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        Gründlich-verfaßte historische Nachricht von dem berühmten Jülich- und Bergischen Succeßions-Streit von Anfang des XIV. Seculi biß auf das Jahr 1739; nebst einer accuraten Land-Charte, und dazu dienlichen genealogischen Tabell

      Frankfurt, 1739. 23 cm. (8), 168 Seiten mit gestochener Titelvignette, 1 gefalteten Stammtafel und 1 gefalteten Kupferstich-Karte (34 x 40 cm). Festeinband, Ledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung - Mit der seltenen anonymen Karte der Herzogtümer Jülich, Kleve und Berg und Grafschaft Mark. Ein Beiband entnommen und durch weißes Papier ersetzt, bis auf geringfügige Schabespuren tadelloses Exemplar. -

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Monumanta inedita rerum Germanicarum præcipue Cimbricarum, et Megalopensium, quibus varia antiquitatum, historiarum, legum periumque Germanicæ, speciatim Holsatiæ et Megapoleos vicinarumque regionum argumenta illustrantur, supplentur et stabiliuntur... 4 Tomi. Cum tabulis æri incistus.

      Lipsiæ (Leipzig), Jo. Christian Martin, 1739 - 45. Folio. Bound in four cont. full calf w. six raised bands on backs. Titles in gold on backs. Bdg.s worn. Hinge at front-board of vol. 1 cracked, so board almost loose, front-hinge cracked at bottom of vol. 2. Capitals worn and corners bumped. Internally a very nice and clean copy w. the portrait, four engr. title-vignettes, several engr. and woodcut vignettes in text and 151 full-page engr. plates, including the map: "Typus parvæ Angliæ Inter Iutiam et Holsatiam" in vol. 1. Seven of the 151 plates are folded. T-p. in red and black. Portrait and t-p. evenly browned, here and there a bit of brownspotting. Portrait, (2), 122, 8 pp, columns 9-2106 (= 1049 pp), (2) pp, 31 plates + (2), 82, (2) pp, 2438 columns (= 1242 pp), (1) p., 14 plates + (2), 146, (8) pp, 2240 columns (= 1120 pp), (5) pp, 60 plates + (2), 246, (6) pp, 3532 columns (= 1776 pp), 116 (= Index), (1) pp.. First edition of this important collection of papers, sources and records concerning the history of Schleswig-Holstein and Mecklenburg. Westphalen was Mayor of Kiel and Chencellor of the University of Kiel; this is his main work, which is absolutely essential for studying the history og Schleswig-Holstein. This beautiful and very richly illustrated work contains the 151 plates, showing weapons, portraits, coins, clothing, prospects etc

      [Bookseller: Lynge & Søn A/S]
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        Le Cours du Po dans le Duche de Terrare et les Etats de Venise

      Covens & Mortier Amsterdam: Covens & Mortier, 1739. unbound. very good. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 15.75" x 19". Beautiful and unusual map of the Po River through Ferrara in northeastern Italy. Particular attention paid to geographical features, including the various water ways and marshlands. Nice dark impression. Library stamp in upper left corner. Full original margins, minor aging around edges. Expert repairs to centerfold.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store ]
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        Observations sur la Construction de la Carte de l'Océan Oriental ou Mers de Indes, pour servir vaisseaux du roy, dressée au dépost des cartes, plans & journaux de la marine, par ordre de M. le comte de Maurepas, 1740

      [Paris]: Jacques Guerin, 1739 [i.e.: 1740]. Quarto. (9 5/8 x 7 13/16 inches). 35pp. Quarto. Contemporary manuscript corrections in text on pp.7, 12, 21, 28, and 30. (Small tear at outer margin of first leaf). Contemporary paper-backed boards. The rare first edition of Bellin's extensive account of his map of the Indian Ocean. The work includes lengthy separate analyses of the coasts of Africa from the Cape of Good Hope to the Red Sea, Madagascar and other isles in the Indian Ocean, and the coasts and isles of Asia from the Red Sea to China. In addition to these geographic locations, observations made in the regions by various explorers are cited. The cartographer Bellin was employed for more than five decades in the French Hydrographic Service, where he served as the first "Ingénieur hydrographe de la Marine." Commissioned to develop new surveys of the coasts of France and then the known coasts of the world, these were published, respectively, as Le Neptune Français in 1735 and the Hydrographie Français between 1756 and 1765. Bellin also published a Petit Atlas Maritime with 580 charts and plans of harbors, issued in five volumes in 1764. The present work was later reprinted as one of thirty reprinted pamphlets in the author's Recueil des Memoires qui ont été publiés avec les Cartes Hydrographiques (Paris, ca. 1767). Remarkably rare in this original printing: not in OCLC; RLIN records only a reprint at the JCB issued as part of the author's Recueil.... Cf. Sabin 4556

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books ]
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        L'École du monde, ou instruction d'un père à un fils, touchant la manière dont il faut vivre dans le Monde. Divisée en Entretiens. Nouvelle édition, avec figures. 6 Bände in 3 Bänden.

      12mo. Mit gest. Frontispiz, 3 gest. wiederh. u. 3 Holzschn.-Titelvign., 12 Kupfertaf. u. zahlr. geschn. Vignetten. Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. 9 Bl., 174 S.; 2 Bl., 306 S.; 2 Bl., 238 S.; 2 Bl., 224 S.; 2 Bl., 240 S.; 2 Bl., 234 S., 1 Bl. Ldr. d. Zeit auf 5 Bünden m. dekorativer Rückenvergoldun u. roten RSchildern. Gesprenkelter Schnitt. Einbände etw. berieben. Initialen auf Vorsätzen, kl. Name auf Titelbl. Im Text sauber und wohlerhalten. Schöne, dekorative Reihe mit reizenden Kupfern.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Düwal]
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