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        Gesamtans., aus halber Vogelschau, "Abriß der Weltberühmten Statt Ierusalem ..".

      . altkol. Kupferstich b. Seutter in Augsburg, um 1742, 57,5 x 49 (H). Über der Ansicht Kopftitel in lat. und deutscher Sprache. Unter der Ansicht Erklärungen in 12 Spalten mit 254 Nummern. Die eigentliche Ansicht im Format 38 x 49 cm. - Mit einem restaurierten Eckausriß ( rechte Ecke unten ).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        "Phaedri Augusti liberti Fabularum Aesopiarum libri quinque, ad optimas quasque editiones emendati"

      Paris: apud Coustelier. 1742. "Small 12mo, pp. [22], 132; engraved frontispiece after Antoine Coypel; engraved headpiece repeated 4 times, sectional title for Aesop (Flavii Aviani Fabularum Aesopiarum liber unicus, 1742), Elseviers' device on both title-pp. (Coustelier's preface pays homage to the House of Elsevier); very nice copy in contemporary full green straight-grain morocco, smooth gilt decorated spine, red morocco label, triple gilt border on covers, a.e.g. Graesse V, 253; Ebert 16603: ""Neat, but very incorrect."""

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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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, Hardback, First EditionFinely 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. ; 332 pages; 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]² B-X8 Y6, ²A8. Includes head and tail pieces, and initials.

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        Travels into several remote nations of the world : in four parts / by Lemuel Gulliver ...

      London : printed for Charles Bathurst ..., 1742, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 4th Edition, CorrectedTitle and preliminary contents pages professionally repaired (text not affected); margins shadow-stained. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 351 pages; Physical description; [12], 351 [1]p., 6 plates : maps ; 17.7cm. ; 8vo. A4 a2 B8 C8(-C6, 7 + C6.7) D-Z8. Notes; Teerink 66 (2nd ed. p. 68) but collates as above. Issued as 13th vol. of Miscellanies, London: 1742. Bookseller's advertisements, 7 8v. Illustrations: engravings. Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745. Bathurst, Charles, c.1709-1786, [bookseller.] Referenced by: Teerink, H. 66 (2nd ed. p.68). Genre; Irish fiction - In English.

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        Philonos Tou Ioudaiou Ta Heuriskomena Hapanta = Philonis Judaei Opera Quae Reperiri Potuerunt Omnia. 2 Volume Set

      London : Typis Gulielmi Bowyer, 1742-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio. 2 Volumes. Latin and Greek. Bound in contemporary full leather. 7 Raised bands. Gilt lettering on spine. Good bindings and covers. Moderate shelfwear. Blindstamp on title page. Boards startings. Clean, unmarked pages. Ships daily. ABPC 1976; Brunet IV.614. BMC, Vol 20, p. 239 (177). Harwood, 76. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. <br><br> Philo used philosophical allegory to attempt to fuse and harmonize Greek philosophy with Jewish philosophy. His method followed the practices of both Jewish exegesis and Stoic philosophy. His allegorical exegesis was important for several Christian Church Fathers, but he has barely any reception history within Judaism. He believed that literal interpretations of the Hebrew Bible would stifle humanity&#39;s view and perception of a God too complex and marvelous to be understood in literal human terms. Some scholars hold that his concept of the Logos as God&#39;s creative principle influenced early Christianity. Other scholars, however, deny direct influence but say both Philo and Early Christianity borrow from a common source

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        Kst.- Karte, b. M. Seutter, "Tabulae Geographicae Principatus Brandenburg, Culmb. sive Baruthini. Pars Inferior cum adjacentibus Regionibus ..".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, nach 1742, 49 x 55,5. Cartographia Bavariae 4.4. - Oben links die Titelkartusche m. Wappen und fig. Allegorien. Zeigt Mittelfranken. Mittig die Umgebung Neustadt/Aisch - Herzogenaurach. Gebiet: Schlüsselfeld, Rothenberg/b. Nürnberg, Schabach, Rothenburg /Tauber.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Kst.- Karte, b. M. Seutter, "Mappa Geographicae Naturalis sive Tabella Synoptica ... - Carte worauf in einem Begriff und Anblick alle natürliche Politische und Kunst-Termini oder Wörter benenet... und gestellet werden, so immer auf den Geographischen Charten vorkommen können...".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, nach 1742, 49 x 56. Über der Karte der deutsche Kopftitel, links unten eine sehr dek. Titelkartusche mit fig. Staffage. Rechts unten Erklärungskartusche. Phantasiekarte mit Beschreibung ( = Erklärung) in lat. und deutscher Sprache. - Restauriert.

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        Kst.- Karte, v. M. Seutter, "Nova Designatio Insulae Jamaicae ..".

      . altkol.,, nach 1742, 48,7 x 55,5. Kapp 56 und Abb. XXI; Karte mit Druckprivileg. - Mit großer dek. Landschaftskartusche, die Indios bei der Zuckerrohrbearbeitung zeigt. - Bugfalte unten restauriert.

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        The Country Justice: Containing the Practice, Duty and Power of The Justices of the Peace, As well in as out of Their Sessions. Wherein All the Statutes in Force and use from Magna Charta . . . and All the Cases in Law [etc.]. Folio

      London: Printed by Henry Lintot . . . and Sold by S. Birt [etc.], 1742. Contemporary calf, a bit worn, neatly rebacked, else a very good, exceptionally bright, clean copy; with the armorial bookplate of Penry Williams A mid-18th century edition of the pre-eminent work on justices of the peace for well over a century, first published in 1618 and ultimately appearing in some 20 editions by 1790, this edition the first to translate the Latin precedents into English

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        Memoirs of the Lives and Conduct of those Illustrious Heroes Prince Eugene of Savoy, and John Duke of Marlborough

      , London: Published by J. Rowlands and Benjamin Stitchall, , 1742 , [4], 134, 620 pages, [20], title page in red and black, frontispiece potrait engraving of Prince Eugene of Savoy, portrait engraving of the Duke of Marlborough at the start of part II, and 11 full page plates of which 9 are folding. Rest of the title; &#39;wherein included a full, particular and impartial Account of their Behaviour in the late Wars, as likewise the Military and gallant Actions of the Duke of Argyle, the Lord of Cobham, the Earl of Stair and the Earl of Cadogan.&#39;

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        Index Testarum Conchyliorum quae adservantur in Museo Nicolai Gualtieri... et methodice distributae exhibentur tabulae CX.

      Florence, C. Albizzini, 1742. Folio (464 x 325mm). 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. Early 19th century half calf, richly gilt decorated spine in 6 compartments (short split to joint of frontcover). A fine large uncut copy of the first edition of this beautiful shell book. Niccolo Gualtieri (1688-1744) was 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. Both engraving and typography is 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. Many pages have a circular library stamp of Academie de Macon at the outer margin not affecting the illustration.//Nissen ZBI, 1736.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        Traite de l'attaque et de la defense des places. Nouvelle edition. (2 Bde.).

      La Haye, Pierre de Hondt, 1742-43. 8°. XLVIII, 354 S., [1] Bl., 36 gefalt. 4Kupfertafeln; XXIII, 307 S., 11 gefalt. Kupfertafeln. , Ldr. d. Z. mit Rückentiteln u. floraler Rückenverg, Kapitale bestossen u. mit kl. Fehlstellen, Deckelbezüge beschabt u. an den Kanten teils abgelöst. Wenige Tafeln in den überstehenden Rändern mit kl. Läsuren, ansonsten gutes Exemplar. Preis in CHF: 1320. Jähns II, 1435 - Pohler 700 - Jordan 3917. - Komplette Ausgabe des klassischen Fortifikationswerkes. Die erste Ausgabe erschien erst 1737. Die Tafeln mit Darstellungen von Befestigungsanlagen, Mörser- und Geschützbatterien, Werkzeugen, Minen u.a. - Sebastien Le Prestre, Seigneur de Vauban (1633-1707), französischer General, Festungsbaumeister Ludwigs XIV. und Marschall von Frankreich.

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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 folded engraved plates. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gilt decorated spines with red and green gilt lettered label, sides with large gilt coat of arms (ends of spines a bit rubbed). 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. The clergyman-naturalist was a phenomenon characteristic of the Age of Enlightenment and Lesser's interest was broad as he published also a work on shells.//Provenance: Bookplate of M. Delasize, famous book collector of Rouen and bookplate of Jacques d'Aguilar.

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

      Firenze: Ristori, 1742. Prima edizione (First Edition). ril pelle con nervi e decorazioni in oro al dorso (leather binding). Molto buono (Very Good). 8vo. Ritratto del Boccaccio inciso al frontespizio. 2 tavole f.t. di cui una ripegata, testatine e capilettera incisi Pagine in ottimo stato con qualche rara fioritura ai margini. La tavola ripiegata ha un piccolo strappo che non interessa il testo. Piatti bruniti. Lievi abrasioni alla pelle del dorso e delle copertine. [Graesse, 1993]

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        Het Nieuwe Testament ufte alle Boecken Des Nieuwen Verbondts

      Dordrecht, Netherlands 1742 - (full book description) Dordrecht, Netherlands, 1742. Fair, Hard Cover, DJ Not Issued. Size=3."x5.5, UNP. DUTCH TEXT. Black leather binding with 2 hasps (one is broken and missing locking clasp. Leather worn head of spine area, text block split at hinge into several pieces but is all there. Many previous owners names at rear endpaper, o.w. a clean copy. Rather unique in the sense that Psalms have music scales to sing by. Translation is: "The New Testament ofte all Boecken Des New Covenant" 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte D'Allemagne et D'Italie

      Paris 1742 - Size : 495x575 (mm), 19.5x22.625 (Inches), Hand Colored

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Nouveau traité de venerie

      Menier, Paris 1742 - Nouveau traité de venerie contenant la chasse du cerf, du sanglier, du loup, du lièvre et du renard. avec la connaissance des chevaux propre à la chasse et des remédes pour les guerrir et guerir les chiens de la rage, un traité de la pipée, de la fauconnerie et les therme de cette espèce de chasse, on y a joint un dictionnaire de la chasse du cerf et du chevreil reliure epoque plein cuir, complet avec planches [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Phaedri Augusti liberti Fabularum Aesopiarum libri quinque, ad optimas quasque editiones emendati

      apud Coustelier, Paris 1742 - Small 12mo, pp. [22], 132; engraved frontispiece after Antoine Coypel; engraved headpiece repeated 4 times, sectional title for Aesop (Flavii Aviani Fabularum Aesopiarum liber unicus, 1742), Elseviers' device on both title-pp. (Coustelier's preface pays homage to the House of Elsevier); very nice copy in contemporary full green straight-grain morocco, smooth gilt decorated spine, red morocco label, triple gilt border on covers, a.e.g. Graesse V, 253; Ebert 16603: "Neat, but very incorrect." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Plan De la Battaille de Chotusitz dans le Cerele de Czaslau en Boheme.

      Paris 1742 - Size : 500x705 (mm), 19.625x27.75 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring

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        "Phaedri Augusti liberti Fabularum Aesopiarum libri quinque, ad optimas quasque editiones emendati"

      Paris: apud Coustelier. 1742. "Small 12mo, pp. [22], 132; engraved frontispiece after Antoine Coypel; engraved headpiece repeated 4 times, sectional title for Aesop (Flavii Aviani Fabularum Aesopiarum liber unicus, 1742), Elseviers&#39; device on both title-pp. (Coustelier&#39;s preface pays homage to the House of Elsevier); very nice copy in contemporary full green straight-grain morocco, smooth gilt decorated spine, red morocco label, triple gilt border on covers, a.e.g. Graesse V, 253; Ebert 16603: ""Neat, but very incorrect."""

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        Histoire de la decouverte et conquiste duPeru

      Paris, 1742 - 8vo. 2tomes. Tome I: Frontispice, title page, 1 map folded, 13 engravings, 2 of them folded, 360 pgs. Tome II: title page, 479 pgs.

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        Historia matheseos universae.: accedit recentio elementorum, compendiorum et operum mathematicorum atque historia arithmetices ad nostra tempora.,

      Lipsiae, Joh. Friderici Gleditschii, 1742 - 8°, IX, 924 Seiten und Index mit ca. 66 Seiten, betitelter OPbd. der Zeit - Einbandkanten leicht best. sonst guter Zustand - 1742. b77912 Sprache: la Gewicht in Gramm: 1270 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht]
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        Gesamtans., flankiert von 2 Allegorien, darüber großer Befestigungsplan, "Trier an der Mosel, die Haupt u. Residentz Statt des dasigen Ertz- Bischoff u. Chur Fürsten. ehemals wegen ihres Alterthums u. herrl. Zustands fast berühmt, ...".

      . altkol. Kupferstich b. Seutter in Augsburg, nach 1742, 49 x 57. Im unteren Drittel nicht kolorierte Gesamtansicht ( 12 x 34 cm. ), darüber altkol. der Plan der Stadt Trier. - Ausgabe mit Druckprivileg.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Nova et accurata totius Regni Scotiæ.

      1742 - Augsburg, c.1740. Original body colour. 585 x 500mm. A very fine impression and strong colour. A striking map of Scotland, with cartouches for the title and scale which emphasise the natural resources of the country, including game and fish.

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        PROCESSIONALE ORDINIS CISTERCIENSIS, auctoritate RR. DD. Abbatis Generalis editum.

      Apud Petrum-Joanem Mariette. París, 1742 - . 18,5 cm (8º). [8], 146 pág., XCIV (sign. a4, A-P8). Contiene cantos sobre tetragrama. Enc. en plena piel encarnada, ruedas con motivos geométricos y vegetales en ambos planos, florones, cantos y cortes dorados, cierres metálicos. * Bello ejempalr de libro litúrgico que contiene numerosos cantos procesionales de la Orden del Císter y se abre con los del Domingo de Ramos. La última parte recoge los cantos del común de los santos. Existe por lo menos otro estado con algunas variantes en portada, como la marca de impresor y el cambio de algunas redondas del título por cursivas. cantos procesionales, orden del císter, siglo XVIII, libros litúrgicos Historia eclesiàstica, concilis, ordes religioses Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 latín [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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, 1742-01-01. Hardcover. Acceptable. 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. <br> 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

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        Uffizio della Settimana Santa Colle Rubriche volgari, Argomenti de' Salmi, Spiegazione delle Cerimonie, e Misterj, con Osservazioni, e riflessioni divote. Nuova edizione Rivista, ed accresciuta dall'Autore.

      Salvioni,, In Roma, 1742 - Cm. 20,5, pp. xxx (2) 623 (1). Testo interamente stampato in rosso e nero, vignetta al frontespizio, molte figure nel testo e 11 tavole a piena pagina. Il tutto finemente inciso in rame. Splendida legatura coeva in pieno marocchino rosso, dorso a nervi con fittissimi fregi, piatti inquadrati da fleurons e tagli dorati. Alcune carte un po' fiorite, peraltro esemplare genuino e ben conservato. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        L'espion turc dans les cours des princes chretiens ou lettres et memoires d'un Envoyé secret de la Porte dans les Cours de l'Europe; ou l'on voit les découvertes qu'il a faites dans toutes les Cours où il sést trouvé, avec les Dissertations curieuses sur leurs Forces, leur Politique & leur Religion. Quinzième Edition, augmentée d'un volume & enrichie de Figures en taille douce.

      - Londres, Aux Dépens de la Compagnie, 1742, 7 tomos, 17 x 10,5 cm., p.e., lomos cuajados, frontis + 1 h. + XLVIII + 382 págs. + 6 h. + plano plegado de París = frontis + 1 h. + VIII + 382 págs. + 8 h. + mapa plegado = frontis + 1 h. + 428 págs. + 8 h. + 9 láminas = frontis + 1 h. + 347 págs. + 6 h. + plano plegado y 8 láminas = frontis + 1 h. + XVI + 451 págs. + 6 h. + 6 láminas y 1 mapa = frontis + 1 h. + 372 págs. + 5 h. + vista de Constantinopla plegada = frontis + 350 págs. + 1 lámina. (Edición ilustrada de esta obra muy popular; consiste en una colección de cartas supuestamente escritas por un agente turco, que inspiró a muchos escritores del siglo XVIII, tanto por su enfoque satírico como por el tema oriental). [Illustrated edition of this enormously popular work . The first volume is generally attributed to Giovanni Paolo Marana and subsequent volumes have ben variously attributed. It was originally published over 10 years between 1684 and 1694 and the first collected edition, under a general title page, was issued in the latter year. The work which consists of a collection of letters supposedly written by a Turkish agent, has been regarded both as the ancestor of a long line of spy works and travel journals and as a major work of late seventeenth-century liberalism with its discussion of a wide range of the major themes of the Enlightenment. It inspired several eighteenth-century writers not only with its unusual material about the East but also in its approach to satire. With a map of Constantinople] ORIENTE

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
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        THEORICA, Y PRACTICA DE COMERCIO Y DE MARINA, en diferentes discursos, y calificados exemplares, que, con especificas providencias, se procuran adaptar a la Monarchia Española.Mediante la soberana proteccion del Rey Nuestro Señor Don Phelipe V.

      Antonio Sanz, Madrid 1742 - 20'5x30, 18h (incl. portada dos tintas), 454p, viñeta con retrato grab, rastro polilla (afecta levemente a texto). Pergamino (leve rot. en lomo, y bordes algo det.). - Segunda edición. Palau nº 346510. 1742

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        Amerique Septentrionale Suivant la Carte de Pople faite à Londres en 20 feuilles

      Par et chez le Sr. le Rouge, Paris 1742 - Copper-engraved map, period hand colouring in outline. A handsome French edition of the key map from the first large-scale map of colonial North America. This example the very rare first state. Henry Popple produced the map on which this reduced "key" map is based under the auspices of the Lord Commissioners of Trade and Plantations to help settle disputes arising from the rival expansion of English, Spanish and French colonies. "France claimed not only Canada, but also territories drained by the Mississippi and it's tributaries - in practical terms, an area of half a continent" (Goss The Mapping Of North America p.122.) Popple's map, in 20 sheets, with a single sheet key map, was first published in 1733. In the present French version of the key map, the area assigned to France has been expanded at the expense of both Spain and Great Britain. The only other major alteration is the addition to the lower margin of a second longitude scale based on a meridian running through Paris rather than London. The map's coverage extends from the Grand Banks off Newfoundland to about ten degrees west of Lake Superior, and from the Great Lakes to the north coast of South America. The right hand margin is adorned with 18 small but handsome inset maps or plans of Boston, Charles-Town, Providence, Bermuda, among others. The present example is the first state of the key map, prior to the addition of New Orleans. Cumming, Southeast in Early Maps 254; McCorkle, New England in Early Printed Maps 742.2; Babinski, Le Rouge Key State 1.

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        Miscellanies (9 Volumes Complete | Jonathan Swift)

      Charles Bathurst and L. Gilliver, London 1742 - 9 Volumes complete. es. Vol one is the fourth edition corrected including Dr. Arbuthnot, Mr. Pope and Mr. Gay. : Vol 2 has loose back cover. Spines starting on all, leather dry with losses. Interiors very good. Photos available upon request. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE CHRISTIAN&#39;S PATTERN: OR, A TREATISE OF THE IMITATION OF JESUS CHRIST . . . TO WHICH ARE ADDED, MEDITATIONS AND PRAYERS FOR SICK PERSONS

      London: printed for B. Barker [and others], 1742. 13th Edition (according to the title page) n. Hardcover. With the Most Elaborate, Delicate, and Precise Gilt Decoration a Fabulously Wealthy Owner Could Buy. 203 x 127 mm (8 x 5"). 6 p.l., 339, [3], 45, [1] pp. Translated by George Stanhope. 13th Edition (according to the title page). ANIMATED CONTEMPORARY BLACK MOROCCO, LAVISHLY GILT, covers with a central cottage-roof design enclosed by ornate floral rolls and small tools, the "roof" frame containing a large and elaborate fleuron within a lozenge of small tools; raised bands, spine gilt in compartments bordered by plain rules and dogtooth rolls, each compartment divided into quarters by gilt diagonal lines, each quarter with a delicate stippled floral tool, red morocco label, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Engraved frontispiece of the Crucifixion, plus engravings of the Nativity, Adoration of the Magi, Christ in the wilderness, and the Last Supper. Front pastedown with 18th century armorial bookplate of Fane William Sharpe, "Student of Ch[rist] Ch[urch, Oxford]"; front free endpaper with 18th or 19th century armorial bookplate of W. Combes. Spine faded to a pleasing hazel brown, a little rubbing to joints and extremities, minor chafing to boards, occasional faint foxing, isolated dust soiling to head edge, other trivial imperfections, but a fine copy nevertheless, the leaves clean and fresh, and the intricately tooled unsophisticated binding very lustrous and showing no significant wear. This is a splendidly bound copy of Stanhope&#39;s extremely popular translation of Thomas à Kempis, which was first published in 1698 and was printed more than 30 times over the next 150 years. The very intricate binding incorporates tools and designs somewhat similar--but not identical--to those of Christopher Chapman (especially the pointillé paisleys and the unusual trefoil in the outer border). Chapman (d. 1756) was the son of a London bookseller who served a 15-year apprenticeship to William Sparkes, beginning in 1704. He set up business in Duck Lane in 1720, and became one of the chief binders for the Harleian collection, travelling to Cambridgeshire to work on the library. Whoever executed this binding was an artisan of great skill. In comparing its designs and tooling to other cottage roof bindings of the period, as pictured in the British Library&#39;s Database of Bookbindings, Maggs, Nixon, and other standard reference works, one is struck by the precision and delicacy of the decoration. The lines are perfectly straight and the complicated design is absolutely symmetrical. The outer line of the "cottage roof" is executed in the pointillé style, something that would require great skill and dexterity to do as perfectly as it is done here. The original owner of this work, for whom it was no doubt bound, was Fane William Sharpe (ca. 1729-71), only son of John Sharpe, the British government&#39;s agent in the West Indies, and heir to a great fortune--exactly the sort of person who would employ the finest craftsman to bind his books. Young Sharpe was a student at Oxford at the time he received this volume, but went on to take over his father&#39;s seat in Parliament. While copies of this work are not uncommon, it is most fortunate to find one in such an attractive and well-preserved contemporary binding.

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        Sacra concilia ecclesiae romano-catholicae in regno Hungariae celebrata ab anno Christi MXVI usque ad annum MDCCV [.]. Pars prima (-secunda).

      Preßburg (Bratislava), Royers Erben (Bd. II: für Michael Kochberger), 1741-1742. - 2 Bde. (16), 361, (1) SS. (20), 487, (1) SS. (zahlr. Paginierungsfehler). Mit gest. Vignetten (F. J. Schmilner sc.) an den rot-schwarz gedruckten Titeln sowie 1 gest. Kopfstück, zus. 43 Textkupfern (zumeist als Initialschmuck ausgeführt), 1 Portraitkupfer im Text und 9 gest. Portraittafeln. Lederbände der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen und -vergoldung (stärker lädiert). Dreiseitiger gesprenkelter Rotschnitt. Folio (230:337 mm). Erste Ausgabe. - Vorliegend alle Konzilien und Synoden der ungarischen Kirche vom 11. Jh. bis 1734. Die Textkupfer (meist als Initiale gestaltet: der Initialbuchstabe mit der Abbildung unverbunden und ohne Bezug auf dieselbe in hübscher Antiqua in die obere rechte Ecke eingestochen) zeigen Wappen, Siegel etc. Die schönen Portraits gestochen von Jeremias Gottlob Rugendas (Thieme/Becker XXIX, 180). - Der Preßburger Jesuit Peterffy (1700-46) lehrte in Tyrnau und Wien, bevor er sich, in seine slowakische Heimat zurückgekehrt, dem Predigtamte widmete. - Vorderes Vorsatzblatt am Spiegel vorgeklebt. Papierbedingt teils etwas gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig; Einband berieben und beschabt. Kapitale etwas lädiert; Rücken von Bd. II mit starken Wurmspuren. Selten. De Backer/Sommervogel VI, 617f., 3. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Bibliotheca Sancta criticis, ac theologicis animadversionibus, nec non duplici adjecto Sacrorum Scriptorum elencho adaucta et inlustrata a Fr. Pio - Thoma Milante ejusdem ordinis. Tomus primus [- secundus].

      Ex Typographia Mutiana,, Neapoli, 1742 - 2 voll. in-folio (358x230mm), pp. (40), 553, (1); (2), 554-1121 (paginazione continua), (29) di indice tricolonne; legatura coeva p. pergamena rigida con titolo a secco su tasselli ai dorsi. Tagli rossi, frontespizio del primo vol. in rosso e in nero; vignetta calcografica con allegorie sacre ai frontespizi. Dedica a stampa a Benedetto XIV sormontata da suo stemma pontificio inciso su rame; testatine, capilettera e finaletti elegantemente istoriati incisi anch'essi su rame. Qualche lieve traccia d'uso alle pergamene. Ottimo esemplare. Ristampa napoletana curata da Pio Tommaso Milante di questa imponente opera, pubblicata per la prima volta a Venezia nel 1566, del teologo rinascimentale Sisto da Siena (Siena, 1520-Genova, 1569). L'opera, la prima pubblicata in tale ambito dopo la fine del Concilio di Trento, si configura come una sorta di enciclopedia dei repertori per l&#146;insegnamento dogmatico e della tradizione ecclesiastica. Il teologo senese discorre ampiamente degli scrittori ecclesiastici, delle loro opere, del modo di tradurre le Sacre Scritture, dell'esegesi biblica, soprattutto in relazione ai passi scritturali di più ardua interpretazione. Sisto da Siena, nato da genitori ebrei, si fece dapprima francescano, per poi passare all'ordine dei domenicani. Accusato di eresia fu condannato al rogo, ma venne in seguito assolto; impiegato da Pio V nella commissione dell'Inquisizione, fu anche cultore di studi orientalistici. Brunet, V, 406.

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        Leçons physiques expérimentales de l&#39; Equilibre des Liqueurs, & sur la Nature & les propriétés de l&#39; Air, it 4. Lecons de physique experimentale, sur l&#39;equilibre des liqueurs & sur la nature & les proprietes de l&#39;air. Traduites de l&#39;Anglois de M. R

      Paris, David, 1742. 1742. Title-page w. title-vignette by DUFLOS, XVI, 458(14) pp. w. engrd title & 6 fldg plts. Contemporary full calf w. contrasting morocco-letterpiece. Spine richly gilt-tooled (with floral motives) on 5 raised bands. Mrbld endpapers; head- & tail-pieces. All edges red. Bdg a bit worn (crnrs & spine-ends), one side a bit shaved, 2 pp. slightly stained. Library-stamp on half-title and contemporary signature in ink "De Limpens" on paste-down. Small piece of paper (shelf-number?) on spine. * This French edition posthumously published after COTES&#39; death. Still an attractive binding. POGGENDORF I, 1421. ¶ Reliure plein veau de l&#39;époque encore assez belle, un peu frottée/passée, mais encore attractive, surtout le dos; demi-titre est., 2 pp. avec taches, sinon intérieur fraiche. Collation plus détaillée en langue française ou des images sur demande.

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        The Virgin Unmask'd: Or, Female Dialogues, betwixt an Elderly Maiden Lady, and her Niece, On Several Diverting Discourses on Love, Marriage, Memoirs, Morals, &c. of the Times. The Fourth Edition.

      London: Printed for T. Cooper. 1742 - 8vo, 165 x 97 mms., pp. x, [8], [17] - 232, 235 - 239 [240 blank], contemporary calf, neatly rebacked and binding restored, new morocco label; title-page soiled, text fingered, pages toned, lightly browned to margins, several leaves nicked/ chipped to fore-edges, into text at pp. 35, some scattered smudging and marking, ink spotting to a few margins, corners turned/ creased at points, a few upper leaves dampstained to lower margin. Admonishing her niece for revealing so much of her cleavage in his upper garment, the "Maiden Lady" seems to anticipate the burka: "Women, in strictness, should never appear in Public but veil'd; at least Young Women should never shew their Faces to any Men, but their nearest Relations." As ODNB notes, the work begins in almost pornographic fashion, but "quickly disappeared as the discussion turned to the undesirability of marriage and the harmful effects of child bearing on women, two proto-novels, and a discussion of the dangers posed by Louis XIV to Europe's peace and security." Mandeville 1630 - 1733) published this in 1709. ESTC T57159 locates copies in BL, Bodleian, TCD, Leeds Brotherton; Duke, McGill, UCLA.

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        Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench: with Some Special Cases in the Courts of Chancery, Common Pleas and Exchequer. The Fourth Edition . . . by Knightley d'Anvers . . . And the Pleadings now first done into English. Two Volumes in One

      Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for T. Osborne in Gray's Inn, London 1742 - Modern 1/4 calf, some dustiness, small loss to the last index leaf, else a good clean copy, with a number of careful, substantive annotations Salkeld's respected reports, published under the supervision of Lord Hardwicke, praised by Holdworth, and often found in early American libraries (Jefferson and John Adams, inter alia); a third volume "not designed for publication" appeared later

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA]
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        Faëton, of reukelooze stoutheid. Treurspel. Primitiae juvenis miserae. Met het voorspel, Gelyk het tegenwoordig op de Schouwburg word vertoond

      Amsterdam, By Izaak Duim, 1742.. 1742. 78 pp., 1 blad. Titel met drukkersvignet (naar J. Punt). Enkele houtgegraveerde initialen. Contemporaine gemarmerde interim omslag. Band sleets. Aan het begin en einde sterk ezelsorig. ¶ UITERST ZELDZAAM.

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        Jacobi Bruckeri : Historia Critica Philosophiae a mundi incunabulis ad nostram usque aetatem deducta 5 Tom

      Leipzig, Bern. Christoph. Breitkopf, 1742-44. - 5 Bände in 5 (alles). gr8° (23x18), (XIV),1357,(35); (VIII),1092,(31); (VI),916,(28); (VI),789,(27); (VIII),939,(29) S., mit PorträtFrontispiz, jeweils Titelkupfer, 3 Textkupfer sowie 4 Kupfertafeln, einige Vignetten, einheitl Pgmtbde d.Zt. mit geprägt RTitel, Kapitale teils mit dunkler Patina, Band 1: die ersten 2 Bl. randknittrig, alter Eintrag aV, feste saubere und gepflegte Exemplare, [Ziegenfuß I, 150.- ADB 3; 397].- Umfassende Darstellung der gesamten Philosophie und Hauptwerk von Johann Jakob Brucker (1696-1770), der damit 'der eigentliche Begründer der Geschichte der Philosophie in der Neuzeit geworden' ist.-- vorliegende erste Ausgabe so komplett; der Neuauflage 1766 folgte 1767 noch ein Appendix.-- [Attributes: First Edition]

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        La chronologie et la topographie du nouveau Breviaire de Paris, où l'on trouve les principaux points de la vie & de la mort des saints qui sont inserés dans le calendrier & dans les légendes; et la description des lieux qui se rencontrent dans les mêmes légendes & dans les Canons de Prime (.). On y a ajouté un Supplément à la Topographie pour les diocèses de Blois, Evreux, Seès & Coutances.

      Cl. J.B. Herissant, Paris 1742 - [10]-485-[3] pp. Chronological and topographical survey of Saints in France and surrounding countries. Library stamp. Ref. Conlon 42:320. BL London (1). BN Paris (1). Not in NUC. 1 volumes. Reliure veau marbré du temps. Dos lisse, orné et doré.

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        Le Parfait Ingénieur François, Ou La Fortification Offensive et Défensive; Contenant La Construction, L'attaque et La Défense des Places Régulières & Irrégulières, selon les Méthodes de Monsieur De Vauban, & Des Plus Habiles Auteurs De l'Europe, qui ont écrit sur cette Science. Nouvelle édition, Corrigée & augmentée de la Relation du Siège de Lille, & du Siège de Namur, & enrichie de plus de cinquante Planches.

      Charles-Antoine Jombert, Paris 1742 - Un volume in-4 (19,5 x 26cm), plein veau marbré d'époque, dos à nerfs orné de caissons et fleurons dorés, pièce de titre, tranches rouges, xiv-(2)-336-(4)pp. (coiffe supérieure manquante, dos épidermé comprenant un manque de cuir au sommet et plusieurs trous de ver, un mors fragile et un mors ouvert en 2 endroits mais exemplaire solide, épidermures sur les plats, deux coins frottés, petites galeries de ver en marge de plusieurs pages, sur les 2 feuillets de table et sur la planche 50 mais sans gravité, une planche mal placée). Tableaux. Frontispice gravé par Gallimard d'après Cochin fils. Vignette de titre et 5 vignettes gravées dans le texte. 50 planches gravées hors texte dépliantes. Cachet sur le titre. Intérieur frais. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Atlas coelestis.: In quo mundus spectabilis et in eodem stellarum omnium.secundum Nic. Copernici et ex parte Tychonis de Brahe.

      Nürnberg, Homann Erben, 1742. - Gr.-Fol. Gestochenes Frontispiz, gestochener Titel mit gestochener Vignette, 1 gestochenes Blatt Index und 30 doppelblattgroße kolorierte Kupferkarten. Halbleder der Zeit, (Ecken u. Kanten berieben und bestoßen, Rücken mit kleiner Fehlstelle, insbesondere Vorderdeckel etwas fleckig, Bezugspapier teils ergänzt). Erste Ausgabe. - Graesse II, 427; Lex.d.Kart. 177 u. 317; Poggendorff I, 593. - Berühmter Himmelsatlas, von dem bereits im selben Jahr eine weitere Ausgabe mit dem Drucktitel "Atlas novus coelestis." erschien. - Mit Darstellungen des Sonnensystems, der Planetenbewegungen, der Sternbilder und einer Mondkarte. Die Kupferstiche meist eingerahmt mit schönen allegorischen Darstellungen. 2 der Sternkarten mit Darstellungen der Observatorien in Paris, Nürnberg, Kassel, Berlin, u.a. - "His major work . intended as an introduction to the fundamentals of astronomy. Desides star charts and a selenographic map, the Atlas includes diagrams illustrating the planetary systems of Copernicus, Tycho Brahe, and Riccioli; the elliptic theories of Kepler, Boulliau, Seth Ward, and Mercator; The lunar theories of Tycho Brahe, Horrocks, and Newton; and Halley's cometary theory." (DSB IV, 166). - Frontispiz u. Titel alt aufgezogen, Index am Rand verstärkt. Wenige Karten im Bug restauriert bzw. mit kleinen Bugeinrissen. Karte 10 mit restauriertem Randeinriss, 2 Karten mit winzigem Wurmloch, 2 Karten etwas stärker gebräunt, Blatt 23 schief eingehängt, dadurch am unteren linken Rand etwas beschnitten. Teils leicht fleckig. - Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        pl. VII F. Aculeatus (coral)

      A wonderfully detailed hand colored copperplate engraving by John Stackhouse (1742-1819) from his book "Nereis Britannica; or A Botanical Description of the British Marine Plants" which was published in Bath by S. Hazard in 1795. Overall this print measures 16.5" x 10.75”. John Stackhouse was born at Trehane, Cornwall in 1742. He attended Oxford in 1758, eventually studying marine biology in the Mediterranean. He was particularly interested in seaweed and other marine plant life. He married Susanna Acton in 1773. Shortly thereafter the pair decided to build a house on the southern coast of England around Cuddon Point so that John could continue his study of seaweed. Later, he moved to the coastal area now known as Stackhouse Cove, and in honor of his wife, built Acton Castle. He was elected as one of the earliest members of the Linnean Society in 1795. In 1795 his studies and illustrations of seaweed of the Southern coast of England culminated in his publication of Nereis Brittanica or A Botanical Description of the British Marine Plants in Latin and English, Accompanied with Drawings from Nature. This unusual and rare work is the first English volume devoted marine plant life. It is also important in the field of marine biology for Stackhouse’s new approach to classifying the plants. The outstanding hand-colored copperplates were engraved from drawings by both Stackhouse and Thomas Velley. Overall this print is in good condition with some light foxing and staining, and evidence of previous binding in left margin. The left and right margins have both been cropped down.

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        Enumeratio Methodica Stirpium Helvetiae indigenarum. Qua Omnium Brevis Descriptio et Synonymia Compendium Virium Medicarm dubiarum declaratio Novarum et Rariorum uberior Historia

      Engraved vignette on title & 24 finely engraved plates (three are folding). Both titles are printed in red & black. 2 p.l., 424 pp.; 1 p.l., 425-794 pp. Two vols. in one. Thick folio, cont. mottled calf (ends of spine & corners a little worn), single gilt fillet round sides, spine richly gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Göttingen: A. Vanderhoek, 1742. First edition of Haller&#39;s first great survey of Swiss flora. A very fine and handsome copy. &#10087; Pritzel 3718. Stafleu & Cowan 2306. .

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        Archipelague du Mexique ou Sont les Isles de Cuba, Espagnole, Jamaique, etc avec les Isles Lucayes, et les Isles Caribes. . .

      Paris 1742 - A superb decorative map of the West Indies origianlly done by Coronelli, later improved and revised by Tillemon for Nolin., Size : 445x600 (mm), 17.5x23.625 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        Prague avec les Environs, ainsi que la position des armees francais autichiennes et ses attaques

      France, 1742. AN UNPARALLELED GLIMPSE INTO A SIGNIFICANT MOMENT IN 18TH CENTURY EUROPEAN HISTORY Large manuscript map in ink and colors on paper. 6 sheets joined. ca. 1742. . Book.

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        The life of the Right Honourable Francis North : Baron of Guilford, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, under King Charles II. and King James II. Wherein are inserted the characters of Sir Matthew Hale, Sir George Jeffries.: .Sir Leoline Jenkins, Sidney Godolphin, and others the most eminent lawyers and statesmen of that time

      London : printed for John Whiston, at Mr. Boyle's Head in Fleet-Street, MDCCXLII. [1742] - Portrait lacking. Extensive manuscript notes to the prelims and later margins. Physical desc.: [4],333,[11]; 4°. Notes: Edited by Montagu North. With an index. Printed by William Bowyer; his records show 500 copies printed. Signatures: [pi] A-2U4. Signatures from Maslen and Lancaster. ESTC citation no.: T149591. Subject: Guilford, Francis North, Baron, 1637-1685. Lawyers - Great Britain - Biography. Related item: Referenced by: Maslen and Lancaster. Bowyer ledgers, 3044 Very good copy in the original full, gilt-ruled aniline calf. Professionally and period-sympathetically re-cased with a contrasting gilt-blocked title label. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands. An uncommonly good example - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 2 Kg. 333 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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