisch. Die Sammlung sollte Hilfsmittel zum besseren Verständnis des geltenden Rechts, d.h. des Corpus Juris Civilis bereitstellen. Eine Einleitung in den Stand der wissenschaftlichen Forschung gibt im Vorspann Georg Heinrich Ayrer in einer längeren Einleitung. Caji Institutionum libri II. - Julii Pauli sententarum recepatrum libri V. - Tituli ex Corpore Ulpiani - Tituli Codicis Gregoriani - Ex Corpore Hermogeniani Codicis - Mosaicarum et Roamanarum legum Collationis Tituli - Papiniani libri Responsorum.

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        Amstellandsche Arkadia, of beschryving van de gelegenheit, toestant en gebeurtenissen van Amstellandt, met deszelfs onderhoorige dorpen, heerlykheden, ambachten, lusthoven, wateren, enz. In orde geschikt, en nader overzien, door .. Gerrit Schoemaker.

      Amsterdam, Arent van Huyssteen, 1737.2 volumes. Sm.8vo. Contemporary vellum. With 2 engraved title-vignettes, engraved frontispiece, folding table, and 12 folding engraved views of the Amstel, Oudekerk, Amstelmond, Amstelveen, Waverveen, Sloten, Sloterdijk, etc. by J.C. Philips, C. Pronk a.o. (16),400; 327,(8) pp.* First edition. - A fine copy. - Nijhoff-Van Hattum 335.

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        Byzondere aenmerkingen over het aanleggen van pragtige en gemeene landhuizen, lusthoven, plantagien en aenklevende cieraeden.

      "Zoo om de zelven ten meesten nutte en voordeel te Timmeren en Metzelen;als om Gronden wel te bereiden; de Gebrekige ter verbeteren, en met keurige Vrugt-boomen en Laeningen te beplanten: mitsgaders om het graven van groote Waters,Grasten en Vyvers met goed gevolg te verrigten.Waer by gevoegt is eene verhandeling aengaende het snoeijen en voortteelen van vrugt- en wilde boomen; inzonderheid eene nette beschryving om jaerlyks overvloedig druiven in de open lucht; ook by vervroeging in stook- en andere warme kassen, voort te brengen; als mede om onfeilbaer ananas-vrugten, ook citroen-, limoen-, oranje-boomen, en andere gewassen van warmer luchtstreek, onder onze koude voort te queeken en te vermenigvuldigen, nevens een berigt om de benoodigde weer-glazen daer toe te maken; nog beproefde waerneemingen wegens het voortteelen van aerd- en warmoes-vrugten enz.enz. Alles in den tyd van Vyftig Jaeren ondervonden, aengetekent, omstandig beschreven en met daer benodigende Plaeten opgeheldert. Leiden by Abraham Kallewier, Jan en Herman Verbeek, en Pieter vander Eyk. 1737. 1st ed. 412pp. with 15 engr.fold.plts. 4to. First edition of one of the most famous Dutch works on the planning and cultivation of country gardens, with much attention given to fruit-and kitchen-gardens. This was the work wit which De La Court introducted succesful ananas-growing in Europe, as a result of wich te ananas became popular fruit in Europe.".

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        Set of Four Gourds.

      Regensburg H. Lentz and H.G. Neubauer -1745 1737 - Set of 4 double-page mezzotint engravings, printed in colour and finished by hand. Framed and glazed 51 x 59 cm. An attractive collection of fine plates, being one of the earliest examples of colour printing. Weinmann (1683-1741) was a Regensburg apothecary who organized the publication of Phytanthoza Iconographia, a huge florilegum which was not only very beautiful but which also influenced the publication of similar works worldwide. "The mezzotint process used here had been invented by Johann Teyler in the Netherlands around 1688. As practiced here by Bartholomaus Seuter (1678-1754) and Johann Elias Ridinger (1698-1767), it was really a combination of etching and mezzotint, which made possible delicate lines and a very fine grain. The addition of hand-tinting brought about unusual and subtle effects" (Hunt). Dunthorne 327; Great Flower Books, p. 80; see Hunt 494; Johnston 388; Nissen BBI, 2126; Stafleu and Cowan 17050.

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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 & Oeconomicis Plurimarum.

      Amsterdam, Salomonem Schouten, 1737. 8vo. Contemp. full mottled calf. Light wear to top of spine. Light wear along fronthinge. Raised bands. Richly gilt compartments. Titlelabel in leather with gilt lettering. Engraved frontispiece. Titlepage in red/black. (40),372,(38) pp. and 12 folded engraved plates. Printed on good paper. Internally clean and fine.. Scarce first edition of this highly important work, which is one of the first in which Linné worked out his binomial nomenclature, being of "prime importance for the nomenclature of Arctic-Alpine species".On May 12th 1732, Linnaeus set out on his journey into Lapland, returning to Uppsala on October 10th, after adventures in snow and sleet, discovering '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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        Entdeckter Jüdischer Baldober, Oder Sachsen-Coburgische Acta Criminalia Wider eine Jüdische Diebs- und Rauber-Bande/ Worinnen Zu jedermänniglicher Wahrnehmung/ vor die Jüdische Nachstellungen sich hüten zu lernen, Besonders aber Zum nützlichen Gebrauch Derer Criminal-Gerichte, Viele ... Bosheiten und Diebs-Streiche, des Jüdischen Volcks, deutlich geoffenbaret, Und zum Behuff künfftiger Inquisitions-Processe, Mit practischen Anmerckungen erläutert werden.

      Coburg, Steinmarck 1737.. Mit gest. Frontispiz und 2 gest. Portraittafeln. 7 Bll., 591 S. Lederband im Stil d. Zt.. Leo Baeck Inst. I. A 682; Lipenius I, 362; Wagner, Litteratur der Gauner- und Geheimsprachen 24; Huelke-E. 550; Ave-Lallement I, 232. - Seltene erste Ausgabe des Berichts über den Prozeß gegen eine Gaunerbande unter Führung des "Baldobers" Mendel Carben und des "Erzdiebes" Hoyun Moyses. Mit detaillierter Schilderung der Verhöre und Untaten. Die Portraits zeigen die Verbrecher in Ketten. Wichtig auch für die Geschichte des Jiddischen. - Frontispiz mit kleiner Randläsur. Gebräunt. Insgesamt recht gutes Exemplar!

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        G. J. 's Gravesande, Introductio ad philosophiam metaphysicam et logicam continens. Mit Titelvignette u. einfachen Zierleisten im Text. Leider Exemplar auf Seiten beschädigt: Vorsatz auf oberem Rand ausgerissen, Titel mehrfach ausgerissen, Seite: 3, 103, 113, 203, 253 auf unterem Rand mit Verlust ausgerissen.

      Venetiis, Typis Jo. Baptistae Pasquali, 1737. ,. GLDr.der Zeit, [9], 287 S., 12° auf 4 Bünde gebunden. Einband gering berieben u. abgegriffen. Seiten stellenweise minimal altersgebräunt. Ansonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. Please notify beforehand, if you want to visit us and see a specific book. Unser ZVAB-Bücher-Bestand befindet sich in unserem Lager am Stadtrand Prags, nicht in unserem Geschäft. Bitte, teilen Sie uns vorher mit wenn Sie uns besuchen möchten und bestimmtes Buch auswählen wollten *.

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        Fables. By the late Mr. Gay. with Volume the Second

      42 - London - J. and R. Tonson; J. and P. Knapton, 1737. 42 - London - J. and R. Tonson; J. and P. Knapton, 1737 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Two scarce early editions of John Gay&#39;s fables, including those published posthumously, in uniform full calf bindings. Volume One is the fifth edition of Gay&#39;s original fables. Volume Two is the second edition of the fables posthumously published. Bound by W. Nutt, with a bookbinder ink stamp to the front pastedown. With sixteen plates in Volume Two, after designs by Gravelot. With the bookplate of Grosvenor Gallery Library to the front pastedowns, the bookplate of G. W. Prothero to the front free-endpapers, and the small bookplate of James M. Osborn to the front pastedown of Volume one. Condition: Rebacked infull calf, with the original boards. Externally, rubbed. Internally, firmly bound, with some handling marks and light foxing. There is some light browningto volume two. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Epistolae Ho-ElianaeFamiliar Letters Domestic and Foeign

      London - D. Midwinter et al., 1737. London - D. Midwinter et al., 1737 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of letters from notable historical, political and philosophical figures. Tenth edition. Featuring an engraved frontispiece and decorative head and tail pieces. Condition: Rebound in a half calf binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, rubbing to extremities with rear joint starting, and front board detached. Internally, firmly bound, with instances of light spotting, and marks to the title page. Copperplate ink signature toendpaper. Overall: GOOD..

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        Sermons and Discourses on Practical Subjects; Never Before Printed. Volume VII

      London - Printed by J. Bettenham, 1737. London - Printed by J. Bettenham, 1737 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The seventh volume of Robert Moss&#39;s influential sermons. Containing sixteen sermons on various religious and moral subjects. Robert Moss (c. 16661729) was the dean of Ely and &#39;preacher to the honourable society of Gray&#39;s-Inn&#39;. Moss was an able preacher. Andrew Snape, who edited his sermons and wrote a brief memoir, noted that when Moss preached at Great St Mary&#39;s, the church was always full (Moss, x). Moss was a high-churchman and a tory, and was known to frequent the tory October Club. In December 1709 he refused to preach on the thanksgiving day as a protest against the treatment received by Henry Sacheverell, following his inflammatory sermon at St Paul&#39;s Cathedral (Remarks, 2. 320). This support for Sacheverell continued through his trial, when Moss and a number of high-church divines wrote the speech given by Sacheverell to the court on 7 March 1710 (Oldmixon, 435). DNBCondition: In a full calf binding. Externally sound although rubbed. The rear joint is starting. Internally, fimly bound. Beautifully bright and clean, in remarkable condition for the age of this volume. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Quare impedit. In two parts. Part I. Containing an abridgment of the law concerning the patronages of churches, the titles of ecclesiastical persons . Part II. Containing precedents of Pleading

      London: Printed By E. & R. Nutt and R. Gosling, 1737. London: Printed By E. & R. Nutt and R. Gosling, 1737. Collation, [2], vii, [3], 32, [33-42], 33-255, [1], [44], 160, [16], pp. Bound in full calf, retaining the original period boards. Calf rubbed, worn on edges, top boards becoming loose, but still attached, Law Society stamp on tail of spine. Generally a good binding. Internally, occasional stamp. Pages in good clean condition. A good copy, in full leather binding. A16. First Edition. Full Leather. Near Very Good. Small Folio.

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        Herrn Obristen von Landsbergs Neue Grund-Risse und Entwürffe Der Kriegs-Bau-Kunst,

      . Die Plätze zu defendiren und zu attaquiren Vom Auctore selbst erläutert Nebst vielen neuen Grund-Rissen auch saubern Kupffer-Stichen vermehre und ins Geutsche übersetzt. Dresden und Leipzig: Friedrich Hekel 1737. With frontispiece and 21 plates, all copperengraved, and several woodcut vignettes. (30) + 166 + 2 blank pp. Contp., a little worn halfleather. Browning, a few leaves with small wormholes, the first leaves weakly stained. * First German edition, translated from French, published 1730..

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        Letters of Mr. Alexander Pope And Several of his Friends.

      London: Printed by J. Wright for J. Knapton L. Gilliver J. Brindley & R. Dodsley 1737 - First edition. Engraved vignette portrait of Pope on title after Jonathan Richardson. Title in red & black, engraved head & tailpieces. 4to (11 1/2 x 9 inches), pages (36): (9)-222: 215-332 , contemporary half calf; very rubbed and chipped, boards detached. In need of rebinding and priced to allow. Contemporary signature and date on half-title crossed through, another small signature and date, 1806, and "No. 232" on upper margin of half-title. Some light foxing but overall good and with good very wide margins. The incorrect date of the first letter, 1724, has not been corrected. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Vie de Philippe D&#39;Orleans, Petit-fils de France

      Londres - Aux dpens de la Compagnie, 1737. Londres - Aux dpens de la Compagnie, 1737 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The second edition of this biography of Philippe D&#39;Orleans, the nephew of Louis XIV who served as Regent of France from 1715-1723. Withsixteen engravedplates (three folded). Collated complete. Complete in two volumes in the original French. In 1711, the Dauphin died at Meudon at the age of forty-nine and the title passed to his son, who died in 1712. Until his death in 1723, Orlans was generally considered to be first in line to the throne, although legitimists considered that Philip V of Spain, n Duke of Anjou and fils de France, held that place, on the contention that his renunciation in 1700 was constitutionally invalid. The deaths witihin three years of the Dauphin, two of his three sons, his daughter-in-law and the little Duke of Brittany led to widespread rumours that Orlans had poisoned them all to gain the throne. These stories were entirely without foundation- the Dauphin died of smallpox, the Duc de Berry in a riding accident and the others of measles- but they did great damage to Orlans&#39; reputation, and even Louis XIV seems to have at least half-believed them. Only in Orlans&#39; last years did the obvious affection between himself and Louis XV, and the young King&#39;s robust health, cause the rumours to die away. In his will, Louis XIV appointed Orlans president of the council of regency for the young king Louis XV. Condition: Rebound inrecent half-morocco bindings with marbled boards. Externally smart, with just some very minor shelfwear only. Internally, tightly bound. Pages are slightly age tonedbut generally clear, with someoccasional light spots. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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      Roma?, metà secolo XVIIILegatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida, titolo manoscritto al dorso, tagli blu. 1 carta con titolo manoscritto a penna inquadrato all'interno di filetti eseguiti anch'essi a penna. 81 tavole fuori testo, numerate a penna, la tavola n. 58 posposta alla tavola n. 60; l'ultima tavola con errore di numerazione 82 anzichè 81 come descritta nell'indice. Ogni tavola, incisa all'acquaforte e con firma estesa o con cifra dell'incisore Gaetano Piccini, contiene da 2 a 6 medaglie romane raffigurate su sfondo di fitte linee orizzontali, inquadrate all'interno di elegante cornice tipografica. 1 carta di Table con indice di tutte le tavole incise e denominazioni degli Imperatori effigiati. Esemplare in ottime condizioni conservative.

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        POLEN: WOHLAU/ SCHLESIEN: Gesamtansicht, mit Legende - um 1737, Kupferstich, altkoloriert, 19x28 cm

      . POLEN: WOHLAU/ SCHLESIEN: Gesamtansicht, mit Legende - um 1737, Kupferstich, altkoloriert, 19x28 cm.

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        The Ceremonial Proceeding to a Private Interrment [sic] Of Her Late Most Excellent Majesty Queen Caroline, of Blessed Memory, From the Prince's Chamber to Westminster-Abbey.

      John Stagg. London Folio 1737 - pp. 6. Caption title. Dusty where exposed on pages 1 and 6, the top edge of page 1 discoloured, old centre fold, page 6 a little creased at the lower half and with a few nicks in the bottom margin without loss. *RARE - ESTC - T28992 - 3 copies in the UK, 5 in the USA.

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        Génération harmonique, ou traité de musique théorique & pratique.

      Paris, Prault 1737 - In-8 [188 x 120 mm]. Collation : (16), 227, (17) pp. et 12 planches dépl. hors-texte. Veau marbré, dos orné, tranches marbrées. (Reliure de l'époque.) Première édition. C'est, après le 'Traité de l'harmonie' de 1722, le second ouvrage fondamental de Jean-Philippe Rameau dans lequel il explicite, de façon définitive, sa théorie de l'harmonie fondée sur la résonance du corps sonore. Cet ouvrage est adressé aux membres de l'Académie des Sciences; l'auteur y commence sa présentation par l'énoncé de douze propositions et la description de sept expériences selon une forme censée étayer le caractère scientifique et rationnel de son propos. A la fin, on trouve un extrait des registres de l'Académie des Sciences dans lequel Réaumur, Dortous de Mairan et l'abbé de Gamaches approuvent cet ouvrage. La pièce de titre a été renouvelée à l'imitation. Reliure un peu frottée. // You can browse all my books on

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        Lamekis, ou les Voyages extraordinaires d'un égyptien dans la Terre intérieure, avec la Découverte de l'Isle des Silphides. Enrichis de Notes curieuses

      Poilly 1737 8 Parties en 4 volumes in - 12 (17 x 10,5 cm), veau fauve moucheté, dos à cinq nerfs orné, pièces de titre et tomaison de cuir marron, alérions entre les nerfs, triple filet entourant les plats, armes au centre, dentelle sur les coupes, tranches mouchetées rouges (reliure d'époque). Edition originale, rare. Ouvrage répertorié dans : VERSINS (Pierre). Encyclopédie de l'Utopie, des Voyages extraordinaires et de la science - fiction. Manque les faux - titres des 2e, 4e, 6e et 8e parties. Charles de Fieux, Chevalier de Mouhy (Metz 1701 - Paris 1784), romancier français, était d'une famille de Bourgogne, et neveu du baron de Longepierre. On a de lui La Paysanne parvenue, Le Papillon ou lettres parisiennes, Contes de cour, Les Délices du sentiment, etc. Exemplaire aux armes de Anne - Léon II de Montmorency, marquis de Fosseux (ou Fosseuse), puis duc de Montmorency, fils unique d'Anne - Léon Ier, baron de Montmorency, lieutenant général, et d'Anne - Marie - Barbe de Ville, sa première femme, appelé d'abord le marquis de Fosseuse, naquit le 11 août 1731 ; d'abord menin du Dauphin et capitaine - lieutenant des gendarmes de la reine, en mai 1745, il fut fait chevalier de Saint - Louis, le 3 avril 1758, et promu brigadier de cavalerie en décembre 1761, et maréchal de camp en juin 1753. Il émigra à Munster lors de la Révolution et mourut dans cette ville le 1er septembre 1799. Il avait épousé en premières noces, le 27 janvier 1761, Marie - Judith de Champagne et en secondes noces Anne - Françoise - Charlotte de Montmorency - Luxembourg, qui lui apporta en dot le duché de Montmorency. (OLIVIER, planche 810, 2). Ex - libris La Rochefoucauld duc de Bisaccia. (quelques défauts, petit manque sur la coiffe supérieure du tome IV, défauts sur les coins, rousseurs éparses). / / 8 Parts bound in 4 volumes 12o (17 x 10,5 cm), fawn speckled calf, spine tooled raised on five bands, brown leather labels, piece of arms between the bands ("alérions"), triple fillet border on covers, central coat of arms, dentelle on turns - in, red sprinkled edges (contemporary binding). First edition, rare. This book is listed in : VERSINS (Pierre). Encyclopédie de l'Utopie, des Voyages extraordinaires et de la science - fiction. Lack of half - titles for parts 2, 4, 6 and 8. Charles de Fieux, Chevalier de Mouhy (Metz 1701 - Paris 1784), french novelist, was from a family of Bourgogne, and nephew of baron de Longepierre. He wrote La Paysanne parvenue, Le Papillon ou lettres parisiennes, Contes de cour, Les Délices du sentiment, etc. Copy bearing the arms of Anne - Léon II de Montmorency, marquis de Fosseux (or Fosseuse), "puis duc de Montmorency, fils unique d'Anne - Léon Ier, baron de Montmorency, lieutenant général, et d'Anne - Marie - Barbe de Ville, sa première femme, appelé d'abord le marquis de Fosseuse, naquit le 11 août 1731 ; d'abord menin du Dauphin et capitaine - lieutenant des gendarmes de la reine, en mai 1745, il fut fait chevalier de Saint - Louis, le 3 avril 1758, et promu brigadier de cavalerie en décembre 1761, et maréchal de camp en juin 1753. Il émigra à Munster lors de la Révolution et mourut dans cette ville le 1er septembre 1799. Il avait épousé en premières noces, le 27 janvier 1761, Marie - Judith de Champagne et en secondes noces Anne - Françoise - Charlotte de Montmorency - Luxembourg, qui lui apporta en dot le duché de Montmorency". (OLIVIER, plate 810, 2). Bookplate La Rochefoucauld duc de Bisaccia. (Some defects, small lack of leather on top of spine vol. 4, defects on corners, scattered spots).

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        De Officio Hominis & Civis juxta Legem Naturalem Libri Duo

      Londoni [London] - Gul. Thurlbourn, 1737. Londoni [London] - Gul. Thurlbourn, 1737 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce copy of this work on natural law and civil law by Samuel Pufendorf. In Latin. With decorative head-and-tail pieces, vignette title pages and frontispiece engraving of the author. Taking up ideas put forward by Hugo Grotius, Pufendorf holds that while moral law is based on revelation, and civil law on legislative enactments, natural law is ultimately established by God and its contents are discernible by human reason. In discussing these issues he considers the character of natural religion. He maintains that rational reflection can show the existence, providence, and various attributes of God. Although natural religion on its own is not sufficient for humankind, it binds society together. Atheism is destructive of society and should be punished. From the antiquarian library of Emeritus Professor David A. Palin of the University of Manchester (bookplate to front pastedown), collected over a period of almost forty years. Condition: Rebound in quarter-calf with buckram boards. Externally, very smart. Internally, firmly bound. Evidence of past worming affecting pages up to 100. Pages are bright, though with some scattered foxing throughout. Overall: FINE externally with a GOOD interior..

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        Litanies De La St. Vierge (Litany of the Holy Virgin)

      No Place: Catholic Fine Art Publishing Company. No Place: Catholic Fine Art Publishing Company Unpaginated, no place, no date, a bound collection of 57 engravings housed in a leather slipcase. Contemporary full morocco, smooth spine, divided into six panels by gilt rule and small flowery roll, gilt title to second panel, sixth panel is filled with seven rolls, the remaining panels with central vase/ urn inside a pointille lozenge, with a small star to each corner, covers with a single fillet and dog-tooth roll bordering an anthemion roll, the front cover with the name of Madamoiselle Winy in gilt letter, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g. Slightly rubbed to extremities, small amount of colour retouching to backstrip. Internally bright and clean, though cropped quite tightly, with occasional loss to imprint. The leather slipcase is heavily worn, with one joint splitting. The engravings are by the Klauber brothers, who established the Catholic Fine Art Publishing Company in 1737, though these are probably much later. Unknown. Full Morocco. Good/No Jacket (as Issued). Illus. by Klauber, Joseph and Klauber, Johann. 12mo.

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        Geschichte und Beschreibung aller Cerimonien und anderer Merkwürdigkeiten der römischen Kirche in einer Reihe von Briefen mit Kupfern. 2 Bde. in 1 Band. Leipzig, W. G. Sommer 1777-85. 8°. 5 Bll., 424 S. 4 Bll.; 2 Bll., 491 S. mit gest. Frontispiz u. 10 Kupfertafeln, Hldr. d. Zt.

      . . Bougine, Handbuch der allgemeinen Litterargeschichte IV, 139.- F. A. Fidler (1737-1780) war bis zu seinem Übertritt zum Protestantismus im Jahre 1767, Priester u. Lehrer des Augustiner-Ordens in Wien. Er starb als Consistorialrath u. Prof. d. Theologie zu Büzow.- Etw. gebräunt od. braunfleckig, Ebd. berieben u. etw. bestoßen.

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        1737 2 Volumes John Greaves Miscellaneous Works Astronomy First

      London - Thomas Birch, 1737. London - Thomas Birch, 1737 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. %0D%0AA fascinatingfirst edition collection of John Greaves&#39; works. %0D%0AJohn Greaves (1602 1652) was an English mathematician, astronomer and antiquary. Greaves toured the Catacombs and made drawings of the Pantheon and Pyramid of Cestius. During his stay in Rome he instituted inquiries into the ancient weights and measures that are among the early classics of metrology. In 1637 he made a journey to the Levant, one (unfulfilled) intention being to fix the latitude of Alexandria where Ptolemy had made his astronomical observations. He sailed from England to Livorno in the company of Edward Pococke; after a brief visit to Rome, he arrived in Istanbul (Constantinople) around April 1638. There he made the acquaintance of the English ambassador Sir Peter Wyche. He procured various manuscripts there, including a copy of Ptolemy&#39;s Almagest (the fairest work I ever saw). Greaves ended up owning two copies of the Almagest. He was going to have visited the many monastic libraries at Mount Athos, in order to make a catalogue of their MSS and unprinted books. Athos was normally open only to members of the Orthodox church, but thanks to a special dispensation from the Patriarch of Constantinople Cyril Lucaris, Greaves would have had access; but the execution of the patriarch by strangulation in June 1638 for treason against Sultan Murad IV prevented his journey. %0D%0AInstead, Greaves continued on to Alexandria, where he collected a number of Arabic, Persian and Greek manuscripts. He was an inveterate note-taker, making countless observations in notebooks and on blank pages of other books he bought; he also visited Cairo twice, and made a more accurate survey of the pyramids of Egypt than any traveller who had preceded him. He returned to England in 1640. %0D%0AThere are six plates throughout, five of which are fold-out. %0D%0ACollated and complete. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn mottled calf bindings. Externally generally smart, lightly rubbed in places with some wear, particularly to volume II, to the extremities. Internally generally firmly bound with bright and clean pages throughout, save for some foxing to the first and last few pages as usual. Tidemarks to front and rear pastedowns of both volumes. Ink inscription to front pastedown of both volumes. Overall: VERY GOOD. %0D%0A.

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        Orígenes de la Lengua Española, Compuestos por varios autores, recogidos por D. Gregorio Mayáns y Siscár, Bibliotecario del Rey. Tomo I.

      Juan de Zúñiga, Madrid 1737 - 1ª ed. 11.7x16.3. 12h., 218 (de 219) pp. Pergamino. Falta la última hoja de texto (la ofrecemos en facsímil), el pergamino está ligeramente sucio, pero por lo demás es muy buen ejemplar de este raro e interesante libro. Mayáns y Siscár nació en Oliva (Valencia en 1699 y murió en Valencia en 1781; fue Bibliotecario Real para Felipe V desde 1733 a 1740 y publicó numerosos estudios históricos, críticos, filosóficos y gramáticos, siendo el más importante sus Orígenes de la Lengua Española. Esta primera ed., que Palau (158874) describe como "interesante y rara" escasea en el mercado. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        Plaisante Prospekte

      . Tusche in Grau auf Papier, unten rechts signiert: "J.C. Dietzsch"; 21,5 x 29,3 cm. Mit Blumen- und Fruchtstücken, Küchenstillleben, vor allem aber mit kleinen, poetisch vorgetragenen Landschaften, versorgte Dietzsch, zweitältester und erfolgreichster Sohn einer großen Künstlerfamilie, einen stetig wachsenden Kunstmarkt, der sich nicht allein auf Deutschland beschränkte, sondern sich auch auf England und die Niederlande ausdehnte. Vor allem bürgerliche und adelige Sammler mit privaten Kabinetten fanden Gefallen an den zierlich ausgeführten, bildhaften Zeichnungen und Druckgraphiken des Künstlers. Dietzschs Einflüsse waren komplex und schlossen die holländische Malerei ebenso ein, wie die Landschaften der eine Generation zuvor in Nürnberg tätigen Maler Willem van Bemmel und Johann Franz Ermels und das aktuell aufkommende Interesse an Reiseskizzen und pittoresken Ansichten. Ein schönes Beispiel für diese "Plaisanten Prospekte", wie Dietzsch eine 1737 entstandene Folge von Landschaften nannte, ist die vorliegende Tuschzeichnung: Ein verwinkeltes, am Fluß liegendes Gebäude, hinterfangen von hohen Bäumen. Leicht aus der Blattmitte gerückt um einen statischen Eindruck zu vermeiden, liegt das Haus jenseits eines Pfades am Fluß. Auch Wasser und Weg sind bewegt, verlaufen kurvig und lebendig und verbinden den detailliert und dunkler ausgearbeiteten Vordergrund mit der hellen, sanft lavierten Ferne unter dem hohen Himmel. Dietzschs umfassende Kenntnis von Kompositions- und Farbregeln ist spürbar. Grade in Nürnberg, wo Sandrart 1662 die erste deutsche Akademie gründete und 1675 mit der "Teutschen Akademie" die erste kunsttheoretische Schrift in deutscher Sprache veröffentlichte, bildete der künstlerische Regelkanon eine unverbrüchliche Basis für jeden Maler und Zeichner. Doch entgeht Dietzsch der Gefahr der Pedanterie. Seine zeichnerische Grammatik beherrscht er so souverän, daß er den klaren Aufbau, die Staffelung der Bildräume, das Aufhellen des Hintergrundes und die gut platzierte kleine Staffagegruppe rechts der Mitte zu einem gänzlich unakademischen Eindruck verbindet, dem eine natürliche Anmut eignet. Dietzschs Naturbeobachtung und sein Baumschlag wurde bereits von den Zeitgenossen gelobt. Diese Sorgfältigkeit im Einzelnen führt dank Dietzschs ausgeprägtem Gefühl für die Stimmung der Szene nicht zur Vereinzelung der Details. Hinzu kommt, daß sein Strich stets bewegt ist, auch in dunkleren Partien leicht bleibt und manchmal - etwa im Bereich der Figuren mit dem Pferd - Motive nur andeutet ohne sie gleichwohl völlig kenntlich zu machen. Es ist die hier so gekonnt vorgestellte Begabung für das Stimmungshafte, die seinen Landschaften große Bewunderung einbrachte.

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        Den Berömmelige Norske Handel-Stad Bergens Beskrivelse.

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

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        Thesaurus Zeylanicus exhibens plantas in insula Zeylana nascentes; Inr quas Plurimae novae species. & genera inveniuntur. Omnia Iconibus illustrata. ac descripta cura & studio Joannis Burmanni.

      Amstelædami [Amsterdam], Jansonio-Waesbergios & Salomonem Schouten 1737. 4to. [218 x 262 mm]. Copper pl. frontispiece + title pg. 2 col. engravings. (16) + 235 + (1) + (14) + (2) + 33 + (1) pp. Pl. 1 - 100 - 18* = 111 pl. Contemp. full calf. Spine recently rebacked, most of the old spine preserved. Index in old hand on separate leaf. Two book pl. End-papers discol. Front board a little warped. Text block clean, firm and nice.. First description of the flora of Ceylon by the Dutch botanist [1706 - 1776]. Linné named a plant genus Burmannia after him

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        Pablo y Virginia drama pastoral en tres actos

      Saint-Pierre, Bernardin de (1737-1814); Pastor, Juan Francisco [translator and adaptor]. Pablo y Virginia drama pastoral en tres actos. [Madrid]: Libreria de Quiroga, (ca. 1800). The first dramatic version in Spain of the novel Paul et Virginie (1787) by Saint-Pierre. Quarto. Unbound, uncut, stitched as issued.40pp. Slight soiling. Cloth folding protective box. In the original picturesque and romantic novel, two fatherless children are brought up in innocence and poverty, far from society on lle de France (Mauritius). Virginie dies in a shipwreck, refusing to disrobe as this would require her to swim naked in the presence of a sailor who could rescue her. "Although excessively sentimental, this little work contains many charming passages, especially the descriptions, in which Rousseau's influence can be seen, of an idyllic life and strange surroundings. It had an immense vogue, was translated into many languages, and still retains its popular fame. Bonaparte considered it the language of the souls, and he pensioned and decorated the author" (Oxford/French). In Pastor's dramatic version, there is a happy ending in keeping with the demands of the Madrid theatre audience and in keeping with turn-of-the 18th century sentimentality which was replacing romanticism. The lasting importance of the Pastor version is due to its anti-slavery content. The character of the blackman, Zavi, laments, "...tristemente nos condena ?a esclavitud," clearly articulates a desire for equality of all races. This early example of abolitionist doctrine (the slave trade was outlawed in Britain in 1803 and in Spain in 1817) reflects Spain's long role as the major exporter of slaves to the New World. This gradually came to an end due to British abolitionist pressure and the rise of an educated Spanish middle class, a class that grew involved in social causes presented through the church, the coffee houses and occasionally, as here, the theatre. There are two original editions: the Pastor version, priority unknown. Mardrid: Quiroga, ca. 1800 in Quarto, 40p (as ours); and Benito Garcia 1800 in 8vo. 135p (in one record) and pp167-309 in another. Referenced by: Palau y Dulcet, Manual del Librero Hispanoamericano, Oxford, 1966, XVIII, 285199. References: Navarro, Jeronimo Herra. Catalogo de Autores Teatrales del Siglo XVII (1993) p.339 with bibliography, noting the play was published in Teatro Nuevo Espanol I., pp.197-339, but not listing the Quiroga edition. Pastor wrote another comedy La Sofia (produced 1801); Canton, Clara Isabel Martinez. Pablo y Virginia en Espana: recepcion, modalidades y consecuencias. Electronic offprint from, Especulo. Revista de estudios literarios. Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2009. OCLC: Smith College, UNC Chapel Hill.

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        Allerhand nützliche Versuche, dadurch zu genauer Erkäntniß der Natur und Kunst der Weg gebähnet wird. Erster (und) Anderer Theil (von insgesamt 3) in 2 Bänden.

      Halle, Rengerische Buchhandlung, 1737 und 1728.. 17,5 x 10,5 cm. 7 Blatt, 599 Seiten, 4 Blatt; 7 Blatt, 568 Seiten, 4 Blatt. Mit 2 gestochenen Frontispices und insgesamt 31 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Pergamentbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln.. Poggendorff II, 1355. - Über den "wagerechten Stand der flüssigen Materie", Luftpumpen, Eigenschaften und Wirkungen der Luft, Schwere der Körper in flüssigen Materien, Manometer, Thermometer, Barometer, Wärme und Kälte, Feuer, Licht und Farben. Die Tafeln zeigen zahlreiche Gerätschaften und Instrumente für physikalische Versuche und Messungen. - Einbände nur leicht berieben, insgesamt sauber und wohlerhalten.

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      AMSTELODAMI, APUD JANSSONIO-WAESBERGIOS, 1737 2 voll.ITALIANO Legatura moderna in piena pelle con recupero dei piatti originali, dorso moderno con titolo e fregi in oro; mancanza delle carte di guardia, sostituite con carta bianca; ex - libris Piergiorgio Borio; alla prima carta bianca del secondo tomo, note di possesso manoscritte. I volume: [8] pp. [8], 80; [8], 28; [12], 188; [2] 3 - 32; [2] 3 - 10, [2]; [3] 4 - 10, [2]; [2] 3 - 11, [1]; [2] 3 - 8; [2] 3 - 11, [1]; [2] 3 - 11, [1]; [2] 3 - 8; [2] 3 - 10, [2]; [2] 3 - 28, [4]; [3] 4 - 32; [2] 3 - 18, [2]; [2] 3 - 11, [3]; [2] 3 - 10; [3] 4 - 44; [2] 3 - 16, [2]; [2] 3 - 34, [2]; [2] 3 - 18; [4] 1 - 46, [2]; [6] 1 - 36, [2]. 6 figure nel testo, 79 tavole fuori testo a piena pagina di cui 8 ripiegate. II volume: [26] PP, [1] 2 - 20, [14]; [6] 7 - 36; [2] 3 - 46, [2b]; [5] 6 - 36; [3] 4 - 28; [2] 3 - 28; [2] 3 - 56; [2] 3 - 33, [2b]; [2] 3 - 32; [5] 6 - 43 [1b]; [8], [2] 3 - 42 [2b]; [8], [2] 3 - 32; [10] (13ma parte), [2] 3 - 22; [4], [2] 3 - 20; [2] 3 - 12; [2] 3 - 8; [2] 3 - 24; [2] 1 - 81, [1b]; [6], [1] 2 - 105, [1b]; [3] 4 - 12. 2 figure nel testo, 57 tavole fuori testo a piena pagina, di cui 8 ripiegate. Seconda edizione, la prima del 1721. Frederik Ruysch fu un anatomista olandese e botanico, professore di anatomia a Leyda ed Amsterdam, fu celebre per il suo metodo di iniettare i vasi sanguigni e per la sua conoscenza sulle preparazioni e conservazioni anatomiche. Egli mostrò le sue preparazioni in una serie di esposizioni popolari in piccole case affittate ad Amsterdam. Il suo "armadietto" catturò l'attenzione di Pietro il Grande, Zar di Russia, che l'acquistò nel 1717. Ruysch fece un grande numero di scoperte in anatomia nel corso della sua lunga carriera; fra queste, la prima descrizione di vasi sanguigni bronchiali e il plesso vascolare del cuore, e la prima descrizione delle valvole del sistema linfatico. Esemplare dalla consueta lieve ossidazione, le tavole molto fresche e ben inchiostrate.

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        Anatomy. Epitomized and Illustrated: Containing, I. A Concise and Plain Description of all the Parts of the Human Body; Together with Their Various Uses in the Animal Oeconomy. II. A Large and Choice Collection of Sculptures, Exhibiting a Just Idea of the Figure, Size, Situation, Connection, and Uses of Several Parts of the Body, in Seventeen Folio Copper-Plates

      London: John Noon, at the White Hart, Near Mercers-Chapel, in Cheapside, 1737. London: John Noon, at the White Hart, Near Mercers-Chapel, in Cheapside, 1737. First edition. . Leather bound. Rebacked. Original boards. Octavo. . Large folding copper-plate illustrations.

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        Exercice du Chretien

      Paris - Chez Carouge, 1737. Paris - Chez Carouge, 1737 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A wonderfully miniature book of Christian worship. In French with some prayers in Latin. With a motif to title page and decorative head pieces. Condition: In a calf binding with gilt decoration. Externally, worn to extremities with loss to some leather of spine and lifting to backstrip. Front board held by cords only. Crease to rear board. Internally, firmly bound. Curling to front pastedown and front free endpaper missing. Rear pastedown lifting. Generally bright and clean. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        Le Grand Dictionnaire Géographique et Critique (10 volumes in folio)

      - À Venise, chez Jean Baptiste Pasquali, 1737-1741. 10 volumes petit folio reliés en cartonnage d'attente d'époque, pièce de titre manuscrite. Bon état général malgré de petites mouillures marginales. Texte sur deux colonnes, vignettes, ex-libris manuscrit. Édition de Venise fortement augmentée de 6 à 10 volumes depuis la première à La Haye en 1726, certainement la plus complète. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Commentarii des Bello Gallico et Civili und diejenigen Bücher, welche A. Hirtius oder Oppius...von den Alexandrinischen / Africanischen und Hispanischen Kriegen beygefüget haben; Mit Teutschen Anmerckungen....nebst 6 Accuraten Land-Charten und..Register.

      Nürnberg, Krauß, 1737.. 15 n.n.Blätter ( Vorrede ), 645 Seiten, 22 n.n. Blätter ( " Geographisches Register über die Land-Charten, Index Geographicus, Index Rerum, Teutsches Register der fürnembsten Redens-Arten, welche in den Anmerckungen vorkommen " ). Mit 6 teils mehrfach ausfaltbaren Kupferkarten. Hldr der Zeit mit umlaufendem Goldschnitt, 8°. Einband stärker berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Innen Besitzvermerk. Ein möglicherweise ursprünglich vorhandenes Frontispiz fehlt hier. Titelblatt stärker fleckig, mit Randläsionen, diversen Besitz- und Bibliotheksvermerken. Sonst im Text gelegentlich etwas fleckig, auch stockfleckig. Am äußeren Rand außerhalb des Textes sich durchziehender Wasserrand. Seiten teils etwas angeknickt, einige Seiten eselsohrig. Die Kupferkarten teils etwas fleckig, teils angeknickt aber im Großen und Ganzen von recht guter Erhaltung. ( Gewicht 500 Gramm ) - selten - ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

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        Historisches Jahr-Buch vom Jahr Christi 1736. In welchem alles Was sich nicht nur in den Reichen von Europa, sondern auch in den andern Welt-Theilen, im Staat, in der Kirche/ und in der Natur merckwürdiges zugetragen/ Die neuen Erfindungen der Kunst, und der Wachsthum der Wissenschafften angezeiget Und aus den bewährtesten Nachrichten nach einer natürlichen Ordnung erzehlet (sic) wird / Zu bequemern Gebrauch mit einem nöthigen Register und Kupffern versehen.

      Franckfurth - Leipzig, Chr. Riegel, 1737.. Titel + 8 n.n. Bll. + 1266 + 40 S. OLd. der Zeit, auf vier Bünden.. Mit dem gestochenen Frontispiz und 10 Tafeln. Tafel vor S. 107 fehlt. - R. m. kl. Fehlstellen, stockfleckig, kl. Einrisse der Tafeln, tlw. etw. tintenfleckig, Satzspiegel tlw. etw. gebräunt, Gbrsp. Gutes Expl.

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