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        Anti-Machiavel Oder Prüfung der Regeln Nic. Machiavells Von der Regierungskunst eines Fürsten. Zweyte Auflage Welcher eine Uebersetzung nach der Ausgabe des Herrn von Voltaire und das Leben Nic. Machiavells beygefüget ist. XXVI, 2 Bl., 440 S. Mit gestoch. Titel- und 2 Textvignetten. Guter Pergamentbd d. Z. (etwas fleckig) mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel.

      Göttingen, Universitäts-Buchhandlung, 1742.. . Zweite deutsche Ausgabe eines der staatsphilosophisch wichtigsten Werke der Aufklärung, nach den 'Considerations sur l'etat ' das zweite Werk Friedrichs. Geschrieben 1739, wurde es zuerst im Jahr des Regierungsantritts (1740) von Voltaire anonym im französischen Original publiziert und 1741 in deutscher Übersetzung. Friedrich geht von der irrtümlichen Vorstellung aus, Machiavelli sei ein moralisches Ungeheuer gewesen, geißelt aber mit Recht das Unwesen des Despotismus. Das Buch enthält den berühmten Satz, der Fürst solle nicht der unumschränkte Herr, sondern nur der erste Diener seines Staates sein. Der 'Antimachiavel' ist die theoretische Verteidigung dessen, was Friedrich später in der Praxis gezwungen war zu verletzen, die Verteidigung der human-aufklärerischen Ideen einer tugendhaften, maßvollen, auf Wohlfahrt der Untertanen, auf Frieden und Gerechtigkeit bedachten Staatsführung. In seinem 'Politischen Testament' schreibt Friedrich 1752: "Machiavel sagt, daß eine desinteressierte Macht, die sich inmitten ehrgeiziger Mächte befinde, sicher schließlich zugrunde gehen würde. Ich bin darüber betrübt, aber ich bin zu dem Geständnis verpflichtet, daß Machiavel recht hat." - Frisches Exemplar mit hübschen Buntpapierspiegeln. - Leithäuser 307. Fromm 28013.

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        Descrizione della Regia Villa, Fontane, E Fabbriche Di Pratolino

      1742. COMPETITION OF NATURE AND ART" SGRILLI, Bernardo Sansone. Descrizione della Regia Villa, Fontane, E Fabbriche Di Pratolino. 27, [1] pp. Illustrated with 12 folding plates, of which 6 etched views of the villa and gardens are by Stefano della Bella, and 6 engravings by Sgrilli including two plans of the grounds, four architectural plans of the villa and one façade view; etched text vignette signed by Sgrilli, two etched initials of garden statuary and etched ornamental tailpiece by Marcus Tuscher. Folio, 362 x 245 mm, bound in early nineteenth-century Italian sheep, preserving the original plain paper wrappers, untrimmed. Florence: Stamperia Granducale. Per i Tartini, e Franchi, 1742. |~||~||~||~||~||~| First and Only Edition of Sgrilli's description of the celebrated Medici villa and its garden at Pratolino, an essential source of information on one of the most ingenious, enchanting and influential Italian Renaissance gardens. The villa and garden were designed and built from 1568 to 1586 for Francesco de' Medici (1541-87) by the artist and engineer Bernardo Buontalenti, director of spettacoli for the Medici, with the aim of rivaling the Villa d'Este. In this he succeeded: by the end of the century the Pratolino garden had become the most famous garden in Europe; enthusiastic descriptions by visitors such as Montaigne, Evelyn and Aldrovandi testify to its enchantments. Built on a barren hillside, so that water had to be brought from several kilometers away, the villa and its grounds transformed the natural landscape into a "place of pure delight... a great labyrinthine open-air display of the miracles of nature" (Zangheri). Filled with waterworks, automata, grottoes, and labyrinthine paths leading to clearings peopled with allegorical statues, the garden's principal characteristic was surprise. "Around the house was a broad platform with a balustrade, under which lay one of the chief attractions, the grottoes - the first and biggest, that of the Flood, and seven others. Here were giochi d'acqua- in the first, when you sat down on an inviting bench to admire the sculpture 'by a single movement the whole grotto is filled with water, and all the seats squirt water to your backside' (Montaigne). As you ran up the stairs to escape, the gardener 'may let loose a thousand jets of water from every two steps of that staircase'. Automata made music and noises of every kind, and gave the illusion of moving men and beasts... From the centre of the balustrade ran a long avenue, '50 feet wide and about 500 paces long', bordered on both sides by a free stone wall, from which at every 5 or 10 paces sprang fountains, so that all along the walk nothing but these jets could be seen. This did not act as a central axis, however, for fountains, aviaries, grottoes, fish-tanks, and mounds were scattered quite randomly around the garden..." (The Oxford Companion to Gardens, 1991, p. 454). The garden was filled with works of art. Divided into a northern "Parco Antico" and southern "Parco dei Moderni," the garden's central point was occupied by a statue of Jupiter by Baccio Bandinelli, (since removed to the garden at Santa Croce in Florence) which overlooked a circular labyrinth. Beneath this stood the garden's most celebrated statue, the Apennino - a huge, hoary and bearded representation of the mountain range, emerging from a rock and pressing a hand on the head of a water-gushing monster, created by the Mannerist sculptor Giambologna and marvelously illustrated by Stefano della Bella in plate 6. An oak-tree accessible by staircases to a dining platform in the branches, the famous washer-woman statue with her basin of boiling water, birds and beasts, music-making gods, automata acting out scenes from daily life, representing a knife-grinder, a miller, etc. -- the garden's marvels were seemingly endless. Its influence on gardens throughout Europe was far-reaching (cf. Zangheri for a detailed outline of the gardens and designers influenced). That the garden could not be perceived in its entirety added to its mystery: "It had labyrinthine walks which could only be appreciated by following them. There was no way of getting a general view. It was a garden of sights and sounds, because the various areas were first presented to wonder-struck visitors by the splash of running waters and cascades... Buontalenti's project did not let visitors ever get a glimpse of the garden as a whole from any point either in the villa or park." (Vercelloni, European Gardens, an Historical Atlas, p. 44). Thus Sgrilli's map of the entire layout of Pratolino, the first published map to reveal the secrets of the estate, is fundamental to understanding the overall design of Buontalenti. The villa and gardens were sadly destroyed in the early nineteenth century to make way for a fashionable English garden, and many of the statues were removed to the Boboli gardens. The only significant fragment to survive is the gigantic figure of Apennino by Giambologna. Stefano della Bella's etchings represent first-hand testimonials to one of the most extraordinary European gardens of any period. Engraved ca. 1653, della Bella's etchings are present here in either the second or the third state, with the numbers, as per all copies of the printed edition. Minor marginal soiling to first and last leaves around edges exposed by the smaller wrapper, light dampstain to final plate, a few marginal pencil notes or markings, binding rubbed, missing ½" piece from foot of spine. Despite the cited flaws, it must be emphasized, this is a fine, full-sized copy, entirely untrimmed, with excellent impressions of the plates. Berlin Katalog 2699. De Vesme and Massar, Stefano Della Bella, catalogue raisonné 838-843. Nasse 47. Cf. L. Zangheri, "Curiosities and marvels of the Sixteenth-Century Garden," in Mosser and Teyssot, The Architecture of Western Gardens (1991), pp. 59-67. Massar, Presenting Stefano della Bella, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1971, pp. 31-35.

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        Dell'origine delle fontane e dell'addolcimento dell'acqua marina. Lettere scritte al sig. conte N.N. da Nicolò Ghezzi religioso della Compagnia di Gesù.

      - In Venezia, presso Simone Occhi, 1742, in-8, cartonatura rustica coeva, pp. XVI, 404. Con 6 tavole calcografiche (antiporta compresa) e una tabella più volte ripiegata. Leggeri aloni alla cartonatura ma bell'esemplare, genuino e a pieni margini. Prima edizione. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The First Book of Andrea Palladio's Architecture

      1742. PALLADIO, Andrea. The First Book of Andrea Palladio's Architecture. Treating of the Five Orders; And What is most neccessary in Building. Correctly drawn from his Original Work, publish'd by himself at Venice, Anno 1570. And accurately engraved by I. Ware. viii, 64 pp. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece portrait of Palladio after William Kent, 29 full-page engraved plates executed by Issac Ware and numbered I-XXXIV, plus numerous engraved in-text diagrams and illustrations. 8vo., 197 x 127 mm, bound in contemporary English mottled calf ruled in gilt, spine gilt, red morocco spine label, with red speckled edges, in a modern cloth slipcase. [London]: NP, 1742. |~||~||~||~| First and Only Edition of this separate printing of Book One from Palladio's Quattro Libri dell'Architettura. A portable version of the original folio edition (London, 1738), featuring a handy glossary of architectural terms illustrated with marginal engravings in addition to the impressive full-page plates. This small format book was designed for easy reference and frequent use in the field; the present copy, however, is surprisingly fresh, bearing witness to near original condition off the press. A distinguished architect of the Palladian school and Burlington group member, Isaac Ware (1704-1766) rendered the fine engravings herein after woodcuts from the original Italian edition (Venice, 1570), using Burlington's important collection of Palladio drawings for reference and adding shading to soften the images. Here reset verbatim from the folio edition, the text is justly considered the most accurate English version published in the eighteenth century. This is the first appearance of the glossary, which contains forty terms. "Ware's translation from the Italian is the most reliable of any; for this he was expressly indebted to Lord Burlington, who 'with his own hands' revised and corrected it. The plates however, were entirely his own work. He exactly traced and engraved them himself; but, although he was very much more faithful to the originals than Leoni had been, he did on occasion add a little shading of his own, and, in order to present a tidier appearance, separated plans and elevations that were overlapping in the Italian editions" (Harris). The influence of Palladio's work, especially on eighteenth-century English architecture, can hardly be overestimated. Base of spine expertly renewed and board extremities lightly rubbed, else a fine and wholly unsophisticated copy. With the publisher's advertisement for the preceding folio edition at the end. PROVENANCE: Francis Ferrand Foljambe (1750-1814), his ink ownership stamp below the engraved portrait of Palladio. BAL/RIBA 2413. ESTC N47296. Harris 690. Millard, British 54.

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        LEBEN ANTICHRISTI ODER AUSFÜHRLICHE, GRÜNDLICHE UND HISTORISCHE BESCHREIBUNG VON DEN ZUKÜNFFTIGEN DINGEN DER WELT. ALLWO AUS GÖTTLICHER SCHRIFFT, HEILIGEN VÄTTERN UND ANDERN BEWEHRTEN SCRIBENTEN, DIE GANTZE HISTORI VOM LEBEN / WUNDERWERCKEN UND TOD ANTICHRISTI, UND SEINES VORLÄUFFERS ERKLÄRT UND ERZEHLET WIRD. ES IST AUCH ALLHIE DES H. PROPHETEN HENOCHS UND ELIÆ WANDEL, MARTER UND HIMMELFAHRT AUSFÜHRLICH BESCHRIEBEN, UND GRÜNDLICH ERWISEN. ANJETZO VON NEUEM ÜBERSEHEN, CORRIGIRT UND VERBESSERT; WIE AUCH DURCH EINEN SONDERBAREN ZUSATZ VOM JÜDISCHEN MEßIA ERGRÖSSERT UND VERMEHRET: SO DEM BEGIERIGEN LESER NUTZLICH / UND ZU BESSERER ERKANTNUS DISER HISTORI DIENLICH SENN WIRD

      Kaufbeuren: Christian Starck, 1742. Hardcover. Very good. [8],498,[5] pp. including index. Contemporary mottled calf, raised bands, spine richly gilt, gilt leather labels, marbled endpapers, all edges red. Early 20th-century satanic bookplate of "Winkler Jenö." Calf worn at edges and rubbed, loss to lower corner of first rear endpaper. Very good. Later edition, after the first of 1682. One of the last published examples of medieval-style prophecy, the work foretells the life, magical works, reign, and defeat of the Antichrist, with various revelations relating to signs of his coming and the end of the world, the murder and resurrection of Enoch and Elijah, and the Second Coming of Christ, as well as a section on the "Messiah of the Jews." The author, Dionysius von Lützenburg (i.e., Luxemburg, ca. 1652-1703), was a Capuchin friar known especially for this, his first work, and his hagiographical LEGEND DER HEILIGEN (1684).The present copy contains the very unusual Jugendstil bookplate of Jenö Winkler ("Winkler Jenö," in the Hungarian style), who is also evidently its artist with his monogram in the print. The plate, printed in black and red, shows a suited devil plunging a skull-tipped sword through a large, bleeding tome. OCLC lists four copies, three in Germany, one at Brigham Young Univeristy. Rare.

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        Celestial map of the sky in 1730. Part 5. "Globi Coelestis in tabula Planas Redact pars V

      World Celestial & Curiosities: Nuremburg Homann Johann Baptiste 1742. Copper engraved map of the sky, from Doppelmayer's " Atlas Coelestis" original full wash colour; verso blank. The image is part 5 of the six sheets that make up the Sky [ as seen in 1730] by Doppelmayer. It shows the constellation of Scorpio, Sagittarius And Hercules amongst others. Each constellation is stunningly illustrated in 18th century German baroque style. Text to the left and right of the map proper offers coordinates for the individual stars in each constellations which are identified via an alpha-numeric code. Slightly faded impression; original wash colour to plate; key and title uncoloured; stain to lower left corner of plate; creasing at centrefold and 3 small wormholes. Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr (1677 - 1750) Doppelmayr was born in Nuremberg to a merchant family. He attended the Aegidien-Gymnasium and the University of Altdorf where he studied mathematics, physics, and law. His graduating dissertation, a study of the Sun, suggests an early interest in Astronomy. Following his studies in Altdorf, Doppelmayr traveled extensively in Europe and is known to have spent time at the University of Halle, as well as in Utrecht, Leiden, Oxford, and London. He returned to Nuremburg in 1704 to take up a mathematics professorship at his alma mater, the Aegidien-Gymnasium. It may have been here that he developed a relationship with the prominent Nuremburg map publisher J. B. Homann, with whom he prepared a number of important astronomical maps and atlases. The collaboration of over 20 years eventually led to the publication of the "Atlas Coelestis" in 1742. This astounding work was the most elaborate and detailed astronomical atlas yet published and is today much admired for its rich beautifully engraved plates Johann Baptist Homann (1664 ?" 1724) from 1687 Homann worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house. Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as recommendation for potential customers. In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece "Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt" Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, in business until 1848, known as "Homann Erben", "Homanniani Heredes", "Heritiers de Homann" abroad. World Celestial & Curiosities Celestial Scorpio Sagittarius Hercules

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        Kst.- Karte, n. Müller bei Homann Erben, "Die Gegend um Prag oder der Alte Prager Kreys nebst den angränzenden Landschafften .. - Les environs de Pragve ..".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, dat. 1742, 49,5 x 59. Mit Kopftitel in deutscher und franz. Sprache. Zeigt die weitere Umgebung von Prag.

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        Tables of Logarithms of all Numbers from 1 to 101000; and of the Sines and Tangents to every second of the quadrant. .With a Preface and Precepts for the Explanation and use of the same by Nevil Maskelyne F.R.S. Astronomer Royal

      4to. [xvi], 64, [446] pp. Uncut. Poggendorf II 1072

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        A Treatise of Testaments and Last Wills, Compiled out of the Laws Ecclesiastical, Civil and Canon, as also out of the Common Law, Customs and Statutes of this Realm. The Whole digested into Seven Parts [etc.]. Sixth Edition. Folio

      The first work on the English law of wills, and more broadly the first work written by an Englishman on English canon law, praised by J.H. Baker as "a model of clarity and scientific technique" and by David Yale as "a full and accomplished treatise". Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, Cornwell House circular stamps on the front endpapers, else a very good, tall, clean copy. Printed by Henry Lintot . . . and sold by S. Birt, London, 1742.

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        Théologie des Insectes ou démonstration des perfections de Dieu dans tout ce qui concerne les Insectes. Traduit de l' Allemand . avec des remarques de Mr. P. Lyonnet.

      - La Haye, J. Swart, 1742. 2 volumes. 8vo (200 x 120mm). pp. (8), 350, (4); pp. (4), 317, with 2 (1 folded) engraved plates. Contemporary calf, richly gilt ornamented spines, with red gilt lettered label (some worming to spines). First French edition, translated and enlarged with notes by the Dutch entomologist Pieter Lyonnet, who also drew the 2 plates for this edition. The three German editions were not illustrated. Christian Friederich Lesser (1695-1754) was a German naturalist and clergyman. The first German edition was published in 1738. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire, Obligations et Statuts de la Tres Venerable Confraternit? Des Francs-Ma?ons. Tirez de leurs archives et conformes aux traditions les plus anciennes: Approuvez de toutes les Grandes Loges & mis au jour pour l'Usage commun des ... (Truncated)

      Chez Fran?ois Varrentrapp, 1742, Cuir / Leather, Book Condition: Very Good Condition / Tr?s bonne Condition, Premi?re Edition / First EditionFull Book Title: Histoire, Obligations et Statuts de la Tres Venerable Confraternit? Des Francs-Ma?ons. Tirez de leurs archives et conformes aux traditions les plus anciennes: Approuvez de toutes les Grandes Loges & mis au jour pour l'Usage commun des Loges repandues sur la surface de la TerreSize: 10,5cm x 16,5cm, Frontispiece - (20p) - (8p) - 283 pages - (29p, Chansons des Francs-Ma?ons en usage dans les Loges). Reliure d'?poque en cuir, us?e sur les coins, mais encore solide. L?g?re trace de mouillure dans le coin des pages, inscription en rouge sur la page titre, autrement les pages int?rieures sont en tr?s bonne condition, propres, sans autre inscription et solides. TR?S RARE. Photos disponibles sur demande, Livre

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        Celestial map of the sky in 1730. Part3. "Globi Coelestis in tabula Planas Redact pars III

      World Celestial & Curiosities: Nuremburg Homann Johann Baptiste 1742. Copper engraved map of the sky, from Doppelmayer's " Atlas Coelestis" original full wash colour; verso blank. The image is part 3 of the six sheets that make up the Sky [ as seen in 1730] by Doppelmayer. It shows the constellation of Orion, Cancer, Gemini and Taurus amongst others. Each constellation is stunningly illustrated in 18th century German baroque style. Text to the left and right of the map proper offers coordinates for the individual stars in each constellations which are identified via an alpha-numeric code. Good impression; full original wash colour to plate and text. Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr (1677 - 1750) Doppelmayr was born in Nuremberg to a merchant family. He attended the Aegidien-Gymnasium and the University of Altdorf where he studied mathematics, physics, and law. His graduating dissertation, a study of the Sun, suggests an early interest in Astronomy. Following his studies in Altdorf, Doppelmayr traveled extensively in Europe and is known to have spent time at the University of Halle, as well as in Utrecht, Leiden, Oxford, and London. He returned to Nuremburg in 1704 to take up a mathematics professorship at his alma mater, the Aegidien-Gymnasium. It may have been here that he developed a relationship with the prominent Nuremburg map publisher J. B. Homann, with whom he prepared a number of important astronomical maps and atlases. The collaboration of over 20 years eventually led to the publication of the "Atlas Coelestis" in 1742. This astounding work was the most elaborate and detailed astronomical atlas yet published and is today much admired for its rich beautifully engraved plates Johann Baptist Homann (1664 ?" 1724) from 1687 Homann worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house. Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as recommendation for potential customers. In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece "Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt" Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, in business until 1848, known as "Homann Erben", "Homanniani Heredes", "Heritiers de Homann" abroad. World Celestial & Curiosities Celestial Orion Gemini Cancer Taurus

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        Stammbuchblatt mit Apollon. Gouache.

      1742.. Rückseitig schwer leserlich signiert "H.P. Credig" datiert "d. XVI. Jul. 1742." und bezeichnet. Auf festem Bütten. 10 x 14,8 cm.. Die Landschaft bildet den Hintergrund für die übergroß erscheinenden Figuren. Im Vordergrund wohl Apollon, der Gott der Künste, mit Lyra, dem Bogen und einem Raben. Rechts eine weibliche Figur, die ein abgeschossener Pfeil ins Herz getroffen hat. - Partiell mit kleinen Farbabplatzungen und minimale Fleckchen im Himmel.

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        Kst.- Karte, b. M. Seutter, "Mare Mediterraneum, juxta Regna et Provincias, ..".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, nach 1742, 49 x 56,5. Die Titelkartusche befindet sich oben links. Unten links der Meilenanzeiger. Die Karte zeigt den Mittelmeerraum westl. von Griechenland. Mittig Italien und die Inseln Korsika und Sardinien. Sehr schön erhalten.

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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 Large folio (42.6 cm, 16.75"). [3] ff., cxxviii, 657 [i.e., 653], [1] pp.. 1742 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. 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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        THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS. A SERMON PREACHED ON FRYDAY FORENOON, SEPTEMBER 11th 1741.

      Boston: Printed & Sold by S. Kneeland and T. Green, 1742. - 28pp. 12mo. Later plain wrappers. Scuffed along spine, modern ink notation on front cover, minor soiling. Minor repair to bottom corner of titlepage, small marginal repairs to two other leaves, ownership inscriptions on two leaves, minor foxing. Good. In a half calf and cloth slipcase. A rare early American imprint of the famous minister. A sermon first delivered at Boston's Old South Church in 1740, then revised for a Glasgow audience the following year. Rare, with only three copies in OCLC, and only one copy known at auction. EVANS 5090. SABIN 103567. OCLC 29021012.

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        "The philosophical history and memoirs of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris: or, an abridgement of all the papers relating to natural philosophy, whhich had been published by members of that illustrous society, from the year 1699 to 1720. With many curious observations relating to the natural history and anatomy of animals, &c. The whole translated and abridged by John Martyn...and Ephraim Chambers"

      London: "John and Paul Knapton, [et al.]". 1742. "5 volumes, 8vo, 45 engraved plates, mostly folding; contemporary full calf, gilt-decorated spines in 6 compartments, red and black morocco labels in 2, all edges alternately stained red at sectional breaks; label on vol. I a bit faded, otherwise an immaculate set, ex-Earls of Macclesfield.  John Martyn (1699-1768) the eminent botanist, also published an abridgement of the Philosophical Transactions, 1734-56. Chambers, the encyclopaedist, died in 1740 while the work was still in progress. In it are papers and discussions of the works of Halley, Descartes, Huygens, Boyle, Lewenhoeck, Newton, Malpighi, etc."

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        The philosophical history and memoirs of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris: or, an abridgement of all the papers relating to natural philosophy, whhich had been published by members of that illustrous society, from the year 1699 to 1720. With many curious observations relating to the natural history and anatomy of animals, &c. The whole translated and abridged by John Martyn.and Ephraim Chambers

      John and Paul Knapton, [et al.], London 1742 - 5 volumes, 8vo, 45 engraved plates, mostly folding; contemporary full calf, gilt-decorated spines in 6 compartments, red and black morocco labels in 2, all edges alternately stained red at sectional breaks; label on vol. I a bit faded, otherwise an immaculate set, ex-Earls of Macclesfield. John Martyn (1699-1768) the eminent botanist, also published an abridgement of the Philosophical Transactions, 1734-56. Chambers, the encyclopaedist, died in 1740 while the work was still in progress. In it are papers and discussions of the works of Halley, Descartes, Huygens, Boyle, Lewenhoeck, Newton, Malpighi, etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Neueingerichtetes Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach und Jenaisches Gesang-Buch, bestehend nunmehr nebst dem Zusatz in 1030 alten und neuen Liedern zum allgemeinen Gebrauch in sämtlichen Herzogtümern und incorporierten Landen, auch Henneberg.

      . Mit einer Vorrede begleitet von Johann Georg Weber; 6 + 864 + 16 Seiten Register + 96 Seiten Seufzer und Gebete + 167 Seiten Episteln und Evangelia + 91 Seiten "der ganze Psalter Königs und Propheten Davids; Seiten mit Ganzgoldschnitt; Porträtfrontispiz in Kupferstich "Ernst August Herzog zu Sachsen Weimar und Eisenach und Jena" von Johann Christoph Sysang in Jena 1742 und einem Wappen-Kupfer; originaler Lederband (18x11cm) Siegmund Heinrich Hoffmann Weimar 1748 Der Ledereinband und die Kapitale des seltenen Gesangbuches etwas abgegriffen - so soll das bei Gesangbüchern auch sein - Seite 1 des Vorwortes mit Einriss, ansonsten guter Erhaltungszustand..

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        LE COMTE DE GABALIS. Ou Entretiens sur les Sciences Secretes. Nouvelle Edition, augmentée des Genies assistants & des Gnomes irréconciliables.

      chez les Freres Vaillant 1742 Opera completa in due volumi. Testo francese. Cm.15,8x8,9. Il primo volume contiene la prima parte dell'Opera, con in fine una "Lettre a Monseigneur***" e il "Reponse alla Lettre de Monsieur***" (pg.194), e le prime cinque "Entretiens sur le Sciences Secretes, touchant la Nouvelle Philosophie" della seconda parte (pg.156); il secondo volume comprende le ultime due "Conversazioni" della seconda parte (pagine numerate da 157 a 212) e i due saggi "Le Genies assistans" e "Le Gnome irreconciliable" (pg.236). Ottime legature coeve in piena pelle. Doppi tasselli con titoli e fregi decorativi impressi in oro ai dorsi a cinque nervature. Fogli di guardia marmorizzati e tagli spruzzati. Cartigli, testatine, finalini e capilettera incisi. Marginale restauro cartaceo all'angolo superiore delle carte F2 e F3 del primo volume. Esemplari assai freschi, con buoni margini, ottimamente conservati. Si tratta di un celebre e curioso testo, composto dal letterato francese Nicolas Montfaucon de Villars (Toulon, 1635 - 1673) nel 1670 e pubblicato dal Barbin a Parigi. In esso l'abate Villars si scaglia sia contro la tradizione dell'antico testamento cristiano sia contro la cabala giudaica, esplicando diffusamente i rituali segreti dei Rosacroce. Alla diffusione di tali misteri fu attribuito il suo assassinio, avvenuto sulla strada per Lione in pieno giorno. La presente edizione è la prima in cui appaiono i due scritti "Le Genies assistans" e "Le Gnome irreconciliable".

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        Shells] plate 57.

      Florence 1742 - Hand-coloured engraving. Dimensions: 380 by 250mm. (15 by 10 inches). From "Index Testarum Conchyliorum", first edition. Giuseppe Menabuoni and Antonio Pazzi were both Italian painters and printmakers and Niccolò Gualtieri was a medical doctor and professor at the University of Pisa, whose avocation was the study of molluscs. He devised a system of classification of the shells for this book, which was admired by the zoologists, such as Jean-Baptiste Lamarck. Menabuoni's splendid plates reproduce specimens of Gualtieri's shells, some of which are still in the collection of the Museum of Natural History and the Territory in the Certosa di Calci, operated under the auspices of the University of Pisa. They are at once scientific studies, and also decorative works of art exhibiting the interplay of the natural colors, textures, and shapes of the shells in an Italianate arrangement. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Shells - plate 22

      Florence 1742 - Original copper plate engravings with fine later hand-colouring for "Index Testarum Conchyliorum", first edition. For "Index Testarum Conchyliorum", first edition. They are at once scientific studies, and also decorative works of art exhibiting the interplay of the natural colors, textures, and shapes of the shells in an Italianate arrangement. Giuseppe Menabuoni and Antonio Pazzi were both Italian painters, printmakers and Niccolò Gualtieri was a medical doctor and professor at the University of Pisa, whose avocation was the study of mollusks. He devised a system of classification of the shells for this book, which was admired by the zoologists who based their studies on his works, such as Jean-Baptiste Lamarck. Menabuoni's splendid plates reproduce specimens of Gualtieri's shells, some of which are still in the collection of the Museum of Natural History and the Territory in the Certosa di Calci, operated under the auspices of the University of Pisa. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Shells] plate 87.

      Florence 1742 - Hand-coloured engraving. Dimensions: 380 by 250mm. (15 by 10 inches). From "Index Testarum Conchyliorum", first edition. Giuseppe Menabuoni and Antonio Pazzi were both Italian painters and printmakers and Niccolò Gualtieri was a medical doctor and professor at the University of Pisa, whose avocation was the study of molluscs. He devised a system of classification of the shells for this book, which was admired by the zoologists, such as Jean-Baptiste Lamarck. Menabuoni's splendid plates reproduce specimens of Gualtieri's shells, some of which are still in the collection of the Museum of Natural History and the Territory in the Certosa di Calci, operated under the auspices of the University of Pisa. They are at once scientific studies, and also decorative works of art exhibiting the interplay of the natural colors, textures, and shapes of the shells in an Italianate arrangement. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Discours prononcez dans l'Académie françoise, le Samedi 30. Juin MDCCXLII, à la réception de M. l'Abbé du Resnel [COPY SIGNED]

      à Paris, de l'Imprimerie de Jean-Baptiste Coignard, Imprimeur du Roy, et de l'Académie françoise 1742 - Grand in-8 broché, 20 pages. Jean-François du Resnel du Bellay (Rouen, 1692 – Paris, 1761) fut ecclésiastique et homme de lettres. Nommé abbé dans le diocèse de Reims par le duc d’Orléans. Il écrit des mémoires et dissertations pour le Journal des sçavans. Le 30 juin 1742, il prit le fauteuil vacant de l’abbé Dubos à l’Académie française et mit son érudition au service du nouveau Dictionnaire de l’Académie française, particulièrement pour des articles de botanique. Edition originale comportant un envoi autographe de l'abbé du Resnel à l'abbé Vessière. Sous couverture d'attente moderne avec la page de titre reprise en noir. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Abbildung der Prächtigen Crönung Ihro Römischen Kayserlichen Mayestat Caroli. VII. In St. Bartholomaei Stiffts Kirchen zu Francfurt am Mayn den 12. Februari Anno 1742.

      . Kupferstich und Typentext b. Geyer ( Friedrich Wilhelm) in Nürnberg, 1742, 62,5 x 38 - Blattgrösse.. Seltener Einblattdruck. Drugulin, Nr. 4338. - Das Blatt ist zweigeteilt. In der oberen Hälfte der Kupferstich mit dem Titel flankiert von den Portraits Karl VII. und Maria Amalia. Darunter 9 Szenen der Krönung. - In der unteren Blatthälfte "Erklärung des Kupfers" in Typentext. Jede in Kupfer gestochene Szene ist beschrieben. - Am linken Rand ein hinterlegter Einriss.

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        Nouveau Voyage Aux Isles de L'Amerique Contenant L'Histoire Naturelle de ce Pays. Tomes Sixieme, Septieme, Huitieme

      Paris: Theodore le Gras, 1742. Third Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Full leather, worn, spines perished, hinges cracked. Scattered foxing, browning, an an old stamp to the margin of page 3 on each volume, but otherwise very clean internally. The volumes deal principally with Martinique, Guadalupe, Barbados and Granada. Volume 6 with chapters on tobacco, coffee and cacao. 7 with a number of chapters on native trees. vol 6: 2 folding plans 5 plates 1 folding map and 2 folding plates, 502pp. vol 7: 2 plates, 1 folding map, ,vi, 516pp; vol 8: iv, 437, (7)pp. Sabin 38412 ("This edition is greatly augmented") Size: Octavo (8vo). 3 volumes of the 8-volume set. Previous owner's book-plate inside front cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Inventory No: 045082.

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        A Complete Collection of State-Trials and Proceedings for High-Treason, and Other Crimes and Misdemeanours; from the Reign of King Richard II. To the Reign of King George II. In Six Volumes. With Two Alphabetical Tables to the Whole. Third Edition.

      London, 1742, Full-Leather, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No JacketSize: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall, Complete set, 6 volumes of 6. 6 full-leather volumes with bands to spine and gilt titling to spines. Volume I has a title page followed by introductory section of xxiv pages (preface, alphabetical table of the names of the persons tried, their crimes, where tried, punishments inflicted; list of trials contained in the first volume), followed by 1044 pages of trials. Each of volumes 2 to 5 have a title page followed by a list of trials held in the book, followed by roughly 1100 pages of trials. Volume 6 has a title page, the list of trials in the volume, 825 pages of trials, two pages of contents, a 60 page appendix, an alphabetical table of the principal matters contained in all the six volumes (ie an index). There are 197 trials altogether, ranging in date from 1388 to 1741. Cosmetically, the spines have darkened, the gilt has mostly faded away, and the title labels are chipped or absent. The leather has some tears, chips and gashes, and the joints are cracked. (The books look as though they have come straight out of the Restricted section of the library in J K Rowlings' Hogwarts). All the boards are attached (though some are slightly loose) and the internal pages are tight. The front stuckdowns have an owner bookplate and a handwritten 1818 library inscription. There are watermarks and some small stains to some of the margins (mainly to the outer pages) but the pages are otherwise clean. Extensive photographs available and inspection is welcome at our Sydney premises. Extremely heavy, 24kg unpacked. Will need shipping in several boxes and overseas shipping costs are likely to be prohibitive.

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        Lectures on Poetry. Read in the Schools of Natural Philosophy at OxfordÉTranslated from the Latin, With additional Notes.

      London: Printed for C. Hitch and C. DavisÉ 1742. - Trapp (1697-1747) was the first professor of poetry at Oxford, taking up the chair on July 14, 1708, and holding it for ten years. The lectures were first published in 1711 in Latin as Praelectiones Poeticae. The above translation is by Rev. William Clarke and William Bowyer, who have provided "additional Notes." In The Art of Discrimination (1964), Ralph Cohen notes that "although Trapp referred to 'description' as a literary device which had been practised by the ancients, he offered to extend the meaning of 'description' so that it referred to rural objects as well as to human action, and he sought to extend the meaning of poetry to include illustrations [reflection] as well as imitation [description]." Trapp's Lectures on Poetry provide a very good resume of early eighteenth-century ideas about the theoretical and practical foundations of poetry. From time to time, he does give glimpses of originality, e.g., in his description of metaphor, which has been described as advanced for its day. Otherwise, the work impresses with its non-nonsense approach, its lack of uncertainty and diffuseness about subject matter. For example, poetry is briskly defined in the second lecture as "An Art of imitating or illustrating in metrical Numbers every Being in Nature, and every object of the Imagination, for the Delight and Improvement of Mankind." This abundantly clear approach continues throughout his book, in which he considers the nature and origin of poetry in general, the style of poetry, beauty of thought or elegance and sublimity in poetry, epigrammatic poetry, elegies, pastorals, didactic poetry, lyric poetry, satire, drama, comedy and tragedy, and the epic. He is particularly interesting on the different passions inspired by comedy and tragedy, and surprisingly, does not seem to regard tragedy as superior to comedy, only different, noting that only a few are pleased by scenes of sorrow, while everyone is pleased with mirth. As a guide to received opinion about poetics in the early eighteenth century, Trapp's Lectures are exemplary. Twelvemo. [26], 358 pp. Contemporary sheepskin with gilt red morocco spine label. Front joint neatly restored, top of spine chipped, corners slightly worn. A very good copy. First edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Appeal to all That Doubt, or Disbelieve the Truths of the Gospel : Whether They be Deists, Arians, Socinians, or Nominal Christians. . / by William Law, M. A. to Which Are Added, Some Animadversions Upon Dr. Trap's Late Reply

      London : Printed For W. Innys 1742 - Physical desc. : 2 p. L. , 332 p ; 20 cm. Subject; Christian Apologetics - Early works to 1800. Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog ESTCT77261. Zt077261. Notes: Signatures: [A]? B-X8 Y6, ?A8. Includes head and tail pieces, and initials. Finely and sumptuously bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy; of presentation quality - scans etc. On request. 1 Kg. 332 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Censura de historias fabulosas. Obra posthuma de don. Publícala don Gregorio Mayans i Siscar.

      Valencia, Antonio Bordazar de Artazu 1742 - Fol. (30,6 x 20,5 cm). Plena piel de época, lomo cuajado, con nervios y tejuelo, punto de lectura en seda verde. La Censura -que Nicolás Antonio dejó manuscrita- denunciaba los llamados “falsos cronicones” forjados por el jesuita Jerónimo Román de la Higuera, supuestos textos de los siglos IV a X donde se inventaban o confirmaban leyendas sobre santos locales, fundación de Iglesias o antigüedad de linajes; así encontraron amplia audiencia al halagar la religiosidad ignorante con mentiras piadosas, el nacionalismo español -en lo relativo a la predicación de Santiago en España-, el orgullo local, las pretensiones de supremacía de ciertas sedes o las de primacía de algunas iglesias -por ejemplo, el Pilar de Zaragoza frente a la Seo-, y la voluntad de encumbramiento de determinadas familias. Los cronicones eran el último episodio de la más laboriosa y pintoresca falsificación de la Historia de España, la venida de Santiago y la localización de sus restos en Compostela. Mayans no tocó el espinoso asunto de Santiago en su prólogo a la Censura, ni lo había hecho, más allá de los cronicones, Nicolás Antonio; pero la conexión era obvia, y la persecución se desató inmediatamente. La Inquisición no aceptó la denuncia, procedente de la colegiata del Sacromonte de Granada, pero sí el Consejo de Castilla, presidido por un cardenal, y ordenó recoger la obra en 1743. Mayans vio así herida de muerte la Academia Valenciana que había fundado para poner en práctica su proyecto de crítica de la Historia de España y de sus fuentes. Nunca concluyó la continuación de la obra de Nicolás Antonio, como había planeado. [Guillermo Carnero] Buen ejemplar, muy limpio y con bella encuadernación de época. Palau, 13312 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Twelve new Designs of English Butterflies: Creatures whose Elegance and Variety of Beauty demand our Admiration ...

      London, B. Wilkes, 1742. Folio (410 x 310mm). 13 hand-coloured engraved plates including the dedication. Bound up with: WILKES, B. Directions for making a collection. (London n.d.). pp. 1. Later marbled boards. First edition, first issue. Lisney in his 'Bibliography of British Lepidoptera' gives an extensive description of the first, second issue and the second Bowles's edition. "There was no true title to the plates now known as the 'Twelve New Designs', although there was certainly a 'title-page' of sorts. There were actually thirteen engraved plates, the first being a dedication 'To the Worthy Members of the Aurelian Society,' describing in its text 'Twelve New Designs of English Butterflies' to follow, hence the commonly accepted name (even though moths as well as butterflies are depicted). Twelve plates with geometrical designs of numerous British Lepidoptera follow the dedication leaf, which is in itself a 'design' as it includes a floral rondo surrounded by larvae and foodplants" (Wilkinson, R.S. in his essay on Wilkes, preceeding the Classey reprint of 'Twelve new Designs')./DIRECTIONS FOR MAKING A COLLECTION: Lisney 184. The second copy known, untill the present copy, the only copy known to have survived is the one in the British Museum (Natural History) (see Wilkinson p. 7). The heading of this folio broadsheet reads as follows: 'In order to oblige such Persons as may be desirous to make a Collection of Moths and Butterflies, though unacquainted with the Manner how, it is judged proper to lay down the following Directions.' The text is printed in two columns on one side of a single sheet. 'This folio broadsheet containing instructions to collectors was undoubtedly on sale at the same time as the 'Twelve new Designs of English Butterflies', but was at no time considered part of that work' (Lisney p. 123). '... the most momentous innovations mentioned in the 'Collecting Directions' is the use of the clap net, a design which would dominate British entomology for more than a hundred years' (Wilkinson p. 7)./A fine copy with excellent colouring of the plates, except for some very slight discolouration of the paper due to faint dampstaining.//Nissen ZBI, 4411.

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        The Other Side of the Question,

      London: T. Cooper,, 1742. Or an Attempt to Rescue the Characters of the Two Royal Sisters Q. Mary and Q. Anne, Out of the Hands of [Sarah Jennings Churchill] the D[owager] D[uchess] of [Malborough], in which All the Remarkables in her Grace's late Account are stated in their full Strength, and as fully answer'd; the Conduct of Several Noble Persons is justify'd; and all the necessary Lights are thrown on our Court-History from the Revolution, to the Change of the Ministry in 1710. In a Letter to Her Grace, by a Woman of Quality. Octavo (199 × 118 mm). Contemporary, spine gilt in compartments, latterly retooled, morocco label, double gilt rule to boards. Bookplate of the Viscount Downe. Spine rubbed, corners nicked, some marks to covers, endpapers tanned, pages somewhat cockled. Overall a firm copy in good condition. First edition. An intriguing and amusing document of court politics in 18th century Britain: this volume, packaged as the work of "A Woman of Quality" but in fact written by the Grub Street author James Ralph, was intended as a refutation of "An account of the conduct of the Dowager Duchess of Malborough, from her first coming to court, to the year 1710", a memoir documenting the meteoric rise of Sarah Jennings in becoming the Duchess of Malborough, close friends (though they later fell out) with Queen Anne and one of the most influential women of her day, written at the dictation of the Duchess by the historian Nathaniel Hooke. Between these two works, one has in effect a cat-fight between two noblewomen being ghostwritten by two male authors of modest means. In spite of this, the bitchy snobbery of Ralph's text is amusingly palpable, "But the World will by no means be persuaded to endure, that you should set up your own Statue in the Place of hers, who raised you out of the Dust, if I may be allowed to borrow a pointed Phrase of your own; and without whom, 'tis more than possible, Posterity would never have known that such a Person as your Grace, a Daughter of Mrs. Jennings, ever had a Being." James Ralph was an American-born poet and historian who first came to London with his friend Benjamin Franklin, and was satirised in Pope's Dunciad.

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        Shells] plate 92.

      Florence 1742 - Hand-coloured engraving, finished with silver leaf. Dimensions: 380 by 250mm. (15 by 10inches). From "Index Testarum Conchyliorum", first edition. Giuseppe Menabuoni and Antonio Pazzi were both Italian painters and printmakers and Niccolò Gualtieri was a medical doctor and professor at the University of Pisa, whose avocation was the study of molluscs. He devised a system of classification of the shells for this book, which was admired by the zoologists, such as Jean-Baptiste Lamarck. Menabuoni's splendid plates reproduce specimens of Gualtieri's shells, some of which are still in the collection of the Museum of Natural History and the Territory in the Certosa di Calci, operated under the auspices of the University of Pisa. They are at once scientific studies, and also decorative works of art exhibiting the interplay of the natural colors, textures, and shapes of the shells in an Italianate arrangement. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Histoire, Obligations et Statuts de la Tres Venerable Confraternité Des Francs-Maçons Tirez de leurs archives et conformes aux traditions les plus anciennes: Approuvez de toutes les Grandes Loges & mis au jour pour l'Usage commun des Loges repandues sur la surface de la Terre

      Francfort sur le Meyn: Chez François Varrentrapp, 1742 Frontispiece - (20p) - (8p) - 283 pages - (29p, Chansons des Francs-Maçons en usage dans les Loges). Reliure d'époque en cuir, usée sur les coins, mais encore solide. Légère trace de mouillure dans le coin des pages, inscription en rouge sur la page titre, autrement les pages intérieures sont en très bonne condition, propres, sans autre inscription et solides. TRÈS RARE. Photos disponibles sur demande.

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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        FAMILIA REGIA ab Holbenio picta.

      Society of Antiquaries. 1742. - Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Size: 58 x 49 cm. (23 x 19½ inches). Fine condition. This magnificent plate show Henry VIII, Henry VII on the left side, Elizabeth I and Jane Seymour on the right side of large stone plinth at the centre of the engraving. They are within a sumptuously decorated chamber, which provides a suitably royal setting. Text in Latin below the print says that the chamber is in Whitehall Palace before it was destroyed by fire in 1697.

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        Opera omnia ...

      Lausanne u. Genf, Bousquet, 1742. Bernoulli, Johannes. "Opera omnia, tam antea sparsim edita, quam hactenus inedita". 4 Bde. Lausanne & Geneve, Bousquet & Sociorum, 1742. 4to. "Tomus Primus: Quo continentur ea, Quae ab Annum 1713 prodierunt". [1] Bl., XXIV, 563 S., 23 Kupfertafeln u. 1 Porträtkupfer. "... Secundus: Quo continentur ea, Quae ab Anno 1714 ad Annum 1726 prodierunt". [1] Bl., 620 S., 17 Kupfertafeln. "... Tertius: Quo continentur ea, Quae ab Anno 1727 ad hanc usque diem prodierunt". [1] Bl., 563 S., 36 Kupfertafeln. "... Quartus: Quo continentur Anekdota". 588 S., 15 Kupfertafeln. Insges. m. 91 Tafeln, 1 (st. 2) Porträt u. zahl. Kopf- Schlußvignetten u. Initialen in Kupferstich u./o. Holzschnitt. 4 Titelbll. mit gest. Vignetten. Hldr. Einbände a. d. Z. m. goldgepr. Rücken. Porträt von Bernoulli wurde leider nicht eingebunden. Rücken von Bd. I. mit kleiner Fehlstelle oben, innen sehr gut erhalten..

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        Gradus ad Parnassum oder Anfuhrung zur regelmassigen musikalischen Composition : auf eine neue, gewisse, und bisher noch niemals in so deutlicher Ordnung an das Licht gebrachte Art

      Mizler 1742 - Short 4to. Wear to cover extremities.[6], 197, [3], [57] p. Musical notation, 57 engraved scores ; 22 cm. Aus dem Lateinischen ins Teutsche ubersetzt . und hrsg. von Lorenz Mitlzer. Old dampstain to cover and last ~20 pages of musical notation. Hirsch, i 186; RISM Ecrits, p. 340. German Edition. An important work of musical theory. "This is one of the most influential and long-lived of allworks of musical theory. It was originally published in Latin, and cast,like not a few others of its kind from the time of Thomas Morley onwards,in the form of a dialogue between master and pupil." - PMM 183 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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