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        Capitain Lemuel Gullivers resor, till åtskillige långt bårt belägne land; beprydd mäd kåpparstycken. Förre delen. Tålkad ifrån fransöskan. + Capitaine Lemuel Gullivers resår till åtskillige långt bårt belägne land; beprydd med kopparstycken: senare delen. Tålkad ifrån fransöskan och tryckt med konglige maj:sts allernådigste fribref.

      1744 - Stockholm, sal. H. C. Merckells enckia, (1744). 8:o. (16),160 pp. & 2 engraved plates. + Stockholm, Historiographi regni tryckeri af Ephraim Koch, 1745. 8:o. 14,1-184 pp. & 2 engraved plates. Contemporary marbled calf, somewhat worn, with raised bands, richly gilt spine and red morocco label. Marbled edges. Head and tail of spine defective, small crack to rear joint, corners bumped. Occasional spotting, a few stains. Signatures, initials and bookplate of Fleetwood, Odensviholm. A good copy. First Swedish translation, made by Olof Bidenius Renhorn, who has dedicated the first part to the diplomat, politician and patron of the arts Carl Gustaf Tessin, one of the grand figures of 18th-century Swedish cultural life. Renhorn has also added a foreword in each part and a number of footnotes. The translation is made from a French edition, printed in Paris in 1727, which is praised by Renhorn since the French translator has "excluded all indecent och unuseful words, and instead added useful things, so that the book has become shorter and more pleasant". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Theatrum botanicum, Das ist: Vollkommenes Kräuter-Buch, Worinnen Allerhand Erdgewächse, Bäume, Stauden und Kräuter, welche in allen vier Theilen der Welt, sonderlich aber in Europa, hervorkommen, neben ihren sonderbaren Eigenschaften, Tugenden, und vortrefflichen Wirkungen, auch vielen herrlichen Artzneymitteln und derer Gebrauche, wider allerley Krankheiten an Menschen und Vieh, Mit sonderbarem Fleiss auf eine gantz neue, beliebte Art und Weise, dergleichen in andern Kräuterbüchern nicht zu finden, beschrieben, auch mit schönen nach der Natur gezeichneten Figuren gezieret, und neben den ordentlichen, so wohl Kräuter- als Krankheits-Registern, mit nützlichen Marginalien vorgestellet sind. Allen Aertzten, Wundärtzten, Apotheckern, Gärtnern,

      Hans Jacob Bischoff,, Basel, 1744 - Basel, Hans Jacob Bischoff, 1744. 36,5x24 cm. (7) Bl., 1216 S, (56) S. Register. Mit gestochenem Titel, gefaltetem Porträt von Gregor Brandmüller, gestochen von Johann Georg Seiller und ca. 1230 Holzschnitten im Text. Pergamentband der Zeit. Nissen 1311. - Pritzel 10532. - Von Zwingers Sohn erweiterte und überarbeitete Ausgabe der erstmals 1696 erschienenen deutschen Neubearbeitung des Kräuterbüches von Pietro Andrea Mattioli. - (Vortitel mit kleinem Einriss und Namenszug. Porträt mit unterlegtem Einriss. Seitenränder leicht stockfleckig). Sprache: Deutsch

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        Original papers relating to the expedition to Carthagena.

      London, M. Cooper, 1744.Later half calf, spine gilt. (4),154 pp.* First edition. - The campaign by Edward Vernon (1684 - 1757), an English naval officer, against the Spanish, a large-scale assault on Cartagena de Indias (in present-day Colombia) in 1741 ended in disaster. This was one of the largest naval campaigns in British history. In Cartagena the British fleet of 186 ships and almost 27,000 men was defeated by a garrison of 3,500 men and 6 ships of the line commanded by the one-eyed, one-armed, one-legged, Spanish admiral Blas de Lezo. The strategic defense of the colonial port of Cartagena led to heavy British casualties and eventually a retreat to Jamaica.Sabin 99246; European-Americana VI, p.351.

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        Todten-Tanz, wie derselbe in der lobl. u. Welt-beruhmten Stadt Basel, als ein Spiegel menschlicher Beschaffenheit kunstlich gemahlet und zu sehen ist La danse des morts comme elle est depeinte dans la louable et celebre ville de Basle : pour servir d'un miroir de la nature humaine

      Basel: Joh Rud & Jean Rodolphe. Very Good. 1744, 1756. Hardcover. Full gilt ruled black morocco, five raised bands; death's head in each corner; unicorn, scallop coat of arms to cvrs. Four skull & cross bones to spine. Nicely marbled edges & end papers. From the John Nolty collection with his bookplate to the front pastedown. Crown & foot repaired. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; LIX,[1],132 pages .

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        A North-West View of Haddon &c. an Ancient Seat belonging to his Grace the Duke of Rutland

      1744 - Engraving by Francis Vivares on laid paper, coloured by hand. (Early manuscript number '51' in upper right margin). A rare example from an artist who was the first to produce picturesque prints of English landscapes. "Landscape prints encouraged admiration of natural scenery and native landscape painters sought British scenes to rival those found [abroad]. In stimulating an appetite for British beauty Thomas Smith of Derby. was a pivotal figure. A subscription for "eight of the most extraordinary Natural Prospects in the Mountainous Part of Derbyshire and Staffordshire, commonly called the peak" was proposed in June 1743. these landscapes. represent the first English appearance of the precipices and cascades that Burke would later call sublime. Smith published a second set of four Derbyshire views in 1745 [from which the present image is taken]' (T. Clayton The English Print , 1997, p.157). One of the earliest and most influential landscape engravers was Francois Vivares. Vivares was born in France and raised in Geneva, but at the age of eighteen established himself in London. He exhibited regularly with the Incorporated Society of Artists and was highly regarded for his meticulous technique and bold style. Vivares is considered the father of English landscape engraving, his fine work inspiring generations of English engravers. Like Smith of Derby, Vivares was instrumental in introducing the concept of the "picturesque landscape" into English art. His magnificent engravings captured the golden age of the English countryside, before it was forever changed by the factories and mills of the Industrial Revolution. . This Smith of Derby view is a good example of the artist's primary love. Though ostensibly a depiction of Haddon Hall, a 12th century castle, the manor itself is a small part of the rustic panorama: horses, sheep and cows at pasture, the rolling hills, the stone bridge over the Wye and the dramatic sky attract more attention.

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        A complete map of the Southern Continent , survey'd by Capt. Abel Tasman & depicted by order of the East India Company in Holland in the Stadt House at Amsterdam

      London, 1744. Original engraving, 410 x 520 mm.; very good, mounted and framed. FINISHED. The Dutch discoveries in Australia. This famous version of the Tasman map is the first major English depiction of the Dutch discoveries in Australia and the first English map devoted to Australia. The image is based on the French version by Thevenot, which had originally appeared in his Rélations de divers Voyages Curieux. This handsome version is by the English cartographer Bowen, and characteristically includes two 'legends' or short articles printed in the blank areas of the map. The uppermost passage describes Quiros's voyage and the other discusses the significance of the Australian continent with some prophetic accuracy: "It is impossible to conceive a Country that promises fairer from it's Scituation, than this of Terra Australis; no longer incognita, as this Map demonstrates, but the Southern Continent Discovered… Whoever perfectly discovers & settles it will become infalliably possessed of Territories as Rich, as fruitful, & as capable of Improvement as any that have been hither to found out…". Emanuel Bowen was engraver to George II of England and Louis XV of France. He worked in England from 1714 to 1767, and on his death his prolific mapmaking business passed to his son Thomas. He prepared this important map for the second edition of John Harris's voyage anthology Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca - rare today - published in London between 1744 and 1748.

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        Veduta dello Spedale, e della Piazza di S. Maria Nuova. T.XVI

      Florence 1744 - Copper-engraving by Bernardo Sgrilli after Zocchi, the figures by Zocchi. A very fine image of 18th-century Florence by one of the four greatest view painters of the period `The Hospital and Piazza of Santa Maria Nuova? The portico which renders this piazza one of the most beautiful in Florence was designed by Bernardo Buontalenti. The construction of the loggia progressed at slow and infrequent intervals: the first campaign took place 1612-16 under the direction of Giuilio Parigi, the second 1661-63, the third 1707-10, and a three-arched projecting arm, corresponding to that on the right [of the print]?, was finished only in 1960. The hospital was founded by Folco Portinari (the father of Dante's Beatrice) about 1286, adjacent to the church of San Egidio. The main entrance to both is through the loggia.' (E.E.Dee Views of Florence and Tuscany by Giuseppe Zocchi New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1968 item 18). What Francesco Guardi and Canaletto did for Venice and Giovanni-Battista Piranesi did for Rome, Giuseppe Zocchi (1711-1767) did for Florence. The Marchese Andrea Gerini commissioned Zocchi to record all the greatest landmarks in Florence and its environs, which he did in a series of drawings that are now in the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York. These drawings were translated into engravings by Zocchi and a number of other engravers and issued in two series in 1744 titled `Scelta XXIV vedute delle principali contrade, piazze, chiese, e palazzi della città di Firenze' and Vedute delle ville e d'altri luoghi della Toscana'. Little is known of Zocchi's life: he was born near Florence and studied in Venice and Bologna, a painter as well as a draughtsman, he was the official designer for the Pietre Dure (the so-called "Florentine mosaic") factory in Florence from 1754 to 1760.

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        Pratique de la géometrie, sur le papier et sur le terrein; où par une méthode nouvelle & singulière l?on peut avec facilité & en peu de tems se perfectionner en cette science.

      Paris, Ch. A. Jombert, 1744 - Kl.8°, gestochenes Frontispiz, Titelblatt, 2 Bl., 108 S. und 102 gestochene Taf., 2 Bl., Priv.-Ldr. d. Zt. m goldener Rückenprägung und Rundum-Rotschnitt, Vordere Vorsatz fehlt, von alten Händen Namenseintrag a. Frontispiz (dieser auf Deckel geklebt) und Notiz auf letzter Seite, tlw. oben min. wasserrandig. EA.- Sébastien Le Clerc, der Ältere (auch Leclerc) (* 1637-1714) Lothringer Radierer und Kupferstecher. Die rudimentärsten Kenntnisse des Zeichnens und Gravierens lernte er bei seinem Vater und dem Kupferschmied Claude Bouchard. Seine ersten Arbeiten stammen aus 1654/55. Seine erste wichtige Serie war 1658/59 Das Leben von St Benedict und Les Modes de Metz. Er studierte in Paris auch Geometrie, Perspektive und Mathematik und wurde 1660 Militäringenieur des lothringischen Gouverneur, Marschall Henri de La Ferté-Senneterre. 1665 ging er nach Paris und machte Bekanntschaft mit Charles Lebrun. Jean-Baptiste Colbert vermittelte ihn an die Gobelin-Manufaktur. Ab 1672 war er Professor für Perspektive an der Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture. 600 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Erster Theil des Rings: ein Lustspiel in funf Aufz¸gen. With Zweyter Theil des Rings, oder, Der unglucklichen Ehe durch Delikatesse: ein Lustspiel in vier Aufzugen

      Schroder, Friedrich Ludwig, 1744-1816. Erster Theil des Rings: ein Lustspiel in funf Aufzugen. With Zweyter Theil des Rings, oder, Der unglucklichen Ehe durch Delikatesse: ein Lustspiel in vier Aufzugen / von Schroder. [Wien: Gedruckt und zu haben bei Joh. Jos. Jahn...], 1790 (Probably published in Theatralische Sammlung. Wien 1790-1798 Bd. 6-7, 1790). 2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary boards, paper spine labels. I Frontis 1: p. [121 /]-255, [1]; II. Frontis. Pp. [103]-242. Vol 1 some stains to early pages; otherwise, a handsome very good set. Based on Farquhar's The constant couple, Der Rings (I & II) are set in Vienna, with the characters of Baron von Schoenhelm, Frau von Darring and Herr von Holm substituted for Lady Lurewell, Colonel Standard, and Sir Harry Wildair. The second part continues the rollicking farce in the home of Herrn von Holm. Friedrich Ludwig Schroder (3 November 1744-3 September 1816) was a German actor, manager and dramatist. In 1764, he appeared with the Ackermann company in Hamburg, playing leading comedy parts; but these he soon exchanged for the tragic roles for which he became famous. These included Hamlet, King Lear and Philip in Schiller's Don Carlos. After Ackermann's death in 1771, Schroder and his mother took over the management of the Hamburg theatre, and he began to write plays, largely adaptations from the English. He produced his own translations of 11 plays by Shakespeare (1776-80), as well as his own plays and those of the new Sturm und Drang movement. As an actor, Schroder was the first to depart from the stilted style of former tragedians; as a manager he raised the standard of plays presented and first brought Shakespeare before the German public. Schroder's Dramatische Werke, with an introduction by Tieck, was published in four volumes (Berlin, 1831). Reference: Hadamowsky, F. Die Wiener Hoftheater (Staatstheater) 1766-1966, I, 955, 956; Carlson, Marvin. The German Stage in the nineteenth century (1972). OCLC: 3 loc: HHG, PAU, Uwisc.

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        The Spectator Volume The First

      J and R Tonson, 1744. Hardcover. Fair/No Dustjacket. 1744. 324 pages. No dust jacket. Leather bound with gilt lettering.READING COPY ONLY. In need of repair. the book is in two pieces and the rear board is detached. (fragile but clean internally). Clean but yellowed pages with no markings or annotations.Tanning to the page edges. Former owner's inscriptions on the flyleaf and end papers. The front board is only attached by the binding strings and the rear board is detached. The spine is in two pieces with a small amount of loss to the ends. The boards are scuffed and edge worn and the corners bumped.

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      London: Printed for J. Roberts, 1744.. [2],184,179-180pp. Octavo. 20th century three quarter calf and marbled boards, gilt labels. Bookplate on pastedown, spine slightly sunned and rubbed, bound without the half-title and advert leaf (the latter as almost inevitable), old light ink smudge to title, tiny mend to original stabhole in inner margin of gutter, verso of last leaf dusty, otherwise a very good copy. First edition, second state, with the one line erratum in the lower margin of the last page of text (erroneously paginated '180' but in actuality '186'). Savage, who has been described as "an impostor, a libeller and something of a ruffian" (Camb. History of English Lit), died in Bristol prison in August 1743. Johnson announced his tribute to his friend of youth shortly after, and claimed that he wrote the first 48pp. of text at a single all-night sitting. It received a positive reception at the time, but posterity has shown Johnson's affectionate recollections occasionally collided with the facts. COURTNEY & SMITH, p.15. FLEEMAN 44.2LS/1b. ESTC T164058. ROTHSCHILD 1223.

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        Theodicee, das ist, Versuch von der Güte Gottes, Freyheit des Menschen, und vom Ursprunge des Bösen, bey dieser vierten Ausgabe durchgehends verbessert, auch mit neuen Zusätzen und Anmerkungen vermehret, von Johann Christoph Gottschede. Statt einer Einleitung ist die Fontenellische Lobschrift auf Leibnitz von neuem übersetzt [von Louise Adelgunde Gottschedin]. Hannover und Leipzig: Försters und Sohns Erben, 1744.

      - First Gottsched edition of the Theodicee, the standard German edition of the only large philosophical book published by Leibniz in his lifetime. Gottsched appends various short works by Leibniz, four of them in their first German translation. Included are the important essay on binary arithmetic, 'Rechnung mit null und eins', and the description of Leibniz's invention, THE FIRST CALCULATING MACHINE that could add, subtract, multiply and divide. PMM 177, Ravier 421. Bound after the Leibniz is a scarce related work by Joachim Böldicke (1704-1757), friend of G.F. Meier, correspondent of Euler, and commentator on Machiavelli, under the following main title-page: "Abermaliger Versuch einer Theodicee, darinn von dem Ursprunge des Bösen in der besten Welt, der Güte, Weisheit und Gerechtigkeit Gottes, wie auch der Freyheit des Menschen dergestalt gehandelt wird". Berlin und Leipzig: Haude und Spener, 1746. The work is in five parts, paginated continuously, with subsequent title-pages showing the same place, publisher and date: (2) Fortsetzung des von Laurentius Valla angefangenen und von Leibnitz fortgeführten Gesprächs von der Freiheit oder der Gerechtigkeit Gottes bei dem Schicksale des Sextus, als die erste Beylage zum 'Abermaligen Versuch einer Theodicee'. (3) Einwürfe des Herrn Bayle wider die geoffenbarte Lehre vom Ursprunge und der Bestrafung des Bösen. Nebst der Beantwortung des Herrn von Leibnitz, und einer neuen Auflösung nach den Lehrsätzen des abermaligen Versuchs einer Theodicee: als die zweite Beylage zu dieser Theodicee. (4) Erweis, daß keine vollkommenern Gesetze der Glückseligkeit bey vernünftigen Creaturen möglich gewesen als diejenige, so wie in der wirklichen Welt antreffen. Nebst einer Abhandlung dessen, was möglich oder unmöglich ist, und einer Erörterung der Frage, ob eine unbestimmte Freyheit bey Gott oder einer Creatur möglich seyn ist? Als die dritte Beylage zum abermaligen Versuch einer Theodicee. (5) Historische Einleitung in die Lehre von der Uebereinstimmung des Glaubens und der Vernunft, dem Ursprunge des Bösen, der besten Welt und der Freyheit des Menschen. Worinnen zugleich die Wolfischen Streitigkeiten aus des Hrn P. C. G. Ludovici Historie der wolf. Philosophie angeführet werden. Als die vierte Beylage zum abermaligen Versuch einer Theodicee. PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 2 works in one volume, 8vo, engraved frontispiece portrait and folding plate of the calculating machine, [xxiv], 64, 843, [52]; [II], xvi, 556, lxxx, [20] pp., contemporary vellum, early ink annotations to front pastedown and flyleaf, minor browning only, a very well-preserved copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Relacam da celebre embaixada, que o Principe dos Bezancudos mandou ao Schach da Persia, Thámas Kouli-Kahan, para o conciliar seu aliado temendo o seu poder; e se fez esta função em 8 de Junho deste presente anno de 1744, com huma breve noticia dos Bezancu

      Relation of the embassy sent by the Prince of the Bezancudos to Persia. 1744. Lisbon. Officina de Pedro Ferreira. In 4to (195 mm x 135 mm). 8 pp. Recent calf. Foliation in old ink manuscript (\"248-259\") in upper outer corner of each leaf recto. Triangular repair of ca. 9 x 7.5 x 4 cm. to upper outer corner of title page, mostly obscuring the final letter of the first word of the title, and touching the two previous letters; otherwise in very good condition.First and only Portuguese edition. Library of Congress states \"An account no doubt inspired by a contemporary history of the reign of Nadir Shah. A French edition was published in Paris in 1742 by l\'abbé André de Claustre under the title Histoire de Thamas Kouli-Kan ... Cf. the catalog of the Bibliothèque nationale. The Persian history T?r?kh-i N?dir? by Mahd? Kh?n Astar?b?d? was published in the 18th century in a variety of European translations.\" However, as the title page of the present relation refers to events of 8 June 1744, at least some of the information contained therein must be from another, later source.Provenance: Dukes of Palmela library, with their monogram beneath the ducal coronet stamped in purple ink on title page. Ameal 1018. Not in JFB. Not in Innocêncio or Fonseca. OCLC: 49447899 (Newberry Library); 61446934 (Library of Congress, University of Chicago). Porbase locates three copies, all in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Not located in Copac. Not located in Hollis or Orbis.

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        Hundert Artickul, Handelnde von den vornehmsten Künsten und Wissenschaften. Worinn nicht allein derselben Nutzen, sondern auch die wichtigste Phaenomena in der Natur, wie solche von den heutigen Philosophis eingesehen worden, In Frag und Antwort vorgestellet. Mit Historien und Exempeln, wie auch dazu nöthigen Kupferen vermehret.

      Zürich, Ãœbers, 1744.. 8°. (6) Bl., 645 S., (1) Bl. Mit 6 (von 7) gef. Kupferstichen von Johann Heinrich Freytag. Pappband der Zeit.. Anonym erschienenes "umfangreiches, mit Kupfertafeln illustriertes Werk, das naturwissenschaftl. Erkenntnisse in populärer Art vermittelte, wobei Ludwig Steiner (1711-1779) sich ausdrücklich auch an Frauen wandte" (e-HLS). - Die fehlende Tafel als Fotokopie beigefügt.

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        Pratique de la geometrie, sur le papier et sur le terrein; ou par une methode nouvelle & singuliere l'on peut avec facilite & en peu de tems se perfectionner en cette science.

      Paris, Ch. A. Jombert, 1744. Kl.8°, gestochenes Frontispiz, Titelblatt, 2 Bl., 108 S. und 102 gestochene Taf., 2 Bl., Priv.-Ldr. d. Zt. m goldener Rückenprägung und Rundum-Rotschnitt, Vordere Vorsatz fehlt, von alten Händen Namenseintrag a. Frontispiz (dieser auf Deckel geklebt) und Notiz auf letzter Seite, tlw. oben min. wasserrandig. Preis in CHF: 880. EA.- Sebastien Le Clerc, der Ältere (auch Leclerc) (* 1637-1714) Lothringer Radierer und Kupferstecher. Die rudimentärsten Kenntnisse des Zeichnens und Gravierens lernte er bei seinem Vater und dem Kupferschmied Claude Bouchard. Seine ersten Arbeiten stammen aus 1654/55. Seine erste wichtige Serie war 1658/59 Das Leben von St Benedict und Les Modes de Metz. Er studierte in Paris auch Geometrie, Perspektive und Mathematik und wurde 1660 Militäringenieur des lothringischen Gouverneur, Marschall Henri de La Ferte-Senneterre. 1665 ging er nach Paris und machte Bekanntschaft mit Charles Lebrun. Jean-Baptiste Colbert vermittelte ihn an die Gobelin-Manufaktur. Ab 1672 war er Professor für Perspektive an der Academie royale de peinture et de sculpture.

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        A Map of the Discoveries Made by Captn. Willm. Dampier in the Roebuck in 1699

      London: John Harris, 1744. Engraved chart measuring 245 x 410 mm. (sheet size), some browning yet very good. Emanuel Bowen map of Dampier's discoveries. The fine Bowen map of William Dampier's discoveries along the Papuan coastline and adjacent islands. Dampier sailed in the Roebuck in January of 1699, landing in Shark Bay, Western Australia in July of that year, before going on to explore the Papuan coastline in some detail. This map charts the path of the Roebuck from Timor to the large islands to the northeast of New Guinea named New Britain by Dampier. The voyage of the Roebuck is one of the most significant expeditions to the region, but was disastrous for Dampier, especially after the vessel, rotten and leaking badly for much of the voyage, finally foundered at Ascension Island. This fine map was engraved by Emanuel Bowen (1694-1767), one of the pre-eminent English cartographic printers of his era and geographer to both King George II and Louis XV. Bowen drew upon a wide range of materials to ensure the accuracy of his work, attracting commissions from many of the leading hydrographers of the day. Widely respected for the skill, accuracy and beauty of his maps, 'Bowen's contribution to eighteenth-century world and British atlases was substantial' (ODNB). Bowen is famous for his map of the Southern Continent published by Harris in 1744, the same anthology from which the present map is taken. Bowen's work was characterised by its ornate rococo engraving and detailed engaging text passages that surrounded the cartographic detail. This map of Captain Dampier's discoveries is no exception, and features a section of lively text on the inhabitants of New Guinea and speculations of the wealth and wonders awaiting future explorers of the region. One section reads 'The inhabitants are generally speaking Blacks, but there is a Nation of Whites seated in one part of it whom some have suspected to be a remnant of the Ten Tribes of Israel, who were carried into captivity by the Assyrians…the inhabitants of the Moluccas are known to trade with the people of this Country for Gold and Spices which sufficiently demonstrates that it is well worth the discovering.'.

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        1744 Rare King Louis XV Declaration of War with England in French and German

      1744 Declaration of War from Louis XV to the King of England, 4, text in French and German, signed at the conclusion of both translations by Louis XV in print, ornately printed pamphlet with manuscript docketing that reads: "Prelat: dd7, April 1744 No. 1." After the War of the Spanish Succession, France and Britain had an uneasy alliance only because both nations had political leaders who saw peace as necessary for national prosperity. Absent those leaders (Cardinal Fleury died and Robert Walpole resigned), there was then nothing to restrain the long-standing enmity between the two nations. In March 1744, King Louis XV declares war on Britain and makes plans to invade crossing the Channel. The invasion fails when bad weather damages the French fleet and the French then divert their energies short term to an attack on the Austrian Netherlands. Two similar Declarations were offered at Christies in December 2004, and estimated to be valued as high as $15,000. The catalog descriptions for these accom

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        Kst.- Karte, in 15 Blatt n. Eugene H. Friex b. Crepy in Paris, "Cartes des Provinces des Pays Bas. Contenant les Comtes de Flandre, de Hainaut, de Cambresis, le Duche de Brabant, partie des Duches de Luxembourg, de Limbourg, de Julliers, l'Eveche de Liege. Boulenois et frontiere de Picardie ..".

      . dat. 1744, 132 x 210. Wandkarte von Belgien mit den angrenzenden Ländern. Hier vorliegend in 15 Blatt und noch nicht zusammengesetzt. Oben rechts prachtvolle Rokokokartusche.

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        Methodus Inveniendi Lineas Curvas Maximi Minimive proprietate gaudentes, sive Solutio Problematis Isoperimetrici Latissimo sensu accepti

      Engraved vignette on title & five folding engraved plates. Title in red & black. 1 p.l., 322 pp., 1 leaf of instructions to binder. Large 4to, cont. mottled calf (foot of upper joint carefully repaired), spine richly gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Lausanne & Geneva: M.M. Bousquet, 1744. First edition of the work which created the calculus of variations. This book, which displayed "an amount of mathematical genius seldom rivalled, contained his researches on the calculus of variation to the invention of which Euler was led by the study of the researches of Johann and Jakob Bernoulli...The study of isoperimetrical curves, the brachistochrone in a resisting medium and the theory of geodesics, previously treated by the elder Bernoullis and others, led to the creation of this new branch of mathematics, the Calculus of Variations. His method was essentially geometrical, which makes the solution of the simpler problems very clear."-Cajori, A History of Mathematics, p. 234. Fine large copy from the library of Haskell F. Norman with bookplate. ❧ Dibner 111. D.S.B., IV, p. 479. Evans, First Editions of Epochal Achievements in the History of Science (1934), 9. Horblit 28. Roberts & Trent, Bibliotheca Mechanica, p. 104-"For the purposes of mechanics, the significance of this work lies in the appendix, which deals with geometrical forms of elastic curves...The present work illustrates the first solution to the problem of the buckling of a column." Sparrow 60. .

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        An account of the life of Mr. Richard Savage . Son of the Earl of Rivers

      London: J. Roberts, 1744. Octavo in fours, without half title and final advertisement; professional paper repairs to gutter for first 15 pages, joints starting, head of spine chipped and some rubbing to extremities, but a good copy in nineteenth-century half calf with marbled paper sides. First edition, last page in state with single-line erratum. Like Rothschild's copy the pages 185 and 186 are misnumbered 179 and 180. Savage, 'an impostor, a libeller and something of a ruffian' (CHEL) had died in Bristol prison in August 1743 and the same month Johnson announced that he was preparing his friend's biography. Savage and Johnson had endured the poverty of their youth together, and this was Johnson's even-handed tribute, 'a work of remarkable and varied interest' (CHEL). He later included it, with only minor changes, in The Lives of the Poets.

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        La Sainte Bible, qui contient le Vieux et le Nouveau Testament. Revue sur les originaux, et retouchee dans le langage; avec des paralleles et des sommaires par David Martin. Nouvelle edition revue et corrigee par Pierre Roques.

      Basel, Jean Rodolphe Im-Hoff. 1744.. 8°. 4 n.n. Bl., 804 S., 148 S., 262 S. Roter Ganzmaroquinband der Zeit mit reicher Deckelverzierung "a la dentelle" Du Seuil. Mittelstückvergoldung, braunem goldgeprägten Rückenschild und üppiger floraler Rückenvergoldung, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung und Ganzgoldschnitt.. Die Bibel in der Schweiz S. 222. - Zweite Ausgabe mit den Anmerkungen des französischen Pfarrers von Basel (1685-1748). - Schönes, nahezu fleckenloses Exemplar auf feinem italienischen Papier. Der Prachteinband von wenig protestantischer Zurückhaltung. Deckel und Kanten leicht beschabt. - Eine recht seltene Schweizer Bibelausgabe in sehr schönem Einband.

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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, title 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, a 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, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The natural history of bees containing an account of their production, their œconomy, their manner of making wax and honey, and the best methods for the improvement and preservation of them. Illustrated with twelve copper plates. Translated from the French

      London: J. and P. Knapton and P. Vailant, 1744. London: J. and P. Knapton and P. Vailant, 1744. First Edition. Full morocco. Very good. First Edition. Full morocco. 8vo (208 × 140 mm), pp. [16], 452, [16, index]; 12 folding engraved plates; light soiling to title-page, its edges strengthened; the first plate also strengthened with fore-edge re-margined, and a few other minor paper repairs; very good in modern morocco, gilt tooling, the spine in compartments with raised bands. First edition.The work is an adaptation by Bazin of the 5th to 13th Mémoires pour servir à l';histoire des insectes by R. A. F. de Réamur, ‘The unsigned advertisement states "I have taken all the materials from the memoirs of M. de Réamur." There is no hint in the book as to who did the translation, but it may well have been P. Vailant, who is known to have been in Paris in 1739 and may have translated from the proofs. The Vailants were a French Protestant family who settled in the Strand as foreign booksellers at the time of the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes (see Plomer';s Dictionary of booksellers and printers). There is no literal translation into English of Réamur';s Mémoires, though A short history of bees (British Bee Books 162), is based on them. Both books are sometimes catalogued under Réamur.'; (British Bee Books, p. 80)British Bee Books 96; ESTC T61240.

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        A Select Collection of Remarkable Trials: TWO VOLUME SET

      London: Henry Anderson, 1744. London: Henry Anderson, 1744. TWO VOLUME SET, original full leather hardcover, printed title page, xxxviii prelims including book catalogue leaf, 1-445pp, printed title page, ii, 1-524pp, hinged tender, covers rubbed and chipped, internally very good clean and complete.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        A Select Collection of Remarkable Trials

      London: Henry Anderson, 1744. London: Henry Anderson, 1744 Accounts of eleven leading trials held between 1699 and 1722. pp iii + 524. Internally in very good condition, recently rebound in full leather.. Full-Leather. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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      Lusanne and Geneva: Marcum-Michaelem Bousquet, 1744. Lusanne and Geneva:: Marcum-Michaelem Bousquet,, 1744. First Edition. Near Fine. Near Fine First Edition First Printing in a late nineteenth century quarter leather marbled board binding with gilt lettering and decorations spine. Binding with edge wear, label residue spine. From a private library with the owner's name and bookplate ffep and library stamp rfep. The text shows mild scattered toning. The volume is complete with five foldout engraved plates in the rear. 4to. [2], 322, [2] pp., 5 Foldout Plates. Scarce.

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        Melisselogia: or, The female monarchy. Being an enquiry into the nature, order, and government of bees ... observation and experience

      London: N. Thorley and J. Davidson, 1744. London: N. Thorley and J. Davidson, 1744. First Edition. Full calf. Very good. First Edition. Full calf. Tall 8vo (225 × 140 mm), pp. xliii, [3], 206 (missing final blank); engraved frontispiece, and four engraved plates, one folding showing the author in his study looking for a queen among a group of stupefied bees on his desk; occasional light foxing with title-page and frontispiece a little dust stained; a tall uncut copy, very good in modern full panelled calf with red morocco lettering-piece, the spine in compartments with raised bands. First edition of Thorley's work pioneering the ‘humane'; treatment of bees.Like Joseph Warder before him, Thorley';s title (and work) makes explicit reference to the ongoing early eighteenth century debates about gender difference, social hierarchy and the nature of monarchy. Warder argued from the state and condition of bees that monarchy was the natural condition of human society too, and in this work Thorley speaks among other things of ‘Their [bees';] great affection, love and loyalty to their lawful sovereign (being all under the government of one monarch).'; (Thorley, p. 7) He writes of the bees'; colony as a ‘state'; entirely dependent on the authority of its queen, and ascribes to the bees moral virtues fitting for the perfect ordering of such a state, at length in separate named sections describing their industry and patience, justice and honesty, temperance and sobriety, chastity, neatness, decency, sympathy and mutual assistance: to wit all the virtues of a good eighteenth century housewife. Thorley';s title is a conscious reference to Charles Butler';s groundbreaking work of 1609 The feminine monarchy, or a treatise concerning bees, in which work Butler similarly praises bees' 'government, loyaltie, art, industrie' and other aspects of their 'admirable nature'. (British Bee Books, p. 18) It is interesting that in the same year Bazin, in his dialogue on bees, remarks more accurately that these virtues exist in appearance only, and that far from having any authority, the Queen and her workers act on what we would now call instinct alone: 'if she reigns, 'tis over subjects, who every moment know, that the good of their society demands what they perform; and who therefore never fail to do it. They never have occasion to receive orders. In this state every one, whether monarch or subject, pursues their original design, from which they never vary.' (Gilles Augustin Bazin, The natural history of bees, 1744, p. 21)‘Thorley';s secret was the puffball narcotic [used to sedate the bees seen on his desk in the folding engraved plate], which he used when uniting colonies; its use was mentioned in 1597 by Gerard and had long been practised in the Netherlands. Of English writers, Thorley was [also] the first to mention having found wax scales in the pockets of worker bees.'; (British Bee Books, p. 82)‘The original frontispiece [present in this copy] was a copy of Cesi';s three bees - the first drawing of bees made with the aid of a microscope, 1625 ... Thorley';s son altered the frontispiece of the second ed. so that he could use it as a trade card.'; (Ibid.) Federico Cesi (1585-1630), founder of the Accademia dei Lincei, made the drawings employed here using the compound microscope designed and built by Galileo in 1624 and given to him in September of that year. Galileo, having made two, gave the other Cardinal Zollern.A pencil note to the front pastedown indicates that the present copy was bound by Bernard Middleton in 1981.British Bee Books 97; ESTC T98162.

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        Philosophical Reflexions and Inquiries Concerning the Virtues of Tar Water, and Divers Other Subjects Connected Together and Arising One from Another FIRST EDITION

      C. Hitch, London 1744 - FIRST EDITION/LONDON PRINTING of this philosophical work by Berkeley (here spelled Berkley) DOES NOT FEATURE SIRIS IN TITLE, PREDATES IT. Extremely rare, scarce. Title page: "By the Right Rev. Dr. George Berkley, lord Bishop of Cloyne, and Author of The Minute Philosopher. "As we have opportunity, let us do good unto all men. Gal. vi. 10. Hoc opus, hoc studium parvi properemus et ampli. Hor." LONDON, printed for C. Hitch in Pater-noster-row; and C. Davis, against Gray's Inn, Holboutn MDCCXLIV [price two shillings]. CONDITION: Front board is COMPLETELY MISSING. obvious shelf-wear for a book almost 300 years old, all pages present, a few pencil markings on title page, back board/spine still bound in leather, marbled back board. Formerly from Harvard library, though with no library markings (info paper included with book) Please email for any information. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Capitain Lemuel Gullivers resor, till åtskillige långt bårt belägne land; beprydd mäd kåpparstycken.

      Förre delen. Tålkad ifrån fransöskan. Sthlm, sal. H. C. Merckells enckia, (1744). 8:o. (16),160 s. & 2 grav. plr. + (SWIFT, JONATHAN) Capitaine Lemuel Gullivers resår till åtskillige långt bårt belägne land; beprydd med kopparstycken: senare delen. Tålkad ifrån fransöskan och tryckt med konglige maj:sts allernådigste fribref. Sthlm, Historiographi regni tryckeri af Ephraim Koch, 1745. 8:o. 14,1-184 s. & 2 grav. plr. Ngt nött marmorerat samtida skinnbd med upphöjda bind, rikt guldornerad rygg, röd titeletikett i marokäng och klistermarmorerade snitt. Ryggen med skador upp- och nedtill. En mindre spricka nedtill i den bakre ytterfalsen. Pärmhörnen stukade. Inlagan sporadiskt småfläckig. En mindre solkfläck på s. 93 och några fläckar på s. 134 i del I. En liten, men intensiv rostfläck i texten på s. 93-94 i del II. Nedre hörnet på s. 5 i del I avrivet. Med A. J. Wrangels namnteckning och initialerna G. H. C. på första delens titelblad samt det Fleetwoodska exlibriset från Odensviholm. Bra ex.. Första svenska översättningen, vilken utfördes av Olof Bidenius Renhorn, som dedicerat första delen till C. G. Tessin och skrivit förord i båda delarna samt försett dem med fotnoter. Översättningen bygger på en franskspråkig utgåva tryckt i Paris 1727, vilken lovordas av Renhorn då den franska översättaren "har uteslutit alle oanständige och onyttige ord, och i stället tillagt dugeliga saker, så at boken blifwit både kårtare och angenämare". Renhorns egen översättning utmärker sig genom sin originella stavning som försvaras genom åberopande av Johan Ihres åsikter i ämnet

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        Description du ventilateur par le moyen duquel on peut renouveler facilement & en grande quantité, l'air des Mines, des Prisons, des Hôpitaux, des Maisons de Force & des Vaisseaux.

      Paris, Poirion 1744 - In-12. Collation : (2), LII, 277, (3) pp. et 2 pl. dépliantes à plusieurs sujets. Veau glacé, dos à nerfs orné avec fleuron "à l'araignée" répété, tranches rouges. (Reliure de l'époque.) Hales a inventé la ventilation artificielle. Celle-ci, rapidement installée dans les mines, les hôpitaux et les bateaux entraîna une baisse significative de la mortalité. Première édition française, traduction et préface de Pierre Demours. La première anglaise date de 1743. Illustré par 2 planches dépliantes à plusieurs sujets. Coiffe rognée, sinon bel exemplaire. D. S. B. 6, 47. Garrison & Morton 1596. // You can browse all my books on

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        Apparatus ad Positivam Theologiam Methodicus. In two volumes bound as one

      Venice - Balleoniana, 1744. Venice - Balleoniana, 1744 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early work of the deist Peter Annet, which outlines 'positive and scholastic' theology. An enriched and revised edition. Featuring woodcut vignettes, head pieces and initials. In Latin. Complete in two volumes bound as one. Peter Annet (1693-1769) was an English deist, known for his hostility towards orthodox theologians. He was critical of scripture and the clergy, and of the reputation of King David and the Apostle Paul. He also denied the possibility of miracles, and suggested that Paul should be regarded as the founder of Christianity. Annet suffered heavy penalties for publishing pamphlets which criticised Christianity and encouraged free-thinking. Condition: In a fullvellum binding. Externally, some shelfwear. Front hinge failed, with rear hinge strained. Internally, the textblock is firmly bound, with occasional light foxing andmarks, includingink marks. Significant tidemarks from Preface through to p156, affecting text,followed by marginal tidemarks, sometimes affecting text. Some offsetting. Crossed out ink writing to titlepage. Handwritten title label and shelfmark labels for 'Sisto's Antique Library' to spine. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        "Le Cours du Rhin dresse sur les Nouvelles Observations".

      . 2 altkol. Kupferstiche von Le Rouge, dat. 1744, je ca. 50 x 64 cm.. Zweiteilige flächenkolorierte Karte des Rheinlaufs zwischen Rotterdam und dem Bodensee. Mit altkolorierter Titelkartusche rechts oben und großem altkoloriertem Meilenzeiger. - Nicht zusammengesetzt. Dekorative Karte.

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        Biglotton Amplificatum Sive Dictionarium Novum

      nbsp;Amsterdam -Apud Henricum & Viduam Theodori Boom & Filios, 1744. nbsp;Amsterdam -Apud Henricum & Viduam Theodori Boom & Filios, 1744 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A new and expanded Latin dictionary from Martin Binnart. German to Latin dictionary. A new or expanded Biglotton; all of this kind has so far issued Dictionaries much more perfectly,aiming towards theimprovementof the advantage of youth, labour. This edition has emendation and supplementary material, whichhave enriched the text, with study and diligence of John de Wilde. With a copperplate inscription of George Dundas, presumed to be the Scottish Tory politician and colonial administration. Condition: In a full vellum binding. Externally, considerably worn and there are many marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound with a number of closed tears and loss to the endpapers. There is a large copperplate inscription to the front endpaper. Overall: GOOD.

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        La méridienne de l'Observatoire royal de Paris, vérifiée dans toute l'étendue du royaume par de nouvelles observations. Pour en déduire la vraie grandeur des degrés de la Terre, tant en longitude qu'en latitude, et pour y assujettir toutes les opérations géométriques faites par ordre du Roi, pour lever une carte générale de la France. Avec des observations d'histoire naturelle, faites dans les provinces traversées par la Méridienne, par M. Le Monnier. Suite des mémoires de l'Académie Royale des sciences. Année MDCCXL.

      Paris, Guérin 1744 - In-4. Collation : (10), 292, CCXXXV, (17) pp., 14 planches h.-t. Veau marbré, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges. (Reliure de l'époque.) Première édition. Illustré par une vignette en tête de chapitre et 14 planches hors-texte. Texte encadré. Le père de César-François Cassini, Jacques Cassini, avait commencé la mesure d'un degré de méridien. Il était partisan de la sphéricité de la terre. Mais les ultimes mesures de son fils, très précises, permirent de vérifier que la Terre était bien aplatie vers les pôles, comme le prédisait la physique de Newton. L'abbé de La Caille prit une large part à ce travail. Il permettra à Cassini de dresser par la suite, la première carte moderne de la France. La reliure a suibi des restaurations un peu rustiques aux charnières et aux coiffes. DSB 3, 107. // You can browse all my books on

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        Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Courts of King's Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer: To which are added Some Special Cases in the Court of Chancery . . . In the Reigns of King William, Queen Anne, King George the First, and his Present Majesty

      First edition of the reports of Comyns, a serjeant and judge, compared favorably by Holdsworth ("far fuller and more illuminating") and published from Comyns' manuscript as translated by his nephew of the same name from Comyns' original Law French. Contemporary calf, lightly rubbed, else a superior copy with the frontispiece, from the Macclesfield Library with the signature of Thomas Clarke. Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for D. Browne [and two others], London, 1744.

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        Anleitung zu den fürnehmsten mathematischen Wissenschaften. Benanntlich der Arithmetica, Geometrie, Architectura militari, Architectura civili, der Astronomie und Gnomonica. So fern solche einem politen Menschen, insonderheit aber denen, so die Studia zu prosequiren gedencken, nützlich und nöthig.

      Wittenberg, Bey Samuel Gottfried Zimmermann [1744].. Sechste (6.), verbesserte und mit einem Vorberichte, von der Mathesi überhaupt, versehene Auflage. Kl.-8°. 11 Bll., 450 SS., 3 Bll. ('Register'). Titel in Rot und Schwarz, gest. Front. (etwas fleckig u. knittrig, Tintendurchschlag von vorstehendem Besitzervermerk), 32 gest. Tfn. mit zahlreichen Figuren, einige gest. Vignetten u. Zierstücke. Druck a. eher minderwertigem Papier. Kart. d.Zt. (etwas berieben u. bestossen). Fl.Bll. fehlen, Titel mit kleinem Eckausriss (Verlust des Druckjahres) und zeitgenöss. Besitzervermerk, Seiten unterschiedlich gebräunt u. (stock-) fleckig. Alters- u. Gebrauchsspuren, alter Besitzervermerk verso Front. Gesamthaft recht ordentliches (gutes Gebrauchs-) Exemplar.. Noch zu Lebzeiten Hederichs erschienene Ausgabe. - Jordan 1624. Erstmals wohl 1709 (Jordan 1614). Die früheste in Bibliotheken gelistete Auflage ist diejenige von 1710 (z.B. VK GBV und BVB, DNB nur mit der 4. Auflage von 1728). 1772 erschien noch eine 8. Auflage 'durchgesehen und mit Zusätzen vermehrt von D. Johann Ernst Zeiher Mathem. Superior Prof. Ord. zu Wittenberg' (VK GBV). - Inhalt: I. Arithmetik : 1. Allgemeine Arithmetik bes. der ganzen Zahlen, 2. (-) der gebrochenen Zahlen (Brüche, Bruchrechnen), 3. Dezimalrechnung; II. Geometrie : 1. Euthymetrie (Längenmessung), 2. Epipedometrie (Flächenmessung), 3. Stereometrie (Raumgeometrie, räumliche G.); III. Architectura militari (Kriegs-Baukunst, Festungsbau) : 1. Protographie (Entwürfe, Grundriss), 2. Orthographie (i.S.v. Projektion: Aufriss, Umrisse oder Profil einer Festung) und Ichnographie (Grundriss); IV. Architectura civili (zivile A.); V. Astronomie; VI. Gnomonica (Sonnenuhren: gnomonische Punkte und Winkel, Teile einer Sonnenuhr, Typen). Mit einem Anhang: Tabula longitudinum et Latitudinum einiger der führnehmsten und bekanntesten Oerter in der Welt. - Die (wohl rund 35jährigen) Tafeln sind zwar relativ fein gestochen, die Druckqualität ist aber nicht zuletzt auch aufgrund des (zu) feinen und im Prinzip ungeeigneten Papiers eher schwach und matt. -- Benjamin Hederich (Geithain in Sachsen 1675-1748 Grossenhain), ausgezeichneter Schulmann. "Sohn eines Geistlichen, erhielt er eine gründliche Vorbildung auf der Fürstenschule in Grimma, worauf er erst in Leipzig, dann in Wittenberg höheren Studien sich hingab. In Wittenberg blieb er dann noch über fünf Jahre in der Stellung eines Informators, welchen Aufenthalt er zu seiner weiteren Fortbildung bestens benützte. Im Jahre 1702 kam er als Lehrer an die Schule zu Kloster Bergen, 1705 übernahm er das Rectorat der Schule in Grossenhain, welches wenig lohnende Amt, obwol von andern Seiten Rufe zu bedeutenderen Aemtern an ihn ergingen, er bis an seinen Tod behielt. Obwol er seinen Schülern täglich 6-7 Stunden widmete, entwickelte er doch eine umfangreiche schriftstellerische Thätigkeit, die seinen Namen über die Grenzen Deutschlands bekannt machte. Er eröffnete sie mit vier sehr zeitgemässen Werken: 'Anleitung zu den vornehmsten historischen Wissenschaften' [..], 'Anleitung zu den vornehmsten philosophischen Wissenschaften' [..], 'Anleitung zu den vornehmsten mathematischen Wissenschaften' [..], 'Notitia auctorum antiqua et media, ein Gelehrtenlexikon von den ältesten Zeiten bis zur Wiederherstellung der Wissenschaften' [..]." (etc. H. Kämmel, in: ADB 1880). Kämmel zählt noch eine ganze Reihe anderer von Hederich verfasster Titel auf, die diesen als äusserst vielseitigen und fruchtbaren didaktischen Schriftsteller zeigen (u.a. "Sprach- und Realwörterbücher, die ihrer vorzüglichen Brauchbarkeit wegen im In- und Auslande wiederholt im Druck erschienen und verbessert worden sind". Brockh. 7, 1852; nicht in Brockh. 1827, 1830 u. 1884; "ein verdienter Lexikograph", Herder 3, 1855, nicht mehr in Herder 2, 1877). - Besitzervermerk i. Titel 'Fr: a: [sic] Schub[iger?]', davor '[Joh. od. Jak.] Schudel' (um 1860/1880). Von der Provenienz her könnte es sich dabei um den Schwiegervater (oder dessen Vater) von Frau Dr. Rosa Schudel-Benz (1890-1942), die seinerzeitige Besitzerin der Privatschule gleichen Namens am Zeltweg 6 in Zürich handeln.

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        Predigten über verschiedene Texte der Heiligen Schrift. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt von Abraham Gottlob Rosenberg [...]. 9 Theile in 3 Bänden.

      Leipzig: David Siegert, 1744 - 1748.. Zweyte und verbesserte Aufl. 1. Theil: Mit 1 Frontispiz. 15 Bll., 398 S., 2. Theil: 4 Bll., 388 S., 3. Theil: 15 Bll., 375 S., 12 Bll. v. leben und Schriften d. Verfassers wie auch vollst. Register über die ersten 3 Theile. ; 4. Theil: 6 Bll., 335 S., 5. Theil: 3 Bll., 376 S., 8 Bll. Register über d. 4. und 5. Theil. ; 7. Theil: 3 Bll., 490 S., 7 Bll. Register über d. 6. u. 7. Theil., 8. Theil: 6 Bll., 416 S., 9. theil: 7 Bll., 376 S., 11 Bll. Register über d. 8. und 9. Theil. OPergament auf 4 Bünden. 20x13 cm.. - Ebde. fleckig, Bd. 2: Buchrücken beschädigt, vorderer Ebd.deckel etw. beschädigt, 3. Bd.; Buchrücken am unteren Ende etw. beschädigt, Vor- und Nachsätze etw. fleckig, S. papierbedingt etw. gebräunt, wenige Bll. m. kl. Fraßspuren am Rand, einige Bll. wasserrandig, Frontispiz u. einige Bll. m. Knick, insgesamt gut erhalten. -- Wir akzeptieren VISA und MASTERCARD. Credit cards accepted. --

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        A Select Collection of Singular and Interesting Histories Together with the Tryals and Judicial Proceedings to Which the Extraordinary Facts Therein Recorded Gave Occasion

      London: A. Millar, 1744. London: A. Millar, 1744. Two volumes complete - Volume One - [2], iii, [2], 312pp and Volume Two - [4], 348pp. Later polished calf, leather title label to spines, gilt to spines and covers. Very slightly rubbed, very slightly browned internally but generally clean. Previous owners' (Sir Robert Johnson Eden) armorial bookplate to front pastedown of volume 1, with ink name of same owner to head of titles. A selection of cases from 'Causes Celebres et Interessantes'. Only three locations in the UK on Estc, nine in the US. First Edition. Full Calf. Good+. 12mo.

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        Einer Ausführlichen Anleitung zur Bürgerlichen Bau-Kunst

      . enthaltend ein Lexicon Architectonicum oder Erklärungen der üblichsten Deutschen/ Frantzösischen/ Italienischen Kunst-Wörter der bürgerlichen Bau-Kunst/ nicht minder derer schweren Lateinischen Vitruvianischen zu gemeldter Bau-Kunst gehörigen Wörter. 4 vols. Augsburg 1744-48 [-1749]. With 5 fullp. frontispieces of which 1 is folded, 237 fullp. folded plates and 4 smaller vignettes, all coppperengraved. Fol. 6 + 82 + 3 leaves; 11 + 91 + 8 leaves; 6 + 61 + 5 leaves; 4 + 51 + 5 leaves. Contp., nice restored full mottled calf with labels on spine. Name and stamp on flyleaf, small weak stain at the top of vols. I+III; last free endpaper in vol. II restored. * First edition. By the time the 4th vol. of this work appeared it had become the most substantial treatise of civil architecture by a German writer. Penther [1693-1749] was a practising architect and university lecturer, who was responsible for a number of innovative designs, including that of the Operahouse at Hanover (shown in pl. 78-80 in vol. IV). Penther describes himself as "Königl. Grosbritannischen Rath" and clearly had connections with the Royal House of Hanover, since all four volumes of the present work are dedicated to Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales. Despite the encyclopaedic appearance of the present work, it consists only of the first four of eight intended volumes because Penther died before the end of 1749. But even in its incomplete form the work was very successful and both a second and a third edition was later published, and many copies are made up of a mixture of all 3.<br>The 4th vol. is dated 1748 on the titlepage, but 24 June 1749 at the end of the dedication.<br>Catalogue of the British Architectural Library Vol. III. no. 2482..

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        Introductio In Notitiam Iuris Feudorum Pomeraniae Svecicae Adiecta Mantissa Monumentorum Feudalium In usum Auditorii Edita.

      Gryphiswaldae. Ioh. Iac. Weitbrechti.1744.. Sammelband. 19 x 15,5 cm. 4 Bll., 248 S., 6 Bll., 4 Bll., 88 S., 2 Bll., 36, 236, 59, 16 S., 8 Bll., 42 S., XLVIII, 48 S., 10 Bll., 56, 47 S., XVI. Original Halbledereinband mit reicher Rvg. u. roten Buchschnitt. Leicht fleckig, etwas berieb. u. bestoß.. Mit eingebunden: 2. Balthasar, Augustin von; Gerdes, Philipp Ehrenfried: De jure reinfeudationis speciatim refirmationis feudi in Pomerania, 1750.; 3. Engelbrecht, Hermann Heinrich; Haken, Franciscus Jacobus: De indole simultaneae investiturae Pomeranicae. Partem Priorem, 1738; 4. Balthasar, Augustin von; Gerdes, Philipp Ehrenfried: De juribus viduarum nobilium in feudis Pomeraniae citerioris, 1751. (in zwei Teilen, zwischen gefügt wurde das Programm); 5. Balthasar, Augustin von; Ike, David Gottlieb: De usufructu paterno in feudis filiorum familias, inprimis qua feuda pomeraniae, 1741; 6. Das zu 5. gehörige Programm; 7. Programm: Nettelbladt, Christianus; Engelbrecht, Johann Brandan: De Successione filiarum Nobil in feudis Pomeraniae, 1741; 8. Nettelbladt, Christianus; Engelbrecht, Johann Brandan: De Successione filiarum Nobil in feudis Pomeraniae, 1741; 9. Schwarzt, Albert Georg; Schwarzt, Johann Albert; De Principibus veteris et de Baronibus Mediae Pomeraniae Rugiaeque, 1746; 10. Engelbrecht, Hermann Heinrich; Behrenfels: Jura Ordinis Equestris in Pomerania Svethica et Rugia, 1742; 11. Balthasar, Augustin von: Abhandlung vom Ursprung, Amt und Recht, besonders der Wahl der Land-Raethe im Herzogthum Pommern und Fürstenthum Rügen. Nebst angehängtem Rechtlichen Gutachten von der Befügniß der löbl. Ritterschaft, bey Bennung der Land-Raethe ihres Ordens, 1752; 12. Palthen, Johann Franciscus von; Boltenstern, Philipp Joachim von: De Immunitate Nobilium a Vectigalibus in Pomerania Rugiaque, 1750; - Papier gebräunt, mit Exlibris u. hs. Notiz auf Innendeckel, hs. Inhalt auf Vorsatz, wenige Seiten mit Eselsohren, stellenweise etwas fleckig. Juristischer Sammelband in Latein.

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        Moralske Tanker. Deelte udi 2 Tomos.

      . Trykt paa Autors egen Bekostning. Kbhvn. 1744. 608 s. Indbundet i et samtidigt helskindsbind rigt dekoreret med guld pa ryggen. Gl. navn pa titelblad. * Originaludgaven med de 2 blanke blade mellem förste og andet tome. Ehr.-M. I,312. Johansen 23,1. Bogen indeholder oversaettelser af en raekke smastykker om fromhed, anstaendighed, lykke, o.s.v. udgivet aret för pa latin samt en raekke andre stykker omhandlende filosofiske og sociale temaer..

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        Moralske Tanker Deelte udi 2 Tomos.

      Trykt paa Autors egen bekostning, København 1744. 8°. (4)+608 sider, inklusiv de to blanke blade mellem første og anden del, der ifølge Ehrencron-Muller ofte mangler. Indbundet i et samtidigt mørkebrunt spejlbind af gedeskind med rygforhøjninger og blindtrykte og forgyldte dekorationer på ryg og permer. Ryg og udvendige false ganske let krakelerede. Minimalt ormeangreb i den nederste margin på nogle af arkene, men uden indflydelse på teksten. Gammelt navn på titelbladet. Fint eksemplar.. Ehrencron-Müller I, s. 312. Et fint eksemplar af førsteudgaven af Holbergs filosofiske hovedværk

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        Moralske Tanker. Deelte udi 2 Tomos.

      . Trykt paa Autors egen Bekostning. Kbhvn. 1744. 608 s. Indbundet i et samtidigt helskindsbind med nyere titelfelt samt blindtrykte dekorationer. Bindet med brugsspor, höjre fals repareret. * Originaludgaven med de 2 blanke blade mellem förste og andet tome. Ehr.-M. I,312. Johansen 23,1. Bogen indeholder oversaettelser af en raekke smastykker om fromhed, anstaendighed, lykke, o.s.v. udgivet aret för pa latin samt en raekke andre stykker omhandlende filosofiske og sociale temaer..

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