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        Libanii Sophistae Epistolae. Edidit, Latine vonverti & Notis illustravit Johannes Christophorus Wolfius

      Jansson-Waesberger Amsterdam 1738 - (16), 865 S. Hardcover, Sehr guter Zustand/ very good, Paralleltext griechisch-latein. Folio, zeitgenössischer Pergamenteinband mit 6 Bünden. Dezente Bibliotheksstempel auf Titel und Vorsatzblatt, Einband angestaubt, sonst schön erhalten. Schweiger 188b *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei ***

      [Bookseller: Wissenschaftl. Antiquariat Th. Haker e.K]
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        Kst.- Karte, 5 Blatt v. G. Haupt.

      . 1738, 11,5 x 16,5 ( bzw. 19,5 ). Seltener Erdteilkartensatz. Enthält: Weltkarte in 2 Hemisphären, Amerika ( beide mit Californien als Insel ), Afrika, Asien und Europa. - Die Erdteilkarten jeweils mit kleiner fig. Kartusche.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        A New Map of Present Italy together with the Adjoyning Islands of Sicily, Sardinia, and Corsica, Shewing their Principal Divisions, Cities, Towns, Rivers, Mountains &c. Dedicated to His Highness William Duke of Glocester.

      Edward Wells, London 1738 - Black-and-white engraving. Sutton Nichols sculp. Sheet size: 17 3/8 x 21 1/2". Inventory#: p1279pmat.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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        Tegenwoordige staat der Oostenryksche, Fransche en Pruissische Nederlanden.

      - Amsterdam, Isaac Tirion, 1738.Contemporary half calf, spine gilt. With engraved frontispiece, engraved portrait, folding view of Scherpenheuvel, folding plan of Brussels, Antwerp, Gent, Brugge, Doornik, Oostende, Yperen and Rijssel, and 4 folding maps. (12),548,(12) pp.* Original issued as Modern history: or present state of all nations. London 1725-1739. Translated into Dutch:Hedendaagsche historie, of tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren. - Volume XI contains a description of Holland, Belgium and Luxemburg with fine engravings.Tiele 1033. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje]
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        Ichthyologia sive opera omnia de piscibus, scilicet: Bibliotheca ichthyologica. Philosophia ichthyologica. Genera piscium. Synonymia specierum. Descriptiones specierum. Omnia in hoc genere perfectiora, quam antea ulla. Posthuma vindicavit, recognovit, coaptavit & edidit Carolus Linnæus .

      Conrad Wishoff,, Leyden 1738 - First edition of Artedi's most important work, the first fully scientific survey of fish, published after his untimely death by his close friend Linnaeus. It contains dedications to George Clifford (the great natural history collector), Ljunberg and Biur and contains a biography of the author by Linnaeus. Five parts in one vol, 8vo (194 × 115 mm), pp. [4], 66, [2], [4], 1-80, 71-92; [4], [4], 84, [4]; [4], 118, [22]; [2], 112, [2], including part titles. Woodcut initials and head-pieces. Some light spotting and browning, slightly heavier on earlier and later leaves, light old inkstain to extreme lower margin of the first 10 leaves. Contemporary half calf, sprinkled paper covered sides, panelled spine with four raised bands. Corners bumped, some wear to edges, but a good copy. [Waller 11771.] [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Justin Croft Antiquarian Books Ltd ABA]
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        Merckwürdiges Leben des Grafen von Bonneval, vormahls Kaiserlicher General der Infanterie, anitzo aber Bassa von Caramanien, aus dem Französischen übersetzet; vielvermehrt und verbessert, auch mit dem accuraten Bildniss des Autoris und vielen andern Kupffern gezieret.

      Constantinopel [i. e. Jena, Cuno] 1738.. 8°. 456 [i.e. 464] S. Mit 23 (v. 26) Kupfern (Portr. u gefalt. Karten). Ldr. d. Zt. Titelbl. u. Frontisp. fehlen.. Jantz 2881, reel 566; VD18 12738425-001; Hayn-Got. I, 412; vgl. Blackmer 162 (franz. Orig.-Ausgabe); Weller, Druckorte I, 80 - Claude Alexandre, Comte de Bonneval, auch als Humbaraci Ahmet Pasa bekannt (1675-1747 in Konstantinopel). Zweite deutsche Ausgabe. Aus dem Französischen übersetzter Bericht aus dem abenteuerlichen Leben des zunächst in den Diensten Prinz Eugens erfolgreichen Generals im Spanischen Erbfolgekrieg in Belgien u. Italien u. spater auf dem Balkan der später zum Islam konvertierte und auf Seite der Türken Österreich empflindliche Verluste zufügte. "Vorläufer Casanovas" (Hayn-Got.). Die Kupfer zeigen meist Portraits und Schlachtpläne.

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        LA MEDECINE NATURELLE.

      - 1738. Paris, Guillaume Cavelier. 2 vol. in-12. Vol.I: (3 ff.: bl., titre, table), XCVI pp.: 2 pp. d'ouvrages de l'auteur " qui se trouvent chez le même libraire ", " discours sur les Vues et le Dessein de ce petit ouvrage "; 574 pp., (bl.). Vol.II: (3 ff.: bl., titre, table), 714 pp., (bl.). Basane. Dos à nerfs ornés de fleurons dorés, pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin vieux rouge, tranches rouges, intérieur marbré. Coiffes restaurées, 2 pages renforcées (titre Vol.I et p. 712 Vol.II) par une bande de papier collé), sinon bon état extérieur et intérieur. Blake, p. 202.

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        ROSETO PERPETUO A' MAGGIOR GLORIA DI MARIA SEMPRE VERGINE

      Presso Stefano Abate, Napoli 1738 - Dimensions: 23cm x 17cm approx. As we do not speak or read Italian, we cannot describe the contents of this volume exactly. However, it would appear to be some sort of text regarding the Virgin Mary and appears to be extremely rare. The volume has an illustrated frontispiece and also has engraved chapter highlights. It is in what we would describe as very good condition for its age. The full text of the title page is as follows: "Roseto Perpetuo A' Maggior Gloria Di MARIA Sempre Vergine; Ove siorisce per tutti i giorni dell' Anno un ragionamento in encomio del SANTISSIMO ROSARIO Tomo Settimo Che contiene i Discosi per l'intero Mese di LUGLIO Composto dal M. R. Padre F. GIO: TOMMASO BIANCHI Maestrogia Provinciale, e Vicario Generale Della Provincia di Santa Caterina da Siena, in Abruzzo; e Figlio del Real Collegio di San Domenico, nel' Aquila: dell' Ordine Predicatori. Dedicato All' Angelico Maestro SAN TOMMASO D'AQUINO Del suddetto sacro Ordine, e Quinto Dottor della Ciesa. Considering the fact that this book is almost 300 years old, it is in Very Good condition. The vellum covers have a fair bit of wear/rubbing/fading/marking and are slightly warped (front cover in particular). The internal pages are very good with some foxing and yellowing throughout and are also a bit warped. The binding is remarkably tight. Overall, in spite of the ravages of time, this book has been read only sparingly. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Lyon in Love, or the Political Farmer. An Aesopian Tale, Applicable to the present Times.

      London Oct. 27 1738 - Broadside, folio, engraving with verse beneath, light usage, printed one side as issued. A Satire on Sir Robert Walpole's reluctance to engage in War with Spain. The illustration shows Walpole influenced by the Devil whilst patting the British Lion on the shoulder, whilst a Spaniard is cutting off its talons. In the foreground a young lady is exposing her bosom . BM. No 2347 variant issue printed without the imprint which in the British Museum copies is within the plate line at the bottom of the sheet.

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        Accurate Vorstellung des neuesten Plans der unter französischer Bothmaesigkeit seit dem Crambresischen Frieden 1556 stehenden Bischöflichen Haubtstadt und Vestung Metz, so ehmahlen auch die Haubtstadt im Königreich Austrasien gewesen,.; an das Tags Liecht gestellet und zu finden in der Homaenn. Officin 1738.". "Accurata repraesentatio ichnographica urbis episcopalis in ducatu Lotharingiae, dictae Metae,.".

      1738 - Kupferstich bei Homann, datiert 1738, altkoloriert. Ca. 46,3 x 54,8 cm. Im Bugbereich geglättete Falten. Plan der Stadt Metz mit ihren Befestigungsanlagen und der Zitadelle. Kirchen und andere wichtige Gebäude der Stadt sind eingetragen und nummeriert. Legenden rechts und links oben erläutern diese Nummerierungen. Außerhalb der Stadt sind Gärten, Weinberge, Felder und Wiesen eingetragen. Wege und Kanäle sind ebenfalls dargestellt. Oberhalb der Darstellung befindet sich eine Titelkartusche über die ganze Breite der Karte mit dem Titel in deutscher und lateinischer Sprache. Plan of Metz with its fortifications and the fortress. Churches and other important buildings of the city are inscribed and numbered. Legends at the right and left side explain these numbers. Outside the city are gardens, vineyards, fields and meadows inscribed. Roads and canals are illustrated as well. Above the illustration we find a title cartouche with title in german and latin. Smoothed creases in centerfold. Im Bugbereich geglättete Falten.

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        Dictionarium historicum, criticum, chronologicum, geographicum, et literale sacrae scripturae

      Augustae Vindelicorum [Augsburg]: Sumptibus Martini Veith bibliopolae, 1738.

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        Trattato Di Poesia Per Uso De' Giovani studiosi della medesima, (IN ITALIENISCHER SPRACHE),

      Milano : Giuseppe Richino Malatesta, 1738.. 216 Seiten, 8°, helles OPgmt. Buchblock gelockert, insgesamt aber ordentliches Exemplar

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        Jus ecclesiasticum universum brevi methodo ad discentium utilitatem explicatum seu lucubrationes canonicae - Tomus 1-5 - 5 Teile in 2 Büchern. in quinque libros Decretalium Gregorii IX. Pontificis maximi, in quibus praecipuae, quae tum in theoria, tum in praxi occurrunt, difficultates solvuntur alatis etiam contra sentientium fundamentis & horum folutionibus.

      Neapoli, prostant Venetiis : apud Josephum Bortoli, 1738.. Erstauflage, EA 10, 284, 327, 623, 327, 469 Seiten 4°, Leder. 6 Bände, Goldprägung am Buchrücken, erstes Buch oben Buchrücken etwas eingerissen, sonst beide Bände guter Zustand

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        Travels Through the Low-Countries, Germany, Italy and France, With Curious Observations, Natural, Topographical, Moral, Physiological, &c. Also a Catalogue of Plants, Found spontaneously growing in those Parts and their Virtues. To which is added,

      An Accountof the Travels of Francis Willughby Esq Through great Part of Spain London: Printed for J Walthoe et al : Second edition Corected and Improved 1738 - 2 volumes, 8vo., [half-title, iv, 428pp.] + [half-title, x, 489pp., 44pp., 120pp.], half-titles and titles printed in red and black, 3 engraved plates (2 folding), 3 woodcut figures. woodcut ornaments. & initials. contemporary calf, professionally rebacked and corner tips skillfully repaired, gilt decorated spines in compartments. A VG+ remarkably fresh and very clean set of this scarce work. John Ray was an English naturalist, widely regarded as one of the earliest of the English parson-naturalists, and the man with whom "the adventure of modern science begins". For three years beginning in 1663, the celebrated English botanist and natural historian toured the Continent together with his younger Cambridge contemporary, Francis Willughby, and others, primarily with a view to composing a systematic account of European natural history. They travelled through the Low Countries, Germany, and Italy, France, and Switzerland, with Ray making short visits to Sicily and Malta, and Willughby making a separate excursion to Spain. Included are observations on local customs and antiquities, and a systematic catalogue of European plants (with separate title and pagination, pp. 119, [1], bound at the end of Volume II). The Travels were first published in 1673. The second volume edited by Ray, comprises a collection of sixteenth and seventeenth century travels to the Middle East including a very lengthy narrative containing Dr. Leonhart Rauwolf's Journey into the Eastern Countries viz., Syria, Palestine, or the Holy Land, Armenia, Mesopotamia, Assyria, Chaldea, etc., translated by Nicholas Straphorst and revised by Ray, and also Travels into Greece, Asia Minor, Egypt, Arabia Felix, Petraea, Ethiopia, the Red Sea, etc., from miscellaneous observations and extracts from Belon, Alpinus, Vernon, Wheeler, and others. Ray had intended to draw attention to the botanical observations contained in the narratives, and compiled the catalogue of oriental plants found at the end (pp. [2], 44). Keynes 22, 22a (incorrectly citing 68 leaves), and 96. Cox I pp. 106-07. Blake p. 372. Blackmer 1397 (1st Edn. of A Collection of Curious Travels, London: 1693). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Abutilon Americanum, fructu subrotundo, pendulo, e capsulis vesicariis, crispis conflato Rand [Indian Mallow]

      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 after Van Huysum. Very good condition apart from a few small black spots in the image.

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        De morbis veneris libri sex. In quibus disseritur tum de Origine, Propagatione & Contagione horumce affectuum in genere: tum de singulorum Naturâ, Aetiologiá & Therapeiá, cum brevi Analysi & Epicrisi Operum plerorumque que de codem argumento scripta sunt.

      Paris [d i Basel ?]: ohne Verlag 1738 - XVIII, 50, 628 S. Ganzpergamentband der Zeit. - Gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Zweite Auflage dieses bedeutenden Buches über Herkunft, Geschichte und Behandlung der Geschlechtskrankheiten. Mit einer Übersicht der gedruckten Literatur von 1495 bis zum Erscheinen des Werkes. - Vgl. Garrison-M. 5195 (Ausgabe von 1736); Hirsch I, 230; Blake 22; Wellcome II, 64; Proksch, Lit. I, 30. - "Considering the period in which it was written, this is an admirable and comprehensive book on the subject. It includes a careful review of the existing literature. Of Syphilis, Astruc says that it made its appearance in Europe in 1492" (G.-M.). - ". heute noch für jeden medicinischen Geschichtsforscher geradezu unentbehrlich. heute noch umfänglichstes Werk über die venerischen Krankheiten" (Hirsch-H.). - Astruc (1684-1766) war Professor der Medizin in Toulouse, Montpellier und Paris und Leibarzt der Könige von Frankreich und Polen. Er ist ein Vertreter der Theorie von der amerikanischen Herkunft der Syphilis.

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        INSTRUMENTO de legitimidad, limpieza, y nobleza de sangre del Señor Doctor Don Bartholomé Ximénez Lovatón y Azaña, Cavallero del Orden de Calatrava, Maestre-Escuela de la Santa Iglesia Metropolitana de Lima, y naturla de la Ciudad de la Plata, en el Reyno del Perú. Sacados a la letra de las partidas de bautsimo, desposorios, velaciones, testamentos, . de sus Padres, Abuelos paternos, y maternos, que se presentaron en el Real Consejo de las Ordenes por los quatro Cavalleros Informantes., las quales se vieron, y aprobaron en dicho Consejo el día 8 de Agosto de 1738 de que se le despachó Real Título para Cruzarse, su fecha en el Real Sitio de San Ildephonso a 12 de dicho mes, y año. Con Copia de su Genealogía, y de los Informes, que hicieron D

      - Sin lugar ni año (Madrid, 1738) 31 x 22 cm., plena pasta española, 84 folios incluso portada orlada. Rarísima obra de la que no hemos localizado ejemplares en el Catálogo Colectivo y en REBIUN. Ni Medina ni Alden citan ejemplar en bibliotecas. Pruebas para la concesión del hábito de la orden de Calatrava al Doctor Ximénez Lobatón. Su empeño de conseguir el hábito, un honor que tenían hermanos suyos y que habían disfrutado también otros antepasados, es la ocasión para reproducir una rica documentación de testamentos, bodas, bautizos y concesiones de títulos que van desde principios del siglo XVII hasta la fecha de la publicación. La mayoría de los antepasados, algunos de los cuales eran originarios de Sanlucar de Barrameda, habían tenido importantes cargos en la administración en Lima, Quito y Argentina. El mismo Ximénez Lobatón había nacido en La Plata, actual Argentina. Entre los interesantes documentos incluidos destacan los testamentos que contienen información sobre la posesión de esclavos negros, los cuales se vendían para comprar capellanías, se liberaban o ya liberados les prestaban dinero). PERÚ

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
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        Histoire Des Guerres D'Italie [3 Volume set]

      London: Paul & Isaac Vaillant. 1738. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. F First Edition Thus Collectible. H Full Calf. Very Good. 3 volumes, complete as issued. Superbly and attractively bound in 18th- century French speckled calf (approximately of the period), spines with contrasting red and brown morocco labels, and elaborate gilt tooling with floral, shell, and geometric motifs, covers bordered with twin gilt rules, marbled edges and endpapers (some rubbing to edges, particularly at edges; occasional foxing).

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        Les Lettres de Messire Roger de Rabutin, Comte de Bussy. (6 volume set)

      Zacharie Chatelain, Amsterdam 1738 - Engraved frontispiece. N.B.: Heavy set - shipping supplement applies - please ask for shipping quote stating country of destination. G : in Good condition. Rubbed covers. Some splits to outer hinges. Title labels missing on 2 vols. Sporadic light foxing. Slight age darkening [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        REMARKS ON SEVERAL PARTS OF EUROPE, relating chiefly to their antiquities and history.

      London, H. Lintot, 1738.Collected upon the spot in several tours since the year 1723; and illustrated by upwards of forty copper plates, from original drawings; among which are the ruins of several temples, theatres, amphitheatres, triumphal arches, and other unpublish'd monuments of the Greek and Roman times, in Sicily, and the south of France. FIRST EDITION 1738, 2 volumes bound in one, complete set, this being a sequel to two volumes published in 1726 also published with the title "Remarks on several parts of Europe" and continuing "relating chiefly to the history, antiquities and geography, of those countries through which the author has travel'd; As France, the Low Countries, Lorrain, Alsatia, Germany, Savoy, Tyrol, Switzerland, Italy and Spain". The author's Preface makes it clear that this work of 1738 is a continuation in which he confines himself to describing the antiquities and monuments of Sicily, Italy and France. Several reference works erroneously describe this as a second edition of the 1726 publication. Folio, approximately 360 x 230 mm, 14¼ x 9 inches, 41 of 43 plates, 21 folding or double page, 2 PLATES LACKING FROM VOLUME II, most engraved by P. Fourdrinier, 1 by E. Kirkall, engraved headpiece to Dedication in Volume I, historiated woodcut head - and tailpieces and initials, pages: (2), xii, (4), 292, (14), index and errata; (2), 316, (14) - index and errata, 22 - Addenda, bound in antique leather, raised bands to spine, no lettering or label. Binding in poor state, worn and rubbed, missing large pieces of leather on covers with some old repairs, corners worn, hinges cracked and holding on the cords, amateur repairs to spine, 10 mm (½ inch) chipped from head of spine, paper hinges inside covers cracked, pale damp stain to lower outer corner from title page to page 89 in Volume I, diminishing in size and growing fainter, affecting a few plates, tiny piece missing from upper corner of first 3 leaves, slight browning to upper edge of title page, small brown stain on first and 5th text pages, no loss of legibility, small pale brown stain to 1 lower corner, otherwise contents clean and bright, small closed edge tear to lower margin of 2 text pages, small closed edge tear to lower margin of 1 plate, 2 to lower margin of another plate, all neatly repaired on reverse. Text block tight and firm. A good working copy of a scarce set in a poor binding. John Durant Breval (1680 / 81?1738), was the son of a French immigrant Catholic priest who settled in England around 1660, converted to Protestantism and in 1674 was appointed a prebendary of Westminster Abbey. John Breval was educated at Westminster School and at Trinity College Cambridge achieving his M.A. in 1704. After a brief spell in the army, he became a professional writer of verse and stage entertainments, finally embarking in about 1720 on a career as travelling tutor to the sons of the nobility visiting France, Italy, Spain, Germany and Switzerland. (ODNB). In the first of our two volumes he describes Sicily and the whole of Italy north and south concentrating on the antiquities and ancient monuments in the major towns and cities, including Rome, Genoa, Florence, Venice, Turin and the Lakes. In the second volume he deals with the whole country of France, not just the south as announced in his title, again describing the antiquities of Paris, Versailles, Lyons, Marseille, Dijon, Strasbourg, Avignon, Orange and many smaller places. He also makes brief excursions to places in Switzerland and Germany just over the border that he had not covered in his earlier work of 1726. Paul Fourdrinier (1698?1758), engraver and printseller born in the Netherlands the son of French Huguenot refugees, studied architectural engraving in Amsterdam under Bernard Picart and later engraved the designs for many architectural books. He settled in London in 1719 and established premises there by 1727 trading in prints, maps and stationery. (ODNB). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        A New Map of the Eastern Parts of Asia Minor. Largely taken: As also of Syria, Armenia, Mesopotamia &c. Shewing their Ancient Divisions. Countries or People, Chiefe Cities, Towns, Rivers, Mountains, &c. Dedicated to His Highnes William Duke of Gloucester.

      England: c. 1700 - 1738. - WELLS, EDWARD A New Map of the Eastern Parts of Asia Minor. Largely taken: As also of Syria, Armenia, Mesopotamia &c. Shewing their Ancient Divisions. Countries or People, Chiefe Cities, Towns, Rivers, Mountains, &c. Dedicated to His Highnes William Duke of Gloucester. England: c. 1700 - 1738. Hand coloured copper plate engraved map, 38x49 cm., centrefold. Bright, clean and very decorative. Very good. ISBN: EURO 900 CATALOG: Maps & Engravings KEYWORDS: Map Ottoman Empire

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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.

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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.

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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]

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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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        Histoire des plantes usuelles.

      Chez Nyon fils 1738 - - Chez Nyon fils, A Paris 1738, 3 tomes en 3 Vol. in 12 (9x16cm), xlviij (36) 350pp; et (10) 347-830p. (10) et (22) 214 (4) 116pp., relié. - Mention de cinquième édition. Les trois volumes ont paru ensemble pour a première fois en 1730. Le catalogus plantarum en fin du tome III possède son porpre faux-titre et sa page de titre. Demi Chagrin marine milieu XIXe. Dos à nerfs orné de 4 fleurons. L'ouvrage eut un beau succès et connut de nombreuses éditions au XVIIIe. L'orientation nette de cette histoire des plantes est médicale ; elle sont de ce fait classées suivant leurs effets : purgatives, hystériques, emollientes. Chomel fut un botaniste émérite, d'un sérieux exemplaire dans son domaine. xlviij (36) 350pp; et (10) 347-830p. (10) et (22) 214 (4) 116pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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]

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        HISTORIA DE LA ÚLTIMA GUERRA que contiene todo lo más importante acontecido en Italia, el Rhin, Polonia y la mayor parte de las Cortes de Europa, desde el año 1733, hasta el de 1736. GUERRAS DE 1733

      Gabriel Ramírez, Madrid 1738 - Dos tomos: 16 +380 pp y 12 + 239 pp 20 x 15 cm Piel entera Buen estado Traducida por Ventura de Argumossa

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        Impartial History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England,

      An Impartial History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in EnglandCHARLES I, King of England. HOOPER, Jacob. An Impartial History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England,. During the Reign of King Charles the First... London: Printed, and Sold By All the Booksellers in Town and Country, 1738.Quarto. Contemporary calf boards, rebacked with a new spine and black morocoo label. [Frontis.], 628p, [26 plates]. (Measures 29 1/2 x 18 cm.). Complete with frontispiece and 26 plates. A very good copy.HBS 66890.$1,250

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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]

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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]

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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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        Ducatus Mediolani una cum Confinys accurata Tabula exhibns auctus et amedatus

      Amsterdam 1738 - Size : 490x583 (mm), 19.25x23 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring Very Good; one light dampstain on lower left margin. Some light darkening of the lower right corner of the page.

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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]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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        La Figure de la Terre, déterminée par les observations De Messieurs de Maupertuis, Clairaut, Camus, Le Monnier, de l’Académie Royale des Sciences, & de M. l’Abbé Outhier, Correspondant de la même Académie, Accompagnés de M. Celsius, Professeur d’Astronomie à Upsal, Faites par ordre du Roy Au Cercle Polaire. Par M. de Maupertuis.

      A Paris, De L’Imprimerie Royale, 1738 - in-8° ; XXIV-(2)-vignette in-texte-184 pp.-1 carte repliée h.-t. [l’Arc du Méridien]-9 pl. repliées h.-t. de figures géométriques in-fine [I-IX], plein veau, dos à nerfs joliment orné, fleuron or, filets or, palette or en tête et en pied, p. de titre en maroquin rouge, filet à froid d’encad. sur les plats, roulette or sur les coupes, tranches rouges, rel. de l’époque, bel exemplaire. Catalogue of the Grace K. Babson, 94. Catalogue Norman, 1458. Daumas Maurice, Histoire de la Science, p. 747, Gallimard, 1957. Édition originale. First edition. Very nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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