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        CATULLUS Cajus Valerius

      Venetiis, Superiorum Venia 1738 - This volume, published in Latin, was owned for generations by a German family that brought it to the US in the early 1900's. There is question as to the boards being pigskin. They appear to be. The cover has discoloration and dark markings, the back board is slightly buckled. The dark 'smudges' appear several times throughout the volume. The binding is very secure and pages are remarkable clean other than the total discoloration one the first and last page. It is solid and very readable. There is no fragile feel to it at all. There are what appear to be hand written owners marks in three places and a five line inscription on the last page. There is half of a typed, aged index card that reads, " This CATULLUS is the only copy left, all others including the original MS having been burned. 1738" More photos can be made available. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ELEMENS DE LA PHILOSOPHIE DE NEUTON mis à la portée de tout le monde.

      Jacques Desbordes, Amsterdam 1738 - 8º, 1h, 2 láms. grab. al cobre, 399p (incl. port. 2 tintas con viñeta grab., con peq. manchas tinta), 6 láms. grab, 1 estado despl, nums. ils, viñetas y florones grabs. en texto, alg. nota época. Plena piel algo roz, nervios y dorados en lomo. - PRIMERA EDICION. Grabados de Dubourg, Folkema, Picart, Schley y otros. 1738

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        Elémens de la philosophie de Neuton,

      - Mis à la portée de tout le monde. A Amsterdam, Chez Etienne Ledet & Compagnie 1738. 8:o. Engraved portrait of Voltaire, engraved frontispiece with allegorical portrait of Newton, (2),399,(1) pp + 6 engraved plates + engraved folding table. Numerous engraved head- and tailpieces, vignettes and diagrams. Contemporary calf, red morocco label. Red coloured edges. Rubbing to boards. Portrait and frontispiece smaller, probably taken from other copy. Internally with wide margins, just a few small stains. 20,5 x 13 cm.*First edition, with the imprint of Amsterdam publisher Ledet, to whom Voltaire had sent the manuscript when he was a refugee in Holland. The work is dedicated to Madame la Marquise du Châtelet and was intended to explain Newton`s Principa to women.[#\93968] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Festin Joyeux, ou, La Cuisine en Musique, en vers libres.

      Paris, Lesclapart Père & Fils 1738 - Deux parties en un volume in-12 relié (9 * 15,5 cm) plein veau, Première partie : Titre, des pages III à X pour l''Epître dédicatoire aux Dames de la Cour' et la préface, 1 feuillet non chiffré pour d'approbation, puis les tables et le privilèges courant de la page 17 à 27, 1 planche repliée hors texte : 'Table de quatorze à quinze couverts, servie de trois services à treize' puis xcijj pages Exemplaire de la bibliothèque de Jules Couët bibliothécaire archiviste de la Comédie-Française, avec son ex-libris « Du cabinet d'un vieux bibliophile » deuxième partie : 189 pages, 1 feuillet blanc, 24 pages de musique, 16 pages de table. Notice 360 de la bibliographie gastronomique de Vicaire. 'Ce premier recueil de recettes en chansons est dédié aux dames de la cour. L'auteur se dit officier de cuisine, applaudi pour son savoir-faire lors des festins de 1722, à l'occasion du sacre de Louis XV à Reims. Ses quelque cent quarante-cinq recettes témoignent de son expérience par leur exactitude et leur sobriété. Sur des airs en vogue, elles sont destinées à une table de douze à quinze couverts, servie en trois services de treize plats, ainsi qu'à un ambigu, recueil plus informel, où voisinent viandes et desserts. L'esprit du livre consiste à faire chanter la recette du cochon à la galantine sur l'air de Marie-Anne était coquette et celle de la noix de veau en fricandeaux glacés sur l'air de Beautez, plus friandes qu'un chat'. in «Livres en bouche» BNF, Hermann 2001. Catalogue commenté de l'exposition éponyme. Petites épidermures aux coins et sur les plats,quelques rousseurs, bon exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opere

      Verona, 1737-1738, Giovanni Alberto Tumermani - 4 volumi in-4° (278 x 195 mm). Elegante legatura coeva in piena pelle; dorso a cinque nervi, con fregi in oro nei tasselli; titolo e numerazione del volume scritti in oro su tasselli rossi. Tagli rossi. Splendide incisioni dello Zucchi a piena pagina, nei finalini e nelle testatine. Segnalibro in seta verde. Ex-libris con le armi del marchese Salsa-Malaspina (Marchionis Salsae), ex libris alle armi e il motto "Comme Je Fus" del Visconte di Dudley. I: Il pastor fido tragicomedia del cavalier Battista Guarini con l’annotazione alla medesima dell’autore. In Verona MDCCXXXVII (1737), Per Giovanni Alberto Timermani. pp. (16), 340, (2), 206, (2). Mancano le cc. 2Y-2Z con le Rime scelte e la relativa incisione segnalata nell’Indice dei Rami. II: Delle opere del cavalier Battista Guarini tomo secondo nel quale si contengono le Rime stampate ed Inedite. L’idropica, commedia con le note di Paolo Rolli. Il Discorso di Jason de Nores, &c. Il Verato primo ovvero difesa del Cav. Guarini contra il discorso di messer Jason de Nores. Apologia di Jason de Nores contra l’Autor del Verato. In Verona MDCCXXXVII, Per Giovanni Alberto Tumermani. pp. (10), 196 (con 84 per 48); nuovo frontespizio datato 1734 per l’Idropica, pp. XII, 394 (con 72-73 ripetute), (2). Indice dei rami in principio. III: Delle opere del cavalier Battista Guarini tomo terzo nel quale si contengono Il Verato secondo ovvero Replica dell’Attizzato Accademico Ferrarese in difesa del Pastor Fido, contro la seconda scrittura di Messer Jason de Nores. Compendio della Poesia Tragicomica, tratto da duo Verati per opera dell’Autore del Pastor Fido, colla Giunta di molte cose spettanti all’Arte. Della poesia rappresentativa discorso di Angelo Ingegneri ec. Due discorsi di Faustino Summo Padovano. L’uno contro le Tragicommedie, e le Pastorali, l’altro contro il Pastor Fido. In Verona MDCCXXXVIII, Per Giovanni Alberto Tumermani. pp. (8), 596 (con 464 per 494). IV: Delle opere del cavalier Battista Guarini tomo quarto nel quale si contengono Le considerazione intorno al Pastorfido dell’Ecc. D. Gio. Pietro Malacreta. Risposta alle Considerazioni medesime di Paolo Beni. Discorso di Paolo Beni sopra il Pastorfido, e in risposta al Malacreta. Apologia di Giovanni Savio Veneziano In Verona MDCCXXXVIII, Per Giovanni Alberto Tumermani pp. (6), 643 (con 131 per 141; salto da p.576 a 579), (1). La prima e più importante edizione antica delle opere del Guarini, rimasta incompiuta (nonostante i propositi dell’editore che aveva lanciato nel quarto volume un’ulteriore sottoscrizione). Vi si trovano comunque gli scritti principali e i testi delle polemiche che suscitò la pubblicazione del Pastor Fido. «Accudì alla stampa il chiarissimo letterato Gio. Andrea Barotti, ferrarese, e vi somministrò materiali non pochi Apostolo Zeno» (Gamba, p. 171, n. 560). Brunet, II, p. 351; Cohen 465. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Memoirs of Charles-Lewis, Baron De Pollnitz. : Being the Observations He Made in His Late Travels from Prussia Thro' Germany, Italy, France, Flanders, Holland, England, & C. in Letters to His Friend. - [Complete in 5 Volumes].: Discovering Not Only the Present State of the Chief Cities and Towns; but the Characters of the Principal Persons in Several Courts.

      Dublin: Printed By S. Powell, For G. Faulkner ., C. Wynne ., C. Connor ., And Oli. Nelson At ., Booksellers 1738 - Head- and tail- pieces. Associate reference; NUC pre-1956, vol. 462, p. 600. English Short Title Catalog, ESTCT120859. Cox III p.89. Subject: Europe - Description and travel - Early works to 1800. Dublin [Ireland] imprint; complete and unabridged. Physical desc. : 5v. ; 16.9cm. ; 12mo. V.1, A12 a4 B-O12 P6 ; v.2, [A]1 B-O12 P8 ; v.3, A-N12 O4 ; v.4, A2 B-Q12 R4 ; v.5, A-P12 Q2. Uninked, impressed institutional mark to the title. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and titling. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 3 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Albumblatt mit U.

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

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

      London : Printed for John and Paul Knapton, 1738-01-01. Hardcover. Good. 4 Volume Set. Folio. xxiv, 728; (10), 758, (30); (10), 926; (10), xiv, 740 pp. Bound in contemporary full leather. Wear and rubbing to extremities. Library markings. Library tape to 2 spines of the 4 volumes. Other 2 volumes have starting boards. Clean, unmarked pages. Scattered foxing. <br><br> Contents are: v. 1. Sermons on several subjects.--v. 2. Sermons on several subjects. Eighteen sermons on several occasions. Sixteen sermons on the being and attributes of God, the obligations of natural religion, and the truth and certainty of the Christian revelation.--v. 3. A paraphrase on the four Evangelists. Three practical essays on baptism, confirmation, and repentance. An exposition of the church catechism. A letter to Mr. Dodwell concerning the immortality of the soul. Reflections on Amyntor.--v. 4. The scripture doctrine of the Trinity. Several tracts relating to the subject of the Trinity. A collection of papers which passed between the late learned M. Leibnitz and Dr. Clarke. A letter to Benjamin Hoadly.<br><br> Samuel Clarke was an English philosopher and Anglican clergyman. He is considered the major British figure in philosophy between John Locke and George Berkeley. He was renowned not only within Britain but throughout Europe for his abilities as a theologian and philosopher.<br> Throughout the eighteenth century his reputation remained high, and as late as 1815 a respected commentator, Dugald Stewart, could write in his Dissertation that, to his understanding, all of Kant&#39;s philosophy had essentially been anticipated by Clarke.<br> He is chiefly known, today, for his connections with Newton and his importance as a polemicist for the Newtonian position. DNB; Lowndes

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        Glaubwürdige Nachricht von dem herrlichen Werck Gottes, Welches sich in Bekehrung vieler hundert Seelen zu Northampton und an andern Orten in Neu-Engeland geäussert hat, Wie solche von einem daselbstigen Lehrer, vermittelst eines an Herrn D. Colmann in Boston erlassenen Briefes, mitgetheilet, und von Herrn D. Watts und D. Guysen voriges Jahr zu Londen in Englischer Sprache herausgegeben worden, Nunmehro mit einer kurtzen Einleitung in die Geschichte der Christlichen Gemeinden in obgedachten Americanischen Landen, und einigen Anmerkungen versehen, von Johann Adam Steinmetz. Magdeburg and Leipzig: widow of Christoph Seidel and G. E. Scheidhauer, 1738.

      - Rare first edition in German of Edwards's Faithful Narrative, the authoritative account of the 'Great Awakening' in New England in its grim early manifestations, enthusiastic, hysterical, or suicidal. Edwards recorded his observations of this Christian revival with psychological accuracy and studied all phases of conversion. This translation into German by an important continental pietist indicates the interest exhibited by Europe in the theological developments in New England and the link to geographically distinct, but theologically similar movements. The Faithful Narrative had appeared first in abbreviated form as an appendix to William William's The Duty and Interest of a People in Boston, 1736. The following year it was enlarged and fitted with a preface by Isaac Watts and John Guyse and appeared as a separate publication in London. This edition was translated by Johann Adam Steinmetz, a pietist pedagogue and theologian, who wrote the 20-page preface with many bio-bibliographical footnotes. Steinmetz had been accused of pietism and expelled from Silesia in 1729. He settled near Magdeburg where he directed the education of teachers for 30 years and introduced pedagogic reforms. His library of 4300 volumes comprised many works on American church history, and was later incorporated into the University Library of Halle. See Howes E57 for the first English edition in book form, and Alden 737/77 for the first, Boston, printing. PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: otherwise a good copy in near contemporary German sprinkled boards, backstrip missing, corners and board edges worn, ownership inscription dated 1800 on front free endpaper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Sevarambians: A People of the South-Continent. . . Translated from the Memoirs of Captain Siden Who lived fifteen Years among them

      London: Printed for John Noon, at the White-Hart near MercerÕs-Chapel, Cheapside, MDCCXXXVIII [1738]. 8vo, xxiii (1, errata) 412 (4, ads) (4, blank, detached) pp. Bound in rough boards without a backstrip. Title page is inscribed Ã’Boaz Bell His Book Pray when you have read this book, return it to yr humble servant Boaz Bell.Ó Front free endpaper (detached) inscribed Ã’Boaz Bell His Book Bound in So Carolina November 20th 1747 from John Colcock priced 2£ 9/10 that [currency?].Ó Pages wormed but clean, final signature is nearly detached, old repair to lower board. A classic of early modern utopian fiction set in a still largely mythical Australia, first published in London in 1675 and quickly translated into several languages. This is the English translation of the expanded French edition edited by Henry Desbordes. Like GulliverÕs Travels, which it preceded, it cloaks political satire in a fantastical adventure narrative complete with shipwreck, romance, magical talismans and religious chicanery. Indeed it provided material for would-be Swift forgers: Ã’a third volume of GulliverÕs Travels was published in 1727 by an unblushing forger, a great part of which was plundered from the Histoire des SeverambesÓ (Lowndes, p. 2394). BM 23:416 (951).

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        Dutch West India Company (WIC) binding bearing a WIC-A monogram and date 1738.

      (No pl.), 1738.4to. Contemporary calf, spine gilt, on sides central gilt laurel wreath with West India Company (Geoctroyeerde West-Indische Compagnie, GWIC) monogram and the letter A(msterdam) and blind tooled the date 1738, within gilt border (hinges rep., sl. rubbed).* Inside: blank leaves. - Rare.

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        SERMONS ON SEVERAL PRACTICAL SUBJECTS

      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&#39;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, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Cosmographia. Antwerp, Jan Verwithagen (colophon printed by Verwithagen), 1574. 4to. With a large woodcut on the title-page (with a terrestrial globe and other instruments); 4 printed paper volvelles with moving parts and a woodcut sun dial with a string attached to its centre; a folding woodcut cordiform mappa mundi (block size 19×27.5 cm) with letterpress text in the margins; well over 100 further woodcut illustrations, diagrams, maps, etc., in the text. Recased in 17th-century(?) limp sheepskin parchment.

      Adams A1284; Belg. Typ. 5087; cf. Van Ortroy, Frisius 28 (Bellère issue); Sabin 1738-1756 (other eds. & issues); for Apianus: DSB I, pp. 178-179. A great and influential work on cosmography, perspective and many related subjects, in the original Latin, being Gemma Frisius's extensively revised and expanded version of Petrus Apianus's account of cosmography, providing readable explanations and numerous clarifying woodcut illustrations. Apianus and Frisius discuss latitude and longitude and their determination, the earth's climatic zones, maps, surveying, triangulation, and give a brief description of the continents, including the New World. The illustrations include a folding cordiform world map. The ingenious volvelles with their moving dials and pointers clearly illustrate the position and movement of celestial bodies.With a few small marginal tears, chips or excisions, one at the foot of the title-page very slightly affecting the border of the woodcut and one at the head of the title-page removing an old owner's inscription, and browned water stains at the foot throughout and at the head of the last 5 quires.

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        Histoire Ecclesiastique

      Paris, Chez Pierre Emery, 1691-1738 - 37 volume set, 10 inches tall. Full speckled calf with raised bands, twin labels and charming gilt tooled panels. Volume VI appears to come from a different set, there is a varaition to the bindings after volume 31 and the Table or Index volume dated 1774 is also in a different binding. There is an interesting armorial device on both boards. A few chipped head and tail caps and some minor wear but generally in excellent condition. A superb set of this great Church History. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Description and Use of the Globes, and the Orrery . To which is prefixed, by way of introduction, a brief Account of the Solar System

      London: Printed for Thomas Wright, Mathematical Instrument-Maker . . . And E. Cushee, Globe-Maker, 1738. Octavo, with six engraved folding plates; early ink ownership inscription ("John Wadham, his booke July 12th 1762"), armorial bookplate of Belsfield, and a later owner&#39;s embossed stamp; a good, crisp copy in contemporary dark calf, front cover with two layers of leather showing with some wear near the spine, but the book not rebacked; later paper label. Globes, by the Master of the Mint. A popular handbook on globes which ran to at least ten editions from 1731 (this is the fourth). Harris begins with an introduction to the latest models of globes, celestial and terrestrial. He then demonstrates how to use the globes to solve forty-six problems, including finding latitudes and longitudes for any given place, finding the position of the sun at any given date, discovering on which date the sun will be directly overhead in any given spot in the torrid zone, computing the length of any given day of the year, finding the altitude of a star, and so on (Taylor, The Mathematical Practitioners). Joseph Harris (1702-64) began as a blacksmith in Cornwall with an interest in mathematics. He designed and made mathematical and navigational instruments, and his interest in navigation led him to voyage to Mexico and Jamaica. He also taught mathematics, and in 1748 became Master of the Mint in the Tower of London. These interests are reflected in his publications on coinage and navigation. The two publishers of the book were also practical savants: Thomas Wright was a maker of scientific instruments, who specialised in the orrery, while Richard Cushee (who died in about 1732: the publisher here is probably his son) was a maker of globes and was the engraver of the plates in this book.

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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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        SERMONS ON SEVERAL PRACTICAL SUBJECTS.

      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&#39;s Principia. Of his early death, Newton said "Had Cotes lived, we might have known something". Robert Smith was Cotes&#39;s cousin and a fellow of the Royal Society.& & The appendix contains the only English translation of Newton&#39;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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        REMARKS ON SEVERAL PARTS OF EUROPE

      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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;s scrutiny &#39;to give a faithful version of the Author&#39;s Sense in the fewest words, and to avoid a disagreeable style.&#39; This edition did improve the standardisation of place names and proper nouns that marked du Halde&#39;s original (a result of its compilation from diverse missionary authors). By doing so it &#39;established the orthographic conventions by which Chinese has been represented in English until very recently&#39; (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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        LE JARDINER SOLITAIRE OU DIALOGUES ENTRE UN CURIEUX ET UN JARDINIER SOLITAIRE

      . 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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        Benjamin Franklin

      Drawing with pencil, Philadelphia - JOHN SINGLETON COPLEY (1738-1815) Benjamin Franklin Drawing with pencil Sheet size: 12 1/2" x 17 3/16¿

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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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        Theatrum Belli ad Borysthenem Tyram & Danubium Fluvios gesti A.o MDCCXXVIII.

      1738 - St Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Science & Amsterdam: Covens & Mortier, c.1738. 550 x 670mm. Splits to folds reinforced on verso.

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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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        RICCIARDETTO DI NICCOLO' CARTEROMACO.

      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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        RICCIARDETTO DI NICCOLO' CARTEROMACO.

      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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        La figure de la terre déterminée par les observations de messieurs de Maupertuis, Clairaut, Camus, Le Monnier, de l'Académie Royale des Sciences & de Monsieur l'Abbé Outhier, correspondant de la même Académie. Accompagnés de Monsieur Celsius, professeur d'Astronomie à Upsal, faites par ordre du Roi au Cercle Polaire.

      Paris, Imprimerie royale 1738 - In-8 [196 x 122 mm]. Collation : XXIV, (4),184 pp., 1 carte et 9 planches h.-t. Veau marbré, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges. (Reliure de l'époque.) Première édition. Ardent partisan des théories newtoniennes, Maupertuis a conduit une expédition en Laponie de 1736 à 1737 pour mesurer la longueur d'un degré de méridien. Dans le même temps une autre expédition était envoyée au Pérou, sous la direction de La Condamine pour effectuer le même relevé. Ces mesures permirent de vérifier que la Terre était bien aplatie vers les pôles, comme l'avait prédit Newton. Petit accroc à la coiffe, fente sur 3 cm à une charnière, une coupe frottée, mais bon exemplaire dans l'ensemble de cet ouvrage dans sa première édition. First edition. Maupertuis led an expedition in Lapland of 1736 to 1737 to measure the length of a degree of meridian line. In the mean time another expedition was sent to Peru, under the direction of La Condamine to take the same measurement. // You can browse all my books on latude.net [Attributes: First Edition]

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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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