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        Le vrai systéme de Physique generale de Isaac Newton exposé et analysé en parallele avec celui de Descartes; à la portée du commun des Physiciens. 1ª edición

      Claude-François Simon, Paris 1743 - Folio, 520 p., viñetas, 3 láminas plegadas. Pequeña y leve señal de humedad en el margen superior de las cinco primeras páginas y en el margen inferior de las dos últimas láminas. Mancha en el margen inferior de la pág. 412, el resto en buen estado. Pasta española de época, tejuelo, nervios, ruedas doradas en planos y cantos. Cortes jaspeados. Buena edición, impresa con buenos márgenes, de este interesante título de Louis Bertrand Castel, jesuita famoso por sus experiencias en el campo de la óptica y el color, que traza aquí un paralelismo entre las teorías de Newton y las de Descartes y censura que si bien el matemático inglés no cita más que tres veces a Descartes, siempre para criticarlo ferozmente, lo ha seguido tácitamente en todo, aunque contradiciéndolo. Castel se opone a las teorías científicas de Newton, que considera demasiado materialista, y desaprueba su comportamiento hacia Descartes, que hubiese necesitado un mayor grado de crítica abierta y correctamente razonada. Física. Geometría. Cosmografía. Cosmología. Matemáticas. Physics. Geometry. Cosmography. Cosmology. Mathematics.

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        Travels in Europe, Africa, and Asia, Made Between the Years 1770 and 1779

      Charles Peter Thunberg (1743-1828) joined the Dutch East India Company as a physician in the hopes of collecting indigenous plants in Japan and at the Cape of Good Hope. This set, comprising four volumes (1795-96), is finely bound in recent brown half leather with over marbled paper covered boards, raised spine bands, gilt spine panel rules, and gilt ruled transitions.  Stated "The Third Edition" on the title page.  The bindings are in perfect, as-new condition.  The contents are clean and bright, lightly toned at page edges and with only trivial occasional spotting detected.  All illustrated plates are present.  The stamp of "The Allan Library" is present at at least one place within the text of each volume, but no other previous ownership marks are detected.  Bound in at the end of Volume I are the Directions to the Binder, allowing verification of the placement and presence of the plates. "[Thunberg's] narrative affords considerable information respecting the natural history of the country, together with notes on the Hottentots, Kaffirs, and slaves, and general remarks on the state of the Cape at this period."  Mendelssohn Vol II Page 499

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        Stockholm, L.

      Salvius, 1743. 8:o. 78,+ (1) s. Enstaka småfläckar, näst sista bladet med lagad reva, med liten vinjettförlust. Nära skuren. Sammanbunden med: (RICHARDSON, Jacob.) Andra samtalet emellan herr Sanskiljert och herr Lärderik, angående dal-allmogens upror. Stockholm, Peter Jöran Nyström, 1744. 8:o. 192 s. Nött hfrbd från mitten av 1800-talet, guldornerad rygg med röd titeletikett, skada på övre kapitäl. Ur J. O. Wedbergs bibliotek, med hans exlibris. Warmholtz 6208. Jacob Richardson (1687-1759) var ämbetsman och topograf och flitig författare. 1734 utnämndes han till assessor i Antikvitetsarkivet, för vilken tjänst han saknade kvalifikationer. Hans mest kända verk är "Hallandia antiqua et hodierna...", som utkom i två delar 1752-53. För detta hade han utverkat ganska betydande medel, men resultatet blev en besvikelse, och Warmholtz kommenterade, "Lycka var, at Döden ryckte pennan ur handen på Författaren, eljest hade Kronan blifvit belastad med ännu mera Maculatur"

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        Il Cristianesimo Felice nelle Missioni de' Padri della Compagnia di Gesu nel Paraguai.

      Venezia, Pasquali, 1743In-4. Legatura coeva in pergamena rigida, tassello sul dorso. Con una grande carta geografica dell'America Meridionale inc. in rame e ripiegata. (8) 196 pp.; poche e lievi arrossature ma buon esemplare del primo volume (un secondo volume venne pubblicato nel 1749). Prima edizione di una stimata relazione delle missioni dei gesuiti in Paraguay (la vita quotidiana, le conversioni degli indios, le feste, gli animali ecc.), apprezzata anche per l'imparzialità con cui il Muratori, che non era un gesuita, affronta l'argomento. Borba de Moraes II, 603. Sabin 51418. First edition of an esteemed history of the Jesuits? misssions in Paraguay. Some rare light foxing, but generally a fresh copy of the first volume (a second one was published in 1749), bound in contemp. vellum.

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        MARCI MANILII Astronomicon; Ex optimis quas adhuc habemus Editionibus repraesentatum. Accessere Christophori Cellarii. Rudimenta Astronomica ad interpretandos Poetas aliosque veteres Scriptores accomodata: David Gregorius de Stellarum Ortu, & Occasu Poetico; et Julius Pontedera de Manilii Astronomia, & Anno Caelesti [marca tipogr.], Patavii. MDCCXLIII. Superiorum permissu. // [Coloph.] Patavii. MDCCXLIII. Excudebat Josephus Cominus [Giovanni Antonio e Gaetano Volpi].

      Comino Giuseppe 1743 8° [cm. 18,5 x 12,5]; pp. XXVIII + 200 + 4 n.n.. Leg. in mezza pergamena rigida con cartellino in pelle colorata impresso in oro e piatti in carta marmorizzata, scolorita e macchiata dall'umidità; manca la parte inferiore del dorso; interno dei piatti in carta marmorizzata. Capilettera decorati e finalini. Leggermente macchiato dall'umidità il margine superiore delle prime pagine. Graesse IV 365: "Cette éd., basée sur celle de 1679, est trés correcte". Brunet, IV 1369: "Édition estimée, comme presque toutes celles qu'ont données les Volpi". Riccardi II 94.

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        Dispensatorium panormitanum

      Francisci Valenza, Palermo 1743 27x19cm Di questa opera esistono complessivamente tre edizioni, la presente è l'ultima ed è stata sognificativamente ampliata rispetto alle precedenti. Si tratta di un raro trattato di erboristeria medica compilato da un farmacista palermitano alla fine del '600. Il volume è perfetto, mancano purtroppo alcune pagine saltate nella rilegatura originale vendibili insieme al libro in dischetto sotto forma di dato elettronico possibilmente stampabile. Cop originale in pergamena.

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        THE ROYAL GAUGER Gauging Made Easy. As it is actually practised by the officers of his Majesty's Revenue of Excise.

      Second edition. Charles Leadbetter. 1743.. pp474. 8vo. Title page, 16 pages of dedication and contents, Folded coloured frontispiece and 5 other fold-out plates, plus 2 folded charts. Evidence of use, the front hinge is held by cords only, the spine calf is cracked down the middle but sound, lacks the end blank, else good in its original calf, blind tooled boards Part one: Containing the practical methods of finding the area's and contents of such superficies and solids, as are the foundation of Gauging. Part two: Shewing the necessary steps to be taken for obtaining employment in the excise, with authentic forms of such certificates, petitions, oaths, &c. as are requisite for that purpose. The words 'slide rule' are used and indeed the frontispiece has illustrations of slide rules 9but is not saying they are) , which must make this volume one of the ealiest to carry illustrations of calculating machines. CCQL12/04 US$0

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        The Lady's Preceptor. Or, a Letter to a Young Lady of Distinction Upon Politeness. Taken from the French of the Abbe D'Ancourt, and Adapted to the Religion, Customs, and Manners of the English Nation. By a Gentleman of Cambridge. The Second Edition, with Alterations and Additions

      London: Printed for J. Watts, 1743 Second edition, published the same year as the first. There is no record of a French original. We do not know what additions were made in the second edition. Several other eighteenth-century editions followed. Contemporary calf, ruled in gilt, edges stained red. Octavo. Title-page in black and red. Front joint cracked, but cords sound. Corners, joints rubbed. Contemporary ownership signature of a Henry Streatfeild, old engraved bookplate with the coat-of-arms of the Streatfeild family, twentieth-century owner's bookplate with coat-of-arms. A very good copy. A series of essays of a few paragraphs in length on various topics of etiquette: "Of Politeness in general;" "Of Behaviour at Church;" "Of Conversation;" "Of Contradiction;" "Of Prejudice;" "Of being too Inquisitive;" "Of Whispering and Laughing in Company;" "Of Friendship with Men;" "Of Love;" "Of Matrimony;" "Of Politicks;" etc.

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        Seasonable Thoughts on the State of Religion in New England

      Boston: Rogers and Fowle, 1743. Moisture staining and rippling throughout textblock, age staining to endpapers, lightly abraided upper outside corner of endpapers, a few creased corners, speckled edges of textblock, small tears to p. 63-66, closed tear on ffep, chipped lower corner of p. 415-424, tear to p. 423/424, else textblock clean and tight. Rebacked spine in brown Morocco leather retaining original spine label and original leather boards. Moderate shelf wear to binding with edge and corner wear. 424pp. Sabin 12327.. Rebacked, Original Leather Bds. Good+. 12mo over 6¾" 7¾" tall. Hard Cover.

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        Opera. Cum nova Versione Tiber. Hemsterhusii, & Io. Matthiae Gesneri Graecis Scholiis, ac Notis omnium proximae editionis Commentatorum, additis Io. Brodaei, Io. Iensii, Lud. Kusteri, Lamb. Bosii....ac praecipue Mosis Somani & I.M. Gesneri...Curavit & illustravit Tiberius Hemsterhusius...notas suas adjecit Ioannis Fredericus Reitzius. 4 Vols. (Vol. 4: Index Verborum ac Phrasium Luciani, sive Lexicon Lucianeum...a Car. Conr. Reitzio).

      Amsterdam, Jacob Westenius, 1743 (and) Utrecht, Hermann Besseling, 1746. 4to. Bound in 4 uniform contemp. full calf, gilt backs, gilt border on covers and covers richly blindtooled (Cambridgebinding-style, but Danish bindings). Marbled edges. Joints repaired on 2 vols. Joints on 2 vols. with tears, but cords not broken. Some wear to backs. Engraved allegorical frontispiece, 4 engraved titlevignettes. (8),LXXII,882;(1),953;(1);860;(8),XVI,500,(3) pp. Scattered brownspots, especially in vol. 4. Greek and Latin text.. "This is not only the most beautiful, but the most accurate and complete edition of Lucian that has ever been published: the editors were Hemsterhusius, J.M. Gesner, and Reitzius. The greater part of the first voulme was particularly the production of Hemsterhusius, and it contains a rich fund of the most curious and profound criticism relating to Lucian; the second and third volumes were chiefly by J. Reitzius; the fourth volume, published at Utrecht in 1746, and containg the "Lexicon Lucianeum", was compiled by Conrad Reitzius, the brother: Gesner had the care of the Latin version, which is a very excellent one, and accompanied with useful notes..."(Dibdin II:194). - Brunet III:1207 "Édition la plus estimée de cet auteur." - Graesse IV:278

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        (Hamburg 1717 - 1780 Dresden). 13 Radierungen aus Landschaften und Köpfe, 1743-44. Je im Plattenrand monogrammiert, nummeriert, datiert und teilweise bezeichnet. Je ca. 9,5 x 13 cm.

      Vgl. Thieme-Becker XV.- Enthält Nummern 2, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 15-16, 18-20, sowie ein Blatt bezeichnet 'erster Versuch 1743' und ein weiteres unleserlich unten links bezeichnet mit 2 (?).- 10 Blätter breitrandig, davon wenige leicht stockfleckig im breiten weißen Außenrand.

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        Dictionnaire universel Francois et Latin, Contenant la Signification et la Definition tout des Mots de l'une & de l'autre Langue, avec leurs différens usages...avec des remarques D'Érudition et de critique...Nouvelle Édition corrigée et considerablement augmentée. 6 vols. + Supplémentvol. (7 vols.).

      Paris, Delaune, Gameau et al., 1743-52. Folio. Bound in 7 uniform cont. full calf. Richly gilt backs in 7 compartments, raised bands. Title-and tomelabels in leather on backs. Spine ends worn, some cracking to a few hinges along lower and upper compartment. Corners bumped. Some wear to covers. Inner gilt borders. 7 titles in red a. black. Titlevignettes. In all ab. 7500 pp.. Importent standardwork edited by Jesuitenakademie by Trevoux, collaborating with Cl. Buffier, G.H. Bougeant, B.Castel, J.A. Ducereau and R.J. Tournemine. - Brunet II:697-98

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        Elemens de la guerre, des sieges, ou traite' de l'artillerie, de l'attaque et de la defense des places a l'usage des jeunes militaires... a paris, chez ch-antoine jombert, 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. Traite de l'artillerie, ou Des Armes et machines en usage à la guerre, depuis l'invention de la poudre. 2. Traite de l'attaque des places. 3. Traite 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 and les plus nécessaires pour l'intelligence de la guerre des sièges.

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        Trattato dè Tributi, delle Monete e del Governo Politico della Sanità

      Trattato dè Tributi, delle Monete e del Governo Politico della Sanità. Opera di Stato, e di Commercio, di Polizia, e di Finanza: molto, alla Felicità dè Popoli, alla Robustezza degli Stati, ed alla Gloria e Possanza maggiore de?Principi, conferente e necessaria. In Napoli, presso Pietro Palombo, 1743. In 8vo; cc.7n.nn., pp.XVIII, 572, 4n.nn. Pergamena coeva, tassello con titolo in oro al dorso. Tracce d?umido alle prime carte. Edizione originale dell?opera dell?economista napoletano che per le sue idee subì anche il confino a Pantelleria. Analisi del sistema tributario e innovative proposte a vantaggio delle classi più povere. F.Venturi, Settecento Riformatore, pp. 91-92: ?Il Trattato rispondeva alle domande che sempre più insistentemente si levavano sull?orizzonte del nuovo regno. In questo suo appassionato giudizio egli trovava il punto di partenza d?una energica volontà di riforma?; Cossa, pag. 250: ?Primo trattato metodico dei tributi superiore di molto ai cameralisti suoi contemporanei?; Einaudi, 709; Kress, 247.

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        A Natural History of Uncommon Birds, and of Some Other Rare and Undescribed Animals

      London: printed by C. Rickaby "for the author" [i.e. William Gardiner and Messrs. Robinson], "1743-1751" [watermarked text 1801-1805, plates 1794- 1804]. 4 parts bound in 2 volumes. Titles and text printed on wove or laid paper, two general titles (one in French and one in English) at the front of vol.I with engraved vignettes by Johann Sebastian Müller. 1 hand- coloured etched emblematic frontispiece, 211 etched plates (printed on wove or laid paper, 210 finely hand-coloured, 1 uncoloured etched plate of the Samoyed) all by and after Edwards, woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials. [With:] EDWARDS, George (1694-1773). Gleanings of Natural History, Exhibiting Figures of Quadrupeds, Birds, Insects, Plants, &c. London: printed by C. Rickaby for "the author" [i.e. William Gardiner and Messrs. Robinson], "1758-1760" [plates watermarked 1803-1805]. 3 parts bound in 2 volumes. Titles and text printed on wove or laid paper, one general title at the front of vol.I with engraved vignettes by Johann Sebastian Müller, letterpress English and French general title and part- titles, text in English and French in double columns, translated by J. du Plessis and Edmond Barker. 1 uncoloured engraved portrait of the author by Miller after "Dandridg," 152 etched plates (printed on wove or laid paper) all finely hand-coloured, by and after Edwards and others.Together 4 volumes. Quarto (11 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches). Uniform contemporary red straight- grained morocco, covers with border of a triple gilt fillet, spines in six compartments with double raised bands, the bands highlighted with gilt fillets and roll tools, lettered in the second and fourth compartments, gilt turn-ins, gilt edges. Provenance: George Savile Foljambe (1800-1869, Osberton Hall, Nottinghamshire, England, armorial bookplate).A spectacular set of "one of the most important of all bird books, both as a fine bird book and a work of ornithology" (Fine Bird Books). This issue, bound circa 1815, benefits greatly from being published at a time when two book-arts were at a high point: the art of hand-colouring was at its most sophisticated and the design and execution of bindings was equally exceptional. The colouring in this issue has the clear jewel-like quality that is a feature of the work of the best colourists of the Regency period. The same period also produced some of best binders since the 17th- century Restoration masters and the present set is a delightfully- understated example of the kind of craftsmanship of which they were capable. Edwards "has been well described as an unscientific but very accurate describer and painter of animal life, and his writings will always remain of paramount authority, from the faithfulness of his description of many new birds, subsequently incorporated in the Linnaean System. He had, says Swainson, the simplicity and piety of Izaac Walton, and may be looked upon as one of our greatest worthies. He retired about 1764 to Plaistow, died July 23, 1773" (Mullens and Swann p.194). "Through the influence of Sir Hans Sloane, [Edwards] was chosen Librarian to the Royal College of Physicians ... Almost immediately after he was appointed ... Edwards commenced the preparation of a series of coloured drawings of animals and birds, used later to illustrate [the present work]; for these he was awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Society and subsequently elected a Fellow" (Lisney p.127). The work was quite successful and went through a number of transformations whilst under Edwards' control, including the issuing of a French text edition. Shortly after he retired in 1769 he sold "to Mr. James Robson, Bookseller ... all the remaining copies of my Natural History ... coloured under my immediate inspection, together with all my copper-plates, letter-press, and every article in my possession relative to it ... and that my labours may be handed down to posterity with integrity, truth, and exactness, I have delivered into his hands a complete set of plates, highly coloured by myself, as a standard to those Artists who may be employed in colouring them for the future" (George Edwards, declaration quoted in Robson's Some Memoirs… of George Edwards, dated May Ist, 1769). [Bound at the end of the second work are:] [J. ROBSON] Some Memoirs of the Life and Works of George Edwards. London: for J.Robson, 1776. Lacking the 4 engraved plates. Zimmer p.529. [And with:] Carolus LINNAEUS. A Catalogue of the Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Insects... contained in Edwards's Natural History ... with their Latin names. London: for J. Robson, 1776. Cf. Anker 124-126; cf. Fine Bird Books (1990) p.93; cf. Lisney 188, 192-193, 197-198, 200-201, 203, 205, 208, and 211; cf. Mullens and Swann pp. 195-196; cf. Nissen IVB 286-289; cf. Zimmer pp.192-194 and 196-199.

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        Antonii Van Dale dissertationes IX. Antiquitatibus quin marmoribus, cum Romanis, tum potissimum Graecis, illustrandis insierventes. Cum figuris aeneis

      Amstelaedami, apud Salomonem Schouten, 1743. In 8vo; pp. 44n.nn., 804 e 16n.nn. di index. Frontespizio a caratteri neri e rossi, vignetta con il motto ?de lumine lumen?. Nove tavole incise in rame a piena pagina con particolari di monumenti, iscrizioni, medaglie e monete. Pergamena coeva, tassello al dorso con titolo in oro.

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        Schediasma Historico Geographicum de Varegis, Heroibus Scandianis et Primis Russiae Dynastis, qvo licuit studio exhibitum ab Erico Julio Bioerner.

      Stockholmiae, Impresum Typis Laurentii Salvii MDCCXLIII (1743). 4.o. Engraved frontispiece. (4),179,(5, three last blank). Uncut in contemporary worn boards. Library and canceletion stamp on title. Some watersoiling to upper edge on front pastedown and very light upper edge on frontispiece. Two red lines (20 mm), like "m" with offsetting to vero of frontispiece. 21,5 x 17 cm.. Warmholtz 1412. About the first russian rulers

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        ETYMOLOGICUM ANGLICANUM

      1743. JUNIUS, Franciscus. ETYMOLOGICUM ANGLICANUM ex Autographo descripsit & accessionibus permultis auctum edidit EDWARDUS LYE. Oxford, Sheldonian Theatre, 1743. Folio. Unpaginated. First edition. Engraved headpiece, and frontispiece author portrait from Van Dyke, engraved by George Vertue. Franciscus Junius (1591-1677) brought up at Leiden, was a pioneer of the study of language. He lived in England from 1620 to 1642 as tutor and librarian to the family of the Earl of Arundel. After his return to Holland he wrote a history of Classical art, which he translated from the Latin into English and Dutch, and books on early Germanic and Dutch languages. He returned to England two years before his death, and left a collection of manuscripts, including his own works, to Oxford. Edward Lye, a young clergyman, edited the ms. for the etymological dictionary in the Bodleian Library, and had it published. It was extremely important as the first systematic etymological dictionary in English, and was Samuel Johnson's primary source in writing his Dictionary. Occasional light marginal spotting, but on the whole internally clean, in old calf, quite worn. Both boards and first four leaves detached.

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        A Natural History of Uncommon Birds, and of Some Other Rare and Undescribed Animals

      London: printed by C. Rickaby "for the author" [i.e. William Gardiner and Messrs. Robinson], "1743-1751" [watermarked text 1801-1805, plates 1794- 1804]. 4 parts bound in 2 volumes. Titles and text printed on wove or laid paper, two general titles (one in French and one in English) at the front of vol.I with engraved vignettes by Johann Sebastian Müller. 1 hand- coloured etched emblematic frontispiece, 211 etched plates (printed on wove or laid paper, 210 finely hand-coloured, 1 uncoloured etched plate of the Samoyed) all by and after Edwards, woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials. [With:] EDWARDS, George (1694-1773). Gleanings of Natural History, Exhibiting Figures of Quadrupeds, Birds, Insects, Plants, &c. London: printed by C. Rickaby for "the author" [i.e. William Gardiner and Messrs. Robinson], "1758-1760" [plates watermarked 1803-1805]. 3 parts bound in 2 volumes. Titles and text printed on wove or laid paper, one general title at the front of vol.I with engraved vignettes by Johann Sebastian Müller, letterpress English and French general title and part- titles, text in English and French in double columns, translated by J. du Plessis and Edmond Barker. 1 uncoloured engraved portrait of the author by Miller after "Dandridg," 152 etched plates (printed on wove or laid paper) all finely hand-coloured, by and after Edwards and others. Together 4 volumes. Quarto (11 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches). Uniform contemporary red straight- grained morocco, covers with border of a triple gilt fillet, spines in six compartments with double raised bands, the bands highlighted with gilt fillets and roll tools, lettered in the second and fourth compartments, gilt turn-ins, gilt edges. Provenance: George Savile Foljambe (1800-1869, Osberton Hall, Nottinghamshire, England, armorial bookplate). A spectacular set of "one of the most important of all bird books, both as a fine bird book and a work of ornithology" (Fine Bird Books). This issue, bound circa 1815, benefits greatly from being published at a time when two book-arts were at a high point: the art of hand-colouring was at its most sophisticated and the design and execution of bindings was equally exceptional. The colouring in this issue has the clear jewel-like quality that is a feature of the work of the best colourists of the Regency period. The same period also produced some of best binders since the 17th- century Restoration masters and the present set is a delightfully- understated example of the kind of craftsmanship of which they were capable. Edwards "has been well described as an unscientific but very accurate describer and painter of animal life, and his writings will always remain of paramount authority, from the faithfulness of his description of many new birds, subsequently incorporated in the Linnaean System. He had, says Swainson, the simplicity and piety of Izaac Walton, and may be looked upon as one of our greatest worthies. He retired about 1764 to Plaistow, died July 23, 1773" (Mullens and Swann p.194). "Through the influence of Sir Hans Sloane, [Edwards] was chosen Librarian to the Royal College of Physicians ... Almost immediately after he was appointed ... Edwards commenced the preparation of a series of coloured drawings of animals and birds, used later to illustrate [the present work]; for these he was awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Society and subsequently elected a Fellow" (Lisney p.127). The work was quite successful and went through a number of transformations whilst under Edwards' control, including the issuing of a French text edition. Shortly after he retired in 1769 he sold "to Mr. James Robson, Bookseller ... all the remaining copies of my Natural History ... coloured under my immediate inspection, together with all my copper-plates, letter-press, and every article in my possession relative to it ... and that my labours may be handed down to posterity with integrity, truth, and exactness, I have delivered into his hands a complete set of plates, highly coloured by myself, as a standard to those Artists who may be employed in colouring them for the future" (George Edwards, declaration quoted in Robson's Some Memoirs… of George Edwards, dated May Ist, 1769). [Bound at the end of the second work are:] [J. ROBSON] Some Memoirs of the Life and Works of George Edwards. London: for J.Robson, 1776. Lacking the 4 engraved plates. Zimmer p.529. [And with:] Carolus LINNAEUS. A Catalogue of the Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Insects... contained in Edwards's Natural History ... with their Latin names. London: for J. Robson, 1776. Cf. Anker 124-126; cf. Fine Bird Books (1990) p.93; cf. Lisney 188, 192-193, 197-198, 200-201, 203, 205, 208, and 211; cf. Mullens and Swann pp. 195-196; cf. Nissen IVB 286-289; cf. Zimmer pp.192-194 and 196-199.

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        Auserlesene erbauliche Kleine Schriften aus seinen grossen Tomis genommen und nicht allein mit einer allgemeinen Vorrede ... auch mit besonderen Einleitungen von allerhand nützlichen Materien vormals dargelegt von Johann Jacob Rambach

      Berlin, Schatz 1743. 19 cm. 14, 1002, (22) Seiten mit gestochenem Porträt Luthers von Johann David Schleuen d. Ä. Schwarzer Leder-Band der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und dreiseitigem Goldschnitt - Knaake I, 39 (vgl.) - Seib 37 (vgl.) - Gegenüber der Ausgabe von 1727 vermehrt um die Schriften: Vermahnung, daß Christliche Eltern Ihre Kinder fleißiger zur Schule halten sollen; Erklärung einiger Trost-Psalmen; Vorstellung von der Hoffnung wahrer Christen. Das ganzfigurige Porträt zeigt Luther, am Tisch sitzend, ein Buch schreibend. Schönes Exemplar, geringfügig berieben, auf Vorsatz handsdchriftl. Liedvers, Besitzeintrag und "Diese kleine Schriften Lutheri kosten 24 Gl und zu Binden 18 Gl. ..." -

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        Stora Tuna i Dahlom och Bergom minnes-döme.

      Thet är: utförlig beskrifning och underrettelse om then ort och christeliga församling, som har namn af Stora Tuna, och är belägen i Öster-Dahls bergslagen; uti alla the förnämsta monumenter och minnes-mercken, som angå namns och orda-redor, rums och orters utmerckande, werckeliga sakers och personers samt theras giöremåls, ährenders, företagningars, bedrifters, handlingars så ock hwarjehanda merckwerda hendelsers, som antingen sielfwa lands-orten eller thess inwånare tilhöra kunna, utrönande och skiärskodande. Hwilket, så i gemen, som i synnerhet, under wissa delar, afdelningar, fördelningar och paragrapher eller särdelningar, i möijeligesta korthet och tydelighet, är utfördt wordet; så ock altsamans, på trowerdig, med all flit insamlad, så mun- som skrifteliga wittnesbörder fotadt och grundadt. Alt til then endan, thenna i fäderneslandet wida bekanta och widt frägdada landt-socknen från framtida glömskones mörcker at befria, och til ett liufligt ähre-minne, af the gamla forn-hefder, at förfordra; af then som församlingens christna hiord, någon rund tid, i hiertans welmening, så ock hiordens afdrägt, til god trefnad och froma, åtniutit. Sthlm, L. L. Grefing, 1743. Folio. (18),220,(56) s. & 1 utvikbar grav. karta & 1 grav. plansch. Titelbladet tryckt i rött och svart. Med träsnittsillustrationer på s. 215. Ngt nött hfrbd från 1800-talets mitt i gammal stil med upphöjda bind, sparsamt guldornerad rygg och infärgat svart titelfält. Grönsprängda snitt. Ryggen ngt hårdare nött och skinnet vid ett av binden maskangripet. Några enstaka småfläckar. Titelbladet med några svaga lagerfläckar och en liten bläckfläck i marginalen. Med L. F. Rääfs exlibris.. Warmholtz 425. Wingborg Litteratur om Dalarna 8089. Wingborg Litteratur om Borlänge och Stora Tuna 660. Den fina kartan är signerad Geringius. Planschen avbildar Stora Tunas kyrka. Illustrationerna på s. 215 avbildar tre olika sigill. Magnus Abraham Sahlstedt (1686-1752) var prost i Stora Tuna. Som hovpredikant predikade han för Karl XII samma dag som denne blev skjuten. Han var far till den kände språkmannen och debattören Abraham Sahlstedt; även fadern intresserade sig för språket och dess utformning: i sitt monumentalverk över Stora Tuna undviker han genomgående utländska låneord

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        PROPOSALS FOR ENGRAVING BY SUBSCRIPTION. THE BRITISH MONARCHY: OR, A NEW CHOROGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF ALL THE DOMINIONS SUBJECT TO THE KING OF GREAT BRITAIN... COMPREHENDING THE BRITISH ISLES, THE ELECTORAL STATES, THE AMERICAN COLONIES, THE AFRICAN SETTLEMENTS... THE RESPECTIVE COUNTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES

      London: Benj. Dodd, August 1743 . First Edition. Hardcover. Four vignettes partially hand-colored, browning and occasional moderate waterstaining, final leaf trimmed, a few contemporary marginal notes. A Very Good, attractive example, nearly complete but for the missing half of the table, of this uncommon early title with much on the American colonies. George Bickham. Folio (7-1/2" x 12-1/2") bound in contemporary marbled boards rebacked with a modern calf spine and a maroon gilt-lettered leather spine label. Engraved frontispiece of Britannia (strengthened), title, "Conditions," subscribers' list (2 leaves), engraved double-page map, engraved table (torn at fold with half loss), and 190 numbered plates (lacking plate 163, which is the missing half of the previously noted table), plates 83 and 164 loosely inserted from another copy). All pages entirely engraved and printed on the recto only, with most pages illustrated. Among the illustrations are four maps, numerous scenic views, and vignettes of people engaged in various activities. Separate title page dated 1747 for the American Colonies section which includes 21 pages with illustrations of Native Americans, colonists, ships, etc., with descriptions of Carolina, New England, Georgia, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia. Africa and India are also represented, though very briefly. Sabin 5222. Contemporary armorial bookplate of James Norman, likely a relation to John Norman, a listed subscriber, on the front pastedown. The title page is a subscribers variant, with non-subscribers editions omitting "Proposals for Engraving by Subscription" and with a different imprint. George Bickham the Elder (1684-1758) was an English writing master and engraver. He is best known for his engraving work in THE UNIVERSAL PENMAN, a collection of writing exemplars which helped to popularize the English Round Hand script in the 18th century.

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        Parish Law

      London - Printed by Henry Lintot for F. Cogan, 1743 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce edition of this work on eighteenth-century parish law. Fifth edition. Joseph Shaw (16711733) was an English legal writer. In later life Shaw settled at Epsom in Surrey, and devoted himself to legal study. In 1728 he published The Practical Justice of the Peace, which attained its sixth edition in 1756. Shortly before his death he published a companion volume entitled Parish Law, dedicated to his personal friend, Sir John Fortescue Aland, justice of common pleas, which remained a standard work on the subject. Condition: Rebacked in calf with original boards preserved. Externally smart, with some slight wear to the original leather. Some slight wear to the extremities also. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and mainly clean, though with some tidemarks to the front endpapers and the occasional spot. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Opera

      Amstelodami (Amsterdam): Jacobi Wetstenii, 1743. Four volumes complete - Volume One - [12], lxxii, 882pp; Volume Two - [4], 953pp; Volume Three - [4], 860pp and Volume Four - [8], xvi, 500pp, [4]. Contemporary full vellum, raised bands, spines in seven panels, author label to second panel, volume label to third. Covers with double fillet border with an inner double fillet frame with a central arabesque all in blind. A couple of the labels chipped, some flaking to vellum on the backstrip of volume one, vellum a little grubby. Front joint of volume one cracked but holding well. Internally some light browning, with one or two instances of marginalia in pencil, slight loss to top corner of A1 and A2 of volume one (not affecting text). Engraved frontispiece to volume one, titles in red and black. Previous owners name to front free endpapers, (J.T. Coleridge - Samuel Taylor Coleridge's uncle). Brunet III: 1207-8 "edition la plus estimee"; Dibdin calls it "the most beautiful ... the most accurate and complete edition of Lucian that has ever been published" (Dibdin II:193). Parallel Latin / Greek text. First Thus. Full Vellum. Good. 4to.

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        Plateae D. Marci Prospectus inter Basilicam et Turrim.

      Incisione in rame all'acquaforte, b/n, cm 42,5 x 59,3 (alla lastra); [in bs. a sn., in lastra ma fuori dalla parte incisa:] "Ex Tabula Antonii Canalis apud Iosephum Smithium", [in bs. al centro, sotto il titolo, in lastra ma fuori dalla parte incisa:] " Apud Ludovicum Furlanetto supra Pontem vulgo dictum dei Baretteri C. P. E.S.", [in bs. a ds., in lastra ma fuori dalla parte incisa:] "Antonius Visentini del. et Sculpsit III". L'incisione fa parte di una serie di quattro vedute di Piazza San Marco, derivate dai dipinti dal Canaletto, che realizz? le prospettive della citt? probabilmente tra il 1743 e il 1744 e i cui disegni preparatori si trovano al museo Correr di Venezia (il dipinto relativo del Canaletto, proveniente dalla raccolta dello Smith, appartiene alle Collezioni Reali di Windsor Castle ed ? firmato e datato "A Canal fecit XXIV Octobris MDCCXLIII). L'incisione compone la tavola n. III di quest'opera del Visentini, dal titolo "Urbis Venetiarum Prospectus Celebriores ex Antonii Canal tabulis XL. Aere Expressi", e pubblicata nel 1742. L'edizione conta una serie di quaranta vedute numerate in tre serie diverse, e fra queste quaranta vedute numerose incisioni sono state appunto tratte dai quadri di Canaletto. Il Visentini, oltre ad essere pittore, incisore e professore di prospettiva all'Accademia di Belle Arti, lavor? in qualit? di architetto per il console inglese Joseph Smith, il quale finanzi? la prima edizione dell' "Urbis Venetiarum..", pubblicata nel 1735, con sedici vedute. I rami di queste grandi vedute, furono acquistati, dopo la morte dello Smith, dall'editore Furlanetto. Nell'Ottocento i rami originali erano in possesso del libraio Bonvecchiato, che provvide a far eseguire una propria tiratura contraddistinta dal proprio indirizzo. Bellissima veduta del Palazzo Ducale, visto dal bacino di San Marco. A pieni margini, ben visibile la battuta della lastra; alcune pieghe nel margine bianco superiore non disturbano l'esemplare che risulta in bella impressione e in assai buono stato di conservazione .

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        Grundriß des Hoch Fürstl. Bischöfflichen Schloßes und Lust Gartens zu Eutien samt angränsenden Gärtens und Häuser. Plan et delineation du Chateau et Jardin de S.A.S. Eveque à Eutin avec les Maisons et Jardins du confin. Kupferstich von und nach J.C. Löwen bei Engelbrecht in Augsburg, um 1743. 62 x 85 cm.

      Prächtige Ansicht des ehemaligen Eutiner Schloßgartens mit seiner eindrucksvollen Barockarchitektur.- Mit gestochener Legende in deutscher und französischer Sprache.

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        THEOLOGIE DE L' EAU OU ESSAI SUR LA BONTE, LA SAGESSE ET LA PUISSANCE DE DIEU, MANIFESTEES DANS LA CREATION DE L' EAU. ( 3 volumes dans 1 tome)

      Paris, Chaubert et Durand, 1743.** . Relié de l' époque, plein - maroquin brun, dos orné avec fil. fleuronné doré, titre doré, plats de papier marbré, 13x20cm, 412pp (3). Traduit de l' Allemand. Avec de nouvelles remarques communiquées au traducteur. De la nécessité de l' eau, de sa nature, de sa quantité et de la profondeur de la mer. De la fage et libérale dispensation des eaux dans tout le monde. Du mouvement des eaux.

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        TRAVELS THROUGH HOLLAND, GERMANY, SWITZERLAND, AND OTHER PARTS OF EUROPE; BUT ESPECIALLY ITALY. [MAPS, CT 3 VOLS]

      W. Strahan for John Noon and R. Dodsley. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1743-1745. First Edition. Hardcover. 18th Century; MAPS; Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xii, 753, [14; xvii, 917, [18]; xv, 595[ pages; Travels through Holland, Germany, Switzerland, and other parts of Europe; but especially Italy. [maps, ct 3 vols]. 4 folding engraved maps. 3 heavy volumes. 4to, contemporary calf, rebacked. All Published- Pine-Coffin 707. Transl by George Turnbull, Wm Godfrey. Ct, solid, contemporary armorial bookplate of Robert Parker EAS. .

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        Numismata Imperatorum Romanorum Praestantiora.

      Tomo I: "Numismata Imperatorum Romanorum Praestantiora. A Julio Caesare ad Postumum usque per Joannem Vaillant. Tomus primus. De Romanis Aereis S. C. Percussis. Editio Prima Romana. Plurimis Rarissimis Nummis Aucta. Cui accessit Appendix. A postumo ad Constantium Magnum". Roma, Sumtibus Caroli Barbiellini, & Venantii Monaldini Sociorum in Via lata, 1743. Typis Jo: Baptistae Bernab?, & Josephi Lazzarini. Tomo III: "Numismata Imperatorum Romanorum Praestantiora. Per Joannem Vaillant. Tomus tertius. Complectens appendicem Aureoum, & Argenteoum A Ornelia Supera ad Constantinum Magnum usque, et Seriem Numismtum Maximi Moduli A julio Caesare ad Joannem Palaeologum. Editio Prima Romana. Plurimis Maximi Moduli Numismatibus Aucta". Roma, Sumtibus Caroli Barbiellini, & Venantii Monaldini Sociorum in Via lata, 1743. Typis Jo: Baptistae Bernab?, & Josephi Lazzarini. Tomi I e III (manca il II). Due voll. in due tomi in folio. Tomo I: antip. incisa p. p., front. in rosso / nero con vignetta incisa in riquadro, pp. XL, 347 (con Indici); front. in rosso / nero con vignetta incisa in riquadro, VIII, 372 (il secondo vol., mancante, ha le pp. VII, 452). Frontalini, capilettera istoriati, mm. incisioni in rame in b/n n. t. relative a monete e medaglie, leg. in t. pergamena rigida con titolo al dorso su tassello in oro, tagli a spruzzo, carta con filigrana col giglio fiorentino. Il terzo volume, assai ricercato, contiene, in fine, le monete d'oro, d'argento e le medaglie. La prima edizione, (Parigi, Robert de Ninville, Jacques Villery, 1674), la seconda edizione (Parigi, Thomas Moette, 1682), e la terza edizione (Parigi, Jean Jombert, 1694 - 1696), comprendevano due libri: il "De Romanis aereis seu Senatusconsulto percussis" e il " De aureis et argenteis". Queste edizioni, solo successivamente furono portate a tre voll. e corrette da G. F. Baldini (cfr. Cicognara e Brunet). I tre volumi costituiscono un erudito apparato storico numismatico relativo alle antiche monete romane, che riporta valori e rarit? delle singole monete e che ? corredato da tavole finemente incise. L'A. (1632 - 1706). Esemplari con qualche traccia di umidit? alla legatura e con aloni di umido all'angolo superiore sinistro dei fogli, nel solo margine bianco (il primo vol. ? interessato in modo pi? espanso con tracce d'umido e fioriture; il terzo in maniera minima e non rilevante). Peraltro esemplari molto ben conservati e con una bellissima impressione dell'inciso.

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        Resa igenom Wäster-Norrland til Åsehle lappmark, anstäld uti julii månad 1741. Med en geographisk charta aftagen wid samma tilfälle.

      Sthlm, P. Momma, 1743. 8:o. 144 s. & 1 utvikbar grav. karta. Samtida hfrbd med upphöjda bind, guldornerad rygg och stänkta snitt. Ryggen flammig och med ett par minimala maskhål. En del gamla understrykningar och marginalnoteringar samt fingeravtryck i marginalerna, t.ex. på s. 142-44. Kartan med några smärre fläckar och reva. Med A. C. Parments namnteckningar, Göteborgs realläroverks stpl och och en stpl som meddelar att boken skänkts av J. G. Holmstedt.. Bring Itineraria svecana 146. Hebbe Den svenska lantbrukslitteraturen 401. Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 284. Carli Ångermanlands bibliografi 1119. Marklund Övre Norrland i litteraturen 4234. Kartan ritades av Sam. Heusler och graverades av C. Bergquist. Arvid Ehrenmalm (1720-45) blev redan 1740 notarie vid Vetenskapsakademien. På akademiens program stod bl.a. att understödja resor i Sverige för att kartlägga landets tillgångar. Ehrenmalms resa var den första som företogs i detta syfte och på akademiens bekostnad. En av de pådrivande krafterna var Jacob Faggot, som även undertecknat rekommendationsskrivelsen på titelbladets baksida. Med på resan var även C. W. Cederhielm, en av Vetenskapsakademiens stiftare och tillika Ehrenmalms kusin. Reseskildringen översattes senare både till tyska, franska och engelska

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        Lo stato presente di tutti i paesi e popoli del mondo. Vol. XII. Del Regno d'Inghilterra.

      Venezia, Giambatista Abrizzi q. Gir., 1743. In 8vo grande, pp. (10), 462, (2), num. tavv. incise e pi? volte rip. n.t., leg. orig. in pelle marrone con titolo e fregi in oro al dorso, tagli marezzati in rosso. Completo. Normali tracce alla legatura con perdita del tassello che riporta il titolo al dorso. Bell'esemplare, belle le tavole.

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        Sede-bok, hwar utinnan gifwes en kort anledning til dygden, så wäl then osynliga och i hjertat förborgade; som then synliga.

      Utur et sundt förnuft uthämtat och upsatt, hwarjom och enom, men i synnerhet ungdomen och anbetrodde lärjungar til tjenst och upbyggelse i dygden, såsom thet högsta människjans goda. Af Andrea Rydelio. Stockholm, Lars Salvius, 1743. 8:o. 69,+ (11) s. Nära skuren överst med kapade initialer på titelbladet och genomgående med delvis förlust av sidhuvud. Fläckar på s. 1-8. "Andra gången uplagd". Sammanbunden med: Samtal emellan en herre och en fru, om geometriens nytta för unga studerande. Stockholm, Lars Salvius, 1743. 8:o. 16 s. Genomgående maskhål i innermarginal med resulterande bokstavsförluster. Sammanbunden med: WÖLDIKE, Marcus. Compendium theologiae theticae in usum scholarum jussu sacrae regiae majestatis. Editio secunda. Uppsala & Lund, Carl Fredrich Bong, 1747. 8:o. 80 s. Maskhål med resulterand bokstavsförluster i början. Lätt lagerfläckig. Fläck på s. 25-27 och 39-40. Gammal bläcknotering på s. 41. Sammanbunden med: (LIPTAI, Johann Michael.) Eines treuen Protestanten aus Ungern, der wegen Bekentnis der Wahrheit ins Elend vertrieben, betrübte Rede; worinnen er die unchristliche Verfolgung der Protestanten in Ungern, Böhmen u. Schlesien beschreibet, den Unfug derselben erweiset, die Bedruckten tröstet und zur Beständigkeit vermahnet, auch den seinigen wehmüthig valediciret; selbige aber christlichen Hertzen mittheilet, um Gott für Verschonung dergleichen Ubels, zu dancken, und ein christliches Mitleiden gegen bedruckte Mitbrüder zu erzeigen. Uppsala, Joh. Höjers Wittwe, 1740. 8:o. Porträtt,+ (12),+ 64,+ (6) s. Fläckar på s. 25-26 och 43-44. Maskhål nedtill i innermarginalen till s. 20. Sammanbunden med: (FORMEY, Jean Henri Samuel.) Systeme du vrai bonheur. Berlin, Jean Jaques Schutz, 1750. 8:o. 14,+ 1-58 s. Sammanbunden med: HEDERICH, Benjamin. Progymnasmata stili latini, oder Vor-Übungen der Jugend zu der Lateinischen Sprache. Wittenberg, Gottfried Zimmermann, 1714. 8:o. (14),+ 118,+ (2 blanka),+ (2),+ 272 s. Marginalfläckar och prydliga, delvis beskurna, samtida marginalanteckningar i början. Med Magnus Flincks namnteckning på första arbetets titelblad. Samtida pergamentbd. Dygd, geometri, kristendom, lycka och latin; allt vad en yngling i början av 1700-talet behövde. Magnus Flinck (1758-1814) var jurist och blev 1810 lagman i Skåne

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        Bolsouer. Monseigneur le marquis à Cheval. Balottades par le Droite [Pl. 32]

      London: J. Brindley, 1743. Copper engraving after Abraham van Diepenbeeck. Very good condition with the exception of some minor tears which have been expertly repaired. Top right corner has been expertly infilled. 15 3/8 x 20 ¼ inches. 17 3/8 x 23 1/8 inches. A fine plate from 'A General System of Horsemanship in All Its Branches', Cavendish's extraordinary didactic work on equestrian dressage. An affluent politician, soldier, and devoted Royalist, William Cavendish fought for Charles I during the English Civil War. He established a riding school in Antwerp with several Barbary horses obtained in Paris, and in 1657, published his revolutionary and influential work on equestrian training techniques, 'La Methode et Invention nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux'. An English edition was published in 1743 as 'A General System Of Horsemanship In All Its Branches', with beautiful illustrations of Cavendish skillfully training and riding his horses at his Antwerp ménage and his various English estates like Bolsover Castle and Welbeck Abbey. Cf. Brunet I.1700; cf. Mellon Books on the Horse and Horsemanship p. 49; cf. Mennessier de la Lance II, p. 250; cf. Nissen ZBI 849.

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