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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's first great survey of Swiss flora. A very fine and handsome copy. ❧ 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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        NUMMOPHYLACIUM REGINAE CHRISTINAE. Médailles de grand et moyen bronze du Cabinet de la Reine Christine, frappées, tant par ordre du Sénat, que par les Colonies Romaines, et par les villes Grecques

      Pierre de Hondt,, La Haye 1742 - Gravées aussi délicatement, qu’exactement d’après les originaux, par le célèbre Pietro Santes Bartolo, en LXIII planches, expliquées par un commentaire traduit du latin de Sigebert Havercamp, professeur en Histoire, en Eloquence, et en langue Grecque dans l’Académie de Leide, et membre de l’Académie de Cortone en Toscane "; [12], 464 pp. 63 planches avec 1817 dessins des médailles en fin d’ouvrage 1 volumes. 4500 gr Reliure moderne en bon état. Interéreur très frais

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        Historisch diplomatisches Jahrzeitbuch, zur Prüfung der Urkunden. Auch einzelne Begebenheiten der Heiligen- und Weltgeschichte. in eine richtige und ununterbrochene Zeitordnung zu bringen, und mit den Erscheinungen am Himmel zu verbinden. Zürich, Orell, Geßner, Füeßlin u. Co. 1779. Fol. 152 S., 31 Bll., mit gest. Frontispiz u. 29 Kupfertafeln sowie 12 (10 dplblgr., 1 gefalt.) Tabellen, Hldr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rsch.

      - ADB XLI, 222 - nicht in Houzeau-L.- Erste und wohl einzige Ausgabe, selten.- Ungewöhnliche Verbindung von Astronomie und Diplomatik. J. H. Waser (1742-1780), ein Freund Lavaters, machte "astronomische u. meteorologische Beobachtungen u. hielt in Zürich öffentliche physikalische Vorlesungen" (Poggendorff II, 1266). Er war u.a. Aufseher der Bibliothek u. der Naturalien- u. Instrumentensammlung der naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zürich, wo er Ende Mai 1780 wegen angeblichen Landesverrats u. der Entwendung von Urkunden enthauptet wurde. - Innendeckel mit gest. Exlibris, Titel verso gestempelt, sauberes, kaum stockfleckiges Exemplar. Ebd. etw. berieben, Rücken tls. etw. ergänzt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller]
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        Franciscisci Blanchini Veronensis Utriusque Signaturæ Referendarii, & Prælati Domestici, de Tribus Generius Instrumentorum Musicæ Veterum Organicæ Dissertatio.

      Romæ Impensis Fausti Amidei Bibliopolæ in via Cursus. Ex Typgraphia Bernabò & Lazzarini 1742 - FIRST EDITION. Large 4to, xi [xii blank], 58, 8 full-page engraved plates of musical instruments, 5 engraved vignettes, contemporary vellum, with the armorial book plate of E. de Blavette on the front paste-down end-paper; fore-margins of first few leaves slightly frayed, slight wear to binding, but generally a very good copy. Francesco Bianchini [1662-1729] was librarian to Cardinal Ottoboni, later Pope Alexander VIII, in Rome. He seems to have been a much respected antiquary who enjoyed considerable Papal patronage. Bianchini's name is often spelled Blanchini, but it seems to be one and the same person. Graesse in his 'Supplement' of 1869 lists the work under Bianchini gives these as alternative spellings for the same person. [With thanks to John Wilbraham for this information.] This seems to be a work that Bianchini compiled as librarian, and it was not published in its lifetime. At the Wolffheim sale in 1928 - 1929, a copy sold for £100. Eitner II, 32. Wolffheim, I, 1126. Legacy of Sebastian Virdung(Grolier Club, 2005), no. 38. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books, ABA, ILAB]
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        Censura de Historias fabulosas; obra posthuma. Van añadidas algunas cartas del mismo Autor, i de otros Eruditos. Publica estas obras Don Gregorio Mayans y Siscar. 1ª edición

      Antonio Bordazar de Artazu, Valencia 1742 - Gran folio, (10) hoj., XXXX p., 752 p. Ligera marca de polilla en el margen superior de 7 páginas, convenientemente restauradas. Pleno pergamino, lomo con letras rotuladas. Importante y fecunda exposición de juicios críticos del gran erudito español contra unos falsos cronicones que pretendía haber descubierto el P. Ramón de la Higuera, escritos en latín por Flavio Dextro, Marco Maximo, Luitprano y Julián Pérez. Si bien la muerte impidió al gran bibliógrafo que culminase su análisis crítico, con esta documentada Censura da rendida cuenta del origen y progreso de un gran número de narraciones inventadas que han falseado la historia de España y de la Iglesia Católica. Precede a la Censura, un interesante texto biográfico del autor a cargo de Mayans y Siscar, y siguen 35 extensas e interesantísimas cartas del gran humanista español (Palau, 13312). Historia de España. Historia eclesiástica. History of Spain. Church history.

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        Collection of Welch Travels and Memoirs of Wales

      Author, London 1742 - 1st ed, 4 pls, 5 articles. In modern maroon quarter calf with brown cloth, title in gilt to spine. Internally, new endpapers, library stamp and bookplate to fpd, other occasional small stamp, hinges strengthened, ffep has a list of books in an old ink hand, frontispiece has been cropped to base and edge, light browning to title page, verso of TP has a small Lib stamp, occasional light foxing, the occasional contemporary ink note & underlining to margins, frontis, [7], (iv-vii), [1], [1], 2-57, [1], [3], 62-115 pp, [1] advert, 4 plates, p115 has a 2 inch tear, there were 2 editions published in Dublin of that year. (ESCTC T133118) A trip to North-Wales and Muscipula have separate title pages with the imprint: London: printed in the year 1742 & the drop-head title to ¿The Welch school-master¿ attributes it to R. P. (Allibone 2433). Full title reads: A collection of Welch travels : and memoirs of Wales. Containing I. The Briton describ'd, or, a journey thro' Wales: being a pleasant relation of D-n S-t's journey to that ancient kingdom, and remarkable passages that occur'd on the way. Also many choice observations, and notable commemorations, concerning the state and condition, the nature, humours, manners, customs, and mighty actions, of that country and people. II. A trip to North-Wales, by a barrister of the Temple. III. A funeral sermon, preach'd by the parson of Langwillin. IV. The Welch school-master, by Dr. K--g. V. Muscipula ; or the Welch mouse-trap, a poem, in Latin and English. The whole collected by J.T. a mighty lover of Welch travels. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ihro Römisch-Kayserlichen Majestät Carls des Siebenden Wahl-Capitulation. mit Beylagen und Anmerckungen versehen.

      Franckfurt am Mayn. Im Verlag Rheinhard Eustachii Möllers, ff. 1742. - 3 in 1, 8°. 22,0 x 18,2 cm. über 1500 Seiten, Vorwort von Moser, J.J., In gutem Zustand. Erster Theil; Darinnen die Wahl-Capitulation selbst / Mit kurtzen / aber hinlänglichen, Marginalien, auch Bemerckung der neu-hinzugekommenen oder veränderten Stellen, So dann Die Churfürstlichen Collegial-Schreiben An Ihro Römisch-Kayserliche Majestät Und endlich Die Beylagen / Oder Die in Absicht auf die bevorstehende neue Wahl-Capitulation dem Hohen Churfürstlichen Collegio übergebene, aber auch sonst zum Vorschein gekommene Acta publica enthalten seynd. Zweyter Theil; Welcher die Anmerckungen in sich fasset. Dritter und letzter Theil; Welcher eine Nachlese von Anmerckungen, wie auch verschiedene, guten Theils bißhero ungedruckte, Acta publica in sich fasset. Nebst einem Register über alle drey Theile. Wichtiges Werk zur deutschen Staatswissenschaft, hier mit allen drei Teilen. die ersten Seiten bis zur Vorrede mit kleinem Fraßgang im Randbereich ohne Textverluste, gut erhaltener Einband mit Rückenschild, leicht stumpfes Pergament mit starken Pappdeckeln, Vorderdeckel leicht gewölbt, kleine Fraßgänge an Spiegeln und fliegenden Vorsätzen, 2 Blatt.92, 16, 252, 10 Blatt, 376, 29 Blatt, 768 Seiten,Teil 1 und 2; 1742,Teil 3; 1744. blindgeprägt,5 Bünde, Hardcover in Pergament, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Globi Coelestis in Tabulas Planas Redacti Pars I-VI. [Celestial charts]

      Nuremburg: c. 1742 - Set of six charts, offered only as a set. Size: 580 x 490 mm each. All parts are in fine condition. Copper engraving. Original colour. Six spectacular celestial maps, with the constellations beautifully depicted, from Doppelmayr and Homann's famous Atlas Coelestis. Together, the set forms a comprehensive map of the heavens as viewed from different points on the earth's surface. The paths of the major comets, as observed by Halley, Kepler, Tycho Brahe and others, are shown. Each map is flanked by listings of the constellations.

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        Dionysiou Longinou peri hypsous hypomnma (griechisch) = Dionysii Longini de sublimitate commentarius, quem nova versione donavit,, Notis illustravit, & partim Manuscriptorum ope, partim conjectura emendavit (additis etiam omnibus ejusdem Auctoris Fragmentis.

      London, J.& R.Tonson & S. Draper, & J.Watts, 1742 - gestochenes Frontispiz, Titel in rot/schwarz gedruckt. XXXV, (1 errata), 301, (3 variae lectiones), (19 index) mit getsochenem Adellswappen auf dem ersten Widmungsblatt und zahlreichen gestochenen Zierstücken im Text. Schweiger I, 189; Wunderbar großzügig gedruckte und verschwenderisch gestaltete Longinus-Ausgabe in griechisch/lateinischem Paralleltext "der Text ist hin und wieder verbessert und die Noten sind vermehrt" (Schweiger). Sprache: gr Gewicht in Gramm: 750 8° geglätteter, blindgeprägter Kalbslederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Titelrückenschild (Vorderdeckel angerissen)

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        Le Royaume de Prusse Suivant les Nouvelles Observations

      Paris 1742 - Size : 490x553 (mm), 19.25x21.75 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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        Paméla;

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

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        1742-45 2 Vols PHYTANTHOZA-Iconographia Botany WEINMANN

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

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        Auctores Mythographi Latini

      Samuelem Luchtmans- J. Wetstenium et G. Smith, Amsterdam 1742 - Van Staveren Augustino ~ Auctores Mythographi Latini. Cajus Julius Hyginus, Fab. Planciad. Fulgentius, Lactantius Placidus, Albricus Philosophus cum integris commentariis ~Jacoli Micylli, Joannis Schefferi, et Thomae Munckeri quibus adcedunt ~ Thomae Wopkensii emendationes ac conjecturae AUGUSTINO VAN STAVEREN, qui & suas animadversiones adjecit ~ Lugd. Batav. Amstelaed., apud Samuelem Luchtmans- J. Wetstenium et G. Smith, 1742 In-4, vélin époque, dos à 6 nerfs, larges filets et fleurons dorés, large médaillon central aux armes de la ville d'Amsterdam sur les 2 plats dans un encadrement de filet double avec fleurons d'angle, le tout estampé à froid, [66]-962-[24] pages, titre frontispice dessiné et gravé par Bleyswyck et 40 figures d'astronomie - zodiaque et autres constellations figurées - sont au format approximatif de 70 x 80 millimètres le tout gravé sur cuivre. Nombreuses lettrines et magnifiques culs de lampe. "Recueil estimé", Brunet I, 549. Le très beau titre-frontispice met en scène les principaux personnages de la mythologie antique dans un paysage de mer et de rochers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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

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

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        A Collection Of The Laws of the Customs Now in Force, To prevent Frauds and Abuses in the Revenue . . . Being An Abridgement of several Acts of Parliament . . . Wherein are contained The Powers given by the Laws now in Force [etc.]. Goldsmiths 7924

      Printed by Thomas Baskett . . . for Robert Vincent [etc.], London 1742 - ?Later 1/2 calf, rubbed, title clipped, else a good untrimmed copy A rare work, seeking to provide "outdoor officers" with sufficient legal knowledge to stem fraud, digesting the laws from the 14th century onwards, providing opinions of counsel on doubtful points, and listing the legal wharfs; three copies in RLIN

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        Dissertation sur l'incertitude des signes de la mort, et des enterremens & embaumemens précipités; par M. Jacques Benigne-Winslow. Traduite, & commentée par Jacques-Jean Bruhier ¿ .

      Morel, Prault père, Prault fils, Simon fils, Paris 1742 - pet. in-8, 364 pp., plein veau de l¿époque, dos à nerfs orné, titre doré sur pièce de titre, tranches rouges, coiffes manquantes, charnières fendues en queue sur 2 cm et 3 cm, intérieur très frais. Thèse de Winslow, traduite et considérablement augmentée par Bruhier. Cet ouvrage, enrichi de 268 observations de morts apparentes (mais dont certaines, colportées, ne sont pas dignes de foi), vise à démontrer que la putréfaction est le seul signe certain de décès. Bruhier introduit la notion de mort apparente et de mort intermédiaire (processus progressif et pas toujours irréversible) et expose les causes de mort apparente. Cet ouvrage eut une grande influence, avec notamment comme conséquences pratiques l¿établissement d¿un « Projet de règlement » et la publication de l¿ouvrage de Louis sur les signes de la mort. Les ouvrages de Winslow et de Bruhier « représentèrent un des grands moments de la conscience européenne au siècle des lumières. Ils proposent une interprétation scientifique et une position rationnelle face à l¿existence des enterrés prématurés et des morts qui « revivent » (J.Fallot). Ce livre, devenu rare, fut traduit en de nombreuses langues. Jean-Jacques Bruhier d¿Ablaincourt, né à Beauvais, étudia la médecine à Angers, puis à Paris. Il fut membre de l¿Académie des sciences. C. Milanesi (Mort apparente, mort imparfaite), pp. 25-27, pp. 112-113 « ouvrage exposant une doctrine cohérente sur l¿incertitude des signes de la mort [¿] Bruhier apporta une contribution décisive en instaurant entre les deux états un temps et un état intermédiaires de confusion entre la vie et la mort, qui rendirent possible un retour à la première : l¿état de mort apparente. » ; R. Olry. La phobie des inhumations prématurées. Vesalius, 1996, II, pp. 111-117 ; J. Fallot (Cette mort qui n¿en est pas une.), p. 157 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mémoires de la Cour de France, Pour les Années 1688. & 1689

      Bernard, Amsterdam 1742 - Petit in-8 (171 x 105 mm), veau marbré, dos à cinq nerfs orné, pièce de maroquin rouge, dentelle sur les coupes, tranches rouges (reliure d'époque). (Très bon état malgré des défauts d'usage, quelques frottements sur les charnières, coins usés, quelques rousseurs, petit trou en marge page 143.). // Small octavo (171 x 105 mm), marbled calf, red morocco label, dentelle on turns-in, red edges (contemporary binding). (Very good condition despite some defects of use, some rubbings on hinges, corners used, some spots, small hole in margins page 143.)

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        A JOURNEY TO THE WORLD UNDER-GROUND. By Nicholas Klimius [pseudonym]. Translated from the Original

      London: Printed for T. Astley, at the Rose in St. Paul&#39;s Church-Yard; and B. Collins, Bookseller, in Salisbury,. 1742. 12mo, pp. [1-4] [1] 2-324 + [12] pages of "Books Printed for Thomas Astley"; Collates [A] 2, B-I 12, K-O 12, P 6, <->6 [ads],. recently rebound in antique calf, front and rear panels ruled in gold and tooled in blind, spine panel tooled in gold, new black leather labels, marbled endpapers.. Early owner&#39;s signature on title leaf partially eradicated, leaving. two brownish stains, tiny tear at fore-edge margin of leaf P4, tiny. chip from lower right corner of first leaf of ads, some minor soiling. to several leaves, but generally quite clean internally. Overall, a. very good copy. (#96372). First edition in English. Unlike the 1741 Latin original, this English edition was not illustrated. Holberg&#39;s Niels Klim is the first important fictional use of astronomer Edmond Halley&#39;s theory (suggested in a paper to account for magnetic phenomena published by Royal Society in 1692) that the Earth (and the other planets) consisted of concentric, nested spheres surrounding a small central sun, with, possibly, openings at the poles. Holberg&#39;s satire was first published in Latin to gain a wide audience, which it did. The book was never banned in Denmark, though it was unpopular among religious powers of the time. "Holberg was one of the leading scholars and playwrights of the eighteenth century, perhaps the chief literary figure in Denmark to date. Niels Klim has been translated into at least thirteen languages and published in more than sixty editions, including at least eight in English. It is in the genre of the imaginary voyage which has been so much a part of utopian writing from its very beginnings. In this case the voyage to the interior of the earth comes about when Niels Klim falls down a shaft and finds himself in a new world. He visits a number of different countries including Potu the ideal state, which expels him for suggesting that women should not hold public office. Other states are modeled on various terrestrial countries; in Martinia (France) he is honored for inventing the periwig. In primitive Quama (Russia) he becomes emperor by leading the inhabitants to victory over neighboring nations, but rebellion against his tyranny forces him to flee. His journey ends when he crawls through another hole and finds himself back in Norway ... Scholars have pointed out numerous resemblances to Gulliver&#39;s Travels, and there are, indeed, many similarities. Perhaps the chief difference is that Swift was concerned with the behavior of individuals and Holberg with that of society." - Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 92. "Essentially a satire on European culture and institutions in the guise of an imaginary voyage. It was translated into Danish not long after the Latin publication, and in Denmark its acceptance has paralleled that of Swift&#39;s Gulliver&#39;s Travels in the English-speaking world ... Holberg&#39;s work is an obvious imitation of Swift&#39;s Gulliver&#39;s Travels, and a comparison is called for. Holberg&#39;s satire is wider in scope, more penetrating in analysis, and less local than Swift&#39;s; the peculiarly British elements in Swift are not paralleled by Scandinavian elements in Holberg, who also lacks Swift&#39;s misanthropy. In imagination and literary polish, however, Swift is superior to Holberg." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1114. Aldiss and Wingrove, Trillion Year Spree, pp. 78-9. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 1-21; (1981) 1-100; (1987) 1-50; 6-346; and 6-390; (1995) 1-50; and (2004) II- 536. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 577. Costes and Altairac, Les Terres Creuses 20. Gibson and Patrick, "Utopias and Dystopias, 1500-1750" in Gibson, St. Thomas More: A Preliminary Bibliography (1961) 710. Gove, The Imaginary Voyage in Prose Fiction, pp. 303-5. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume III, pp. 44-5. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 575. Nicolson, Voyages to the Moon, pp. 226-30. Bleiler (1978), p. 101. Reginald 07327.

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        Tables Historiques Et Chronologiques Des Plus Fameux Peintres Anciens Et Modernes Par Antoine Frederic Harms.

      Braunschweig, Frederic Guillaume Meyer 1742.. 2°. Titelbl., 49 nn. Bll., mit Titelblatt- u. Schlußvignette. Halbpergamentband d. Zeit, Rückenbeschriftung u. zierliche Rückenverzierung in Goldprägung, Einbanddeckel marmoriert. Folioband in gutem Zustand, Seiten fast weiß u. fleckenlos, Einbanddeckel etwas abgeschabt und aufgehellt. Titelblatt mit alter handschriftlicher Zählung (H. 9) u. Prägestempel (Det Lerchenborgske Bibliothek).. ADB 10,611 (s. Johann Oswald H.); GV 56,74. - Anton Friedrich Harms (1695-1745), war Maler, Bühnenbildner u. Kunstschriftsteller. ADB bezeichnet seine 'historischen und chronologischen Tabellen der berühmtesten Maler' als verdienstvolles Werk, das bekannter als seine Gemälde sei. Auch moderne Publikationen erwähnen die Sorgfalt und Übersichtlichkeit von Harms' Malertabellen.

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

      Abraham Vandenhoeck,, Göttingen, 1742 - 2 Teile in 1 Band. Göttingen, Abraham Vandenhoeck, 1742. Folio. 2 n.n. Bl., 36 S., 424 S., 1 Blatt (Titel), S. 425 794, 1 w. Bl. Mit 24 (davon 3 doppelblattgrossen) Kupfern nach Zeichnungen von Christan Jeremias Rollin, gestochen von Christian Friedrich Fritzsch und Georg Daniel Heumann und 1 gestochenen Titelvignette. Lederband der Zeit mit Rückenschild und reicher Rücken- und Stehkantenvergoldung. Bibliographia Halleriana 1189. - Steinke/Profos 1189. - Lundsgaard-H: 290. - Nissen 773. - Pritzel 3718. - Erste Ausgabe der ersten wissenschaftlichen botanischen Monographie über die Pflanzen der Schweiz und der Alpen. Das Werk wurde 1768 von Haller unter neuem Titel überarbeitet neu aufgelegt. Die gestochenen Tafeln von hervorragender Qualität. - Einband etwas berieben. Kleines Exlibris auf Innendeckel. Die Tafelränder teils etwas stockfleckig, Text sauber. - Breitrandiges Exemplar. Sprache: Lateinisch Lederband der Zeit mit Rückenschild und reicher Rücken- und Stehkantenvergoldung. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Miscellanies

      Charles Bathurst 1742 - Ten volumes, beautifully bound in matching full leather, with gilt on the spines. In about fine condition. Comes in a large custom-made slipcase. Published in 1742 and 1743, during Swift's lifetime. Includes A Tale of a Tub and An Account of a Battle Between Ancient and Modern Books in St. James Library in volume 10. Various editions, some third editions, some fourth, some later. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CARTE DES COURONES DU NORD Dediee AU TRES PUISSANT ET TRES INVINCIBLE PRINCE CHARLES XII ROY DE SUEDE DES GOTS ET DES VANDALES (pair)

      Atlas de Geographie. Guilluame Delisle, Quai de l&#39;Horloge., c.1742.. A map of the Kingdoms of the north, dedicated to the powerful and invincible Prince Charles XII, King of Sweden, the Goths and the Vandals. Copper engraving. Original outline colour. Overall both in very good condition. Some minor darker patches in margin corners but not affecting image. Minor foxing on images. Size: 62 x 45.3 cm. (24½ x 18 inches) Delisle was an important French cartographer of the early 18th century. He held the position of First Royal Geograp-her to the King. Two attractive maps of Scandanavia. The first one showing the northern regions of Norway, Sweden, including the islands and fjords, Finland and part of western Russia. A grandiose cartouche upper left. The second map has an interesting perspective showing the Baltic Sea in the centre and the lower parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland and all of Denmark to the west whilst northern Poland and Eastern states including Estonia are shown in the east.

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        Histoire générale d'Espagne, traduite de l'espagnol de Jean de Ferreras; enrichie des notes historiques & critiques, de vignettes en taille-douce, & de cartes géographiques. Par M. d'Hermilly.

      chez Charles Osmont 1742-1751 - 10 vols. Encuadernación de época en plena piel, lomos cuajados, nervios, doble tejuelo. Frontis, 10 mapas calcográficos plegados con historiadas cartelas barrocas, escudo real de Felipe V en cabeceras, capitulares y grandes viñetas grabadas al cobre por Tardieu, Maissonneuve. Primera edición francesa de la historia de Juan de Ferreras, publicada por primera vez en castellano en 1700. La primera edición española fue rápidamente retirada del mercado por la controversia surgida a raíz de la negación de ciertos hechos históricos por parte de Ferreras, quien -seguidor de la corriente del marqués de Mondéjar- no reconocía por ejemplo la aparición de la virgen del Pilar en Zaragoza, ni la conservación de los restos del apóstol Santiago en Compostela entre otros hechos. Una vez censurado y corregido el texto se volvió a publicar en 1775; pero esta primera edición francesa es traducción de la original, sin censura. Buen ejemplar, con bonita encuadernación de época. Tomo V con restos de humedad en el margen superior. Palau, 90645; Brunet, II-1235 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de Thamas Kouli-Kan, nouveau Roi de Perse. Ou histoire de la dernière révolution de Perse arrivée en 1732.

      Paris, Briasson, 1742. 1742 - 1 vol in-12° (173 x 100 mm.) de : [10], 455, [10] pp., 1 portrait gravé de Thamas Kouli-Kan en frontispice, 1 carte dépliante (« Carte de la Perse et des états du Mogol pour servir l'histoire de Thamas KOULI KAN »). Plein veau moucheté d'époque, dos à nerfs orné, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, encadrement des plats d'un filet à froid, roulette dorée sur les coupes, tranches rouges mouchetées. Édition originale de cette biographie de Thamas Kouli-Kan, inconnu de naissance qui s'éleva jusqu'au trône de Perse. De son vrai nom Nadir Chah (1688-1747), il entra au service de Tahmasp, le fils du Shah Husayn et prit le nom de « Tahmasp Kuli Khan » (ce qui signifie « l'esclave de Tahmasp »). Il lutta contre les Turcs avec succès, et quand, en 1732, le Shah transforma sa victoire en désastre par une paix conciliante, Nadir le renversa. Le fils de Tahmasp, Abbas III fut alors placé sur le trône avec Nadir comme régent. En 1736, il renversa Abbas et se proclama Shah, mettant ainsi fin au règne de la dynastie des Safavid. En 1747, lors d&#146;une campagne contre les rebelles Kurdes, Nadir Shah fut assassiné par les officiers de sa propre garde. Bien que la dynastie qu'il fonda - la dynastie d'Afshar (1736-49) - fût de courte durée, Nadir est généralement considéré comme l&#146;un des plus grands dirigeants de la Perse. L'auteur décrit préalablement la géographie, les richesses, les m&#156;urs et l'histoire du royaume iranien avec la plus grande précision. Très bel exemplaire. 1 vol. 12mo with 1 frontispiece, 1 folding map. Contemporary calf. First edition of this history of the Persian King Thamas Kouli-Kan or Nader Chah, published anonymously. Nadir Chah (1688-1747) was a member of the Afshar tribe and is generally considered as one of the greatest of all rulers of Persia. Engraved frontispiece of Thamas Kouli-Kan by Mathey and engraved folding map of Persia and the states of the Mogol. Fine copy. OCLC Diba Collection ; Chadenat ; Attabey.

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        Histoire de Thamas Kouli-Kan Nouveau Roi de Perse, ou Histoire de la Dernière Révolution de Perse, Arrivée en 1732.

      Briasson Paris 1742 - 8vo., half-title, engraved portrait frontispiece, engraved folding map, very occasional light spotting, bookplate to front paste-down, contemporary speckled calf, gilt spine, red morocco label, a fine copy. De Backer/Sommervogel II, 977. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire Romaine depuis la fondation de Rome jusqu` a la bataille d`Actium:

      - C`est-à-dire jusqu` à la fin de la République. Tome I-XVI. A Amsterdam, Chez J. Wetstein 1742-49. 8:o. Engraved portrait,(2),XCII,(16),528 pp. + 2 engraved folding maps; (2),XL,511,(1 blank) pp. + engraved folding map; (2),LXXVI,448 pp. + engraved folding map; (2),XVI,(8),443,(1 blank) pp. + engraved folding plate + engraved folding map; (16),533,(3) pp. + 2 engraved folding maps + engraved folding plan; (24),504 pp. + engraved folding map; (16),488 pp. + engraved folding map; LXV,447,(1 blank) pp. + engraved folding map; XXXVI,509,(5) pp. + engraved folding map; (36),435,(9) pp. + engraved folding map; (36),435,(9) pp. + engraved folding map; (20),482,(2) pp. + engraved folding map; (24),444,(4) pp. + engraved folding map + engraved folding plate; (24),456 pp. + 2 engraved folding maps; (20),428,(8) pp. + 2 engraved folding maps; (20),418,(6) pp. + 2 engraved folding maps; (12),407,57,(1 blank) pp. Contemporary full calf, spine richly gilt and with double lettering-pieces, red and green. Marbled endpapers. Red coloured edges. Slight rubbing. Vol I-II with light water-soiling to upper part of spine and very light soiling to upper and lower board respectively and two small spots lower board vol IV. Light soiling pages 25-47 vol VI. 17 mm crack lower outer joint vol VIII. Light watersoiling to upper margin page 1-24 vol XVI. 17 x 10,5 cm. A lovely clean set.*Tome VIII and IX Revu, depuis la mort de l`Auteur par Mr. Crevier. Tome X-XVI Par M. Crevier., pour servir de Continuation à l`Ouvrage de M. Rollin.[#\81287] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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        The Natural Method of cureing the Diseases of the Body, and the Disorders of the Mind depending on the Body.

      sp;- London - George Strahan 1742 - A fascinating eighteenth-century medical work by George Cheyne. George Cheyne (16711743) was a pioneering physician, early proto-psychologist, philosopher and mathematician, born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, who opened a medical practice in Bath in 1702. He is best known for his contribution to vegetarianism. In 1740, he penned his last work, a study of nutrition and natural living, The Natural Method of Cureing the Diseases of the Body, and the Disorders of the Mind. His work is often quoted by vegetarians and animal rights activists, particularly the following passage: 'To see the convulsions, agonies and tortures of a poor fellow-creature, whom they cannot restore nor recompense, dying to gratify luxury and tickle callous and rank organs, must require a rocky heart, and a great degree of cruelty and ferocity. I cannot find any great difference between feeding on human flesh and feeding on animal flesh, except custom and practice. 'Bookbinder's label of F. W. Hawkins and Son to front pastedown. Condition: Rebound in a cloth binding. Externally, generally smart, though with some marks and light bumping. Internally, firmly bound. Institutional ink stamp of BirminghamMedical Instituteto the title page. Pages are bright, though with some slight marginal age-toning and some handling marks. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vollständiges Mathematisches Lexicon. Darinnen allen Kunst-Wörter und Sachen, welche In der erwegenden und ausübenden Mathesi vorzukommen pflegen, deutlich erkläret; Uiberall aber Zur Histoire der Mathematischen Wissenschaften dienliche Nachrichten eingestreuet, Und die besten und auserlesensten Schrifften, welche iede Materie gründlich abgehandelt, angeführet: Endlich auch Die Redens-Arten der Marckscheider, auch hieher gehörigen Künstler und Handwercker, beschrieben worden. Nebst XXXVI Kupffer-Tabellen. Erster Theil. Sowie Des vollständigen Mathematischen Lexici Zweyter Theil, Worinne nicht allein die in der Planimetrie, Altimetrie und Stereometrie nöthige und nützliche Tafel der Wurzel-Quadrat- und Cubic-Zahlen bis 10 000; deßgleichen de

      Gleditschische,, Leipzig, 1742 - 2 Bde. Leipzig, Gleditschische, 1742 - 1747. 8°. Frontispiz, Titel + 4 n.n. + 1464 Sp. + 36 Tafeln, Frontispiz, Titel + 4 n.n. + 543 + 147 + 5 S. + 9 Tafeln. OLd. der Zeit. Eine Kopie der fehlenden Tafel 2 (Bd. 2) liegt bei. - Starke Gbrsp., fleckig, es fehlt eine Schließe; R. des zweiten Bd. eingerissen, wasserrandig, bedarf eines Restauratoren. Zustand im Preis berücksichtigt. - Der in Breslau geborene Wolff (1679 - 1754) zählt zu den originellsten Köpfen zwischen Leibniz und Kant. Seine Philosophie des Naturrechts gewann zahlreiche Anhänger (Wolffianer) auf allen Universitäten Europas. Philosophisch untersuchte er Begriffe wie "Bewußtsein", "Bedeutung" oder die Formel "an sich" Er gilt als einer der großen Universalgelehrten seiner Zeit. - Mit zahlreichen Diagrammen, Abbildungen und Figuren. Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      presso Simone Occhi, Venezia 1742 - in 4°, cart. coevo, pp. (2)-XVI-404. Prima edizione. Con 6 tav. f.t. in b/n incise su rame (di cui una all'antiporta), e 1 tav. più volte ripiegata (tabella). All'occhiello: 'Lettere dell'origine delle fontane e dell'addolcimento dell'acqua marina, con alcune risposte alle obbiezioni fattevi'. Il destinatario dell'opera è Giulio Cesare Brusati. Segnatura: A8, A-2A8, 2B10. Titoli manoscritti al dorso. Fioriture al testo. Lieve mancanza e macchia al dorso.Capitoli: Si esaminano i fondamenti della sentenza che dalle sole piogge ricava la sussistenza de' fiumi; Si esamina se maggior quantità d'acqua cada in pioggia sul continente o quindi s'alzi in vapore; Si esamina se la superficie marina esali più che quella del continente sicchè di là possa aversi tutta l'acqua de' Fiumi; Si esamina se le difficoltà mosse contro l'antica opinione non debbano scioglirsi del pari ancor dalla nuova; Si esamina una maniera di addolcire per arte l'acqua marina e di goder pura e fresca quella che si ha su le navi; Varie riflessioni sulla maniera proposta dal Sig. Hales per addolcir l'acqua del mare, render potabile l'acqua dolce nelle calme della Linea, e nettar dell'interramento il fondo de' Porti; Lettera del Signor Conte N.N. All'autore, e risposta di questo.

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

      chez Pierre Gosse & Isaac Beauregard,, A La Haye, 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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        OEUVRES de François Villon : avec les remarques de diverses personnes.

      1742 - A La Haie [La Haye], Chés Adrien Moetjens, [Eds. Pierre Marchand, Jacob Le Duchat, Jean-Henri-Samuel Formey, messeigneurs Grente et Haag], 1742. Trois parties reliées en un volume petit in-12 (102 X 166) maroquin vert lierre, dos cinq nerfs filetés, caissons dorés ornés aux petits fers, lieu d'édition, date et titre dorés, encadrement de triple filet doré sur les plats, dentelle intérieure, double filet doré sur les coupes, coiffes ornées, tranches dorées (reliure fin XIXe) ; XXXIV (dont titre imprimé en rouge et noir), 228 pages & 68 pages, (1) f. de table, 90 pages. BELLE EDITION de la première moitié du XVIIIe siècle des oeuvres de François Villon. « Cette édition est préférable à celle de Coustelier (1723) parce que l?éditeur y a joint de nouvelles notes, quelques fragments inédits, des mémoires touchant Villon par Prosper Marchand, et une lettre critique extraite du Mercure de février 1724. » (Brunet). Cette édition comporte les remarques d?Eusèbe de Laurière, Le Duchat et de Formey. BEL EXEMPLAIRE en maroquin décoré de la fin du XIXème, de belle facture et d?une grande fraicheur. Ex-libris manuscrit sur la page de titre, finement calligraphié à l'encre brune : « D'Elhoungne jeune ». (RAHIR, La Bibliothèque de l?amateur, 342. ? BRUNET, V, 1249. ? GRAESSE, Trésor de livres rares et précieux, 324). FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Treatise of Fluxions. In two books. Volume I [-II].

      Edinburgh: Printed by T.W. and T. Ruddimans 1742 - FIRST EDITION, 2 vols. in 1, with the half-title to vol. I (not called for for vol. II), and with 51 folding engraved plates, pp. [vi], vi, 412; [ii, title to vol. II], 413-763, [1], 4to, old calf, gilt roll tooled borders on sides, skillfully rebacked, spine gilt, red lettering piece, red edges, very good &#145;In 1742 Maclaurin published his 2 volume Treatise of Fluxions, the first systematic exposition of Newton's methods written as a reply to Berkeley's attack on the calculus for its lack of rigorous foundations. Maclaurin wrote in the introduction "[Berkeley] represented the method of fluxions as founded on false reasoning, and full of mysteries. His objections seemed to have been occasioned by the concise manner in which the elements of this method have been usually described, and their having been so much misunderstood by a person of his abilities appeared to me to be sufficient proof that a fuller account of the grounds of this was required."&#145;The Treatise of Fluxions is a [beautifully printed] major work of 763 pages, much praised by those who read it but usually described as having little influence. However, [Grabiner] argues convincingly that Maclaurin's influence on the Continentals has been underrated. Grabiner gives five areas of influence of Maclaurin's treatise: his treatment of the fundamental theorem of the calculus; his work on maxima and minima; the attraction of ellipsoids; elliptic integrals; and the Euler-Maclaurin summation formula.&#145;Maclaurin appealed to the geometrical methods of the ancient Greeks and to Archimedes' method of exhaustion in attempting to put Newton's calculus on a rigorous footing. It is in the Treatise of fluxions that Maclaurin uses the special case of Taylor's series now named after him and for which he is undoubtedly best remembered today. The Maclaurin series was not an idea discovered independently of the more general result of Taylor for Maclaurin acknowledges Taylor's contribution. Another important result given by Maclaurin, which has not been named after him or any other mathematician, is the important integral test for the convergence of an infinite series. The Treatise of fluxions is not simply a work designed to put the calculus on a rigorous basis, for Maclaurin gave many applications of calculus in the work. For example he investigates the mutual attraction of two ellipsoids of revolution as an application of the methods he gives&#146; (MacTutor, on-line).See J.V. Grabiner, Was Newton's calculus a dead end? The continental influence of Maclaurin's treatise of fluxions, Amer. Math. Monthly 104 (5) (1997), 393-410.

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        Rituale Academicum. Continens orationes Aliaque Specimina Academica, ex msctis edita. Subjunctis Ritbus Cujusque ActusAcademici Solennibus.

      Gryphiswaldiae Greifswald Sumtibus John Jac Weitbrecht 1742 - 2 Teile in einem Band. 22x16,5 cm. Frontkupfer, 14 Bll., 554 S., 21 Bll. div. Index, 3 Bll., XCVII, 1 Bl. Halbpergamentband mit Pergamentecken und farbigem Deckelpapierbezug. Insgesamt Kanten und Deckel beschabt und angestaubt. Rücken mit handschr. Titel. Wenig fleckig. Innen leicht gebräunt, sehr guter Zustand. Stellenweise kleine Gilbfleckig. Bibliotheksstempel und Besitzvermerk von alter Hand auf der Vorsatzs. Mit einem gestochenen Bildnis des Autors Augustinus Balthasar als Frontispiz, sowie weiteren gestochenen Titeleien. Leichter Wasserrand auf der Titelseite. Inhalt: In fünf kleinen Paketen (Fasciculus) befasst sich Balthasar mit den Würden und Rechten eines Rektors an einer Akademie. Er berücksichtigt die Rechtspflege des akademischen Gerichts und schildert die wissenschaftliche Förderung an der Universität. Debatten, Diskussionen, Dissertationen, Disputationen etc. Es schließt sich ein Anhang an, der einige Bereiche spezifiziert und untermauert. Augustin v. Balthasar, ein um pommersche Rechtspflege und Geschichtsforschung hochverdienter Gelehrter, ein jüngerer Bruder des Generalsuperintendenten Jakob Heinrich (s. d.) geb. zu Greifswald, 20. Mai 1701, &#134; 20. Juni 1786 (Quelle: ADB) Ebenfalls mit eingebunden: Dissertatio Historico-Critica. De Serie Processus et Provocationum Forensium in Causis ad Jus Sverinense Dirimendis, Quae Apud Stralsundenses Olim Usitata Fuit. Praeside Alb. Georgio Schwartz, Prof. Phil. Reg. Ord. Parente atque Respondente Alberto Schwartz. Phil. et Jur. Cultore Filio Die IX. mensis Novembris MDCCXLI Publice Ventilanda. Gryphiswaldae imprimebat H. J. Struckius. Vorsitzender der Debatte Albert Georg Schwartz. Befragter: Albert Schwartz. Laut Aussage auf dem Deckblatt der Sohn des Vorsitzenden. Inhalt: Über den Prozessablauf in Fällen, die nicht durch das Schweriner Recht mehr zu verhandeln sind, ein Recht, das früher in Stralsund üblch war. Beispiel liefert Stralsund. Albert Georg Schwartz (* 16. April 1687 in Horst; &#134; 14. Juni 1755 in Greifswald) war ein deutscher Professor für Geschichte und Philosophie. Gemeinsam mit Augustin von Balthasar gründete Schwartz die Societas Collectorum Historiae et Juris Patrii in Greifswald, die erste Gesellschaft für pommersche Geschichte. (Quelle: Wikipedia) 1.100 gr. Halbpergamentband mit Pergamentecken und farbigem Deckelpapierbezug. Insgesamt Kanten und Deckel beschabt und angestaubt. Rücken mit handschr. Titel. Wenig fleckig.

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        LIFE AND EXPLOITS OF DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA. Translated from the original Spanish of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra by Charles Jarvis, Esq. Now Carefully Revised and Corrected. To which is prefixed A Life of the Author.

      London S. A. and H. Oddy 1742 - 2 volumes. The First Jarvis edition. 2 engraved frontispieces, 2 engraved titlepages and over 60 other very finely executed full page engravings, 68 total. 4to, full contemporary polished calf. the spine with raised bands gilt ruled, contrasting red and green morocco lettering and numbering labels gilt. Antique and sympathetic reback to style. xxxii, vi, 355; xii, 388. A handsome period set in a nice state of preservation, rebacked to style at some time. AN IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION OF THIS HIGHLY REGARDED AND EARLY ENGLISH TRANSLATION. BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED WITH FINE FULL-PAGE ENGRAVINGS THROUGHOUT. An appealing set of Cervantes' magnificent and romantic tale. Jarvis' is one of the best-known and earliest translations into English. Its presentation, from the point of view of the quality of the art of the book is splendid. Very finely executed full page engravings, engraved head and tail pieces, and engraved capitals make for a creation of the highest order. There is a fine &#145;Life of Cervantes&#146; preceding the text translated from the original Spanish and with an especially handsome engraving of Cervantes. In addition, significant content was gained from researching the old histories and chronicles with which the Spaniards of the 16th century were familiar. Thus, many of the period poetical nuances have here been included in English for the first time. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      Printed for J. and R. Tonson in the Strand, and R. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, London 1742 - First appearance of the Jarvis translation, an "elegant edition" (Lowndes), complete in two large quarto volumes. xxxii [translator's preface and "Advertisement concerning the Prints," by John Oldfield, M. D.],viii [reimpression of "The life of Michael de Cervantes Saavedra, with separate title page dated 1738],90 ["The life of Michael de Cervantes Saavedra. Written by Don Gregorio Mayáns & Siscár . . . Translated, from the Spanish manuscript, by Mr. Ozell," with the portrait of Cervantes designed by G. Kent and engraved by George Vertue ],[14],355,[1]; xii,388pp, with an allegorical frontispiece and 67 truly magnificent full-page copper-engraved chapter illustrations designed principally by John Vanderbank (William Hogarth contributed one) and engraved by Gerard van der Gucht, Bernard Baron, Vertue, and Claude du Bosc, and numerous fine head- and tailpieces. Handsomely rebound to style in full mottled calf, boards framed in blind with rolled vine border, spines in six compartments tooled in blind with center medallion between raised bands ruled in gilt, red morocco labels lettered and numbered in gilt, date of publication stamped in gilt. A Fine, wide-margined set, bindings virutally pristine (end papers renewed), text bright and fresh with only very occasional finger-soiling to margins, the plates in particularly deep, rich impressions. Provence: Ownership signatures of H. Pemberton, 1757, to verso of each title-page (perhaps Henry Pemberton (1694&#150;1771), editor of the third edition of Isaac Newton's Principia and author of A View of Sir I. Newton's Philosophy) and beneath it that of William Rooth. Lowndes 401. Gibson's Library, p. 91. Jervas (a printer's error resulted in "Jarvis") was an artist and art collector, but he also had literary ambitions, and with Alexander Pope (whose painting instructor he had been for some six months in 1713) he edited a version of Charles-Alphonse Du Fresnoy's De arte grafica. But his major literary undertaking was this English translation of Don Quixote to which also provided the first introduction and a critical analysis of previous translations. Published posthumously in 1742 and frequently reprinted, "it is generally acknowledged as being close in spirit to the original." (ODNB) Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LIFE AND EXPLOITS of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote

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

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        AN IMPARTIAL ACCOUNT OF THE LATE EXPEDITION AGAINST ST. AUGUSTINE UNDER GENERAL OGLETHORPE. OCCASIONED BY THE SUPPRESSION OF THE REPORT, MADE BY A COMMITTEE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN SOUTH-CAROLINA...WITH AN EXACT PLAN OF THE TOWN, CASTLE AND HARBOR OF ST. AUGUSTINE AND THE ADJACENT COAST OF FLORIDA; SHEWING THE DISPOSITION OF OUR FORCES ON THAT ENTERPRIZE

      London: Printed for J. Huggonson, 1742.. 68pp., plus two maps on one folding sheet. Modern crushed red morocco, spine gilt. Bookplate on rear pastedown. Final leaf trimmed a bit close in the upper margin, skimming the page numbers. Near fine. First and only edition, and a primary account of the English incursion into Florida against the Spanish at St. Augustine. The unsuccessful siege was led by General James Oglethorpe, one of the founders of Georgia. "During the War of Jenkin&#146;s Ear, 1739-43, an expedition under General Oglethorpe seized two Spanish forts on the St. John&#39;s River early in 1740, and made an unsuccessful attempt to capture St. Augustine. In 1742 Oglethorpe turned back an invasion into Georgia of a large force of Spaniards, and the next year made another unsuccessful invasion of Florida. The failure of the 1740 expedition caused much ill feeling in South Carolina against Oglethorpe, and this anonymous ACCOUNT, erroneously ascribed...to Oglethrope, is in fact a bitter criticism of him for mishandling the forces from South Carolina" - Streeter. The author, in fact, has been identified as James Killpatrick, a Charleston doctor and an officer who served under Oglethorpe. Killpatrick quotes letters from Oglethorpe to the Carolina authorities in 1739 and 1740 asking for assistance in the expedition and gives a highly detailed account of the course of events from the arrival of the joint forces at the mouth of St. John&#39;s River (May 9, 1741) to the raising of the siege on July 5. The two maps (which Streeter calls "detailed and excellent") are a plan of the town, castle, and harbor of St. Augustine with the disposition of Oglethorpe&#39;s forces in 1740, and another showing the Florida coast from the mouth of the St. John&#39;s to Matanzas Inlet. Servies notes that some copies have a plate showing the town and castle of St. Augustine by Thomas Silver, which originally appeared in the GENTLEMAN&#39;S MAGAZINE for July, 1740. It seems that the view was not originally issued with this title but was inserted into some copies as they were published roughly contemporaneously. The Streeter and Siebert copies, for example, had no view, and Howes does not call for one. The Streeter copy realized $2200 (now at Yale) while the Siebert copy sold for $18,400 to a private collector. The publication of this text sparked a pamphlet war, directly answered by George Cadogan in 1743 in his THE SPANISH HIRELING DETECTED. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 42/104. HOWES O44, "c." ESTC T60032. SABIN 56846. SERVIES 365. DE RENNE, pp.103- 105. CLARK I:103. STREETER SALE 1125. SIEBERT SALE 574.

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        Journal de la Campagne en Moravie en 1742 par feu Mr le Géneral de Stille. Handschrift in französischer Sprache, braune Tinte auf festem Papier, Wasserzeichen 'Jungfrau von Doort', sehr sauberes und gleichmäßiges Schriftbild mit nur wenigen kleinen Korrekturen, Blattgröße 15,9 x 10 cm, Schriftspiegel ca. 12 x 7,4 - 8,0 cm,

      - (1) weißes Bl., Titelblatt, 241 nicht nummerierte Seiten, (1) weißes Bl., dekorativer brauner Ledereinband der Zeit, Rücken mit reicher Goldprägung und goldgeprägtem Titel 'Journal de la Campagne en Moravie 1742', Decken gefasst von goldgeprägten Fileten, marmorierte Vorsätze (Kapital mit kl. Fehlstelle, vorderes Gelenk mit kl. Einriss, Kanten etwas berieben). Zur Datierung der Handschrift: Der in Briefform abgefasste Bericht über den Feldzug Friedrichs des Großen in Mähren erschien erst 1762 im Druck. Sowohl in deutscher Übersetzung unter dem Titel 'Die Feldzüge des Königs', als auch im französischsprachigen Original unter dem Titel 'Les campagnes du roi avec des reflexions sur les causes des evenemens'. Nicht nur der Titel, auch der französische Text weist zur vorliegenden Handschrift Unterschiede auf: einzelne Worte und Wortgruppen sind nicht identisch, teilweise fehlen in der Handschrift kleinere Stellen. Die gedruckte Ausgabe enthielt zwei Teile, wobei der erste die Feldzüge im ersten Halbjahr 1742 in Mähren in 18 Briefen behandelt. Die vorliegende Handschrift enthält die ersten 17 Briefe und am Ende einen Zusatz vom 10. Juli 1742 in dem der Schreiber die Hoffnung äußert, dass das Journal seinen Leserkreis, die " gens de notre metier ", erreiche. Mit großer Wahrscheinlichkeit ist davon auszugehen, dass es sich bei der vorliegenden Handschrift um eine Fassung vor der Drucklegung handelt, möglicherweise um eine Abschrift des französischsprachigen Originals, bestimmt für den kurhannoverschen Hof oder. Inhaltsangabe: In den 17 Briefen schildert Stille, der zum damaligen Zeitpunkt Gouverneur des noch jungen Prinzen Heinrich war die Ereignisse um den Mährenfeldzug des Jahres 1742. Ausgehend von den Quartierungen in Prag und Olmütz werden Märsche wie auch Schlachten detailliert geschildert, parallel dazu geht Stille auf Taktiken und Strategien sowie Entscheidungen im Stab Friedrich II. ein. Ähnlich einer Tagebuchaufzeichnung werden so die Ereignisse in Mähren verdeutlicht, wie z.B. die Schlacht bei Lösch (der Autor schreibt Brünn) am 14. März oder die Schlacht von Chottusitz (der Autor schreibt Chotusitz) am 17. Mai 1742. Letztere stellt die umfangreichste Beschreibung dar und ist ergänzt durch eine Verlusttabelle. Interessant sind besonders der 16. und 17. Brief, da sie zum einen den Preliminarfriedensvertrag zwischen Habsburg und Preußen betreffen und dessen einzelne Punkte aufführen. Zum anderen enthält der 17. Brief die " Disposition General " Friedrichs für die Campagne in Mähren, gegeben in Telowitz am 27. März 1742. Darin sind enthalten : 1. Verhalten der Infanterie, 2. Instruktion für die Kavallerie und 3. Instruktion für Offiziere und Obristen der Husaren. "Les campagnes du roi sind eine Art Tagebuch in Briefform . Die Briefe sind sicherlich im Auftrage Friedrichs für den sofortigen Druck, etwa in einem Wochenblatte, geschrieben, doch erst bei Beginn des furchtbaren siebenten Jahres des 7-jährigen Krieges veröffentlicht worden." (Jähns, S. 1861). Über den Autor: Christoph Ludwig von Stille (1696 - 1752) studierte an der Universität Helmstedt und trat mit 19 Jahren in den Militärdienst ein. Nach seiner Beförderung zum Leutnant setzte er seine Studien an der pietistischen Universität Halle fort. Mit dem Regierungsantritt Friedrich II. wurde Stille Erzieher des Prinzen Heinrich. In seiner Laufbahn avancierte er bis zum Generalmajor. Neben seiner militärischen Karriere beschäftigte sich Stille mit der deutschen Literatur und verteidigte diese sogar offen gegen Friedrich II., der ihn wegen seiner ausgezeichneten wissenschaftlichen Bildung dennoch sehr schätzte und mit ihm den vertrautesten Umgang pflegte. In der Gedächtnisrede Friedrichs auf Stille heißt es: "Er war für die Künste wie für den Krieg, für den Hof wie für die Zurückgezogenheit geschaffen und gehörte zu jener kleinen Anzahl von Menschen, die nie sterben sollten. Da aber auch die Tugend dem Tode nicht widerstehen kann, so wußte er sich selbst zu überleben, indem [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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