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        Deux Traitez L'un De La Flaterie Et Des Louanges: L'aure De La Medisance. (With Fore-Edge Painting Of St. Denis, Near Paris)

      Chez Damonneville, Paris 1741 - Xxiv, 388 Pp. Chocolate Brown Morocco, Five Bands, Gilt Title, Ancient Marbled Endpapers, All Edges Of Boards Gilt, Gilt Turns, Edges Of Page Block All Gilt. Fore Edge Painting Of St. Denis, River In Foreground, Town In Background, Near Paris. Light Rubbing At Corners With Tiny Frays To Two Upper Tips. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        Globi Coelestis in Tabulas planas redacti pars VI

      Norimberga 1741 - Carta celeste raffigurante le costellazioni zodiacali, rappresentate nella classica forma di animali mitologici. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Rappresenta il globo celeste proiettato sul piano, Parte VI. Raffigurante le stelle fisse alla fine dell’Anno Domini 1730, secondo le regole di aritmetica e geometria. Veduta interna dell’emisfero meridionale incentrato sul polo equatoriale meridionale in una proiezione gnomica su una declinazione di 45° Sud. Include una tavola di precessione per l’intervallo tra il 1700 e il 1760. The celestial globe projected on to a plane, Part VI. Depicting the fixed stars for the end of the year of Christ 1730 according to the rules of arithmetic and geometry – Internal view of the southern hemisphere centred on the southern equatorial pole in a gnomonic projection up to the declination 45° South. Includes a precession table for the interval 1700 to 1760. Engraved between 1716 and 1724. Detached from: Doppelmayer, J.G. Atlas Coelestis. Norimbergae : Sumptibus Heredum Homannianorum, 1742. Copperplate with fine original hand colour, with margins, in very good condition. Whitfield, Mapping of the Heavens, pp. 93, 96-97. Tooley, R.V., Maps and Map-Makers. p. 27; Kanas, Nick. 2009. Star Maps: History, Artistry, and Cartography. Springer/Praxis. Dimensioni 585 500mm

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        Nicolai Klimii iter subterraneum novam telluris theoriam ac historiam qvintæ monarchiæ adhuc nobis incognitæ exhibens e bibliotheca B. Abelini.

      1741 1741 - København / Leipzig: Jacob Preuss 1741. Med kobberstukket titelblad og frontispice, foldet kobberstukket kort over den underjordiske verden samt 2 helsides kobbere. 380 s. Velholdt eksemplar på skrivepapir indbundet i smukt samtidigt spejlbind af skind med rig rygforgyldning. * Originaludgaven af et af Holbergs allerberømteste og oftest trykte og oversatte værker, en satiriserende imaginær rejsebeskrivelse. Bogen gjorde Holberg berømt i hele Europa, og den blev hurtigt oversat til flere sprog. Ehrencron-Müller XII, 213. Paul Johansen 21,1. Bibl. Danica IV, 441. First edition. "Niels Klim is written in the tradition of Jonathan Swift "Gulliver's Travels". The fantastic voyage underground takes Klim through adventures which after Holberg ample opportunity to criticize contemporary society. Through exaggeration and acid paradox, Holberg satirizes religion, academia, and other institutions. The book was for many years Holberg's most popular work and has been translated into many languages", Houghton, Danish Litt., 41. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'Electorat De Hannover ou se trouvent les Camps et les Plans des principales Villes de cette Province et de l'Eveché de Hildesheim qui y est enclavé Par le Sr. le Rouge jngenieur Geographe du Roy rue des grandes Augustins vis a vis le Panier Fleuri 1741.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich von 2 Platten gedruckt b. Le Rouge in Paris, dat. 1741, 101 x 65,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapmakers S. 389. - Zeigt das Kurfürstentum Hannover mit den Herzogtümern Bremen, Verden, Braunschweig und Lüneburg sowie den Grafschaften Dannenberg, Lippe, Lauenburg und Wernigerode. - Über der Karte Befestigungspläne der Städte von Lüneburg, Haarburg, Uelzen, Stade und Bremen; unter der Karte Befestigunspläne der Städte Nienburg, Bremerförde und Hildesheim; mittig zwischen den Plänen Gesamtansicht (13 x 42,5) von Hannover. - Die Karte von 2 Platten gedruckt, noch nicht zusammengesetzt, in tadelloser Erhaltung.

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      London: Printed for G. Strahan Et Al. Good+. 1741. Eleventh Edition. Hardcover. Giving an Imperial Account to the Divan at Constantinople of the most remarkable Transactions of Europe and discovering several Intrigues and Secrets of the Christian Courts (especially of that of France) continued from the year 1642 to the year 1682. Complete in eight volumes. Full leather. Spine has raised bands, gilt decorated panels & title. Vol. #1, 312pp with a frontispiece of Mahmud the Turkish Spy; #2, 276pp; #3, 287pp; #4, 288pp; #5, 276pp; #6, 264pp; #7, 248pp; #8, 280pp. Text blocks tight, clean and intact. Although some hinges are split or splitting, all covers are firmly attached. Spine ends have light wear. Prior owner signatures. Rare Section; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 2231 pages .

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      ISTORIA DELLE INVESTITURE DELLE DIGNITA` ECCLESIASTICHE... contra Luigi Maimburgo Con dugento, e quattro lettere parimente non più stampate del medesimo Autore in materie Erudite... Scritta dal PADRE ENRICO NORIS. Published by Alberto Tumarmani, MANTOVA (Mantua), Italy, MDCCXLI (1741). The book is in two parts, the second part containing letters written by the author. Each part is numbered separately. TEXT in ITALIAN with some LATIN. Rebound in Hardcovers, cloth covered boards, gilt title on spine, folio, 9.5x14 inches (24x36 cm) Pagination: [viii], 758 numbered columns (379 pages with 2 columns per page), [1], 380 numbered columns (190 pages with 2 columns per page), [2] pp. Illustrated with 3 beautiful engravings, one each on the title page, the dedication page, and the first page of text; 2 engraved title letters; and some head and tail pieces. Deaccessioned from the Library of MOUNT ST. ALPHONSUS SEMINARY, Esopus, New York. VERY GOOD CONDITION: The recent hardcovers are sunned but remain sturdy and are doing their job well; the top page edges (page edges of the closed book) have some foxing; ex library as noted above, with some library stamps and a label on the title page and its blank verso, and a library card pocket on the rear pastedown; internally there is a bit of rippling, some soiling and a small piece of toned tape to the title page, a bit of foxing here and there, and a crease to the last page; overall the pages are lovely, tight, bright, clean, clear and unmarked. A complete, solid, very nice copy. This lovely and rare book by the CARDINAL ENRICO NORIS has some of the most beautiful printed pages you will ever see, the large white pages with tangible print and several engravings are gorgeous. About ENRICO NORRIS (from Wikipedia): ****** Enrico Noris, or Henry Noris, b.1631 d.1704, was an Italian church historian, theologian and Cardinal. In 1692 Noris was made assistant Librarian in the Vatican by Pope Innocent XII. The Librarian at the time was Cardinal Girolamo Casanata, who had supported Noris when he was brought before the Inquisition. On 12 December 1695, Noris was named Cardinal-Priest with the Title of Sant'Agostino. In 1700, on the death of Cardinal Casanate, he was given full charge of the Vatican Library. His works, apart from some minor controversial treatises, are highly valued for accuracy and thoroughness of research. Among his most important works are... Istoria delle Investiture delle Dignita Ecclesiastiche.****** About MOUNT ST. ALPHONSUS SEMINARY, from where this book was deaccessioned (from Wikipedia): ******Mount St. Alphonsus Seminary, located in Esopus, New York, was an American Roman Catholic seminary founded in 1907 by the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, more commonly known as the Redemptorist Fathers and Brothers. It operated as a seminary until 1985, after which it became a center for meetings and spiritual retreats for the people of the Hudson Valley in New York. In 2012 the Mount ceased operations.****** INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE: This book is large and heavy and will require additional shipping charges. After placing your order you will be notified of the additional charges and be able to accept or reject them before your payment is processed. Or you can contact me to find out the shipping charge to your country. Thanks. Very Good .

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        Tractatus de materia medica, sive de medicamentorum simplicium. Historia, virtute, delectu & usu.

      Parisiis, Joannis Desaint & Caroli Saillant, 1741, plein veau de l'époque, dos à nerfs ornés, 3 coiffes et partie d'une charnière restaurées. -Très bon exemplaire. - 3 volumes in-8 de (4)-197-(3)-318-(6) pp. + 1 pl. dépl. h.t. ; (4)-794-(6) pp. et (4)-836 pp. ; 1) De fossilibus ; 2) De vegetabilibus exoticis ; De vegetabilibus indigenis.Edition originale.Conlon 41 : 497 ; European Americana 741 : 93 ; Muller, Biblio. des Kaffee 91."Previously 1st published, London, 1736, as Geoffroy's "A treatise of the fossil vegetable, and animal substances that are made use of in physick", which purports to be based upon a ms. of the author's lectures. American plants include balsam of Peru, cacao, ipecacuanha, Jamaica pepper, Virginian snakeroot, etc." (European Americana)."Etienne-François Geoffroy, originaire de Paris, fut maître apothicaire puis docteur en médecine de Paris. Il remplit les fonctions de démonstrateur royal de chimie au Jardin royal des plantes de la capitale, de professeur au Collège royal pour la matière médicale, enfin de professeur de chimie et de matière médicale au Jardin des plantes. Il devint doyen de la Faculté de médecine et membre de l'Académie des sciences. [ Il] avait séjourné à Montpellier du mois d'octobre 1692 au 7 août 1693." (Dulieu, La médecine à Montpellier, III-p. 463).

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        Singende Muse an der Pleisse in 2. mahl 50 Oden, Der neuesten und besten musicalischen Stücke mit den darzu[!] gehörigen Melodien zu beliebter Clavier-Übung und Gemüths-Ergötzung Nebst einem Anhange aus J.C. Günthers Gedichten

      Leipzig: auf Kosten der lustigen Gesellschaft, 1741. "Sperontes's most significant work is the Singende Muse an der Pleisse, a collection of poems set as strophic songs to adaptations of the 'newest and best music compositions'... The initial publication of 1736, containing 100 poems (and 68 compositions), proved to be so popular that it was followed by three further sets with 50 numbers each..." "...The music of the Singende Muse consists overwhelmingly of popular pre-existing instrumental and vocal compositions to which Sperontes invented his verses... For the most part Sperontes seems to have drawn on French, but also on English, German and Italian, musical sources. Because the compositions were evidently modified or distorted considerably in their transmission - probably the work of local composers engaged by Sperontes - it has not been possible to identify more than a handful of pieces... 18th-century documents ascribe two pieces to J.S. Bach: 'Ich bin nun, wie ich bin' and 'Dir zu Liebe, wertes Herze' (bwv Anh. 40 and 41)..." "... With their emphasis on modern instrumental dance forms, the lieder of the Singende Muse manifest the direct rhythms, clear phrasing and sectionalism, simple textures and harmonies of the progressive galant style. And, by avoiding the ornate vocal writing of the Italian opera, Sperontes established a precedent for differentiating lied and aria styles..." "... The appearance in print of the first part of the Singende Muse marked the end of the so-called 'Liederlose Zeit' (songless era), the first three decades of the 18th century, during which the popularity of the imported Italian opera brought the cultivation and publication of German song to a virtual standstill... In addition, the remarkable success of Sperontes's anthology initiated almost immediately a powerful resurgence of song production which was to continue throughout the century, forming the matrix for the lieder masterpieces of the 19th-century Romantics." Robert L. Marshall and Dianne M. McMullen in Grove Music Online.. Small quarto. Full mid-tan leather with blind rules to edges of boards, raised bands on spine in blind-ruled compartments. 1f. (recto fine decorative title incorporating putti holding a banner with musical notation and text, verso blank), 1f. (introduction by the author with fine decorative head- and tailpieces), [99] + [i] (index) pp. With 102 tunes, numbers 1-68 text with accompanying musical notation, numbers 69-102 text only. Hirsch III, 1078. Second edition. RISM BII p. 372 (citing the first edition of 1736 and the present edition of 1741). Bound with: Sperontes singende Muse an der Pleisse Erste Fortsetzung, in 2. mahl 25 Oden, Derer neuesten besten und leichtesten musicalischen Stücke, mit denen dazu gehörigen Melodien verschen und zu beliebter Clavier-Übung und Gemüths-Ergötzung ans Licht gestellet. Leipzig: 1742. "Brühl sculpsit." 1f. (recto fine decorative title, verso blank), [52] pp., 1f. (recto index, verso blank). With 50 tunes, all with text with accompanying musical notation. Volume I of three, published from 1742-1745. First Edition of this volume. RISM BII p. 373. Music engraved throughout, text typeset. With highly attractive woodcut illustrations, some incorporating musical instruments, performers, etc., preceding text and as tailpieces to each page, some repeated. With fine double-page pictorial engraving by C.F. Boetius after the painting by Richter preceding title depicting figures playing musical instruments, singing, conversing, etc. in the foreground with the city of Leipzig, including the Thomaskirche, in the background. With titling to upper portion within highly decorative plaque surrounded by musical instruments, putti and a ribbon on which appears music with text "Das angene... Bleisst Athen." Title to first work with contemporary signature ("Cappler") to lower outer corner, title to second work with initials "C.K." to foot. Binding very slightly worn and bumped. Some very light wear, soiling, foxing, and small stains; uniform light browning; some leaves trimmed just touching either pagination, notation, tailpieces, or catchwords in several instances; mispagination following page 18 but complete; title to second work with small tear to upper inner margin; pne leaf with professional repair to blank outer margin.

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        The Canterbury Tales Of Chaucer, Modernis'd By Several Hands, Publish'd By Mr. Ogle

      London: J. And R. Tonson, 1741. First Edition Thus 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fair. L, 250; 324; Xxxii, 271 Pp. Three Volumes In Matching Full Calf, Binder's Stamp Of H. Sotheran & Co. 160 Strand; Morocco Spine And Volume Labels. Bindings Very Worn, Boards Detached, Chip On Title Label Of Volume 2 Removing "Tales", 1 1/8" Chip Removing Bottom Of Spine Of Volume 3. Ownership Signatures On Front Pastedowns, Brown Paper Attached To Upper Right Corner Of Front Free Endpapers (Possibly Covering Previous Owner's Information). Pages Clean, Slight Wear At Outer Corners.

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        De la nécessité de l'instruction. Entretiens entre Irénée et Philalette

      1741 - [4]-510 pages (Paris ?), 1741, in-8, [4]-510 pages, basane brune de l'époque, dos à nerfs, muet, Manuscrit inédit, rédigé à l'encre brune ; en pied de la table qui ouvre le texte se trouve le nom de Le Rouge, peut-être l'auteur de l'ouvrage. La date du 2 juin [1741], qui figure dans l'angle supérieur du premier feuillet, signe le début de la rédaction du manuscrit ; le second entretien est quant à lui daté, à la fin, du 10 juillet 1741. Passages en latin soulignés dans le texte ; quelques paragraphes biffés par l'auteur. Le manuscrit comprend trois entretiens, sous la forme de dialogues entre Irenée et Philalette : le premier sur la nécessité de s'instruire, le second sur les motifs que les fidèles ont de s'instruire et le troisième sur les points de discipline dont il faut instruire les fidèles. L'auteur du manuscrit s'est inspiré des Entretiens et Nouveaux entretiens sur les différentes méthodes d'expliquer l'Écriture (Amsterdam, 1707) du théologien protestant Pierre de Joncourt (mort en 1725), qui avait imaginé des dialogues mettant en scène les mêmes personnages - Irenée et Philalèthe - afin de défendre ses opinions théologiques contre celles des coccéiens et des véotiens : l'auteur du présent manuscrit utilise le même procédé pour démontrer la nécessité de prendre part aux affaires de l'Église, ce qui le conduit, in fine, à prendre la défense des appelants, sur la question de la bulle Unigenitus (1713), contre les constitutionnaires, qui l'ont reconnue. Reliure usagée. Un feuillet détaché. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de l'admirable Don Quichotte de la Manche

      Despilly, Paris., 1741. Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée. 12mo. Six volumes: pp [xviii], 440; [viii], 432; [x], 442; [xii], 532; [x], 494; [x], 501, [iii]. Engraved extra title-page and thirty seven charming engraved plates. Contemporary binding of full mottled calf with raised bands, gilt decorations to spines, leather title-labels, marbled endpapers.Occasional foxing and marking. A few leaves torn at corners with no loss of text. Covers slightly rubbed at the corners. A very good set indeed.

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        "Le Conte du Tonneau (...) traduit de l'Anglois, nouvelle edition, 2 volumes. , 216, , Scheurleer, 1741; bound with: Traité des dissensions (...) pour servir de suite au Conte du Tonneau. , 216, , Scheurleer, 1749.".

      Three volumes in one half leather binding (small piece of top missing), (24)+312+(14)+286+(10)+(4)+280 pag. Illustrated with frontispice and 7 full-page engravings.

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        Hedendaagsche historie of Tegenwoordige Staat van alle volkeren, III deel, behelzende (...) de koninkryken Pegu, Ava, Arrakan, Acham, als mede het eigentlyke India (...) en van Malabar, Kormandel en Ceilon. 2e druk, Amsterdam, Tirion, 1741.

      Gebonden in half leren band uit de tijd, (6)+680+(8) pag. Geillustreerd met titelprent, 2 uitvouwbare kaarten (Indie en Ceylon) en 10 deels uitslaande gravures.

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        Le nouveau parfait marechal ou la connoissance generale et universelle du cheval. Parijs, Mathey, 1741.

      (36)+512+127 pag. Geheel leren band uit de tijd. Geillustreerd met 49 gegraveerde platen (deels uitslaand) betreffende botanie en paarden. Eerste editie.

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        A true and exact list of the lords spiritual and temporal, also of the knights[,] commissioners of shires, citizens and burgesses, chosen to serve in the Parliament of Great Britain.

      [London], 1741. 8vo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). 16 pp.. Register prepared for the 1741 general election, with notations regarding how M.P.s voted on the Convention and on Walpole's proposed Excise Bill (a tax on tobacco and wine). The current U.K. Parliament website sums up the terms thusly: "The Lords Spiritual are made up of the Archbishops of Canterbury and of York, the Bishops of London, Durham and Winchester as well as specific bishops of the Church of England. The Lords Temporal are made up of Hereditary Peers elected under Standing Orders, Life Peers, Law Lords, the earl Marshal and the Lord Great Chamberlain."    Uncommon: ESTC locates only four copies, none of which are in the U.S.         ESTC T26238; Goldsmiths'-Kress 7877.5. Recent marbled paper–covered boards, spine with gilt-stamped leather title-label. Pages age-toned, with some dust-soiling.

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        Letterlyke en Prakticale Verklaring van den gehele Bijbel.

      Delft, Reinier Boitet 1741-1793 - 51 delen, Half Leer met ribben, 4° (Latere banden, onder- en/of bovenkant van de ruggen van enkele delen zijn sleets. Uitgebreide bijbelverklaring van Matthew Henry en andere Engelse en Hoogduitse godgeleerden. Deze set komt zeer weinig compleet voor en bestaat uit de bekende verklaring van Matthew Henry die gewoonlijk uit 9 delen bestaat en aanvullingen en aantekeningen van A.V. Desvoeux, D. Durell, Josua van Iperen, Johann Friedrich Jacobi, Robert Lowth, James Macknight, Johann David Michaelis, Johann Georg Michaelis, Hermann Samuel Reimarus, Albert Schultens, Gregory Sharpe, Thomas Stackhouse, Christoph Starke en Johann Georg Starke.)

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        Det gamle Grønlands Nye Perlustration

      Eller Naturel-Historie, Og Beskrivelse over det gamle Grønlands Situation, Luft Temperament og Bekskaffenhed; De gamle Norske Coloniers Begyndelse og Undergang der Samme-Steds, de itzige Indbyggeres Oprindelse, Væsen, Leve-Maade og Handtæringer, samt Hvad ellers Landet Yder og giver af sig, saasom Dyer, Fiske og Fugle &c. med hosføyet nyt Land-Caart og andre Kaaber-Stykker over Landets Naturalier og Indbyggernis Handtæringer. Kbhvn.: Joh. Christ. Groth 1741. Med stort udfoldeligt træskåret kort over Grønland og 11 helsides kobbere visende grønlandske planter og dyr, grønlændernes levevis, fangstmetoder, lege, sport, etc. [12] + 132 s. Nyere forsatspapir og titelbladet forstærket i yderste margin og det ligeledes lidt nyere forsatspapir bagest revet i nederste hjørne, ellers pænt og velholdt eksemplar med bred margin indbundet i lidt senere halvlæder med rygforgyldning. Pænt komplet eksemplar af Hans Egedes berømte beskrivelse af Grønlands natur og folk. Bibl. Danica III, 640.

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        Construction d'un Télescope par réflexion, de Mr. Newton, Ayant seize pouces de longueur, & faisant l'effet d'une lunette de huit pieds, Et de plusieurs autres Télescopes

      Amsterdam & Leipzig, chez P. Mortier, 1741, in-12, XII-212 pp, 1 pl, veau marbré de l'époque, dos à nerfs et fleuronné, encadrement d'un filet à froid sur les plats, tranches rouges, Ouvrage très rare, orné d'une grande planche dépliante gravée sur cuivre représentant le télescope de Newton et ses différentes pièces. Nouvelle édition, considérablement augmentée, de ce traité qui fut publié pour la première fois à Paris, en 1738, avec un titre sensiblement différent. Claude Siméon Passemant (1702-1769), qui tenait boutique au Louvre, fut l'un des plus remarquables constructeurs d'instruments d'optique de la première moitié du XVIIIe siècle. Il fut dans ce domaine le digne successeur de Bion, qui fut en quelque sorte son mentor, puisque c'est à la lecture du célèbre traité de ce dernier qu'il se prit de passion pour les instruments. Bel exemplaire, habilement restauré. Petite réparation à la planche Daumas, pp. 347 et suiv.

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        L'Apothéose du Beau-Sexe

      à Londres, chez Van der Hoek, (Hollande, Amsterdam ?), 1741, in 12, de XLVI-138pp. & 17ff. d'index 1f. blanc, front gravé signé P. Yver, pl. veau époque, dos orné, coiffe sup. très lég. usée, bon exemplaire. Edition originale. L'ouvrage a été imprimé en Hollande, sans doute à Amsterdam. Cette édition est tantôt répertoriée sous la date de 1712, tantôt sous celle de 1741. La difficulté provient de la mauvaise impression de la date en chiffres romains. Les catalogues de Bibliothèques ne tranchent pas cette question (CCFR, KVK). Toutefois après recherche c'est la date de 1741 qui doit être retenue car le graveur hollandais Pieter Yver a vécu de 1712 à 1787. C'est un texte libre et féministe, une "bagatelle traitée dogmatiquement" où l'auteur "soutient les droits [du Beau-Sexe], et par occasion indique la manière dont ils doivent en user avec cette belle partie du Genre Humain". Et en particulier "du saisissement et de l'enthousiasme que procurent les parties naturelles du corps de la femme, nommées avec peu de raison parties honteuses" (sic) ¶ Selon Marc Angenot, Les champions des femmes : examen du discours sur la supériorité des femmes (Pr. Univ. Québec, 1977, pp. 75-77) : " La thèse singulière défendue dans ce libelle à permis de n'y voir qu'une plaisante supercherie. Mais il est des supercheries qui tiennent plus de l'expérience spéculative que de la mystification pure et simple.... ce titre, il faut le prendre ici dans toute sa rigueur. Apothéose signifie bien étymologiquement "divinisation". Et "sexe" doit s'entendre non, selon le vocabulaire noble... mais bien précisément dans le sens de "parties génitales de la femme". L'auteur se propose tout bonnement de vouer un culte religieux aux organes sexuels féminins et justifie sur le ton le plus grave la légitimité de ce choix et l'opportunité d'un retour au paganisme naturel. Il s'appuie - c'est évident - sur la thèse de la supériorité des femmes et proclame la nécessité de réhabiliter le libidinal, l'érotisme étant le seul mouvement qui nous rapproche du divin. (...) En somme l'auteur se veut polythéiste et entend vouer à la sexualité féminine une dévotion particulière (...) conforme à la nature et à la raison. Son argument ne manque ni de solidité, ni d'érudition... " - Gay amour, femmes I. 248 "Volume curieux et assez libre... culte que les Allemands rendent à Bacchus... passions violentes... Courtisanes regardées autrefois d'un fort bon oeil, les français choisissent Vénus pour leur divinité... plaisir que le femme procure au soldat, au matelot etc..." - Barbier suppl p.12 attribué à Deslandes (né à Pondichéry en 1690) - Pas dans Quérard Fr. litt.

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        Ziekten te Geneezen (to Cure Diseases)

      1741 - brevis morbos curandi methodus, dates korte leerwijs om ziekten te geneezen, door den heere thomas sydenham.(brevis morbos curandi Methodius, dates short learning wise to geneezen, by the lord Thomas Sydenham diseases.)en door hem zelf uit zijne werken, als het merg der zelve zynde, getrokken, en nu naar de ordere van het A,B, C, geschikt.(and by himself from his work as the marrow of itself zynde, pulled, and now at the ordere of the A, B, C, suitable.)Rubbed cover. Crack hinge. No bookplate. Gold gilt on spine. Chipped cover. Creased on spine. DATE PUBLISHED: 1741 EDITION: 512+ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte des Iles de Maiorque, Minorque et D`Yvice / Balearische Inseln - Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza.

      S. M. Imper. et Cathol., Augsburg 1741 - Kupferstich, altkoloriert, sehr schöne Landkarte von den Balearen, Spanische Inseln, very rare, attractive and originally coloured map, copper engraving of the Balearic Islands, Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza and, a plan of the port of Mahon in Menorca and an Inset map of the western Mediterranean with Gibraltar; this plan was drawn by Tobias Conrad Lotter. die Karte ist in einem sehr guten, perfekten Zustand, breiter Rand, Mittelfalte, center fold, very good condition

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        The builder's jewel: or, the youth's instructor, and workman's remembrances. Explaining short and easy rules, made familiar to the meanest capacity, for drawing and working. I. The Five Orders of Columns entire; or any Part of an Order, without Regard to the Module or Diameter. And to enrich them With their Rusticks, Flutings, Cablings, Dentules, Modilions, &c. Also to proportion Their Doors, Windows, Intercolumnations, Portico's, and Arcades. Together With Fourteen Varieties of Raking, Circular, Scroll'd, Compound, and Contracted Pediments; and the true Formation and Accadering of their Raking and returned Cornices; and Mouldings for Capping their Dentules and Modilions. II. Block and Cantaliver Cornices, Rustick Quoins, Cornices proportioned to Rooms, Angle Brackets, Mouldings for Tabernacle Framer, Pannelling, and Centering for Groins, Truss'd Partitions, Girders, Roofs, and Domer. With a Section of the Dome of St. Paul's, London. The Whole illustrated by upwards of 200 Exam

      London: printed for R. Ware, at the Bible and Sun in Amen-Corner, near Pater-Noster-Row, 1741. First Edition. Full Calf. Fine. First appearance of this pattern book, a cornerstone text of the eighteenth century architect-builder. 16mo: 24pp, with engraved frontispiece and 99 numbered plates (no. 72 provided in perfect facsimile on laid paper). Beautifully bound in period-style full speckled calf by Fitterer, boards framed with double gilt fillets, spine in five compartments between raised bands ruled in gilt, red morocco lettering piece gilt, end papers renewed. Fine, square, tight binding, text clean and bright with rich impressions of the plates. Provenance: in script to the front fly leaf, "Isaac Walfords Book / Stowey [?] 10th May 1815." Archer 377.1. Goldsmiths'-Kress library of economic literature 7825.1. ESTC Citation No. T66029. Rare (only 2000 copies printed) both in institutional holdings and in commerce: ESTC lists only six copies, three in England and three in North America, and ABPC shows no copy at auction in the past 30 years. Langley's books were enormously influential in the American colonies, and Washington drew upon plate 75 of The Builder's Jewel for the rusticated wood siding at Mount Vernon. Langley was thought to be an important Freemason; the frontispiece contains many examples of Masonic symbolism found in the first three degrees of Freemasonry. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Evangelische Deutsche Original-Bibel. 1. und 2. Bd.

      G.B.Frommann, Züllichau 1741 - 24, 7 cm. Ld. Marmorierter Schnitt.Bd.1: 565 S. Einband stark berieben und leicht bestoßen.goldgeprägter Rückentitel Kleine Einrisse am Buchrücken. Seiten gebräunt und zum Teil fleckig.Stempel im Vorsatz. Dem Alter entsprechend guter Zustand. (1900g). Bd.2:514 S. Einband stark berieben und etwas bestoßen. 3 Ld.-Ecken aufgeplatzt. Goldgeprägter Rückentitel.Stempel im Vorsatz.Seiten gebräunt und zum Teil stock.-bzw fingerfleckig. Dem Alter entsprechend guter Zustand.(1700g) In deutscher Sprache. 1079 pages.

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        Kupferstich- Karte, v. Seutter von 2 Platten, "Graeciae Antiquae Designatio Nova in qua tam locorum situs ad distantias itinerarias, tum ad Astronomicas Observationes descriptus, littorum itidem flexurae et alia id genus, ad accuratas recentiorum rationes accommodatus.".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, nach 1741, 83 x 57,5 (H) Zacharakis, Nr. 2182+2183. Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, p 11 (Nr. 239 und 240); hübsche großformatige Karte des historischen Griechenlands, reicht von Naissus (Nis in Serbien) und Odessus (Varna in Bulgarien) im Norden bis Kreta im Süden, von Korfu im Westen bis Rhodos im Osten; dekorative Titelkartusche unten links; Ausgabe mit Privileg; die zweiteilige Karte ist alt zusammen gesetzt, die einzelnen Kartenblätter überlappen sich in etwa 10 cm, dort etwas wellig, allgemein recht knapprandig, je ein Einriss links und unten.

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        43 Acts Complete in one volume 1740-1741, each with a separate title page with the Royal Arms. Including Acts on Land Tax, stealing of Sheep, supplying the City of Gloucester with Water, licensing the importation of victual into Scotland; opening a trade to and from Persia through Russia, to indemnify protestant purchasers of estates of papists, to enable building a Bridge cross the River Thames.

      London: Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty. 1740-1741 - Anno Regni GEORGII II. Regis Magnæ Britanniæ, Franciæ, & Hiberniæ, DECIMO QUARTO. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the Fourteenth Day of January, Anno. Dom. 1734, in the Eighth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE the Second, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith &c. And from thence continued by several Prorogations to the Eighteenth Day of November, 1740, being the Seventh Session of this present Parliament. London: Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty. 1740-1741.Acts 1-43 Complete, 1740-1741 as listed in the Index, each with a separate title page with the Royal Arms. Acts 1-32 printed in 1740 & 33-43 printed in 1741. Folio, (310x200mm), title page [ii]+ pp: 3-756 +[6]pp Index 'A Table of the Statutes Publick and Private listing Acts 1-43 [& Private Acts], 'Brecon County acts. Land Tax' in ink to head of title page of first act in the volume, contents very good, bound in full calf, spine with raised bands, red leather title label with gilt title : "Acts/Georgii:II./J740.", worn, rubbed with loss of leather to boards, bumped, however sound, tight & contents very good indeed in a well used binding. A number of interesting Acts including - An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty by a Land Tax to be raised in Great Britain .Title page, pp:3-95. (1740)An Act to render the Laws more effectual for preventing the stealing and destroying of Sheep, and other Cattle.Title page, pp:163-166. (1740)An Act for licensing the Importation of Victual from Ireland into Scotland, in time of Dearth and Scarcity.Title page, pp:171-228. (1740)An Act for supplying the City of Gloucester with fresh Water. Title page, pp: 239-243. (1740)An Act to indemnify Protestant Purchasers of Estates of Papists .Title page, pp: 383-384. (1740)An Act for opening a Trade to and from Persia through Russia.Title page, pp:675-679. (1741)An Act for restraining and preventing several unwarrantable Schemes and Undertakings in His Majesty's Colonies and Plantations in America.Title page, pp:683-688. (1741)An Act to enable the Commissioners for building a Bridge cross the River Thames, from the City of Westminster to the opposite Shore in the County of Surrey .Title page, pp: 703-723. (1741). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poetisk skue-plads aabnet paa det saa kongelige som kostelige Christiansborgs slots-plads, forestillende i trende Scenes de kongelige danske residence-slotte, saa mange af historien og antiqviteten har været at opspore, med udførlige historieke anmærkninger, /./ samt et lidet historiskt tillæg.

      - Köpenhamn, Jacob Preuss, 1741. 4:o. (50),+ 348,+ (4) s. Titel tryckt i rött och svart. Enstaka småfläckar och med små röda streck s.331-335 och 341. Sammanbunden med: CHRIST, Iohannes Friederich. De rebus langobardicis commentariorum liber unus quo migrationes et bella eius populi anto expeditionem in Italiam continentur. Leipsig, Ioh. Christiani Langenheimii, 1730. 4:o. (8),+ 60 s. Sammanbunden med: NETTELBLAD, Christian. Iterarum ad eruditos alloqvium de thesauro rerum sveo-gothicarum quamprimum edendo. Rostock, Io. Iacob Adler, (1728). 4:o. 16 s. Sammanbunden med: STRUVE, Burchard Gotthelf. Dissertatio de comitia Palatinatus Saxonici serenissimæ genti communi praemissa lectionibus publicis semestri hyemali instituendis. Jena, Mulleriana, (1712). 4:o. 32 s.+ utvikbar grav. plansch. Välbevarat samtida halvpergamentband, med röda marmorerade pärmpapper och röda snitt. Samtida handskriven innehållsförteckning på försättsbladet. Ur Christian Braads bibliotek, med hans namnteckning på samtliga titelblad, samt en bortraderad äldre namnteckning och kommentar på det första. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. Bibl. danica. II, sp. 620 för Wadskiær. Warmholtz 1387 för Christ, 9060 not för Nettelblad. Carlander II, 597ff & III, 564ff. Samlingsband med fyra olika arbeten. I det första och största beskriver C. F. Wadskiær det nyuppförda Christiansborgs slott i bombastiska och omständeliga alexandriner, med långa lärda förklaringar. J. F. Christ (?1756) var professor i Leipzig och skrev ett antal böcker om langobardernas historia. Inga vidare bra, tyckte Warmholtz, då han ansåg att langobarderna var tyskar. Christian Nettelblad presenterade i en tysk skrift 1726 planer på utge en ?Theasurus rerum Sueo-Gothicarum?, en samling latinska översättningar av svenska avhandlingar, historiska arbeten, sagor m.m. Hur arbete framskred presenterades i denna ?Iterarum ad eruditos.? 1730 utgav han en ny kungörelse om prenumeration på verket. Ingenting hände dock, och inga prenumeranter anmälde sig. 1756 utgav han dock en Conspectus med en ny förbättrad förtekning på disputationer, orationer m.m. som den tilltänkte utgivaren samlat på sig. Ostindiefararen Christopher Henrik Braad (1728-81) var en framstående litterär samlare med ett stort bibliotek i historia och antikviteterna.

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        Historia de la provincia de la compañía de Jesus del Nuevo Reyno de Granada en la America, descripción, y relación exacta de sus gloriosas missiones en el reyno, llanos, meta, y Rio Orinoco, almas, y terreno

      First -and only- edition of this extremely rare and important work on the Jesuit Missions in New Granada (current Colombia), including extensive information on the Orinoco. The work is rich in information regarding the labor and progresses made by the Societas Iesu, the local costumes, way of life, and the history of the region. It also includes information taken from earlier Jesuit sources, mainly those of father Gumilla, who focuses more on the Orinoco. "... a very important chronicle of a part of America where there exists very little documentation. It is a work that, with that of Piedrahita, forms a complete history of New Granada" (Leclerc). Cassani (1673 -1750) was a Spanish Jesuit professor of mathematics and astronomy, a prolific writer and learned scholar and ultimately one of the founders of the Academia de la Lengua Española (1713); amongst his works we count the Tratado de la naturaleza y origen de los cometas (Madrid, 1737) and a part of the famed biography of the Jesuits Varones Ilustres de la Compañia de Jesus. As a Jesuit, he had access to the letters and relations from missionaries to America, which allowed him to compose this chronicle on the Jesuit exploits in Colombia. This work is ostensibly the most important and comprehensive made on the subject to the time of its publication. Illustrated with a folding map of Colombia and Venezuela, by Minguet after the map by Gumilla -published in his "El Orinoco Ilustrado", 1741-, which shows the locations of the full network of Jesuit missions in the region; it includes the mouth of the Orinoco River, the North of Brazil and "La Cayana" in the Dutch settlements. Sabin, 11361. Palau, 47380. Backer - Sommervogel II, 815, 12.

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        Die höchst-nöthige Erkenntniß des Menschen, sonderlich nach dem Leibe und natürlichem Leben, Oder ein deutliche Unterricht von der Gesundheit und deren Erhaltung: auch von denen Ursachen, Kennzeichen und Nahmen der Kranckheiten, und bewaehten Mitteln gegen dieselben. Damit ein ... Haus- Reise- und Feld-Apothecken seligirten Medicamenta und Gebrauch diese Tractats

      [Halle: Waysenhaus], 1741. Collation; [*]1, a-c8,A-pppp8. [7] ff. [1]-1232 pp., [56] ff., index]. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary vellum, soiled, foot of spine worn, some browning of text. A few faint contemporary ink markings in prelims. A fresh, sound copy. Collation; [*]1, a-c8,A-pppp8. [7] ff. [1]-1232 pp., [56] ff., index]. 1 vols. 8vo. Mid-eighteenth-century edition of this popular German medical work by Christian Friedrich Richter (1676-1711), medical doctor and theologian, and medical director of the Halle orphanages. From the library of Dr. Ernst L. Wynder, co-author of the first large-scale study of smoking and lung cancer (JAMA 143:329) and FOUNDING EDITOR of the journal, Preventive Medicine. cf. Blake 381 (12th ed., Leipzig, same year); Hirsch/H. IV, 799

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        Travels Through the Southern Provinces of the Russian Empire, in the Years 1793 and 1794. Translated from the German. In two volumes. 2 Bände.

      Mit 52 gest. Taf. (43 handkoloriert, 25 gef.) nach Geissler, 28 Vignetten (23 kolor.) sowie 4 gest. Faltkarten. XXIII, 552 XXX, 522 S., 1 Bl. Hldr. d. Zeit auf 5 Bünden m. RSchild. Erste englische Ausgabe. - Pallas (1741-1811) bereiste im Auftrag der Petersburger Akademie in den Jahren 1768-1774 Russland und Sibirien bis zum Amur. Sein bedeutender Reisebericht beschreibt die geographischen, geologischen, zoologischen, archäologischen und völkerkundlichen Eigenheiten des Landes. Die hervorragenden und fein kolorierten Kupfer gehen auf den Leipziger Künstler C.G. Geißler zurück, der Pallas auf seiner Reise begleitete. Sie zeigen u.a. Kostüme und Trachten verschiedener Völker, Pflanzen, Tiere, Gebäude, Münzen und Inschriften. - Einbände berieben, Gelenke etw. angeplatzt, kl. Fehlstellen im Leder, Deckel stärker fleckig. Wappenexlibris im Innendeckel. Vorsätze fleckig, sonst nur ganz vereinzelt im Rande. Insgesamt sehr schöne, wohlerhaltene Bände.

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        Chirurgie, in welcher alles, was zur Wundarzney gehöret, Nach der neuesten und besten Art, gründlich abgehandelt, und in acht und dreyssig Kupfertafeln die neuerfundene und dienlichste Instrumente, Nebst den bequemsten Handgriffen der chirurgischen Operationen und Bandagen deutlich vorgestellet werden. Vierte viel vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage.

      Nürnberg, Johann Stein. 1741 - 21,5x17 cm. 8 n.n. Bl., 378 (recte 376) S., 2 n.n. Bl., S. 379-1078, 23 n.n. S. Register. Mit gestochenem Porträt als Frontispiz und 38 gestochenen Tafeln. Schlichter Lederband des 20. Jahrhunderts. Waller 4236. - Wellcome III, 236. - Hirsch-H. III, 140 f. - Eines der wichtigsten chirurgischen Lehrbücher seiner Zeit. Erschien erstmals 1718 in Deutsch und erlebte zahlreiche Auflagen. Die Tafeln meist mit Instrumenten. - Vorsatz mit zeitgenössischem Besitzer- und Schenkungsvermerk eines Johann Jakob Schrämli von Wiesendangen an Johann Geilinger. - Ca. 40 Blatt mit grösserem Wasserfleck

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        El Orinoco Ilustrado, Historia Natural, Civil, Y Geographica, De Este Gran Rio

      En Madrid : Por Manuel Fernandez 1741 - Bound in contemporary vellum. Hand written title in brown ink. Small quarto. [38], 580, [19] p., map, 2 pl. 22 cm. Good binding. Ruffling and aging to vellum. Map with some loss and repairs to tears. Repaired tear to pgs 379-82. Pages tanned. Dampstain to first few pages. Owners blindstamp of Leopold Richter to bottom margins of preface pages. Owners name to pg 33. Refs: Alden & Landis 745/100; De Backer-Sommervogel III, 1949; Leclerc 1471; Medina, Biblioteca Hispano-Americana, 3376; Palau 111192 (gives the Jesuit José Casani as editor); Sabin 29274; Wellcome III, 181. Father Gumilla was far ahead of his time in his landmark work on the Orinoco. His notes on the Natural History of the Orinoco served long as necessary reference for all scientists interested in the nature of the intertropical zone , including, obviously, to Alejandro de Humboldt and many other nineteenth-century travelers, especially his investigation on the fauna and flora of the Orinoco, maps and drawings included in his works. Leopoldo Richter immigrated from German to Columbia, where he become a ceramist, entomologist and an important artist of Colombia in the 20th Century. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Konung Carl den XII:tes historia i kort begrep, ifrån hans maj:ts födelse til des död. Skrefwen på franska af Riddaren R***. Nu på swenska öfwersatt, med anmärkningar.

      - Stockholm, Pet. Momma, 1741. 8:o. Utvikbart grav. porträtt,+ (9),+ V,+ 450 s.+ 5 utvikbara grav. planscher. Titeln tryckt i rött och svart. Genomgående med fläckar och enstaka bläckfläckar. Porträttet med revor, liksom sista planschen som dessutom har liten bildförlust. Nött samtida hfrbd. L. F. Rääfs exlibris. Warmholtz 5939. Den svenska sekreteraren vid beskickningen i Paris, Jonas Dryander (1670?-1707), skrev anonymt ?Histoire abregée de Charles XII? till Moreris ?Dictionnaire?, som utkom 1707, och som sträckte sig fram till samma år, 1707. Någon har sedan fortsatt fram till Karl XII:s död. Hela verket publicerades i Paris 1730 med författarangivelsen ?Ouvrage posthume de Mr le Chevalier R***? Detta är den första svenska översättningen av hela verket. En ny upplaga utkom 1758. Redan 1709 hade dock Magnus Gabriel Block översatt och utgivit det som skrivits av Dryander, d.v.s fram till freden i Alt-Ranstad. Det som är Dryanders text omfattar ungefär halva boken. Vem som skrivit resten vet man ej.

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        Det gamle Grønlands Nye Perlustration,

      1741 1741 - Eller Naturel-Historie, Og Beskrivelse over det gamle Grønlands Situation, Luft Temperament og Bekskaffenhed; De gamle Norske Coloniers Begyndelse og Undergang der Samme-Steds, de itzige Indbyggeres Oprindelse, Væsen, Leve-Maade og Handtæringer, samt Hvad ellers Landet Yder og giver af sig, saasom Dyer, Fiske og Fugle &c. med hosføyet nyt Land-Caart og andre Kaaber-Stykker over Landets Naturalier og Indbyggernis Handtæringer. Kbhvn.: Joh. Christ. Groth 1741. Med stort udfoldeligt træskåret kort over Grønland og 11 helsides kobbere visende grønlandske planter og dyr, grønlændernes levevis, fangstmetoder, lege, sport, etc. [12] + 132 s. Nyere forsatspapir og titelbladet forstærket i yderste margin og det ligeledes lidt nyere forsatspapir bagest revet i nederste hjørne, ellers pænt og velholdt eksemplar med bred margin indbundet i lidt senere halvlæder med rygforgyldning. * Pænt komplet eksemplar af Hans Egedes berømte beskrivelse af Grønlands natur og folk. Bibl. Danica III, 640.

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        Biblioteca italiana, o sia notizia de' libri rari nella lingua italiana, divisa in quattro parti principali ... annesivi tutto il Libro dell' Eloquenza Italiana di Monsig. Giusto Fontanini ... In questa seconda edizione / aggiuntovi altri autori moderni per maggior commodità de' letterati, e vi sono posti li prezzi ad ognuno delli medisimi. Con tavole copiosissime, e necessarie

      Venezia ? Milano: Michel'Antonio Panza, 1741. Second edition. [12], 266pp. 1 vols. 4to. Later vellum-backed boards, uncut, red leather spine label. Boards scuffed, tear in lower joint, very slight internal foxing; overall, a very good , sound copy. Second edition. [12], 266pp. 1 vols. 4to.

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        Lettres cabalistiques ou Correspondance philosophique historique et criti EDITION ORIGINALE

      à La Haye: Chez Pierre Paupie, 1741. Fine. Chez Pierre Paupie, à La Haye 1741, 6 tomes en 6 Vol. in 12 (9,5x15,5cm), (34) 374pp. et (16) 392pp. et (10) 395pp. et (8) 344pp. et (2) 350pp. et (2) 244pp. (90), relié. - Second edition partly original and increased 80 letters, two volumes more than the first edition from 1738 published in 4 volumes; illustrated with a frontispiece portrait by Van Pee. Title pages in red and black. Good impression. Half brown sheepskin with small posterior corners, around 1800. spine smooth decorated with a central floret and casters. Part of title in light green calf and volume number rose veal. boards with various frictions. Pretty decorative series. Cabalistic letters are one of the jewels of journalistic activity d'Argens; its varied writing excels in this climate on the border of philosophy, pamphlet and journalistic criticism; As with other collections of letters, they appear in contemporaryicals in the Universal Gazetteer. The work was blacklisted in 1742 The author discusses some of the themes of Jewish Letters especially regarding religion, superstition and various forms of belief.; there are many critical considerations on the Jesuits, Freemasonry, Kabbalah, the Templars, Alchemists, etc.. The book is indexed by Caillet 1605; Bibliotheca Esoterica 985. Ample table of contents allows you to easily find all the issues involved. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Seconde édition en partie originale et augmentée de 80 lettres, soit deux volumes de plus que l'édition originale de 1738 parue en 4 volumes ; illustrée d'un portrait au frontispice par Van Pee. Pages de titres en rouge et noir. Bonne impression. Reliure en demi basane brune à petits coins postérieure, vers 1800. Dos lisse orné d'un fleuron central et de roulettes. Pièce de titre en veau vert clair et de tomaison de veau rose. Plats avec frottements divers. Jolie série décorative. Les lettres cabalistiques sont l'un des fleurons de l'activité journalistique de d'Argens ; son écriture variée excelle dans ce climat à la frontière de la philosophie, du pamphlet et de la critique journalistique ; comme pour les autres recueils de lettres, ils paraîtront en périodiques dans le Gazetier Universel. L'ouvrage fut mis à l'index en 1742. L'auteur approfondit certains thèmes des Lettres juives notamment en ce qui concerne les religions, la superstition et les diverses formes de croyance ; on y trouve de nombreuses considérations critiques sur les jésuites, la franc-maçonnerie, la Kabbale, les Templiers, les Alchimistes, etc. L'ouvrage est indexé par Caillet 1605; Bibliotheca Esoterica 985. Une ample table des matière permet de retrouver aisément toutes les questions traitées.

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      - and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of The Church of England: Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in Churches. [bound with] THE WHOLE BOOK OF PSALMS, collected into English metre, by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and others. Pp. [340]+[96], 55 engraved plates (including frontispiece portrait of George II); cr. 12mo; early black calf, lettered and decorated in gilt, including the initials RC at centre of boards, the boards lightly rubbed, corners bruised, spine neatly repaired at extremities; a.e.g.; marbled endpapers, hinges tender, bookplate on blank preliminary leaf, early inked signature at head of title page, scattered light foxing and soiling, several marginal damp stains and a few small edge chips; printed by John Baskett, London, 1741. Collates as for Griffiths 1741, 2.*With provenance inscriptions dating from 1864 to 1901 on the upper free endpaper and blank preliminary leaf - the earliest being a gift inscription from John Irving, Lieut. Commanding, 1st Company, Forest of Dean Fifth Corps, to Rev. Charles Dighton (who was appointed Honorary Chaplain to the 12th Gloucestershire Rifle Volunteer Corpts in 1861). The Book of Psalms, which is dated 1741, was printed by Thomas Wood. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Biblia dat is de gantsche H. Schrift vervattende alle canonyke boeken des ouden en Nieuwen Testaments. Including : Het nieuwe Testament. And: De CL. Psalmen des propheten Davids.Amsterdam, Otto van Grafhorst and Dirk onder de Linden, 1752. 3 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With engraved title-page (pasted on the 'Acte van Consent en Authorisatie'), 42 engraved plates and diamond-head music for the psalms. Contemporary richly gold-tooled red morocco, gilt edges.

      Not in: Darlow & Moule; NCC; STCN; WorldCat; cf. Darlow & Moule 3348 (1741 issue); Poortman, Bijbel en Prent I, p. 248; V. Eeghen & V.d. Kellen 441 (similar plates by Luyken). Very rare re-issue of the scarce States Translation of the Old and New Testament and also the psalmbook published at Utrecht by 'de Compagnie' booksellers in 1741. Unlike the first issue, the Bible is here enlarged with a series of 42 unsigned engraved plates from an unidentified source, all with 3- or 4-line captions (apparently not the series after the illustrations of Jan Luyken, also used by the same publisher). With only the undated engraved general title-page and no separate title-page for the Old Testament, but with separate title-pages for the New Testament and the psalms. With only a few minor spots. Binding also in very good condition, spine slightly worn. In very good condition.

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        Description et Histoire Naturelle du Groenland. Copenhagen and Geneva, Brothers C. and A. Philibert, 1763. 8vo. With loosely inserted engraved folding map of Greenland and 10 engraved folding plates. Modern wrappers.

      Arctic Bibliography 4361; Leclerc 651; Sabin 22027. French translation of 'Det Gamle Grønlands ny Perlustration' (1741), a description of the natural history of Greenland, with part of the introduction from the author's 'Omstaendelig og Udførlig Relation' (1738). Written by the founder of Nuuk, now the capital of Greenland, Hans Poulsen Egede (1686-1758), a Dano-Norwegian missionary. The translation is attributed to Jean-Baptiste Des Roches de Parthenay. Slightly browned and with some occasional minor spots. Very good copy of a description of the Greenland.

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        Ordinum Equestrium, et Militarium Catalogus.

      Antonii Rubeis, Rome 1741 - The fourth edition, first published in 1711, 4to, complete with the frontis and 166 engraved plates. The boards are detached, old seminary stamps on a few places, on four early text plates, on verso of the first 2 plates on plated 145 and 166 and on rear end paper, small tear to plate 10, but the contents is generally clean, and complete with light browning in a few places. A scarce work on knightly orders and insignia, with attractive plates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Solenne Cavalcata per il possesso di N. S. Papa Benedetto XIV

      1741 - Acquaforte e bulino, 1741, datata in lastra in alto al centro. Magnifica prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva, con margini, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Impressa dalla tipografia della Reverenda Camera Apostolica. Molto rara. Dimensioni 465x320. Etching and engraving, 1741, dated on lower centre plate. Magnificent work printed on contemporary laid paper with margins, in excellent condition. Printed by the typography of Reverenda Camera Apostolica. Very rare. Dimensioni 465 320mm

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        Rerum Mecleburgicarum libri octo, quibus post brevem antiqui provinciae sub Vandalis expositionem . Praeterea origo, status et forma serenissimae familiae Meclenburgicae eiusque ditiones ., ut et ordinum iura provincialium recensentur et illustratur a Matthia Joanne Beehr. Ex manuscripto edidit, et præfationem de ratione, qua Germani merita sua in studium historicum in posterum amplificare possunt, vitamque auctoris præmisit Ioannes Erhardus Kappius.

      Leipzig, Johann Christian Martin, 1741. - XL S., 2 Bll., (XLI)-LVI S., 2 Bll., 1 doppelblattgroße Karte, 156 Sp., 2 Bll., 157-388, 4 Bll., 389-1872 (recte 1836) Spalten, 11 Bll., 4°. mit je einer gestochenen Titel- und Kopfvignette, einer doppelblattgroße Kupferkarte und vier doppelblattgroßen Stammtafeln. HLdr. Rundumrotschnitt. Gebrauchs- und Altersspuren. Kanten und Ecken beschabt und bestoßen. Titel und vordere Flieger mit Marginalien und Namenszügen.Vorderer Flieger mit Eckabriss. Titelei und letzte Blätter mit Leimschatten. Heeß 2996 - Paginierung nach Sp. 1207 lückenhaft und Falsch bis Sp. 1245. - Matthias Johann von Behr, *21.10.1685 in Schirensee bei Kiel, + März 1729 in Wien, war Diplomat in Mecklenburg-Strelitz'schen Diensten u.a. als Deputierter in Wien. Die deutsche Übersetzung seiner Mecklenburgischen Geschichte blieb (lt. Heeß 2997) im Ansatz stecken: Acht Bücher der mecklenburgischen Geschichte. Nebst e. Vorrede des Herrn Prof. Kapp. . Aus d. Lat. übers. (von Otto Dietrich Schröder). Bd. 1. 2. Ratzeburg 1759. 60, Schmidt. 12 Bl. CXXVIII, 388. 878 S. 8°. Das 1.-3. Buch enthaltend Bd. 1 [= Buch 1.] Bd. 2 [= Buch 2 u. 3.] die Übers. von Buch 4.-8. ist nie gedruckt; Manuscr. von Buch 4 in der Ritterschaftl. L.-B. Rost. - Geschichtskarte: SCLAVIAE BOREALIS TABULA GEOGRAPHICA nova ad illustrandam Historiam medii aevi a Saeculo VIII. usque ad Saeculum XII. auctore Matthia Johanne Beehr. Brühl sc. Lips., 36 x 31 cm. Mit Erläuterungen auf dem Blatt. Legende unten rechts. Titelkartusche unten links, umgeben von ostseeslavischen Gottheiten, an der Spitze Radegast. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire du Mont Vésuve, avec l'explication des phenomenes qui ont coûtume d'accompagner les embrasements de cette montagne. Le tout traduit de l'Italien de l'Académie des Sciences de Naples. Par M. Duperron de Castera. Dédiée a monseigneur le Dauphin.

      - Paris, Huart, 1741. Small 8vo (16.6 x 9.5 cm). xxiii, 361, [iii] pp. Three large folded plates, one very large folded table. Contemporary full calf. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments with rich gilt floral patterns and red morocco label with gilt title. Marbled endpapers. Edges red.l In this work the author, Francesco Serao (1702-1785), gives a detailed account of the mount Vesuvius eruption of 1737 and discussed the shape of the mountain, which, according to him, must have been different in the past, in view of the ancient lava streams outside Monte Somma. The name of the playwright Louis-Adrien Duperron de Castera (1705-1762) is the only name on the title page; he, however, was the translator. In the rear of this copy, an extract of a letter from William Hamilton, discussing the eruption of 1767, has been tipped in, as well as two folded plates showing the 1767 eruption and the phenomena then observed. Apart from these peculiar and useful additions, the book is clean, unmarked. Spine a bit rubbed, otherwise a very good copy. Ward and Carozzi, 2032. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manejo Real, En Que se Propone lo que deben los cavalleros en esta facultad, para llenar con la practica este gran nombre; y lo que si gustare su aplicacion, podràn adelantar, para saber por si hacer un cavallo, como qualquiera Picador.

      imprenta en la congragation de la Buena Muerte, Valladolid 1741 - In-8 dans une reliure en parchemin au dos lisse au titre manuscrit. 32 pp non chiffrées, 264 pp. Bandeaux, lettrines et culs-de-lampe. Le livre a été remboitée il y a peu de temps, traces de restaurations de la page de titre et de certaines déchirures sur les pages.

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        Original watercolour and pencil studies of West Indian birds and fish.

      - Caribbean, unpublished, 1741. Three sheets (size 38 x 48 (twice) and 34 x 44 cm), of which two illustrated on both sides. All three with simple, old, cardboard frames.l A rare collection of original pre-Linnean Caribbean ornithology and ichthyology (field) sketches, on large sheets of laid paper (water mark crowned shield with a horn, and the name L. V. Gerrevink; a Dutch paper maker, active during the first half of the 18th century) most probably made by a sailor with an interest in natural history, during a voyage in the Caribbean. The plates show a number of birds, and fish, described below. Localities are mentioned for most: Cuba, Jamaica, St. Christopher (St. Kitts), Dominica, Cartageña (Colombia), and Maracaibo (Venezuela), thus four different Caribbean islands, on two harbour towns on the South American mainland coast. The first sheet is numbered 258, and has the following birds and captions on the front side (recto) 1. The Rain Bird Jam. Cub. Dom. S. Christ. 2. another sort of Rain Bird. 3. another sort of watchy pickel or Spanish Nightingale [a mocking bird; the name watchy pickel is unknown to us]. And on its verso: The Curaçao vel Gallus Indicus Carthag. Maracaibo & c [the rendering of this bird is quite accurate]. The second sheet, numbered 255, contains 1. Noctua minor ex pallida et fusca avaria Cuba [this is the Antillian nighthawk]. 2. A woodpecker one kind of Cuba. 3. The crab-catcher of Dominica / Jamaica taken in Cuba. And on the verso: 1. the watchy pickel, or Spanish Nightingale Jamaica 1741 / 257. 1741. J: Cub. et Domin. 2. The small black bird of Jamaica 1741. 3. The Banana bird of Jamaica. The third sheet is numbered 240, and contains two fish: 1. Te Mud-fish [two drawings; whole animal, lateral, and the head, ventral] 2. Parot [SIC] fish. All drawings are quite large, some life-sized, and detailed, although slightly naive, and clearly by the same hand. The numbering may suggest that these three sheets were part of a much larger collection of zoological observations, but nothing remotely similar to these sketches is known. The work is contemporary to that of Mark Catesby, but less refined. The artist was probably not a trained zoologist, but, rather, a keen amateur with a good eye for detail. Because of the presence of localities these drawings are of historical, and also zoogeographical interest. Paper of one sheet somewhat unevenly tanned, otherwise in very good condition. Churchill, 318 (water-mark).

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