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        Travels in India, during the years 1780, 1781, 1782, and 1783 . . . The second edition, corrected. (BOUND AFTER) The Landscape, a didactic poem. In three books. Addressed to Uvedale Price, Esq

      I: Large folding engraving ("A Map of Part of Bengal and Bahar with the provinces of Benares, Allahabad, Oude and Agra) plus 14 engraved plates.& II: With 3 plates (2 with fold-outs). Contemporary tree calf, rebacked with the original red morocco and gilt spine laid down. Bookplate of Miss Williams, Penpont, on pastedown, small strip (with her ownership inscription) torn away from upper margin of title. Second edition, first printed the prior year. The plates to this account were engraved after the sketchbooks kept by the first professional British landscape painter to visit India. William Hodges (1744-1797) spent six years on the subcontinent under the patronage of the governor, Warren Hastings. Hodges was ravished by the beauty of the scenery, especially by the ancient architectural monuments, but also by the people, and he provides a touching account of the rite of Suttee. On his return he made and exhibited his paintings of views of India, publishing a set of forty-eight aquatints after them as Travels in India, as well as A dissertation on the prototypes of architecture, Hindoo, Moorish, and Gothic in which he championed Indian architecture as equal to the classical.& & Hodges had obtained the rudiments of drawing as an errand boy at Shipley's drawing school. His talent was recognized by Richard Wilson, R.A., who took him on as an assistant and pupil. Through the patronage of Lord Palmerston, Hodges obtained a post as draftsman on Captain Cook's second voyage to the South Seas and, on his return was retained by the Admiralty to complete the drawings and superintend their engraving for the published account of the voyage. His first exhibition at the Royal Academy was of a view of Otahite in 1776. He was elected an associate of the Royal Academy in 1786, and a full member in 1787.& & II. First edition. The publication of The landscape resulted in a public controversy, in part for its critique of the landscape architectural styles of Capability Brown and Humphrey Repton, but more for the author's skeptical viewpoint and liberal politics. The author was dubbed by Horace Walpole as "the Knight of the Brazen Milk-Pot" (after the small brazen pot, plate III) and vilified for an "insolent and self-conceited poem." In actuality, the controversy was largely motivated and fueled by Knight's The progress of civil society (1796).& & Knight (1750-1824), antiquary, numismatist, and Liberal MP, was the author of A history of phallic worship and An inquiry into the symbological language of ancient art and literature. The dedication is to his close friend and neighbor, Uvedale Price, the author of Essays on the picturesque,who shared his desire to reform popular taste. Knight's extensive collection of classical bronzes, coins, gems, and drawings was given to the British Museum.& & The Williams family were prominent landowners in South Wales, with a seat at Penpont. A Miss Williams, Penpont, appears on the subscriber's list to W.E. Bickmore's A course of historical and chronological instruction (London, 1836).&

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        Histoire Naturelle des Abeilles; Avec Des Figures en Taille-Douce

      Les Freres Guerin, Paris, 1744. First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. 2 volumes bound in one in contemporary 1/4 calf, worn with a split to the spine leather and lacking the lettering piece, but intact and still an attractive period binding, now housed in a custom cloth clamshell box. Old notes to title, title and half title loose, scattered foxing and occasional stains, discoloration to the final plate, but generally very clean. xvi, 412pp; iv, 441, (3)pp, with 12 engraved plates including duplicates of plates 4, 9, 10 and 11. A mixture of observational natural history with the moral analogy to domestic economy and novelistic tone that was popular at the time. Size: Octavo (8vo). 2-volume set (complete). Previous owner's book-plate inside front cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Natural History & Resources; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 043324. .

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        Theoria motuum planetarum et cometarum. Continens methodum facilem ex aliquot observationibus orbitas cum planetarum tum cometarum determinandi... -

      Berlin, Haude, (1744).In-4. Legatura coeva in pergamena. Vignetta sul frontespizio, un'illustrazione a p. pag. n.t. (in molti esemplari usata come antiporta), e 4 tavv. ripieg. inc. in rame. 188 (mal num. 187) pp.; uniformi e lievi arrossature e qualche fioritura, data la qualità della carta, ma esemplare con margini particolarmente ampi. Prima edizione della prima opera d'astronomia di Euler, di notevole importanza per la dinamica. Secondo Lalande «ce livre est le premier où l'on ait traité analytiquement les orbites des planètes et des comètes». Houzeau & Lancaster 11948. DSB IV, 471: «A fundamental work on calculation of orbits». First edition of Euler's first work on astronomy. According to Lalande it contains the first anlytical theory of planetary and cometary motion. With a vignette on title, a full page engr. illustration, and 4 folding engr. plates. Mild uniform browning and some light foxing, but a good copy with particularly wide margins.

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        [Melisselogia] or the Female Monarchy: 1st Ed.;

      London, for the Author, 1744.. HARDBACK, later half-calf with marbled boards, gilt lettering on red spine labels, frontispiece, pages: xliv, 206, [ii] - plate explanations, plates 4 (1 folding), 122mm x 198mm (4.75" x 7.75"), some light marks on covers, very small tear in fore-edge of frontispiece expertly repaired, small piece (30mm x 10mm) missing from bottom corner of two pages (not affecting text), light off-setting of frontispiece and plates, some light occasional marginal browning, otherwise a very fine, bright copy. From the S A Baldwin Bee Library. British Bee Books No. 97. Frontispiece taken from Cesi's Apiarium, 1625 - the first drawings of bees as seen through a compound microscope - which most likely belonged to Galileo.* (not acknowledged by Thorley). Thorley was the first to record in English that wax scales were found in the pockets (= the four pairs of wax glands found under the abdomen of a worker bee) of bees. He also used smoke from puffballs as a narcotic and in Plate 4 he is shown examining some narcotized bees and searching for the queen. *Freedberg, 2002, The Eye of the Lynx.

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        Consilia Decisiones et Responsa Iuris, in quibus caussae et quaestiones illustres ex iure publico Germ. feudali, ecclesiastico et matrimoniali tractantur. Ex schedis paternis edidit Io. Christ. Gottl. Heineccius, pot. Boruss. Regi a Consil. Aulic..

      Vratislaviae, Impensis Ioannis Iacobi Kornii, 1744. 1744 In-folio (355x215mm), pp. (10), 732, (44) di indice, legatura coeva p. pelle marmorizzata con dorso a nervetti decorati in oro con titolo in oro su tassello rosso, filetti, fiorellini e tralci vegetali in oro entro scomparti. Frontespizio in rosso e in nero con vignetta incisa. Testo su due colonne. Bruniture e fioriture fisiologiche nei libri tedeschi di quel tempo. Bell'esemplare. Edizione originale, postuma. Nella raccolta, curata dal figlio dell'Heinecke, Johann Christian Gottlieb, compare anche in edizione originale il "De Quaestionibus quibusdam ad feuda Langharum, pot. Sardiniae Regi cessa, pertinentibus", una trattazione di diritto feudale relativa alle Langhe, cedute col Trattato di Vienna del 1738 a Carlo Emanuele III di Savoia, quale riconoscimento per la partecipazione alla guerra di successione polacca e a quella di successione austriaca. Il colophon indica come questo primo tomo, ma il solo esemplare censito in SBN / ICCU (Biblioteca Statale di Trieste) è anch'esso in un unico volume, così come le copie riscontrate in Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog, né vi è traccia di alcuna tomaison nella legatura. L'Heinecke (Eisenberg, 1681-Halle, 1741), giurista e filosofo, professore di diritto ad Halle, fu autore di numerosissimi scritti tradotti nelle principali lingue europee. Immensa fu la sua fama di giureconsulto, affidata soprattutto al "De Jure Principis circa civium studia" del 1738, in cui egli delegava al sovrano il diritto di assegnare ai sudditi la professione più confacente alle loro attitudini e il dovere di imporre in ogni ordine di scuole una sicura disciplina didattica. Tuttavia, i suoi studi si estesero a quasi tutti i rami del diritto e introdussero in esso il metodo cosiddetto "assiomatico", che consiste nel dare di un problema giuridico un'esatta definizione, deducendone poi tutti gli assiomi fondamentali, che diventano quindi i principi delle varie norme giuridiche. Cfr. (per il trattato sulle Langhe) Manno, 32801.

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        Discorsi... ne' sei libri di Pedacio Dioscoride Anazarbeo della materia medicinale: colle figure delle piante, ed animali cavate dal naturale... -

      Venezia, Pezzana, 1744.In-folio. Mezza pergamena antica, tassello sul dorso. Con centinaia d'illustrazioni inc. in legno n.t. di piante, circa 80 di animali (mammiferi, uccelli, pesci e molluschi), e alcune grosse raffigurazioni di fornaci con alambicchi per la distillazione. (152), 851 pp.; macchioline d'inchiostro con perdita di poche lettere su un foglio (Hh8), e piccolo rinforzo al margine esterno di un paio di fogli, altrimenti esemplare particolarmente fresco e ben conservato. Celebre erbario, in cui il noto medico e naturalista senese, commentando l?opera di Dioscoride (I sec. d.C.), riunisce e coordina tutte le conoscenze di botanica medica del tempo. Questa è l'ultima edizione in italiano con le stesse figure delle edizioni del Cinquecento. Nissen 1305 (includendola per errore tra le edizioni latine). Blake 292. Ceresoli 352: «Rara edizione...». The last Italian edition of the famous herbal. With hundreds of woodcut text illustrations. Very small ink stains in one leaf with loss of a few letters, small and neat repair to outer margin of a couple of leaves, otherwise a particularly fresh and fine copy bound in early 19th century half vellum.

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        Diocesi di Larino posta per la magior parte nella Provincia di Abruzzo Citra e per l?altra nel Contado di Molise

      - l?antico territorio della diocesi di Larino -carta geografica della zona conpresa tra i fiumi Biferno e Fortore, con Termoli, corrispondente all?antica diocesi di Larino. La carta proviene dal ?Memorie storiche, civili, ed ecclesiastiche della Città, e Diocesi di Larino, Metropoli degli Antichi Frentani? del Tria, ed è incisa da Carlo Grandi nel 1743. " -the ancient territory of the diocese of Larino-Map of the territory between the Biferno and Fortore rivers showing the town of Termoli, correspondent to the ancient diocese of Larino. This work is taken from the ?Memorie storiche, civili, ed ecclesiastiche della Città, e Diocesi di Larino, Metropoli degli Antichi Frentani"" by Tria and was engraved by Carlo Grandi in 1743. Copperplate, in very good conditions. Very rare." Roma Rome Lozzi I-2250., Coleti 92. 260 395

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        La secchia rapita? colle dichiarazioni di Gaspare Salviani? s'aggiungono la Prefazione, e le Annotazioni di Giannandrea Barotti? Le varie Lezioni de' Testi a penna, e di molte Edizioni; e la vita del Poeta composta da Lodovico Antonio Muratori? Seconda edizione.

      Per Bartolomeo Soliani 1744 Cm. 23, pp. (4) 508. Frontespizio in rosso nero con vignetta centrale, capolettera ornati, una tabella genealogica ripiegate e 18 belle xilografia a piena pagina (compresa l'antiporta ed il ritratto). Legatura ottocentesca in mezza pergamena con titoli in oro su doppio tassello. Esemplare con gore marginali e moderate tracce d'uso, peraltro genuino e marginoso. Stimata edizione, munita di un poderoso apparato critico. Si tratta di una delle due versioni edite dal Soliani nello stesso anno che differiscono per la tecnica delle incisioni: la prima possiede intagli in rame, la seconda (la presente) in legno. Cfr. Gamba e Puliatti.

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        La secchia rapita poema eroicomico di Alessandro Tassoni patrizio modenese, colle dichiarazioni di Gaspare Salviani romano, s?aggiungono la prefazione, e le annotazioni di Giannandrea Barotti ferrarese; le varie lezioni de? testi a penna......

      Modena, Bartolomeo Soliani, 1744. 1744 In-4° (270x210mm), pp. LX, compreso il titolo stampato in rosso e nero, antiporta figurata, ritratto in medaglione a piena pagina, 490 pp., 1 c. (torre Ghirlandina), 12 tavole f.t. a piena pagina a inizio di ogni capitolo incise da vari calcografi e 5 tavole ripiegate f.t. (genealogia del Tassoni, il "Carroccio dei Modenesi", 2 grandi carte geografiche, fac-simile dell'autografo). Bella legatura in p. pelle marmorizzata coeva, dorso a cinque nervi con titolo su tassello in marocchino rosso e ricchi fregi in oro. Sguardie a piuma di pavone, tagli marmorizzati. Freschissimo esemplare. Magnifica edizione figurata del maggior poema eroicomico delle nostre lettere, corredata dagli apparati critici di Giovanni Andrea Barotti e dalle annotazioni del Tassoni medesimo, celato sotto lo pseudonimo "Gaspare Salviani". La prima edizione della Secchia stampata a Modena, fu quella pubblicata da Antonio Capponi nel 1700. Data la sua scorrettezza, negli ambienti culturali cittadini, dominati dalla figura del Muratori e dal suo gusto celebrativo per le memeorie patrie, si sentì l?esigenza di colmare questa mancanza, pubblicando un?edizione che fosse al contempo filologicamente corretta ed tipograficamente illustrata per rendere omaggio alla memoria del Tassoni. "Poema contro le ire municipali d'Italia, nel quale lo stile eroico ed il satirico fanno un terzo stile tutto nuovo", scriveva il De Sanctis nella "Storia della letteratura italiana" a proposito del poema tassoniano, - ispirato al leggendario antefatto di una secchia rapita dai Modenesi ai Bolognesi e di una guerra scatenata tra le due città nel XIII secolo, - di cui resta viva la felice satira del Conte di Culagna, sotto le cui spoglie il Tassoni aveva adombrato il suo nemico Alessandro Brusantini. Puliatti, I, 128 (cui si rimanda per la descrizione bibliografica, eccezionalmente dettagliata). Gamba, 2097: "Stimatissima edizione, colle dichiarazioni di Gaspare Salviani (sott'il cui nome si coprì il Tassoni stesso), colla vita dell'A. scritta da L. Antonio Muratori e con Prefazione e Annotazioni di Giannandrea Barotti". Quadrio, VI, 726. Brunet, V, 726: "Belle édition". Graesse, VI, p. 40. Barotti, pp. LIX-LX. Tiraboschi, V, p. 204. Rossi, pp. 88-92. Bariola, pp. 493-499. Boselli, pp. 38-40. Bossetti, p. 25. Vinciana, 3018: "Edizione assai pregiata per contenuto e veste tipografica, da tutti definita come la migliore edizione della Secchia". Razzolini, p. 345.

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        The Natural History of Bees: Containing An Account of their Production, their Oeconomy, the manner of their making Wax and Honey, and the beft Methods for the Improvement and Prefervation of them;

      London, printed for J. and P. Knapton, 1744.. HARDBACK, contemporary half--calf with marbled boards, gilt lettering on spine labels, raised bands on spine, pages: [xiii], 452, [xvi] - index, folding copper plates xii, 122mm x 198mm (4.75" x 7.75"), some marginal browning to first few pages and rear end-paper, otherwise a very fine, clean and bright copy. British Bee Books No. 96. From the S. A. Baldwin Bee Library.

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        MELISSELOGIA: or, The FEMALE MONARCHY. Being an Inquiry into the Nature, Order, and Government Of BEES, Those Admirable, Instructive, and Useful Insects. With a New, Easy, and Effectual Method to preserve them, not only in Colonies, but common Hives, from that cruel Death, to which their Ignorant, Injurious, and most Ingrateful Owners so commonly condemn them. A Secret unknown to past Ages, and now Published for the Benefit of Mankind. Written upon Forty Years Observation and Experience

      London:: Printed for the Author, and Sold by N. Thorley, and J. Davidson .... 1744.. 8vo: a - b^8 c - d^4 [-d4, = frontis?] B - O^8. 7-3/4" x 4-7/8". 1st edition (Harding et al, BRITISH BEE BOOKS, 97). xliii, [3], 206, [2] pp.. Handsome modern dark tan half-calf binding, skillfully executed in a period style, with muted green marbled paper boards.. Binding - Fine. Text-block ex-lib, with 2 library stamps. Period. pos & notes, dated 1744, to preliminary blank. VG+.. "Of English writers, Thorley was the first to mention having found wax scales in the pockets of worker bees. The frontispiece is a copy of Cesi's three bees- the first drawing of bees made with the aid of a microscope, 1625." [Harding, et al]. . Frontispiece. 4 inserted copperplate engravings, one folding.

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        Der Angriff und die Vertheidigung der Festungen...auf hohen Befehl ins Deutsche übersetzet, wie auch zu desto beqvemeren Gebrauch derer Preussischen Herren Officiers mit einigen Anmerckungen erläutert. 1.-2. Theil.

      Berlin, Chr. Sigismund Bergemann, 1744-45. 4to. Cont. hcalf. Raised bands, gilt back. Stamp on title. (20),172,(4)-(8),137,(3) pp. Engraved frontisp. and 47 folded engraved plates (numb. 1-33 + 3 and 1-11). One plate stained, a few a little browned, otherwise fine.. First German edition

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        The Art of Painting with the Lives and Characters of Above 300 of the Most Eminent Painters

      London: Charles Marsh, 1744 Containing a complete treatise of painting, designing and the use of prints. With reflexions on the works of the most celebrated masters, and of the several Schools of Europe, as well ancient as modern... To which is added, An Essay towards and English School. In full brown contemporary leather, usual scratches etc, has been repaired at some stage, corners and edges bumped and a little worn. Spine is modern, raised bands, gilt tooling, original title in gilt to black leather label. Internally, ink price to pastedown, new ffep, title page in red and black ink, a little light browning to extreme edges, (18), 430 pp, 2 small worm? holes affecting 6 pages of the dedication at base, translated by John Savage, first edition was in 1706 and there was a third edition in 1754. English painters from Robert Aggas to Mr Zoust or Soest! Fascinating! (ESTC T122836)

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        Haemastatique, ou la statique des animaux: expericens hydrauliques faites sur des animaux vivans. Avec un recueil de quelques experices sur les pierres que l'on trouve dans les reins & dans la vessie; & des recherches sur la nature de ces concrétions irrégulières. Ouvrage tres utiles aux medecins. Traduit de l'Anglois, & augmenté de plusieurs remarques & de deux dissertations de medecine, sur la théorie de l'inflammation, et sur la cause de la fièvre; par (François Boissier) Sauvage (de Lacroix).

      4°. XXII S., 348 S. Mit gefalteter Holzschnitt-Tafel. Lederband der Zeit mit rotem, goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und floraler Rückenvergoldung. Hirsch-H. III, 27. - Blake 194. - Erste französische Ausgabe. "It gave the first quantitative estimates of blood pressure. A glass tube inserted directly into the femoral artery of a horse permitted him to measure directly the height of the column of blood (arterial pressure). He was actually the inventor of the sphygmomanometer, and he studied as well the peripheral resistance, cardiac capacities, and blood velocity. This epochal work, so important to therapeutics ever since, was the most important step in the knowledge of the circulation between Malpighi and Poiseuille." (HOH 784). - Die beiden Arbeiten des Uebersetzers (S. 199 ff) finden sich nur in dieser Ausgabe von Hales Haemastatique. (Dict. hist. med. 4, 71.). - Leicht stockfleckig. Einband bestossen und berieben.

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        Recherches critiques et historiques sur l'origine, sur les divers etats et sur les progrés de la chirurgie en France.

      4°. 4 n.n. Bl., XXIV S., 535 (recte 648) S. Mit Titelvignette, 5 gestochenen Vignetten, 5 Lettrinen und 4 gestochenen Porträt-Tafeln. Pergament der Zeit. Barbier IV suppl., 19. - Blake 368. - Wellcome IV, 455. - Hirsch IV, 648. - Erste Ausgabe. Erschien gleichzeitig in einer Ausgabe in Oktav in 2 Bänden ohne die Porträts. Quesnay (1694-1774), heute in der Geschichte der politischen Oekonomie als Begründer des physiokratischen Systems bekannt, arbeitete ebenso erfolgreich als Chirurge und war Leibarzt von Louis XV. Barbier vermutet den Abbé Pierre François Guyot-Desfontaines und Antoine Louis als Mitverfasser. Im Auftrag von Ludwig XV. geschriebene Darstellung, in der Quesnay die Notwendigkeit der Trennung der Barbiere von den Chirurgen und deren Gleichsetzung mit den Medizinern, historisch begründete. In der Quartausgabe sehr selten. Aus der Bibliothek des Fürsten von Liechtenstein mit dessen Exlibris auf dem Innendeckel. Sehr breitrandiges fleckenloses Exemplar. Einband an den Deckeln mit kleinen Wurmspuren.

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        Sancti Anselmi Ex Beccensi Abbate Cantuariensis Archiepiscopi. Opera Omnia nec non Eadmeri Monachi Cantuariensis Historia Novorum et alia opuscula: Labore ac studio D. Gabielis Gerberon

      Venice: Typis Josephi Coronae, 1744 First Venice edition of the Gabriel Gerberon editing of Anselm's works, first published in Paris in 1675. Contemporary stiff vellum with gilt brown calf labels. . Two volumes, folio. Engraved frontisportrait in Volume I, title-page of Volume I in black and red. Woodcut headbands, tail-pieces and initial letters. Text in double columns. Extremities a bit rubbed, circular library stamp on half-title of Volume I and title-page of Volume II. Some light dampstaining and browning, mostly marginal. A very good set. Saint Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109) was born in Aosta, in Piedmont. After study in Burgundy and France, he entered the Benedictine order and became prior and later abbot of Bec. He succeeded his teacher Lanfranc, Archbishop of Canterbury in 1093. A much admired theologian and philosopher who has been called the father of scholasticism, Anselm is best known his ontological argument for the existence of God, advanced in his Proslogion (1077-78). He stood strongly against anti-intellectualism, insisting that rational analysis of the Christian faith did not necessarily lead to scepticism. Instead, he believed that intelligent study and discussion led to a better understanding of that faith and could make it stronger. He was canonized in 1494 and named Doctor of the Church in 1726.

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        An Account of the Empire of China, Historical, Political, Moral and Religious. A Short Description of that Empire, and Notable Examples of its Emperors and Ministers.....

      London: Printed for Henry Lintot; and John Osborn, at the Golden-Ball in Paternoster Row, n. d. circa 1744 ?. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Confucius, double-page map of "China, Chinese Tartary and Tibet; with the adjacent Countries westward to the Caspian Sea", and 4 double-page engraved plates "The Observatory at Pe-King"; "The Pompous Attendance of a Viceroy whenever he appears abroad"; "The Procession of a Chinese Wedding when the Bride is brought home to her Husband"; & "The Procession at a Chinese Funeral". Folio (14 x 9 inches), pages: (4):311. Licence leaf with royal arms at head at front. Old full reversed calf rebacked at an early date; rubbed, corners chipped. Internally generally clean and crisp; one double-page plate with light vertical crease, some browning to frontispiece. Extracted from volume 1 of Awnsham & John Churchill's "Collection of Voyages and Travels" 1704-1732, and later, but complete in itself and with a separate title-page. Without the supplement and index which would have been printed later in the series. The Licence leaf is dated 1700. The portrait frontispiece and folding map are often found missing, present here however.

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        Beschryving der stadt en lande van Breda.

      's Gravenhage., J. van de Kieboom., 1744. 37 x 24 cms, Met gegraveerde toewijding, uitvouwbare kaart, 4 + 14 uitvouwbare platen met plattegronden, zichten en afbeeldingen, 3 geslachtstafels, enkele gravures in de tekst. Lederen band uit de tijd. Hooekje van titelblad, en bovenrand van opdracht weggeknipt, zonder verlies van tekstgedeelte. Voorplat los. Nert binnenwerk. Compleet

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        DELLE COSE GENTILESCHI E PROFANE

      1744. Fine. MARANGONI, Giovanni. DELLE COSE GENTILESCHI E PROFANE trasportate ad Uso, e Adornamento delle Chiese. [Of things pagan and secular for the use and decoration of churches]. Rome, Niccolo e Marco Pagliarini, 1744. Quarto. xx, 519pp. First edition. A study of the uses of ancient Roman architectural elements in the building of Christian churches. Tombstones, columns, altars, moldings etc. were often re-used in the walls and interiors. Marangoni was a pioneer in the cataloguing of these "spolia." With many typographical and woodcut depictions of inscriptions, one copper engraving and one large folding plate. Internally immaculate in vellum boards. 1/4 inch nicks to hinge ends, else fine.

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        Vue de la fameuse cattedrale de Florence / A view of the famous Cathedral of Florence.

      Vendu par Jean Batiste Guerrazzi à Livourne. Second half of the 18th. century. Cut just inside the plate mark in the lower margin. Plate mark from left to right 68,5 cm. The whole sheet 48 x 72 cm. One fold. Engraving and etching. A couple of tears to the margins. Some creasing below the image and the margins.. A fine view of the Florence Cathedral executed by Bernardo Sgrilli after an original by Giuseppe Zocchi. It was first published in Florence for the 1744 work "Vedutta della Metropolitana Florentina". The present plate has - instead of italian - french and english captions , and was published in Livorno by Guerrazzi instead of Florence. It was probably published in the second half ot the 18th. century

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        Melissologia, or, The Female Monarchy. Being an enquiry in to the Nature, Order and Government of Bees, thofe admirable, inftructive and ufeful Insects; 1st ed.:

      London, for the author, 1744.. HARDBACK, new half-calf with marbled boards, frontispiece taken from Cesi's Apiarium, 1625 - the first drawings of bees as seen through a compound microscope - which most likely belonged to Galileo.* Thorley fails to acknowledge his source for this. Pages: xlvi, 206, [ii] - explanation of plates, pls. 5 including frontispiece, 8vo. 197mm x 120mm (7.75" x 4.75"), some offsetting of frontispiece to title-page, otherwise a very fine copy. Thorley was the first to record in English that wax scales were found in the pockets (= the four pairs of wax glands found under the abdomen of a worker bee) of bees. He also used smoke from puffballs as a narcotic and in Plate 4 he is shown examining some narcotized bees and searching for the queen. British Bee Books 97. *Freedberg, 2002, The Eye of the Lynx.

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        The Life of the Honourable Robert Boyle

      London: A. Millar, 1744. First edition.. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. (vi),458,(16)pp. 8vo. (6),458,(16)pp. Both advert. leaves present, one before the title and another after the index. With the error in imprint date on the title page: MDCDXLIV in place of MDCCXLIV. Contemporary full calf. Spine in 6 compartments, leather lettering label, gilt. Hinges, corners and spine tips neatly strengthened, leather lightly rubbed, else a very good copy. The standard biography of Boyle, and now quite scarce. ESTC T66425; Bibliotheca Walleriana, 16531.

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        Commentatio de Druidis Occidentalium Populorum Philosophis.Accedunt Opuscula Quaedam Rariora Historiam Et Antiquitates Druidarum Illustratantia Itemque Scriptorum De Iisdem Catalogus

      Ulm: Daniel Barthomolaei et Filium, 1744. Hardcover. Near fine. Small 4to. (xxii),226pp. Engraved frontispiece (Druides) and one additional engraved plate (Druides et Druidissae). Bound to style in quarter leather; spine in 6 compartments with raised bands; red leather lettering label, gilt; marbled paper boards. Scarce work on Druids edited by the author's son with added portions by Lescalopier and Cesar Egasse Du Boulay. The "Opvscvla rariora integra itemqve ex aliis excerpta" include Pierre Lescalopier's "Theologia vetervm Gallorvm" and C.E. Du Boulay's "Historia vetervm academiarvm Galliae drvidicarvm" This volume also contains Frick's "Catalogus Scriptorum De Druidis" revised by his son which is one of the earliest bibliographies of books on the Druids. MArginal worming from approx. p. 50 to p. 100, not affecting the text, else a fine copy.

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        Biskopens Petri Andreæ Nigri eller Swarts historia om de forna Westerås stifts biskopar, nu först i allment tryck, med korta anmerkningar och bifogade sigiller: jemte en kort förtekning, uppå herrar Sweriges rikes cancellerer och herrar hoff cancellerer.

      Utgifwen af Anders Anton von Stiernman. Sthlm, L. Salvius, 1744. 4:o. (10),141,(4) s. & 2 utvikbara tryckta tabeller. Med ett antal sigillavbildningar i texten. Trevligt men ngt nött samtida skinnbd med upphöjda bind, rikt guldornerad rygg och ljusbrun titeletikett. Stänkta snitt. Maskskada på bakpärmen. Stora rödaktiga fläckar på s. (2-3) samt på tabellerna. Trycket på sina ställen ngt suddigt. Bergshammars ex. på stort, krispigt skrivpapper och med den lilla typtryckta pappersetiketten klistrad överst på ryggen. Ur Gustaf Bernströms samling.. Warmholtz 2038. Ågren 328, noten för förteckningen över innehavarna av rikskansler- och hovkanslertjänsterna som upptar sidorna 83-125. Biskopskrönikan har senare visat sig vara ett falsarium av Nils Rabenius, vilket först uppmärksammades av Emil Hildebrand 1881. Kammarherren Johan Gabriel Sack (1697-1751) byggde tillsammans med sin fru Eva Bielke upp ett stort arkiv och bibliotek på sitt sörmländska gods Bergshammar. Han är begravd i Fogdö kyrka med en epitafium i stenstil författat av hans vän Carl Gustaf Tessin. Större delen av biblioteket förvärvades av Björck och Börjesson på 1930-talet och Gustaf Bernström var en av de ivriga köparna av de oftast mycket fint bevarade exemplaren

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        Des Christlichen Teutschen Groß-Fürsten Herkules und der Böhmischen Königl. Fräulein Valiska Wunder-Geschichte

      Braunschweig, Schröder 1744.. 2 Bände. Mit gest. Titel und 8 Kupfertafeln. 5 Bl., 823; 852 S. Gute HLdr.-Bde. um 1900, mit rotem Rückenschild.

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        Orthographia Rogi in sacello magni Gustavi, eui commissi erant cineras Ulricae Reginae Opt. mense decembri 1741. [The queen´s sarcophagus lit by candle lights in Riddarholmskyrkan in Stockholm]

      Stockholm. [1744] 47 x 36 cm. Cut inside plate mark. New margins mounted, probably already in the 18th or early 19th. century. A 4 cm tear to the right margin and a couple of short tears. A few small creases. Fine impression.. This is plate 4 in a serie of 10 engravings on 8 plates, depicting Queen Ulrika Eleonora´s death and funeral in Riddarholmskyrkan and Kungshuset. The original was executed by Carl Hårleman and the engraving by Jean Eric Rehn

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        An Examination of Dr. Reid's Inquiry into the Human Mind on the Principles of Common Sense, Dr. Beattie's Essay on the Nature and Immutability of Truth, and Dr. Oswald's Appeal to Common Sense in Behalf of Religion

      London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1744 First edition. Contemporary calf, neatly rebacked at an early date. . Octavo. Corners a bit worn. Engraved bookplate of Dean and Chapters Library Norwich, on verso of title, blank margins at beginning and end browned from binding offset. A very good crisp copy. His most singular activity of this period [1773-1780] was the writing of five metaphysical works, starting with an acerbic attack on several leading Scottish philosophers, An Examination of Dr. Reid's Inquiry … Dr. Beattie's Essay … and Dr. Oswald's Appeal (1774), presenting an alternative to their doctrine of common sense" (Oxford D.N.B.).

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        Hudibras, in Three Parts, written in the Time of the late Wars: corrected and amended. With large Annotations and a Preface by Zachary Grey. SCARCE IRISH PIRATE?

      Printed by A. Reilly, on Cork-Hill, for Robert Owen in Skinner-Row, and William Brien in Dame-Street, Dublin, 1744. 2 vols., 8vo., with a wood-engraved portrait frontispiece and 16 fine wood-engraved plates (5 folding), some light and inoffensive age-staining, small neat signature on front free endpapers; attractively bound in late eighteenth century calf, backs with five raised bands, second and fourth compartments with (respectively) red and green leather labels lettered, numbered and ruled in gilt, all other compartments ruled in gilt, covers mildly age-worn (a larger scuff on each upper board), joints lightly rubbed else an unusually well-preserved, firm copy.With the fine nineteenth century engraved armorial bookplate of John Birney on front paste-downs (one bookplate defaced).With the full index in each volume (14pp and 18pp respectively), and 8pp list of subscribers, and separate single leaf of additional subscribers (often missing) at end of first volume.The first edition with Grey's extensive notes and splendid plates engraved by Mynde after Hogarth. The frontispiece is engraved by Vertue after Soest. The present copy is almost certainly an Irish pirated version of Bentham's Cambridge edition of the same year. The list of subscribers includes several Irish booksellers who presumably resold the Cambridge edition.A clean copy with particularly sharp impressions of the plates.See NCBEL II, p.437

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        The Natural History of Bees. Containing an account of their Production, their Oecomony, the manner of their making Wax and Honey, and the best Methods for the Improvement and Preservation of them;

      London, J & P Knapton, 1744.. HARDBACK, new half-calf with marbled boards, gilt lettering on black spine label, pages: [xiii], 452, index - [xiv], folding plates 12, 8vo., 120mm x 197mm, (4.75" x 7.75"), end-papers a little brown, light spotting to first few pages and some others, ink stamp on verso of title-page "Silvanus Chirm, Kentith-Town, 1789", small creased area on index pages, otherwise a very fine, bright copy of this book.

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        Sancti Anselmi Ex Beccensi Abbate Cantuariensis Archiepiscopi. Opera Omnia nec non Eadmeri Monachi Cantuariensis Historia Novorum et alia opuscula: Labore ac studio D. Gabielis Gerberon

      Venice: Typis Josephi Coronae, 1744 First Venice edition of the Gabriel Gerberon editing of Anselm's works, first published in Paris in 1675. Contemporary stiff vellum with gilt brown calf labels. . Two volumes, folio. Engraved frontisportrait in Volume I, title-page of Volume I in black and red. Woodcut headbands, tail-pieces and initial letters. Text in double columns. Extremities a bit rubbed, circular library stamp on half-title of Volume I and title-page of Volume II. Some light dampstaining and browning, mostly marginal. A very good set. Saint Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109) was born in Aosta, in Piedmont. After study in Burgundy and France, he entered the Benedictine order and became prior and later abbot of Bec. He succeeded his teacher Lanfranc, Archbishop of Canterbury in 1093. A much admired theologian and philosopher who has been called the father of scholasticism, Anselm is best known his ontological argument for the existence of God, advanced in his Proslogion (1077-78). He stood strongly against anti-intellectualism, insisting that rational analysis of the Christian faith did not necessarily lead to scepticism. Instead, he believed that intelligent study and discussion led to a better understanding of that faith and could make it stronger. He was canonized in 1494 and named Doctor of the Church in 1726.

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        Travels into Turkey: Containing the most accurate Account of the Turks, and Neighbouring Nations, Their Manners, Customs, Religion, Superstition, Policy, Riches, Coins, &c. Translated from the Original Latin of...

      London: Printed for J. Robinson and W. Payne, 1744.. Second English edition. 12mo. (iv), 290 pp. Contemporary full calf, spine with raised bands, renewed gilt lettered label to style, gilt tooling to other panels, armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Expert repairs to head, tail and joints, a very good copy. Appointed Austrian Ambassador to the Ottoman Court in the mid-16th century, Busbecq's popular work is one of the most important accounts of its kind, complete with a wide range of observations on natural history as well as political and cultural issues. First published in 1581, and in English in 1694.

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        Berättelse/ om ajuckiniska Calmuckiet, eller om detta folkets ursprung, huru de kommit under ryssarnas lydno, deras gudar, gudsdyrkan och prester, huru de skiftas uti 4 ulusser eller folkhopar, deras politique och philosophie, med flera deras lefwernes sätt och seder så wid bröllop som begrafningar.

      Sthlm, L. Salvius, 1744. 8:o. (10),68 s. Häftad och insatt i en ny gråpappersryggremsa. Inlagan endast putsad. Enstaka småfläckar. Titelbladet med några små solkfläckar och s. (5-8) med en liten pappersförlust i övermarginalen. En ca fem cm lång reva i yttermarginalen på s. 11-12.. Trycktes på tyska i "Sammlung russischer Geschichte" IV, 1760. Den första viktigare etnografiska skildringen av kalmuckerna. Kalmuckerna är ett mongolfolk vars rike omfattade bl.a. nuvarande Östturkestan och den kinesiska provinsen Sinkiang. Joh. Christ. Schnitscher (1682-1744) var kornett vid Gyllenstiernska dragonerna och hade 1711-15 medföljt den kinesiska ambassadören till Kalmyk Aiuk Khan. Hans berättelse nedskrevs i staden Zaratoff och kopierades av en svensk officer vars avskrift så småningom hamnade i Salvius händer. I Salvius förord anges att arbetet är försett med noter av "capitein Renat". Denne är identisk med den svenska styckjunkaren vid artilleriet Johan Renat, som i rysk tjänst blivit tillfångatagen av kalmuckerna: "denne herrens 17 års wistande ibland calmuckerne har nog warit tilräckeligt, at förwärfwa honom mycken kunskap om deras tilstånd". Renat, som var av judisk börd och vars föräldrar invandrat till Sverige och övergått till kristendomen, upprättade även några tidiga kartor över Centralasien

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        A Map of North America With the European Settlements & whatever else is remarkable in ye West Indies, from the latest and best Observations

      London: John & Paul Knapton, 1744. unbound. very good. Richard William Seale. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 14 13/16" x 18.5". Beautifully detailed map of North America with California as an island. Shows with intricate detail topographical and geographical features, waterways, political boundaries, Indian tribes, trade winds and paths of explorers. While much of the geography is quite accurate for the time, several myths are perpetuated: California is shown as an island and the Mississippi River extends far into western Canada. Published in the English edition of Rapin's "History of England" (1724-27), translated from the French by Tindal. Moderate offsetting, cropped margins and small tear to left edge. Original folds.

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        OPUSCULA MATHEMATICA, PHILOSOPHICA ET PHILOLOGICA. Collegit partimque Latine vertit ac recensuit Joh. Castillioneus

      Lausannae & Genevae, apud Marcum-Michaelem Bousquet & Socios, 1744.. 3 volumes, complete set, FIRST EDITION 1744, Latin text, Edited by Johann Castillioneus. 4to, 245 x 195 mm, 9¾ x 7¾ inches, half-title in Volume I, titles pages printed red and black, each with engraved vignette with portrait of Newton, 64 engraved folding plates, Volume III has 3 original plates inserted from an identical copy of another Volume III, and 1 plate in modern facsimile, taken from the "The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms" by Isaac Newton which has the same plate but with a little added text to top margin, engraved headpieces and pictorial initials, 2 folding tables, pages (8), xxxviii, 420; vi, 423; vi, 566 including index, bound in modern half speckled calf over marbled sides, raised bands, blind rules and gilt lettering to spines, all edges speckled, modern black endpapers. Volume I: small inscription on half-title dated 1792 and neatly crossed out, very small light brown stain in top left corner of title page, occasional very light foxing to margins, 7 gatherings lightly browned, college stamp in 1 margin; Volume II: tiny worm track in inner margin of title page, occasional very light foxing, college stamp in 1 margin, few pages lightly browned; Volume III: 6 gatherings lightly browned, occasional very light foxing, tiny chip or hole to 10 margins (not consecutive, caused by paper flaw). Bindings tight and firm. A very good clean set. First collected edition of the mathematical, philosophical and philological treatises by Newton edited with a biography by Johann Castillioneus, and containing some items not easily available elsewhere. These three volumes formed part of a hybrid set of eight volumes of Newton's works consisting of the three volumes of the Geneva Principia (1739-42), the 1740 Optice, Castillioneus's own edition of the Arithmetica universalis (1761), and his three volumes of Opuscula which are usually found separate. Castillioneus (1708-1791) was born in Tuscany, studied mathematics and law at Pisa, then moved to Switzerland where he remained until 1751. He spent 13 years at the University of Utrecht before finally settling in 1764 at the Berlin Academy of Frederick the Great. All the works in the Opuscula are in Latin whatever the original language and each separate work or essay is preceded by its own title page mostly with the date of its first publication. Contents of the three volumes as follows. 1) Mathematica: De analysi (1711); Methodus fluxionum (1736); De quadratura (1706); Enumeratio (1706); Methodus differentialis (1716); exerpts from correspondence with John Wallis, John Chamberlayne, Abbe Conti, John Collins and Henry Oldenburg, including the texts of the Epistola prior and the Epistola posterior as they appeared in Commercium epistolicum. 2) Philosophica: De mundi systemate (1731); Lectiones opticae (1729); papers from the Philosophical Transactions (numbers 80-5, 86, 88, 96, 97, 110, 121, 128 on the subject of light and colour); De natura acidorum (1736); Scala graduum caloris (1701). 3) Philologica: Brevia Cronica (1728); Chronologia veterum regnorum emendata (1728); Paper on Chronology from PT (1725); Ad Danielis profetae vaticinia (1737); Dissertatio de sacro judaeorum cubito ((1737). See Gjertsen, The Newton Handbook page 98 and Babson, Catalogue of the Newton Collection, page 8 No. 9. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Opuscula mathematica, philosophica et philologica. Collegit partimque Latine vertit ac recensuit J. Castillioneus (d. i. G. F. Salvemini)

      Lausanne and Geneva: Bousquet, 1744 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. With 3 engraved title vignettes, 64 folded copper plates and 2 folded tables. [4], xxviii (recte 38), 420 pp.; [1], vi, 423 pp.; vi, 566 (recte 562) pp., [1]. Pages 157/158 of Vol. 1 folded in at lower margin as imprint exeeds book block; pages 17-20 of Vol. 3 with minor defects in outer margins, somewhat browned, minor foxing. Contemporary full calf, spines gilt with red and black morocco lables. ---- Wallis 2. DSB X, 93. Poggendorff II, 279. Roller-G. II, 235. Babson 9 (Gray 2). Newton's "Opuscula Mathematica [...]" covers many different treatises by Isaac Newton, from his mathematical works and optical lectures, which were greatly influential and laid the basis for modern science, to his philological essays on history and theology. Thus the work presents several of his most influential texts. The three volumes of "Opuscula Mathematica" are part of a hybrid set of in all 8 volumes of the first collected works of Isaac Newton. The hybrid set was published between 1739-1761 and also consists of "Geneva Principia" , 3 vols. (1739-42), "Opticks" (1740) and "Arithmatica Universalis" (1761), but the three volumes of "Opuscula Mathematica" are usually found separate..

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        MELISSELOGIA: or, The FEMALE MONARCHY. Being an Inquiry into the Nature, Order, and Government Of BEES, Those Admirable, Instructive, and Useful Insects. With a New, Easy, and Effectual Method to preserve them, not only in Colonies, but common Hives, from that cruel Death, to which their Ignorant, Injurious, and most Ingrateful Owners so commonly condemn them. A Secret unknown to past Ages, and now Published for the Benefit of Mankind. Written upon Forty Years Observation and Experience

      Printed for the Author and Sold by N. Thorley and J. Davidson ... London:: Printed for the Author, and Sold by N. Thorley, and J. Davidson .... 1744.. 8vo: a - b^8 c - d^4 [-d4, = frontis?] B - O^8. 7-3/4" x 4-7/8". 1st edition (Harding et al, BRITISH BEE BOOKS, 97). xliii, [3], 206, [2] pp.. Handsome modern dark tan half-calf binding, skillfully executed in a period style, with muted green marbled paper boards.. Binding - Fine. Text-block ex-lib, with 2 library stamps. Period. pos & notes, dated 1744, to preliminary blank. VG+.. "Of English writers, Thorley was the first to mention having found wax scales in the pockets of worker bees. The frontispiece is a copy of Cesi's three bees- the first drawing of bees made with the aid of a microscope, 1625." [Harding, et al]. . Frontispiece. 4 inserted copperplate engravings, one folding.

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        Histoire Et Description Générale De La Nouvelle France, Avec Le Journal Historique d'un Voyage fait par ordre du Roi dans l'Amérique Septentrionale

      Paris: Rolin Fils, 1744. First Edition. The product of twenty years research and reflection, based on personal observation and material gathered from the archives of the Jesuit order and the Department of Marine, Charlevoix's famous work is the first general history of the French discoveries and settlements in North America, covering the period 1500 to 1736. Charlevoix, who was a Jesuit missionary to New France from 1705 to 1709, was charged in 1720-22, by the regent Philippe, Duc d'Orléans, to investigate the rumours about the existence of a western sea between the New World and the Orient. Volumes V-VI of his history provides a detailed and precise account of his observations made during the course of that journey, by canoe, up the St. Lawrence, through the Great Lakes and down the Mississippi to New Orleans, with stops at missions and fur-trading posts along the way. The work contains much important information about the Indian tribes and settlements, particularly in the Mississippi Country, and includes "one of the most valuable, if not the most valuable, early accounts of Louisiana." (Clark) Charlevoix's history is also highly valued for a number of other reasons. It contains the first annotated bibliography of New France (Vol. I pp. xli-[lxii]) (see Harrisse 'Bibliotheca Americana', pp. xvii-xviii), a remarkable illustrated descriptive catalogue of the principal plants of North America (Vol. II, pp. 56), an annotated calendar of major voyages and discoveries (Vol. I, pp. v-xl), and 28 engraved maps and plans of Acadia, Louisbourg, Port Royale, Port Dauphin, Quebec, the St. Lawrence, the River Saguenay, Montreal, Newfoundland, Hudson's Bay, James Bay, the Great Lakes, Louisiana, the mouth of the Mississippi, &c., prepared especially for the work by distinguished French cartographer, Jacques Nicholas Bellin (see Karpinski pp. 137-38). There is also a short essay by Bellin prefixed to Volume III (pp. xix), discussing the accuracy of his maps and the errors and misrepresentations of earlier cartographers. Dionne II 439. European Americana 744/50. Howes C-307. JCB I 763. Sabin 12135. Vlach 146 (incomplete). For variant issues with different publishers’ imprints, see Bell C270, Clark I 59 (1), Field 282, Gagnon I 793, Lande 125, TPL 4697, Streeter I 123. cfArents 730. DCB III pp. 103-110. Winsor V 63. 3 Volumes. [Vol. III with variant title: Journal D'Un Voyage...]. 4to. pp. 4 p.l., viii, lxi, [1], [2], ix-xxvi, 664; 2 p.l., 56, xv, [1], 582; 2 p.l., xix, xiv, 543. with half-titles. titles in red & black. 28 mostly folding maps & plans by Jacques Nicholas Bellin, engraved by Dheulland, 44 engraved plates on 22 folding sheets depicting 96 varieties of American flora. title vignettes & 4 elaborate headpieces drawn by A.Humblot & engraved on copper by P.Aveline. numerous woodcut headpieces & initials. contemporary calf, gilt backs, Vol. I rebacked with spine mounted, corners renewed (Vol. II front joint cracked, several neat joint repairs). armorial bookplate of Earl Fitzwilliam

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        Plan De Fribourg En Brisgau." Befestigungsgrundriss

      Teilkolorierter Kupferstich von Le Rouge 1744. 39.5x58 cm. - Schefold, Baden 23130 -

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        The Spectator

      London: Printed for J. and R. Tonson, 1744. relié. 8 tomes en 8 Vol. in 12 (9,7x 16,5cm). Nouvelle édition. une vignette de titre (portrait en médaillon) répétée sur les 8 volumes. L'originale a été publiée pour la première fois en volume en 1712. Le journal recommença à paraître en 1714 au rythme de trois parutions par semaine durant six mois, mais sans Steele ; ces publications forment le huitième volume. Plein Veau brun d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné de filets. Dos muets. Tomaisons dorées. Frottements. Bonne série. Le Spectator fut un des premiers périodiques anglais qui parut chaque jour de 1711 à 1712. Destiné à la Middle Class, Addison pense que malgré son tirage de 4000 exemplaires journaliers, il était lu par environ 60000 londoniens. Le Spectator fut très populaire et réédité maintes fois au cours du XVIIIe siècle., il porte un regard ironique sur la société anglaise et marqua durablement la presse par sa nouveauté. Chaque numéro tournait autour de 2000 mots, et Addison et Steele se sont partagés la rédaction. Le Spectator dans sa version actuelle est aujourd'hui un journal bien connu des anglais. - Printed for J. and R. Tonson, London _1744, 8 tomes en 8 Vol. in 12 (9,7x 16,5cm), relié. - relié

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        Hudibras

      Cambridge - J. Bentham, 1744 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Two leatherbound volumes with gilt titles to the spine, and 16plates illustrated by William Hogarth: 9 in Volume I and 7 in Volume II. Samuel Butler (8 February 1612 25 September 1680) was a poet and satirist. Born in Strensham, Worcestershire and baptised 14 February 1613,he is remembered now chiefly for a long satirical burlesque poem on Puritanism entitled Hudibras. The work is a satirical polemic upon Roundheads, Puritans, Presbyterians and many of the other factions involved in the English Civil War. The work was written in three parts in 1663, 1664 and 1678 although an unauthorised edition came out in 1662. Published only four years after Charles II had been restored to the throne and the Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell being completely over the poem found an appreciative audience. The satire is not balanced as Butler was fiercely royalist and only the parliamentarian side are singled out for ridicule. Butler also uses the work to parody some of the dreadful poetry of the time. The epic tells the story of Sir Hudibras, a knight errant who is described dramatically and with laudatory praise that is so thickly applied as to be absurd, and the conceited and arrogant person is visible beneath. He is praised for his knowledge of logic despite appearing stupid throughout, but it is his religious fervour which is mainly attacked. His squire, Ralpho, is of a similar stamp but makes no claim to great learning, knowing all there is to know from his religion or new-light, as he calls it. Butler satirises the competing factions at the time of the protectorship by the constant bickering of these two principal characters whose religious opinions should unite them. These are fawning but barbed portraits and are thought to represent personalities of the times but the actual analogues are, now as then, debatable. A Key to Hudibras printed with one of the work's editions (1709) and ascribed to Roger L'Estrange names Sir Samuel Luke as the model for Hudibras. Certainly, the mention of Mamaluke in the poem makes this possible although Butler suggests Hudibras is from the West Country making Henry Rosewell a candidate. The witchfinder, Matthew Hopkins, John Desborough, parliamentarian general, and William Prynne, lawyer, all make appearances, and the character of Sidrophel is variously seen as either William Lilly or Paul Neale. The mock heroic epic and its jaunty verse form known as Hudibrastic became the standard of satire for some time after that with at least twenty-seven direct imitations being produced. Fifty years after the last part was written a new edition was published, with illustrations by William Hogarth, one of the foremost artists of the day. The work remained popular for several centuries as a warning against the zealotry during the Civil War period of English history. Condition: The volumes have been rebacked. The bindings are tight and firm with all covers and pages securely attached. There is some mild wear to the extremities including rubbing to the boards. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright with the occasional handling mark and isolated spot. There are bookplates to the front pastedowns. Overall the volumes are in very good condition..

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        THREE SERMONS

      1744. Very Good. SWIFT, the Reverend Dr. [Jonathan]. THREE SERMONS. I. On Mutual Subjection. II. On Conscience. III. On the Trinity. London: Printed by R. Dodsley in Pall-Mall: and sold by Mr. Cooper in Pater-noster-row, 1744. First edition. Head- and tailpieces, and an initial pictorial capital, in each sermon. [2],62 pp. Small quarto. Later binding of quarter calf with marbled boards, gilt lettering piece at spine, all edges speckled. Contemporary ink ownership and shelf mark in margin of title-page: "Wm. Cole, 1744, S2." William Cole (1714-1782), the eminent Cambridge antiquary and divine, a friend of Horace Walpole, bequeathed his manuscript collections and about one-hundred folio volumes to the British Museum. Title-page and final page are generally dust-soiled, and each has a discreet paper repair in the margin. In addition, the title-page has a tiny puncture and is just starting at the inner margin. It is a clean and very good copy overall, with an excellent association.

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        Carte des Environs de Liege, Mastrick, Limbourge, Aix La Chapelle, Huy, Fauquemont, Dalem

      Paris., 1744. Copper engraving. Later colouring. Good condition. Tear at top left corner, some loss to margin, not affecting map Size: 65 x 49 cm. Fricx's famous maps of Belgium and northern France, accurate and detailed, show the fortifications of the towns very clearly, here boldly coloured in red. Originally published in 1712 in the Atlas Militaire.

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        Histoire et Description Generale de la Nouvelle France, avec le journal historique d'un voyage fait par ordre du Roi dans l'Amerique septentrionnale [sic.]

      Paris: Chez Pierre-François Giffart, 1744. 3 volumes. (10 x 7 3/4 inches). [8], xxvi, 664; [4], xv, [1], 582, 56; [4], xix, [1], xiv, 500, lxi, [3], 501-543pp. Half-title in each volume, titles printed in red and black with integral emblematic vignette. 4 engraved headpieces, 28 engraved maps and plans (9 folding, 16 double-page), 22 folding leaves printed with 44 engraved plates exhibiting 96 botanical subjects. Contemporary French figured calf, spines in six compartments with raised bands, red morocco lettering-pieces in the second and third compartments, the others with repeat tooling in gilt of a flower-spray tool surrounded by small star tools, stylised foliage cornerpieces, small pomegranate tools and double fillet borders, marbled endpapers. A fine untouched set of the first edition of this classic work of Canadian history, which includes important material on the French settlement in the Mississippi Valley. The journal consists of thirty-six letters, six of which concern the southern colonies. "The principal work of this great Jesuit traveller and historian and the pre-eminent authority on the French period in the West" (Howes). "This work is one of the best authorities concerning various Indian tribes, some of which no longer exist. The laborious accuracy with which the work was executed can be estimated by the fact that the maps, dated 1743, are marked with the latest discoveries, in 1742, in the extreme north of America" (Lande). Most of the maps in this work were drawn by French cartographer Nicholas Bellin, including his important map of North America, a frequent source for later mapmakers, as well as some of the most definitive and up-to-date maps available of Canada. Besides its great importance as an historical and cartographical work, Charlevoix's work is also of considerable interest for the section entitled "Description des Plantes Principales de l'Amerique Septentrionale," which occupies the final fifty-six pages of the second volume. Here the author describes ninety six plants, most native to Canada, but including herbs of the Mississippi Valley as well. Most of the plants are described as having medicinal value. The text is accompanied by twenty two folding plates illustrating all ninety six species discussed Clark I:59; Greenly Michigan 11; Howes C307, "B."; Karpinski, P.137; Lande 125; Michigan Rarities 8; Pilling Proof-Sheets 756; Sabin 12135; Servies 377, 378, 379; TPL 4697; Wheat Transmississippi 120.

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        HISTOIRE ET DESCRIPTION GENERALE DE LA NOUVELLE FRANCE, AVEC LE JOURNAL HISTORIQUE D'UN VOYAGE FAIT PAR ORDRE DU ROI DANS L'AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE

      Paris. 1744.. Three volumes. [8],xxvi,lxi,[3],664; [4],xv,[1],582,56; [4],xix,[1],xiv,543pp. plus twenty-eight maps (most folding) and ninety- six plates. Half title in each volume. Titlepages printed in red and black. Quarto. Contemporary mottled calf, spines richly gilt, raised bands, gilt leather labels. Hinges expertly repaired. Map of Nouvelle France in first volume repaired on the verso. An occasional bit of foxing or staining, but generally quite clean internally. A handsome set. First edition of this classic work of Canadian history, including important material on French settlement in the Mississippi Valley. The journal consists of thirty-six letters, six of which concern the southern colonies. "The principal work of this great Jesuit traveller and historian and the pre-eminent authority on the French period in the West" - Howes. "This work is one of the best authorities concerning various Indian tribes, some of which no longer exist. The laborious accuracy with which the work was executed can be estimated by the fact that the maps, dated 1743, are marked with the latest discoveries, in 1742, in the extreme north of America" - Lande. Most of the maps in this work were drawn by French cartographer Nicholas Bellin, including his important map of North America, a frequent source for later mapmakers, as well as some of the most definitive and up-to- date maps available of Canada. Besides its great importance as an historical and cartographical work, Charlevoix is also of considerable interest for the section entitled "Description des Plantes Principales de l'Amerique Septentrionale," which occupies the first fifty-six pages of the second volume. Here the author describes ninety-six plants, mainly ones native to Canada, but including herbs of the Mississippi Valley as well. Most of the plants described are of medicinal value. The text is accompanied by twenty-two folding plates illustrating all ninety-six species discussed. LANDE 125. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 120. PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 756. TPL 4697. HOWES C307, "b." MICHIGAN RARITIES 8. CLARK I:59. SABIN 12135. KARPINSKI, p.137. GREENLY, MICHIGAN 11. SERVIES 377, 378, 379.

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        Histoire et Description Generale de la Nouvelle France, avec le journal historique d'un voyage fait par ordre du Roi dans l'Amerique septentrionnale [sic.]

      Paris: Chez Pierre-François Giffart, 1744. 3 volumes. (10 x 7 3/4 inches). [8], xxvi, 664; [4], lxi, [3], xv, [1], 582, 56; [4], xix, [1], xiv, 543pp. Half-title in each volume, title pages printed in red and black. Engraved vignettes on titles, engraved headpieces. 28 maps and plans (most folding) and 96 botanical plates on 22 folding sheets. Contemporary speckled calf, spines in six compartments with raised bands, richly gilt and with brown and black leather labels in the second and third compartments, edges of boards tooled in gilt, neat repairs to top and tail of spines. A lovely set of the first edition of this classic work of Canadian history, which includes important material on the French settlement in the Mississippi Valley. The journal consists of thirty-six letters, six of which concern the southern colonies. "The principal work of this great Jesuit traveller and historian and the pre-eminent authority on the French period in the West" (Howes). "This work is one of the best authorities concerning various Indian tribes, some of which no longer exist. The laborious accuracy with which the work was executed can be estimated by the fact that the maps, dated 1743, are marked with the latest discoveries, in 1742, in the extreme north of America" (Lande). Most of the maps in this work were drawn by French cartographer Nicholas Bellin, including his important map of North America, a frequent source for later mapmakers, as well as some of the most definitive and up-to-date maps available of Canada. Besides its great importance as an historical and cartographical work, Charlevoix's work is also of considerable interest for the section entitled "Description des Plantes Principales de l'Amerique Septentrionale," which occupies the first fifty-six pages of the second volume. Here the author describes ninety-six plants, most native to Canada, but including herbs of the Mississippi Valley as well. Most of the plants described are of medicinal value. The text is accompanied by twenty-two folding plates illustrating all ninety-six species discussed. Clark I:59; Greenly Michigan 11; Howes C307, "B."; Karpinski, P.137; Lande 125; Michigan Rarities 8; Pilling Proof-Sheets 756; Sabin 12135; Servies 377, 378, 379; TPL 4697; Wheat Transmississippi 120.

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        Theoria motuum planetarum et cometarum. Continens methodum facilem ex aliquot observationibus orbitas cum planetarum tum cometarum determinandi. Una cum calculo, quo cometae, qui annis 1680 et 1681. Itemque ejus, qui nuper est visus, motus verus investigatur

      Berlin: Ambrosius Haude, 1744. First edition. In this work Euler gives “the solutions of the main problems of theoretical astronomy dealing with the structure, nature, motion and action of comets and planets. With regard to the theory of perturbed motion of celestial bodies, Euler formulated the perturbation theory in general terms so that it can be used to solve the mathematical problem of dynamic models and particular problems of theoretical astronomy ... He gave an extensive mathematical treatment of the problem of improving approximations of orbits within the framework of the two-body problem and taking perturbations into account. In his Theoria motuum planetarum et cometarum published in 1744, Euler gave a complete mathematical treatment of the two-body problem consisting of a planet and the Sun.” (Debnath, The Legacy of Leonhard Euler, p. 364). Eneström 66; Honeyman 1063. 4to, contemporary boards, with some light wear, pp 187, in all a very good copy. The frontispiece by F.H. Fritsch was printed on leaf A4 (pp 7-8); in this, as in most copies, it has been cut out and bound facing the title. The pagination therefore jumps from page six to page nice, but the text is continuous.

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        "la secchia rapita... colle dichiarazioni di gaspare salviani... s'aggiungono la prefazione, e le annotazioni di giannandrea barotti... le varie lezioni de' testi a penna, e di molte edizioni; e la vita del poeta composta da lodovico antonio muratori... seconda edizione." in modena, per bartolomeo soliani, 1744.

      Cm. 23, pp. (4) 508. Frontespizio in rosso nero con vignetta centrale, capolettera ornati, una tabella genealogica ripiegate e 18 belle xilografia a piena pagina (compresa l'antiporta ed il ritratto). Legatura posteriore in piena pergamena rigida. Sguardie posteriori con annotazioni manoscritte, qualche traccia d'uso, un restauro con perdita di alcune lettere all'albero genealogico ripuegato. Peraltro complessivamente discreto esemplare. Stimata edizione, munita di un poderoso apparato critico. Si tratta di una delle due versioni edite dal Soliani nello stesso anno che differiscono per la tecnica delle incisioni: la prima possiede intagli in rame, la seconda (la presente) in legno. Cfr. Gamba e Puliatti.

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        Academiskt prof, om the halliska läkedomars tilredelse samt theras sanna och inskränkta nytto, hållet på thet latinska språket den 17 december 1739. Med then widtberömde medicinska facultetens i Upsala tilstånd och gillande under then ädle och widtberömde herren herr doctor Nicolai Roséns hans kongl.

      maijst:s lif-medici, anförande af herr Petrus Lundberg smoland, då han förwärfwade sig doctoris namn och heder. På enfalligt och tydeligt wis förswänskadt af L. B. Sthlm & Uppsala, hos G. Kiesewetter, 1744. 8:o. 55 s. Hårt nött samtida hfrbd med senare handskriven titeletikett på främre pärm. Ryggen nästan helt bortnött och inlagan praktiskt taget helt loss. Titelbladet med smärre äldre bläckkludd. Insidan av bakre pärm med handskriven innehållsförteckning. Nagg i övre marginalen på s. 47. Med Wiveka Trolles initialer och Trolleholmsbibliotekets blå stplr.. Dintler 129, noten. Bibliotheca Walleriana 6084. Översättningen gjord av Lars Bælter enligt anteckning i Kungliga bibliotekets exemplar. Det latinska originalet med titeln: "Specimen medicum, de compositione medicamentorum Hallensium". Detta är den enda av Rosén von Rosensteins avhandlingar som översattes till svenska och trycktes i samtiden

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