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        LEGES ATTICAE. Sam. Petitus collegit, digessit, et libro commentario illustravit. Opus juris, literarum, et rei antiquariae studiosis utilissum ... cum animadversionibus Jac. Palmerii a Grentemesnil, A.M. Salvinii, & C.A. Dukeri

      Lugduni Batavorum : Apud Johan. et Herman. Verbeek, Abraham Kallewier, 1742.quibus suas & praefationem addidit Petrus Wesselingus. SECOND EDITION 1742, folio, approximately 410 x 250 mm, 16 x 10 inches, Greek text with parallel Latin translation and Latin commentary, title page in red and black, printer's device, woodcut head - and tailpieces and intitials, pages: (2), xix, (1), 679, [21] - index, pages 341 to 432 are repeated, nothing is missing, bound in full contemporary calf, wide ornamental gilt border to covers, expertly rebacked with original backstrip laid on, gilt raised bands, richly gilt in compartments with vases, impish heads and flowers, gilt title, gilt inner dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Very small neat repair to upper corners of boards, lower corners very slightly rubbed, bookplate of Sophia Streatfeild on front passtedown, a little pale foxing to title page, light diagonal crease to lower corner of title page, very occasional slight pale margin foxing, very light browning to a few pages, very small closed tear to lower corner of page 677 due to paper flaw, neatly repaired. A very good clean sturdy handsomely bound copy. Samuel Petit (1594 ?" 1653) was a French Huguenot pastor, classical scholar and orientalist. This work is a an early study of ancient Athenian law, first published in Paris in 1635. Brunet IV, 529 (2418), 1742 edition, "Cette edition que l'on prefere a la premiere... forme le 3eme volume de la collection intitulee : Jurisprudentia romana et attica." MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. A heavy book which WILL require extra postage.

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        Kst.- Karte, v. Tob. Con. Lotter b. M. Seutter, "Mappa Geographica Regionem Mexicanam et Floridam .".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, nach 1742, 47,5 x 57 Mit Kopftitel . Links oben hüb. Kartusche, links unten und am rechten Rand oben Darstellung einer Seeschlacht. Zeigt die Ostküste der USA von der Grenze Kanadas, das Stromgebiet des Mississippi, Texas sowie ganz Mittelamerika.

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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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        Systema Mundi Tychonicum Secundum celeberrimorum Astronomorum Tychonis de Brahe, et Io. Baptistae Riccioli S.I. Hypotheses concinnatum â Ioh. Gabr. Doppelmajero Math. Prof. Pub. operâ Ioh. Bapt. Homanni Norimbergae.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr (Doppelmayer) aus Atlas Coelestis b. Johann Baptist Homann in Nürnberg, 1742, 49 x 58,5 Diefenbacher - Heinz - Bach-Damaskinos, Der Verlag Homann in Nürnberg 1702-1848, S. 132. - J.G. Doppelmayr zeichnete 30 Karten für den Atlas Coelestis, der erst 1742 vollständig erscheinen konnte. - Hinweise auf eine frühere Ausgabe in den 1720er Jahren konnten bisher nicht verifiziert werden. - Auch wenn diese Karten die astronomische Wissenschaft nicht grundsätzlich bereicherten, trugen sie doch erheblich zur Popularisierung des Kopernikanischen Weltbildes bei. - Die Karte zeigt die Darstellung des Sonnensystems nach Brahe und Riccioli mit reicher Staffage. - Zeigt Sternzeichen, astronomische Diagramme und Figuren. - Oben rechts und links beiden Astronomen Tycho Brahe (1546 - 1601) und Giovanni Riccioli (1598 - 1671). Rückseitig zwei Vorbesitzerstempel. Shows the solar system according to the theory of Tycho Brahe. - The backside with 2 stamps from the previous owner. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Theoria Planetarum Primariorum, In quaipsorum motus in Copernicano Systemate tam ex Kepleri et recentiorum Astronomorum, quam aliorum, ut, Sethi Wardi, Ismaelis Bullialdi et Nicolai Mercatoris Hypothesibus Ellipticis domostrantur, exhibente. Ioh. Gabr. Doppelmayero, Mathem. Prof. Publ. Acad. Caes. Leopoldino = Carolinae, Naturae Curiosorum, et Acad. Scient. Regiae Prussiac ae Socio, Sumptibus Ioh. Baptistae Homanni S. Caes. Maj. Geographi et.c. Noribergae. Cum Privilegio Sac. Caes. Majest.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr (Doppelmayer) aus Atlas Coelestis b. Johann Baptist Homann in Nürnberg, 1742, 48 x 57 Diefenbacher - Heinz - Bach-Damaskinos, Der Verlag Homann in Nürnberg 1702-1848, S. 132. - J.G. Doppelmayr zeichnete 30 Karten für den Atlas Coelestis, der erst 1742 vollständig erscheinen konnte. - Hinweise auf eine frühere Ausgabe in den 1720er Jahren konnten bisher nicht verifiziert werden. - Auch wenn diese Karten die astronomische Wissenschaft nicht grundsätzlich bereicherten, trugen sie doch erheblich zur Popularisierung des Kopernikanischen Weltbildes bei. - Die Karte zeigt die Planetenbewegungen nach Kopernikus und Kepler. - Im Gegensatz zu Kopernikus, der glaubte, dass die Planeten in Kreisbahnen ziehen, hatte Kepler die Theorie, dass die Planeten elliptischen Bahnen ziehen. - Hinweise rund um die Diagramme erklären die Keplerschen Theorien sowie diejenigen von Ismael Bullialdus, Seth Ward, und Nicolaus Mercator. - Rückseitig zwei Vorbesitzerstempel. This chart depicts the planetary motions according to Copernicus and Kepler, who both shared heliocentric theories of the solar system. - Unlike Copernicus, who believed that the planets had circular orbits, Kepler theorized that the planets had elliptical orbits. - Kepler also theorized that there was a strong relationship between geometry and cosmology. - Notes surrounding the diagrams explain Kepler's theories, as well as those of Ismael Bullialdus, Seth Ward, and Nicolaus Mercator. - The backside with 2 stamps from the previous owner. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Ephemerides Motuum Coelestium Geometricae In quibus secundum Hypothesin Copernicanam omnia Motuum Planetariorum irregularium Phoenomena h. e. Directiones Stationes et Retrogradationes praecique ad an. Chr. 1708 et 1709. ut et eorum causae curiose ad oculum demonstratur à Ioh. Gabr. Doppelmajero Math. Prof. Publ. operâ Ioh. Bapt. Homanni Noribergae. - Cum Privilegio Sac. Caes. Majestatis':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr (Doppelmayer) aus Atlas Coelestis b. Johann Baptist Homann in Nürnberg, 1742, 48,5 x 58 Diefenbacher - Heinz - Bach-Damaskinos, Der Verlag Homann in Nürnberg 1702-1848, S. 132. - J.G. Doppelmayr zeichnete 30 Karten für den Atlas Coelestis, der erst 1742 vollständig erscheinen konnte. - Hinweise auf eine frühere Ausgabe in den 1720er Jahren konnten bisher nicht verifiziert werden. - Auch wenn diese Karten die astronomische Wissenschaft nicht grundsätzlich bereicherten, trugen sie doch erheblich zur Popularisierung des Kopernikanischen Weltbildes bei. - Dekorative Sternenkarte die die Umlaufbahn der Planeten nach dem kopernikanischen System beschreibt. - Im Zentrum ein Diagramm mit der Sonne in der Mitte. - Die umliegenden Diagramme zeigen die Bewegungen der Planeten in einem Jahr. - Unten rechts im Diagramm Illustration einer königlichen Frau (sonne) auf der Erdkugel umgeben von Putten, die Planeten darstellen. - Mars (mit Schwert, Helm und Schild), Merkur (mit Hermesstab), Jupiter (reitet auf einem Adler), Saturn (trägt eine Sanduhr und Sense als Allegorie des Todes) und Venus (mit Fackel). - Rückseitig zwei Vorbesitzerstempel. In the center is a diagram with the sun in the middle. - The surrounding diagrams shows the movements of the planets in one year. - In the lower right corner a illustration of a royal woman (sun) on the globe surrounded by putti, the planet. - Mars (with sword, helmet and shield), Mercury (with Caduceus), Jupiter (riding on an eagle), Saturn (carrying an hourglass and scythe as an allegory of death) and Venus (with torch). - The backside with 2 stamps from the previous owner. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Sphaera Mundi Per circulos tam primarios quam secundarios cum punctis, lineis et angulis notabilioribus, in triplici respectu Horizontis situ, pro motu stellarum primo aliisq harum Phaenomenis in genere tradendis, exhibita à Ioh. Gabr. Doppelmaiero, Math. Prof. Publ. Acad. Imper. Leopoldino - Carolinae Naturae curiosorum et Acad. Scient. Regiae Prusssiae Socio. Opera Ioh. Bapt. Homanni, Sac. Caes. Maj. Geogr. Noribergae. Cum Privilegio Sac. Caes. Majestatis':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr (Doppelmayer) aus Atlas Coelestis b. Johann Baptist Homann in Nürnberg, 1742, 48 x 56,5 Diefenbacher - Heinz - Bach-Damaskinos, Der Verlag Homann in Nürnberg 1702-1848, S. 132. - J.G. Doppelmayr zeichnete 30 Karten für den Atlas Coelestis, der erst 1742 vollständig erscheinen konnte. - Hinweise auf eine frühere Ausgabe in den 1720er Jahren konnten bisher nicht verifiziert werden. - Auch wenn diese Karten die astronomische Wissenschaft nicht grundsätzlich bereicherten, trugen sie doch erheblich zur Popularisierung des Kopernikanischen Weltbildes bei. - Zeigt die Hemisphäre, jedoch ohne Darstellung des Landes (nur Linien der Breite und Länge werden angezeigt). - In den Ecken sind Darstellungen von Globen und Armillarsphären. - Rückseitig zwei Vorbesitzerstempel. Double-hemisphere diagram of the earth, but without depiction of land (only lines of latitude - longitude are shown). - In the corners are depictions of globes and armillary spheres. - The backside with 2 stamps from the previous owner. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Nouvelle Carte de la Terre Sainte.

      1742 - Paris: c.1742. Two sheets conjoined, total 855 x 610mm. A few small repairs, widemargins. A large and detailed map of the Holy Land, decorated with elaborate cartouches for the title and dedication, inset maps of the Voyages of St Paul to Rome, the Exodus & Jerusalem (with a 90-point key), and explanatory diagrams of the equipment of the Tabernacle. Engraved by Roussel and published 1722, this state has been redated to 1742. Laor only records the Mondhare edition of 1772. LAOR: 240.

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        SERMOENS VARIOS,

      - E DISCURSOS PREDICÁVEIS, POLITICOS, PANEGYRICOS, E MORAES, DE Fr. MANOEL DE GOUVEA, Augustiniano. PRIMEIRA PARTE, OFFERECIDA A? SEMPRE EXCELSA, SEMPRE AUGUSTA, e sereníssima Magestade da VIRGEM MARIA NOSSA SENHORA EM O PRIMEIRO INSTANTE DA SUA PURISSIMA, Sacratissima, Gloriosissima CONCEIÇAM. LISBOA: na Officina de JOAM BAUTISTA LERZO. M. DCC.XLII. [1742]. Obra em 6 volumes. In 8º (de 20x15 cm) com [56], 600; [56], 546; [56], 523; [56], 535; [56], 539; e [52], 618 pags. Encadernações da época inteiras de pele com nervos e ferros a ouro nas lombadas. Inocêncio XVI, 224: ?Fr. Manuel de Gouveia, natural de Extremoz, nasceu a 14 de Setembro de 1659, filho de Francisco de Gouveia de Abreu e de Ignez Gomes. Recebeu o hábito de Santo Agostinho num convento em Espanha e voltando a Portugal foi um dos oradores sagrados de fama no seu tempo. Dele trata Barbosa na Biblioteca Lusitana tomo III. Morreu no convento da Graça de Lisboa em 1730. SERMÕES VARIOS. Discursos predicáveis panegíricos políticos e morais. (Em seis partes ou tomos). Lisboa (por Miguel Deslandes, Antonio Pedroso Galvão e Paschoal da Silva, 1701, 1714, 1716, 1718 e 1723). 4.º Algumas d"estas partes tiveram segunda edição. Tem outros sermões, cuja menção mais detida pode ver-se na Biblioteca Lusitana. Location/localizacao: Sala 2

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        The Doctrine of the Law & Grace Unfolded ... The Third Edition

      Boston: Printed by J[ohn] Draper for D[aniel] Henchman, 1742. First American edition. x, 215 pp. 12mo. Contemporary sheep. Joints and extremities worn, text browned. Ownership signatures of Seth Parsons, Abigail Parsons and Daniel Dayton on endpapers. In a leather tipped brown cloth open end case. First American edition. x, 215 pp. 12mo. Daniel Henchman "was the most eminent and enterprising bookseller that appeared in Boston, or, indeed, in all British America before the year 1775" (Thomas, p. 196) He built the first paper mill in New England. Thomas claimed that Henchman published, some twenty years before Aitken, the "first Bible printed in America in the English language." Printed by Kneeland and Green, mainly for Henchman, but disguised with a London imprint "Printed by Mark Baskett, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty" to avoid prosecution. "The Doctrine of the Law & Grace Unfolded" was first published in 1659, one of four pieces by Bunyan written before he was imprisoned for conducting a service outside of a church and for not being in episcopal orders. Harrison, F. M. "Bibliography of the Works of John Bunyan" IV, pp. 8-10; Shipton and Mooney 4905

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        THEOLOGIE DES INSECTES, OU DEMONSTRATION DES PERFECTION DE DIEU DANS TOUT CE QUI CONCERNE LES INSECTES. TRADUIT DE L'ALLEMAND DE MR LESSER AVEC DES REMARQUES DE MR. P. LYINNET. TOME PREMIER ET TOME DEUXIEME. DUE TOMI IN UNICO VOLUME.

      Jean Swart, A La Haye 1742 - A Cura: P.Lyonnet . Edizione: Prima edizione francese . Pagine: XII+352+IV+317 . Illustrazioni: Presenti due tavole disegnate da Lyonet più volte ripiegate raffiguranti una le classi degli insetti, l'altra figure geometriche forse dei nidi. . Formato: 16° . Ex libris: Bell'ex libris di D.D. Jacob Gaillard Canonici Rothomagensis . Rilegatura: Cartonato in pelle marrone con cinque nervature, titoli e fregi in oro al dorso, tagli in rosso. . Stato: Buono . Caratteristiche: Esemplare un po’ brunito. Opera molto rara. Frontespizio a caratteri rossi e neri. .

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        L'histoire naturelle éclaircie dans deux de ses parties principales, la lithologie et la conchyliologie,

      1742. first edition. With Thirty-Three Fine Engraved Plates of Shells and StonesDEZALLIER D'ARGENVILLE, Antoine Joseph. 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, ouvrage dans lequel on trouve une Nouvelle méthode & une notice critique des principaux Auteurs qui ont écrit sur ces matiéres. Enrichi de Figures dessinées d'après Nature. Par M *** de la Société Royale des Sciences de Montpellier. Paris: Chez De Bure l'Ainé, 1742.First edition. Two parts in one quarto volume (11 x 8 3/8 inches; 279 x 213 mm.). [viii], 491, [1] pp. Engraved frontispiece and thirty-two engraved plates.Contemporary French mottled calf, spine with five raised bands, decoratively tooled in gilt in compartments, olive morocco label lettered in gilt, gilt ruled board edges, marbled end-papers, all edges stained red. Early ink name "Charles Bonner" on title-page. Light chipping to top of spine, still a superb copy. A beautifully illustrated treatise on Lithology (Stones) and Conchology (Shells). This is one of the earliest efforts to classify and catalog corals, shells and molluscs under the general term 'conchology' in the Linnaean system of classification. Up until this point the study of shells etc., was considered a 'curiosity' - it was Dezallier D'Argenville that coined the classification.Antoine-Joseph Dezailler d'Argenville (1680-1765) was avocat to the Parlement de Paris and secretary to the king. He was a connoisseur of gardening and natural history in general and was called upon to edit or contribute more than six hundred entries in the Encyclopédie of Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond d'Alembert, which was published in parts from 1751. His interest in natural history resulted in two treatises, on shells and minerals, L'histoire naturelle éclaircie dans deux de ses parties principales, la lithologie et la conchyliologie. (Paris 1742) and La Conchyliologie, ou Traité sur la nature des coquillages 1757 etc. The connoisseurship of shells and their most colorful and fantastic form was a gentleman's occupation and a worthy inclusion in a cabinet de curiosités before it became a science under the Linnaean system of classification. Dezailler d'Argenville was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of London in March 1750.Nissen ZBI, 144

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        MEMORIAS HISTORICAS, E GENEALOGICAS DOS GRANDES DE PORTUGAL,

      - QUE CONTE?M A ORIGEM, E ANTIGUIDADE de suas Familias: os Estados, e os Nomes dos que actualmente vivem, suas Arvores de Costado, as allianças das Casas, os Escudos de Armas, que lhes competem, atè o anno de 1742. OFFERECIDAS A ELREY D. JOAÕ V. NOSSO SENHOR POR D. ANTONIO CAETANO DE SOUSA, Clerigo Regular, Deputado da Junta da Bulla da Cruzada. LISBOA: Na Officina de ANTONIO ISIDORO DA FONSECA. M. DCC. XLII. [1742]. In 4.º (de 22x14 cm) com (xxxvii)-601-(v) pags. Encadernação inteira de pele do início do século xx e ao gosto do século xviii; com ferros a ouro na lombada e nos super-libris armoriados em ambas as pastas (não identificado e com o moto: 'Gottes Segen Macht Reich') Ilustrado com os brasões de armas pertencentes a cada título mencionado; e com árvores genealógicas no texto. Exemplar com vestígios de manuseamento e leves manchas de humidade. Obra publicada pela primeira vez em 1739, no reinado de D. João V. Inocêncio I, 101. ?D. António Caetano de Sousa, Clerigo Regular Theatino, duas vezes Preposito na Casa de S. Caetano, Deputado da Junta da Bulla da Cruzada, um dos primeiros cincoenta Academicos da Acad. Real da Historia Portugueza, etc. Nasceu em 1674, e morreu em 1759. - V. a sua vida que extensamente escreveu D. Thomás Caetano de Bem, no tomo II das Mem. Hist. e Chron. dos Clerigos Regulares de pag. 174 a 199. Memorias historicas e genealogicas dos Grandes de Portugal. Lisboa, por Antonio Isidoro da Fonseca 1739. 8.º sr. - Ibi, pelo mesmo 1742. 8.º gr. - & ibi, na Reg. Off. Silviana 1755. 4.º de XLIV-715 pag. Location/localizacao: Sala 2

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        Consecutive run of session laws from August 1734 through May 1742]

      William Parks, [Williamsburg 1742 - (12 7/8 x 8 1/8 inches). Caption titles, as issued. 1-51; 1-48; 1-52; 1-21; 1-2; 1-58pp. Expertly bound to style in full period calf, spine with raised bands ruled in blind, morocco lettering piece. A remarkable run of early Virginia imprints. An extraordinary run of the earliest Virginia imprints, the most extensive group of material to come on the market in perhaps a century. This remarkable volume contains six Assembly session laws published in Williamsburg between 1734 and 1742, from the press of Virginia's first printer, William Parks. The beginnings of printing in Virginia can be traced, in a sense, to 1682, when William Nuthead went to Jamestown with a press to print the acts of the Assembly; Governor Thomas Culpeper tossed him out, and Nuthead left without issuing a single publication. Culpeper's successor Francis Howard banned printing entirely, and it was fifty years before another attempt was made. In February 1728, William Parks, the official printer to the Maryland Assembly since 1726, seeking to expand his business, petitioned the Virginia Assembly for a similar position. Receiving the commission, Parks opened an office in Williamsburg in 1730. That year, he published what is generally credited as Virginia's first imprint: John Markland's Typographia: an ode to printing, a 15pp. paean to Sir William Gooch, the governor who had approved the invitation to Parks. This survives in a single copy, at the John Carter Brown Library. Indeed, the handful of early Virginia imprints prior to 1735 that are not laws only survive in unique copies. Parks moved to Williamsburg himself in 1731, although he would continue to maintain his Annapolis press until 1737. In 1733 he published the first locally printed collection of Virginia laws. The present imprints follow directly after that volume with new legislation issued over the next decade. He was certainly, with Benjamin Franklin, the most significant and enterprising printer in the American colonies south of Boston in the first half of the 18th century, prior to his death in 1750. During this time Parks sometimes quarreled with the Virginia House of Burgesses over fees and articles in his newspaper, but always retained the lucrative contract for printing the legislative materials of the colony. The present collection of session laws contains the fourth and final session of the 1727-1734 Assembly, all four sessions of the 1735-1740 Assembly and the first session of the 1742-1747 Assembly. The first of the above is significant, as it was "the first time the public and private acts of a session were printed in full" (Swem), the previous session laws including the titles of the private acts only. The acts within these sessions includes those addressing tobacco, duties on slaves, judicial matters, regulating liquor, for the encouragement of the College of William and Mary, dividing counties, relating to Native Americans, the raising of the militia for an expedition against the Spanish, among other matters. Of particular note is an act within the final session which establishes the town of Richmond on the falls of the James River. All early Virginia imprints are of great rarity. The legislative material was probably printed in editions of several hundred copies at the most. Berg locates eight to ten copies of each of the imprints listed here; in virtually all cases these copies have been held since before the First World War, and only a few individual imprints can be traced in sale records. The collection is comprised of: 1) [Virginia, General Assembly of 1727-1734, fourth session] Anno Regni Georgii II . At a General Assembly, begun and held at Williamsburg, the First Day of February, in the First Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George II . to the Twenty Second Day of August, 1734. Being the Fourth Session of this present General Assembly [caption title]. [Williamsburg: William Parks, 1734]. 51pp. Berg, Williamsburg Imprints 14 ("The economy, education, and public safety wer

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        A JOURNEY TO THE WORLD UNDER-GROUND. BY NICHOLAS KLIMUS

      London: Printed for T. Astley ... and B. Collins, 1742.. [4],324pp. 12mo. Modern half-calf and marbled boards, gilt label, to style. A few trivial press and finger smudges, but a very good, crisp copy, neatly bound. First edition in English of Holberg's great utopian novel / imaginary voyage, first published anonymously, in Latin, in Leipzig in 1741. Holberg, an accomplished playwright, novelist, historian and essayist, is regarded as one of the primary literary figures of 18th century Danish and Norwegian letters. Indebted to mythology and Halley's late 17th century speculations, this popular novel in many ways established the now classic hollow earth literary convention popularized in both fiction and pseudoscience: Niels Klim falls down a shaft while exploring a cave and find himself in free space orbiting an inner sun. His travels in the inner world take him to a number of strange lands inhabited by intelligent animals, disparate cultures and, in one case, by animated musical instruments. Much in the manner of Swift, Holberg utilizes Klim's encounters to comment upon, or satirize, social, political, religious and economic topics in the actual world. Translations into German, French, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Russian, Hungarian and several other languages followed, with the text's eventual popularity rivaling Defoe and Swift and at least one imitation appeared in 1745. ESTC's collation does not call for a half-title. ESTC T91064. HOWGEGO H26. NEGLEY 576. LEWIS (PENN STATE), p.92.

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        Allgemeines Europäisches Bücher-Lexicon, In welchem nach Ordnung des Dictionarii die allermeisten Autores oder Gattungen von Büchern zu finden . Bey jedem Buche sind zu finden die unterschiedenen Editiones, die Jahr=Zahl, das Format, der Ort, der Verleger, die Anzahl der Bögen und der Preis . . 5 Teile in 5 Bänden.

      Leipzig G Th Georgi /1753 1742 - In-folio; Titel rot-schwarz, 1 Bl., 398 pp; 1 Bl., 458 pp; 1 Bl., 238 (recte 328) pp; 1 Bl., 350 pp; 1 Bl., 404 (recte 440) pp; durchschossen; sorgfältig restaur. HPgt. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Rücken und Rotschnitt; gepflegtes, sauberes Exemplar. Von einem Leipziger Buchhändler und Verleger erstelltes Verzeichnis der deutschen, lateinischen und französischen Werke von den Anfängen des Buchdrucks bis 1739. "Aufgenommen sind die in Europa, besonders in Deutschland, geschriebenen und gedruckten, auf den Messen gehandelten Bücher. . Auf Grund privater Notizen und der Messkat. verfaßt und schon deshalb mit Fehlern behaftet, ist das Bücher-Lexikon doch noch die vollständigste Bibliographie für das 16. und besonders 17. Jahrhundert." (Lexikon des gesamten Buchwesens). - Ohne die drei zwischen 1750 und 1758 erschienenen Supplementbände.

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        SAIKEN SHINPOH OMI NO KUNI OEZU: LARGE MAP OF OMI PROVINCE.

      A GRAND PROVINCIAL MAP Osaka 1742, - Murakami. Blue covers, worn, rubbed, woodblockprinted map, lightly hand colored, 139.5 x 80cm., very good,minor old worming, key, list of famous families shows many"Mon" or Samurai crests. FIRST EDITION Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Hermanni Boerhaave. Praelectiones academicae in proprias institutiones rei medicae edidit et notas addidit Albertus Haller in hac editione. Adjectus est integer institutionum medicarum . Vol. I - Chylificatio arteria cor pulmo sanguis Vol. II - Glandula

      Ex Typographia Regia 1742-1745, Taurini - Lievi bruniture leggere naturali abrasioni alle coperte Decoro xilografico ai frontespizi capilettera testatine e finalini xilografici. n.d. p. 6 voll in 5 tomi in-8

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        Le Temple de Gnide

      Huart, Londres, s.d. (Paris 1742 - Petit in-8 (157 x 110 mm), frontispice, titre, 1 f. n. ch., viii et 85 pp. Maroquin rouge, triple filet, dos à nerfs orné, roulette intérieure, tranches dorées sur marbrures (Vve Brany). Première édition illustrée. Cette édition non datée qui porte Londres comme lieu d'impression fut imprimée à Paris pour Huart en 1742 (Tchémerzine). Elle est illustrée d'un beau frontispice, une grande vignette sur le titre, et 8 vignettes d'en-tête le tout non signé, mais attribué à de Sève (Cohen). Bel exemplaire dans une reliure en maroquin signée. Tchemerzine, Éditions originales et rares XVe-XVIIIe siècles, IV, p. 924 ; Cohen/de Ricci, Guide de l?amateur de livres à gravures du XVIIIe siècle, col. 725. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History Of Nadir Shah, Formerly called Thamas Kuli Khan, The Present Emperor of Persia To which is prefix’d A short History of the Moghol Emperors…

      London: Printed by W.Strahan, for the Author; And sold by G.Strahan, and J.Brotherton, J.Oswald…, 1742., 1742. 8vo. pp. 1 p.l., vi, 234, [6]index & errata, 40. folding engraved frontis. & folding engraved map. woodcut ornaments & initials. later half calf, rebacked & recornered, endpapers preserved (map browned, occasional light foxing). First Edition of "the first book in English treating of Nãdir Shãh, ?'the scourge of God?'. It is important not only as a first-hand contribution to the history of contemporary events [Nãdir Shãh invaded India in 1737-38], but also for the number of original documents which it alone has preserved." (DNB) Fraser collected materials for his account during his first stay in India, 1730-40 (he returned as a factor for the East India Company, 1743-49). He managed to acquire some 200 manuscripts in the Persian, Arabic, and Sanskrit languages, a catalogue of which is appended here, with separate title (pp. 40). His collection of Sanskrit manuscripts was the first of that kind ever brought to Europe, although individual manuscripts had reached England and France even earlier. The entire collection eventually came to reside in the Bodleian Library at Oxford University.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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

      Firenze , RISTORI, 1742 - Ritratto del Boccaccio inciso al frontespizio. 2 tavole f.t. di cui una ripegata, testatine e capilettera incisi. 8vo. pp. XXX - 72 (2, Registro) Le numerazioni 131-136 sono ripetute per cui le pagine effettive sono 138 (2). . Molto buono (Very Good). 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. Prima edizione (First Edition). [Graesse, 1993]. Rilegato pelle (leather binding) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        C Crispi Salustii quae exstant

      Amsterdam, La Haye et Utrecht: F. Changuion, J. Catuffe, H. Uytwerf, P. Gosse, J. Néaulme, A. Moetjens, A. van Dole, E. Néaulme, 1742. Fine. F. Changuion, J. Catuffe, H. Uytwerf, P. Gosse, J. Néaulme, A. Moetjens, A. van Dole, E. Néaulme, Amsterdam, La Haye et Utrecht 1742, in-4 (23x28cm), 2 volumes reliés. - Highly esteemed edition, given by Sigibert Havercamp. His text, reviewed on several manuscripts and the first edition, has many notes. Binders (then, slightly later) in full morocco dark blue, back smooth decorated with boxes and gilded florets, as well as parts of title, volume number, date and place of red morocco.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Édition fort estimée, donnée par Sigibert Havercamp. Son texte, revu sur plusieurs manuscrits et sur l'édition princeps, comporte de nombreuses notes. Exemplaire en grand papier. Reliures (de l'époque, très légèrement postérieures) en plein maroquin bleu foncé signée Anguerrand, dos lisses ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés, ainsi que de pièces de titre, de tomaison, de date et de lieu de maroquin rouge. Triple filet doré et fleurettes en encadrement des plats. Large dentelle dorée en encadrement des contreplats. Toutes tranches dorées. Dos un peu passés et quelques frottements, sinon bel exemplaire. Intéressant détail qui retrace la vie de cet exemplaire : les dos ont été mis au goût du jour à la fin du XVIIIe siècle ; les pièces de titre, en maroquin rouge, ont été changées, certaines déplacées et les caissons, muets à l'origine, ont été surchargés de fer de cette même époque. Il semble bien être l'exemplaire qui a figuré au catalogue de la bibliothèque Lamoignon de 1791 (II, n°4292). 

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        The History Of Nadir Shah, Formerly called Thamas Kuli Khan, The Present Emperor of Persia. To which is prefix’d A short History of the Moghol Emperors

      London: Printed by W.Strahan, for the Author; And sold by G.Strahan, and J.Brotherton, J.Oswald , 1742. - 8vo. pp. 1 p.l., vi, 234, [6]index & errata, 40. folding engraved frontis. & folding engraved map. woodcut ornaments & initials. later half calf, rebacked & recornered, endpapers preserved (map browned, occasional light foxing). First Edition of "the first book in English treating of Nãdir Shãh, ‘the scourge of God’. It is important not only as a first-hand contribution to the history of contemporary events [Nãdir Shãh invaded India in 1737-38], but also for the number of original documents which it alone has preserved." (DNB) Fraser collected materials for his account during his first stay in India, 1730-40 (he returned as a factor for the East India Company, 1743-49). He managed to acquire some 200 manuscripts in the Persian, Arabic, and Sanskrit languages, a catalogue of which is appended here, with separate title (pp. 40). His collection of Sanskrit manuscripts was the first of that kind ever brought to Europe, although individual manuscripts had reached England and France even earlier. The entire collection eventually came to reside in the Bodleian Library at Oxford University. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Description Historique de la Ville de Paris et de ses Environs. - Nouvelle édition.

      Chez Desprez. Paris. 1742. - 8 volumes in-12, reliés plein veau d'époque, dos à 5 nerfs, avec 84 gravures les plupart depliantes h.-t. - Dos du tome 1 refait, ainsi que qq. coiffes, sinon tbe.

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        M Caspar Neumanns Christ-erbaulicher Kern-Schatz zum Gebeht Allen GOTT ergebenen Seelen zum Trost wahrer Andacht und Eiffriger Aufmunterung zum Gebeht mit einigen Trostreichen Gebethern und auserlesenen Liedern vermehret, und Mit allen Fleiß hierinnen zusammen getragen und ausgeschrieben zu Deventer Ao 1742 Von Johann Christian Beudorff Sergeant.

      Deventer, 1742.. Ca. 16,5 x 11 cm. 8 Blätter, 216 Seiten, mit Zierrahmen und 4 ganzseitigen Federzeichnungen. Roter, goldgeprägter Lederband der Zeit mit Goldschnitt.. Von Johann Christian Beudorff in Deventer 1742 mit Sepiatinte auf Verge-Papier geschriebenes Gebetbuch. Einband etwas berieben und fleckig. Bemerkenswert feine und qualitätvolle Arbeit.

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        Nine tracts on experiments in electricity by members of the Royal Society, as follows:

      1742 - Desaguliers, John Theophilus. A Dissertation concerning Electricity. London. W. Innys and T. Longman, 1742Watson, William. Experiments and Observations tending to illustrate the Nature and Properties of Electricity. In one Letter to Martin Folkes, Esq; President, and Two to the Royal Society.London. J. Ilive, for the author, 1745Watson, William. A Sequel to the Experiments and Observations. wherein it is presumed . that the Source of the Electrical Power, and its Manner of acting are demonstrated. Addressed to the Royal Society. London, for C. Davis, Printer to the Royal Society, 1746Wilson, Benjamin. An Essay towards the Explication of the Phaenomena of Electricity, deduced from the Aether of Sir Isaac Newton, contained in Three papers which were read before the Royal Society. London, for C. Davis, Printer to the Royal Society, and M. Cooper, 1746Watson, William. An Account of the Experiments made . in order to discover whether the Electrical Power would be sensible at great distances. With an Experimental Inquiry concerning the respective Velocities of Electricity and Sound . Communicated to the Royal Society. London, for C. Davis, 1748Martin, Benjamin. An Essay on Electricity: Being an Enquiry into the Nature, Cause and Properties thereof, on the Principles of Sir Isaac Newton's Theory of Vibrating Motion, Light and Fire. Bath, printed for the Author; and Mr. Leake, et al., 1746Martin, Benjamin. A supplement: containing Remarks on a Rhapsody of Adventures of a Modern Knight-Errant in Philosophy. Bath, printed for the Author; and Mr. Leake, et al., 1746Freke, John. An essay to shew the Cause of Electricity; and why Some Things are Non-Electricable. In which is also Consider'd its Influence in the Blasts on Human Bodies, in the Blight on Trees, in the Damps in Mines; and as it may affect the Sensitive Plant.London, W. Innys, 1746Neale, John. Directions for Gentlemen, who have Electrical Machines, how to proceed in making their Experiments. Illustrated with cuts. London: printed for the author, 17478vo (188 x 115 mm), pp [3]-6 [2] 50; 55 [1, blank], with one folding engraved plate; [ii] 80, with one folding engraved plate; xv [-xvi, advertisement] 95 [1, errata]; [ii] 90, with one illustration in text; 40; [ii] 38 [misnumbered 32]; [ii] viii 64; 77 [1], with three folding engraved plates; without half-title and advertisement leaf in first work, extremely bright and crisp copies in contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine, red morocco lettering-piece with gilt lettering, from the Library of the Earls of Macclesfield, with bookplate to front pastedown and blindstamp to first title-page; manuscript list of contents on front free endleaf. £9500First editions (apart from Freke's work which is here in its expanded second edition, with appendix) of this collection of important tracts on electricity, all published over a six-year period and reflecting the experiments of members of the Royal Society into electrical phenomena. The texts centre around an exciting period in the history of electrical research; as Priestley says, 'the end of the year 1745, and the beginning of 1746 were famous for the most surprising discovery that has yet been made in the whole business of electricity, which was the wonderful accumulation of its power in glass, called at first the Leyden phial' (Priestley p 82). Desaguliers, whose work appears at the start of the collection, was 'the first to divide bodies into "electricks", or non-conductors, and "non-electricks", or conductors. . His "Dissertation." is said to be the second work on the subject published in the English language, the first having been Boyle's "Mechanical Origin and Production of Electricity"' (Mottelay pp 166-7). It contains brief accounts of 29 experiments, mostly using a 'Tube of Glass which is rubb'd by the hand', and one of which involves a man (or any other animal) 'suspended horizontally (as in a swimming posture) by two Hair Ropes'. William Watson, meanwhile, pioneered the demonstratio

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        Lo stato Presente di tutti i Paesi del Mondo. volume XI, Delle sette provincie unite, Dei paesi Bassi, Degli Svizzeri, Grigioni, e loro alleati

      Venezia 1742 - Legatura coeva in piena pergamena, a cinque nervi con ricchi fregi oro e tasselli. Il volume tratta delle sette provincie unite dei Paesi Bassi, degli Svizzeri, Grigioni e loro alleati. Opera illustrata da numerosi incisioni: "Nuova Carta delle Provincie Unite", "Nuova Carta delle Contea di Olanda", "La città di Amsterdam Capitale della Olanda", "Il Palazzo pubblico della città di Amsterdam", "La Borsa di Amsterdam, dove si radunano i Mercanti", "prospetto della sala dell'Anatomia della città di Leyden", "Prospetto del Sinodo, e della maniera in cui si tiene dagli Ollandesi", "La Città di Middelburgo Capitale della Zelanda", "La Città di Groninga Capitale della Provincia", "La Città di Nimega nella Gheldria Olandese", "Divertimenti degli Ollandesi in tempo del giaccio", "Nuova Carta dei XIII cantoni degli Svizzeri insieme coi loro alleati e sudditi", "Varie sorte di Serpenti mostruosi, che furono ritrovati nelle Alpi degli Svizzeri", "Altre sorte di Serpenti mostruosi, che furon rirovati nelle Alpi delgi Svizzeri", "La Città di Zurigo negli Svizzeri", "La Città di Ginevra", "Varie figure di cristalli curiosi e mirabili né Monti degli Svizzeri". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte De l'Isle De La Martinique, Colonie Francoise de l'une des Isles Antilles de l'Amerique. Dresseé sur des plans manuscrits entr'autres sur celui de Mr. Houel, Ingenieur du Roy, Assujetis à des Observations Astonomiques et concilies avec des memoires particuliers de feu Mr. Guill. Delisle, Premier Geographe de S. Majeste de l'Academie des Sciences. Et presentee a Monseigneur le Comte de Maurepas, Secretaire d'Etat ayant le departement de la Marine par . Philippe Buache de l'Academie Royale des Sciences et Gendre du dit Sr. Delisle. - A Amsterdam, Chez Jean Covens et Corneille Mortier, Geographes.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Philippe Buache & Guillaume de Lisle b. Jean Covens & Corneille Mortier in Amsterdam, 1742, 46 x 59 Koeman, C & M 8, 118 (Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773; Lisle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726) - Die Seekarte zeigt die Insel Martinique im Osten des Karibischen Meeres. - Unten links Titelkartusche. - Über der Karte Titelkopfleise. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Hieroclis Philosophi Alexandrini in Aurea Carmina Commentarius Graece Et Latine. Graeca Accuratius Nunc Recognita, Et Ad Mss. Codicum Fidem Exacta, Plurimisque in Locis E Gudiana Medicaei Codicis Collatione Emendata, Una Cum Notis Subjunctis

      Londini, typis Jac. Bettenham 1742 - Commentarius in Aurea carmina. Handsome contemporary full leather. French binding, gilt ruled. Gilt stamping to spine, red spine label. Marbled end pages. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Provenance: From the library of Louis De Givenchy (book plate circa 1780, see: A Guide to the Study of Book-plates, John Warren, 1900). Louis de Givenchy was a noted scholar. Givenchy armorial crest on front paste down. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Op. 11]. Troisieme Livre de Sonates à Violon Seul, Avec la Basse Continue. Dediées a Monsieur le Marquis de Sourches Grand Prevôst de France, Brigadier des Armees du Roi, Cornette des Chevaux Legers de la gards de sa Majesté. XIE Œuvre Gravé par Melle. Michelon. Prix 6 [livre]. Avec Privilege du Roi. [Score]

      Mr. Le Clerc le Cadet. Mr. Le Clerc Md. Mme. Boivin [1742], Paris - First Edition. Rare. RISM G5082 (5 copies, not distinguishing among issues: Bibliothèque nationale, Paris; Brussels Conservatoire; Library of Congress; Russian State Library, Moscow; the present copy). Lesure p. 271 (Bibliothèque nationale, with variant imprint). The publisher's catalogue is very close to Devriès-Leclerc no. 126 (dated "c. 1742-1743"); a few items are lacking from the present copy, suggesting a slightly earlier date.The Meyer collection, formed over a period of some 75 years, was one of the most important collections of printed music, musical autographs, and books on music of the 20th century. Folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), 1f. (dedication), [1] (publisher's catalogue), 2-11, [12] (blank), 13-35, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Notated on two systems: violin and figured bass. Contains six sonatas.From the collection of André Meyer, Paris, with manuscript note in blue ink to final blank page: "Collection musicale André Meyer (1884-1974)." Slightly bumped; edges frayed; some soiling, especially to upper margin; dampstaining to upper outer corners; some offsetting; outer edge closely trimmed. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Index testarum conchyliorum quae adservantur in Museo Nicolai Gualtieri. et methodice distributae exhibentur tabulae CX.

      Florence, C. Albizzini, 1742 - Folio (444 x 293 mm), pp xxiii [including frontispiece] [1]; ff 126, with engraved frontispiece, portrait, 110 numbered full-page plates, 17 vignettes on section titles, 18 other vignettes and plates in text, 2 initials, main title and section titles in red and black; a fine, clean copy in contemporary marbled calf, gilt fillets on sides, spine with gilt panels with lyres within sunbursts, a bit rubbed. £16,000 First edition of this beautiful shell book. Niccolo Gualtieri (1688-1744) was a a professor at the University of Pisa and physician to Cosimo III, Grand Duke of Tuscany. The Duke was a keen collector and had a magnificent cabinet of shells including 360 species sent to him by Rumphius, and many of the duplicates were given to Gualtieri. The present work shows Gualtieri's collection and is one of the most curious and beautiful books on shells ever published. Many of the shells are depicted standing on their apices, and are depicted from two sides, showing the complete surface. Both engraving and typography are exceptional. The vignettes show marine scenes and corals. The engravings are by P.A. Pazzi after drawings by Giuseppe Menabuoni (1708-after 1745).Gualtieri's collection is extant and can be found in the Museo storia naturale in Pisa.Cobres p 110 n 23; Nissen ZBI 1736

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        Memoires utiles et necessaires, tristes et consolans, sur les missions des Indes Orientales, &c. Memoriali utili e necessariiaflittui e consonlanti, rispetto alle missione delle Indie orientali, &c. Luques (but Avignon?), de l'imprimerie d'Antoine Rossi, 1742.

      1742 1742 - Pp. xxxiv, 377, (1). With parallel text in French and Italian. Contemporary calf, spine with five raised bands richly gilt, slightly rubbed. Old inscription on title. First edition of this serious critique of the Jesuits in India by Père Norbert, a Capuchin missionary who served in Pondichery. The work explains the priority of the Capuchin mission in the area and criticises the conduct and actions of the Jesuits claiming that they infringed on Capuchin territory, jurisdiction etc. Two years later Parisot published a better known work titled "Mémoires historiques sur les missions des Indes". Both his works caused scandals. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'HISTOIRE NATURELLE ECLAIRCIE DANS DEUX DE SES PARTIES PRINCIPALES, LA LITHOLOGIE ET LA CONCHYLIOLOGIE, Donít l'une Traite des Pierres et l'Autredes Coquillages, Ouvrage dans Lequel on Trouve une Nouvelle Methode & une Notice Critique des Principaux Auteurs Qui Ont Ecrit sur Ces Matieres. Enrichi de Figures Dessinees d'Apres Nature.

      Chez de Bure l'Aine., Paris 1742 - Lg. 4to. 2 parts in 1. (8),492pp. Index. Title printed in red & black, with a woodcut device. Illustrated with a copper engraved frontispiece and 32 copper engraved plates. Cont. mottled calf, elaborately gilt decorated spine, worn & a bit rubbed but still quite sound, brown calf spine label (chipped). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire du ciel, où l'on recherche l'origine de l'idolatrie, et les méprises de la philosophie, sur la formation des corps célestes & de toute la nature

      Chez la Veuve Estienne 1742 - - Chez la Veuve Estienne, à Paris 1742, 2 tomes en 2 vol. in-12 (9,5x16cm), xxxvij, (3p.) 518pp. (2) et (4) 495pp. (3), 2 volumes reliés. - Nouvelle édition illustrée d'un frontispice dessiné et gravé par J. Le Bas, ainsi que de 25 figures par le même. Reliure de l'époque en plein veau blond. Dos à cinq nerfs ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés, ainsi que de pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin havane. Coupes et coiffes décorées de filets dorés. Toutes tranches rouges. Une pâle mouillure en marge de quelques feuillets à la fin du premier volume. Bel exemplaire. Ouvrage bien connu sur la cosmologie des anciens et qui connut maintes rééditions, et qui s'attarde essentiellement sur la cosmogonie égyptienne et sa mythologie ainsi que sur les différentes cosmogonies antiques (zodiaque, écriture symbolique, gémonies symboliques, théogonie, divination, alchimie). Une seconde partie, bien différente, s'attache à la chronologie des idées sur la création et à la supériorité de celle de Moïse. Caillet range le livre dans sa bibliothèque occulte, car il contient de nombreux renseignements sur l'alchimie, la divination, les cérémonies symboliques. Ex-dono manuscrit sur les pages de titre des deux tomes. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] New edition. xxxvij, (3p.) 518pp. (2) et (4) 495pp. (3) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Stettin die Weitberühmtest und überaus Feste Haupt Stadt, auch florisanter Handels=Plaz in Vor Pomern [Szczecin].

      Augsburg, Seutter, nach 1742.. Altkolorierte Kupferstich, Panorama und Ansicht aus der halben Vogelschau, Bildausschnitt 48,5 x 57,5 cm, Blattgr. 53 x 61 cm.. Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, p. 12 (Nr. 341). Dekorative Ansicht aus der halben Vorelschau von Westen im oberen Teil des Blattes (mit Erklärungen 1-88) und Ansicht aus der Kavalierperspektive von Osten im unteren Teil; einige wenige kleine Wurmgänge ebenso hinterlegt wie Teile der Mittelfalz, sonst von sehr guter Erhaltung.

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        ?Histoire du ciel où l'on recherche l'origine de l'idolatrie et les mépri

      à Paris: Chez la Veuve Estienne, 1742. Fine. Chez la Veuve Estienne, à Paris 1742, 2 tomes en 2 vol. in-12 (9,5x16cm), xxxvij, (3p.) 518pp. (2) et (4) 495pp. (3), 2 volumes reliés. - New edition. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition illustrée d'un frontispice dessiné et gravé par J. Le Bas, ainsi que de 25 figures par le même. Reliure de l'époque en plein veau blond. Dos à cinq nerfs ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés, ainsi que de pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin havane. Coupes et coiffes décorées de filets dorés. Toutes tranches rouges.  Une pâle mouillure en marge de quelques feuillets à la fin du premier volume. Bel exemplaire. Ouvrage bien connu sur la cosmologie des anciens et qui connut maintes rééditions, et qui s'attarde essentiellement sur la cosmogonie égyptienne et sa mythologie ainsi que sur les différentes cosmogonies antiques (zodiaque, écriture symbolique, gémonies symboliques, théogonie, divination, alchimie). Une seconde partie, bien différente, s'attache à la chronologie des idées sur la création et à la supériorité de celle de Moïse. Caillet range le livre dans sa bibliothèque occulte, car il contient de nombreux renseignements sur l'alchimie, la divination, les cérémonies symboliques... Ex-dono manuscrit sur les pages de titre des deux tomes.  

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        Les etrennes de la St Jean

      1742. Fine. 1742, Pet. in-12 (8x14,3cm), (10) 264pp., relié. - Second edition of mention. Bibliographers Announce original edition of 1742, on the same date, but some researchers have shown that in the edition of shellers of 1739, it is stated: "the gracious and helpful way the audience agreed to receive my little New Year's gift of S. John. " Unless this edition of shellers was backdated, the first edition of Etrennes would be earlier. Copy hit the arms of Louise Adelaide de Bourbon Conti, Princess of France - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Mention de seconde édition, en partie originale, notablement augmentée de plusieurs pièces. Les bibliographes annoncent une édition originale de 1742, à la même date, mais certains chercheurs ont mis en évidence que dans l'édition des Ecosseuses de 1739, il est stipulé : « la manière gracieuse et obligeante dont le Public a bien voulu recevoir mes petites Étrennes de la S. Jean ». A moins que cette édition des Ecosseuses ait été antidatée, mais on convient que Les Ecosseuses sont la suite des Etrennes, la première édition des Etrennes serait donc antérieure. Portrait caricatural de la veuve Oudot au frontispice, sur bois et imprimé en vert, comme le titre. selon Barbier, le portrait burlesque aurait été gravé par Caylus lui-même. Exemplaire frappé aux armes de Louise-Adelaïde de Bourbon Conti, princesse de France, dite mademoiselle de la Roche-sur-Yon. Ecu losangé (demoiselle), de France, au bâton péri en bande de gueules à la bordure de gueules. Reliure en pleine basane brune granitée d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Mors supérieur et inférieur restaurés discrètement en tête et queue, ainsi qu'aux coins. Recueil de bons mots, satires, anecdotes, Les étrennes de la Saint-Jean sont une oeuvre collective réunie autour du Comte de Caylus, dans le salon de Mademoiselle Quinault. Les membres du groupe (Montcrif, Voisenon, Crebillon fils...) se faisaient appelés "Société du bout du banc" et composèrent 10 recueils : Les Étrennes de la Saint-Jean (le plus connu et le meilleur), Les Écosseuses ou les Œufs de Pâques, Histoire de Guilleaume, Quelques aventures curieuses et galantes des bals de bois, Recueil de ces Messieurs, etc. Bien que les textes soient très variés, ils sont tous d'une grande légèreté de ton, adoptant un style naïf évoquant le parler du peuple parisien. Curieux ex-libris gravé du XIXe représentant un squelette tenant les deux lettres du possesseur, Querige [...?].  

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        Sammlung von ... bis anhero herausgegebenen Gedichten, Auf das neue übersehen ... Mit einem Anhang und Register, Nebst einer Vorrede von den so nöthigen als nützlichen Eigenschafften der Poesie, wie auch bey dieser Dritten Auflage mit des Autoris Leben vermehrt. 23 Bl., 1178 S., 15 Bl. Register. Mit gest. Frontispiz und Titelvignette. Pergamentbd d. Z. (fleckig).

      Breslau, Michael Hubert, 1742.. . Erste Ausgabe mit Günthers Biographie; die bis dahin vollständigste Ausgabe, die alle Nachträge der vorhergegangenen Ausgaben sowie die Vorrede über die Eigenschaften der Poesie einschließt. Günther (1695-1723), der wohl genialste Lyriker des Spätbarock, starb nach glücklosem und unstetem, ja tragischem Wanderleben noch vor Vollendung seines 28. Lebensjahres in Jena. Die in zahlreichen Einzeldrucken verstreuten Dichtungen wurden seit 1724 in ständig vermehrten Sammelausgaben herausgegeben und erzielten sofort einen durchschlagenden Publikumserfolg. "Günther was an explosive figure, and in both his life and his poetry he burst through bounds and smashed through walls. The bulk of the poems produced by the scarcely 28-year-old is amazing, as is the fact that while including many a gem there is scarcely a weak piece among them - what a mass of riches!" (Faber du Faur). Die Dichtergeneration des Sturm und Drang, der es um die Befreiung des Subjekts ging, vor allem auch der junge Goethe, sahen in Günther ihren geistigen Ahnen."Posthum zum Prototyp des spätbarocken Erlebnisdichters par excellence erklärt, wurde G. von der nächsten Generation als verkommenes Genie bemitleidet, doch zugleich auch als schöpferischer Geist verherrlicht, der die poetische Entwicklung der deutschen Lyrik um ein halbes Jahrhundert antizipierte" (Dünnhaupt). - Anfangs im Rand leicht stockfleckig, sonst gutes, wenig fleckiges Exemplar. - Dünnhaupt 2.I.3; Bölhoff 175; Goed. III 351, 16, 2q; Hayn/G. II 700; Hoffmann 55 (falsche Kollation).

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        [Op. 11]. Troisieme Livre de Sonates à Violon Seul, Avec la Basse Continue. Dediées a Monsieur le Marquis de Sourches Grand Prevôst de France, Brigadier des Armees du Roi, Cornette des Chevaux Legers de la gards de sa Majesté... XIE ÂŒuvre Gravé par Melle. Michelon. Prix 6 [livre]... Avec Privilege du Roi. [Score]

      Paris: Mr. Le Clerc le Cadet... Mr. Le Clerc Md... Mme. Boivin. [1742]. Folio. Disbound. 1f. (title), 1f. (dedication), [1] (publisher's catalogue), 2-11, [12] (blank), 13-35, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Notated on two systems: violin and figured bass. Contains six sonatas. From the collection of André Meyer, Paris, with manuscript note in blue ink to final blank page: "Collection musicale André Meyer (1884-1974)." Slightly bumped; edges frayed; some soiling, especially to upper margin; dampstaining to upper outer corners; some offsetting; outer edge closely trimmed. . First Edition. Rare. RISM G5082 (5 copies, not distinguishing among issues: Bibliothèque nationale, Paris; Brussels Conservatoire; Library of Congress; Russian State Library, Moscow; the present copy). Lesure p. 271 (Bibliothèque nationale, with variant imprint). The publisher's catalogue is very close to Devriès-Leclerc no. 126 (dated "c. 1742-1743"); a few items are lacking from the present copy, suggesting a slightly earlier date. The Meyer collection, formed over a period of some 75 years, was one of the most important collections of printed music, musical autographs, and books on music of the 20th century.

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        ?Histoire du ciel, où l'on recherche l'origine de l'idolatrie, et les méprises de la philosophie, sur la formation des corps célestes & de toute la nature

      New edition. Chez la Veuve Estienne à Paris 1742 2 tomes en 2 vol. in-12 (9,5x16cm) xxxvij, (3p.) 518pp. (2) et (4) 495pp. (3) 2 volumes reliés

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        Corpus juris cambialis, Das ist: Vollständige Sammlung derer auf den vornehmsten Handels-Plätzen auch anderer Orten in Europa üblichen allerneuesten Wechsel-Ordnungen. Auch endlich eine zum Wechsel-Recht überhaupt dienliche Einleitung, worinne vieler Wechsel-Ordnungen eigentlicher Verstand, und dunckler Stellen, deutliche Erklärung gezeiget wird. 2 Teile in 1 Bd.

      Leipzig, J. S. Heinsius, 1742.. Fol. 19 Bl., 600 (recte 608) S.; 1 Bl., 448 S., 18 Bl. Mit gestochenen Kopfvignetten. Halbpergament d. Zt.. Erste Ausgabe der wichtigen Monographie zum europäischen Wechselrecht, die der Leipziger Jurist und Konsulent der dortigen Kaufmannschaft, Johann Gottlieb Siegel (1699 - 1755) dem sächsischen Herzog Friedrich Christian widmete. Der Band versammelt alle für Siegel erreichbaren aktuellen Wechsel-Ordnungen und Gesetze aus ganz Europa, u.a. für Brandenburg, Braunschweig, Bremen, Breslau, Danzig, Frankfurt/Main, Hamburg, Leipzig, Lübeck, Nürnberg, für Antwerpen, Bologna, Bozen, Lyon, Rotterdam, Sankt Gallen und Venedig (die meisten ausländischen Wechel-Ordnungen in zweisprachigem Paralleldruck). Außerdem sind eine Vielzahl exemplarischer Rechtsfälle ausführlich geschildert (für die der Autor über 1500 Aktenstücke studierte). Als Anhang findet sich im zweiten Teil die deutsche Übersetzung von J. Phoosens "Wyssel-Styl to Amsterdam" in deutscher Übersetzung (S. 228 - 368). Die daran anschließende "Einleitung zum Wechsel-Rechte überhaupt" wurde auch separat abgedruckt (bereits 1734; dann nochmals 1751). Die Bedeutung der Arbeit kann daran ermessen werden, daß bis 1786 vier Fortsetzungen dazu herausgegeben wurden, alle nach Siegels Tod.- Beschabt und bestoßen, untere Ecken erneuert. Gebräunt, erste Lagen etwas wasserrandig. - Humpert 5787; Meusel XIII, 156; Hamburger Commerz-Bibl. 635.

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        Traité de l'attaque des places, -

      Chez Jean Van Duren 1742 -, La Haye - 1 volume. In-8 240 pp. Reliure d'époque plein veau brun racine. Dos à nerfs orné de fleurs dorées dans caissons et pièce de titre de maroquin rouge. Tranches sanguines. Intérieur très propre avec infimes mouillures. En bon état. Frontispice et 24 planches dépliantes. Ex-libris manuscrit du Général Comte Pille (1749-1828). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        C. Crispi Salustii quae exstant

      Highly esteemed edition, given by Sigibert Havercamp. His text, reviewed on several manuscripts and the first edition, has many notes.Binders (then, slightly later) in full morocco dark blue, back smooth decorated with boxes and gilded florets, as well as parts of title, volume number, date and place of red morocco.  F. Changuion, J. Catuffe, H. Uytwerf, P. Gosse, J. Néaulme, A. Moetjens, A. van Dole, E. Néaulme Amsterdam, La Haye et Utrecht 1742 in-4 (23x28cm) 2 volumes reliés

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        The History and Proceedings of the House of Commons from the Restoration to the Present Time Containing the Most Remarkable Motions, Speeches, Resolves, Reports and Conferences. (14 Volume Set)

      Printed for Richard Chandler and sold at the Ship without Temple-Bar, and at York and Scarborough, London 1742 - Full leather bindings, leather is dry and flaking, loss of bits of leather, cracking, rubbing, wear, still attractive with red spine labels (red spine lablels missing on volumes 1, 10 and 12) and gilt spine decorations and black spine labels with volume number and dates. Interiors have some foxing and spotting. Bindings seem sound but fragile. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews, and of his Friend Mr. Abraham Adams. Written in Imitation of the Manner of Cervantes, Author of Don Quixote.

      Printed for A. Millar 1742 - FIRST EDITION, bound without the advertisements, K9 in vol. i with a portion of the fore-margin re-attached (paperflaw) with the glue employed transposing a couple of letters from the verso of the page opposite the recto, a similar flaw parting the greater part of the inner margin of N8 in the same vol., repairs to lower margins of B11&12 in vol. ii (no loss), pp. xix, [i], 306 (for 308, the last leaf being of ads); [iv], 310 (this vol. without the ads at either end), 12mo, mid-20th-century speckled calf, French fillets on sides, spines gilt in compartments, contrasting lettering pieces, yellow edges, minimal wear, good. Fielding's first masterly novel. The top label on the spines reads 'Fielding's Works', so presumably this once formed part of a set of first editions. The history of the virtuous serving-man Joseph Andrew was conceived as a skit on Richardson's 'Pamela,' and opened up new territory in the history of the English comic novel. His 'comic epic poem in prose', replaced the fanciful idealism of the heroic romance on the one side and farcical burlesque on the other with the realistic, satiric comedy: 'Life every where furnishes an accurate Observer with the Ridiculous.' (Preface) Before 'Joseph Andrews', 'the common life of ordinary people. had never been exhibited in England with so much sense of character, so clear an insight into motives, so keen an interest.' (CHEL) (Cross III/p.305: Rothschild 844: Tinker 1034)

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        Theatre de la Guerre en Finlande

      Scandinavian map, original (1742). 47,5 x 55 cm. Passepartout. Good condition

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        Histoire civile du Royaume de Naples, traduite de l'Italien [..].

      chez Pierre Gosse & Isaac Beauregard 1742 4 volumi in - 4° (cm. 24,8), affascinanti legature coeve in p. vitello maculato, dorsi con nervi, tasselli e ricche decorazioni in oro (lievi abrasioni e un'antica etichetta); tagli rossi, splendidi risguardi in carta floreale settecentesca; pp. [2], XXVIII, 656; [2], VIII, 755, [1 bb.]; [2], VIII, 746; [2], VIII, 684; tutti i frontespizi bicromi, i primi due con vignetta calcografica e i restanti con xilografia, 1 ritratto inciso da Sedelmayr in rame dell'autore f.t. al primo volume; testatine, finalini e capilettera in xilografia; carte in ottimo stato, fresche, solo sporadicissime fioriture. Prima versione francese «infidèle et mal écrite» [Graesse III, 79]. Fu verosimilmente pubblicata a Ginevra: «Le magistrat chargé des affaires de la librairie défendit pendant quelques années l'introduction en France de la traduction; elle n'y pénétra qu'en 1745» [Barbier II, 644]. L'attribuzione della traduzione è tuttora incerta tra Desmonceaux o Beddevolle. Cfr. pure Querard III, 342. Superbo esemplare.

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        Istoria del Decamerone di Giovanni Boccaccio, Firenze, Antonio Ristori, 1742.

      1742 - In-8° mayor.- xxx-672 p. (1) h.- Portada con retrato de Boccaccio en medallón, coloreado; en el verso, escudo de armas del marqués Andrea Cherini, al que está dedicada la obra.- Ilustrado con dos láminas, una de ellas grabada en madera y la restante, desplegable, al cobre.- Ilustraciones y viñetas en el texto.- Encuadernación antigua en pergamino rígido; lomo liso; tejuelo en tafilete anaranjado; títulos dorados; cantos moteados.- Excelente ejemplar. GAMBA 234. Filólogo, historiador e impresor florentino, miembro de la Academia della Crusca, Domenico Maria Manni produjo importantes obras eruditas y cuidó ediciones de clásicos italianos. El documentado y voluminoso ensayo sobre el “Decamerón” de Boccaccio intenta librar a su autor de cualquier sospecha de inmoralidad y demostrar el anclaje de sus historias en la más estricta realidad de su tiempo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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