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        Plan de Paris].

      Paris, 1739 - Turgot's monumental plan of Paris in full red morocco binding First edition, folio (560 by 450mm), folding key sheet, 20 double-page engraved maps, plates 18 and 19 joined, full red morocco, lavishly gilt, crest of the City of Paris to upper lower board, gilt, rebacked. Turgot?Äôs fine plan of Paris during the reign of Louis XV, which, if joined, would measure some 2360 by 2400mm.In 1734 Michel-?âtienne Turgot (1690-1751), Mayor of Paris, decided to promote the reputation of Paris to Parisian, provincial and foreign elites by implementing a new plan of the city. He asked Louis Bretez, a member of the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture, and professor of perspective, to draw up the plan of Paris and its suburbs.Louis Bretez began his work in 1734, and was given permission by Turgot to enter all the mansions, houses and gardens in Paris, in order to gain accurate measurements and drawings. The endeavour would take two years. Turgot depicts Paris in isometric projection, a slightly more scientifically rigourous example of the seventeenth century birds-eye view. This was somewhat against the grain of cartographic thinking at the time, with many cartographers abandoning the visually appeal birds-eye view, for the more scientifically accurate geometric plan.In 1736, Claude Lucas, engraver of the Royal Academy of Sciences, engraved the 21 copper sheets of the plan. The plan was published in 1739, and the prints were bound in volumes offered to the King, the members of the Academy, and the Municipality. Additional copies were to serve as representations of France to foreigners. Millard 39.

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        MEMOIRES POUR SERVIR A L'HISTOIRE DE POLOGNE. Avec les Remarques sur le Gouvernement de ce Royaume pour servir d'intelligence a ces Memoires.

      Paris: Chez Andre Cailleau 1739 - From the library of one of the Framers, Robert R. Livingston: Amand de la Chapelle. MEMOIRES POUR SERVIR A L’HISTOIRE DE POLOGNE AVEC LES REMARQUES SUR LE GOUVERNEMENT DE CE ROYAUME POUR SERVIR D’INTELLIGENCE A CES MEMOIRES. Paris: Chez Andre Cailleau, 1739. Small 8vo. The text is completely in French. 20 Pages if preliminary remarks followed by 400 pages of text. Fine in contemporary mottled calf with marbled endpapers. The front endpaper bears the bookplate of Rob. R. Livingston, Esq. of Clermont (1718-1775), a member of the famous upstate New York land-owning family and the second Lord of Livingston Manor. His son, Robert R. Livingston, later known as the Chancellor, was a delegate from New York to the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia in the spring of 1776 and was appointed as one of the five members of the committee to draft a Declaration of Independence for the thirteen colonies, the others being John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and Roger Sherman. Clermont, their seat in southern Columbia County in upstate New York, had an extensive library and this Memoire is a wonderful example of the historical works they had assembled. Although the Chancellor was not one of the signers of the Declaration, as he had come back to New York to conduct business and was not able to return to Philadelphia, the family was known for their role in supporting independence and their house at Clermont was burned to the ground by the British in 1777. We surmise that most of the books must have been removed to another site as the British troops approached. The Chancellor’s mother, Margaret Beekman Livingston, oversaw the rebuilding of the estate and it remained in the family’s hands until the last Livingston to live at Clermont deeded the land to New York State in 1962. It was designated a United States Historic Landmark in 1973 and it is now open to the public for tours and special events. OCLC has over 70 listings for books from the publisher, Chez Andre Cailleau, from this period, but none for this title (although one can be found in a current online listing). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Observations in Surgery: Containing One Hundred and Fifteen Different Cases, With Particular Remarks on Each, For the Improvement of young Students.

      UK: J. Hodges. London, J. Hodges and the Looking-Glass on London Bridge, 1739. First edition and first impression. [vi, 10, vi, 371pp, 30pp (unnumbered), 6pp ads, two folding plates]. Recently rebound in quarter calf, with marbled boards. Endpapers renewed. Unobtrusive library stamps to title page and figures sheet, decent shape otherwise. Scarce book. Several copies on COPAC, only two auction records in the last fifty years, the last being at Sothebys in 1990. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1739.

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        Die aus denen antiquen Principiis naturalibus Numerorum eröfnete Arithmetica Compendiosissima, oder die durch blosses Auffschlagen in einem bequemen Rechnungs-Lexicon sich selbst-rechnende Rechen-Kunst, Mit welcher alle Menschen, so nur die Zahlen kennen, vermögend seynd, die mögliche Fälle der ganzen Rechen-Kunst.behend aufzulösen.und ohne Erlernung des sogenannten Ein mal Eins.alles ausrechen können

      - Several woodcuts & extensive tables in the text. 24 p.l., 501, [1] pp. Large 4to, cont. polished speckled calf, initials on upper cover "F.G.Z.S.H.v.W. 1739," spine finely gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Nuremberg: J.M. Seitz & C.C. Zell, 1739. First edition and a very fine copy from the library of [Karl] Friedrich Graf zu Sayn Hohenstein und Wittgenstein (1708-56), with his initials on the upper cover (one sees books from his library on the market from time-to-time. It must have been a fine and handsome collection). Schuebler (1689-1741), was a prominent Nuremberg mathematician, architect, and artist, who wrote many standard works on the design of houses, public buildings, and gardens. He was also engaged in various fields of applied mathematics and became a member of the Royal Prussian Academy of Sciences in 1735. The present work is a practical introduction to all aspects of calculation including multiplication, division, trigonometry (with references to Napier), arithmetical and geometrical progressions, etc. A very fine copy and rare with no copy in the U.S., according to OCLC. ? Poggendorff, II, 853. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Compleat History Of The Empire of China: Being the Observations of above Ten Years Travels through that Country: Containing Memoirs and Remarks... Written by the learned Lewis Le Comte, Jesuit .

      London : printed for James Hodges, at the Looking Glass, on London-Bridge, MDCCXXXIX. [1739]. 0. The Second Edition carefully corrected." A very good full leather binding (probably 19th century). 8vo. 7.75" x 5.0" x 1.5" . [8pp.]/pp.536 + 4 engravings (2 folding) and table (folding). Polished brown calf binding. Edges rubbed and bumped. Spine with 3 raised bands and contrasting leather title and author labels. Top and tail of spine carefully strengthened. Brown staining to grey endpapers. Title-page in red & black. Well illustrated with an engraved frontispiece of Confucius by; "W. H. Toms Sculpt." Fold-out engraving of "The Throne of the Emperour of China..."; Fold-out engraving of: "The Observatory At Peking." (carefully strengthened along hinge) ; a full-page engraving of "Outom-Chu, A Tree in China."; and a fold-out table "A list of the Words that form the Chinese Tongue." Light foxing and small blemishes from age and previous use. Still a well preserved copy of this scarce book. ** "Louis le Comte (1655?1728), also known as Louis-Daniel Lecomte, was a French Jesuit who participated in the 1687 French Jesuit mission to China under Jean de Fontaney. He arrived in China on 7 February 1688. He returned to France in 1691 as Procurator of the Jesuits. His Nouveau mémoire sur l'état présent de la Chine, which was published in Paris in 1696, caused great debate within the Chinese Rites Controversy. Le Compte traveled to China in the late 17th century as one of the ?Mathematicians to the King,? a group of French Jesuit astronomers sent to China by Louis XIV to assist the on-going mission in the Far East. Though they won few converts, ?the knowledge they gathered of the East was a superb bequest to Europe? (Severin 94). Le Compte?s work, first published in French in 1696, was considered ?the best account of China previous to Duhalde?s work, though in many particulars extremely partial to the Chinese? (Allibone, 1330). " - See Wikipedia . William Henry Toms (c. 1700?1765) was an English engraver. Referenced by: ESTC T72767 . Full title reads: "A compleat history of the empire of China : being the observations of above ten years travels through that country ; containing memoirs and remarks, geographical, historical, topographical, physical, natural, astronomical, mechanical, military, mercantile, political, and ecclesiastical, particularly upon their pottery and varnishing silk and other manufactures, pearl-fishing, the history of plants and animals, with a description of their cities and publick works, number of people, manners, language, and customs, coin and commerce, their habits, oeconomy, and government, the philosophy of the famous Confucius / written by the learned Lewis Le Comte, Jesuit, confessor to the Dutchess of Burgundy, and one of the French King's Mathematicians, who was a missioner in China near twenty years ; new translation from the best Paris edition, and adorn'd with copper-plates." . .

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        Carte d Amerique" - America South North continent map Karte Covens Mortier engraving

      original altkolorierte Kupferstich-Karte von 1739 - Blattformat: ca. 65 x 54 cm - teils leicht fleckig, sonst gut erhalten. original hand-colored copper engraved map from 1739 - size of sheet: circa 25.6 x 21.3 inches - partly slightly stained, otherwise in good condition.

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        L'HemisphereMeridional pour voir plus distincte-ment Les Terres Australes. ParGuillaume De l'Isle, del Academic Rledes Sciences. Ou se voyent lesNouvelles decouvertes faites en 1739 au Dus du Cap de Bonne Esperance parles Ordres de M. De La Comp.nie Des I

      Amsterdam. Chez Jean Covens et Corneille Mortier, (After De L'Isle withupdating & text after French Com-pagnie des Indes in 1739). 1740.. 47 x53 cm. (18«" x 21"), plus good wide margins, original outline colour,small library stamp on the verso, there is an area of slight foxing ortransfer, about one inch wide and five inches long at the fold on the tophalf but overall a fine copy Southern Hemisphere & Antarctica. From:Atlas Nouveau, contenant toutes les parites du monde. Parallel text inFrench and Dutch, in the margins. Small inset "Plan et vue des terres duCap de la Circoncision [ie, Bouvert Island]. Cf. Phillips. Atlases. (3),595. Fitzgerald M-206. .

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        L'HemisphereMeridional pour voir plus distinctement Les Terres Australes. ParGuillaume De l'Isle, del Academic Rledes Sciences. Ou se voyent lesNouvelles decouvertes faites en 1739 au Dus du Cap de Bonne Esperance parles Ordres de M. De La Companie Des In

      Amsterdam. Chez Jean Covens et Corneille Mortier, (After De L'Isle withupdating & text after French Compagnie des Indes in 1739). 1740.. 47 x53 cm. (18«" x 21"), plus good wide margins, original outline coloured,small library stamp on the verso, there is an area of slight foxing ortransfer, about one inch wide and five inches long at the fold on the tophalf but overall a fine copy. Southern Hemisphere & Antarctica. From:Atlas Nouveau, contenant toutes les parites du monde. Parallel text inFrench and Dutch, in the margins. Small inset "Plan et vue des terres duCap de la Circoncision [ie, Bouvert Island]. Cf. Phillips. Atlases. (3),595. Fitzgerald M-206. .

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        L'HemisphereMeridional pour voir plus distincte-ment Les Terres Australes. ParGuillaume De l'Isle, del Academic Rledes Sciences. Ou se voyent lesNouvelles decouvertes faites en 1739 au Dus du Cap de Bonne Esperance parles Ordres de M. De La Comp.nie Des I

      Amsterdam. Chez Jean Covens et Corneille Mortier, (After De L'Isle withupdating & text after French Com-pagnie des Indes in 1739). 1740.. 47 x53 cm. (18«" x 21"), plus good wide margins, original outline colour,small library stamp on the verso, there is an area of slight foxing ortransfer, about one inch wide and five inches long at the fold on the tophalf but overall a fine copy Southern Hemisphere & Antarctica. From:Atlas Nouveau, contenant toutes les parites du monde. Parallel text inFrench and Dutch, in the margins. Small inset "Plan et vue des terres duCap de la Circoncision [ie, Bouvert Island]. Cf. Phillips. Atlases. (3),595. Fitzgerald M-206. .

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        De Juffer in Schyn, of Zeldzame Leevensgevallen van den Graaf B****, behelzende hoe hy tot zyn vyftiende jaar in vrouwe kleeding in een klooster is opgevoed, zyne reizen en bezondere ontmoetingen ... neevens het leevens verhaal van een Fransche juffer, die tot vorstinne der Huronnen verkooren wiert gelyk ook de zeerooveryen van een der beruchtste Amerikaansche vrybuiters. 2 vols.

      4 Bl., 235 + 264 pp. (8 pages are blank misprints). With 5 copper plates. Size: 17 x 11 cm. New marbled card boards in contemporary style. *Sabin 36868. Extremly rare original edition, I found world wide only 2 known copies: one in British library and one in the University of Michigan (gift of L.L. Hubbard), which is digital edited by google. - Complete in 2 volumes (a projected third volume was never published). - This novel is an imaginary voyage to America with advantures and adventurous events with american pirats. - In our copy are misprints in the first volume on the pages 146/147, 150/151, 154/155 and 158/159, which are blank. (I have added this 8 pages as xeros copies on old paper of 18th century). - A few pages slowly browned, else in good condition. - Eine außerordentlich seltene imaginäre Reise- bzw. Abenteuergeschichte von einer Reise nach Amerika und Abenteuern mit dortigen Piraten etc. Vorliegend die holländische Originalausgabe von 1739 mit allen 5 Kupfertafeln. Im KVK konnte ich weltweit lediglich 2 bekannte Exemplare nachweisen: Eines in der British Library und eines in der Michigan Universität aus dem Nachlaß von L. Hubbard (dieses wurde von Google digitalisiert und war schon bei Sabin bekannt). Das vorliegende Exemplar hat 8 Seiten Fehldrucke (nicht bedruckte Seiten) im ersten Band. Diese habe ich vom digitalisierten Exemplar auf altem Papier kopiert und lose beigefügt. - Wenige Seiten ganz gerinfügig gebräunt, ansonsten in sehr guter und sauberer Erhaltung (auch die 5 Kupfertafeln).

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        Würtembergische Landes-Grund-Verfassung, besonders in Rucksicht auf die Landstände und deren Verhältniß gegen die höchste Landes-Herrschafft welche sich auf dieses Herzogthums, von Anno 1482. an, von denen Römischen Kaysern, und Königen, Chur-Fürsten, Erz-Herzogen des Hauses Österreich, auch andern grossen Fürsten und Ständen des Heil. Römischen Reichs, hauptsächlich aber von allen Herzogen und Landes-Regenten in Würtemberg Selbsten von Zeit zu Zeit respective rechtmäßig erlangte, ruhig besessene, Allergnädigste und Gnädigst corroborirte und bestättigte, auch feyerlichst auf ewige Zeiten assecurirte Gnaden, Privilegia, Freyheiten, Rechten und Gerechtigkeiten ohnumstößlichst gründet, nach denen Originalen durch den Druck ans Licht gestellt.

      Folio (33 x 21 cm). 2 Bll., 973 S. 2 Bll. Errata, 39 Bll. Register, 1 Bl Druckfehler. Beschädigter Pergamentband der Zeit (Einband fleckig und beschabt, Rücken unten mit 5 cm Fehlstelle). *Angebunden: 1. Land-Tags-Abschied zwischen der Herzoglich-Württembergischen Ober-Vormundschafft, sodann Prälaten und Landschafft des Herzogthums Württemberg, d.d. 18. Apr. 1739. (Stuttgart, 1739). 36 S. - 2. Receß zwischen des Regierenden Herrn Herzogens zu Württemberg ... und den Landschafftlichen Engeren Ausschuß d.d. 1753. 8 Seiten. - 3. Würtembergische Religions-Urkunden in Historischem Zusammenhang. Ohne Ort, 1741. 127 Seiten.- Die Württembergischen Landstände bestanden aus Vertretungen der Geistlichkeit und des Bürgertums (der Adel war mit der Reformation ausgeschieden). Im Zuge zunehmender zentralistischer Machtbestrebungen gab es auch in Württemberg unter Carl Eugen zunehmende Versuche des Landesfürsten, die Position und Rechte der sogenannten Landschaft zu beschneiden, der Landtag wurde im gesamten 18. Jahrhundert nur zweimal eingebrufen. Wohl unter Federführung des aktiven oppositionellen Johann Jacob Moser wird in dem vorliegenden Buch auf die Altwürttembergische Verfassung und die verbrieften Rechte der Landschaft Bezug genommen, wie sie 1482 im Münsinger Vertrag und 1514 im Tübinger Vertrag festgeschrieben waren. Der künftige Verlauf der Geschichte zeigt, dass diese Bemühungen der Ständevertretungen erfolglos blieben. Mit dem unter Napoleon neu entstandenen Königreich Württemberg setzte der König 1805 die alte Verfassung eigenmächtig außer Kraft. Zwar mußte er nach längerem Verweigern 1819 in einer neuen Verfassung eine ständische Vertretung von Adel und Bürgertum aufnehmen, in der realen Machtausübung hat sich die selbstherrliche Politik der Könige im 19. Jahrhundert aber ebenso wenig vom Willen des Volkes beeindrucken lassen wie die später demokratisch legitimierte Politaristokratie im 20. und 21. Jahrhundert (wie die jüngeren Ereignisse in Stuttgart allzu deutlich zeigen). - Die letzten ca. 200 Seiten sowie die 3 Beibindungen und Register gebräunt und mit gebräunten Feuchtigkeitsrändern.

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        Prüfung der Kantischen Critik der reinen Vernunft. Erster und zweyter Theil.

      2 Bde. VI + 242, VI + 296 S. OPp. der Zeit. EA. - Exlibris a. V., kl. hds. Notiz a. V., Bleistift-Anm. u. -Anstr. im T., leichte papier- bzw. farbbedingte Oxidation, leichte Gbrsp. Im Ganzen schöne Expl. - Schultz (1739 - 1805): Nach dem Studium - Theologie, Philosophie und Mathematik - in Königsberg war S. seit 1766 Pfarrer in Starkenberg, seit 1769 in Löwenhagen, kehrte 1775 als Diakon (später zweiter Hofprediger) nach Königsberg zurück, wurde promoviert und habilitierte sich für Mathematik. Seit 1787 war er o.Prof. der Mathematik, 1802 Rektor der Univ. Königsberg. Er veröffentlichte Schriften zur Philosophie, vor allem zu Immanuel Kant (u.a. Erläuterungen über des Herrn Professors Kant Kritik der reinen Vernunft, 1784), Lehrbücher und Studien zur Mathematik (u.a. Versuch einer genauen Theorie des Unendlichen, 1788 Anfangsgründe der reinen Mathesis, 1790). (DBE).

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        Stirpium rariorum in Imperio Rutheno sponte provenientium icones et descriptiones.

      St. Petersburg Academia Scientiarum 1739. - Large 4to. [26 x 20.5 cm], (6) ff., including one engraved vignette showing a garden scene, 210 pp., 1 blank, (7) ff. [the last an erratum], 35 consecutively numbered plates; note: plates xiv and xvi on a single folding leaf. [Bound with:]BUXBAUM, Johann Christian. Plantarum minus Cognitarum Centuria IV-V [including Appendix] complectens Plantas circa Byzantium & in Oriente Observatas. St. Petersburg, Typographia Academiae, 1733-40. Two (of five) volumes. (2) ff., 40 pp., 39 plates; (2) ff., 48 pp., 65 plates (in part V & appendix). Bound in contemporary vellum over boards, title inked on spine with trace of armorial shelf mark. Danish library stamp on title. Light marginal foxing throughout, minor worming on a few corners of Amman. Amman plates carefully labeled in ink with alternative, Linnaean plant names. Generally a wide-margined copy, (very) good. Two important and generously illustrated botanical works produced by respected Linnaean correspondents at the Imperial Academy of Sciences at St. Petersburg. Amman’s Stirpium rariorum contains useful descriptions of 285 plants from Eastern Europe and "Ruthenia" (now Ukraine), enhanced with 35 clear engravings. According to Hunt, Amman "made a notable contribution to Russian taxonomy under Peter the Great and his immediate successors; and was thus a precursor of Gmelin and Pallas" (Hunt 511). The plates are unsigned throughout, although a small engraving on the dedicatory leaf of Amman’s work is signed by P[hilipp] G[Georg] Mattarnovy (/Filip Jegorovitch, 1716-1742), a Swiss-Italian artist drawn to the St. Petersburg Academy. The engravings are here labeled in ink with alternative Latinate names, suggesting that an early reader attempted to apply Linnaeus’ new system to these species. Buxbaum’s Centuria I-V is one of the first publications to describe and illustrate such a substantial portion of the vegetation of eastern Europe and Asia Minor. In addition to constituting one of the first scientific works on the flora of Estonia, the Centuria also offers the first descriptions of plants along the coast of the Black Sea, Armenia, and Greece. Buxbaum accomplished much of his research while accompanying the imperial chancellor Count Romanzoff to Constantinople. The work would ultimately consist of five parts, which were issued separately between 1728-1740 (the entire set received two editions). The final two volumes of the Centuria were published posthumously by Johann Gmelin, which may account for their separate appearance here. The Swiss Amman (1707-1741), who studied under Herman Boerhaave at Leyden, was Curator of Hans Sloane’s natural history collection in London. In 1733 he was summoned to Russia to become a professor of botany at the Imperial Academy of Sciences at St. Petersburg. Buxbaum (1693-1730) was also a professor of botany in St. Petersburg, one of many Germans who made important contributions to the Imperial Academy. Both men corresponded with Linnaeus, even sending rare Russian specimens and seedlings to Sweden. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        So zeiget sich Berlin, so kan man sichs vorstellen. Fünff Städte schließen es in festen Mauern und Wällen . ( Kopftitel ).

      - Kupferstich v. I. D. Schleuen, 1739, 40,5 x 55,8 Ernst, Schleuen, Nr. 12; siehe auch bei Schulz, PV, Nr. 58 und Schulz, Stadtpläne, Nr. 83. - Oben rechts als "2.tesBlatt" bezeichnet. - Schulz verzeichnet unter obigen Nummern jeweils 2 Stadtpläne, die zur gleichen Zeit erschienen. Hier vorliegende das 2. Blatt mit der Stadtansicht ( statt des Plans ) in der Mitte. Die Ansicht ist umgeben von 18 Teilansichten der Stadt. . Am linken und rechten Rand jeweils 4 Berliner Kirchen, die anderen 10 Teilansichten zeigen Berliner Gebäude, darunter das Prinzenpalais, Stadtschloß, Fürsienhaus, Charite, Collegien auf der Friedrichstadt, deutsche und franz. Kirche auf dem Friedrichswerder, königl. Gouverneurshaus, Kadettenschule, Monbijou und der königl. Marstall. - Unten links ein ins Bild gehender hinterlegter Einriss.

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        A Compleat History Of The Empire of China: Being the Observations of above Ten Years Travels through that Country: Containing Memoirs and Remarks... Written by the learned Lewis Le Comte, Jesuit

      James Hodges, 1739, HARDCOVER, Book Condition: VG. The Second Edition carefully corrected." A very good full leather binding (probably 19th century). 8vo. 7.75" x 5.0" x 1.5" . [8pp.]/pp.536 + 4 engravings (2 folding) and table (folding). Polished brown calf binding. Edges rubbed and bumped. Spine with 3 raised bands and contrasting leather title and author labels. Top and tail of spine carefully strengthened. Brown staining to grey endpapers. Title-page in red & black. Well illustrated with an engraved frontispiece of Confucius by; "W. H. Toms Sculpt." Fold-out engraving of "The Throne of the Emperour of China..."; Fold-out engraving of: "The Observatory At Peking." (carefully strengthened along hinge) ; a full-page engraving of "Outom-Chu, A Tree in China."; and a fold-out table "A list of the Words that form the Chinese Tongue." Light foxing and small blemishes from age and previous use. Still a well preserved copy of this scarce book. ** "Louis le Comte (1655-1728), also known as Louis-Daniel Lecomte, was a French Jesuit who participated in the 1687 French Jesuit mission to China under Jean de Fontaney. He arrived in China on 7 February 1688. He returned to France in 1691 as Procurator of the Jesuits. His Nouveau mémoire sur l'état présent de la Chine, which was published in Paris in 1696, caused great debate within the Chinese Rites Controversy. Le Compte traveled to China in the late 17th century as one of the "Mathematicians to the King," a group of French Jesuit astronomers sent to China by Louis XIV to assist the on-going mission in the Far East. Though they won few converts, "the knowledge they gathered of the East was a superb bequest to Europe" (Severin 94). Le Compte's work, first published in French in 1696, was considered "the best account of China previous to Duhalde's work, though in many particulars extremely partial to the Chinese" (Allibone, 1330). " - See Wikipedia . William Henry Toms (c. 1700-1765) was an English engraver. Referenced by: ESTC T72767 . Full title reads: "A compleat history of the empire of China : being the observations of above ten years travels through that country ; containing memoirs and remarks, geographical, historical, topographical, physical, natural, astronomical, mechanical, military, mercantile, political, and ecclesiastical, particularly upon their pottery and varnishing silk and other manufactures, pearl-fishing, the history of plants and animals, with a description of their cities and publick works, number of people, manners, language, and customs, coin and commerce, their habits, oeconomy, and government, the philosophy of the famous Confucius / written by the learned Lewis Le Comte, Jesuit, confessor to the Dutchess of Burgundy, and one of the French King's Mathematicians, who was a missioner in China near twenty years ; new translation from the best Paris edition, and adorn'd with copper-plates." .

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        Dissertatio de sacramento eucharistiae. Dissertatio de sacramento penitentiae. Dissertatio de sacramento extramae-onctionis

      1739. 1739, 2 Vol. in 4 (18x26,5cm), 541pp. (1) et 239f. (2f.bc) 27f., relié. - 1739, 2 Vol. in 4 (18x26,5cm), 541pp. (1) et 239f. (2f.bc) 27f., relié. - Importante manoscritto originale di 1.200 pagine una grafia regolare e ben leggibile, con titoli grandi e in grassetto. Molti passaggi sottolineati. Mezza Velin angoli d'epoca. Smooth indietro in silenzio. Fiori di carta originali. Non c'è carta nel primo volume. Un angolo scomparso. Fresco di carta. Qualità stabiliti. Tre trattati successivi, il primo della santa eucaristia, penitenza al secondo ed ultimo estrema unzione. Solo il primo occupa l'intero primo volume è paginata e include un indice. Timbro ex libris Joannis Boconet. Note finali: Peraetus fecit [...] Tractatus. Traccia data 1739. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Important manuscrit original de 1200 pages, d'une écriture régulière et très lisible, avec les titres en grand et gras. Nombreux passages soulignés. Reliure en demi vélin à coins d'époque. Dos lisse muet. papier à fleurs d'origine. Absence de papier sur le premier volume. Un coin disparu. Papier bien frais. Vergé de qualité.Trois traités successifs, le premier sur la sainte eucharistie, le second sur la pénitence et le dernier sur l'extrème-onction. Seul le premier qui occupe tout le premier volume est paginé et comporte un index. Ex libris cachet Joannis Boconet. En fin d'ouvrage : Peraetus fecit [...] tractatus. Suivi de la date 1739.

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        Der Medicinische Haupt-Schlüssel, oder gründliche Einleitung zur vermünfftigen Cur aller innerlichen Kranckheiten des menschlichen Leibes, durch welche einer jeden Kranckheit eigentliche Beschaffenheit erweget, in allen Stücken genau untersuchet, und die Cur, nach denen neuesten und gründlichsten Principiis, besonders aber des weltberühmten Mannes, Herren Doctor Stahl's, gantz aufrichtig und leicht begreifflich, dargestellt und ans Licht gegeben

      - Derr, Lpz. 1739. 5 Bl., 722 S., 8 Bl. mit 1 gest. Frontispiz. Gr.-8°. Pergament d. Zt. Gering fleckig u. gewellt. Vors. mit Spuren v. Siegellack. Etwas gebräunt. Schönes Exemplar. Selten. – Holzmann/Bohatta VII, 5060.

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        The Mythology and Fables of the Ancients, Explain'd from History.

      London: Printed for A. Millar, 1739-40.. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 3 volumes. Octavo, pp.xxiii; [1]; 583; [1]; pp.[xxii]; 619; [1]; pp.[xxii]; 491; [1]. Anonymously translated from the French. In a contemporary binding of full mottled calf with raised bands, gilt titles to dark red labels and further gilt decoration to spines. Armorial bookplates of Thomas Graeme of Balgowan to front paste-down of each volume. Purple stamps of Glasgow Public Libraries to endpapers and title pages, with accompanying withdrawn stamps. Front free endpaper of volume 3 detached. All joints split, bindings firm. Spine heads of volume 1 and 2 pulled. Internally crisp and clean; fair overall. First published as 'La Mythologie et les fables expliquées par l'histoire' from 1738 in Paris. Not including the fourth volume, which was produced separately in 1740. A complete and thorough treatment of world mythology, including notes on the Chaldean Mysteries, Hindu traditions and Native American religions, though inevitably concentrating on the Greek and Roman myths. Banier's working principle that all traditional stories had a foundation in historical fact found general acceptance until the mid nineteenth century, and may now again be considered with some credence in the wake of recent research proving the great antiquity of common fairy tales.

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        ATLAS de 73 cartes de "L'histoire Générale des Voyages".

      S.N. S.L. 1739-1748 ATLAS in-4 ( 280 X 205 mm ) de 73 cartes dépliantes dessinées par BELLIN, composé pour accompagner "l'Histoire générale des Voyages" de l'Abbé PREVOST, plein vélin nacré, dos lisse muet. Cartes renvoyant simultanément aux éditions in-4 ( 21 volumes ) et in-12 ( 80 volumes ). Reliure abimée, cartes d'un beau tirage en bel état. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

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        Die aus denen antiquen Principiis naturalibus Numerorum eröfnete Arithmetica Compendiosissima, oder die durch blosses Auffschlagen in einem bequemen Rechnungs-Lexicon sich selbst-rechnende Rechen-Kunst, Mit welcher alle Menschen, so nur die Zahlen kennen, vermögend seynd, die mögliche Fälle der ganzen Rechen-Kunst...behend aufzulösen...und ohne Erlernung des sogenannten Ein mal Eins...alles ausrechen können

      Several woodcuts & extensive tables in the text. 24 p.l., 501, [1] pp. Large 4to, cont. polished speckled calf, initials on upper cover "F.G.Z.S.H.v.W. 1739," spine finely gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Nuremberg: J.M. Seitz & C.C. Zell, 1739. First edition and a very fine copy from the library of [Karl] Friedrich Graf zu Sayn Hohenstein und Wittgenstein (1708-56), with his initials on the upper cover (one sees books from his library on the market from time-to-time. It must have been a fine and handsome collection). Schuebler (1689-1741), was a prominent Nuremberg mathematician, architect, and artist, who wrote many standard works on the design of houses, public buildings, and gardens. He was also engaged in various fields of applied mathematics and became a member of the Royal Prussian Academy of Sciences in 1735. The present work is a practical introduction to all aspects of calculation including multiplication, division, trigonometry (with references to Napier), arithmetical and geometrical progressions, etc. A very fine copy and rare with no copy in the U.S., according to OCLC. ? Poggendorff, II, 853.

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        Der Heiligen Schrifft Siebender Theil, oder des Neuen Testaments Dritter Theil, mit dessen letzten Schrifften: Als, der Epistel an die Hebräer, der Epistel Jacobi, den 2 Episteln Petri, den 3 Episteln Johannis, der kurtzen Epistel Judä, und dann der Offenbarung Johannis: Nach dem Grund-Text aufs neue übersehen; Nebst der buchstäblichen und geheimen Erklärung. Welchem noch die 2 Bücher, der Weißheit und Jesus Hirachs, nebst einem Anhang weiser Sprüche aus der Zeit des Neuen Testaments, mit kurtzen Anmerckungen beygefüget sind / Der Berlenburgischen Bibel Achter und Letzter Theil, bestehend in einem Zusatz von Apocryphischen Schrifften des Alten und Neuen Testaments: benebst einem general-Register über alle Acht Theile. (Herausgegeben von .

      Berlenburg), ohne Drucker, Berleburg (hier 1739 - 1739-1742. 1. Druck - der einzige zeitgenössische Druck der Berleburger Bibel., 4 Bll., 600 S., 2 Bll., 556 S., 22 Bll. Nur die Bände 7 und 8 (von 8) in 1 Band. (33,2 x 22 cm), Lederband der Zeit auf 6 Bünden, mit den goldgepr. Bandnummern "VII. VIII." auf dem Rücken und ein wenig Filetenblindprägung auf den Deckeln. Einband etwas berieben und bestoßen sowie mit einigen Schabspuren; vorderes Rückengelenk mit längerer Anplatzung (ca. 11 cm) am oberen Kapital; winzige Bezugsfehlstellen an den Kapitalen; hinteres Rückengelenk am oberen Kapital mit kleiner Bezugsfehlstelle durch Wurmfraß; Deckel mit kleinen Bezugsfehlstellen in den Ecken (eine etwas größere Bezugsfehlstelle in der unteren Ecke des hinteren Deckel teilweise ergänzt); Vorsätze leimschattig sowie etwas angestaubt und fleckig - beide Innendeckel mit Leimresten und winzigen Papierresten eines hier wohl ehemals befestigten Papierumschlages; Vordervorsatz und Titel von Band 7 mit kleinem Loch im weissen Rand; erste Blätter sowie der hintere Vorsatz und die letzten 2 Blätter im seitlichen (weissen) Rand mit leichtem Papierverlust durch Wurmfraß; zu Beginn und am Schluß wasserrandig bzw wasserfleckig - erste Blätter in der oberen Ecke etwas stärker und hier auch etwas in den Text hineingehend; manchmal leicht fingerfleckig; vorderer Innnendeckel, Vordervorsatz und erste Blätter mit Wurmgang am Kopf (nur vereinzelt minimaler Buchstabenrandverlust bei den Seitenüberschriften); einige weitere Blätter an Kopf oder Fuß mit Wurmgang - dieser am Schluß bei wenigen Blättern etwas stärker (leichter Papierverlust, aber auch hier nur vereinzelt minimaler Buchstabenrandverlust); teils etwas stockfleckig und leicht gebräunt; einige Blätter mit kleinen Knickspuren in den Ecken; alter Besitzvermerk "Johannes im Dahl. Saarn Den 21 Junii 1800" auf dem vorderen Innendeckel. Die letzten beiden Bände dieser bedeutenden, mit umfangreichen Kommentaren versehenen, Bibelübersetzung des Pietismus. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Chur-Braunschweig-Lüneburgische Landes-Ordnungen und Gesetze. Zum Gebrauch der Fürstenthümer, Graff- und Herrschafften, Calenbergischen Theils. 4 Bände und Supplement (in 5).

      1739-1740, Göttingen 1739 - ca. 22,5 x 19 cm. Braune Lederbände der Zeit mit vergold. Rückenschildchen und Deckelprägung „Ambt Rethem". – Unterschiedliche Alters- und Lagerspuren, Papier teilweise gebräunt, alt gestempelt. – Komplettes Exemplar in uniformen Einbänden. - Band 1: Caput Primum von Kirchen- Clöster- Universitäts- Schul- Ehe- und anderen Geistlichen Sachen. Band 2: Caput Secundum, Von der Administration der Justiz in Civil- und Criminal-Fällen, auch anderen das Justiz-Wesen angehenden Puncten. - Band 3: Caput Tertium vom Militar-Wesen und Caput Quartum von Policey-Sachen, Zum Gebrauch der Fürstenthümer Graf- und Herrschafften Calenbergischen Theils. Index, Caput Tertium: Sectio 1: Krieges-Recht oder Articuls-Brief, wie auch Militair-Justitz-Reglement. Sectio 2: Duell- und Desertions-Edicta. Sectio 3: Von Werbungen, sowohl hiesiger als frembden. Sectio 4: Von Quartirung und Verpflegung der Trouppen. Sectio 5: von Remissionen an Proviant-Korn und Fourage-Geldern. Sectio 6: Von Mondirungs-Sachen. Sectio 7: Von Durch-Marchen fremder Trouppen. Sectio 8: Von Dimissionen. Sectio 9: Von Hospitals- und Invaliden-Sachen. Sectio 10: Von Ausschuß-Sachen. Index, Caput Quartum: Sectio 1: Edicta und Verordnungen, die Aemter, Gilden, Zünffte und Handwercker, auch Abstellung der dabey eingerissenen schädlichen Gewohnheiten und Mißbräuche, betreffend. Sectio 2: Von der Auf- und Vorkaufferey. Sectio 3: Von Bau-Privilegiis. Sectio 4: Von fremden Bettlern, Land-Streichern, Bettel-Juden und Zigeunern. Sectio 5: Vom Brau-Commercio, imgleichen vom Haus- und Speise- auch Erndte-Bier. Sectio 6: Von Dienst-Bothen und Herrn-losen Gesinde. Sectio 7: Von Ellen- Gewichte- Korn- Wein- Bier- und Brandteweins-Maassen, auch von welchem Gehalt die Fässer seyn sollen. Sectio 8: Verordnungen wegen der Feuer-Schaden. Sectio 9: Vom Handel und Wandel, speciatim vom Garn- Eisen- Kupffer und Meßing- Lein-Saamen- Saltz- und Zinn-Handel. Sectio 10: Von Hausiren-gehen mit Krahm-Waaren, ausserhalb denen öffentlichen Jahr-Märckten. Sectio 11: Von der Hued und Weyde. Sectio 12: Von Impost auf auswärtige wollene Etoffen, Hüte, Strümpffe, und verschiedenen andere Waaren. Sectio 13: Von Juden, deren Auffenthalt, Verheyrathung in gradu prohibito, Vergeleit und Handelung, auch loco Jurium stolae zu entrichtendem jährlichem Quanto. Sectio 14: Von Medicis, Chirurgis und Apotheckern. Sectio 15: Vom Müntz-Wesen. Sectio 16: Von der Pest-Contagion und andern ansteckenden Seuchen. Sectio 17: General-Verordnungen von Städte-Sachen. Sectio 18: Von Vieh-Seuchen und Sterben. Sectio 19: Von der Wege-Besserung. Sectio 20: Von Reinigung der Wolle. Sectio 21: Zehndt-Ordnung, von 1709. Sectio 22: Andere zum Policey-Wesen gehörige Edicta & c. - Band 4: worinnen enthalten Caput quintum. Von Cammer-und Amts-Sachen, Dienst-Höffen, Erben- Zinß- Meyer- und andere dergleichen Sachen. Cap. Sextum. Von Abzugs-Recht, Bergwercks, Forst- Mast- Fischerey- Jagd- auch Lehen- Post- Zoll- und Weg-Geldes Sachen. Cap. Septimum. Von der Immunität ab oneris publicis, Schatz- und Licent-Sachen. Cap. Octavum. Von Land-Tags-Abschieden und Regelement Landschafftlicher Wahlen. - Band 5: Repertoria nach alphabetischer, systematischer und chronologischer Ordnung (nebst Supplementen).

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        Amusement philosophique sur le Langage des Bestes

      2 p.l., 157, [3] pp. 12mo, fine polished speckled calf, spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: Gissey et al., 1739. [bound with]:[?BOUGEANT?]. Reflexions sur l'Ame des Bestes. En Forme d'Amusemens philosophiques. 6 p.l., 108 pp. 12mo. N.p. [Paris?]: 1740. First editions of these two early works on animal intelligence and communication. The first work was highly controversial and caused Bougeant (1690-1743), a Jesuit, to be exiled from Paris for a period of time. "In the early eighteenth century the Cartesian doctrine of the animal-machine was waning, and by 1730 most participants in the debate granted some measure of mentality to animals, although their reasons varied. The whole controversy was reduced to absurdity in 1739, when a Jesuit, Father Bougeant, wrote a very telling criticism of the Cartesian doctrine and the prevailing alternatives. He concluded that the only solution which would not threaten religion was to grant souls to animals but to consider these the souls of demons or fallen angels inhabiting animal bodies as a punishment. His position allowed him to concede reason and a true language to beasts and neatly to justify their suffering. His order rewarded his ironical wit by applying stern disciplinary measures."-Encyclopedia of Philosophy. The first work is divided into three parts: the understanding of animals, the necessity of a language between animals, and the language of animals. The second work, perhaps written by Bougeant, continues in the same vein. Very fine copies. ? I. Casey Wood, p. 251-"A curious and rare book (bestiary) on the comparative physiology and sociology of birds and other animals. The author was obliged (in an appended letter) to apologize to the Church for some statements offensive to ecclesiastic sensibilities." N.B.G., Vol. 6, cols. 907-08. W. Keith Percival, "An Eighteenth-Century View of Animal Communication" in Semiotica, Vol. 39, Issues 1-2 (1982), pp. 55-74.

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        The Tryal of a Cause for Criminal Conversation, Between Theophilus...

      1739. A Notable to Profit from Adultery [Trial]. Cibber, Theophilus [1703-1758], Plaintiff. The Tryal of a Cause for Criminal Conversation, Between Theophilus Cibber, Gent. Plaintiff, And William Sloper, Esq; Defendant. London: Printed for T. Trott, 1739. 32 pp. Octavo (7-3/4" x 4-3/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlet bound into nineteenth-century three-quarter calf over cloth, gilt title to spine. Moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends and corners, front hinge cracked, hinges starting, bookplate residue to front pastedown, early bookseller description tipped-in to front free endpaper. Light soiling to title page and verso of p. 32. Moderate toning to text, minor stains and smudges to a few leaves. * Only edition, one of two issues, both from 1739. The Cibber trial, which involved two well-known actors, was a sensational event because it appears that Cibber pushed his wife towards adultery in a scheme to make money from her affair. William Sloper was a frequent visitor to the Cibber's country home, having been asked by Mr. Cibber to teach his wife backgammon while he pursued his interest in hunting. There were reports that the Cibbers and Mr. Sloper lived together and that a door connected Mr. Sloper and Mrs. Cibber's bedrooms. It appears that Mr. Cibber had already "borrowed" ?400.00 from Mr. Sloper and that matters might have continued in a similar manner, with Mrs. Cibber serving as a kept woman procured by her husband. However, Mrs. Cibber detested the situation because she fell in love with Mr. Sloper. She ran off with him, but Mr. Cibber brought her back by force and confined her. She was rescued by her brother and returned to Mr. Sloper. Though ruling in his favor, the jury was convinced that Mr. Cibber had instigated the affair and awarded him ?10.00 instead of the ?5,000.00 he sought. The other issue of this pamphlet is identical except for a title-page statement reading "Price Six Pence." OCLC locates 3 copies in North American law libraries (Harvard, Library of Congress, Worcester Law Library). English Short-Title Catalogue T51983.

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        A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown: Or, A System of the Principal...

      1739. Hawkins's Classic Treatise on Criminal Law Hawkins, William [1673-1746]. A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown: Or, A System of the Principal Matters Relating to that Subject, Digested Under Their Proper Heads. [London]: Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling, 1739. Two volumes bound as one. [xvi], 266, [48]; [viii], [78] pp. Folio (13-3/4" x 9"). Recent three-quarter calf over speckled paper boards, raised bands and contemporary lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Light toning to text, light soiling and some dampstaining to title page of Volume I, a one-inch square neatly removed from a leaf on Volume II. Early owner signatures to title pages, brief annotations and inkspots to a few leaves in each volume. Handsome. * Third edition, the last edition in the author's lifetime. Considered one of the four major law books of the eighteenth century by Holdsworth, Pleas is the first comprehensive English treatise on criminal law. A seminal work in criminal procedure and jurisdiction, it is "deservedly of high authority and still cited. It was the starting-point of modern laborious treatises on the criminal law which are valuable as digests of the subject, but which have no advance on Hawkins plan or style" (Winfield). Holdsworth, History of English Law XII:415. Winfield, Chief Sources of English Legal History 326. English Short-Title Catalogue T107637.

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        Observations in Surgery: Containing One Hundred and Fifteen Different Cases, With Particular Remarks on Each, For the Improvement of young Students.

      J. Hodges, UK 1739 - London, J. Hodges and the Looking-Glass on London Bridge, 1739. First edition and first impression. [vi, 10, vi, 371pp, 30pp (unnumbered), 6pp ads, two folding plates]. Recently rebound in quarter calf, with marbled boards. Endpapers renewed. Unobtrusive library stamps to title page and figures sheet, decent shape otherwise. Scarce book. Several copies on COPAC, only two auction records in the last fifty years, the last being at Sothebys in 1990. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Geometrical rules made easy for the use of mechanicks concern'd in buildings: containing new and infallible methods . Also, an essay, on the nature and properties of arches.

      printed for John Wilcox, London 1739 - First edition, 12mo, pp. xii, 88; 5 engraved folding plates of diagrams; contemporary parchment-backed marbled boards, manuscript titling on spine; very good and sound. With the South Library bookplate, Earls of Macclesfield, and 3 small Macclesfield pressure stamps in the preliminaries. In a new maroon cloth clamshell box. This is, apparently, the first of two issues, without the canceled title page. Both are very rare, ESTC locating only one copy of each, at the Bodleian and the British Library respectively. OCLC adds LC, Berkeley, and University of Leiden. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Libera Imperalis Wormatia Pressa Suspirantis Actorum Wormatiensum Novissorum Volumen. Dem Publico mitgetheilt. Gedruckt Anno 1739; Libera Imperalis Wormatiae Pressa Suspirantis Actorum Wormatiensum Novissorum Volumen Alterum Gedruckt Anno 1739; Actorum Wormatiensium Volumen Tertium Gedruckt Anno 1740; Partis Mediae Actorum Wormatiensum Voluminis Primi Adjectio ex Actis Recentioribus Gedruckt Anno 1740; Pressa Suspirans Actorum Wormatiensum Novissorum

      Stadt Worms, BürgermeisterVon Denzisau, 1739; 1739; 1740; 1740. 4 Teile in einem Band 10 nn Bl., 306 S.;13 nn Bl., (Falsch eingebunden S.493/494/Errata), 307- 492 S.; 5 nn.Bl., 154 S.; 68 S. Buchblock mit Resten des Broschureneinbandes, ca. 21,5 x 33 cm Erste und letzte ca. 10 Blatt mit Knickspuren, stellenweise gebräunt, Besitzvermerk auf Titel, ohne Einband. Von dem ehemaligen Broschüreneinband nur Reste erhalten. Insgesamt befriedigender Zustand. Versand D: 4,50 EUR Geographie & Ethnografie, Orts,-und Landeskunde, Rheinland-Pfalz, Worms

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        Eigenh. Albumblatt mit U. Lübeck, 11. II. 1739.

      1739. 1 S. Qu.-8vo. "Nemo est nostrum Liberaliter educatus, Cui non educatores. Cui non magistri sui atque Doctores cum grata recordatione in mente versentur" (nach Cicero, Pro Cn. Plancio, XXXIII, 81). - Die Verso-Seite mit einer ganzseitigen Widmung mit U. seines gleichnamigen Sohnes (dat. Lübeck, 26. V. 1781).

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        Eigenh. Albumblatt mit U. Lübeck, 9. II. 1739.

      1739. 1 S. Qu.-8vo. "Vincire scipsum maxima est victoria". - Mit kleiner Numerierung am rechten oberen Blattrand.

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        DESCRIPTIO POETICA VILLAE CALARISIANAE

      - in libros duos dividitur. PRIMOS CALARISIS SITU, FERTILITATE, amaenitate, Primâ què Palatii Domo descriptâ, Tabellas omnes ex ordine enumerat. SECUNDUS NOBILI CLARISIS SACELLO, REGUMQ, AUTHORE DOCTORE JOSEPHO DE MATTOS ROCHA, Medico Azeitani. ULYSSIPPONE OCCIDENTALI, Excudebat ANTONIUS ISIDORUS DA FONSECA, Ducis Cadavalensis Typographus. M. DCC. XXXIX. [1739]. In 4º (de 25x18 cm) com [xxviii], 118 pags. Encadernação inteira de pele de carneira natural do século XX, executada pelo mestre encadernador Carmelita do Carmo. Ilustrado com belas vinhetas e maiúsculas no início do textos do prólogo e do texto da autoria de Debrie, 1739, com alegorias e com heráldica dos Duques de Palmela. Exemplar por aparar com proveniência conhecida na Biblioteca dos Duques de Palmela. Obra com a apologia poética do Palácio do Calhariz e dos Sousas 'Descrevendo a deleitosa Casa de Campo Calhariz (Calarisinae) da Ilustrissima Familia dos Sousas' constrída na zona de Azeitão-Arrábida no final do século XVII e posteriormente reconstruída como um grande palácio ao estilo francês. O Dr. Matos Rocha foi o primeiro cronista contemporâneo que elaborou a descrição dos interiores deste palácio. Location/localizacao: 3-A5-B-38

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        Amusement philosophique sur le langage des bestes [Ensemble] Lettre a Madame La Comtesse D*** Pour Servir De Supplément À L'Amusement Philosophique Sur Le Langage Des Bestes

      - Chez Gissey, Bordelet, Ganeau, à Paris 1739, In-12 (9x16,5cm), (4) 157pp. (3) ; 46pp., relié. - Edizione originale. Il secondo libro, collegata con la prima e con solo un torto titolo (senza sbagliare), Aubert è il Chesnaye Hood. Legatura in pieno periodo di pecora marrone. Torna con i nervi decorati. Come una mostra in marocchino rosso. Mascella spaccata in testa e coda. Angoli urtato. Lavoro satirico beffardo cartesiana e la questione dell'anima e della ragione. Proposto di spostare gli animali hanno recuperato l'anima del malvagio; questa allusione, ironica nella trasmigrazione delle anime ha portato un esilio dal collegio gesuita di La Fleche. Il libro è stato un enorme successo in Europa, ed è principalmente un attacco contro la visione meccanicistica di Descartes. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Le second ouvrage, relié avec le premier et avec seulement un faux titre (sans manque), est de Aubert de la Chesnaye des Bois. Reliure en pleine basane brune d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Mors supérieur fendu en tête et queue. Coins émoussés.  Oeuvre satirique raillant les cartésiens et la question de l'âme et de la raison. Bougeant proposa que les animaux aient récupéré l'âme des méchants ; cette allusion, même ironique à la transmigration des âmes entraîna un exil de la part des jésuites au collège de La Flêche. L'ouvrage eut un franc succès en Europe, et est surtout une attaque contre la conception mécaniciste de Descartes.  

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        Observations-Puncten, welche von Ihro Excellence Grafen Ludwig von Khevenhiller, [...] Obristen über ein Regiment Dragoner, [...] bey deme ihme [...] anvertrauten Dragoner-Regiment vorgeschrieben: worinnen im 1. Theil [...] gezeiget wird, was ein jeder [...] vermög Kayserl. Kriegs-Articuln [...] zu verrichten habe; dann im 2. Theil von Subordination, Gerhorsam und Respect [...] von Begräbnüssen gehandelt wird. Vienna, 1739.

      1739. 4to. 3 pts. in 1 vol. (12), 296 pp. (6), 140 pp. (20), 142, (8) pp. With 2 engr. frontispieces, engr. t. p., 20 engr. plates, and 8 engravings in the text (1 with a moving part). Contemp. calf with double labels to gilt spine. All edges red. First complete edition, previously published only without illustrations and without the "Exercitium zu Pferd und zu Fuß" (issued here with separate half-title). These drill regulations are considered the first encompassing work of their kind in military history (cf. Z&K 18, 2684). "The standard regulations for official use during the age of Maria Theresia and Frederick the Great" (cf. Jähns). - Some uniform plates in attractive comtemporary colour. Binding insignificantly rubbed; slight worming to last third of volume, otherwise clean and well preserved. De Ridder 251. Hiler 494. Jähns 1589f. Cf. Lipperheide Qe 1.

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        Eigenh. Musikmanuskript. O. O. u. D.

      1739. 2 SS. Tinte auf Papier. Qu.-Folio. Zehn Takte auf einem Blatt (Fragment), bezeichnet "3", für sieben Singstimmen ("Quia non est inventus, quia agnosceret et faceret bene"), auf der Versoseite Streicherbegleitung (drei weitere Systeme). - Vom Wiener Hofkapellmeister J. J. Fux ausgebildet, komponierte Wagenseil von 1739 bis zu seinem Tode für den Hof; er unterrichtete auch die junge Marie Antoinette. Er komponierte Opern, Choräle, Symphonien, Konzerte, Klavier- und Kammermusik und wird zur Frühen Wiener Schule gezählt; in seinen über hundert Sinfonien zeigt er sich dem frühen Haydn verwandt. - Minimaler Randeinriss.

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        Della storia e della ragione d'ogni poesia...

      per Ferdinando Pisarri, 1739-52. Cinque parti in sette volumi di cm. 25, pp. oltre 5.000 complessive. Bella vignetta a ciascun frontespizio, una tavola ripiegata che contiene "caratteri o note musicali dagli antichi...", 6 incisioni su tavole fuori testo e 2 nel testo (piante di teatri). Legatura strettamente coeva in piena pergamena rigida, dorsi a piccoli nervi con titoli in oro su tasselli. Esemplare fresco e genuino, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Ex libris nobiliari a ciascun volume. Edizione originale, rara e pregiata.

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        Institution d'un Prince ou Traité des Qualitez des Vertus et des Devoirs d'un Souverain, Soit par rapport au Gouvernement Temporel de ses Etats, ou comme Chef d'une Société Chrétienne qui est nécessairement liée avec la Religion en quatre parties.

      A Londres, chez Jean Nourse, 1739, in-4 20x26 cm environ, (1) f., XX ff., 738 pp., (1) f., édition originale, reliure plein veau fauve marbré, dos à 5 nerfs, titres dorés sur pièce de titre maroquin rouge, fleurons encadrés de filets dorés, plats encadrés d'un triple filet doré avec petits fleurons aux angles, chasses et coupes dorées, tranches dorées, gardes marbrées, quelques frottements d'usage, filets légèrement effacés sur les coupes, rares épidermures,quelques rousseurs, tache sur le dernier plat, bon état de conservation pour cette édition originale.Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        Osservazioni di Ottavio Bocchi, Gentiluomo Adriese, Sopra Un Antico Teatro Scoperto in Adria. Agli Eruditissimi Signori Accademici Della Nobile Academia Etrusca Dell'Antichissima Citta' di Cortona.

      In Venezia, Apresso Simone Occhi, 1739. 1 volume in-4 (25*19 cm) relié en cartonnage souple. (1ff) blanc, Faux-titre, Titre avec vignette (Tab. I), (2ff) de Tavola de Disegni & Sommario, (XXVI) pages et (2ff) blancs. Bien complet des 13 planches (1 vignette en page de titre et 12 hors-texte) prévues en table. Collation strictement identique à l'exemplaire de la Research Library du Getty Research Institute. Cartonnage légèrement défraichi mais solide et encore très correct, très bel état intérieur sur beau papier. Fort rare description de l'ancien Théâtre d'Adria par Ottavio Bocchi. Good condition.

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        THE LIVES AND MEMORABLE ACTIONS OF MANY ILLUSTRIOUS PERSONS OF THE EASTERN NATIONS, Such as Khalifas, Soltans, Waziers, or Prime-Ministers, Generals, Philosophers, Poets, &c. who have distinguish'd themselves, either by War, Learning, Humanity

      London, J. Wilcox, 1739. Justice, &c. Extracted from the most authentick oriental chronologies and historians. Never before Englished. FIRST EDITION 1739, translated by George Sale, 12mo, approximately 175 x 105 mm, 6 7/8 x 4 inches, some woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials, pages: (8), 300, + 4 pages of publisher's adverts, collation: (A)4, B-P12, O8, bound in full contemporary speckled sheep, rebacked to style, raised bands and previous gilt lettered morocco label, chipped. Corners just very slightly worn, B1-E12 (page 96) appear to have been washed, F1 is lightly browned. A very good clean tight copy of a rare book. Our issue contains an Advertisement (to the reader) facing the title page which states that these translations were begun by George Sale, editor and translator of the Koran and "compleated by a Gentleman who resided in Turky near twenty years". A second issue of this book also published in 1739 by Wilcox does not contain this advertisement but instead a Dedication, signed J. Morgan, which states that though "The bookseller who purchased these loose papers [presumably Wilcox], fancies he has good grounds to believe they appertained to the late ingenious Mr. George Sale, .. yet not a syllable of this was his writing". Morgan claims responsibility for about a quarter of the work. See ESTC TT98736 and T147003. The 4 pages of publisher's adverts at rear are uncommon. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        THE LIVES AND MEMORABLE ACTIONS OF MANY ILLUSTRIOUS PERSONS OF THE EASTERN NATIONS, Such as Khalifas, Soltans, Waziers, or Prime-Ministers, Generals, Philosophers, Poets, &c. who have distinguish'd themselves, either by War, Learning, Humanity,

      London J. Wilcox 1739 - Justice, &c. Extracted from the most authentick oriental chronologies and historians. Never before Englished. FIRST EDITION 1739, translated by George Sale, 12mo, approximately 175 x 105 mm, 6 7/8 x 4 inches, some woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials, pages: (8), 300, + 4 pages of publisher's adverts, collation: (A)4, B-P12, O8, bound in full contemporary speckled sheep, rebacked to style, raised bands and previous gilt lettered morocco label, chipped. Corners just very slightly worn, B1-E12 (page 96) appear to have been washed, F1 is lightly browned. A very good clean tight copy of a rare book. Our issue contains an Advertisement (to the reader) facing the title page which states that these translations were begun by George Sale, editor and translator of the Koran and "compleated by a Gentleman who resided in Turky near twenty years". A second issue of this book also published in 1739 by Wilcox does not contain this advertisement but instead a Dedication, signed J. Morgan, which states that though "The bookseller who purchased these loose papers [presumably Wilcox], fancies he has good grounds to believe they appertained to the late ingenious Mr. George Sale, . yet not a syllable of this was his writing". Morgan claims responsibility for about a quarter of the work. See ESTC TT98736 and T147003. The 4 pages of publisher's adverts at rear are uncommon. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire des plantes de l'Europe et des plus usitées qui viennent d'Asie, d'Afrique, et d'Amerique...

      Chez De Ville, 1739. Due volumi di cm. 16, pp. (48) 442 (2); 443-866 (80). Centinaia di illustrazioni botaniche su legno. Legatura in piena pelle, dorso a nervi con ricchi fregi e titoli in oro su tasselli. Esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Celebre catalogazione botanica che fu pubblicata per oltre un secolo e che fu acreditata all'opera di diversi autori. Cfr. Pritzel 10768.

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        Il Mondo Antico, Moderno, e Novissimo, Ovvero Trattato dell' Antica, e Moderna Geografia. Con Tutte le Novita Occorie Circa la Mutazione de' Domini Stabiliti Nelle Paci di Utrecht, Bada, Passarowitz, Vienna ec.. In three volumes

      Venezia: Appresso Gio: Battista Recurti 1739. In 3 volumes complete. (xiv), 408; 411-816; 819-1366, (2) pp. Original full vellum with gilt decorated panels to spines and tan leather title labels with gilt lettering. Exposed sewing thongs to joint ends. Speckled edges. Usual marks to vellum. Armorial bookplates to front pastedowns. Title page in red & black to volume one. Title page vignettes and head and tail-pieces. Italian text. All bindings firm. A Very Good set. . Very Good. Full Vellum. 1739. 8vo..

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        THE LIVES AND MEMORABLE ACTIONS OF MANY ILLUSTRIOUS PERSONS OF THE EASTERN NATIONS, Such as Khalifas, Soltans, Waziers, or Prime-Ministers, Generals, Philosophers, Poets, &c. who have distinguish'd themselves, either by War, Learning, Humanity,

      London, J. Wilcox, 1739.. Justice, &c. Extracted from the most authentick oriental chronologies and historians. Never before Englished. FIRST EDITION 1739, translated by George Sale, 12mo, approximately 175 x 105 mm, 6 7/8 x 4 inches, some woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials, pages: (8), 300, + 4 pages of publisher's adverts, collation: (A)4, B-P12, O8, bound in full contemporary speckled sheep, rebacked to style, raised bands and previous gilt lettered morocco label, chipped. Corners just very slightly worn, B1-E12 (page 96) appear to have been washed, F1 is lightly browned. A very good clean tight copy of a rare book. Our issue contains an Advertisement (to the reader) facing the title page which states that these translations were begun by George Sale, editor and translator of the Koran and "compleated by a Gentleman who resided in Turky near twenty years". A second issue of this book also published in 1739 by Wilcox does not contain this advertisement but instead a Dedication, signed J. Morgan, which states that though "The bookseller who purchased these loose papers [presumably Wilcox], fancies he has good grounds to believe they appertained to the late ingenious Mr. George Sale, .. yet not a syllable of this was his writing". Morgan claims responsibility for about a quarter of the work. See ESTC TT98736 and T147003. The 4 pages of publisher's adverts at rear are uncommon. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Explication de divers monumens singuliers, qui ont rapport à la religion des plus anciens peuples. Avec l'examen de la dernière édition des ouvrages de S. JER

      Lambert, Durand Paris 1739 In-4 ( 260 X 200 mm ) de Frontispice-LXVI-[2]-487-[1] pages, pleine basane tabac, dos à nerfs ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés, tranches brique. ( Reliures de l'époque ). 12 planches dépliantes. Livre peu courant et recherché orné d'un frontispice par CROIZAT et de 12 planches dépliantes hors-texte gravées en taille-douce par BACQUOY, LE PARMENTIER, SCOTIN, etc. Fort estimé pour ses études des religions anciennes et notamment celle de Mithra et les mystères du culte solaire, les mystères de Cérès, les Éleusinies, Tesmophories, druides et druidisme, Bacchus, Égyptiens, dieux infernaux, sur l'astrologie judiciaire et les talismans. ( Caillet III-7184 - Dorbon 2966 - Guaita 1595 ). Coins et coiffes usés, petites fentes aux mors. Bon exemplaire solidement relié. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

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        Il Nuovo Teatro Delle Fabriche, Et Edificii, in Prospettiva Di Roma Moderna

      Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi, Rome 1739 - Oblong folio, 26 x 40.7 cm. Five engraved titles, five engraved dedication leaves and 162 engraved plates. FOWLER. Notes, "A complete set of this important work of Italian architecture, including all five parts; certainly nothing to be compared to the work in France of Du Cerceau nearly a hundred years earlier or that of Perelle, practically contemporaries of Falda. Falda was an uneven artist.nevertheless his work, aside from its historic value, is of special interest in showing the development in Italy of the realistic approach to architectural representation." He also states plates were reissued time and time again with little or no change except for the addition of plate numbers. This copy contains some plates with watermarked paper. The plates in the present copy are divided thus (excluding titles and dedications): part I, 33 plates; part II, 14 plates; part III, 36 plates; part IV, 50 plates; part V, 29 plates. BERLIN KAT. 2666 (later issue with numbered plates, and including the two continuation parts IV and V published after Falda's death); BRUNET II: 1172 (including the continuation part IV). Provenance: Rev. Dom. Jaco. Horne (inscription dated 1802 on title, manuscript translations of the plate titles in lower margins throughout, all but the first 9 in pencil. Some marginal toning, plates generally clean, contemporary marbled endpapers, plates in the first two parts mounted to make a uniform size (plate 34 in the fourth part trimmed at edge). 18th century full calf rebacked and recornered, red leather spine labels printed in gilt. Very good

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        Anatomie, oder, Zerlegung des menschlichen Leibes: worin alles, was so wol die alten als neuen Anatomici entdecket und erfunden haben, leicht und deutlich beschrieben, und in Kupffer fürgebildet wird : aus dem lateinischen vermehrten Exemplar aufs neue übersetzet. Mit 898 Seiten und 10 Blatt Register sowie XXXX Tafeln.

      verlegts Christoph Gottfried Eckart,, Ko nigsberg ; und Leipzig 1739 - 18 x 10 X6 cm. cm. 898 S. Register. ISBN: Keine. Original Pergamenteinband // Blutpergament. No jacket. Guter Zustand / Good condition. Schönes Exemplar, fester Buchblock. Im Register 2 kleine Seiteneinrisse. Auf Vorsatz handschriftlicher Besitzervermerk aus der Zeit / Name. x. Auflage. Sprache: de, * Versandfertig innerhalb von 20 Stunden! EL7. (EB). Jpg.

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        De antiquitate, elegantia, utilitate, linguae Arabicae, oratio habita Oxonii, in schola linguarum, vii kalend. Augusti, MDCCXXVIII. Oxford, Sheldon for Richard Clements, 1739.

      1739. 4to. (2), 56, (2) pp. With engr. printer's device on t. p. Marbled wrappers. University oration on the Arabic language, its age, beauty, and usefulness, held by the noted Arabic scholar Thomas Hunt (1696-1774). Hunt studied at Christ Church, Oxford, and was chaplain to Thomas Parker, 1st Earl of Macclesfield. In 1738, he became the fourth Laudian Professor of Arabic, additionally becoming Lord Almoner's Professor of Arabic in 1740 (the year in which he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society) and Regius Professor of Hebrew in 1747. - Many type specimens in Arabic, as well as some in Greek, Hebrew, and Syriac. Traces of old binding stitches; slight tear in final errata leaf restored with Japanese paper. Schnurrer 12. OCLC 27855095.

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