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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Buch & Consult Ulrich Keip]
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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

      [Bookseller: Libreria La Fenice di Pietro Freggio]
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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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        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)

      Gissey, Paris 1739 - Complet en 10 volumes, reliure plein cuir d'époque. Dos usé. Le tome I a les mors fendus. Cachet d'ancien possesseur sur la page de titre. Intérieur très frais. Le tome 5 est en très mauvais état (manque d'un petit morceau de cuir au bas du dos de la reliure; l'intérieur a souffert de l'humidité: taches rougeâtres au bas d'un bon nombre de pages, lesquelles sont fragilisées; les premières pages tombent en morceaux) et devrait être remplacé par un autre exemplaire (achetable sur Abebooks, également en édition originale). Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The English Empire in America or, A view of dominions of the Crown of England in the West Indies. Namely, Newfoundland, New-England, New-York, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, Carolina, Bermudas, Barbuda, Anguila, Montserrat, Dominica, St. Vincent, Antegoa, Mevis, or Nevis, St. Christophers, Barbadoes, Jamaica. With an account of the discovery, situation, product, and other excellencies and rarities of these countries. To which is prefixed, a relation of the first discovery of the new world called America by the spaniards. And of the remarkable voyages of several Englishmen to divers places therein. Illustrated with maps and pictures. By Robert Burton

      London: Printed for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch at the Red-Lion in Pater-noster-Row; and James Hodges at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge, 1739. Seventh edition (first published in 1685). Full page map of English colonies as frontispiece, full page map of West Indies at p. 61 and 3 other woodcuts in text. 192 pp. 12mo. Late 19th century citron morocco and marbled boards, a.e.g., by Tout. Trimmed at lower margin with some loss to double rule border of title page and touching some catchwords throughout, small paper repairs to outer lower margin of title page and pp. 21-22, else a near fine copy. Bookplate of William Forbes Morgan. Signed on the last page, "Joshua Shaw / His Book 1739." Note in the rear states bought at Heartman's, Oct. 9, 1920. Has been erroneously attributed to Richard Blome. Robert Burton was the pseudonym of Nathaniel Crouch (1632?-1725?).

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        An Historical Discourse on the Civil and Religious Affairs of the Colony of Rhode-Island and the Providence Plantations in New England from the First Settlement 1638, to the End of the First Century

      Boston: Printed and sold by S. Kneeland and T. Green in Queen-Street, 1739. First edition, with "Advertisement" leaf. [ii], 14, 120, [1, advertisement], [1] pp. Bound in later three quarters brown morocco and cloth boards, t.e.g., by Zucker of Philadelphia. Some mild staining on the first dozen leaves. An important early work on the history of Rhode Island by a Newport Baptist minister.

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        Merckwürdiges Leben und Thaten Des Prätendenten Von Ungarn und Siebenbürgen, Joseph Ragoczy und seiner Vorfahren. Aus zuverläßigen Nachrichten und Uhrkunden der curiösen Welt zu Gefallen und Plaisir sorgfältig gesammelt von H. E. S

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, 1739.. Mit gest. Portrait-Frontispiz. 7 Bll., 166 S. Karton d. Zt., mit Goldbrokatpapier bezogen. Apponyi 2449. - Joseph Rákóczi (1700-1738), Sohn von Franz II. Rákóczi, wuchs mit seinem Bruder Georg unter Vormundschaft des Kaisers in Wien auf. Sein Vater, Anführer des nach ihm benannten glücklosen Aufstandes, lebte nach seiner Flucht aus der Festung in Wiener Neustadt im polnischen und französischen Exil. Die aus der Slowakei stammende Familie Rakoczi hatte dort und in Siebenbürgen über Generationen großen politischen Einfluss und befand sich in andauernden Kämpfen mit der Monarchie; die Erziehung der Brüder Joseph und Georg unter habsburgischer Aufsicht sollte die Rakoczis endlich an den österreichischen Hof binden. Nach dem Tod des Vaters 1734 floh Joseph aus Wien und wurde von den Gefolgsleuten Franz II. als rechtmäßiger Erbe und Truppenführer anerkannte. Er paktierte mit den ottomanischen Truppen unter Sultan Mahmud I., die aber 1738 eine verheerende Niederlage gegen ?-sterreich erleben mussten. Joseph Rákóczi verstarb kurz danach am 10. November 1738 im bulgarischen Czernavoda an der Pest. - Titelblatt alt aufgezogen. Mit wenigen Unterstreichungen.

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        The English Empire in America or, A view of dominions of the Crown of England in the West Indies. Namely, Newfoundland, New-England, New-York, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, Carolina, Bermudas, Barbuda, Anguila, Montserrat, Dominica, St. Vincent, Antegoa, Mevis, or Nevis, St. Christophers, Barbadoes, Jamaica. With an account of the discovery, situation, product, and other excellencies and rarities of these countries. To which is prefixed, a relation of the first discovery of the new world called America by the spaniards. And of the remarkable voyages of several Englishmen to divers places therein. Illustrated with maps and pictures. By Robert Burton

      London: Printed for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch at the Red-Lion in Pater-noster-Row; and James Hodges at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge, 1739. Seventh edition (first published in 1685). Full page map of English colonies as frontispiece, full page map of West Indies at p. 61 and 3 other woodcuts in text. 192 pp. 12mo. Late 19th century citron morocco and marbled boards, a.e.g., by Tout. Trimmed at lower margin with some loss to double rule border of title page and touching some catchwords throughout, small paper repairs to outer lower margin of title page and pp. 21-22, else a near fine copy. Bookplate of William Forbes Morgan. Signed on the last page, "Joshua Shaw / His Book 1739." Note in the rear states bought at Heartman's, Oct. 9, 1920. Has been erroneously attributed to Richard Blome. Robert Burton was the pseudonym of Nathaniel Crouch (1632?-1725?).

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        Versuch einer allgemeinen deutschen Synonymik in einem kritisch-philosophischen Wörterbuche der sinnverwandten Wörter der hochdeutschen Mundart. Halle und Leipzig: Joh. Gottfr. Ruff, 1795-1802.

      - First edition. 'Eberhard (1739-1809) can be considered one of the most eminent representatives of German popular philosophy in the late eighteenth century. In opposition to abstract philosophical speculations, his writings are representative of a more empirical approach. He stimulated the contemporary debates in epistemology and metaphysics as well as in anthropology, the theory of emotions, moral philosophy, theology, cultural theory and the analysis of language. He engaged in the public debates on Enlightenment philosophy . Eberhard also had an important impact on German philology as the editor of the first German thesaurus which he published under the title "Versuch einer allgemeinen deutschen Synonymik"; there were at least seventeen editions up until the twentieth century. The thesaurus is not aimed at scholars and philologists but explicitly at a broader audience. Like similar works by Girard, Voltaire, d’Alembert and Joucourt in the French language, Blair in English and Sporon in Danish, Eberhard’s thesaurus is designed to assist everyone who 'intends to distinguish himself by a painstaking education to educate his understanding by means of language and to acquire the ability to express himself gently, correctly, and firmly' (Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers). PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 6 parts in 3 volumes, large 8vo, contemporary half leather, smooth spines ruled gilt with contrasting labels, first two spines blemished, paper library shelfmarks on front boards, corners worn, all edges red, neat early library stamps on title versos, no inscriptions, closed tear to one leaf in first volume, light age-toning only, a very good set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opuscula theologica, philosophica et philologica. In duos tomos distributa. Editio altera. Ab Auctore rcognita, emendata & aucta.

      Lausannae & Genevae: Sumptibus Marci-Michaelis Bousquet & Sociorum, 1739. - 2 vol. in einem Band, komplett. XLIV, 505; XXXII, 580 S. Gr. 8°, Ganzlederband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung und 5 Bünden. Mit Titelkupfern, Vignetten und einem Frontispiz. Einband vorn und hinten stark berieben und Kanten bestoßen; Einband hinten: Es fehlt kleines Stück der oberen Ecke und untere Ecke aufegplatzt; Rücken oben und unten mit Fehlstellen (oben ca. 2 cm, unten kleiner). Bei den letzten 8 Seiten und Vorsatz hinten Ecke oben ungleichmäßig schräg weggerissen. Alter Besitzername auf Vorsatz, im Innendeckel vorn ebenso und durchgekreuzt. Papier an Rändern leicht gebräunt, Braunflecken auf Vorsatz und Titeleien. Sonst Alter entsprechend guter Zustand, Papier elastisch und gut erhalten. - - - Bitte beachten Sie: Auf Grund der besonderen Versandkostenvorgabe von AbeBooks (der Preis richtet sich nicht nach Gewicht, sondern nach Anzahl der Artikel), kann es bei schwereren oder mehrbändigen Werken zu höheren Portokosten kommen. - - - Please note: Because of AbeBooks' special requirement for shipping fees (price is per item, not per weight) shipping charges may be higher with heavy books or when comprising several volumes. 2520 g 1 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Denkwürdiger und nützlicher Rheinischer Antiquarius, welcher die wichtigsten und angenehmsten geograph-histor- und politischen Merckwürdigkeiten des gantzen Rhein-Stroms...deutlich vor Augen leget.

      . Frankfurt, Stocks Erben und Schilling, 1739, 8°, gestochenes Frontispiz, 17 Blatt, 742 (744) S., mit 3 gefalteten Kupferstichkarten und 12 Kupfertafeln, Ganzpergamenteinband (etwas fleckig) *Die Karten zeigen: Rheinlauf von der Quelle bis nach Landau,. Bodenseegebiet , Rheinlauf von Trier bis zur Mündung. Die Ansichten zeigen: Lauffen, Mannheim, Mäuseturm in Bingen, Pfalz bei Kaub, Rheinfels (2x), Königsstuhl bei Rense, Britten, Rheinfall, Schwedische Säule bei Oppenheim, Schenkenschanz, Drususstein.

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        Denkwürdiger und nützlicher Rheinischer Antiquarius Welcher die Wichtigsten und angenehmsten Geograph- Histor- und Politischen Merckwürdigkeiten des gantzen Rhein-Stroms von seinem Ursprung an (.) darstellet.,

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        Denkwürdiger und nützlicher Rheinischer Antiquarius Welcher die Wichtigsten und angenehmsten Geograph- Histor- und Politischen Merckwürdigkeiten des gantzen Rhein-Stroms von seinem Ursprung an (...) darstellet.

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        Scelta di sonetti, e canzoni de' più eccellenti Rimatori d'ogni secolo. Quarta edizione con nuova aggiunta.

      presso Lorenzo Baseggio,, In Venezia, 1739 - Cinque parti in quattro volumi di cm. 15,5, pp. oltre 2.500 ca. complessive. Solida leg. coeva in piena pergamena rigida con nervi passanti. Qualche segno d'uso al dorso del terzo volume, peraltro esemplare, in ottimo stato di conservazione. La prima parte contiene i rimatori dal 1400 fino al 1550, la seconda dal 1550 al 1600 e del 1600, la terza contiene i rimatori viventi del 1709, la quarta divisa in due volumi contiene le aggiunte accresciute in questa quarta edizione. Edizione definitiva e più completa delle precedenti. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beschreibung des Kaiserl. Gnaden-und Frey-Schiessen, welches./

      1739. SHOOTING FESTIVAL. Beschreibung des Kaiserl. Gnaden-und Frey-Schiessen, welches von ihro Kaiser-und Koenigliche Catholischen Majestaet Carolo Sexto der Wienerischen Burgerschaft durch vierzehn Tag gegeben worden. In der Jahr 1739. 68 pp. text and 10 engraved plates, including double-sheet frontispiece and 4 full-sheet and folding, woodcut armorial headpiece. Small folio, 320 x 205 mm, bound in contemporary sheep. In a half-morocco folding box. Vienna: Johann Peter von Ghelen, [1739]. |~||~||~||~||~||~| First Edition, a particularly handsome example of this rare genre. Shooting festivals originated in Germany and date back to the Middle Ages. The present commemoration of a 14-day rifle contest held for the citizens in Vienna in 1739 by Charles VI lists the participants and winners and illustrates the proceedings in engraved plates by Elias Schaffhauser after Franz Tobias Kollman, and by Andreas & Joseph Schmuzer. The large fold-out frontispiece shows the entire shooting field with participants on horseback, the Emperor in his chariot, a clown, a building filled with spectators, and Vienna in the background, with a wide sky dominating the scene. The three double-page plates depict the exhibition of the prizes; the emperor, accompanied by processions of officials, being greeted by the Mayor of Vienna, in an open gallery with the shooting field in the background; and the awarding of the prizes. The remaining plates reproduce seven emblematic targets, accompanied by explanatory text. Rare: Worldcat locates only three copies located in American institutions (National Gallery, Getty and NYPL, the latter apparently lacking the large folding frontispiece). ABPC finds no copies at auction. Lipperheide 3002.

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        Intrigues Monastiques, ou l'Amour Encapuchonne; Nouvelles Espagnoles, Italiennes, et Francoises

      La Haye: Jean van den Bergh, 1739. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall. Presumed first edition in leather boards and spine, with four raised bands and title label to spine. Red and black title page with tiny engraving of winged horse leaping off the top of a mountain. Text in French. 3 1/4" x 5 1/4". An extremely rare volume offering salacious tales of erotic goings-on in monasteries, curiously published the year before the birth of the Marquis de Sade. Hinges weakened, wear to boards, pages slightly wavy but extremely well preserved after 275 years.

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        Tal, om Märkwärdigheter uti insecterne, hållt för Wettenscaps Academien uti Auditorio Illustri på första Præsidentskapet aflades 1739. D. 3. October.

      Stockholm, Pet. Momma, 1739. Small 8vo. Preserved in covers of older blindstamped golden paper. Title-page a bit soiled and with old owner's names (one of them crossed out, the other one being Roland Martin). A small restoration to lower blank margin of title-page. Woodcut initial at beginning and woodcut end-vignette. (18) pp.. Exceedingly rare first edition, first issue (with an excellent provenance) of Linnaeus' seminal speech which has gone down in history as one of the most famous and influential summations on the economy of nature - demonstrated by "curiosities among insects". With poetical eloquence, Linnaeus shows us the wonder of the small creature that is the insect and beautifully ties together the nature of the world that we live in, providing to all living things a means and an end. Published merely four years after the groundbreaking first edition of the "Systema Natura" - and two decades before the definitive 10th edition of it - Linnaeus, in this epochal speech, points us to the fact that only with the "Systema Natura" had the true nature of the insect been discovered, revealing to us also the true wonder of nature. This groundbreaking speech was given at the inauguration of the Royal Academy of Sciences in Stockholm in 1739. Linnaeus himself was one of the founders of the academy; this foundational speech not only marks the beginning of the world-changing Academy of Sciences, being the first in a long series of presiding speeches that were given four times a year (when the Academy chose a new chairman), it also marks an epoch in the theory of natural history. The frequent reprinting of the speech bears witness to its epochal character and the importance it came to hold for Linnaeus himself. The extremely scarce first issue was printed by Momma in a poor antiqua setting, mixing three different styles, and the last three pages are in a smaller font. New issues appeared in Swedish in 1747 and 1752, the speech was reprinted in Latin numerous times in different issues of the "Amoenitates", and it was translated into English and German. When occupying oneself with the greatest modern zoologist, Carl von Linné, the founder of binominal nomenclature, one rarely comes across references to his philosophical theory of the world. Unlike many modern thinkers, 18th century scientists and philosophers did not find the notion of God as ruler of the Universe incompatible with hard scientific facts. On the contrary, the relationship between God and Nature was an issue of crucial importance to many natural scientists of the period. The present speech constitutes the most important declaration of Linnaeus' thoughts on the subject, presenting him as what we would call a "physicotheologist". By means of the "curiosities among insects", Linnaeus here presents Nature as a single, self-regulating global entity - an entity that is a wonder created by God. The present publication constitutes one of the most personal works that Linnaeus ever wrote and provides with a direct insight into his entire world view - the view of the world that enabled us to properly classify and systematize all living things. It is not least due to the present work that Linnaeus was so widely admired by the greatest of his contemporaries. In his own time he was not only admired for his great scientific accomplishments, he became famous for wider cultural reasons and for the moral qualities that understream his scientific work. That is the main reason why he was considered a hero by the likes of Rousseau and why the likes of Goethe made debating Linnaeus a pastime in fashionable Romantic circles. The work is of the greatest scarcity. OCLC lists merely six copies in libraries world-wide, two of which are in the US: Kansas State University and North Carolina State University. The remaining four copies are in: Sweden, France, UK, and The Netherlands. ROLAND MARTIN (1726-1788) was prominent physician, who was a student of Linnaeus. He studied at the University of Uppsala and here defended his dissertation in 1745 (under Linnaeus). He was nominated professor of medicine twice, but refused both times. He was considered an excellent teacher and a great physician, but he was a controversian man and caused dramatic debacle when he left the Collegium medicum and joined the Societas chirurgica (only to return in 1766, with a tarnished reputation). Hult, p. 31-32.BMC 3141

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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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        Carte Topographique des Environs & du Plan de Paris leveé par Msr l'Abbé Delagrive, & Copie selon l'original Parisien par les heritiers de feu Dr Homann." " Karte von der Gegend und GunDdrisder Stadt Paris

      Europe: Nuremberg Hom?"nisehen Erben. Homann Heirs. 1739. Copper engraved town plan of Paris and environs by Homann Heirs Original colour; title and text in French and German;verso blank. The plan is based on Abbé Jean Delagrive's map of 1738 showing the greater environs of Paris at the time, many of today's districts appear as villages; with a key listing 63 landmarks. Extremely detailed, showing land use, buildings and roads. Coat of arms above key. Good impression; worm tracks ( approx 15 & 5mm) to key, 3 tiny worm holes to image and a couple more plus a short track to left margin. Homann Heirs, "Homann Erben", "Homanniani Heredes", "Heritiers de Homann"continued the company of Johann Baptist Homann from 1724-1748, they reissued his maps and also produced many new maps during that time. Johann Baptist Homann (1664 ?" 1724) from 1687 Homann worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house. Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as recommendation for potential customers. In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece "Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt" Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann Heirs company, in business until 1848, known as "Homann Erben", "Homanniani Heredes", "Heritiers de Homann" abroad. Europe France Paris

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        The History of the Life of Peter I. Emperor of Russia, Complete in 3 Volumes. (FIRST EDITION 1739)

      London: Printed for J. Read, in White-Fryars.. Good with no dust jacket. 1739. First Edition. Hardcover. 3 uniform original volumes, complete set. Full brown speckled calf (looks contemporary with the date of the book) a gilt-ruled border to the front and rear board of each volume, gilt titling on a burgundy label to Volumes 2 & 3 - the label missing from Volume 1. Numbered 1, 2 & 3 in gilt in the compartment under the title label. 5 raised bands, with a gilt fleur-de-lys (some rubbed and faded) in the remaining compartments. Front & rear boards of volume 1 detached. Spine edges of volume 2 sound but beginning to crack. Front edge of the spine of volume 3 cracked and chipped. Overall the boards nd corners are edge-worn, rubbed and scratched, with chips/loss to some spine ends/corners, but, apart from volume one, all hinges are tight. The set is complete with 2 frontispieces, 3 folding maps, and 9 other plates (7 folding). Volume One = Frontispiece + (x) + (22) + 350 pp + (32 pp Index) with 2 folding maps - Large Map of Russia, Smaller folding map of The River Neva) and 2 folding plates. Volume Two = Frontispiece + (8) + 354 pp + (30 pp Index). Title, (6) + 409 pp including Appendix at rear + (21 pp Index) with 1 folding map and 7 plates, 5 of them folding. First Edition. Internally - a later previous owners' initials in blue ink to all the front pastedowns, and an older ink signature of the original owner dated 1739 on the very top of the title pages of Volumes 1 and 3. All volumes have light foxing - browning spotting/patching/staining - and a little thumbing here and there. Maps and plates have fold creases but are generally clean, with some light foxing. Otherwise the set is unmarked and overall apart from the detached boards to volume one and light foxing throughout, the set is in a generally good clean tight condition, but needs a little TLC. SEE IMAGES. John Mottley (1692?-1750) was born in London to a distinguished line of intellectuals, among whom William Guise, scholar at All Souls College in Oxford. Peter I of Russia, self-styled ?'the Great?', was Tsar of Russia from 1682 until his death in 1725. ; each volume 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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