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        Anno 1739 die 15. 7bris. Haben Ihro Excell. Herr Frantz Lactantius ... Freyherr von Firmian ... disen Hirsch zu Weithwürth in dem Saltzburgl. geschossen

      Kupferstich von Johann Elias Ridinger 1741. 37x29 cm. H. - Thienemann 257 - Steht mit seinem prächtigen Geweih schreiend im Wasser.

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        The History of the Heavens, considered according to the notions of the poets and philosophers, compared with the doctrines of Moses. To which is added, A Revisal of the Work

      London: Prinied [sic] for J. Osborn; and sold by C. Rivington, C. Davis, T. Longman, T. Astley, S. Austen [and 7 others in London, 1 in Bath], 1741. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Two volumes uniformly bound in contemporary full-leather with matching gilt lettered title pieces within spine compartments; firm, square and very presentable in nicely polished condition; contents very clean and tight, not showing any pen-marks and with no loose leaves; all plates present and in very good shape, bright and sharp; also, this copy not from a library so no such stamps or labels; size: 8vo (215mm x 130mm); collation: pp. x, [2], 288, [8] index; 312, [8] index, 1-[92] A Revisal of the Work, and [25] leaves of plates. Provenance: from the collection of the 18th-century naturalist and scientist William Constable, F.R.S., F.S.A. [1721-1791], with his personal bookplate at the front pastedown of both volumes. A very good set indeed with a notable provenance. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Prior Books]
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        Elemens de geometrie.

      Chez David fils 1741 - - Chez David fils, Paris _1741, in-8 (12,5x20cm), (6) xxiv ; 215pp. (1), relié. - Edition originale ornée de 14 planches de géométries dépliantes. 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. Livres à Figures (6) xxiv ; 215pp. (1) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Regionis, quae est circa Londinum [...]

      Nuremberg, c. 1741. Map. Copper engraving, 50.5 x 57.5 cms, original hand-colour with recent additions (including to the prospect of London and Westminster from the South Bank at the foot of the map), blank verso. The map itself follows Thomas Bowles’ “A New and Correct Map of Thirty Miles round London” published c. 1740. Howgego 88

      [Bookseller: Tim Bryars Ltd]
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        Nicolai Klimii Iter Subterraneum novam telluris theoriam?

      Jacob Preuss,, Copenhagen and Leipzig 1741 - First edition. The Subterranean Voyage of Nicolas Klim is one of the classics of speculative and utopian fiction, written fifteen years after Swift's Gulliver's Travels and often compared favourably with that work. It is the first fully developed novel to be set in the earth's interior, a setting which has been utilised countless times in later science fiction. Klim, a poor student, falls through a hole in the earth just outside the Norwegian town of Bergen and finds himself on the inside of the earth's crust. He lands on the planet Nazar (which orbits a sun at the centre of the earth's cavity) where he finds a nation that lives according to the laws of reason and nature. The peasantry are considered very highly and therefore are the most distinguished class in the state; many of the highest offices are held by women, who are in every way equal to the men. Nazar presents an enlightened utopia, very much in the mould of the ideals of Montesquieu and Voltaire (who Holberg admired enormously) but Klim also travels to other states where the perfect state of society is not so fully developed or is perhaps degenerate, allowing a vivid comparison of political, social and philosophical systems.Holberg (like his hero Klim) was a native of Bergen at a time when Norway and Denmark existed as a twin kingdom. He saw himself as a fully European writer and the equal of the French philosophes. The majority of his works, including the present, first appeared in Latin, the universal language. The adventures of Nicolas Klim were immediately popular and were rapidly translated into all the major European languages. 8vo (168 × 96 m), pp. [ii] 388 with engraved frontispiece, folding map and 2 plates. Fine French eighteenth-century olive morocco gilt. Upper joint just starting, but unobtrusive. Neat inscription to upper forecorner of front free endpaper ?Coll. perf. H. Drury. Harrow. 1822.? Modern bookplates of A.L. McLaughlin and Bent Juel-Jensen. An excellent copy of a work rarely found in such attractive condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Justin Croft Antiquarian Books Ltd ABA]
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      - POEMA HEROICO COM ADVERTENCIAS PRELIMINARES das regras da Poesia Epica, Argumentos e Notas. COMPOSTO PELO ILLUSTRISS. E EXCELLENT. CONDE DA ERICEIRA D. FRANCISCO XAVIER DE MENEZES, DO CONSELHO DE GUERRA DE SUA MAGESTADE, Mestre de Campo General de seus Exercitos, e Deputado da Junta dos Tres Estados, Director, e Censor da Academia Real de Historia Portugueza, Secretario, e Protector da Academia Portugueza, Academico dos Arcades de Roma, e da Sociedade Real de Londres. LISBOA OCCIDENTAL: NA OFFICINA DE ANTONIO ISIDRO DA FONSECA, Anno de 1741. In 4º (de 21x16 cm) com [civ], 411, 149 pags. Encadernação da época em pergaminho flexível. Corte das folhas carminado. Exemplar com selo heraldico de lacre sobre a folha de rosto. Inocêncio III, 86: "Henriqueida; poema heroico, com advertencias preliminares das regras da poesia epica, argumentos e notas. Lisboa, na Offic. de Antonio Isidoro da Fonseca 1741. 4.° de CIV 409 161 pag. Consta de doze cantos em outava rythma. Alguns exemplares trazem no fim, de pag. 154 a 164, a Bibliotheca Ericeiriana, ou catalogo dos livros impressos e manuscriptos, que compuzeram os Condes da Ericeira da familia de Menezes, assim os senhores desta casa como os filhos segundos della, e os de algumas que os Condes da Ericeira hoje possuem. Outros exemplares tenho visto sem o referido Catalogo. O poema, considerado litterariamente, é obra de merito mediocre, na opinião dos criticos, apezar da summa diligencia com que o auctor pretendeu reduzi-lo ás regras e preceitos epicos, de que era perfeito sabedor. O que lhe faltava unicamente era genio e gosto. Entretanto, ninguem negará que a linguagem é pura, e correcta, como o são todas as obras do conde, que foi de certo um dos melhores escriptores do seu tempo. Os exemplares da Henriqueida estiveram mui depreciados Hoje porém, que já são algum tanto raros, subiram de valor, e sei d'alguns vendidos de 800 réis até 1:200. Location/localizacao: raros

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        Venerabilis viri Josephi MariaeS. R. E. Presbyteri CardinalisThomasiiOpera OmniaQua edita, qua nondum vulgata, nunc primum in unum collecta, Polegomenis Tractatibus, Notis, Appendicibus, et vetustissimis anecdotis monimentis ad divinam psalmodiam, et eres Liturgicas pertinentibus auctastudio curaque Josephi Blanchini VeronensisPresbyteri Congregationis Oratorii RomaniTomus PrimusIn Duas Partes DistributusSapientiam ejus enarrabunt gentes, et laudem ejus enuntiabit Ecclesia. Ecclesiastici cap. 39. v. 14

      Rome - Hieronymi Mainardi, 1741 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce collection of psalms from Giuseppe Maria Tomasi, forming part of his complete works. Saint Giuseppe Maria Tomasi di Lampedusa (16491713), often anglicized as Saint Joseph Mary Tomasi, was born at Licata, Sicily, of a princely family. He was an Italian Theatine scholar and reformer, and cardinal. He was beatified by Pope Pius VII in 1803, and was canonized by Pope John Paul II in 1986. To a wide knowledge of Greek, he united the study of Ethiopic, Arabic, Syriac, Chaldaic and Hebrewconverting his master a Jewish rabbi, to Christianity. From the Psalters in these different languages, he collected the titles of the Psalms. He devoted himself to the study of Scripture and the Fathers. Searching the chief libraries, archives, and monuments, he retraced the ancient ecclesiastical discipline and liturgy. In Latin. With monastic bookplate to front pastedown. Including engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, and vignette title page. Bookseller's label of Parker and Son to front pastedown. Condition: In vellum binding. Externally sound, though a little rubbed and with some marks to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Library label to front pastedown. Pages are bright, with just the odd spot (some heavier foxing to pages 505-518. ) Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        La Princess de Cl?ves.

      Compagnie des Libraires Associés,, Paris 1741 - First printed in 1678, with numerous reprints, a milestone in the history of European fiction, generally considered the first historical novel and the first psychological novel. 12mo (161 × 90 mm), pp. [6], 204; [4], 209, [3]. Old ink stain to foot of final leaf, a few tears and paper flaws, the most serious being the upper margin torn away from 2 leaves (2, pp. 109-12) Contemporary calf, gilt panelled spine. Spine rather rubbed and faded. A modest copy. Early engraved bookplate of N.F.B. Le Sage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Justin Croft Antiquarian Books Ltd ABA]
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        Lifs og Lefnets Beskrivelse af Ham self

      i en Epistel til een stoer Mand paa Latine forfatted og nu til fleres Fornøyelse ved en anden paa det Danske Sprog verteret og udgivet. Bergen: Henrich Augustus Weidemann 1741. 224 s. Velholdt eksemplar indbundet i samtidigt spejlbind. Gl. navne på friblad.. Første oversættelse til dansk af "Epistola ad Virum perillustrem", der omfatter de to første levnedsbreve. Oversættelsen er foretaget af Thomas Georg Krogh, der var i slægt med Holberg. Han skriver i forordet, at han har oversat bogen uden først at indhente forfatterens tilladelse "holdende fore, at den Mands Lefnet, der i saa mange Maader har tient til sit Fædrende-Land, maatte for flere en een blive bekiendt, og helst for denne Stads Ind-Byggere, som deraf kand see, at denne deres Lands-Mandicke alleene er dem til ære, men det heele Fædrende-Land til Nytte og Ziirat". Paul Johansen 17,3. Ehr. M. I,111. Bibl. Dan. III,1175

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosells Antikvariat]
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        Acten-mässiger Unterricht, die Chur-Böhmische Wahl-Stimme und deren Ausübung betreffend

      (Wien, Krause) 1741.. gr.-8°. 56, 120 S. (Beilagen). Ldr. d. Zt. Mit Rückengoldprägung, Stehkantenvergold. u. Rückensch. Angeb.: GERMANO SINCERO. Rechts begründete Wahl-Fähigkeit Gr. Königl. Hoheit des Herrn Großherzogen v. Toscana. 1745. 48 S. - Angeb.: Germania triumphans sub Aquila Austriae oder Pragmatischer- und vornemlich ex Ratione Status hergeleitet Beweißthum, daß es des Heil. Röm. Reichs Wohlfahrt hochnothwendig erfordere, mit der freyen Wahl eines Röm. Königs und zukünfftigen Kaysers, bey dem Allerdurchlauchtigsten Ertz-Hause Oesterreich... 1745. 88 S. - Angeb.: COHAUSEN, J. H. Novus Solis Colossus Panegyrico-Synchairistico-Symbolicus ad summam gloriam serenissimi Lotharingiae et Magni Hetruriae Ducis, Francisci, feliciter electi et coronati romanorum Imperiatoris Caesaris, ejusque serenissimae conjugis, Mariae Theresiae. 1745. 46 S.

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        Regionis, quae est circa Londinum, specialis repræsentatio geographica, ex autographo majori Londinensi desumta

      Nuremburg: Homann heirs, 1741. Copper-engraved map, with full original colour. 21 x 24 inches. A very fine map of Greater London, by one of the period's leading cartographers An attractive map of London and the adjacent counties: Hertfordshire, Middlesex, Surrey, Kent and Essex, beneath which is a bird's-eye view of the city from the south. The Homann heirs were the inheritors of J. B. Homann's publishing firm, one of the leading cartographical houses in Germany during the 18th century.

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      Halle. 1741-1752.. Nine volumes in all, with the Tomo Chachi Mico plate appearing as the frontispiece in the first. First volume (thick quarto) in contemporary three-quarter speckled vellum and boards, seven volumes in later plain wrappers, and one volume in modern brown cloth. Tomo Chachi Mico plate in first volume trimmed close, worn on edges. Uniformly internally clean. Very good. The first volume lacks the two maps. A virtually complete collection of these vital sources for the early history of Georgia. The 1741 collected edition (after the originals issued separately in parts beginning in 1735) of the first six parts of these important annual accounts of the Salzburger settlements in Georgia, commonly known as "the Salzburger Tracts," here accompanied by six additional continuations and two partial anthologies. These settlements began when a group of German settlers from Salzburg, fleeing religious persecution at home, accepted the invitation of Gen. James Oglethorpe, the founder of Georgia, to settle there in 1734. By 1741 some twelve hundred Salzburgers were living in Georgia, and these volumes are both a history and a promotional work for further settlement. Included in the first (and most important) volume is the original relation, AUSFUHRLICHE NACHRICHT, nearly three thousand pages long, followed by the first five continuations. The six later continuations are each bound separately. "This series of NACHRICHTEN is one of the most important source works on the history of Georgia, being the contemporary accounts of the German settlements in the province..." - De Renne. Of special note in the first volume is the folding plate of the Lower Creek chief, Tomo Chachi Mico, standing majestically with his arm around the shoulder of his nephew, Tooanahowi, who is holding his clan symbol of an eagle. Tomo Chachi welcomed and was helpful to the first Georgia settlers, and accompanied Gen. Oglethorpe on a trip to London in 1734. This portrait is based on a painting executed at that time by William Verelst (the original of which is now at Winterthur). A British mezzotint artist soon produced the first print version of the portrait, which the present engraving closely copies. It is one of only a handful of life portraits of American Indians created in the 18th century, and one of only two such relating to southern tribes (the other is Cunne Shote, a Cherokee chief who visited London in 1762). Following the 1741 production, this offering includes six additional annual continuations and two anthologies. They are: 1) SIEBENTE CONTINVATION DER AUSFÜHRLICHEN NACHRICHT VON DEN SALTZBURGISCHEN EMIGRANTEN.... Halle. 1741. [52],361- 704pp. (lacking the last twelve pages) plus folding table. Largely unopened. 2) NUENTE CONTINVATION DER AUSFÜHRLICHEN NACHRICHT VON DEN SALTZBURGISCHEN EMIGRANTEN.... Halle. 1743. [4],[1015]-1270pp. 3) ZEHENTE CONTINVATION DER AUSFÜHRLICHEN NACHRICHT VON DEN SALTZBURGISCHEN EMIGRANTEN.... Halle. 1744. [24],[1771]- 1930pp., without the misnumbering of p.1802 as 8002 found in some copies. Partially unopened. 4) ELFTE CONTINVATION DER AUSFÜHRLICHEN NACHRICHT VON DEN SALTZBURGISCHEN EMIGRANTEN.... Halle. 1745. [12],[1931]- 2138pp. Partially unopened. 5) ZWÖLTE CONINVATION DER AUSFÜHRLICHEN NACHRICHT VON DEN SALTZBURGISCHEN EMIGRANTEN.... Halle. 1746. [12],[2139]- 2270pp., lacking the appended Register (eighteen leaves). 6) DER DRE YZEHENTEN CONTINVATION DERER AUSFÜHRLICHEN NACHRICHT VON DEN SALTZBURGISCHEN EMIGRANTEN.... Halle. 1749. [20],[73]-203pp. 7) DER AUSFUHRLICHEN NACHRICHTEN VON DER KONIGLICH- GROSS-BRITANNISCHEN COLONIE SALTZBURGISCHER EMIGRANTEN IN AMERICA.... Halle. 1746. [64],358,[2]pp. Intended to reprint the sixth through the twelfth continuations, only the first continuation intended for this volume is present. That being said, the numerous separate continuations listed above plus this comprise, to this point, a complete assemblage of all continuations save the one for 1742. 8) DER AUSFUHRLICHEN NACHRICHTEN VON DER KONIGLICH-GROSS-BRITANNISCHEN COLONIE SALTZBURGISCHER EMIGRANTEN IN AMERICA.... Halle. 1752. [26],30,537-770pp. Largely unopened. The last of the anthologies, intended to reprint the thirteenth through the eighteenth continuations, present here is solely the continuation for 1752. Combined with the separate 1749 continuation listed above, five continuations from this last group are lacking. Despite a few missing texts, this offering is an impressive run of the extraordinarily scarce Salzburger tracts. While it is possible the separate issues listed above were removed from anthologies, it is more likely they are the original separate issues for their respective years, and as such they are of the greatest rarity. The De Renne library possessed only the seventeenth and eighteenth continuations in the separate issue. A simply exhaustive chronicle of the Germans in Georgia, considered by far the best account of the region for its time. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 741/234, 740/314. BAGINSKY GERMAN AMERICANA 305. JCB (1)III:541. SABIN 98133. HOWES U27, "b." DE RENNE, pp.57-68. Bradford Swan, "Prints of the American Indian, 1670-1775" in BOSTON PRINTS AND PRINTMAKERS (Boston, 1973).

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        The Gigantick History of the Two Famous Giants, and Other Curiosities in Guildhall. Together with: Volume the Second: Which Comprises the History of Guildhall, London. With Other Curious Matters

      London: Boreman, Thomas, 1741. Two volumes. xvi, 112; 128pp. First volume is the third edition; second volume is the second edition. Volume one with woodcut frontispiece of the two giants and one other full-page woodcut; volume two with woodcut frontispiece showing the Guildhall. Describes the history of Gog and Magog, as well as the iconography of the statues and images in the Guildhall, and an account of the Lord Mayor’s Show. According to Gerald Gottlieb, who cites Volume the Second only, these books are the early volumes in the Gigantick Histories series, which were published from 1740-1742. Thomas Boreman was the first English publisher of books for children. He believed that instruction for children should be accompanied by “diversion and entertainment.” He offered his miniature publications in two volumes so that a child could easily fit it in his pocket. In the original Dutch floral paste-paper boards. Rear cover of the first volume has been expertly reattached; final leaf of the second volume has been lifted from inside rear cover with no loss of text. An unusually fine, fresh set of this rare children’s book. (2 3/8 by 1 15/16; 61x50mm).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        [A set of four ornithological prints]

      London: Josephus Sympson, 1741. Large folio. (16 1/2 x 20 5/16 inches). Without text (as issued). 4 copper-engraved plates by Josephus Sympson after Marmaduke Cradock, window-mounted within a modern cloth box, leather lettering-piece. A fine lively series featuring at least 16 different species of birds. Cradock was born at Somerton, near Ilchester, in Somerset in about 1660. He was apprenticed to a house painter in London, but at the end of the apprenticeship turned to painting animals, birds and still life. His success with private patrons was limited and, in the main, he produced pictures for dealers. The DNB describes his work for Josephus Sympson as being `very spirited' and notes that it was not until after his death that the 'merits of his pictures were recognised, and they rose in value'. Walpole praised some of his work, and examples are included in Lord Derby's famous collection at Knowsley and the Yale Centre for British Art. The subjects of the plates are as follows: 1. A kestrel (?) carries off a chick, whilst a cock and hen and their four remaining chicks take flight, looking on are a pea-hen (?) and a barn owl, whilst a wren and a tit squabble on a roof nearby. 2. A cock pheasant stands guard on a stump, a juvenile pheasant makes off with an ear of corn, at a stream close by two kingfishers perch, on the banks of the stream a family of ducks (a drake, the female and 4 ducklings) feed, above them a third kingfisher flies off, in the background a duck sits on her nest. 3. A pigeon stands on a block of masonry, watched by a tit, a robin and a second pigeon, a short-tailed parrot perches on a nearby branch, above a pair of lapwings. 4. A woodpecker returns to the nest-hole to be greeted by its mate, on a nearby branch three sparrows perch, to the right of them are a pair of swallows and a fourth sparrow preening itself.

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        The British Empire in America, Containing the History of the Discovery, Settlement, Progress and State of the British Colonies on the Continent and Islands of America

      J. Brotherton, J. Clarke et al, London, 1741. Second Edition. Hardcover (rebound in leather). Very Good Condition. 2 volumes attractively rebound in modern full crushed green morocco in an antique style, spines uniformly sunned to brown. Complete with 8 maps. Light offsetting to maps, map of the Americas starting to split at one fold, chip to Barbados map just touching border, some toning to leaves, minor staining to titles with author's name mounted to both (Oldmixon's name was omitted from the title pages of the 2nd edition). Expanded and edited edition, originally printed in 1708. The folding maps depict: North America, New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania; New Foundland and New Scotland; Virginia and Maryland; Carolina; Barbados; St. Christopher Island; and Jamaica.& & "In the first edition there is much relative to Pennsylvania, apparently derived from personal communication with William Penn, but it is omitted or abridged in the edition of 1741; while on the other hand, the history is continued in the latter down to the date of its publication. The story of William Penn and the Indian princess, as related by himself to the author, is first given in the second edition. So much as relates to Carolina is reprinted in Carroll’s “Collections,” Vol. II." Sabin 57157. Howes O61 Size: Octavo (8vo). 2-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: History; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 042437. .

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      London. 1741.. [2],12,10,14,12,21,18pp. Folio. Contemporary three-quarter calf and marbled boards. Front board nearly detached and held by one cord, boards worn and rubbed. Front fly leaf torn at upper corner. Withal a nice copy in contemporary, unsophisticated condition. In a half morocco box. Prints the charters of Maryland (in Latin), Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts Bay, and Georgia. The first collected edition of American colonial charters, all foundation documents for the respective states. "Each charter is printed with its own signature-marks and pagination as if for separate publication" - De Renne. An important American constitutional item. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 741/99. DE RENNE, pp.91- 94. JCB (3)I:678. SABIN 41430.

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        Curiosities of the Tower of London

      London: Boreman, Thomas, 1741. Two volumes. 124 (4); 125, (3) pp. Second edition. Volume one with woodcut frontispiece and twelve full-page woodcuts; volume two with woodcut frontispiece and one full-page woodcut. Presents young readers with a history of London's landmark, spending considerable space on the animals that were once housed there and touching on its other uses since its construction in 1066. Thomas Boreman was the first English publisher of books for children. He believed that instruction for children should be accompanied by "diversion and entertainment." He offered his miniature publications in two volumes so as not to create a book so large that a child could not fit it in his pocket. In the original Dutch paste-paper floral boards. Small marginal tear to preliminary leaf in volume two, few margins slightly shaved, else an unusually fine, fresh set of this rare children's book. (Bondy p. 21; Gottlieb 173; Welsh 1408). (2 3/8 by 1 15/16; 61x50mm).

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        MAP: WORLD MAP - Planisphae Riumterrestre Cum Globo Coel Et Terr Et Sphaerm

      Leipzig, 1741 >>FRAMED AND GLAZED (UV-Blocking Non Glare)<< / [Engraved by Bernigeroth]. Hand coloured. Very decorative double hemisphere map. CALIFORNIA IS DEPICTED AS AN ISLAND with a flat northern coast. Australia includes the western and northern coasts and the discoveries of Van Diemen. There are numerous Pacific islands including much of the western coastline of New Zealand. Five astronomical diagrams decorate the top of the map. At the base are a pair of globes and an armillary sphere, which is surrounded by putti using a variety of scientific instruments. The background is taken from a map by Homann displaying natural phenomenon such as volcanoes, earthquakes, water spouts and a rainbow. If you want to receive the frame with the map, ask for a shipping quote. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

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        Six Plates from Tombeaux des Princes, des Grands Capitaines et autres hommes illustres qui ont fleuri dans la Grande-Bretagne

      Paris: for MacSwinney,, [1741] . Within mounts c.630 × 400 mm. Copper engravings with etching. Light toning overall, but otherwise very good. A rather raffish character, McSwiny made and lost "a moderate younger brother&#39;s fortune" as a theatrical impresario in London. With the failure of Handel&#39;s Teseo in 1713 he was bankrupted and forced to flee abroad. Settling in Italy he continued to act as an agent for Italian opera in London, recruiting singers and recommending operas, but also moved into the commissioning of works of art from young Italian painters. It was McSwiny&#39;s patronage that helped establish the close connection between Canaletto and England. In the 1720s he commissioned a team of Venetian and Bolognese artists, including Canaletto, Cimaroli, Creti and Ricci, to produce a series of capriccio landscapes featuring allegorical tombs celebrating great men of recent English history. The Duke of Richmond was an important patron of the enterprise, acquiring at least ten of the paintings, and in the 1730s a prospectus was issued inviting subscriptions from "the Ladies and Gentlemen of Taste of Great Britain" for a volume of engravings based on the paintings. These were finally produced in Paris in 1741 drawn by Creti&#39;s pupil Domenico Maria Fratta and employing some of the finest French engravers of the period, including Tardieu, Beauvais and Cochin. Each finely-engraved plate features a ruined classical tomb rendered in superb architectural detail within an Italianate landscape. These serve as the setting for complex allegorical scenes illustrative of the quotations from ancient authors which serve as captions. The collection was described by Cohen-De Ricci as "très rare.

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      - POR MONSIEUR PECQUET. TRADUCIDO DEL IDIOMA FRANCES AL CASTELLANO POR DON JOSEPH ANTONIO DE ABREU Y BERTODANO, Cavallero del Orden de Santiago. Año 1741. CON LICENCIA. EN MADRID: En la Oficina de Diego Miguel de Peralta. In 8º (de 15x11 cm) com [78], 133 pags. Encadernação da época em pergaminho flexível com título manuscrito na lombada. [EN] Work on the 'art of negotiating with sovereigns' or 'art of the state protocol'. Binding: comtemporary flexible vellum. Location/localizacao:

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        The Anatomy Of The Human Bones And Nerves : With An Account Of The Reciprocal Motions Of The Heart, And A Description Of The Human Lacteal Sac And Duct

      printed for Mr W Monro and W Drummond, sold by them & other booksellers, Edinburgh , 1741 . 3rd edition. . Calf, G. x+324+iv+80pp, upper board detached & leather rather worn & rubbed, title a little grubby with an old ownership inscription, lacks the front & rear endpapers as well as the final blank, a fair copy. The work contains a separate title page for that part of the work on the Nerves & Heart. Ex Library [ Royal College of Surgeons Ireland ] with a single ink stamp. Third edition of a popular account of human anatomy which Monro had originally published in 1726. Unillustrated it was intended to complement his demonstrations on human anatomy which he had begun in 1720 at Surgeons&#39; Hall in Edinburgh Medical School ( he would petition Edinburgh town council in 1725 for a more secure teaching location after accusations of grave robbing by he & his students led to rioting by the locals ). The book was popular due to Monro&#39;s &#39;fine observational and expository skills&#39;. [DNB].

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        The builder&#146;s jewel: or, the youth&#146;s instructor, and workman&#146;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&#146;s, and Arcades. Together With Fourteen Varieties of Raking, Circular, Scroll&#146;d, Compound, and Contracted Pediments; and the true Formation and Accadering of their Raking and returned Cornices; and Mouldings for Capping their Dentules and Modilions. II. Block and Cantaliver Cornices, Rustick Quoins, Cornices proportioned to Rooms, Angle Brackets, Mouldings for Tabernacle Framer, Pannelling, and Centering for Groins, Truss&#146;d Partitions, Girders, Roofs, and Domer. With a Section of the Dome of St. Paul&#146;s, London. The Whole illustrated by upwards of 2

      London: printed for R. Ware, at the Bible and Sun in Amen-Corner, near Pater-Noster-Row, , MDCCXLI. [1741]. First Edition. Full Calf. Fine. First appearance of this pattern book, a cornerstone text of the eighteenth century architect-builder. 16mo: 24pp, with engraved frontispiece and 99 numbered plates (no. 72 provided in perfect facsimile on laid paper). Beautifully bound in period-style full speckled calf by Fitterer, boards framed with double gilt fillets, spine in five compartments between raised bands ruled in gilt, red morocco lettering piece gilt, end papers renewed. Fine, square, tight binding, text clean and bright with rich impressions of the plates. Provenance: in script to the front fly leaf, "Isaac Walfords Book / Stowey [?] 10th May 1815." Archer 377.1. Goldsmiths&#39;-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&#39;s books were enormously influential in the American colonies, and Washington drew upon plate 75 of The Builder&#39;s Jewel for the rusticated wood siding at Mount Vernon. Langley was thought to be an important Freemason; the frontispiece contains many examples of Masonic symbolism found in the first three degrees of Freemasonry. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        The Shepherd of Banbury&#39;s Rules to Judge the Changes of the Weather... ; The Practical Farmer; or the Hertfordshire Husbandman Part I and Part II; The Timber-Tree Improved...Part I and II [3 Works Bound Into One]

      W.Bickerton, 1741. Hardback, no dust-wrapper. 3 works bound into one: 1st work - John Claridge, The Shepherd of Banbury&#39;s Rules to judge of the Changes of the Weather, Grounded on Forty Years of Experience, Printed for W. Bickerton, London, 1744, viii, 64pp, facsimile titlepage. 2nd work - William Ellis, The Practical Farmer; or, the Hertfordshire Husbandman, Part I - 4th edition 1742, Part II - 2nd edition 1741, Printed for T. Astley, London, pp. iv, 171, 4, 228, (8). 3rd work - William Ellis, The Timber-Tree Improved: or, the Best Practical Methods of Improving Different Lands with Proper Timber, Part I - 3rd edition 1742, Part II - 1st edition 1742, Printed for and sold by T. Osborne, London, pp. vi, 110, viii, 207. 20cm x 13cm. Boards rubbed. Spine worn. Corners slightly bumped. Inner hinges split. Annotations to front pastedown. Occasional pencil marking or annotating to text.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

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        Dei Gran duchi di Toscana della Real Casa de' Medici protettori delle Lettere, e delle Belle Arti, ragionamenti istorici

      Appresso Gio. Battista Recurti,, Venezia, 1741 - In-folio (cm. 43), pp. (4) xxiv, 192 (14). Bell'antiporta allegorica e 10 tavole di ritratti fuori testo. Il tutto finemente inciso in rame. Frontespizio in rosso e nero con vignetta centrale, testate e bei capolettera. Legatura coeva in mezza pergamena e cartonato marmorizzato. Dorso liscio con titoli manoscritti. Esemplare genuino, marginoso e ben conservato. Opera elegantemente impressa e rara quando completa nella parte iconografica. Le bibliografie (vedi Morazzoni) hanno spesso creato confusione circa l'esatta collazione che, con responso definitivo, deve possedere antiporta e 10 ritratti fuori testo (come i lpresente esemplare). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Denkwürdiger und nützlicher Antiquarius des Elb-Stroms Welcher die wichtigsten und angenehmsten geograph-histor- und politischen Merkwürdigkeiten, von dessen Ursprunge an, bis er sich in die Ost-See ergießt, darstellet; Anbey Eine genaue und ausführliche Erzählung von aller Städte, Schlösser, Festungen, Klöster, Flecken, Dörfer etc. etc. ... Zum Nutzen der Reisenden und anderer Liebhaber seltener und sehenswürdiger Sachen ... nunmehro als ein Dritter Band des Rheinischen Antiquarii gesammlet, und nebst einem Anhang Von der Insel Heiligenland Mit histor-geograph- und politischen Anmerkungen, ... Von dem Nachforscher In Historischen Dingen

      Frankfurt, Stock 1741. 18 cm. 2 Teile in 1 Band. (8, einschl. Frontispiz), 822, (16) Seiten mit gestochenem Frontispiz, 3 mehrfach gefalteten Karten, 13 Kupfertafeln von Johann Wilhelm Stör und anderen sowie 1 Textillustration, Pergamentband der Zeit - Canz S. 45 - Schleswig-H. LB 162 - Thieme / Becker 32, 91 (Stör) - Ausführliche Schilderung der Landschaft und Nebenflüsse der Elbe, die Städte, ihre Geschichte und Sehenswürdigkeiten, der Fischreichtum und seine kulinarische Verwendung, Tätigkeiten der Fischer und die Formalitäten an den 48 Zollstationen zwischen Böhmen und Hamburg (Canz). Karten: Ursprung und Oberlauf der Elbe, Elbe von der Quelle bis Dessau, Elbe von Magdeburg bis zur Mündung; Tafeln mit Ansichten: Riesengebirge von Warmbad aus, Kuckucksbad, Neu-Birkstein, Festung Königstein, Schloß Pillnitz, Dresden Gesamtansicht, Dresdener Brücke, Kurfürstlich-sächsische Post-Säulen, Zerbster Roland, Schloß Friederikenberg, Magdeburg, Magdeburger Dom, Hamburg; Textillustration: Grundriß des "französischen Dorfes" von Pillnitz. Stellenweise etwas fleckig, Titelblatt mit Tintenfleck und hinterlegt, 1 Blatt unten mit kleinem Ausschnitt, sonst gutes Exemplar -

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        Catalogo degli ordini religiosi Della Chiesa Militante Espressi Immagini, e spiegati con una breve narrazione, offerta alla santita&#39; di N. S. Clemente XI. Delle Vergini a Dio dedicate

      Roma, Rossi 1741.. Terza edizione. kl.-4°. Dopeltit., 2 Bll., 107 (v. 108) Kupfertaf. Mit je 1 Textbl., 2 Bll. (Index). Pgmt. d. Zt. mit tlw. abgeblättertem Rückensch. Ausschn. am Tit. hinterlegt. 5 Taf. m. Randeinriß. Sonst in sehr gutem Zustand. - (Ordinum religiosorum In Ecclesia Militanti) Lipperh. 1683 - Band 2 der dreibändigen Ordenskleidungs-Beschreibung, die Frauenorden enthaltend. Jeder Taf. ist ein zweisprachiger, lateinisch-italienischer Text gegenübergestellt. Die Taf. 58 "S. Fructuosi" fehlt.

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        The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer, Modernis&#39;d by Several Hands Vol III

      London: Mr Ogle, 1741. Front free endpaper almost loose. Titles all underlined in red on title page. Joints of spine both cracked.. Wear to extremities and surfaces of covers. . Edition Not Stated.. Full Leather. Good. 200mm Tall, 8vo.

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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

      The Hague: Pierre Paupie, 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.. First Edition Thus. Leather. Good/No Jacket [as issued]. 18mo..

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        Dei Gran Duchi di Toscana della Real Casa de&#39; Medici, protettori delle lettere, e delle belle arti, ragionamenti istorici

      Venice: Giovanni Battistia Recurti, 1741. First edition. Hard cover. Fine/A fine specimen of Venetian book arts of the 18th century. The text is basically a vehicle for the nine full-page portraits of Medici dukes by Campiglia, which are highly realized and vivid. Almost as compelling are the views of the major cities of Tuscany engraved by the Venetian book illustrator Giuseppe Filosi (who had "borrowed" the idea from the headpieces by Visentini illustrating the 1738 edition of Guicciardini). The very feel of the paper gives off a sensation of luxury. All collations call for nine portraits, as in this copy, although copies exist with extra plates inserted.. Royal Folio (47cm); [2], xxiv, 192, [14] pages, and 9 full page portraits after Giandomenico Campiglia. Title page in red and black, with complicated allegorical device by Giuseppe Filosi; 8 chapter head pieces by Filosi showing the cities of Tuscany, and 9 tail pieces (some duplicate images) also by Filosi. Engraved initials. Bound in contemporary full vellum over boards, with recent leather title label. Edges stained blue. Very light marginal dampstain in 19th quire, else a bright, crisp, fresh and nearly pristine copy. References: Morazzoni, 217; Brunet (1842) I:314.

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        Consulti medici.

      Venezia, Franesco Pitteri 1741 3 volumi rilegati in 1 In-8, occhiello, antiporta dell'autore inciso da Filosi, pp. 42, 206; (1cb), 8, 222; (1cb), 4, 202, 2, piena pergamena coeva con margiali segni d'uso.

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      London.: Printed for John Wilford, at the Three Flower-de-Luces, in the Old Bailey., 1741. ... "FROM THE YEAR ONE THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED TO THE PRESENT TIME. COLLECTED AND COMPILED FROM ABOVE ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY DIFFERENT AUTHORS, SEVERAL SCARCE PIECES AND SOME ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPTS, COMMUNICATED TO THE EDITOR. TO WHICH IS ADDED, AN APPENDIX OF MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS, IN LATIN AND ENGLISH. LIKEWISE CHRONOLOGICAL TABLES, AND AN INDEX TO THE WHOLE."... [iv, (8), 788pp, 42pg Appendix, 2pg Index]... Rebound in beautiful dark brown calf leather with raised spine bands, red leather title label and gilt lettering in spine compartment, decorative gilt outlining on front and back boards, marbled endpapers. Title page has red and black lettering. Text has engraved drop caps for each chapter... Title page has been repaired...Clean for the most part and very reabable...Intermintent toning...Heavy volume, additional shipping and handling will apply.... First Edition. Full-Leather. Near Fine.. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        Catalogue des Livres de feu M. Lancelot, de l&#39;Academie Royale des Belles-Lettres

      Woodcut device on title. 4 p.l., 424 (i.e. 416) pp., 76* pp. 8vo, cont. mottled calf, flat spine richly gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: G. Martin, 1741. The scarce sale catalogue of the library of Antoine Lancelot (1675-1740), French historian and archeologist and Inspector of the Collège Royal, who assisted Bayle with his Dictionnaire Critique and worked with Mabillon on various scholarly projects. Lancelot served as under-librarian of the Collège Mazarin where he deciphered many of its early manuscripts and arranged the archives. This was a large and fine library of 6000 lots (often with several books in a lot), particularly rich in French history, and including 240 manuscripts. In his introduction, Martin explains that he has reprinted Lancelot&#39;s own manuscript catalogue with his notes, though somewhat differently classified. The second part, lots numbered 4,745 to 6,000, lists the books acquired by him after the completion of Lancelot&#39;s own catalogue. Very nice copy with the scarce supplement. &#10087; Biographie Universelle, Vol. 23, pp. 322-24. Gustave Brunet, Dictionnaire de Bibliologie Catholique, col. 479-"Catalogue important." Grolier Club, Printed Catalogues of French Books Auctions...1643-1830, 59. Peignot, p. 107. Pollard & Ehrman no. 278. .

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        La Famille de Marêchal [Pl. 40]

      Paris: Moyreau, 1741. Hand-coloured engraving on laid paper by Moyreau. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling and minor foxing, mild rippling, and a small stain in the top right corner of the sheet. A few small brown and black spots in the left margin. 14 1/4 x 18 3/4 inches. 18 5/8 x 23 3/4 inches. A fine composition showing a soldier or cavalryman returning home to his family. This beautifully coloured print is one of many engravings Jean Moyreau (1690-1762) made of Wouwerman&#39;s paintings. Born into a family of Dutch artists in Haarlem in 1619, the prolific draughtsman and painter Philips Wouwerman was primarily renowned for his lively battle and hunting scenes. After an early elementary introduction to the art of painting by his father, Paulus Joostens, he trained with the landscape painter Jan Wynants (1620-1679) and briefly worked in the Hamburg studio of the history painter Everard Decker (d. 1647) around 1638. Wouwerman later returned to Haarlem, where he joined the Guild of St. Luke, which later elected him to the office of vinder in 1646. His elegantly rendered, distinctive works, which are characterized by their luminous colour and detailed, animated treatment of figures and landscape alike, were extremely popular in the seventeenth century as well as the nineteenth century, during which they were zealously collected. In addition to his hunting scenes, Wouwerman&#39;s varied and substantial repertoire of subjects included military and battle scenes, landscapes, travellers, animals and genre subjects. Cf. Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs, vol 14, p. 723

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        The North- American?s Almanack, And Gentleman?s and Lady?s Diary, For the Year of our Lord Christ 1776

      Thomas, Edes, & Hall, Pamphlet format, 8vo, stitched self wrappers, 24pp. Some browning and foxing, early child?s scribbling in bottom margin of title, and the usual corner folds. Overall in very good condition, better than you normally see for almanacs of this period. What makes this almanac unique is that Sterns (1741-1809) included an account of Lexington and Concord, which has been attributed to William S, Gordon. Although Sterns was believed to have Tory leanings, and served time in jail for it, this commentary appears to present more of American perspective. This first hand report of the start of the American Revolution begins with an account of how British soldiers fired on dispersing American militia at Lexington, and how a more organized group of the American militia fired back at the British at Concord ("The Shot Heard Round The World?) sending them into retreat. Sagendorph: America and Her Almanacs. Evans 14473.

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      - ANNÉE MDCCXLI [1741] CONTENANT Les Naissances des Princes & Princesses de l&#146;Europe. Les Archevêques [etc]. Les Maréchau de France [etc]. Les Coseils du Roy; les Départemens des Sécretaires d&#146;État [etc]. Le Parlement, la Chambre de Comptes [etc]. L&#146;Université, les Académies, les Bibliotheques publiques, &c. Les Fermiers Généraux, les Receveurs Généraux des Finances [etc] la Compagnie des Indes, &c. A PARIS, DE L&#146;Imprimerie de la Veuve d&#146;Houry. 1741. In 8º (de 19x12 cm) com 434 pags. Encadernação rendilhada inteira de marroquim castanho, decoração francesa «à la dentelle», de roda na periferia e de pequenos ferros soltos, formando barra, na parte interior, em ambas as pastas. Lombada de cinco nervuras decorada com flores-de-lis ao centro das casas. Seixas douradas e corte das folhas brunido a ouro fino. Guardas em papel de cetim de fantasia, da época, com elementos de decoração floral gravados a ouro. Ao centro de ambas as pastas, as armas de Carlos III, futuro rei de Espanha, encimadas por côroa real e pendente o Tosão de Ouro. Exemplar com a seguinte anotação coeva ms. no verso do frontispício:«El Rey se digno darmelo en 5 de // Febrero de1741//», seguida de uma assinatura que não conseguimos decifrar. [EN] Binding: contemporary full calf (brown full morocco). A superbly gilt baroque binding, known as 'french decor style à la dentelles': rolled tools together with single tools gilt at folders. Five fleurs-de-lis at spine. Paper cut gilt and burnished. Contemporary endpapers in satin fantasy patterns with elements of gold and engraved floral decoration. At the center of both folders, the arms of Charles III King of Spain, surmounted by the Royal Crown and, pending, the order of the Golden Fleece. On the back of the title page, the following handwritten note: 'The King himself gave it to me. February 5, 1741" followed by a signature that we can not decipher. Location/localizacao: raros

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        The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer, Modernis&#39;d by Several Hands Vol III

      London: Mr Ogle, 1741. Front free endpaper almost loose. Titles all underlined in red on title page. Joints of spine both cracked.. Wear to extremities and surfaces of covers. . Edition Not Stated.. Full Leather. Good. 200mm Tall, 8vo.

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        Globi Coelestis in Tabulas planas redacti pars I..

      Globo celeste proiettato sul piano, Parte I. Rappresenta le stelle fisse alla fine dell?Anno Domini 1730 secondo le regole dell?aritmetica e della geometria. Vista interna dell?emisfero Nord incentrata sul polo equatoriale settentrionale in una proiezione gnomica e in una declinazione di 45° Nord. Rappresenta anche il percorso delle comete C/1590 E1 (studiata da Tycho Brahe), C/1618 W1 (Johannes Kepler), C/1652 Y1 (Johannes Hevelius), 1P/1682 Q1 [Halley?s Comet] (Johannes Hevelius), C/1683 O1 (Johannes Hevelius) e C/1699 D1 (Giovanni Domenico Cassini). La cometa del 1692, osservata da Philippe de la Hire, sembra non essere menzionata nelle moderne cometografie. Incisa tra il 1716 e il 1724. Ritocchi di colore. Dimensioni 585x500. The celestial globe projected on to a plane, Part I. Depicting the fixed stars for the end of the year of Christ 1730 according to the rules of arithmetic and geometry. Internal view of the northern hemisphere centred on the northern equatorial pole in a gnomonic projection down to the declination 45° North. Also depicted are the paths of the comets C/1590 E1 (observed by Tycho Brahe), C/1618 W1 (Johannes Kepler), C/1652 Y1 (Johannes Hevelius), 1P/1682 Q1 [Halley?s Comet] (Johannes Hevelius), C/1683 O1 (Johannes Hevelius) and C/1699 D1 (Giovanni Domenico Cassini). The comet of 1692 (observed by Philippe de la Hire) does not seem to be mentioned in modern cometographies. Engraved between 1716 and 1724. Copperplate with fine later hand colour, with margins, in very good condition Norimberga Nurnberg Whitfield, Mapping of the Heavens, pp. 93, 96-97. Tooley, R.V., Maps and Map-Makers. p. 27.

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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....

      A Anneci, chez J. B. Burdet, (1741). 1741 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).

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        Ducatus Mutinensis Regiensis et Carpiensis

      Carta geografica tratta dal Atlas Novus sive tabulae geographicae totius orbis edito nel 1741. La carta è incisa dal figlio Albrecht Karl Seutter, che alcuni indicano anche come autore dell?opera. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Geographic map, taken from the Atlas Novus sive tabulae geographicae totius orbis published in 1741. The map has been engraved by the son Albrecht Karl Seutter, described by many also as the author of the work. Copperplate, contemporary colour, in excellent condition. Ausburg Ausburg Terre di Longobardia 130. 570 490

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        Heelkundige onderwyzingen, waar in alles wat ter heling en genezing der uiterlyke gebreken behoort, benevens de maniere van verbinden, gevonden word, zynde te gelyk met een goed getal werktuigen, tot de heelkonst dienende, voorzien ... twee delen.

      , Amsterdam : By de Janssoons van Waesberge, 1741 1741 Gebonden in lederen banden, 2 volumes, illustraties, 4°,1278pp. + register 58pp. Mooie set! Twee delen, met 26 uitslaande gegraveerde platen,+ 2 volbladgravures en 9 vignetten. Deel I : titelgravure/ titelpagina met vignet/ vignetten : 1(opdrachtpagina), 2(42), 3(443), 4(596)/ uitslaande gegraveerde platen : I(12-13), II(36-37), III(116-117), IV(138-139), V(170-171), VI(254-255), VII(516-517), VIII(564-565), IX(596-597)/ volbladgravure : I( 575). Deel II : titelpagina met vignet/ uitslaande gegraveerde platen : X(662-663, maar plaat zelf vermeldt pp.643), XI(672-673, vermeldt 675), XII(714-715), XIII(730-731), XIV(786-787, vermeldt 789), XV( 842-843, vermeldt 845), XVI( 854-855, vermeldt 856), XVII(884-885), XVIII(900-901), XVIIII(978-979, vermeldt 981), XX(1002-1003), XXI(1010-1011), XXII(1020-1021, vermeldt 1023), XXIII(1050-1051), XXIX(1094-1095, vermeldt 1097), XXV(1128-1129, vermeldt 1131), XXVI(1176-1177)/ vignetten : 5(821), 6(875), 7(1096), 8(1120), 9(einde Bladwyzer= eind deel II)/ volbladgravure : 2(543 ).

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        Codex antiquissimus a Rufio Turcio Aproniano V. C. distinctus et emendatus qui nunc Florentiae in bibliotheca mediceo - laurentiana adservatur bono publico typis descriptus anno MDCCXLI.

      Typis Mannianis 1741 In 8, pp. (4) + XXVI + 460 con una antip. archit. e inc. Testo in caratteri a imitazione del codice in rosso e in nero. Edizione in "fac - simile" di questo codice mediceo conservato alla Laurenziana. ITA

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      Nella Stamperia di Francesco Moucke 1741-42 Due volumi di cm. 19, pp. lxii (2) 379 (1); xxvii (1) 392. Bel ritratto dell'autore all'antiporta del primo volume, frontespizi in rosso e nero con Frullone inciso. Solida ed elegante legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle, dorsi a nervi con titoli e fregi in oro. Tagli superiori dorati, esemplare stampato su carta vergata, in barbe e con testimoni. In ottimo stato di conservazione. Stimata edizione citata dalla Crusca. Cfr. Razzolini e Gamba (535) il quale ci informa che "...Buona edizione... I versi, che furono od ommessi o dimezzati per ottenere dalla Censura la permissione della stampa, si trovano in qualche esemplare diligentemente suppliti a mano...". Ed è quest'ultimo il caso della nostra copia, in cui le parti mancanti sono completate in bella e chiara grafia ottocentesca.

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        Album of 50 botanical paintings on vellum, 25 of which feature South African plants. Executed 1777-1780.

      Folio album (mount dimensions 460 x 375 mm, vellum sheet dimensions 340 x 255 mm), comprising one manuscript calligraphic title 'Drawings by Elizabeth [Montagu] Duchess of Manchester' and 50 botanical paintings, body- and watercolours on vellum, the vellums mounted within green wash frame borders on heavy card, the vellums numbered consecutively 1-50, and botanical names in Latin and English, with places of origin, in pen on versos; contemporary straight-grained morocco, elaborate gilt panels with green and yellow morocco overlays with greek key border, floral border, gilt greek key dentelles, spine with elaborate gilt panels and green morocco label 'Drawings', gilt edges, bookplate and label of Kimbolton Castle on front marbled paper pastedown. A fine series of beautifully executed paintings of exotic flowering plants recently introducted into cultivation, and half of which come from South Africa. They are painted in the style of Ehret. Elizabeth Montagu (1741-1832) was an accomplished botanical artist, who may have been taught by Peter Brown (fl 1758-99), court painter to the Prince of Wales, and probable pupil of Georg Dionysius Ehret. The South African specimens reflect some of the introductions made by the botanist and plant collector Francis Masson (1741-1805), who was sent by Kew Gardens to South Africa in 1772 to collect plants and bulbs. He collected until the end of 1775, before going on to the Canaries, Azores, Maderia, and West Indies (where many of the other plants depicted derive from), returning to England in 1781. This time frame matches closely that of the present album. He was working under the aegis of Sir Joseph Banks, director of Kew, and also friend of George Montagu, Elizabeth's husband, so a Masson/Kew provenance of the plants is most likely. 'DRAWINGS BY ELIZABETH [MONTAGU] DUCHESS OF MANCHESTER' 1- American Lady Slipper (1777) 2- The morning Plant - The East india's 3- Erica Longiflora. Long flower'd Heath - The Cape of Good Hope 4- Erica Cyrinthoides. Scarlet flower'd Heath - The Cape of Good Hope 5- Trapeolum Perigrina - Peru 6- Campanula Carpatica. Grand flower'd Bell-flower - South of Europe 7- Heart leav'd Geranium - The Cape of Good Hope 8- Geranium Trigonum - The Cape of Good Hope 9- Narrow leav'd Ice Plant - The Cape of Good Hope 10- Pink flower'd Heath - The Cape of Good Hope 11- Hyacinth flower'd Antholyza - The Cape of Good Hope (1772) 12- Digitalis anmbigua. Yellow fox-glove - Switzerland 13- Cistus Cretica - Italy 14- Starry Campion - Virginia 15- Cut leav'd annual Geranium - The Cape of Good Hope 16- Three leav'd Indigo - The Cape of Good Hope 17- Diffuse Crans-berry - Carolina 18- Tamarind Tree - Jamaica 19- Hibiscus vetusa - The Cape of Good Hope 20- Echium Lusetanicum - Portugal 21- Plain leav'd Fig-marigold - The Cape of Good Hope 22- Strip'd flower'd Fig-marigold - The Cape of Good Hope 23- Narrow-leav'd Heath - The Cape of Good Hope 24- Broad-leav'd Speedwell - South of Europe 25- Fruiting Crambe - Madeira 26- Horse-tail leav'd caparine - South Sea (1779) 27- Silk Tree - Turkey 28- Cut-leav'd Aster - The Cape of Good Hope 29- Dark Red Ixia - The Cape of Good Hope 30- Masonia Latifolia - The Cape of Good Hope 31- Sweet scented Olive - China 32- Blush Corn-flag - The Cape of Good Hope 33- Superb Amaryllis - Africa 34- Climbing Fumatory - Africa 35- Curve-flower'd Heath - The Cape of Good Hope 36- Stripp'd-flower'd Water-lilly - North America 37- Cut-leav'd Solanum - the East India's 38- Hyacinth-flower'd Squill 39- Succulent Fig-marigold - The Cape of Good Hope 40- Spotted-flower'd Alstromenia - Peru 41- Protea rapens - The Cape of Good Hope (1780) 42- Shrubby willow leav'd Spurge - Jamaica 43- Amarylis Longifolia - The Cape of Good Hope 44- Wing seeded Saphora - South Sea 45- Hairy Saphora - The Cape of Good Hope 46- Dwarf Arctotis - The Cape of Good Hope 47- Small-leav'd Saphora - South Sea 48- Broad leav'd Annona - Jamaica 49- Colutea perennis - South of Europe 50- Climbing Asparagus - The Cape of Good Hope

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        Det gamle Grønlands Nye Perlustration, Eller Naturel-Historie

      Og Beskrivelse over det gamle Grønlands Situation, Luft, Temperament og Beskaffenhed; De gamle Norske Coloniers Begyndelse og Undergang der Samme-Steds, de itzige Indbyggeres Oprindelse, Væsen, Leve-Maade og Handtæringer, samt Hvad ellers Landet Yder og giver af sig, saasom Dyer, Fiske og Fugle &c. med hosføyet ny Land-Caart og andre Kaaber-Stykker over Landets Naturalier og Indbyggernis Handtæringer. Kbhvn. 1741. Med 11 kobberstukne plancher. (10) + 131 s. Indbundet i samtidigt halvlæder.. Mangler et kort over Grønland

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        The History of the Heavens, considered according to the notions of the poets and philosophers, compared with the doctrines of Moses. To which is added, A Revisal of the Work

      London: Prinied [sic] for J. Osborn; and sold by C. Rivington, C. Davis, T. Longman, T. Astley, S. Austen [and 7 others in London, 1 in Bath], 1741. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Two volumes uniformly bound in contemporary full-leather with matching gilt lettered title pieces within spine compartments; firm, square and very presentable in nicely polished condition; contents very clean and tight, not showing any pen-marks and with no loose leaves; all plates present and in very good shape, bright and sharp; also, this copy not from a library so no such stamps or labels; size: 8vo (215mm x 130mm); collation: pp. x, [2], 288, [8] index; 312, [8] index, 1-[92] A Revisal of the Work, and [25] leaves of plates. Provenance: from the collection of the 18th-century naturalist and scientist William Constable, F.R.S., F.S.A. [1721-1791], with his personal bookplate at the front pastedown of both volumes. A very good set indeed with a notable provenance. Scarce.

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        Geography Anatomiz'd: or, the Geographical Grammar. Being a short and exact analysis of the whole body of modern geography, after a new and curious method.

      17th edition, corrected, and somewhat enlarged; and a set of new maps, by Mr. Senex. London: D. Midwinter and others 1741. With 17 folding engraved maps. [22] + 432 pp. Bound in new full leather in old style. All maps present and in good condition.. The maps: World, Europe, Scandinavia, Moscovy, France, Germany, Poland, Spain and Portugal, Italy, Turkey in Europe, Scotland, England, Ireland, Asia, Africa, North America, and South America. On the North American map, California is shown as an island

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        Le nouveau parfait MARECHAL, ou la connoissance generale et universelle DU CHEVAL divisè en six traitez, avec un dictionnaire des termes de chevalerie. Le tout enrichi de quarante-neuf Figures en taille-douce

      Jean Neaulme 1741 prima ediz., in 4° (cm 27x20,5), pp. 2 b., 34 nn., 512, cxxvij; leg. coeva p/cuoio, ds. a nervi con tit. e fregi in oro, rinforzati i fogli di guardia con carta marmor., front. in rosso e nero, grandi testatine e capil. floreali. L'opera comprende: Traité de la construction du cheval; Traité du haras; Traité de l'ecuyer; Le medecin, ou traité des maladies des chevaux; Le chirurgien ou traité des luxations, fractures, absces, playes et operations; Traité du marechal ferrant; L'apoticaire ou traité des medicamens; Dictionnaire des termes de Cavalerie, ed è ill. da 29 splendide tavv. ripiegate che riproducono varie razze di cavalli, loro strutture fisiche, finimenti ed accessori, e da 20 tavv. con vari tipi di piante. Manca la tav. n° 15 delle erbe, piccolo restauro ben eseguito al ds. e lievi fior.; Graesse, III, p. 31. Ottimo e raro. 558/24

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        Kongl. Swenska Wetenskaps Academiens Handlingar 1-28.

      Stockholm, 1741-67. 28 volymer. Ej kollationerade. Handlingarna är illustrerade med utvikbara graverade planscher,Samtida något nötta uniforma halvskinnband.. Volymerna på bilden är representativa för hela sviten

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        A New Description of Merryland..

      W Jones 1741. Containing a topographical, geographical and natural history of that country. In quarter black leather with marbled boards, edges and corners a little worn. Spine is worn, title and tooling in gilt, edges bumped. Internally, fairly recent endpapers, no frontis, 47 pp, title page, dedication, edition and text all lightly browned. A bawdy work describing the parts of the female body. Very popular at the time with 10 editions in the same year. The imprint is false and was actually published in London by the unspeakable E Curll. Editors note states that the author was Roger Pheuquewell ie Thomas Stretzer. Very rare!

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