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      London: Printed for I. Walsh, [1741]. Full Leather. Very Good binding. Oblong Octavo. Previous owner's name written on front paste-down. No pencil or ink markings in text. Full brown leather binding. Moderate edgewear with heavier wear at head and tail of spine and at corners. One title page present but lacking illustrated title; otherwise complete. The first of a series of eight volumes of tunes printed over a period of twenty years. Important documentation of the role of Italian dancers in the London theaters during this period. Antonio Rinaldi [Fausan] and his wife were among the first. (Donald Burrows, The Cambridge Companion to Handel). Scarce, in an attractive contemporary binding. Digital pictures of book available upon request. Very Good binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc. ]
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        THE BUILDER'S JEWEL. Or the Youth's instructor, and Workman's remembrancer. Explaining short and easy rules, made familiar to the meanest capacity, for drawing and working.etc.

      R. Ware. London. 1741 - FIRST EDITION. 16mo, in 4s.(5.7 x 4.7 inches). Engraved frontispiece, dated using the Masonic Calendar-AL(Anno Lucis)5741. 24pp. 99 engraved plates, each numbered. Complete. -- 1 plate with small amount of loss to the bottom corner, not affecting the printed part of the page. The text and plates are lightly browned but generally very good with strong images. The plates with decent (quarter to half inch)margins, one trimmed to lower edge. Twentieth century full tan calf. Spine with raised bands, ruled in gilt. Red title label, gilt. --- A rare title in first edition, even more so complete. This work was reprinted many times but this 1741 edition is hard to find. Only 2000 copies were printed (From the printer Charles Ackers' ledger --- "26th May 1741. Due from Mr Ware. to printing 2000 titles &c of The Builder's Jewel. £0.8.0"). Copac lists only 5 actual copies of this edition(as well as a few more microfilm reproductions, mostly of the British Library copy), and a check on the ABPC shows no copy at auction in the last 30 years.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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      Printed for G. Strahan Et Al, London 1741 - 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 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Life of Marcus Tullus Cicero

      London: Printed for the Author, 1741.. First edition, two volumes, 4to. Title vignettes and engraved head and tail pieces to each section. Contemporary speckled calf, a little scuffed, rebacked retaining the original gilt decorated backstrips, very good.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Histoire générale des cérémonies, moeurs, et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde.

      Paris, Rollin fils, 1741. - Folio (305 x 455 mm). 7 vols. All title pages printed in red and black. With engr. frontispiece, 7 engr. title-vignettes, numerous engr. head- and tailpieces and initials, and 243 plates. Contemp. half calf; spine elaborated gilt with double giltstamped red labels. A perfectly preserved tall paper copy of this beautifully illustrated ethnographic work on the world's religions. Despite condemnation by the Catholic church, the publication was a resounding success. "'Ceremonies and customs' prepared the ground for religious toleration amid seemingly unending religious conflict, and demonstrated the impact of the global on Western consciousness [.] as it shaped the development of a modern, secular understanding of religion" (Hunt). - Based on the author's "Cérémonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde" (Amsterdam, 1723-1743), the text is corrected (and sometimes entirely revised) from the original edition. The plates are mostly repeated from the Dutch publication, but the vignettes are engraved in Paris (by Duflos and others). Also contains descriptions of irreligious customs, such as the Adamites, Flagellants, etc. - Bindings a little rubbed, a bit browned in places, otherwise an excellent and unusually wide-margined complete copy in uniform bindings with elaborately gilt spines. Brunet I, 1743. Graesse II, 104. Cf. L. Hunt, The Book That Changed Europe: Picart & Bernard's Religious Ceremonies Of The World (Harvard UP, 2010). Lipperheide Oc 24. Hiler 708. Cohen/R. 134. Sander 1548. Lewine 414. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Zeugniss von der Gnade und Wahrheit in Christo, abgeleget in predigten, welche über die ordentliche sonn- und fest-tägliche Episteln zu Potsdam in der Heiligen-Geist-Kirche unter gottlichen beystand, gehalten, und auf vieler Verlangen, mit nothigen.

      Verlegung des Wäysenhauses, Halle 1741 - [Title page], [14], [1]-886, [1]-736, [44] (Registers): 1680 pages, complete. The first edition of Heinrich Schubert's sermons; two parts in one large clasped volume. A solid copy in original binding with sturdy hinges and stable clasp in working order. Pages age-toned but minimal staining. Early signatures of Andreas Jung (1777) and Sophie E. Deithoff. Jung landed in Halifax Nova Scotia on The Ann, 13 September, 1750 and settled in Lunenburg. This volume is directly related to the first Lutheran Church in Canada, The Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lunenburg. "Andreas was an ardent Lutheran. In 1760 he wrote to relatives in Germany, regarding the need of an Evangelist Lutheran Minister; he also noted that peace was made with the Indians. In 1770 he was elected one of the Elders of Zion Lutheran Church. During the construction of the church he contributed voluntary labour, a few materials and money. He was also employed in the construction of the Church, as one of the highest rated artificers and was paid 3 shillings a day. He signed the Membership Roll in 1775 and appears in Church Account Book 1770 - 1785. In addition to being an Elder, he was Church Treasurer from its formation in 1770 until the time of his death in 1808. During the construction of the Parsonage in 1773, lime etc. for mortar and plaster was bought from Casper JUNG." [Chris Young, Seawhy] Indeed we are indebted to Andreas Jung's diligence for chronicling the early years of Lutheranism in the Lunenburg area (see D. Luther Ross: Acadie and the Acadians]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MEMOIRES POUR SERVIR A L'HISTOIRE DE LA FE^TE DES FOUX, qui se faisoit autrefois dans plusieurs eglises.

      Imp. Marc-Michel Bousquet & compagnie. Lausana-Ginebra, 1741 - . 27 cm. VI-68 pág. Marca tipográfica en la portada con el lema "Stultorum numerus est infinitus". Portada impresa a dos tintas. Ilustr. con 12 lám. calcográficas. Enc. en plena piel de época, nervios, lomera cuajada, cajo sesgado en las puntas. Papel algo oscurecido. * Primera edición. Se describe la "Fete des Foux"y la compañía de la "Mere-folle" , desde sus orígenes, y la manera cómo se celebraba en los siglos XVII y XVIII. Era una festividad de origen pagano; se celebraba dentro de las iglesias y era una parodia de la jerarquia eclesiástica. En 1435 se prohibió su celebración dentro de los templos y en 1445 el rey Charles VII lo prohibió totalmente. En las láminas se puede observar un carruaje decorado para la ocasión, el estandarte, el pendón y el hábito de la compañía, etc. Fiesta de los locos. Antropologia, etnologia, folklore Libros modernos a partir de 1830 francés [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Office de la Semaine Sante, à l'usage de la Maison du Roy

      de l'Imprimerie de Jacques Collombat, Paris 1741 - Frontis grabado al cobre, XVI p. inc. port., 632 p., 2 h. sin num. 6 grandes grabados a toda plana y 4 cabeceras, todas calcográficas. Tafilete rojo de época, escudo real de armas de Luis XV de Francia -con la triple flor de lys- y greca dorada en ambos planos, lomo con nervios y hierros también dorados, cantos, contracantos, cabeza y cortes dorados.Buen ejemplar, pqueños deterioros en lomo, cabeza y pie. Bella impresión, todo el texto enmarcado en doble filete, a dos columnas, cabeceras, viñetas y capitulares en madera. Los grabados al cobre de gran calidad, según dibujos de Homblot. Procedencia: en la guarda supeior anotación manuscrita del siglo XIX: Laura Leroy de Soyanes

      [Bookseller: Delirium Books · Susana Bardón]
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        Istoria delle investiture delle dignità ecclesiastiche. contra Luigi Maimburgo Con dugento, e quattro lettere parimente non più stampate del medesimo Autore in materie Erudite.

      a spese di G.A. Tumerani stampatore veronese,, Mantova, 1741 - Cm. 41, pp. (14) + 758 + 380 (2) num. per colonne. Bellissima antiporta figurata, frontespizio in rosso e nero con vignetta centrale, ritratto a piena pagina del Principe Vescovo di Trento Domenico Antonio cui l'opera è dedicata, due grandi testate e capolettera istoriati. Il tutto finemente inciso in rame (Fr. Zucchi). Legatura strettamente coeva in cart. alla rustica con nervi passanti e titoli ms. al dorso. Bell'esemplare, particolarmente marginoso, a carte candide ed in perfetto stato di conservazione. Alcune figure xilografiche sono presenti nel testo delle lettere (prevalentemente di medaglie). Edizione originale. postuma di un'opera scritta nel 1764-65 "in occasione dei romori tra la Santa Sede e la Francia per le Regalie de' Vescovadi". Franceso Bianchini ebbe il manoscritto quando morì il Card. Noris e lo diede a Clemente XI. Quest'ultimo lo passò a Giusto Fontanini che è il curatore ed il copiatore di quest'edizione. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Oeuvres [.] avec des remarques historiques et critiques de Mr. Le Duchat. Nouvelle édition.

      Amsterdam, Bernard, 1741. - 4to. 3 vols. (8), XXXVI, 526 pp. (4), XXXIV, 383 (but: 381) pp. (14), 218 (but: 216), 150, (34) pp. With 2 engr. titles, 1 engr. portrait, 1 engr. frontispiece, 3 engr. title vignettes, 13 engr. headpieces, 12 engr. tailpieces, 1 folding engr. map, and 16 (3 folding) engr. plates. Contemp. calf with double giltstamped label to spine, attractively gilt spine, and triple gilt cover fillets. Leading edges gilt; all egdes gilt. Second edition of the first critical Rabelais edition by Jacques Le Duchat; the first to contain these illustrations. The charming vignettes in Pompeian style are mostly by B. Picart; the second portrait of the poet in vol. II is framed by rich allegorical decorations. The three folding plates in vol. I show views of Rabelais' birth house. - Beautiful bindings with professionally restored spine-ends. Slight tear to pp. XIII-XVI in vol. I; altogether a very clean, virtually unbrowned copy. Engraved bookplate by the French antiquary, collector, and occasional poet Jules Couderc, whose collection was sold by Drouot in Paris in 1914, on front pastedown. Sander 1631. Cohen/Ricci 840. Tchemerzine IX, 319 b. Lewine 439. Fürstenberg coll. 157. Fürstenberg 71. Oberlé 353 ("C'est la plus importante édition illustrée de Rabelais au XVIIIe siècle"). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato. In Three Parts. Set to Musick by Mr. Handel

      [Dublin]: [George Faulkner]. 1741. First Dublin edition (Wordbook). Quarto. 22pp. Unbound. Lacking the half-title. With four manuscript corrections in neat ink in a contemporary hand. Moderate soiling to the title page, about very good. A scarce wordbook of the lyrics from an oratorio by George Friederic Handel, consisting of the recitative, air, and chorus. Based on "L'Allegro" and "il Penseroso" by John Milton, with the concluding part "il Moderato" by Charles Jennens. The work was premiered on 27 February 1740 at the Royal Theatre of Lincoln's Inn Fields. ESTC (T124047) locates three copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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 proportio

      printed for R. Ware, at the Bible and Sun in Amen-Corner, near Pater-Noster-Row, MDCCXLI. [1741], London - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Family Magazine: In Two Parts. Part I. Containing Useful Directions in all the Branches of Cookery. Part II. Containing A Compendious Body of Physick; 1741.

      London, J. Osborn, 1741 - London, J. Osborn, 1741. 8vo. neatly recased original full calf binding, original backstsrip relaid with new red morocco title label, xiv, title, 123, (iii), title, 324pp. some worming to bottom margin of the first part of the volume not affecting text, worming to the second part at right hand margin affecting text to a very small degree in places else a very clean tight copy embellished with six little woodcuts. B.550. M.49. O.71. S.658. The cookery section contains lengthy instructions on the purchase of all sorts of provisions and how to store them followed by several hundred receipts in cookery, pastry, pickling, confectionary (sic), distilling, brewing, cosmeticks, &c. together with the art of making English wines contains much that could be used today with little alteration. The second part being a compendious body of physick succinctly treating all the diseases and accidents incident of men, women and children is better read and not practised. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1741 - Con licencia en Madrid; En la Imprtenta de Joachin Sanchez, en la Calle del Carmen, sa. (c.1741 fecha tomada de licencia) 8º menor (14,5 cm.) 8 h., 102 p. Encuadernación plena piel posterior (S. XIX) con nervios, dorados y tejuelo en el lomo. Buen estado, legeros puntos de oxido. Palau; 146534 Obra dificil de encontrar por censuras

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        [Book of Hours]: Officium Beatae Mariae Virginis, S. Pii V. Pontificis Maximi Jussu editum, et Urbani VIII

      Venetiis: Ex Typographia Balleoniana. 1741. 12mo. xxiii, [1], 453, [3]pp., engraved title vignette and [7] full-page copperplate engravings. Contemporary full mottled calf, silk moire pastedowns, all edges gilt; with metal edging frames and clasps, and two metal royal Arms, each with the same etched design, affixed to the front and rear boards. Moderate fading and cracking to the spine and joints, the edging frame on the front board is loose near the spine, else very good. A scarce Italian Book of Hours with an unusual royal Coat of Arms bearing an etched "Chief of Anjou" above two dogs, and a mountain with three peaks ("monti di tre cime") sprouting a tree underneath three stars. OCLC locates no copies of this edition. .

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        Lettres Cabalistiques, ou Correspondence Philosophique, Historique & Critique, Entre Deux Cabalistes, Divers Esprits Elementaires, & le Seigneur Astoroth. Nouvelle Edition, Augmenter de LXXX. Nouvelle Lettres, de Quantite de Remarques, &ce.

      Pierre Paupie, The Hague 1741 - Six volumes bound into three. The bookplate of "Hans de Hofman Sgr. de Skierilgaard" on the fr. pastedown of each volume. Hans de Hofman was a contemporary of M. De Boyer and an author. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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

      1741 - First edition of one of the most influential and richest sources of information on the Jesuits in Colombia. 1741. Madrid. Manuel Fernández. In folio (292 mm x 200 mm). 1 [blank] + 14 ff. + 618 + 1 ff. + folding map. Contemporary limp vellum, lacking ties, gently soiled, entirely unrestored. A fine, fresh and tall copy, last folios with damp stain on inner lower margin, last folio with paper loss away from text, scattered foxing or browning but overall excellent with the appeal of a genuine copy. 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cases in Law and Equity

      E.Wicksteed, In the Savoy 1741 - Chiefly during the time the late Earl of Macclesfield presided in the Courts of King's Bench and Chancery. Printed by Henry Lintot for E. Wicksteed at the Black Swan in Newgate-Street. 538pp. + an index/glossary to rear. Internally generally clean and bright with no markings or inscriptions. Endpapers are slightly discoloured. Small, neat previous owner's inscription to top right of title page (Edward Grubb). Very minor browning to page edges/margins. Front free end paper is detached but present. Front board is detached but present. Original full leather binding. Leather is very dry/rubbed/worn with patches of loss to boards and spine. Lacks title band although indentation of text is just legible. Corners bumped. Leather is peeling away from boards underneath to front fore-edge. Rear hinge is weak with some cracking otherwise binding is fairly tight. A nice copy of this early, rare work. Contents are very good but binding is fair. We offer a bookbinding service. Images available on request.

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        Manuscrit sur l'Egypte 1741

      Alexandrie 1741 - Mémoire contenant les observations qu'on peut faire en voyageant, concernant les Arts et les Sciences. Discours par demandes et par réponses sur certains usages et coutumes des Egyptiens anciens et modernes. ~ Autres Discours sur l'Egypte, dans lequel on trouve une idée juste et précise de sa situation, de son Gouvernement, de ses Productions, de ses Pyramides, de ses Obélisques ou Aiguilles, et de la colonne de Pompée, avec deux relations de deux voyages, le premier fait au Mont-Sinaï et l'autre d'Alexandrie jusqu'aux Bequiers (Aboukir) : comme encore de diverses lettres qui traitent de la ville d'Alexandrie, de celle du Caire, et du parallèle des anciens Egyptiens avec les Modernes, et des différentes nations qui sont en Egypte, mêlées de plusieurs réflexions historiques, critiques et morales, le tout tirés de certains manuscrits anciens et nouveaux, et une dissertation sur les momies. Plan Egypte . A Alexandrie, manuscrit, de la bibliothèque des Pères Jésuites, 1741 In-4, 207 pp., vélin époque, constitué pour la première moitié d'un grand nombre de renseignements utiles à un voyageur en Egypte, le seconde d’extraits de voyage dont un à la bibliothèque du monastère de Sainte Cartherine , d'exposés et de lettre du Père Claude Sicard (1670-1726) dont on sait que le grand ouvrage manuscrit qu'il avait composé sur l'Egypte ne fut pas publié de son vivant et n'a jamais été retrouvé après sa mort et que nous ne possédons de lui que différents compte-rendus parus soit dans les Nouveaux Mémoires des Missions, soit dans les Lettres édifiantes. Memory containing the observations which one can make while travelling, relating to Arts and Sciences. Speech by requests and answers on certain uses and habits of the old and modern Egyptians. At Alexandria, manuscript, 1741 Other Speeches on Egypt, in which one finds an idea right and precise of his situation, his Government, his Productions, his Pyramids, his Obelisks or Needles, and column of Pumped, with two relations of two voyages, the first fact in the Mount-Sinai and the other of Alexandria until Bequiers (Aboukir): as still of various letters which treat town of Alexandria, that of Cairo, and parallel of the former Egyptians with the Modern ones, and of the various nations who are in Egypt, frays of several historical, critical reflexions and morals, the whole drawn from certain old and new manuscripts, and an essay on the mummies. At Alexandria, manuscript, 1741 In-4, 207 pp., vellum time, made up for first half of a great number of information useful to a traveller in Egypt, second half, extracts of voyage, talks and of letter of the Father Claude Sicard (1670-1726) which one knows that the great handwritten work that it had composed on Egypt was not published of sound living and forever found after its death and that we do not have of him that different account-returned appeared either in the New Reports from the Missions, or in the edifying Letters [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reduction des Florins en Livres de Savoïe. Contenant toute sortie de Liquidations & Comptes faits suivant l'Edit de Sa Majesté du 22 Septembre 1724 & un Calendrier perpétuel avec son explication pour découvrir les dattes précises de toutes les Fêtes.

      chez J. B. Burdet, (1741)., A Anneci, - 3 opere in un vol. in-8° (190x112mm), pp. XII, 374, (1) di errata (per una svista del legatore ottocentesco il frontespizio e le prime XII pp. in numerazione romana sono inserite in fine; le pp. in nn. romane, contenenti il tariffario sono anteposte e legate di seguito all'edito di Carlo Felice; è accluso un foglio con nota manoscritta del tempo informativa della svista del legatore: "par inavertamce di relieur, le titre, la dédicace et l'avertissement ont été placés à la fin !!"). Legatura ottocentesca m. pelle marrone con titolo e decori in oro al dorso e piatti marmoreggiati. Tagli spruzzati azzurri. Canestro floreale inciso su legno al titolo. Dedicatoria a Luigi di Savoia Carignano sormontata da testatina xilografica con il di lui blasone. Paraffo autografo dell'autore alla p. VII per prevenire le contraffazioni. Di questa ultima opera sono presenti le sole prime 12 pp. su un totale di 374 di cui essa si componeva. Qualche usuale brunitura e fioritura, un piccolo lavoro di tarlo al titolo e un rinforzo al verso dell'ultima tabella. Glosse marginali antiche con computi monetari ad alcune pp. Qualche ininfluente alone. Ottimo esemplare. Edizione originale, rarissima, di quest'opera di conversioni valutarie "où l'on trouve aussi divers tableaux de réduction de livres anciennes en livres nouvelles et en livres tournois et réciproquement". Alle pp. 330-360 è contenuta una sezione sul calendario perpetuo: "Explication des principaux articles du Calendrier pour trouver ò perpetuité les Fêtes mobiles de chaque Année, du passè & de l'avenir, selon la réformation di celui par le Pape Gregoire XIII en l'Année 1582. Du jour auquel on doit celebrer la Pasque annuellement". Le pp. 361-374 sono di "Table des jours Fériés, & Vacances dans le Ressort du Sénat de Savoïe, selon le Chap. 5 du Réglement particulier de Sa Majesté le Roi de Sardaigne, Duc de Savoïe. " (il regolamento in questione è del 31 agosto 1730). Precedono: 1) Carlo Felice (promulgato da), Édit Royal par lequel S. M. donne plusieurs dispositions relatives aux monnaies. En date du 26 octobre 1826. Chambéry, de l'Imprimerie du Gouvernement, 1826, pp. 16. Le pp. 10-15 sono di tariffe monetarie. 2) Tableau de la valeur des monnaies, depuis la pièce de 2. 6d jusques et y compris celle de 29 livres nouvelles et de celles de France d'après leur nouvelle valeur: où l'on trouve aussi divers tableaux de réduction de livres anciennes en livres nouvelles et en livres tournois et réciproquement. A Chambery, chez Pierre Albera, s.a. (ma post 1733). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Arte phlebotomanica, anatomica, medica, e cirurgica, para os sangradores, e mais professores ? dedicada ao Senhor Doutor Francisco Teixeira de Torres ?.

      Lisbon, Officina de Pedro Ferreira, 1741. - Woodcut factotum. (1 integral blank, 9 ll.), 124 pp. 4°, contemporary mottled calf (recased, relatively new endleaves; rubbed), spine gilt with raised bands in five compartments, label missing from second compartment from head. Occasional stains, a few signatures loosening, worming at inner margin, without loss. In good condition, barely. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of a work that far surpasses contemporary works on the subject, giving an exact account of the circulation of the blood. This manual for blood-letters includes sections on blood vessels, blood-letting for wounds and abscesses, types of leeches, and the dangers of blood-letting. Gomes Lourenço (1709-1800), a disciple of Santucci, taught surgery at the Hospital Real de Todos os Santos in Lisbon. ---- Innocêncio I, 148; VIII, 156: without collation. Lisbon, Faculdade de Medicina, @Catálogo da colecção portuguesa I, 168: calling for (14 ll.), 222 p. Pires de Lima, @Catálogo da Bibliotheca da Escola Medico-Cirurgica do Porto 2506: calling for 124 pp., no preliminary leaves. National Library of Medicine, @Eighteenth-Century STC p. 278: an imperfect copy, lacking all after p. 122. Wellcome III, 551. Ferreira de Mira, @História da medicina portuguesa p. 216, also 212, 213, 215, 217, 278. NUC: DNLM. OCLC: 230989663 (Harvard University); 14336263 (Yale University, National Library of Medicine, Wellcome Library). Porbase locates 2 copies, both at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lettres cabalistiques, ou Correspondance philosophique, historique et critique entre deux cabalistes, divers esprits élémentaires et le seigneur Astaroth

      Chez Pierre Paupie 1741 - - 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. - 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. 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. (34) 374pp. et (16) 392pp. et (10) 395pp. et (8) 344pp. et (2) 350pp. et (2) 244pp. (90) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Docimasia: Or Elements of the Art of Assaying Metals. In Two Parts. The First Containing the Theory, the Second the Practice of the Said Art.

      Printed for Tho. Woodward at the Half-Moon Between the Temple Gates, and C. Davis in Pater-Noster Row 1741, London - Hardback. 135mm x 210mm tall (5.25" x 8.25" approx.). Pp [xx], 470 + 8pp Index; + over 70 illustrative figs. on 6 multi-folding plates. The title leaf and final four leaves reinforced with archival quality tape. Otherwise sound and presented here in a binding by Cadwaladr-Jones of quarter brown calf/marbled boards/gilt spine title and Author's name on, respectively, gilt ruled red and black leather labels. The title continues ".The Whole Deduced from the true Properties and Nature of Fossils; confirmed by the most accurate and unquestionable Experiments, explained in a natural Order, and with the utmost Clearness, Translated from the Latin, Illustrated with Copper Plates. To which are added, Several Notes and Observations not in the Original, particularly Useful to the English Reader. With an Appendix, containing a List of the chief Authors that have been published in English upon Minerals and Metals". Photograph/s and postal quotes provided on request [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Il fioretto delle croniche di Mantova in quest'ultima edizione ampliato colle cose più notabili di essa città succedute fino al presente anno MDCCXLI.

      per Giuseppe Ferrari,, In Mantova, 1741 - Cm. 19, pp. (8) 214. Frontespizio in rosso e nero con effige virgiliona, fregi xilografici nel testo. Legatura strettamente coeva in cart. ricoperto di carta dipinta. Esemplare genuino ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Celebre cronaca storica che vide la luce già dal '500 e che fu aggiornata fino alla presente edizione. Coleti (p. 102) indica in Federico Amadei il continuatore dell'opera. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Nouveau Parfait Marechal, ou La Connoissance Generale et Universelle Du Cheval, Divisé en Six [Sept] Traités: De la Construction; Du Harras; De l'Ecuyer & du Harnois; Du Chirurgien & des Operations; Du Maréchal ferrant; De l'Apoticaire, ou les Remedes, Avec Un Dictionnaire des Termes de Cavalerie. Le tout enrichi de quarante-neuf Figures en Taille-douce, par M. Fr. A. De Garsault, ci-devant Capitaine en Survivance du Haras du Roi

      Paris 1741 chex Huart, Libraire-Imp. De Monseigneur le Dauphin, proche la Fontaine Saint Severin, à la Justice.Avec Approbation et Privilege du Roi - First edition Square quarto (9.75 by 8 inches; 24.75 by 20.32 cm.); [32]; [1]-512; 20 plates; [i]-cxxvii; index (Table des Matières) in rear, in addition to Table des Chapitres in front; 28 folding plates ("planches") of engravings in black and white interspersed with text pages, plus one folding plate ("Fig. X") of identical dimensions; suite of 20 non-folding black and white engraved plates inserted after page 512; total of 49 plates, as called for on title-page, which is lettered in red and black; plates are complete and untorn; engraved decorations at head of each chapter. With no frontispiece or dedication, which did not appear in the first edition. Included in text (pp. 180-331) and listed in table of contents, but not mentioned on title-page, is a seventh traité entitled Le Medecin, ou Traité Des Maladies des Chevaux; within this section are inserted Planches 17-28. About very good in full plain contemporary vellum, showing sun-browning and scattered stains; 3 raised bands on spine; slight rubbing to corners; plain contemporary endpapers, with two ownership inscriptions from the 20th century in ink on first free endsheet; an earlier inscription is also on title-page, which bears an ink-stain; light apparent water-stain to bottom (and often to top) of most pages near the gutter (inside edge), covering an area about 2 by 2 inches (5 by 5 cm.) at the interior margins; most, but not all, of the folding plates are effected by these stains, but generally along their folds, outside the images; some of the non-folding plates show little, if any, staining. Light, occasional foxing to pages, which are otherwise bright and unmarked; both front and rear hinges tight and firm; a fresh, well-preserved copy. Première édition, maintenant rare. Reliure in-quarto en pleine basane de l'epoque, legèrement brunie, avec de taches et souillures; dos à trois nerfs; couvertures et pages de garde sans decorations; coins un peu frottés; traits de couleur rouge sur toutes les trois tranches, ce qui laisse à supposer qu'elles etaient une fois colorees; toutes planches presentes (49, dont 29 repliées), comme annoncé au titre, et toutes sont complètes, sans déchirures; pas de frontispice ou dedicace, ce qui provoque aucune surprise, puisqu'ils ne faisaient pas partie de la première edition; mouillure claire (haute environ 5 cm.) à la plupart des feuilles, en bas ou en haut, sur les bords interieurs près de la gouttière, parfois avec effet aux planches, parfois avec très peu d'effet, et plus évidente vers le debut du texte et vers la fin. Cependant, la reliure est bien serrée, les feuilles et les planches sont encore fraîches et lumineuses; un exemplaire bien préservé. First edition is now rare; an uncommon issue of the first printing, with text in seven sections (one more than is called for). Author's preface, approbation/privilege du roy, errata; at the end of the text is a Dictionnaire des Termes de Cavalerie. Garsault's is a work of meticulous organization and detailed illustration; an exhaustive compendium, it was regularly reprinted until the 1840’s. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire Du Mont Vesuve avec Le'Explication Des Phenomenes qui ont coutume d'accompagner les embrafements de cette Montagne; [In French]:

      Paris, Chez Huart, Libraire-Impremeur de Monfeigneus le Dauphin 1741 - Hardback, original calf with raised bands on spine and fine gilt ornament, marbled end-papers and fine vignette on page iii, pp. xx, 361, [vii], 3 folding pls., sm. 8vo. (6.5" x 3.4"), hinges slightly cracked but sound, otherwise a very fine, clean copy internally. Rare.

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        Tegenwoordige staat van de koninkryken Pegu, Ava, Arrakan, Acham. Als mede van het eigentlyke India, of het ryk van den Groten Mogol, en van Malabar, Kormandel, en het eiland Ceilon. Nu vertaald en merkelyk vermeerderd door M. van Goch. 2e druk.

      - Amsterdam, Isaac Tirion, 1741.Contemporary half calf, spine gilt. With engraved title, 2 folding maps (India and Ceylon), and 10 engraved plates (7 folding). (8),680,(8) pp.* Original issued as Modern history: or present state of all nations. London 1725-1739. Translated into Dutch:Hedendaagsche historie, of tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren. Volume III contains an ample description of India, Bangladesh, Birma and Ceylon. Tiele 1033; Cordier, B.I., col. 731; Goonetileke 2049. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nouveaux traités de trigonométrie rectiligne et sphérique. Démontrés par une Méthode nouvelle & plus facile que celle que l'on a employé jusqu'à présent .Avec un traité de gnomonique, dans lequel on applique le Calcul des deux trigonométries, à la Construction des Cadrans Solaires.

      Gründ, Paris 1741 - XIIpages.-3 ff.-118 pages. -102 ff. - 1f.-169 pages. Pleine basane de l'époque, dos à nerfs richement orné (1 coin fragilisé et un peu abimé par suite d'humidité sur le second plat). Important traité de gnomonique. Illustré de 17 PLANCHES dépliantes représentant des cadrans solaires.(1 petite tache d'encre sur la 1ère planche). Très bel état intérieur, grandes marges.

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        Nouveaux traités de Trigonométrie rectiligne et sphérique. Démontrés par une Méthode nouvelle & plus facile que celle que l'on a employé jusqu'à présent. Avec un traité de gnomonique, dans lequel on applique le Calcul des deux trigonométries, à la Construction des Cadrans Solaires.

      chez Hippolyte-Louis Guerin,, A Paris, 1741 - Cm. 25, pp. (2) xii (6) 118 (204) (2) 169 (1). Testate e capolettera figurati e 17 tavole incise in rame e ripiegate fuori testo raffiguranti prevalentemente quadranti solari. Legatura coeva in piena pelle bazzana, dorso a nervi con titoli e fregi in oro. Sguardie marmorizzate con etichetta di possesso applicata: Del Marchese Balbiano. Esemplare genuino e ben conservato con solo qualche traccia d'usura alle punte. Edizione originale (ed unica?) di questo trattato di matematica applicata seguito da un lungo testo di gnomonica. L'autore (1703 - 1768) dedicò la sua ricerca soprattutto all'ambito delle invenzioni ed assurse ad una certa fama per la precisione con cui costruiva i suoi quadranti solari. Fu ammesso all'Académie des Sciences nel 1746. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        History and Antiquities of Maidstone County town of Kent large paper

      1741 - published 1741, 168 pages. leather boards - some typical wear to them and neatly tape strengthened, end pages some spotting, pencil marks and bookplates of previous owners, title page and frontispiece quite sunned / spotted, rest of book occasional mark . spotting but generally clean tidy. Notes on front say large paper, and this copy is a little larger than standard editions - approx 22 x 13.5cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Principes sur le mouvement et l'équilibre pour servir d'introduction aux mécaniques & à la physique

      Chez Jean Dessaint & Charles Saillant libraires 1741 - Reliure plein cuir restaurée, 5 nerfs, caissons décorés, 1page de titre, 24p + 616p + 58p. Edition originale, 25 planches dont 1 à système. Barbier III-1040, Roberts & Trent Bibliotheca Mechanica 324-325.

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        Le Royaume de France Fait conforme aux Cartes, imprimées, ert manuscrittes.

      1741 - Augsburg, 1741. Original colour with additions. 490 x 565mm. A very good example with dark impression and good margins. A decorative and colourful map of France, regions are depicted as typical for this period in outline and wash colours. With many engraved place names, rivers, mountains. In the upper right corner a description of 'Du royaume de France' with statistical information regarding population, the French military and the religious affiliations. In the lower left corner a large allegorical title cartouche.

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        Antigüedad y Blasones de la ciudad de Lorca y Historia de Santa Maria la Real de las Huertas, que el Rey Don Alonso el Sabio trajo para su conquista, y dexó en ella , para su amparo, y defensa, año de 1242.

      Con licencia, Francisco Joseph López Mesnier, Murcia España 1741 - Media piel holandesa con puntas de época. nervios y entrenervios decorados en oro, estos últimos con unas pequeñas liras. Tejuelo en piel tintada en rojo para el título. Guardas con papel amarmolado. Bellas capitulares. Escudo de la ciudad de Lorca en contraportada. Dos grabados en Blasones I y II.31 x 21 5 cm. 38 + 536 páginas + 16 hh. Indice incluido. Orlas y cenefas en todos los capitulos. Cantos pintados en rojo. Ejemplar muy raro, sobre todo en este estado y completo de sus grabados. Primer libro impreso que habla de la ciudad de Lorca e Historia de Santa Maria la Real de las Huertas y su comarca, su historia y sus habitantes, sus costumbres, su flora y fauna, etc, etc. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        De l'electricite des meteores. Ouvrage dans lequel on traite de l'Electricite Naturelle en general, & des Meteores en particulier; contenant l'exposition & l'explication des principaux phenomenes qui ont rapport a la Meteorologie Electrique, d'apres l'observation & l'experience; avec figures. 2 Bände. Mit 6 gefalt. gest. Tafeln von L. Le Grand. Lyon, Bernuset, 1787. 8vo. (19,0 x 12,0 cm). 1: XXVIII, 446 (recte 436) S. 2: 2 Bl., 391, (3) S. Gefleckte Kalblederbände d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, Stehkantenvergoldung, 2 farbigen Rückenschildern u. Marmorpapiervorsätzen.

      . . Erste Ausgabe. - Bertholon (1741-1800) war Mitglied des Ordens der Lazaristen u. vor allem in Lyon u. Montpellier tätig. Für diese Region kommt ihm bei der Erforschung der Elektrizität eine vergleichbare Bedeutung zu, wie sie Abbe Nollet in Paris ausübte. "Three principle works brought him fame 'De l'electricite des meteores' is a study of all atmospheric manifestations, as well as of volcanoes and earthquakes; Bertholon proposed to overcome the latter by sinking metals shafts into the ground. Influenced by his friend Benjamin Franklin, he supplied southern France with lightning rods." (DSB II, S. 83). - Bd. 1 über Gewitter, Erdbeben u. Vulkane. Bd. 2 über atmosphärische Lichterscheinungen, Wolken, Nebel, Regen, Wasserhosen, Wind sowie Werkzeuge zur Elektrizitätsmessung etc. - Die Tafeln mit Darstellung eines Nordlichtes, eines Vulkanausbruchs, von Eiskristallen, Windhosen u. physikalischen Geräten. Ronalds S. 54. - Mottelay S. 258f. - Poggendorff I, Sp. 167f. - Kanten beschabt, Ecken bestoßen (1 stärker). Einige Stockflecken. Insgesamt sehr schönes u. dekorativ gebundenes Exemplar der seltenen Originalausgabe.

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        Collection des desseins des figures colossales & des groupes qui ont ete faits de neige dans plusieurs rues, & dans plusieurs cours de maisons de la ville díAnvers, le mois de janvier, 1772

      Robiano, Eugene-Jean-Baptiste, (1741-1820). Collection des desseins des figures colossales & des groupes qui ont ete faits de neige dans plusieurs rues, & dans plusieurs cours de maisons de la ville d\'Anvers, le mois de janvier, 1772, par differens artistes & eleves de l\'Academie royale de dessein etablie en la meme ville, dediee a Son Altesse Royale, Monseigneur le duc Charles Alexander . . . par le comte de Robiano. Anvers: J.B. Carstiaenssens, 1773. Small quarto. Attractive binding of later boards with embossed gilt floral design (spine a bit worn). 16 unn. Ll of \"explication des planches.\" 24 engraved plates. Two ink names on title page: one, \"Jaq. Verhagghen\" (?) with flourish on dedication page. Slight soiling to title page and text, plates very clean. With engravings of 24 snow and ice sculptures by Antoine Cardon after various artists. The original snow and ice pieces were erected during the severe winter of 1772/3 in Belgium. Several members of the Royal Academy of Design in Antwerpen took advantage of that occasion to create sculptures made of snow and ice representing Samson subjugating a lion, the rape of Europa, and other scenes of classical mythology and even a portrait in bas-relief of the prince-heir Joseph II. A. De Vries writes short notes to each sculpture giving full details of the location, dimensions, subject and the name of the sculptures, most ranging from 10-20\' in height, but one depicting Bacchus was 40 feet (only the center figure in this gigantic \"frieze\" is represented). Robiano was high Austrian officer in the city, Seigneur de Beyssem, Bueken, Assent, Bonteghem et Bertinchamps, conseiller-receveur-general des etats de Brabant au quartier díAnvers. References: Berl, 4222; Haskins, Snow sculpture (New York: Macmillan, 1974), 49; de Lorraine, Gouverneur des Pays-Bas autrichiens V (Exhibition, Brussels 1987).

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        Het vermeerderde wapenhuis der heel-meesters. . . . Amsterdam, Hendrik Janssonius van Waesberge, [1747-]1748. 2 volumes. 8vo. With an engraved frontispiece depicting surgeons treating a patient, and 54 (vol. 1) and 32 (vol. 2) folding engraved plates with surgical instruments and illustrations of treatments of various illnesses. Modern green morocco, gold-tooled spines.

      Blake p. 412; BMN I, p. 302; Hirsch V, p. 298f; STCN (8 copies); cf. Garrisson & Morton 5571; Heirs of Hippocrates 293; Krivatsy 10476. Enlarged and richly illustrated new Dutch translation, by Gerard Dicten, of the greatly expanded 1741 edition of the most famous, comprehensive and complete surgical work on operative and other procedures, such as amputations, reduction of dislocations, forceps delivery of dead fetuses, neurosurgery, bandaging and splinting, etc., containing an extensively illustrated catalogue of surgical instruments of the period.Johannes Schultes (1595-1645), born in Ulm on the Danube and a pupil of Hieronymus Fabricius ab Aquapendente and Adriaan van de Spiegel at Padua, ranked alongside Fabry von Hilden as the leading German surgeon of his era. He was the inventor of many devices and bandages such as the many-tailed bandage (known as Scultetus's bandage). Its practical value for surgeons immediately made it an immense success. The editions published in The Netherlands were of the greatest importance, both for their revisions and expansions and because the international Dutch book trade spread them around the world.An untrimmed copy, with minor foxing or browning and the edges somewhat tattered (the title-page to volume 2 backed to repair marginal damage), but still in good condition.

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      The Nouvelle Edition of the Works of RabelaisRABELAIS, FranÁois. Oeuvres de Maitre FranÁois Rabelais, avec des Remarques Historiques et Critiques de Mr. Le Duchat. Amsterdam: Jean Frederic Bernard, 1741.Nouvelle edition. Three quarto volumes (9 3/8 x 7 1/2 inches; 238 x 190 mm). [2, blank] [10, 4 of which are ads], [i]-xxxvi, [1]-526, [4, blank]; [2, blank], [6], xxxiv, [3]-383, [2, blank]; [8], [2, ads], [8. letter], 1-144, 147-218, [1]-150, [35, table], [3, blank] pp. Each volume with half-title. Volume I and II with engraved half-titles and volume II with engraved frontispiece. An additional seventeen engraved plates, four of which are folding. Three of the folding plates are engravings of Rabelais' residence and the other is a folding map. Numerous other engraved initials, chapter titles and vignettes.Contemporary tan polished calf. Triple gilt fillet borders. Edges and turn-ins tooled in gilt. Spines with red and brown morocco spine labels lettered in gilt. Spines stamped in gilt. All edges dyed red. Marbled endpapers. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown of each volume. Some old ink marginalia to final blanks of volumes I and II. Some faded ownership initials to title-pages. Some light and occasional foxing. Overall a very handsome set.ìRabelais [1494?-ca. 1553] was held in high regard by his contemporaries as an eminent physician, as a pioneer of humanism, and as the author of an entertaining Book. It is in this last capacity that he is chiefly known to posterity. He published Pantagruel, the first installment of his great work, late in 1532 or in 1533; Gargantua in 1534; the Tiers Livre de Pantagruel in 1546; part of the Quart Livre in 1548 and the whole Book in 1552. The authenticity of the Fifth Book is questionable; it certainly contains work by other hands and was perhaps worked up from fragments and imperfect or rejected drafts left by Rabelais at his death...The work does not form a single artistic whole. Composed at intervals over twenty years, it varies greatly in character as the spirit moved the author or circumstances prompted; it is loosely held together by a thread of narrative and abounds in digressions. We have in the first two Books the fantastic tale of a family of giants, written (so Rabelais tells us) in moments of relaxation for the solace of the sick, though occasion is taken to expose the authorís views on education, the monks, and the theologians. In the Third Book the fantastic features are abandoned and we pass to a series of amusing and dramatic discussions of the questions of the day. The Fourth and Fifth Books take us on a voyage to Cathay and provide occasion for satire and propaganda suited to the political views of the French court. The interest of the whole lies in the vivid picture it gives not only of French society in the early days of the Renaissance but also of the Protean author himself: his enthusiastic humanism, his love of life in all its manifestations and hatred of asceticism, his interest in knowledge of all kinds, above all his contempt for monkery and scholasticismî (The Oxford Companion to French Literature).HBS 65592.$3,500

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        Salomon, Koning van Israël.Amsterdam, F. de Kruyff, A. van der Kroe, 1765[-1768]. 4to. With engraved allegorical frontispiece, 12 engraved plates, a small engraved scene on the title-page and armorial engraving above the dedication. All engravings coloured by a contemporary hand with liberal use of gold. Contemporary richly gold-tooled dark olive morocco, gold-tooled board edges and turn-ins. By the so-called "Three Acorn Bindery" in Amsterdam. Probably coloured and bound as a presentation copy, but with no inscription.

      E. de la Fontaine Verwey, Illustraties, 156; or the binding: cf. Storm van Leeuwen, Dutch Decorated Bookbinding I, colour plate 31 (facing p. 122). Beautifully coloured copy, with liberal use of gold and in a splendidly gold-tooled contemporary binding, of the first and only edition of Sels's nearly 300-page verse rendition of the story of King Solomon.Sels (1741-1789), originally a bookkeeper for the Amsterdam exchange bank, withdrew to his family estate to write poetry. He enthusiastically supported the failed democratic "Patriot's" revolution of 1787. The present poem serves largely as a vehicle for Vinkeles's illustrations. The lovely binding is very similar to that shown in Storm van Leeuwen, colour plate 31, by an anonymous Amsterdam workshop that the author calls the "Three Acorn Bindery." The extra attention given to the colouring of the illustrations, together with the contemporary deluxe binding strongly suggests a presentation binding, but there is no inscription or indication of an early owner.In fine condition. The binding is slightly worn, mostly at the corners, but still very good. A beautifully bound and coloured copy, appropriately displaying Vinkeles's stunning engravings.

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        Scriptorum Ecclesiasticorum

      - Edition novissima, Basel, Joh. Rudolph. Im-Hof, 1741-1745. 2 vols. (vi), (xlvii), (ii), 666 pp; (viii), 358, (ii), 252, 88, 41, (35) pp. Contemporaty stiff vellum. Some patches of vellum missing on the spine not affecting the binding and corners slightly damaged. Edges stained red. William Cave (1637 - 1713) was an English divine whose fame rests upon his writings on church history which are voluminous and valuable. The present work, a history of ancient Christian literature, is his main work and the one for which he is best known.

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        Hügelige Flußlandschaft mit großem Baum im Mittelgrund..

      . Schwarze und weiße Kreide, auf blauem Bütten, rechts unten mit brauner Feder nummeriert "N.61.g",, verso von unterschiedlichen Händen mit schwarzer bzw. brauner Feder nummeriert. 25,2:31 cm. Provenienz: Sammlung K, nicht bei Lugt.. Seine erste künstlerische Ausbildung erhielt der Schweizer Maler Johann Caspar Huber bei H. Wuest (1741-1821) in Zürich. 1773 hielt er sich in Basel, 1774 in Straßburg auf und war anschließend bis 1778 für J.A.B. Nothnagels (1729-1804) Tapetenfabrik in Frankfurt am Main tätig. Um sich künstlerisch weiterzubilden, besuchte er 1778 die Akademie in Düsseldorf, 1783/1784 die in Amsterdam. Anschließend hielt er sich bis 1789 in Düsseldorf auf, wo er sich verheiratete und zum Mitglied der Kunstakademie ernannt wurde. Seit 1789 war er wieder in Zürich ansässig, wo er als geschätzter Landschaftsmaler verstarb. Die Zeichnung entstand noch während Hubers Düsseldorfer Studienzeit in den Jahren 1778-1782.

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        Tractatus de juribus judaeorum, Von Recht der Juden. Worinnen von denen Gesetzen, denen sie unterworffen, deren Heyrathen, Contracten, Wucher, Testamenten, Successionen oder Erbfolgen, Verbrechen und deren Bestrafungen, Privilegien und Rechts-Wohltaten, Oneribus und Beschwehrden, insonderheit der Cronen-Steuer und guldenen Opfer-Pfenning, wie auch Gerichten und gerichtlichen Handlungen [.] gehandelt wird. Aus denen Göttlichen und allgemeinen Reichs- und andern Special-Rechten und Gewohnheiten zusammen getragen [.]. Denen Richtern, Amtsleuten [.], mit einem hierzu dienlichen Register versehen [.].,

      Nürnberg, Johann Georg Lochner, 1741. - Zweite Ausgabe. - Der Nürnberger Advokat und juristische Publizist J. J. Beck (1684-1744) plädiert für die rechtliche Gleichstellung der Juden. Alle juristischen Nachweise mit umfangreichen Quellenangaben. - Das Frontispiz zeigt Juden in vier Lebenslagen: Heirat, Geschäfte, Testament und Hinrichtung. - Einband etw. berieben u. fleckig. Innendeckel m. älterem Eintrag. Frontispiz verso, Titel u. letztes Bl. gestempelt. Durchg. etw. gebräunt u. stock- bzw. braunfleckig. - Jöcher/A. I, 138; vgl. Roest I, 142 (Ausg. 1731); nicht in Fürst. Sprache: ge Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 4°. Mit gest. Frontispiz. Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. Mit einigen Holzschn.-Vignetten. 5 Bll., 599 S., Ppbd. d. Zt. m. handschriftl. Rückentitel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sechs Bücher vom Wahren Christenthum, Von Heilsamer Busse, herzlicher Reue und Leid über die Sünde, und wahrem Glauben,auch heiligem Leben und Wandel der rechten wahren Christen. Nicht allein mit den Summarien jedes Capitels, beygefügten Gebetern, Anmerkungen, Lebenslauf des Auctoris und nützlichen wohl-verbesserten Registern versehen; Sondern auch desselben Paradies-Gärtlein mit beygefüget. Nebst des seligen Herrn D. Johann Jacob Rambachs ... Historischen Nachricht... / Paradies-Gärtlein, Voller Christlicher Tugenden, Wie dieselben Durch geistreiche Gebete in die Seele zu pflanzen; Wozu jetzo kommen 1. Sechzehn Wunder-geschichte, welche sich mit diesem Büchlein, und dieses Mannes andern Schriften begeben. 2. Bernhardi völlig verteutschtes Jubel- und Jesus-Lied. 3. Ein dreyfaches Register, so den Nutz und Gebrauch dieses Gebet-Büchleins weiset.

      Blankenburg, Heinrich Adolph Pape, 1741.. 1128 S., 26 Bl., 276 S., 5 Bl. Ganzpergament-Band der Zeit mit dreiseitigem Rotschnitt im Format 23 x 20 cm. Mit ganzseitiger Kupferstich-Illustration als Frontispiz, großen gestochenen Textvignetten sowie weiterem Buchschmuck. Johann Arndt (1555 - 1621) gilt als einer der bedeutendsten nachreformatorischen Theologen. Nach Pfarrstellen in Quedlinburg, Braunschweig und Eisleben wirkte er bis zu seinem Tode 1621 als General-Superintendent des Fürstentums Lüneburg. Seine von Schriften der mittelalterlichen Mystik beeinflußten - ursprünglich vier, später sechs - Bücher vom wahren Christentum, die schon bis 1740 in 123 Auflagen erschienen, zählen zusammen mit seinem Paradies-Gärtlein (im vorliegenden Band sind beide Schriften zusammengefaßt) zu den erfolgreichen christlichen Erbauungsbüchern des 17./18. Jahrhunderts.. Absolut frisches Exemplar dieser beiden für die christliche Erbauungsethik bedeutenden Schriften. Wie neu! In diesem Zustand wahre Rarität.

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        Scriptorum Ecclesiasticorum Historia Literaria, a Christo Nato Usque Ad Saeculum XIV Facili Methodo digesta. Qua, De Vita illorum Ac rebus Gestis, De Secta, Dogmatibus, Elogio, Stylo; De Scriptis Genuinis, Dubiis, Supposititiis, Ineditis, Deperditis, Fragmentis; deque variis Operum Editionibus perspicue agitur. Accedunt Scriptores Gentiles, Christianae Religionis Oppugnatores; & cujusvis Saeculi Breviarum. Additur ad finem cujusque saeculi Conciliorum Onmium, tum generalum tum particularium historica notitia inseruntur suis locis veterum aliquot opuscula et fragmenta, tum graeca tum latina, hactenus inedita. Praemissa denique prologomena quibus plurima ad antiquitatis ecclesiasticae studium spectantia traduntur. Accedunt ab aliis manibus Appendices duae, ab ineunte saeculo XIV. ad annum usque MDXVII. Nunc in unam congestae, ad calcem vero operis ejusdem Cavei disseratationes tres, I. De Scriptoriubus Eccl. incertae Aetatis, II. De Libris & Officiis Eccl. Graecorum, III. De Eusebii Caesariensis Arian

      1741. Edition novissima, Basel, Joh. Rudolph. Im-Hof, 1741-1745. 2 vols. (vi), (xlvii), (ii), 666 pp; (viii), 358, (ii), 252, 88, 41, (35) pp. Contemporaty stiff vellum. Some patches of vellum missing on the spine not affecting the binding and corners slightly damaged. Edges stained red. William Cave (1637 - 1713) was an English divine whose fame rests upon his writings on church history which are voluminous and valuable. The present work, a history of ancient Christian literature, is his main work and the one for which he is best known.

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        Brustbild im Dreiviertelprofil nach rechts auf einem ovalen Gemälde, umgeben von Putto mit Palette, Schlachtenszene und Mann in Rüstung.

      1741. Schabkunstblatt von Haid nach seinem Gemälde und nach einer Zeichnung von Johann Georg Bergmüller (umrahmende Darstellung) um 1741, auf Bütten mit undeutl. Wasserzeichen. 40,5:27,1 cm. Literatur: Le Blanc 95. - Guter Abdruck mit Rand um die Plattenkante..

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        Grand Theatre de la Guerre en Amerique Suivant les Plus Novelles observations des Espagnols, Anglois, Francois & Hollandois.

      1741 - Amsterdam: Ottens, c.1741. Original colour. 6 sheets conjoined, total 850 x 1590mm. Verdigris weaknesses reinforced on verso. A monumental map of the West Indies published to illustrate the War of Jenkins' Ear (1739-1742), which broke out because of Spanish attempts to hamper British trade with Spain's colonies in the Americas. The eight inset maps shown St. Augustine, Havana, 'la Ville Espagnole de S. Domingue'; Porto Bello, Carthagena, Curaçao, Acapulco & Vera-Cruz. The war gained its name from an incident of eight years earlier: in 1731 Robert Jenkins was returning home from Jamaica in his brig the 'Rebecca' when the Spanish coastguard stopped him on suspicion of smuggling. Jenkins was tied to a mast and had one of his ears cut off by the Spanish captain, who handed it back instructing him to tell King George II that the 'same will happen to him if caught doing the same'. Trade rivalry continued and, at the end of the decade, Britain was concerned that Spain would withdraw the 'asiento' (permission for the British to sell slaves in Spanish America). In a Parliamentary debate about the possible loss of this lucrative trade, Jenkins waved his ear at the MPs and gave the pro-war faction a cause that the general public could understand.

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        Epicteti / Quae Supersunt Dissertationes / Ab Arriano Collectae / Nec non / Enchiridion et Fragmenta Graece / et Latine / In Duos Tomos distributa / Cum integris / ...Recensuit, Notis & Indice illustr. / Joannes Uptonus. [in 2 Bdn./ in 2 vols.]

      London 1741. Hardcover (16), 792/ 287 (+index) S. Guter Zustand/ Good, Die ersten 8 Blatt mit Wurmfraßspuren, sonst sehr schön erhalten. First leafes of vol. 1 with traces of book-worm, else fine.. *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei ***

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