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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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        A MANIFESTO OF THE LORD PROTECTOR OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, IRELAND, &C. Published by Consent and Advice of his Council. Wherein is shewn the Reasonableness of the Cause of this Republic against the Depredations of the Spaniards.

      London ;- Printed for and sold by A. Millar at Buchanan's Head over against St. Clement's Church in the Strand 1738 - Written in Latin and First Printed in 1655, now Translated into English, to which is added, Britannia, a Poem ; by Mr. Thomson, first published in 1727. Slim 8vo. Hardback. Bound in 20th Century Half Calf / marbled boards. 40pps. A Fine Example ! Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        Godfredo, ou Jerusalem libertada. Poema heroico. Reduzindo da lingua Toscana à Portugueza, e dividido em duas partes. Esta primeira offerecida a Soberana Magestade de ElRey N.S. D. João V. Autor Torcato Tasso, Princepe dos poetas Italianos. E agora seu novo, verdadeyro, e rigoroso interprete, tanto à fidelidade do original, como à observancia dos preceytos da Poezia, Pedro Azevedo Tojal: formado na faculdade dos Sagrados Canones pela Universidade de Coimbra. Primeyra parte.

      Lisbon, Na Officina de Pedro Ferreira, Impressor da Augustissima Rainha N.S., 1738. - Small typographical vignette on title page. Woodcut Portuguese royal arms and initial on second leaf recto. Woodcut headpiece and initial on third leaf verso. Other small woodcut initials and typographical headpieces. Large woodcut emblematic tailpiece on p. 124. Woodcut tailpieces on pp. 312 and 341. (17 ll.), 341 [i.e. 329], (1) pp., (2 ll.). Pagination skips from 144 to 257, which is followed by p. 158, with subsequent paging continuing from 158 (but text follows, and collation by signatures is correct), p. 171 misnumbered 131, p. 289 misnumbered 269, p. 340 unnumbered, p. 341 misnumbered 315. Leaf Ciii incorrectly signed Ciiii, and Civ incorrectly signed Ciii. 8°, contemporary sheep (some rubbing; slight wear), spine gilt with raised bands in five compartments, citron leather lettering piece in second compartment from head, gilt letter, text block edges sprinkled red. Small hole in upper outer corner of leaf Qiiii, causing loss of the "2" of p. 259 and the "0" of p. 260. Light toning. Overall in very good condition. Ink inscription on front free endleaf recto "Encadernado em pasta // em 29 de Janeiro de 1745 // [signature illeg.]". Blue on beige printed paper ticket of the Antiquarian bookseller José Rodrigues Pires, R. 4 de Infantaria, 34?1º Dto., Lisboa, in upper outer corner of front pastedown endleaf. ---- Second edition (or issue?) of this translation, with only the first ten of the twenty cantos. It had appeared originally with a title page dated 1733. A second part, with cantos eleven through twenty, was never published. There is another, earlier translation, by Andre Rodrigues de Mattos, published Lisbon 1682, containing all twenty cantos.@Provenance: We have never, since beginning to take note of such things in 1969, seen an inscription in any Portuguese book of the nature of the one in this book dating the binding. José Rodrigues Pires, Lisbon antiquarian bookseller and runner, the brother of João Rodrigues Pires. João established Mundo do Livro in Lisbon shortly after the Second World War. During the 1950s, 1960s and early 1970s Mundo do Livro was one of the most important antiquarian bookshops in Portugal.---- Innocêncio VI, 395. Gonçalves Rodrigues, @A tradução em Portugal 670. OCLC: This edition not located in OCLC. Cf. 504521836 (British Library) for the edition or issue dated 1733. Porbase locates a single copy, in the Biblioteca Central da Marinha, and a single copy of the version with the 1733 title page in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Copac repeats the version with the 1733 title page at British Library only. KVK (44 databases searched) repeats the Biblioteca Central da Marinha, and adds a single copy at the Biblioteca civica Angelo Mai-Bergamo. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        TractJurPract., - Joannis Antoni Equitis de Friedenberg Regii officii ducatus Wratislaviensis consiliarii, Tractatus juridico-practicus, de generalibus, & particularibus quibusdam Silesiæ Juribus secundum modernum usum institutus Oder: Abhandlung Von denen in Schlesien üblichen Rechten , Nach dermahligen Gebrauch eingerichtet, Und mit einem vollkommenen Reg. Versehen

      Breßlau bey Johann Jacob Korn, gedruckt in der Academischen Buchdruckerey Collegii Societatis JESU, per factorm Franciscum Gabrielem Olbrich, anno 1738. - Vorsatz, Titel, 2 Seiten Personenregister, 380 und 374 Seiten Hauptteil Großformatig, ehemals in Leder auf Karton gebunden, allerdings wurden sowohl vom vorderen als auch vom hinterem Buchdeckel die Lederbezüge entfernt, vorderer Buchdeckel löst sich ab, vom Buchrücken löst sich der Lederbezug (Goldprägung, Etiektt mit der Ziffer 4) ab, Schnitt verfärbt, fleckig und verschmutzt, Vorsatzblatt vorne und hinten vom Buchdeckel abgelöst, Vorsatzblatt vorne beschriftet, Bindung zwischen Vorsatz- und Titelblatt gebrochen, Titelblatt fast vollständig herausgelöst, Seiten vergilbt, sehr fleckig (altersfleckig, Feuchtigkeit, Tinte,etc), verschmutzt und gewellt, Bug verschmutzt und staubig Friedberg schrieb eine Gesetzessammlung für Schlesien, was zu der damaligen Zeit äußerst schwierig war, da in Schlessen verschiedenste Volksstämme sansässig waren (deutsche Polen, Böhmen , Mähren). Die zweibändige „Abhandlung für denen in Schlesien üblichen Rechten" (1738-1741), grossformatigesHandbuch der Sclesischen Gerichts- und Rechtsverfassung von annähernd 1500 Seiten, dass in einem größeren Abschnitt speziell die Bauern und ländlichen Rechtstraditionen analysiert. Die Hauptkapitel behandel: Dorff-Recht, Schaaf-Recht, Auen-Recht, Vormundschaffts-Recht, Gräntz-Recht, Dreydings-Recht. Trotz des rechtshistorischen Ansatzes besitzt das Werk auch für eine agrar- und sozialgeschichtlich orientierte Bhandlunf der Buaerngeschichte zentrale Bedeutung, die aus der Fülle der hier wiedergegebenen Dokumente über das bäuerliche Alltagsleben resultiert. Sprache: de [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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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        Généalogie historique de la Maison Royale de France. Exposées dans des Cartes Généalogiques et Chronologiques tirées des meilleures Auteurs; Avec des Explications Historiques & les Armes diférentes de chaque Branche. Suite des généalogies historiques des Maisons souveraines, etc. tome III.

      Le Gras - Lamesle - Giffart - Briasson - Chaubert - Veuve Pissot, Paris, 1738 - 3 ff., 535pages, 87 tableaux dépl., nombreux blasons, plein veau de l?époque, dos à 5 nerfs, pièce de titre en cuir rouge, fleurons dorés, tranches rouge, coiffe supérieure endomagée, cuir endomagé par endroit aux charnières, bon état dans l?ensemble. Le dernier tableau est numéroté LXXXIX au lieu de LXXXVII, quelques blasons ont été découpés dans les tableaux.

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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. – Schönes Exemplar. – 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’époque). EDITION ORIGINALE de cet ouvrage écrit par ordre du roy d’Espagne Philippe V, sur les biens de la couronne et certains impôts. On y trouve des références aux possessions espagnoles d’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’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’, O AVA, ARRAKAN, ACHAM, O ASEM; DEL VASTO DOMINIO DEL GRAN MOGOL, CH’E’ 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'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).

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        Travels Through the Low-Countries, Germany, Italy, and France with Curious Observations also A Catalogue of Plants to which is added An Account of the Travels of Francis Willughby

      printed for J Walthoe, D Midwinter et al, 1738. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 2nd Edition. hardback, 8vo, two volumes, second edition corrected and improved, titles and half-titles in red and black, later cloth binding and later endpapers, one gathering in volume I working loose, 3 engraved copper plates of which two are folding, woodcut figures in the text and woodcut initials and ornaments. The second volume edited by Ray, comprises a collection of sixteenth and seventeenth century travels to the Middle East and includes the lengthy account of Dr. Leonhart Rauwolf's Journey Into the Eastern Countries viz., Syria, Palestine, or the Holy Land, Armenia, Mesopotamia, Assyria, Chaldea, etc., translated from the Dutch by Nicholas Straphorst, and also Travels into Greece, Asia Minor, Egypt, Arabia Felix, Petraea, Ethiopia, the Red Sea, etc., Collected from the Observations from the observations of Belon, Alpinus, Huntingdon, Vernon, Wheeler, Smith & Greaves & others. A very good set, half-title, iv, 428, 119 [1] + half-title, [x], 489, 44pp.

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        Algemeen Leerredenkundig Woordenboek. Of Ryke Voorraat tot de Geestelyke en Wereldtlyke Welsprekenheit. In zich Behelzende Een kort Ontwerp der zaken, de nodige Bewys- en Beweegredenen, de uitgelezenste Gelykenissen, voortreffelyke Historien, gepaste Voorbeelden, heerlyke Zinnebeelden, en gedenkwaardige Getuigenissen, niet alleen van Oude, Latere en hedendaagsche Kerkleraren, maar ook van Heidensche en andere Ongewyde Schryveren, van welke zich een Predikant en Redenaar, in 't bewerken ener Stichtelyke Predikaatsie of andere wel geschikte Redenvoerige bedienen kan. Nevens ene Voorreden van den Here Johan Georg Walchius. Volgens den tweden, merkelyk vermeerderden en verbeterden Druk. Uit het Hoogduitsch vertaalt, door Boudewyn ter Braak.

      Amsterdam, Adriaan Wor, en Erve Gerard onder de Linden 1738/1743. 2 delen, (44) 763 (1), (16) 1003 p. Origineel Perkament, groot 4° (standaardwerk uit de 18e eeuw, vooral op het gebied van de uitleg van Bijbels begrippen, zoals bijvoorbeeld: Barmhartigheid, liefde, rechtvaardigheid enz. Deze begrippen worden vaak ook geestelijk verklaard op grond van de Schrift. Mooie aanvulling op het Bijbels woordenboek van Staringh. Pagina 755-758 dl.1 in kopie, bovenkant rug dl.2 mist een stukje perkament).

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        A preservative against popery, in several select discourses upon the principal heads of controversy between Protestants and Papists

      Printed For H. Knaplock, London 1738 - Two volumes, collation, x,359, [1], 36,236,213,[1],90, iv,323,357,156,151pp, 23pp index. A third volume was published in the same year?, printed by J. Walthoe. Books measure 14 x 9 inches. Both volumes rebacked retaining the original period boards, raised bands, leather title labels. Boards light rubbed, some scuff marking. Both bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, Law society bookplate on endpaper, small section of worming to margin of about 10 pages, single hole to margin of 50 pages. Pages in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice clean set, in very attractive strurdy bindings. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Philosophical Experiments: containing useful, and necessary instructions for such as undertake long voyages at sea. Shewing how sea-water may be made fresh and wholesome: and how fresh-water may be preserv'd sweet. How biscuit, corn, &c. may be secured from the weevel, meggots, and other insects. And flesh preserv'd in hot climates, by salting animals whole. To which is added, an account of several experiments and observations on Chalybeate or steel-waters Likewise a proposal for cleansing away mud, &c. out of rivers, harbours, and reservoirs. Which were read before the Royal-Society, at several of their meetings.

      FIRST EDITION. The experiments that Hales describes in this book are principally concerned with the health and welfare of sailors, and how the food and water on a ship, which on a long voyage were notoriously bad, may be preserved in an edible state. Hales also published a proposal for improving the ventilation on board ships.Neville I, p. 576.8vo, 2 leaves, pp. xxx, 1 leaf (errata), pp. 163, 3 leaves (index), 1 engraved plate. Half-title. In this copy the final advertisement leaf M6 has been cancelled and replaced with Innys & Manby's 16-page catalogue dated 1738. Contemporary panelled calf, spine gilt in compartments (compartment below the label with a defunct volume number), brown morocco label. Upper joint rubbed but a fine copy.

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        Das zum Krieg gehörige Augen-Werck.

      .Dresden, Zimmermann und Gerlach 1738.. In Ansehung der Vortheile, So man in einer wohl ordinierten Bataille von der Situation des Orts zu erwarten hat... Mit gestochener Vignette, 6 gefalteten Kupfertafeln, 12 Blatt, 276 Seiten, Lederband der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, 25 x 19 cm,. Einband etwas beschabt, obereres Kapital leicht abgerieben.

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        An apology for the liberties of the churches in New England: to which is prefix'd, a discourse concerning the Congregational churches

      Boston: Printed by T. Fleet for Daniel Henchman 8vo (20 cm; 8"). [4] ff., ix, [3], 116 [i.e., 216] pp.. 1738 Sole edition of Mather's classic work of ecclesiastical polity. The peculiar practices (i.e., "liberties") of the American Congregational churches that he discusses and defends include the right to ordain their ministers, the right of the congregation to select its ministers, the right to send Elders as emissaries and representatives, the right to remove Elders and pastors, the right to withhold communion from "disqualified" individuals, the right to deal with transgressors in private, the right of holding synods, and the right to increase the number of members and churches. At the time of this publication, Mather (1706?-85), the son of Cotton Mather, was pastor of Second Church in Boston. This is his second substantial publication, the first having been the biography of his father. => This was attractively printed with some care, incorporating some attractive head- and tailpieces. Later 18th-century full calf with gilt double-rule border to each cover, same double rule above and below each spine band, and a neat gilt-tooled spine label; board edges blind-tooled with a roll. Binding solid but a bit scuffed; interior clean and tight.

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        Picturae Antiquae Cryptarum Romanarum et Sepulcri Nasonum

      Rome: Michaelis, 1738. 214 pages, illustrated. Brown leather spine faded, spine ends chipped, brown marbled boards, nice. . Half Leather. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        Histoire des guerres d'Italie

      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 formerly 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. 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

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        CHRONICA SERAFICA DE LA SANTA PROVINCIA DE CATHALUÑA DE LA REGULAR OBSERVANCIA DE NUESTRO PADRE S. FRANCISCO. Contiene las centurias de 1200 y 1300.

      . 30.5 cm. 2 vol.: (I) [42], 381, [12] pág. (sign. [parágrafo]-5[parágrafo]4, 6[parágrafo]1, A-Ccc4, Ddd.) CCPB000066034-5. (II) MARCA, Francisco. PARTE SEGUNDA. Contiene desde los años 1400 hasta los de 1759. Imp. Padres Carmelitas Descalzos, se venden en casa Gabriel Pagés librero. Barcelona, s.a. (c. 1764). [26], 572 pág. (sign.: [parágrafo]-3[parágrafo]4, [@]1, 2A-2Z4, 3A-3Z4, 4A-4B4, 4C2.) CCPB000224108-0. Dos vol. enc. en pergamino, deslucido. Señal de óxido. Algunas hojas amarronadas. * Presentamos una crónica de la orden franciscana en Cataluña, muy interesante porque incluye abundante información sobre la historia de Cataluña entre el siglo XII y el siglo XVIII. Destacamos las partes dedicadas a las fundaciones de conventos: el del hospital de San Nicolás por el mismo San Francisco, el de San Francisco de Barcelona, y los conventos de: Perpiñán, Lleida, Tarragona, Castelló d'Empúries, Vilafranca del Penedés, Vilafranca de Conflent, Vic, Tortosa, Cervera, Balaguer, Tárrega, Berga, Girona, etc. Historia eclesiàstica, concilis, ordes religioses Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PAULI OROSII . ADVERSUS PAGANOS HISTORIARUM LIBRI SEPTEM

      - Pauli Orosii Presbyteri Hispani Adversus Paganos Historiarum libri septem, ut et Apologeticus contra Pelagium de arbitrii libertate. Ad fidem Mss. Et praesertim Cod. Longob. Antiquiss. Bibliothecae Florentinae Mediceae S. Laurentii, adjectis integris notis Fran. Fabricii Marcodurani et Lud. Lautii, recensuit suisque animadversionibus nummisque antiquis plurimis illustrauit Sigebertus Havercampus.- Lugduni Batavorum, Apud Gerardum Potuliet, M DCC XXXVIII (1738); en 4º pasta de época con lomo cuajado (algun desperfecto), portada a dos tintas con medalla de Cesar Augusto, 18 h - 634 pp - 15 h de índices. Con 265 viñetas con medallas grabadas en el texto. Buen ejemplar. Palau nº 204382. Brunet, tomo IV, 237.

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