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        Comercio de Buenos Aires con Perú y reino de Chile]. Consulta y representación hecha al Excmo. Marques de Villa Garcia, Virrey, gobernador y Capitan General de los Reynos del Perú, Tierra Firme y Chile. Por el Tribunal del Consulado, y Junta General de Comercio de esta Ciudad de los Reyes. Sobre que se revoque el auto.de Permiso, concedido a Lorenzo del Arco para que pudiesse internar sus tropas desde Buenos aires a todas la provincias del Perú, y Reyno de Chile, sin excepcion alguna.

      Lima, 22 de marzo de 1745 - 28x20 cm., 18 hojas sin foliar. Cartoné moderno. Impreso original. Importante para el conocimiento del comercio entre la distintas regiones americanas con permiso del Virrey, o practicando contrabando. Se describen los distintos "navíos" que comercian en Brasil, los galeones de Cartagena, las flotas portuguesas, etc. No en Palau, que sí describe otros impresos de este autor. No en Medina, La Imprenta en Lima.

      [Bookseller: Arteclío S. L.]
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        A NEW GENERAL COLLECTION OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS: Consisting of the most Esteemed Relations, which have been hitherto published in any Language:

      London, Thomas Astley, 1745.. Comprehending every Thing remarkable in its Kind, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America, With respect to the Several Empires, Kingdoms, and Provinces; their Situation, Extent, Bounds and Division, Climate, Soil and Produce; their Lakes, Rivers, Mountains, Cities, principal Towns, Harbours, Buildings, &c. and the gradual Alterations that from Time to Time have happened in each: Also the Manners and Customs of the Several Inhabitants... So as to form A Compleat System of Modern Geography and History, exhibiting the Present State of all Nations.... Four volumes, complete set, FIRST EDITIONS 1745-1747, 4to, approximately 255 x 195 mm, 10 x 7½ inches, 4 engraved frontispieces plus a total of 227 plates (as called for by plate lists) of which 56 folding, many maps and charts, many of birds, fish, alligators and other animals, some of useful plants, many views of towns and illustrations of indigenous people and their customs and dwellings, some images of weapons and artefacts, more than 1 image to many plates, text in double column. pages: Volume 1, (4), (v)-xi, (13), 680; Volume 2, (4), (v)-viii, (4), 732; Volume 3, (4), (v)-vi, (4), 605; Volume 4, (4), (v)-xii, (4), 751, (40) - Index, nicely bound to style in full modern calf, decorative blind panelling to covers, 5 gilt raised bands to spine, gilt decoration of anchors and chains to compartments, contrasting gilt lettered morocco labels, new endpapers. Very occasional light browning to text pages, small light stain to a few margins, a few plates faintly browned, one or two with dusty fore-edge, a couple with lower or fore-edge margins trimmed, 1 lower caption shaved, two or three folding plates lightly soiled in lower margin, small closed margin tear to 1 plate, neatly repaired on reverse, tiny hole in 3 text pages with loss of 3 or 4 letters, Volume I has slight damp staining to lower inner corner of frontispiece (very slightly affecting image corner) and first 5 prelim leaves. Overall a very good clean sturdy set. This collection was first published as a periodical from 1743 to 1747, compiled by John Green it is usually known as the Astley Collectiion. The first 2 volumes describe voyages undertaken by the Portuguese and the English from 1418 to 1735 to the East Indies and to Africa and nearby islands, travels along the West African coast, including Guinea and Benin, 2 voyages to South America and Barbados in 1693, and a voyage to Guinea, Brazil and the West Indies, Volumes 3 and 4 continue the travels in the rest of Africa, and then deal at length with travels in China and the rest of the far east 1246-1722. Cordier, Bibliotheca Sinica 1947; Lowendahl, Volume I, No.441; Cox Travels I, page 15; Hill, Pacific Voyages, Volume I, page 210; Sabin 28539. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        DELL'ANATOMIA. DISCORSO D'ANTONIO COCCHI MUGELLANO.

      FIRENZE, GIO. BATISTA ZANNONI, 1745Esemplare in ottime condizioni Legatura in piena pelle rossa con filetti e fregi in oro ITALIANO Elegante legatura in piena pelle rossa, duplice filetto in oro ai piatti; dorso abilmente rifatto con autore e titolo in oro su tassello verde, fregi e filetti sempre in oro agli scomparti; tagli dorati, dentelle interne e sguardie marmorizzate. 2 carte bianche; 91 pagine numerate, compreso il  frontespizio con titolo in rosso e nero e ampia allegoria incisa da Vercruysse; 2 carte bianche finali;" alla pagina 91, altra allegoria a chiusura del volume incisa su matrice di rame. Da Wikipedia: "" Antonio Cocchi nacque a Benevento dove i genitori, Giacinto Cocchi e Beatrice Bianco di Baselice, si erano momentaneamente trasferiti dal natio Mugello per motivi di lavoro, visse gran parte della propria vita a Borgo San Lorenzo, località di cui la famiglia era originaria e dove la stessa aveva numerosi possedimenti. Nel 1713 studiò a Pisa poi a Firenze presso i Padri Scolopi e successivamente si laureò in medicina, seguendo l'attività paterna, presso l'Università di Pisa. Nel 1736 fu nominato lettore di Anatomia nello Studio Fiorentino. In medicina si mosse sulla linea tracciata da Francesco Redi e da Giovanni Alfonso Borelli. Sostenne l'importanza dell'anatomia per gli studi medico-chirurgici. Studiò inoltre le acque termali dei Bagni di San Giuliano, sulle quali scrisse un importante trattato. Fu anche valente naturalista e, nel 1734, ricostituì la Società Botanica di Firenze con Pier Antonio Micheli. Il 12 marzo 1736 fu tra i personaggi che ebbero l'onore di trasportare le ossa di Galileo Galilei, nel nuovo sepolcro allestito nella Basilica di Santa Croce in Firenze. Per alcuni anni esercitò la professione medica sull'Isola d'Elba, quindi viaggiò molto in Europa, in particolare in Francia, in Olanda e in Inghilterra, dove ebbe occasione di conoscere Isaac Newton, dedicandosi quindi allo studio della storia medica, traducendo anche trattati classici greci e latini. La sua attività di scrittore fu indirizzata allo studio di importanti opere letterarie, pubblicando trattati e saggi su opere di Voltaire e di John Milton ed alla traduzione di opere di Senofonte Efesio. Tradusse anche vari scritti greci che formarono la raccolta dei Graecorum chirurgici libri. Tra le sue altre opere si annoverano anche una Vita di Benvenuto Cellini ed il trattatello Del matrimonio"". Fu membro dell'Accademia della Crusca ed uno dei primi membri italiani della massoneria (fu iniziato in una Loggia fiorentina nel 1732 che teneva le sue riunioni nel palazzo di famiglia a Firenze). Esemplare in ottime  condizioni, ad ampi margini"; lievi, modeste, ossidazioni alle prime carte.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Il Cartiglio di R. C]
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        The Case of Marshal Bellisle Truly Stated [And] An Account of the

      1745. [Belisle (Bellisle), Charles Louis Auguste, Duc de (1684-1761)]. The Case of Marshal Bellisle Truly Stated: In Which, The Manner of His Being Seized in Hanover, The Usage He Met There, And His Removal Hither, Are Examined by the Law of Nations, And Fully Justified, As Well by Precedents as Arguments; And the Reasons of His Being Brought Over and Detained Here, Explained and Defended. To Which is Prefixed, A Preface as to the Motives of the Present Publication. London: Printed for M. Cooper, 1745. vii, 45 pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). [Bound with] An Account of the Birth, Life, And Negociations of the Marechal Belisle: To Which is Subjoin' a Letter to the Author, Proving the Said Marechal to be a Wooden Horse, &c. London: Printed for Jacob Robinson, 1745. 31, [1] pp. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlets bound into later three-quarter morocco over marbled boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine. Some fading to spine, toning to pamphlets, light foxing and browning to a few leaves. Handsome. * First editions. Similar in content and degree of Francophobia, these pamphlets discuss the case of Marshall Belisle, an emissary sent to the German states by France to weaken and divide them during the War of the Austrian Succession. Belisle was taken prisoner by the English and detained in England for a year. The Case, in part an essay on the principles of international law invoking such authorities as Grotius, Pufendorf and Wicquefort, defends the seizure of an enemy diplomat and rejects the argument that this policy will lead to retaliation against English prisoners of war. The bitterly satirical Account warns against the detention of Belisle. His "captivity" is a ruse; he is actually a Trojan horse sent to exploit internal conflicts in England, as he did in Germany. OCLC locates 1 copy of Case in a North American law school (Harvard), no copies of Account. English Short-Title Catalogue T140952 (Case), T140964 (Account).

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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        The heads of illustrious persons of Great Britian, engraven by Mr. Houbraken, and Mr. Vertue. With their lives and characters.

      London: Printed for John & Paul Knapton, 1745, 1751.. FIRST EDITION. Large folio, engr. vignette on each title-page, 108 engraved portraits, full cont. calf, spine gilt in compartments, many of the portaits with foxing which is confined to the blank margins, first title-page with crease, binding rubbed with corners and edges scraped and a piece of calf missing from the bottom corner of rear board, but the binding still retaining a degree of attraction. [An early catalogue description pasted inside the front board describes this copy as being Large Paper].

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        BIBLIOTHECA SCRIPTORUM MEDIOLANENSIUM. Seu Acta, et Elogia virorum... qui in Metropoli Insubriae, oppidisque circumjacentibus orti sunt...

      in Aedibus Palatinis 1745 In folio (mm. 433x272), 2 tomi in 4 voll., cartonato rustico coevo, pp.num. (6),12,XV,DCXVI,(28); (86),754; (4),1706; (2),2468,64,(10) numeraz. continua; grande vignetta inc. in rame ai due frontespizi con tit. in rosso e nero; testo e numeraz. su due colonne. Ritratto dell?Imperatrice Maria Teresa d?Austria, alla dedica; grandi e belle testate per lo più con vedute di monumenti milanesi e pregevoli iniziali figur. a vignetta, inc. in rame dallo Zucchi. Nell?opera "Premittitur Josephi Saxii Historia Literario-Thypographica Mediolanensis ab anno MCDLXV ad annum MD nunc primum edita". E' la migliore bio-bibliografia esistente degli scrittori milanesi e non, ma che scrissero su Milano, anteriori alla prima metà del sec. XVIII. "Edizione originale". Cfr. Brunet,I,418 - Graesse,I,193 - Cat. Hoepli,1. Solo 1 vol. con ca. 150 cc. che presentano una picc. manc. all?ang. inf., altrimenti fresco e bell?esempl. con barbe.

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            PROVA DI NOBILTA' DELLA FAMIGLIA FERRARIS DI VERCELLI CON ALBERO GENEALOGICO DELLE FAMIGLIE AVOGADRO - FERRARIS

      datato VERCELLI, 9 marzo 1745ITALIANO Documento cartaceo originale interamente manoscritto, all'angolo inferiore sinistro  sigillo in ostia. Nella parte superiore albero genealogico  dipinto all'acquerello delle famiglie indicate con raffigurazione di due alberi sormontati da stemma gentilizio, tra le fronde serie di 17 piccole edicole circolari  con i nomi dei discendenti . Esemplare in buone condizioni conservative.

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        Teatro morale domenicale festivo diviso in due parti dove si spiegano li Vangelj di tutte le Domeniche e feste di precetto dell'anno: si fanno riflessioni e discorsi a' quali s'aggiunge buona serie d'esempj.

      Lazzarini., Roma. 1745 - 2 voll., in 4°, p. perg., cc.nn. 5 + pp. 583 + cc.nn. 3 + pp. 624. Front. fig. Testate. Finaline. Capilettere. Le prime 2 cc.nn. del secondo vol. si presentano semi sciolte.

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        A View of the Palace of Medon / Vue du Chateau de Medon [Meudon]

      - Paris: circa 1745. Hand-coloured engraving. Printed on laid paper. In excellent condition. Framed in a beautiful gold-leaf frame with a cream washline mount. Image size: 8 1/8 x 16 inches. Framed size: 16 1/4 x 22 3/4 inches. A magnificent view of the Chateau of Meudon on the outskirts of Paris by the celebrated landscape engraver Jacques Rigaud. Meudon has a long history. The buildings depicted here were the result of renovations untaken by Le Grand Dauphin, son of Louis XIV, who employed a number of architects, most prominently Hardouin-Mansart. The main building burned down just after the armistice that ended the France-Prussian War in 1871. Towards the middle of the eighteenth century a market developed among English and European travelers and vicarious travelers for prints of their countries' natural and man-made beauties. This grew out of a new sense of national identity, confidence and patriotism. Artists and printmakers began to publish topographical prints of important sights and architectural attractions, which in turn encouraged a wider public recognition of and sense of pride in national treasures. Addressing this market, Jacques Rigaud made a name for himself in both France and England as one of the most accomplished landscape engravers. He executed a large series of works depicting France's stately homes and he worked in England, where he was commissioned to illustrate the celebrated gardens at Stowe. Rigaud's work influenced an entire generation of English and French printmakers; his delicate formal engravings established a classical format for topographical prints, which would be used until the onset of the nineteenth century. Le Blanc, Manuel de L'Amateur D'Estampes III, p. 337, no. 95-100 (Le Blanc mistakenly confuses Jacques Rigaud with his nephew Jean Baptiste Rigaud and attributes Jacques' work wrongly) Clayton, The English Print 1688-1802 p. 156-157

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        The history of the rebellion in the year 1715 : With original papers, and the characters of the principal noblemen and gentlemen concern'd in it / By the Reverend Mr. Robert Patten

      London : printed for James Roberts, 1745. 3rd Edition. Physical description; [10], 245, [1]p. Notes; First published in 1717 as 'The history of the late rebellion'. Subject; Jacobite Rebellion, 1715 - Early works to 1800. Related item referenced by: ESTC, T001958. Ownership detail to the title; prelim edges browned. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a contrasting gilt-blocked label. An uncommonly good example - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        Timothy Pickering SIGNED 1795 ALS Secretary of State

      0001-01-01 00:00:00. Unknown Unknown. Very Good. Timothy Pickering (1745-1829). Document size: 7-1/2 x 12-1/2 inches. January 1795. Folds touching signature, a few repaired tears and small losses, mild toning and soiling. Pickering had just left his post as Postmaster General to become the 2nd Secretary of War. He also was the 3rd Secretary of State, serving under Washington and Adams. This letter reads: Sir, Enclosed is the copy of a letter to the Postmaster at Newbury Port, an attentive perusal of which will show what I wish you to have done, for the letter accommodation of the Exeter mail. I have referred to you, the making the provision of saddle bags, locks, and keys, because your place is so interested in the measure, which I wish to have carried into effect without delay. Mr. Gilman has this day expressed an earnest desire to have it accomplished. The expenses you incur for the purpose will be allowed in your account. I am Sir, Your Most Obed. Servant. Timothy Pickering. Mr. John Ward Gilman, Postmaster Exeter. Signed by Pickering very boldly as shown.

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        Beati Lanfranci Opera Omnia

      Venice, Josephi Coronae, 1745. Hardcover Hardcover. Fair. Text in Latin. Quae Reperiri Potuerunt, Evulgavit Lujcas Dasherius, Benedictinus Congregatinis S. Mauri in Gallia: Vitam, et Epistolas Notis, & Observatinibus (antiquis monumentis abunde locupletatis) Illustratvit, & Appedicem Adjecit, In qua haec habentur ex diversis MSS. Chronicon Beccense: Vitae B. Herluni Fundatrois, acrimi Abbatis Becci, & Quatuor priorum Abbatum ejusdem Monasterii; Vita S. Augustini; Anglorum Apostoli: Tracatus duo de Eucharistiae Sacramento contra Berengarium, Hugonis Lingonensis Episcopi, & Durandi Abbatis Troarnensis Folio Edition. Original vellum binding with title handwritten in period ink on the spine. Original cloth ties intact. 380 pages with 36 page index. Ex-Monasterii Beatae...de Worth Library stamp. Previous owner bookplate. A few minor ink stamps. Sporadic foxing, upper hinge starting to crack. Fair condition. Publisher: Venice, Josephi Coronae, 1745

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        A TRUE AND IMPARTIAL JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH-SEAS, AND ROUND THE GLOBE, IN HIS MAJESTY'S SHIP THE CENTURION, UNDER THE COMMAND OF COMMODORE GEORGE ANSON

      London. 1745.. [16],347,[1],39pp. Contemporary calf, paneled in gilt, rebacked in matching calf, spine gilt, gilt morocco label. Boards a bit rubbed and worn. Very clean and neat internally. A very good copy. A scarce account of Anson's voyage to harass Spanish shipping along the west coast of South America in 1740-43, concluding with the capture of a Manila galleon carrying £400,000 in treasure. Includes general historical accounts of Chile, Peru, Mexico, and China. "Pascoe Thomas kept a full and faithful daily journal of the incidents of this important four-year voyage. Included are a very interesting list of subscribers names and an appendix giving an account of the treasure taken from the NUESTRA SIGNORA DEL BUONO CARMELLA. This account of the voyage preceded the publication of the official account of Lord Anson's voyage by three years" - Hill. SABIN 95437. HILL 1693. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 745/205. COX I, pp.48-49. PALAU 331781.

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        DELL'ANATOMIA. DISCORSO D'ANTONIO COCCHI MUGELLANO.

      FIRENZE, GIO. BATISTA ZANNONI, 1745 - Elegante legatura in piena pelle rossa, duplice filetto in oro ai piatti; dorso abilmente rifatto con autore e titolo in oro su tassello verde, fregi e filetti sempre in oro agli scomparti; tagli dorati, dentelle interne e sguardie marmorizzate. 2 carte bianche; 91 pagine numerate, compreso il  frontespizio con titolo in rosso e nero e ampia allegoria incisa da Vercruysse; 2 carte bianche finali; alla pagina 91, altra allegoria a chiusura del volume incisa su matrice di rame. Da Wikipedia: " Antonio Cocchi nacque a Benevento dove i genitori, Giacinto Cocchi e Beatrice Bianco di Baselice, si erano momentaneamente trasferiti dal natio Mugello per motivi di lavoro, visse gran parte della propria vita a Borgo San Lorenzo, località di cui la famiglia era originaria e dove la stessa aveva numerosi possedimenti. Nel 1713 studiò a Pisa poi a Firenze presso i Padri Scolopi e successivamente si laureò in medicina, seguendo l'attività paterna, presso l'Università di Pisa. Nel 1736 fu nominato lettore di Anatomia nello Studio Fiorentino. In medicina si mosse sulla linea tracciata da Francesco Redi e da Giovanni Alfonso Borelli. Sostenne l'importanza dell'anatomia per gli studi medico-chirurgici. Studiò inoltre le acque termali dei Bagni di San Giuliano, sulle quali scrisse un importante trattato. Fu anche valente naturalista e, nel 1734, ricostituì la Società Botanica di Firenze con Pier Antonio Micheli. Il 12 marzo 1736 fu tra i personaggi che ebbero l'onore di trasportare le ossa di Galileo Galilei, nel nuovo sepolcro allestito nella Basilica di Santa Croce in Firenze. Per alcuni anni esercitò la professione medica sull'Isola d'Elba, quindi viaggiò molto in Europa, in particolare in Francia, in Olanda e in Inghilterra, dove ebbe occasione di conoscere Isaac Newton, dedicandosi quindi allo studio della storia medica, traducendo anche trattati classici greci e latini. La sua attività di scrittore fu indirizzata allo studio di importanti opere letterarie, pubblicando trattati e saggi su opere di Voltaire e di John Milton ed alla traduzione di opere di Senofonte Efesio. Tradusse anche vari scritti greci che formarono la raccolta dei Graecorum chirurgici libri. Tra le sue altre opere si annoverano anche una Vita di Benvenuto Cellini ed il trattatello Del matrimonio". Fu membro dell'Accademia della Crusca ed uno dei primi membri italiani della massoneria (fu iniziato in una Loggia fiorentina nel 1732 che teneva le sue riunioni nel palazzo di famiglia a Firenze). Esemplare in ottime  condizioni, ad ampi margini; lievi, modeste, ossidazioni alle prime carte. 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Marschroute der Alliirten Armee in Holstein im Jahr 1700

      Kupferstich-Karte von Jonas Haas 1745. 38.5x44.5 cm. - Karte von Hamburg mit Umgebung und Storman bis zum Stör bei Rensing, nordwestl. von Bad Bramstedt, mit Einzeichnung der Truppenbewegungen. Oben rechts auf einer Schriftrolle die Schlachtordnungen der dänischen und der alliierten schwedischen Armee.

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        An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk Containing The History of the City of Norwich it's Original Rise and Increase, it's antient and Present Government, with the various accidents that have happen'd to it .etc.

      1745 - 913 numbered pages plus list of subscribers. Marbled heavy card covers on half tan leather. 5-banded spine with gilt titles. Boards detached but present. All pages bound firmly and intact including EP's. This copy printed in Norwich. The dedication to John Nuthall cut from title page and tape repaired to the rear. Pages 770 - 779 do not appear (they have not been removed, page 780 is printed to the verso of page 769), so presumably omitted from this 2nd issue. The copy lacks the plan of Norwich with references plus 2 other plates, again there is no evidence of their removal so presumably printed thus. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Prospectus Londinium Sedes Regia, et praecipua Urbs in Anglia ad Temes Fluoium

      Ausburg:, 1745. [London] Size: 397 x 485 mm. Copperplate engraving. Good condition. Some restoration work completed to lower margins and edges, mainly in the margins, most affecting the engraved surface. A scarce, unusual and highly stylised plan of London by Haffner and Ruprecht. The number six appears alongside the crest of the City of London below the plan, suggesting that this plan was one of a series of plans or views of the capital done by this duo. The title is written in Latin, French, Italian and German. Above the plan, the word "Londen" appears in reverse. The plan features a bustling River Thames, alive with mercantile activity. On the southern bank of the river, Shakespeare's famous Globe theatre appears, easily recognisable by a pennant flying proudly. Old London Bridge is seen linking Southwark with the City of London. St. Paul's Cathedral is easily recognised, as it dominates the city skyline, even though it is totally surrounded by a myriad of other ecclesiastical spires. The Tower of London is seen at the eastern edge of the plan. Haffner was an engraver, born in Ulm in 1668, died in Ausburg in 1754.

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        Britannia Sancta; or The Lives of the most Celebrated British, English, Scottish, and Irish Saints: Who have flourished in these Islands, from the Earliest Times of Christianity, down to the Change of Religion in the Sixteenth Century

      London: Printed for Thomas Meighan, 1745. First edition. 3/4 leather. Near Fine. 8 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches. 4to. [10], 388; [2], 355 pages. 2 vols in 1, with table of saints in second volume at end of preliminaries in first volume, blank outer margin of A2 restored in first volume. Repaired wormhole in upper inner margin of several leaves not affecting text. Last leaf in second volume trimmed in blank lower margin and mounted. 19th Century armorial bookplate of James Whatman (descendant of the papermaker) to front pastedown. Bound in contemporary 3/4 calf with marbled boards. Front hinge reinforced with Japanese tissue, light wear to edges. ESTCT90075. An excellent copy of this scarce hagiography.

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        (Rome) Veteris et Modernae Urbis Romae

      Augsberg, c. 1745. Copper engraving, 50 x 57.5 cms, original hand-colour with later additions, blank verso. Decorative b/w cartouche, views of the Seven Churches, description and devices of the (then) 14 districts, as defined by Benedictus IV in 1743. The districts were to have an even distribution of population. Seutter’s bird’s-eye plan is very detailed; the major landmarks and individual streets are recognisable and it is easy to tell which parts of the ancient city were centres of population again and which parts were still under the plough.

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        Plan de la Battaille de Dettingen a un Village pas loin de la Ville d'Aschaffenburg, appartiente a l'electorat de Majance Donné le 27ten du Juin entre l'armée Alliée commandée par le Roi de la Grande Br. et cette de la France commandée par le Marechal Duc de Noailles 174." Karte der Schlacht bei Dettingen vom 27. Juni 1743. Manuskript-Plan

      Aquarellierte Federzeichnung von R. v. Heugel, Lieutenant und Ingenieur um 1745. 56.5x91.5 cm. - Die Karte ist nach Südwesten ausgerichtet und sehr sauber ausgeführt. Sie zeigt die Gegend am Main von Großostheim und Obernau bis Seligenstadt und Kahl mit großem Grundriss von Aschaffenburg, als Grundrisse dargestellt sind ebenso die Orte Schweinheim, Leider, Mainaschaff, Damm, Stockstadt, Kleinostheim, Mainflingen, Dettingen, Hörstein, Groß- und Klein-Welzheim. Mit Einzeichnung der Truppenaufstellungen der Schlacht zwischen der siegreichen "pragmatischen Armee" bestehend aus Briten, Hannoveranern und Österreichern und den Franzosen unter dem Herzog von Noailles. Unter der Karte zwei weitere Kartenausschnitte "2me Disposition" und "3me Disposition" zum Schlachtverlauf mit veränderten Truppenaufstellungen. Die drei Karten sind an den Rändern malerisch mit Rollwerkverzierung dargestellt. Unten, dekorativ wie ein Bild auf eine Maler-Staffelei gestellt, eine Tafel, die die Schlachtaufstellung der pragmatischen Armee nach Waffengattungen auflistet. Seitlich des Kartenbildes französischer und deutscher Text zum Schlachtverlauf, kalligraphisch in schwarz und rot ausgeführt. Über den Zeichner R. v. Heugel, der sich als "Lieutenant et Ingenieur" bezeichnet, konnten wir nichts ermitteln. Besonders dekoratives Blatt dieser Schlacht aus dem Österreichischen Erbfolgekrieg, bekannt auch durch die Anwesenheit des britschen Königs Georg II., der danach an keiner weiteren Schlacht teilnahm. Großes Blatt mit schwarzem Tuschrand in 3 Linien. Auf starkem aus 4 Bogen zusammengesetzten Papier, zeitgenössisch auf Leinen gezogen.

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        Nieuwe natuurkundige ontdekkingen, aangaande de eigenschappen, werkingen, en oorzaaken der electriciteit, of uitlokkings-kragt, benevens eene beschryvinge van verscheide nieuwe electrische werktuigen.Including:(2) WINCKLER, Johann Heinrich. De eigenschappen der electrische stoffe, en van het electrische Vuur, uit verscheidene nieuwe proeven verklaart. Benevens eenige in 't koper gebragte nieuwe werktuigen om te electriseeren.(3) WAITZ, Jacob Sigismund von. Verhandeling over de electriciteit, en derzelver oorzaken, welke by de Koninklyke Academie der Wetenschappen te Berlyn de prys verkregen heeft.

      - Ad. 1: Cat. Wheeler Gift 313 b; cf: Bierens de Haan 5343 and 5344 (ed. 1745 and 1746); ad 2: cf: Bierens de Haan 5239; Poggendorff 1243. Early work on electricity. Johann Winkler (1703-1770) improved the construction of the electric generator by using a leather cushion pad held against the globe by adjustable springs, rather than the palm of the hand, and made a further improvement by having the globe rotated by a cord connected to a foot treadle through an elastic rod, thereby releasing both hands. With these improvements he was able to rotate the globe of his machine as fast as 680 turns per minute and produced much brighter and stronger discharges. He also expanded earlier displays and attempted to determine the speed of the movement of electricity, concluding that no interval of time could be observed. The first part of his book describes the properties and causes of electric phenomena; the second investigates the quality of electric matter and electric fire. The essay by the German mining engineer J.S. von Waitz (1698-1777), who wrote two other essays in Dutch and one in French on the subject, won in 1744 the price at the Berlin Academy for the best dissertation on the subject of electricity.

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        Explication der Attaque bey Rhein Weiler so den 4ten Septemb. 1743 geschehen und die Pasage über den Rhein-Strom zu erhalten." Lageplan mit Umgebung und Truppenaufstellungen der Österreicher und Franzosen

      Aquarellierte Federzeichnung um 1745. 24.9x36.2 cm. - Westorientiertes Blatt des Gebietes um Rheinweiler mit den Orten Bamlach und am linken Ufer Niffer und Petit Landau. In schwarzer Tuschumrandung, mit Legende 1 - 9 und A - F. Links angestaubt.

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        Iuris [Juris] Pontificii Summa, Seu Index Copiosus, Continens

      1745. Daoiz, Esteban. Iuris [Juris] Pontificii Summa, Seu Index Copiosus, Continens Conclusiones, Ac Summam Omnium Materiarum, Quae Exponuntur in Textu, & Glossis Totius Iuris Canonici, Concilii Tridentini, In Regulis Cancellariae, & Quibusdam Bullis Extravagantibus, Maxima Distinctione Contextus. Milan: Sumptibus Jo. Baptistae Cetti, 1745. Two volumes. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (16" x 10"). Contemporary sheep, cat's-paw decoration to boards, gilt spine with raised bands, edges rouged. A few shallow scuffs to boards, some rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and somewhat worn, bookplate residue to front pastedowns. Title pages printed in red and black. Light toning in places, interiors otherwise fresh. Ex-library. Early location labels to spines. A handsome set. * Second and final edition, revised. Originally published in 1623-24, this remarkable work is an index of canon-law topics with references to their primary sources. It is arranged alphabetically by topic; most entries are divided into several sub-topics. OCLC locates 3 copies of the first edition in North American law schools (Catholic University, Harvard, UC-Berkeley), no copies of the second. We located a copy of the second edition at the Library of Congress. See Ferreira-Ibarra, The Canon Law Collection of the Library of Congress 416.

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        Recherches sur les vertus de l'eau de goudron, o? l'on joint des Réfléctions Philosophiques sur diverses autres sujets. Avec deux Lettres de l'Auteur.

      Pierre Mortier,, Amsterdam 1745 - FIRST EDITION IN FRENCH OF BERKELEY'S LAST WORK, Siris, a chain of philosophical reflections and enquiries concerning the virtues of tar-water (1744) and of his two letters on the subject to Thomas Prior. At the time of its publication, Siris was the most popular of the author's many works. Berkeley had observed the use of tar-water among the native Americans and came to regard it as a panacaea in medicine, setting up an apparatus for its manufacture. "He recommends it not only in fevers, diseases of the lungs, cancers, scrofula, throat diseases, apoplexies, chronic disorders of all kinds, but also as a general drink for infants. It strengthens their bodies and sharpens their intellects. It is good for cattle. It is good for all climates, land and sea, for rich and poor, high and low livers, and he had himself drunk a gallon of it in a few hours" (DNB).The Siris is, however, more than just a medical work and the consideration of tar-water led Berkeley into a lengthy chain of reflections on the principles of the universe and of divine providence. 8vo (164 × 91mm.), pp. xxiv, 343, [1]. Woodcut ornaments. Contemporary calf, gilt panelled spine with flower tools, red morocco label. Small chip to head of spine. An excellent copy, clean and crisp in a nice contemporary binding. [Blake p. 43; Wellcome II, p. 149.] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        South Prospect of Worksop Mannor, in the County of Nottingham

      London: Engraved by Saml. & Natl. Buck and Published according to Act of Parliament, No. 1 Garden Court, Middle Temple, 1745. Engraving. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling, mild rippling and creasing, and a bit of minor mat burn. 15 x 23 1/2 inches. 16 1/2 x 25 3/4 inches. A spectacular panoramic view of Worksop Manor, the sprawling family seat of the Duke of Norfolk. Between 1720 and 1752, Samuel Buck and his younger brother Nathaniel toured England and Wales to record the castles and abbeys that scattered the countryside. Their detailed views provide an invaluable record of England's architectural antiquities, offering, in some cases, the only trace of ruined or lost buildings. Nathaniel and Samuel executed over 400 views in addition to 100 general views of English and Welsh cities. These detailed panoramas remain some of their most sought-after works, providing a fascinating view of England's most prominent cities. The Worksop Manor pictured here, a superb example of Elizabethan architecture, burnt down in 1761, not very long after the Buck's made this engraving.

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        Das entdeckte Geheimniß der Frey-Mäurer und Mops-Gesellschaft

      Berlin, J. Neaulme und Stephani de Bordeaux, 1745.. 3 Tle. in 1 Band. Mit 2 gest. Titelvign., 1 Textkupfer, 9 (5 gefalt.) Kupfertafeln und 5 gest. Musikbeilagen. 13 Bll., 188 S., 5 Bll. Tafelerklärung zwischengebunden. Pappband d. Zt. mit Brokatpapierbezug. Wolfstieg 29962, 3. - Erste Berliner Ausgabe, erschienen im Jahr der deutschen Erstausgabe. - Gelenke berieben. Gebräunt. Hinteres Gelenk innen verstärkt.

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        A TREATISE OF ALL SORTS OF FOODS, both animal and vegetable: aloso of DRINKABLES: Giving an Account How to chuse the best Sort of all Kinds; Of the good and bad Effects they produce; the Principles they abound with;

      London, printed for T. Osborne, 1745.. the Time, Age and Constitution they are adapted to. Wherein their Nature and Use is explain’d according to the Sentiments of the most eminent Physicians and Naturalists Antient and Modern. The Whole divided into one Hundred seventy-six Chapters. With Remarks upon each. Written originally in French. By the Learned M. L. Lemery, Physician to the King, and Member of the Royal Academy. Translated by D. Hay, M. D. To which is added, An Introduction treating of Foods in general: A Table of the Chapters, and an Alphabetical Index. A Work of universal Use to all who are inclin’d to know the good or bad Qualities of what they eat or drink. FOURTH ENGLISH EDITION 1745, 12mo, approximately 170 x 100 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, title page printed red and black, pages: xii, 372, (24 - index), with an initial imprimatur leaf, bound in full early calf, rebacked to style with gilt decorated raised bands, gilt motif in compartments, gilt titled red morocco label. Covers and corners slightly worn, tiny repair to 1 lower corner, some dark staining to lower cover, inner paper hinges neatly repaired, armorial bookplate of John Peter Fearon on front pastedown, tiny hole to page xi/xii with loss only of page number, some pages very lightly browned. A very good clean tight copy. Drinkables starts on page 319 and runs to the end of the text, and includes coffee and tea. The first edition of this work was published in Paris in 1702 and in English in 1704. The first English edition does not mention "Drinkables" in the title, the second, third and fourth editions were all published in 1745 and only the fourth had the red and black title. ESTC T107745; Cagle, page 594, No.822; Gabler, Wine into Words, page 1656, G27500: "Includes a discussion of wine, its qualities and effects, the changes it undergoes in fermentation and how to make it." MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        A Complete View of the British Customs. Containing / by Henry Crouch. I. II. III. IV. V, a Perfect and Distinct Account of the Several Particular Branches Whereof That Revenue Consists, the Former and Additional Books of the Rates of Merchandizes

      London : Printed By T. Baskett And By The Assigns Of R. Baskett, For T. Longman And T. Shewell, 1745. 4th Edition. Continued to the end of the session of Parliament, anno decimo septimo Georgii Secundi. With .. Alterations, and additions. 1st edition, London, 1724. A second part was issued in 1728. Physical desc. : xiv, 582 p ; 20 cm. Subject: Tariff - Great Britain & the Britiah Colonies.. Very good copy in the original, full aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with a red Morocco gilt-blocked label; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        Tractus Auftralior Americae Meridionalis a Rio Del la Plata Per Fretum Magellancium Ad Toraltum Nieuve Perfecte Pafeaert Van 'T Suyderlyckfte Deel Van Suyt America Van Rio de la Plata Door de Flraet Magellaen Tot Toral [Original Map of South America / Tierre Del Fuego]

      Amsterdam 1745. () Near fine. Original hand coloured map measuring 19.25" X 22" (48.9 X 55.9 cm). Housed in a thin decorative, carved wooden gilt brushed frame which measures 27.5" X 30" (70 X 76 cm). Light salmon and orange matting. Text in latin. Illustratied with images of ships, people and animals. Vertical crease down center with slight rippling with only a few very small stains. A beautiful map. Map shows the archipelago off the southernmost tip of the South American mainland, across the Strait of Magellan (Island Grande de Tierra del Fuego and surrounding islands). The eastern part of the main island, and a few small islands in the Beagle Channel, belong to Argentina, being part of the Tierra del Fuego, Antarctic Territory and South Atlantic Islands Province. The Ottens family were Dutch publishers from Amsterdam. Jusua and Reiner published 'Atlas Major' in 1745 which is most likely where this map comes from. Atlases of Dutch maps assembled to order were issued by Ottens varying from 4 to 15 volumes..

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        Facsimile Manuscript report to Guatemalan Governor José Estachería

      16 facsimile hand written pages with diagrams and three fold out diagrams of Palenque. Folio (12 1/2" x 8 1/2") bound in velum with black label and gilt lettering to cover. Testimonio's Tabula Americae. Limited to 980 copies of which this is 169. Spanish artillery Captain Antonio del Río?s (ca. 1745-ca. 1789) discovery of tangible evidence of an amazingly rich Maya past and this printed report were the beginning of the study of this truly lost civilization. In May 1786 upon the order of the Spanish Crown, Governor and Brigadier General of the Royal Audencia of Guatemala, Don José Estachería sent Río to Chiapas to investigate rumors of an ancient city near Santo Domingo del Palenque and determine the origin of its inhabitants. Rio was preceded by other visitors to Palenque, the most recent being two brief forays by José Antonio Calderón, a local official, and Spanish architect Antonio Bernasconi, whose sparse observations prompted the order for the full-scale investigation by Río. The Spanish captain made up for his lack of antiquarian training with his zeal, hiring seventy-nine Maya locals to assault with crowbars and axes the abandoned, tree-engulfed, seventh-century city of Palenque. In his report Río describes and comments on the hieroglyphs he saw. Río sent his manuscript report to Guatemalan Governor José Estachería, and it was preserved in Madrid. Almendáriz?s original drawings were recently found in a private European collection and published: Estampas de Palenque (not included here), Madrid: Testimonio, 1993. After the end of the Napoleonic Wars, the author?s manuscript and Waldeck?s drawings re-emerged in a still mysterious manner to be published in England. Publisher Henry Berthoud bought the manuscript from a mysterious Dr. McQuy (McQueen?) in Jamaica at the end of April 1822. Capitalizing on public interest in American indigenous cultures as well as in Romantic ruins, Berthoud published Rio?s work in hopes of a popular bestseller, which might otherwise have been lost.Condition:A Fine copy.

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        Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq ; Faithfully Collected from Authentic Authors, Original Manuscripts, and the Testimonies of many Persons of Credit and Honour; Adorned with the Heads of divers Illustrious Persons

      London: Printed by his Majesty's Authority, for the Author, 1745. First Edition. Two volumes. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Pope to each volume and 12 further engraved portraits of Joseph Addison, Arabella Fermer, the Duke of Buckingham, Bishop Atterbury, Nicholas Rowe, Colley Cibber, Martha Blount, the Earl of Burlington, the Duchess of Marlborough, John Gay, Dean Swift, & Lord Bolingbroke. 8vo, pp. xii:340:(12, index) & (6):389:(7, index), contemporary calf, joints and extremities rubbed, headbands a little chipped, lacking lettering pieces. Upper joint of volume 1 cracked but firm. With the engraved armorial bookplates of Sir Robert Eden Bart (1717-1755). Rare. Authorship is sometimes attributed to Edmund Curll.

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        El Orinoco Ilustrado y Defendido. Historia Natural, Civil, y Geographica de este gran Río. Segunda impresión, revista y aumentada por su mismo Autor

      Madrid, por Manuel Fernandez, 1745. Dos volúmenes en 4to.; 24 hojas, 403 pp., 2 hojas y una lámina y 4 hs., 412 pp., 8 hs. y una lámina. Encuadernación de época en pergamino, ligeramente fatigada.

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        A Description of the Bay of Fundy shewing ye coast, islands, harbours, creeks, coves, rocks & sholes, soundings & anchorings &c. Observed by Nat. Blackmore in ye year 1711 and 1712. by Her Majesties Special Command

      London: Printed and sold by Tho: Bowles next the Chapter House in St. Pauls Church Yard & Ino. Bowles at ye Black Horse in Cornhill, [circa 1745]. Copper-engraved map, period hand colouring in outline. Inset of "The Harbour of Annapolis Royal by Nathaniel Blackmore Esqr". 9 3/8 x 19 1/8 inches. An attractive map of the Bay of Fundy by one of the greatest cartographers of the eighteenth-century. This elegant composition was published as part of Moll's Atlas Minor, and charts the majority of the bay, with the New Brunswick coast at the top and Nova Scotia at the lower margin. As the title notes, this map includes a great deal of useful information: soundings, rocks, harbours, etc.: all of which is vital in an area where huge tides were the norm and rocks and sandbars make it one of the more dangerous places in the world for shipping. The inset of the harbour of Annapolis Royal continues the good work of the main map by including a large number of soundings in addition to depictions of the physical features. The present copy is an example of Kershaw's third state. Kershaw, Early Printed Maps of Canada III: 763 ; Phillips, A List of Maps of America, p. 578 and p. 585.

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        Vue du Chateau de Trianon du cote du Parterre

      Paris: circa 1745. Hand-coloured engraving. Printed on laid paper. In excellent condition. Framed in a handsome black frame with a gold washline mount. Image size: 8 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches. Framed: 17 1/4 x 26 1/2 inches. A magnificent view of a stunning chateau in Trianon by the celebrated landscape engraver Jacques Rigaud. Towards the middle of the eighteenth century a trend developed amongst English and European artists and printmakers, which sought to visually record their country's natural beauties. Sparked by a sense of national confidence and patriotism, artists and printmakers began to publish topographical prints of important sights and architectural attractions. In addition to being a visual record of the countryside they were meant to encourage public recognition of national treasures. These topographical prints were aimed at English and foreign tourists who desired a memento of their travels, or at those vicarious tourists who collected topographical prints instead of traveling. By joining this printing trend Jacques Rigaud made a name for himself in both France and England, and became one of the most successful French landscape engravers. He dedicated his artistic life to producing delicate engraving of national beauties across France. He executed a large series of works depicting France's stately homes and he worked in England, where he was commissioned to illustrate the celebrated gardens at Stowe. Rigaud's work influenced an entire generation of English and French printmakers; his delicate formal engravings established a classical format for topographical prints, which would be used until the onset of the nineteenth century. Le Blanc, Manuel de L'Amateur D'Estampes III, p. 337 (Le Blanc mistakenly confuses Jacques Rigaud with his nephew Jean Baptiste Rigaud and attributes Jacques' work wrongly) Clayton, The English Print 1688-1802 p. 156-157

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        A View in Lyme Park (With that extraordinary Custom of driving the Stags;) the property of Peter Legh Esqr

      Aug. 27 1745. Copper engraving. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling, mild creasing, and a few skillfully repaired small tears in the margins. 15 3/8 x 21 3/8 inches. 17 1/8 x 23 1/8 inches. A picturesque view of Lyme Park in Cheshire, the ancestral estate of the Legh family, after the celebrated landscape artist Smith of Derby. This beautifully rendered print is one of 23 plates Vivares engraved after Smith. Towards the middle of the eighteenth century, a trend developed among English artists and printmakers who sought to visually record the natural beauty of England and Wales. Sparked by a sense of national confidence and patriotism, English printmakers began to publish topographical prints of the important sights in the British Isles. In addition to being a visual record of the countryside they were meant to encourage public recognition of the beauty and history of England. They were aimed at English and foreign tourists who desired a memento of their travels, or at those armchair travelers who collected topographical prints instead of traveling. One of the earliest and most influential landscape artists to begin this trend was Thomas Smith who came to be known as "Smith of Derby." Smith traveled the north of England painting famous houses and beautiful views. He was one of the first artists to depict wild landscape scenes, which became immensely fashionable with the development of the "picturesque landscape" towards the end of the century. Smith's paintings not only captured the English countryside at the onset of the Industrial Revolution, but also recorded the activities of visiting tourists and local inhabitants. These works capture a period in England's history, which was forever changed by the wheels of progress. Before the mills and the factories came to dominate the landscape of northern England, Smith depicted its wild beauty and breathtaking scenery. This beautiful view of the bucolic scenery of Lyme Park is a lovely example of Smith's superior work. As the title states, the practice of driving the stags through what was called "Stag Pond" each year at Midsummer was indeed extraordinary. There were large herds of red deer and wild cattle on the property, and at some point it became traditional to drive the deer around the park, ending with the swim through the pond. The last stag has just entered the water and two of the first in line are having a brief skirmish (though it looks rather like a dance). We have not yet discovered the purpose of the summer swim. Clayton, The English Print 1688-1802, p. 155-157.

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        [A View of Dunnington Cliff on the River Trent]

      1745. Engraving with heavy early colour. Trimmed as usual and mounted on early washline background. Mounted on watermarked Whatman paper. In excellent condition. Image size: 14 1/8 x 20 ½ inches. 19 ½ x 26 ¼ inches. A breathtaking landscape print by the celebrated Thomas Smith of Derby, engraved by Vivares, from the views of Derbyshire Towards the middle of the eighteenth century a trend developed amongst English artists and printmakers, which sought to visually record the natural beauties of England and Wales. Sparked by a sense of national confidence and patriotism, English printmakers began to publish topographical prints of the important sights in the British Isles. In addition to being a visual record of the countryside they were meant to encourage public recognition of the beauty and history of England. They were aimed at English and foreign tourists who desired a memento of their travels, or at those vicarious tourists who collected topographical prints instead of traveling. 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 magnificent print is a wonderful example of Vivares' unique style. By trimming the image within the platemark and mounting it on a decorative washline background, the print has the effect of a landscape painting. The likeness is heightened by the addition of added body colour in the image and the use of a heavy painterly technique of engraving. This practice was common amongst engravers and print sellers who wished to capitalize on this trend for picturesque landscapes. This print is from the famed Oettingen-Wallerstein collection, which was compiled over two centuries by various members of the royal household. The collection is known for its stunning impressions and the immaculate condition of its prints. Lugt, Les Marques de Collections, (Supplement) 2715a; Clayton The English Print 1688-1802 page 155-157; Dictionary of National Biography

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        Plan vande gelegenhud der stad Ostende wytgegeven. [Ostende]

      1745 - Very rare black and white example of Covens & Mortier's plan of Ostende, Belgium. Many ships shown offshore. The view shows the walled city of Ostende which appears to have been located right on the river. Not far upstream was another wall fortification labelled Fort St. Philippe. Any help out there on this old fortification.

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        FASTOS POLITICOS, E MILITARES DA ANTIGUA, E NOVA LUSITANIA EM QUE SE DESCREVEM AS ACÇOENS memoráveis, que na Paz, e guerra obraraõ os Portuguezes nas quatro partes do Mundo.

      - Por IGNACIO BARBOSA MACHADO Ulyssiponense Academico do Numero da Academia Real. Com huma Dissertaçaõ precedente contra o Padre Doutor Lourenço Justiniano da Annunciaçaõ. Tomo I. [único publicado] LISBOA: Na Officina de IGNACIO RODRIGUES. M. D.CC.XLV. [1745]. In fólio de 32x21,5 cm. com [lxxxviii], 741, [iii] pags. Encadernação da época inteira de pele com rótulo vermelho, nervos e ferros a ouro lavrados na lombada, com falha de pele na lombada junto à coifa superior. Obra impressa em papel de linho muito alvo e de grande. Impressão em caracteres rotundos muito esmaltados, a folha de rosto impressa a duas cores, adornada com capitulares no início dos capítulos e ilustrada com duas magnificas vinhetas tendo ao centro as armas da casa real de Portugal, ambas abertas por Debrie. Exemplar com Ex-libris coevo manuscrito no verso em branco do anterrosto tipográfico "Da Livraria do Marquez de Alegrete Ex. 46 na Historia de Portugal. Inocêncio 203. "IGNACIO BARBOSA MACHADO, irmão mais novo de D. José Barbosa e de Diogo Barbosa Machado, todos tres auctores de elocução purissima, e que pódem servir de mestres da lingua portugueza, na phrase do erudito D. Thomás Caetano de Bem. Foi Doutor em Direito Civil pela Universidade de Coimbra, e tendo exercido alguns cargos de magistratura em Portugal e na America, abraçou depois de viuvo o estado ecclesiastico, tomando ordens de presbytero. Foi Desembargador da Relação do Porto, Ministro do Tribunal da Legacia, Chronista geral do Ultramar, e Academico da Academia Real de Historia, etc. N. em Lisboa a 23 de Novembro de 1686, e m. na mesma cidade a 28 de Março de 1766, e não em 1753 como tem erradamente José Carlos Pinto de Sousa na Bibliotheca Historica, n.º 42. Vej. a seu respeito os Estudos biographicos de Canaes, pag. 250. Na Bibl. Nacional existe um retrato seu de meio corpo. Eram distribuidos por mezes, á similhança do Anno historico, excluindo porém tudo o que especialmente dizia respeito ás cousas ecclesiasticas, em harmonia com o titulo adoptado. O primeiro volume comprehende os mezes de Janeiro e Fevereiro. Do segundo não consta se imprimissem mais que 280 pag., que chegam somente até 19 de Março, e estas apparecem poucas vezes, de modo que os exemplares do tomo I andam quasi sempre desacompanhados. A publicação d'esta obra occasionou uma acalorada polemica entre o auctor d'ella, e o continuador e edítor do Anno Historico o P. Lourenço Justiniano da Annunciação; terminando a final com a obra de Machado, que tem por titulo:" Location/localizacao: raros

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        Tavole anatomiche del VESLINGIO spiegate il lingua italiana

      Gio. Battista Conzatti 1745 VESLING, Johann (1598- 1649). Padova, Gio. Battista Conzatti, 1745. In-folio, cartonato recente in varese. Frontespizio (foderato) e 14 tavole incise in rame con a fronte il testo esplicativo, seguite da un f. bianco. Macchia giallastra all' angolo superiore sinistro, peraltro ben conservato. Traduzione italiana dell' opera del famoso anatomista tedesco professore a Padova. Hirsch, V. pp. 738-39. Premuda, Storia dell' iconografia anatomica, p. 174.

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        I Pellegrini al sepolcro di N. S. Peregrinanci. Do grobu Panskiego, oratorium Wielko-Piatkowe. Na roskaz Nayjasnieyszey Krolowey Jeymci Pani moiey Milosciwey po Polsku przetlumaczone od naynizszego Jey Stugi J. A. Filipowskiego

      O. O. und Dr., ca. 1745.. 13 Bll. Schöner floraler Buntpapier-Karton d. Zt. 4°. Über KVK nur ein Exemplar dieser Ausgabe in der Bibliotheque national lokalisierbarer. - Sehr seltene polnische Übersetzung des Librettos von Stefano Benedetto Pallavicini für das Oratorium "I Pellegrini al Sepolcro" von Johann Adolph Hasse, uraufgeführt am 23. März 1742 in Dresden (vgl. Mennicke, Hasse und die Brüder Graun als Symphoniker, p.502/503; kennt die polnische Ausgabe nicht). - Hasse, Hofkapellmeister in Dresden, hat das Oratorium wohl auch für ein polnisches Publikum aufgeführt, in Dresden selbst oder auch am Warschauer Opernhaus, das Hasse auch leitete. - Gutes Exemplar!

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        Carte de l'Isle et Royaume de Sicile

      Paris: Philippe Buache, 1745. unbound. very good. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 18.75" x 23". Nicely detailed map of Sicily, including an inset of Malta and Gozo. Beautiful rendering of Mt. Etna. Minor wear to edges, small tear to lower right corner.

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        El Tonalamatl de Coleccion de Aubin. Antiguo Manuscrito Mexicano en la Biblioteca Nacional de Paris (Manuscrit Mexicanins no 18-19)

      2 parts. part 1 text: 60 pages with line drawing of codex. Part 2: Color reproduction of the Seler reproduction. Oblong quarto (10 1/2" x 11 3/4") housed in a cloth portfolio. Preface by Mercedes Meade de Angulo. Comments by Carmen Aguilera. First Mexican edition.Aubin, Tonalamatl. Kalendario Ydolatrico. Codice Gama (rare). BNP 18-19 Ex-Boturini and Aubin collections. Ritual-calendrical. Tlaxcala. Early 16th Century. Native paper screenfold painted on one side. 18 leaves plus additional leaf with title in Spanish; 2 leaves missing. Possibly preconquest tonalamatl (divinatory almanac) in early acculturated style. Each page depicts patron deities, 13 birds, 13 gods, and Nine Lords of the Night associated with each 13-day period of the 260-day divinatory cycle. The tentative Tlaxcalan provenience is based on a statement in the 1745 inventory of the Boturini collection. A lithograph edition, with two pages in color and with the missing pages supplied on the basis of the Leon y Gama reconstruction, was printed for Aubin about 1851. It had limited circulation until it was issued with a study by Orozco y Berra (1897). Commentary by Seler (1900) is accompanied by a color lithograph facsimile. Two pages are photographically reproduced by Boban (1891). (Handbook of Middle American Indians, Volume 14 page 91)Condition:Text volume small damage to front wrapper. Portfolio corners bumped else a very good set in very good portfolio.

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        SEDER KERI'ATH SHEMA AL HA-MITAH (Prayers before Retiring at Night), liturgical compendium with additional prayers and blessings

      1745 MINIATURE ILLUMINATED HEBREW PRAYERBOOK ON VELLUM, an exceptionally charming manuscript, Germany, signed and dated 1745, 71 x 52 mm. 24 leaves (excluding blanks), written on approximately 15 lines per page (justification 50 x 39 mm.), FIVE ILLUSTRATED WORD PANELS, two- to three-line, ILLUSTRATED TITLE PAGE, and THIRTEEN MINIATURES, various sizes (listed below), Hebrew in square characters, with Judeo-German in wayber-taytsch letters. BINDING: Bound in contemporary gilt-tooled dentelle maroon morocco. TEXT: This diminutive, portable manuscript is a highly personal combination of prayers. It is a type of Siddur or Jewish Prayerbook, but it does not contain the entire Siddur. Rather it begins with the last prayers of the day that a person must recite, the prayers to be recited when a person retires for the night, the Keri’at Shema Al Ha’mita, and concludes with a series of miscellaneous prayers and blessings, for different feasts and occasions that might arise throughout the day. ILLUSTRATION: f. 1, Title-page, with an architectural frame, the arch flanked by Moses the Lawgiver (right) and Aaron the High Priest (left) within niches; atop the arch, appear hands raised in priestly benediction, and on both sides maidens are carrying a palm frond and a bough, respectively; f. 3, Initial word panel, the word Ribono (“Master”) in gold; f. 3v, Initial word panel, the word Elo-heinu (“Our God”) in silver; f. 5, three-quarter page miniature of a bedroom scene of a woman asleep in her canopied bed; f. 5v, Initial word panel, the word Baruch (“Blessed”); f. 9, Initial and figural word panel, the angel holding aloft the word Ha-Malach (“The angel”); f. 9v, rectangular miniature of a monarch (with feminine features) resting on a regal canopied bed, surrounded by armored guards; f. 11, full-page miniature, King David playing his harp; f. 11v, Initial word panel, Hebrew word A shrei (“Happy”) f. 16, miniature of a seven-branched Menorah; f. 17, three-quarter page miniature of the ten hanging sons of Haman, here with eleven hanging figures; f. 17v, three-quarter page miniature of a round and naked Bacchus; f. 19v, half-page miniature of a well-tended and meticulously manicured garden and fruit orchard; f. 21, half-page miniature of a rainbow and a matron with a prayer book, in its lower lines the artist signs his name “Jospe Schmalkalden of Mainz"; f. 22, two small miniatures, a Jewish monarch, bearded, and a clean-shaven non-Jewish monarch; f. 22v, two small miniatures, and a gentile scholastic; f. 23v, half-page miniature of a woman reciting the blessing on Friday evening; f. 24v, the colophon in gold, signing his work “Tam ve-nishlam shevach l’E-l Borei Olam” [Completed with praise to the Creator of the World]. PROVENANCE: Written and illuminated in Mainz for the wife of Joseph Däern Katz, so inscribed on the title page (miniature on f. 24 also signed). Known from at least two other manuscripts, a printed edition, and some documents, Jospe Schmalkalden emerges as a Jewish artist of the highest calibre apparently active between the years 1738 and 1757 in the Rhineland (Mainz and Worms), and possibly with in the Netherlands. Belonged to Joseph Gradenwitz (1917-2006), Berlin-born collector and book binder. Belonged to Julian Edison, his ex-libris, inside front cover, an ardent bibliophile since the 1950s. CONDITION: Light discoloration and minor marginal staining, minimal abrasions in few places. Full description and photographs available (TM 601).

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        The Present Practice of Conveyancing: Or Select Precedents

      1745. Mill, Job. The Present Practice of Conveyancing: Or Select Precedents of Conveyances, Chosen From Great Variety of Original Draughts, Drawn and Settled or Approved by Several of the Most Eminent Conveyancers; Never Before Published. With a Table of the Principal Matters. [London]: Printed by H. Lintot (Assignee of E. Sayer) for D. Browne, [et al.], 1745. [iv], 686, [14] pp. Folio (13-1/2" x 8-1/2"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, blind fillets along joints, raised bands and lettering piece to spine. Moderate rubbing to extremities, a handful of minor scuffs to boards, some wear to fore-edge of front, small gauge to center, some chipping to spine ends, front hinge partially cracked, corners bumped and somewhat worn, rear hinge starting. Toning to text, light foxing to index leaves, offsetting to margins of endleaves. Early owner signature to front free endpaper, two other signatures and a small owner stamp to head of title page, another signature to head of p. 1, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown. A solid copy of a very scarce title. * Only edition. With side-notes. The precedents are arranged alphabetically. Topics include agreements, covenants, leases, mortgages, settlements and wills. OCLC locates 1 copy in North America, at Harvard Law School; ESTC locates an additional North American copy at Johns Hopkins, 2 copies in the British Isles, at the British Library and the House of Lords, and a 1746 reissue with identical pagination, which is held by the University of Nottingham and York University Law Library. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:484 (not listing 1746 reissue).

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        MANUSCRITO - COSTUMES DO REAL MOSTEIRO DE BELEM - 1745.

      - Costumes do Real Mosterº de Bellem Dos quaes ainda algum defira accidentalm[ente], do que na mesma materia dispoem, e ensina o nosso Ordinario, que aqui por muytas vezes se alêga, reformado pelo Revmo. Fr. Martin de la Vera, e impresso em Madrid no anno de 1636, que he o que devemos observar; se advirta que este mesmo Rituâl da Ordem recomenda repetidas vezes que em nada altêrem, antes estejam todos peloque for costume em cada Caza: e os Costumes, q[ue] nesta hà, e nam estàm antiquados sam os que os que aqui se escrevéram por Ordem do Revmo. Pe. Fr. Manoel de Sto. Antonio, sendo Prior Gerál no anno de 1745. In fólio (de 28x22cm) com [ii], 94 pags. Encadernação [original] da época inteira de pele marmoreada com nervos e ferros a ouro na lombada (representando querubins); e ferros rolados nas esquadrias das pastas. Corte das folhas carminado. Apresenta carimbo comercial do século XIX na folha de guarda [Livraria Antiga e Moderna, Rua de São Nicolau, 113, Lisboa]. Título unificado no rótulo da lombada: CVST DO O DEBEL [Costumes do Convento de Bellem] Manuscrito a uma só mão, firme e legível, composto em várias etapas (nuances da tinta) e com as 2 páginas iniciais inumeradas acrescentadas no final da sua execução.No início de cada capitulo apresenta os respetivos títulos. Manuscrito contendo a Regra interna ou regulamento do ritual e da vida monástica dos monges jeronimitas do Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Belém ou, vulgo, Mosteiro dos Jerónimos. Não são conhecidas outras referências a manuscritos ou obras impressas com este tema da organizaçãoquotidiana da vida desta 'Comunidade' tal como é referida em cada capítulo. Existe contudo na BNP outro manuscrito contemporâneo do presente, contendo a orgânica do Capítulo [Assembleia Geral] do Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, complementar das regras da presente obra, guardado [Título: Compendio das ceremonias do capítulo geral dos Monges]. O Mosteiro dos Jerónimos é um mosteiro manuelino, testemunho monumental da riqueza dos Descobrimentos portugueses. Situa-se em Belém, Lisboa, à entrada do Rio Tejo. Constitui o ponto mais alto da arquitectura do manuelino, sendo o mais notável conjunto monástico do século XVI em Portugal e uma das principais igrejas-salão da Europa. Destacam-se no mosteiro o seu claustro completado em 1544, e a porta sul de complexo desenho geométrico. Os elementos decorativos são repletos de símbolos da arte da navegação e de esculturas de plantas e animais exóticos. O Mosteiro dos Jerónimos foi reconstruído e ampliado para exercer funções civis no final do século XIX; declarado Monumento Nacional em 1907; e em 1983 a UNESCO classificou-o como 'Património Cultural de toda a Humanidade'. Em 2007 foi eleito como uma das sete maravilhas de Portugal. No Mosteiro dos Jerónimos encontram-se entre outros os túmulos dos reis D. Manuel I e sua mulher, D. Maria, D. João III e sua mulher D. Catarina, D. Sebastião e D. Henrique, de Vasco da Gama, de Luís Vaz de Camões, de Alexandre Herculano e de Fernando Pessoa. Em 2010 teve 644729 visitantes, sendo 92 % estrangeiros. O mosteiro deve o nome à Ordem de São Jerónimo aí estabelecida até 1834. Para perpetuar a memória do Infante D. Henrique, pela sua grande devoção a Nossa Senhora, e ainda pela crença em S. Jerónimo, o rei D. Manuel I decidiu fundar o Mosteiro de Sta. Maria de Belém, perto da cidade de Lisboa nos últimos anos do século XV (pouco depois de Vasco da Gama ter regressado da sua viagem à Índia), tendo sido financiado em grande parte pelos lucros do comércio das especiarias. Os monges teriam como funções, entre outras, de rezar pela alma do rei e prestar assistência espiritual aos navegadores que da praia do Restelo partiam para descoberta do mundo. A Ordem de São Jerónimo é uma ordem religiosa contemplativa. A jornada do monge jerónimo é dedicada ao trabalho, a tarde é dedicada a exercícios próprios da vida contemplativa e intelectual (oração, leitura, estudo, etc.). A leitura desta regra costumeira informa-nos que, no decurso do dia

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        MANUSCRITO DO SÉCULO XVIII. - CARTA DE BRASÃO, ELMO E TIMBRE

      - de Diogo de Araújo Rodrigues Machado da Silva, cavaleiro da Ordem de Cristo, Capitão-Mor dos Coutos de Moure e Cervães e morador na sua quinta & solar da Camara de Moura. In fólio com 7 fólios de 29x20 cm. Encadernação da época inteira de pele com ferros a ouro na lombada e pastas. com roda em esquadria nos dois planos idênticos e rectângulo central com pequeno florão. Falta dos atilhos de seda e das guardas volantes. Manuscrito sobre pergaminho, caligrafado e iluminado. Todos os fólios apresentam molduras pintadas com motivos e cores diferentes, na frente e verso (o último apenas na frente); uma grande inicial (D[om] Ioao [V]) pintada e "filigranada" e mais oito capitulares pintadas. Na frente do sexto fólio, as armas do requerente, com a respectiva descrição na página oposta: escudo esquartelado com as armas dos Machados, Câmaras, Pereiras e Silvas, elmo e paquife. Na frente do último fólio, o termo de encerramento: dado em Lisboa, aos doze dias do mês de Maio do ano de 1745. Assinaturas autografas: Hilário da Costa Barreyros, (escudeiro e escrivão da nobreza) - P. Rey darmas Pal. [Manuel Pereira da Silva, Principal Rei darmas Portugal No verso, dois registos no Livro dos Brasões da Nobreza de Portugal, e no Livro do Registo do Senado da Câmara. Manuscrito com ligeiro manuseamento e alguns sinais de abrasão. O armigerado era descendente da Casa de Entre-Homem-e-Cávado. As cartas de brasão portuguesas são hoje extremamente raras, especialmente quando preservam a encadernação original. A presente carta de brasão embora sóbria apresenta uma beleza extraordinária, sendo as cores vivas empregues extremamente harmoniosas. [EN] MANUSCRIPT - GRANT OF ARMS: SHIELD, HELMET AND CREST- King of Arms Portugal. 1745. Warrant and Achievements granted to Diogo de Araújo Rodrigues Machado da Silva, knight of the Order of Christ, Captain of Moure e Cervães and resident in his palace at Camara de Moura, Freguesia de S. Martinho de Moure. Size 29x20 cm. With 7 folios. Binding: contemporary (original) full calf artistically gilt with rolled tools at both covers. Remains of silk ties. Calligraphic manuscript on parchment and illuminated with all colors and metals. All pages have frames painted with different design patterns and colors; a large initial (D [om] Ioao [V]). The sixth folio has a full page illuminated with the granted achievement (shield, helmet, crest, torse, banner and mantling with the predominantly red and blue colors) with its heraldic description on the opposite (previous) page. Dated May, 12th 1745. Handwritten signatures of Manuel Pereira da Silva, King of Arms Portugal. On the back, two records of official transcripts in the Book of Nobility of Portugal, and the Book of Registration of the Senate Chamber. The Portuguese Grants of Arms are now extremely rare, especially when preserving the original binding, as this one.This letter has a sober, although extraordinary beauty, with all the bright colors and metals employed in an extremely harmonious document. Location/localizacao: 5-A1-D-3

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