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        LEIPZIG. "Leipzig, eine florisante, auch befestigte Handels Stadt und weltberühmte Universität". Grundrißplan mit einzelnen, herausgehobenen Gebäuden, darunter schöne Gesamtansicht von Leipzig (9,5 x 34 cm).

      - Altkol. Kupferstich von M. Seutter, um 1740, 46 x 57 cm. Links und rechts oben je ein Wappen, neben der Gesamtansicht zu beiden Seiten allegorische Szenen aus Wissenschaft und Handel. (Wappen, Gesamtansicht und Allegorien wie immer nicht koloriert). - Schönes Altkolorit.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque de feu Monseigneur le maréchal duc d'Estrées

      Jacques Guerin, Paris 1740 - ____ Relié avec le très rare : Catalogue des estampes, cartes géographiques, etc. de Monseigneur le maréchal duc d'Estrées. Paris, Jacques Guérin,1741. In-8 de (2), 34 pp. Mais sans le volume de table alphabétique, publié 20 ans après le catalogue. " Il s'agit d'un ensemble de trois volumes , deux volumes de catalogue et un volume de table alphabétique, dont la parution tardive (20 ans après le catalogue) est surprenante : il est possible qu'une telle collection ait mis longtemps à se vendre. Il faut également remarquer que rien ne semble indiquer qu'il s'agit d'un catalogue de vente, sinon la mention "feu le duc d'Estrées". Toutefois Bléchet le considère comme tel. Bléchet et Péligry signalent l'existence d'un vol. de tables des estampes et des cartes présent dans l'ex. de la Bibliothèque Se Geneviève. Tous les thèmes sont bien sûr représentés dans un tel nombre de livres. On peut dénombrer 2904 ouvrages de théologie (dont 73 Bibles entières et 96 extraits de la Bible), 1247 de jurisprudence, 5120 de sciences et arts (dont 170 pour les arts militaires, ce qui n'est pas une proportion très importante), 2957 pour les belles-lettres. C'est encore l'histoire - et la géographie - qui occupe la part la plus importante : 7818 ouvrages sur 200047, soit près de 40% des livres." (Esprit des livres, Catalogues de vente de bibliothèques conservés dans les bibliothèques parisiennes) Cette bibliothèque s'est bien vendu aux enchères, puisque dans notre exemplaire, les prix sont notés dans les marges à la plume. A la fin du catalogue, un papillon imprimé a été collé : "Cette bibliothèque sera vendue en détail dans le courant du mois de Juin ou au commencement de Juillet au plus tard; on annoncera plus précisément le jour & la vente par des affiches. Si pendant cet intervalle, il se trouve quelqu'un qui en veuille faire l'acquisition en gros, on recevra les offres pourvu qu'elles soient raisonnables." Reliure du second volume usée (coiffes, charnières, manque des pièces de titre et de tomaison). *-------*. 2 volumes in-8. Collation : (4), X, 239, 279, 146 pp. / (4), XII, 252, 187, 47 pp. Veau marbré, dos orné, tranches rouges. (Reliure de l'époque.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
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        Der Expedite Feld-Chirurgus. Oder Anleitung, Wie man, bey feindlichen Occasionen, die mancherley Arten der Wunden und Schäden an dem menschlichen Leibe , auch andere vorfallende innerliche Kranckheiten, in Ermangelung eines Medici, hurtig und richtig erkennen, nach ordentlicher allerneuester Methode geschickt curiren, un ddie hiezu dienlichen Mittel verständig appliciren solle, den neu angehenden Practicis im Felde, Auch an andern hohen und niedrigen Personen von Militair-Stande, zum besten. In zwey Theilen ans Licht gestellet von D. Johann Augusto Oehmen. Angebunden: Wohleingerichtete Kriegs- und Friedens-Apothecke.

      Dresden und Leipzig, zu finden bey Gottlob Christian Hilschern,, 1740 - 7 Bll., Titelkupfer, 208 S., 95 S., 176 S., durchgehend gebräunt, ca. 20 S. stärker ansonsten an wenigen Stellen leicht fleckig. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 800 Kl.-8°, Ganzledereinband, goldverzierter Rückentitel

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Heubeck]
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        Ducatus Pomeraniae Tabula Generalis, in qua sunt Ducatus Pomeraniae, Stettinensis Cassubiae, Vandalliae et Bardensis Principatus Rugiae ac Insulae, Comitatus Guskovensis et Dominia Louwenburgense Wolgastense et Butoviense. Per Fredericum De Wit Amstelodami ex officina Frederici de Wit. - Amstelodami ex Officina I. Covens et C. Mortier. cum Privilegio Potentiß. D.D. Oridinum Hollandiae et Westfrisiae':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Frederick de Wit b. Covens & Mortier in Amsterdam, um 1740, 49,5 x 57,5 Vgl. Koeman Bd. III, S. 215, 99. - Zeigt Vor- u. Hinterpommern. - In der Ostsee Titelkartusche mit Wappen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Jobi Physica Sacra, Oder Hiobs Natur-Wissenschaft vergliechen mit der Heutigen.

      Zürich, Heidegger und Compagn., 1740. - 4°. Titel, 15) Bl., 467 S., (8) Bl. Register. Späterer marmor. Pappbd. mit hs. Rückenschild. Zweite Auflage dieses Werkes (EA 1721). - Enthält ein "Schreiben eines Herren und Freundes an Herren Johannem Bernouilli ." über die Lektüre der Bögen aus diesem Werk, welche Bernouilli ihm gesandt hatte, gezeichnet J.B.A.M.V.D.M. - Sauberes Exemplar. - Mit Exlibris Paul Ad. Leemann und Conrad Hch. Weigelt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Veteris et Modernae urbis Romae Ichonographia et accurata Designatio

      Augsburg 1740 - Pianta della città edita da Mattheus Seutter, inclusa nel suo "Atlas" del 1730. La pianta deriva da quella di Giovan Battista Falda del 1676, della quale è una fedele ed accurata riduzione. In alto a sinistra compare il ritratto dle papa Benedetto XIII (1724-30) e a destra il suo stemma. In basso a sinistra un elenco del XIV rioni ed a destra una breve descrizione della città dal titolo di Rom. Sebbene stampata intonro al 1725, probabilmente in occasione del Giubileo visto l'inserimento delle Sette Basiliche, raffigura la città intorno al 1676. L'opera infatti non contempla le innovazioni architettoniche alla città durante il pontificato di Innocenzo XII e nemmeno il Porto di Ripetta del 1704. Incisione in rame, tipica coloritura a mano editoriale, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Marigliani, Le Piante di Roma nelle Collezioni private, pag. 235, 140. Dimensioni 590 510mm

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquarius]
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        ELEMENTS D'ASTRONOMIE. PARIGI, IMPRIMERIE ROYALE, 1740.

      PARIGI, IMPRIMERIE ROYALE, 1740. Prima edizione. L'opera riveste una particolare importanza per le documentate ricerche sui movimenti orbitali di diversi pianeti, sulle fasi lunari e sugli anelli di Saturno che l'autore aveva lungamente studiato e sui quali aveva presentato una memoria già nel 1717. Giacomo Cassini (1677-1756), figlio di Gian Domenico, a sua volta notissimo astronomo, ricoprì l'incarico di direttore dell'Osservatorio di Parigi e fu al centro del dibattito scientifico di quegli anni in stretto rapporto con Newton, Halley, Flamstead e molti altri astronomi e studiosi.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Mediolanum]
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        AENEID in XII BOOKS.

      London, printed for R. Dodsley, 1740.. FIRST EDITION THUS 1740, TRANSLATED BY MR CHRISTOPHER PITT, 2 VOLUMES COMPLETE. 4to, approximately 250 x 205 mm, 10 x 8 inches, pages: viii, [1]-294, vi, [295]-623, page 272 misnumered 270 in Volume 1, bound in full contemporary calf, gilt lettered labels to spines, gilt rules and volume numbers to spine, double gilt rules to edges of covers, edges speckled red. Bindings rubbed especially the hinges, tail of upper hinge has slight crack and tiny worm hole, light scratching to covers, corners slightly worn, pastedowns and endpapers age-browned, bookplate to each pastedown (Samuel Brown, Baron Waring), shallow horizontal rippling to pages, 1 page in Volume 1 has pale ink stains to upper and lower margins, occasional other minor marks to margins, otherwise text clean and crisp. HEAVY SET AND WILL REQUIRE EXTRA POSTAGE. ESTC139441. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Carta nuova dell'Arabia

      Venice 1740 - Incisione in rame, dipinta a mano, mm 282x348. Piacevole carta della penisola arabica tratta da "Atlante novissimo". Ottimo esemplare marginoso su carta forteCopper plate, colored, mm 282x348. Nice and decorative italian map of the Arabic peninsula; from "Atlante novissimo". Very good condition. cartografia.

      [Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini]
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        Institutions de physique.

      Paris, Prault, 1740. ____ Première édition, rare. Emilie du Châtelet, femme de science et amie intime de Voltaire, a largement contribué à la diffusion des idées newtoniennes en France. C'est le seul volume paru de cet ouvrage. Elle y confronte les idées de Leibnitz et de Newton sur la mécanique et critique le mémoire à l'Académie de Dortous de Mairan, réfutant le principe des forces vives. L'ouvrage est agréablement illustré par un frontispice gravé allégorique, une grande vignette sur le titre, 21 vignette sur cuivre en tête de chapitre et 11 planches dépliantes. Exemplaire avec un intéressant carton du feuillet V5 (pages 313-314) qui n'a jamais été signalé par les bibliographes. Dans la première version l'aplatissement de la terre vers les pôles était une hypothèse, dans cette version corrigée, c'est une certitude. "La Terre est un sphéroïde aplati vers les Pôles. Ainsi voici cette fameuse question décidée... On attend le retour des Académiciens qui sont encore au Pérou, pour déterminer la quantité de l'aplatissement." Petit accroc à la coiffe supérieure, un coin usé. Bon exemplaire avec une intéressante provenance féminine polonaise : Urszula Mniszech (1750-1808). Son ex libris manuscrit sur le titre : "C[omtesse] Mniszech née C[omtesse] Zamoyska 1790". Fille de Jan Jakub Zamoyski et de Ludwika Poniatowska, soeur du roi de Pologne Stanislav Augustus Poniatowski. En 1781, elle divorça de Wincenty Potocki et épousa le comte Michal Mniszeck. Ex libris gravé de son mari, Micha Wandalin Mniszech au verso du premier plat. Il a été Grand Marécal de la Couronne de 1783 à 1793. *-------*. In-8. Collation : frontispice, (8), 450, (24) pp., 11 planches dépl. Veau marbré, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges. (Reliure de l'époque.).

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
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        Gravenhage, Groenmarkt, vleeshal, Grote Kerk, stadhuis - Schenk.

      ?Gesigt van de Groenmarkt, siende naar de Vlees-Hal, Vismarkt, Groote-Kerk en Stadhuys tot ?s Gravenhage.??Kopergravure vervaardigd ca. 1740 door Leonardus Schenk. In de tijd met de hand gekleurd. Afm. 56,5 x 95,5cm.Er is veel veranderd rondom de Haagse Groenmarkt. Behalve het Oude Stadhuis en de Grote Kerk, hebben de meeste huizen de tand des tijds niet doorstaan. Wel is het stratenplan en de rooilijn van de bebouwing gebleven en heet het er nog steeds Dagelijkse Groenmarkt en Riviervismarkt en kijken we van net voor de Venestraat richting Westeinde.Het was er net als nu ook toen druk op straat. Een tiental stallen toont volle manden met verschillende producten. Op de groentemarkt verkocht men niet alleen groenten en fruit, maar ook koek, brood, beschuit, hout- en ijzerwaren, aardewerk, manden, oude kleren, kousen, hoenders en konijnen.Verkopers onderhandelen met klanten terwijl kinderen en honden door de straat rennen. Twee heren te paard dragen pistolen in holsters bij zich. Verderop in de straat rijdt een koets met vierspan.De St. Nicolaaskapel was als Vleeshal bestemd waarin 39 stallen of vleesbanken moeten hebben gestaan die jaarlijks bij opbod werden verpacht. Voor de Vleeshal rijdt een koets met drie nobele dames. In de deken van een van hun paarden heeft de kunstenaar zijn initialen als monogram ?LS?? verwerkt.Graveur Leonardus Schenk (1696-1767) nam de zaak over van zijn Pieter Schenk, toen deze overleed rond 1715 en was een actief kaarten en prenten verkoper in de jaren 1730 - 40.Prijs: ?6.500,- (incl. lijst, incl. 21% BTW).

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
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        REGENSBURG. Gesamtansicht, darüber Plan der Stadt und der Umgebung mit Einzeichnung der wichtigsten Gebäude und Orte.

      - Altkol. Kupferstich von M. Seutter, um 1740, 49 x 57 cm. Prächtige Ansicht in einem kräftigen Abzug (nicht koloriert), der Plan in leuchtendem Altkolorit. Sehr gut erhalten!

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        \"Warthausen Franciscaner Nonnen Closter, bey Biberach\". Oberwarthausen und Schloß von Südosten.

       Altkol. Kupferstich von J.G. Merz, Augsburg, um 1740, 17,5 x 28,5 cm. Schefold 10733. - Die seltene Ansicht mit schmalem Rändchen oben und unten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Baden-Württemberg

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bierl]
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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.

      Florentiae: Ex typographia Francisci Moücke, 1740-42. - XXXX, LII, 205, 274 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 la Gewicht in Gramm: 8000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiq. Bookfarm/ Sebastian Seckfort]
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        Gazophylacium Medico-Physicum oder Schatz-Kammer Medizinisch - und Natürlicher Dinge, in welcher alle medizinsiche Kunst-Wörter, inn- und äusserliche Kranckheiten nebst derselben Genes-Mitteln, alle Mineralien, Metalle, Ertzte, . vorgestellt werden

      Bey Friedrich Lanckischens Erben, Leipzig 1740 - 4to. (6) 1035, (68). Decorative paperboards over half vellum. Frontispiece. Illustrated title-page with text in red and black. Head and tailpiece. Two inscriptions, dated 1741, on front endpaper. Early medical and pharmaceutical dictionary by German doctor and professor Johann Jacob Woyt (1671-1709). Includes detailed descriptions of specific diseases together with their symptoms, therapies and remedies. Age wear and abrasions on binding. Spine torn across midsection. Front endpaper and hinges loosening. Age toning, sporadic staining on some pages. Top edge from page 1019 through rear bumped and slightly creased. Two-inch closed tear on last index page. Text in German, Gothic script. Binding in fair, interior in overall good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Neues Hebammen-Licht, in welchem aufrichtig gelehret wird wie alle unrecht liegende Kinder lebendige oder todte blos mit den Händen in ihr rechtes Lager zu bringen und glücklich heraus zu ziehen. ANGEBUNDEN: Neues Hebammen-Licht, Anderer Theil.

      Jena Johann Rudolph Cröckers sel Witwe (Anderer Theil: 1744) 1740 - 4. Aufl. (Anderer Theil: 3. Aufl.); 2 Teile in 1 Buch; ca 18x11 cm; (14) 489 (23); (16) 118 (10) Seiten mit gest. Frontispiz und 36 Kupfertafeln; Pergamenteinband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild (Einband etwas fleckig, handschriftlicher Eintrag auf Vorsatzblatt, Titelblatt mit Ausriß, dort etwas Textverlust; sonst guter Zustand) 0,000 gr. Entbindungskunst; Geburtshilfe; Gynäkologie; Hebamme; Medizin

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hilbert Kadgien]
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        Rime Di Francesco Petrarca.

      Parte I. II. Kl.-8. 2 Bde. Titelbl, XXXIV, 373 S. Titelbl., XVI, 327 S., 12 nn. Bll. Halblederbände d. Zt., marmorierte Lederrücken, Beschriftung und Zierlinien schwarzgeprägt, Einbanddeckel braun marmoriert. Einbände und Buchblöcke sehr gut erhalten, Seiten fast weiß und fleckenlos. Schöner breitrandiger Druck. Mit alten handschriftlichen Zahlen am vorderen Innendeckel des 1. Bandes. Rossetti Domenico. Catalogo della raccolta che per la bibliografia del Petrarca e di Pio II,32. Vgl. LGB2 I,479 - Paralellausgabe der Rime von F. Petrarca (1304-1374) in zwei Bänden zu der im selben Jahr bei Bodoni in Folio erschienenen Petrarca-Ausgabe, die als schönstes Werk aus der Druckerei Bodoni gilt. Giambattista Bodoni (1740-1813) Stempelschneider u. Buchdrucker, leitete die Druckerei des Herzogs von Parma, für seine 1791 gegründete Druckerei schnitt er selbst die Lettern. Elegante, typographisch sorgfältig gestaltete, Ausgabe von vor allem druckgeschichtlichem Wert.

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        Profiel Amsterdam vanaf het IJ - Hendrik de Leth, ca. 1740.

      EEN VAN DE FRAAISTE 18DE-EEUWSE STADSPORTRETTEN VAN AMSTERDAM?Allerheerlykst Gezicht van de Stadt Amsterdam in haar geheele uitgestrektheit langs den scheepryken Ystroom. / Vue du famuex Port du ?t Y, de la renomm?e ville marchande d?Amsterdam. Depuis le Tol Heck, vers ses Eglises, Edifices.? Kopergravure in 2 bladen, met tekst. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm.: prent 56 x 90 cm, lijst 87 x 121 cm.Profiel van de stad van links het Funen havengebied tot het bolwerk Leeuwenburg (ook wel Blauwhoofd genoemd), vervaardigd door Hendrik de Leth, 2de staat ca. 1740 uitgegeven door Johannes Covens en Cornelis Mortier.De compositie biedt een mooi evenwicht tussen het scheeprijke IJ met de stad en de hoge wolkenlucht. Er is genoeg ruimte voor een breed titellint in zowel Nederlands als Frans. Het lint wordt rechts en links vastgehouden door putti. De twee putti rechts hebben een bazuin en een schip in hun hand. In het midden zitten twee putti op een wolk, waarvan de ene een gevleugelde helm draagt en een Mercuriusstaf en geldbuidel vast heeft en de ander het stadszegel en het stadswapen met de keizerskroon. Het standpunt van de kunstenaar ligt enkele meters boven het water, alsof hij vanuit een hoge mast kijkt. Tussen de masten door is duidelijk het profiel van de stad te zien met de belangrijke gebouwen naar verhouding extra groot weergegeven.Op de spiegel van het grote schip op de voorgrond, ?De Visser? genaamd, is een schildje met ?H de L? te zien. De naam ?De Visser? is een verwijzing naar de uitgeverij van de familie Viss(ch)er. ?H de L? is Hendrik de Leth. De vader van Hendrik, uitgever Andries de Leth, werkte oorspronkelijk als zgn. ?faktor? (verkoper) voor de boek-, kaart- en kunsthandel ?In de Visscher? van Nicolaes Visscher op de Amsterdamse Beurssluis. Na de dood van Visscher kreeg Andries de Leth de dagelijkse leiding over de zaak en na de dood van de weduwe Visscher in 1726, heeft Andries de Leth de zaak overgenomen.De prent moet zijn vervaardigd tussen 1728 en 1731. Hendrik de Leth trad in 1728 toe tot het boekverkopersgilde en werd tevens compagnon van zijn vader Andries in de zaak op de Beurssluis. De koperplaten werd later verkocht aan de uitgeverij van Johannes Covens en Cornelis Mortier die de prent, voorzien van hun eigen naam, rond 1740 opnieuw uitgaven.Prijs: ?8.750,- (incl. lijst).

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
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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 - 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. 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. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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