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        Limonium Africanum, caule alato; foliis integris, hirsutis; petalo pallide flavo calyce amoene purpureo [African Sea Lavender]; Limonium peregrinum, foliis Asplenij G.B. [Sea Lavender Leaf]

      London 1738 - A fine plate from Martyn's 'Historia plantarum rariorum', the first botanical book to be illustrated with colour-printed plates. A professor of botany at Cambridge and one of the founders of the London Botanical Society, John Martyn is renowned for his great work Historia Plantarum Rariorum (1728-1737). Devoted to new species cultivated at the Chelsea Physic Garden and Cambridge Botanic Garden, Pulteney proclaims this work to be "the most sumptuous and magnificent work of this kind that had ever been attempted in England". Engraved by Elisha Kirkall after paintings by artists such as Jacob van Huysum, W. Houstoun, Massey, G. Sartorys and R. Sartorius, each plate in this important publication was dedicated to a patron-subscriber with an engraved coat-of-arms or monogram. Cf. Dunthorne 194; cf. Great Flower Books (1990), p. 118; cf. Henrey 1016; cf. Nissen BBI 1289; cf. Pritzel 5921; Stafleu TL2 5563. Mezzotint printed in colours and finished by hand. Engraved by Elisha Kirkall. Very good condition apart from a few natural paper creases in the bottom margin.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        An Impartial History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, During the Reign of King Charles the First. With the precedent Passages and Actions that contributed thereto, and the happy End and Conclusion thereof by the Restoration of King Charles II. Faithfully Collected from Clarendon, Bishop Kennet, Echard, Rushworth, and other Writers

      London: Printed, and Sold by all the Booksellers in Town and Country, 1738. . First edition, folio, 628 pp. Frontispiece and 26 plates, frontispiece slightly foxed, small damp stain to the inner top corner of some leaves at the end. Contemporary gilt ruled calf, skilfully rebacked retaining much of the original backstrip and the label, new endpapers, a very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        A New Abridgement and Critical Review of the State Trials, and Impeachments for High-Treason . . . The Whole containing, I. The Substance of the Indictment or Charge. II. The Evidence. III. The Prisoner's Defence. IV. The several Points of Law [etc.] Folio

      Printed for J. and J. Hazard [and six others] [etc.], London 1738 - Modern 1/4 calf over boards, unevenly faded, some browning and occasional foxing, yet a good copy A major abridgement of the first edition of the state trials, undertaken by the latter's editor, Thomas Salmon, and itself a substantial folio of over 900 pages reporting trials spanning more than three centuries and adding a critical apparatus [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA]
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        A New Abridgement and Critical Review of the State Trials, and Impeachments for High-Treason . . . The Whole containing, I. The Substance of the Indictment or Charge. II. The Evidence. III. The Prisoner's Defence. IV. The several Points of Law [etc.] Folio

      London: Printed for J. and J. Hazard [and six others] [etc.], 1738. Modern 1/4 calf over boards, unevenly faded, some browning and occasional foxing, yet a good copy A major abridgement of the first edition of the state trials, undertaken by the latter's editor, Thomas Salmon, and itself a substantial folio of over 900 pages reporting trials spanning more than three centuries and adding a critical apparatus

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        Ricciardetto di Niccolo Carteromaco.

      In Parigi A spese di Francesco Pitteri Libraio Viniziano 1738 - FIRST EDITION. 2 volumes. 4to, 275 x 200 mms., pp. [ii], xxxvi, 420; [ii], 412, including half-title to volume 2 but no title-page (as issued), engraved portrait frontispiece of "Niccolo Carteromaco," title-page in red and black, with engraved vignette (by F. Zucchi after G. Ghedini), engraved head- and tail-pieces, by F. Zucchi, C. Orsolini, M. Pitteri, G. Cattini after designs by Ghedini, for each of the 30 cantos, attractively bound in contemporary vellum, red morocco labels; natural flaw in paper of frontispiece, slightly affecting portrait, slight chip to lower fore-margin of binding of volume 1, but very good to fine set, from the library of the 19th century collector George Wilbraham, and inscribed on recto of front free end-paper of both volumes, "comprato alla vendita dei libri di G. Wilbraham in Londara il 13 di Giungno 1829." Niccolò Forteguerri (1674 - 1735) lived in Rome and worked in the Vatican. An accomplished poet, he contributed to anthologies and collections, but this posthumously-published work is his greatest achievement. A slightly satiric and mock-heroic chivalric narrative in octets (ottava rima), it occasionally verges on the risque. In his 1947 book on Shelley, Newman Ivey White, maintains that a major impetus for Shelley's poem "The Witch of Atlas" was Fortegurri's Ricciardetto. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books, ABA, ILAB]
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        Satzungen, wie sie beobachtet werden in denen Abbteyen zu Trappa, Buon Sollazzo und Füssenthall.

      Regensburg, Johann Kaspar Memmel, 1738. - (32), 313, (1) SS. Mit gest. Frontispiz, Wappenkupfer (zur Widmung) und 16 gest. Tafeln. (Beigebunden) II: [Seiler], Joachim, OSB. Geistliches wohlklingendes Cymbalin, das ist: Merckliche Lehr-Puncten, was gestalten die sieben Tag-Zeiten andächtig sollen und mögen gesprochen werden [.]. Ebd., 1738. 47, (1) SS. Mit gest. Frontispiz. (Beigebunden:) III: [Tana di Santena, Ludwig Felix Graf]. Wunderliche Lebens-Bekehrung und Todt des Bruders Palemonis, auf der Welt genannt Ludovicus Felix Graf von Santena [.]. Straubing, Cassian Betz, 1738. 152 SS. Mit gest. Frontispiz und einer Tafel ("Die Bekehrung des Graffen von Santena"). - Halblederband der Zeit mit Rückenschildchen. 8vo. Sammelband dreier monastischer (insbesondere trappistischer) Drucke des Jahres 1738. I: Erste deutsche Ausgabe der Ordensregel der Trappisten, erstmals 1665 in französischer Sprache erschienen. Armand de Rancé (1626-1700) stellte sich in den 1660er Jahren an die Spitze einer Reformbewegung innerhalb des Zisterzienserordens, die heute namentlich verknüpft ist mit Rancés Kloster La Trappe in der Normandie. Zu den Reformsatzungen der Zisterzienser der strengen Observanz zählten Fasten, Schweigen und harte körperliche Arbeit. 1678 erhielt Rancé die päpstliche Genehmigung seiner Reformen; seine polemischen Äußerungen gegen weniger asketische Orden führte jedoch zu Feindseligkeiten, insbesondere einer hitzigen Kontroverse mit Jean Mabillon. - Mit kl. Einriß im letzten Blatt. - II: 2. Ausgabe (EA Konstanz 1679) dieses Handbüchleins zum Stundengebet nach der (von den Zisterziensern ebenfalls beachteten) Benediktsregel. - III: Laut Titel zweite deutsche Ausgabe der Vita des piemontesischen Offiziers Graf von Santena, der dem Kriegsleben entsagte und in den Trappistenorden eintrat: "Aus der Frantzösischen in das Italiänische, nunmehro aber in die Teutsche Sprach übersetzt, und zum anderten Mahl schon in Teutschen Druck verfertiget". - Einband berieben; Ecken und Kanten bestoßen; Rücken mit größeren Wurmspuren bzw. Fehlstellen. Innen papierbedingt gleichmäßig etwas gebräunt, aber im ganzen sauber. I: Nicht bei Fromm. III: Nicht bei Fromm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        CHRONICAS DE LA APOSTOLICA PROVINCIA DE S. GREGORIO DE RELIGIOSOS DESCALZOS DE SR. S.P.S. FRANCISCO EN LAS ISLAS PHILIPINAS, CHINA, JAPON, & C. PARTE PRIMERA, EN QUE SE INCLUYE LA DESCRIPCION DE ESTAS ISLAS.

      Imp. Juan del Sotillo. Sampaloc, 1738 - . 30 cm. 31 h., 782 p., 21 h. Texto a dos columnas. Portada orlada a dos tintas. Escudo de armas de Felipe V grabado al cobre, "culs-de-lampe" y viñetas. Enc. en pergamino, con título en lomo y cierres. Pérdidas de papel en los márgenes del frontispicio, las 3 primeras y últimas hojas. Papel algo tostado. Antigua marca de propietario. * Primera edición de esta obra desmenuza la presencia de las misiones franciscanas en Asia: la conquista española, primeras exploraciones, gente y costumbres nativas, el estado religioso y una gran cantidad de información práctica sobre las islas. La detallada descripción del archipiélago y la costa eran tan precisos que se utilizaba en navegación. La obra se publicó, por partes, en un intervalo de siete años (1738 a 1744), concluyéndose con un total de tres volúmenes, resultando, sin duda, el trabajo más voluminoso impreso en las Filipinas. Nosotros ofrecemos el primer volumen, posiblemente el más insólito y curioso, cuyo tema se dedica por entero a Filipinas, impreso en papel de arroz, lo que lo hace aún más singular si cabe. En el pie de imprenta reza "Impressa en la Imprenta del uso de la propia Provincia, sita en El Convento de Nuestra Señora de Loreto del Pueblo de Sampaloc, exta-muros de la Ciudad de Manila, Por Juan del Sotillo, 1738." Fray Juan Francisco de San Antonio (1682-1744) llegó a Filipinas en 1724. Palau 289961; Brunet 107; Salvá 3395; Sabin 75987; Retana 258; Robertson 125. Filipinas Austràlia i Oceania (Melanèsia, Micronèsia i Polinèsia) Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria anticuaria Farré]
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        "London: a poem, in imitation of the third satire of Juvenal. The second edition."

      London [i.e. Edinburgh]: printed [by Thomas Ruddiman] for R. Dodsley. 1738. "8vo, pp. 20; disbound. Samuel Johnson's first separately published original work. ""The poem reflects the political views current among the 'patriots' who opposed Sir Robert Walpole"" (Courtney). Fleeman's London- Edinburgh edition on which he notes: ""The ornamental tailpiece on p. 20 belonged to Thomas Ruddiman, jun. of Edinburgh, to whose shop this is therefore attributed. As an unauthorized edition is its not found advertised, so that the price remains uncertain, thought it was probably less than the London folios both on account of its size, and because of the cheapness of production É Its supposed scarcity seems to be the effect of neglect."" Not common: only 8 locations in ESTC. Courtney & Smith, pp. 7-8; Fleeman 38.5L/3; Foxon J-78."

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        Seder Slichot Mikol Hashana

      David Yaakov Kranau, Frankfurt am Main, Germany 1738 - OCLC: Libraries worldwide that own item: 2. Of these 1 has an incomplete copy. Old half leather binding with marbled boards, possibly contemporary. 18th century owner's inscription in Hebrew on top blank margin of title page and an inner page: Itzik bar Hirsch Bach from Offenbach. His name appears elsewhere in 18th century documents. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Arrests notables du Parlement de Dijon, avec des observations sur chaque question, par Guillaume Raviot (.).

      Dijon, Arnauld-Jean-Baptiste Augé 1738 - 2 forts vol. in-folio, [6]-XL-32-LIII-[7]-8-660 et [2]-8-984 pp., avec un portrait-frontispice gravé par Antoine d'après Revel, basane mouchetée, dos à nerfs cloisonnés et fleuronnés, tranches mouchetées de rouge (reliure de l'époque). Abondantes épidermures sur les plats, coins et coupes abîmés. Seconde édition, reprenant celle de 1735. Conseiller au Parlement de Dijon, Guillaume Raviot fut également maire de la ville de 1770 à janvier 1784, moment de sa mort. Dupin (1832), 1392.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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        A Collection of Welsh Travels, and Memoirs of Wales.

      J Torbuck, Clare Court, near Drury Lane, London 1738 - Containing 1. The Briton Describ'd. II A Trip to North Wales. III A Funeral Service. IV Muscipila. In full tan 19c calf, gilt tooling at edges, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn, gilt tooling to edges. Spine has been relaid at some stage, retaining most of the old, title and tooling in gilt. Internally, bookplate of Charles Arthur Wynne Finch to fpd, title page light browned, lacking half title, first edition, [5], (viii-xv), [1], 64. [2], 3-24. [2], 27-30. [2], 3-15 pp, [1] advert. Each part has its own head and tail piece, titlepage, pagination and register, except for ¿A funeral sermon, preached by the parson of Langwillin¿. Which has its own titlepage, but is contained in A trip to North-Wales. The mouse-trap, a poem. was originally written in Latin by E. Holdsworth, and translated by Samuel Cobb. There were later publications in 1740, 42, 43, 48 and 1749. Rare! (ESTC T96054. Teerink 982; BM 24: 799 (57). WorldCat) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AVANTURES DU SR. C. LE BEAU, AVOCAT EN PARLEMENT, OU VOYAGE CURIEUX ET NOUVEAU, PARMI LES SAUVAGES DE L'AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE.

      Amsterdam: Chez Herman Uytwerf, . 1738 - Two volumes. [14],370,[6]; 430,[6]pp. plus six plates (all folding) and folding map. Titlepages printed in red and black. 12mo. Contemporary calf, leather labels, raised bands, spines gilt. Very minor wear to hinges. On pp.378-379 and 411 of the second volume several sentences have been blacked out in ink (probably contemporary censorship). Otherwise a fresh, clean set, in handsome contemporary bindings. Very good. In 1729, Le Beau was transported to New France from a French prison where he had been incarcerated for libertinism. He fled from Quebec to Holland in 1730, having been charged with counterfeiting and thereby facing a death sentence. Sabin describes his narrative as "a pleasant gossiping book, evidencing considerable acquaintance with the subjects described. It contains a description of the manners and customs of the Iroquois, the Hurons, the Algonquins, and other Indian tribes, derived from the author's personal experiences, although the style in which the work is written is rather that of a romance than a true narrative." Of particular interest are the chapters in which the author discusses the habits of the beaver and the religious ideas and customs of the Indians. "A description of Huron, Iroquois, and Algonquin customs, written in charming style and based, the Author claims, on observations made on a trip to America in 1729" - TPL. TPL 168. LANDE 513. HOWES L167. BELL L126. FIELD 901. GAGNON I:1992. JCB I:582. SABIN 39582. WINSOR IV, p.299. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 738/41. DCB II, pp.373-74.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Hedendaagsche historie, of tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren (.). Xde deel behelzende eene beschryving van den tegenwoordigen staat der Oostenryksche, Fransche en Pruissische Nederlanden.

      Asd., Tirion, 1738. - (VI)+562+(12) pp. + (VIII) pp. tussen pp. 494 en 495. Met frontisp., portret (Aartshertogin Maria Elisabeth), 4 uitsl. kaarten (17 Provinciën; Hertogdom Luxemburg & Graafschap Namen; Brabant, Limburg & Opper Gelder; Graafschap Vlaanderen, Artois & Henegouwen), 7 uitsl. plattegronden (Gent, Brugge, Oostende, Yperen, Ryssel, Brussel, Antwerpen), 3 uitsl. platen (gezicht op Charleroi, stad Gelder, ommegang Scherpenheuvel). Register. Gebonden. Gespikkeld kalfsleer uit de tijd, met vergulde randen en rug, 2 titelschildjes op de rug. Fraai ex. (De algemene titelpagina en de inhoudsopgave bevinden zich tussen het 5e en 6e (laatste) "stukje" (tussen pag. 494 en 495). De zes stukjes (of hoofdstukken) hebben alle een eigen subtitelpagina. Enkele pagina's zijn iets verbruind). * Er bestaan twee edities uit hetzelfde jaar die in twee opzichten verschillen: één editie met 562 tekstpagina's en 7 plattegronden (dit exemplaar), de andere met 548 pagina's en 8 plattegronden (de boven genoemde + Doornik). Van deze laatste editie zijn ook exemplaren bekend waarvan op de titelpagina het jaartal 1738 is veranderd (overgedrukt of -gestempeld) in 1748.

      [Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat]
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        BIBLIOTECA UNIVERSAL DE LA POLYGRAPHIA ESPAÑOLA

      - compuesta por y que de orden publica Blas Antonio Nassarre y Ferriz. Madrid, Antonio Marin, 1738, 31x44, 3 hojas (una con frontis grabado al cobre por Chozas, XXVII folios con 39 grabados intercalados y 36 hojas. 2 letras capitulares grabadas por Carrasco. La obra está falta de 2 frontis, 6 láminas intercaladas entre los 27 folios, retrato y las 125 láminas grabadas que deberían ir al final. Encuadernada en piel moderna con nervios y tejuelos, gran papel, perfecto estado. (34428).

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        Della Turchia, della caldea, dell' Assiria, Mesopotamia, Siria, Palestina, Georgia, Isole di Cipro, Rodi.

      Venezia, Giambatista Albrizzi, 1738. Volume VI, of Lo Stato Presente di Tutti i Paesi, E Popoli del Mondo, (16), 671, 1 blanco page, frontispice, 17 folding maps and plates, 8vo contemporary giltlettered calf. Binding in poor condition, spine - ends and frontcover a few pieces lacking. Frontispizio. Mappe dell' Europa, ed Africa Turchesca. RitrattoSolito Del Gran Signore. Galeotta del Gran Signore de Turchi. Ballo divoto delli Dervis, o Sacerdoti de Turchi. Moti de' Turchi nelle Moschee. Carta di Irak Arabi. Kurdistan, Diarbek, Turcomannia, Siria, e Palestina. Veduta del Monte Libano. Albero del Cedro. Gerusalemme. Smirne. Il Famoso Fara d'Alessandria. Piramidi d'Egitto. Coccodrillo. Caravana verso la Mecca. Colosso di rodi. Caccia degli Elefanti. Carte Geograficsa dell'Asia. KEYWORDS:turkey / greece / middle east / palestine / syria / iraq

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        Tabvla Marchionatvs Brandenbvrgici et Dvcatvs Pomeraniae quae sunt Pars Septentrionalis Circvli Saxoniae Svperioris

      Nuremberg 1738 - Size : 440x555 (mm), 17.25x21.875 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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        Libanii Sophistae Epistolae. Quas nunc primum maximam pertem e variis codicibus, manu exaratis. Edidit, latineconvertit & Notis illustravit Joannes Christophorus Wolfius. Accedunt in calce ejusdem Libanii epistolae a Francisco Zambicario olim Latine conversae & Cracoviae primum editae, heic autem integra propemdum ceturia ex MS. Auctae.

      Janssonio-Waesbergios,, Amsterdam, 1738 - Amsterdam, Janssonio-Waesbergios, 1738. Folio. 41,5 x 26,5 cm. Vortitel, Titel in Rot und Schwarz, 8 Blatt, 865 Seiten. Halbpergamentband der Zeit mit blindgeprägtem, floralem Buchschmuck. Erste Ausgabe. Graesse, Tresor de livres rares et precieux, 4, 195. "The best edition of the epistles is that of J. Ch. Wolf, Amsterdam 1738." Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, 776. Außenfalzen ein- bzw. angerissen, Einband lichtrandig. Eine Seite mit Marginalien von alter Hand, mehrere Besitzerstempel. Gutes Exemplar. Sprache: Latein Halbpergamentband der Zeit mit blindgeprägtem, floralem Buchschmuck. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        1738 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT LETTER REGARDING THE BARBAROUS AND CRUEL TREATMENT OF A CASTAWAY DUTCH VESSEL

      London, England 1738 - ON OFFER AN AUTOGRAPHED MANUSCRIPT LETTER HANDWRITTEN AND SIGNED, DATED LONDON, MARCH 30, 1738 BY LIEUTENANT H. HOP, ENVOY EXTRAORDINARY TO ENGLAND FROM THE STATES-GENERAL. IT READS AS FOLLOWS.MY LORD, I DO MYSELF THE HONOUR TO LAY BEFORE YOUR EXCELLENCY THE COPY OF A LETTER WHICH I RECEIVED LAST NIGHT MENTIONING GREAT VIOLENCE COMMITTED TOWARD A DUTCH VESSEL THAT HAD THE MISFORTUNE TO BE CASTAWAY ON THESE COASTS. THESE ARE MY LORD CRUELTIES AND INHUMANITY UNHEARD EVEN AMONGST THE MOST BARBAROUS NATIONS; I TAKE THEREFORE THE LIBERTY TO DECLINE YOUR EXCELLENCY TO BE PLEASED TO EMPLOY HIS GOOD OFFICER THAT READY AND EFFICACIOUS ORDER MAY BE GIVEN THAT WHAT HAVE BEEN ROBBED BE RESTORED TO THE PROPRIETARY (TO THE OWNER) AND THAT THE AUTHOR OF SUCH EXCESSES AND VIOLENCE BE PUNISHED IN AN EXEMPLARY MANNER TO THAT FOR THE FUTURE THOSE THAT SHALL HAVE THE MISFORTURN TO BE CAST ON THESE COASTS MAY FIND THE NECESSARY AID AND ASSISTANCE AND WHICH ONE IS TO EXPECT FROM SUCH A CHARITABLE AND CIVILIZED NATION AS THE ENGLISH ARE. I HAVE THE HONOUR TO BE YOUR, LT. HOP, LONDON THE 30 OF MARCH 1738, 10 OF APRIL. THIS 8" X 12" RAG PAPER LETTER IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION SHOWING 3 FAINT FOLDS AND HAVING A CLEAN 1" TEAR ON THE CENTER FOLD. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        ESSAIS SUR LA NECESSITÉ ET SUR LES MOYENS DE PLAIRE.

      1738 - Amsterdam, François Changuion, 1738. In-16 (82 X 132) veau fauve, plats ornés d'un large encadrement de triple filet doré, armes dorées au centre, dos lisse orné de filets dorés en place des nerfs, compartiements ornés aux petits fers, guirlandes dorées, pièce de titre grenat, chasses ornées, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque) ; faux-titre, frontispice, titre imprimé en rouge et noir orné d'une vignette gravée, (10) pages, (1) f. blanc, 362 pages, (1) f. d'approbation. Dos habilement refait. ÉDITION D'AMSTERDAM, imprimée chez François CHANGUION (1694-1777), libraire d'une famille huguenote de Vitry, né à Berlin, qui devint citoyen d'Amsterdam en mars 1718, et fut reçu libraire en avril 1718. Cette édition a paru à la même date que l'originale de Paris, chez Prault. Elle est également ornée d'un frontispice et d'une vignette de titre gravés. On trouve à la suite de ces "Essais" quatre contes de fées. Poète et musicien, lecteur de la reine Marie Leckzinska, académicien depuis 1733, François Auguste de MONCRIF (1687-1770) incarne à merveille le gentilhomme des Lumières : spirituel et galant, bon poète, musicien de talent, acteur, écrivain, d'un commerce et d'une lecture agréables, habile escrimeur, le type abouti du courtisan. «Bien qu'il fit le dévot, note cette méchante langue de Grimm toujours bien informée, il était homme de plaisir, et il a poussé la passion pour la table et pour la créature jusqu'à l'extrême vieillesse ». (COHEN, 771 - QUÉRARD, VI-196 - CIORANESCU, II-45890, pour l'édition de Paris, parue la même année - GUIGARD, "Nouvel armorial", II-232/233). Malgré le dos refait, SÉDUISANT EXEMPLAIRE AUX ARMES de Charles-Paul-Alphonse de GAYFFIER (1836-1861), ancien contrôleur des contributions directes et du cadastre à Versailles. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        London Surveyed, or A New Map of the Cities of London and Westminster and the Borough of Southwark Shewing the several Streets and Lanes with most of ye Alleys & Thorough Fares: with the additional new Buildings to this present Year 1738.

      Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill,, London, 1738 - Westminster New Bridge 630 by 1450mm (24.75 by 57 inches). Engraved plan, on five sheets joined, list of places upon the plan to left and right border, inset views of the Banqueting House, the Treasury, the Royal Exchange, St Paul's, Monument, Bank of England, prospect of London from Southwark, some minor wear to folds. Howgego 80, between editions (1) and (2). Fine and richly engraved plan of London.The elaborate title cartouche is copied from Parker's 'A Plan of the City's of London.' of 1720. The plan bears grid lines for easy reference, with many of the most important public buildings shown in elevation. The Thames is shown teeming with barges, watermen, and, to the east of London Bridge, sailing ships. Also shown is "Westminster New Bridge", however, not with the design that would be adopted later. There are also views of Banqueting House, the Treasury, the Royal Exchange, St Paul's, Monument, the Bank of England, and a prospect of London from Southwark. To the lower left is a table listing the rates of watermen and coachmen, and to the left and right borders a list of places to be found upon the plan together with their grid reference.The map is an intermediate state between Howgego 80 states (1) - bearing a date of 1736 - and (2) bearing a date of 1742. The date on the present map has been altered to 1738.Scale: 11 inches to 1 statute mile.

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        Hidrologia o tratado de las aguas ferrugineas, rubras, vulgarmente dichas de la Virgen de la Cinta de Tortosa, de sus admirables

      - Imp. Joseph García, en la Plaza de Calatrava. Valencia, 1738. 15,5 cm. 3 h.,188 pág. Enc. en pergamino de época. Restauracioes en unas hojas, sin afectar el texto. Primera edición. Vicente Vinaima, doctor en medicina desde el año de 1865, era médico titular de la ciudad de Tortosa. Él descubrió las propiedades medicinales de las aguas ferrugíneas de Tortosa, y fue él quien reunió sus experiencias en esta obra Hidrologia o tratado de las aguas ferrugíneas rubras. El prólogo de la obra fue redactado por Juan Piquer, médico de Tortosa, en que presenta otros lugares de España ricos en aguas minerales de todas clases, pero elogia las de Tortosa en energia y eficacia. Vinaima explica en esta obra su descubrimiento del manantial de Tortosa, hacia 1705. Las primeras pruebas con mujeres fueron positivas, pero no pudo probarlo con otras dolencias a causa de las continuas revueltas de esa época y del asedio que sufrió la ciudad de Tortosa. Poco después vino un cirujano napolitano que cotejó esta agua con otras de igual naturaleza que había visto en Inglaterra e Italia, y las prescribió en varias dolencias. Indica en la obra todas las enfermedades en las que se puede prescribir esta agua y sus efectos positivos, y presenta casos prácticos. Cree que las sustancias que la mineralizan son azufre, algo de vitriolo de Venus, sal amoniacal y sal marina. Al final, concluye con el modo de hacer uso de este remedio y las reglas y precauciones que deben ponerse en práctica. Destacamos por nuestra parte capítulos de interés para la historia local como son el capítulo sobre la situación de los pozos donde se sacan las aguas: la Huerta de Pimpi, la huerta de Vicente Fatsini, etc. . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Medicina vere universalis. Das ist Krafft und Würckung des Schlechten Wassers so wohl in Verhütung als Heilung der meisten Kranckheiten. Aus unterschiednen lateinischen Scribenten ins deutsche übersetzt und herausgegeben von Carl Friedrich Schwertner

      Leipzig, Groß 1738 -1743. 18 cm. Teil 4 - 6 in 1 Band; (10), 358; (2), 229, (1); (12), 112, (92) Seiten Pergamentband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel - Die Anwendungen des kalten Wassers deutscher und ausländischer Autoren. Letztere wurden durch die Ãœbersetzung Schwerdtners zugänglich gemacht. Der vorliegende Band mit Inhaltsverzeichnis und Register über alle 6 Teile des Gesamtwerkes. Die Beiträge: Böckler, Johann: Dissertation vom kalten Getränk; Boerhaave, Hermann: Vom Wasser; Carl, Johann Samuel: Medicina universalis im Wasser und Mäßigkeit; Charisius: Vom Wasser und dessen Nutzen in der Medizin; Crause, Rudolf Wilhelm: Vom kalten Trinken; Fick, Johann Jakob: Von dem heilsamen kalten Getränke; Hoffmann, Friedrich: Von der Beschaffenheit und Kraft des Wassers im Kurieren; Platner, Johann Zacharias: Beweis daß das Brunnwasser gesünder sei als das andere; Verdries, Johann Melchior: Von dem so wohl nützlichen als schädlichen kalten Wasser-Trinken in hitzigen Fiebern, etc. Einband etwas fleckig, im Text vereinzelt Anstreichungen, Beiband durch passendes weißes Papier ersetzt. -

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        The Works of Jonathan Swift

      Dublin: George Faulkner 1738 - Twenty volumes, 8vo., contemporary full brown calf, rebacked, with uniform spines, raised bands, and ornate spine designs, morocco labels lettered in gilt. Mixed edition, from 1738 to 1769. A remarkably well-preserved set with immaculate text and lightly rubbed extremities. Volume 1: Miscellanies in Prose (1751); Volume 2: Poetical Works (1744); Volume 3: Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World (1738); Volume 4: Collection of Tracts Relating to Ireland (1742); Volume 5: The Conduct of the Allies and the Examiners (1741); Volume 6: The Publick Spirit of the Whigs (1741); Volume 7: Letters to and from Dr. J. Swift, 1714-1738 (1751); Volume 8: Directions to Servants (1746); Volume 9: Letters to Governor Hunter, The History of the Last Session of Parliament, The Craftsmen, A Treatise on Good Manners and Good Breeding (1763); Volume 10: Sermons on Several Subjects (1763); Volume 11: Letters on Different Subjects and Poems on Several Occasions (1763); Preface to the History of the Four Last Years of Queen Anne’s Reign (1765); Volume 13: Letters to and from Several Persons (1765); Volume 14: Letters to and from Dr. J. Swift, 1703-1743, Part I (1767); Volume 15: Letters to and from Dr. J. Swift, 1703-1743, Part II (1767); Volume 16: Letters to and from Dr. J. Swift, 1703-1743, Part III (1767); Volume 17: Letters to and from Dr. J. Swift, 1700-1742, Part I (1768); Volume 18: Letters to and from Dr. J. Swift, 1700-1742, Part II (1768); Volume 19: Letters to and from Dr. J. Swift, 1700-1742, Part III (1748); Volume 20: A Tale of a Tub (1769). Shipping extra [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Escuela de Arquitectura Civil en que se contienen las Órdenes de Arquitectura, la distribución de los planos de los templos y casas, y el conocimiento de los materiales.

      Valencia: Oficina de Joseph Thomas Lucas, 1738. - 4to. 12 hh, 159 pp, 54 láminas (muchas de ellas plegadas), 1 lámina añadida que no figura en Palau. Una de las láminas plegadas con restauración y pequeña pérdida. Magnífica encuadernación con estuche en plena piel con hierros, dorados, tejuelos y nervios, firmada por Galván. Muy buen estado. Palau 36422.

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        A Plan of the City and Suburbs of London as fortified by Order of Parliament in the Years 1642 & 1643.

      G. Vertue, London 1738 - Size : 220x350 (mm), 8.625x13.75 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        Außführliche Geschicht der in dem äussersten Welt-Theil gelegenen Japonesischen Kirch.

      Augsburg, Franz Anton Ilger, 1738. - Folio (215 x 320 mm). 2 pts. in 1 vol. (24), 534, 559, (1) pp. (313-320 counted as columns). Title page printed in red and black. With 9 engr. plates. Contemp. blindstamped pigskin over wooden boards (wants clasps). First German edition of this history of the Jesuit mission in Japan, first published in 1689. Accounts of the country, its inhabitants, and their customs. The plates show costumes, buildings and scenes of martyrdom. Although the book was widely translated, the Catholic church curiously took exception to it: "Crasset's history was scarcely original, for it was drawn in great part from the work which Father Solier had issued in 1627; he merely retouched the style and continued the narrative from 1624 to 1658. The objection is made that the work lacks precision, is heavy, and is crowded with details. The author attributed the origin of the persecution of 1597 to the imprudence of the friars in making their religious ceremonies too public" (Cath. Ency. IV, 468). - Binding well-preserved. Title page and gutter near end show insignificant worming (no loss to text); slight brownstaining. From the library of the Canons Regular in Polling, Upper Bavaria, secularized in 1803 (their engr. bookplate, dated 1744); later stamp of the Bad Tölz Franciscan monastery (closed in 2008) on title page. Alt-Japan Kat. 379. Cordier 401. De Backer/Sommervogel II, 1641, 21. Fromm 6191. Laures 612. Streit VI, 1441. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Außführliche Geschicht Der In dem äussersten Welt-Theil Gelegenen Japonesischen Kirch/ Worinn Die glückliche Vertilgung der Abgötterey, Einführung/ Fortpflantzung/ Verfolgung/ Und letztens gäntzliche Verbannung Des Heiligen Römisch Catholischen Glaubens In disem grossen Reich nach denen besten Urkunden erzehlet, wird. Anjetzo aber auf viler Verlangen in die teutsche Sprach übersetzt worden.

      Franz A. Ilger,, Augspurg (Augsburg), 1738 - Augspurg (Augsburg), Franz A. Ilger, 1738. Gr.-4°. 12 n.n. Bll. + 534 + Leerbl. + 559 + 1 S. OLd. der Zeit, mit zwei Orig. Schließen. DEA. Mit allen neun Tafeln. Cordier, BJ Sp. 401. Alt-Japan-Katalog 379. Hadamitzky - Kochs 697. De Backer - Sommervogel II, 1641.21. Streit V, 1610 u. VI, 1441. Fromm 6191. - Stockfleckig, Ebd. etw. berieben, T. m. Ausschnitt, dieser fachmännisch m. Japanpapier hinterlegt. R. alt mit Leder kaschiert, wahrscheinlich um ein einheitliches Erscheinungsbild einer Bibliothek zu gewährleisten. - Crasset (1618 - 1692),studierte Theologie und trat 1638 in den Jesuitenorden ein. Als Professor für Geisteswissenschaften und Philosophie, lehrte er in Paris. 1689 veröffentlichte er - neben anderen Werken - seine Schrift „Histoire de l'église du japon", welches in verschiedene Sprachen übersetzt wurde. Größenteils nahm es Bezug auf das Buch von Solier von 1627, an welches Crasset die Kirchengeschichte zwischen 1624 und 1658 anfügte und den Text dem Stil der Zeit anpasste. (Zitat) - Die Kupfertafeln von Joseph Anton Zimmermann zeigen Kostüme, Martyrien und den Kaiserpalast. Deutsch OLd. der Zeit, mit zwei Orig. Schließen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LAS SIESTAS DE SAN GIL. Análisis histórico-crítico de un Arbol puesto en la Portería de el Real y Venerable Convento de San Gil de esta Corte por. quien lo dedica por las Provincias Descalzas de España e Indias.

      Alfonso Balbas, Madrid 1738 - 4ºm, 36h (incl. portada y escudo grabado), 112p (peq. agujero pág. 61 afectando al texto). Pergamino. - Palau 337746. Trata de AMERICA Y FILIPINAS y en forma de diálogo ataca las crónicas de Fr. Marcos de Alcalá. 1738

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        De Imitatione Christi. Libri quattuor, ad optimarum editionum fidem recensiti.

      Viduam Brocas,, Paris 1738 - 2 works bound together, 32mo (86 × 52 mm). Contemporary mottled sheep, gilt. Slightly rubbed.An attractive near-miniature De Imitatione Christi, a rare edition. pp. 374, [10].[bound with:] Exercice de Piété à l'usage des françois. Bologne: imprimerie de S. Thomas d'Aquin, [n.d].pp. 52, [2]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Justin Croft Antiquarian Books Ltd ABA]
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        The British Librarian: Exhibiting a compendious review or abstract of our most scarce, useful, and valuable books in all sciences, as well in manuscripts as in printÉ

      London: Printed for T. Osborne, 1738. - The first English periodical devoted to rare books. In 1737 William Oldys, who was later librarian to the Earl of Oxford, published anonymously The British Librarian, in six monthly numbers from January to June, 1737. Among the works discussed are Hakluyt's Voyages, Froissart's Chronicles, Caxton's translation of Virgil's Aeneid, Sir Thomas More's English works. Octavo. [2], vii, [5], 402 pp. Old calf, rebacked and recornered in sheep, edges stained red. Chip at foot of spine, front hinge starting to crack, occasional light foxing. A good, clean copy. First edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        A Map of China, Drawn from those of the particular Provinces ade on the Spot by the Jesuit Missionaries; wherein the principal Places are distinguished whose positions have been determin'd, & the positions themselves inserted, as Vouchers to the Work, the Names also are written according to the English Orthography.

      Edward Cave, at St. John's Gate,, London: 1738 - The general map of China including Korea from Du Halde's "A Description of the Empire of China and Chinese-Tartary, Together with the Kingdoms of Korea, and Tibet". Copper engraved map, 21 1/2 x 18" with sml margins, period folds. The map is from the Edward Cave folio edition of this important encyclopedic work on Chinese culture, history and society, Du Halde's work inspired great interest in China among Europeans, and was a ground breaking work in geography. The Du Halde book is referred to in Cordier BS 50; Löwendahl 409; Lust 15. Some creasing & a closed tear in the lower right corner of map & poorly folded there and at the top left of map.

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        Discordia Concors, seu Sacrae Scripturae Antilogiae

      Ulyssipone Occidentali [Lisbon, Portugal]: Apud Emmanuelem Fernandes A'Costa, Sancti Officii Typographum. 1738. First. First edition. Octavo. [32], lxii, 302pp. Pars prima. Pentateuchum comprehendens. Text in Latin. Early inscription on the front free endpaper. Full calf. Front board is detached, lacking rear board, raised bands with remnants of the original leather spine back (including the spine label), else a good sound copy, suitable for rebinding. Sylveira's classic commentary on the canon. A scarce Portuguese imprint. Two copies in OCLC. .

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        Province XI SE-CHWEN

      London 1738 - Size : 415x485 (mm), 16.375x19.125 (Inches), Black & White

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        Province X SHEN-SI

      London 1738 - Size : 470x530 (mm), 18.5x20.875 (Inches), Black & White

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        Province I PE-CHE-LI, CHE-LI or LI-PA-FU

      London 1738 - Size : 380x295 (mm), 15x11.625 (Inches), Black & White

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        Province VI HU-QUANG

      London 1738 - Size : 490x425 (mm), 19.25x16.75 (Inches), Black & White

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        A Chart of the entrance into Kanton from the Sea

      London 1738 - An important map showing the vicinity of Hong Kong in 1738., Size : 370x240 (mm), 14.5x9.5 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline

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        Province XIV YUN-NAN

      London 1738 - Size : 375x435 (mm), 14.75x17.125 (Inches), Black & White

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        Province IX SHAN-SI

      London 1738 - Size : 360x255 (mm), 14.125x10 (Inches), Black & White Very good, left margin extended

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        Province II KYANG-NAN

      London 1738 - Size : 375x350 (mm), 14.75x13.75 (Inches), Black & White

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        Province XV QUEY-CHEW

      London 1738 - Size : 280x310 (mm), 11x12.25 (Inches), Black & White

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        Province VIII SHAN-TONG

      London 1738 - Size : 240x380 (mm), 9.5x15 (Inches), Black & White

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        Province V CHE-KYANG

      London 1738 - Size : 275x250 (mm), 10.875x9.875 (Inches), Black & White

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        Province VII Ho-Nan.

      London 1738 - Size : 335x325 (mm), 13.125x12.75 (Inches), Black & White

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