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        Museum Florentinum exhibens insigniora vetustatis monumenta quae Florentiae sunt. Ioanni Gastoni Etruriae magno duci dedicatum. Tomus: Antiqua numismata aurea et argentea praestantioara et aerea maximi moduli quae in regio thesauro magni ducis Etruriae adservantur cum observationibus Antonii Francisci Gorii publici historiarum professoris. Volumen II + III.

      XXXX, LII, 205, 274 Gr.-Fol., Halbleder Originalausgabe 1740-42! Bände 2 und 3 der 3-teiligen Abteilung "Antiqua numismata" der von Antonio Francesco Gori herausgegebenen 12-bändigen Reihe "Museum Florentinum exhibens insigniora vetustatis Monumenta quae Florentiae sunt." apart. Altersgemäß noch GUTER Zustand. Halblederbände der Zeit, beschabt und bestoßen. Buchrücken leicht wurmstichig. Bindungen fest. Innen stellenweise Bräunung von Seiten durch Wasserschaden, Seiten insgesamt in altersgemäß sehr ordentlichem Zustand. Fotos und weitere Informationen auf Anfrage. -- Original edition from 1740-42, the volumes 2 and 3 of the series "Antiqua numismata" being offered as a bundle. Vol. 1 missing. Still in GOOD condition. Half leather bound book cover, rubbed and bumped. Spines slightly wormy. Binding tight. Some pages slightly browned by water damage, pages otherwise in very fine condition. Please contact us for further photos and information. atx mbx

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        Reflexions politiques sur les Finances et le Commerce, où l'on examine quelles ont été sur les revenus, les denrées, le change étranger, & conséquemment sur notre commerce, les influences des augmentations & des diminutions des valeurs numéraires des monnoyes.

      The Hague: chez Antoine van Dole, 1740 - 2 volumes, octavo (150 x 92 mm). Recently rebound to style in marbled calf, twin brown morocco labels, raised bands, compartments elaborately tooled in gilt with central flower tool, all edges red. Engraved vignette to titles, woodcut head- and tailpieces. With half-titles and 8 pp. publisher's ad at rear of Volume 2. Light toning to endpapers. An excellent set in exceptionally bright condition. 10 folded leaves of tables. Second edition of this important work, published two years after the first edition. Reflexions politiques was first written in the form of three letters to Melon in 1735 but not published until three years later. Little is known of Dutot, save that he was a cashier in the Compagnie des Indes, founded by Law, whose system the author examines favourably in the present work in which he also explains the reasons for its collapse in 1720. A major source of information on the economic life of the late 17th and early 18th centuries, Reflexions politiques was first published in English in 1739. Goldsmiths' 7785; See INED 1695; Kress 4381.

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        De Historia Demoninatione Definitione.

      1740. 1740 Lectures on a Notable German Study of Universal History [Manuscript]. [Universal History]. [Curas, Hilmar]. [De Historia Demoninatione Definitione (running title)]. Note on front free endpaper reads "Celeb. Did. Dusingii prof. Brem./ Dictata in/ Hilmari Curas/ Compend. Historiae Univers." [Bremen, 1740]. 457 pp. Quarto (7-3/4" x 6"). Contemporary three-quarter vellum over patterned boards, edges rouged. Some soiling, moderate rubbing to extremities, spine ends bumped. Light toning to interior, text in neat hand to rectos and versos of all leaves. $500. * A fair copies of lectures on Hilman Curas's Einleitung zur Universal-Historie (1723), a study of universal history by the Berlin professor Hilmar Dusing that was highly regarded in the North-German states. According to the annotation on the front free endpaper, the lecturer was a professor at the University of Bremen named Dietrich Duesing (Dusing or Duysing). Notes on pp. 454 and 457 of the manuscript are dated 1740.

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        WEISSENBURG. "Accurater Prosect u. Grundris der Gegend der Kayserl. Freyen Reichsstadt Weissenburg am Nordgau". Gesamtansicht, darüber Plan der Stadt und der Umgebung. Neben der Gesamtansicht eine Ansicht des Marktplatzes und der Andreaskirche.

      - Altkol. Kupferstich von Seutter, um 1740, 49 x 57 cm. Prächtige Ansicht in einem kräftigen Abzug, im Ganzen altkoloriert!

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        LOGARITHMOLOGIA: Or the Whole Doctrine of Logariths, Common and Logistical, in Theory and Practice

      London; (1740, 1739): For J. Hodges. Full-Leather. Very Good. Octavo. In three parts. xii, [1]246, (2)pp. publisher's ads; title page dated 1739 for the table or canon, 62(1), (1)pp. publisher's ad. (The last part has a separate title page, pagination and register, reading "Logarithmology." Part II. Containing a threefold table or canon of logarithms). Bound in contemporary blind stamped calf, early rebacking, circular paper spine label with manuscript title faded. Renewed endpapers with cloth tape reinforcement at hinges. Lacking the folding plate at page 114. In all, a very good copy. Internally clean.

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        Observations in Surgery: A Collection of One Hundred and Twenty Eight Different Cases with Remarks on Each

      J. Hodges, 1740. Hardcover has been rebound in brown leather along the spine and at the corners with marbled paper on the front and rear panels and make up the end papers, b/w chapter decorations, 289 pages followed by a listing of "Some Particular Medicines." 1740 publishing date. Title continues: For the Improvement of young students. Orininally written in French this is a translation into English. This book has been rebound with new marbled end papers and show minimal wear to the binding. The text is age toned with very light spotting that show on the margins, the lat page of "Some Particular Medicines" has been torn and reattached, fore edges have a few tears with the pages of "Some Particular Medicines" having fore edge chips and tears that is heavier than the other pages, second free page hosts numerous previous owner's signatures and information with a few more names on the title page and a single name on the top margin of the dedication page. - one of which was E. Haynie who may have been a surgeon or Surgeon's mate in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Images available. USPS tracking used on all domestic shipments.. No Edition Stated. Half-Leather. Good/ .

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        Specialkarte von der Buffin und Hudsons Bay

      Artist: Anonymus ; date: 1740 - - technic: Copper print; colorit: original colored; condition: Very good; size (in cm): 50 x 58 - description: Map shows the great lakes with Lousina to Mexico, on inset map the east coast of Canada with the Hudson and Buffin Bay

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        Nuova Carta Del Polo Artico secondo l'ultime observaioni

      Amsterdam: Giovanni Battista Albrizzi, 1740. unbound. Map. Uncolored copper plate engraving. Image measures 11 x 12.75" Rarely seen in black and white, this map of the North Pole and Northern Hemisphere demonstrates geographic knowledge as of the mid-18th century. The map shows the Northeast Passage, or northern sea route, discovered by William Barentsz in 1596, as well as the islands of Nova Zembla and Spitzbergen that he also discovered. However, the corresponding region in North America, and therefore a possible Northwest Passage, remains blank, reflecting both the lack of knowledge of this area and the continued hope that such a route might be found. The North Pole itself also remains empty, as it would not be explored for another century, and California is shown as an island. The areas that the map does describe, however, are nicely detailed, and in particular New Denmark, Greenland, the rivers of North America, and the Great Wall of China. A banner across the top of the page, running behind the map, bears its title. The map is a dark impression on bright paper and is in very good condition. No chips or tears. Minor wear to original fold and slight offsetting. Giovanni Battista Albrizzi (1698-1777) was a prominent Venetian publisher of books and maps. He inherited his business from his father and was part of a family active in publishing and bookselling in Venice for 150 years. In addition, he edited a weekly bulletin, Novelle della Repubblica delle Lettere, which reviewed and commented on books published throughout Europe. This scarce map is from Atlante Novissimo Che Contiene tutte le parti del Mondo, an Italian edition of De Lisle's Atlas. Albrizzi worked with Isaac Tirion, a Dutch publisher, to update the maps for this edition.

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        Nederlandse oorlogsbodem, man-o-war - Seutter, ca. 1740.

      Nederlandse oorlogsbodem - ?Ein Orlog - oder gro?es Kriegs-Schiff nach seinen vornehmsten Theilen und zugeh?rigen, von aussen und von innen Accurat abgezeichnet??Kopergravure, uitgegeven door Matth?us Seutter te Augsburg ca. 1740. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm. (prent): ca. 50 x 59 cm.Dwarsdoorsnede van een Driemaster met vol tuigage, met 96 kanonnen, daaromheen verschillende scheepsromp types. Vol details en uitleg over gebruikte nautische instrumenten. Ook de hi?rarchie aan boord wordt nauwgezet opgesomd, van de hoogste officier tot de laagste bediende.Prijs: ?1.450,- (incl. lijst, incl. BTW).

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        An Exact Draught of the Castle of San Lorenzo ye village & river of Chagre

      [London: T. Gardner, 1740. Engraved plan by Bowen. Shaved into plate area at the lower and right margins. Sheet size: 6 3/8 x 7 5/8 inches. A map of the locale of Vernon's attack in the War of Jenkin's Ear. "The War of Jenkins's Ear was a conflict between Great Britain and Spain that lasted from 1739 to 1748. After 1742 it merged into the larger War of the Austrian Succession. Under the 1729 Treaty of Seville, the British had agreed not to trade with the Spanish colonies. To verify the treaty, the Spanish were permitted to board British vessels in Spanish waters. After one such incident in 1731, Robert Jenkins, captain of the ship Rebecca, claimed that the Spanish coast guard had severed his ear. The British government, which was determined to continue its drive toward commercial and military domination of the Atlantic basin, used this incident as an excuse to wage war against Spain in the Caribbean. In 1738 Jenkins exhibited his pickled ear to the House of Commons, whipping up war fever against Spain. To much cheering, the British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, reluctantly declared war on October 23, 1739." (Wikipedia). The print gives details of the river and castle which was successfully assaulted from the sea, and subsequently destroyed by Admiral Vernon and his forces. The castle was 45 miles by road to Porto Bello and 82 miles to Panama. The Admiral and Don Juan Carlos Gutierez de Zaxollos "captain of foot, and castillano of the castle of St. Lorenzo, at the mouth of the river Chagre" had reached terms following the initial assault: "Art. 1. That upon His Britannic Majesty's troops being put into immediate possession of the fort St. Lorenzo, at the mouth of the river Chagre, the said castillano, and all his garrison, be at free liberty to march out without any molestation, and may retire into the village of Chagre, or where else they please. 2. That the inhabitants of Chagre may remain in all safety in their houses, under a promise of security to their persons and houses. 3. That the guarda costa sloops be delivered up to the use of His Britannic Majesty, in the condition they are, and the King of Spain's custom-house. 4. That the clergy and churches in the town of Chagre shall be protected and preserved in all their immunities. Dated on board the Stafford, before the river Chagre, the 24th of March, 1740."

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        Histoire de la vie et du regne de Louis XIV, roi de France et de Navarre

      First edition, published at the same time that an edition in The Hague, and illustrated with 58 folding plates containing several medals Chés François Varrentrapp & Jean Christ A Francfort & A Basle 1740 - 1743 In-4 (19x25,5cm) (8) 574 pp. 6Pl. et (8) 549 pp. 5Pl. et (4) 546pp. (2) 15Pl. et (4) 486pp. (2) 16Pl. et (4) 499 pp. 12Pl. et (4) 476pp. (78) 4Pl. 6 volumes reliés

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        TSCHECHIEN-MÄHREN- 1740 COVENS ET MORTIER, Titel: Carte Générale Du Marquisat De Moravie Divisée En Six Cercles ; dressée sur les Memoires les plus nouveaux ; Tabula Generalis Marchionatus Moraviae In Sex Circulos Divisae I. Condet sculpsit.[Titelkartusche:] J. Punt del. et f.

      Amsterdam Cóvens et Mortier ca. 1740 Landkarte / map, original altkolorierter Kupferstich, ca. 63x50 cm, Maßstab in graph. Form (Milliaria Moravica). - Titelkartusche oben links, Maßstabkartusche unten rechts, Parallelt. über dem Kartenfeld [Maßstab ca. 1:510 000]Versand D: 9,00 EUR

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        An Exact Draught of the Castle of San Lorenzo ye village & river of Chagre

      [London: T. Gardner, 1740. Engraved plan by Bowen. Shaved into plate area at the lower and right margins. Sheet size: 6 3/8 x 7 5/8 inches. A map of the locale of Vernon's attack in the War of Jenkin's Ear. "The War of Jenkins's Ear was a conflict between Great Britain and Spain that lasted from 1739 to 1748. After 1742 it merged into the larger War of the Austrian Succession. Under the 1729 Treaty of Seville, the British had agreed not to trade with the Spanish colonies. To verify the treaty, the Spanish were permitted to board British vessels in Spanish waters. After one such incident in 1731, Robert Jenkins, captain of the ship Rebecca, claimed that the Spanish coast guard had severed his ear. The British government, which was determined to continue its drive toward commercial and military domination of the Atlantic basin, used this incident as an excuse to wage war against Spain in the Caribbean. In 1738 Jenkins exhibited his pickled ear to the House of Commons, whipping up war fever against Spain. To much cheering, the British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, reluctantly declared war on October 23, 1739." (Wikipedia). The print gives details of the river and castle which was successfully assaulted from the sea, and subsequently destroyed by Admiral Vernon and his forces. The castle was 45 miles by road to Porto Bello and 82 miles to Panama. The Admiral and Don Juan Carlos Gutierez de Zaxollos "captain of foot, and castillano of the castle of St. Lorenzo, at the mouth of the river Chagre" had reached terms following the initial assault: "Art. 1. That upon His Britannic Majesty's troops being put into immediate possession of the fort St. Lorenzo, at the mouth of the river Chagre, the said castillano, and all his garrison, be at free liberty to march out without any molestation, and may retire into the village of Chagre, or where else they please. 2. That the inhabitants of Chagre may remain in all safety in their houses, under a promise of security to their persons and houses. 3. That the guarda costa sloops be delivered up to the use of His Britannic Majesty, in the condition they are, and the King of Spain's custom-house. 4. That the clergy and churches in the town of Chagre shall be protected and preserved in all their immunities. Dated on board the Stafford, before the river Chagre, the 24th of March, 1740."

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        CARTE DU PIEMONT et du MONFERRAT.

      Paris. c1740 - Size: 632 x 475 mm. Very good condition. Copper engraving. Original colour. A handsome of map southern of France, covering the French and Italian Alps from the St Bernard pass to just south of Turin. From Barcelona in the west to Alba in the east

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        The Clerk's Instructor in the Ecclesiastical Courts: consisting of a variety of the best precedents in English now made use of in the practice of civil law, together with several adjudged cases, letters of induction into a living, &c. Also a treatise concerning pluralities, the dispensation of them according to the Statute of 21 Hen. 8. and of retainder of chaplains. Published for the benefit of the students and practitioners in the Ecclesiastical Courts, as also for clergymen, attornies and others who would be acquainted with the method of proceeding therein.

      [London] In the Savoy: printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling for S. Birt, D. Browne, and J. Shuckburgh. 1740. 8vo., (4) + 528 + (20)pp., including the preliminary advertisement leaf, contemporary sheep, neatly rebacked to match, with raised bands, gilt lines and label. Minor wear to covers but still a very good copy. First edition: apparently pretty scarce (ESTC finds copies at 6 libraries in B. Isles and 4 elsewhere, viz. Columbia Law + Harvard Law + Berkeley Law + UCLA Law). Sweet & Maxwell I, p.184 (#12).

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        Utrecht plattegrond, panorama - Seutter.

      Het aanzien van UtrechtKopergravure uitgegeven door Matth?us Seutter rond 1740. In de tijd met de hand gekleurd.Seutter was een van de belangrijkste Duitse kaartenmakers van de achttiende eeuw.Hij werd geboren in Augsburg in 1678 en kwam in de leer bij de befaamde cartograaf Johann Baptiste Homann in Neurenberg. Hij vestigde zich als zelfstandige uitgever van kaarten in 1707 en werd al snel Homann?s grootste rivaal.Zijn zaak floreerde en nadat hij zijn Atlas Maior had opgedragen aan Karel VI, werd hij rond 1731 hij benoemd tot Keizerlijke Geograaf.Hij produceerde in zijn tijd schitterende kaarten (circa 500), atlassen en globes, alle befaamd om hun cartografische detail, prachtige kleuren en rijk versierde cartouches.Prijs: ?1.950,- (incl. lijst, incl. 21% BTW).

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        Institutions de Physique.

      Prault fils, Paris 1740 - 8vo (192 x 122 mm). [8], 450, [18], [12] pp. Including half title, errata leaf, 2 privilege leaves, final blank, engraved frontispiece, large vignette on title, fine pictorial headpieces, 11 folding engraved plates, 4 pp. of publisher's catalog bound at end. Contemporary French mottled calf, gilt-decorated spine with 5 raised bands and gilt-lettered morocco label (hinges restored, corners a little scuffed), marbled endpapers. Internally little browned, occasional spotting, pencil annotations to half-title, first 3 leaves loose but still holding. A fine, wide-margined copy. ---- Poggendorff I, 424; Honeyman 674. FIRST EDITION. "A book of Newtonian inspiration on the principles of physics and mechanics. although she [Chatelet] limited her efforts to commentary and synthesis, her work contributed to the great progress made by Newtonian science in the middle of the eighteenth century" (DSB). Chapter IV deals with Newton's discovery of gravity.Chatelet (1706-1749) was an intimate friend of Voltaire and a fellow admirer of Newton. She was quite successful as a natural scientist, she set up a laboratory at her castle in the Champagne and was taught by leading scholars in mathematics, physics and philosophy. Visit our website for additional images and information. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        American ports, West-Indies - Covens & Mortier, c. 1740.

      PORTS AND HARBORS OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA AND THE WEST INDIES?Les Principales Forteresses Ports &c. De L'Amerique Septentrionale?. Copper engraving published by Covens & Mortier c. 1740. Original hand colouring with later additions. Size: 48,8 x 61,5 cm.This rare chart shows 18 separate maps of harbors and islands throughout North and South America. The sheet was created to accompany Covens & Mortier?s reduction of Henry Popple?s influential map of the British possessions in North America (1733). Popple?s chart was originally published in 20 sheets and the Amsterdam firm of Covens and Mortier reduced it to four, more manageable sheets. The maps included on this chart were derived from the insets on Popple?s map, and feature towns, forts, topography, soundings, shoals, and anchorages.Included are the harbors of New York, Boston, Charleston, Providence (Rhode Island), St. Augustine (Florida), Anapolis Royal (Nova Scotia), Placentia (Newfoundland), Havana (Cuba), St. Iago (Santiago, Cuba), Kingston (Jamaica), Port Antonio (Jamaica), Fort Royal (Martinique), Cartagena (Colombia), and Portobelo (Panama), as well as the islands of Barbados, Antiqua, Bermuda, and Cura?ao.Price: ?1.650,-.

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        Oeuvres du Seigneur de Brantome. 15 volumes.

      A la Haye, Aux Dépens du Libraire 1740 - Nouvelle Édition, Considérablement Augmentée, & accompagnée de Remarques Historiques & Critiques. T1. Contenant Les Vies des Dames Illustres Françaises et Étrangères. T2. Mémoires de Mse. Pierre de Bourdeille, Seigneur de Brantome. Contenant Les Vies des Dames Galantes de son tems. A Londres, chez T. Wood & S. Palmer - 1739. Pas de Frontispice. T3. Contenant Les Vies des Dames Galantes. Seconde partie. Tome 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. Contenant Les Vies des Hommes Illustres et Grands Capitaines Étrangers. Tome 11. Contenant le Discours sur les Duels. Tome 12. Contenant Les Rodomontades et les Jurements des Espagnols, et le Discours sur les Belles Retraites. Tome 13. Contenant ses Opuscules, et les Maximes de la Guerre, par André de Bourdeille son Frère ainé. Tome 14. Contenant Les Lettres d'André de Bourdeille aux Roys Charles IX, Henry III, et Catherine leur Mère; Avec leurs Réponses. Tome 15. Contenant La Généalogie des Bourdeille, et la Vie de Brantome. 7 tableaux généalogiques repliés. A la Haye, Aux Dépens du Libraire - 1740 (sauf pour le T2). 14 frontispices gravés par Schley. Bandeaux, lettrines et vignettes de titre. Reliure plein veau moucheté de l'époque. Dos lisse orné et doré. Pièces de titre fauves et de tomaison vertes. Tranches jaspées rouges. Filet hachuré doré sur les coupes. Très rares rousseurs. Très bon état. Format in-16°(13x8). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A plan of the City and Harbour of La Vera Cruz and the Castle of San Juan de Ulua being the key of traffick and the principal port of New Spain

      [London: T. Gardner, 1740. Engraved plan by Bowen. Shaved into plate area at the upper and right margins. Sheet size: 6 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. A map of Veracruz prompted by the War of Jenkin's Ear. "The War of Jenkins's Ear was a conflict between Great Britain and Spain that lasted from 1739 to 1748. After 1742 it merged into the larger War of the Austrian Succession. The present map of Veracruz and its environs, printed just after the start of the war, was produced as it was apparent that the fortress' role as a centre for trade made it a prime target for the British. Under the 1729 Treaty of Seville, the British had agreed not to trade with the Spanish colonies. To verify the treaty, the Spanish were permitted to board British vessels in Spanish waters. After one such incident in 1731, Robert Jenkins, captain of the ship Rebecca, claimed that the Spanish coast guard had severed his ear. The British government, which was determined to continue its drive toward commercial and military domination of the Atlantic basin, used this incident as an excuse to wage war against Spain in the Caribbean. In 1738 Jenkins exhibited his pickled ear to the House of Commons, whipping up war fever against Spain. To much cheering, the British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, reluctantly declared war on October 23, 1739." (Wikipedia).

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        18th-Century Document Authorizing a Sale of Land

      Philadelphia, 1740. unbound. 1 page on vellum, 13 x 22.75 inches, Philadelphia, March 2, 1740 -- an indenture for a sale involving a tract of land whereby the Shippen family disposes property at the time when they were consolidating their holdings in the early days of the founding of Shippenburg, Pennsylvania. Boldly signed by Edward Shippen (1703 - 1781), one of the founders of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), of which he was a member of the first Board of Trustees. He was also a subscriber to the Philadelphia Academy (University of Pennsylvania) and a founder of the Pennsylvania Hospital and the American Philosophical Society. Also signed by William Shippen (1712 - 1801), a physician who represented Pennsylvania in the Continental Congress in 1778. In 1749 he co-founded with Benjamin Franklin the Public Academy, which evolved into the University of Pennsylvania. Browning along the folds; uniformly toned throughout with wax and paper seals still attached. Very good(+) condition. William Shippen's son (of the same name) married Alice Lee of the Lee Family of Virginia. Their daughter Nancy Shippen married Henry Livingston, the son of Robert Livingston. Peggy Shippen, granddaughter of William, married Benedict Arnold in 1779.

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        A plan of the City and Harbour of La Vera Cruz and the Castle of San Juan de Ulua being the key of traffick and the principal port of New Spain

      [London: T. Gardner, 1740. Engraved plan by Bowen. Shaved into plate area at the upper and right margins. Sheet size: 6 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. A map of Veracruz prompted by the War of Jenkin's Ear. "The War of Jenkins's Ear was a conflict between Great Britain and Spain that lasted from 1739 to 1748. After 1742 it merged into the larger War of the Austrian Succession. The present map of Veracruz and its environs, printed just after the start of the war, was produced as it was apparent that the fortress' role as a centre for trade made it a prime target for the British. Under the 1729 Treaty of Seville, the British had agreed not to trade with the Spanish colonies. To verify the treaty, the Spanish were permitted to board British vessels in Spanish waters. After one such incident in 1731, Robert Jenkins, captain of the ship Rebecca, claimed that the Spanish coast guard had severed his ear. The British government, which was determined to continue its drive toward commercial and military domination of the Atlantic basin, used this incident as an excuse to wage war against Spain in the Caribbean. In 1738 Jenkins exhibited his pickled ear to the House of Commons, whipping up war fever against Spain. To much cheering, the British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, reluctantly declared war on October 23, 1739." (Wikipedia).

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        NÜRNBERG., "Norimberga - Nürnberg". Gesamtansicht von einer Anhöhe, im Vordergrund große Wappenkartusche.

      Kupferstich nach F.B. Werner von J.G. Ringlin bei M. Engelbrecht, Augsburg, um 1740, 20 x 30,5 cm. Mit Fuhrwerk und Reitern staffagierte Ansicht. Im unteren Rand gestochene Erklärungen 1 - 33 in Latein und Deutsch. - Seltene und dekorative Ansicht. BAYERN, Franken

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        NÜRNBERG. "Norimberga - Nürnberg". Gesamtansicht von einer Anhöhe, im Vordergrund große Wappenkartusche.

      - Kupferstich nach F.B. Werner von J.G. Ringlin bei M. Engelbrecht, Augsburg, um 1740, 20 x 30,5 cm. Mit Fuhrwerk und Reitern staffagierte Ansicht. Im unteren Rand gestochene Erklärungen 1 - 33 in Latein und Deutsch. - Seltene und dekorative Ansicht.

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        Io Gottl Heineccii, IC Historia ivris civilis Romani ac Germanici [iuris, juris]

      Lugduni Batavorum: Ioh. & Herm. Verbeek. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1740. Early printing. Hardcover. Light wear, some stray marks, vellum rubbed. Solid Early Leiden printing of this influential Latin work by Heineccius examining the Roman and German systems of jurisprudence and their philosophical importance. "Heineccius's writings combined natural law with a historicist impulse that looked back to older humanist jurisprudence," - Eric H Reiter. Two volumes, bound as one; complete. Contemporary vellum binding with later spine label and modern endpapers. A nice copy of this significant work of legal history and philosphy. Subtitled: qva vtrivsqve origo et vsvs in Germania ex ipsis fontibvs ostenditvr, commoda avditoribvs methodo adornata ... / auctore Jo. Gottl. Heineccio.; 413+112+index pages .

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        Admirables efectos de la providencia sucedidos en la vida, e Imperio de Leopoldo Primero. Invictissimo Emperador de Romanos, Reduzelos a Anales Historicos la verdad. Nueva impression, Corregida, y augmentada asta la muerte del Emperador arrivada en el Año 1705.

      Milán, en la Imprenta Real, por Henrico-Alberto Gosse y Comp., año MDCCXL (1740). - En 3 tomos encuadernados en dos volúmenes de 25 x 41 cm. T. I: 14 hs. + 191 págs. + 7 láms. T. II: 3 hs. + 332 págs. + 8 láms. T. III: 4 hs. + 354 págs. + 11 láms. Ilustrado con un total de 26 magníficos grabados en cobre, con explicación detallada del contenido de cada lámina. Tipografía adornada con capitulares. Ejemplar limpio, con buen papel. Encuadernación en pasta española de época con lomo con seis nervios, dos tejuelos y dorados. (MUY BUEN EJEMPLAR.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Observationes et res judicatae ad jus civile Leodiensium (of Liege), romanorum aliarumque gentium canonicum et feudale. Opus omnibus, tum magistratibus et judicibus, tum jurisconsultis, advocatis et pragmaticis perquam utile et necessarium. Editio tertia.

      Leodii (Liege), Typis Everardi Kints, 1740-1741. 8 tomes (divisions) bound in 4 vols. Folio (39,5x25 cm). Contemporary calf, spines, wih ribbons, gilt in compartments, with title-labels. Tops and feet spines, resp. hinges partly dam.; corners bumbed and sl. dam., 1 title-label gone but in all a good condition of the binding (see photograph); interior state exceptional clean (convent stamp on verso titles and in margin first pages). With engraved frontispiece and engraved portrait. - Old ownership-inscription on titles "Ex Libris Jois Bapt. Nieles 1740" and a contemporary exlibris pasted verso halftitle, engraved by L. Fruijtiers. Collation: Tomes 1-4 dated 1740, 5-8: 1741. Printed in 2 columns. - Tome 1: (xvi),284 pp. with frontisp. and portrait. Tome 2: (xii),269,(xi: Index Observationum), (xxviii: Réformation de la justice. Gerard de Groisbeeck), (xvi: Recueil des points marquez pour les coustumes du pays de Liege) pp. Tome 3: (xii),332 pp. Tome 4: (xii),269, (x: Index), (i: blank) pp. Tome 5: (viii),466,(x: Index) pp. Tome 6: Opus posthumum. (iv),238,(vi: Index) pp. (p. 231-238 "Nomenclator idiotismi Leodiensis"). Tome 7: Additamenta ad opera Caroli de Mean, toparchae d'Atrin. Continens "Notas ad Observationes.. Stephano de Bastin", "Tabula alphabeticum in Reformatione GROESBEECKANA... opera & studio De Louvrex", Indicem generalum... Index omnium Authorum... operose collecti Mathia Gordinne": (iv)pp; 60 pp. (Notae Bastin); 36 pp. (Table Réformation de Groesbeeck); 110 pp. (Index Generalis). Tome 8: Index Generalis a M. Gordine laboriose collectus. (ii),265,(i: blank) pp.

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        Cursus Padi per Longobardiam A Fonte Usque Ad Ostia Cum Fluminibus, Quae Illum Se Exonerant et adjacentibus Ducatibus Ac Principatibus Quos Interluit Et Qui Confines Sunt, Tribus Combinandis Tabellis accuratissime et juxta recentißimam designationem aeri incisus et excuses per Matthaeum Seutter, S. Caes. et Cath. Reg. Maj. Geogr. Augustanum.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich von 3 Platten gedruckt b. Matthäus Seutter in Augsburg, um 1740, 132 x 58 Zeigt den Polauf von der Quelle bis zur Mündung in die Adria. - Unten links dekorative Titelkartusche. - Im Kartenhimmel die Wappen von den Savoyen, Piemont, Montferrat, Mailand, Parma, Modena, Mantua, Ferrara, Bologna und Venedig. - Faltkarte auf Leinen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte Particuliere D'Une Grande Partie Des Etats Situez Sur La Moselle, Le Rhein Et La Saarre / Dressée et Dediée A Monsieur le Marêchal duc de Villars a Paris chez G. Danet gendre de l'auteur sur le pont N. Dame a la Sphere Royale avec privilege".

      - Kupferstich-Karte von G. Danet nach N. de Fer, Paris ca. 1740, alt grenzkoloriert. Faltspuren, gering gebräunt. Pastoureau, Atlas francais, S. 187, De Fer II C Nr. 53. Hellwig, Mittelrhein und Moselland im Bild alter Karten Nr. 78. Spezialkarte zum Spanischen Erbfolgekrieg (Guerre de la succession d'Espagne, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-1714), zeigt Teile Luxemburgs, das Erzstift Trier, die Pfalz und Teile Hessens in der Begrenzung Verviers, Bonn, Giessen, Heidelberg und Saarlouis mit dem Erzbistum Trier im Zentrum. Links unten eine große Titelkartusche, die von Wappen Claude Louis Hector de Villars gekrönt wird, am unteren Rand der Kartusche zwei Maßstäbe. Oben links Windrose. Da die Karte geostet ist findet sich das Duché de Luxembourg am unteren Rand. Die Kartusche wurde durch den Schwiegersohn de Fers, G. Danet, ab dem Wort Villars geändert und spätestens 1743 unter Verwendung weiterer Detailkarten und einer großen Titelleiste zu einer Monumentalkarte "Le théâtre de la guerre pour l'armée de la Moselle et de la Sarre, commandée par Mr le maréchal duc de Villars." verwendet. Diese wurde aus fünf Blättern zusammengesetzt und maß dann ca. 113 x 75 cm. Obwohl das Blatt wie vorliegend in einem Atlas de Fers erschienen ist (s. Pastoureau), weist die senkrechte Linie links neben der rechten Einfassungslinie darauf hin, daß dies von Anfang an geplant war. Hellwig kannte weder die Originalausgabe von de Fer, noch die og. Monumentalkarte, obwohl er den Kriegstheater-Karten viel Beachtung schenkt (S. 34-36). Selten.

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        Exerzier - Reglement für die eidgenössische Infanterie. Heft 1 - 4 (compl., in einem Band). Die Hefte enthalten: I. Unterricht des Soldaten. II. Plotons - Unterricht. III. Bataillonsunterricht. IV: Unterricht über die Bewegungen mehrerer Bataillone..

      8, 56 80 132 100 S. , mit 9 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. , Ldr. d. Zeit m. Goldprägungen u. Rückenschild, rundumgoldschnitt, Kleiner Berieb am Rücken , einige wenige Blätter sonst ein sauberes Exemplar. Komplett SELTEN. Mit Besitzerschildchen von Niklaus Leodegar Franz Ignaz von Bachmann-An der Letz (1740-1831), Schweizer Militärführer und erster Oberbefehlshaber der gesamtschweizerischen Armee.Bachmann). - Vom damaligen Schultheiss von Bern, Landammann der Schweiz (1804-1810) sowie General der Tagsatzung (1805-1813) Rudolph von Wattenwyl als verbindlich für die Infanterie der Eidgenossenschaft erklärt. - Das Heerwesen der Schweiz baute während der Mediation (1803-1813) auf den kantonalen Kontingenten auf. Das Heer war auf 15'203 Mann beschränkt, die Ausgaben für das Wehrwesen sollten 490'507 Schweizerfranken nicht übersteigen. In der Bundesverfassung Art. 2 war genau geregelt, welcher Kanton wie viele Truppen zu stellen bzw. wieviel Geld in die Kriegskasse einzuzahlen hatte. Die grössten Kontingente und Geldmittel stammten aus Bern, Zürich, Waadt, St. Gallen, Aargau und Graubünden (über 1000 Mann).Während der fast zehnjährigen Mediationszeit entstand zum ersten Mal eine eidgenössische militärische Elite, wenn auch der eidgenössische Generalstab erst nach 1815 definitiv eingerichtet wurde. Als Oberst Jakob Christoph Ziegler in seinem Allgemeinen Militärreglement für den Eidgenössischen Bundesverein 1804 die Schaffung einer zentralen Militärbehörde vorschlug, untersagte Napoleon diese Einrichtung, wohl um das schweizerische Militärwesen schwach zu halten. Das eidgenössische Heer wurde in der Mediationszeit dreimal unter General Niklaus Rudolf von Wattenwyl mobilisiert, 1805, 1809 und 1813. Während des Bockenkriegs(1804) kommandierte Oberst Jakob Christoph Ziegler die eidgenössischen und zürcherischen Truppen.

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        Dictionnaire oeconomique (2 Bände und 2 Supplementbände in 2),

      Amsterdam, Covens & Mortier, Troisième édition 1732 und 1740. - contenant divers moyens d'augmenter son bien, et de conserver sa santé. Mit gestochener Widmung, 12 (1 gefalteten) Kupfertafeln und zahlreichen Textkupfern nach Illustrationen von B. Picart, 4 Blatt, 424 Seiten, 1 Blatt, 400 Seiten; 4 Blatt, 496 Seiten, 1 Blatt, 482 Seiten, Lederbände der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, 39 x 24,5 cm, Einband etwas berieben und bestossen, innen teils etwas gebräunt, sonst gut. Mit handschriftlichem Besitzvermerk auf dem Titelblatt „Le Bibliotheque de Jean Antoine de Graes Seigneur de Diepenbroik 1742". Dritte Ausgabe des berühmten, reich illustrierten Lexikons über Land- und Hauswirtschaft. Behandelt werden Themen zu Jagd, Fischfang, Heilmittel, Ackerbau und Textilherstellung etc.

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        Histoire universelle de Jacques-Auguste de Thou. Avec la suite par Nicolas de Rigault; les Memoires de la vie de l'auteur, un Recueil de pièces concernant sa personne & ses ouvrages: y comprises les Notes & principales Variantes, Corrections & Restitutions, qui se trouvent dans les Mss. de la Bibliothèque du Roi de France, de mrs Du Puy, Rigault, & de Sainte-Marthe. Le tout traduit sur la nouvelle Edition Latine de Londres. Et augmenté de Remarques historiques & critiques de Casaubon, de Du Plessis Mornay, G. Laurent, Ch. de l'Écluse, Guy Patin, P. Bayle, J. Le Duchat, & autres. Tome 1: 1543-1551 (up to and including) Tome 10: 1605-1610 & Pièces concernant l'histoire & Memoires et Instructions pour servir à justifier l'innocence de M. F. A de Thou (and) Tome 11: Mémoire de la vie & Poésies Latines de J. A.de Thou & Table des Matières.

      La Haye ('s-Gravenhage, The Hague)), Henri Scheurleer, 1740. 11 vols. complete. Large 4to (26x21 cm). Contemporary leather bindings, spines with ribbons, gilt in compartments (gilt faded), with title-lables (a few lables missing). Corners, tops and feet spines and hinges dam. with some loss of leather, but hinges still holding strong. With frontispiece-portrait of De Thou and engraved headpiece in the first volume and in the tenth vol. 2 engraved plates and 2 woodcut illustr. in text: "Le tombeau de Jacques Auguste de Thou" and " La pyramide de Jean Chastel". - Each volume between 700 and 900 pages, carefully collated: so we mention all (minor) defects: slightly browned in places, a few leaves with large brown stains and some dispersed small brown spots (3 caused a small hole); small marginal wormholes in the first quires of vol. 1; marginal waterstain to margins upper corner in 3 vols; the margins of all endpapers seriously browned . - On the whole an acceptable set.

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        Histoire du Ciel, où l'on recherche l'Origine de l'Idolatrie, et Les Méprises de la Philosophie

      Chez la Veuve Estienne, rue S. Jacques à la Vertu, Paris 1740 - Seconde édition. Copper engraved frontispiece and 24 plates by J. P. le Bas on Greek and Egyptian mythological and symbolic themes (all in vol. I). Pp. xxxvii, [2, list of plates and explanation of frontispiece], [1, corrigenda], 518; [4], 496. 2 vols. 12mo. Noel Antoine Pluche (1688-1761) was director of the College of Reims until suspected of opposition to the papal bull 'Unigenitus' (1713) when he was obliged to resign. He wrote the enormously popular Le spectacle de la nature (1732) and is widely known as a popularizer of science. "In the Histoire Pluche restated his opposition to the cosmologies proposed by the physicists . He also attempted to demonstrate that monotheism preceded polytheism" (DSB). "Ouvrage utile à toute personne s'occupant de l'occulte; on y trouve des renseignements précieux. Il est ainsi divisé: le zodiaque, l'écriture symbolique, les céremonies symboliques, la théogonie, la divination, les principes d'alchimie" (Caillet).A curious and fascinating study of mythology, symbol, and the occult, in a very pretty contemporary binding. Cioranescu XVIIIe siecle 50659; Barbier 2916; Caillet 8756 Contemporary mottled French calf. Occasional offsetting to plates. Fine Copper engraved frontispiece and 24 plates by J. P. le Bas on Greek and Egyptian mythological and symbolic themes (all in vol. I). Pp. xxxvii, [2, list of plates and explanation of frontispiece], [1, corrigenda], 518; [4], 496. 2 vols. 12mo

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        Hermetica victoria, Das ist: vollkommen erfochtener Sieg und Triumph, des Welt-beruffenen und gleichwohl verachteten Herma-Phroditi, über die gantze Schaar der Götter und Patronen des Metallischen und Mineralischen Reichs daß er, und nicht dieselben, die prima Materia Lapidis Philosophorum sey. Unter einem im Traum gesehenen Reichs-Tage und daselbst gehörten Gespräche vorgetragen und zum Druck befördert durch Hermann Fictuld. Erstausg.

      224 S., mit Holzschnittvignetten, Kl.-8, Pappband d. Zt. Brüning 4604 Ferguson I, 271 Duveen 215 Caillet 3906 Ferchl 154 (irrig 1740). - Über die Identität von Hermann Fictuld herrscht Uneinigkeit. Nach Kopp ist es Johann Heinrich Schmidt von Sonnenberg, Duveen löst das Pseudonym nach Baron Johann Ferdinand von Meinsdorff auf. Über den Rosenkreuzer Fictuld siehe auch Lennhoff/Posner S.476 u. Frick "Die Erleuchteten" S.313ff. - Einband etwas berieben u. fleckig (an der Stehkante tlw. etwas wasserrandig) Titel leicht fleckig, sonst ein gutes Expl.

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        ÖSTERREICH, AUSTRIA, JESUITEN POSTROUTENKARTE, 1740 SEUTTERTitel: Provincia Austriaca Societatis Iesu ; [Provincia Austriaca Societatis Jesu] aeri incisa et R R Dis Patribus ejusdem Societat. in dicta Provincia decenti observantia oblata A Matthaeo Seutter S. C. M. G. (P. I. B. Mayr S. I. delineavit)

      Matthäus Seutter ca. 1740, Augsburg - Landkarte / map, original flächenkolorierter Kupferstich, 56x48,cm, Nebenkt. mit Entfernungsangaben. - Entfernungstabelle auf dem Kartenfeld. - Mit zahlr. Erl. unterhalb der Karte: Liste der Jesuitengeneräle, Gründer der Niederlassungen, und Liste der Provinziale in der österreichischen Jesuitenprovinz ikl. Johannes Baptist Thullner (1688-1747). - Titelkartusche links oben, [Maßstab ca. 1:1 700 000] Matthäus Seutter (1678-1756) Die Vorzeichnung zu der Karte lieferte der österreichische Jesuit Johann Baptist Mayr (1693-1760) mehr über ihn, Wurzbach XVII, S. 138 f; Sandler: Homann u.sw. Seutter usw.S. 11 Nr. 252 de 500 Landkarte

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        ÖSTERREICH, AUSTRIA, JESUITEN POSTROUTENKARTE, 1740 SEUTTERTitel: Provincia Austriaca Societatis Iesu ; [Provincia Austriaca Societatis Jesu] aeri incisa et R R Dis Patribus ejusdem Societat. in dicta Provincia decenti observantia oblata A Matthaeo Seutter S. C. M. G. (P. I. B. Mayr S. I. delineavit)

      Augsburg Matthäus Seutter ca. 1740 Landkarte / map, original flächenkolorierter Kupferstich, 56x48,cm, Nebenkt. mit Entfernungsangaben. - Entfernungstabelle auf dem Kartenfeld. - Mit zahlr. Erl. unterhalb der Karte: Liste der Jesuitengeneräle, Gründer der Niederlassungen, und Liste der Provinziale in der österreichischen Jesuitenprovinz ikl. Johannes Baptist Thullner (1688-1747). - Titelkartusche links oben, [Maßstab ca. 1:1 700 000] Matthäus Seutter (1678-1756) Die Vorzeichnung zu der Karte lieferte der österreichische Jesuit Johann Baptist Mayr (1693-1760) mehr über ihn, Wurzbach XVII, S. 138 f; Sandler: Homann u.sw.. Seutter usw.S. 11 Nr. 252 Versand D: 9,00 EUR Österreich Oberösterreich Niederösterreich Steiermark Kärnten Krain Kroatien Slawonien Ungarn Siebenbürgen

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        Nederlandse oorlogsbodem, man-o-war - Seutter, ca. 1740.

      Nederlandse oorlogsbodem - ?Ein Orlog - oder gro?es Kriegs-Schiff nach seinen vornehmsten Theilen und zugeh?rigen, von aussen und von innen Accurat abgezeichnet??Kopergravure, uitgegeven door Matth?us Seutter te Augsburg ca. 1740. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm. (prent): ca. 50 x 59 cm.Dwarsdoorsnede van een Driemaster met vol tuigage, met 96 kanonnen, daaromheen verschillende scheepsromp types. Vol details en uitleg over gebruikte nautische instrumenten. Ook de hi?rarchie aan boord wordt nauwgezet opgesomd, van de hoogste officier tot de laagste bediende.Prijs: ?1.450,- (incl. lijst, incl. BTW).

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        LA PLUS GRANDE PARTIE de la MANCHE, qui contient LES CÔTES DE ANGLETERE. (Situées au SUD-EST, ou est LA TAMISE &c.) et celles de FRANCE, OU LA partie septentrionale du GOUV. DE NORMANDIE, les BORDS MARTIMES de PICARDIE &c.

      Amsterdam. c1740. - Copper engraving. Original colour. Size: 59 x 49 cm. Fine condition A fine engraved map of English Channel with the Strait of Dover - Calais. The map is showing the south east corner of England as far north as Colchester and as far west as Lulworth in Dorset and Gloucester. Part of the continental coast is shown with the island of Alderney. The title, scales and explanation appear across the top of the map.

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        A compleat guide to all persons who have any trade or concern with the city of London and parts adjacent; containing I. The names of all the streets, squares, lanes, courts, alleys, &c. in the said city, and within the bill of mortality. II. the names of the churches, chapels, meeting-houses, &c. within the said Bill of Mortality, and where situated; as also an account of the city companies, their halls, &c. III. An account of the stage-coaches and carriers throughout England and Scotland; where they inn, and when they go out. IV. the rates of watermen, hackney coachmen, chairmen, carmen, and porters; of the penny post offices, where kept, and to what places they send letters. V. The names and places of abode of the most eminent merchants and traders in London, alphabetically digested. VI. Useful tables, which shew the value of any quantity of goods, from one farthing to twenty-seven shillings. Being the exactest and most comprehensive piece of the kind hitherto published; and designed for the use

      London, printed for J. Osborn. 1740. 12mo., (4) + 151 + (25)pp., old stains on front endpapers affecting also gutter of title-page, early ownership signature of 'John Struddle his book> 1780', jottings and scribbles on lower endpapers, original sheep, spine and extremities worn. First edition. Subsequently published as A complete guide, ..... Baldwin's new complete guide, .....> the New complete guide .....'.> A useful pocket work of reference for London businessmen.

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        Vier Zamenspraken tusschen Hiob en Simpson, Twee Gereformeerde Burgers en Lidmaten. Over den Heidelbergsen Catechismus waar in de hondert en negen en twintig Vragen, daar in vervat, grondig onderzogt, en met bondige Aanmerkingen op het allerduidelykste verklaart worden. Uit het Hoogduits vertaalt door een Beminnaar der waare Religie. In twee Deelen.

      Keulen, Otto Steynhauss/Dl.2: Antwerpen, Jacobus Bernardus Jouret 17XX/1740 - 2 delen in 1 band, (2) 396, 338 (14) p. Origineel Leer met ribben, 8° (Plaatselijk gebruind.)

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        An enquiry into the melancholy circumstances of Great Britain: more particularly in regard to the oeconomy of private families and persons, gentlemen, clergy, farmers, merchants, tradesmen, mechanicks, &c. With observations on the new methods of living and diversions in both city and country, with some remedies to prevent the ruin of private families; and remarks upon our trade in general, and especially of such commodities as are imported for luxury, or injurious to our manufactures. Also some hints to prevent the growing poverty of these nations.

      London: printed for W. Bickerton. n.d. [1740?]. 8vo., (8) + 47 + (1)pp., including the half-title, recent marbled boards lettered on spine. A very good copy. First and only edition. An interesting 'enquiry' into trade, commerce and economic and social conditions among people in all walks of life. the essayist talks up buying British, comments on the hardship of some 'gentlemen of estates', smugglers 'their wickedness and their encouragers', extravagances in furniture and 'large retinues', the ruin of retailers about London, the 'expences and bad customs of retail traders', 'love of musick descended loo low, and occasions idleness', the danger of pawnbrokers. 'over-balance in trade', and 'His Majesty being a stranger to the poverty of his people'. He considers public and private education, and observes that 'youth intended for trade [are] not so properly educated as the Jew's children', and that if noblemen and citizens children [were] educated together', it would be 'advantageous to neither', and he makes thoughtful observations on the education of girls. 'Our female education at boarding schools teaches a false politeness, where children are too much instructed in visits, fashions, cards and assemblies, that they are strangers to all domestick oeconomy when they are settled in the world: often from thence proceeds discontents in their marriage states. ..... A good family education would be far more advantageous .....'. Generally this is an astute view of mid-18th century domestic life.

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        An enquiry into the melancholy circumstances of Great Britain:

      8vo., (8) + 47 + (1)pp., including the half-title, recent marbled boards lettered on spine. A very good copy.Publisher: London: printed for W. Bickerton.Year: n.d. [1740?]Edition: First and only edition.

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        Utrecht plattegrond, panorama - Seutter.

      Het aanzien van UtrechtKopergravure uitgegeven door Matth?us Seutter rond 1740. In de tijd met de hand gekleurd.Seutter was een van de belangrijkste Duitse kaartenmakers van de achttiende eeuw.Hij werd geboren in Augsburg in 1678 en kwam in de leer bij de befaamde cartograaf Johann Baptiste Homann in Neurenberg. Hij vestigde zich als zelfstandige uitgever van kaarten in 1707 en werd al snel Homann?s grootste rivaal.Zijn zaak floreerde en nadat hij zijn Atlas Maior had opgedragen aan Karel VI, werd hij rond 1731 hij benoemd tot Keizerlijke Geograaf.Hij produceerde in zijn tijd schitterende kaarten (circa 500), atlassen en globes, alle befaamd om hun cartografische detail, prachtige kleuren en rijk versierde cartouches.Prijs: ?1.950,- (incl. lijst, incl. 21% BTW).

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        Des Corporis Constitutionum Marchicarum. Fünffter Theil (CCM).

      Buchladen des Waysenhauses, Berlin / Halle 1740 - O.-Halbleder, fünf echte Bünde, Leder-Ecken. Format: 23,5 x 34,00 x 8,5 cm. Mit großen gestochenen Vignetten. Der vollständige Titel lautet: ''Des Corporis Constitutionum Marchicarum, Fünffter Theil Von Policey- Hochzeit- Kindtauffen- Begräbniß- und Trauer- Kleider- auch Feuer- Gassen- und andern zur Policey gehörigen Ordnungen, derer Städte Anbau, Manufacturen- Commercien- Woll- und Handwercks-Sachen, Dorff- und Acker- Bauer- Schäffer- Hirten- Gesinde-Ordnungen, und andern das Land-Wesen und Acker-Bau betreffenden Materien, item von Medicinal-Ordnungen, Chirurgis, Apotheckern, Pest-Anstalten, Vieh-Sterben, Scharffrichtern, Abdeckern, Schweinschneidern, Landstreichern, Zigeunern, Juden, Wirths-Häusern, und dergleichen. In Fünff Abtheilungen''. Die Texte umfassen Edikte aus der Zeit von 1565 bis 1735. ACHTUNG: Der Band ist unvollständig! Es fehlt die erste Abteilung, der Kupferstich von König Friedrich Wilhelm, Titel und Vorbericht. Der vorhandene Teil beginnt mit Seite 285 der zweiten Abteilung, dem IV. Kapitel, ''Edict Nr. XI.: Edict, wegen Aufkauffs und Ausfuhre der Wolle, item Priester, Schultzen, Schäffer, Hirten und Pündel-Wolle vom 28ten May 1714''. Ab hier ist der Band komplett (Seite 285 bis 791). Dann folgt des fünften Teils zweite Abteilung mit Kapitel X (Seite 1 bis 617). Beginnend mit: ''General-Privilegium Und Gülde-Brief Des Garn-Weber-Gewercks In der Chur- und Marck Brandenburg dies- und jenseit der Oder und Elbe, Insonderheit des Garn-Weber-Gewercks In Berlin : De Dato den 14. April. 1734''. Das zehnte Kapitel handelt von: ''Allerhand Professionen, Künstlern, Gülden, Zünfften und Handwerkern in Städten und aufm platten Lande, auch Gerbuhrts- und Lehr-Briefen,Tax-Ordnungen''. Es folgt die dritte Abteilung von: ''Von Dorff- und Acker- auch Bauer-Schäffer-Hirten- und Gesinde-Ordnungen, Räumungen derer Aecker, Besetzung wüster Stellen aufm Lande, wüster Feldmarcken, Remission derer Unterthanen, Abgaben, Vieh-Zehenden, und andern zum Landwesen, Acker-Bau und Gerechtigkeiten, auch Pflichten derer Unterthanen gehörigen Materien. Wobey zu gedencken, daß die Gesinde-Ordnungen auch das Gesinde in denen Städten mit betreffen, und also die deßhalb ergangene Verordnungen allhier mit eingerücket werden müssen''. (Seite 1 - 391). Vierte Abteilung: ''Medicinal- Chirurgie- Apotheker- Hebammen- Pest- und Vieh-Sterben betreffende Sachen'' (Seite 1 bis 247). Das hierin enthaltene Edikt: ''Königl. Preußische und Churfürstl. Brandenburgische Medicinal-Edict und Ordnung'' ist zweispaltig gedruckt in Deutsch und Französisch. Es enthält auf ca. 100 Seiten eine Tabelle mit allen im Edikt zugelassenen Medikamenten und Rezepten, sowie hochinteressante Edikte bezüglich der Pest. Es folgen Edikte betreffend: ''Von Landstreichern, Strassenräubern, Mordbrennern, Herrn-losen Gesind, Bettlern, Zigeunern''. In diesem Teil sind u.a. Reskripte über Scharfrichter, Abdecker und sog. Schweinschneider enthalten. III. Kapitel von ''Juden-Sachen''. Dieses enthält Edikte zu ''Pohlnischen Juden, Schutz-Juden, Rabbi Cains, wieviel Zins von Juden zu nehmen, Patent wegen derrer Juden Laden und Buden in denen Residenzien, Immobilien Erwerb duch Juden, Freiheit vom Leib-Zoll, Leben und Wandel der Juden''. Des Weiteren: ''Patent, die Juden nicht zu kräncken, noch sich an ihnen zu vergreiffen (1703). Judenschafft in Berlin. Bettel-Juden''. Bestimmte Begriffe in Abhandlungen zu Gebetsformen der Juden in Hebräisch eingefügt. ''Confirmatio Privilegii der hiesigen Judenschaft vom 20. May 1714''. Dieses enthält eine Namensliste überschrieben mit: ''Specification, derer in hiesigen Königlichen Residentzien sich befindenden vergleiteten Juden''. Enthält auch Edikt Nr. XLIV. ''Allgemeines Edict, daß alle unvergleitete Juden sofort auf einmahl aus dem Lande gejaget werden sollen. De Dato Berlin, den 10. Januarii 1724''. IV. Kapitel von ''Denen wegen Mißwachs und Theurung des Getreydigs halber beschehenen Verboth des Branntweinbrennens, auch wider die Zurückhaltung und St [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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