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        Historia morborum qui annis (1699-1702) Vratislaviae grassati sunt. A Colleg. Acad. Leopold. Nat. Cur. Vratislaviens. in lucem edita. Opus variis casibus & cautelis practicis, judiciis item de remediis, & vera curandi ratione instructum. Accedit appendicis loco I. Tractatus de experientia, in quo natura experientiae describitur, & quam caute comparanda ea sit, explicatur. II. Observationes practicae de hydrope pectoris.

      4°. X S., 480 S. Mit gestochenem allegorischem Frontispiz und einigen hübschen Holzschnitt-Initialen und -vignetten. Lederband der Zeit mit rotem, goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und floraler Rückenvergoldung. Lundsgaard-H. 652. - Blake 2 (unter'Academia Natura Curiosorum'). - Einzige Ausgabe mit dem Vorwort von Haller. Erschien bereits 1706, zusammengestellt von Mitgliedern der Academia Leopoldina in Wien. Beschreibt die Ausbreitung und den Verlauf der Seuchenzüge die am Ende des 17. Jahrhunderts Breslau heimsuchten. - Einband stark bestossen. Anriss am oberen Kapital. - Meist sauberes, breitrandiges Exemplar.

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        Fables choisies, mises en vers. Avec un nouveau commentaire par M. Coster. Nouvelle édition, ornée de figures en taille-douce.

      12°. 2 f., LII, 284 p.; 2 f., 399 p., 6 p.n.ch. Frontispice d'après Cochin gravé par Fessard, 2 vignettes de titre gravées et 2 vignettes par de Sève et 245 (125 et 120) gravures d'après Chauveau et De Sève, gravées par Fessard dans le texte. Reliure plein cuire basane d'époque. 2 volumes. Tchémerzine 4, 873. - Cohen 547. - Sander 1064. - Première édition avec ces gravures. Le texte en réimpression de l'édiiton par Coste de 1743 avec une nouvelle préface. Les gravures sont en parfait état. C'est le petit format des illustrations (7,5, x 6 cm) qui se présente en parfait complément de la monumentalité de l'édition fait par Oudry et Aubert 10 ans plus tard. - Papier légèrement bruni, quelques feuilles légèrement tachés. Exlibris gravé sur la page de garde. Reliure frotté. Petit manque à la coiffe. - Rare [2 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]

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        Unterricht Vor Heb-Ammen. (Ab Band 2): Von Kranckheiten der Weiber.

      8°. Mit 6 gestochenen Tafeln in Band 1. Pappbände der Zeit mit späteren, handschriftlichen Rückenschildern. 7 Bände (von 8). Blake 435. - Hirsch V, 553 (ohne dieses Werk). - Bekannt war der 1681 geborene Stadtphysikus und Apotheker in Eisenach unter seinem latinisierten Namen "Pelargus". 1735 lehnte er eine Ernennung vom russischen Hofe ab. Sehr geschätzt durch seine im Stil von Georg Ernst Stahl verfassten Kompilationen. Band 1: Unterricht für Heb-Ammen. - Band 2: Kranckheiten welche den Jungfern-Stand betreffen. - Band 3: Kranckheiten welche die Schwangern betreffen. - Band 4: Kranckheiten welche Molas oder Mutter-Gewächse und falsche Früchte betreffen. - Band 5: Kranckheiten welche ordentliche und schwere Geburten betreffen. - Band 6: Kranckheiten so die Wöchnerinnen und Kindbettnerinnen betreffen. - Band 7: Kranckheiten so die stillenden Weiber und Säug-Ammen betreffen. - 1753, 2 Jahre nach dem Tode erschien aus dem Nachlass noch ein 8. Band. - Einbände etwas bestossen und beschabt. Papier, zeitbedingt, gleichmässig leicht gebräunt. - Exemplar aus der Bibliothek W. Pfeilsticker. - Selten.

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        De Astronomica Specula Domestica et Organico Apparatu Astonomico libri duo

      Leopold Johann Kaliwoda 1746 cm. 26x36, pp. 210+2 errata corrige, 61 incisioni n.t., mz. pelle titoli in oro al dorso. Reginae dicati Joanne Jacobo Marinonio patricio utinensi, Caesareo antehac, nunc Regio Mathematico & Consiliario. Illustrato da 43 tavv. f.t. ripiegate, 17 figure n.t.(di cui 8 a piena pagina), una piantina di Vienna al tit. sorretta da 2 puttini. Privo di anteporta. Titolo in rosso e nero e dedica a Maria Teresa d'Austria. Mezza pelle, titoli in oro al dorso. Segni d'uso, ottimo e raro esemplare. Prima edizione dell'opera del Marinoni (1676-1755), matematico e astronomo alla Corte Imperiale d'Austria. First edition of this luxuriously printed and illustrated work, which describes and illustrated the astronomical instruments in the private observatory of G.J. Marinoni, mathematician and astronomer to the Imperial Court of Austria and geodetic surveyor. Like the private observatories of Tycho Brahe and Hevelius in the two preceding centuries, Marinoni's observatory was one of the most beautiful and best equipped in Europe in his time. He built his own instruments and those illustrated here include quadrants, telescopes, micrometers, an improved Graham pendulum, and a camera obscura. Marinoni left all the instruments to the Empress Maria Theresa, to whom he dedicated this work.

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        Eröffnete Jäger-Practica, Oder der wohlgeübte und erfahrne Jäger, darinnen eine vollständige Anweisung zur gantzen Hohen und Niedern Jagd-Wissenschaft in III. (drei) Theilen enthalten... 3 Teile in 1 Bd. Mit 2 Anhängen. Mit 20 gefalt. Kupfertafeln auf je "Extrablatt" montiert u. 7 Textholzschnitt-Vignetten.

      Erste /1./ Ausgabe. 17 Bll. (inkl. Tbl. und Dedication), 142, 258, 240 (S.1-93=Teil 3; S.94-193=1.Anhang; 193-240=2.Anhang), 34 Bll. Mit Register. Zeitgen. Or.-Pergamenteinband. Folio. Erste Ausgabe des Klassikers der deutschen Jagdliteratur. - ""The first edition of one of the classics of German sporting literature. The author claims to have written this book from his own long experience and that in no previous publication have so many original and practical hints been given to the sportsman."" (Schwerdt). - Behandelt wilde Tiere, Vögel, Hunde, Jagd-Requisiten, Holzungen u. v. m. - Die Tafeln zeigen u. a. Fallen, Gerätschaften, Holzungen und eine Jagdszene. Pergamenteinband fleckig, Buchdeckel stärker gewölbt, Kante unten berieben. Vorblatt brüchig, rissig. Tbl. unten minim. brüchig, oben und unten fingerfleckig. Die erste Tafel mit einer, ca. 2/9 grossen Fehlstelle, die ganze Tafel ist durch die Reprinttafel ergänzt. Alle Tafel in der Falte / Knick, angerändert. Buchdruck sauber und kräftig.

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        LINNÉ, CARL von.

      Fauna svecica sistens animalia sveciæ regni: qvadrupedia, aves, amphibia, pisces, insecta, vermes, distributa per classes & ordines, genera & species. Cum differentiis specierum, synonymis autorum, nominibus incolarum, locis habitationum, descriptionibus insectorum. Sthlm, L. Salvius, 1746. 8:o. Grav. front,(28),411 s. & 2 utvikbara grav. plr. Samtida nött halvpergamentbd med knappt urskiljbar handskriven titeltext. Rödstänkta snitt. Pärmarnas turkmarmorerade papper delvis bortnött och ngt fuktskadat. Insidan av pärmarna med gamla anteckningar. Sporadiska småfläckar och gamla trevliga marginalnoteringar. En liten rektangel utskuren på titelbladet, sannolikt en avlägsnad namnteckning. De avbildade arterna på planscherna försedda med handskrivna svenska artbeteckningar. Med gamla, delvis överstrukna, namnteckningar: L. Hedbom (1747), Liliestråle, Bergenfelt, J. Wilhelm Grill, Axel Eckerbom (-1916), Nils Eckerbom (1916-40) och Axel Eckerbom (1940-).. Soulsby A catalogue of the works of Linnæus 1152. Friesen Sveriges ornithologiska litteratur s. 10. Lundberg Sveriges ichthyologiska literatur 3. Första upplagan i varianten med Stockholm som förlagsort på titelbladet och inte Leiden. Den ena planschen är signerad J. Leche och C. Bergquist. Linnés "Fauna svecica" har kallats den första nationsfaunan överhuvudtaget

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        Traité du navire, de sa construction et de ses mouvements.

      Paris: Jombert 1746. With 12 folding plates plus engr. vignettes. XL + 682 + (4) pp. Contp. mottled calf, spine gilt.. First edition of the first treatise on naval architecture written on a scientific basis

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        Gedanken von der wahren Schätzung der lebendigen Kräfte und Beurtheilung der Beweise derer sich Herr von Leibnitz und andere Machaniker in dieser Streitsache bedienet haben, nebst einigen vorhergehenden Betrachtungen welche die Kraft der Körper überhaupt betreffen. [i.e. Thoughts on the True Estimation of Vital Forces].

      Königsberg, Martin Eberhard Dorn, 1746. 8vo. Nice newer full vellum with gilt spine. Title-page a bit soiled and with neat reapair to blank margins, far from affecting text. A bit of occasional browning and soiling. one plate repared from verso, no loss. Title-page + 16 pp. + pp. (3) - 240 + 2 folded engraved plates. Fully complete.. The exceedingly scarce first edition of Kant's debut, the first work that he ever published, at the mere age of 22. The work constitutes a milestone in the modern discussion of dimensionality.Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) - now considered, along with Plato and Aristotle, the most important philosopher of all time -, entered the university of Königsberg at the age of 16, in 1740. Here he studied mainly mathematics and physics under Martin Knutzen and Johann Teske, until his father's death in 1746. These years proved formative for the young philosophical genious, and his profound interest in the philosophy of science stems from this period. When his father died, however, Kant was forced to break off his studies to help provide for the family, which he did by working as a private tutor for three different families over a period of about nine years. Finally in 1755 he was able to resume his studies at the university, and the same year he received his doctorate of philosophy; in 1770 he was finally given a permanent position, as professor of logic and metaphysics at the University of Königsberg. It is here that he writes the works that have changed the entire trajectory of modern thought - his three seminal critiques, that of pure reason, that of practical reason, and that of judgment. The foundation of Kant's philosophy is laid during his early years of studying, which culminate is this his first publication, "Thoughts on the True Estimation of Living Forces", which constitutes an attempt to determine space dimensionality from a physical law. Kant initially adapted Leibnitz's view and tried to explain the nature of space by means of the forces of monads that cause such substances to interact. Although its basic idea was abandoned during his critic period, Kant's first work nonetheless constitutes amilestone in the modern discussion of dimensionality. "The two main influences on Kant in his philosophical reflections on science were Leibniz and Newton. During his first period of study at the University of Königsberg, from 1740 to 1746, Knutzen taught that version of Leibniz's metaphysics which the German philosopher Christian von Wolff had made popular. He also taught the mathematical physics which Newton had developed. He revealed to the young Kant the various oppositions, puzzles, and contradictions of these two great natural philosophers. The nature of space and time was what interested the young Kant most in these disputes between Leibniz and Newton. He studied the famous exchange of letters between Leibniz and Samuel Clarke, a defender of Newton's philosophy. [...] In his early years Kant pondered the nature of space and time first from the point of view of Leibniz and then of Newton, but eventually he found both positions unsatisfactory." (Ellington, in DSB: VII, pp. 225-26). The nature of space and space dimensionality that Kant attempts to uncover and explain in this his first work comes to found a basis for all his later thought. The role that physics, especially the concepts of space and time, plays for his view of the world and for the development of his philosophical thought is immense, and his earliest thoughts on the subject understream all of his later thought.Warda nr. 1

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        A TOUR Through the Animal World : or, an Historical and Accurate Account of near Four hundred Animals, Birds, Fishes, Serpents, Infects, etc. Describing their different Natures, Qualities and Use, as well for the common Service and Food of Man, as his Diversion and Cure of his Maladies. Extracted from Gesner, Willoughby, Swammerdam, Mousset, Merian, and others, the most celebrated Authors upon this Subject. To which is added, a description of some of the most rare and curious productions of the Vegetable world. The whole enriched with an entire new set of copper plates, representing each Quadrupede, Bird, Fish, Insects and Plant. By the Chevalier Denis de Coetlogon, M. D. Knight, of St. Lazare, and Member of the Royal Academy of Angers .

      John Nourse, London, 1746. First Edition. Binding: Hardcover (Full Leather). Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. This rare book is, in some respects, more akin to the early bestiaries, containing for instance a mermaid and a unicorn. Preface states: "This book is calculated, not only for the Entertainment of Youth, but, likewise, for the Amusement of those, who prefer the innocent Pleasures of a rural Life".... [A Sotheby's sales record for 1995 states "Both Freeman and originally the British Library, have listed this work as containing 172 plates, according to the numbers on each plate. This system of numbering refers in fact to the relevant facing page of text. Comparing this copy with that in the British Library, it can be confirmed that a complete copy should have the engraved frontispiece depicting Adam with the Beasts and 155 plates. The British Library copy lacks plates 158/159 and text pages 155-158, now present in facsimile taken from this copy. This present copy lacks plates 12/13, present in facsimile taken from the British Library copy.]..... Our copy has all 155 plates plus engraved frontis of Adam with the beasts. Only defect of note is that some 3/4 plates of birds have been coloured by an amateur hand. Binding is contemporary full calf which has been rebacked, A rare copy !! Of the 14 listed on a copac search all bar 2 appear to be electronic. Size: 12mo (approx 4 x 7 ins). .. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; England; 18th century; Animals & Birds. Inventory No: 15726.

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        Reinick Fuchs, eller Michel Räf; thet är: en lustig och nyttig fabel, som, in under räfwens illparighet och behändighet, föreställer menniskornas upförande och förhållande, swek och bedrägeri, hat och afwund, wrede och hämndgirighet, med mera.

      Thenna boken är upfyld, med sköna historier, wackra figurer, behageliga werser, goda exempel, trogna lärdomar och underwisningar; mycket nyttiga för alla menniskor i thenna fahrliga tiden. Sthlm, P. J. Nyström, 1746. 8:o. (16),464 s. Med träsnittsillustrationer i texten. Rött halvmarokängbd med upphöjda bind och sparsamt blindpressad och guldornerad rygg. Putsade snitt. Genomgående ngt fläckig. Med lagningar på s. 19, 35-37, 54-55 och 369-73. Liten reva på s. 119 med mindre textförlust i marginalrubriker som följd.. Träsnitten är återanvända från 1621 års svenska upplaga. Träsnittet på s. 26, 67, 94, 119, 170, 174, 237 och 265 är dock naiva efterbildningar av 1621 års original. Denna andra upplaga på svenska av den kända tyska folksagan är i huvudsak en nyöversättning av Eric Ljung

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        Octroi renouvellé par le roi en faveur de la compagnie des Indes-Orientales.

      Sthlm, l'Imprimerie royale chez P. Momma, (1746). 4:o. (23) s. Tagen ur band och lös i häftningen. Reva i nedre marginalen på s. (17). Bra ex.. När den första 15-åriga oktrojen på ett kompani för handeln med Ostindien gick ut 1746 anmälde flera olika intressegrupper sin önskan att få driva handeln vidare. En kommission bestående av bl.a. Samuel Åkerhielm och C. G. Tessin bildades för att besluta i frågan. Efter viss debatt kom direktionen för det gamla kompaniet i koalition med kommersrådet Anders Plomgren att avtåga med segern och denna andra oktroj, med en löptid på 20 år, stadsfästes den 17 juni 1746. Privilegiet utgavs både på svenska, franska och tyska

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        Lettres galantes de monsieur le chevalier d'Her***. Nouvelle Edition revuë & corrigée par l'Autreur.

      Leipzig. Cez Jean Theophile Crull. 1746. Liten 8vo. Noe senere grønt papirbind. Enkel gulldekor på ryggen. Tittelblad trykt i rødt og svart. (12), 180 s

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        Chorographia Bahusiensis thet är: Bahus-läns beskrifning, så til thess natur/ art och beskaffenhet under fred och feigd i gamla urminnes tider under danska regeringen/ som til thess nu warande tilstånd sedan thet kom, genom freds-fördrag under Sweriges crono/ både hwad inbyggarenas wäsende, handel ock näring i alla stånd widkommer, som ock alla the märckwärdigheter, man kunnat på alla orter i hwart giäl utur dystra mörckret upleta ock nu i dagsliuset bringa, efter mångas åstundan.

      Sthlm, L. Salvius, 1746. 8:o. (20),200,301-08,209-377,(7) s. & 1 utvikbar grav. karta. Med träsnittsillustrationer i texten. Ganska nött samtida lätt solkigt pappbd med brun titeletikett i papp. Diskret senare förstärkning i inre främre fals. Med ett genomgående litet maskhål i texten. Dessutom ett litet maskhål i nedre marginalen på de första 30 sidorna. Enstaka smärre fläckar. Kartan med mindre fläck och ett litet brännhål. Med F. Åkermans exlibris och tillskrifter på försättsbladet av Aug. Åkerman, J. Rundbäck, D. M. Sandahl och Tönnes Kleberg.. Aberstén & Tiselius 46. Warmholtz 563: "micrologier, samt obetydelige och obevislige berättelser öfverflöda i detta, som författaren det kallar, nästan herculeiska arbete". Med hyllningsverser av P. S. Hööke och en anonym författare. Den fina kartan över Bohuslän är graverad av J. Silfverling 1734 efter en förlaga av N. Knape. Arbetet mötte i samtiden hård kritik i den lärda världen, men har senare kommit att uppskattas för sitt kulturhistoriska innehåll. Som kyrkoherde i Tanum hade Oedman (1682-1749) goda möjligheter att "utur dystra mörckret" uppteckna lokala sägner och folkminnen vilka annars förmodligen hade skattat åt förgängelsen. "Chorographia Bahusiensis" innehåller även kapitel om landskapets fiskar, sjö- och skogsfåglar samt "om allehanda slags fyrfotade samt kräkande djur"

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        Beskrifning öfwer de til Sweriges krona lydande lapmarker, innehollande kort underrättelse så wäl om landets belägenhet och beskaffenhet i gemen, som des invånares tilstånd och husholdning, deras seder, maner och lefnadsart, samt laster och widskepelser, m. m.

      Stockholm, Lars Salvius, [1746]. (20) + 271 + 1 blank + (12) s. Nött samtida halvskinnband. 15,5 X 10,5 cm. Namnteckning och anteckningar på främre pärmens insida. En del förstrykningar med blyerts och färgpenna. Svaga falsar

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        Letters and Memorials of State in the Reigns of Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth, King James, King Charles the First, Part of the Reign of King Charles the Second and Oliver's Usurpation. Written and Collected By Sir Henry Sydney Knight of the Garter, Etc

      Arthur Collins Esq 1746. 2 volumes. pp, [frontis] [xi] xii 400 [i] xii 733., Contemporary gilt bordered full leather, with 6 gilt decorated compartments on spine, raised bands and red morocco title labels. Steel engraved frontis depicts Sir Philip Sydney reclining next to a tree. "The whole containing the ancient state of Ireland; with characters and private memoirs. Also the ancient government of the principality of Wales the wars between the Spaniards, and thge states general of the Netherlands....The intriegues of the several courts of Queen Elizabeth, King James, King Charles the First.......etc etc etc" Boards worn, Spine of vol 1 quite worn and cracked but hinges strong and unaffected. Spine of vol 2 slightly cracked, but not weakened, some worming with loss to boards, but this very limited in extent. Sporadic light foxing, minor tanning to the text, label with pen mark at foot of spine one Vol 2, Vol 1 has had similar label removed with subsequent loss. 104a

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        Chorographia Bahusiensis thet är: Bahus-läns beskrifning, så til thess natur/ art och beskaffenhet under fred och feigd i gamla urminnes tider under danska regeringen/ som til thess nu warande tilstånd sedan thet kom, genom freds-fördrag under Sweriges crono/ både hwad inbyggarenas wäsende, handel ock näring i alla stånd widkommer, som ock alla the märckwärdigheter, man kunnat på alla orter i hwart giäl utur dystra mörckret upleta ock nu i dagsliuset bringa, efter mångas åstundan.

      Sthlm, L. Salvius, 1746. 8:o. (20),377,(7) s. & 1 utvikbar grav. karta. Med träsnittsillustrationer i texten. Ngt nött pappbd från ca 1800 med röd rygg och titeletikett i glättad papp samt stänkdekorerade pärmpapper. Blåstänkta snitt. Ryggen ngt solkad och titeletiketten lite naggad. Delvis lätt lagerfläckig och med några enstaka fukt- och småfläckar. Titelbladet ngt lagerfläckigt. Med L. F. Rääfs exlibris.. Aberstén & Tiselius 46. Warmholtz 563: "micrologier, samt obetydelige och obevislige berättelser öfverflöda i detta, som författaren det kallar, nästan herculeiska arbete". Med en hyllningsvers av P. S. Hööke och en anonym. Den fina kartan över Bohuslän är graverad av J. Silfverling 1734 efter en förlaga av N. Knape. Arbetet mötte i samtiden hård kritik i den lärda världen, men har i efterhand uppskattats för sitt kulturhistoriska innehåll. Som kyrkoherde i Tanum hade Oedman (1682-1749) goda möjligheter att "utur dystra mörckret" uppteckna lokala sägner och folkminnen vilka annars förmodligen hade skattat åt förgängelsen

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        Comercio de Holanda, o El gran thesoro historial, y politico del floreciente comercio que los Holandeses tienen en todos los estados, y señorios del mundo [WITH SIGNED CHECK BY ADOLPH SUTRO]

      Por C. Rey. Se hallara en la Impr. de la Gaceta Madrid: Por C. Rey. Se hallara en la Impr. de la Gaceta, 1746. Hardcover. fair. 8vo. Original vellum. [70], 312 pp. Ex Libris 'Sutro Library.' A history of world commerce of the Dutch in the Mediterranean, Baltic Sea, all over Europe, India, and East Asia. Pierre Daniel Huet (1630-1721) was a French bishop, scholar and editor. Spanish translation from the French by Francisco Xavier de Goyeneche. One by one-inch loss of vellum on front board, most of vellum covering on spine missing. Split along gutters, binding almost separated from text block. Binding in poor, interior in very good condition. With Money order (3 3/4" x 8 1/2") of the Nevada Bank San Francisco with original signature of Adolph Sutro, laid-in. The check is dated Oct. 8. 1897, payable to Goldstein Co. in the amount of $ 184.50. Verso of check with handwritten note: "Pay to the order of Ernestine Theling, Goldstein Co. Pay to the order of Nevada Bank, Ernestine Theling per H. Kraus (?)." Adolph Heinrich Joseph Sutro (1830-1898) was the 24th mayor of San Francisco, serving in that office from 1894 until 1896. Various San Francisco landmarks still bear his name. Minor age toning to check. Very good condition.

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        Prompta bibliotheca canonica, juridica, moralis, theologica nec non ascetica, polemica, rubricistica, historica... ac in octo tomos distribuita bononiae, sed prostant venetiis, apud franciscum storti, et jo. baptistam recurti, 1746.

      Otto volumi di cm. 23,5, pp. 6000 ca. complessive. Primo frontespizio in rosso e nero; capolettera, testatine e finalini in xilografia. Leg. coeva in piena perg. con titoli ms. al dorso; tagli spruzzati. Verosimilmente manca il ritratto dell'A. inciso f.t. Qualche lieve e trascurabile mancanza alle cuffie di tre volumi, peraltro esemplare ottimamente ben conservato. Classica e fortunatissima opera giuscanonistica.

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        De yfverborna atlingars, eller, sviogötars ok nordmänners, Edda, Det är, Stammodren för deras, uti hedendomen, både andliga ok verdsliga vishet: nu första gången på svensko öfversatt, med latinsk tolkning försed; jämte et företal om Eddans ålder ok innehåld, m. m., samt om de äldsta ok rätta, Skythar, Getar, Götar, Kämpar, Atlingar, Yfverborna, Karlar, ok alla dessas stamfader, Gomer: utgifven efter en urgammal, ok ganska fullkomlig Upsala Academie tilhörig, på Götisko, handskrefven permebok. / Hyperboreum Atlantiorum, seu, Suiogotorum et nordmannorum Edda [...].

      Uppsala; trykt af Henric Hecht, [1746]. 4:o [21x18,5 cm]. (10), xxxvii, (3), 94 s. Senare blått halvklotband med svarta pärmpapper. Ryggändar, pärmhörn och pärmkanter nötta. Långa revor längs ytterfalsarna, men bandet håller väl samman. Litet hål i texten på s. i/ii. En genomgående svag fuktrand i övre marginalen invid ryggen, som berör texten på ett fåtal sidor. De flesta blad lätt lagerfläckade. Namnteckning på främre pärmens insida (Gomer Brunius). Göranssons textutgåva av Snorres Edda, med isländsk text följd av latinsk och svensk tolkning, innebär den första svenska utgåvan av verket men innehåller endast Snorres prolog samt Gylfaginning, den första delen av tre i den prosaiska eddan; den del som behandlar den fornnordiska gudaläran. Göranssons företal kallas av Lindroth (Svensk lärdomshistoria IV, s. 653) för ''en rudbecksk mönsterpredikan''. Lindroth skriver vidare om förordet att ''Snorre hade bara skrivit av uråldriga runböcker; redan århundraden innan Troja byggdes hade Edda, ristad på mässingstavlor, av drottning Disa förts till Grekland. Dess gudalära, fylld av mysterier, var den götiska nationens gåva till världen.''

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        Compendium ethicum, eller kort inledning til dygde- eller sedo-läran, jämwäl ock epitome jurisprudentiæ naturalis, eller kort inledning til then naturliga lagen, om människans plikt och skyldigheter, erga deum, seipsum & alios homines, eller emot gud, sig sjelf, och andra människor; sammanskrifwen på frågor och swar.

      På många höge och förnäme herrars inrådande, förnämligast Sweriges rikes unge studerande adel, jämwäl ock then andre ungdomen, så i private som publique scholar til förmodelig tjenst och hjelpreda; nu andra uplagan mycket förbättrad och wärkeligen förökt, samt med trettio bilder utsmyckad. Sthlm, P. J. Nyström, 1746. 8:o. (16),150,(4) s. Med 31 helsidesillustrationer i träsnitt. + ACHARIUS, L. Mythologie, eller kort beskrifning om the hedniska afgudar, jemte nyttig förklaring öfwer poeternas dikter. Samlad och utgifwen. Andra gången uplagd. Sthlm, Kongl. tryckeriet, 1768. 8:o. Front,(4),224,(10) s. & 27 grav. plr. Stiligt samtida ngt nött marmorerat skinnbd med rikt guldornerad rygg, upphöjda bind och röd titeletikett. Pärmarna med förgylld ramlinje och pärmkanterna med blindpressad dekor. Röda snitt. Ryggen med liten skada upptill och med två millimeterstora maskhål, det ena på etiketten, det andra nedtill. Den bakre pärmen med små ytliga maskangrepp. Det första arbetet ngt hårt skuret upptill. Det första bladet ngt solkigt. Bortrivet övre hörn på s. 15 löst bifogat. Reva och liten pappersförlust i träsnittet på s. 23 med en bokstavs förlust på s. 24. Fläck i nedre marginalen på s. 35 och reva upptill på s. 43. Titelbladet till det andra arbetet ngt solkigt och med en reva i nedre marginalen på s. 109. Liten fläck på planscherna vid s. 118 och 120, gamla lagade revor i planscherna vid s. 206 och 210. Med L. F. Rääfs exlibris.. Det första arbetet med två separata deltitelblad, det första på s. 65 utgörs av den i titeln omnämnda "Epitome jurisprudentiæ naturalis /.../ igenom frågor och swar, utdragen utur Magni Danielis Omeisii Compendio ethico, nyttig för the studerande, och blifwer här som en tilökning eller bihang fogad och utgifwen". Det åsyftade arbetet, Magnus Daniel Omeis "Compendium ethicum", utkom 1710. Det andra deltitelbladet på s. 127 har titeln "Brevis in logicam introductio, eller kort inledning til slut-konsten, sammanskrifwen på frågor och swar; efter mångas åstundan, fädernes-landets ungdom til tjenst och hjelp-reda framgifwen, och nu andra uplagan förbättrad". Med första upplagan menas "En kort inledning på swenska til hela slut-konsten och sedo-läran" från 1739 av samme författare. Det föreliggande arbetet är en utvidgad och omarbetad version av denna. De många vackra träsnitten illustrerar personifikationer av moraliska dygder såsom exempelvis måttligheten och saktmodigheten, båda för övrigt med en elefant som attribut! På det avslutande opaginerade bladet återfinns en gratulationsvers till författaren av signaturen "C. L." Första upplagan av Acharius "Mythologie" utkom 1743. Planscherna graverades av C. Bergquist. Ett exemplar av boken fanns i Bellmans arbetsbibliotek

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        Essai sur L'Electricité des Corps

      Paris: Chez Les Freres Guerin. VG : in very good condition in antique style calf and new eps. Professional rebind. A little light damp staining to lower front corner of title and preface pages but with limited impact on text. 1746. First Edition. Leather cover. xxiv, 227pp :: Frontispiece engraving and 4 folding engraved plates :: 170mm x 100mm (7" x 4") :: Text in French .

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        Dell?elettricismo o sia delle forze elettriche de?corpi svelate dalla fisica sperimentale con un'ampia dichiarazione della luce elettrica

      Dell?elettricismo o sia delle forze elettriche de?corpi svelate dalla fisica sperimentale con un'ampia dichiarazione della luce elettrica. Sua natura e maravigliose proprietà. Aggiuntevi due dissertazioni attinenti all?uso medico di tali forze. In Venezia, presso Gio. Battista Recurti, 1746. In 8vo; pp.XVI,391,1. Frontespizio con caratteri neri e rossi, antiporta e 3 vignette intercalate nel testo a mezza pagina. Pergamena coeva, tassello al dorso con titolo in oro. Edizione originale. Riccardi II, 455, nota; Blake, pag. 429; Ronalds pag. 473: ?Sguario is said to have been the first writer on Electricity in Italy?. Il primo libro in italiano sull'elettricita' ed uno dei primi ad occuparsi dell' uso dell'elettricita' in medicina.

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        Gedancken von dem kalten Winter des Jahres 1740

      Halle, Hemmerde 1746.. 2. Aufl. Mit gestoch. Frontispiz. 2 Bl., 56 S. Pappband d. Zt.

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        BY HIS EXCELLENCY WILLIAM SHIRLEY, ESQ; CAPTAIN-GENERAL AND GOVERNOUR IN CHIEF, IN AND OVER HIS MAJESTY'S PROVINCE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS-BAY IN NEW-ENGLAND. A PROCLAMATION. WHEREAS HIS MAJESTY HAS BEEN GRACIOUSLY PLEASED TO ORDER A NUMBER OF TROOPS...[caption title]

      Boston: John Draper, [1746].. Broadside, 17 x 12 1/4 inches, with woodcut armorial crest of King George II at head of title. Old folds, with some light browning and a few small holes (just touching a few letters) on the folds. Slight occasional soiling. A very good copy. In a frame, 22 x 16 1/2 inches. An extremely rare broadside calling for three thousand colonial troops from Massachusetts to assist in the British fortification of the garrison at Louisbourg, following the French surrender of the fort in 1745 during King George's War. William Shirley, Captain-General and Governor in Chief of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, issued this proclamation to raise troops on June 2, 1746 on behalf of King George II. "Whereas his Majesty has been graciously pleased to order a number of troops, under the command of the honourable Lieutenant-General St. Clair, to proceed from Great-Britain to Louisbourg, with a sufficient convoy of men of war, and with them a great part of his majesty's troops now in Garrison at Louisbourg, also with such troops as shall be levied for that purpose in his Majesty's colonies in North-America, to attempt the immediate reduction of Canada." The proclamation notes that the governors of the other colonies were also expected to raise troops for this expedition, and details regarding the soldiers' terms of service and compensation are provided. England, supported by its colonial militias, controlled Louisbourg for three years, until it was returned to France by the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle in 1748. An extremely rare broadside concerned with the raising of colonial troops during King George's War. NAIP records only a single copy at the Huntington. This is the ex-Middendorf copy. FORD, MASSACHUSETTS BROADSIDES 844. SHIPTON & MOONEY 40408. BRISTOL B1324. NAIP w017300.

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        Disquisitionum magicarum libri VI. Quibus continetur accurata curiosarum artium, & vanarum superstionum confutatio. 2 Bde in 1

      Venedig, Larentius Basilius, 1746.. XXVIIII, 1018 S., 1 Bl. und 1 Falttafel. Lederband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild und reicher Rückenverg. 25 x 18,5 cm.

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        Die astronomischen Lehrsätzen nach lehrende Chiromantie, benebenst der Geomantie und Physiognomie .. Auch am Ende mit einem Traum-Buch und einer Anweisung zu Punctiren versehen. Zweyte Auflage

      Leipzig, Mumme 1746.. Mit zahlr. Textholzschnitten. 8 Bll., 336, 24 S. Buntpapierumschlag.

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        AN EXPLICATION OF THE FIRST CAUSES OF ACTION IN MATTER; AND OF THE CAUSE OF GRAVITATION

      New-York: Printed...and London Reprinted: for J. Brindley, 1746.. 75pp. Bound to 18th-century style in three-quarter speckled calf and original marbled boards, spine gilt, leather label. Lightly tanned. Very good. The first British edition of Cadwallader Colden's important early contribution to American scientific knowledge, first published in New York in 1745. Colden was an important political figure in the colony of New York throughout his long life. He is best known for his history of the Iroquois, but he was also a polymathic naturalist and scientist. Although his anti-Newtonian arguments ultimately proved to be fallacious, this work was nonetheless an important contribution. It was one of the first serious scientific works conceived and written in America, and was widely discussed at the time. Colden's work was published in two editions in London, and also translated into French, demonstrating the interest in Europe in American scientific thought. Sabin asserts that this first English edition was brought out without Colden's knowledge or consent. Benjamin Franklin attributed attacks on the publication to the reluctance of Europeans to learn from "us Americans." Colden, with Franklin, was one of the founders of the American Philosophical Society. HOWES C559, "b." SABIN 14268. DAB IV, pp.286-87.

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        L'ART DE SE RENDRE HEUREUX par les Songes c'est-à-dire en se procurant telle Espèce de Songes que l'on puisse desirer conformément à ses inclinations

      Frankfurt et Leipzig, 1746.. FIRST EDITION, 1746. Divided into 2 parts. Small 8vo, approximately 165 x 100 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, pages: [16], 1-238, woodcut vignette to title page and 3 others as tailpieces, rebound in modern panelled calf, maroon and black gilt lettered morocco labels to spine, extra gilt spine with raised bands, new marbled endpapers, marbled edges. Pale age-browning throughout, tip of top corner missing from last page nowhere near the text, the first three letters in the publisher's imprint are missing, printer's error, otherwise a very good copy. See: A Catalogue of Printed Books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library, Volume 3, page 62 " Attributed to Franklin, but according to the preface it was written by a French chemist who died in 1745 aged over ninety-six. The attribution is probably due to confusion with Franklin's Art of Procuring Pleasant Dreams; a brief essay published in 1786". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Paradise Lost

      [London]:: [Printed for J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper. 1746]. hardcover. 1. First volume of two. Small 12mo. [32 of 34?], 196 pp. Vignette at dedication page; lacks title-page and frontispiece portrait (supplied in photocopy facs.). Modern full navy blue morocco. Page xiii signed in ink by “Blackburn” (18th century hand). Fine. . THE FORE-EDGE PAINTING HIDDEN UNDER THE GOLD SHOWS AN EROTIC SCENE OF A DOG LAPPING A NUDE WOMAN, LYING DOWN, WITH HER BACKSIDE SHOWING. Likely painted after 1940. Dedicated to “To the Right Honorable John Lord Sommers Baron of Eversham.”

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        Essai sur les Probabilités de la Durée de la Vie Humaine

      Paris: H.L. Guerin & L.F. Delatour, 1746 Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Essai sur les Probabilités de la Durée de la Vie Humaine; d'où l'on déduit la maniere de déterminer les Rentes viageres, tant simples qu'en Tontines: Précédé d'une courte Explication sur les Rentes à terme, ou Annuités... Paris: Guerin Bros., 1746. Finely engraved arms in vignette at head of dedication. 22 Tables in the text. vi, [2], 132, [32], i-xxii, [1] pp. [bound with]: IDEM. Addition a l'Essai sur les Probabilités de la Durée de la Vie humaine... avec quelques Listes ou Ordres de mortalité du genre humaine. Paris: H.L. Guerin & L.F. Delatour, 1760. [5], 5-32 pp., 1 folding table. [bound with]: (-). [Drop-title]: Objections faites à M. Deparceiux... sur son Livre des Probabilités de la durée de la vie humaine; avec les réponses à ces objections. 16 pp. Large 4to. [Paris: 1746]. Large 4to. (258 x 192 mm), contemporary mottled calf, spine nicely gilt, red morocco lettering piece to spine, marbled endpapers, red edges (top cover hinge cracked but tight, corners bumped). Interior bright, clean and unfoxed, first and last blanks present. A beautiful, wide margined copy in very good condition, the prinicipal work printed on strong paper. Complete. --- Coquelin et Guillaumin, I, p. 550 ; Einaudi, 1529 ; Garrison-Morton, 1691.1, Smith, History of Mathematics, II, p. 530; D.S.B., IV, pp. 38-39. - One of the First Statistical Works of its Kind" First editions, complete with the exceedingly rare Addition published fourteen years later, and very pretty copies of this notable works in the history of statistics bound together. Deparcieux (1703-68), was a maker of sundials at Paris and the author of several other interesting mathematical works. "After long investigations of tontines, individual families, and religious communities, Deparcieux published his results in the famous Essai sur les probablités..., one of the first statistical works of its kind. It consists of treatises on annuities, mortality, and life annuities. Deparcieux showed a real progress in his theoretical explanation of the properties of the tables of mortality. His tables were for a long time the only ones on life expectancies in France, - "Deparcieux was the first to construct correct life tables." Smith, History of Mathematics, II, p. 530..

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        THE ART OF ANGLING IMPROVED, in all its parts, Especially Fly-Fishing:

      Worcester, printed by M. Olivers, no date 1746.. Containing A particular Account of the several Sorts of Fresh-Water Fish, with their most proper Baits. Also The Names, Colors, and Seasons of all the most Useful Flies. With Directions for Making each Fly . FIRST EDITION, [circa 1746]. Small 8vo, bound in 4s, approximately 145 x 95 mm, 5¾ x 3½ inches, LACKS 2 LEAVES AT END, PAGES 91-94. Pages : [4], 1-95, (1-90, 95), head- and tailpieces, first initial historiated, bound in green roan, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, gilt rules to edges of covers, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Old ink name to title page, not affecting text, book-plate to first pastedown with the same name. Text nice and clean, lacking 2 leaves as already mentioned, a very good copy. See Bibliotheca Piscatoria by Westwood & Satchell, pages. 39-40; "The first edition appeared in the name of Richard Bowlker but in the second edition Charles Bowlker seems to lay claim to the work". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Opuscula Varii Argumenti, I-III

      Berlin: A. Haude & J.C. Spener, 1746-50-51. First edition. First edition of this collection of tracts which contains the first printing of Euler&#146;s major treatise on the theory of light and colors <i>Nova theoria lucis et colorum</i>. According to Casper Hakfoort the wave-particle duality debate in optics really began with Euler&#146;s publication of this work.<br/><br/> & & &#147;When Leonhard Euler published his treatise &#145;Nova theoria lucis et colorum&#146; (A new theory of light and colours) in 1746, he made a contribution to the medium tradition in physical optics that was without parallel in the eighteenth century. The &#145;Nova theoria&#146; constitutes the most lucid, comprehensive, and systematic medium theory of that century. The significance of Euler&#146;s theory can be gauged partly from the fact that it was so widely discussed. No earlier attempts to provide an alternative to the theories developing within the emission tradition had stimulated pens to the same extent as Euler&#146;s &#145;Nova theoria&#146;. It is remarkable that a relatively short treatise published as part of a collection of articles on a range of subjects created such resonances, and all the more so when we compare this reaction with the limited response to Huygens&#146; <i>Traité</i> - a complete book - and with the way in which Johann II Bernoulli&#146;s prize essay was virtually ignored.&#148; (Hakfoort, Optics in the Age of Euler, p. 72, Cambridge University Press, 1995). <br/><br/>& & The &#145;Nova theoria&#146; is pp. 169-244 of volume 1. There are twelve further tracts by Euler (on astronomy, magnetism, electricity, mathematics, and physics) in the three volumes all of which, except one, are published here for the first time. The Eneström numbers are 86-91; 151-154; 109,173-174. <br/><br/> & & Honeyman 1064; Wheeler Gift 366.& 4to (220 x 178 mm), three volumes bound in one contemporary half calf over marbled boards, upper part of front outer hinge starting, some smudging to the upper part of the first title, pp [ii] [1] 2-300 and 6 plates; [ii] [1] 2-166 and 1 plate; [ii] [1] 2-165 and 5 plates. A very good and relatively clean copy of this book which is usually quite browned.

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        OPUSCULA VARII ARGUMENTI

      .Berolini [i.e. Berlin]: Sumtibus Ambr. Haude & Jo. Carol. Speneri, 1746 I. Solutio problematis mechanici de motu corporum tubis mobilibus inclusorum./ II. Nova tabulae astronomicae motuum solis ac lunae./ III. Nova theoria lucis et colorum./ IV. De perturbatione motus planetarum a resistentia aetheris orta./ an materiae facultas cogitandi tribui possit? VI. Recherches sur la nature des moindres particules des corps. 300pp., six (6) folding plates situated at the rear, bound in full contemporary mottled calf, raised bands, red morocco label, gilt within one compartment, others lavishly gilt; marbled endpapers, all edges red. Booksellers&#146; ticket "Mrs. Courcier, Paris". Upper board just a bit bowed with short splits at head and foot of upper joint, text lightly toned with some spots of foxing. Edges rubbed with corners a bit worn. In all, a very good copy of the first volume to be published. Two other volumes were later published in 1750-51. Euler was a Swiss mathematician who was tutored by Johann Bernoulli. He worked at the Petersburg Academy and Berlin Academy of Science. He had a phenomenal memory, and once did a calculation in his head to settle an argument between students whose computations differed in the fiftieth decimal place. Euler lost sight in his right eye in 1735, and in his left eye in 1766. Nevertheless, aided by his phenomenal memory (and having practiced writing on a large slate when his sight was failing him), he continued to publish his results by dictating them. He won the Paris Academy Prize 12 times. Euler systematized mathematics by introducing new mathematical symbols and with major contributions in optics, mechanics, electricity, and magnetism. Euler was the most prolific mathematical writer of all times finding time (even with his 13 children) to publish over 800 papers in his lifetime. In a testament to Euler&#39;s proficiency in all branches of mathematics, the great French mathematician and celestial mechanic Pierre Laplace told his students, "Read Euler, read Euler, he is our master in everything". [Eric Weisstein]. First Edition. Quarto.

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        Traite du Navire, de sa Construction, et de ses Mouvemens

      Paris., 1746.. b/w folding plates. engraved chapter head. &#147;First edition of the first treatise on naval architecture written on a scientific basis.&#148; Horblit sale, 153. According to the Scott catalog, Bouguer knew his stuff. &#147;He succeeded his father as professor of hydrography ... in 1713. In 1730 he was appointed professor of hydrography at Havre. In 1735 he accompanied Charles Marie de La Condamine on a scientific expedition to Peru...&#148; He was awarded several prizes by the Academie Royale des Sciences for his work in mathematics and navigation. Bouguer was one of the first to investigate mathematical principles as related to shipbuilding, and devised methods for calculating displacement and stability. Scott 256. Polak 1050. Contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt, joints worn but attached, quite an attractive copy.

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        [Hesychiou Lexikon]. = Hesychii Lexicon, cum notis doctorum virorum integris, vel editis antehac, nunc auctis & emendatis, Hadr. Junii, Henr. Stephani, Jos. Scaligeri ... etc., vel ineditis Henr. Valesii, Dan. Heinsii, Phil. Jac. Maussaci ... etc., in primis Ludolphi Kusteri, Tiber. Hemsterhusii ... etc., praeter selectas Jo. Jensii, Dan. Wilh. Trilleri ... etc., ex autographis partim recensuit, partim nunc primum edidit, suasque animadversiones perpetuas adjecit Joannes Alberti ... cum ejusdem prolegomenis, et adparatu hesychiano

      Lugduni Batavorum: apud Samuelem Luchtmans, et filium. 1746-66. 2 volumes, large folio, pp. [12], xl, [76], 1758 columns; [2], xiii, [1], 1604 [i.e. 1602] columns, [44] index; (cols. 1515-1516 omitted in pagination), engraved frontis portrait of Johannes Alberti, signed "F. Decker pinx. 1742. Excudit Samuel Luchtmans. I. Houbraken sculps. 1745", title-p. printed in red and black, vignette title device of S. Luchtmans; Greek text printed in double columns with Latin apparatus at bottom; bound without the half-titles in full contemporary diced russia, central panel ruled in gilt and surrounded by double gilt rules and blindstamped borders, marbled edges; the whole neatly rebacked, gilt lettering direct on gilt-decorated spines; some rubbing at the edges of the covers, else very good and sound. Vol. II has imprint: Lugduni Batavorum, apud Samuelem et Joannem Luchtmans. Vol. II was edited by David Ruhnkenius. Hesychius of Alexandria likely belongs to the 5th century B.C. "A Greek dictionary containing a copious list of peculiar words, forms and phrases, with an explanation of their meaning, and often with a reference to the author who used them, or to the district of Greece where they were current" (EB-11). "He is of the greatest value for the study of Greek dialects and the interpretation of inscriptions" (OCD). Brunet III, 146.

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        Planiglobii Terrestris. Mappa Universlis Utrumq Hemisphaerium Orient et Occidentale repraesentans Ex IV. Mappis generalibus, Hasianis composite et adjectis ceteris hemisphaerus designate a G. M. Lowizio Excudentibus Homan Heredibus. Cum Priv. S. Coes. Maj A. MDCCXXXXVI - Mappe Monde qui represente les deux Hemispheres savoir celui de l'Orient et celui de l'Occident tir?e des quatre Cartes generales de Seu M. le Prosess. Hasius, dress?e par M. G. M. Lowitz, et publi?e par les Heritiers de Homann. Avec Priv. de S. Maj Imper. L'An 1746.

      Norimberga, 1746. Incisione in rame, colore d'epoca, cm 52,2 x 59,6 ca. (alla lastra). Carta terrestre, raffigurante il mondo diviso nei due emisferi che occupano il centro del programma, arricchiti da quattro pi? piccole proiezioni polari, ossia quattro pi? piccoli globi che mostrano le varie viste della terra dal polo nord e dal polo sud, e da due piccoli schemi celesti che descrivono l'asse della terra rispetto al sole. La California non ? pi? descritta come isola, sia l'Australia che la nuova Zelanda sono incomplete e Yedo ? indicato come un componente dell'Asia del Nord. Questa carta, doppiamente titolata, ? ornata da due cartigli altamente decorativi, posti in alto, ciascuno dei quali contiene un titolo, in quello a sn. quello in latino, in quello a ds. quello in francese. Inoltre include una chiave coloristica che assegna un colore a ciascuna delle principali religioni occidentali e l'inclusione di questo colouring specifico conferisce alla carta, rispetto a quelle generalmente pi? semplici prodotte dagli Homann, un carattere di ulteriore fascino, dal momento che identifica la religione prominente dell'area interessata (Cfr. Moreland e Bannister). Esemplare, con minime sgualciture nella parte bs. della brachetta, peraltro in bella coloritura e in bello stato di conservazione.

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        Wästgötha och bahusländska resa förrättad år 1742. Med anmärkningar uti historia naturali, physique, medicine, oeconomie, antiquiteter etc.

      Jemte nödige figurer. Sthlm, L. Salvius, 1746. 8:o. (8),304,1-14,(2) s. Med flera träsnitt i texten. Hårt nött samtida hfrbd med upphöjda bind och stänkta snitt. En tvärsgående reva i skinnet i översta ryggfältet. Snedläst. Insidan av främre pärmen och titelbladet med gammalt bläckkludd. Genomgående småsolkig, fläckig och med gamla förstrykningar. Titelbladet och s. (7) har gamla lagningar i inre och nedre marginalen. Fuktfläckar på de inledande opaginerade sidorna och på s. 81-96, 115-28, 147-60 och 241-56. Med Anna Fodins och Karl Torins namnteckningar samt Beda Larssons exlibris.. Bring Itineraria svecana 150. Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 278. Sallander Litteratur om Västergötland 484. Aberstén & Tiselius Göteborgs och Bohus län 198. Aberstén Bibliographia Gothoburgensis 163. Bördh Dalslandslitteratur 1511. Teijler Litteratur om Örebro län 6594a. Krok Svensk botanisk litteratur 3. Hebbe Den svenska lantbrukslitteraturen 334. Linnélärjungen Pehr Kalms (1716-79) klassiska arbete innehåller förutom en resebeskrivning även en mängd uppgifter om botanik och lanthushållning. Resan företogs på uppdrag av Kalms mecenat Sten Carl Bielke

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        Opuscula Varii Argumenti, I-III.Berlin: A. Haude & J.C. Spener, 1746-50-51. First edition.

      First edition of this collection of tracts which contains the first printing of Euler's major treatise on the theory of light and colors <i>Nova theoria lucis et colorum</i>. According to Casper Hakfoort the wave-particle duality debate in optics really began with Euler's publication of this work.<br/><br/> "When Leonhard Euler published his treatise 'Nova theoria lucis et colorum' (A new theory of light and colours) in 1746, he made a contribution to the medium tradition in physical optics that was without parallel in the eighteenth century. The 'Nova theoria' constitutes the most lucid, comprehensive, and systematic medium theory of that century. The significance of Euler's theory can be gauged partly from the fact that it was so widely discussed. No earlier attempts to provide an alternative to the theories developing within the emission tradition had stimulated pens to the same extent as Euler's 'Nova theoria'. It is remarkable that a relatively short treatise published as part of a collection of articles on a range of subjects created such resonances, and all the more so when we compare this reaction with the limited response to Huygens' <i>Traité</i> - a complete book - and with the way in which Johann II Bernoulli's prize essay was virtually ignored." (Hakfoort, Optics in the Age of Euler, p. 72, Cambridge University Press, 1995). <br/><br/> The 'Nova theoria' is pp. 169-244 of volume 1. There are twelve further tracts by Euler (on astronomy, magnetism, electricity, mathematics, and physics) in the three volumes all of which, except one, are published here for the first time. The Eneström numbers are 86-91; 151-154; 109,173-174. <br/><br/> Honeyman 1064; Wheeler Gift 366.. 4to (220 x 178 mm), three volumes bound in one contemporary half calf over marbled boards, upper part of front outer hinge starting, some smudging to the upper part of the first title, pp [ii] [1] 2-300 and 6 plates; [ii] [1] 2-166 and 1 plate; [ii] [1] 2-165 and 5 plates. A very good and relatively clean copy of this book which is usually quite browned

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        Bibliothecae Historicae (Greek a. Latin) Libri qui supersunt, interprete Laurentio Rhodomano ad Fidem Mss. recensuit Petrus Wesselingius, atque Henr. Stephani, Laur. Rhodomani, Fulvii Ursini, Henr. Valesii, Jacobi Palmerii & suas adnotationes, cum Indicibus locupletissimis, adjecit. Tomus I-II (all).

      Amsterdam, Jacob Westenius, 1746. Folio. (41X28 cm.). Bound in 2 sprinckled hcalf from ab. 1850. Titlelabels in leather on backs. Engraved allegorical frontispiece. Engraved portrait (of P. Wesseling). 2 large engraved titlevignettes. (38),731,(7);(4),666,(104) pp. A few leaves at ends slightly browned. A few scattered brownspots, otherwise fine and clean printed on good paper. With Greek and Latin text in double-columns.. This World History, written ab. 60-30 B.C., in 40 Books from the earliest times to Caesar's Gallic War, gives valuable information on the history and geography of Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, Schytia, Arabia, North Africa, Greece and Europe. He called his work "Bibliothecae", indicating that he drew from many sources. - "The splendour and critical excellence of all former editions, says Harley, are eclipsed by this of Peter Wesseling, which contains every thing to be found in preceding ones; and besides a learned preface, useful notes, and various illustrations of the author, presents us with the readings of better MSSS., and very full and perfect indexes: in the preface there is a minute and learned account of MSS. and editions."(Dibdin I:p. 497). - Brunet II:716 - Graesse II: 396

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        The Antient and Present State of the County and City of Waterford: being a natural, civil, ecclesiastical, historical and topographical description thereof. Illustrated By Remarks made on the Baronies, Parishes, Towns, Villages, Mountains, Rivers, Medicinal Waters, Fossils, Animals and Vegetables; with some Hints relating to Agriculture and other Useful Improvements. With several Notes and Observations. Together with new and correct maps of the City and County; and embellished with Perspective Views of the City of Waterford, and of the Towns of Lismore and Dungarvan. Published with the approbation of the Physico-Historical Society.

      Dublin: Printed by A. Reilly for the Author, 1746.. First edition, xvi, [11], 26-376, [6]pp., large engraved folding map, and five engraved folding views, all plates clean and bright, some light offset browning from turn-ins, cont. calf, slightly rubbed, a couple of nicks to head of spine otherwise a nice copy in a contemporary binding.Charles Smith, MD (1715-1762) was one of Ireland&apos;s earliest topographers and county historians as well as being a physician. Having worked on his histories of Down (1744) & Waterford (1746) he then went on to issue the history of the County and City of Dublin, first published in 1750 with this second edition appearing in 1774. This was then followed by a history of County Kerry published in 1756. Without the 4 page appendix which should have been inserted at page 99, but came too late, and includes additional subscribers and errata. The engraved plates include: Large folding map of the County of Waterford, folding map of the City of Waterford, large folding South prospect of Waterford, large folding North prospect of Lismore, large folding North East prospect of the Town of Dungarvan, engraved view of the Steeple of Carrick Beg.

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        Herodiani Historie udi otte Bøger, Oversat paa Dansk Efter Den Græske Original.

      Med en Curieuse Forberedelse. Kbhvn. 1746. (30)+392 s. Indbundet i smukt samtidigt spejlbind med rygforgyldning.. Ehr.-M. I,373. Paul Johansen 25,1

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        An Essay on Electricity: Being an Enquiry into the Nature, Cause and Properties thereof, On the Principles of Sir Isaac Newton's Theory of Vibrating Motion, Light and Fire... With some Observations relative to the Uses that may be made of this Wonderful Power of Nature.

      Bath: Printed for the Author 1746.. First edition, 8vo, 40 pp. Some foxing. Recently bound in black full morocco, gilt titled to upper cover. A mathematician and scientific instrument maker, Martin wrote widely on many subjects and was a champion of Newton's theories. His 12 electrical "phænomena" and 42 experiments concern induction and thereof; and comparisons are made to lightning. A scarce work. Wheeler Gift I 327. Wellcome IV p64.

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        A Letter to Martin Folkes, Esq; President of the Royal Society, Concerning the Rise and Progress of Astronomy amongst the Antients

      London: Jacob Ilive 1746 London: Jacob Ilive, 1746. First edition. 8vo (8-1/2 x 4-1/4 inches). Illustrations. [i-ii], 158, [2] pp. Contemporary marbled boards rebacked with 19th-century ribbed cloth, preserving original red morocco spine label, extremities scuffed and rounded. Houseau-L. 650; Lalande 429 ("C'est le commencement des savantes recherches de l'auteur, qui ont produit son Histoire de l'astronomie en 1769") . George Costard (1710-1782) was educated at Wadham College, Oxford, where he became fellow and tutor. One of the earliest writers on the history of astronomy, his "Letter to Martin Folkes" was the first fruit of the research which eventually led to the publication in 1769 of his magnum opus on the history of astornomy. It was Costard's contention that accurate astronomy was a product of Greek genius, beginning with Thales, and owed little to either Egypt or Babylon. The present work is still worth consulting for the frequent references to and citations from the lesser-known Greek authors, as well as Hebrew and Arabic sources. The present copy has an interesting and varied provenance: in 1746 it was presented by the author ("Donum Auctoris") to Jacob Edgcumbe [sic] of Exeter College - possibly a scion of the Devon/Cornwall family headed by the Earl of Mount-Edgcumbe. In 1778 the book was bought for 2 shillings by the Rev. Philip Wren (1755-1829), of University College, Oxford, and the great grandson of Sir Christopher Wren. By the late 19th century, the books was owned by the marine engineer George Sloggett of Cardiff, Wales

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        Chorographia Bahusiensis Thet är Bahus=Läns Beskrifning

      Så Til thess Natur, Art och Beskaffenhet Under Fred och Feigd I Gamla urminnes Tider Under Danska Regeringen, Som til thess nu warande Tilstånd Sedan Thet kom, genom Freds=Fördrag Under Sweriges Crono, Både Hwad Inbyggarnes Wäsende, Handel ock Näring i alla Stånd widkommer, som ock alla the Märckwärdigheter, man kunnat på alla Orter i hwart Siäl utur dystra Mörckret upleta ock nu i Dagsliuset bringa, efter mångas åstundan. Stockholm, Lars Salvius 1746. 8:o. (20),377,(7) s. + utvikbar karta. Samtida helt kalvskinnband, rikt gulddekorerad rygg. Ryggen och yttre falsar något nötta. Pärmar med yttre förgylld ram, inre blindpressade ramar (spegeltyp). Blindpressad dekor på pärmarnas kanter. Två små insektsskador på bakre pärm i nedre kant. Marmorerade snitt och marmorerade försättsblad. Delvis med smal bläckrand (2 mm) i övre kant första 20 sidor samt på kartan. Pappersförlust i marginalen sidan 95/96. Delvis med brunfläckar. Namnteckning och tillskrift på främre pärms spegel. Namnteckning på dedikationsblad. 18 x 11 cm

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        Bibliotheca Legum: Or, A new and compleat List of All the Common and Statute Law Books of this Realm . . . giving an Acconnt [sic] of their several Editions, Dates, and Prices, and wherein they differ. The Sixth Edition, with Improvements

      A rare early edition of Worrall's seminal bibliography of English law, half again as large as its immediate predecessor, with Worrall's cogent observations and comparison of editions sprinkled throughout; two copies in RLIN, not in the BL or Harvard. Modern cloth, some dustiness and markings, but a good usable copy. Printed for J. Worrall, in Bell-Yard, near Lincoln's Inn, London, 1746.

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        Disquisitionum magicarum libri VI. Quibus continetur accurata curiosarum artium, & vanarum superstionum confutatio. 2 Bde in 1.

      XXVIIII, 1018 S., 1 Bl. und 1 Falttafel. Lederband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild und reicher Rückenverg. 25 x 18,5 cm. De Backer-Sommervogel II, 1900; Koch: Jesuitenlexikon 384: "... hat diese Schrift Del Rios verhängnisvoll zur Begünstigung der Hexenprozesse beigetragen." Spätere Ausgabe. "Del Rio war vor seinem Eintritt in den Jesuiten-Orden eines der blutdürstigsten Mitglieder des vom Herzog Alba in Flandern eingerichteten Obergerichtes. Er berichtet über die Art der Folterungen in Hexenprozessen und die Rolle welche die Priester in ihnen spielten" (Ackermann, Kat. Geheim Wiss. I, 506). - Etwas beschabt Gutes, nur geringfügig gebräuntes Exemplar.

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