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        Den Første Prøve af Mathesi Practica, hvorudi Tidens Beskaffenhed korteligen forestilles, og Den letteste og visseste Maade at stille Uhrverker bliver fremsat, samt og hvorledes mand kand kiende og tractere gode Uhrverker, undersøgt og forklaret af (...), Mathem. Studioso.

      Kbh., Trykt hos Andreas Hartvig Godiche, paa Authoris Bekostning. 1742. Liten 8vo. Samtidig marmorert omslag. (8), 43, (1) s. Med tabeller i teksten og en kobberstukket illustrasjon.. Didrik Sivert Brumundt (ca. 1709-1779), "Han ernærede sig ved at give Information i Matematik". Uvanlig

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        The life and exploits of the ingenious gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha. Translated from the original Spanish of Miguel Cervantes de Saavedra. By Charles Jarvis, Esq; In two volumes

      London: Printed for J. and R. Tonson in the Strand, and R. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, 1742. First Edition thus. Full Calf. Fine. First appearance of the Jarvis translation, an "elegant edition" (Lowndes), complete in two large quarto volumes. xxxii [translator's preface and "Advertisement concerning the Prints," by John Oldfield, M. D.],viii [reimpression of "The life of Michael de Cervantes Saavedra, with separate title page dated 1738],90 ["The life of Michael de Cervantes Saavedra. Written by Don Gregorio Mayáns & Siscár . . . Translated, from the Spanish manuscript, by Mr. Ozell," with the portrait of Cervantes designed by G. Kent and engraved by George Vertue ],[14],355,[1]; xii,388pp, with an allegorical frontispiece and 67 truly magnificent full-page copper-engraved chapter illustrations designed principally by John Vanderbank (William Hogarth contributed one) and engraved by Gerard van der Gucht, Bernard Baron, Vertue, and Claude du Bosc, and numerous fine head- and tailpieces. Handsomely rebound to style in full mottled calf, boards framed in blind with rolled vine border, spines in six compartments tooled in blind with center medallion between raised bands ruled in gilt, red morocco labels lettered and numbered in gilt, date of publication stamped in gilt. A Fine, wide-margined set, bindings virutally pristine (end papers renewed), text bright and fresh with only very occasional finger-soiling to margins, the plates in particularly deep, rich impressions. Provence: Ownership signatures of H. Pemberton, 1757, to verso of each title-page (perhaps Henry Pemberton (1694–1771), editor of the third edition of Isaac Newton's Principia and author of A View of Sir I. Newton's Philosophy) and beneath it that of William Rooth. Lowndes 401. Gibson's Library, p. 91.& Jervas (a printer's error resulted in "Jarvis") was an artist and art collector, but he also had literary ambitions, and with Alexander Pope (whose painting instructor he had been for some six months in 1713) he edited a version of Charles-Alphonse Du Fresnoy's De arte grafica. But his major literary undertaking was this English translation of Don Quixote to which also provided the first introduction and a critical analysis of previous translations. Published posthumously in 1742 and frequently reprinted, "it is generally acknowledged as being close in spirit to the original." (ODNB) 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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        Lives of the Admirals and Other Eminent British Seamen

      London: John Applebee for J. And H. Pemberton and T. Waller, 1742. Four volumes complete - Volume One - [16], 496pp, [26]; Volume Two - [8], 480pp, [26]; Volume Three - [8], 480pp, [28] and Volume Four - [8], 496pp, [22]. Later full tree calf by Zaehnsdorf, semi-raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, author / volume label to third, the sixth with a morocco label with volute corner pieces and a central coat of arms, remaining panels with volute corner pieces and a central lozenge shaped volute tool, date in gilt to foot of spine, covers with gilt rolled border, gilt roll to edges, 'spot' marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Minor wear to extremities, tiny chip to headcap of volume one, corners slightly worn, covers slightly rubbed. Internally lightly foxed throughout but tolerable, tear to foot of Kk7 in volume one but no loss. Armorial bookplate of William Clayton (possibly William Clayton, 1st Baron Sundon) to front pastedowns.. First Edition. Full Calf. Good+. 8vo.

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        LIFE AND EXPLOITS of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote

      1742. CERVANTES DE SAAVEDRA, Miguel. THE LIFE AND EXPLOITS OF THEM INGENIOUS GENTLEMAN DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA. Translated from the Original Spanish by Charles Jarvis, Esq; London, J. & R. Tonson and R. Dodsley, 1742. Two quarto volumes. (i)-(xxiv)(8)(xxv)-xxxii,(i)-(viii)90,(14)355 pp.; i- xii,388 pp. Second issue, with "Supplement to the Translator's Preface," on the origin of books of chivalry, by Wiliam Warburton, inserted after I.xxiv. Illustrated with a portrait of Cervantes and 68 copperplate illustrations, drawn by John Vanderbank and engraved by Gerard Vander Gucht, from a Spanish-language Tonson edition of 1738 (Lord Carteret's edition - the first deluxe edition ever printed, and the first edition in Spanish published in England) with new page labels. Vanderbank, a popular portraitist, 37 of whose works are in the National Portrait Gallery, studied with Godfrey Kneller. The choice of a portraitist becomes clear in the "Advertisement concerning the Prints," where John Oldfield explains the restrained aesthetic, hinging on facial expression rather than action, which went into their planning. The portrait of Cervantes by G. Kent, engraved by George Vertue, is opposite the first page of the 90-page "Life of Michael de Cervantes Saavedra" (dated 1738) in Volume I. Ten engraved headpieces and initials. Text and illustrations are clean but for some occasional light foxing or soiling. Recently bound to period in quarter calf, with gilt rules and red and green labels on spine, and marbled paper boards. This is a handsome copy of a lavishly illustrated edition of the Spanish classic. $3750.00

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        Carte D'Amerique Dressée pour l'Usage du Roy...1739. America Accurate in Imperia, Regna, Status & Populos Divisa, ad Usum Ludovici XV, Galliarum Regis

      Amsterdam: Covens & Mortier, [1742]. Engraving with period outline colour. Some mild soiling. Discolouration at centerfold. 21 3/4 x 25 3/4 inches. An elegant map of North and South America, the most accurate to date, produced for the "usage du Roy," Louis XV. Guillaume de l'Isle (1675-1726) was the son of a cartographer and pupil of Jean Dominique Cassini, who, among other important contributions, aligned the study of astronomy to the study of geography. Under Cassini's direction, observations were made from locations all over the world that enabled longitudinal calculations to be made with much greater accuracy. De l'Isle carried on this exacting work with remarkable dedication and integrity, constantly revising and improving his maps. While precision was his primary goal, his maps are invariably elegant and attractive. Jean (Johannes) Covens and Corneille (Cornelius) Mortier were brothers-in-law, who carried on the book publishing business established by Pierre Mortier in Amsterdam in 1685. Pierre Mortier's company owed much of its success to his access to French publishers, whose publications he re-issued in handsome editions.The elder Mortier died in 1711; his wife continued the firm until she died in 1719. In 1721, Covens and Mortier formed a partnership, Covens having married Agatha Mortier in the same year. They continued the business by publishing enlarged editions of Sanson, Jaillot, and De L'Isle, as well as some of the later Dutch cartographical masters such as De Wit and Allard, and of course Pierre Mortier. This map is from an edition of De L'Isle entitled, Atlas Nouveau, Contenant Toutes Les Parties Du Monde, Ou sont exactement Remarquées les Empires, Monarchies, Royaumes, Etats, Republiques &c. Par Guillaume de l'Isle. Premier Géographe de sa Majesté. It is his map of North and South America shown on a large enough scale that western Europe and Africa are included. The map includes the rectification of South America's eastern coast line, correcting a map of South America whose Chilean-Argentinian peninsula swung to the west. The map also includes a Prime Meridian declared by Louis XIII, but not adopted and Pope Alexander VI's Line of Demarcation that divided the world (outside of Europe) between Portugal and Spain. Finally, it should be noted that De l'Isle resisted the temptation to depict California as an island, which was being done by many mapmakers of the period. Koeman, C&M 7, #98

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        Cartes Des Courones Du Nord Qui Comprend les Royaumes de Danemark, Suede & Nowege, &c./ Téatre de la Guerre des Courones du nord Qui Comprend les Royaumes de Danemark, Suede & Norwege &c. [and] Seconde Carte des Courones du Nord, que Comprend le Royaume de Danemark &c

      Amsterdam: Covens & Mortier, [1742]. A pair of copper-engraved maps, with original outline colour, collection stamp on verso of both sheets, overall very good condition. 21 1/2 x 25 3/4 inches each. A superb, large scale two sheet map of Scandinavia, by one of France's greatest cartographers, made at the time of the Northern War The war referred to in the title was the Northern War in which Sweden, under the young Charles XII was opposed by Russia, under Peter the Great, Poland and Saxony under Augustus II, and Denmark. The first ten years of the war, 1699-1709, went extremely well for Charles and Sweden, but from then to peace in 1721 quite badly: Charles was killed in the trenches in 1718, and Sweden was notably diminished in power, prestige and territory. This is a two part map from a Dutch edition of De L'Isle's work entitled, Atlas Nouveau, Contenant Toutes Les Parties Du Monde, Ou sont exactement Remarquées les Empires, Monarchies, Royaumes, Etats, Republiques &c. Par Guillaume de l'Isle. Premier Géographe de sa Majesté. It was published by Covens and Mortier, brothers-in-law who continued the firm established by Pierre Mortier. Guillaume de l'Isle (1675-1726) was son of a cartographer and a pupil of Jean Dominique Cassini, who among other important contributions, aligned the study of astronomy to the study of geography. Under Cassini's direction, observations were made from locations all over the world that enabled longitudinal calculations to be made with much greater accuracy. De l'Isle carried on this exacting work with remarkable dedication and integrity, constantly revising and improving his maps. While precision was his primary goal, his maps are invariably elegant and attractive. The southern half of this very detailed and attractive map includes all the land surrounding the Baltic with "Petersbourg" at the very eastern edge that appears to have been added as an afterthought. Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, C & M 7, #11 & 12

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        Carte de la Prevoste et Vicomte de Paris

      Amsterdam: Covens & Mortier, [1742]. Engraving with period outline colour. Some mild soiling and off-set. 21 1/2 x 25 3/4 inches. Paris and the surrounding territory including major roads Guillaume de l'Isle (1675- 1726) was the son of a cartographer and pupil of Jean Dominique Cassini, who, among other important contributions, aligned the study of astronomy to the study of geography. Under Cassini's direction, observations were made from locations all over the world that enabled longitudinal calculations to be made with much greater accuracy. De l'Isle carried on this exacting work with remarkable dedication and integrity, constantly revising and improving his maps. While precision was his primary goal, his maps are invariably elegant and attractive. Jean (Johannes) Covens and Corneille (Cornelius) Mortier were brothers-in-law, who carried on the book publishing business established by Pierre Mortier in Amsterdam in 1685. Pierre Mortier's company owed much of its success to his access to French publishers, whose publications he re-issued in handsome editions.The elder Mortier died in 1711; his wife continued the firm until she died in 1719. In 1721, Covens and Mortier formed a partnership, Covens having married Agatha Mortier in the same year. They continued the business by publishing enlarged editions of Sanson, Jaillot, and De L'Isle, as well as some of the later Dutch cartographical masters such as De Wit and Allard, and of course Pierre Mortier. This map is from an edition of De L'Isle entitled, Atlas Nouveau, Contenant Toutes Les Parties Du Monde, Ou sont exactement Remarquées les Empires, Monarchies, Royaumes, Etats, Republiques &c. Par Guillaume de l'Isle. Premier Géographe de sa Majesté. Koeman, C&M 8, #14

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        Partie Septentrionale De La Souabe [and] Partie Meridionale De La Souabe

      Amsterdam: Cóvens & Mortier, [1742]. Engraved with period outline colour. Collection stamp on verso. 19 x 24 1/2 inches. 21 1/2 x 24 3/4 inches. This attractive pair of maps of Swabia is from a Dutch edition of De L'Isle entitled, Atlas Nouveau, Contenant Toutes Les Parties Du Monde, Ou sont exactement Remarquées les Empires, Monarchies, Royaumes, Etats, Republiques &c. Par Guillaume de l'Isle. Premier Géographe de sa Majesté. It was published by Covens and Mortier, brothers-in-law who continued the firm established by Pierre Mortier. Guillaume de l'Isle (1675-1726) was son of a cartographer and a pupil of Jean Dominique Cassini, who among other important contributions, aligned the study of astronomy to the study of geography. Under Cassini's direction, observations were made from locations all over the world that enabled longitudinal calculations to be made with much greater accuracy. De l'Isle carried on this exacting work with remarkable dedication and integrity, constantly revising and improving his maps. While precision was his primary goal, his maps are invariably elegant and attractive. This pair of maps form at large, detailed view of Swabia, one of the ten circles of the Holy Roman Empire and containing some of the historically most interesting and culturally rich parts of Germany. The region includes towns prosperous and important in the Northern Renaissance : Nuremberg, Augsburg, Ulm, and others, the Necker and Danube Rivers and the Bodensee at the border with Switzerland. Koeman, C & M 7, #54 & #55

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        Westminster Abbey

      London: Boreman, Thomas, 1742-1743. Three volumes. 123, (5); 123, (5); 125, (3)pp. First edition. All three volumes contain frontispiece illustrations and a total of twenty-nine full-page illustrations from woodcuts, as well as numerous typographical tailpieces. Part of Thomas Boreman’s Gigantick Histories series of miniature books for children. This title is the only set from the series issued in three volumes. In keeping with publishers of the time, each volume has a printed list of subscribers before the contents, which would have certainly given the little masters and misses whose names appear there some sense of importance. Complete sets of the Gigantick Histories are exceedingly rare: only one set has sold at auction in the past twenty-five years. This is an uncommonly fine, bright copy in the original Dutch floral paste-paper boards which show only the slightest wear. (2 1/8 by 1 7/8; 59x46mm).

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        1742-45 2 Vols PHYTANTHOZA-Iconographia Botany WEINMANN

      45 - Ratisbonae- Hieronymo Lenz, 1742 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Two text volumes of this famous comprehensive botanical work, one of the first of its kind. Whilst these volumes have none of the illustrations,they arestill a grand reference guidefor eighteenth century botany. The complete set with plates is usually over 50,000. There are no illustrations present. Volumes Three and Four only. With red and black title pages in German. The last leaf of volume three is missing, page 487/488. Text of vols 3 and 4 by Ambrosius Karl Bieler -BL. In Latin and German. Johann Wilhelm Weinmann, 1683 - 1741, was a German apothecary and botanist, and noted for his creation of Phytanthoza Iconographia between 1737 and 1745. Condition: In decorative half calf bindings. Externally, rubbed, with some loss. The tail of the spine of volume threeis missing, and the top is partially detached. The joints are just starting. Internally, firmly bound, generally bright with intermittent light browning, and some handling marks. There is foxing with tidemarks that are largely marginal, becoming prominent to the first and last few pages. There are professional repairs to the front blank and title page, and the last page, of volume four, that do not affect the text. With a small bookplate to each front pastedown. Overall: GOOD..

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        [in Greek, transliterated as] Tou en Hagiois Patros Hemon Ioustinou philosophou kai Martyros Ta heuriskomena panta, [then in roman] S.P.N. Justini philosophi et martyris opera quæ exstant [sic] omnia

      Paris: Sumptibus Carolii Osmont, 1742. Large folio (42.6 cm, 16.75"). [3] ff., cxxviii, 657 [i.e., 653], [1] pp. Principal edition of the collected works of Saint Justin Martyr (ca. 100–165), "much the greatest figure" of Christian apologists since the Apostles (NCE). The first Latin translation of his works did not appear until 1554. This is the => authoritative edition edited by Prudent Maran (1683–1762), who reordered the works so that Justin's Dialogue with Trypho follows his two apologies, according to the original sequence. Only these three documents, which survive in later manuscripts, are surely his; however many other works are attributed to Justin. The present text contains the Dialogue, Apology I–II, and more, with biographical documents appended. The text, in Latin and Greek, is divided into two sections: a preface in 15 short chapters, and the main text. The former is printed in roman and italic with nice woodcut head- and tailpieces, and one historiated woodcut initial. Sidenotes, footnotes, and woodcut ornaments like those in the former section enhance the main text, which is printed double column in parallel Latin and Greek, with two handsome engraved initials on the first page below a finely engraved vignette by J. B. Guélard (fl. ca. 1730) after a drawing by A. Humblot (fl. ca. 1740). The title-page, printed in red and black, has an engraved device by [Nicolas-Jean-Baptiste] de Poilly (1707–80). This copy also has a half-title page. Brunet, III, 623 ("Bonne édition"); Graesse, III, 515; NCE 8: 94–95 and online (St. Justin Martyr). Contemporary treed calf triple-ruled in blind on covers, spine gilt extra with author and title gilt to red morocco spine label, board edges with gilt double-rule, marbled endpapers in a stone pattern and matching marbled edges, emerald green ribbon place holder. Upper joint starting with volume strong despite this and its large size; boards scuffed, corners bumped and rubbed revealing boards; stains on pastedowns and endpapers from underlying turn-ins of the binding. Light foxing in a few places, thumbsoiling, and occasional small stains; one leaf with a corner torn away, another with a natural paper flaw, a few leaves creased. A good copy of a => very imposing book.

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        DISCOURS SUR LES DIFFERENTES FIGURES DES ASTRES Ou l'on donne l'Explication des Taches lumineuses qu'on a observées dans le Ciel: Des Etoiles qui paroissent s'allumer & s'eteindre: De celles qui paroissent changer de

      Paris, G. Martin, Jean-Baptiste Coignard, & les Freres Guerin, 1742.. grandeur: De l'Anneau de Saturne: Et des effets que peuvent produire les Cometes. Second edition 1742 enlarged, (first published in 1732), French text, 8vo, 200 x 120 mm, 7¾ x 4¾ inches, engraved frontispiece printed on a blue ground, woodcut diagrams in the text, pages (16), 176, half-title present, bound in full antique mottled calf, raised bands, gilt decoration in compartments, gilt lettered morocco label, all edges red, marbled endpapers. Spine showing wear, 10 mm (½ inch) repair at head, tiny chips at tail and to 3 of the raised bands, hinges starting to crack at top, corners slightly worn, front inner paper hinge cracked, sign of removal of small bookplate to front pastedown, occasional slight light foxing, otherwise contents very bright and clean. Binding tight and firm. A good sound copy of an important astronomical book. Maupertuis (1698-1759) studied mathematics in Paris and became converted to Newtonian mechanics during a visit to London in 1728. This was his first published work and is considered the first unequivocal Newtonian text to come from a French scientist. "In it he objected to Cartesianism on the ground that it was unable to explain why Kepler's laws should hold." In his second book La Figure de la Terre (1738) he published the results of an expedition with the scientist Clairaut to Lapland to measure as accurately as possible the length of a degree of longitude, by which he was able to prove Newton's theory that the earth was flattened at the poles. See Gjertsen, The Newton Handbook, page 346-7; Babson Catalogue of Newton's Works, page 48. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        DIE ZAUBERFLOETE. [A Flauta Mágica]

      - Grand Opéra composée par M. MOZART arrangée pour le Clavecin, ou Piano Forté, avec Violon obligé, par Jean André. Seconde edition. Nº 1742. A Offenbach s/M, Chés J. André. S/d. [circa 1794]. 2 volumes. De 32x24 cm. Com 50 e 23 pags. Brochados (apresentando capas de brochura da época em papel decorativo com rótulos manuscritos); e acondicionados em estojo-encadernação do século XIX com lombada e cantos em pele. Contém 2 partituras musicais separadas: a parte de piano forte com o arranjo das várias partes da ópera; e a parte da abertura para violino. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 de Janeiro, 1756 - 5 de Dezembro 1791). Die Zauberfloete [A Flauta Mágica] ópera de inspiração maçónica e iluminista, estreou-se em Viena em 30 de Setembro 1791, no Freihaus Theater auf der Wieden. Mozart dirigiu a orquestra, Schikaneder, que escreveu o libreto, publicado pela primeira vez em 1814, interpretou ele mesmo Papageno, enquanto o papel da Rainha da Noite foi representado pela cunhada de Mozart Josepha Hofer. Esta ópera foi bem recebida, e embora não houvesse comentários dos primeiros desempenhos, foi imediatamente evidente que Mozart e Schikaneder tinham alcançado um grande sucesso. Esta ópera, atraindo multidões, atingiu centenas de apresentações durante a década de 1790. O sucesso de A Flauta Mágica levantou o moral de Mozart que tinham caído doente poucas semanas antes. Comemorou o seu centésimo desempenho em Novembro de 1792, mas Mozart não teve o prazer de testemunhar esse marco, tendo morrido em 5 de Dezembro de 1791. Desde a sua estreia A Flauta Mágica sempre foi uma das obras mais queridas do repertório operático e é actualmente a quarta ópera mais representada a nível mundial. [EN] Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791). Die Zauberfloete was premiered in Vienna on 30 September 1791 at the suburban Freihaus Theater auf der Wieden. Mozart conducted the orchestra, Schikaneder who wrote the libretto played himself Papageno, while the role of the Queen of the Night was sung by Mozart's sister-in-law Josepha Hofer. On the reception of the opera, although there were no reviews of the first performances, it was immediately evident that Mozart and Schikaneder had achieved a great success, and the opera drawing immense crowds and reaching hundreds of performances during the 1790s. The success of The Magic Flute lifted the spirits of its composer, who had fallen ill while in Prague a few weeks before. The opera celebrated its 100th performance in November 1792. Mozart did not have the pleasure of witnessing this milestone, having died of his illness on 5 December 1791. Since its premiere, The Magic Flute has always been one of the most beloved works in the operatic repertoire, and is presently the fourth most frequently performed opera worldwide. Location/localizacao: raros

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        Tables of Logarithms, For All Numbers from 1 to 102100

      London, Eng.: G. Smith, 1742. First Edition. Near Fine. Title page cont'd: , and For The Sines and Tangents to every ten seconds of each degree in the Quadrant; as also, for the Sines of the first 72 Minutes to Every Single Second: With Other Useful and Necessary Tables. First edition. 1 vol.: chiefly tables; 30 cm. Signatures: pi2 A-D2 [a]2(a2+a3) b-s2 [A]2 B-2P (4to). Modern polished calf spine with marbled paper over boards. Slightly trimmed. Seven spine compartments between raised bands; gilt-tooled spine title: Gardiner's Logarithms. All page edges red. List of Subscribers inludes Charles Leadbetter, the astronomer and mathematician. Small printed leaf inserted between a2 and a3, headed "Parts belonging to the opposite page." Two blank leaves preceding title page contain notations in an old hand. This work, the first systematic exposition of logarithms based on exponents, was "celebrated, on account of its accuracy and of the elegance of the printing" (Enc. Brit., 11th ed., 16:874). In Near Fine Condition: occasional ink stains and marginal soiling; otherwise a crisp and attractive copy.

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        Hemisphaerium Coeli Boreale & Hemisphaerium Coeli Australe

      Magnifica coppia di carte celesti raffiguranti le costellazioni dell'emisfero settentrionale e meridionale, disegnate dall'astronomo Johan Gabriel Doppelmaier e pubblicate a Norimberga da Johan Baptiste Homann nel Atlas Coelestis. Incisioni in rame, bellisisma coloritura coeva, in ottimo sttao di conservazione. A magnificent pair of celestial charts drawn by the famous scientist Johann Gabriel Doppelmayer. Large circular chart of the northern ans southern hemisphere constellations, with decorative vignettes of celestial monsters and animals. Depicted in the corners the observations of Brahe, Hevelius (whose eight new constellations are shown on the chart), and Eimmart and the Paris Observatory. The tables along the sides identify and describe the constellations on the chart. Very good conditions. Norimberga Nurnberg 590 500

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        L'espion turc dans les cours des princes chrétiens, ou lettres et mémoires d'un envoyé secret de la Porte dans les cours de l'Europe... -

      Londres, aux dépens de la compagnie, 1742.7 voll. In-8. Legature coeve in cartonatura decorativa. Con 7 antiporte, 4 tavv. ripieg. con mappe e vedute, e 23 tavv. f.t. di ritratti e costumi. Compl. 2892 pp.; buon esemplare intonso; naturale e lieve ossidazione della carta. Buona edizione di questo romanzo pseudoepistolare, con cui ebbe inizio un nuovo genere letterario (fornì a Montesquieu diversi spunti per le Lettere persiane). Le lettere della ?spia turca? contengono notizie serie e curiose sulla storia, la geografia, le pratiche religiose dei cristiani, gli usi e i costumi del mondo occidentale, ed esprimono spesso stupore o critiche. L?opera finì all?Indice nel 1705. DBI LXIX, 410. Barbier II, 176. Melzi I, 379. A good edition of this popular collection of letters by a fictitious Turkish spy. It inspired Montesquieu?s Lettres persanes. With 7 frontispieces, 4 folding maps and views, and 23 plates. Some occasional toning of the paper, but a good uncut and partly unopened copy bound in contemp. decorative boards.

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        Lo Stato presente di tutti i Paesi e i Popoli del Mondo, Naturale, Politico Morale.

      Volume XI riguardante i Paesi Bassi e la Svizzera. Venezia, Albrizzi, 1742, in 16°, piena pergamena con nervi, antiporta incisa a piena pagina + 5 carte non numerate + 431 pp. con 3 grandi carte geografiche più volte ripiegate (due dei Paesi Bassi e una della Svizzera) + 12 incisioni più volte ripiegate con vedute di città (in gran parte), scene di vita, ecc.. Qualche inevitabile danno (restaurato) lungo le piegature o allattaccatura delle carte geografiche. Macchietta dinchiostro che interessa il bordo delle prime 40 pagine. (Viaggi ? edizione illustrata del 700 - Rif.A1356)

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        ISTORIA DELLA CITTA' DI VITERBO di ?

      Bernabò 1742 gr. vol. in-folio, pp. XX, 478, bella leg. p. perg. coeva, doppio tass al d., tagli spruzzati. Gr. stemma in rame al front. Testat., iniziali e final. xilogr. Con 25 tavv. inc. in rame fra cui la veduta prospettica della città, piazze etc. tutte inc. da G. Sintes su dis. di G. Frezza. Ediz. orig. Archeologo ed erudito romano (1680-1741) il Bussi impiegò ben 12 anni di ricerche e studi per compilare la sua storia di Viterbo la cui seconda parte non fu mai pubblicata ed è conservata tra i manoscritti della Biblioteca Comunale cittadina. Le fonti sono archivistiche e bibliografiche ma anche epigrafiche e la pubblicazione dell'opera fu postuma, un anno dopo la sua morte. Lozzi 6465. Fossati Bellani 1701. Splendido esempl. [334]

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        Istoria del Decamerone di Giovanni Boccaccio scritta da Domenico Maria Manni Accademico Fiorentino

      Ristori 1742 Ritratto del Boccaccio inciso al frontespizio. 2 tavole f.t. di cui una ripegata, testatine e capilettera incisi Pagine in ottimo stato con qualche rara fioritura ai margini. La tavola ripiegata ha un piccolo strappo che non interessa il testo. Piatti bruniti. Lievi abrasioni alla pelle del dorso e delle copertine. Molto buono (Very Good)

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        Dissertationum de concordia sacerdotii et Imperii, seu de libertatibus ecclesiae gallicanae, Libri octo. Quibus accesserunt ejusdem auctoris dissertationes ecclesiasticae varii argumenti. (Segue:) MARCA P. DE. Dissertationes selectae Ecclesiasticae tractatum de Concordia sacerdotii et Imperii illustrantes.

      Roboreti, Sumptibus Societatis, 1742, in-folio, legatura coeva in pieno vitello (spellature), dorso a 6 nervi con titolo e fregi in oro; pp. LX, 552, 176. Testo su due colonne. Opera che fu alla base del Gallicanesimo: Pierre de Marca, Arcivescovo di Parigi, affronta la questione della nomina di vescovi da parte della corona francese in contrasto con il potere papale. L?opera fu messa all?indice nello stesso anno della prima edizione (1642). Timbretti di biblioteca estinta.

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        Discours sur les differentes Figures des Astres ou l'on donne l'Explication des Taches lumineuses qu'on a observées dans le Ciel: Des Etoiles qui paroissent s'allumer & s'eteindre: De celles qui paroissent changer de grandeur: De l'Anneau de Saturne: Et des effets que peuvent produire les Cométes... Seconde édition augmentée.

      Chez G. Martin 1742 Cm. 19,5, pp. (16) 176. Con antiporta illustrata e parecchie figure nel testo. Bella legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorso liscio con titoli e ricchi fregi, piatti inquadrati da triplice filetto. Dentelles interne, sguardie marmorizzate e tagli in oro. Esemplare genuino e ben conservato con solo qualche leggera fioritura alle carte centrali. Copia appartenuta al celebre astronomo e matematico tedesco Joachim Otto Fleckenstein (1914-1980) di cui appare il timbro di possesso alla prima carta bianca ed al frontespizio. Si tratta della seconda edizione, di molto ampliata rispetto all'originale apparso nel 1732 e che, rispetto a quest'ultimo, presenta molti passaggi originali. In quest'opera Maupertuis intervenne per la prima volta sul problema della struttura della terra sostenendo, d'accordo con la visione meccanica newtoniana, che essa e tutti gli altri corpi celesti, fosse appiattita ai poli. Cfr. Poggendorf II, 85.

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        Elemens de Fortification a l'Usage des Jeunes Officiers

      Chez Charles-Antoine Jombert, Paris, 1742. Second Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good. Second edition. First plate heavily foxed, small ink sketch on verso of front free endpaper, board edges a bit rubbed. 1742 Full-Leather. 12mo. [20], 312 pp., 17 plates, 12 (publisher catalog). Full leather, five raised spine bands, gilt decorated compartments, gilt title on red leather panel, marbled endpapers. French text. A treatise on systems of constructing military fortifications, with references to the designs of Marechal de Vauban, Comte de Pagan and others. Plates illustrate horn works, the use of moats, etc. OCLC shows only 10 copies, half of which are within the US. Not in Avery Memorial Library Catalog.

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        OPERA OMNIA, TAM ANTEA SPARSIM EDITA, QUAM HACTENUS INEDITA...

      sumptibus Marci-Michaelis Bousquet & sociorum 1742 4 VOLUMI IN- 4°, M. PELLE OTTOCENTESCA. (4), XXIV, 563, (1) PP. CON DUE RITRATTI (DELL' AUTORE E DI FEDERICO III DI PRUSSIA) FINEMENTE INCISI IN RAME DA G.F. SCHMIDT E 23 TAVOLE RIPIEGATE F.T.; (2), 620 PP. CON 17 TAVOLE RIP. F.T.; (2), 563, (1) PP. CON 36 TAVOLE RIP. F.T. 588 PP. CON 15 TAVOLE RIP. F.T. EDIZIONE ORIGINALE DELLE OPERE COMPLETE DEL GRANDE MATEMATICO SVIZZERO. J. BERNOULLI I FU PROFESSORE DI MATEMATICA A GRONIGA DAL 1695 AL 1705 E A BASILEA DAL 1705 AL 1748. EGLI FU IL MIGLIOR MAESTRO DELL' ETÀ SUA; IDEÒ IL CALCOLO ESPONENZIALE, IL TRATTAMENTO DELLA TRIGONOMETRIA COME UN RAMO DI ANALISI, LE CONDIZIONI AFFINCHÈ UNA LINEA SIA GEODETICA, LA DETERMINAZIONE DELLE TRAIETTORIE ORTOGONALI, LA SOLUZIONE DELLA BRACHISTOCRONA, NONCHÉ DIVERSE RICERCHE SULLA MECCANICA E SULL' OTTICA. POGGENDORFF, I, 157-59. D.S.B., II, PP. 51-55. FUETER, GROSSE SCHWEIZER FORSHER, PP. 91-93.

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        Tables of Logarithms, For All Numbers from 1 to 102100

      London, Eng.: G. Smith, 1742. First Edition. Near Fine. Title page cont'd: , and For The Sines and Tangents to every ten seconds of each degree in the Quadrant; as also, for the Sines of the first 72 Minutes to Every Single Second: With Other Useful and Necessary Tables. First edition. 1 vol.: chiefly tables; 30 cm. Signatures: pi2 A-D2 [a]2(a2+a3) b-s2 [A]2 B-2P (4to). Modern polished calf spine with marbled paper over boards. Slightly trimmed. Seven spine compartments between raised bands; gilt-tooled spine title: Gardiner's Logarithms. All page edges red. List of Subscribers inludes Charles Leadbetter, the astronomer and mathematician. Small printed leaf inserted between a2 and a3, headed "Parts belonging to the opposite page." Two blank leaves preceding title page contain notations in an old hand. This work, the first systematic exposition of logarithms based on exponents, was "celebrated, on account of its accuracy and of the elegance of the printing" (Enc. Brit., 11th ed., 16:874). In Near Fine Condition: occasional ink stains and marginal soiling; otherwise a crisp and attractive copy.

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        Zu dem hoechsten alleinigen Iehovah gerichtete theosophische Herzens Andachten, oder Fürstliche selbst abgefassete Gedanken, wie wir durch Gottes Gnade uns von dem Fluch des Irdischen befreyen und im Gebet zum wahren Lichte und himmlischen Ruhe in Gott eingehen sollen; nebst einigen aus dem Buch der Natur und Schrifft hergeleiteten Philosophischen Betrachtungen.

      Mit Kupfertitel von Stockmar nach Keülla (?) und Holzschnitt-Schlussvignette. 148 S. Blindgeprägter Lederband d. Zt. 19,5 x 16 cm. Wolfstieg 42102: "Sehr selten. Enthält die Resultate der Forschungen des Herzogs zur Ergründung des Zwecks der Maurerei". - Seltener Privatdruck, den der Herzog Ernst August nur in Geschenkexemplaren für seine engsten Freunde drucken ließ. Mit eigenhändiger Unterschrift des Autors auf dem Titel, zusätzlich gest. Porträt und Wappen des Herzogs zu Beginn montiert.- Das fein gestochene Titelblatt zeigt im unteren Rand das herzogliche Lustschloss Belvedere sowie die gekrönten Initialen des Herzogs in rankenumkränztem Oval auf einem Postament. Der Herzog Ernst August von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach (1688-1748) gilt als prunkliebender Herrscher. In Nachahmung Ludwigs XIV. pflegte er verschiedene kostspielige Leidenschaften wie Alchemie und hatte großes Interesse an der theosophischen Mystik. Beide Passionen finden in diesem Luxusdruck ihren Niederschlag. - Einband beschabt und bestoßen, leicht fleckig. Leicht gebräunt, Titel in der Unterecke leicht fingerfleckig, 1 S. mit Anmerkungen in Tinte.

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        BIBLIA, Das ist: Die ganze Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments, Nach der deutschen Uebersetzung und mit den Vorreden Doctor Martin Luthers ... wie auch mehr denn 200 Biblischen Figuren in neugestochenen Kupfern ... Samt einer Vorrede ... D. Christoph Matthäi Pfaffen ...

      9 vorgebundene leere (zeitgen.) Blätter; gestoch. Frontispiz, zweiferb. gedr. Titelblat; 13 Seiten mit Vorrede von Chr. Matth.Pfaff; 9 Seiten mit "Zeitregister"; 6 Seiten mit Vorrede z. Alten Testament; 3 Seiten mit Erinnerungen von Joh. Arndt; 35 Seiten mit "Hedingerischem Erklärungsregister"; 776 Seiten mit AT; Prophethen: 294 Seiten; Apocripha: 184 Seiten; Neues Testament: 372 Seiten. Mit 20 Vollbildern im Kupferstich. Zeitgenössischer Ledereinband auf 4 echten Bünden. Kl.4to. (23x19, hoch 12 cm) Gut erhaltene Bibel. Die Kupferstiche haben jeweils eine sehr ausführliche Beschreibung "verso". Rücken unten mit Fehlstelle, Kanten und Ecken stärker rissig und abgerieben. Buchdeckel vorne "hängt" an den Bünden, Falz gebrochen. Hinterer Deckel noch intakt, nur teilweise gebrochen. Die vorgebundenen, teils leeren Blätter sind anfangs mit handschriftlichen Einträgen versehen.

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        Adalriks och Giöthildas äfwentyr.

      I-II. Sthlm, P. J. Nyström, 1742-44. 4:o. (8),446 + (8),3-462 s. + (MÖRK, JACOB HENRIK) Innehåll och register öfwer Adalriks och Giöthildas äfwentyr. Sthlm, P. J. Nyström, 1745. 4:o. 48 s. Två trevliga marmorerade skinnbd från 1800-talets slut med upphöjda bind, rikt guldornerade ryggar, röda titeletiketter och gröna nummerskyltar samt röda snitt. Ryggarna ngt blekta och lätt nötta. I första delen spår av en raderad gammal namnteckning på baksidan av titelbladet. Inlagorna med bruksspår och ställvis solkfläckiga, t.ex. på s. 175-80 och 253-54 i del I och i nedre marginalen på s. 77-84 i del II. Enstaka marginalanteckningar. Rostfläck med litet hål i yttermarginalen på s. 49, revor i yttermarginalen på s. 111 och i den nedre på s. 157 och 337 i del I, liksom gamla lagningar i nedre marginalen på s. 113-15 och 141, på den sistnämnda sidan även i inre marginalen. I del II fuktfläckar i övre marginalen på s. 137-45, 295-302, 325-42 och 396-420. Med en gammal namnteckning, G. Jönsson, i övre marginalen på s. 401 i del I. Med Andreas Bernströms Fågelsångens biblioteks exlibris. Deltitelbladet till nionde boken saknas som vanligt.. Det separat utgivna registret är mycket ovanligt. Jacob Henrik Mörk (1715-63) anses med "Adalriks och Giöthildas äfventyr" vara den första svenska romanförfattaren. Mörks goda vän Anders Törngren var eventuellt även delaktig i författandet inledningsvis. Säkert är att han stod för tryckkostnaden och han har även tillsammans med författaren undertecknat de tryckta dedikationerna. Arbetet väckte stort uppseende och Mörk blev kallad till ledamot av både Vetenskapsakademien och Vitterhetsakademien. Om stilen skriver Hammarsköld: "Denna roman [anses] för hans mästerstycke, och nekas kan icke, att den eger åtskilliga ganska lyckliga episodiska teckningar och väl hållna charakterer; men det hela har en viss trög gång, uppehållen af de långa talen och de rhetoriskt prunkande beskrifningarna". Denna första upplaga översattes till tyska. Trycktes om i Västerås 1786. Fågelsångens bibliotek tillhörde Andreas Bernström, far till boksamlarna Gustaf och Bengt

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        Albert Haller. Enumeratio methodica stirpium Helvetiae indigenarum. Qua omnium brevis descriptio et synonymia compendium virium medicarum dubiarum declaratio novarum et rariorum uberior historia et icones continentur.

      Folio. 2 n.n. Bl., 36 S., 424 S., 1 Blatt (Titel), S. 425 794, 1 w. Bl. Mit 24 (davon 3 doppelblattgrossen) Kupfern nach Zeichnungen von Christan Jeremias Rollin, gestochen von Christian Friedrich Fritzsch und Georg Daniel Heumann und 1 gestochenen Titelvignette. Lederband der Zeit mit Rückenschild und reicher Rücken- und Stehkantenvergoldung. 2 Teile in 1 Band. Bibliographia Halleriana 1189. - Steinke/Profos 1189. - Lundsgaard-H: 290. - Nissen 773. - Pritzel 3718. - Erste Ausgabe der ersten wissenschaftlichen botanischen Monographie über die Pflanzen der Schweiz und der Alpen. Das Werk wurde 1768 von Haller unter neuem Titel überarbeitet neu aufgelegt. Die gestochenen Tafeln von hervorragender Qualität. - Einband etwas berieben. Kleines Exlibris auf Innendeckel. Die Tafelränder teils etwas stockfleckig, Text sauber. - Breitrandiges Exemplar. [10 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]

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        [in Greek, transliterated as] Tou en Hagiois Patros Hemon Ioustinou philosophou kai Martyros Ta heuriskomena panta, [then in roman] S.P.N. Justini philosophi et martyris opera quæ exstant [sic] omnia

      Sumptibus Carolii Osmont Paris: Sumptibus Carolii Osmont, 1742. Contemporary treed calf triple-ruled in blind on covers, spine gilt extra with author and title gilt to red morocco spine label, board edges with gilt double-rule, marbled endpapers in a stone pattern and matching marbled edges, emerald green ribbon place holder. Upper joint starting with volume strong despite this and its large size; boards scuffed, corners bumped and rubbed revealing boards; stains on pastedowns and endpapers from underlying turn-ins of the binding. Light foxing in a few places, thumbsoiling, and occasional small stains; one leaf with a corner torn away, another with a natural paper flaw, a few leaves creased. A good copy of a => very imposing book.. Large folio (42.6 cm, 16.75"). [3] ff., cxxviii, 657 [i.e., 653], [1] pp. Principal edition of the collected works of Saint Justin Martyr (ca. 100–165), "much the greatest figure" of Christian apologists since the Apostles (NCE). The first Latin translation of his works did not appear until 1554. This is the => authoritative edition edited by Prudent Maran (1683–1762), who reordered the works so that Justin's Dialogue with Trypho follows his two apologies, according to the original sequence. Only these three documents, which survive in later manuscripts, are surely his; however many other works are attributed to Justin. The present text contains the Dialogue, Apology I–II, and more, with biographical documents appended.The text, in Latin and Greek, is divided into two sections: a preface in 15 short chapters, and the main text. The former is printed in roman and italic with nice woodcut head- and tailpieces, and one historiated woodcut initial. Sidenotes, footnotes, and woodcut ornaments like those in the former section enhance the main text, which is printed double column in parallel Latin and Greek, with two handsome engraved initials on the first page below a finely engraved vignette by J. B. Guélard (fl. ca. 1730) after a drawing by A. Humblot (fl. ca. 1740). The title-page, printed in red and black, has an engraved device by [Nicolas-Jean-Baptiste] de Poilly (1707–80). This copy also has a half-title page.

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        Paméla;

      1742. first edition. First Complete Edition in FrenchOf the First English NovelNot Seen at Auction in Seventy Years[RICHARDSON, Samuel]. Paméla, ou la vertu recompensée. Traduit de l'anglais. Londres [Paris]: Chez Jean Osborne [Didot], 1742. First complete edition, first printing in French of Richardson's classic epistolary novel integrating his sequel, Pamela's Conduct in High Life, translated by F.-A. Aubert de la Chesnaye des Bois (erroneously attributed to Abbé Prevost). Four twelvemo volumes (6 7/16 x 3 3/4 in; 165 x 94 mm). xxiii, [1], 271, [1]; [4], 324; [4], 298; [4], 302 pp. Two leaves from the end of Volume III have been mis-bound into the last signature of Volume IV.Full contemporary French mottled calf with blind ruled border. The spine features five gilt-tooled raised bands separating six compartments with an unusual gilt floral tool of a lily with eight leaves and central annular dot, within a double-fillet frame with foliate sprigs as corner pieces. Maroon spine labels lettered in gilt, the Volume labels decorated with gilt roseates with lateral floral volutes above and below the lettering in gilt. Original French marbled endpapers. All edges stained red. Original green bookmark ribbons. Oval stain (1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.) to upper board of volume four, otherwise an absolutely stunning copy, tight, bright and clean inside and out.First complete edition in French of what is considered to be the first novel in English by the Father of the English novel, Samuel Richardson, the translation traditionally attributed to Abbé Prevost but later scholarship has shown it to be the work of François-Alexandre Aubert de la Chesnaye des Bois, a defrocked Capuchin monk who was the compiler and author of many books, including Lettres amusantes et critiques sur les romans en général (1743).The last copy of this, the first complete edition in French, to come to auction was, according to ABPC, seventy years ago, in 1941. Only nine complete copies are known to exist: the ESTC records only eight, and NUC records one other. Richardson wrote Pamela (1740) at the suggestion of booksellers Rivington and Osborn. "The book was highly successful and fashionable, and further editions were soon called for. Richardson felt obliged to continue his story, not only because of the success of Pamela but because of the number of forged continuations that began to appear. Pamela Part II appeared in 1741" (Oxford Companion to English Literature)."A translation of Pamela into French, 4 vols., duodecimo, with imprint 'A Londres, chez Jean Osborne...M.DCC.XLII' was published shortly after the appearance of Vols. III and IV in English. The translator was the Abbé Prevost (?). It was offered for sale in France before Jan 12, 1742, when fifty copies were seized from Guerin's. Apparently it was later sold with the tacit consent of the authorities. The price was six livres, stitched" (Sale, Samuel Richardson: A Bibliographical Record, p. 29).The correct place of publication, Paris, and publisher, Didot was discovered in a leaf of ads from an incomplete copy at the British Library that lists various Didot publications for sale.An earlier translation of Parts I and II of Pamela appeared in 1741, in all likelihood by Chesnaye des Bois, as well. "This French edition was published after the fifth English edition, at the time when Richardson was begining to revise his text for the handsome octavo edition of the novel. According to the preface of the translator in Volume I, Richardson furnished him with a small number of additions and corrections for the text" (Ibid, p. 16). And in the edition under notice, the translation for the first two parts has been revised by Chesnaye de Bois per Richardson and the sequel has been translated for the first time.Sale 15n (p. 29). Rochedieu, pp. 279-80.

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        L'histoire naturelle éclaircie dans deux de ses parties principales, la lithologie et la conchyliologie, dont l'une traite des pierres et l'autre des coquillages.....

      4°, gestoch. Frontisp., 491 S., 33 Kupfertafeln. 4 Bl., 491 (recte 509) S. , Ldr. d. Zeit, goldgeprägt, Kapitale m. kleinen Fehlstellen, Fleck am Steg über 130 Bl., 2 Bl. am Fussteg hinterlegt, etwas gebrauchspurig - im allgemeinen gutes Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe. - Nissen 144. DSB I, 244. "Nützlich." - "This work, illustrated with beautiful plates, was a great success" (DSB). - Antoine-Joseph Dezallier d'Argenville (1680 - 1765), französischer Gelehrter, Naturhistoriker und Verfasser wissenschaftlicher Schriften. er schrieb sowohl über die Gartenbaukunst wie auch über Muscheln. Ab 1748 war Dezallier d'Argenville Mitarbeiter der Encyclopédie Diderots.

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        THE GENEALOGICAL HISTORY OF THE HOUSE OF YVERY, In its Different Branches of Yvery, Luvel, Perceval and Gournay

      London, H. Woodfall, jun., 1742.. 2 volumes divided into 7 books, based on materials collected by John Perceval, Second Earl of Egmont, privately printed, revised edition with imprint H. Woodfall, jun., 1742. Volume 2 revised and partly written by William Whiston. Small 4to, 250 x 155 mm, 10 x 6 inches, 19 portraits, 18 in mezzotint by J. Faber, 12 engraved plates, 1 double page map of part of the estate of Rt. Hon. John Percival, Earl Of Egmont, County of Corke, many engraved coats-of-arms in the text, 1 large genealogical table, 7 double page and 10 leaves of genealogical tables, pages: title page, printed in red and black, xxxvii,(misnumbered xxix), [3], 1-30 Epitome, 1-457 (misnumbered 455); title, in red and black, [6], 1-533, divisional title with vignette coat-of-arms to each book, in Volume 2 the page numbers jump from 445 to 448, no text missing, catch words are correct, it was to do with a cancel leaf according to ESTC and Copac, inserted between 452 and 453 are 4 leaves of Addenda to page 452, these pages have been professionally extended at the margins to fit the size of the book, bound in full morocco, gilt lettering and decoration between raised bands to spine, date at foot of spine, gilt rules and corner decoration to edges of covers, large gilt decorated dentelles, (turn overs), maroon endpapers, all edges gilt, book-plate of Edward Huth of Wykehurst Park (book collector). Binding rubbed especially the hinges, covers slightly faded, corners bumped, pale age-browning throughout, occasional light foxing, 2 small closed tears to margins neatly repaired, not affecting text, first endpaper in Volume 1 faded at edges, unreadable signature in old ink to first blank endpaper of each volume, dated 1841, small manuscript note tipped onto first free endpaper of Volume 1, "Privately printed by the Earl Of Egmont, this copy contains 2 extra plates in Volume 1, at pages 273 & 283. A very good set. James Anderson also wrote books on Free Masonry. See William Lowndes, The Bibliographer's Manual page 40-41; J. Brunet Manel du Libraire, Volume 1, page 262. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Dell?origine delle fontane e dell?addolcimento dell?acqua marina.

      Simone Occhi 1742 In Venezia, Simone Occhi, 1742. In 8vo, pp. XVI, pp. 404. Frontespizio con caratteri neri e rossi, antiporta figurata, cinque tavole e una tabella piu? volte spieghevole. Pergamena coeva. Raro trattato di idraulica del gesuita Nicolò Ghezzi. Richiami alle teorie di Halley, Musschenbroek, Vallisnieri, e Hales. Edizione originale. Riccardi I, 595.

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        Johann Hobbelings Beschreibung Des ganzen Stifts Münster Und Johann von der Berswordt Westphälisches Adeliches Stammbuch. Welche Als einen Fortgesetzten Beytrag westphälischer Geschichte Zuerst ans Licht bringet... Mit einem dreifachen Anhange vermehret und erläutert Johann Dietrich Steinen.

      [24] Bl., 520 S., [12] Bl. kl.-8° Ganzlederband der Zeit mit Wappensupralibros auf beiden Deckeln Bömer / Degering J 551,- Driver 59,- Raßmann I, 151,- Seltenes und faktenreiches Werk: für Historiker wie Genealogen reiche Fundgrube in gutem Erhalt, Titel mit Stempel und kleinen Tintenflecken. Mit EXLibris Baron von Horst.

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        Uffizio della settimana santa colle rubriche volgari, argomenti de' salmi, spiegazione delle cerimonie, e misterj, con osservazioni, e riflessioni divote. nuova edizione rivista, ed accresciuta dall'autore. in roma, salvioni, 1742.

      Cm. 20,5, pp. xxx (2) 623 (1). Testo interamente stampato in rosso e nero, vignetta al frontespizio, molte figure nel testo e 11 tavole a piena pagina. Il tutto finemente inciso in rame. Splendida legatura coeva in pieno marocchino rosso, dorso a nervi con bei fregi diversi ad ogni comparto, piatti inquadrati da fleurons e tagli dorati. Grande ex libris inciso dell'Arcivescovo di Praga. Esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione.

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        Disquisitio physica vermium in Norvegia, qui novi visi, una cum tabulis aeneis quam praeses Georgius Detharding  respondente Alberto Augusto Roggenkamp.

      Havniæ [København] 1742. 8vo. 38 s. Fraktur. 3 kobberstikk. Tresn. vignetter. Uten omsl. som utgitt. Endel brune pletter. St. på tbl., ellers pen.. Avhandling om larver i Norge, bl.a. kålorm. Se bildet

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        Masonry Dissected: Being an Universal and Genuine Description of All its Branches, from the Original to this Present Time:

      As it is deliver`d in the Constituted Regular Lodges, Both in City and Country, According to the Several Degrees of Admission: Giving an Impartial Account of their Regular Proceeding in Initiating their New Members in the whole Three Degrees of Masonry. Viz. I. Enter`d `Prentice, II. Fellow-Craft, III. Master. With A new and exact List of Regular Lodges according to their Seniority and Constitution. To which is added, The Author`s Vindication of himself. By Samuel Prichard, late Member of a Constituted Lodge. The Eight Edition. London: Printed for T. Cooper, at the Globe in Pater-Noster-Row. MDCCXLII. (1742). Later brown half morocco. Top edge gilt, else uncut. Some fading to spine. Title and decication leaf with mended tears inner margin. Page 23/24 with mended tear lower edge. Page 25/26 with two mended tears lower edge. Last leaf with mended tears inner and outer margin. Mended with japanese rice paper. 21,5 x 14 cm

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        Versuch einer Critischen Dichtkunst. Durchgehend mit den Exempeln unsrer besten Dichter erläutert. Anstatt einer Einleitung ist Horazens Dichtkunst übersetzt, und mit Anmerkungen erläutert

      Leipzig, Breitkopf 1742.. Dritte und vermehrte Auflage. Mit gest. Frontispoz. 19 Bll., 778 S., 7 Bll. Lederband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild.

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        Antiquitates Christianæ: or, the History of the Life and death of the Holy Jesus: as also the Lives, Acts and Martyrdoms of his Apostles. In Two Parts. The Tenth Edition, adorn'd with curious Sculptures.

      London, Printed for J. Walthoe (et al), (1742). Folio. Cont. full calf. Raised bands. Worn and covers detached. Block good. Main title in red a. black. In all 4 titles (3 Parts). (6),L,622 pp. 2 engreved allegorical Frontispieces and 78 engraved plates (incl. frontisp. and double-numbering of some plates). Printed on good paper. Internally fine, with a few dampstains, some browning to the first and last leaves.. In this 1742-edition all the illustrations are on plates and not in the text

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        [=Half title.] Geneve, 1781.

      8vo. 208, 201-437,+ (1) pp.+ 19 fold. engr. plates. Slightly worn contemporary half calf, spine richly gilt, head of spine defective. Hirsch I, 522 (only 1 tab.). First collected edition of Rousseau's treatises on music. It was also published as part of "Oeuvre completes". Includes: Projet concernant de nouveaux signes pour la musique, lu par l'auteur à l'Academie des Sciences le 22 août 1742; Dissertation sur la musique moderne; Essai sur l'origine des langues, où il est parlé de la mélodie & de l'imitation musicale; Lettre a monsieur l'Abbé Raynal, au sujet d'un nouveau mode de musique, inventé par M. Blainville, Paris, le 30 mai 1754, au fortir du concert; Examen de deux principes avancés par M. Rameau, dans sa brochure intitulée: Erreurs sur la musique dans l'Encyclopédie; Lettre a M. Burney sur la musique, avec fragmens d'observations sur l'Alceste Italien de M. le Chevalier Gluck; Extrait d'une reponse du petit faiseur a son préte-nom, sur un morceau de l'Orphée de M. le Chevalier Gluck

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        Cogitationes critico philologicæ de orthographia linguæ svio gothicæ tam runica quam vulgari, a corrupto medii ævi stylo vindicanda; occasione amicæ disceptationis, de pronominum tu et illi rectiore svedica scriptione per du et de quam tu et the; quibus accesserunt non modo brevis expositio convenientiæ runarum gothicarum cum litteris ebraicis, græcis et romanis, sed et specimen extemporale harmoniæ linguæ mso et scandogothicæ; præfixis prolegomenis de initiis et migrationibus gentium scandogothicarum.

      Sthlm, L. Salvius, 1742. 4:o. (32),141,(3) s. & 1 utvikbar träsnittsplansch med tryckt text på baksidan. Häftad i gråpappomslag från omkring 1800 med blank titeletikett. Ryggen med en liten fuktfläck överst och omslaget lite nött och med ett par småfläckar på framsidan. Några blad lätt bruntonade och med några svaga fuktränder i den inre marginalen. Några diskreta lagningar och förstärkningar i de inre marginalen mot slutet.. Hammarsköld Förtekning s. 21. Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 8971: "Denna bok tyckes haft samma öde, som flera denne författares skrifter, neml. at icke få många läsare. Deruti har han dock gjort väl, at han uti trästick tillagt rune-texten af den namnkunnige Danaholmske grentze-skilnad, sådan som den finnes uti en i Norrige af Sparfvenfelt öfverkommen, och til k. Antiq. archivum skänkt norrsk lagbok." Eric Julius Björner (1696-1750) född i Timrå och sedermera translator och assessor i Antikvitetsarkivet, grundlade sitt intresse för fornstudier redan i ungdomen då hembygdsstudier bland Norrlandsstudenterna i Uppsala utgjorde ett viktigt ideellt inslag i nationslivet. Hans vetenskapliga verksamhet kännetecknades av en, som det står i "Svenskt biografiskt lexikon", "måhända medfödd benägenhet att stelna till i en gång antagna åskådningar." Hans källor var bibeln, de klassiska auktorerna, den isländska sagolitteraturen och de äldre svenska antikvariska forskarna med Olof Rudbeck i spetsen och hans problemställning var den samma som hans lärofäders. Hans ortografiska funderingar vände sig mot användningen av f vid v-ljudets betecknande, mot bokstavsformen w samt mot nyttjandet av tecknen t, th i begynnande d-ljud. Dessa skrivsätt hade inte något stöd i det verkligt äkta språket, runinskrifternas, och utgjorde enligt Björners åsikt endast en besvärande tillsats, som skulle försvåra för barn och utlänningar att lära sig stava. Dock genmälde kritikerna, att det invanda skrivsättet vore manligare, men Björner ställde då frågan, "om nödigt ock hedersamt vore, at et från fornt tungomål, jag vill ej sägja mandom, avvikt folk, behåller allena en eller annan så kallad mannlig stav och stavelse, lemnande dock merendels bårt månge andre, värkeliga långt mannligare och eftertryckeligare ord?"

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        Delle sette provincie unite, del paesi bassi, degli svizzeri, grigioni, e loro alleati. in venezia, albrizzi, 1742.

      Cm. 18, pp. (14) 431 (1). Antiporta figurata, tre grandi carte geografiche e 13 belle tavole incise in rame, di cui molte più volte ripiegate fuori testo. Solida legatura coeva in piena pelle di scrofa con dorso a nervi ed impressioni a secco ai piatti. Tagli rossi e titoli in oro su doppio tassello. Ottima conservazione. Si tratta del volume undicesimo della celebre opera del Salmon: Lo stato presente di tutti i paesi, e popoli del mondo naturale, politico e morale, con nuove osservazioni, e correzioni degli antichi e moderni viaggiatori.

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        Regiones ad Sinum Finnicum Accuratisseme Delineatae

      Holmiae. 1742, Plate mark 49,5 x 58 cm. The whole sheet 52,5 x 64 cm. Contemporary hand colouring. In passe partout. Green passe partout. A few minor spots and creases. Strong vibrant colours. Very nice condition.. A fine map of the gulf of Finland with southern Finland, Ingermanland, Estonia, parts of Latvia and Russia with the newly established St. Petersburg. In the lower part of the map city plans of Kexholm, Wiborg, Narva, Wilmanstrand, Fredrichshamn, Revel, Cronstadt and Petersborg (St. Petersburg). The map is a part of a work by Kongl. Landtmäteri Contoiret and its associates published in the years 1739-1793, covering parts of Sweden, Finland and the Baltic States. This was the first effort to map the country in somewhat uniform maps. The first map to be published in 1739, was the grand "Charta öfwer Mälaren" by Jacob Nordencreutz. The maps Upland, Västmanland, Södermanland, Nerike, Skåne and a general map of Sweden followed in the 1740s and early 1750s. Few copies of these early maps were sold and the endevour came to a halt due to economic difficulties. After some years, the next map to be published was the 1769 map of Medelpad. The remaining maps were then published during the next twentyfive years. The last map "Charta öfver Heinola Höfdingedöme" was issued in 1793. Many parts of Sweden were never covered (Öland, Gotland, Halland, Herjedalen and Norrbotten). Since the project was unfinished, it was never sold as a proper atlas. No title published. The few atlases that do exist are private compilations. The general map of 1747 by Biurman is a milestone in swedish carthography. It replaces Bureus1626 map as a blue print of Sweden for foreign carthographers. (In the mid 1790s Samuel Gustaf Hermelin launched a private attempt to map the country, this time with success. All of Sweden and Finland was mapped by 1818.)

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        Partie Septentrionale De La Souabe [and] Partie Meridionale De La Souabe

      Amsterdam: Cóvens & Mortier, [1742]. Engraved with period outline colour. Collection stamp on verso. 19 x 24 1/2 inches. 21 1/2 x 24 3/4 inches. This attractive pair of maps of Swabia is from a Dutch edition of De L'Isle entitled, Atlas Nouveau, Contenant Toutes Les Parties Du Monde, Ou sont exactement Remarquées les Empires, Monarchies, Royaumes, Etats, Republiques &c. Par Guillaume de l'Isle. Premier Géographe de sa Majesté. It was published by Covens and Mortier, brothers-in-law who continued the firm established by Pierre Mortier. Guillaume de l'Isle (1675-1726) was son of a cartographer and a pupil of Jean Dominique Cassini, who among other important contributions, aligned the study of astronomy to the study of geography. Under Cassini's direction, observations were made from locations all over the world that enabled longitudinal calculations to be made with much greater accuracy. De l'Isle carried on this exacting work with remarkable dedication and integrity, constantly revising and improving his maps. While precision was his primary goal, his maps are invariably elegant and attractive. This pair of maps form at large, detailed view of Swabia, one of the ten circles of the Holy Roman Empire and containing some of the historically most interesting and culturally rich parts of Germany. The region includes towns prosperous and important in the Northern Renaissance : Nuremberg, Augsburg, Ulm, and others, the Necker and Danube Rivers and the Bodensee at the border with Switzerland. Koeman, C & M 7, #54 & #55

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        Opere del padre gio. pietro pinamonti della compagnia di gesu'. con un breve ragguaglio della sua vita venezia presso niccolo' pezzana 1742

      In-8° (cm 23x18), pp. (20), 845, (7), legatura coeva in pergamena con titoli manoscritti al dorso (restauro con carta giapponese nella parte interna delle cerniere). Frontespizio in rosso e nero, con emblema dei Gesuiti. Con un ritratto del Pinamonti inciso su rame da Antonio Luciani. Al contropiatto anteriore scritta coeva a penna, cancellata; al contropiatto posteriore, scritta a penna datata 19 aprile 1764, a firma "Gio. Carugati". Alle pp. 71-72, alla seconda e alla terza riga di testo, piccolo foro di centimetri 0,6x0,2, con perdita di pochissime lettere: il testo è comunque ricostruibile e rimane assolutamente comprensibile. Qualche leggero alone d'umido, per il resto buon esemplare. Tra le altre opere, il volume contiene un interessante trattato ad uso degli esorcisti, contro le possessioni diaboliche. Indice: Breve ristretto della vita del Padre Gio. Pietro Pinamonti della Compagnia di Gesù; Esercizj Spirituali di Sant'Ignazio; La via del Cielo appianata con esporre gl'impedimenti, che vi s'attraversano, e la maniera di superarli. Opera tratta dal Libro degli Esercizi Spirituali, e disposta in dieci lezioni; La Religiosa in Solitudine, opera in cui si porge alle Monache il modo d'impiegarsi con frutto negli Esercizj Spirituali di Sant'Ignazio, e può anche servire a chiunque brama di riformare con un tal Mezzo il proprio Stato; Lo Specchio che non inganna, ovvero la Teorica, e la Pratica della cognizione di se stesso; La vera Sapienza, considerazioni utilissime all'acquisto del Santo Timor di Dio; Il Cuor Contrito. Motivi per eccitare alla Contrizione; La Croce Alleggerita. Motivi per confortarsi nelle Tribolazioni; L'Inferno aperto al Cristiano perché non v'entri. Considerazioni delle pene infernali proposte a meditarsi per evitarle; L'Albero della Vita. Pregi e frutti della S. Messa, con la maniera di parteciparne copiosamente; Il Sacro Cuor di Maria Vergine; La Causa de' Ricchi, ovvero il Debito ed il Frutto della Limosina; Le Leggi dell'Impossibile. Regole dell'Astrologia per rintracciare l'avvenire, esposte alla luce, per disinganno de' creduli; La Vocazione Vittoriosa, in cui si dimostrano gli assalti fatti alla Gioventù chiamata da Dio alla Religione, e l'Arte da ributtarli; La Sinagoga Disingannata, Via facile a dimostrare a qualunque Ebreo la falsità della sua Setta e la verità della Legge Cristiana; Compendio della Dottrina Cristiana; Bolla della Santità di Nostro Signore Papa Clemente XI a favore degli Ebrei, ed altri Infedeli convertiti alla Fede Cristiana, volgarizzata per intelligenza di ciascheduno; Breve compendio delle cose più principali che devono insegnarsi nella Dottrina Cristiana; Il Direttore. Metodo da potersi tenere per ben regolare l'Anime nella via della Perfezione Cristiana; Exorcista rite edoctus, seu accurata methodus omne maleficiorum genus probe, ac prudenter curandi.

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        Commentaria in Hermanni Boerhaave Aphorismos de cognosendis et curandis morbis I-V.

      Lugduni Batavorum Apud Joannem et Hermannum Verbeek, 1742-72. Five volumes. Engraved frontispiece (lacks engraved portrait), titles printed in red and black with engraved vignettes. Contemporary brown half leather, worn, somewhat faded spines in five compartments, some damages at head and foot. Some foxing and spotting. 25,5 X 20,5 cm. Signatures on inside of upper covers. Traces of removed bookplate on inside of upper covers.. Volume V with index auctorum, index rerum and "De materie Medica". Our copy lacks the 1776 published Supplement. Vol II, III and IV lacks half title

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        Farriery Improv´d: Or, A Compleat Treatise Upon the Art of Farriery. Wherein is fully explain´d, the Nature, Structure, and Mechanism of that Noble and Useful Creature, A Horse, the Diseases and and Accidents he is liable to, and Method of Cure [...].

      London, J. Clarke at the Golden Ball, 1742. The Fourth Edition. VIII + (2) + 363 + (29) p. Contemporary worn full calf. 17 X 10 cm. Broken hinges. Worn at top of spine. Clean interior with only a few spots

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        A Map of the British Empire in America with the French, Spanish and the Dutch Settlements adjacent thereto

      Amsterdam: printed for John Covens and Cornelius Mortier, [n.d. c. 1742]. Copper-engraved map on four sheets, key map, sheet of harbor maps all hand- coloured in outline; 4 engraved views of Quebec, New York, Niagara Falls. Seven sheets, each 26 x 21 1/2 inches. An important association copy of the Covens and Mortier edition of the famous Popple map, annotated by Peter Wraxall: a man intimately associated with the establishment and setting of boundaries in colonial America. Henry Popple produced this map under the auspices of the Lord Commissioners of Trade and Plantations to help settle disputes arising from the rival expansions of English, Spanish and French colonies. "France claimed not only Canada, but also territories drained by the Mississippi and its tributaries - in practical terms, an area of half a continent" (Goss The Mapping of North America p.122.) The thrust of British mapmaking after 1718 was to establish her presence cartographically on the French. Hence the title "The British Empire in America..."Nevertheless, in making the map, Popple used the best available geographical information: Colonel Barnwell's map of the southeast; De L'Isle's "Carte de la Louisiane"; Cadwallader Colden's map of the Iroquois nations, and seems to have come up with a map that did not please imperialistic British viewers as much as it did those who only wanted an accurate depiction. The result was and is a vast map of North America never before delineated in such detail, and a source of delight and intrigue. The map was eventually very successful and there were several editions. Babinksi notes that George Washington owned a copy of the Key map (Popple's abbreviated version) and Benjamin Franklin ordered two copies for the Pennsylvania Assembly in 1746 and another in 1752. The Popple and Mitchell (1755) maps were the most important maps of North America made in the 18th century and were widely known and referred to throughout the formation of the United States. This example is the second state of the edition published by Covens and Mortier in Amsterdam, circa 1742. Covens & Mortier was a highly respected Amsterdam map publishing firm, which, more than any of their colleagues, maintained the high standards established by the Dutch and French cartographers of the previous century. The seven page Popple map appeared in the Covens & Mortier edition of De l'Isle's Atlas Nouveau. The Covens and Mortier version of Popple offers in a rather more manageable and accessible form all the geographical and political material of the original, including the depiction of Wager's sea battle with the Spanish near Cartagena in 1707. The region in question, the Eastern half of North America and a portion of northern South America, is laid out on four sheets, which joined would be roughly 43 x 52 inches. Each sheet is titled with its content. In addition to this are three more sheets: the Key map, a sheet with four views: Mexico City, New York, Quebec and Niagara Falls, and a sheet with eighteen harbor and island plans from Annapolis Royal in Nova Scotia to Porto Bello in Panama. It is unusual to have the Key map, as it was frequently separated from the others and framed by itself. This copy is further individualized in that it is the Wraxall-Dunkin-Van Rensslaer copy. It originally belonged to and was annotated by Peter Wraxall (d. 11 July 1759). He was an Englishman, who settled in New York and became involved in the relations between the Colony and the Iroquois Confederacy, which was a critical element in Britain's rivalry with France, writing several reports on the history of relations between whites and Iroquois in New York. Wraxall was William Johnson's secretary and, in battle, aide-de- camp, for the first two years of the French and Indian War. The atlas from which this map was removed subsequently passed to Elizabeth Dunkin (d.1846, niece of Wraxall's wife Elizabeth), who gave it to her son-in-law John Sanders Van Rensslaer (1792-1868). Wraxall limits his annotations to the upper left sheet; he notes in the lower left corner of the margin that the so-called 'Lake Illinois' "in the Maps published by Jefferies 19th Feby. 1753 this Lake is named Mishigan & he runs the limits of the 6 Nations to the Branch of the Missisipi called in the above Map River Msingona". In addition he has added a sub-title (Native American name) to Lake Erie. Mark Babinski Henry Popple's 1733 map (New Jersey, 1998) (ref); Cumming, The Southeast in Early Maps 249; E. McSherry Fowble Two Centuries of Prints in America 1680-1880 (1987), 6, 7; cf. John GossThe Mapping of North America (1990) 55 (key map only); Graff 3322; Howes P481, "b"; Lowery 338; McCorkle, et al. America Emergent 21; McCorkle, New England 741.3; Phillips Maps 569; Sabin 64140; Schwartz & Ehrenberg p.151; Streeter Sale 676; Stephenson & McKee Virginia in Maps, map II-18A-B; American National Biography.

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