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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.: . 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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        Almindelig Kirke-Historie Fra Christendommens første Begyndelse Til Lutheri Reformation, Med nogle Anmærkninger Over de udi Historien omtalte Cyclis og Aars-Beregninger, Ved (...). Tom. I - Tom. II ( iett bind).

      Kbh., Trykt udi Hans Kongel. Majestæts og Universitets Bogtrykkerie, af Johann Georg Høpffner. 1738. 4to. Samtidig speilbind med opphøyde ryggbånd og rik blinddekor på ryggen. (24), 1032, (51), (1 blank) s.. E M. I, 260. Originalutgaven. Liten rift ved øvre kapitél

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        Pauli Orosii presbyteri Hispani adversus paganos Historiarum libri septem, ut et Apologeticus contra Pelagium De arbitrii libertate: Ad fidem MSS. et presertim cod. longob. antiquiss. Bibliothecae Florentinae Mediceae S. Laurentii: adjectis integris notis Franc. Fabricii Marcodurani et Lud. Lautii, recensuit suisque animadersionibus nummisque antiquis plurimis illustravit Sibertus Havercampus

      Lugdunum Batavorum (=Leiden), apud Gerardum Potuliet 1738.. Lugdunum Batavorum (=Leiden), apud Gerardum Potuliet 1738.. kl.-4°. 19 Bll., 634 S. 15 Bll. Mit gest.Titelvign. u. 72 Münzkupfern im Text v. Havercampus. Ldr. d. Zt. Mit reicher Rückengoldpräg.Tit. m. kl. Riss am Plattenrand. Exlibris verso Tit. Graesse V, 52 - Paulus Orosius (385-418), war ein in Hispanien geborener spätantiker Historiker und christlicher Theologe. Das hier vorliegende Werk 'Adversus Paganos' ist mit Abstand sein Berühmtestes und wurde auf Augustinus’ Anregung hin begonnen. "C'est la meilleure éd." (Graesse)

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        The Philosophical Grammar being a View of the Present State of Experimented Physiology, or Natural Philosophy in Four Parts

      London: John Noon, 1738. First Paperback Printing. Half-Leather. Very Good. Half-Leather. First Paperback Printing. vii, [1], 160, 163-178, 177-362, [6 index, errata] pages. Plus 26 folding plates (incl maps) and 2 tables. Complete. 8vo. 'The Second Edition, with Alterations, Corrections, and very large Additions by way of Notes' Rebound in modern calf over marbled boards. Some unoffensive dampstaining. Title page has several ink scribbles removing old (names?) and several notations. Otherwise generally bright and clean internally, noting several plates are browned and several signatures have darker paper. Some copies have a final eight pages contain bookseller's advertisements not present in this copy. Wallis 113.961 (second revised corrected edition). 'Martin was probably self-educated in science. He became a teacher, and in 1735 published 'The Philosophical Grammar', a higly successful account of experimental philosophy. IN 1756 he opened a scientific instrument shop in London and also conducted demonstration lectures there. His shop soon became well known for its extensive stock and for the extensive catalogs and pamphlets he published in a wide variety of scientific subjects. Instruments bearing Martin's name are to be found today in many museums. He was responsible for various improvements, especially on the microscope.' (Concise DSB 2nd edition).

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        The British Librarian; Exhibiting a Compendious Review or Abstract of Our Most Scarce, Useful, and Valuable Books in All Sciences, as Well in Manuscript as in Print: with many Characters, historical and critical, of the Authors, their Antagonists, &c. In a Manner never before attempted, and useful to all Readers

      London: Printed for T. Osborne, in Gray's-Inn, 1738 - Oldys who became the librariuan to the Earl of Oxford Jmaes Bindley (1737- 1818), son of a distiller, educated at Charterhouse and Peterhouse, Cambrdge was a famous collector of rare books. His sales at Evans of Pall mall brought £20000 between 1818-1821 First Edition, with index. 8vo. [ii], vii [viii, contents], 402 pp. Contemporary vellum, brown leather title label. Bookplate of James Bindley Esq. M.A. F.S.A. with a note in his hand "# Mem: No more of thgis Work ws ever Published, than the six Numbers contained in this Volume. J.B. 1775." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memoirs of the Royal Society;

      London - Printed by G. Smith, 1738 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very scarce and sought after book. Volume one only. Fourteen plates including frontis, ten of which are folding. Benjamin Baddam (c16931740) was a printer and compiler of the Memoirs of the Royal Society. He compiled an abridgement of the Royal Society's Philosophical Transactions. It was printed for him between 1738 and 1744 by Godfrey Smith in ten volumes, with 131 folding plates drawn by G. Smith and engraved by James Hulett, under the title Memoirs of the Royal Society, being a new abridgment of the Philosophical Transactions for the years 1665 to 1735. Previous abridgements of the Philosophical Transactions had been carried out on a piecemeal basis, whereas Baddam's version provided continuity and uniformity for the first time. Condition: The boards are missing. The text block is firm. Internally the pages are generally clean, with slight browning. There is some very mild spotting, which is mostly limited to the first and last couple of pages. There is the occasional handling mark. The back endpaper is chipped. Overall the condition is fair due to the need for rebinding, otherwise good..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Die Gegend um Nördlingen, genandt das Ries, benebst dem Prospect u. Grundris der K.FR. ReichsSt. Nördlingen. Teilkolor. Kupferstich v. Homann Erben, 1738. 47,6 x 58 cm.,

      1738 - Die Stadt Nördlingen als Ansicht am unteren Bildrand, in die Karte der Umgebung hineinragend. Mit mehreren Legenden, figürl. Kartusche sowie 1 kleinen Plan der Stadt. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm]
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        Dictamen en Justicia sobre la Jurisdiccion de los Senores Reyes de Castilla y su Supremo Consejo de la Camara, para el conocimiento de todos los Negocios pertenecientes al Real patronato de la Corona

      Madrid, Diego Miguel de Peralta, 1738. - in-folio. 4ff. 92pp. Veau brun, dos à nerfs orné (Reliure de l’époque). EDITION ORIGINALE de cet ouvrage écrit par ordre du roy d’Espagne Philippe V, sur les biens de la couronne et certains impôts. On y trouve des références aux possessions espagnoles d’Amérique. Pedro Hontalba y Arze était avocat et membre du "Consejo de Hacienda (de Felipe V) y Fiscal en la Junta General del Comercio de Espana". Il exerça à Toledo et à Madrid. Une autre édition de cet ouvrage parut à Medrid en 1763. Mouillures marginales. Assez bon exemplaire en reliure de l’époque. Palau, 116006. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librería Comellas]
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        Entwurf Einiger Thiere, Wie solche Nach ihren unterschiedenen Arten, Actionen und Leidenschaften, nach dem Leben gezeichnet, samt beygefügten Anmerkungen. EA. 7 Teile in 1 Band.

      Augsburg, 1738-55. - 15 Textseiten und die Kupfer. Mit 124 (von 126) Kupfertafeln. 2°. Glacé-Halbleder d. Z. mit Rückenschild und -vergoldung, Sprengschnitt. Etwas berieben; am vorderen Außengelenk die äußere Lederschicht angeplatzt, aber fest; Deckel teils gering lichtrandig und fleckig; Textseiten stockfleckig; Tafeln etwas stockfleckig; einige Bl. am Fuß mit Einriss (kein Bild-oder Textverlust); vier Tafeln von Teil 6 im Teil 7 vorgebunden; die 2 fehlenden Tafeln waren diesem Exemplar nie eingebunden. Trotz der Mängel immer noch ein beeindruckendes Exemplar. NDB 21,556; Nissen ZBI 3406; Thieme/Becker 28,308f. DE

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        MANOSCRITTO settecentesco recante il titolo "Fantasia Ditirambica di Benedetto Marcello P.V."

      1738 ca, S.l.n.d., 1738 - ms cartaceo in-4 (mm.285x210), senza legatura, composto da 26 pagine, senza numerazione. Si tratta di una fonte sino ad oggi non censita della Fantasia ditirambica eroicomica, operetta poetica manoscritta del celebre compositore e letterato veneziano Benedetto Marcello (Venezia, 1686 - Brescia, 1739). Forse il manoscritto è, almeno in parte, autografo: nel testo sono presenti annotazioni a margine e correzioni attribuibili alla volontà dell'autore. Scritta all'inizio dell'estate del 1738 da Brescia, dove Benedetto Marcello copriva l'incarico di camerlengo, e inviata a Venezia agli amici che solevano incontrarsi nel campo San Felice, la Fantasia presenta un notevole interesse letterario e storico. Spicca, per esempio, la descrizione del campo San Felice, con il suo pozzo non troppo igienico, con la sua osteria affollata di facchini che giocano alla morra, con il caratteristico olezzo di fegato fritto. Vi sono singolari passi in latino maccheronico ed un breve pezzo in dialetto bresciano in cui l'autore rievoca le conversazioni letterarie immerse nell'ambiente locale. Ancor più originale la presenza di un estratto in prosa dal «giornale di camera», con puntuale elencazione di spese e conti relativi a certi lavori effettuati alle porte delle mura di Brescia. Curiosa, infine, l'inserzione di sette note musicali scritte su pentagramma all'interno di un verso endecasillabo. La Fantasia ditirambica eroicomica è stata pubblicata in edizione moderna da Giulio Ferroni. Nella sua recensio il Ferroni segnala le seguenti tre fonti manoscritte, definite «apografi risalenti a metà Settecento e oltre»: A) Fantasia Ditirambica / Del N.H. s.r. Benetto / Marcello / Et Altro (Venezia, Museo Correr, cod. Cicogna 1270, cc. 1r-22v); B) Poesie di vari autori in latino e in volgare (Venezia, Museo Correr, cod. Correr 287, pp. 1-31). C) Componimenti Poetici sopra diversi soggetti (Roma, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Fondo Vittorio Emanuele, ms. 857, cc. 102v-121r). Ferroni osserva che «non esistono rapporti di dipendenza tra A e B, mentre [.] il ms. C più che altro si qualifica quasi soltanto per gli errori grossolani con cui deforma semplici e pacifiche lezioni comuni ad A e a B (probabilmente esso è indipendente da entrambi)». E' interessante osservare che A reca semplicemente il titolo di Fantasia ditirambica, con l'aggiunta della designazione Eroicomedia; lo stesso si verifica nel nostro manoscritto. L'esame delle differenze di lezioni tra A e B sembra indicare il nostro manoscritto come probabile fonte di entrambi. Mazzuchelli, Vita di Benedetto Marcello, «Memorie per servire all'istoria letteraria», X (1757), suppl. per il mese di agosto, p. 149 segg. Memoirs of the Life of Benedetto Marcello, N.H. in The First Fifty Psalms, Set to Music by Benedetto Marcello, a cura di John Garth [e Charles Avison], London, John Johnson 1757. [Giovenale Sacchi], Vita di Benedetto Marcello, Venezia, Zatta, 1788, p. 84. [324]

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        Dictionaire Historique Et Critique. Avec La Vie De L'Auteur Par Mr. [P. ] Des Maizeaux

      Brandmüller, Basel 1738 - Bayles Wörterbuch ist ein bedeutsames Dokument der Frühaufklärung. Das Werk beeinflusste die späteren Aufklärer wie zum Beispiel Voltaire und David Hume entscheidend, "denn kein zentraler Gegenstand des Denkens bleibt darin unerwähnt, auch wenn aufgeklärtes Gedankengut oft als Fußnote oder als Fußnote zu einer Fußnote innerhalb der Biographie eines längst vergessenen Mönchs vergraben ist"(Streminger,S.103). Eine der ersten Enzyklopädien im modernen Sinn, "verfaßt als antiklerikale Entgegnung auf Moreris Werk, um. (dessen) Fehler zu berichtigen und die Lücken zu fällen. beherrschte mehr als ein halbes Jahrhundert lang. die Aufklärung in allen Teilen Europas" (Carter/Muir 155). - Ohne das gest. Porträt, Gebrauchsspuren. Gebräunt, tls. fl., gelockert o. randriss. Mit (wdh.) gest. Titelvign. Ldrbde. d. Zt. mit Rverg. (Starke Gebrauchsspuren, Rckn. tls. mit rep. Fehlstellen, tls. beschabt u. best., Bd. 1 neu aufgebunden, Vors. erneuert). Bitte beachten Sie dazu die deutsche Übersetzung von Gottsched (BID_10042). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mahrenholz]
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        The British Librarian; Exhibiting a Compendious Review or Abstract of Our Most Scarce, Useful, and Valuable Books in All Sciences, as Well in Manuscript as in Print: with many Characters, historical and critical, of the Authors, their Antagonists, &c. In a Manner never before attempted, and useful to all Readers

      London: Printed for T. Osborne, in Gray's-Inn, 1738. First Edition, with index. 8vo. [ii], vii [viii, contents], 402 pp. Contemporary vellum, brown leather title label. Bookplate of James Bindley Esq. M.A. F.S.A. with a note in his hand "# Mem: No more of thgis Work ws ever Published, than the six Numbers contained in this Volume. J.B. 1775." . Oldys who became the librariuan to the Earl of Oxford Jmaes Bindley (1737-1818), son of a distiller, educated at Charterhouse and Peterhouse, Cambrdge was a famous collector of rare books. His sales at Evans of Pall mall brought £20000 between 1818-1821

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        Ricciardetto di Niccol Carteromaco

      In Parigi [i.e. Venice], A Spese di Francesco Pitteri Libraio Viniziano. MDCCXXXVIII [1738]. Two quarto volumes: xxxvi, 420 p., portrait front. (a-c4, d6, A-Bb8, Cc10); 1 leaf, 412 p. (1 leaf, A-Z8, Aa10, Bb-Dd4). Engraved cuts on title-pages and at heads & ends of cantos by F. Zucchi (Francesco Zucchi, 1692-1764, Venetian) after G. Ghedini. Title-page in red & black. Vol. 2 has half-title only. Index at end of vol. 2. First edition of the classic Italian burlesque of the eighteenth century. Forteguerri, a native of Pistoia in Tuscany, was a civilian official in the Papal Court. These thirty canti in ottava rima pillory members of the Curia, women, and all levels of society. Published a few years after the author's death, the Ricciardetto went through a number of editions. Gamba 2241; Parenti, Luoghi Falsi 160-161; Brunet I: 1604. NUC 178: 451 (NF 0252417) lists 6 copies. Handsomely printed, and handsomely rebound by Dragonfly Bindery, George & Pat Sargent, in marbled paper boards and leather spines. Condition: dampstains ca. 1 cm. in gutter where original spine was wet (there was probably a fire and the spines were lightly but sufficiently sprayed). First three & last three leaves in both volumes slightly soiled. Some irregular rust marks from impurities in the water when the paper was made. Early signature of Chas. Kirkpatrick Shape on covers of both volumes; heraldic emblem in vol. 1. Stock#OB315.

      [Bookseller: Ernest Lubbe (E. Lubbe Books)]
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        Catalogus Librorum Bibliothecae illustrissimi viri Caroli Henrici Comitis de Hoym, olim regis Poloniae Augusti II. apud Regem Christianissimum Legati extraordinarii. Digestus & descriptus a Gabriele Martin, Bibliopola Parisiensi. Cum Indice Auctorum alphabetico

      Paris: Gabriel & Claude Martin. 1738. [vi],xx,528,[58],6,[6]pp., including the rare 6 page supplement, leaf of additions and the slip advertising the print sale, two final blank leaves with contemporary additional notes in manuscript, priced in cont. hand with a few added notations, woodcut arms on title, some light staining to margins of first and last few leaves, cont. calf, rubbed, re-backed. The celebrated library of the former Polish ambassador to France, who committed suicide after he was sentenced to life in prison following a series of false charges were brought against him. Martin offered the collection for sale en bloc, but no buyer was found before the deadline of 1st April, wench the auction of the library of 4,862 lots took place. North 46; Pollard & Ehrman pp. 150 & 247; Taylor pp. 105, 207, 228, & 248.

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        THE BRITISH LIBRARIAN: Exhibiting a Compendious Review or Abstract Of Our Most Scarce, Useful and Valuable BOOKS IN ALL SCIENCES as Well in Manuscript as in Print

      London: Printed For T. Osborne, 1738. pp. vii, [5], 402. Contemporary full polished calf binding with five raised bands over cords to the spine, worn and rubbed, joints cracked but both boards still attached by the cords, old (19th C.) paper library labels to the spine. Contents good, tight and complete, smallprofessional paper repair to lower corner of the title page, small contemporary stamp to the title page. A good tight copy of the first English periodical devoted to rare books and manuscripts; it was originally issued in six monthly parts between January and June 173; it was collected together with a general title the following year.. First Edition. Full Leather. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo (12 X 20cm).

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        Discordia Concors, seu Sacrae Scripturae Antilogiae

      Apud Emmanuelem Fernandes A'Costa Sancti Officii Typographum Ulyssipone Occidentali [Lisbon, Portugal]: Apud Emmanuelem Fernandes A'Costa, Sancti Officii Typographum. 1738. First. First edition. Octavo. [32], lxii, 302pp. Pars prima. Pentateuchum comprehendens. Text in Latin. Early inscription on the front free endpaper. Full calf. Front board is detached, lacking rear board, raised bands with remnants of the original leather spine back (including the spine label), else a good sound copy, suitable for rebinding. Sylveira's classic commentary on the canon. A scarce Portuguese imprint. No print copies in OCLC. .

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        Curieuser und vernünfftiger Urin-Artzt welcher eines Theils lehret und zeiget, wie man aus dem Urin nicht allein die meisten und vornehmsten Kranckheiten des menschlichen Leibes nach gewissen Kunst-Regeln der Medicin gründlich erkennen, sondern auch, wie ein vernünfftiges Judicium davon zu fällen sey. Andern Theils: Wie man auch aus dem Puls den Zustand des Geblütes, die Stärcke und Schwäche der Lebens-Geister ... ersehen, und das Aderlassen ... anstellen solle. Deme noch beygefüget eine curieuse und sehr dienliche Aderlaß-Tafel

      Arnstadt und Leipzig, Beumelburg, 1738.. Dritte Auflage. Mit gest. Frontispiz und 1 gefalt. Aderlass-Tafel.. 3 Bll., 196 S., 6 Bll. Neuer Umschlag. Etwas gebräunt, die gefalt. Tafel angerändert und mit kl. Einrissen.

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        The British Compendium: or, Rudiments of Honour Together with the Scottish and The Irish Compendium or, Rudiments of Honour,

      London; 1738, 1741 and 1735: H. Linton In four volumes containing 1 map and 313 copper engraved plates. All bound in full calf with near contemporary rebacking , spines lettered ad ruled in gilt, spines and edges showing wear with a couple of small worm holes, corners worn, text is clean with an occasional scattering of foxing, A very good set of this scarce and important genealogical work. With the book plate of Montgomery Burnett who in 1880 privately published a Genealogical Account of his family. Vol. I part I and Vol. I part II (2 vols.) Eighth edition. Containing the Genealogies of all the Nobility of England, their titles, posts and seats. Also, their coronation robes, with their arms, crests, supporters, and motto's, exactly engrav'd on copper plates. To which is added, an account of the offices of State, the institution and investiture of several orders of Knighthood, and lists of the said orders to the present time. Part I. Frontispiece, title page printed in red and black, 36pp, (64) p. plates, (1)2-544pp., (6)pp. addenda and Index. Part 2. Frontispiece, (56)p. plates, 385pp., (9)pp. addenda and index. Vol. III. Fourth edition. The British Compendium: or, rudiments of Honour: containing the origin of the Scotts, and succession of their Kings for above 2000 years; Also the titles, descents, marriages, intermarriages, issue, posts and seats of all the Scottish Nobility, with their robes and arms, exactly engraved on 80 copper plates: To which is added and alphabetical list of second titles, or those given by courtesy to Dukes, Marquesses, and Earls eldest sons: Also a list of the peers who have been chosen to serve in the several Parliaments of Great Britain since the Union: Together with a list of all the Baronets, an account of the Knights of the Thistle and Nova Scotia, the Regalia and Arms of Scotland, and the Riding of Parliaments. (vii, 82 plates, 1 full page map of Scotland, 490[2]pp., (4)pp. publisher's catalog. Vol. IV. Third edition. The Irish Compendium of, Rudiments of Honour containing the descendents, marriages, issue, titles, posts, and seats of all the nobility of Ireland. With their arms, crests, supporters, motto's and Parliament robes, exactly engrav'd on eight copper plats. Also, a supplement shewing the antiquity, dignity and use of armories, with above 900 examples, engrav'd and explain'd, for the better attaining perfect knowledge in the noble science of heraldry. Together with the atchievements and regalia made use of at funeral solemnites, and an account of the office and dignity o an herald. Frontispiece, viii, 82 plates, 364pp., (4)pp. index, Addenda 4pp., 26 plates, Supplement to the Compendium Vol. I, Part II. [1-2]317pp. (14)pp. index. Burnett. [Montgomery. Genealogical Account of the Family of Burnett of Burnetland and Barns in the Sheriffdom and County of Peebles compiled from Family Papers, and Other Authentic Sources (For members of the family only). Edinburgh: 1880. Limited to 30 copies].. 12mo.

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        A sermon preached to the Societies for Reformation of Manners, at St. Mary-le-Bow, on Monday, March 5th, 1738. : By Samuel Smith, L.L.B. rector of Allhallows on the Wall, and lecturer of St. Alban's Wood-street

      London: Printed for M. Downing, in Bartholomew-Close, near West-Smithfield (1738). 28pp - London: Printed for M. Downing, in Bartholomew-Close, near West-Smithfield (1738). 28pp. The Society for the Reformation of Manners was founded in the Tower Hamlets area of London in 1691. Its espoused aims were the suppression of profanity, immorality, and other lewd activities in general, and of brothels and prostitution in particular. One of many similar societies founded in that period, it reflected a sea-change in the social attitudes in England following the Glorious Revolution of 1688, and a shifting from the socially liberal attitudes of the Restoration period under Charles II and James II to a more moral and censorious attitude of respectability and seriousness under William and Mary. This document notes that "Great numbers of Bawdy-houses, Sodomitical haunts, Common gaming-houses, and other Disorderly houses, have been suppressed and shut up; and the streets very much purg'd from the Wretched tribe of Night-walking Prostitutes and most detestable Sodomites." The Society flourished until the 1730s, with 1,363 prosecutions in 1726-7. There was a series of raids on "molly houses" (homosexual brothels) in 1725. One prominent victim of the Society was Charles Hitchen, a "thief-taker" and Under City Marshal. He acted as a "finder" of stolen merchandise, negotiating a fee for the return of the stolen items, while extorting bribes from pickpockets to prevent arrest, and leaning on the thieves to make them fence their stolen goods through him. His business may have been undermined by the success of his competitor Jonathan Wild. In 1727, Hitchen was accused of sodomitical practices, and tried for sodomy (a capital offence) and attempted sodomy. He was sentenced to a fine of 20 pounds, to be put in the pillory for one hour, and then to serve six months in prison. He was badly beaten while in the pilory, and died soon after being released from prison. Very good, disbound from another volume, but intact otherwise. Uncommon.

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        Historia Ecclesiastica, variis Colloquiis digesta, ubi pro Theologiae Candidatis Res prarcipuae.distributa vero in Tomos novem.Edit tertia.,

      Augsburg Martinus Veit, 1738 - 9 Teile in 1 Band. Folio. Pergament, Buch in altersentsprechend sehr gutem Zustand. Buchrücken bestoßen und geringfügiger Lochfrass. ***Sofortversand - Rechnung mit ausgewiesener Mwst. liegt bei!*** Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1300 Ledereinband, umlaufend roter Farbschnitt, 23 x 18 cm

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        Travels Into the Inland Parts of Africa: Containing a Description of the Several Nations for the Space of Six Hundred Miles up the River Gambia

      London - Edward Cave, 1738 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The most authoritative work on west Africa of its time until the turn of the century. In a contemporary calf binding. Witheight plates. Lacking the map andthree plates. Page 15/16 is missing. Translations from writers, concerning the Niger-Nile, or Gambia has separate pagination; the register is continuous. A list of words, English and Mundingo and the appendices have separate pagination and register. Full Title: Travels into the Inland Parts of Africa: Containing a Description of the Several Nations for the Space of Six Hundred Miles up the River Gambia; their Trade, Habits, Customs, Language, Manners, Religion and Government; the Power, Disposition and Characters of some Negro Pringes; with a particular Account of Job Ben Solomon, a Pholey, who was in England in the Year 1733, and known by the name of the African. To Which is Added, Capt. Stibb's Voyage up the Gambia in the Year 1723, to make Discoveries; with an Accurate Map of that River taken on the Spot: and Many Other Copper Plates. Also Extracts from the Nubian's Geography, Leo the African, and other Authors antient and modern, concerning the Niger-Nile, or Gambia, and Observations thereon. Francis Moore, bap. 1708 - c. 1756,was an English geographer. He entered the service of the Royal African Company. Moore was also interested in the still unsolved mystery of the course of the Niger and its possible geographical relation to the Gambia. . . on his return to England he collected together the various published sources on this theme, mostly dating from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, adding the unpublished account of a voyage up the river by Bartholomew Stibbs in 1723. These he incorporated as an appendix to his own journal which he published in 1738 under the title Travels into the Inland Parts of Africa. In it he gave his readers the most comprehensive account of west African geography yet to appear in English which. . . remained the most authoritative source until the publication of Mungo Park's Travels in 1799 -DNB. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, worn, with slight loss and lifting. The rear joint is starting. The front board is detached. Internally, generally firmly bound, with some tidemarks and intermittent foxing, with some marks. There is slight loss to the top margin of theplate opposite page 14. There are occasional closed tears, some with repairs. There is a Norwich Castle Museum label to the front pastedown. Overall: FAIR..

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        LE GRAND TRICTRAC OU METHODE FACILE POUR APRENDRE SANS MAITRE LA MARCHE, LES TERMES, LES REGLES, ET UNE GRANDE PARTIE DES FINESSES DE CE JEU, ENRICHIE DE 270. PLANCHES OU FIGURES, AVEC LES DECISIONS DES CAS PARTICULIERS FRANCOIS GIRARD & DOMINIQUE SEGUIN A

      FRANCOIS GIRARD & DOMINIQUE SEGUIN 1738 In-8 (195 x 125 mm), (8) ff. - 320 pp. - (1) ff. blanc, basane chatain, dos a' cinq nerfs orne', piece de titre de maroquin rouge, tranches rouges (reliure d'epoque). Edition originale, ornee d'un frontispice, de nombreux diagrammes et de culs-de-lampe, gr

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        Memoirs and Remarks, geographical, historical, mechanical . Made in above Ten Years Travels through the Empire of China etc. etc.

      Olive Payne, London 1738 - 8vo. Pp (vi), 536. Frontis and 3 plates (2 folding) and a folding chart. Engraved vignette map to page 356. Full calf, worn with boards holding on cords. Scattered soiling and foxing, occasionally moderate.One of the folding plates is defective - only half the plate is present. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        One thousand Seven Hundred And Thirty eight

      A Dialogue Something like Horace. By Mr. Pope. London: Printed for T. Cooper at the Globe in Pater- Noster-row. Price (ONE SHILLING.), N.D. [1738]. F’cap folio, not watermarked; half-title present; leaf of publisher’s advertisements at end, verso blank; pp.[iv]+10+[ii]. BOUND WITH: POPE (Alexander). One thousand Seven hundred And Thirty eight. Dialogue II. By Mr. Pope. London: Printed for R. Dodsley at Tully’s Head in Pall- Mall, 1738. (Price One Shilling.) F’cap folio, not watermarked; half-title not called for; pp.16. 2 Vols, bound together; recent quarter calf, ruled gilt on spine, blind on sides, spine with red lettering-piece, green boards stippled in dark green; t.e.brown, lower-edges uncut; laid end-papers. Small wax-spot on upper margin of half-title, but a virtually fine copy. A large copy (14 x 8 3/4 inches). The first work is in the earliest state, with the price on the title-page all in upper case, and the signature mark ‘D’ under the word ‘her’; the second work is of the correct first printing, signed in twos, but has the corrected state of text with the reading ‘Tools’ rather than ‘Fools’ in the last line on p.10 - a correction that was made early in the print run. Griffith, 484 A, and 494 B; Foxon, pp.932 and 938; Rothschild, 1642 and 1643; ESTC, T5719 and T5724. “In these poems many are praised, and many are reproached. His political partiality was too plainly shewn; he forgot the prudence with which he passed, in his earlier years, uninjured and unoffending through much more violent conflicts of faction.” - Johnson, ‘Lives of the Poets’. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        La Friponnerie laïque des prétendus esprits-forts d'Angleterre : ou remarques de Phileleuthère de Leipsick sur le Discours de la liberté de penser, traduites de l'anglois sur la septième édition, par Mr. N.N.

      1738 - In-12 demi-basane postérieure, dos à quatre nerfs, pièce de titre grenat, tranches mouchetées, titre en rouge et noir orné d'une vignette sur cuivre, XXXVI-581 pages. (Un mors fendillé, accrocs aux coiffes.) Première traduction française de l'ouvrage du critique anglais Richard BENTLEY, paru à Londres sous couvert du pseudonyme PHILELEUTHERE et sous le titre Remarks Upon a Late Discourse on Freethinking. Ces remarques furent écrites en réaction au Discours sur la liberté de penser publié anonymement la même année, attribué à Anthony COLLINS, et "que l'on peut regarder (.) comme le défi le plus dangereux, comme aussi le plus insolent, qui ait été publiquement fait à l'Eglise chrétienne" (préface, p.V). La traduction de Bentley est d'Armand Boisbeleau DE LA CHAPELLE. BARBIER II, 509. QUERARD I, 276. BRUNET II, 753. 393 g. A Amsterdam, chez J. Wetstein & G. Smith, 1738

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        PASSION Y TRIUMPHO DE CHRISTO. DIVIDIDA EN DIEZ ORACIONES, QUE COMIENZAN DESDE EL MYSTERIO DE LA ORACION DEL HUERTO HASTA LA ASCENSION DEL SEÑOR.

      Imp. Santa Catalina., Lima. 1738 - Falto de portada. Texto con apostillas marginales. Adornos xilográficos a lo largo del texto. Enc. Pasta española. CONTRA REEMBOLSO, +5.00€ LIBRO EN ESPANOL

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        A Treatise on the Fistula of the Anus;..To Which are Added: Several Valuable Pieces Upon the Same Subject: Collected form the Writings of Fabricius ab Aquapendento, Peter de Marchettis; And Others the Most Celebrated Sur

      London John Brotherton at the Bible, next to Tom's Coffee-House, in Cornhill 1738. Cover worn and detached at eps. Dust soiling and scattered foxing. Contents firm. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking [First Edition in English] Leather cover 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). viii, 200pp. Fold-out copper-plate. 'Adorned with a copper-plate, describing a new instrument, for performing the operation on the fistula of the anus, when it is incomplete. Invented by John Freke.' The volume was originally written in Latin.

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        Le Grand Trictrac ou Méthode facile pour aprendre sans maître la marche, les termes, les règles, et une grande partie des finesses de ce Jeu, enrichie de 270. Planches ou Figures, avec les décisions des cas particuliers

      François Girard & Dominique Seguin, Avignon 1738 - In-8 (195 x 125 mm), (8) ff. - 320 pp. - (1) ff. blanc, basane châtain, dos à cinq nerfs orné, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, tranches rouges (reliure d'époque). Edition originale, ornée d'un frontispice, de nombreux diagrammes et de culs-de-lampe, gravés sur bois. (reliure usée, coins émoussés, traces sur les plats, manque de papier en marge du frontispice, rousseurs, quelques pliures). // Octavo (195 x 125 mm), (8) ff. - 320 pp. - (1) blank leaf, fair brown roan, spine tooled raised on five bands, red morocco title label, red edges (contemporary binding). First edition, illustrated with a frontispiece, numerous diagrams and culs-de-lampe, engraved on wood. (used binding, corners bumped, stains on covers, lack of paper on margins of frontispiece, brownings, some foldings on paper).

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        Verhandeling van de voortreffelykheid des huwelyks, van zyne noodzakelykheid en van de middelen om er gelukkig in te leeven. Waar in men de Vrouwen verdedigt tegen de lasteringen der Mannen.

      Amsterdam; 1738 - ; Arnoldus Lobedanius; 'Vertaalt door P. Le Clercq'; frontispiece by J.Punt; small 8vo; contemp. vellum; (28), 372 pp.* Very curious publication about man and woman in married life. Extremely rare!

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        A Treatise on the Fistula of the Anus;.To Which are Added: Several Valuable Pieces Upon the Same Subject: Collected form the Writings of Fabricius ab Aquapendento, Peter de Marchettis; And Others the Most Celebrated Surgeons and Operators of Their Time

      John Brotherton at the Bible, next to Tom's Coffee-House, in Cornhill, London 1738 - viii, 200pp. Fold-out copper-plate. 'Adorned with a copper-plate, describing a new instrument, for performing the operation on the fistula of the anus, when it is incomplete. Invented by John Freke.' The volume was originally written in Latin. Cover worn and detached at eps. Dust soiling and scattered foxing. Contents firm. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons with minimal marking [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Chart of the entrance into Kanton from the Sea. Humbly Inscribed to the Rt. Honourable Lord Vere Beauclerk

      No date. [ 1738].. Copper plate engraving, 9 3/8 x 14 1/2 inches on sheet 16 x 10 inches. Narrow left margin with little paper loss just entering the neat line at upper left. Soft undulations to the paper. Map is clean and bright. An attractive early map of the Pearl river delta from Kanton to the sea including Ma-kau (Macau), Lan-tou (Hong Kong's Lantau Island), and islands to the southwest. At left is an inset map "Plan of Quang-Chew Fu commonly called Kanton" showing the divisions of the city: Tartar City, Chinese City and Suburb, with the location of forts. This is a plate from Du Halde's "A description of the empire of China and Chinese-Tartary: together with the kingdoms of Korea, and Tibet: containing the geography and history (natural as well as civil) of those countries" published in London in 1738. Originally published in French in 1735, this was an encyclopedic compendium by Jesuit priest Jean Baptiste Du Halde of the written accounts of some 27 Jesuits in China, documenting the history and customs of the country. .

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        LA FIGURE DE LA TERRE, DÉTÉRMINÉE PAR LES OBSERVATIONS DE MESSIEURS DE MAUPERTUIS, CLAIRAUT, CAMUS, LE MONNIER, DE L' ACCADÉMIE ROYALE DES SCIENCES... FAITES PAR ORDRE DU ROY AU CERCLE POLAIRE

      Imprimerie Royale 1738 IN- 8°, PIENA PELLE COEVA. XXIV, (4), 184 PP. CON 9 TAVOLE ED UNA CARTA GEOGRAFICA INCISE IN RAME RIPIEGATE F.T. ESEMPLARE BEN CONSERVATO DELLA RARA EDIZIONE ORIGINALE. IL MAPERTUIS, GEOFISICO FRANCESE, ESEGUÌ LA MISURA DI UN ARCO DI CIRCA 1° VICINO AL CIRCOLO POLARE ARTICO E DETERMINÒ LA MISURA DELLA TERRA. "ON Y TROUVE LA PREMIÉRE PREUVE DE L' APLATTISEMENT DE LA TERRE PAR LES OBSERVATIONS. CEST AUSSI DANS CE LIVRE QUE SE TROUVENT LES PREMIÈRES OBSERVATIONS DE PIERRE-CHARLES LE MONNIER, CÉLÈBRE EN ASTRONOMIE..." (LALANDE, BIBLIOGRAPHIE ASTRONOMIQUE, P. 406). "IN 1733 LA CONDAMINE HAD PROPOSED AN EXPEDITION TO MEASURE A DEGREE OF ARC AT THE EQUATOR... NO SOONER WAS THE EXPEDITION TO THE EQUATOR READY TO DEPART IN 1735 THAN MAUPERTUIS PROPOSED AN EXPEDITION TO THE ARCTIC CIRCLE. THAT SUCH MEASUREMENTS WOULD SUPPLEMENT AND SERVE AS A CHECK ON THE MEASUREMENTS AT THE EQUATOR WAS A VERY COMPELLING ARGUMENT, AND ONCE AGAIN A ROYAL AUTHORIZATION WAS FORTHCOMING...AT LAST THE QUESTION OF THE FIGURE OF THE EARTH WAS GOING TO BE THROUGHLY INVESTIGATED. IF THERE WAS A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE LENGTH OF A DEGREE OF LATITUDE AT THE EQUATOR AND ONE AT THE POLE, THE FACT WOULD FINALLY KNOWN..." (JONES, THE FIGURE OF THE EARTH, PP. 59-62). POGGENDORFF, II, 84-85. D.S.B., IX, PP. 186-87. HONEYMAN, V, 2174. TODHUNTER, THEORIES OF ATTRACTION AND THE FIGURE OF THE EARTH, PP. 72-73. LA MISURA DEL GRADO POLARE.

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        CONSULTI MEDICI DI NICCOLÓ CIRILLO, PROFESSOR PRIMARIO DI MEDICINA NELLA REGIA UNIVERSITÀ DI NAPOLI.

      NAPOLI, NOVELLO DE BONIS, 1738esemplare in discrete condizioni, ossidazioni e fioriture Legatura coeva in piena pergamena ITALIANO Legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida; ai dorsi, autore, titolo e numero di volume in oro su tassello rosso, duplici filetti sempre in oro agli scomparti; tagli maculati di rosso. I volume: frontespizio con titolo e marca tipografica a silografia; 62 pagine non numerate di cui l'ultima bianca; 433 pagine numerate, bianco il verso dell'ultima. II volume: frontespizio con titolo e marca tipografica, 6 pagine non numerate; 470 pagine numerate. III volume: frontespizio con titolo e marca tipografica; 6 pagine non numerate; 340 pagine numerate;" 64 pagine non numerate. Prima edizione dell'opera principale del celebre  medico napoletano Niccolò Cirillo, apparsa postuma e curata dal nipote, composta un'interessante raccolta di numerose diagnosi. Tra le ampie osservazioni sui benefici delle acque napoletane, spiccano quelle della Ferrata, di Testaccio, d'Ischia e le virtù dei Bagni di Pozzuoli. Cfr. Treccani: "" l'opera... raccoglie i pareri su casi clinici scritti dal C. su richiesta dei medici d'altre località e, in base, ad una descrizione epistolare dei sintomi, come anche quelli da lui, stilati a nome di collegi medici di cui aveva fatto parte. Il primo ed il secondo volume dei Consulti medici comprendono ciascuno duecento relazioni in italiano, mentre il terzo ne comprende quaranta scritte in latino più tre scritti eterogenei che i curatori colsero l'occasione per pubblicare: le Considerazioni su due pareri di opposta sentenza intorno alld coltura del riso nella piana di Gifoni, e le due dissertazioni De argento vivo e De ferro, concernenti i loro usi medici. Ciascuna relazione contiene, schematicamente, una descrizione dei sintomi essenziali, una diagnosi e proposte terapeutiche, ed esse mostrano, in genere, la notevole indipendenza del C. da affiliazioni di scuola troppo nette, anche se si colgono i segni d'una interpretazione ""fermentativa"" della patogenesi che è la traccia degli anni di voga iatrochimica in cui sera formato"".  Opera rara a trovarsi in prima edizione a cui ne seguirono diverse nel corso del XVIII secolo, pubblicate a Venezia. Esemplare dalla bella e solida legatura"; all'interno, fioriture e ossidazioni, più marcate al fine del terzo volume, abituali per le opere LIBROte a Napoli  in  quel tempo per via della scadente qualità della carta e per l'eccessiva acidità degli inchiostri usati

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        Epistola Itineraria LXXII. De Sylvae Hercynicae Antris. Die Alte- und Neue- Kelle, nec non die Hölle vocatis

      One folding engraved plate. 12 pp. Small 4to, disbound. Wolfenbuettel: 1738. First edition. Brückmann (1697-1753), a member of the Academia Caesarea Naturae Curiosorum, was a prolific author on mining, mineralogy, and related natural history subjects. He practiced medicine at Helmstädt and Braunschweig and, after receiving a considerable inheritance, traveled widely and formed an important mineral collection. He published three separate Centuria of letters (I: 1728-41, with each "Epistola" being published separately; II: 1749; and III: 1756). This rare work -- WorldCat locates no copy in the U.S. -- describes the famous "Heimkehle" gypsum cave near Ellrich in the southern Harz mountains. It was first mentioned in 1357 and is one of the two largest gypsum caves in Germany. The plate depicts the cave. Fine copy. ❧ Hirsch, I, pp. 731-32. Poggendorff, I, 312-13. .

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        A Complete Collection of the Historical, Political, and Miscellaneous Works of John Milton

      London - A. Millar, 1738 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The two volume folio first edition of Thomas Birch's collection of works by John Milton, including his comprehensive life of the author. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. These volumes have been rebacked. Complete in Two Volumes. Includes An Historical and Critical Account of the Life and Writings of John Milton by Thomas Birch. In this new Edition of Milton's Prose Works, the Pieces are disposed according to the Order in which they were first printed. . . To make the Work more complete, the Editor has compiled a full and faithful Account of the Author's Life; containing besides the Particulars given us by Toland, and other Authors, many never before printed, with several Pieces now first published from the original Manuscripts of Milton. . . To the Work is subjoined a large Alphabetical Index, which no other Edition has; and the Impression is much more beautiful and correct than any hitherto published. From the Advertisement to the Reader. With an engraved portrait frontispiece of John Milton. The title pages are in red and black. With the armorial bookplate to the front pastedowns, and ink signature to the title pages, of American academic Barret Wendell. Thomas Birch, 1705 1766, was an English historian. In 1732 Birch was appointed to the General Dictionary, Historical and Critical. . . Separate historical works also grew out of the General Dictionary. First came The Works of Mr John Greaves (1737) followed by the complete collection of the works of John Milton (1738) and the massive seven-volume compilation of the state papers of John Thurloe (1742). (DNB)Barrett Wendell, 1855 1921, was an American academic. Educated at Harvard, he became an Instructor, and later, Professor of English there. He was a trustee of the Boston Athenaeum, a member of the Massachusetts Historical Society, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Condition: The bindings are tight. The boards of volume 1, and the front board of volume 2, are detached, but are held by the reinforced inner hinges. The rear hinge of volume 2 is starting. There is wear to the extremities, including rubbing, with loss to the spine labels. Internally the pages are generally bright with only the odd scattered spot and occasional mark. There is very slight evidence of past worming, that does not affect the text, to the rear of volume 1 and the front of volume 2 but this is very marginal. With an copperplate ink signature for Robert Chambers to the title pages. Overall the condition is good only due to some slight remedial work needed to the early binding, with a very good interior..

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        Ricciardetto di Niccolo Carteromaco

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

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        Bona d'Affrica espugnata da' cavalieri di Santo Stefano papa, e martire. Poema eroico del cavalier Vincenzio Piazza conte di Ricetto, e marchese di Cassio, accademico Filergita &c. All'altezza reale del sereniss. Cosimo III. gran duca di Toscana, e Gran maestro dell'Ordine de' suddetti cavalieri; con gli argomenti del conte Fabbrizio Monsignani principe della sopraccennata Accademia. In questa nuova edizione accresciuto, e corretto.

      - In Parma ed in Forlì, per Alessandro Fabbri, stampator publico, 1738, in-8, leg. coeva in piena pergamena, tagli spruzzati, pp. xxxi, [1], 302, [2] Con 14 tavv. incise in rame da Arnold v. Westerhout, Mauro Oddi, N. Dorigny (antiporta e ritratto dell'autore compresi). Ottimo esemplare. Seconda edizione. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      1738. 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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        Hydrostatical and Pneumatical Lectures published with notes by his successor Robert Smith

      S. Austen, London, 1738. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. 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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        Hydrostatical And Pneumatical Lectures Published With Notes By his Successor Robert Smith LL.D

      London: S. Austin printed for the Editor, 1738. First edition. leather_bound. Contemporary full brown calf, double gilt border panels, rebacked, red leather spine label printed in gilt. Near fine./No Dust Jacket. 243 pages, Preface (12), Index (6), and four pages of publisher adverts [A8-Q8, R7]. 20 x 13 cm. Five copper engraved fold-out plates, plate four in photocopy. Errata list. Cotes, an English mathematician who edited the second edition of Newton's PRINCIPIA, made advances in the theory of logarithms, the integral calculus and in numerical methods, particularly interpolation. His quadrature formulas known as Newton-Cotes formulas and first introduced what is known today as Euler's formula. He was the first Plumian Professor and Cambridge University from 1707 until his death at the age of thirty-three. This work was held in great estimation. Cotes genius earned encomiums from his contemporaries and successors; Sir Isaac Newton said, "If Mr. Cotes had lived, we should have known something." Two inked signatures at title page; two ownership stamps, text and plates clean, slight loss back cover upper corner

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        Theatre de la guerre, en Hongrie, Bosnie, Servie et Tartarie Crimee, en II grandes feuilles dedie à S. E. Monsieur Comte de Bathiany Feldmarechal Lieutenant et Colonel dun regiment de dragons. Ayant plusieurs obligations a votre excell Ieme suis Fait un Devoir de Donner au Puplic Le Theatre de la Guerre en Hongrie sous ses Auspices et Iespere Quelle Voudra bien le Proteger et suis Auec un tres profond respect de V. E.; Cette Carte Originale est très Utiles non Seulement aux Officiers Generaux Mais même a tous ceux qui suivent le Parti des Armes elle Contient depuis Ratisbonne Ius'qua Constantinople. Bender. Oczakow et Tartarie Crimee avec Toutes les Marches et Contre marches de la Campagne de 1737 depuis Belgrade Ius'qua Nissa et de Nissa a Usitza Sapatz et de Vipalanka a Barakin de Nissa a Vidin et Orsova, la Marche et Contre Marche du Feu Prince Eugene dans la Bosnie Pour l'Execution du Seraglio la Marche de 1737 a Banialuka et il y a vne petite Carie Curieuse qui fait voir

      Wien, E[tienne] Briffaut 1738.. 56,5 x 94,5 (Plattengr.), 60 x 97 cm. (Blattgr.). Einzelne kl. Fehlstellen fachger. restaur. Bugfalten geglättet. Dörflinger I, 47 - Mit 2 fig. Kartuschen und zwei Nebenkarten: "Ancien Royaume d'Hongrie avant que les turcsyeussent fait leurs conquetes" und Krim. Große Karte, die das Gebiet des Donauverlaufes von Regensburg bis Schwarzes Meer abdeckt.

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        Le Hollandois, ou Lettres sur la Hollande ancienne & moderne

      FfM., Varrentrapp 1738.. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. Titelbl., 14 Bll., 72; 247 S. Mit 1 gest. Titelvign. u. 1 Textkupfer von Steidlin gest. v. Le Clerc. Ldr. d. Zt. m. Rückengoldpräg. Berieb. EA Cioranescu 34861 - Tit. in Rot u. Schwarz.

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        CATALOGUS STIRPIUM,

      Nottingham, printed for the author by G. Ayscough, and sold by C. Rivington. 1738.. &c. Or A Catalogue of Plants naturally growing and commonly cultivated in diverse parts of England, more especially about Nottingham. 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, approximatley 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.

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        "GLI ELEMENTI DELLA STORIA, Ovvero ciò che bisogna sapere della Cronologia, della Geografia, della Storia Universale, della Chiesa del Vecchio Testamento, delle Monarchie Antiche, della Chiesa del Nuovo Testamento, delle Monarchie Novelle e del Blasone. Avanti di leggere la Storia particolare con una serie di Medaglie Imperiali da Giulio Cesare fino ad Eraclio. Opera del Signor ABATE DI VALLEMONT Tradotta dalla Lingua Francese. Edizione Quinta, Divisa in Quattro Tomi ( Tomo II - iII - IV )"

      Giambattista Albrizzi 1738 Opera non completa: presenti 3 Volumi su 4, rispettivamente di 604,531,510 pagine . Formato in 16°. Legatura editoriale coeva in pergamena: restauri ai piatti.Tagli spruzzati. Interni freschi: ossidazioni e bruniture sparse. Tomo III con XVII Tavole di monete imperiali; Tomo IV Con 16 Tavole incise di Blasoni, Arme, Corone,etc. Opera molto rara: della Prima Edizione del 1714 è presente solo una copia citata "Biblioteca comunale Giovanni XXIII - San Vito dei Normanni".

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        Catalogus Librorum Bibliothecae illustrissimi Viri Caroli Henrici Comitis de Hoym

      digestus & descriptus à Gabriele Martin, Bibliopola Parisiensi. Woodcut arms on title. 3 p.l., xx, 528, [56], 6, [2] pp. 8vo, cont. calf (joints neatly repaired), triple gilt fillet round sides, spine richly gilt, green morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: G. & C. Martin, 1738. An interesting and fine copy of one of the most outstanding book sales of the 18th century. Hoym had his books bound by the best French binders of the period, so that volumes with his arms have become much-desired specimens of this craft. "Le comte d'Hoym avait été ambassadeur en France du roi de Pologne, Auguste II; on ne possède aucun renseignement sur sa vie, mais on sait qu'il aimait les livres avec passion...Le catalogue comprend 4,785 articles...Le comte avait fait des achats considérables aux ventes Du Fay, Colbert, Baluze, etc. Dans son ardeur d'acquisition, il réunissait un grand nombre de doubles."-Brunet, Dictionnaire de Bibliologie Catholique, cols. 470-71. This is a very remarkable copy, having not only the prices in MS., but also the price estimates and MS. additions indicating the numerous duplicates and triplicates (with prices and type of binding) not catalogued, but offered at the sale. Additionally, this copy has a six-page printed supplement of books omitted from the main part of the catalogue; this is very rare and usually missing. ❧ Grolier Club, Printed Catalogues of French Book Auctions...1643-1830, 46. Guigard, II, pp. 260-61. Peignot, pp. 103-04-"Catalogue recherché. Les livres de cette belle bibliothèque se reconnoissent aux armoiries du propriétaire, placées sur les deux côtés de la couverture. Leur parfaite conservation et la beauté toute particulière de leur reliure, soit en maroquin, soit en veau fauve, les font ordinairement payer à de très hauts prix, toutes les fois qu'il s'en rencontre dans les ventes publiques." Pollard & Ehrman, Book Catalogues, pp. 150 & 247 and no. 276. Taylor, Book Catalogues, pp. 105, 207, 228, & 248. .

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        Histoire Des Guerres D'Italie

      London: Paul & Isaac Vaillant, 1738. Quarto, 3 volume complete set. Attractive contemporary calf, gilt tooling to the spine, raised bands. Marbled endpapers. In good condition with some rubbing to the boards.

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        La Conduite des Dames pour la Chasse." Lebhafte Szene vor einem herrschaftlichen Haus, die Damen mit ihrem Gefolge beim Aufbruch zur Reitjagd

      Kupferstich von Jean Moyreau nach Philips Wouwerman 1738. 35.5x47 cm. - Thieme / Becker XXXVI, 265ff - Thieme / Becker XXV, 206 - Wouwerman, Schüler von Fr. Hals, 1645 Komissar der Gilde in Haarlem "malte Darstellungen aus dem Reiter-, Kriegs- und Lagerleben, vom Treiben auf den Landstraßen, Jagd-, Markt- und Reitbahnszenen usw. ... Kein anderer Künstler der holl. oder vläm. Schule, Rembrandt und Rubens ausgenommen, hat mit gleicher Phantasie und künstlerischer Freiheit seine Gemälde erfunden und angeordnet; wenige Künstler haben eine ähnlich gute Zeichnung ... Neben Berchem der am häufigsten kopierte und nachgeahmte holl. Maler des 17. Jh.s." (Th/B. XXXVI, 265ff.)

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        Historische Welt-Cart, Das ist: Ordentliche Beschreibung der vier grössesten Reich der Welt, Von Nino, dem ersten Assyrischen Kayser an, biß auf die jetzt glücklich aus dem Hauß Oesterreich regierende Kayserl. Majest. Und der Monarchie Christi, von S. Petro, dem ersten Pabst an, biß aunsere Zeiten

      Augsburg, Martin Veith 1738/1764.. 3. u. 4. Druck. 2 Tle. (v. 6) in 1 Bd. gr.-4°. 8 Bll., 16, 642 S., 9 Bll. (Reg.); 2 Bll., 497 (10) S. Mit gest, Frontisp. v. I. C. Steinberger. Tit. in Rot u. Schwarz. Ldr. d. Zt. Berieb. Unt. Kap. restaur. Stellenw. ggebräunt, anfangs fingerfleckig. De Backer-S. III, 885 - Enthält im ersten Bd. die Geschichte der Assyrer, Perser, Griechen und römischen Kaiser bis zu den Habsburgern; im 2. Bd. Das Leben der Päpste.

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        An Essay to ascertain the Value of Leases and Annuities for years and lives : and to estimate the chances of the Duration of Lives

      London: Printed for S. Birt (& others) 1738. 8vo, pp. xix:(1):470:(6, publisher's advertisements), contemporary full tan calf, gilt rules to sides, spine gilt ruled within raised bands, lettering piece; joints cracked but firm, headband chipped, front free endpaper partly detached. With the half-title printed with advertisements to verso. With the engraved armorial bookplate of Sir Robert Johnson Eden Bart ( 1774-1844) and the signature of T. Eden on title. Rare.

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