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        Selectae observationes forenses, novissimis Dicasteriorum Vitembergensium praejudiciis confirmatarum.

      Jena, Sumptibus Iohann. Bernhard. Hartungii, 1738.. Tomus I. (...II.) Folio. Ttlbl., (46), 1.140 S.; Ttlbl., (42), 752; 224; 96 S. 2 zeitgenössische Lederbände mit Rückenvergoldung.. Eine der wichtigsten Entscheidungssammlungen im 18. Jahrhundert war die von Johann Balthasar Wernher (1675 - 1745). Wernher, Professor der Mathematik und Jurisprudenz in Wittenberg, schrieb dieses Werk aus seiner Tätigkeit am Wittenberger Gericht. Es ist aus dem Spruchmaterial dieses Obergerichtes zusammengestellt worden. Das Werk ist in Anlage, Zweck und Umfang ein klassisches Werk des usus modernus panectarum. Selbst Thomasius lobt Wernher als den "geschicktesten ordinarius in ganz Deutschland".

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      London, printed for C. Rivington and J. Hutton, 1738.In 9 parts: I. Of our new birth in Christ Jesus. II. On religious society. III. On the benefits of an early piety. IV. On self - denial. V. On intercession. VI. The almost Christian. VII. On justification. VIII. Of the heinous sin of profane cursing and swearing. IX. On the great duty of family religion. A tenth part with title page is "A Farewel Sermon preached on board the Whitaker, .... May 17th 1738, London, printed for James Hutton, 1738". FIRST EDITION 1738, 8vo, small publisher's device on general title page, a few head and tail - pieces, TITLE PAGES TO PARTS I - IX ARE MISSING, all parts have separate pagination and register, pages: 6 of 8, 1 - 28; iii - iv, (5) - 24; 1 - 26; 1 - 26; 1 - 26;1 - 27, (1 - adverts); 1 - 26; 3 - 16; 1 - 25, (1 - blank); (3), 4 - 19, 1 leaf missing at beginning of the volume, either a blank or a half - title, original old calf sides with double ruled gilt border, neatly rebacked to style with raised bands, gilt title and date to spine. Covers very worn and rubbed, corners slightly worn, untidy old manuscript notes to front pastedown, front endpaper replaced, title page slightly dusty, lower margins lightly stained from page 1 - 16, 25 - 28 Part I, page 9 - 16, Part III, affecting some text but no loss of legibility, Part II lightly browned, small piece missing from lower corner of page 1, Part IV, no loss of print, 1 or 2 small pale stains to margins. A very good copy but lacking title pages to first 9 parts as noted. George Whitefield (1717 - 1770) also known as George Whitfield, was an English Anglican preacher who helped spread the Great Awakening in Britain, and especially in the British North American colonies. He was one of the founders of Methodism and of the evangelical movement generally. He became perhaps the best - known preacher in Britain and America in the 18th century, and because he travelled through all of the American colonies and drew great crowds and media coverage, he was one of the most widely recognized public figures in colonial America. (Wikipedia). ESTC T137450. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST. Presbyterian Church

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        Hydrostatical and Pneumatical Lectures published with notes by his successor Robert Smith

      London: S. Austen, 1738. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Period ruled calf, nicely rebacked in period style; old signature to endpaper, remains of old bookseller plate to pastedown. 5 folding plates at rear. 243pp, errata, index, 4pp of ads. Browning to endpapers, light browning to plate edges.& & Cotes (1682-1716) succeeded his friend, Isaac Newton, as Lucasian professor at Trinity College, Cambridge in 1706. In 1711 he was elected to the Royal Society and later edited the Second edition of Newton's Principia. Of his early death, Newton said "Had Cotes lived, we might have known something". Robert Smith was Cotes's cousin and a fellow of the Royal Society.& & The appendix contains the only English translation of Newton's Scale of Degrees of Heat (pages 213-223), his law of cooling. Bibliotheca Mechanica 79-80. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 039398.

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        CATALOGUS STIRPIUM, &c. Or A Catalogue of Plants naturally growing and commonly cultivated in diverse parts of England, more especially about Nottingham.

      Nottingham, printed for the author by G. Ayscough, and sold by C. Rivington. 1738.The most known Latin and English Names of the several Plants, the Tribe they belong to, the Time of their flowering, and of those which are either Officinals, or otherwise of any known Efficacy, such Virtues are briefly mentioned as may be depended upon. With an English Index. To which is added, to the Benefit of the English Reader, a general Distribution of Plants, according to Mr. Ray, an Explanation of some Botanical and Physical Terms, and an Alphabetical List of Plants in Flower for every Month in the Year, together with short Directions when to gather any Parts of them. FIRST EDITION 1738. 8vo, bound in fours, approximately 175 x 110 mm, 7 x 4¼ inches, English text, pages: [20], 231, [11], 6, [4], 24 - including index, bound in full antique leather, double ruled border to covers, rebacked with raised bands, gilt rules and lettering. Covers worn and scratched, corners showing cardboard at tips, small bookplate on front pastedown, ink name on front endpaper, title page lightly foxed, occasional slight foxing to contents, binding tight and firm. A very good copy of a scarce book. George Charles Deering (c. 1695 - 1749) medical doctor and student of botany, was a native of Dresden, Saxony. In the 1720s he practised in London as a physician, moving to Nottingham in 1735. "Deering appears to have had a life - long interest in botany, and when he lived in London was a member of the Botanical Society, founded by J. J. Dillenius and John Martyn. In the preface ... he advocates the pursuit of field botany as a means of obtaining fresh air and exercise". "This book, ... contains about 850 entries of phanerogamic and cryptogamic plants, and the names are arranged in alphabetical order... Localities are recorded for many species, and in a number of cases descriptive details include medicinal properties and uses. These medicinal details were possibly given to forward the sale of the book, for until the second half of the eighteenth century plant collecting remained chiefly the concern of those interested in obtaining herbs of economic and medicinal use". Henrey, British Botanical and Horticultural Literature before 1800, Volume II, page 59 - 61 and No. 620. The title page is followed by a dedication page addressed to the Duke of Newcastle and other eminent men of the day. According to Henrey some copies have a second dedication consisting of 6 leaves, this is not published in our copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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      London, 1738.relating chiefly to their antiquities and history. 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, 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. London, H. Lintot. 1738. 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. POSTAGE AT COST.

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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.

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        A Description of the Empire of China and Chinese-Tartary , Together with the Kingdoms of Korea, and Tibet

      London: printed by T. Gardner for Edward Cave, 1738-, 1741. Two volumes, large folio, with 51 maps and plans (most folding) and 13 plates; some scattered foxing but a very good copy in original blind stamped calf, spines expertly restored in contemporary style, panelled in gilt between raised bands. The second, revised and best English edition of Du Halde on China. First English folio edition of du Halde's magnum opus on China, carefully translated with a new suite of finely engraved maps designed to improve upon those of the French original. This splendid folio edition took the place of the small four volume octavo translation which was hurried to the press following the magnificent French folio edition of 1735. In his lengthy preface, the publisher Cave claims to have improved upon du Halde's work in a number of respects, boasting better organisation and structure, clear and literal translation from the French, improved maps and a new standardised orthography of Chinese for European use. Löwendahl attributes the translation to William Guthrie and an Irish assistant who worked under Cave's scrutiny 'to give a faithful version of the Author's Sense in the fewest words, and to avoid a disagreeable style.' This edition did improve the standardisation of place names and proper nouns that marked du Halde's original (a result of its compilation from diverse missionary authors). By doing so it 'established the orthographic conventions by which Chinese has been represented in English until very recently' (DNB). Furthermore, Cave lavished great expense on having the maps reproduced in their entirety, checking and cross referencing place names and adding engraved notes from the relevant texts to illuminate the understanding of his readers. This task was accomplished by the prolific London engraver Emanuel Bowen who later in his career printed several North American surveys by James Cook. This is an extremely good copy of this handsome book, with the contemporary ownership inscription of Archibald Kennedy, a customs agent.

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      . Zustand: Como Nuevo Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Paris. 1738. 440 pag. 17x10,5. Rara Obra de como crear y cuidar un jardin del siglo XVIII, frances. Ref 8.3 Biblioteca A.

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        Philosophia recens controversa complexa definitiones theoremata et quaestiones nostra aetate in controversiam vocatas.

      . Lipsiae et Gorlicii: Ex Officina Marcheana 1738. With copperengraved titlevignette. [8] + 344 pp. Bound in contemporary boards, internally weakly browning. Contemporary names and notes on inner boards. Binding marked of use. * First published 1712..

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        Anatomical lectures by William Shippen Junior M.D. . . . Manuscript notebook by Daniel De Benneville

      Philadelphia, 1781or after. <p>[Shippen, William, junior (1738-1808).] De Benneville, Daniel (1753-1827). Anatomical lectures by William Shippen Junior M.D. anat: & chirurg: profess: in the University of Pennsylvania. Manuscript medical commonplace book. 93 leaves. Philadelphia, n.d. [1781 or after]. 144 x 190 mm. Original boards, leather backstrip, worn, missing two-thirds of front cover restored. Upper half of first leaf extensively repaired replacing missing upper half, dampstain in lower portion of first leaf, first few leaves frayed, evenly toned throughout, but a good example of an 18th-century American medical manuscript, written in a neat and legible hand. Boxed. </p><p>Rare contemporary manuscript record of anatomical lectures given by William Shippen junior, the first systematic teacher of anatomy, surgery and obstetrics in the United States. Shippen never published his anatomical lectures (or any other medical works apart from his 1761 doctoral thesis), so that the only record we have of his teachings is contained in student notebooks like the one we are offering. Notebooks containing Shippen lectures are rare&#151;OCLC records seven examples written between 1766 and the early nineteenth century, three at the University of Pennsylvania, two at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia (which Shippen helped to found), one at the National Library of Medicine and one at McGill University&#146;s Osler Library (see Bibliotheca Osleriana 7635). Most of these examples have probably been in institutional collections since the 19th century. </p><p>Shippen, the son of physician and statesman William Shippen senior (1712-1801), obtained his medical degree at the University of Edinburgh. Shippen&#146;s career as a professor of medicine began in 1762, when he started giving anatomical lectures in Philadelphia for medical students. In 1765, when John Morgan established the first medical school in the United States at the College of Philadelphia, Shippen joined the faculty as professor of anatomy and surgery. When the Pennsylvania state legislature created the University of the State of Pennsylvania in 1779, Shippen taught there as well, and in 1791, when the University merged with the College of Philadelphia to form the University of Pennsylvania, Shippen was appointed to the University&#146;s chair of anatomy, surgery and midwifery. Shippen also served as a physician in the Pennsylvania Hospital and held important medical posts, including Physician-in-Chief of the American Army, during the American Revolutionary War. </p><p>Our notebook, which records the first two lectures in Shippen&#146;s anatomy course, was written by Dr. Daniel de Benneville, the eldest son of physician and Universalist preacher George de Benneville (1703-93). De Benneville received his first medical training from his father; when the Revolutionary War broke out he served as a surgeon in the 12th (some sources say 13th) Virginia regiment of the Continental Army. It is entirely possible that De Benneville and Shippen encountered each other during their military service. De Benneville retired from Army service in 1781, and it is likely that he began attending Shippen&#146;s lectures at the University of Pennsylvania sometime after this date. Shippen virtually ceased lecturing at the University after the death of his son in 1798; this date makes a likely end point to the period during which De Benneville would have studied anatomy under Shippen. </p><p>Apart from the Shippen lectures De Benneville&#146;s notebook contains several detailed case histories, the first of which was &#147;under Dr. Morgan&#146;s care&#148;; this may be a reference to John Morgan. Also in the notebook are numerous recipes for medical compounds, accounts of cures performed by other physicians, a long essay on puerperal fever, a multi-page outline of Cullen&#146;s Nosology (1769), notes on the treatment of pregnant and laboring women, and a &#147;Table of Attraction&#148; recording the actions of various medicines. Altogether, De Benneville&#146;s notebook represents a complex and extensive record of an American doctor&#146;s experience in the late 18th century. Heitman, Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army (1892) (De Benneville). Kelly & Burbage, Dictionary of American Medical Biography.</p>

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        Jus ecclesiasticum universum brevi methodo ad discentium utilitatem explicatum seu lucubrationes canonicae in quinque libros Decretalium Gregorii IX. Pontificis maximi, in quibus praecipuae, quae tum in theoria, tum in praxi occurrunt, difficultates solvuntur. Tomus Primus (...quintus).

      Neapel, Prostant Venetiis apud Josephum Bortoli, 1738.. Fol. (I:)T.primus: Ttlbl., (8), 284 S.; secundus: Ttlbl., 327 S. (II:) tertius: Ttlbl., 623 S. (III:) quartus: Ttlbl., 327 S.; quintus: Ttlbl., 469 S. Fünf Teile in drei Lederbänden der Zeit. Insgesamt schöner, klarer Druck. 1. Bd. im Falz unten etwas Wurmfraß. Titelblatt bestempelt und handschriftliche Vermerke. Teils ausgebessert.. Franz Xaver SCHMALZGRUEBER (1663-1735), Jesuit, hat mit seinem großen kanonistischen Kommentar bis in das 19.Jahrhundert hinein die kirchenrechtliche Entwicklung beeinflusst. Schmalzgrueber wurde 1698 Professor für Logik und 1702 der Moral an der katholischen Universität Ingolstadt. 1705 erhielt er den Lehrstuhl für kanonisches Recht in Dillingen, und wechselte vier Jahr später auf den bedeutenden Lehrstuhl für das ius canonicum an der katholischen Universität zu Ingolstadt. 1716 kehrte er als Kanzler nach Dillingen zurück. Schmalzgrueber hat sogar heute noch im kanonischen Recht der Kirche einen Namen, so groß war sein Ansehen. Er führte die opinio communis an und war höchste Autorität im Kirchenrecht. Dies führte dazu, daß das Werk auch weit im protestantischen Raum verbreitet und sehr geschätzt war. Noch im 19. Jahrhundert wurde sein Werk in Rom verlegt. Die vorliegende Ausgabe ist der Erstdruck dieses monumentalen Werkes. Dem Werk liegt die Systematik der Dekretalen von Papst Gregor IX. zugrunde, das sich in fünf Teile aufgliedert. Es ist die klassische Einteilung seit dem Spätmittelalter, seitdem die Decretales (Liber Extra) 1234 in Kraft getreten waren. Die D e k r e t a l e n G r e g o r s IX. (Liber Extra) sind das Ergebnis der Arbeit des spanischen Dominikaners Raimund de PENAFORTE, der den Auftrag zur Kodifikation im Jahre 1230 von Papst Gregor IX. (1227-1241) erhalten hatte. Das Werk ist in 5 Bücher geteilt, die jeweils in Titel gegliedert sind. Das Werk wird entsprechend seinem Namen Liber Extra wie folgt zitiert: X.(Liber Extra).1 (liber 1-5) Titel und Capitulum X.5.3.2., bedeutet Dekretalen von Gregor IX., 5.Buch, 3.Titel, 2.Capitulum. Am 5.September 1234 konnte Gregor IX. mit der Publikationsbulle "Rex pacificus" das Liber Extra veröffentlichen. Der Name Liber Extra ist eine Abkürzungsbezeichnung: Liber Extravagantium (=decretalium extra Decretum vag.), am gebräuchlisten ist der Name Dekretalen (=Dekretalen Gregors IX.) Der Aufbau der Bücher stellt sich folgend dar: Liber I. Decretalium: 43 Titel, inhaltlich Aufbau, Struktur, Apparat und Ämterbeschreibung der Kirche. Liber II. Decretalium: 30 Titel, inhaltlich Prozeßrecht (Gerichtsaufbau und Prozeßverfahren). Liber III.Decretalium: 50 Titel, inhaltlich überwiegend materiellrechtlich: Kauf, Miete, Testament, kirchliches Pfründewesen. Liber IV. Decretalium: 21 Titel, inhaltlich Ehe- und Familienrecht. Liber V. Decretalium: 41 Titel, inhaltlich vorwiegend Strafrecht. Die Überschneidung zwischen Zivilrecht und Kirchenrecht ist nicht zufällig, sondern beabsichtigt. Im Mittelalter waren Legistik und Kanonistk keine Gegensätze, sondern ergänzten sich. Weite Bereiche wurden von der Kirche bestimmt, etwa beim Kauf Zins und Wucher, das Familien- und Eherecht, aber auch im Strafrecht Häresie und ähnliche Delikte, wie etwa selbstverständlich Gotteslästerung. Ende des 15. Jahrhunderts, und beschleunigt durch die Reformation, wurde der juristischen Gestaltungsmöglichkeit der Kanonistik immer engere Grenzen gesetzt. Die Gegenreformation löste noch einmal eine Blütezeit der Kanonistik aus. Schmalzgrueber war gewissermaßen ein Höhepunkt. Ziel war es eigentlich, das Rad zurückzudrehen und wieder an Einfluss zu gewinnen, deshalb auch diese monumentalen Kommentare. In der Gestaltung des Ehe- und Familienrechts verschwand bekanntermaßen der direkte Einfluß erst im 19. Jahrhundert. In den allgemeinen Vertragslehren und im Handelrecht (Zins und Wucher) fand die Kirche noch eine gewisse Dominanz in der juristischen Entwicklung.

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        Institutiones astronomiæ, in usum juventutis patriæ

      Uppsala: widow of B. Joh. Höjer, 1738. Uppsala: widow of B. Joh. Höjer, 1738. First Thus. Speckled sheep. Good. First Thus. Speckled sheep. 8vo (170 × 112 mm), pp. [8], 150, [2, contents]; woodcut astrolabe vignette to title-page, with 30 additional woodcut diagrams from 25 woodblocks; clean, crisp text, very light browning, speckled edges; ink inscription of Andr. Henr. Hamberg to front free endpaper; good in contemporary speckled sheep and speckled boards, rubbed with some wear to sides, small hole in leather near top of spine. Rare edition of a university student';s introduction to Newtonian physics and cosmology.The work seems to have been intended for the students of the university of Uppsala, the oldest university in Scandinavia, founded in 1477. It contains the fourth book of Wilhelm Jacob ';s Gravesande';s Philosophiæ Newtonionæ institutiones (1723). Of particular interest is the preface by Anders Celsius (1701-1744), who in 1736 set out on an expedition to Lapland with Pierre Louis Maupertuis for the purpose of measuring the arc of the meridian in part of a planned series of expeditions between the pole and the equator. His work won him great respect in Sweden, and he convinced the Swedish authorities to provide him with the resources to set up the Uppsala Astronomical Observatory in 1741. Celsius is most famous for his work in establishing a scientific basis for the international temperature scale which now bears his name. Also of note is the Latin panegyric quoted by Celsius in his preface, and written by Edmond Halley (1656-1742), Intima panduntur victi penetralia c&#339;li.Houzeau & Lancaster 8856; not in Collijn; OCLC shows copies at Linkoping and National Library of Sweden.

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        Memoires pour Servir a l'Histoire & au Progres de l'Astronomie, de la Geography, & de la Physique.

      1738 - St Petersburg: Academy of Sciences, 1738. 4to; full calf gilt, inner hinges strained; pp. 284 + (12)(tables), 13 folding engraved plates. With the bookplate of Frank S. Streeter.

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      PARIGI (ma VENEZIA,) PITTERI , 1738. 2 volumi in 1 tomo In-4°.Legatura originale in piena pergamena; titolo in oro su tassello rosso e note manoscritte al dorso; tagli spruzzati. pp.XXXVI, 420; (2), 412. Titolo impresso in rosso e nero, con bella vignetta incisa da F.Zucchi dal disegno di G.Ghedini, note manoscritte; ritratto dell'autore inc. a piena pag. in antiporta, 18 graziosi finalini e 30 capilettera istoriati incisi da anonimo artista, 30 eleganti testate su 1 / 3 di pagina disegnate da G.Ghedini ed incise con maestria da F.Zucchi, Cattini, M.Pitteri, P.Monaco. Edizione originale e molto pregiata, pubblicata postuma. Esemplare in discrete condizioni, alcune stropicciature.

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        Catalogus Librorum Bibliothecae Illustrissimi Viri Caroli Henrici Comitis De Hoym, Olim Regis Poloniae Augusti II. Apud Regem Christianissimum Legati Extraordinarii. Degestus & Descriptus à Gabriele Martin, Bibliopola Parisiensi. Cum Indice Auctorum alphabetico

      , 1738. 1738. Paris, Gabriel & Claude Martin, 1738. (6), xx, 528, (58)pp. 4to. Contemporary mottled calf. Spine with 5 raised bands, goldtooled. Red titleshield. Edges stained red. Priced throughout and with some notes in a contemporary hand. 4785 items described including manuscripts, maps, prints and fine bindings and significant holdings of Elzevirs. The last 58 pages contain an alphabetical author index. (As usual the 6 pages with the books omitted from the sale not present. They are very rare and only to be found in a few copies) According to Bléchet, the collections was originally to be sold en block but in fact it was sold at auction between 12 May and 2 August 1738. The collection belonged to the celebrated book collector Count Karl Heinrich Hoym (1794-1738) who was the former Polish ambassador in France. He committed suicide in 1738; the present catalogue was edited by Gabriel Martin, (1679-1761), the famous French bookseller and bibliographer. It was he who introduced a new system of classification for (auction) catalogues, no longer by size but by themes. He has edited no less than 150 catalogues and the Hoym collection was one of the most elaborate ones. Martin knew Hoym and had played a role in forming the collection. He for instance bought several important books for Hoym at the du Fay sale in 1725. The Hoym collection contained no less than five Grolier bindings. A very good copy of this important auction catalogue. [cf Pollard & Ehrmann 276, Taylor p. 246; Grolier Club # 46, Bléchet p. 97, Blogie II 3. Catalogue of the distinguished library of the former Polish ambassador to France, Count Hoym, d. 1736, who amassed a splendid collection of current and early books significant for Italian literary history, vernacular literature, Aldines, Frobens, Estiennes, etc. Count Hoym&#39;s library was catalogued by the Paris bibliographer-bookseller Martin, 1679-1761. The library was sold at auction at the Hotel de Longueville in 1738 when many volumes went to Horace Walpole.

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        Lo stato presente di tutti i paesi e popoli del mondo Volume VI. Della Turchia, della Caldeia, dell' Assiria, Mesopotamia, Siria, Palestina, Georgia, Isole de Cipro, Rodi. Edizione Seconda.

      Venedig, G. Alberizzi 1738. Band VI der Gesamtreihe.. 4°. (8) Bll., 671 Ss., (1) S. (weiß). Mit Kupfertitel, 3 mehrfach gefalteten Karten und 14 Kupfern (gefaltet, tls. mehrfach), nicht in der Paginierung enthalten. So in allen Teilen vollständig. Pergament d. Zt. (fleckig, gebräunt) mit goldgepr. Rückenschild. Zweite italienische Ausgabe. Thomas Salmon (1679 - 1767) war ein erfolgreicher kulturhistorischer Schriftsteller, seine "Modern history" stellt wohl sein populärstes Werk dar; es erfuhr Übersetzungen z.B. ins Holländische und Italienische. Die Karten enthalten "Europa, Asien Türkisch-Afrika", Arabien und Asien, die Kupfer zeigen Ansichten von Städten (z.B. Jerusalem, Smyrna), bedeutende Bauwerke (Pyramiden, Leuchtturm von Alexandria, Koloss von Rhodos) sowie kulturelle und historische Motive. Alle drei Karten sind in gutem Zustand, sie zeigen lediglich Knickfalten. Die Kupfer sind meistens leicht fleckig, teils haben sie Randeinrisse. Insgesamt ein leicht gebräuntes, stellenweise etwas fleckiges, aber sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar..

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        Recueil de Lettres.

      Paris, Rollin et PAris, De Saint & Saillant 1738 - SEVIGNE, Marie de Rabutin Chantal, marquise de. RECUEIL DES LETTRES DE MADAME LA MARQUISE DE SEVIGNE, A MADAME LA COMTESSE DE GRIGNAN, SA FILLE. Paris, Rollin, 1738. 6 volumes in-12. RECUEIL DE LETTRES CHOISIES, pour servir de suite Aux Lettres de Madame de Sévigné à Madame de Grignan, sa Fille. Paris, Rollin, 1751. In-12 de (10) ff., 499 pp., (2) ff. LETTRES NOUVELLES DE MADAME LA MARQUISE DE SEVIGNE A MADAME LA COMTESSE DE GRIGNAN, SA FILLE : Extraites de l?Edition de 1754 en six volumes. Paris, De Saint & Saillant, 1754. 2 volumes in-12. Ensemble 9 volumes in-12. Plein maroquin bleu nuit, triple filet doré encadrant les plats, armoiries frappées or au centre, dos à nerfs ornés aux petits fers à la fleur de lys et au c?ur, pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge, coupes ornées, roulette intérieure dorée, tranches dorées sur marbrures. Reliure de l?époque. 162 X 93 mm. PRECIEUX RECUEIL REUNISSANT TROIS EDITIONS ORIGINALES DES LETTRES DE MADAME DE SEVIGNE. IL CONTIENT 823 LETTRES DONT 209 EN EDITION ORIGINALE. Tchemerzine, V, 824, 825 et 826-827 ; Brunet, V, 325 ; Quérard, IX, 102 ; Rahir, Bibliothèque de l?amateur, 639 d. LE TOME VII EST AINSI FORME DU RECUEIL PUBLIE EN 1751 PAR LE CHEVALIER PERRIN, QUI RENFERME EN EDITION ORIGINALE, 25 LETTRES DE MME DE SEVIGNE à Coulanges, Mme de Coulanges, Mme de La Fayette, Duc de Chaulnes, Ch. De Sévigné ET 98 LETTRES DE MME DE GRIGNAN, de Coulanges et de sa femme, de Madame de la Fayette (14 lettres), de Retz et de La Rochefoucauld. LES TOMES VIII ET IX SONT FORMES, QUANT A EUX, DU RECUEIL DES LETTRES NOUVELLES EN EDITION ORIGINALE, SUPPLEMENT DONNANT 86 LETTRES NON ENCORE PARUES. « L?édition de Paris, Rollin, 1738 est différente de celle de 1734-37. Le Recueil de lettres choisies est en édition originale. Il renferme 25 lettres de Mme de Sévigné à Coulanges, Mme de Coulanges, Mme de La Fayette, Duc de Chaulnes, Ch. De Sévigné et 98 lettres de Mme de Grignan, de Coulanges et de sa femme, de Madame de la Fayette (14 lettres), de Retz et de La Rochefoucauld. Le supplément en 2 volumes in-12 des Lettres nouvelles, Paris, Desaint & Saillant, 1754, contient 86 lettres. » (Tchemerzine). Journal quotidien d?une époque, les lettres de Madame de Sévigné ont été écrites pour la plupart entre 1671 et 1696. ELLES RESTENT DANS LES MEMOIRES COMME LA PLUS VIVANTE DES CHRONIQUES DU REGNE DE LOUIS XIV. « On trouve parfois, mais rarement des exemplaires de ces diverses éditions reliés en maroquin » (Rahir). PRECIEUX EXEMPLAIRE CONSERVE DANS SA RELIURE UNIFORME EN MAROQUIN BLEU NUIT DE L?EPOQUE AUX ARMES DE Jean de Boullongne (1690-1769). Fils de Louis, le célèbre premier peintre du roi, Jean Boullongne fut premier commis des finances en 1724, intendant des finances en 1744, contrôleur général des finances de 1757 à 1759 et commandeur et grand trésorier des ordres du roi en 1758. (O. Hermal, pl. 24). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Paradise Lost. A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. The Fifteenth Edition. To which is prefix&#39;d An Account of his Life

      Printed for J. and R. Tonson; and A. Ward, S Birt, R. Chandler, J. Hutton, R. and B. Wellington, J. Brindley, J. Oswald, J. New.. Printed for J. and R. Tonson; and A. Ward, S Birt, R. Chandler, J. Hutton, R. and B. Wellington, J. Brindley, J. Oswald, J. New. 1738. 12mo., Fifteenth Edition, with an engraved frontispiece, title in red and black, and 12 engraved plates (one standing at the head of each book), some light age-staining (a little heavier on last few leaves), late eighteenth/early nineteenth century inscription on frontispiece recto; contemporary speckled calf, sides with double frame border in gilt, expertly rebacked in calf to style, back with five raised bands, original leather label lettered in gilt preserved, new endpapers to style, a clean and most attractive copy. The main work is complete with the following preliminaries: Dedication [by Tonson] to the Rt. Hon. John, Lord Summers, Baron of Evesham; Fenton&#39;s Life of Milton; 3pp Postcript; &#39;In Paradisum Amissam&#39; by Samuel Barrow; &#39;On Paradise Lost&#39; by Marvell; the 2pp introduction to &#39;The Verse&#39;. The frontispiece is engraved by Fletcher. The fine plates by John Baptist Medina (engraved chiefly by Michael Burgesse) are taken from Tonson&#39;s first folio edition of 1688. A LOVELY COPY IN SYMPATHETICALLY RESTORED CONTEMPORARY BINDING . Catalogs: literature.

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        Geschiedenissen der Vereenigde Nederlanden, sedert den aanvang van die Republyk tot op den Vrede van Utrecht in 't jaar 1713, en het Tractaat van Barriere in 't jaar 1715 gesloten. In vier deelen in quarto. In 't Fransch beschreven door den Heere Jean le Clerc. In 't Nederduitsch vertaald. Den tweeden druk. 4 delen.

      Amsterdam Zacharias Chatelain 1738. 4 drukkersvignetten + titelprent + 1 uitvouwbare algemene kaart der Vereenigde Nederlanden + 45 gegraveerde portretten + 34 uitvouwbare platen. Leer. 4to. (XLII), 659, (IV), 821, (IV), 848, (IV), 744 (84) pp. *ruggen delen 1, 2 en 4 beschadigd (met leerverlies); deel 1 papier hier en daar wormstekig (zonder tekstverlies); enkele platen lichte scheurtjes; deel 2 papier hier en daar wormstekig (zonder tekstverlies); enkele portretten licht wormstekig (geen beeldverlies); deel 3 papier hier en daar wormstekig (zonder tekstverlies); enkele portretten licht wormstekig (geen beeldverlies); deel 4 papier hier en daar heel licht wormstekig (zonder tekstverlies)'Jean le Clerc (Clericus), Genève, 29 maart 1657 - Amsterdam, 8 januari 1736, stamde uit een uitgeweken Picardische hugenotenfamilie. Hij studeerde van 1673 tot 1676 in zijn geboorteplaats theologie en promoveerde er. (...) Vestigde zich in 1683 in Amsterdam. Daar werd hij hoogleraar in de filosofie en het Hebreeuws aan het Remonstrants Seminarium. In 1712 volgde hij P. van Limborgh op als kerkhistoricus. Hij onderhield contacten en had disputen met de de gehele intellectuele wereld van Europa, onder meer met J. Locke (...). Le Clerc was redacteur van de 'Bibliothèque universelle et historique' (...). Tevens trad hij op als uitgever van de werken van Erasmus. (...) Het oeuvre van Le Clerc is ontzagwekkend van omvang en veelzijdigheid en het historische gedeelte vormt daar slechts een klein deel van'. E.O.G. Haitsma Mulier. Repertorium van geschiedschrijvers in Nederland, 110. De oorspronkelijke Franse editie verscheen in 1728. In 1730 verscheen de eerste Nederlandse vertaling in 3 foliodelen.

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        A Collection of Welsh Travels, and Memoirs of Wales

      Clare Court, near Drury Lane, London: J Torbuck, 1738. Clare Court, near Drury Lane, London: J Torbuck, 1738 Containing 1. The Briton Describ&#39;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 &rsquo;A funeral sermon, preached by the parson of Langwillin&rsquo;. 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)

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        Aphorismes de Monsieur Herman Boerhaave sur la connaissance et la cure des maladies (Aphorisms of Mr. Herman Boerhaave on the knowledge and cure of diseases).

      P. A. Garnier, A Rennes, Place du Palais 1738 - First Edition of La Mettrie's Homage to Boerhaave (but with His Own Additions)TP + [i]-[ii] = Preface + [iii]-[vi] = Table des Chapitres + 1-508 + [509]-[512] = Corrections et Additions, 12mo. First Edition (Stoddard 4).First Edition of La Mettrie's Homage to Boerhaave (but with His Own Additions)The "Aphorisms", while based on Boerhaave's system of physiology, is a practical, pragmatic work which includes La Mettrie's own observations and utilizes ideas from other schools (rival physiologists, iatromchemists) of whom Boehaave was highly critical. Contemporary full leather with five raised bands on the spine with gilt title and decorations. There is a 1" gouge to the lower front cover. With a two-line scription in fading contemporary ink on the title page bridging the ornamental device in the center of the page. Otherwise, a tight, clean and remarkably well preserved copy. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Elemens de la philosophie de Neuton. Mit 2 gest. Porträts, 1 gest. Titelvignette, 6 Kupfertafeln und 1 gest. Falttabelle sowie zahlr. gest. Textillustrationen.

      Amsterdam, Ledet & Co. 1738.. Ldr. d. Zt. 8vo. 1 Bl., 399 S. - Erste Ausgabe. - Das sowohl in der Newton- wie in der Voltaire-Literatur wichtige Werk in der ersten Ausgabe, noch vor den Erweiterungen im selben Jahr. "From 1725 to 1728, Voltaire lived in exile in England and became a fervent admirer of the Newtonian philosophy which he introduced into France." (Babson Coll.) - Titel in Rot und Schwarz. Gelenke etw. eingerissen, Kanten berieben und bestoßen. - First edition.With 1 engraved title vignette, 6 copper plates, 1 engraved folding table and engraved illustrations within the text. Title in red and black. - Hinges somewhat torn, edges rubbed and bumped..

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        Schlesien, Prospectt der Staedte ... Fürstenth. Schweidnitz, Bl. VI

      1738. Motivmass: 45,7x57,3 Blattmass: 53,7x61,8 Kupferstich aus: 11 Blatt Scenographia Urbium Silesiae, mit 83 Stadtansichten, erschienen bei Homann Erben Altkoloriert.

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

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

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        Schloß Gaibach. Ansicht vom Garten her. "Prospect des Schloß gegen den Garten".

      . Kupferstich v. Corvinus n. Kleiner, 1738, 24,5 x 39. Thieme - B. XX, 452 ff. - Blatt 24 der berühmten Folge. Blick aus den Gartenanlagen zum Schloß.

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        Unterricht für Fahnenschmi(e)de, über die Verletzungen, die den Pferden durch Waffen zugefügt werden, in Vorlesungen erklärt. Wien, Joseph Edlen von Kurzböck 1779. 8°. 204 S., 2 Bll., Pbd. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Wappensupralibros.

      . . Erste Ausgabe.- Johann Gottlieb Wolstein (1738-1820) war "Doktor der Wundarzeney u. Direktor und öffentlichen Lehrer der praktischen Vieharzeney in dem K. K. Thierspitale" in Wien.- "Durch eine fast 20 jährige Thätigkeit an der Spitze des Wiener Instituts kann Wolstein als der Gründer der wissenschaftlichen Thierheilkunde in Deutschland angesehen werden." (Schrader S.477).- Enth. auch eine kl. Abteilung über "Arzeneymittel".- Titel gestempelt, gering fleckig, Ebd. tls. stärker berieben.

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      PARIGI (ma VENEZIA,) PITTERI , 1738. 2 volumi in 1 tomo In-4°. - Legatura originale in piena pergamena; titolo in oro su tassello rosso e note manoscritte al dorso; tagli spruzzati. pp.XXXVI, 420; (2), 412. Titolo impresso in rosso e nero, con bella vignetta incisa da F.Zucchi dal disegno di G.Ghedini, note manoscritta; ritratto dell'autore inc. a piena pag. in antiporta, 18 graziosi finalini e 30 capilettera istoriati incisi da anonimo artista, 30 eleganti testate su 1/3 di pagina disegnate da G.Ghedini ed incise con maestria da F.Zucchi, Cattini, M.Pitteri, P.Monaco. Edizione originale e molto pregiata, pubblicata postuma. Esemplare in discrete condizioni, alcune stropicciature. 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kst.- Karte, b. Homann Erben, "Die Gegend um Nördlingen, genandt das Ries, benebst den Prospect u. Grundris der K.Pr. Reichst. Nördlingen".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, dat. 1738, 47 x 57,5. Cartographia Bavariae, S. 140 und Abb. 94. - Dek. Umgebungskarte v. Nördlingen, darunter große Gesamtansicht von Nördlingen, links daneben kol., kleiner Grundriß, rechts große fig. Kartusche. Jeweils am linken und rechten Rand zahlreiche Erklärungen.

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        A Compleat System of Opticks in Four Books, Viz. A Popular, a Mathematical, a Mechanical, and a Philosophical Treatise. To Which Are Added Remarks Upon the Whole. Volume I only

      Cambridge Printed for the Author, and sold there by Cornelius Crownfield 1738. Cover worn with boards detached. Text block firm. Some damp-staining to fore edge and part of top edge of prelims with no impact on text. Top edge of title part remove with no impact on text. Some darkening to page ends. Pencil notes on fep First Edition Leather cover 260mm x 210mm (10" x 8"). [6], vi, [8], 280pp. 45 engraved plates. Includes list of subscribers.

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        La Danse

      La Danse. Paris: chez sur que graveur du Roy, 1738. After a painting by J.B. Paterre (1695 - 1736), engraved by Filloeul. (19 3/4 x 15 1/2"). Engraving on paper, with verses and publisher's logo at bottom. Large margins. Slightly soiled, marginal tear. Very good copy. Engraving #4 from the suite "Fete Galante" (1783). Provenance: H. Baron de Triquet (1802-1874), with his stamp next to title. Lugt #1304. An elegant example of a French "genre" engraving, popular until the revolution.

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        Physica subterranea.

      . Leipzig: Weidmann 1738. With engr. frontisp. 4to. 7 ff., 504 pp., 9 ff., 2 ff., 161 pp., 4 ff. Uncut in contp. boards with calligraphed lettering on spine. Inside a small paper slip addressed to the Swedish mineralogist Alexander Funck (1752-1779). * J.J. Becher (1635-1682) was a German chemist, mineralogist and alchymist. This is the last edition of Becher's most famous work. It is the only one published in 4to. and considered to be the best edition. Duveen p. 59..

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        Discours sur l'histoire universelle, pour expliquer la suite de la religion et les changements des empires.

      Amsterdam 1738. Atlas über die Geschichte der Religion und dem Wechsel der Königreiche, Atlas mit drei Karten und einem Titelblatt ( Süd-Europa mit Mittelmeer, Jerusalem, Weltkarte), altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 16 x 13. Zustand: Perfekt, dem Alter entsprechend

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        La mythologie et les fables expliquées par l?histoire

      A Paris, chez Briasson, 1738. 3 volumes in / 4 reliure plein veau du temps, dos à nerfs à caissons dorés et pièce de titre rouge, tranches rouges, double filets sur les coupes et dentelles intérieures, bandeaux, lettrines historiées et culs de lampes, tome 1 : 23 ff. de préface et table, 670 p. - tome 2 : 5 ff. de table, 732 p. - tome 3 : 4 ff de titre et table, 700 p. Défauts sur 3 coiffes, 4 coins usés, légères usures sur les plats et petites taches ; dorure des dos très fraîche ; quelques erreurs de pagination ; petits manques de papier dans l?angle supérieur des pages 229, 231 et 331 du tome 2, très bel ensemble cependant. Abbé Antoine Banier (1673 - 1741). Berthelot T5, Brunet T 1.In Paris, 1738. 3 volumes in 4 To, contemporary full calf, raised bands on spine, gilt panels, red labels, red edges, gilt inner dentelle, headpiece, initial letters. Volume 1 : 23 ff. 670 p. - volume 2 : 5 ff, 532 p. - volume 3 : 4 ff., 700 p. Flaws : 3 tops with flaws, 4 rubbed corners, mildwear and small spots on boards, some mixed pages - small loss on corner of p. 229, 231 and 331 of the vol. 2. Fresch gilt edges. Fine books. relié Bon état

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        Recht der Beicht-Stuhle: Darinnen der Ursprung und Fortgang der...

      1738. Eighteenth-Century Treatise On the Law Relating to the Confessional Pertsch, Johann Georg [1694-1754]. Recht der Beicht-Stuhle: Darinnen der Ursprung und Fortgang der Geheimen Beichte aus Denen Kirchen-Geschichten Gezeiget, Auch Was so Unter Catholiken als Protestirenden Disfalls Gebrauchlich ist, Und Unter denen Letzern in Uebung Seyn Sollte, Gezeiget Wird. Wolffenbuttel: J.C. Meissner, 1738. [xxxvi], 684, [12] pp. Quarto (8-1/4" x 7"). Contemporary paper-covered boards, early hand-lettered title to spine. Moderate rubbing with some wear to extremities, a few minor stains to boards. Copperplate vignette to title page, another, depicting the promotion of Christianity in south Asia, to head of dedication. Toning, light foxing to a few leaves, internally clean. * Second edition. This is an extensive historically grounded treatise on the canon, ecclesiastical and civil laws relating to church confession. An important and respected work, it was first published in 1721 and went though three subsequent editions, the final in 1740. Pertsch was a jurisconsult and a legal scholar who wrote several works on church history and Protestant and Catholic ecclesiastical law. OCLC locates 4 copies in North America, a first edition (at Harvard Law School) and two second editions (at UC Berkeley Law School the University of Dayton and Harvard Law School). This edition not in the British Museum Catalogue..

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        Schlesien, Prospectt der Staedte ... Fürstenth. Oels und Brieg, Bl. I

      1738. Motivmass: 47,2x55,3 Blattmass: 53,7x61,3 Kupferstich aus: 11 Blatt Scenographia Urbium Silesiae, mit 83 Stadtansichten, erschienen bei Homann Erben Altkoloriert.

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        MEMOIRES DE GUI JOLY CONSEILLER AU CHATELET &c : Contenant l'Histoire de la Regence d'Anne d'Autriche & des premieres années de la Majorité de Louis XIV. jusqu'en 1666. les Intrigues du Cardinal de Retz à la Cour, ses vojages en divers païs de l'Europe & la vie privée de ce Cardinal jusqu'à la mort.

      - Amsterdam, Jean Frédéric Bernard, 1738, 10x16, deux volumes. Reliure en plein veau. Dos à 5 nerfs, orné de motifs dorés. Pièce de titre sur maroquin rouge. Tomaison en lettres dorées. Jolie roulette sur les coupes. Deuxième édition (la première est de 1718 - Quérard, IV, 233). Bel exemplaire, envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The history of the conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards

      T. Woodward, London 1738 - Translated into English from the original Spanish . by Thomas Townsend, Esq; late Lieutenant Colonel in Brig. Gen. Newton's Regiment. The whole translation revised and corrected by Nathanael Hooke, Esq; .2 volumes. 8vos. x,479; xii,476+ pp. fold. port. frontis., fold. maps, fold. views. New half calf, antique style. Old bookplates of Lord Walsingham preserved. Small oil stain at foot of title in first volume yet an attractive complete copy.

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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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        Les Institutes de Justinien, Conferes Avec le Droit Francois,...

      1738. [Justinian]. Les Institutes de Justinien, Conferes Avec Le Droit Francois, Divises En Quatre Livres, Par Noble Francois De Boutaric... Toulouse: Gaspard Henault et Jean-Francois Forest, 1738. xv, [5], 456, [1] pp. Contemporary calf, raised bands, gilt. Front hinge starting. Exterior worn, a few chips to edges. Textual notes in fine hand on first endpaper and flyleaf. Woodcut head and tail pieces. Some dampstaining to edges, minor foxing, but bright overall, still a quite good copy. * This French translation of the Institutes includes tables and marginal notes to the reader..

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        Grund=Ritning Til Första=Konsten,

      - hwar efter En regent Kan göra Sig Sjelf stor och mäktig, Och Sina Undersåtare Lyckelige. Öfwersatt och med behöriga Anmärckningar Förklarad Af Olof Hamrèn. Stockholm, Tryckt hos Boktr. i Stor Förstend. Finland, Sal. Hen. Christoph. Merckells Enkia. År 1738. 4:o. (16),152 s. Senare pappband c:a 1800. Handskriven titeletikett. Liten skada vid ryggens huvud. Ren och fin inlaga förutom några små bläckfläckar på sidan 79 samt två små brunfläckar sidan 117/118. Titelbladet med hål 5 x 13 mm vid första bokstaven i titeln. Berör ej text. Sista bladet i inledning med liten pappers förlust i nedre hörnet. 20 x 15,5 cm.[#51147] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      Oxford. at the Theatre.1738.. 1. Edition. 36 x 24 cm. 4 Blatt, XV, 442 Seiten, 1 Blatt, 60 Seiten, 4 Blatt. Ldr.d.Zeit. Beschädigt.. Schön ausgestattetes Werk über Algerien, Ägypten, Tunesien, die Levante und Arabien. mit Beschreibungen von Geographie, Flora, Fauna, Kultur, gesellschaftlichen und politischen Verhältnissen sowie der grieschischen und römischen Altertümer. - Thomas Shaw (1694-1751) war 13 Jahre Kaplan der englischen Manufaktur in Algier und unternahm ausgedehnte Reisen im nordafrikanischen und arabischen Raum. " Shaw,s Travels" has been praised by Dibdin and others. It is especially esteemed for its botanical and zoological plates. Ab 1746 erschienen Supplemente mit Rechtfertigungen Shaws gegen angebliche Ungenauigkeiten. Mit gestocherner Titelvignette, 21 Kupfern auf 18 Tafeln, 11 (6gefaltete) Kupferstichkarten, ganzseitiges Notenkupfer und einigen gest. Textvig. und Initialen. First edition. - Beautifully illustrated work of Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia, the Levant and Arabia with descriptions of geography flora, fauna, culture, social and political conditions as well as Greek and Roman antiquities. First leaves partly unstuck, hardly soiled. - From the possession of Franz Pollack-Parnau with his exlibris. Contemporary damaged calf.

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        'A View of the General Trade-Winds, Monsoons or Shifting-Winds, & Coasting-Winds, through ye World, Variations, &c. By H. Moll Geographer':.

      . Kupferstich aus Thomas Salmon. Modern History: Or, The Present State Of All Nations. b. Herman Moll in London, 1738, 18,5 x 51,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Weltkarte mit dem Gebiet vom Westen von Ostafrika bis im Osten nach Westafrika mit den Windströmungen, Passatwinden, Monsumwinde u.a. - California as an Island. - Im Kartenhimmel Titelkartusche. - Oben links Erklärungen. - Mittig Australien mit dem Pazifik.

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        The Works of Samuel Clarke, D.D. Late Rector of St. James's Westminster. In Four Volumes.

      Printed for John and Paul Knapton, London 1738 - Folios. Full leather. xxiv, 728; (10), 758, (30); (10), 926; (10), xiv, 740 pp. With a frontis portrait in volume 1. A posthumously published collection of the works of Samuel Clarke, including various sermons, essays on various religious and philosophical matters, etc. Also included are his correspondences with Gottfried Leibniz, as well as his essay concerning the controversy relating to 'the Proportion of Force to Velocity in Bodies in Motion.' Both of these see Clarke elaborate on and defend the views of Sir Isaac Newton, asserting the truth of his principles within a religious framework. Samuel Clarke was an important English philosopher and clergyman of the late 17th and early 18th centuries. He translated some of Newton's work into Latin and in general held to various Newtonian beliefs, often defending them in various essays. While his views sometimes subjected him to controversy, he was able to hold his position in the English church (see Wikipedia, the Dictionary of National Biography and other sources). FAIR condition. Ex-theological library. Small bookplates and minor stamping/markings to each book in the interior. Minor to moderate scuffing, uneven darkening and some staining to each of the volumes. Leather very darkened and brittle along the spine, flaking, chipping and deteriorating to various degrees, especially along the hinges, which are cracked and worn. The front covers on each volume are separating, all rather tenuously attached, with the rear covers loosening but a bit stronger. Front endpapers DETACHED in each volume, with a rear endpaper detached in volume 4. Text blocks solid, with minor scattered foxing and spotting. Some soiling to several pages at the rear of the volumes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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