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        INSTRUCTIONS TO SIR PAUL METHUEN, HIS MAJESTY'S AMBASSADOR IN SPAIN 1717, UPON WHICH THE TREATY OF MADRID DEC. 14, 1715, SIGNED BY MR. BUB, WAS FOUNDED. This paper was drawn by the Right Honble. Horatio Walpole, Esq., then Commis. to My Lord Townshend at that time sole Secretary of State [manuscript title].

      [N.p. N.d., but ca. 1745]. - 17pp. Folio. Loose gatherings. Light vertical crease. Near fine. A later copy of the instructions given in 1715 to Ambassador to Spain Sir Paul Methuen, in order to negotiate a commercial treaty with that nation, which lists in fifteen detailed sections the possible positions the Spanish negotiators might take and Methuen's possible answers to them. Where, or even if, there is a 1715 original, is unknown to us. The Treaty of Madrid was signed Dec. 14, 1715, after the initial Treaty of Utrecht, signed in 1713. Methuen began negotiations, but George Bubb closed and signed the treaty on behalf of England. "George Bubb, afterwards celebrated as George Bubb Dodington, Methuen's successor at Madrid, negotiated a new commercial treaty.to the lively satisfaction of the English trading classes. By it duties on commerce in the two countries were reduced to the status quo of the reign of Charles II (of Spain, and each contracting party conceded to the other the privileges of the most favored nation, a clause highly injurious to the French woolen manufacture" - Hunt & Poole. One of the articles specifically mentions indigo and other products from the West Indies, used in the British woolen manufacture. This document was drawn up by Horatio Walpole, 1st Baron Walpole of Wolverton (1678-1757) several years later (the watermark in the paper dates to around 1745), and appears to be, in some capacity, official. Walpole was a diplomat and politician, brother of the powerful Prime Minister and the uncle of the author Horace Walpole. William Hunt & Reginald L. Poole, eds. THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND, (1921).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Pharmacologia Theoretico-Pratica rationi et experientiae superstructa in qua Medicamentorum officinalium usitatiroum praeparatio, natura modus operandi, vires atque usus medicus perspicue describuntur ac solide explicantur.

      Ambros Haude, Berlin, 1745 - Berlin, Ambros Haude 1745. 8°. 12 n.n. S., 756 S., 16 n.n. S. Index. Mit einer gestochenen Titelvignette. Lederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und floraler Rückenvergoldung. Ferguson I, 146 - Hirsch I, 845. - Blake 80. - Erste Ausgabe. - Cartheuser (1704 - 1777) war Professor der Chemie in Frankfurt a.M. Bekannt wurde er für seine chemischen Untersuchungen der Pflanzen. Papier durchgehend mässig gebräunt. Lederbezug am vorderen äusseren Gelenk und am Rücken angebrochen und mit Fehlstellen. Sprache: N Lederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und floraler Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire de Charles IX, et de Henri IV, Rois de France : contenant, en quatre parties, les pièces importantes, dont on peut voir les titres dans la Table suivante ; et quantité de remarques historiques et critiques, qui servent à leur éclarcissement.

      Paris, aux frais & dépens de l'éditeur, 1745, - 4 parties en un fort vol. in-4, [6]-XXXV-[3]-X-204-[4]-274-VIII-372-170 pp., veau fauve marbré, dos à nerfs orné, encadrement de triple filet doré sur les plats, tranches peignées (reliure de l'époque). Bon exemplaire.Cette compilation, qui forme en soi un ouvrage séparé, est la seconde continuation donnée aux célèbres Mémoires de Condé dans l'édition de Secousse. Pour mieux la situer, rappelons que Denis-François Secousse donna deux éditions du grand recueil de pièces des Guerres de Religion connu depuis le XVIe siècle sous le titre un peu trompeur de Mémoires de Condé : la seconde, parue en 1743 à l'adresse de Londres, comprend 5 volumes in-4. Cette édition fut complétée par deux suppléments distincts, car Secousse n'avait pu donner toutes les pièces additionnelles qu'il souhaitait insérer après la reproduction de l'édition de Strasbourg : 1. Un donné par l'abbé Lenglet Du Fresnoy, à la date de 1744. 2. Un second, donné par Prosper Marchand, à la date de 1745. Il se présente lui-même sous deux états : avec le titre de Supplément aux Mémoires de Condé ; avec le titre de Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire de Charles IX, et de Henri IV. Notre exemplaire appartient à ce second état. Dans les deux cas, ce titre comprend 4 parties distinctes, à la pagination séparée, donnant la réédition de pièces anti-guisardes et anti-jésuitiques du XVIe et du XVIIe siècle devenues déjà introuvables ou difficiles à trouver au XVIIIe siècle, agrémentées de pièces afférentes et de notes historiques dues à Prosper Marchand : 1. La Légende du cardinal Charles de Lorraine, & de ses frères de la maison de Guise. Réimpression d'une pièce de 1576 attribuée à Régnier de La Planche, mais qui est plus probablement d'un Huguenot anonyme ayant utilisé L'Histoire de François II (SHF, Hauser, 1493). 2. La Légende de domp Claude De Guise. Réimpression d'un pamphlet mâconnais de Jean Dagonneau dirigé contre le duc de Mayenne et l'abbé de Cluny, paru d'abord en 1581 (SHF, Hauser, 1494). 3. Apologie pour Jehan Chastel, Parisien. Curieuse pièce de 1595 que l'on attribue désormais au fameux curé Jean Boucher, alors réfugié en Flandres (SHF, Hauser, 3122). 4. L'Anti-Coton. Très célèbre pamphlet protestant qui suivit l'assassinat de Henri IV (1610), et fut attribué selon les auteurs à Jean Du Bois, à Pierre Dumoulin, à César de Pleix ou à Pierre Du Coignet (SHF, Bourgeois & André, 1976). Il récapitule tous les griefs imputés aux Jésuites. Barbier IV, 194. SHF, Hauser, 1562 (notice très floue, voire inexacte sur plusieurs points). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Narrative of the Proceedings of His Majesty's Fleet in the Mediterranean, and the combined fleets of France and Spain, from the year 1741, to March 1744. . by a sea-officer

      London: Various publishers, 1745 - [BOUND WITH:] 2. [Lestock, Richard]. Vice-Adm--l L-st-k's Account of the Late Engagement near Toulon, between His Majesty's fleet and the fleets of France and Spain : as presented by him the 12th of March 1744-5 : also, letters to and from Adm---l L-st--k, relating thereto since his arrival in England, with notes. 56 pp. London: for M. Cooper, 1745. First edition. 3. [Lestock, Richard]. Vice-Admal Lestock's Recapitulation: as spoke by him at the Bar of the Honble House of Commons, on Tuesday the 9th of April 1745. 27 pp. London: for John Millan, 1745. ESTC T39592 Three important pamphlets relating to the trials of Admiral Mathews and Lestock which resulted from their engagement with the French and Spanish fleet near Toulon, in February, 1744. "The battle was highly discreditable to the British fleet, and not very honorable to their opponents, but it is of the highest historical importance in the history of the navy. It marked the lowest pitch reached in discipline and fighting and efficiency by the fleet in the 18th century, and it had a very bad effect in confirming the pedantic system of tactics set up by the old Fighting Instructions . " - Encyclopedia Britannica (11th ed). To the puzzlement of many, Lestock, who was second in command and who kept his distance from the battle, was acquitted; while Mathews, who engaged the enemy (however confusedly), was censured and discharged from the service (ROYAL NAVY) Second edition (printed in the same year as the first). 8vo. viii,112,[8] pp. 3 [of 4] folding engraved maps. Bound together in full brown contemporary calf, rebacked. Very good. Provenance: Philip.C. Duschnes; Paul Peralta-Ramos (with stamp) [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Città di Bologna posta in Pianta in esatta Misura con la distinzione de Portici, che sono in essa dal Geometra Gregorio Monari, Intagliata & Ornata da Ant. Alessandro Scarselli

      Bologna 1745 - Pianta planimetrica della città di Bologna. La scelta del tipo di raffigurazione della città viene spiegata nella dedicatoria, in cui si legge "Parrà soverchio da poi che in altro tempo e per opera principalmente del Gnudi fu delineata con tutto l'alzamento de suoi difici che si ponga ora da noi in pubblico la semplice, e nuda Pianta di essa. Ma ciò è fatto perche non segua confusione né alterazion benche menoma di misure?". In alto a sinistra lo stemma di Papa Benedetto XIV, nato Prospero Lorenzo Lambertini a Bologna nel 1675, al quale è dedicata quest'opera, straordinario risultato dell'intreccio tra tecnica ed arte. Nell'angolo in alto a destra sono raffigurati, ai piedi della Madonna, San Petronio ed altri Santi protettori di Bologna tra i quali si scorge la veduta della città. Nell'angolo in basso a sinistra raffigurazione allegorica di Bologna seduta su di una lapide su cui si trova iscritto il titolo dell'incisione e la data di esecuzione. Ai piedi di questa numerosi putti, anch'essi a loro volta raffigurazioni allegoriche delle arti e mestieri. In basso al centro due vedute: l'una raffigurante l'Istituto delle Scienze e l'altra lo Studio Pubblico. Lungo il lato destro ricco e decorativo cartiglio a volute contenete la "Tavola o sia Descrizione?" con 225 rimandi numerici. Incisa su quattro fogli. Ottimo stato di conservazione, fatta eccezione per una macchia di umidità nell'angolo in basso a destra e restauro antico nella parte superiore. Estremamente rara.Bibliografia: Brighetti "Bologna nelle sue stampe Vedute e piante scenografiche dal quattrocento ll'ottocento", pag. 72, n° 84. mm 850x1000

      [Bookseller: Sergio Trippini]
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        Essai sur l'homme avec l'original Anglois; ornee de figures en taille- douce.

      Marc-Michel Bosquet, Lausanne & Geneve 1745 - Folio, pp. xxiv, 116; title-page printed in red and black, engraved frontis and vignette title-page, engraved portrait of Prince Charles Frederic to whom this edition is dedicated, 19 copper-engraved plates throughout by Delamonce, 4 full-p.; parallel text in French and English throughout; nice copy in contemporary full calf, gilt spine, red morocco label; some rubbing but very good. The first of several bi-lingual editions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Vorstellung derjenigen Gegend in Schlesien wo die, den 4 Juny 1745, zwischen der königl. Preussischen- und Königl. Ungarn - Sächsichen Armee vorgegangene, .. Bataille geliefert worden ...

      . altkol. Manuskriptplan ( anonym ), um 1745, 24,2 x 29,5. Rarität! Darstellung der Umgebung von Schweidnitz mit Einzeichnung der Truppenstellungen im Schlesischen Krieg. Die Städte Schweidnitz, Striegau und Hohenfriedberg als kleine Befestigungsgrundrisse. Über der Karte der Titel ( handschriftlich ) und Erklärungen zu den Truppenstellungen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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        Maria Anna, Archiducissa Austriæ, Nata Ao. 1718 d. 14 Sept. Caroli Principis Lotharing. Conjux. desponsata Ao. 1744. d. 7. Januari

      Augsburg: Published by Martin Engelbrecht, 1745. A lovely portrait, with stunning early colour, of Maria Anna, Archduchess of Austria, by the celebrated Augsburg engraver Martin Engelbrecht. Maria Anna (1718-1746) was Maria Theresa's younger sister. In 1744, she married Charles Alexander of Lorraine, brother of Francis Stephen, Maria Theresa's husband and, nominally, Emperor. She died in 1746 in childbirth. Martin Engelbrecht was one of the most prolific engravers and printsellers in Augsburg at the close of the 17th century. Along with his brother Christian, Martin dominated the print trade, producing some of the finest prints of his day. His outstanding portraits and landscape studies are beyond compare and his religious and allegorical engravings display a technical aptitude superior to many of his contemporaries. Martin had great success with his optical prints, which were used in perspective boxes. He is best remembered for his equestrian portraits depicting European nobility, and his engravings of Queen Elizabeth and Joseph II are numbered amongst his best work. This stunning portrait of Maria Anna is a rare example with vibrant early colour and is a wonderful example of Engelbrecht's superior work. Engraving with thick early colour with gold highlights. Printed on laid paper. In excellent condition with the exception of some minor foxing in the margins. Image size: 10 1/8 x 7 1/8 inches.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        FÊTES PUBLIQUES Données Par La Ville De Paris, à l'occasion du Mariage De Monseigneur Le Dauphin, Les 23 et 26 Février M.DCC.XLV

      [Paris: 1745]., 1745. large folio. 10 double-sided engraved plates of text within decorative borders (incl. title), engraved allegorical frontis. by Le Bas after Charles Hutin; & 19 engraved plates of buildings & festivities (incl. 10 double-page) by De La Fosse, Oubvier and Charles Nicolas Cochin père et fils after Eisen and Cochin fils. modern half calf (some plates lightly embrowned, several with light marginal soiling or browning, mild dampmarks to upper portion of title, 3 small brown stains to 2 plates). First Edition of this fine fête book commemorating the marriage of the Dauphin with his first wife, Maria Theresa of Spain [1726-1746], daughter of Philip V and Elizabeth Farnese. "Très beau livre de fêtes auquel les grandes compositions de Ch. Nic. Cochin si habilement composées, donnent de l'intérêt, et où le travail de gravure de Cochin père et Cochin fils se trouve mêlé, le fils ayant généralement exécuté les eaux-fortes que terminait son père." (Cohen-De Ricci) In this copy none of the plates except the frontispiece indicate the artists or engravers. Berlin Kat. 3016. Cohen-de Ricci 392-93. Hiler p. 312. Lipperheide 2716. Lewine pp. 185-86.. F.

      [Bookseller: D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)]
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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. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bristow & Garland]
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        Hamburg. Große Gesamtansicht aus der Kavaliersperspektive von der Elbe aus. Altkolorierter Kupferstich nach P. Heineken bei J. F. Probst "Haeres Ieremiae Wolffij",

      Augsburg, Wolff,. ( Ohne Erscheinungsjahr - um 1745 erschienen ) Bildmaß der Darstellung: 30,5 x 95,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ) mit umfangreicher Bildlegende mit insgesamt 44 Positionen am Unterrand sowie auf 2 Kartuschen links und rechts oben in der Darstellung. Die linke obere Kartusche mit lateinische. Erklärungen von 1-19 in , die rechte obere Kartusche mit lateinischen Erklärungen von a-z, die untere Bildrand mit der gleichen Listung aber mit deutschen Erklärungen - des weiteren eine kleine Stadtwappenkartusche oben links. Gelistet werden neben den Hauptkirchen und Kirchen der Stadt, das Baumhaus, das Observatorium, das Hornwerk, das Blockhaus, die Bastionen der Stadt, das Blockhaus Philipsburg, die Tore der Stadt sowie der Winserbaum. Altkolorierter Kupferstich um 1745 mit einem Blick über die Elbe mit zahlreichen Booten und Segelschiffen auf den Grasbrook auf das Festungswerk der Stadt und die Innenstadt mit den Hauptkirchen. Linkerhand der Segelschiffhafen, mit dem Michel, rechterhand St. Georg mit der St. Georgskirche. Breitrandiger Druck offenbar von einer Platte, aufwendig unter Passepartout und Glas gerahmt. ( Rahmenmaß: 57,5 x 118,5 cm ). Der Kupferstich etwas gebräunt, gering fleckig, gering stockfleckig. Bitte beachten: Hier wegen Bruchgefahr kein Versand - hier nur Selbstabholung in meinem Ladengeschäft. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        South Prospect of Worksop Mannor, in the County of Nottingham

      Engraved by Saml. & Natl. Buck and Published according to Act of Parliament, No. 1 Garden Court, Middle Temple, London 1745 - 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. Engraving. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling, mild rippling and creasing, and a bit of minor mat burn.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Hippocratis coi de hvmoribvs pvrgandis liber et de diaeta acvtorvm libri tres cvm commentariis integris Lvdovici Dvreti Segvsiani accessit constitvtio prima libri secvndi epidemion cvm eivsdem avctoris interpretatione Petrvs GirardetvsÉ

      svmptibvs Haeredvm Lankisianorvm, Lipsiae 1745 - 8vo, pp. [52], 444, [14] index, [1] errata; text in Latin and Greek; engraved chapter headings throughout; a fine, clean copy with generous margins in contemporary vellum with title and publication info hand- lettered in black and red on spine. Hippocrates' treatises, "On Purging," On Diet," and portions of his "Epidemics" are here translated into Latin, with commentary, by Louis Duret (1527--1586), who is known as "The French Hippocrates."

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        A Map of North America

      London., 1745. with the European settlements & whatever else is remarkable in the West Indies from the latest and best observations. Size: 400 x 520 mm. Copperplate engraving with later hand colour. Fair condition. Folding map, with a false top margin. A large an informative map of North America, showing California as an island. Mexico is seen extending northward into modern day America, whilst all parts to the north of that point are labelled "parts unknown". With a decorative rococo style title cartouche. The trade winds are shaded and the Spanish treasure routes are engraved. From Rapin's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England.

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        A Map of South America

      London., 1745. with all the European settlements & whatever else is remarkable from the latest & best observations. Size: 520 x 395 mm. Copperplate engraving with later hand colouring. Good/fair condition. The map has been cleaned, and has a (slim) false right margin, and repairs to some worm holes. A large pleasantly coloured map of South America, featuring The Galapagos Islands. In the lower right hand corner there is an attractive, scrolled title cartouche. Published for 'Rapin's History of England'.

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        Memoires secrets pour servir a l'histoire de Perse.

      Aux depens de la Compagnie 1745 - - Aux depens de la Compagnie, A Amsterdam 1745, Pet. in 8, relié. - Edition originale, assez rare. Page de titre en rouge et noir. Demi basane rouge fin XVIIIe. Dos à nerfs décoré de filets maigres et gras. Pièce de titre de maroquin brun. Coiffe inférieure manquante, et manque d'une bande de cuir le long du mors supérieur. Frottements. Une mouillure brune au centre des feuillets 144-145. Roman à clefs satirique sur la période de la Régence qui suivit la mort de Louis XIV et les premières années du règne de Louis XV. Sous l'appellation fausse de Mémoires, il s'agit d'un récit oriental, narrant tous les événements en France et en Europe depuis la mort de Louis XIV, les noms réels étant dissimulés derrière les noms orientaux. On y verra pour la première fois retracer l'histoire du masque de fer. L'ouvrage eut un tel retentissement que même des années plus tard, les familles impliquées exigèrent du gouvernement sous la Restauration sa mise à l'index. L'auteur fut, il va de soit, embastillé lors de la publication. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        El Orinoco ilustrado, y defendido, historia natural, civil, y geographica de este gran rio, y de sus caudalosas vertientes; govierno, usos, y costumbres de los Indios sus habitadores, con nuevas, y utiles noticias de animales, arboles, frutos, aceytes, resinas, yervas, y raices medicinales. Secunda impression, revista, y aumentada por su mismo autor, y dividida en dos partes.

      - Madrid, Manuel Fernandez, 1745. 4to (220 x 150mm). pp. (48), 403, (5); pp. (8), 412, (16), with 1 large engraved folding map of the Orinoco and 2 engraved plates. Contemporary limp vellum, with contemporary manuscript title on spines (remains of ties). A very fine copy of the second enlarged edition. The first edition was published in 1741. José Gumilla (1686-1750), Spanish Jesuit, stayed for 30 years at the Orinoco missions and was the first to publish a comprehensive account on the Orinoco river, its people, tribes and natural history. "The work of father Gumilla is one of the most curious and interesting hitherto published upon the country of the Orinoco." (Sabin 29276). "He travelled widely on the Middle Orinoco and had ascended to Apure, Arauca and Meta rivers. and in 1741 published what was the first descriptive account of the Orinoco and its tributaries. In his book Gumilla spoke bitterly of the slave traders who invaded his country" (Howgego p. 464). The present work is based on Gumilla's personal observations as well as material he found in manuscripts left by fathers Mercado and Ribera. The beautiful engraved folding plate shows the Jesuit missions, towns and tribes along the Orinoco.Sabin 29275; Leclerc 1471. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Reprèsentation des fêtes données par la ville de Strasbourg pour la convalescence du roi; à l`arrivée et pendent le séjour de Sa Majesté en cette ville.,

      Paris, Aubert, s. d. [1745]. - Gest. Titel mit Bordüre, gest. Porträt von J. G. Will nach C. Parrocel und J. Chevalier sowie 11 doppelblattgr. Kupfertafeln, meist von J. Ph. Le Bas nach J. M. Weis, 20 gest. Textseiten mit wechselnden Bordüren und 2 grossen Vignetten. Lipperheide Sg 20. Ornamentstichslg. Berlin 3015. Vinet 520. Cohen-R. 870. Lotz S. 63 und 122. – Die Tafeln des bekannten, zur Genesung Ludwigs XV. und seines Einzugs in der Stadt Strassburg im Oktober 1744 verfaßten Festwerkes zeigen das Porträt des Königs zu Pferde, seine Ankunft vor den Toren der Stadt, seinen Einzug durchs Stadttor, die prunkvollen Feiern auf verschiedenen Plätzen (z. B. vor dem Münster), ein Feuerwerk auf der Ill, die nächtliche Beleuchtung des Münsters sowie Ansichten von Straßenzügen und Hauptplätzen der Stadt. Das Münster und der Bischofspalast werden in mehreren Ansichten gezeigt. Durch die detailreiche Staffage sind die Tafeln auch kostümgeschichtlich aufschlußreich. Die Geschichte des Werks wurde von Jacques Hatt in einem monographischen Aufsatz dokumentiert (in: Archives alsaciennes d`histoire de l`art 1923, S. 140-166). – Von dem Prachtwerk wurden einige Exemplare "aux armes de Louis XV." (Olivier 2495, 10) in Leder gebunden. Diese waren wohl für hochrangige Empfänger bestimmt. In unserem Fall weist das innere fliegende Vorsatzpapier, das bei einer Restaurierung im späten 19. Jahrhundert ergänzt worden ist, das blindgeprägte Wappen des Bischofs von Vanne (Bretagne) auf. – Die Tafel mit der Gesamtansicht des Münsters mit einigen Restaurierungen und Hinterlegungen im Rand, Portr. rechts angerändert, Tafel 1 mit größerem restaurierten Randeinriß und kleinerem unrestaurierten Einriss; mehrere restaurierte Brüche an den Plattenrändern, einzelne Quetschfalten, stellenw etw. fleckig, breitrandig. Fehlstelle auf dem VDeckel und bestossene Kanten fachgerecht restauriert Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2550 Imp.-Fol., Leder der Zeit mit goldgepr. Wappensupralibros Ludwigs XV. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        Bruges one of the Principal Cities of Flanders

      Tindal & Rapin, London 1745 - From Tindal and Rapin's "History of England", Size : 355x475 (mm), 14x18.75 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        The Great Seals of England]

      London 1745 - Size: 400 × 245 mm each. Good condition. Copperplate engraving with hand later colour A magnificent set of five exquisitely coloured engravings of the Great Seals of English Monarchs; King George I, Queen Anne, King William III, William & Mary and Queen Anne after the Union with Scotland.

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        A Map of South America. with all the European settlements & whatever else is remarkable from the latest & best observations.

      London. 1745 - Size: 520 x 395 mm. Good/fair condition. The map has been cleaned, and has a (slim) false right margin, and repairs to some worm holes. Copperplate engraving with later hand colouring. A large pleasantly coloured map of South America, featuring The Galapagos Islands. In the lower right hand corner there is an attractive, scrolled title cartouche. Published for 'Rapin's History of England'.

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        Incerti scriptoris Graeci fabulae aliquot Homericae de Ulixis erroribus ethice Explicatae Vertit, notasque necessarias adjecit Johannes Columbus

      Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden): Apud Philippum Bonk , 1745. Johannes Columbus 1640 - 1684 Sweden greatest Latin scholar of his era, Prof. Uppsala University. Text in Ancient Greek and Latin, originally published 1678. Fine bindings signed Rel[ieur] P. Bozerian, gold-tooled on the spine heel. The famous binder Bozerian who worked for Napoleon, Renouard and all the great bibliophiles of his time. This copy is reputedly Antoine-Augustin Renouard's copy with tipped in note written in fountain pen stating it was purchased as such at auction from Bibliotheque de feu M. Paul May, Amsterdam, Oct. 1949. CONDITION DESCRIPTION Blue crushed Morocco, Gilt tooled palmette and double ruled border, gold tooled dentille in ovoid design, bright gilt to all edges, cream watered silk pastedowns, vellum liners, engraved frontis portrait etching of Homer by St Aubin? pp [16] 150 [8] (STC, N), pink silk corded page marker. Scuffed two small patches front bd, slightly discoloured spine, internally crisp and clean. Book plate of noted bibliophile to front.. Edition Unstated. Full-Leather. Near Fine. Illus. by P. Bozerian Bindings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        ATLAS' : MAPS, CHARTS, PLANS [ Sixty-Two Plates.] Rapin's History England.

      London 1745 - Eighteenth Century Atlas forTindal's Continuation of Mr Rapin's History of England. Folio Atlas [43cm x 28cm Sixty-two Engraved Plates: Maps, Charts, City Plans, Views, all double page or larger folding. index of maps in contemporary hand:- 1] Plan City of Aire with View of St. Venant. 2] Plan City Antwerp. 3] Plan City Barcelona. 4] Plan of Bethune. 5] Plan City of Bouchain. 6] Bruges. 7] Brussels. 8] Plan of Cardona. 9] View of Casel. 10] Cony, City of Piedmont.11] City of Dendermonde. 12] Plan City Doway. 13] Plan City Dunkirk. 14] Ghent, 15] Plan of Gibralter. 16] Plan Lisle. 17] Plan of Mahon. 18] Mechlin, or Malines. 19] Menin. 20] Plan Messina. 21] Mons 22] City Namur. 23] Newport, Flanders. 24] Plan Ostend. 25] Plan Tarragona. 26] Plan Tournay. 27] Plan Toulon. 28] Plan Turin. 29] Harbour Vigo. 30] Ypres.31] Plan Almanar. 32] Plan Brabant.33] Plan Siege Douay.34] Plan Army, Denain. 35] Battle of Donawert. 36] Plan Battle Eckeren. 37] Plan Battle Hochstet. 38] Plan Battle Maestricht. 39] Plan Battle Maplaquet. 40] Plan Battle Oudenard. 41] Plan of Allies Prats del Rey. 42] Plan Battle Ramillies.43] Plan Battle Sarogossa. 44] Plan Battle Wynendale. 45] Map Kingdom of Ireland. 46] Map of Kingdom Scotland. 47] A Correct Chart of St. George's Channel and the Irish Sea. 48] A correct Chart English Cannel. 49] Map of the Kingdoms of Spain and Portugal. 50] A correct Chart Bay Biscay, part Western Ocean & Mediiterranean Sea coasts Spain and Portugal 51] Map of France. 52] Map of Italy, by R.W.Seale. 53] A New Map Seven United Provinces by Bowen. 54] A New Correct of the Netherlands. by Bowen. 55] South East part Germany. by Bowen. 56] South West Germany. by Bowen. 57] North East Germany. by Bowen. 58] North West Germany. by Bowen. 59] A New Chart Mediterranean Sea. 60] A MAP of NORTH AMERICA. with the European settlements & whatever else is remarkable in the West Indies from the latest and best observations [[fine detailed map, California shown as an Island. Mexico extends northward. Mississippi extends into western Canada.]. 61] Plans Towns, Forts and Harbours Ireland. 62] Views Towns Cities Scotland. and two other Battle Plans not indexed. MAPS by Bowen & Seale. The Collection mounted, bound contemporary quarter leather over boards [worn]. plates are all good examples, plan 41 small piece of title missing, small lower margin worm mark last four plates. Excellent Collection. nd. [1744 - 1747]

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        Privilegio, su Aprobacion y Obedecimiento, sobre el libre transito de los Ganados, y anchura de los Caminos, ganado à suplica de los Valles de Tena, Broto y demas de las Montañas de los Pirineos, y todo a solicitud de Don Domingo Guillen de Panticosa, su Sindico, Año de 1745.

      Sin lugar de impresión, impresor ni año, pero: Zaragoza, 1745 - Un cuaderno en folio; portada y 16 pp., impresas en papel sellado, y con la firma autógrafa del notario certificante de la concordancia de la copia con la Real Provisión original. Cubiertas originales en pergamino, e la época.

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        Histoire secrette des femmes galantes de l'antiquité

      Zacharie Chatelain, Amsterdam 1745 - 4 tomes (complet en 6 tomes) de l'Histoire secrète des femmes galantes de l'antiquité par François N. Dubois (?-1740) , écrivain et avocat au parlement de Rouen. Reliure moderne en demi maroquin avec dorures reprenant le style de l'époque. Pièces de titre en maroquin rouge et dorés. Sur 2 volumes , les plats ainsi que le papier marbré original ont été conservés et sur les 2 autres volumes, un papier marbré fait avec la même technique a été utilisé. Cioranescu: 25509 cite la première édition de 1726-32 en 6 volumes également, mais il ne mentionne pas celle-ci.Papier en très bon état. Quelques piqûres éparses. 450, VI, 465, V, 446, IV, 383, VI. Le volume 5 n'a pas de Table des matières. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Entretiens physiques d'ariste et d'eudoxe, ou physique nouvelle en dialogues, qui renferme précisément ce qui s'est décourvert de plus curieux & de plus utile dans la nature.

      David & Durand,, Paris, 1745 - Septième edition. Paris, David & Durand, 1745. 8°. XXIII, 414 (6) S.; (2), IV, 452 S.; (4) III (1), 376 (2), XXIV S.; IV, 442 S. Mit 99 Kupfertafeln (dv. 2 gef.). Lederbände der Zeit mit verblasster Rückenvergoldung und Rückensch. Siebte Ausgabe dieses populären Werkes über Physik, Chemie, Mathematik, Astronomie und Anatomie. Erschien erstmals in drei Bänden 1729 in Paris bei Thiboust. Noël Regnault (1683-1762) war franz. Priester und Mathematiker. - Nur wenig stockfleckig. Einbände stärker berieben und bestossen. Vordere Einbandgelenke von Band I, II u. IV angeplatzt. Sprache: Französisch / Français / French Lederbände der Zeit mit verblasster Rückenvergoldung und Rückensch.

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        Les Entretiens physiques d'Ariste et d'Eudoxe, ou Physique nouvelle en dialogues. Enrichis de beaucoup de figures. Septième édition revue et corrigée. 4 volumes.

      - Paris, Compagnie des libraires (Clousier, David, Durand, Damonneville), 1745. 4 volumes in-12, (4)-414-(8), (4)-IV-450, (4)-III-(1)-376-XXIV-(2) et (2)-XXII-(1)-IV-442 p., plein veau brun, dos ornés, pièces de titre et tomaison en maroquin rouge, (31), (21), (24) et (25) pl. (petits manques de cuir aux reliures). Illustré de 101 planches hors-texte, dont deux dépliantes. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. Langue : Français

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        De la manière de graver a l'eau forte et au burin et de la gravûre en maniere noire. Avec la façon de construire les Presses modernes, & d'imprimer en Taille-douce. Nouvelle édition revûe, corrigée & augmentée du double; et enrichie.

      Chez Charles Antoine Jombert,, a Paris, 1745 - In-8° (198x123mm), pp. (2, XXXII, 186, (6) di elenco di volumi di architettura e matematica impressi dall'editore Jombert, (2) bianche, legatura coeva p. pelle nocciola marmorizzata con dorso a 5 nervi adorno, entro scomparti, di titolo in oro su tassello granata e di filetatture racchiudenti al loro interno decori floreali, il tutto impresso in oro. Unghie decorate in oro, tagli rossi, sguardie marmorizzate in policromia. Un'antiporta incisa all'acquaforte con allegoria dell'Arte in forma muliebre e una grande vignetta incisa a tre quarti di pagina al recto della dedicatoria a stampa del Bosse "aux amateurs de cette art". 19 magnifiche tavole ripiegate f.t., disegnate e incise dal Bosse, con raffigurazioni di strumenti, tecniche e procedure relative all'incisione all'acquaforte e al bulino. Qualche testatina e fregio tipografico ornato. Ex-libris manoscritto settecentesco al verso del frontespizio. Aloni all'ultima c. di testo e alle ultime 2 cc. bianche, sparse fioriture, qualche altro alone marginale di lieve entità. Restauri abili alle cerniere. Bell'esemplare nell'insieme. Terza edizione, accresciuta rispetto alle precedenti dal Cochin, di questo importantissimo trattato settecentesco di tecnica incisoria stilato da uno dei maggiori acquafortisti del XVII secolo illustrante in dettaglio tutti i segreti delle tecniche incisorie all'acquaforte e al bulino. L'edizione originale risale al 1645, mentre la seconda edizione, riveduta da Le Clerc, non vide la luce che nel 1701. Brunet, I, 1127. Graesse, I, 501. Cohen-De Ricci, 177. Bigmore-Wyman, I, 72. Cicognara, 254. Ivins, Print and visual communication, Cambridge, 1969, p. 75. Norman Sale Catalogue, 317. Norman, 279. Berlin Katalog, 4652. Blum, L'oeuvre gravée de Abraham Bosse, pp. 403-421. In-8° (198x123mm), pp. (2, XXXII, 186, (6), reliure d'époque en plein cuir noisette marbré avec titre et filets en or au dos. Frontispice gravé à l'eau-forte avec allegorie de l'Art. Dix-neuf splendides planches dépliantes h.t. gravés sur cuivre par Bosse. Taches à la dernière page de texte et à les dernires pp. blanches et petits restaurations à la reiure, mais bel exemplaire. Troisième édition augmentée de cet important traité sur la gravure du XVII siècle. L'édition original c'est du 1645. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The City and Country Builder's and Workman's Treasury of Designs

      - Or the art of drawing and working the ornamental parts of architecture. Illustrated by upwards of four hundred grand designs, neatly engraved on one hundred and eight-six copper plates, for piers, gates, doors, . Proportioned by aliquot parts. With an appendix of fourteen plates of trusses for girders and beams, different sorts of rafters, and a variety of roofs, &c. To which are prefix'd, the five orders of columns, according to Andrea Palladio; whose members are proportioned by aliquot parts, in a more easy manner than has yet been done. The whole interspersed with sure rules for working all the varieties of raking members in pediments, modilions, &c. The like, for the immediate use of workmen, never published before, in any language. S. Harding, London, 1745. Contemporary full brown calf neatly rebacked and cornered with double gilt fillet to sides, spine bears both raised and gilt flat banding and crimson morocco title label; crimson sprinkled edges; 4to bound in 2s. Second Edition which contains the extra fourteen plates not published in the first edition of 1740. Two hundred engraved plates by Thomas Langley after the author.Provenance: Contemporary bookplate of Penry Williams.A clean copy of this scarce work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A True and Impartial Journal of a Voyage to the South Seas, and Round the Globe in H.M. Ship Centurion Under the Command of George Anson

      London, 1745. (14), 347, 39 pp. “Pascoe Thomas kept a full and faithful daily journal of the incidents of this important four-year circumnavigation. Included are an appendix giving an account of the treasure taken from the Nuestra Signora del Buono Carmella and an interesting list of subscribers’ names.” - Hill 1693. A very nice copy in contemporary calf, rebacked to match.

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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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        Della Via Appia. Riconosciuta e Descritta da Roma a Brinsidi. Libri IV.

      Naples, Giovanni di Simone, 1745. - Folio. (8), 566, (2) pp. T. p. printed in red and black. With engr. title vignette, 3 folding maps, 1 full-page map in the text, and several engr. headpieces. Contemporary vellum with giltstamped red spine label. Edges sprinkled in red. First edition. - The only comprehensive account of the entire Via Appia, one of the main ancient roads through Italy. A standard work in spite of several shortcomings. "Travail important et rempli d'érudition" (Brunet). In the 19th c., the Italian priest and antiquary Francesco Maria Pratilli (1689-1763) was discovered to have been involved in a vast series of skilled forgeries. "Als Werk über die gesamte Via Appia ist immer noch einzig F. M. Pratilli Della via Appia riconosciuta da Roma a Brindisi, Napoli 1745, leider voller unzuverlässiger Angaben und Fälschungen" (Pauly, RE II, 242). - Old library stamps on t. p. and flyleaf; "Westdean Library" bookplate on pastedown. A good copy. Ebert 17903. Brunet IV, 857f. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        CHARLES PRINCE Of WALES, &c. Regent of Scotland, England, France and Ireland, and the dominions thereunto belonging. Charles P.R. Whereas we are certainly informed. That the Elector of Hanover has taken upon him to summon a Parliament .

      [Edinburgh]: 1745 - Large headpiece [4.3 cm x 15 cm]. Large initial capital letter 'W'. Charles best known today as the instigator/leader of the unsuccessful Jacobite uprising of 1745, in his effort to restore an absolute monarchy to the United Kingdom, which culminated in defeat at the Battle of Culloden, essentially signaling the end of the Jacobite cause. This broadside, issued at the apex of the rebellion, highlights the extent of Charles' belief in his claim to the throne, for in it he declares the parliament at London to lack legitimacy; next, he brands traitor & rebel all who attend said parliament; and finally, he declares the "pretended union of these Kingdoms now at an End." A very rare survivor of this tumultous time of British history, this broadside is known in only 6 copies [per ESTC], none on this side of the pond. On an old mount, broadside previously folded and repaired with slight loss of a few letters, not affecting sense or legibility. A triangular section to the upper right blank margin lost & supplied [no text affected]. Some expected age-toning & soiling. A Good copy. Broadside, printed recto only. Complete printed text supplied on request. 30.3 cm x 22 cm. 1st printing (ESTC T30512). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Storia critica delle pratiche superstiziose che hanno sedotto i popoli ed imbrogliato i dotti, col metodo.

      Mantova, a spese di Dionigi Ramanzini. 1745 - .e co' principi per discernere gli effetti naturali da que' che non lo sono. Trdotta dalla seconda edizione francese da F. Zannino Marsecco. 4 volumi in- 4° grande legati assieme in m. pelle ottocentesca. Antiporta allegorica incisa in rame, xxxvi, 113, (1) pp.; vii, (1), 154 pp. e 3 tavole incise in rame f.t. ; 153, (3) pp.; xvi, 138, (2) pp. Bell' esemplare della rara edizione originale della traduzione italiana. "Mine précieuse de matériaux de toute sorte, embrassant les sciences occultes dans leurs diverses manifestations.- Révelation de plusieurs secrets de Trithème.Plan d' un traité des sortilèges. Erreurs des talismans. Les Juifs guérisseurs au moyen-age. Les frères de la Rose-Croix, etc. Ouvrage abondanten recherches de tout genre, habilement distribuées et élucidées par un spécialiste renommé" (Caillet, Bibiographie des sciences occultes, II, 6322). Stanislas de Guaita et sa Bibliotheca occulte, 1529 (ed. franc.). Dorbon, Bibliotheca esoterica, 2545 (idem). Bibl. Casanatense, Bibliotheca magica, 716. www.libreriabrighenti.it [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Exact Plan of His Majesty's Great Roads Through the Highlands of Scotland. To the Honourable Charles Leslie This Plan of His Majesty's Great Roads Through the Highlands of Scotland is Dedicated by Sir Your most Obedt. Humble Servt. And: Rutherford.

      Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, Decr. 9th, 1745., London, - Lead up to the Battle of Prestonpans Large engraved broadsheet map, fine original hand-colour, inset plan of the Battle of Prestonpans, text below. Rare broadsheet map of the southern Highlands, centred on the region between Inverness in the north and Edinburgh in the south, illustrating the marches and counter-marches of the Hanoverian and Jacobite armies leading up to the battle of Prestonpans when the Highland army won a crushing victory over the King's forces. The base map was drawn by Rutherford from the journal of a gentleman who worked on General Wade's military road-building between 1726 and 1737.We have only been able to trace two other examples of this map: the (damaged) example in the National Library of Scotland, and another, with modern colour, in a private collection in Kent. NLS Newman 1152(2)

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        Del Regno di Spagna, volume XIV. Lo stato presente di tutti i paesi e popoli del mondo naturale, politico e morale.

      Albrizzi., Venezia. 1745 - In 16°, p. perg., cc.nn. 7 + pp. 464. Il volume è arricchito da 1 carta geografica più volte ripiegata (con piccolo strappo), e 22 inc. a doppia pagina, raffiguranti panorami di città, costumi, monumenti. Antip. con inc. a tutta pag. Tagli spruzzati rossi. Finaline. Testatina.

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        Mémoires sur les privileges et fonctions des trésoriers généraux de France, avec une Table générale & chronologique des ordonnances [.] concernant leurs privilèges & fonctions.

      - Orléans, François Rouzeau, 1745. 2 parties en un volume in-4, (12)-387-(3)-285-(1) pp., reliure d'époque plein veau brun, dos orné (reliure un peu frottée, mors supérieur en partie fendillé mais exemplaire solide). Edition originale. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. Langue : Français

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        Lettere di Fra Guittone d'Arezzo. Con le note.

      De Rossi., Roma. 1745 - In 8°, p. perg., cc.nn. 25 + pp. 330 + cc.nn. 10. Capilettere su piccole inc. Testatine. Carta forte. Bei marg. Stampa fresca. Tagli marmorizzati. Alcune pag. sciolte.

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        Memoires de Maximilien de Bethune, Duc de Sully, Principal Ministre de Henry le Grand, Mis en ordre: avec des Remarques par M.L.D.L.D.L. [Memoirs of Maximilien de Bethune, Duke of Sully, Prime Minister of Henry the Great, arranged in order: with some remarks by M.L.D.L.D.L.] (Eight Volume Set)

      A Londres: Publisher not identified, 1745. Early. Leather Bound Leather Bound. Very Good. (Biography, Government & Law, Foreign Language) Memoires de Maximilien de Bethune, Duc de Sully, Principal Ministre de Henry le Grand, Mis en ordre: avec des Remarques par M.L.D.L.D.L. [Translation: Memoirs of Maximilien de Bethune, Duke of Sully, Prime Minister of Henry the Great, arranged in order: with some remarks by M.L.D.L.D.L.]. A Londres [Paris]: Publisher not identified, 1745. Eight volume set. Text in French. First Thus Edition. Sullyâ&#128;&#153;s Memoirsâ&#128;&#148;also known as Ã&#137;conomies royalesâ&#128;&#148;was initially published in 1638. The text was arranged and presented in a new order and rewritten in modern French in 1745. Decimo-sexto, 6.75 x 4 inches. Contemporary calf leather binding with elaborate gilt tooling on spine and board edges. Each spine has red-leather labels and five raised hubs. Marbled endpapers. Red edge-stain to gutters. Title pages in red and black. Volume I, 416 pages. Volume II, 556 pages. Volume III, 563 pages. Volume IV, 449 pages. Volume V, 480 pages. Volume VI, 472 pages. Volume VII, 481 pages. Volume VIII, 377 pages. Frontispiece engraving of Maximilien de Bethune and second engraving of Henry IV in Volume I, both by E. Fessard. Minor toning or foxing to pages. Slight rubbing to boards with occasional scuffs. Spine show light wear, mainly to joints. Larger scuffs to front joint of Volume I. Edge wear with some bumping to corners and heads of spines. Very Good condition overall. <br><br> Maximilien de Bethune, duke de Sully, also called Marquis De Rosny [1560â&#128;&#148;1641], was a French statesman who, as the trusted minister of King Henry IV, substantially contributed to the rehabilitation of France after the Wars of Religion [1562â&#128;&#147;98]. <br><br> Maximilien was brought up as a Huguenot and was sent at an early age to the court of Henry of Navarre [later Henry IV of France]. Taken by Henry to Paris in 1572, he barely escaped death during the massacre of Protestants on St. Bartholomewâ&#128;&#153;s Day. During the civil wars Maximilien served Henry both in battle and as a special agent. He helped to arrange Henryâ&#128;&#153;s marriage to Marie de Médicis and to negotiate the Peace of Savoy. In 1603 he served as ambassador extraordinary to King James I of England. Although for political reasons he urged Henry to become a Roman Catholic, he refused to change his own religion. <br><br> The political role of the Duke de Sully practically came to an end with the assassination of Henry IV in 1610. Though Marie de Medicis, as regent for Louis XIII, at first retained him in her council, his colleagues were restive under his domineering leadership, and in January 1611 the queen accepted his resignation. He spent the rest of his life in retirement, writing his memoirs. <br><br> Sullyâ&#128;&#153;s Memoirs are very valuable for the history of the time and as an autobiography, in spite of the fact that they contain many fictions, such as a mission undertaken by Sully to Queen Elizabeth I of England in 1601. These memoirs are remarkable for their often-reprinted account of the â&#128;&#156;Great Designâ&#128;&#157;â&#128;&#148;which Sully attributes to Henry IVâ&#128;&#148;a European confederation, or â&#128;&#156;Christian republic,â&#128;&#157; to be established after the defeat of Austria and Spain. The famous &#39;Grand Design&#39; is often cited as one of the first grand plans and ancestors for the European Union. <br><br> Extra shipping may be necessary due to weight of this set. Must ship Priority for international orders.

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        ISTORIA DELLA MIRACOLOSA IMMAGINE DI NOSTRA SIGNORA DI MONTENERO, [etc.].

      1745 - In Lucca, per Sebastiano, ed Angelo Cappuri, 1745. Petit in-quarto (167 X 233) maroquin rouge, encadrement de large dentelle dorée sur les plats avec dans les angles intérieurs écoinçons surmontés d'un oiseau, dos cinq nerfs, caissons dorés avec fer à l'oiseau tenant dans son bec un rameau, titre doré, roulette dorée sur les coupes, tranches dorées ciselées, gardes de papier orné d'un décor floral doré (reliure de l'époque) ; un feuillet blanc, frontispice gravé, titre, 11 feuillets non chiffrés, 372 pages, un feuillet d'errata, un feuillet blanc. EDITION ORIGINALE ornée en frontispice d'une BELLE GRAVURE de Salvatore Ettore Romano. Cet ouvrage célèbre le miracle de la Sainte-Vierge de Montenero, dont les origines remontent au 15 mai 1345, lorsqu'un berger boiteux fut guéri après avoir mené au sommet de la colline une image miraculeuse de la Vierge. Situé sur les hauteurs de Livourne en Italie, le Sanctuaire de Montenero est dédié à Notre-Dame de Grâce ; il possède une des plus importantes collections d'objets votifs d'Italie dont le plus ancien remonte au Ier siècle après Jésus-Christ. Restaurations à la reliure, néanmoins BEL EXEMPLAIRE en maroquin décoré de l'époque, aux tranches dorées ciselées. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        RECUEIL A, B, C, [etc.] Z & divers. [12 volumes].

      1745 - A Fontenoy [recueil A], A Paris [recueils C à Y], A Bruxelles [recueil Z], sans nom d'éditeur, 1745-1762. 24 parties reliées en 12 volumes in-12 (106 X 174) basane fauve, dos cinq nerfs ornés, caissons dorés, dentelles dorées en queue et tête, pièce de titre maroquin ocre, coupes filetées, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Tome I : titre imprimé en rouge, IV (avertissement), un feuillet de table, 224 pages - titre imprimé en rouge, un feuillet (avertissement et table), 222 pages ; Tome II : IV (dont titre imprimé en rouge & avertissement), 2 feuillets de table, 208 pages - titre imprimé en rouge, 247 pages, 2 feuillets de table ; Tome III : titre imprimé en rouge, 265 pages, 3 feuillets de table - titre imprimé en rouge, II (avertissement), un feuillet de table, 195 pages ; Tome IV : titre imprimé en rouge, 248 pages, 1 feuillet de table, (1) - titre imprimé en rouge, 236 pages, 1 feuillet de table ; Tome V : titre imprimé en rouge, 209 pages, 1 feuillet de table - titre imprimé en rouge, 210 pages, 3 feuillets de table ; Tome VI : titre imprimé en rouge, 235 pages, 2 feuillets de table & avertissement - titre imprimé en rouge, 235 pages, 2 feuillets de table ; Tome VII : titre imprimé en rouge, 227 pages, 5 pages non chiffrées (table) ; titre imprimé en rouge, 226 pages, 1 feuillet de table ; Tome VIII : titre imprimé en rouge, 219 pages, 2 feuillets de table - titre imprimé en rouge, 216 pages, 1 feuillet de table ; Tome IX : titre imprimé en rouge, 226 pages, 1 feuillet de table - titre imprimé en rouge, 214 pages, 1 feuillet de table ; Tome X : titre imprimé en rouge, 235 pages, 1 feuillet de table - titre imprimé en rouge, 256 pages, 2 feuillets de table ; Tome XI : titre imprimé en rouge, 239 pages, 1 page de table non chiffrée - titre imprimé en rouge, 219 pages, 4 pages de table non chiffrées ; Tome XII : titre imprimé en rouge, 210 pages, 3 feuillets de table - titre imprimé en rouge, 197 pages, 3 pages de table non chiffrées. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de cette importante compilation de 24 PIÈCES HISTORIQUES « fugitives » sur les sujets les plus divers, RARE COMPLÈTE. Curiosité typographique, tous les titres sont imprimés en ROUGE. On trouve dans cette collection des textes rares ou curieux qui vont du XVIe jusqu'au début du XVIIIe siècle : actes royaux ou du parlement, libelles, relations de batailles, pièces et correspondances diplomatiques, documents relatifs aux régions de France, anecdotes et faits divers (crimes horribles, parfois teintés de merveilleux), détails sur la vie politique en France et en Europe, essai scientifique ("Essai sur les comètes", II, 177-199), etc. Citons parmi les pièces concernant les voyages : "Sur le naufrage de Saint-Paul [?] si c'est dans l'isle de Malte, ou dans l'isle de Meleda, qu'il fut mordu d'une vipère" (II, 19-122), "Mémoire sur la Louisiane ou le Mississipi" (II, pp. 123-176) - "Détail de ce qui s'est passé en l'armée des Chrétiens en Hongrie, contre les Turcs en l'année 1600" (XIII, pp. 107-130) - "Relation de la prise de la ville de Mahomette sur les Turcs, par les Chevaliers de Malthe, en l'année 1602" (XIII, pp. 148-156) - "Prise des forteresses de Lepante, par les Chevaliers de Malthe, le 20 Avril 1603" (XIV, pp. 210-219). « C'est une collection de pièces historiques assez bien choisies ; l'abbé Perau en a publié les deux premiers volumes ; Mercier Saint-Léger est l'éditeur du troisième ; Querlon, l'abbé de La Porte, Barbazan et Graville ont eu part à ce recueil » (MICHAUD). Exemplaire du Comte René de GALARD DE BEARN, avec son ex-libris gravé collé sur le premier contreplat de chaque volume. BEL ENSEMBLE dans une fraiche reliure d'époque en basane glacée de belle qualité. (BARBIER, IV, 49 ? SABIN, 68417 ? MICHAUD, Biographie Universelle, XXXII, 449 - O.H.R., planche 2137). FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Raccolta di varie favole. Delineate, ed incise in rame da Giorgio Fossati architetto, &c. Recueil de diverses fables. Designees, & gravees par George Fossato architecte, &c. (Volumes 1, 2, 3)

      Venezia/Venise: Carlo Pecora/Charles Pecora 1745 - Volumes 1 through 3 only (of 6); first editions; large quarto (plates 25.5 cm. tall), [4 leaves] (beginning with title in Italian only and in a pictorial border), 44 pp., 36 plates in olive green, pictorial headpiece in brown + [4 leaves] (Italian title with vignette, French title with different vignette, list of fables in Italian, list of plates in French), 48 pp., 36 plates, pictorial headpiece, all in black only + [4 leaves] (Italian title with vignette, French title with different vignette, list of fables in Italian, list of plates in French), 76 pp., 36 plates, pictorial headpiece, all in black only; all volumes have text in parallel columns of Italian and French; full vellum over boards darkened and bowed, the volumes must have been once exposed to dampness with occasional slight bleed from the red sprinkled edges far from images an. Photos available upon request.

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        La Gerusalemme Liberata

      Venezia: Giambatista Albrizzi, 1745, Venezia - Grand in-folio,1 ff. faux titre, 1 ff. titre, 10 ff. préliminaires, 508 pp., veau blond, dos à six nerfs orné, pièce de titre maroquin rouge, plats richement ornés, blason central couronné demeuré vide, dentelle intérieure et sur les coupes, tranches dorées (reliure italienne de l'époque). Edition illustrée par le peintre vénitien Giovanni Battista PIAZZETTA: frontispice, vignette de titre, portrait de Marie-Thérèse d'Autriche, la dédicataire, 20 grandes figures encadrées, 20 grands en-tête, 20 culs-de-lampe, 21 lettres ornées et une grande vignette hors texte. Exemplaire sur papier fin de Hollande à grandes marges, avec le portrait de Marie-Thérèse d'Autriche représentée plus âgée que dans des exemplaires parus plus tardivement la même année, signe de tout premier tirage des gravures. // One large folio volume,1 not numbered leaf (half-title), 1 not num. leaf (title), 10 not num.leaves (preliminary), 508 pages,tan calf, spine tooled in gilt with six raised-bands, red morocco lettering label, covers richly tooled in gilt, with a central crowned blazon (left empty), inner gilt dentelle and on the turn-ins, gilt edges (italian contemporary binding). Illustrated by the venetian painter Giovanni Battista PIAZZETTA: 1 frontispiece, 1 title vignette, 1 portrait of Marie-Thérèse d'Autriche, at the beginning of the dedication, 20 large framed figures, 20 large headings, 20 culs-de-lampe, 21 ornate letters and 1 large vignette. Copy on Holland thin paper with wide margins, with the portrait of Marie-Thérèse d'Autriche older than in the following printings the same year, which justify the very first printing of the engravings. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        LA GERUSALEMME LIBERATA

      Stampata da G. Albrizzi, Venezia 1745 - Remarkably Fresh and Clean Contemporary Copy of One of the Finest Illustrated Books of the Century. 457 x 305 mm (18 x 12"). 14 p.l. (including two frontispieces), 253, (i.e., 252), [1] leaves, followed by the final plate (complete). Pleasing contemporary marbled calf, raised bands, spine ornately gilt, red label. WITH 84 ELEGANT ENGRAVINGS: two frontispieces (one of Apollo and the muses, with angels flying in a tondo portrait of the author, the other of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria, to whom the edition is dedicated); charming vignette on title page of Tasso riding on a half shell into a Venetian dock, welcomed by a female personification of Venice petting one of a pair of lions; 20 vignette initials; 20 large vignette headpieces; 20 vignette tailpieces (19 large and one smaller); 20 VERY FINE LARGE PLATES, each within a decorative frame; and a final large plate showing Tasso and the publisher Albrizzi out in nature, all BY GIAMBATISTA PIAZZETTA. Ink stamp on front flyleaf of Starhemberg Family Library at Castle Eferding, Austria (see below). Cohen-de Ricci, p. 978; Brunet V, 666; Graesse VI, Iième, 33. Joints with slight wear, minor worming to top two spine compartments, covers with a bit of worming and a few marks, almost invisible repair to inner upper marginal corner of final plate and following blank, otherwise AN ESPECIALLY FINE COPY, THE TEXT EXCEPTIONALLY FRESH, BRIGHT, AND CLEAN. This is a remarkably fresh and clean contemporary copy of one of the finest illustrated books of the 18th century. It is a wonderful oversized illustrated Venetian printing of a great Italian classic, which the normally reserved Graesse describes as a "magnificent edition in regards to the printing and the paper: the 20 plates and the headpieces by Piazzetta are beyond all praise." The engravings are highly detailed, romantic rococo illustrations of a major artist, Giambatista Piazzetta (1682-1754). Palluchini (as reported by Benezit) comments on the "subtle unity and vibrant luminosity" of Piazzetta's chiaroscuro, and he remarks that "Piazzetta's striking use of light, together with the bold compositions and handling seen in some of his works, make him an important precursor of Tiepolo." As for the author, Britannica says it as well as anyone: in his "Jerusalem Delivered," Tasso (1544-95) "aimed at ennobling the Italian epic style by preserving strict unity of plot and heightening poetic diction. He chose Virgil for his model, took the first crusade for [his] subject, [and] infused the fervor of religion into his conception of the hero Godfrey." But his inclination toward romance clashed with his original epical intentions, and the work became a classic early example of the poetry of sentiment. "This sentiment, refined, noble, natural, steeped in melancholy, exquisitely graceful, pathetically touching, breathes throughout the episodes of the 'Gerusalemme,' finds metrical expression in the languishing cadence of its mellifluous verse, and sustains the ideal life of those seductive heroines whose names were familiar as household words to all Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries." Unfortunately, the work, while still in manuscript, was condemned by contemporary critics on both religious and literary grounds, and the sensitive and conscientious author suffered a nervous breakdown, was later visited by a violent insanity, and was confined for seven years. When he was released, he discovered that his masterpiece had been published and that he was now famous. He was to have received the laurel crown with which Petrarch alone had been honored, but he died just before the presentation. Our copy comes from the collection of Starhemberg princes of Eferding, the best known of whom was Prince Ernst Rüdiger von Starhemberg, who as vice chancellor of Austria in the 1930s made a stand against the German takeover. The prince is featured in the historical novel, "The Sceptre," by Dorothy Jane Mills. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ingenieur-Wissenschaft bey auszuführenden Festungs-Werken und bürgerlichen Gebäuden. 2 Tle. in 2 Bdn. Nürnberg, Chr. Weigel 1757-58. 4°. 10 Bll., 64, 54, 96, 104 S.; 2 Bll. 80 S., 82 S. 1Bl. (+ 30 w.Bll.) mit 1 gest. Frontispiz u. 53 (gef.) Kupfertafeln, Hprgt. d. Zt. mit hs. Rtit.

      - Kat. d. Ornamentstichslg. Berlin 3541 - Graesse I, 324 - Jähns II, 1745 - vgl. Roberts-T. 30 (E.A. Paris 1729): ".classic work on engineering?.- Erste deutsche Ausgabe.- "Es steckt eine unendliche Fülle praktischen Wissens in diesem Werke, das mit einer die geringsten Einzelheiten würdigenden Genauigkeit einen ungewöhnlichen Weitblick verbindet und auch dem Laien verständlich wird durch die schlichte Klarheit der Auseinandersetzungen und durch die 50 trefflichen Kupfertafeln.? (Jähns).- Beide Titel mit hs. Besitzvermerk, Bd.I durchgehend wasserrandig u. fleckig (zu Beginn stärker), Tafeln tls. mit Randläsuren, insges. etw. gebräunt, Ebde. stärker fleckig, berieben u. bestoßen. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L&#146;economia del Cittadino in Villa Divisa in sette libri Coll&#146;aggiunta delle qualità del Cacciatore del medesimo Autore. Edizione undecima.

      presso Giuseppe Bortoli,, In Venezia, 1745 - Cm. 23, pp. viii, 524. Fregio al frontespizio e testate xilografiche. Solida leg. coeva in piena pergamena rigida. Qualche arrossatura, peraltro esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Opera classica, spesso ristampata, con capitoli riguardanti l&#146;agricoltura e la gastronomia. Sempre citata nelle bibliografie venatorie per il capitolo finale sul cacciatore e per vari altri richiami nel testo. Cfr. Ceresoli, Westbury e Piantanida (1807) che citando la prima edizione (del 1644) afferma: "Il libro I tratta del pane e del vino; il II delle viti e delle api; il III del cortile con interessanti nozioni di culinaria; il IV dell'orto e del modo di cucinare le verdure; il V del giardino; il VI della coltivazione dei campi; il VII delle influenze del sole e della luna sulla coltivazione con curiose descrizioni di banchetti e pranzi e consigli sulla caccia". Di notevole interesse inoltre altri capitoli di gastronomia tra cui uno elenca i 110 modi per condire e cucinare la carne di maiale. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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