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        Eigenh. Albumblatt mit U.

      Amsterdam, 21. IV. 1738. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo. "Dodi li va'ani lo" ("Mein Geliebter ist mein, und ich bin sein" - Hohelied 2,16). - "Sum tuus, o Jesu! meus es, tuus atq manebo | Et tecum unitus fide lubenter ero; | Da modo, ne fallax mundus nec dira cupido, | Nec daemon nosmet separet horrificus". - J. J. Rasch war Magister der Philosophie, Candidatus ministerii und Bibliothekar zu St. Jakob in Hamburg und verfaßte nebst anderem eine "Historische Beschreibung der öffentlichen Bibliothek zu St. Jacobi in Hamburg" (1735). - Mit kleiner Numerierung am linken oberen Blatt- und kl. Wurmspur am unteren Blattrand.

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        Aussführliche Geschicht der in dem äussersten Welt-Theil gelegenen Japonesischen Kirch, worinn die glückliche Vertilgung der Abgötterey, Einführung, Fortpflanzung, Verfolgung, und letztens gäntzliche Verbannung des Heiligen Römisch Catholischen Glaubens in disem grossen Reich erzehlet wird. Auf viler Verlangen in die teutsche Sprach übersetzt. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Augsburg, Ilger, 1738. - circa 32 x 21,5 cm. 12 Bll., 534; 559 SS. (313-320 in Spaltenzahlung), 9 Kupfertafeln Blindgeprägtes Schweinsleder d. Zt. auf Holzdeckeln (Schließen entfernt) Cordier, BJ 401; de Backer-S. II, 1641. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe der 1689 französisch erschienene Darstellung der Jesuitenmission in Japan. Eine längere "Nachricht" zu Beginn schildert die Geschichte, Landes- und Volkskunde Japans. Der Jesuit Jean Crasset (1618-1692) gibt auch einen Bericht der Taten des Franz Xaverius. Die Kupfer von dem Augsburger Stecher J. A. Zimmermann zeigen Trachten, Ansichten, Brauchtum und die Martyrien der Jesuiten. - Wenig gebräunt, teils kleine Wasserränder, Titel ringsum im weissen Rand ausgebessert (ohne Textverlust), Vorsätze erneuert. Einband berieben und mit Läsuren durch die Entfernun der Schliessen, insgesamt dennoch solide und recht hübsch. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Catalogus Stirpium, &c. or, Catalogue of Plants naturally growing and commonly cultivated in divers Parts of England, more especially about Nottingham. The most known Latin and English Names of the several Plants, the Tribe they belong to, the time of their flowering, and of those which are either Officinals, or otherwise of any known Efficacy, such Virtues are briefly mentioned as me be depended upon. With an English Index

      Nottingham: Printed for the Author, by G. Ayscough, and sold by C. Rivington, London, 1738. First and only edition, [20], 231, [11], 6, [4], 24 pp., with the armorial bookplate of Hugh Cecil Earl of Lonsdale, contemporary calf, hinges partly cracked, spine gilt with floral motifs in compartments, morocco label, a nice copy. George Charles Deering [formerly Georg Karl Dering] (1695??-1749), botanist, was born in Dresden and educated at the Hamburg Gymnasium and the University of Leiden (1708?-10), where he was a pupil of Boerhaave. He returned to London in 1719 and then practised as a physician at Nottingham from 1735 till his death in 1749. He was also the editor of "Nottinghamia vetus et nova or an historical account of the ancient and present state of the town of Nottingham, 1751" which was published posthumously. One of the earliest of British local floras. "Although written at a time when botanical nomenclature was very different to what it is at present, the work must be acknowledged as a valuable record of the flora of the district. Its pages may be searched with interest to see the enormous changes which have taken place during the century and a half which have since elapsed. It may further be observed that it will always possess a more than local interest, because in it the two Nottingham meadow crocuses are for the first time introduced to the British flora."—Brown, A History of Nottinghamshire. Henrey, 620; Dobbin, 271.

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        Travels, or Observations Relating to Several Parts of Barbary and the Levant

      Oxford: The Theatre. 1738., 1738. FINELY BOUND FIRST EDITION. Demy Folio (43 x 27cm). pp. xvi, 442. Also including 'A Collection of such Papers as serve to Illustrate the Foregoing Observations' following the main text, pp. 61, and an un-paginated index. These papers serve as a series of appendices, including a list of references to Classical sources such as Herodotus and Strabo, as well as a collection of botanical sketches and an account of the weather in Alexandria. With 34 copper plates, including maps, plans etc. Modern re-binding, featuring the tooled tan calf leather coverings of old boards and a new matching calf spine with raised bands and gilt titles to a black morocco label. Book plates of Sir Abraham Hume Bart and Norman Douglas Simpson to front paste down. The new binding has seen some wear, but in general the book remains very good. Map of Algeria following preface has one 4 inch tear to the bottom left, extending about an inch into the printed map itself. Shaw originally came from Kendal and was educated at Queen's College Oxford before being sent as a chaplain to Algiers. His book, published five years after his return to Oxford, covers Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt and the Levant, and is accompanied by extensive footnotes reproduced from Ancient Greek and Latin sources. Pritzel 8649; Blackmer 1533; Lowndes 2372.

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        Origen y antiguedad de la lengua bascongada, y de la nobleza de Cantabria. Sacada a luz por el Capitan Don Juan de Perocheguy . ; en que se haze ver que dicha lengua fuè la primera que se habló en el Mundo, y la misma que traxo Tuval à España, en el año de 1800 de la Creacion, con la particularidad, de como, y por donde se introduxo para poblar esta Monarquia, y assi mismo se expressa como se introduxeron los Agotes en el Val de Baztan y en el Pais de Bascos, en el ano de 506 con otras curiosidades dignas de ser sabidas para todos los que son oriundos de dicha Lengua. A que se le añaden otras dos partes, probando . ser dicha lengua la estirpe y origen de la Augustissima Casa de Bourbon

      Joseph Texido, Barcelona 1738 - In-12. Collation : 46, (2), 24 pp. Broché, couverture en papier peint de l'époque. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Seconde édition, aussi rare que la première. L'auteur donne une éthymologie basque à de nombreux noms géographiques (Asie, Ararat, Babylone, Arabie.) Il raconte le voyage de Tubal, le père des Basques. La langue basque est le langage primitif de l'humanité, Tubal est parti avant la construction de la Tour de Babel. A la fin de la première partie on trouve une pièce en vers en espagnol, basque et français : "Ohore handia da Eguiazqui." L'auteur a ajouté deux parties qui ne se trouvent pas dans la première de 1731 : "Segunda parte. Verdades ignoradas, dignas de ser adoradas". "Tercera . la excelsa casa de Capet y la augusta ma. de Bourbon son de una mesma raza". Salva dit que ce livre renferme des "ideas singulares y estraordinarias". Très rare : Vinson 53 n'a jamais vu cette édition. Julio de Urquiro cite son exemplaire et celui de Biblioteca Nacional de Madrid. Ex-libris manuscrit de l'époque sur le titre : "le Vte D'Harambure". (Une famille originaire du Béarn, au XVIe siècle, un d'Harambure avait été un proche d'Henri IV). Petits manques de papier à la couverture. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Recueil des lettres de Madame la marquise de Sévigné a Madame la Comtesse d

      à Paris: Chez Rollin, 1738. Fine. Chez Rollin, à Paris 1738, in 12 (9,5x16,5cm), six tomes reliés en six volumes. - Second edition reprint of the first great first edition of the Letters published in 1734 for the first 4 volumes; Editor Rollin had then edited volumes 5 and 6 in 1737 who came to add the first 4 volumes 1734; A year later he published the entire edition. Adorned with a portrait frontispiece. Title pages in red and black. Full Sheepskin contemporary. Back tooled raised. Part of title in red morocco. Caps restored tail of Volumes I and II, 3 caps head frayed, 3 caps tail ditto; a snag with the first Caussin lack; various accidents; gilding faded some boxes. All still significant this rare series. This edition, according to the first original high importance published between 1734 and 1737, contains 614 letter (Edition 2 volumes in 1726 are included in 134); this edition will be especially the first authorized, Pauline Simiane granddaughter Marquise entrust handwritten letters to an editor from Aix en Provence; the letters were not addressed to the Countess of Grignan were discarded. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Seconde édition réimprimée sur la première grande édition originale des Lettres parue en 1734 pour les 4 premiers volumes ; l'éditeur Rollin n'avait alors édité les volumes 5 et 6 qu'en 1737, qui venaient s'adjoindre aux 4 premiers volumes de 1734 ; Un an plus tard il publie l'intégralité de l'édition. Ornée d'un portrait au frontispice. Pages de titres en rouge et noir. Reliures en pleine basane d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Coiffes de queue restaurées des tomes I et II, 3 coiffes de tête élimées, 3 coiffes de queue idem ; un accroc au premier caussin avec manque ; divers accidents ; dorures estompés à certains caissons. Ensemble néanmoins appréciable de cette rare série. Cette édition, conforme à la première grande originale d'importance publiée entre 1734 et 1737, contient 614 lettre (l'édition en 2 volumes de 1726 n'en comportait que 134) ; cette édition sera surtout la première autorisée, Pauline de Simiane, petite fille de la Marquise confiera les lettres manuscrites à un éditeur d'Aix en Provence ; les lettres qui ne s'adressaient pas à la Comtesse de Grignan furent écartées.

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        Histoire de la papesse Jeanne fidèlement tirée de la dissertation de M de

      A La Haye: Chez Scheurler, 1738. Fine. Chez Scheurler, A La Haye 1738, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in-12 (9,5x17cm), (52) 331pp. et (2) 328pp. (3), reliés. - New edition, illustrated with 5 figures including the famous folding plate included Pope Joan giving birth to a child in full procession. Binding in full mottled calf contemporary. Back with nerves decorated. Part of title in red leather and black volume number. Mors top of Volume I strongly split along the first well. A dull corner. Good copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition, illustrée de 5 figures dont la fameuse planche dépliante figurant la papesse accouchant d'un enfant en pleine procession. L'édition originale française, dans la traduction de Jacques Lenfant date de 1694, elle ne contenait qu'un frontispice, qui ne figure d'ailleurs pas dans les éditions suivantes, mais cinq planches ont été ajoutées. Reliures en plein veau marbré d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, et de tomaison noire. Mors supérieur du tome I étroitement fendu le long du premier caisson. Un coin émoussé. Bon exemplaire. Histoire incroyable d'une femme qui aurait occupé différent postes ecclésiastiques au Vatican avant d'être nommé pape vers l'an 850 ; le subterfuge aurait été découvert  par l'accouchement inopiné du faux pape lors d'une procession.  Depuis lors, il est expliqué que les papes avant leur intronisation s'asseoit sur une chaise percée afin qu'on examine les parties génitales. Le second tome est constitué des preuves et dissertations à l'appui de l'histoire, et également une partie du premier tome ; ces preuves historiques et ces études étant manifestement ce qu'il y a de plus remarquable dans l'ouvrage. 

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        The History of the Conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards

      London: Printed for T Woodward, 1738 2 volumes. x+479 pages with foldout frontispiece portrait of Hernan Cortez, four foldout plates and two fold out maps. xii+475+[1 ad] pages with two foldout plates. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 1/2") bound in original full leather with with gilt fillet borders on covers, the spine in six compartments separated by six raised bands, black morocco gilt lettering piece in one and the rest gilt-ruled (Field 1465, Sabin 86490, Palau: VI 530) First octavo edition.Originally published in Spanish in 1684, the first English edition was published in 1724.In 1661 Antonio de Solis was appointed to succeed Antonio de León Pinelo as chronicler of the Indies. He was a native of Alcalá and had studied classics, philosophy, and laws there and in Salamanca. He served as secretary to the Conde de Oropesa and, after 1654, as Oficial of the first Secretariat of State. His writings prior to his appointment as chronicler were of a literary nature, principally dramatic and poetic. His work as chronicler showed the influence of his literary background. He at first intended to write a continuation of Herrera?s Historia. In preparing himself for this he found a prejudice in the works of foreigners and his own nation that he decided to rewrite the story of the conquest of Mexico, which he found most in need of revision. His work, therefore, was affected by two elements which damaged its historical value: his desire to write a well-balanced literary work and his determination to defend the Spanish national honor. The result of his labors was his Historia de la conquista de México, población y progreso de la Amérique Septentrional conocida con el nombre Nueva España, which appeared in 1684. The actual content of the work does not come up to the indications of the title. Solís was able to complete only the first part, which told the history of the conquest of Mexico, 1519-1521. He was working on the continuation of the work when he died in Madrid in 1686. Solis? Historia has been called a poem without verse, as it is written in epic style, with a great central hero and with the facts selected according to the needs of the story. It became the first standard literary version of the Conquest until Prescott?s history and other later works. It went through numerous Spanish editions and was translated in the major European tongues.... A lengthy study of Solís and his history, by Luis A. Arocena, saw publication in Buenos Aires in 1963. (Handbook of Middle American Indians, Volume 13 )Condition:Book plate to front paste down, previous owner's name on front end papers, skillfully rebacked, corners bumped with some chipping to some else a very nice set.

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        [Manuscript] Breve Relación de los Señores de la Nueva España

      Mexico City, 1738. Folio, 30.5 x 21.5 cm, 150 unnumbered leaves (300 pp), manuscript in very clear scribal hand, with scattered contemporary, i.e. 18th century, notes in the margins. This artefact has a long and fascinating history. Zorita (ca 1512 - 1585) was a judge or oidor for Philip II, who spent some 19 years in the New World, the last 10 years in the Audiencia de Nueva Espana, ie. Mexico. His views of the abuses that the encomendero system was inflicting on the native populations were similar to those of Bartolome de las Casas, and like him was a staunch defender of the rights of the "Indios" against the rapacity of the land-ownign Spaniards, the encomenderos. This made him many enemies, who constantly harassed him, but he was well respected for his probity. The latter was proved by his retirement, returning to his native Spain virtually broke. He reported this to the King, and made numerous suggestions on how to improve the condition of the natives, mostly through alleviation of their requirement to pay taxes and having to serve as virtual slaves to their encomenderos. None of his suggestions was followed,and his report to the king became buried in the files of the Archive of the Indies, unpublished in its day and probably never seen by the king. This unpublished royal report was called the Breve Relacion de los Senores de Nueva Espana and portrays Indian life both before the conquest -- perhaps in too halcyon terms -- and afterwards, the latter from his own first hand observation. It was written after he had returned from Mexico to Granada, Spain, probably around 1570. The original report wound up back in Mexico in the hands of the great Mexican polymath Siguenza y Gongora, and after his death, went into the library at the Jesuit seminary/ convent of SS Pedro y Pablo in Mexico City. Still unpublished, several references were made of it in various chronicles of the period, eg. Vetancurt and Clavigero: Torquemada mentions a notable incident with involved the Indians. Zorita was greatly esteemed by the religious orders because of his pro-Indian stance. It was there at the seminary of SS Peter and Paul that Lorenzo Boturini, an Italian traveller who became obsessed with Mexico and formed a remarkable collection of artefacts, found the mss in 1738 and, recognizing its importance, had several copies made; he also mentions it in his book "Idea de una nueva Historia .... This is one of those copies. There are Boturini copies in the New York Public Library and the Bibliotheque Nacional in Paris; the location of the original is apparently unknown. The book was not published until the 19th century, first in a French translation of little value and from a defective Boturini copy, then in 1891 in the Spanish from a copy by the well-known Mexican bibliophile Icazbalceta. The Diccionario Porrua says of Zorita's book:"Como fuente de primera mano es indispensable," an opinion in which every scholar seems to concur. This copy collates perfectly with the authoritative Cabañas edition, but with the annotations and the final leaf which identifies it as a copy made (sacó) by Senor Boturini in November 1738 from the original found in the library of the Jesuit college mentioned above; and that a certain Lic. Pensado had noted that he had seen the book in 1683; and further that the original must have come from Spain where the author kept "cogiendo y anadiendo" to it. Bound in contemporary limp vellum, with title material on spine in ink; original ties still present. Paper is fresh, script is very clear and legible. Insignificant worming to a few preliminary leaves in upper left corner. Both binding and text are in fine condition.

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        Histoire des guerres d'Italie

      Londres: Chez Paul et Isaac Vaillant, 1738. Fine. Chez Paul et Isaac Vaillant, Londres 1738, 3 tomes en 3 Vol. in 4 (19,5x26cm), (4) xxvj (16) 620pp. et (4) xi, 604pp. et (10) 476pp; (188), relié. - New edition. Although other editions have been given in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, it is not only the most beautiful edition of this text, but also the best translation by Favre, reviewed by Gorgeons and others .. Full speckled antique glazed calf. Back tooled raised florets in 4 boxes. Part of title in red morocco. Caps head leveled. Tail headdress of Volume II threadbare. Wormholes and a gallery on the upper flat of Volume I. A flap of skin torn on upper cover of Volume III of 3 cm. Corners bumped. Of the three title pages, two rectangles of paper were pasted ly of both sides, under the title, thus masking a previous owner. History of the wars of Italy begins in 1490 and ends in 1534; Guicciardini worked there for 27 years, and his work, in the opinion of critics of his time is valuable and of great merit, even though it was criticized its violence would greatly praised his impartiality; this work did much to modernize methods in history. Ambassador, writer and politician of Florence, friend Machiavelli, Guicciardini is part of the pantheon of great men of Florence. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition. Bien que d'autres éditions aient été données au XVIe et au XVIIe siècle, celle-ci constitue non seulement la plus belle édition sur ce texte, mais également la meilleure traduction, par Favre, revue par Gorgeons et d'autres auteurs.. Reliure en plein veau glacé moucheté d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de 4 fleurons dans des caissons. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Coiffes de tête arasées. Coiffe de queue du tome II élimée. Trous de vers et une galerie sur le plat supérieur du tome I. Un lambeau de peau arrachée sur le plat supérieur du tome III, sur 3 cm. Coins émoussés. Sur les trois pages de titre, deux rectangles de papier ont été contrecollés anciennement de part et d'autre, sous le titre, masquant ainsi un ancien propriétaire. Cette Histoire des guerres d'Italie commence en 1490 et se termine en 1534 ; Guicciardini y travailla durant 27 années, et son oeuvre, de l'avis des critiques de son temps est précieuse et de grand mérite, même s'il lui fut reproché sa violence, on loua grandement son impartialité ; cette oeuvre fit beaucoup pour la modernisation des méthodes en histoire. Ambassadeur, écrivain et homme politique de Florence, ami de Machiavel, Guicciardini fait partie du panthéon des grands hommes de Florence.

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        Travels, or Observations Relating to Several Parts of Barbary and the Levant

      Oxford: The Theatre. 1738., 1738. FINELY BOUND FIRST EDITION. Demy Folio (43 x 27cm). pp. xvi, 442. Also including 'A Collection of such Papers as serve to Illustrate the Foregoing Observations' following the main text, pp. 61, and an un-paginated index. These papers serve as a series of appendices, including a list of references to Classical sources such as Herodotus and Strabo, as well as a collection of botanical sketches and an account of the weather in Alexandria. With 34 copper plates, including maps, plans etc. Modern re-binding, featuring the tooled tan calf leather coverings of old boards and a new matching calf spine with raised bands and gilt titles to a black morocco label. Book plates of Sir Abraham Hume Bart and Norman Douglas Simpson to front paste down. The new binding has seen some wear, but in general the book remains very good. Map of Algeria following preface has one 4 inch tear to the bottom left, extending about an inch into the printed map itself. Shaw originally came from Kendal and was educated at Queen's College Oxford before being sent as a chaplain to Algiers. His book, published five years after his return to Oxford, covers Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt and the Levant, and is accompanied by extensive footnotes reproduced from Ancient Greek and Latin sources. Pritzel 8649; Blackmer 1533; Lowndes 2372.

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        Two unidentified small wash drawings

      N.p. 1738 - Each signed, possibly in anoher hand, lower left, in ink, "Gravelot". 1 vols. 9.3 x 7.4 cm. The first illustration, of a Monkey addressing a Lion and a Wolf, is almost certainly from Gravelot's English period (1733-1746) and could well be a preliminary sketch for Gay's FABLES; yet the second drawing, depicting a female figure driving a chariot, displays an allegorical style reminiscent in style and theme to his illustratons for ICONOLOGIE PAR FIGURES (ca. 1789). The two matted together and framed. Both drawing slightly toned, but very good Each signed, possibly in anoher hand, lower left, in ink, "Gravelot". 1 vols. 9.3 x 7.4 cm [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Schloß Weissenstein, Grundriß und Gartenplan, "General Grundriß des Hoch - Gräfflichen Schönbornischen Schloß Weissenstein ob Pommersfelden sampt denen darzu gehörigen stallungen der Menagerie u. des Gartens".

      . Kupferstich v. I.N. Steidlin n. S. Kleiner, 1738, 28 x 55. Thieme - B. XX, 452 ff. - Blatt 1 der berühmten Folge. . Zeigt den Grundriß der Schloß- und Gartenanlagen, darüber ein Seitendurchschnitt.

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        Gründliche Gegen-Information Daß der Wildtbann In der Drey-Eich Uber Die Franckfurter Waldunge und Felder sich nicht erstrecke, Noch das Hochgräflich-Ysenburgische Hauß im Franckfurter Gebieth einer Jagdbarkeit oder Bestraffungs-Rechts der daselbst begangenen also genanten Wildfreveln sich anzumassen befugt seye : In Dreyen Theilen bestehend, Wo von Der Erste Einen Extractum der bey dem Höchstpreißlichen Kayserlichen- und Reichs-Cammer-Gericht zwischen dem Hochgräflichen Hauß Yßenburg und der Löblichen Reichs-Stadt Franckfurt wegen der von dem Ersteren in denen Franckfurter Waldungen und Feldern ex capite des Drey-Eicher Wildbanns anmaßlich praetendirten Jagdt-Gerechtigkeit und Bestraffungs-Rechts der Wild-Frevler verhandelter Actorum .

      Franckfurt am Mäyn : Andreä / Gedruckt mit Andreäischen Schrifften 1738.. 2° / 3 Teile in 1 Band. Folio. 2 Bl. (Titel, Vorbericht), 106 S., 244 S.; 32 S.; S. 33-67, S. 86-98, 39 S., 1 Bl. (Corrigenda). Mit 3 Kupferstichen. Ganz-Pergament, gebundene Ausgabe, Exemplar in gutem Erhaltungszustand. FFM 4 +++++ 20 Jahre Antiquariat Christmann in Wiesbaden +++++

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        Auszug der Versuche Herren Christian Wolffens, welchen zum Gebrauch der Schulen verfertigt und nebst kurzen Anmerckungen mitgetheilet hat Michael Friedrich Leistikow. Erster bis dritter Teil in einem Bande.

      Rengerische Buchhandlung, Halle 1738 - Erster bis dritter Teil der Versuche von Christian Wollf für Schulen bearbeitet in einem Bande: Teil 1 mit 8 n.n. Blättern, 185 Seiten, einigen gestochenen Vignetten sowie 6 ( von offenbar 15 ) Kupfertafeln / Teil 2 mit 159 Seiten, 1 gestochenen Vignette und 14 gestochenen Kupfertafeln ( so offenbar vollständig ) / Teil 3 mit 143 Seiten, 12 n.n. Blättern ( Register über alle 3 Teile, Nachricht für den Buchbinder ) und 12 ( von offenbar 15 ) gestochenen Kupfertafeln. Halbpergamentband der Zeit, 8°. Inhalt der drei Teile: Von der verschiedenen Art der Schwere der Körper - Von dem waagerechten Stand der flüssigen Materie - Von dem Drucke der flüssigen Materie, die eine Schwere haben - Von der Luftpumpe - Von den Eigenschaften und Wirkungen der Luft - Von der Luft die in den Körpern verborgen ist - Von den Wind- oder Dampfkugeln - Von der Schwere der Körper in flüssigen Materien - Von der Bewegung flüssiger Materie durcheinander vermöge ihrer Schwere / Von dem Falle der schweren Körper - Von den Täucherlein - Von dem Barometer oder Wettersager - Von dem Manometer oder Luftmesser - Von dem Thermometer oder Wetterglase - Von den Winden, Dünsten oder Regen - Von der Feuchtigkeit der Luft und den Hygrometern oder Wetterwaagen - Von der Wärme und Kälte - Von dem Feuer - Von dem Lichte und den Farben / Von dem Luftdruckwerke und seinem Zubehöre - Von dem Schall - Von den Springgläsern oder Glastropfen - Von dem Magneten - Von den Luftlöchern und anderer Durchlöcherung der Körper - Von dem was die Vergrößerungsgläser zeigen - Von den Tieren - Von den Sinnen - Von der Bewegung flüssiger Materien - Von dem waagerechten Stande fester Körper und ihrer Bewegung. >>Wolff, Christian Freiherr von (1679-1754) Philosoph, Mathematiker. Ab 1707 Professor der Mathematik und Naturlehre in Halle, 1723 vertrieben fand er Aufnahme an der Univsität Marburg. 1740 wurde er rehabilitiert und nach Halle zurückberufen. 1743 wurde er Kanzler der Universität Halle.<<.Von insgesamt schlechter Erhaltung: Einband berieben, fleckig, Ecken und Kanten stark bestoßen, Rücken beschädigt. Innen Besitzvermerke von alter Hand ( 1739 und 1779 ), durchgehend wurmstichig, Seiten teils mit kleinem Buchstabenverlust. Die Kupfertafeln nur teilweise vorhanden, teils angeknickt, fleckig, gering beschädigt. Seiten teils etwas fleckig, teils angeknickt oder eselsohrig. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 300 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )

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        Anglia Judaica: or the History and Antiquities of the Jews in England, collected from all our Historians, both printed and manuscript, as also from the Records in the Tower, and other publick Repositories, by D'blossiers Tovey LL.D. and Principal of New-Inn-Hall in Oxford

      Printed at the Theatre, and are to be sold by J. Fletcher, Oxford, Great Britain 1738 - Rebacked. 4 leaves, 319 pages. Complete. Left blank margin of page 4 has earlh marginalia. Last leaf has small hole not affecting text. Old binding. Otherwise in excellent condition. EJ: Volume 6, column 755 has a photograph of the title page. EJ: Volume 8, column 560, the entry of HISTORIOGRAPHY: . . . Meanwhile, as a by product of the interest in Hebraic studies by Christian (mainly Protestant) theologians, a number of local histories by more or less well informed Christian scholars appeared in the 18th century, before any similar work by a Jew made its appearance: e.g. Anglia Judaica by D'Blossiers Tovey (Oxford, 1738); . .[Cecil Roth] EJ: Volume 15, column 1291: TOVEY, D'BLOISSIERS (1692 1745), English clergyman. He wrote the first comprehensive history of the Jews of England, ANGLIA. Though concentrating on the medieval period, the work contains a section on the resettlement and on the English Jews of his own day. It shows appreciation of the magnitude of royal exploitation of the Jews in the Middle Ages and a healthy skepticism of ritual murder charges. it is largely based on the Short Demurrer (1656) of William Prynne. Bibliography: DNB, 19 (1898 99), 1016 1017; S. Levy, in JHSET, 6 (1912),9. (V.D.L.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Präservirender Artzt oder gründliche Anweisung, wie sich der Mensch / mit Verleihung göttlicher Gnade / durch eine ordentliche Diaet / bey guter Gesundheit erhalten / und folglich zu einem hohen und geruhigen Alter gelangen könne. Aus Liebe für den Nächsten zum Druck befördert / auch mit einer Vorrede / etlichen Capiteln / und Registern versehen und vermehret

      Johann Reinhold Dulßecker der ältere, Strasburg 1738 - [17] Bl., 566 S., 17,5 cm. Ledereinband der Zeit auf fünf Bünden mit Rückenlederschildchen im zweiten Feld. Leder berieben und mit drei kleineren Wurmlöchlein, am Rücken teilweise mit kleineren Abplatzern. Umlaufender Rotschnitt, Vorsatz mit Einträgen von alter Hand. Titelblatt in rot/schwarz-Druck. Insgesamt gut erhaltene Ausgabe. Welcome II, 84; Weiss : Gastronomia 215. - Nicht bei Hirsch/H. und Waller. - Erste Ausgabe mit dem umfangreichen, allgemeinen Teil über Diät zu Beginn und einem zweiten Teil über die verschiedenen Speisen: Fleisch, Milch, Butter, Käse, Geflügel, Eier, Fisch, Gewürze, Früchte und Obst, Wein, Bier, Wasser, Tee etc. Dazu ein Kapitel von Quantität und Qualität, Wirksamkeit und Gebrauch von Arzneien.

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        [Op. 1]. [6] Sonates A Violon Seul Avec la Basse Continue... Dediées A M. Le Duc Dantin Pair de France I.re ÂŒuvre Prix 6 [livre] en blanc Gravés par Le Sr. Hue... Avec Privilege du Roy. [Score]

      Paris: L'Auteur... La Veuve Boivin... Le Sr. Le Clerc. 1738. 1f. (title), 1f. (dedication), 5, [6] (blank), 7-28, [29] (blank), 30-31, [32] (blank), 33-38, [i] (Privilege General dated December 20, 1737), [i] (blank). Engraved. Notated on two systems: violin and figured bass. First Edition. RISM C4586 (five copies). Lesure p. 144. Bound with: Cupis de Camargo [Op. 2]. [6] Sonates Pour Le Violon, Composées Par Mr. Cupis. Dediées A M. Le Duc de Nivernois, Paire de France. Second ÂŒuvre. Prix 9 [livre] en blanc. Gravée par Le Sr. Hüe... Avec Privilege du Roy. L'Auteur a adjoutés a Son premier Livrie les agréments nécessaires pou que l'on joüe ses Ouvrages dans son goût. [Score]. Paris: L'Auteur, [?1738]. Signed by the composer. 1f. (title), 1f. (dedication), 44, [i] (Privilege General,dated December 20, 1737), [i] (blank). Engraved. Notated on two systems: violin and figured bass. Slight loss to music to upper outer corner of pp. 32-33; composer's signature somewhat faded. First Edition. RISM C4587 (seven copies). Lesure p. 144 (dated "c. 1745"). Bound with: Veracini, Francesco Maria 1690-1768 [12] Sonate A Violino Solo E Basso Dedicate A Sue Altezza Reale, Il Serenissimo Principe Reale Di Pollonia, Et Elettorale di Sassonia... Opera Prima Gravées par Le Sr Hue Prix 12 [livre]... Avec Privilege du Roy. Paris: Mr. Le Clerc le Cadet... Le Sr Le Clerc... Madame Boivin, [ca. 1742]. [Score]. 1f. (title), [1] (publisher's catalogue), 2-29, [30] (blank) 31-81, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Pages 23-24 (end of Sonata V and beginning of Sonata VI) and 35- end (end of Sonata VII and all of Sonatas VIII-XII) lacking; pp. 31-34 (beginning of Sonata VII) loosely inserted, trimmed and slightly frayed at edges. Slight loss to music to upper outer corner of pp. 7-8 and to fifth measure of p. 15. A later edition, later issue (first published in Dresden, 1721). RISM V1208 (seven copies). Lesure p. 623 (dated "1736"; apparently earlier issue). Dated according to publisher's catalogue, which corresponds closely to Devriès-Lesure catalogue no. 125. Folio. Modern quarter mid-tan calf with marbled boards, raised bands on spine in compartments gilt, red leather title label gilt. From the collection of André Meyer, Paris. Binding slightly worn. Some soiling and offsetting; occasional stains; many leaves wormed at gutter and dampstained at lower margin; extensive professional paper repairs to all leaves. . Rare compilation of early French editions. "The Mercure de France of 1 June 1738 compared Cupis favourably with his contemporaries, predicting that his playing would unite the tenderness and feeling of Leclair with the fire and brilliance of Guignon. Rameau named a movement of his fifth concert (1741) after him. Cupis contributed to the evolution of violin playing through his use of 8th position, fourth-finger extensions and new bowing methods with extended phrases on single bow strokes. His violin sonatas (with one exception) each contain four movements, a slow movement followed by three faster ones. The allegro movements are characteristically monothematic and careful attention to dynamic nuance is evident throughout. The first sonata of op.2 contains the famous ‘menuet de CupisÂ’ praised by DÂ’Aquin de Château-Lyon (1753)." Julie-Anne Sadie in Grove Music Online. "Veracini... dedicated a set of 12 solo sonatas to Prince Elector Friedrich August of Saxony. Though knowing that a violinist was not needed at the Dresden court... the prince persuaded his father to retain Veracini... Veracini travelled to Dresden where he was transferred from the princeÂ’s private employment to the regular court payroll on 20 November 1717. His salary was equal to HeinichenÂ’s, VolumierÂ’s and Johann SchmidtÂ’s, and far exceeded those of the other composers, J.G. Pisendel, Christian Pezold and J.D. Zelenka. In February 1719 Veracini was entrusted with hiring more singers for the court while he was in Bologna and Venice. He returned to Dresden where he remained until 1722, when on 13 August he leapt from a third-storey window in a fit of madness brought on by too much application to music and reading of alchemy, according to Mattheson. VeraciniÂ’s treatise hints that there was a plot against his life inspired by jealousy, however... The op. 1 sonatas of 1721 are... contrapuntal, perhaps owing to the influence of the German composers at Dresden, from whom he certainly got the idea of beginning a suite of dances with a French overture (unheard of in Italian solo sonatas)." John Walter Hill in Grove Music Online. The Meyer collection, formed over a period of some 75 years, was one of the most important collections of printed music, musical autographs, and books on music of the 20th century

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        Histoire ecclésiastique.

      A Paris, chez Pierre Emery, 1691-1738. - 36 volumes in-4 plein veau havane, pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge et havane, dos à cinq nerfs et fleuronnés, tranches roses jaspées. Les 20 premiers volumes (de la naissance du Christ jusqu'en 1414) sont de l'abbé Fleury ; les 16 dernier volumes (continuation jusqu'en 1595) sont du Père J. Cl. Fabre). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Avantures du Sr. C. Le Beau,Avocat en Parlement, ou Voyage Curieux et Nouveau, Parmi Les Sauvages DeL'amerique Septentrionale. Dans Le Quell On trouvera une description duCanada, avec une Relation tres particuliere des anciennes Coutumes,Meours & Facoins

      Amsterdam. chez Herman Uytwerf. 1738.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 15.3cm, in2 Volumes, [xii],370,[vi] & [i],430,[vi]p., (v2, p.245 mispaged as 421),with 1 folding engraved map & 6 folding engraved plates, title pages inred and black, in contemporary full black speckled calf, rear raisedbands, gilt decoration and borders in the panels, gilt titles, marbledendpapers, bookplate "Peter A. Porter", with a vignette illus of NiagaraFalls, some slight wear on the edges and some wear on the top and bottomspine edges, chip in the bottom panel, v1; small worming near the pagenumber in V1, pp313-345, in-cluding only one fold on the a plate in thefore margin, but a fine sound set - the rare first edition. T.P.L. 168;Lande 513; Field 901; Sabin 39582; Eberstadt 138:329; Howes L-167;Siebert I-15; JCB catalogue III-582; Gagnon I-1992; Winsor IV, p.299;European Americana 738/41. DCB II, pp.373-74Not in Streeter; FIRSTEDITION of this voyage by the Swiss traveller, Claude Le Beau, a roughcharacter who, in 1729, left Paris for La Rochelle in a convoy ofprisoners expected to remain in Canada for the rest of their lives.However, after working as a clerk in the Beaver Office, Quebec, he stolesome gun-powder and set off for New England. There his activities as acounterfeiter brought him close to a hanging, and he fled to Holland in1731. Even if only partly factual, his book describes the life andcustoms of the Iroquois, Hurons, Algonquins, and other tribes, andcontributes importantly to the literary history of New France. A Germanedition appeared in 1752. "A description of Huron, Iroquois andAlgonquin cus-toms, written in charming style and based, the authorclaims, on observations made on a trip to America in 1729". TPL. ".Most of the action takes place in New York and New England, though theaccount is largely of the customs of Canadians and Indians. ."Echeverria & Wilkie. The French Image of America, no. 738/4 V1, p108.Always considered anonymous; they discussed evidence of the author name. .

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        [Op. 1]. [6] Sonates A Violon Seul Avec la Basse Continue... Dediées A M. Le Duc Dantin Pair de France I.re Œuvre Prix 6 [livre] en blanc Gravés par Le Sr. Hue... Avec Privilege du Roy. [Score]

      Paris: L'Auteur... La Veuve Boivin... Le Sr. Le Clerc. 1738. 1f. (title), 1f. (dedication), 5, [6] (blank), 7-28, [29] (blank), 30-31, [32] (blank), 33-38, [i] (Privilege General dated December 20, 1737), [i] (blank). Engraved. Notated on two systems: violin and figured bass. First Edition. RISM C4586 (five copies). Lesure p. 144. Bound with: Cupis de Camargo [Op. 2]. [6] Sonates Pour Le Violon, Composées Par Mr. Cupis. Dediées A M. Le Duc de Nivernois, Paire de France. Second Œuvre. Prix 9 [livre] en blanc. Gravée par Le Sr. Hüe... Avec Privilege du Roy. L'Auteur a adjoutés a Son premier Livrie les agréments nécessaires pou que l'on joüe ses Ouvrages dans son goût. [Score]. Paris: L'Auteur, [?1738]. Signed by the composer. 1f. (title), 1f. (dedication), 44, [i] (Privilege General,dated December 20, 1737), [i] (blank). Engraved. Notated on two systems: violin and figured bass. Slight loss to music to upper outer corner of pp. 32-33; composer's signature somewhat faded. First Edition. RISM C4587 (seven copies). Lesure p. 144 (dated "c. 1745"). Bound with: Veracini, Francesco Maria 1690-1768 [12] Sonate A Violino Solo E Basso Dedicate A Sue Altezza Reale, Il Serenissimo Principe Reale Di Pollonia, Et Elettorale di Sassonia... Opera Prima Gravées par Le Sr Hue Prix 12 [livre]... Avec Privilege du Roy. Paris: Mr. Le Clerc le Cadet... Le Sr Le Clerc... Madame Boivin, [ca. 1742]. [Score]. 1f. (title), [1] (publisher's catalogue), 2-29, [30] (blank) 31-81, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Pages 23-24 (end of Sonata V and beginning of Sonata VI) and 35- end (end of Sonata VII and all of Sonatas VIII-XII) lacking; pp. 31-34 (beginning of Sonata VII) loosely inserted, trimmed and slightly frayed at edges. Slight loss to music to upper outer corner of pp. 7-8 and to fifth measure of p. 15. A later edition, later issue (first published in Dresden, 1721). RISM V1208 (seven copies). Lesure p. 623 (dated "1736"; apparently earlier issue). Dated according to publisher's catalogue, which corresponds closely to Devriès-Lesure catalogue no. 125. Folio. Modern quarter mid-tan calf with marbled boards, raised bands on spine in compartments gilt, red leather title label gilt. From the collection of André Meyer, Paris. Binding slightly worn. Some soiling and offsetting; occasional stains; many leaves wormed at gutter and dampstained at lower margin; extensive professional paper repairs to all leaves. . Rare compilation of early French editions. "The Mercure de France of 1 June 1738 compared Cupis favourably with his contemporaries, predicting that his playing would unite the tenderness and feeling of Leclair with the fire and brilliance of Guignon. Rameau named a movement of his fifth concert (1741) after him. Cupis contributed to the evolution of violin playing through his use of 8th position, fourth-finger extensions and new bowing methods with extended phrases on single bow strokes. His violin sonatas (with one exception) each contain four movements, a slow movement followed by three faster ones. The allegro movements are characteristically monothematic and careful attention to dynamic nuance is evident throughout. The first sonata of op.2 contains the famous ?'menuet de Cupis?' praised by D?'Aquin de Château-Lyon (1753)." Julie-Anne Sadie in Grove Music Online. "Veracini... dedicated a set of 12 solo sonatas to Prince Elector Friedrich August of Saxony. Though knowing that a violinist was not needed at the Dresden court... the prince persuaded his father to retain Veracini... Veracini travelled to Dresden where he was transferred from the prince?'s private employment to the regular court payroll on 20 November 1717. His salary was equal to Heinichen?'s, Volumier?'s and Johann Schmidt?'s, and far exceeded those of the other composers, J.G. Pisendel, Christian Pezold and J.D. Zelenka. In February 1719 Veracini was entrusted with hiring more singers for the court while he was in Bologna and Venice. He returned to Dresden where he remained until 1722, when on 13 August he leapt from a third-storey window in a fit of madness brought on by too much application to music and reading of alchemy, according to Mattheson. Veracini?'s treatise hints that there was a plot against his life inspired by jealousy, however... The op. 1 sonatas of 1721 are... contrapuntal, perhaps owing to the influence of the German composers at Dresden, from whom he certainly got the idea of beginning a suite of dances with a French overture (unheard of in Italian solo sonatas)." John Walter Hill in Grove Music Online. The Meyer collection, formed over a period of some 75 years, was one of the most important collections of printed music, musical autographs, and books on music of the 20th century

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        Satzungen, wie sie beobachtet werden in denen Abbteyen zu Trappa, Buon Sollazzo und Füssenthall, nach der strengen Observanz des H. Cistercienser-Ordens [.] Erstlich in Französischer Sprach beschrieben [.] hernach aus dieser in die Italiänische Sprach übersetzt [.] nunmehro aber auch in die Teutsche Sprach gebracht von einem eifrigen Liebhaber dieser H. Observanz.

      Regensburg, J. C. Memmel, 1738. - 8°. Mit gest. Front, gest. Wappen und 15 Kupfertafeln. 12 Bll., 313 (recte 311) SS. Ldr. d. Zt. mit Rvg. und goldgepr. Rückenschild (etwas beschabt und bestoßen, Schwanz mit Wurmspuren). BEIGEBUNDEN: [Seiler], Joachim. Geistliches wohlklingendes Cymbalin, das ist: Merckliche Lehr-Puncten, was gestalten die sieben Tag-Zeiten andächtig sollen und mögen gesprochen werden. Regensburg, J. C. Memmel, 1738. 47 SS., 4 Bll.- BEIGEBUNDEN: (Tana di Santena, Ludwig Felix Graf). Wunderliche Lebens-Bekehrung und Todt des Bruders Palemonis, auf der Welt genannt Ludovicus Felix Graf von Santena [.] Geschicht aus der Frantzösischen in das Italiänische, nunmehro aber in die Teutsche Sprach übersetzt, und zum anderten mahl schon in Teutschen Druck verfertiget. Straubing, C. Betz, 1738. Mit gest. Wappen u. 1 Kupfertafel (Bekehrung des Graffen von Santena). 4 Bll., 152 SS., 1 Bl.- Zu I): Erste deutsche Ausgabe der erstmals 1665 in französischer Sprache erschienenen Ordensregeln der Trappisten. "Armand Jean Le Bouthillier de Rancé (Paris 1626 - 1700 La Trappe) kann nicht als 'Gründer' der Trappisten gelten, aber er führte Reformbestrebungen fort und verbreitete sie unter Gleichgesinnten, die im 17. Jahrhundert zu einer starken Gruppierung wurden [.] Seit dem 14. Juli 1664 residierte er in La Trappe. Grundanliegen der Reformabsichten, die La Trappe von Perseigne übernommen hatte, war die wörtliche Auslegung der Regel des Heiligen Benedikt. Seine Auslegung dieser Regel legte de Rancé in seinem Werk 'Declarationes in regulam beati Benedicti ad usum Domus Dei Beatae Mariae de Trappa' vor, das allerdings nie gedruckt und nur in einer lateinischen Handschrift, einer französischen Übersetzung und wenigen Zitaten überliefert ist" (wikipedia).- II): Erschien erstmals 1679 in Konstanz.- Es fehlt das Frontispiz! - III): Ludwig Felix Graf von Santena stammt lt. Titel "von Hoch-Marggräflichen Hauß TANE zu Turin in Pemont".- Durchgehend etwas gebäunt und stockfleckig, Vorsätze mit zeitgenöss. Anmerkungen. Theologie [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lettres D'un Sauvage Depayse : Contenant Une Critique Des Moeurs Du Siecle, & Des Reflexions Sur Des Matieres De Religion & De Politique

      A Amsterdam, : chez Jean-Francois Jolly 1738 - 12mo. 205p., 220p. Bound in contemporary mottled calf. Gilt spine. Page ends washed red. Marbled endpages. Fine binding and cover. Shelfwear. Clean, unmarked pages. Ships daily. A unusual treatise on the reflections of the Old World and the New World. In this work, La Rue's reached a similar conclusion 20 years before Rousseau, where he empahasizes how the loss of "savage reason" was an indication of folly by the Peruvians and Mexicans. (Buccani, Americas in Italian Literature and Culture, 1700-1825, p 66). Such ideas were prevalent towards the end of the Enlightenment and La Rue's book mimics that of Baron de Lahontan dialogues with Adario. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Merkwürdiges Lebens des Grafen von Bonneval, vormahls Kaiserlicher General der Infanterie, anitzo aber Bassa von Caramanien, aus dem französischen übersetzet; viel vermehrt und verbessert.

      Constantinopel 1738. Frontispiece. + 25 kobberstukne plansjer (12 foldede). Samt. helskinnbd. med fem opphøyde bind. Ryggdekor i gull. Litt sprukket i ytre falser. Ex libris på forsats

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        Ordo Baptizandi Aliaque Sacramenta Administrandi, et Officia Quaedam Ecclesiastica. Rite Peragendi. Ex Rituali Romano Juffu Pauli Quinti Edito, Extractus. Pro Anglia, Hibernia, et Scotia. Permissu Superiorum

      Paris 1738 - Eighteenth century Roman Cathoilic Prayer Book in remarkably fine condition. Full leather with gilt lining. Four raised spine bands with gilt motifs between. Original binding. Plain endpapers, both split, but boards not detached. Text block immaculate, with no foxing or browning. Edges stained red. According to the Bodleian Library catalogue, (Vet. A4 f.2286) this edition was printed in London and not Paris as stated; probably by John Hoyles, since the tailpiece is an ornament used by him and the compositorial practices are English rather than French. The book contains two appendices: "The Recommendation of a Soul Departing" and "A Proffession of Catholick Faith &c". pp167 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de la papesse Jeanne, fidèlement tirée de la dissertation de M. de Spanheim

      New edition, illustrated with 5 figures including the famous folding plate included Pope Joan giving birth to a child in full procession.Binding in full mottled calf contemporary. Back with nerves decorated. Part of title in red leather and black volume number. Mors top of Volume I strongly split along the first well. A dull corner. Good copy. Chez Scheurler A La Haye 1738 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in-12 (9,5x17cm) (52) 331pp. et (2) 328pp. (3) reliés

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        Los Señores de la Nueva España

      - Manuscript on paper, copied in 1738 in Mexico and subscribed by the Italian historian Lorenzo Boturini Benaducci (1698-1755).Folio, (6 blank), 150, (6 blank) leaves. Contemporary flexible vellum with ties. With the blind stamp of a certain "Esteban Mendez". At the end is the subscription of Lorenzo Boturini, who states to have copied the manuscript in 1738 from a copy housed in the Jesuit library St. Peter and Paul in Mexico. Written in a very clear and elegant Spanish writing, probably by a professional copist. This early account on Latin America, also known as Relacion de las cosas notables de la Nueva España, was written in the 16th century by the Spanish jurist Alonso de Zorita. It was copied by Boturini in the context of a larger project that he was carrying on, that of collecting all the written and archaeological sources on the history of Latin America. Boturini was a follower of G.B. Vico and his aim was that of not merely classifying the sources but also studying them within a modern anthropological and philosophical frame.In 1746 Boturini published the Idea de una Nueva Historia General de la America Septentrional (Madrid, Juan de Zuñiga), where on chapter X (Manuscriptos de autores españoles) the present manuscript is quoted. In the Idea the author, who traveled to Mexico in 1735 in order to trace the historical origins of Our Lady of Guadeloupe, draws on his own collection of Mexican-Indian manuscripts, which John B. Glass termed "the most important collection for Mexican ethno-history ever assembled". The second part of the book, the Catalogo del museo historico indiano del cavallero Lorenzo Boturini Benaducci, Señor de la Torre, y de Hono, lists the items in the Boturini's collection.His project of a Historia General remained however unfullfilled. After Boturini's death, his library and archive were dispersed (cf. G. Antei, El Caballero Andante, Guadalupe, 2007; F. Venturi, Un Vichiano tra Messico e Spagna: Lorenzo Boturini Benaduce, in: "Rivista storica Italiana", LXXVII, 1975, pp. 770-784).Alonso de Zorita (Cordoba 1512- Granada 1585) was appointed judge in 1547 in Santo Domingo, in 1553 in Guatemala and then in 1556 in Mexico City. He was a follower of Bartolomé de las Casas and tried to respect the rights of the local populations. Beside the present work, which remained unpublished until the 20th century (Breve y Sumaria Relacion de los Señores de la Nueva España, Mexico, Imprenta Universitaria, 1942), Zorita is the author of a Summa de los Tributos, Leyes y ordenanazas del Nuevo Mundo. In the Relacion he frankly states his deep regret for the violence against the Indios and seems to approve the utopical ideas of the Franciscan missionaries. Showing great historiographical accuracy, he reports all the facts and sources he was able to find on the pre-Columbian period. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Elémens de la philosophie de Neuton, mis à la portée de tout le monde

      Etienne Ledet, 1738 Edizione originale in prima tiratura. In 8°, p. (2)399(1, con l'Errata). Antiporta allegorica, ritratti di Newton e di Voltaire, 7 tavole fuori testo, 22 finalini, 27 testatine e 58 incisioni in rame nel testo (di argomento scientifico). Ottimo esemplare. Legatura primo novecentesca d'amatore (firmata da René Kieffer) in pieno marocchino marrone con nervature e titoli in oro al dorso, tagli rossi. (Cohen - Ricci, 1037)

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        Des ehrwürdigen Vatters Wilhelm Stanihurstens, aus der Gesellschaft Jesu, Losungs-Worte guter Streiter Jesu Christi - das ist erbauliche Betrachtungen auf alle Tage des ganzen Jahrs. welche einem Menschen zeigen wie er durch Vermwidung des Bösen der Knechtschaft entlassen, duch Ausübung aber des Guten in die Freyheit versetztet wird, wegen der adrinn enthaltenen Sitten-Lhre jedem heilbegierigen Menschen angenehm, nutzlich und nothwendig zu lesen, Auch auf jedes Monat mit einem sauberen Kupffer versehen.

      Wien, Peter Conr. Monath, 1738.. Deutsche Erstauflage, EA 20, 148, 8 Seiten Gr. 8°, Leder. 5 Bünde, Goldprägung am Buchrücken, ganzseiteiges gestochenes Frotispiz sowie 12 ganzseitige gestochene Abbildungen, Buchrücken unten beschädigt und eingerissen, Kanten stärker berieben, sonst guter ZUstand

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        Zeit- und Geschicht-Beschreibung der Stadt Göttingen, worin derselben Civil- Natur- Kirchen- und Schul-Historie, aus verschiedenen alten Urkunden, auch andern sichern Nachrichten umständlich vorgetragen wird. 3 Teile in 1 Band. 8 Bl., 96, 232, 136 S.; 4 Bl., 536 S.; 4 Bl., 132, ("Viertes Buch, dem Schul-Wesen dieser Stadt":) 299 S., 2 Bl. Mit 1 schönen, gefalt. Gesamtansicht der Stadt und 1 gefalt. gestoch. Plan Göttingens, beide von Gabriel Uhlich nach Arenhold gestochen. Drei Titel, in Rot und Schwarz gedruckt. 4°. Guter Pergamentbd d. Z. (gering berieben).

      Hannover und Göttingen, Nic. Försters und Sohns Erben, 1734-1738. - Erste Ausgabe. Nach Urkunden entworfene Geschichte der Stadt und des Territoriums Göttingen sowie eine Beschreibung des gegenwärtigen Zustands. 1734 begann mit Gründung der welfischen Landesuniversität Georgia Augusta der Aufstieg Göttingens zu einem Zentrum wissenschaftlicher Forschung und Lehre in Deutschland. Im selben Jahr fand die erste Vorlesung statt, 1737 war feierliche Eröffnung. Sechs Autoren wirkten an diesem Kompendium mit: der Historiker und Hannoversche Bibliothekar Johann Daniel Gruber (1688-1748), dessen Beitrag zur Hochschulgründung an Münchhausens Seite bedeutend war, der Jurist Friedrich Christoph Neubur (1682-1744), die Mediziner Cyriax Ebel und Christoph Pape, der Theologe Heinrich Philipp Guden (1676-1742) und der Polyhistor Christoph August Heumann (1681-1763), letzter Rektor des Gymnasiums und seit 1734 Ordinarius für Literaturgeschichte an der neuen Universität. Gruber schrieb die Vorrede und den Quellenbericht nebst Fortsetzung. Neubur verfasste mit Ebel den ersten Teil (Bücher I-II): Stadtchronik, Landes und Naturkunde; Pape trug dazu eine Untersuchung über das Wasser und die Luft in Göttingen bei. Von Guden stammt der zweite Teil (Buch III) zur Kirchengeschichte. Heumann behandelt im dritten Teil (Buch IV) die Bildungsgeschichte und die Bildungseinrichtungen der Stadt. &#150; Schönes Exemplar. &#150; Loewe 3551. Heinsius IV 451. Erman/Horn II 4775. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Panegyricus, cum notis integris [Ensemble] Latini Pacati Drepanii panegyricus

      Apud Janssonio Waesbergios|& Apud Vduum & filium S. Schouten 1738 - - Apud Janssonio Waesbergios & Apud Vduum & filium S. Schouten, Amstelaedami (Amsterdam) 1738 - 1753, In-4 (19x25,5cm), (6) xcii, (22) 469pp. (57), relié. - Edition originale de ces deux ouvrages, illustrée d'un frontispice de Jongmann, et d'une vignette de titre pour le premier, et d'une vignette de titre pour le second. Pages de titre en rouge et noir. Exemplaire aux grandes armes frappées sur les plats de la ville d'Amsterdam. Reliure hollandaise en plein velin rigide doré. Dos à nerfs orné des armes de la ville d'Amsterdam. Plats frappés au centre des armes de la ville d'Amsterdam, une première frise d'encadrement avec les armes de la ville d'Amsterdam dans les angles, une seconde frise d'encadrement plus large. Traces de lacets. Ors légèrement estompés sur les grandes armes des plats. Dos jauni. Malgré les défauts signalés, très bel exemplaire, rare dans cette condition. Edition réalisée par Johannes Arntzenius et reprenant les commentaires de François Juret, Juste Lipse, Jan Gruterus, Petrus Faber, Jan Lievens, ainsi que les préfaces et discours des éditions précédentes. Le panégyrique de Trajan fut prononcé le 1er septembre ou octobre 100 ; il était en effet de tradition de produire un discours lorsqu'on était nommé Consul. C'est le seul exemple de ce type de discours qui reste du haut empire romain. Avant d'être édité par l'auteur lui-même ce dernier l'a complètement remanié et augmenté considérablement. Edition abondamment commentée en bas de page. Le panégyrique de Tracatus, lequel fut professeur de rhétorique à Bordeaux au IVe siècle, est un éloge de l'empereur Théodose, à l'occasion de sa victoire sur l'usurpateur Maxime. c'est un document d'importance sur l'ascension au trône de Theodose, son parcours militaire et sa politique. L'édition a de même été réalisée par Johannes Arntzenius avec les mêmes commentateurs. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, illustrated with a frontispiece Jongmann and a title tag. Title page in red and black. Copy to big arms stamped on the flat of the city of Amsterdam. Dutch Binding full rigid vellum gold. Back with nerves decorated with the arms of the city of Amsterdam. dishes hit the center of the arms of the cities of Amsterdam, a first frieze frame with the arms of the city of Amsterdam in the corners, a second frieze broader framework. Traces laces. Ors slightly dimmed on the big guns of the dishes. Dos yellowed. Despite the reported defects, very nice copy, rare in this condition. (6) xcii, (22) 469pp. (57) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tractatus de commerciis, et cambio. In quo non minus opportune, quam iuxta occasionem copiose tractatur de mora, interesse, usura, solemnitate scripturae, asse in pondere, et valore, de moneta, solutionibus, oblatione, deposito, praescriptionibus, compensationibus, iurium cessionibus, delegationibus, adiudicatione nominis debitoris, hypotheca...

      In folio (cm 30,5); senza legatura; pp. (8), 755, (125). Frontespizio stampato in rosso e nero con vignetta in rame al centro. Testo su due colonne. Piccoli fori sul titolo senza danno al testo, lievi fioriture occasionali, ma nel complesso ottima copia.PRIMA EDIZIONE. Questa celebre opera, che ebbe subito grande successo e fu più volte ristampata (7 edizioni fino al 1738), rappresenta uno dei primi trattati moderni di teoria economica e bancaria e riflette le nuove idee liberali che andavano diffondendosi in quegl'anni in materia di credito, operazioni commerciali di pubblica utilità , valore e cambio. «Le ragioni della fama che lo Scaccia acquistò con questo trattato sono da ricercare soprattutto nel fatto che esso, con la sua esauriente trattazione, rappresenta un ausilio pratico, prezioso per colui che doveva applicarsi alla fattispecie del diritto commerciale non avendo in questa materia un panorama giuridico di riferimento molto ampio. La profonda trasformazione in atto nella società  del tempo, poi, faceva avvertire sempre più il bisogno di nuovi strumenti giuridici adeguati al mutamento. Il Tractatus venne, quindi, ad inserirsi proprio nello scenario di questo profondo cambiamento, rispondendo alle nuove esperienze avvertite, quotidianamente, nella prassi dei rapporti economici... Nel Tractatus de commerciis et cambio ritroviamo le linee dottrinali e dogmatiche del sapere dello Scaccia, maturate attraverso l'esperienza genovese. In esso le fonti, accanto al vasto numero di grandi giuristi, rivelano la conoscenza approfondita dello Stracca, e la presenza, in materia di assicurazioni, del giurista portoghese Pedro de Santarem» (cfr. R. de Laurentiis, Sigismondo Scaccia (1564? - 1634) fra pratica e teoria giuridica agli inizi dell'età  moderna, in: "Rivista di storia del diritto italiano", 1991, vol. LXIV, pp. 282 e 287). Originario di Camerata, vicino Tivoli, Sigismondo Stracca frequentò lo Studio Romano a partire dal 1580, studiando giurisprudenza sotto Cino Campano. Si addottorò in utroque iure presso la Sapienza nel 1584. L'anno successivo svolse le funzioni di uditore e consultore del Tribunale dell'Inquisizione a Malta. Nel 1589 fu giudice ordinario a Frascati. Tra il 1592 e il 1600 fu al servizio dei Colonna. Dopo aver egregiamente svolto le funzioni di governatore di Subiaco, nel 1605 fu nominato podestà  di Lucca. Tra il 1612 e il 1615 si trasferì a Genova in qualità  di uditore della Rota civile. Fu qui che Scaccia maturò l'ispirazione e compose il Tractatus de commerciis et cambio. Dal 1620 al 1623 lavorò a Firenze come giudice e podestà . Trascorse gli ultimi anni di vita nella sua casa romana, dedicandosi alla stesura del Tractatus de sententia et re iudicata e all'insegnamento privato. Morì nel 1634 (cfr. De Laurentis, op. cit., pp. 233 - 259). Palgrave, III, p. 360. Kress, 369. ICCU, ITICCUPUVE07102. \

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        EL REY. POR QUANTO HAVIENDOSE RECONOCIDO LOS PERJUICIOS, INCONVENIENTES, Y LITIGIOS, QUE SE OFRECEN EN LOS CABILDOS DE LAS CIUDADES DE LAS INDIAS...[caption title]

      [Madrid. 1738].. 3pp. Folio. Dbd. Maltese cross printed at head of title. Accomplished in manuscript at Aranjuez, Spain on April 11, 1738, signed by Miguel de Villanueva. Manuscript inscription on verso of last printed page written on Nov. 14, 1738 in Santiago de Chile. Contemporary annotation on first page, light dampstaining in margins. A very good copy. A rare proclamation by Philip V, King of Spain, declaring that major lieutenants (Alfereces Mayores) of the cities, towns, and villages of Peru are to be recognized over the unpaid local judges (los Alcaldes) of the Holy Brotherhood (Santa Hermandad). Numerous local brotherhoods had served as municipal peacekeeping organizations in Spain since the Middle Ages. The Holy Brotherhood was established by Ferdinand and Isabella to suppress the original municipal leagues and guarantee personal security and public order, and local brotherhoods were organized in New Spain and Peru. An attempt to regulate the power of the brotherhoods, this decree was printed in Madrid and distributed to royal officials in all the provinces of the viceroyalty of Peru. This copy, accomplished at Aranjuez on April 11, 1738, is signed by Miguel de Villanueva as representative of the King of Spain, with the inscription: "Yo el Rey." A manuscript note on the verso of the last printed page, written in the city of Santiago on Nov. 14, 1738, describes an instance of the distribution of the text in Chile. An important proclamation regarding local governance in the viceroyalty of Peru, with a contemporary manuscript inscription regarding the text's distribution in Chile. Not in Medina BHA or OCLC.

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        Eigenh. Albumblatt mit U.

      Hamburg, 23. X. 1738. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo. Hartwig Bambam studierte Theologie in Wittenberg und war Prediger an der Peter-Paul-Kirche in Hamburg. - Mit kleiner Numerierung am rechten oberen Blatt- und kl. Wurmspur am unteren Blattrand.

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        A compleat system of opticks.

      for the author, Cambridge 1738 - SMITH, Robert(1689--1768). A compleat system of opticks. 2 vols. in 1, 4to. [6], vi, [8], 455, 171, [13]pp. 83 folding plates. 288 x 225 mm. Full antique calf, gilt, preserving original morocco spine label and original marbled endpapers. Occasional foxing or browning, slight soiling in first & last leaves, but a very good and large copy. Contemporary signatures & stamp on title; initials on fore-edge. Cambridge: for the author, 1738. FIRST EDITION. Probably the most influential textbook of optics in the 18th century, covering light, color, theory of vision, construction of microscopes and telescopes, methods of grinding and polishing lenses, astronomical discoveries, and concluding with "An essay upon distinct and indistinct vision" by physician James Jurin(1684--1750; see G-M 1689)."Smith developed a very comprehensive set of geometric propositions for the computation of the focus, location, magnification, brightness, and aberrations of systems of lenses and mirrors. Apparently he was the first person to construct images by means of an unrefracted central ray and a ray parallel to the axis that is refracted through the focus. He also derived a particular case of the relationship now known as the Smith-Helmholtz formula or the theorem of Lagrange"(DSB). DNB. BOA I 194. Becker 345. Blake 422. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hippocratis coi aphorismi graece, et latine, Una cum Prognosticis, Prorrheticis, Coacis, et aliis decem ejusdem opusculis, Aphoristica brevitate conscriptis | Pleraq. ex interpretatione Johannis Heurnii ultrajectini | Iterata editio, commodior

      Johannis Maire, - in-18 de 4 fnch.-637 p., textes grec et latin en regard, plein veau époque, dos à nerfs orné frotté, coiffes ab., mors faibles, accroc au plat inf., double filet doré sur les plats et ornement floral aux coins et au centre des plats, tranches dorées, ex-libris D. Jos. Jadelot, Regis Consiliarii & Medici, nec non Doctoris ac Professoris Ponti-Mussani collé au verso de la couv., marque de possession Jadelot (1738) sur la p. de titre, autre marque de possession découpée et restaurée anciennement, [exemplaire collationné]. [médecine], [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dictamen en Justicia sobre la Jurisdiccion de los Senores Reyes de Castilla y su Supremo Consejo de la Camara, para el conocimiento de todos los Negocios pertenecientes al Real patronato de la Corona

      Madrid, Diego Miguel de Peralta, 1738. - in-folio. 4ff. 92pp. Veau brun, dos à nerfs orné (Reliure de l&#146;époque). EDITION ORIGINALE de cet ouvrage écrit par ordre du roy d&#146;Espagne Philippe V, sur les biens de la couronne et certains impôts. On y trouve des références aux possessions espagnoles d&#146;Amérique. Pedro Hontalba y Arze était avocat et membre du "Consejo de Hacienda (de Felipe V) y Fiscal en la Junta General del Comercio de Espana". Il exerça à Toledo et à Madrid. Une autre édition de cet ouvrage parut à Medrid en 1763. Mouillures marginales. Assez bon exemplaire en reliure de l&#146;époque. Palau, 116006. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A compleat system of opticks

      Cambridge: for the author, 1738. 1st edition. SMITH, Robert(1689--1768). A compleat system of opticks.... 2 vols. in 1, 4to. [6], vi, [8], 455, 171, [13]pp. 83 folding plates. 288 x 225 mm. Full antique calf, gilt, preserving original morocco spine label and original marbled endpapers. Occasional foxing or browning, slight soiling in first & last leaves, but a very good and large copy. Contemporary signatures & stamp on title; initials on fore-edge. Cambridge: for the author, 1738. FIRST EDITION. Probably the most influential textbook of optics in the 18th century, covering light, color, theory of vision, construction of microscopes and telescopes, methods of grinding and polishing lenses, astronomical discoveries, and concluding with "An essay upon distinct and indistinct vision" by physician James Jurin(1684--1750; see G-M 1689)."Smith developed a very comprehensive set of geometric propositions for the computation of the focus, location, magnification, brightness, and aberrations of systems of lenses and mirrors. Apparently he was the first person to construct images by means of an unrefracted central ray and a ray parallel to the axis that is refracted through the focus. He also derived a particular case of the relationship now known as the Smith-Helmholtz formula or the theorem of Lagrange"(DSB). DNB. BOA I 194. Becker 345. Blake 422.

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        Naauwkeurige Beschryving der uitwendige Godsdienst-Plichten, Kerk-Zeeden en Gewoontens van alle Volkeren der Weerelt.in kunstige Tafereelen aufgemaalt. Bd.VI / Eerste Stuk.

      Uytwerf u.a., Amsterdam u.a. 1738 - (.= die Anglikaner,Episkopale,Quäker,Wiedertäufer, Adamiten, Sekten (u.a.Freimaurer usw. Hier offenbar der erste Teil des sechsten Bandes vorliegend ) 340 Seiten mit 13 Kupfertafeln, davon 5 doppelblattgroßen. Goldgeprägter Oldr auf 6 Bünden mit farbigem Rückenschildchen. Folio ( Format 40 x 26 cm ).Text in holländischer Sprache, Tafelunterschriften auf französisch. Laut Inhaltsverzeichnis so cpl. Die Tafeln zeigen unter anderem:Kommunion der Anglikaner in St.Paul,Schwur,Taufe und Beerdigung in England,Quäkerversammlungen, Anabaptisten und Adamiten,Flagellantenprozession,Freimaurer (doppelblattgroße Tafel mit Abbildung der Signets von 129 englischen Logen), Taufe in Rhynsburg. Lederband leicht berieben. Innen etwas gebräunt und leicht stockfleckig.Papier gelegentlich etwas knittrig. Exlibris.Die Tafeln in schönen, sauberen Abdrucken. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A letter to the Right Rev. Dr. Warren, on his conduct as Bishop of Bangor:

      by Shôn Gwialan.A minor but interesting piece by David Williams (1738-1816), the political and religious theorist and founder of the Literary Fund, using the pseudonym "Shôn Gwialan", written at the behest of Thomas Williams (1737-1802), the wealthy Welsh copper magnate and industrialist.The letter relates not only to Bishop Warren's general administration of the diocese (the clergy "a set of base, ungrateful wretches"), but also to the Bishop's personal behaviour over the forcible ejection from his office of Samuel Grindley, the Deputy Registrar, which had resulted in the Bishop's criminal prosecution. Williams points out that in France 18 Archbishops, 118 bishops, 11,850 canons, 3000 superiors of convents (&c.) have been massacred or expelled. Bishop Warren should take notice.* The ms notes read:"An electioneering squib supposed to have been written by Dd Williams author of the History of Monmouthshire at the request of the late Mr Williams of Llanidan Anglesey because the Bishop's good wishes were for Lord Penrhyn & against the Anglesey interest. Lord Penrhyn & Sir Robt Williams Bart. were the two candidates".For a good commentary of the Parliamentary constituency of Caernarvonshire, the election of June 1796, and the Bishop of Bangor's support for Richard Pennant, Lord Penrhyn, see, e.g. R.G. Thorne, House of Commons, 1790-1820, vol.II, p.483 et seq.8vo., (2) + 96pp., with contemporary ms notes* in ink on first leaf of text, bound in early 20th century cloth-backed boards, spine lettered, boards faded. A very good copy., n.d. [1796]. First and only edition: really quite rare.. by Shôn Gwialan. A minor but interesting piece by David Williams (1738-1816), the political and religious theorist and founder of the Literary Fund, using the pseudonym "Shôn Gwialan", written at the behest of Thomas Williams (1737-1802), the wealthy Welsh copper magnate and industrialist.The letter relates not only to Bishop Warren's general administration of the diocese (the clergy "a set of base, ungrateful wretches"), but also to the Bishop's personal behaviour over the forcible ejection from his office of Samuel Grindley, the Deputy Registrar, which had resulted in the Bishop's criminal prosecution. Williams points out that in France 18 Archbishops, 118 bishops, 11,850 canons, 3000 superiors of convents (&c.) have been massacred or expelled. Bishop Warren should take notice.* The ms notes read:"An electioneering squib supposed to have been written by Dd Williams author of the History of Monmouthshire at the request of the late Mr Williams of Llanidan Anglesey because the Bishop's good wishes were for Lord Penrhyn & against the Anglesey interest. Lord Penrhyn & Sir Robt Williams Bart. were the two candidates".For a good commentary of the Parliamentary constituency of Caernarvonshire, the election of June 1796, and the Bishop of Bangor's support for Richard Pennant, Lord Penrhyn, see, e.g. R.G. Thorne, House of Commons, 1790-1820, vol.II, p.483 et seq. 8vo., (2) + 96pp., with contemporary ms notes* in ink on first leaf of text, bound in early 20th century cloth-backed boards, spine lettered, boards faded. A very good copy.

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        CATALOGUS LIBRORUM BIBLIOTHECÆ ILLUSTRISSIMI VIRI CAROLI HENRICI COMITIS DE HOYM, OLIM REGIS POLONIAE AUGUSTI II. APUD REGEM CHRISTIANISSIMUM LEGATI EXTRAORDINARII

      Parisiis: Gabrielem & Claudium Martin, 1738. 18th century quarter calf, blue paper-covered boards, red leather spine label, all edges stained red. Hoym, Karl Heinrich. small 8vo. 18th century quarter calf, blue paper-covered boards, red leather spine label, all edges stained red. (vi), xx, 528, (58) pages. Text in Latin. The sale catalogue of the collection of the celebrated book collector Count Karl Heinrich Hoym (1694-1736). (Blogie 3.) An extensive collection catalogue with 4785 entries, arranged into broad subject categories including scripture, theology, jurisprudence, philosophy, medicine, mathematics, arts, grammar, rhetoric, poetry, geography, history, and more. Individual lots are priced in ink in the margins. Dampstaining to title page and a few pages that immediately follow. Wear to extremities with small chips to head and tail of spine and to one panel between raised bands. Small corner of page 99 lacking. With the bookplate of Paul Lacombe and A. Aubry on the front pastedown. Loosely inserted is a commemorative booklabel which indicates that this set came from the reference library of H.P. Kraus, purchased by Oak Knoll Books at the auction sale.

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        The Tryal of John Peter Zenger, of New-York, Printer, Who Was Lately Try'd and Acquitted for Printing and a Libel Against the Government. [Bound with]: Remarks on the Trial of John Peter Zenger ?

      London: J. Wilford, behind the Chapter-House, St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1738. Third edition. [2], 32; iv, 27pp. 4to. Modern red half morocco and cloth, spine gilt, uncut. Very minor soiling. Near fine. The third London edition of the transcript of Zenger's famous trial, one of four London editions of that year, issued two years after the New York first edition.  Zenger was put on trial for satirical remarks made in his newspaper about the Governor of New York.  His trial is usually considered to be the first case involving freedom of the press in America.  The REMARKS... provide an account of the Zenger trial and its repercussions concerning British law, by two lawyers who evidently felt conviction would have been more appropriate.  "Zenger's acquittal received wide attention in Europe for its revolutionary aspects, which apparently raised popular interest.  These remarks, supposedly by two eminent American lawyers, disparage Andrew Hamilton's 'wild and idle Harangue' that won Zenger's release" - Streeter.

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        LO STATO PRESENTE DI TUTTI I PAESI, E POPOLI DEL MONDO Naturale, politico, e morale, con nuove osservazioni e correzioni degli antichi, e moderni viaggiatori. Edizione seconda. Volume IV: DEI REGNI DEL PEGU&#146;, O AVA, ARRAKAN, ACHAM, O ASEM; DEL VASTO DOMINIO DEL GRAN MOGOL, CH&#146;E&#146; LA VERA INDIA;

      Venezia, presso Giambatista Albrizzi, 1738. In-16 gr. (mm. 183x119), p. pergam. coeva, tit. oro su tassello al dorso, 8 cc.nn. (compresa la bella antiporta allegorica inc. in rame), 469 pp.num.; testata alle armi di Pier Andrea Capello, alla dedica. Il vol. è molto ben illustrato da 20 tavv. inc. in rame, tra cui 2 grandi carte geografiche (di Isaac Tirion), più volte ripieg.: ?"Imperio del Gran Mogol e Isola di Ceylan?". Cfr. Morazzoni, p. 253. Solo qualche lieve fiorit., altrim. ben conservato.

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        Two unidentified small wash drawings

      N.p., 1738. Each signed, possibly in anoher hand, lower left, in ink, "Gravelot". 1 vols. 9.3 x 7.4 cm. The two matted together and framed. Both drawing slightly toned, but very good. The first illustration, of a Monkey addressing a Lion and a Wolf, is almost certainly from Gravelot&#39;s English period (1733-1746) and could well be a preliminary sketch for Gay&#39;s FABLES; yet the second drawing, depicting a female figure driving a chariot, displays an allegorical style reminiscent in style and theme to his illustratons for ICONOLOGIE PAR FIGURES (ca. 1789).

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