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      Dublin: Printed by G. Faulkner, 1743.. [2],170pp. (lacking two terminal leaves of ads). Octavo. Extracted from bound volume. Old stamps of a defunct mercantile library, shallow faint discoloration in a few top margins, modest foxing and dustmarking, small loss from top blank fore-corners of last few leaves, else a good, sound copy. First (Dublin) edition of this "masterly pamphlet in defence of Bath's political apostasy ... which passed through a number of editions, and has been pronounced by Coxe as ‘one of the best political pamphlets ever written’ (Life of Sir Robert Walpole, 1798, i. 703 n.)" - DNB. "Includes refs to Spanish seizure of British merchant ships in West Indies & along coasts of Florida, Georgia & South Carolina" - European Americana. "Claims to be an impartial view of parties at home and affairs abroad; the decay of trade, assiento contract; South Sea Co; and British colonies in America" - Kress (referring to 1743 1st, 2nd and 3rd London editions). Howes is possibly in error in calling for several 1742 London editions - the London edition and its reprints were dated 1743 and later. Among Americana references, European Americana and De Renne record the Dublin edition as the proper first, and as Perceval sat from 1731 until 1748 in the Irish House of Commons for Dingle-I-Couch in Kerry, it seems probable that the Dublin printing might claim priority. BRADSHAW 1124. HOWES P224. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 743/82. ESTC T35126. SABIN 23610. DE RENNE I:110. STEVENS NUGGETS 1038 (4th London edition, 1743). GOLDSMITHS 8024-5 (both 1743 London editions, denoted the 2nd and 5th). KRESS S3675.

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        Observations sur les becs de lievre venus de naissance; Ou l'on epose les moyens de corriger cette espece de diffomite (pp.605-618, 2 Kupferstichtafeln mit 6 Abbildungen).

      . Mem. Acad. roy. Chir., 1. - Pairs, Chalres Osmont, 1743, 4°, Front., XL, 778, (4) pp., 20 Kupferstichtafeln, Halbledereinband; feines Exemplar.. Erste Ausgabe! George de la Fay "publizierte 1743 in den Berichten der Pariser Chirurgenakademie den 1733 von ihn ausgeführten Verschluss einer doppelten Lippen-Kiefer-Gaumenspalte bei einem vierjährigen Kind - mit vielleicht erstmaliger- Erhaltung der Prämaxilla". Hoffmann-Axthelm - - First Edition of the paper by Georges de la Faye appeared 200 years after the operation described by Pierre Franco, the medieval barber surgeon-about half way between Franco's time and our time. De la Faye's description are of double cleft lips, in contrast to the more simple cleft lib described by Franco.. - Curiously, de la Faye was puzzled by the presence of a tooth-bearing premaxilla in the double cleft in his first patient; he attempted to solve that problem excising the offering bone and bringing the two lateral segments of the lip together behind the prolabium-not an easy task. In his second case he was more circumspect and the attached the lateral segments to the prolabium using the later as the central portion of the repaired lip. - His description of this all was in the Volume I if the earliest surgical journal extant and after his description of his first two cases he goes on to describe several other cleft lip repairs during the early 1700's in the Paris area-including one by de lay Peyronie, done at Compiegne. -cf. Frank McDowell - - ----"In 1739 le Dran, reporting "Sur un oeil eraille"( pp.440-443, 1 plate) the case of a patient fourteen years of age, described the repair of a deformity of the nasal end of the lower lid following extensive disease of the lacrimal sac which occurred at eight years of age. There were marked ectropicon and a tumor of the size of an olive (possible a mucocele of the lacrimal sac? W.L.H.), which was first dissected out. Two months later he dissected up the skin on the side of the nose, sliding this case to relieve the ectropion of the nasal end of the lower lid." Wendell L. Hughes, Reconstructive Surgery of the Eyelids², pp.19-20 - - Further of special interest is the "Memoire sur quelques obstacles qui s'opposent a l'ejaculation naturelle de la semence" (pp.425-434) by Francois de la Peyronie (1678-1747) the first description of "Peyronie's disease". - F.McDowell, The Source Book of Plastic Surgery², pp.129-132; W.Hoffmann-Axthelm, Die Geschichte der Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie, p.59; Zeis 1042; Garrison & Morton No. 4163 (Le Peyronie); 3248

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat für Medizin - Fritz-Dieter S]
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        Amusemens de la chasse et de la pêche. Avec des instructions sur la volerie & les oiseaux qui y servent; les plus beaux secrets de la chasse & de la pêche.

      Arkstée et Merkus 1743 - 2 vols. I: 2 h. inc. port. a dos tintas, XIV-391 p., 55 láminas grabadas al cobre. II: 4 h. inc. port. a dos tintas, 284 p., 38 h. sin num. 35 láminas.Piel de época, lomos con nervios, hierros dorados y doble tejuelo, rojo y azul.Segunda edición, muy ampliada respecto de la primera. Ofrece en sus más de 600 páginas todos los secretos e instrucciones para la caza y pesca: la manera de hacer las trampas y las redes; los conocimientos de los perros y caballos de caza; la manera de educarlos. la caza de la liebre, del zorro, del tejón, del lobo, del jabalí y del ciervo.Al final del segundo volumen un completo diccionario temático. Thiébaud, 412 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte de L\'Asie Minevre ou de la Natolie et du Pont Evxin, tiree des Voyages et de Observations des Anciens et Modernes. . .

      Nuremburg 1743 - Decorative 18th century map of Turkey and Ukraine in great detail. , Size : 510x590 (mm), 20.125x23.25 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Kst.- Karte, b. ( Homann Erben ), "Karte von der Gegend um Mvnchen, der Haupt Stadt im Herzogth.Bayren ..".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, dat. 1743, 44 x 51,5. Sandler, S. 128; Carthographia Bavariae K 6.2 und Abb. 101. - Über der Karte Kopftitel in 2 Sprachen. - Zeigt die nahe Umgebung von München. Gebiet: Dachau, Garching, Pöring, Schäftlarn, Gräfelfing.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        THE HOLY BIBLE. CONTAINING THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS

      Edinburgh: Printed by Richard Watkins, 1743. n. Hardcover. 140 x 70 mm (5 1/2 x 2 3/4"). Two volumes. EXTREMELY PLEASING PERIOD BLACK MOROCCO, VERY ELABORATELY GILT, IN A SCOTTISH HERRINGBONE DESIGN, covers bordered by garland roll and double gilt rules, central panel framed by decorative roll and plain rules enclosed by dotted half circles alternating with fleurs-de-lys and with oblique tulip cornerpieces, the central panel with a herringbone pattern formed by turnip tools and accented by other small ornaments; raised bands, spine gilt in compartments quartered by a saltire and tooled with fleurons, small flowers, and circlets; gilt turn-ins, Dutch endpapers of green, white, and gold, all edges gilt (tiny expert repairs at spine ends). Front flyleaf of each volume with (19th century?) ownership inscription of H. Gordon. Darlow & Moule 808. A bit of rubbing to joints and corners (but this well masked with dye), otherwise a very appealing set in fine condition, the bindings bright and showing no serious wear, and the especially smooth, clean text with virtually no signs of use. This charming little Bible is an excellent example of so-called "herringbone" bindings, one of the two distinctive national styles (the other being "wheel" bindings) that distinguished the flowering of Scottish bookbinding in the 18th century. Our volume uses the popular turnip tool as the central design element in a way similar to Sommerlad items #16-18 in "Scottish 'Wheel' and 'Herring-bone' Bindings in the Bodleian Library." Items #17 and #18 in Sommerlad also feature the half-circles surrounding the central frame, a design that appears as well in Maggs Catalogue 1212, #122. And the binding here has a clear resemblance to #82 in Hobson's "English Bindings in the Library of J. R. Abbey." That binding is dated ca. 1774, with the remark that similarly decorated bindings from the 1770s are known to have covered books that had been published as much as 30 or 40 years before--and that may be the case with our volumes. The Dutch gilt endpapers--which are quite striking here--are characteristic of Scottish bindings of the 18th century, and rarely appear in books bound in England.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Kst.- Karte, n. M. Hase b. Homann Erben, "Europa ...".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, dat. 1743, 47,5 x 56. Über der Karte Kopftitel in lat. Sprache. Links oben die Titelkartusche, rechts unten weitere Kartusche mit Erklärungen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Nachricht von dem Anquicken der gold- und silberhaltigen Erze, Kupfersteine und Speisen in Ungarn und Böhmen nach einigen Bemerkungen daselbst im Jahr 1786 entworfen. Berlin, A. Mylius 1787. 8°. XXXII, 200 S., mit 2 Kupfertafeln und 5 (4 gefalt.) Tabellen, Pbd. d. Zt.

      - Poggendorff I, 733 - Ferchl 152 - Hoover 298 - ADB VI, 630.- Erste Ausgabe, gehört zu den wichtigsten Werken des berühmten Mineralogen und Montanisten Johann Jacob Ferber (1743-1790), behandelt Amalgamationsmethoden im Bergbau und Hüttenwesen Österreich-Ungarns.- ?Ferber?s Thätigkeit war ganz besonders auf die Erforschung der verschiedenen durch Bergbaubetrieb ausgezeichneten Länder oder Gegenden und auf die genaue wissenschaftlich technische Ermittlung ihres Bergbau- und Hüttenbetriebs gerichtet. Er war ein genauer und scharfer Beobachter in mineralogischen Dingen und die physikalische Geographie verdankt ihm werthvolle Beiträge.? (ADB).- Ebd. etw. berieben, innen sauberes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller]
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        Adversus Catharos et Valdenses libri quinque

      Ex typographia Palladis excudebant Nicolaus, et Marcus Palearini, Romae 1743 - First edition. Edited by Tommaso Agostino Ricchini. Text in Latin. Folio. xvi, xlviii, 568pp., engraved frontispiece portrait plate and engraved title vignette, headpiece vignettes, and initials. Title in red and black. Contemporary full calf. Ex-library copy with small bookplate and number stamp, else no other markings. The binding is worn, joints are cracked, lacking the marbled free endpapers, else a good or better sound copy. A scarce copy of the Dominican Inquisitor Moneta's great Summa directed against the Cathars and Waldensians, from the library of Philadelphia physician John Redman Coxe, with his signature written vertically along the inner margin of the title page. A leading scholar and author, Redman first distinguished himself during the Philadelphia yellow-fever epidemic of 1793. During the second epidemic of 1797 he became an early advocate of vaccination and an expert pharmacist. He later served as physician to the Pennsylvania Hospital and professor of chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Historia des ehemals Gräflichen nunmehro Fürstlichen Hauses Schwartzburg, Darinnen die Geschichte derer Grafen und Fürsten zu Schwartzburg, Bis auf gegenwärtige Zeiten, Deren Rechte, Prärogativen, wie auch ihre Lande, Samt denen vornehmsten Denck- und Merckwürdigkeiten kürtzlich vorgetragen, Und mit Diplomatibus, sowol durch glaubwürdige Zeugnisse alter und neuer Scribenten erläutert werden. Mit einer Vorrede, Welche die zur Schwartzenburgischen Historie gehörige Scriptores recensiret, Ingleichen einem Register, Wie auch Anhang einer kurtzen genealogischen und historischen Beschreibung derer Grafen von Hohnstein.

      Carl Friedrich Jungnicols,, Erfurt, 1743 - Erfurt, Carl Friedrich Jungnicols, 1743. 21x18 cm. (12) Bl., 440 (recte 448) S. mit 12 Tafeln, (12) S. Register, 23 S. Anhang mit 5 Tafeln, (2) S. Errata. Pgt.-Bd. der Zeit mit hs. Rückentitel in Rot/Schwarz. (Exlibris auf Innendeckeln. Sehr wenige Bleistiftanstreichungen. Gebräunt, wenige Seitenränder etwa fleckig, gutes Exemplar). Pgt.-Bd. der Zeit mit hs. Rückentitel in Rot/Schwarz.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        Numismata Imperatorum Romanorum Praestantiora A Julio Caesare As Postumum Usque Per Joannem Vaillant; Tomus Primus De Romanis Aereis S. C. Percussis, Edition Prima Romana, Plurimis Rarissimus Nummis Aucta, Cui accessit Appendix, A Potumo ad Constantinum Magnum; Tomus Secundus De Aureis, et Argenteis, Tomus Tertius Complectens Appendicem Aureorum & Argenteorum A Cornelia Supera ad Constantinum Magnum usque et Seriem Numismatum Maximi Moduli A Julio Caesare ad Joannem Palaeologum,

      Romae, Sumtibus Caroli Barbiellini, & Venantii Monaldini Sociorum in Via lata, Typis Jo: Baptistae Bernabo, & Josephi Lazzarini, Praesidum Permissu, 1743. Best Edition, text printed in Latin, titlepages printed in red and black with a copperplate engraving, copperplate allegorical head and tail pieces by Rossi and others, copper engravings of Roman coins throughout, 3 volumes Complete, 4to. 265mm by 220mm. original full brown sprinkled calf, fully gilt panel spines with raised bands, contrasting red and green leather lettering-pieces lettered in gilt, spine with gilt centre tool in panels of a dolphin within a gilt frame and a crown imitative of French royal bindings of the Dauphin except this binding is typically English, red speckled edges, with eighteenth century copper engraved armorial bookplate of Will Strahan Esq. with motto "Forward" (Franks 28330), A nice honest clean set in original condition bound in original calf with attractive gilt spines, head and tail of joints split and joints of volume one a little more split but still holding, head and tail of spines slightly chipped and cap to spine of volume three missing, sides of covers a little marked and corners of covers a little worn, slightly foxed here and there but generally the contents are exceptionally clean. Jean Foy Vaillant, 1632 - 1706, French numismatist and traveller. Vaillant's name has become celebrated not for what he did in his profession in medicine but what he did for numismatics. He was one of the first men who showed the importance of ancient coins for history. Colbert commissioned Vaillant to travel through Italy, Sicily and Greece for the purpose of collecting ancient medals for the King's cabinet at Versailles. In 1674 Vaillant published his first work on the coins of the Roman emperors under the title 'Numismata Imperatorum Romanorum' of which a second and much improved edition appeared in 1692, 2 volumes, 4to. The last and best edition Rome 1743, 3 volumes, Quarto.

      [Bookseller: Robert Kirkman Ltd ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        Aesopi Phrygis, et aliorum fabulae, quorum nomina sequens pagella indicabit, elegantissimis iconibus in gratiam studiosae juventutis illustratae, pluribusque auctae, & diligentius quam antehac emendatae. Cum indice locupletissimo.

      Bassano, Remondini, 1743.. Kl.-8°. Mit Holzschn.-Titelvignette, einigen Holzschn.-Vignetten u. 76 Textholzschnitten. 279 (1) S., 4 Bll., Pgmt. d. Zt. m. handschriftl. Rückentitel u. dreiseitig gespränkeltem Rotschnitt.. Enth. zu Beginn (bis S. 50) die Lebensbeschreibung des griechischen Begründers der Fabeldichtung Aesop und im Anschluß die hübsch illustrierten Fabeln selbst. - Einband gering berieben bzw. bestoßen. Tlw. schwach gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - Bodemann, Katalog illustrierter Fabelausgaben 1461-1990, 64.2.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        Eigenh. Albumblatt mit U.

      Lübeck, 16. XII. 1743. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo "Quicquid es, quicquid potes, debes creanti, Redimenti, vocanti!" (Bernardus Claravallensis, Sermo XIX). - Hude war Vorsteher einer Töchterschule und Verfasser einer "Kleinen deutschen Sprachlehre" (1828). - Mit kleiner Numerierung am rechten oberen Blatt- und kl. Wurmspur am unteren Blattrand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Castelli, e Ponti Con alcune ingegnose pratiche, e con la descrizione del trasporto dell' obelisco Vaticano, e di altri del cavaliere Domenico Fontana.

      Rome: Niccolò and Marco Pagliarini, 1743 - Large folio (480 x 362 mm). Contemporary vellum, red morocco spine label. Binding a little soiled and worn, with neat repairs to corners, some spotting and dampstaining, a good copy. Engraved portrait, 54 engraved plates (4 double-page). Title-page, preface and explanatory text for plates in Italian and Latin. First edition of this fundamental work for the history of the restoration and maintenance of St Peter's Fabbrica and for an understanding of early building practice. The master mason and engineer Nicola Zabaglia (1664–1750) invented many ingenious mechanical devices to aid restoration. Here he illustrates his techniques, with the help of Giovanni Bottari and Lelio Cosatto. The mechanical devices, scaffolds and working tools here described would remain in use in the Roman building yard until the beginning of the twentieth century. The plates also illustrate the renowned achievement of Domenico Fontana in re-erecting the Vatican obelisk in 1589. Berlin Kat. 2755; Cicognara 968; Riccardi ii, 642.

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        Plate 43 - The American Goldfinch

      London: 1734-1743 - Plate from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands London: 1734-1743 (first edition and second edition) Sheet size: 14” x 20” Framed size: 24" x 20 1/2" In 1712, the English-born artist and naturalist Mark Catesby embarked on a series of expeditions to the southern colonies of British North America. Enthralled by the wildlife of the New World, he spent years traveling by foot through parts of present-day Virginia, Georgia, the Carolinas and the Bahamas. Over the course of his journeys, he encountered and documented uncountable varieties of animal and plant life that were entirely unknown to Europeans. His drawings and written observations were the raw material for an unprecedented project: a scientific account of previously uninvestigated wildlife, with illustrations taken from life. When Catesby returned to England from his final voyage to America in 1726, he was unable to afford the expense of having his drawings engraved professionally. Undeterred, he taught himself to etch with the assistance of Joseph Goupy, a French artist living in London, and went on to produce all but a few of the plates for his publication. He scrupulously monitored the coloring of the engravings, either painting the impressions himself or closely supervising the work to insure its fidelity to his preparatory studies. The result of Catesby’s tenacious effort was the most sweeping, complete and unique natural history study ever done. Widely considered a crowning achievement of 18th-century art and science, Catesby’s Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands has lost none of its power to delight in the 250 years since its publication. This remarkable study of American plants, animals, and marine life provided an important model for later artists, including John James Audubon, who followed in Catesby’s footsteps a century later. The works illustrated here are among the masterpieces of Catesby’s Natural History. The artist’s charming, distinctive style is immediately apparent in these engravings, and Catesby’s enthusiasm for his subjects is palpable. Aside from their esthetic charm, however, Catesby’s illustrations were significant for other reasons. His pioneering attempts to describe and portray birds accurately, life-sized, and in botanical settings set him apart from his contemporaries and foreshadowed the work of Audubon and Alexander Wilson. He was the first to abandon the Indian names for his subjects, trying to establish scientific names based on generic relationships. Indeed, the great Linnaeus, working on his Systema Naturae at this time, used Catesby’s work as the basis of his system of binomial nomenclature for American species. For all these and many other reasons, these are magnificent prints both for their beauty and importance. The quality of the work was so far superior to foregoing accounts that many scholars rank Catesby as the first real naturalist in America. Framed in a beautiful frame to museum specifications: mounted with archival materials, UV plexiglass, etc.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        VIDA, VIRTUDES, Y PRODIGIOS DE LA VENERABLE SEÑORA DOÑA GETRUDIS ANGLESOLA, religiosa cisterciense, y dos vezes Abadesa en el Monasterio de N. Sra. de Gratia Dei, vulgò de la Zaydìa, en la Ciudad de Valencia.

      Imp. Joseph Thomàs Lucas. Valencia, 1743 - . 21 cm. [20], 473 pág., 1 h. (sign. [4], 2[asterisco]4, 3[asterisco]2, A-Z4, 2A-Z4, 3A-N4, 3O2 ). Capitulares xilográficas. Ilustr. con un grabado calcográfico, a plena página, por V. Nogués. Enc. en pergamino algo mareado. Cerco de antigua humedad en margen exterior a partir de la página 460, sin afectar al texto. * Biografía de Gertrudis Anglesola (1641-1727). La inscripción al pie del grabado reza: "Vera Efigie de la Venerable Doña Getrudis Anglesola Religiosa del Real Monasterio de Nuestra Señora de Gracia, Dei dicho de la Zaydia extramuros de Valencia del Orden Cisterciense y dos Vezes abadeza. Nacio en Valencia a 19 de Junio 1641. y Murio en 3 de Março 1727 de edad de 85 años ochos meses y doze dias". A partir de la página 466 contiene "Romance heroyco". Dice Palau (205489) que "Esta Gertrudis Anglesola es oriunda de Montblanc, y su familia poseía en ella la casa solariega." CCPB 144460-3. biografías, orden del cister, valencia Hagiografia, miracles, martiris i profecies Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Novelas Exemplares. En esta nueva impresión adornadas y ilustradas de muy bellas estampas.

      - Amberes, Bousquet y Cía., 1743, 2 tomos, 20 x 11’5 cm., hol. piel moderna con puntas, retrato – XII – 379 págs. – 8 láminas = portada – 338 págs. – 6 láminas. ("El retrato de Cervantes es obra de Kent y las 14 láminas son grabadas por Aveline y Daudet" Palau). Bella edición. CERVANTES

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        Denckwürdiges Leben, und Thaten des berühmten Herrn Johann Daniels von Menzel, nunmehro Königl. Ungarisch- und Böhmischen, würcklich bestallten General-Feld-Wacht-Meister, und Commandeurs des bis daher in Bayern gestandenen Husaren-Corps etc. etc.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, 1743. - (14), 364 SS. Mit gest. Frontispiz von A. Ehmann. Lederband der Zeit mit gepr. Rückenschildchen und ornamentaler Rückenblindprägung. Dreiseitiger gesprenkelter Rotschnitt. 8vo. Erste Ausgabe der ersten Veröffentlichung über den sog. "Husarenmenzel"; lt. ADB ein "sehr seltenes Schriftchen". J. D. v. Menzel (1698-1744), ab 1739 unter Khevenhiller in österreichischen Diensten, wetteiferte mit dem "Pandurentrenck" "in der Ausführung aller Arten von Unternehmungen des kleinen Krieges" (ADB) und führte mit Trenck im Elsaß den sog. "Parteigängerkrieg". Die Schrift besingt des Titelhelden "Hauptthaten und Geschicke in einem eigenen [.] 'Menzelliede'" (ADB). Noch zu Lebzeiten Menzels erschienen, der schon im folgenden Jahr bei einem Feldzug nahe Worms von einem französischen Posten erschossen wurde, den er in trunkenem Zustand provozierte. - Das hübsche Portrait gestochen von A. Ehmann (vgl. Thieme/B. X, 389). Am vorderen Innendeckel zeitgenöss. hs. Besitzvermerk des Sigismund Anton Joseph Ursini Gf. Blaggay (dat. 1743). Zu Beginn unbedeutender Wasserrand, das Rückenschildchen mit kl. Fehlstelle, ansonsten sehr sauberes, gutes Exemplar in einem wohlerhaltenen Einband der Zeit. NDB 17, 106. ADB 21, 379. Nicht bei Holzmann/Bohatta. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Erste Gründe der gesammten Weltweisheit, darinn alle philosophischen Wissenschaften, in ihrer natürlichen Verknüpfung, in zweyen Theilen abegehandelt werden. Zum Gebrauche akademischen Historie, nöthigen Kupfern und einem Register versehen.

      Lpz., Breitkopf 1743.. 4. verm. u. verb. Aufl. 2 Bde. in 1 geb. 7 Bll., 629 (27) S. (Register) Mit Frontisp., Textvign. u. 13 gefalt. Kupfertaf.; 6 Bll., 686 S., 11 Bll. (Register). Pgmt. d. Zt. m. hs. Rückentit.. Ziegenfuß I, 413; Goedeke III, 361, VIII, 40 - Das philosophisch-naturwissenschaftliche Hauptwerk Gottscheds. Enthält Abhandlungen über Astronomie, Physik und Anatomie mit erläuternden Kupfern. - "Er entfaltete mit bewundernswerter Energie und Zielstrebigkeit eine ausgebreitete literarische Tätigkeit, deren Prinzip Aufklärung des Verstandes, vernünftige Grundlegung aller Bereiche der Kultur und Zivilisation war " (NDB VI, 536).

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        Locupletissimi Rerum Naturalium Thesauri - Tab. LXXXVII

      Amsterdam 1743 - Seba was a German-born apothecary practicing in Amsterdam. His scientific interests and curiosity motivated him to amass a collection of exotic oddities garnered from his travels to the East and West Indies and from the purchases he made of specimens collected by travellers and world over. Many of the snake, plants, fish and shells illustrated and described in his 'Thesaurus' were based on the specimens Seba collected in his 'cabinet of curiosities'. In fact, many of the extravagant designs of the engravings were copies of the arrangements of the specimens in the drawers of his cabinets and were echoed in the arrangements on the walls of the museum's interior. The collection was a valuable source to European natural historians, many of whom would not have had the opportunity to travel to the far flung destinations where the specimens were collected. It is documented that Carolus Linneas visited the collection when he was in Amsterdam. In 1717, Seba sold his collection to Peter the Great of Russia for an amount which contemporaries described as 'vast'.

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        BIBLIA SACRA vulgate editionis Sixti V Pont. Max. jussu recognita et Clementis VIII Auctoritate Edita distincta versiculis Indiceque Epistolarum & Evangeliorum Aucta

      BRUYSET, Lugduni 1743 - In 8°(25,5 X 20). Pagine XXXII,1016-(62) Testo su due colonne. Legatura coeva in piena pelle maculata, cinque nervi al dorso, etichetta e doratura del titolo in seconda casa e belle decorazioni floreali in oro, tagli marmorizzati. Ottimo esemplare.

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        Betrugs-Lexicon, worinnen die meisten Betrügereyen in allen Ständen, Nebst denen darwider mehrentheils dienenden guten Mitteln entdecket werden. Und: Fortgesetztes Betrugs-Lexikon. 2 Teile in einem Band.,

      Leipzig, Krug,, 1743 - 7 Bl. (Titel und Vorrede), 461 (5) Seiten; 2 Bl., 111 (3) Seiten. - Vorgebunden ist noch ein weiteres Werk: Curieuses Münz-Lexikon oder kurtze Beschreibung der vornehmsten Münz-Sorten (Frankfurt 1740). *Ein klassisches Werk der Kulturgeschichte, das bis heute in zahlreichen Ausgaben und Reprints nachgedruckt wird. Erstmal 1721 erschienen, wurde es noch in der ersten Hälfte des 18. Jahrh. mehrfach verlegt. Hier in der wohl fünften Auflage, vollständig mit dem zweiten Teil "Fortgesetztes Betrugs-Lexicon", welcher 1730 erstmals als Ergänzung erschien. - Systematisch werden Betrug und Betrügereien in allen Ständen und Berufsklassen in alphabetischer Reihenfolge aufgeführt. Beginnend mit den Accis-Einnehmern und Alchymisten über Apotheker, Auktionatoren, Bauern, Bierbrauer, Bürgermeister, Buchhändler über Minister, Maurer, Roß-Täuscher, Soldaten, Spieler, Zigeuner bis Zimmerleute uva. werden die typischen Tricks, Täuschungen und Betrügereien aufgedeckt. Im Grunde das gleiche Panoptikum wie heute an Haustür, Telefon, Büro und Politik (daher zugleich auch ein zeitloses "Lehrbuch"). Um der Wahrheit dienlich zu sein, wurden auch Geistliche, Beamte des Hofes und Richter nicht ausgelassen, was dem Verfasser verschiedentliche Anfeindungen der jeweiligen Klientel einbrachte, jedoch den Erfolg des Buches nicht mindern konnte, auch wenn es gelegentlich mal konfisziert wurde. - Vorgebunden ist hier noch ein weiteres Werk: Curieuses Münz-Lexikon oder kurtze Beschreibung der vornehmsten Münz-Sorten. Frankfurt, W.Chr. Mulzen, 1740. 70 Seiten. - Einband am Rücken mit ein paar wenigen kleinen Wurmstichen. Leichte gleichmäßige Altersbräunung. Insgesamt sehr gut erhalten in einem intakten zeitgenössischen Ganzledereinband. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 800 Lederband der Zeit mit Rückenschild und Rückenprägung.

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        The New Law Dictionary . . . Carefully Abridged . . . And particularly Referring To all the Law-Reports, and Acts of Parliament . . . Whereto is added, A curious Catalogue or Register of the Year-Books and Reports, with the Times of their Publication

      London: Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for R. Ware [and twelve others], 1743. Contemporary polished calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, somewhat rubbed, else a very good clean copy; eight copies in ESTC, one in a law library The uncommon (and sole) abridgment of Jacob's masterpiece, his original work far different from previous dictionaries, this abridgment undertaken by Jacob himself, with a special effort made to render it "easy, clear, and familiar

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        Beschreibung der Burgundischen Kriegen. Und einicher anderer in der Schweitz, und sonderlich zu Bern, Um selbige Zeit vorgefallenen Merckwürdigen Begenheiten.,

      Bern, Fätscheryn, 1743 - 6 Bll., 403 S. Mit gestochener Titelvignette und 7 (4 gefalteten) Kupfertafeln von David Herrliberger. Haller IV, 617; Barth 833; Lonchamp 2651; Brunet V, 202. - Eines der seltenen Exemplare mit den sieben Kupfern, welche Haller zufolge nur "bey einigen Exemplaren" zu finden sind. - Exlibris des Edouard de Turckheim. - Die Tafeln zeigen meist Schlachtenszenen, im Hintergrund mit Ansichten u. a. von Bern und Murten (2). - Die Tafel zu S. 288 innen eingerissen und etw. wasserrandig. S 137/138 mit ausgebessertem Papierschaden im Rand (minim. Buchstabenverlsut). Leicht gebräunt, wenig fleckig, guter Gesamteindruck. - Einband etw. berieben und bestossen, Bezug am Rücken stellenweise abgeplatzt. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mémoires concernant l'histoire ecclésiastique et civile d'Auxerre. Tome premier. Contenant l'histoire des évêques, avec plusieurs catalogues qui ont rapport à l'histoire de l'église cathédrale [- Tome second. Contenant les actions des comtes d'Auxerre, ou des comtesses qui ont administré le comté (.). Le tout suivi du catalogue des dignités séculières de la ville, des écrivains auxerrois, & des illustres du pays]. 2 vol.,

      Durand (impr. de J.B. Coignard),, Paris, 1743 - "xii-886-[2], viii-569-[3]-336 pp. Edition originale de cette histoire d'Auxerre jusqu'à la fin du XVIIe s. par l'abbé Lebeuf (1687-1760), "chanoine & souchantre de l'Eglise Cathédrale de la même ville" et membre de l'Académie des Inscriptions. In fine du t. II, 5 planches hors texte dont 3 dépliantes (2 carte du diocèse, 1 carte du comté et 2 plans d'Auxerre) et 336 pp. Contenant un "Recueil des monumens, chartes, titres & autres pièces concernant l'Eglise et la ville d'Auxerre ( ) pour servir de preuves". Dans une bonne reliure de style romantique exécutée c. 1830-1840. Ex-libris armorié Bibliotheca Lindesiana. Ref. Conlon 43:473 (= NUC). COPAC. Ramsden, French bookbinders, p. 58." 2 volumes. Demi-veau glacé framboise à coins signé J. Corfmat, plats fil. dorés, dos lisses ornés en long de fers et fleurons romantiques dorés (brunis, lég. frottés), tr. marbrées assorties aux gardes, (qqs rares rouss. et piq., qqs lég. mouill. ou souill. marg.).

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        DICTIONNAIRE OECONOMIQUE, contenant divers moiens d'augmenter son bien et de conserver sa santè Troisieme edition, revue, corrigee et considerablement augmentee, par J. Marret Docteur en Medicina, enrichie de figures nouvellement dessinee et gravees par B. Picart le Romain. Amsterdam, Covens et Mortier, 1732. Segue: SUPPLEMENT au Dictionnaire oeconomique contenant divers moyens d'augmenter son bien.

      Bruyezet,, Lyon, 1743 - 4 gr. voll. in folio, pp. (5), 424; (2), 400; (4), 1638 colonne; (4), 1326 colonne, (2), bella leg. cart. rust. coevo con tit. mss ai d. Front. a due colori. Con diverse incis. xilogr. n.t.t e alcune tavv. in rame, anche ripiegate. La migliore edizione di opera di interesse economico e gastronomico sulla prima del 1709 ma incrementata considerevolmente dal Marret. L'opera è una miniera di notizie di economia domestica, gastronomia, alimentazione, industrie manifatturiere, medicina popolare, zootecnia, veterinaria, il tutto impreziosito da numerose xilogr. che illustrano le attività agricole, la pesca, la caccia, i mestieri, le attività artigianali, etc. Qualche lieviss. alone marginale su alcune pp. Bell'esempl. in barbe. [245]

      [Bookseller: SCRIPTORIUM Studio Bibliografico]
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        The History of England

      London - John and Paul Knapton 1743 - Four leatherbound volumes with marble paper covered boards and gilt titles to the spines. Volume I has an engraved frontispiece, 3 fold-out maps, 4 foldout plates, and 49 other plates. Volume II has an engraved frontispiece and 12 plates. Volume III has an engraved frontispiece, 2 foldout maps, 1 foldout plate and 6 other plates. Volume IV has an engraved frontispiece, 1 other plate, 5 foldout maps and plans, and all 22 plates of medals. Paul de Rapin (March 25, 1661 - 1725), sieur of Thoyras (and therefore styled Thoyras de Rapin), was a French historian writing under English patronage. The son of Jacques de Rapin, an avocat at Castres (Tarn), he was educated at the Protestant academy of Saumur, and in 1679 became an advocate, but soon afterwards joined the army. The revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685, and the death of his father led him to come to England; but, unable to find work there, he went on to the Netherlands where he enlisted in a company of French volunteers at Utrecht, commanded by his cousin, Daniel de Rapin. He accompanied William III to England in 1688, and during the Williamite war in Ireland he took part in the siege of Carrickfergus and the Battle of the Boyne, and was wounded at the Siege of Limerick (1690). Soon afterwards he was promoted to captain; but in 1693 he resigned in order to become tutor to the Earl of Portland's son. After travelling with the boy, he settled with his family (he married Marie-Anne Testart in 1699) in Holland, first at the Hague, then, to save money, at Wesel, in 1707. It was at Wesel that he began his great work, L'Histoire d'Angleterre. Volume I contained, in five books, an account of Britain from the time of the Ancient British down to the Norman Conquest, and made an unsually thorough attempt for its time to rally the various principal sources. Volume II (Books VI-VIII) Covered from William the Conqueror to Henry III; Volume III (IX, X and XI), Edward I to Henry V; Volume IV (XII to XIV), Henry VI to Henry VII; Volume V (XV), Henry VIII; Volume VI (XVI & XVII), Edward VI to Elizabeth, and Vol VII (XVIII), James I and Charles I. It was printed at the Hague in 1724, with illustrations and allegorical endpieces designed and engraved by F. M. La Cave, and with a dedicatory epistle to King George I. The written style is lucid and effective. Although written in French this work was produced for the endorsement of the British monarchy, and at the time of its publication, for the House of Hanover. The original version was almost the only English History available in France in the first half of the eighteenth century. All volumes of his work were translated in the early 18th century by the Rev Nicolas Tindal. Tindal, the nephew and heir of Dr Matthew Tindal, the eminent deist, in a total of 14 volumes. Tindal began this great task as a chaplain to the Royal Navy, as attested in his Forward to an early volume. He added large numbers of informative notes throughout the volumes, which were illustrated with engravings, maps and genealogical tables of great quality. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm although the outer hinges are starting to crack. There is some wear to the extremities including heavy rubbing to the boards with loss to the paper at the edges, and some cracking to the leather on the spines. The pages are rough cut. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright with the occasional handling mark, odd spot, mild water stain and some pencil and inkannotations. There are repairs to a few of the edges of the pages, mainly in Volume I, including the title page of Volume I. There are two pages with large closed tears to the middle: p 671/2 in Volume II, and p 513/4 in Volume III. Page 11/12 in Volume IV is detached and present. The volumes are missing some plates, although there is no pagination on the ESTC to properly compare this. All the medals plates of Volume IV are present as these are numbered and described in the accompanying text. Overall the volumes a [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Abrege de la Chronologie anciens royaumes. Traduit de l'Anglois de Mr. Reid [par Bustini].

      Geneve: Chez Henri-Albert Gosse & Compagnie, 1743. - OCLC lists seven copies of this work, five in North AmericaÑincluding two copies at Berkeley and copies at the University of Chicago, Kent State, and the Burndy Library. Octavo. viii, 124 pp. Modern antique-style calf over marbled boards, gilt spine. A little light foxing, title-page has some minor chips and one small stain. Still, a very good copy of a scarce work. First French edition of Reid's Abstract of Sir Isaac Newton's Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms, which first appeared in 1732. Another French abridgement of this Newton work was published in 1725, appearing at the end of Volume VII or Prideaux's Histoire des Juifs (1725), but that was unauthorized and was the work of another translator Babson, second supplement, 041. Gray 322. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        A Description of the East and Some Other Countries. Vol 1. Egypt.

      Printed for the Author by W Bowyer., London. 1743 - 'A Description of the East and Some Other Countries. Volume the First Observations on Egypt'. vi +[8] + 310pp + all plates and maps called for. Short tear to foldg map 'Country About Cairo'. Internally very tight and very clean. Contemporary full calf binding very worn and rubbed, with loss to head of spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Elaine Beardsell (ABA,PBFA )]
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        HISTOIRE DE LA DERNIERE REVOLUTION DE PERSE ARRIVEE EN MDC CXXXII avec l'histoire de Thamas Kouli-Kan, Nouveau Roi de Perse.

      Paris, 1743. - Engraved frontisp. of Thamas Kouli Kan, engraved folding map, contemporary quarter calf. Some staining. Small damages on cover paper.Proveniens: Fredrik Lorenzo Bonde, Säfstaholm.

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        HISTOIRE DE THAMAS KOULI-KAN ROI DE PERSE

      1743 - un volume, reliure demi-velin havane moucheté (binding half calfskin) ) in-seize (sextodecimo), dos long (spine without raised band) décoré or (gilt decoration) filets or (gilt line) - titre frappé or (gilt title) - pièce de titre sur fond rouge (label of title) avec filet or (label of title with gilt line), dos restauré (restauration ancienne mais propre), plats avec de légères épidermures (lights scratches on the covers), papier marbré aux plats (cover with marbled paper), toutes tranches lisses (all edges smoothes), gouttière rognée (fore-edge smooth), Ouvrage illustré d'un portrait gravé de Thamas Kouli-Kan en frontispice et d'une carte dépliante (folding map) hors-texte en noir représentant la Perse et les états du Mogol, (2) feuillets + 473 pages + (1) feuillet, 1743 Paris Briasson Editeur, Nouvelle édition, (Par l'abbé de Claustre, d'après Barbier qui cite une édition de 1758), Références : Chadenat, 5189 ; Wilson, 44 ; Hage Chahine, 1013. Cet ouvrage nous rapporte l'histoire de Thamas Kouli-Kan, cet inconnu de naissance, qui s'est élevé jusqu'au trône de Perse. L'auteur s'évertue à décrire préalablement la géographie, les richesses, les moeurs et l'histoire du royaume iranien avec la plus grande précision, en bon état malgré les petits défauts signalés (very good condition in spite of the smalls defects indicated). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de Thamas Kouli-Kan, Roi de Perse. Nouvelle edition.

      - Paris, Chez Briasson, 1743, 17 x 10 cm., piel con algunas pérdidas en la tapa anterior, retrato + 2 h. + 473 págs. + mapa plegado de Persia. (2ª edición. Narra el reinado de Tahmasp II de la dinastía Safawid que fue destronado por Nadir Kuli en 1732 y posteriormente asesinado por el propio hijo de Nadir). [Second edition. An account of the reign of Tahmasp II, king of Persia, of the Safawid dynasty. He was dethroned by Nadir Kuli, the robber chief in 1732 and sent as a prisoner into Khorasan where he was subsequently murdered by Nadir's son]. ORIENTE PERSIA

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        Elemens de la guerre, des sièges, ou traité de l'artillerie, de l'attaque et de la defense des places a l'usage des jeunes militaires

      chez Ch-antoine Jombert,, A Paris, 1743 - Tre volumi di cm. 19,5, pp. (4) xvi, 242; (4) viii, 320; (4) vi, 218 + (4) con approvazione ed errata. Frontespizi in rosso e nero con vignette centrali, alcune eleganti testate e 49 tavole ripiegate fuori testo tra cui 32 di illustrazioni incise in rame e 17 di tabelle. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in piena pelle bazzana, dorsi a nervi con titoli e fregi in oro. Tagli rossi e sguardie marmorizzate. esemplare fresco ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Edizione originale dei quest'opera che raccoglie tra tsti monograficamente autonomi e che negli anni successivi appariranno singolarmente. Si tratta di : 1. Traité de l'artillerie, ou Des Armes et machines en usage à la guerre, depuis l'invention de la poudre. 2. Traité de l'attaque des places. 3. Traité de la deffense des places ; avec un mémoire contenant plusieurs observations générales sur la visite des places ; et un petit dictionnaire des termes les plus en usage & les plus nécessaires pour l'intelligence de la guerre des sièges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        MISCELLANIES.

      Dublin: John Smith. 1743. - First Dublin edition, 2 volumes, 12mo., pp. xxiv, 376, xii, 396, full mottled calf, 5 raised bands, contrasting morocco label, gilt; very minor wear to corners and edges, both volumes have the attractive heraldic bookplate of Lord Boyne to the verso of title page, a very good set indeed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Renowned Don Quixote de la Mancha (Three Volumes, Complete)

      Lodon: D. Midwinter; W. Innys; et al.. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1743. Seventh Edition. First Edition. Hard Cover. Half burgundy calf, spines in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering on one green and one burgundy label on each volume, the remaining compartments with gilt tooling and borders, marbled endpapers and edges. Illustrated with numerous new engravings. This is the seventh edition "Revis'd a-new; and Corrected, Rectify'd and Fill'd up, in Numberless Places, from the best Spanish Edition by Mr. Ozell." . Professionally refurbished, former owner's bookplate on each fep, otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD. A quite beautiful little set.. Engravings. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. xviii, 303; (i), 309; viii, 310 pp .

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        Natur-Geschichte des Schweitzerlandes. Erster Theil. Zweyter Theil; Untersuchung von dem Ursprung der Berge, und andrer damit verknupften Dinge; Beshcreibung der Merckwurdigkeiten

      Zurich, Switzerland: David Gessner, 1743. Four works bound in one volume: Scheuchzer's 1746 "Natur-Geschichte des Schweitzerlandes ... Erster Theil" 486 pages, [ii]. Also Scheuchzer's 1746 "Natur-Geschichte des Schweitzerlandes ... Zweyter Theil" [viii], 381 pages, [iii]. Followed by Sulzer's 1746 "Untersuchung von dem Ursprung der Berge, und andrer damit verknupften Dinge" 44 pages. Lastly, the 1743 "Beshcreibung der Merckwurdigkeiten" of 62 pages, [ii]. Scheuchzer's works are complete with 19 and 12 plates and maps. Sulzer's works contain one folding plate each. Original full vellum binding with moderate soiling and minor shelfwear. Quarto (8.5 inches/218 mm). Previous owner's bookplate (Bilharz) on front paste-down endpaper. Earlier owner's notation on front endpaper "Georg Caspar de Hec Zollicoffer St. Ale. 1758." Minor worming at gutter of final work.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Quarto (4to).

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        Elementa architecturae ad structuras oeconomicas applicatae in usum academiarum per regnum Hungariae. Budapest, Universitätsdruckerei 1779. 8°. XVI.158S. mit 11 (gef.) Kupfertafeln.- Angebunden: Hadaly de Hada Karl, Elementa Hydrotechniae. Raab, J. Streibig 1783. 8Bll. 128S. mit 2 (gef.) Kupfertafeln, Ldr. d. Zt. mit Rsch. u. reicher Rvg.

      - I) Wurzbach XXV, 46f - Poggendorff II, 576.- Der Jesuit Rausch v. Traubenberg (1743-1816) war Prof. der ?Civil- u. Militär-Architectur? am Theresianum in Wien: nach Aufhebung des Ordens Prof. der Mathematik an der Univ. zu Pesth.- Die Kupfer mit zahlr. architek. Details.- II) Wurzbach VII, 165f - Poggendorff I, 986.- Hadaly de Hada (1743-1834) war Prof. der höheren Mathematik u.a. in Raab, Pressburg u. Pesth.- Die Kupfer mit Konstruktionen zur Wasserverbauung.- Tls. leicht gebräunt od. braunfleckig, Rücken etw. wurmstichig.

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        Les admirables secrets d'Albert le Grand: Contenant plusieurs traitez sur la conception des femmes, des vertus des herbes, des pierres précieuses & des animaux.[Oecoiatrie;Liber physionomiae;De secretis mulierum, Liber aggregationis, De mirabilibus

      Lion : Les Héritiers de Beringos Fratres a la Enseigne d'Agrippa, M DCC XLIII (1743)., 1743. Book. Good. Hardcover. 12 pp., 1 leaf, 306, [6] pp. ; 4 plates ; 14 cm. ; OCLC: 23635462, OCLC: 14321959 ; The imprint is false. Cf. Baudrier, Bibl. lyonnaise, v. 3, pg. 55./ Contents same as Lyons 1729 ed. ; Bk. 3 includes Christophe Landré's Oecoiatrie under title: Traité des vertus de plusieurs sortes de fientes./ Bk. 4 includes pt. 3 of Michael Scott's Physionomia./ This collection first appeared in Cologne in 1703. Cf. Bernard Husson's preface to Le Grand et le Petit Albert. Paris, 1970, pg. 19.; Books 1 and 2 are a translation of De secretis mulierum, Liber aggregationis, and De mirabilibus mundi. ; Complete title: Les admirables secrets d'Albert le Grand : Contenant plusieurs traitez sur la conception des femmes, des vertus des herbes, des pierres précieuses & des animaux. Augmenté d'un abrégé curieux de la Phisionomie, & d'un préservatif contre la peste, fiévres malignes, les poisons, & l'infection de l'air...Divisez en quatre livres. ; full leather with raised bands, gold tooling and an impression of a missing spine title label ; chipping to tops and bottom of spine ; previous owner's label on front ep ; title page in red and black ; considerations of the occult nature of conception, the fetus, sperm, animals, astrology, miracles, excrement, urine, herbs, and the use of physiognomy ; the four full page plates are present ; only 2 copies of this edition held by libraries worldwide ; scarce ; G.

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        Clave Historial con que se abre la puerta a la Historia Eclesiástica y Política. Dedicase a la ilustre juventud española.

      Madrid, en la Imprenta y Librería de Manuel Fernández, Impressor de la Reverenda Camara Apostolica, en la Caba Baxa, 1743. - 4to.; 18 hs., 395 pp. Primera edición. Encuadernación en pergamino, de la época. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AN IMPORTANT COLLECTION OF SCOTTISH HAND DRAWN AND ENGRAVED HERALDIC ARMORIALS CRESTS BY DAVID DEUCHAR THE FAMED ENGRAVER OF HANS HOLBEIN'S DANCE OF DEATH

      WILLIAM F. CLAY, EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - HERALDIC CREST MANUSCRIPT. Large, thick Folio, late 18th century marbled boards and 1/2 sheep, crack to spine and partial unhinging of front board, age worn but otherwise well-preserved. A handsome and imposing manuscript of 1000s of engraved crests, including numerous crests drawn by hand, arranged by the famed engraver David Deuchar (1743-1808) interestingly organized according to device type (i.e. hands, lions etc.) Carefully compiled and researched manuscript, seemingly intended for publication, with numerous markings accorded to known and unknown heraldic crests and their corresponding family names. Pasted to first blank is a letter dated 1884 from the Edinburgh bookseller William F. Clay explaining how he "secured a unique collection of several thousand heraldic crests and devices, engraved and drawn in ink by the celebrated engraver David Deuchar and his son." He offers the manuscript for 30 shillings (1884). Clearly a working manuscript of the well regarded "Dance of Death" engraver and of great use for research. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Adversus Catharos et Valdenses libri quinque

      Romae: Ex typographia Palladis excudebant Nicolaus, et Marcus Palearini. 1743. First. First edition. Edited by Tommaso Agostino Ricchini. Text in Latin. Folio. xvi, xlviii, 568pp., engraved frontispiece portrait plate and engraved title vignette, headpiece vignettes, and initials. Title in red and black. Contemporary full calf. Ex-library copy with small bookplate and number stamp, else no other markings. The binding is worn, joints are cracked, lacking the marbled free endpapers, else a good or better sound copy. A scarce copy of the Dominican Inquisitor Moneta's great Summa directed against the Cathars and Waldensians, from the library of Philadelphia physician John Redman Coxe, with his signature written vertically along the inner margin of the title page. A leading scholar and author, Redman first distinguished himself during the Philadelphia yellow-fever epidemic of 1793. During the second epidemic of 1797 he became an early advocate of vaccination and an expert pharmacist. He later served as physician to the Pennsylvania Hospital and professor of chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania. .

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        Mappemonde ou Description du Globe Terrestre

      1743 - Gilles and Didier Robert de Vaugondy Mappemonde ou Description du Globe Terrestre Paris: 1743 Copperplate engraving with original hand outline color Paper size 20" x 29 1/2"; Framed size 31 1/4" x 41 1/8" The Robert de Vaugondy family of mapmakers was preeminent in the eighteenth century, at a time when the French were at the forefront of cartography. Gilles Robert de Vaugondy was a descendent of the family of the great seventeenth-century French cartographer Nicolas Sanson. Sanson had initiated the so-called “French school of cartography,” which was unprecedented in its attention to precision and scientific detail, and which discarded much of the decorative embellishments of previous maps as being irrelevant. From Sanson’s time in the second half of the seventeenth century until the latter part of the eighteenth century, with the activity of the Robert de Vaugondy family, French geographical conceptions were more influential than those of any other nation. Gilles Robert de Vaugondy inherited the firm of his uncle, Pierre Moullart-Sanson, in 1730. He enlarged the stock of his family company when he purchased the estate of another acclaimed cartographer, Hubert Jaillot. He and other family members combined much of the inherited cartographic material with their own innovations, as well as those of the most advanced American mapmakers, to publish a series of beautifully produced atlases at mid-century. Gilles and his son, Didier, were the most celebrated members of the cartography dynasty, both honored with the title of Geographer to the King, Gilles in 1730 and Didier in 1760. They were responsible for this large-scale, remarkably accurate world map. In compiling it, they revised and corrected material from Sanson and Jaillot, and added many new place names. As a result, this map was one of the most advanced of its day. In a move that was characteristic of French scientific cartography, the unknown areas were left blank, rather than invented (see, for example, theincomplete coastlines of Australia and North America). This is a magnificent map by this distinguished family of mapmakers.

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