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        [Title in Greek]. Fabularum Aesopicarum Collectio. Quotquot Graece Reperiuntur. Accedit Ingterpretatio Latina. Exemplar Oxoniense de Anno[1718]?Praefatus Est Jo. Gottfr. Hauptmann

      Leipzig: Joannis Christiani Martini, 1741 Contemporary stiff vellum with red morocco spine label. . Octavo. Title-page in black and red. Copper-engraved frontispiece and title-page vignette. Engraved armorial bookplate of a George Witt with his signature, dated 1768, on the verso of the title-page. Ink signature of John. Benjamin Lienemann in the bottom blank margin of the title, dated 1777. A very good copy. A scarce and attractive Greek and Latin edition, edited by prolific classics scholar Johann Gottfried Hauptmann (1712-1782). OCLC lists four copies in North America: Michigan, Virginia, Columbia and Illinois.

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         Histoire du Mont Vésuve avec l'explication des phénomènes qui ont coutume d'accompagner les embrasements de cette montagne, le tout traduit de l'italien ( de Francesco Serao) ... par Duperron de Castera

      Paris, chez Barois fils, 1741, in 12, de XX- 2ff. 361pp. 1f., ill de deux planches gravées du Mont Vésuve se dépl. et d'un grand tableau se dépl., pl. veau marbré époque, dos orné, coiffes usées sinon bon exemplaire. Exemplaire d'Antoine-François Bertrand de Molleville provenant de la vente Lamoignon de Malesherbes avec mention en tête "874 Malesherbes" et la note "J'ai acheté ce livre à la vente de Mr de Malesherbes" (cat. de la vente Malesherbes de 1797, n°849). (ex-libris gravé Antoine-François Bertrand de Molleville, ministre de la Marine et des Colonies en 1791) Ce texte de Duperron de Castera semble être une traduction de l'ouvrage de Francesco Serao "Istoria dell' incendio del Vesuvio accaduto nel mese di maggio dell' anno MDCCXXXVII" (Napoli, 1740), professeur de médecine à l'université de Naples. Les planches représentent le Mont Vésuve vu du palais du Roi et le sommet du Mont Vésuve en coupe. ¶ Pas dans Chadenat.

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        Carinthiae Ducatus distincta Superiorem et Inferior. . per Matth. Seutter, Sac. Caes. Maj. Geogr. Aug. - Clagenfurt':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Matthäus Seutter in Augsburg, n. 1741, 49,5 x 58 Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, S. 9, Nr. 68; vgl. Fauser, Repertorium älterer Topographie. Druckgraphik von 1486 bis 1750, Bd. I, S. 365 f., Nr. 6584. - Vorliegende Karte ohne Privileg. - Zeigt das Herzogtum Kärnten mit Hoch- u. Niederkärnten; oben links große Panoramaansicht (ca. 13 x 40 cm) von Klagenfurt. - Oben rechts große dekorative Kartusche mit Kartentitel u. Verlegeradresse von Seutter; unten links Rahmen mit 5 Spalten mit Erklärungen der Kartensymbole u. 2 versch. Meilenzeiger. - Dekorative Karte in tadelloser Erhaltung. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Tractatus de materia medica, sive de medicamentorum simplicium Historia, virtute, delectu & usu. Tomus primus De fossilibus (secundus, De vegetalibus exoticis e tertius, De vegetalibus indigenis)

      Joannis Desaint & Caroli Saillant, Parisiis 1741 - Legature coeve in piena pelle con nervi e fregi oro al ds. Mancanze ai tasselli, cuffie danneggiate, tracce di usura e cerniere molto deboli. Buoni interni. Rara prima edizione. Provenienza: Birmingham Medical Institute (scritta in oro al piede dei ds.). Blake, p. 172. 8vo (cm. 19), 3 Voll., 2 cc.nn., 318 pp., 3 cc.nn. con una tav. rip. f.t.; 1 c.n., 794 pp., 3 cc.nn., 1 c.nn., 836 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Elemens de geometrie EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Chez David fils, 1741. Fine. Chez David fils, Paris 1741, in-8 (12,5x20cm), (6) xxiv ; 215pp. (1), relié. - Edition adorned with 14 boards folding geometries. Full brown calf contemporary. Back with five nerves decorated with a piece of red morocco, caissons and five golden jewels. All red edges. A corner rubbed. Some very marginal foxing on the first pages. Manual for teaching writing at the request of the Marquise du Chatelet geometry. Clairaut follows evoltuion discoveries in geometry, from simple to complex. The author was a very talented and very early mathematician. --- 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] Edition originale ornée de 14 planches de géométries dépliantes. Reliure en plein veau brun d'époque. Dos à cinq nerfs orné d'une pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, de caissons et de cinq fleurons dorés. Toutes tranches rouges. Un coin frotté. Quelques rousseurs très marginales sur les premiers feuillets. Manuel d'enseignement de la géométrie écrit à la demande de la marquise du Chatelet. Clairaut suit l'évoltuion des découvertes en géométrie, allant du plus simple au plus complexe. L'auteur fut un mathématicien fort doué et très précoce.

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        Plutarchi, Apophthegmata Regum et Imperatorum. Apophtegmata Laconica.__Antiqua Lacedaemoniorum Instituta. Apophthegmata Lacaenarum.

      Apud Gul. Darres, & Claud. Dubosc. 1741 - speckled paper covered boards calf spine and corners with gilt design and lettering on red morroco label 96 and 107 pp texts in Greek and Latin top edge appears to have been speckled to match the covers provenance: listed as an item for sale in 'Bibliotheca Boschiana' a catalog of an auction held in Amsterdam in 1812 (item306 boards and spine are scuffed binding is tight interior very good page 82 'auctores classici graeci' ) purchaser's name followed by Bibliotecha Bosciania written in ink in the upper left corner of the front pastedown boards and spine are scuffed binding is tight interior very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Balearen

      . Carte des Iles de Maiorque, Minorque et d'Yvice. Altkolorierte Kupferstich-Karte v. Matthias Seutter. Augsburg 1741, 49,5 x 56,5 cm (Plattenrand) - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Sandler Seite 8,7.- Dekorative Karte der Inseln Mallorca, Minorca und Ibiza. Rechts unten mit zwei Nebenkarten: Plan des Hafens under Stadt Mahon, sowie ein Teil des Mittelmeeres mit der Lage der Inseln.- Kl. Braunfleck rechts unten in der Beschreibung, sonst sehr schönes Exemplar.# Decorative map of Seutter showing the Balearic islands with a plan of the port of Mahon in Menorca and an inset map of the western Mediterranean Below the map is a textual description of the three Balearic islands.- Nice copy.

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        Delineatio Geographica Ditionis Martisburgensis hodie regiis et electoralibus auspiciis florentis edita à Matth. Seutt. S.C.M. Geogr. Aug. Vindel. Cum Privilegio S. Reg. Maj. Poloniae Elect. Sax. - Tob. Conr. Lotter sculps.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Tobias Conrad Lotter b. Matthäus Seutter in Augsburg, n. 1741, 48,5 x 57 Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, S. 13, 414. - Zeigt das Stift Merseburg mit dem Gebiet Halle, Lützen und Schafstädt und Leipzig. - Unten links große Titelkartusche. - Halle, Merseburg, Lützen, Bad Lauchstädt, Schafstädt, Markranstädt und Schkeuditz mit Vogelschauansichten. - Leipzig mit Befestigungsplan. - Perfekter Zustand! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Praefecturae Principatus Querfurtensis Dahmiana Et Iüterboccensis cum vicinia oppidis, vicis, pagis accuarte distincta, vaenit apud Matthaeum Seutterum, Geogr. Caesar. Aug. Vind. Cum Priv. S. Reg. Polon. Elect. Saxon. Tob. Conr. Lotter sc.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Tobias Conrad Lotter b. Matthäus Seutter in Augsburg, n. 1741, 50,5 x 58 Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, S.16, 8. - Zeigt die Ämter Dahme und Jüterbog mit der Grafschaft Baruth in dem Gebiet Seyda, Brück, Potsdam, Märkisch Buchholz und Luckau. - Oben links Titelkartusche. - Unten links Kartusche mit Erklärungen. - Unten rechts Kartusche mit Maßstab. - Oben rechts Ortssuchregister. - Perfekter Zustand! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        London Almanack for the Year of Christ 1741

      Company of Stationers, 1741 64 mo, VG, 1741. Contemporary miniature red calf, decorative gilt tooling, silver hinges (lacking clasps). New spine, to style, raised bands, gilt tooling & date. Internally, gilt tooling to board edges, contemp floral hand coloured endpapers, not paginated, [5] blanks, folding plate (inside the guild hall) to verso of title page, Common Notes leaf, 12 leaves each with a month, 2 leaves with Table of Kings & Queens, 1 leaf with Lord Mayors from 1716, 1 leaf with Sheriffs to the year 1741, 1 leaf with interest table, another leaf with percentages, 6 blank leaves, a.e.g. Each text leaf has been tipped onto the text block leaf (which appears to date from the same time). Uncommon and very nice! (7.3*4.5cm)

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        Oeuvres de Maître François Rabelais avec les Remarques historiques et criti

      à Amsterdam: Chez Jean Frédéric Bernard, 1741. Fine. Chez Jean Frédéric Bernard, à Amsterdam 1741, 20x26cm, (8) xxxvi ; 526pp. et (2) xxxiv ; 383 pp. et (14) 218pp. ; 150pp. (36), trois volumes reliés. - New edition, illustrated first edition 3 frontispieces, vignettes 3 title, three planes and 12 superb plates, 12 header and 12 cul-de-lamp by Bernard Picart, engraved by Folkema, Picart and a portrait engraved by Tanje . The first three figures of Volume I is inside the house Rabelais. Beautiful ornaments in the Renaissance taste. English binder full posterior calf late eighteenth or 1800 brown. Back to nerves decorated 4 star irons and rollers. Croisillonnés cold boards adorned with a roulette supervision. Upper jaw and upper jaw cracked in Volume III 3/4 split with missing tail and a box. Volume II in a damaged area and a sitting bare, also in Volume III. The edition of The Duchat and La Monnaye had originally appeared in 1711; then it was the best edition ever published works of Rabelais; The Duchat has indeed established the text from many editions (Brunet said he did not unfortunately avat the best editions available). The Duchat added a valuable and notes thereto. But what makes the price of this edition is truly remarkable illustration of Picart whose figures are particularly fine and cleverly staged. The third volume contains various parts, letters, reviews, praise ... Bookplate engraved with the arms of the eighteenth Wadham Wyndham Esquire. --- 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] Nouvelle édition, illustrée en premier tirage de 3 frontispices, 3 vignettes de titre, trois plans et 12 superbes planches, 12 en-tête et 12 culs-de-lampe par Bernard Picart, gravés par Folkema, Picart, et un portrait gravé par Tanjé. Les trois premières figures du tome I représentent l'intérieur de la maison de Rabelais. Très beaux ornements dans le goût Renaissance. Reliures anglaises en plein veau postérieur fin XVIIIème ou 1800, brun. Dos à nerfs ornés de 4 fers à l'étoile et de roulettes. Plats croisillonnés à froid ornés d'une roulette d'encadrement. Mors supérieurs fendillés et mors supérieur du tome III aux 3/4 fendu avec manque en queue et à un caisson. Un coin abîmé au tome II et un coin dénudé, également au tome III. L'édition de Le Duchat et de La Monnaye avait primitivement paru en 1711 ; ce fut alors la meilleure édition jamais parue des œuvres de Rabelais ; Le Duchat a en effet établi le texte d'après de nombreuses éditions (Brunet précise qu'il n'avait malheureusement pas les meilleures éditions à sa disposition). Le Duchat y a ajouté un commentaire et des notes précieuses. Mais ce qui fait le prix de cette édition, c'est l'illustration réellement remarquable de Picart dont les figures sont particulièrement fines et savamment mises en scène. Le troisième tome contient diverses pièces, des lettres, des critiques, des éloges... Ex-libris gravé aux armes du XVIIIème « Wadham Wyndham Esquire ».

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        Anhaltinus Principatus Stirpis Ascaniensis felicitate hodiè florens geographico penicillo descriptus à Matthaeo Seuttero, Geogr. Caesar. Aug. Vindel. Cum Privil. S. Reg. Pol. et Elect. Saxon. - Tob. Conr. Lotter fec. Aug. Vind.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Tobias Conrad Lotter b. Matthäus Seutter in Augsburg, n. 1741, 50,5 x 58,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapmakers S. 401. - Zeigt das Fürstentum Anhalt mit dem Gebiet Halle, Wittenberg, Magdeburg und Halberstadt. - Unten rechts große Titelkartusche. - Unten links Kartusche mit Meilenzeiger mit Entfernungsangaben zwischen den anhaltinischen Städten ('Meilen Zeiger der Staedte Flecken und Aembter des Fürsten-Thums Anhalt, nebst etlichen angraenzenden Örtern') - Oben links Wappenkartusche. - Überaus dekorative Karte in einem tadellosen Zustand! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Spanien u. Portugal

      . Carte des Iles de Maiorque, Minorque et d'Yvice. Altkolorierte Kupferstich-Karte v. Matthias Seutter. Augsburg 1741, 49,5 x 56,5 cm (Plattenrand) - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Sandler Seite 8,7.- Dekorative Karte der Inseln Mallorca, Minorca und Ibiza. Rechts unten mit zwei Nebenkarten: Plan des Hafens under Stadt Mahon, sowie ein Teil des Mittelmeeres mit der Lage der Inseln.- Kl. Braunfleck rechts unten in der Beschreibung, sonst sehr schönes Exemplar.# Decorative map of Seutter showing the Balearic islands with a plan of the port of Mahon in Menorca and an inset map of the western Mediterranean Below the map is a textual description of the three Balearic islands.- Nice copy.

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        Perspectiva pictorum et architectorum

      Zempel (poi Salomoni), Romae, 1741 - Due volumi in-folio (cm. 41). Doppio frontespizio (italiano e latino) a ciascun volume, ritratto del Pozzo, due tavole allegoriche non numerate all'inizio del primo volume e 3 tavole allegoriche non numerate al secondo volume. Seguono poi 102 tavole numerate al primo volume (tra cui la grande tavola ripiegata) e 118 al secondo. Solida legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida (difforme ma simile nei due volumi, il primo con dorso a piccoli nervi mentre il secondo con dorso liscio). Esemplare miscellaneo di questa celebre opera che come spesso accade si trova formata da edizioni diverse, ma esattamente compatibili. Ottimo stato di conservazione, volumi freschi, marginosi, genuini ed assolutamente completi nella parte iconografica. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de Frederic Guillaume I roi de Prusse et electeur de Brandebourg EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Amsterdam|& à Leipzig: Chez Arkstée & Merkus, 1741. Fine. Chez Arkstée & Merkus, à Amsterdam & à Leipzig 1741, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in 12 (9,5x16,6cm), (6) 417pp. et (4) 444pp., relié. - First Edition illustrated two frontispieces (portraits of William I. and Queen Sophie) and a vignette title repeatedly. The edition Mauvillon are rare as well as books about Frederick William 1. Full speckled brown sheepskin contemporary. Back to nerves ornate. Part of title in red morocco. Head cover of Volume II slightly threadbare; tail tome I threadbare. 4 corners bumped. Good copy. From the Hohenzollern family, his father Frederic had obtained the crown of Prussia and passed to his son who was the second king of Prussia. He was called Sergeant king or the king soldier was a violent and irascible tyrant, he réadministra prussia into a military monarchy (the amée went from 40,000 to 80,000 men under his reign), the liquidation court and administration to achieve savings for maintain an army (in one year it will lower the costs of the court 80 percent), and gave a foreign policy prestige, cordially detested the world of letters and culture who suffered under his reign . Prussia became militaristic and extended his possessions to the north. The book Mauvillon did not appear until a year after the death of the monarch, and was dedicated to Frederick II, known as the policy was at any point opposite to that of his father, be it in the humanities and the court. Bookplate eighteenth weapons DD Francisci D Bournonulle. --- 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] Edition originale illustrée de deux frontispices (portraits de Guillaume I. et de la reine Sophie) et d'une vignette de titre répétée. Les édition de Mauvillon sont plutôt rares de même que les livres concernant Fréderic Guillaume 1er. Reliure en pleine basane brune mouchetée d'époque. Dos à nerfs richement orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Coiffe de tête du tome II légèrement élimée ; queue du tome I élimée. 4 coins émoussés. Bon exemplaire. Issu de la famille des Hohenzollern, son père frédéric avait obtenu la couronne de Prusse et la transmis à son fils qui fut le second roi de Prusse. Celui qui fut appelé le roi sergent, ou le roi soldat fut un tyran violent et colérique, il réadministra la prusse pour en faire une monarchie militaire (l'amée passa de 40000 à 80000 hommes sous son règne), liquida la cour et l'administration afin de réaliser des économies pour entretenir une armée (en un an il abaissera les dépenses de la cour de 80 pour cent), et abandonna un politique extérieure de prestige, détestant cordialement le monde des lettres et de la culture qui souffrit sous son règne. La prusse devint militariste et étendit ses possessions au nord. L'ouvrage de Mauvillon ne parut qu'un an après la mort du monarque et fut dédié à Frédéric II, dont on sait que la politique fut en tout point opposée à celle de son père, ne serait-ce que dans le domaine des lettres et de la cour. Ex-libris du XVIIIe aux armes de D. D. Françisci D Bournonulle.

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        Lettres cabalistiques ou Correspondance philosophique historique et criti EDITION ORIGINALE

      A La Haye: Chez Pierre Paupie, 1741. Fine. Chez Pierre Paupie, A 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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        Manifiesto que hace la Noble, y Leal Villa de Beasain en la Muy Noble, y Muy Leal Provincia de Guipuzcoa, para prueba de que San Martín de la Ascensión, ., crucificado en el Japón á cinco de febrero de mil quinientos y noventa y siete, es el mismo, que en el siglo fué, y se llamó Martín de Loinaz, natural de la expressada Villa.

      1741. . 1741 - Pedro Joseph Ezquerro. Pamplona. . 1 Vol. . 4 H.+188 pp.+3 H. Folio Menor. Pergamino de época. Religión / Teología / Ética / Monasterios /Ordenes Religiosas (Hagiografía / Biografías), Siglo XVIII , Vasco-Navarro (Gipuzkoa) . Interesante y raro libro sobre la patria y cuna de San Martín de la Ascesión, escrito por la noble villa de Beasaín que contesta a las pretensiones de Bergara. En esta obra se aportan pruebas documentales que dan luz al origen de Martín de Loinaz como vecino de Beasain. Esta publicación cierra la trilogía de obras antiguas impresas y dedicadas a este santo guipuzcoano. Muy raro en comercio.

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        Anti-Machiavel oder Prüfung der Regeln Nic. Machiavells, Von der Regierungskunst eines Fürsten. Mit historischen und politischen Anmerkungen. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt

      Göttingen, Königliche Universitets-Buchhandlung, 1741 - 268 Seiten mit einer gestochenen Titelvignette und weiteren Vignetten von G.D. Heumann Einband stark beschabt und bestoßen, schönes xlibris auf Vortitel, außerdem ein kleines handbeschriftetes Etikett, Besitzstempel auf Titelseite, vier erste und letzte Seiten teilweise etwas nachgedunkelt Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 402 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Matthaei Evangelium Arabice. Seorsum recudi curavit J. H. Callenberg.

      Halle, Typographia Instituti Judaici, 1741.. 8vo. 4 Bl., 166 S. Halbpergament d. Zt.. Unter dem Einfluss A. H. Franckes hatte sich Joh. Heinrich Callenberg früh dem Missionsgedanken speziell unter Juden und Moslems zugewandt. Das von ihm 1728 in Halle gegründete Institutum Judaicum (später Judaicum et Muhammedicum) - das erste seiner Art - entsandte ca. 20 Judenmissionare in alle möglichen Länder Europas und Asiens. "Zur Herstellung von Missionsschriften gründete er eine Spezialdruckerei und ließ hebräische, arabische, persische, türkische u.a. Lettern gießen. Das Arabische hatte er insbesondere bei dem mehrfach in Halle sich aufhaltenden Orientalisten Salomon Negri aus Damaskus studiert" (NDB 3, 96). - Darlow/Moule 1656. - Zwei weitere neutestamentliche Schriften aus dem Institut angebunden: 2. LUCAE EVANGELIUM Turcice. Seorsum recudi curavit J. H. Callenberg. Halle, Inst. Judaicum & Muhammedicum, 1745. 186 S. - Türkischer Text in arabischer Schrift. - Darlow/Moule 9436.- 3. PAULUS APOSTOLUS. Epistola ad Hebraeos in linguam Indostanicam translata a Benj. Schultzio. Edidit J. H. Callenberg. Halle, Inst. Judaicum & Muhammedicum, 1750. 54 S.- Übersetzung ins Urdu, genauer ins Dakhini: "This is the form of Urdu used by Musalmans in the Deccan, and is spoken by 6.300.000 people, scattered mainly in Southern and Western India" (Darlow/Moule Anmerkung zu Nr. 5335). In arabischer Schrift gedruckt. Der Übersetzer Benjamin Schultze war Nachfolger Bartholomäus Ziegenbalgs in der dänischen Missionsstation in Tranquebar gewesen. - Einband etwas angestaubt und fleckig. Innen gleichmäßig leicht gebräunt. Gestochenes Exlibris im Vorderdeckel, erster Titel mit altem Stempel.

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        A New Map of North America According to the Newest Observations

      No date. 1741.. Map, black and white engraving, 2 folds as issued, approx. 7 x 10 inches. Two tiny areas of paper loss have been filled, discoloration at lower left in image and in right margin, short splits at fold ends. Apparently from the second edition of John Oldmixon, 'The British Empire in America'. "Vol. 1 Tit. Page" at upper left. .

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        Exacta Delineatio Geographica omnium Electoratus Saxonici Circulo Lipsiensi appartenentium Praefecturarum Colditium, Leissnigium Rochlitium, Praefectura Portae Grimmensis unà cum pluribus aliis finitimis Praefecturis. Apud Matth. Seutterum, Geogr. Caes. Aug. Vindel. Cu. Pr. Reg. et Elect. Saxon. - Tob. Conr. Lotter sculps.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Tobias Conrad Lotter b. Matthäus Seutter in Augsburg, n. 1741, 49,5 x 58,5 Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, S. 16, 8. - Zeigt die Ämter Colditz, Rochlitz und Leisnig mit den Schulämtern Grimma, Mügeln und Sornzig in dem Gebiet Borna, Chemnbitz, Lommatzsch u. Naunhof. - Links und rechts neben der Karte jeweils zweispaltige Suchregister. - Unten links Titelkartusche; daneben Kartusche mit Meilenzeiger. - Rechts unten Kartusche mit Erklärungen. - Perfekter Zustand! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Leasing Turtle Bay for Use by the Royal Navy, 1741

      New York 1741 - Manuscript Document Signed. Fifty-year lease on Turtle Bay from Captain Robert Long to Peter Warren. Signed by Peter Warren (with his wax seal), his father-in-law Stephen Delancey, and two other witnesses. New York, March 2, 1741. 1 p., 13 x 16 in. Docketed on verso, with later notes on payment through 1750 signed by Long. A future hero of the French and Indian War leases Turtle Bay for fifty years of use by the British Navy. From the beginning of European settlement, it offered sailing vessels refuge from the East River's treacherous currents and winter storms. Today, it helps weather different kinds of storms: it was filled in and is the site of the present United Nations complex. Partial Transcript"This Indenture made the Second day of March in the Fifteenth Year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second. and the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Forty One Between Robert Long Esquire Captain in his Majestys Royal Navy of the one part and Peter Warren Esquire Captain in the Same Royal Navy of the other part Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the yearly rent and Covenants. All that Messuage, Tenement or Dwelling house together with the Brewhouse, Store House, Powder House, and other Outhouses thereunto belonging Situate lying and being in Turtle Bay near the city of New York.together with the use of the large Copper now set up on the same premises." Historical BackgroundTurtle Bay, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, was one of the best harbors on the East River. While some historians claim it was named after the turtle-filled creek running through the 40-acre parcel Dutch Director-General Wouter van Twiller granted to two Englishmen, it is more likely a bastardization of Dutch word "deutal" (a bent blade), which referred to the shape of the bay. In the 18th century, it was further developed for use by naval vessels-as place to "careen" (intentionally beach) vessels for below-waterline maintenance, dockside repairs, or to await favorable tides. In 1734, it was acquired by British naval captain Robert Long.Here, in 1741, fellow naval captain Peter Warren leased the property, its outbuildings, and all its resources for 25 per year from Long. Warren would soon become a hero of the French and Indian War. In 1749, he would purchase the property outright. Warren died in 1752, but the property stayed in his family until 1791 (see Stokes, pages VI: 173-4). Manhattan's Warren Street and the Rhode Island town of Warren were both named in his honor.Shipbuilders established a thriving business in Turtle Bay, and by the time Robert Fulton tested his steamboat on the East River in 1808, the wharf area was filling up with breweries, carpentry shops, mills, and small industries. The bay was filled in after the Civil War and is now part of the United Nations headquarters at the foot of 46th and 47th Streets, as well as a number of consulates and luxury residential buildings.ProvenanceSotheby's London, April 9, 1974, lot 646. Maggs Brothers.SourcesI.N. Phelps Stokes, The Iconography of Manhattan Island, Volume VI. (New York: Robert Dodd, 1928).

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        Pamela: or, Virtue Rewarded. In a Series of Familiar Letters from a Beautiful Young Damsel to her Parents. The Third Edition. To which are prefixed, Extracts from several curious Letters written to the editor on the Subject. THIRD EDITION

      Printed for C. Rivington in St. Paul's Church-Yard; and J. Osborn in Pater-Noster Row 1741 2 vols. sm. 8vo. Third Edition on laid paper contemporary signature on front free endpapers some light age - toning to text; strongly bound in near contemporary mottled calf sides with double frame border in gilt backs with five raised bands second compartm With the fine nineteenth - century engraved armorial bookplate of Thomas Wood on front paste - downs. An attractive early printing of Richardson's first great epistolary novel first published a year earlier and forerunner of Clarissa and Charles Grandison.

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        Ausführliche Geographische Vorstellung der Gegend um London - Regionis, quae est circa Londinum, specialis repraesentatio geographica.

      Nürnberg Homann Erben 1741 - Altkolorierte Kupferstichkarte nach Th. Bowles, Bildausschnitt 50 x 56 cm, Blattgr. 54 x 63,5 cm. Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, p 124 (Nr. 30); dekoartive Umgebungskarte von London, reicht von Luton und Bishop's Stortford in der Grafschaft Hertfordshire im Norden bis Leatherhead in Surry im Süden, von High Wycombeim in Buckinghamshire Westen bis Chatham in der Grafschaft Kent und Chelmsford in Essex im Osten; unterhalb der Karte eine Panoramaansicht von London und Westminster über die ganze Kartenbreite; mit der üblichen Mittelfalz, leicht gebräunt.

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        Wasserfall im Gebirge.

      - Pinsel in Braun, braun laviert, mit Deckweiß gehöht, über Bleistift, mit schwarzer Tuschlinie umrandet, auf grauem P=apier. 28:19,1 cm. Das Deckweiß ist teils oxydiert, sonst tadellos erhalten. Typische und bildmäßig durchgeführte Zeichnung Dorners. Erste Ausbildung erhielt der Künstler von seinem Vater Johann Jakob (1741-1813), der Maler und kurfürstlicher Vizegaleriedirektor war. 1796 wandte sich Dorner ganz der Landschaftsmalerei zu, wobei er sich zunächst an der Malerei Cl. Lorrains (1600-1682), A. van Everdingens (1621-1675) und J. van Ruisdaels (um 1628/29-1682) schulte. 1802-1803 unternahm er eine ausgedehnte Studienreise nach Österreich, in die Schweiz und nach Frankreich. Nach seiner Rückkehr nach München wurde er Restaurator in der Galerie im Hofgarten, 1808 Inspektor der Münchner Galerie. 1811 wurde er zusammen mit M.J. Wagenbauer (1775-1829), C. Dillis (1779-1856) u.a. von König Max I. Joseph beauftragt, für den Speisesaal des Nymphenburger Schlosses Ansichten bayerischer Seen zu malen. 1818 unternahm er eine Studienreise nach Wien. Ein Augenleiden brachte bis 1821 vorübergehend ein eingeschränktes künstlerisches Schaffen. Auch ein 1843 erlittener Schlaganfall, der zur Lähmung der linken Seite führte, hielt ihn nicht von seinem künstlerischen Schaffen ab. Ein Großteil seiner Bildthemen fand Dorner in der Landschaft seiner bayerischen Heimat, die er als einer der ersten künstlerisch wiedergab.

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        Carte des Antilles Francoises Et Des Isles Voisines Dressée sur les memoires manuscrits De Mr. Petit Ingenieur du Roy, et sur quelques observations. Par Guilleaume del' isle de l' Academie R.le des Sciences, et Premier Geographe du Roy A Amsterdam Chez Jean Côvens et C. Mortier Geographes avec Privilege.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich n. Guillaume de L' Isle in Paris b. Jean Covens & Corneille Mortier in Amsterdam, 1741, 58,5 x 44 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 353 (Guillaume Delisle, 1675-1726). - Zeigt die Kleinen Antillen (Französische Antillen) von Guadeloupe im Norden bis Grenada im Süden mit den Inseln Guadeloupe, Désirade, Marie-Galante, Îles des Saintes, Dominica, Martinique, St. Lucia, Barbados, St. Vincent u. die Grenadinen (Bequia, Mustique, Canouan, Union Island, Carriacou, Île de Ronde, erc.) und Grenada. - Oben rechts Kartusche mit Kartentitel u. Verlegeradresse; unten rechts Meilenzeiger und Erklärungen. - Die Karte mit drei Kompaßrosen. - Detaillierte Karte der Windward Islands. - Sehr guter Zustand der Seekarte! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Ducatus Iuliacensis, Cliviensis et Montensis, ut et Principatus Meursiani et Comitatus Zutphaniensis novissima et accuratissima Delineatio, Opera et Impensis Matthaei Seutteri, S.Caes. et Regiae Cathol. Maj. Geogr. Augustani. - Cum Gratia et Privil. S.R.I. Vicariatus, in partibus Rheni, Sveviae, et Juris Franconici':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Matthäus Seutter in Augsburg, n. 1741, 57 x 49,5 Hostert 31. Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, S. 9, 108. - Zeigt die Herzogtümer Jülich, Kleve, Berg u. die Grafschaft Moers und Zutphen in dem Gebiet Arnheim (NL), Limburg (NL), Siegen u. Coesfeld. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche mit den Wappen der genannten Herrschaften. - Unten links Maßstab. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Histoire du Prince François Eugène de Savoye, Generalissime des armées de l'Empereur et de l'Empire, enrichie de Figures en Taille - Douce.

      chez Briffaut,, a Vienne en Autriche, 1741 - 5 voll. in-12° (171x96mm), pp. (16), 336, (2); (4), 259, (3); (4), 327, (3); (4) 317, (3); (4), 357, (53;legatura coeva p. pelle marrone con dorsi a 5 nervetti adorni di titolo e di tomaison entro doppio tassello rosso,decori floreali e vegetali in oro entro scomparti. Tagli a spruzzo rossi. Sguardie marmoreggiate. Segnacoli. Frontespizi in rosso e in nero. Manca all'antiporta del primo vol. il ritratto inciso su rame dallo Schmidt entro ovale di Eugenio di Savoia. 12 tavv. ripiegate incise su rame "en taille-douce" f.t., raffiguranti le topografie delle principali battaglie del celebre condottiero: Belgrado, Lille, Fossano, Cremona, Chiari, Luzara, etc., e, fra le pp. 98-99 del terzo vol., una pianta topografica di Torino durante l'assedio del 1706. Ottimo esemplare. Seconda edizione (prima edizione viennese) di questa ampia storia delle imprese militari di Eugenio di Savoia, pubblicata per la prima volta nel 1739. Mauvillon (in Provenza, 1712-Lipsia, 1779), padre del noto scrittore Jakob, fu apprezzato storiografo, traduttore, linguista. Segretario privato di Federico Augusto, elettore di Sassonia e re di Polonia, fu anche professore di francese al Carolinum di Brunswick. Scrisse opere sul diritto pubblico tedesco, su Gustavo Adolfo di Svezia, sulla guerra boema, sui germanismi nella lingua francese, su Pietro I di Russia, etc. Barbier, II, 8064. Brunet, Table, 8729. Quérard, France Littéraire, V, p. 653. Cfr. Cfr. (varie edizioni): Weller, Die Falschen und fingirten Druckorte, II, p. 104. NUC pre-1956, vol. 247, p. 468 (con ascrizione al Mauvillon). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of the Late Right Honourable Joseph Addison Esq in Four Volumes

      Tonson, 1741, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair, Dust Jacket Condition: No JacketThree of the boards are loose and the hinges of the other five are weak. The boards and spines are also quite worn - not excessively so given the publication date. A few loose pages. Some foxing and tanning. There is an ownership plate in each volume. Fair to poor overall. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: bz98.

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        Dictionnaire Historique et Critique. Sixieme Edition, Revue, Corrigee et Augmentee avec la Vie de l'Auteur par Mr. Des Maizeaux. Tome Second C-I ( = Band 2 von 4 erschienenen Bänden )

      Basel, Jean Louis Brandmuller, 1741.. Titelblatt in rot und schwarz gedruckt mit gestochener Vignette. Mit 915 Seiten mit einigen gestochen Vignetten, Oldr mit goldgeprägtem schmalen Einbandrücken und Rückenschildchen sowie umlaufendem Rotschnitt, Folio ( 39 x 25 cm ). Von schlechter Erhaltung: Einband stark berieben, der Einbandbezug mit Fehlstellen, Vorderdeckel mit montiertem kleinem Bibliotheksschildchen, Ecken und Kanten stark bestoßen, der schmale Einbandrücken angeplatzt und mit größeren Fehlstellen zu den Kapitalen, Bindung stark gelockert. Innen das Titelblatt mit einigen alten handschriftlichen Besitzeintragungen ( unter anderem *Scholarium Piarum*) - mit einigen alten montierten kleinen Papierstreifen außerhalb des Textes ( wohl um einen alten Besitzeintrag abzudecken ). Seiten teils gering fleckig , leicht stock- oder fingerfleckig, einige Seiten leicht wasserrandig, einige Seiten angeknickt. ( Gewicht 3400 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available //additional pics on request ).

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        Pamela: or, Virtue Rewarded In a Series of Familiar Letters from a Beautiful Young Damsel to her Parents The Third Edition To which are prefixed, Extracts from several curious Letters written to the editor on the Subject THIRD EDITION

      Printed for C. Rivington in St. Paul's Church-Yard; and J. Osborn in Pater-Noster Row, 1741. 2 vols., sm. 8vo., Third Edition, on laid paper, contemporary signature on front free endpapers, some light age-toning to text; strongly bound in near contemporary mottled calf, sides with double frame border in gilt, backs with five raised bands, second compartments with red leather labels ruled, lettered and numbered in gilt, all other compartments elaborately ruled and tooled in gilt, red sprinkled edges, sometime rebacked to style with old backstrips laid down, original endpapers preserved, boards surfaces worn, backstrips chipped with minor loss at head and tail, else a very good, crisp, clean copy. With the fine nineteenth-century engraved armorial bookplate of Thomas Wood on front paste-downs. An attractive early printing of Richardson's first great epistolary novel, first published a year earlier and forerunner of Clarissa and Charles Grandison. NCBEL II, 917. . Catalogs: literature.

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        Lettres cabalistiques.

      Paupie, La Haye 1741 - Legature antiche in mz. pelle con nervi, fili oro e doppi tasselli colorati al ds. per titolo e numerazione. Tagli rossi. Timbretti e firma all occhietto e al frontis. Piccoli fori di tarlo che non interessano le carte interne, ma in minima parte i dorsi e le sguardie. Nel complesso esemplare in buone condizioni e in belle legature. Questa è la seconda edizione dell opera (la prima è del 1737), aumentata di LXXX nuove lettere. Posta all Indice nel luglio del 1742, contiene considerazioni critiche sulle diverse confessioni religiose, sulla massoneria, sulla cabala, sui Templari, sugli alchimisti, ecc. Caillet, 1605. 12mo (cm. 15), 6 Voll., 20 cc.nn. (compresi ritratto, antiporta figurata e frontis.), 374 pp.; 9 cc.nn., 392 pp.; 6 cc.nn., 344 pp.; 9 cc.nn., 394 pp.; 2 cc.nn., 350 pp.; 2 cc.nn., 24 pp., 46 cc.nn. (di cui l ultima bianca). Ciascun frontis. con vignetta incisa da J. Schley. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'orthopédie ou l'art de prevenir et de corriger dans les enfans, les difformités du corps.Paris: Chez la veuve Alix; Lambert & Durand, 1741.

      Rare first edition, and a very fine copy, of the "first book on orthopedics" (Garrison-Morton). A work "of supreme importance" (Bick).<br/><br/> ❧Grolier/Medicine 42; Lilly, <i>Notable Medical Books</i> 113; Norman 55; <i>Heirs of Hippocrates</i> 697; Garrison-Morton 4301.<br/><br/> "Nicholas Andry coined the word 'orthopaedics' in French as <i>orthopédie</i>, derived from the Greek words orthos ('correct', 'straight') and paidion ('child'), when he published <i>Orthopedie</i> (translated as <i>Orthopaedia: or the Art of Correcting and Preventing Deformities in Children</i>) in 1741. Though as the name implies it was initially developed with attention to children, the correction of spinal and bony deformities in all stages of life eventually became the cornerstone of orthopedic practice." (Wikipedia). <br/><br/> Andry's "book was the first monograph on the subject, and the emblematic engraving it contains of a tree with a crooked trunk tied to a straight post has been adopted as a symbol of orthopedics.<br/> "Andry grasped the crucial principles that the muscles in balance are the molders of the body in childhood and that weakness in a muscle, resulting in a muscle imbalance, can result in the onset of a deformity during growth. He therefore recommended that the offending muscle be subjected to a course of exercise, by which deformities could be prevented or cured. His methods were simple but ingenious, based on observation and on the principle that deformities that are due to one form of movement or habit can be undone by a movement or habit of the opposite kind. For example, he observed that a corpulent man or a pregnant woman walks with a straight back; therefore, if a youth stoops, he should be made to carry a burden in front of his body. Andry devised balancing and gymnastic exercises and encouraged childhood games. He also used massage, cold applications, and what we now call orthopedic beds. For established deformities, he resorted to the use of mechanical aids. He also believed that deformities in children were caused by ill-fitting or restrictive clothing and by unnatural postures enforced by badly designed children's furniture. He thus paid great attention to the adoption of proper posture, which he regarded as being of the utmost importance. Later in the eighteenth century, Jean Pierre David was to show the value of rest in the body's own repair system, but Andry demonstrated that exercise as well as rest had an appropriate place in the treatment of physical problems." (Grolier/Medicine).. Two vols, 12mo (163 x 97 mm), bound in two fine contemporary French calf with richly gilt spines, pp. [4] i-cxviij [i.e., cxviij] 345 [3], engraved frontispiece by J. Guélard after A. Humblot, 13 engraved plates; [2] i-v [vi] 365 [5] 47 [1], 1 engraved plate. A very fine and fresh copy

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        BODENSEE. - Karte. "Lacus Bodamicus vel Acronius". Bodensee mit der näheren Umgebung von Ravensburg bis St. Gallen und von Bregenz bis Diessenhofen.

      - Altkol. Kupferstich von M. Seutter, nach 1741, 48,5 x 56,5 cm. Sehr detaillierte und genaue Bodenseekarte mit schöner Kartusche rechts unten. - Mit schmalem Rändchen, links und rechts angerändert. Kräftiges altes Flächenkolorit.

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        Anti-Machiavel oder Prüfung der Regeln Nic. Machiavells Von der Regierungskunst eines Fürsten. Mit historischen und politischen Anmerkungen. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt Erste deutsche Ausgabe

      Göttingen, Königliche Universitets-Buchhandlung, 1741. 268 Seiten mit einer gestochenen Titelvignette und weiteren Vignetten von G.D. Heumann 8°, Halbleder. Einband stark beschabt und bestoßen, schönes xlibris auf Vortitel, außerdem ein kleines handbeschriftetes Etikett, Besitzstempel auf Titelseite, vier erste und letzte Seiten teilweise etwas nachgedunkelt

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        Oeuvres de maitre François Rabelais avec remarques historiques et critiques de Mr le Duchat Nouvelle edition

      Amsterdam: Jean Frederic Bernard, 1741. Three quarto volumes, with two frontispieces, two engraved decorative titles, and 16 plates (of which three are folding); joints of first volume just starting but a very attractive set in an excellent contemporary binding of polished calf, flat spines gilt with complex ornaments in panels. The enlightenment Rabelais. Beautifully printed with an impressive array of engraved plates, this is widely considered the most desirable eighteenth-century edition of Rabelais. It is notable for its learned commentary by the scholar Jacob Duchat, and for the inclusion of letters and other material related to the life of the master satirist.This lavish enlightenment production contains sixteen plates including three folding studies of Rabelais' family estate of La Déviniere at Indre-et-Loire (namely, a birds-eye view of the estate with its walled vineyard, Rabelais' chamber, and the domestic courtyard). As the title-page boasts, many of the engravings are from the Amsterdam workshop of Bernard Picart (1673-1738), a gifted Huguenot engraver who emigrated to Amsterdam in 1710. Like many printers of the early decades of the eighteenth century, Picart sought refuge in Holland from religious persecution. Today he is best remembered for his role in the monumental enlightenment study of comparative religion Cérémonies et coutumes Religieuses de tous les peuples du Monde. To this edition of Rabelais he contributed a striking portrait frontispiece (as a religious exile Picart may well have found sympathy with the irreverent treatment of the clergy in Rabelais' writings).This is an excellent set in a striking contemporary, probably English, binding.

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        Attaque de Cartagene depuis la prise des forts jusquau 24 Avril [1741]

      - small quarto, 2 ½ page manuscript account, neatly and boldly inscribed in ink, in very good clean and legible condition. It is written on laid paper manufactured by Benoid Vimal, a French paper maker active in the first half of the 18th century. Contemporary manuscript account, written in French, of the Battle for Cartagena in the War of Jenkin¿s Ear. The account is probably a letter from a French trader active in Colombia at the time. This trader is most likely one François Hercouët. There exists in the archives of a notaire, named Morel, from Saint-Malo an ¿acte d¿engagement¿ dated 29 January 1740 to a ship, the Theresa, chartered by the owner and captain, Hercouët, to go to the Americas. There are further traces in the history of Saint-Malo of François Hercouët. He was at the time a slave owner. Most importantly, the newspaper ¿the Courier¿ of 14 July 1741 alludes to the account offered here, H. recounts the events of Cartagena in very similar terms. It is cited that the information had come to the journal by way of a Captain Barcouët, who was entrusted by H. to send the report on to the Courier. The paper related that Barcouët, commanding the Marie-Anne, had left Santa Marta on 30 April and arrived at Brest 30 June. There was, by way of further note, a ¿Captaine Hercouët¿ who was very active in the slave trade to Saint Domingue in the 1770s. In March 1741 a large scale expedition of British and American colonial troops led by Admiral Edward Vernon (1684-1757) arrived at Cartagena, a city on the northern coast of present day Colombia, in the Caribbean Coast region, with a massive fleet of 186 ships and 23,600 men, including 12,000 infantry. They were opposed by six Spanish ships and fewer than 3,000 men, in an action known as the Battle of Cartagena, part of the War of Jenkin¿s Ear. The siege was broken off due to the start of the tropical rainy season, after weeks of intense fighting in which the British landing party was successfully repelled by the Spanish and native forces led by commander General Blas de Lezo y Olvarrieta, a Basque from the Guipuzcoa province in northern Spain. He died in the aftermath of the battle. Heavy British and Colonial casualties were compounded by diseases such as yellow fever. The victory prolonged Spain¿s control of the Caribbean waters, which helped secure its large Empire until the 19th century. Admiral Vernon¿s unsuccessful expedition to Carthagena was the greatest and most expensive that had ever entered the American seas. There was a large force of American colonials, mainly from New England, recruited for the expedition, and this was the first American Expeditionary Force. George Washington¿s brother, Lawrence Washington was a member of the force, and was so impressed with Admiral Vernon, that he named his Virginia estate and plantation, Mount Vernon, after him. The manuscript, written in French, is here given in our rough English translation: ¿The English have established mortars on the nearest fort of the city and fire bombs into Cartagena without effect. They have sent a ship of 70 guns between those which had sunk and led to the northwest of the city and Fort St. Lazare to barrage the said fort whose cannot reach the vessels. The English made their descent under Notre Dame de La Pouppe at night without being sighted and after came by way of the road from Hyhymany [i.e. Imainie, name of the lower city of Cartagena, which means suburb in the native dialect.] into the city where they found 800 militia men and 400 regulars whom they surprised and put to flight and immediately won the road to Bouquille. By this means they were holding the city blocked by sea and land. After being masters of the path to Bouquille ¿ they established a battery and mortars to bombard the city in breach. But M. le Vice-Roy de Sta fe who had come to the rescue of Cartagena made a lively attack with 3,000 Indians who went by the way of Bouquille. They put the

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        Ausführlicher Bericht, von denen schmertzhaften Glieder-Kranckheiten, als nemlich: Gicht, Podagra, Chiragra, Gonagra, Malo ischiatico ... Mit noch einer Zugabe, von denen Ursachen eines kurtzen oder langen Lebens derer Menschen, und dassalle Kranckheiten anfangs, mit leichter Mühe, ohne, oder durch wenige Kosten zu curiren sind ... [with another]

      Franckfurt: No publisher/printer Small 8vo (17.3 cm; 6.875" ). 189, [1 (blank)] pp., lacks final blank leaf.. 1741 [bound with] Johann Pelargus Storch. Practischer und Theoretischer Tractat vom Scharlach-Fieber, wie solches von etlichen und zwantzig Jahren her, als eine etwas seltsame, jedoch zuweilen grassirende Kinder-Kranckheit, aus vielen zur Hand gekommenen Casibus kennen gelernet. Gotha: verlefts Christian Mevius, 1742. Small 8vo (17.3 cm; 6.875"). [4] ff., 280, [3] pp., lacks final blank leaf.Endter (1693&#150;1783) was a mostly self-educated medical man who started in the humors tradition and partially embraced the new approach of the Enlightenment. Among his patients were a few minor nobles but his practice was chiefly among the middle and lower classes, and his books were written for them. The present one deals with treating gout, arthritis, and nerve-related pains.Storch (1681&#150;1751) was a well-respected physician and 1735 he was appointed to serve as such at the Russian court; he later left Russia to become the chief military doctor in Gotha. The present work on scarlet fever contains => studies of 190 cases, then presents conclusions on causes and proposes new treatments.Provenance: Ownership inscription dated 1762 of "R.P. Eugenius Peters" on front free endpaper. Two names inked of old on title-page, one "Jacobus Cramer" and another not deciphered, with a third entry inked over. Contemporary half vellum with marbled paper sides; soiled, worn, and rubbed with loss of much paper on rear board. General age-toning, occasional faint waterstaining in some margins, title-page with small spot of paper lost at the end of that "deleted" inscription; overall, very good copies of the texts, in a solid but used binding.

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        Examen Du Prince De Machiavel: Avec Des Notes Historiques & Politiques

      Chez Guillaume Mayer - . Hardcover. Pub. Date: 1741. 335pp. Examination of Machiaveli's The Prince by Voltaire, In the original French. In very worn condition, page edges uncut with the usual ageing on pages. Covers very loose, trace of book plate on front cover. Exceedingly scarce copy. . . . . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CURIOSITIES IN THE TOWER OF LONDON. Volume the Second. The Second Edition. Pr. 4 d

      xviii, [19], 20-125, [3 ad's. pages. Engraved frontispiece, and one other full-page wood-engraving. Rebound late 18th or very early 19th century red sheep gilt. Binding size: 6.5 x 4.5 cm's. Some soiling throughout; closely cropped in places; binding a little rubbed & worn; 18th century ownership inscription; else a very good copy. One from a series of ten volumes that Boreman produced for the newly emerging children's book market. As well as being the first to publish miniature book s for children, he also preceded John Newbery in creating a catalogue of titles specifically for children. See Bromer and Edison page 128.

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        Reise nach dem weiland Gelobten Nun aber seit siebenzehn hundert Jahren unter dem Fluche liegenden Lande, Wie auch Nach Egypten, dem Berg Libanon, Syrien und Mesopotamien, von ihm selbst aufrichtig beschrieben. 7 Bl., 544 S., 11 Bl. und 32 S., 6 Bl., 132 S., 6 Bl., 286 S., 5 Bl (Register) Mit Frontispiz und 5 Kupfertafeln auf 4 Falttafeln. Guter Pergamentbd d. Z. mit handschriftl. Rückentitel und vergold. Wappensupralibros.

      (Altona), Selbstverlag, 1741. - Seltene erste Ausgabe der Reisebeschreibung des "ehemaligen Buchhändlers zu Altona" Jonas Korte. "Beschreibung einer 1737 nach Palästina, Syrien und Libanon unternommenen Pilgerreise mit dem Versuch, biblische Stätten genau zu lokalisieren. Der bibelkritischen Anmerkungen wegen (der Verfasser war Pietist) war das Buch von der Zensur verboten" (Griep/Luber). Eine Falttafel zeigt den Grundriss von Jerusalem, die andere den Calvarienberg und Umgebung. Der bibelgläubige Pietist kämpft "mit scharfen waffen gegen den götzen- u- reliquiendienst" an, und zweifelt insbesondere die Echtheit der Sanctuarien in Jerusalem, vor allem die des Hl. Grabes an. "Er liebt vorzüglich Angriffe auf die Sagen der Mönche, nüchterne Kritik würde man übrigens bei ihm vergeblich suchen. Immerhin kommt man von ihm, dessen entschiedenes Auftreten wirklich einen Impuls gibt, nicht leer weg" (Tobler). "Sein Werk zeigt, daß er ohne Gelehrsamkeit u. etwas leichtfertig war. Was er sah, beschreibt er mit einfacher Redlichkeit, aber er teilt auch vieles nach Hörensagen mit, ohne in die Genauigkeit seiner Berichterstatter Mißtrauen zu setzen" (Robinson). &#150; Leicht gebräunt. Gutes Exemplar aus dem Besitz des Kameralisten Paul Jakob Marperger, mit dessen eigenhändigem Besitzvermerk auf dem Titel. &#150; Tobler S. 128 f. Röhricht S. 309, Nr 1395. Vgl. Griep/Luber 726 (3. Aufl.). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        DI TRE SPECIE DI AFFEZIONE ISTERICA, E IPOCONDRIACA. Trattato teorico - pratico e Consulti del Sig. Conte Silvestro Antonio Ponticelli di Garfagnana.

      Opera dedicata ai Principi Filippo, Infante di Spagna, e Luigia Elisabetta, Madama di Francia. Cm.19,8x12,6. Pg.(4), XVI, 392. Legatura in piena pergamena rigida. Tagli spruzzati. Frontespizio impresso in rosso e nero. Fresco esemplare "Originario della Garfagnana, Silvestro Antonio Ponticelli, di nobile famiglia, fu nel 1741 in Spagna, al servizio del duca d?Atri. Conseguì il titolo di protomedico (1745) durante il suo servizio in Piemonte, occupato dai Franco - Ispani. Dopo la pace del 1748, il Ponticelli venne elevato alla cattedra di Botanica nell?Ateneo parmense, posto che detenne dal 1749 al 1768 (F. Rizzi). Salì al più alto onore allorquando divenne Archiatra di Corte e fu fregiato del titolo di conte di Contignaco, il cui castello forse ascquistò per tale circostanza. Malgrado una così brillante carriera il Ponticelli appare dai suoi scritti mente poco progressiva e un mediocre scienziato. In lui inoltre affiora un carattere talvolta poco generoso, gretto e geloso dei suoi attributi, opportunista e cacciatore di emolumenti e prebende. Fu, in effetti, di cultura assai ristretta, poco portato ad accettare il progresso scientifico, ambizioso e opportunista. In Parma godette, nonostante tutto, di vasta notorietà e illustri amicizie. Parteggiò, nel Collegio dei Medici, con coloro che propugnarono l?obbligo del titolo nobiliare per appartenere al Collegio stesso (1759). Nel 1750 si oppose all?istituzione di una accademia di Anatomia. Chiamato ad Alessandria a visitare Filippo di Borbone morente, tentò di incolpare Roger, primo chirurgo di Corte. Il Ponticelli si dichiarò anche contrario all?inoculazione del vaiolo, per cui scrisse un?opera sugli Infortuni del vaiolo e metodo di andarne a riparo (Parma, 1761), ove sentenziò una probabile ricaduta dopo l?operazione. Nella Gazzetta Medica del 1765 apparve il discorso pubblicato fin dal 1735 dal celebre Sig. marchese D. Silvestro Antonio Ponticelli, Archiatra della R. Corte di Parma, in occasione della pubblica dimostrazione di Semplici per la composizione della Teriacca di Andromaco Seniore. Dedicato a S.A.R.D. Don Filippo Infante di Spagna, duca di Parma e Piacenza. Con ogni probabilità fu il principale estensore della Gazzetta Medica (Parma, 2 novembre 1762 - 8 ottobre 1765; inizialmente col titolo "Gazzetta medica d?oltremonti", nell?ultimo periodo col titolo "Raccolta d?opuscoli medico - teorico - pratici ed anatomici"), rivista che, al pari di quella di Venezia, di cui è molto spesso una fedele copia, ebbe notevole importanza e diffusione. Al Ponticelli venne infine affidato (1768) il complesso compito di riorganizzare l?insegnamento della facoltà di Medicina e il Paciaudi gli fornì anzi alcuni utili suggerimenti. Ma pochi mesi dopo venne sostituito (per incapacità o per inerzia) da Michele Girardi, alunno del Morgagni e celebre anatomista. Rimase in carica come Protomedico fino al 22 ottobre 1769, giorno in cui gli successe Giuseppe Camuti, il quale scrisse per lui una Ode in Onore, segnalata negli elenchi della Biblioteca Medica Universitaria di Parma ma materialmente irreperibile. Nella Biblioteca Palatina di Parma si conservano le seguenti opere del Ponticelli: "Discorso sopra la Teriaca di Andromaco Seniore" (Parma, Monti, 1753), "Di tre specie di Affezione Isterica Ipocondriaca" (Lucca, 1759), "Infortuni del Vajuolo e metodo di andarne al riparo" (Parma, Carmignani, 1761) e "Succinto ragguaglio della composizione della Teriaca" (Parma, Carmignani, 1763)" (dal sito scricciolo.com)

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        Essays on physiognomy, designed to promote the knowledge and the love of mankind.

      Complete with all blank leaves, half - titles and directions to the binder. With more than 800 engravings, including 173 copper engraved plates and 359 text images by and after Thomas Holloway, Fuseli and others, and by William Blake. Contemporary polished calf, gilt spines, front joints a bit sensitive; interior with minor foxing and off - setting of the plates as usual, but generally a tall, clean and well - margined set in excellent condition. First English edition of Volumes I and II, with the sheets of the third volume reissued by Stockdale. The work is famous for the splendid illustrations and vignettes, including the plates by William Blake. It was a classic pseudo - scientific work, extremely influential in the history of psychiatry, and represents Lavater's account of madmen, demons, and terror. Fuseli's drawings are rendered with distinction in the engravings of Thomas Holloway, and in one instance, Gillray (see Ray, The illustrator and the book in England, 20). Lavater (1741 - 1801) was a German poet, mystical writer and physiognomist.

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        Caii Plinii Secundi Historiae Naturalis libri XXXVII. Quos Interpretatione et Notis Illustravit Joannes Harduinus e Societate Jesu, Jussu Regis Christianissimi Ludovici Magni, in Usum Serenissimi Delphini.

      1741 - 3 vols. Editio nova emendatior & auctior. Parisiis, Impensis Societatis, 1741. Tomus primus; (28pp.), 1 folded map., 788pp., 11 plates. / Tomus Secundus; 835pp. / Tomi II. pars altera; 836-1279pp., (1pp.). Full calf. Raised bands with title label, gilt title and motif to spine. Red colored edges. New e.ps. Ex-libris.on front e.p. (Fir John E Swinburne Bar, Capheaton). Boards and spine rubbed and chipped. Corners of bords chipped and surface of spine partly peeled. Joint of spine and boards started and partly torn. Edges spotted. Small ink notation to margin of title page. Some pages of each vol.light stained and foxing. Tomus Primus; A label of spine peeled and chipped. Edges spotted. Pencil notations to pp.69-71 and 73. Margin of p.151 torn. / Tomus Secundus; Pages light damp stained. / Tomi II. pars altera; Small part of spine calf missing. Page number of p.891 misprinted as p.198. Lower corner of pp.973 and 1237 folded. 38.8x25.5cm.

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