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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. - 4to. (2), 56, (2) pp. With engr. printer's device on t. p. Disbound. 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. Trimmed rather closely. Some foxing near beginning and end; t. p. shows punched library ownership ("Philadelphia Divinity School") and shelfmarks. Schnurrer 12. OCLC 27855095.

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        Salve Regina d 4 Canto Alto Tenore Basso Per La SS:ma Casa di Loreto... Copiata per uso di S.E. R[everendissi]ma Monsig[nore] Caetani. Autograph musical mansucirpt score

      1739. Small oblong folio. Green marbled wrappers with black morocco label to upper titled in gilt "David Perez Salvé Regina." [1] (title), 17 (music) pp. Notated in black ink on 10-stave music paper. For four-part mixed chorus (voices labeled Canto, Alto, Tenore, Basso) and figured bass (labeled "Sostenute"), with solo passages indicated in the respective staff. A fair copy. Ex-libris Henry Prunières, with his distinctive bookplate to verso of upper wrapper. Manuscript note in ink to upper left corner of verso of upper wrapper: "partiture certainement autographe de l'avis de M. Malherbe." Wrappers torn, creased, and frayed, with slight loss; "Fine" at the end of the composition partiallky obscured by lower wrapper. . An unrecorded manuscript of this unpublished work. Dottori III.21. According to RISM, there are manuscript copies in the Arquivo da Fabrica de Sé Patriarcal, Lisbon (RISM 110000562); the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich (RISM 450054251); the Santini-Bibliothek, Münster (RISM 451023045); and the Moscow Conservatory (RISM 310001339). Dottori III.21 (citing the Lisbon copy as autograph, with additional manuscript copies in Berlin, Dresden, Regensburg, and Vienna). French musicologist Henry Prunières (1886-1942) was a noted specialist in 17th-century French music; Charles Malherbe (1853-1911) is best known as an editor of both Rameau's and Berlioz's works. "In 1738 [Perez] was appointed vicemaestro di cappella of Palermo's Cappella Palatina, the church dedicated to S Pietro in the royal palace, and became maestro the following year... After March 1748 he was granted leave of absence and never returned to Palermo, although he continued to receive half his Palermo salary until his death. He proceeded to stage his operas in rapid succession in Naples, Rome, Florence, Venice, Milan, Turin and Vienna... In 1752 the King of Portugal invited Perez to become mestre de capela and music master to the royal princesses, a position he occupied until his death... 18th-century critics often ranked Perez with Hasse and Jommelli; Burney found ‘an original spirit and elegance in all his productionÂ’. 19th- and 20th-century commentary, based for the most part on a few earlier operas, has generally downgraded this judgment. A more complete examination of his works affirms the stature his contemporaries assigned to him. While he was essentially a transitional figure in 18th-century opera, he was nevertheless one of the great composers of opera seria, and as a church composer, he wrote some of the finest Roman Catholic music of the 18th century." Mauricio Dottori and Paul J. Jackson in Grove Music Online.

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        Regnum Bosniae, una cum finitimis Croatiae, Dalmatiae, Slavoniae, Hung. et Serviae partibus, adjuncta praecipuorum in his regionibus munimentorum ichnographia. - Regnum Serviae, una cum finitimis Valachiae & Bulgariae partibus, addita praecipuorum in his regionibus munimentorum & castellorum Ichnographia

      Nürnberg, Homann Erben, um 1739.. altkolorierte Kupferstichkarte von 2 Platten von Johann Friedrich Oettinger, Bildausschnitt je 50,5 x 55 cm, Blattgr. je 53,5 x 62,5 cm.. Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, p 125 (Nr. 80 und 81); Stopp/L. S. 218; dekorative Karte von Bosnien und Serbien, wohl erstmals um 1739 anläßlich Russisch-Österreichischer Türkenkrieges (1736-1739) herausgegeben; mit Plänen und Befestigungsgrundrissen und Ansichten von Uzice, Slavonski Brod, Zvornik, Raca, Sabac, Beogad, Orsova, Vidin, Nikopol, Nis, Cacak, Sarajevo, Kragujevac und Valjevo; Erläuterungen zum Kriegsgeschehen (A-Z) in rechter oberer Ecke; der Krieg endete für Österreich verlustreich mit dem Frieden von Belgrad; es fehlt wie meist die nur einem kleinen Teil der Auflage beigegebenen zweite Fußleiste mit 10 unkol. Plänen (von 2 Platten) sowie der Kartenüberlappung links mit der nördlichen Dalmatinischen Küste; mit der üblichen Mittelfalz, von guter Erhaltung.

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        Il Corpo-Umano o breve storia dove con nuovo metodo si descrivono in compendio tutti gli organi suoi e i loro principali ufizj per istruire a bene intendere secondo il nuovo sistema la teorica e la pratica medicinale. UNITO A Georgii Baglivi - De fibramot

      Andrea Poletti, Venezia 1739 - Qualche macchiolina all\'interno ma nel complesso ottimo stato generale di conservazione. Rinforzo cartaceo al gioco d\'apertura Belle testatine finalini incisi e grandi capilettera a carattere floreale. Antiporta a piena pagina incisa da Frezza. Pregevole marca tipografica raffigurante cadavere con viso coperto disteso su tavolo accerchiato da dottori su frontespizio bicromatico r (10) + 52 con 4 figg.n.t. + 296 con 20 tavv.f.t. raffiguranti 134 parti anatomiche p. 2 opere in 1 tomo in-8

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        The necessity of revelation: or an enquiry into the extent of human powers with respect to matters of religion; especially those two fundamental articles, the Being of God, and the Immortality of the Soul

      London, printed by William Bowyer, at the expence of the Society for the Encouragement of Learning; and sold by A. Millar, J. Nourse, and J. Gray. 1739. 8vo., (12) + 417 (i.e. 427) + (1)pp., with errata slip pasted onto foot of p.417 (obscuring the word 'Finis'), engraved emblematic vignette on title page and on verso of final leaf, lower outer corners torn from two leaves, in one case with loss of three letters of catchword, contemporary calf with gilt lines and raised bands, with very little wear to extremities. A very good crisp copy. First edition. Jessop p.113. Chuo (Hume>) 63. Archibald Campbell, Scottish theologian, Church of Scotland minister and philosopher, published his most important work, An Enquiry into the original of moral virtue,> in 1728. Some three years later, he became professor of divinity and church history at St. Andrews. Nonetheless, his thesis that moral virtue is to be located in demonstrable human experience was unacceptable in the contemporary climate of the Church of Scotland. 'To broaden their intellectual outlook, he required his students to read widely in classical philosophy. By this time Campbell's opinions had begun to alarm the committee for purity of doctrine of the Church of Scotland. He was accused of having taught in the Enquiry> that man was unable, by his own nature, to find out God; that the law of nature was sufficient to guide rational minds to happiness; and that self-love was the principle and motive of all virtuous and religious actions. Moreover he was criticized for having written in his Discourse> that the apostles had regarded Christ as an impostor between his death and Pentecost. Campbell published these criticisms with a rebuttal in 1735, and the committee in its Report >of 1736 more or less accepted his explanations apart from the last charge, and demanded that he abstain from speaking incautiously on this subject. Campbell was angry; he believed that the committee had twisted his words. In his next publication, The Necessity of Revelation> (1739), he forestalled further criticism by asserting that ?'in order to introduce natural religion among mankind, supernatural revelation is indispensably necessary?' (Campbell, The Necessity of Revelation,> 4).' [Margaret Batty in ODNB].

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        [12] Sonates a Violon Seul avec la Basse Continue... Œuvre second. Prix en blanc douze Livres. Gravé par Le S.r Hue... Avec Privilege du Roy. [Score]

      Paris: L'Auteur... Mme. La Veuve Boivin... Mr. Le Clerc. [1739]. Folio. Mid-tan half half with marbled boards, tilting gilt to spine. 1f. (title), 33, [34] (blank], 35-43, [44] (blank), 45-47, [48] (blank), 49- 51, [52] (blank), 53-65, [66] (blank), 67-69, [70] (blank) 71-73, [74] (blank), 75-77, [78] (blank), 79-81, [82] (blank) pp. Engraved. Notated on two staves: violin and figured bass. From the collection of André Meyer, Paris. Binding very slightly rubbed. Occasional small stains, foxing and offsetting. A very good copy overall. . First Edition. Rare. RISM D1108 (6 copies, not distinguishing among issues: one at the Library of Congress and 5 at the Bibliothèque nationale, Paris, one of which, otherwise identical with the present copy, has the Privilege du Roy, dated December 11, 1739, printed to the final page). Lesure p. 156. "Dauvergne?'s earliest works are purely instrumental and, though clearly French, show some of the Italian traits which were being accepted in Paris during the 1730s and 40s. The influence of the Italians, particularly Locatelli, on Dauvergne?'s melodic style has been well documented... Ten of the 12 Sonates à violon seul op. 2 are four-movement works beginning with a slow movement. The motifs and thematic material in these sonatas fall into two types: brilliant, triadic, angular melodies, or fluid, ornamented, cantabile melodies. The sonatas require advanced technique, including agility in the higher positions and the ability to play double stops in these positions, thus indicating that Dauvergne?'s own technique must have been prodigious." Michael A. Keller and Elisabeth Cook in Grove Music Online.

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        MEMORIALE A CAPI. RISPOSTE E PATENTI DI S. M CON REGOLE E PRIVILEGI E STATUTI CONCESSE A FAVORE DELL'UNIVERSITA' DE' MASTRI MERCANTI FABBRICATORI DI STOFFE D'ORO, ARGENTO E SETA DELLA CITTA' DI TORINO. In data delli 10 e 18 giugno 1739

      Per Gio. Battista Valetta 1739 In 8, pp. 48. Stemma xil al f. Br. Importante memoriale dell'Universit? dei fabbricanti di sete e stoffe dorate e argentate portante i vari priviegi e statuti relativi all'arte a partire dal 1686. Viene prima esteso il regolamento in data 10 giugno 1739. Vengono poi date le regole che si prescrivono alli mastri operarj di stoffe di seta e le regole per la fabbricazione delle stoffe di seta di cui vengono dati molti particolari tecnici e norme dettagliate. Nel finale esppressamente indicato il divieto per gli operaj di uscire dagli Stati di S. M. senza una particolare permissione. Da ultimo vegono fatti seguire i privilegi regolamenti e statuti emanati in data 20 giugno 1677. Importante documento, testimonianza di una delle realt? economiche piemontesi maggiormente rappresentative tra settecento e ottocento sulle quali grande fu il controllo del consolato e le norme protezionistiche. Nelle regole prescritte ai mastri operari, veniva fatto obbligo di compiere 6 anni da garzone e tre da lavorante. Inoltre le botteghe dei mastri venivano visitate due volte l'anno dai sindaci dell'universit?. ITA

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        Histoire de Tamerlan empereur des Mogols et conquerant de l'Asie

      à Paris: Chez Hyppolyte-Louis Guerin, 1739. Fine. Chez Hyppolyte-Louis Guerin, à Paris 1739, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in-12 (10x17cm), (9) vj-xxxviij, 298pp. et 392pp. (4), reliés. - Second edition reprint of the first edition published in 1737. was conducted by the Brumoy father. Bound in full marbled sheepskin of time. Back with nerves decorated with four jewels. As an exhibit in red morocco, and volume number in beige leather. Lack head of Volume II, and the upper jaw in mind. A slit along the THIRD SECTION and fourth boxes of Volume I. Good copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Seconde édition, après la première parue en 1737 (privilège du 4 août 1738). L'édition a été réalisée et publiée par le père Brumoy. Reliures en pleine basane marbrée d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de 4 fleurons. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, et de tomaison en maroquin beige. Un manque en tête du tome II, et au mors supérieur en tête. Une fente le long des trosième et quatrième caissons du tome I. Assez bon exemplaire. Deux historiens arabes ont écrit la biographie de Tamerlan, Amehd Ben Arabschah (traduit en français par Vattier au XVIIe) et Sharaf al-Din 'Ali (traduit par Petis de la Croix 10 ans plus tôt), les deux étant très opposés et se contredisant, l'un tendant vers l'hagiographie, l'autre vers la critique et la légende, Margat de Tilly a choisi de trouver un juste milieu en établissant à travers une lecture critique des deux auteurs arabes, une nouvelle histoire de Tamerlan qu'il pense plus conforme à la vérité. Cette lecture critique s'est étendue à tous les historiens qui se sont penchés sur la destinée du conquérant. Enfin l'auteur a nourri son histoire de considérations climatiques, géographiques et historiques.

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        Triumph der Weltweisheit nach Art des französischen Sieges der Beredsamkeit der Frau von Gomez. Nebst einem Anhange dreyer Reden.

      Leipzig. Breitkopf, 1739.. Mit Titelvign., Vign. u. Leisten im Text. Pp. im Stil d. Zt. Tit., 7 Bll., 239 S.. Erstausgabe. - Goed. III, 361, 3, 2. - In ihrem Vorwort geht die Autorin darauf ein, dass in Frau von Gomez' "Triomph de l'Eloquence", von ihr 1735 übersetzt, die Beredsamkeit den Sieg über die Weltweisheit und die Geschichtskunde davon trägt. Mit dem vorliegende Werk will sie das zurecht rücken und ihrer Überzeugung, dass der Philosophie der Sieg gebührt, Ausdruck geben. Die drei Reden am Schluss stehen unter den Titeln "Daß ein rechtschaffener Freund ein Philosoph seyn müsse", "Das Lob der Spielsucht" und "Auf den Namenstag eines guten Freundes, nach Art gewisser großen Geister zusammengeschrieben".

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        The Island of Barbados. Divided into its Parishes, with the Roads, Paths, & c. According to an Actual and Accurate Survey. By H. Moll Geographer. - Printed and Sold by Geo. Grierson at the Two Bibles in Essex Street Dublin.':.

      - Kupferstich v. Herman Moll aus Modern History: Or, The Present State Of All Nations. . b. George Grierson in Dublin, 1739, 28,5 x 35 Campbell, The Printed Maps of Barbados (in Map Collectors' Circle - Third Volume), Nr. 24. - Zeigt die Karibikinsel Barbados. - Oben links Titelkartusche; darunter beschreibender Text; darunter große Kompaßrose; oben rechts Meilenzeiger; unten rechts Verlegeradresse. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Libellus de methodo concinnandi formulas medicamentorum

      apud Conradum Wishoff, Lugduni Batavorum 1739 - Legatura inizi 900 in piena tela con titolo impresso in oro al ds. Tagli colorati. Ottimo esemplare. Prima rara edizione. Provenienza: Birmingham Medical Institute (scritta oro al piede del ds. e timbretto molto stinto al frontis.). 8vo (cm. 16,6), 6 cc.nn., 388 pp. Frontis. in rosso e nero. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Amusement philosophique sur le langage des bestes [Ensemble] Lettre a Madam EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez Gissey, Bordelet, Ganeau, 1739. Fine. Chez Gissey, Bordelet, Ganeau, à Paris 1739, In-12 (9x16,5cm), (4) 157pp. (3) ; 46pp., relié. - first edition. The second book, connected with the first and with only a title wrong (without missing), Aubert is the Chesnaye Hood. Binding in full brown sheepskin contemporary. Back with nerves decorated. As an exhibit in red morocco. Upper jaw split in head and tail. Corners bumped. Satirical work mocking Cartesian and the question of the soul and reason. Proposed moving the animals have recovered the soul of the wicked; this allusion, ironic in the transmigration of souls led an exile from the Jesuit college of La Fleche. The book was a huge success in Europe, and is mainly an attack against the mechanistic view of Descartes. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [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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        Vernünfftige Gedancken uber allerhand historische, critische und moralische Materien, nebst verschiedenen dahin gehörigen Anmerkungen. 1-6.

      - Frankfurt am Main, Andreäischen Buchhanlung, 1739-45. 8vo. (6),+ 172,+ (12); (6),+ 144, 139-143, 150-192,+ (15); (8),+ 176; (8),+ 224,+ (14); (8),+ 232,+ (16); (8),+ 288,+ (23) pp. A few small spots. Somewhat worn contemporary half calf, spines with raised bands and rubbed black labels. Three volumes. From the library of Olof Sundell, with his signature, and from the library of Ericsberg, with the book plate of Carl Jedvard Bonde. All published. Contains a. o. essays: ?Besondere Nachrichten von den beyden Brüdern, Esaia und Samuel Pufendorf (vol 1), ?Genealogisch-historische Nachrichten von den berühmten Schwedischen Familie der Grafen von Steenbock? (vol 2), ?Von dem Just Joseph Scaliger?, ?Nachricht von dem königl. Schwedischen Cantzlerey-Rath, Olao Hermelin, nebst einem Specimine von seiner Lateinischen Poësie .? (vol 4), ?Aergerliche Verse und Ausdrückungen einiger Poeten und Schriftsteller auf König Carln den XII. in Schweden? (vol 6).

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        Philosophia acedemica R. P. Claudii Frassen Ord. Min. Regul. . In quatuor tomos distributa.

      Pezzana., Venetiis. 1739 - 4 tomi su 2 voll., in 8°, p. perg., cc.nn. 4 + pp. 414 + cc.nn. 5 + pp. 313 +cc.nn. 4 + pp. 227 + cc.nn. 5 + pp. 198 + cc.nn. 25. Testatine, capilettera e finaline. L'opera è arricchita da diverse inc. schematiche di cui 2 ripiegate (1 presenta uno strappo sulla piegatura). Lievi mende alle copp. Errore di stampa della numerazione alla pag. 172 del 2° tomo.

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        [12] Sonates a Violon Seul avec la Basse Continue... ÂŒuvre second. Prix en blanc douze Livres. Gravé par Le S.r Hue... Avec Privilege du Roy. [Score]

      Paris: L'Auteur... Mme. La Veuve Boivin... Mr. Le Clerc. [1739]. Folio. Mid-tan half half with marbled boards, tilting gilt to spine. 1f. (title), 33, [34] (blank], 35-43, [44] (blank), 45-47, [48] (blank), 49- 51, [52] (blank), 53-65, [66] (blank), 67-69, [70] (blank) 71-73, [74] (blank), 75-77, [78] (blank), 79-81, [82] (blank) pp. Engraved. Notated on two staves: violin and figured bass. From the collection of André Meyer, Paris. Binding very slightly rubbed. Occasional small stains, foxing and offsetting. A very good copy overall. . First Edition. Rare. RISM D1108 (6 copies, not distinguishing among issues: one at the Library of Congress and 5 at the Bibliothèque nationale, Paris, one of which, otherwise identical with the present copy, has the Privilege du Roy, dated December 11, 1739, printed to the final page). Lesure p. 156. "DauvergneÂ’s earliest works are purely instrumental and, though clearly French, show some of the Italian traits which were being accepted in Paris during the 1730s and 40s. The influence of the Italians, particularly Locatelli, on DauvergneÂ’s melodic style has been well documented... Ten of the 12 Sonates à violon seul op. 2 are four-movement works beginning with a slow movement. The motifs and thematic material in these sonatas fall into two types: brilliant, triadic, angular melodies, or fluid, ornamented, cantabile melodies. The sonatas require advanced technique, including agility in the higher positions and the ability to play double stops in these positions, thus indicating that DauvergneÂ’s own technique must have been prodigious." Michael A. Keller and Elisabeth Cook in Grove Music Online.

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        Los cinco libros de la Diana enamorada.

      Londres, Thomas Woodward, 1739 - -10 x 16,5 cm.- , VIII + 4 + 328 págs. Enc. en plena piel, pasta española de época. (MUY BUEN EJEMPLAR.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        GA aus halber Vogelschau von Süden, "Prospect Hoch-Fürstlich Baaden-Durlachischer Residenz-Schloss und Stadt Carls-Ruh. - Vue et Perspective ..".

      . Kupferstich v. Joh. Matthias Steidlin n. Christian Thran, dat. 1739, 55,5 x 51,5 (H). Nicht bei Schefold. Extrem seltenes, zugleich sehr dekoratives Blatt. Oben mittig der Titel auf flatterndem Band in deutscher und franz. Sprache und einem Portrait v. Karl-Wilhelm, Markgraf von Baden-Durlach. Am linken Rand eine Windrose. Unter der Ansicht Erklärungen in Deutsch und Französisch zu den Gebäuden.

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        Politische Schnupf-Tobacs-Dose Vor Die wächserne Nase der Justitz In sich fassend Juristische Streit-Fragen In Handel und Wandel Von denen Kauf- und Mieth- oder Pacht- auch andern Contracten, Mit Satyrischer Feder entworfen, und Aus dem Italiänischen ins Teutsche übersetzt. - (Mit dem zweiten Titelblatt nach p. 48): Satyrischer Vortrag einiger Juristischer Streit-Fragen in Handel und Wandel ... Von I.F.H. I.V.D. Jena, Verlegts Christian Friedrich Gollner, 1739".

      Frankfurt und Leipzig (d. i. Jena, Christian Friedrich Gollner) 1739.. Mit gest. Frontispiz. 14 Bl., 439 S. - Angebunden: II.: Engau, Johann Rudolph: Kurtze Juristische Betrachtung Von der Verjährung In Peinlichen Fällen, Darinnen gezeiget wird, Was in diesen gemeinen Rechten, Sächsischen und einigen andern Landes-Ordnungen Wegen Verjährung der Laster verordnet, und in Praxi angenommen worden. Jena, Cröker 1737. 100 S., 6 Bll. - III. Brunquell, Johann Salomo: Eröffnete Gedancken von dem teutschen Stadt- und Land-Recht, und desselben nothwendigen Excolirung. Jena, Cröker 1720. 48 S. HPrgt. d. Zt.. Erste Ausgabe, unter dem Pseudonym Albani de Spinetto Apothecario Di Venetia veröffentlicht. - Jantz 1338; Seebass NF 492. - Satire auf die umständliche und oft aberwitzige Arbeitsweise der zeitgenössischen Justiz mit konstruierten fiktiven Fallen. "Ob dem Käuffer des Fischzugs auch der heraus gezogene Pocal zugehöre?" etc. - Angeblich aus dem Italienischen übersetzt, aber dies ist ebenso erfunden wie der Druckort. - Das von G. C. Schmidt gestochene satirische Frontispiz zeigt die blinde Justitia auf einer Bühne, flankiert von Harlekin und einem Anwalt. - Titelblatt mit Besitzeintrag des Frankenhausener Rechtsgelehrten Johann Friedrich Müldener (1715-1766; vgl. ADB XXII, 487). - Etwas berieben, oberes Rückenende mit Kratzspuren. Wenig braunfleckig, die angebundenen Werke leicht feuchtfleckig.

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        The history of London from its foundation by the Romans, to the present time : Containing a faithful relation of the publick transactions of the citizens; accounts of the several parishes; paralels between London and other great cities ... its governments, civil, ecclesiastical and military; commerce, state of learning, charitable foundations, &c. With several accounts of Westminster, Middlesex, Southwark, and other parts within the Bill of Mortality. In nine books

      London : printed by Samuel Richardson, 1739. 1st Edition. Prelim and terminal leaves with minor, marginal worming. Finely bound in late nineteenth-centiry gilt-blocked- fine-ribbed cloth. Very good with raised bands etc. and only minimal dust-dulling and shadow toning. Remains an uncommonly good example; tight, bright, clean and strong. Physical description; viii, [8], 800, [16] p., [25] leaves of plates (4 folded) : ill., coats of arms, maps (1 folded - frontis) ; fol. Notes; Signatures: [A]? a-c? B-Z? Aa-Zz? Aaa-Zzz? Aaaa-Zzzz4 5A-9X? (9X2 blank). Title within double-lined border. Main body of text printed in double columns; printed marginalia.Includes a final index and a list of subscribers. 41 cm. (fol.). Subjects; London (England) - History. Westminster (London, England). Middlesex - England - History. Southwark (London, England).

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        Ne pas croire ce qu'on voit histoire espagnole Par feu M Boursault [Ense

      à Paris: Chez Le Breton, 1739. Fine. Chez Le Breton, à Paris 1739, In-12 (9x16,2cm), viij 9-314p. ; (13) 14-288p., relié. - First Edition Copy the arms of the Princes of Bourbon Condé, Azure three fleurs-de-lis, the bastion of mouths. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition, rare, comme l'originale parue en 1670 de ces deux romans. Exemplaire aux armes des princes de Bourbon Condé, d'azur à trois fleurs de lys d'or, au bastion de gueules, ayant vraisemblablement appartenu à Louise-anne de Bourbon Condé, dite Mademoiselle de Charolais, fille de la fille légitime de Louis XIV, Mademoiselle de Nantes. Reliure en pleine basane blonde marbrée et glacée. Dos lisse orné de 4 fers avec petits fers angulaires et roulettes. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Armes frappées sur les plats, triple filet d'encadrement. Une auréole jaune sur quelques feuillets en fin d'ouvrage. Mors finement restaurés. Bel exemplaire. Boursault est davantage connu et resté comme un dramaturge, bien que la postérité n'est souvent retenu que son rôle de censeur de L'école des femmes de Molière et de sa participation malheureuse dans les querelles théâtrale du XVIIe. L'auteur a pourtant oeuvré dans de nombreux domaines littéraires, notamment la nouvelle et le roman, dans une plume libre et légère. Ne pas croire ce qu'on voit est un ouvrage largement inspiré de Calderon et traduit très librement, La marquis de Chavigny étant un récit fait de péripéties amoureuses, de récits enchassés et de lettres ; on retient qu'un des épisodes annonce Les crimes de l'amour de Sade. On retiendra que l'action des oeuvres est contemporaine de l'auteur, ce qui est somme toute assez rare. Boursault, pour l'anecdote, a également écrit une nouvelle historique s'intitulant Le prince de Condé, ce n'est donc pas un hasard que de trouver des oeuvres de Boursault aux armes des princes de Condé.

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        Politische Schnupf-Tobacs-Dose Vor Die wächserne Nase der Justitz In sich fassend Juristische Streit-Fragen In Handel und Wandel Von denen Kauf- und Mieth- oder Pacht- auch andern Contracten, Mit Satyrischer Feder entworfen, und Aus dem Italiänischen ins Teutsche übersetzt.

      - Frankfurt u. Leipzig (d.i. Jena, Christian Friedrich Gollner), 1739. Titelkupfer, 14 Bl., 439 S. Marmorierter Pappband d. 19. Jh. mit neuem Rückenschild. Erste Ausgabe. - Mit einem zweiten Titelblatt (Seite 49): Satyrischer Vortrag einiger Juristischer Streit-Fragen in Handel und Wandel . Von I.F.H. I.V.D. Jena, Verlegts Christian Friedrich Gollner, 1739".- Satire auf die Juristerei und ihre Spitzfindigkeiten, dargelegt an Hand von 279 Fragen aus der juristischen Praxis besonders im Bereich Handel und Wirtschaft. Vorweg ein marktschreierischer "Theoretischer und Historischer Vortrab des politischen Schnup-Tobacks. Hola! Hé! Hola! Hé! Herbey! Herbey!", dann folgt mit einem eigenen Titel der Hauptteil: Als Disputanten treten das "rechte Nasenloch" und das "lincke Nasenloch" auf. Des Spinetto "Schnupf-Tobac", so der Autor, helfe "vor Schwindel, vor die Schlafsucht, vor Saussen und Braussen in Ohren, vor blöde Augen ., stärcke das Gehirn, vermehre das Gedächtniß, erleuchte den Verstand" etc. und sei besonders anzuwenden "vor alle studirende und Gelehrte, als vor alle Künstler und Handwercker" etc. Dahinter steht die Einsicht, daß es nicht genug sei, "gute Gesetze (zu) erfinden und (zu) ordnen, sondern sie müssen auch recht verstanden und erkläret, auch bey Gelegenheit in Praxi, nach Beschaffenheit der Fälle und deren Umstände, geschickt und klüglich zur Application gebracht werden". - Johann Friedrich Hertel war sachsen-weimarischer Hofadvokat, auch Advokat am Hofgericht und Professor Juris auf der Akademie in Jena. - Berieben, Ecken bestoßen. Gebräunt, Titel und letztes Blatt mit altem Namenseintrag. Obere Ecke des Titelkupfers mit wenig Bildverlust abgerissen und ergänzt. - Jantz 1338; Seebass II,492. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Constituciones synodales establecidas por el illustrissimo señor doctor don Augustin Rodriguez Delgado del Consejo de Su Magestad, obispo de la ciudad de Nuestra Señora de La Paz, para el govierno eclesiastico, y regimen sacro-politico de su obispado concluydas en el dia XXIII de enero del año MDCCXXXVIII

      Lima: Con licencia del Real Govierno Folio. [7] ff., 1?-138, 264?-338, 139?-614 [i.e., 146], 58 pp.. 1739 Bishop Agustin Rodríguez Delgado of La Paz called the Third Synod in 1738 and here publishes the measures ("constitutiones") that were adopted and then became part of the canon law in force. Topics addressed include obligation to teach church doctrine, the sacraments, celebration of mass, burials, true and false religion, residences and benefices, conduct of a virtuous life, wills and testaments, and a variety of other do's and don'ts. Searches of NUC, WorldCat, COPAC, and CCPBE locate only five copies in U.S. institutions, none in Britain or Ireland, three in Spain, and an incomplete copy in Chile. Evidence of readership: An early reader has written "ojo" ("pay attention") in sepia ink in several margins and a 19th- or 20th-century reader has in pencil commented on changes in practice or expressed surprise at the content of certain passages. Curiously, none of the bibliographies call for a frontispiece engraving and none of the U.S. or Chilean copies have one, but all three copies in Spain have an engraving of Our Lady of the Peace; none is present here. Contemporary limp vellum with remnants of ties; may lack a frontispiece. A clean, crisp, and broad-margined copy.

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        Histoire du peuple de Dieu, depuis son origine jusqu'à la naissance du Messie, tirée des seuls livres saints ou Le texte sacré des Livres de l’Ancien Testament réduit en un Corps d’Histoire.

      chez Bordelet ruë Saint-Jacques vis-à-vis le Collé, À Paris 1739 - Frontespizio: Par le P. Isaac-Joseph Berruyer de la Compagnie de Jesus. Nouvelle édition, corrigée et augmentée. Premier age [-septième age]. Tome I. [-X]. Dieci voll. in-12°, pp. CVIII-XII-450-XXXII con 1 tav. b/n in antip. e 2 tavv. b/n rip. f.t. + pp. XII-516 (36), con 1 carta b/n dei viaggi degli Ebrei rip. f.t. + pp. XV-502-XXX con 1 carta lit. b/n della Terra Promessa rip. f.t. + pp. XII-357 (26) + pp. (8) 344 (20) + pp. (4) XXIII-536 + (8) 437 (22) + XII-336-XV + pp. XII- 386 (22) + XXIV-560-XXXVI (4) con 1 carta geogr. b/n rip. f.t. Segnatura: (a-e12 A8-B4 C8-D4 E8-F4 G8-H4 I8-K4 L8-M4 N8-O4 P8-Q4 R8-S4 T8-V4 X8-Y4 Z8-2A4 2B6-2C4 2D8-2E4 2F8 [F3 numerata due volte]-2G4 2H8-2I4 2K8-2L4 2M8-2N4 2O8-2P4 2Q12) + (*12 A8 [A4 numerata come A3]-B4 C8-D4 E8-F4 G8-H4 I8-K4 L8-M4 N8-O4 P8-Q4 R8-S4 T8-V4 X8-Y4 Z8-2A4 2B6-2C4 2D8-2E4 2F8-2G4 2H8-2I4 2K8-2L4 2M8-2N4 2O8-2P4 2Q8-2R4 2S8-2T4 2V8-2X4 2Y8-2Z4) + (*8 A8 -B4 C8-D4 E8-F4 G8-H4 I8-K4 L8-M4 N8-O4 P8-Q4 R8-S4 T8-V4 X8-Y4 Z8-2A4 2B6-2C4 2D8-2E4 2F8-2G4 2H8-2I4 2K8-2L4 2M8-2N4 2O8-2P4 2Q8-2R4 2S8-2T4 2V8-2X4 2Y2) + (a6 [a4 numerata come a3] A8 -B4 C8-D4 E8-F4 G8-H4 I8-K4 L8-M4 N8-O4 P8-Q4 R8-S4 T8-V4 X8-Y4 Z8-2A4 2B6-2C4 2D8-2E4 2F8-2G4 2H8-2I4) + (a4 A8 -B4 C8-D4 E8-F4 G8-H4 I8-K4 L8-M4 N8-O4 P8-Q4 R8-S4 T8-V4 X8-Y4 Z8-2A4 2B6-2C4 2D8-2E4 2F8-2H4) + (*8-**4 A8 -B4 C8-D4 E8-F4 G8-H4 I8-K4 L8-M4 N8-O4 P8-Q4 R8-S4 T8-V4 X8-Y4 Z8-2A4 2B6-2C4 2D8-2E4 2F8-2G4 2H8-2I4 2K8-2L4 2M8-2N4 2O8-2P4 2Q8-2R4 2S8-2T4 2V8-2X4) + (a4 A8 -B4 C8-D4 E8-F4 G8-H4 I8-K4 L8-M4 N8-O4 P8-Q4 R8-S4 T8-V4 X8-Y4 Z8-2A4 2B6-2C4 2D8-2E4 2F8-2G4 2H4) + (*8-**4 A8 -B4 C8-D4 E8-F4 G8-H4 I8-K4 L8-M4 N8-O4 P8-Q4 R8-S4 T8-V4 X8-Y4 Z8-2A4 2B6-2C4 2D8-2E4 2F8-2G4 2H8-2I4 2K8-2L4 2M8-2N4 2O8-2P4 2Q2 ) + (a6 A8 -B4 C8-D4 E8-F4 G8-H4 I8-K4 L8-M4 N8-O4 P8-Q4 R8-S4 T8-V4 X8-Y4 Z8-2A4 2B6-2C4 2D8-2E4 2F8-2G2) + (*6 A8 -B4 C8-D4 E8-F4 G8-H4 I8-K4 L8-M4 N8-O4 P8-Q4 R8-S4 T8-V4 X8-Y4 Z8-2A4 2B6-2C4 2D8-2E4 2F8-2G4 2H8-2I4 2K8-2L4) + (A8 -B4 C8-D4 E8-F4 G8-H4 I8-K4 L8-M4 N8-O4 P8-Q4 R8-S4 T8-V4 X8-Y4 Z8-2A4 2B6-2C4 2D8-2E4 2F8-2G4 2H8-2I4 2K8-2L4 2M8-2N4 2O8-2P4 2Q8-2R4 2S8-2T4 2V8-2X4 2Y8-2Z4 3A8-3B4 3C8-3D4). Leg. coeva p. pelle bazzana con tit. oro impresso su tass. al ds., fleuron oro impresso entro scomparti al ds., nervi, tagli rossi, segnapagina in seta verde, vignetta incisa e tit. r/n al frontespizio, testatine, capilettera e finalini xil. Alcuni tit. sbiaditi, fioriture e bruniture diffuse particolarmente in alcune pp., vol. 1: strappo al taglio intermedio delle pp. XXV-XXVI con interessamento del testo, minime mancanze al piede sup. del ds., lavori di tarlo alle cerniere, spellature al ds. e ai piatti; vol. 2: macchie n.t., mancanza all’angolo inf. destro delle pp. 267-268 senza perdita di testo, strappo alle pp. 363-364 con interessamento del testo, pare mancare la c. 2X2 ma la collazione coincide con l’esemplare presente in ICCU e da noi confrontato; vol. 3: mancanza all’angolo inf. destro delle pp. 185-186 senza perdita di testo, macchie, alone di umidità scurito che interessa il taglio sup. dalle pp. 428 a fine opera, alone di umidità al taglio intermedio da p. 489 a fine opera, forellini di tarlo al ds. e ai piatti, lavoro di tarlo al margine sup. delle pp. 472-478 senza perdita di testo, spellature ai piatti e al ds.; vol. 4: macchie, minima mancanza al piede sup. del ds., forellini di tarlo al ds., spellature ai piatti; vol. 5: forellini di tarlo al ds., spellature ai piatti e al ds., mancano le ultime 2 cc. relative l’indice; vol. 6: forellini di tarlo al ds., spellature ai piatti e al ds., lavoro di tarlo da p. 29 a fine opera con perdita di testo, la numerazione salta da p. 385 a 395 senza interruzione del testo; vol. 7: forellini di tarlo al ds., spellature ai piatti e al ds., firma di antico possessore alla 1a c.b., gora all’angolo sup. destro delle prime 20 pp.; vol. 8: forellini di tarlo al ds., spellature ai piatti e al ds.; vol. 9: forellini di tarlo al ds., spellature ai piatti e al ds., minima manc

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        Rot blühender Geranienzweig.

      - Gouache, auf schwarz grundiertem chamoisfarbenem Bütten, verso monogrammiert „M R" sowie signiert „Reinheimer" und Paraphe. 29,9:22,4 cm. Die Malerin und Kupferstecherin war Schülerin ihrer Eltern Johann Georg (1739-1808) und Maria Katharina Prestel (1747-1794), von denen sie in der Blumen- und Porträtmalerei und im Kupferstich unterrichtet wurde. 1789 folgte sie gemeinsam mit ihrem jüngsten Bruder, dem Kupferstecher und Kunsthändler Michael Gottlieb Prestel (1779-1815), der Mutter nach London. Nach deren Tod im Jahr 1794 kehrte sie nach Frankfurt am Main zurück, wo sie in der graphischen Reproduktionswerkstatt ihres Vaters tätig war. Dort lernte sie dessen Schüler J.G. Reinheimer (1777-1820) kennen, den sie 1805 heiratete. 1810 unternahm sie eine längere Studienreise nach Frankreich und in die Schweiz. Nach dem Tod ihres Mannes führt sie mit ihrem Bruder Christian Erdmann Prestel (1773-1830) gemeinsam die Kunsthandlung weiter. Zudem war sie seit 1823 bis Ende der 1830er Jahre als Zeichenlehrerin im renommierten Berchtschen Institut tätig, der ersten Bildungsanstalt für junge Mädchen in Frankfurt. Dann siedelte sie nach Brüssel über, wo ihr Sohn lebte. Frankfurter Stadtansichten, Landschaften und Porträts standen im Mittelpunkt ihres Schaffens.

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        Neapolis den 14.

      Jul. [=Headline.] Report, in Leipziger Zeitungen III. stück, XXXII Woche, 5 Aug. 1739, of the recent findings in the excavations near Portici. (Leipzig, 1739). 4to. Pp. 493-496. Disbound. The report is on page 493, in double columns. This very early report mentions the excavation of the amphiteatre, and some finds in metal made earlier; the equestran statue of Titus, a quadriga and a giant. This is probably one of the earliest reports of the finds in Herculaneum (the name is still not known). The theatre was identified between December 1738 and January 1739, and the bronze fragments and a wheel from a quadriga was found in May 1739 (Parslow, Rediscovering Antiquity p. 32). The giant is more obscure

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        The history of London from its foundation by the Romans, to the present time : Containing a faithful relation of the publick transactions of the citizens; accounts of the several parishes; paralels between London and other great cities.: . its governments, civil, ecclesiastical and military; commerce, state of learning, charitable foundations, &c. With several accounts of Westminster, Middlesex, Southwark, and other parts within the Bill of Mortality. In nine books

      London : printed by Samuel Richardson 1739 - Physical description; viii, [8], 800, [16] p., [25] leaves of plates (4 folded) : ill., coats of arms, maps (1 folded - frontis) ; fol. Notes; Signatures: [A]? a-c? B-Z? Aa-Zz? Aaa-Zzz? Aaaa-Zzzz4 5A-9X? (9X2 blank). Title within double-lined border. Main body of text printed in double columns; printed marginalia.Includes a final index and a list of subscribers. 41 cm. (fol.). Subjects; London (England) - History. Westminster (London, England). Middlesex - England - History. Southwark (London, England). Prelim and terminal leaves with minor, marginal worming. Finely bound in late nineteenth-centiry gilt-blocked- fine-ribbed cloth. Very good with raised bands etc. and only minimal dust-dulling and shadow toning. Remains an uncommonly good example; tight, bright, clean and strong. 4 Kg. 800 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Civitatis Erffurtensis Historia Critica Et Diplomatica, Oder vollständige Alt-, Mittel- und Neue Historie von Erffurth, [Teil 1] Worinnen Von dieser Stadt Ursprung, wahren Anwachs und Aufnahme, denen allda gehaltenen Synodis und Reichs-Tägen, zugestossenen Glücks- und Unglücks-Fällen gehandelt; ... Jn V. Büchern abgehandelt, Und mit einem vollständigen Register versehen werden / Ausgefertiget von Johann Heinrich von Falckenstein, Hoch-Fürstl. Brandenburg-Anspachischen Hof-Rathe, und der Königl. Preußischen Societät der Wissenschafften Mitgliede

      Erffurth : Johann Wilhelm Ritschel, 1739.. [3] Bl., 674 S. : Frontisp. (Kupferst.). ; 4°, Gebundene Ausgabe, OHLdr. d. Zt., RFilet., Goldpr., Lederecken, Dreiseitenfarbschnitt, Titelbl. in Rot- und Schwarzdr., Titelbild. Nur Teil 1. Johann Heinrich von Falckenstein [*1682-1760*], Nunzer, Andreas *1696-1754* [Beiträger k.]. Eine der maßgebl. wiss. Chroniken Erfurts, durch Kriegsverluste nur noch in wenigen Exemplaren erhalten. Fußnoten mit Fußnotenstrich, Berichtszeitraum bis 1601. Buchkorpus inkl. Bindung gut erhalten. Rücken zu 3/4 am vorderen Gelenk aufgerissen, Rückenleder mit kleinem Verlust, Bezugspapier vorderer Einbandddeckel mit Teilabriss. Darüber hinaus normale altersbedingte Abnutzungsspuren, Vorstzblatt und flieg. Bl. jeweils m. Einriss, Spiegel und Vs. unfrisch. Ex Libris Karl von Spoenla a. vord. Spiegel [von Spoenla-Metternich = alter fränkischer Adel]. Restauration sollte unproblematisch sein. Fotos auf Anfrage. Werktäglicher Versand. Jede Lieferung m. ordentl. Rechnung und ausgew. MwSt.

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        An Alphabetical Extract of all the Annual Printed Epistles Which Have been Sent to the Several Quarterly-Meetings of the People call'd Quakers, in England and elsewhere, from their Yearly-Meeting held in London. from teh Year 1682 to 1762. [Bound With] Solomon's Recantation, Intituled Ecclesiastes, Paraphras'd with a Soliloquy or Meditation Upon Every Chapter. [Bound With] A Mite into the Treasury, or Some Remarks on that solomn and indespensible Duty of duly attending Assemblies for divine Worship. [Bound With] An Epistle to the Inhabitants of South-Carolina; Containing Sundry Observations proper to be consider'd by every Professor of Christianity in general.

      Printed for the Author; [and] L. Hinde; [and] Luke Hinde, London 1739 - Octavo. 127, (1); 59; 53; 114, (2) pages. Hardcover bound in early full leather, rebacked in modern leather with a burgundy leather lettering piece on the spine. The binding is worn but sound and secure. New endpapers. The text is evenly toned. The last two titles show some heavy damping. This is a bound volume of 4 separate 18th century Quaker titles, all published in London. The first title, by John Fry, has no publication date and notes that it was printed for and sold by the author. This was published about 1762. Page 1 of this title has the signature of "John Elliott, Philadelphia, 1765." The last two pages of this title lists the Clerks of the Yearly Meeting from 1682 to 1762. The verso of page127, a blank page, is filled with manuscript notations listing the Clerks for the years 1763 to 1804 (other notations are also given). ~~ Solomon's Recantation is dated1739. ~~ A Mite Into the Treasury is dated 1756. ~~ The Epistle to the Inhabitants of South-Carolina by Sophia Hume is dated 1754. Hume was a native of South Carolina who moved to England. A scarce and early collection of titles. Some are quite scarce, and the manuscript notations are very interesting. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AN HISTORICAL DISCOURSE ON THE CIVIL AND RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS OF THE COLONY OF RHODE-ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS IN NEW-ENGLAND IN AMERICA. FROM THE FIRST SETTLEMENT 1638, TO THE END OF FIRST CENTURY

      Boston: Printed and sold by S. Kneeland and T. Green, 1739.. [2],14,120,[1]pp. including errata on final printed page. Half calf and marbled boards. Old inkstain in bottom edge and margin of most leaves. Closed tear in first leaf of dedication, with no loss. Occasional light foxing. Good. This copy bears the ownership signature on the titlepage of Theodore Foster, dated June 22, 1812. Theodore Foster (1752-1828), a Rhode Island politician and a Federalist, was one of the first two United States Senators from the state. Foster was also an active collector of books and historical documents on the history of Rhode Island, and was one of the founders of the Rhode Island Historical Society. At one point Foster considered writing his own history of Rhode Island, and relied heavily on Callender's work in his research (see the article noted below). An important colonial history containing a good deal of information concerning Roger Williams, religious freedom, Indians and Indian wars, etc., by the pastor of the Baptist church in Newport, Rhode Island, the second Baptist church in the United States. An excellent Rhode Island item, with a significant Rhode Island provenance. SABIN 10075. EVANS 4347. STREETER SALE 677. HOWES C74, "aa." William E. Foster (editor), "Early Attempts at Rhode Island History, Comprising Those of Stephen Hopkins and Theodore Foster," in COLLECTIONS OF THE RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Volume VII (1885), pp.5-134.

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        Politische Schnupf-Tobacs-Dose Vor Die wächserne Nase der Justitz In sich fassend Juristische Streit-Fragen In Handel und Wandel Von denen Kauf- und Mieth- oder Pacht- auch andern Contracten, Mit Satyrischer Feder entworfen, und Aus dem Italiänischen ins Teutsche übersetzt. - (Mit dem zweiten Titelblatt nach p. 48): Satyrischer Vortrag einiger Juristischer Streit-Fragen in Handel und Wandel ... Von I.F.H. I.V.D. Jena, Verlegts Christian Friedrich Gollner, 1739"

      Frankfurt und Leipzig (d. i. Jena, Christian Friedrich Gollner) 1739.. Mit gest. Frontispiz. 14 Bl., 439 S. - Angebunden: II.: Engau, Johann Rudolph: Kurtze Juristische Betrachtung Von der Verjährung In Peinlichen Fällen, Darinnen gezeiget wird, Was in diesen gemeinen Rechten, Sächsischen und einigen andern Landes-Ordnungen Wegen Verjährung der Laster verordnet, und in Praxi angenommen worden. Jena, Cröker 1737. 100 S., 6 Bll. - III. Brunquell, Johann Salomo: Eröffnete Gedancken von dem teutschen Stadt- und Land-Recht, und desselben nothwendigen Excolirung. Jena, Cröker 1720. 48 S. HPrgt. d. Zt. Erste Ausgabe, unter dem Pseudonym Albani de Spinetto Apothecario Di Venetia veröffentlicht. - Jantz 1338; Seebass NF 492. - Satire auf die umständliche und oft aberwitzige Arbeitsweise der zeitgenössischen Justiz mit konstruierten fiktiven Fallen. "Ob dem Käuffer des Fischzugs auch der heraus gezogene Pocal zugehöre?" etc. - Angeblich aus dem Italienischen übersetzt, aber dies ist ebenso erfunden wie der Druckort. - Das von G. C. Schmidt gestochene satirische Frontispiz zeigt die blinde Justitia auf einer Bühne, flankiert von Harlekin und einem Anwalt. - Titelblatt mit Besitzeintrag des Frankenhausener Rechtsgelehrten Johann Friedrich Müldener (1715-1766; vgl. ADB XXII, 487). - Etwas berieben, oberes Rückenende mit Kratzspuren. Wenig braunfleckig, die angebundenen Werke leicht feuchtfleckig.

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        Constituciones synodales establecidas por el illustrissimo señor doctor don Augustin Rodriguez Delgado del Consejo de Su Magestad, obispo de la ciudad de Nuestra Señora de La Paz, para el govierno eclesiastico, y regimen sacro-politico de su obispado concluydas en el dia XXIII de enero del año MDCCXXXVIII

      Lima: Con licencia del Real Govierno Folio. [7] ff., 1–138, 264–338, 139–614 [i.e., 146], 58 pp.. 1739 Bishop Agustin Rodríguez Delgado of La Paz called the Third Synod in 1738 and here publishes the measures ("constitutiones") that were adopted and then became part of the canon law in force. Topics addressed include obligation to teach church doctrine, the sacraments, celebration of mass, burials, true and false religion, residences and benefices, conduct of a virtuous life, wills and testaments, and a variety of other do's and don'ts. Searches of NUC, WorldCat, COPAC, and CCPBE locate only five copies in U.S. institutions, none in Britain or Ireland, three in Spain, and an incomplete copy in Chile. Evidence of readership: An early reader has written "ojo" ("pay attention") in sepia ink in several margins and a 19th- or 20th-century reader has in pencil commented on changes in practice or expressed surprise at the content of certain passages. Curiously, none of the bibliographies call for a frontispiece engraving and none of the U.S. or Chilean copies have one, but all three copies in Spain have an engraving of Our Lady of the Peace; none is present here. Contemporary limp vellum with remnants of ties; may lack a frontispiece. A clean, crisp, and broad-margined copy.

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        De adfinium vocabulorum differentia. Accedunt opuscula nondum edita, Eranius Philo 'de Differentia Significationis.' Lesbonax 'de figuris grammaticis'. Incerti scriptores 'de soloecismo & barbarismo'. Lexicon 'de spiritibus dictionum', ex operibus Tryphonis, Choerobosci, Theodoriti, etc. selectum. Ammonium ope MS. primae editionis Aldinae, & aliunde, emaculavit & notis illustravit, reliqua ex codd. MSS. Bibliothecae Lugduno-Batavae nunc primum vulgavit L.C. Valckenaer. (Bound with:) L.C. Valckenaer. Animadversionum ad Ammonium grammaticum libri tres. In quibus veterum scriptorum loca tentantur & emendantur. Accedit specimen scholiorum ad Homerum ineditorum, ex codice Vossiano Bibliothecae Lugduno-Batavae.

      Leiden (Lugduno Batavorum), Apud Johannem Luzac, 1739. - 8vo. 2 volumes in 1: (VIII),32,264; (VIII),249,(15) p. (last 2 blank) Vellum 20.5 cm (Ref: Hoffmann 1,125; Brunet 1,239; Ebert 536) (Details: Six thongs laced through covers; both titles in red & black; engraved printer's mark on title, designed by F. v. Bleyswyck, depicting a ship heading for Scylla and Charybdis; its motto: 'nec dextrorsum, nec sinistrorsum') (Condition: Vellum slightly soiled; small name on title; old ink inscription on front flyleaf; front hinge cracking, but strong; paper of pastedowns cracking.) (Note: L.C. Valckenaer, 1715-1785, a pupil of T. Hemsterhuis, and after him the greatest Dutch classical scholar of the 18th century. Hemsterhuis advised his students to use especially the lexica of the ancient lexicographers. These works could be of great use for the understanding of textual problems and the amending of texts of classical authors, and they were of great help to gain a profound knowledge of the Greek language and its vocabulary. Valckenaer chose an unpublished work of the Greek grammarian Ammonius, who lived probably in the first or second century A.D. This edition, the editio princeps of 'De adfinium vocabulorum differentia' is Valckenaer's first fruit, and it made his name. The first part consists of the work of Ammonius and several other unpublished grammatici, the second part consists of Valckenaer's notes on Ammonius, and a specimen of the scholia from the 'codex Vossianus'. The untertaking proved to be successful, because it resulted in his appointment as professor of Greek at the University of Franeker in 1741. (Sandys 2,456; Gerretzen, Schola Hemsterhusiana, 1940, p. 205/6) (Collation: *-5*4, A-2K4; +4, A-2K4) (Photographs on request) 2000 gr [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Parte del Territorio Vicentino delineata da NN. Architetto della Magnifica Città di Vicenza.

      Vicenza 1739 - Carta geografica del territorio Veneto con estensione lungo l'asse est-ovest, da Verona sino a Venezia, mentre lungo l'asse nord-sud, da Legnago sino ad Asola, con particolare attenzione al territorio di Vicenza. La carta è sovrastata da ricco e decorativo cartiglio architettonico in cui è iscritto il titolo ed attorno elenco delle fabbriche di Andrea Palladio divise per località. Pieghe editoriali. Dimensioni foglio 795x540 mm. Ottimo stato di conservazione.Riferimenti: Marinelli, "Saggio di Cartografia della Regione Veneta", p. 224, n° 1081. "Vicenza Città Bellissima Iconografia vicentina a stampa dal XV al XIX secolo", scheda 20-21 mm 315x425

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        Cornelii van Bynkershoek, icti et senatoris, Observationum iuris romani quatuor libri priores. In quibus plurima iuris civilis aliorumque auctorum loca explicantur et emendantur. Cum praefatione Io. Gottl. Heineccii

      Francofurt. et Lipsiae: Ex Officina Krugiana Small 4to. 2 vols. I: [20] ff., 298 pp., [13] ff. II: [20] ff., 373, [1] pp., [18] ff.. 1739 Later edition, first was 1710, of this treatise on Roman law by Bijnkershoek (1673?-1743), a Dutch jurist who contributed greatly to the development of international law; the preface here is by Johann Gottlieb Heineccius (1681?-1741). The title-page is printed in red and black and the Latin text is nicely dotted with woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials; there are small sections in Greek. The title-page of vol. II reads: Cornelii van Bynkershoek, icti et senatoris, Observationum iuris romani quatuor, quatuor prioribus additi, nempre V. VI. VII. et VIII in quibus plurima iuris civilis aliorumque auctorum loca explicantur et emendantur. Publisher's vellum over paste boards; one board broken across one corner under the vellum and held by it, another board with vellum of cover patched, cover attachments on one volume strengthened at top long ago by use of a strip of old vellum manuscript. Text browned, margins surrounding it not so much!

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        Memoirs of the Royal Society: Being a New Abridgment of the Philosophical Transactions: .1665.to.1735 inclusive. Vols. 1,2,4,5,6,7,8.

      G. Smith, In Stanhope-street near Clare-market, et al 1739 - Seven of the ten volumes of this set, published in 1739 and 1740 (these volumes). Volume 1 contains the alegorical frontispiece indicating that no branch of natural philosophy is foreign to the society. In addition, each volume has thirteen numbered engraved plates, mostly folding, of which plate 5 in volume 4 and plate 9 in volume 5 are missing, apparently never having been bound in. Contemporary full calf with simple gilt panelling on the covers and rules across the spine, simple blind-embossed borders within the panels, raised bands and volume numbers in gilt arabic numerals on spine, "BADDAM'S MEMOIRS" on red Morocco labels gilt bordered. All page edges red-sprinkled. The condition of the bindings is worn, with some splitting of joints and parting of paper at hinges, but still strong, with no incipient detaching of boards. Occasional loose free endpaper. Text pages and plates with little if any foxing. Pagination: (vi),516,(8); 516,(4); 1-512,489( mis-numbered page 513),(7);506,(6);514,(5+blank); 515,blank +(4); 516,(4).Usual double free endpapers of this period. The provenance, going back through time is indicated by the bookplates of a recent FRS, of John Hallifax, displaying his arms as granted in 1788 and finally the pioneer inventor and mill-owner Jedediah Strutt who partnered Richard Arkwright in the world's first water-powered cotton mill in Cromford,Derbyshire, which still largely survives as a shell, and later set up giant mills of his own in Belper and Milford, sadly almost completely lost in the carpet demolition of the 60's. His small ornate-lettered "Jedh. Strutt" bookplate is attached to the top corner of each front pastedown. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Allerneueste Anweisung zum Kochen, Nach der jetzigen Frantzösischen Manier alle Arten von Essen, so wohl auf Königlicher und anderer Hoher Personen als auch auf bürgerlichen Taffeln, auf das kräftigste und schmackhafteste so wohl an Fleisch- als Fast-Tagen zu zubereiten. Aus dem Frantzösischen übersetzt.

      Halberstadt und Leipzig, Christian Friedrich Schopp, 1739.. Ca. 17,5 x 11 cm. Gestochenes Frontispiz, 7 Blätter, 880 (i. e. 848) Seiten. Pergamentband der Zeit mit Rotschnitt.. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. Weiss 2473; Horn/Arndt 168. Es handelt sich hier um das erste französische Kochbuch, das ins Deutsche übersetzt wurde. Francois Massialot (1660-1733) war ein Hofkoch, der von Schloss zu Schloss zog, er gilt als berühmtester Koch der Regierungszeit Ludwig XIV. Die französische Ausgabe erschien erstmals 1692. Das Frontispiz zeigt eine Küchenszene. Paginierfehler: Sprung in der Zählung von S. 95 auf S. 98 und von S. 706 auf S. 737. Einband leicht fleckig, durchgehend leicht gebräunt, erste und letzte Seiten stockfleckig.

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        Histoire de Tamerlan, empereur des Mogols et conquerant de l'Asie

      Second edition reprint of the first edition published in 1737. was conducted by the Brumoy father.Bound in full marbled sheepskin of time. Back with nerves decorated with four jewels. As an exhibit in red morocco, and volume number in beige leather. Lack head of Volume II, and the upper jaw in mind. A slit along the THIRD SECTION and fourth boxes of Volume I. Good copy. Chez Hyppolyte-Louis Guerin A Paris 1739 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in-12 (10x17cm) (9) vj-xxxviij, 298pp. et 392pp. (4) reliés

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        Lumi metallici, o siano brevi considerazioni sopra delle miniere...

      Lumi metallici, o siano brevi considerazioni sopra delle miniere... All' Altezza Serenissima di Francesco III Duca di Modena, Reggio, Mirandola etc. Righi, Pietro Antonio. Modena, li 11 Aprile, 1739. Manoscritto cartaceo legato in piena pelle coeva con dorso a 5 nervi e entrambi i piani con belle bordure e decorazioni in oro. (8), 135 pp. Testo in chiara grafia entro doppio riquadro, seguito da 21 belle tavole disegnate all' acquatinta raffiguranti i diversi sistemi in uso per trovare (anche con il pendolo magico) i minerali, estrarli con vari strumenti, relative fornaci, lavaggi, ecc. Termina con un indice di 11 pp. n.n. Eccezionale manoscritto inedito riguardante la tecnica mineraria. Pietro Antoni Righi, carpigiano, fu uno de' primi ristoratori dell' Accademia degli Apparenti, prima di professione speziale, poscia laureato in medicina e morto nel 1752. Corse ed esaminò attentamente le montagne del Modenese, cercando singolarmente di scoprir le miniere che vi s' incontrano e stese su ciò alcune relazioni che si conservano a penna... (Tiraboschi, Biblioteca modenese, IV, p. 353).

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        Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, east and west Florida, the Cherokee country, the extensive territories of the Muscogulges or Creek confederacy, and the country of the Chactaws. Containing an account of the soil and natural productions of those regions; together with observations on the manners of the Indians.

      With frontispiece portrait, folding map and 7 engraved plates (1 folding). Later half morocco and marbled boards with gold tooled spine, raised bands, and black title label; a very clean copy with minor stains only affecting just the edges of the end papers. First London edition. An important volume that combines an account of the author?s travels and his natural history observations of the southeastern United states, this work is noted by Sabin as ?unequalled for the vivid picturesqueness of its descriptions of nature, scenery, and productions.? Based on five years of study in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida, Bartram?s work includes significant commentary on the Cherokee and Creek Indian tribes as well as descriptions of the flora, fauna, and geography of the region. In fact, had it not been for considerable publication delays (not the least of which was due to the American Revolution), Bartram would have been recognized as having discovered a number of species; nevertheless, this work secured his reputation and influenced a wide range of thinkers from the scientific community to writers like Henry David Thoreau. ?Beyond its scientific importance, the Travels exerted a profound influence on travel literature and on the Romantic movement: Fagin described the work as ?the first genuine and artistic interpretation of the American landscape? (Fagin, 10). Its florid, luxuriant style and vivid imagery caught the attention of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, and François - August Chateaubriand, who extracted portions into their notebooks? (ODNB). Stevenson similarly called it ?a minor monument of American literature, with vigor of style and excellent pictorial detail.? Bartram (1739?"1823) was an American botanist and ornithologist, son of the naturalist and explorer John Bartram. As a young man William Bartram worked closely with his father, who had been named Royal Botanist to George III, and accompanied him on several trips to various regions of the eastern United States - excursions that would lay the foundation for his later work. Bartram was an influential figure in the careers of several notable naturalists, including Thomas Nuttall, Thomas Say, and Alexander Wilson.

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        The history of the heavens, considered according to the notions of the poets and philosophers, compared with the doctrines of Moses.

      Frontispiece to each volume plus 23 full - page plates in Volume I depicting inscriptions and carvings on ancient monuments. Contemporary polished calf, spine gilt in compartments with labels; a fine copy printed on thick paper, front board of Volume I a bit loose, fly - leaf detached. First edition in English of Histoire du ciel consideré selon les idées des poëts, des philosophes, et de Moïse (Paris, 1739), a rare and interesting treatise on the perception, both ancient and modern, of the universe, the creation, and the superiority of Moses? cosmogony. In attempting to make modern science conform to Genesis, Pluche basically refutes the entire range of speculation on the origin of the world which conflicts with Mosaic cosmogony. In displaying the excellence of the physics of Moses, which supposedly conforms to the teachings of both history and experimental physics, he carefully explains his opposition theories proposed by those physicists which he termed ?romans philosophiques.? He even includes an in - depth discussion of Newton?s work. The plates illustrate numerous Egyptian, Roman, and Greek mythological symbols. Many are signed by the popular Paris engraver, Jacques Phillippe Le Bas (1707 - 1783). Pluche (1688 - 1761), a teacher of humanities and rhetoric, was the leading French popularizer of natural theology. A controversial professor of rhetoric at Rheims, he became tutor in physics to, among others, the Earl of Stafford?s son. His most famous work, Spectacle de la nature (1732), was immensely popular as a text on both the Continent and in England, but brought him ridicule in Voltaire?s Candide for its philosophical optimism.

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        [COLLECTION OF SIX SERMONS BY CHARLES CHAUNCY, STITCHED TOGETHER AT AN EARLY DATE]

      Boston. 1739-1762.. Six pamphlets, detailed below. Stitched together in gutter margin with contemporary string. Light soiling. Title and half title of one sermon with some loss at bottom edge, affecting part of imprint. A few contemporary ownership markings. Final leaf of last pamphlet lacking. Still, very good and in unsophisticated original condition. Charles Chauncy (1705-87) was the minister of the First Church in Boston for sixty years. He was one of the most influential ministers in New England at the time. Many of his sermons were printed, and he also authored the first account in book form of Braddock's defeat during the French and Indian War. This collection stitches together six of his sermons, spanning just over twenty years, including an interesting work on the missionary efforts among the Mohawk Indians. The contents are as follow: 1) THE HORRID NATURE, AND ENORMOUS GUILT OF MURDER. A SERMON PREACHED AT THE THURSDAY LECTURE IN BOSTON, NOVEMBER 19th, 1754. Boston: Thomas Fleet, 1754. [3]- 24pp. Lacks half title. Sermon preached on the day of the execution of William Wieer for the murder of William Chism. A quite early colonial work on murder. EVANS 7168. ESTC W20478. 2) THE ONLY COMPULSION PROPER TO BE MADE USE OF IN THE AFFAIRS OF CONSCIENCE AND RELIGION. A SERMON PREACH'D AT THE OLD BRICK MEETING-HOUSE IN BOSTON, SEPTEMBER 2d 1739. Boston: J. Draper for J. Edwards, 1739. [4],26pp. EVANS 4349. ESTC W21414. 3) THE BLESSEDNESS OF THE DEAD WHO DIE IN THE LORD. A SERMON PREACHED THE LORD'S DAY AFTER THE FUNERAL OF MRS. ANNA FOXCROFT, THE AMIABLE AND PIOUS CONSORT OF THE REVEREND MR. THOMAS FOXCROFT.... Boston: Rogers and Fowle, 1749. 31pp. Titlepage and half title with some loss, affecting one word of imprint. EVANS 6298. ESTC W2734. 4) MARVELLOUS THINGS DONE BY THE RIGHT HAND AND HOLY ARM OF GOD IN GETTING HIM THE VICTORY. A SERMON PREACHED THE 18th OF JULY, 1745.... Boston: T. Fleet, 1745. 23pp. Sermon preached for the "solemn thanksgiving to almighty God, for the reduction of Cape-Breton by his Majesty's New-England forces, under the command of the honourable William Pepperrell, Esq." There was also a London edition printed the same year. EVANS 5558. ESTC W20721. 5) THE COUNSEL OF TWO CONFEDERATE KINGS TO SET THE SON OF TABEAL ON THE THRONE, REPRESENTED AS EVIL, IN IT'S NATURAL TENDENCY AND MORAL ASPECT. A SERMON OCCASION'D BY THE PRESENT REBELLION IN FAVOUR OF THE PRETENDER. PREACH'D IN BOSTON, AT THE THURSDAY-LECTURE, FEBRUARY 6th. 1745,6. Boston: D. Gookin, 1746. 43pp. EVANS 5752. ESTC W37624. 6) ALL NATIONS OF THE EARTH BLESSED IN CHRIST, THE SEED OF ABRAHAM. A SERMON PREACHED AT BOSTON, AT THE ORDINATION OF THE REV. MR. JOSEPH BOWMAN, TO THE WORK OF THE GOSPEL-MINISTRY, MORE ESPECIALLY AMONG THE MOHAWK- INDIANS, ON THE WESTERN BORDERS OF NEW-ENGLAND. Boston: John Draper, 1762. [2],viii,48 (of 50)pp. Concerns the missionary activity among western Indians sponsored by the Society for the Propagating Christian Knowledge. Chauncy rails against the "popish corruption" to which the Indians have been subjected, and calls for further missionary work, especially among the Mohawks. Much of the sermon is devoted to missionary work among the Indians. EVANS 9088. ESTC W37169. A nice collection of early American sermons by this important New England minister.

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        Introduction to the True Astronomy or Astronomical Lectures, Read in the Astronomical School of the University of Oxford

      London: Printed for Bernard Lintot, at the Cross-Keys, 1739. The Third Edition Corrected. With complete complement of 28 folding plates. There was no plate XVIII as stated on p. 396, but with 2 unnumbered plates at p. 108. xiv, [[iv], 396, [10, index], [2, ads] pp. Contemoporary mottled calf, neatly rebacked. Fine.

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        Histoire de L'Expédition de Trois Vaisseaux. Envoyés par la Compagnie des Indes Occidentales des Provinces-Unies, aux Terres Australes en MDCCXXI

      The Hague: Aux depens de la Compagnie, 1739. Two volumes, small octavo; joints a bit worn but still quite firm, overall a fine set in contemporary mottled calf. From the library of John Montagu. Rare account of the Roggeveen voyage, one of the most important of the Dutch voyages, ranking with those of Le Maire, Schouten and Tasman. It set out to rediscover the part of Terra Australis which Quiros had led the exploring world to believe existed, but in fact added substantially to the Dutch record of Polynesian discoveries, with Easter Island and Samoa described here for the first time. There were altogether three contemporary narrative versions of the voyage, in Dutch, French and German: all are rare. This first French - and generally preferred - edition of Behrens's account was based on the 1737 German version, and very likely translated by Behrens himself, who travelled under Roggeveen as commander of marines, though some authorities have attributed the translation to De Brosses.Roggeveen crossed the Pacific from the east at the head of a three-vessel expedition with largely commercial objects. He specifically sought the fabled continent of Terra Australis, which the English privateer Captain Edward Davis claimed to have sighted in 1680. It did not materialise, but on April 5th 1722 Roggeveen landed at the previously uncharted island which he christened l'isle de Paques (Easter Island). They were the first recorded European visitors to the island and the detailed description of the inhabitants, their extraordinary idols and their way of life is of great value. The expedition later went on to discover some of the outer islands of the Samoan group.Although Roggeveen's voyage failed in its primary objective it provided strong motivation for the authorities who sent Captain Cook out on his first voyage forty-six years later. "Sunday 13th (March 1774). In stretching in for the land we discovered people and those Monuments or Idols mentioned by the Authors of Roggeveen Voyage which left us no room to doubt but it was Easter Island" (Cook's Journal of the Resolution & Adventure, Beaglehole II p.338).This attractive copy originally belonged to John Montagu, Duke of Montagu (c.1688-1749), Governor of St. Lucia and St. Vincent. Each volume of this set has Montagu's library shelf-ticket to the front endpaper, with his crest gilt stamped upon petite crimson morocco spine labels. On his death his residence, Montagu House, was acquired by the Government to house the newly-established British Museum.

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        Vindiciae juris venandi nobilitatis Germaniae. Accessit collectio sententiarum, responsorum et resolutionum venatoriarum vel saltem ad firmandum jus venandi nobilitatis facientium, notis illustrata. 2 Teile in 1 Band

      Hildesheim und Braunschweig, Ludolph Schröder, 1739. 5 Bl., 118, (4), 236, (6) Seiten. Leder der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückenschild, Kl.4°. - Lindner 11.2009.01; Pütter I, 395; Humpert 3547; Stintzing-L. III/1, 257 u. Noten 173. - Seltene einzige Ausgabe. - "Strubes aufsehenseregene Arbeit, in der er die Regalität der Jagd in Zweifel zog und das Jagdrecht als Zubehör von Grund und Boden für den landsässigen Adel in Anspruch nahm" (Lindner). - (Vorgebunden:) 1. Martin Schrader: De causis fori ecclesiastici tractatus ex jure communi, civili, et canonico, nec non constitutionibus, ac observantia ecclesiarum imprimis vero evangelicarum deductus. Auctio multo & correctior. Wolfenbüttel, Gottfried Freytag, 1710. 6 Bl., 285 Seiten, 12 Blätter Register. - 2. David Georg Strube: Gründlicher Unterricht von Regierungs- und Justitz- Sachen, Worinn untersuchet wird: Welche Geschäffte ihrer Natur und Eigenschafft nach vor die Regierungs- oder Justitz - Collegia gehören? Hildesheim, Ludolph Schröder, 1733. 20, 203, (9) Seiten. - In sauberer, sehr guter Erhaltung.

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        Tracts against the Methodists (spine of volume so labelled)

      A remarkably good and coherent group of eleven pamphlets criticising the emerging Methodist movement, still within the Church of England, inspired by John Wesley (1703-91) and the famous Calvinist preacher, George Whitefield (1714-70), the latter coming in for particular attack. With one exception they were all written by members of the clergy, four of whom were bishops (some of these being also university professors): Samuel Hallifax, Bishop of St Asaph (1733-90), John Green ('Academicus'), Bishop of Lincoln (1705/6-1779), John Douglas, Bishop of Salisbury (1721-1807) and Edmund Gibson, Bishop of London (1669-1748). The other five clergymen, many of whom also had a reputation as scholars and authors, were John Downes (1690/1-1760) of London, Zachary Grey (1688-1766), rector of Houghton Conquest, near Ampthill and a vicar in Cambridge, Joseph Trapp (1679-1747), a high church Tory supporter, who held livings in London and Harlington, Joseph Stokes, a Sussex curate, of whom little is known and the controversial figure of William Dodd (1729-77), the 'macaroni parson,' a writer and fashionable London preacher, who living beyond his means, forged a bill of exchange and was hanged at Tyburn. Richard Tompson, whose correspondence with John Wesley is reprinted in pamphlet 7, is presumably a lay person. Downes refers to 'that frightful monster called Methodism,' and a recurrent theme throughout the pamphlets is a distaste for 'enthusiasm', and sometimes a concern for its consequences: 'that presumptuous assurance of salvation ..... appear to me doctrines of the most dangerous tendency, greatly liable to be misapplied by the common people, and likely to lead them into mistakes of a very mischievous nature' (Green in pamphlet 3). A fine volume of rare pamphlets (the editions of nos. 4, 10 and 11 are particularly scarce in the UK), illuminating the early days of Methodism in England from the point of view of the established church.In the following list, references are made to Rev. Richard Green's Anti-Methodist publications issued during the 18th century, London, 1902. In the case of pamphlet 6 we also refer to Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to America (1875) vol.VII.1. HALLIFAX, Samuel Saint Paul's doctrine of justification by faith explained in three discourses, preached before the University of Cambridge, in the year 1760. By Samuel Hallifax, M.A. Fellow of Trinity-Hall, and one of the preachers at His Majesty's Chapel at Whitehall. The second edition, corrected and enlarged. Cambridge: printed by J. Bentham, printer to the University, for T. and J. Merrill, booksellers in Cambridge, etc. 1762. (4) + viii + 68pp., with the half-title. Green 290.2. ACADEMICUS [pseud, i.e. GREEN, John] The principles and practices of the Methodists farther considered; in a letter to the Reverend Mr. George Whitefield. Cambridge: J. Bentham, etc. 1761. (2) + 74pp. Green 315.3. ACADEMICUS [pseud, i.e. GREEN, John] The principles and practices of the Methodists considered in some letters to the leaders of that Sect. The first addressed to the Reverend Mr. B-------e [i.e. Berridge], wherein are some remarks on his two letters to a clergyman in Nottinghamshire, lately published. The second edition, corrected. London: printed for W. Bristow, next the Great Toy-Shop, in St. Paul's Church-Yard. 1761. (2) + 78pp. Green 294.4. [DOUGLAS, John] An apology for the Clergy; with a view to expose the groundless assertions of a late commentator on the 107th Psalm; and to undeceive the admirers of certain popular disclaimers, by shewing the dangerous consequences of their manner of preaching. The second edition. London: printed for S. Bladon, in Pater-noster-Row. 1755. (2) + 37 + (1)pp. Green 252.5. DOWNES, John Methodism examined and exposed: or, the Clergy's duty of guarding their flocks against false teachers. A discourse lately delivered in four parts. By the Rev. Mr. Downes, Rector of St. Michael, Wood-Street, and lecturer of St. Mary Le Bow. London: printed for John Rivington at the Bible and Crown in St. Paul's Church-yard. 1759. 1-6 + (2)pp., advertisements. Green 282.6. A SINCERE PROTESTANT [pseud. i.e. GREY, Zachary] A serious address to lay-Methodists, to beware of the false pretences of their teachers, with an appendix, containing an account of the fatal and bloody effects of enthusiasm; in the case of the family of the Dutartres, in South-Carolina ..... by a Sincere Protestant. London: printed for William Russel, at the Golden-Ball, near St. Dunstan's Church, Fleetstreet. 1745. (2) + 29 + (1)pp., advertisements. Sabin 28793. Green 186.7. WESLEY, John and TOMPSON, Richard Original letters between the Reverend Mr. John Wesley, and Mr. Richard Tompson, respecting the doctrine of assurance, as held by the former: wherein that tenet is fully examined. With some strictures on Christian perfection. London: printed for L. Davis, and C. Reymers, against Gray's Inn-Gate, Holbourn. 1760. 52pp. Green 286.8. [GIBSON, Edward The Bishop of London's pastoral letter to the people of his diocese; especially those of the two great cities of London and Westminster: by way of caution, against lukewarmness on one hand and enthusiasm on the other. The fourth edition. London: printed by S. Buckley. 1739. 32pp. Green 29.9. [DODD, William A conference between a mystic, an Hutchinsonian, a Calvinist, a Methodist, a member of the Church of England, and others. Wherein the tenets of each are freely examined, and discussed. London, printed for L. Davis and C. Reymers, against Grays-Inn, Holbourn. 1761. (4) + 103 + (1)pp., advertisements. See Green 358.10. TRAPP, Joseph The nature, folly, sin and danger, of being righteous over-much: with a particular view to the doctrines and practices of certain modern Enthusiasts. Being the substances of four discourses. ... By the late Joseph Trapp, D.D. The fifth edition. London: printed for William Russel, at Horace's-Head, without Temple-Bar. 1758. 68pp. Green 10n.11. STOKES, Joseph Observations on the assistance of the Holy-Spirit. By Joseph Stokes, A.M. Curate of Allhallows Steyning. London: printed for A. Webley, in Holbourn, near Chancery-Lane, etc. 1759. xiv + (ii) + 38pp., with the half-title. Not in Green.11 pamphlets in one vol., 8vo., each with separate pagination and register, bound in a single volume in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, raised bands and morocco spine label lettered in gilt, extremities worn, joints worn and weak, but overall in very good state of preservation. Several pamphlets with the early ownership inscription of John Botham on title-page, and some have annotations identifying authors., 1739-1762. A remarkably good and coherent group of eleven pamphlets criticising the emerging Methodist movement, still within the Church of England, inspired by John Wesley (1703-91) and the famous Calvinist preacher, George Whitefield (1714-70), the latter coming in for particular attack. With one exception they were all written by members of the clergy, four of whom were bishops (some of these being also university professors): Samuel Hallifax, Bishop of St Asaph (1733-90), John Green ('Academicus'), Bishop of Lincoln (1705/6-1779), John Douglas, Bishop of Salisbury (1721-1807) and Edmund Gibson, Bishop of London (1669-1748). The other five clergymen, many of whom also had a reputation as scholars and authors, were John Downes (1690/1-1760) of London, Zachary Grey (1688-1766), rector of Houghton Conquest, near Ampthill and a vicar in Cambridge, Joseph Trapp (1679-1747), a high church Tory supporter, who held livings in London and Harlington, Joseph Stokes, a Sussex curate, of whom little is known and the controversial figure of William Dodd (1729-77), the 'macaroni parson,' a writer and fashionable London preacher, who living beyond his means, forged a bill of exchange and was hanged at Tyburn. Richard Tompson, whose correspondence with John Wesley is reprinted in pamphlet 7, is presumably a lay person. Downes refers to 'that frightful monster called Methodism,' and a recurrent theme throughout the pamphlets is a distaste for 'enthusiasm', and sometimes a concern for its consequences: 'that presumptuous assurance of salvation ..... appear to me doctrines of the most dangerous tendency, greatly liable to be misapplied by the common people, and likely to lead them into mistakes of a very mischievous nature' (Green in pamphlet 3). A fine volume of rare pamphlets (the editions of nos. 4, 10 and 11 are particularly scarce in the UK), illuminating the early days of Methodism in England from the point of view of the established church.In the following list, references are made to Rev. Richard Green's Anti-Methodist publications issued during the 18th century, London, 1902. In the case of pamphlet 6 we also refer to Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to America (1875) vol.VII.1. HALLIFAX, Samuel Saint Paul's doctrine of justification by faith explained in three discourses, preached before the University of Cambridge, in the year 1760. By Samuel Hallifax, M.A. Fellow of Trinity-Hall, and one of the preachers at His Majesty's Chapel at Whitehall. The second edition, corrected and enlarged. Cambridge: printed by J. Bentham, printer to the University, for T. and J. Merrill, booksellers in Cambridge, etc. 1762. (4) + viii + 68pp., with the half-title. Green 290.2. ACADEMICUS [pseud, i.e. GREEN, John] The principles and practices of the Methodists farther considered; in a letter to the Reverend Mr. George Whitefield. Cambridge: J. Bentham, etc. 1761. (2) + 74pp. Green 315.3. ACADEMICUS [pseud, i.e. GREEN, John] The principles and practices of the Methodists considered in some letters to the leaders of that Sect. The first addressed to the Reverend Mr. B-------e [i.e. Berridge], wherein are some remarks on his two letters to a clergyman in Nottinghamshire, lately published. The second edition, corrected. London: printed for W. Bristow, next the Great Toy-Shop, in St. Paul's Church-Yard. 1761. (2) + 78pp. Green 294.4. [DOUGLAS, John] An apology for the Clergy; with a view to expose the groundless assertions of a late commentator on the 107th Psalm; and to undeceive the admirers of certain popular disclaimers, by shewing the dangerous consequences of their manner of preaching. The second edition. London: printed for S. Bladon, in Pater-noster-Row. 1755. (2) + 37 + (1)pp. Green 252.5. DOWNES, John Methodism examined and exposed: or, the Clergy's duty of guarding their flocks against false teachers. A discourse lately delivered in four parts. By the Rev. Mr. Downes, Rector of St. Michael, Wood-Street, and lecturer of St. Mary Le Bow. London: printed for John Rivington at the Bible and Crown in St. Paul's Church-yard. 1759. 1-6 + (2)pp., advertisements. Green 282.6. A SINCERE PROTESTANT [pseud. i.e. GREY, Zachary] A serious address to lay-Methodists, to beware of the false pretences of their teachers, with an appendix, containing an account of the fatal and bloody effects of enthusiasm; in the case of the family of the Dutartres, in South-Carolina ..... by a Sincere Protestant. London: printed for William Russel, at the Golden-Ball, near St. Dunstan's Church, Fleetstreet. 1745. (2) + 29 + (1)pp., advertisements. Sabin 28793. Green 186.7. WESLEY, John and TOMPSON, Richard Original letters between the Reverend Mr. John Wesley, and Mr. Richard Tompson, respecting the doctrine of assurance, as held by the former: wherein that tenet is fully examined. With some strictures on Christian perfection. London: printed for L. Davis, and C. Reymers, against Gray's Inn-Gate, Holbourn. 1760. 52pp. Green 286.8. [GIBSON, Edward The Bishop of London's pastoral letter to the people of his diocese; especially those of the two great cities of London and Westminster: by way of caution, against lukewarmness on one hand and enthusiasm on the other. The fourth edition. London: printed by S. Buckley. 1739. 32pp. Green 29.9. [DODD, William A conference between a mystic, an Hutchinsonian, a Calvinist, a Methodist, a member of the Church of England, and others. Wherein the tenets of each are freely examined, and discussed. London, printed for L. Davis and C. Reymers, against Grays-Inn, Holbourn. 1761. (4) + 103 + (1)pp., advertisements. See Green 358.10. TRAPP, Joseph The nature, folly, sin and danger, of being righteous over-much: with a particular view to the doctrines and practices of certain modern Enthusiasts. Being the substances of four discourses. ... By the late Joseph Trapp, D.D. The fifth edition. London: printed for William Russel, at Horace's-Head, without Temple-Bar. 1758. 68pp. Green 10n.11. STOKES, Joseph Observations on the assistance of the Holy-Spirit. By Joseph Stokes, A.M. Curate of Allhallows Steyning. London: printed for A. Webley, in Holbourn, near Chancery-Lane, etc. 1759. xiv + (ii) + 38pp., with the half-title. Not in Green. 11 pamphlets in one vol., 8vo., each with separate pagination and register, bound in a single volume in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, raised bands and morocco spine label lettered in gilt, extremities worn, joints worn and weak, but overall in very good state of preservation. Several pamphlets with the early ownership inscription of John Botham on title-page, and some have annotations identifying authors.

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        Verses on the Death of Doctor Swift. Written by Himself: Nov. 1731

      London: Printed by C. Bathurst, at the Middle-Temple-Gate in Fleet-street, 1739. First edition of the text as edilted by Dr. King. Printer's ornament on title-page. [2], 18 pp. 1 vols. Folio. Three quarter burgundy morocco and cloth. Occasional light soiling. Fine. First edition of Swift's poem, which, to cite the heading of p. [3], was occasioned by a maxim of La Rochefoucauld: "Dans l'adversité de nos meilleurs amis nous trouvons quelque chose, qui ne nous deplaist pas." [In the troubles of our dearesr friends, we find something which is not altogether displeasing]. On the authority of Dr. William King, to whose oversight Swift entrusted the publication, all three of the first London editions were much abridged and purged of verses King deemed offensive to royalty and religion; in addition, King inlcluded 61 lines from "The Life and Genuine Character" of 1733. The Dublin edition of the same year, published by Faulkner, was much more inclusive, and is recognized as the most definitive.

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        Les vies des saints composées sur ce qui nous est resté de plus authentique & de plus assuré dans leur histoire, disposées selon l'ordre des calendriers & des martyrologes. Avec l'histoire de leur culte. (COMPLET EN 10 VOLUMES)

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