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        VITA DI MICHELAGNOLO (MICHELANGELO) BUONARROTI pittore scultore architetto e gentiluomo fiorentino. Pubblicata mentre viveva dal suo scolare Ascanio Condivi

      Florence, Gaetano Albizzini, 1746.. SECOND EDITION 1746, (first edition 1553) corrected and enlarged with various annotations and commentaries, Italian text. Folio, approximately 320 x 205 mm, 12¾ x 8 inches, engraved portrait frontispiece of the artist dated 1546, engraved vignette on title page, large engraved pictorial head- and tailpieces and initials, 3 engraved plates, 1 folding, and 1 almost full page engraving in the text, pages: (2), xxx, 160, bound in full antique calf, rebacked to style with raised bands and gilt lettered morocco label. Covers and corners just slightly worn, 3 pinholes and 1 tiny rubbed spot to spine, 3 small bookplates to front pastedown, 1 belonging to the politician the Right Hon Charles Bathurst, Viscount Bledisloe (1867 – 1958), very small inscription to front endpaper dated 1781, otherwise an exceptionally nice clean bright copy, binding tight and firm. Ascanio Condivi (1525?-1574) was a minor painter and an associate of Michelangelo having lived in his house in Rome as a pupil. His famous biography of the great artist, much of it based on Michelangelo's own testimony, was first published in Rome in 1553, correcting some of the erroneous impressions created by Vasari in his "Le Vite de' piu eccellenti pittori, scultori, ed architettori" (1550). This second edition nearly 2 centuries later, edited by the Florentine historian Anton Francesco Gori corrects some of Condivi's errors and adds illustrations and extensive notes and commentaries. The Vita occupies 58 pages, followed by a brief supplement by the Florentine architect and sculptor Girolamo Ticciati tracing Michelangelo's career from 1553 to his death in 1564 (pages 59-63); observations on Condivi's Vita in French by Pierre Mariette, (1694–1774) a Paris collector of and dealer in old master prints, a renowned connoisseur of prints and drawings (pages 65-79); annotations on the same by the erudite Florentine historian and philologist Domenico Maria Manni (1690 – 1788) (pages 81-86); historical notices and annotations by Gori on the same (87-124); a compendium edited by Gori in Italian of the most notable facts taken from Giorgio Vasari's Life of Michelangelo (125-144); followed by the index. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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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'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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      - Y CARTAS, QUE ESCRIBIÒ A DIFERENTES PERSONAS FRAY JOSEPH DE Sn. BENITO, RELIGIOSO LEGO EN EL MONASTERIO DE Nra. Sra. DE MONT-SERRAT DEL PRINCIPADO DE CATALUÑA. AÑADESE UNA RELACION DE LA VIDA, Y VIRTUDES de dicho Fr. Joseph de San Benito. HIZOLA El R. P. M. Fr. Benito Argerich, Predicador de la Religion de San Benito. Y Abad del Real Monasterio de San Benito de Bages. DEDICADA AL Rmo. P. EL Mro. Fr. PLACIDO CORTADA, General de la Religion de San Benito, &c. Com Previlegio: En Madrid, por Antonio Marin, año de 1746. In fólio (30x20 cm) com [lxx]? 263 pags. Encadernação da época inteira de pele com ferros a ouro na lombada ligeiramente danificada na coifa inferior. Ilustrado com uma magnífica gravura in fólio representando o biografado (e autor das cartas) sentado no scriptorium do mosteiro de Monserrat com uma vista da mesma serra e a imagem da Virgem. Apresenta a seguinte legenda: ?Vera effigies FR. IOSEPH A SANCTO BENEDICTO religiosi Laici in Monasterio B. Marie Montis ferrati Ordinis S. S. P. Benedicti? Texto com diferentes arranjos gráficos em cada uma das suas partes: dedicatória, censura, e dictamens com notas marginais; biografia impressa a duas colunas; e cartas impressas em página inteira, divididas por vinhetas abertas a talhe-doce. Palau I, 106. Binding: in folium with contemporary bound full calf gilt at spine, rubbed at covers, slightly damages at bottom and top of spine. Illustrated with a superb plate (in folium) representing Fray Joseph of S. Benito sitting in the scriptorium of the monastery of Montserrat, with a view of the same mountain range and the image of the Virgin. At the caption: "Vera effigies FR. IOSEPH the Sancta BENEDICTO Religiosi Laici in Monasterio B. Marie Montis Ferrati Ordinis S. S. P. Benedicti? Text with different graphic layouts in each of its parts: dedication, censorship, and dictamens with marginal notes; biography printed in two columns, and letters printed in full page divided by vignettes open intaglio. Work with the biography and the letters written by Fray of Joseph S. Benito, containing his philosophical thought about worldliness (casual facts and ocurrencies of his life are at index pages) and thoughts about his inner life. Palau I, 106. Location/localizacao: 3-A5-B-29

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        Bespiegelingen Over Godswysheid In't Bestier de Schepselen en Eerkroon voor de Caab de Goede Hoop

      Amsterdam: Adriaan Wor, en de Erve G. Onder de Linden, 1746. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good. Jan de Marre (1696-1763) was a commander of a Dutch East India Company ship. He first joined the company at the age of 13, and achieved the rank of commander in 1728. He retired from the Company in 1732, and moved on to a career of writing and of directing a theatre company, among other interests. This volume, in Dutch, remains in an intact original binding in good plus condition with near fine contents. The half leather binding features decorative gilt spine bands and leather corners over speckled paper boards with red-speckled page edges. The binding is sound and square with wear at the corners, abrasions to the rear board, and overall wear and some cracking to the spine. The contents are bright and surprisingly clean, with very mild toning and occasional light spotting confined to the page edges. There are two engraved title vignettes and one engraved portrait of the author. All in all an extremely nice copy of this scarce work.

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        Disquisitionum Magicarum Libri Sex, quibus continetur accurata Curiosarum Artium & Vanarum Superstitionum Confutatio, utilis Theologis, Juris Consultis, Medicis, Philologis. Editio nova prioribus auctior & plurimis sublatis Typographorum erroribus.

      apud Laurentium Basilium,, Venetiis, 1746 - 3 parti in un volume in-4° antico (252x178mm), pp. XXVIII, 307, (1) di errata; (6), 313-612; (8), 617-1018, (2) di catalogo dei libri in vendita presso lo stampatore. Legatura coeva p. pelle marmorizzata marrone con dorso a 5 nervi adorno di titolo in oro su tassello arancio e ricchi fregi in oro (in parte stinti) entro scomparti. Piatti riquadrati da doppio filetto perimetrale a secco. Sguardie marmorizzate rosa. Emblema della Compagnia di Gesù ai frontespizi (il primo frontespizio è stampato in rosso e in nero). Fregi tipografici riccamente istoriati incisi su legno. Una tabella ripiegata fra le pp. 412-413. Testo bicolonne. Lievi gorette marginali ad alcune pp. Bell'esemplare. Reimpressione veneziana dell'opera più celebre dello scrittore gesuita, in cui rivive il clima di sospetto e intolleranza del famoso "Malleus Maleficarum" di Jakob Sprenger ed Heinrich Kramer; l'opera fu infatti composta ad uso del "Consiglio di sangue" istituito dal Duca d'Alba e venne in seguito utilizzata per innumerevoli processi, tra cui quello famosissimo contro le streghe di Salem, nel 1692. Essa, che fu a lungo usata come manuale dai giureconsulti nei processi di stregoneria, è così ripartita: Libro. I: De Magia generatim, & de Naturali, Artificali, & Prastigiatrice agitur. Lib. II: De Magia Damoniaca & eius efficacitare. Lib. III: De Maleficio & vana observatione. Lib. IV: De Prophetia, Divinatione & Coniectatione. Lib. V: De Judicis officio & ordine iudiciario in hoc crimine. Lib. VI: De Officio Confessarij, ac remedijs licitis & illicitis. Per la compilazione dell'opera il Del Rio consultò ed utilizzò un migliaio di testi precedenti;Di estremo interesse il minuzioso resoconto delle procedure inquisitoriali nei processi intentati ai sospetti di magia nera e stregoneria. La seconda parte ha il sottotitolo "De Maleficio, vana Observatione, Divinatione, & Consecratione", la terza (come la seconda con frontespizio a sé) "Methodus Iudicum, et Confessariorum directioni commoda". Il Del Rio (Anversa, 1551-Lovanio, 1608), di famiglia spagnola, gesuita dal 1580, professore di teologia a Lovanio, fu uomo dottissimo e scrisse di filologia, diritto, teologia, dividendo la sua attività tra i Paesi Bassi e la terra d'origine. Il suo nome fu talmente famigerato che Voltaire lo ribattezzò, eloquentemente, "procureur général de Belzebuth". "Del Rio deve la sua fama soprattutto a questo ponderoso manuale di demonologia, pubblicato per la prima volta negli anni 1599-1600 e dedicato al principe vescovo di Liegi. Citando circa milleduecento fonti, considerate sempre attendibili se attestano la realta della stregoneria, il gesuita sistematizza la sterminata produzione demonologica esistente e mette così a disposizione di giudici ed inquisitori un nuovo "Malleus" cattolico, aggiornato ed eruditissimo. Come altri cacciatori di streghe, Del Rio non riconosce l"autorità del "Canon episcopi" e del Decreto di Graziano e condanna severamente gli scettici come Della Porta, Wier e Loos: i difensori delle streghe, che proliferano anche nei parlamenti e nei consigli di giudici e principi, sono considerati essi stessi rei di stregoneria e alleati di Satana.Il trattato ebbe notevole successo: dopo la prima edizione stampata a Louvain nel 1599-1600, si contano oltre quindici ristampe nel XVII secolo, pubblicate a Magonza, Lione, Colonia e Venezia (Bibliotheca Lamiarum: documenti e immagini della stregoneria dal Medioevo all'età moderna, Ospedaletto, Pisa, 1994, p. 169). Cfr. (varie edizioni): Sommervogel, II, 1898. Dawson, 91. Brunet, II, 579. Caillet, 2967 (ed. 1612): "Ouvrage qui, au point de vue documentaire, est de plus précieux". Graesse, Bibl. Magica, 47. Graesse, Trésor, II, 355. Bibl. Esoterica, 1139. Olschki, Choix, 13258. Wellcome, I, 1735. Dorbon, 1138. Bibl. Magica Casanatense, 373. De Backer-Sommervogel, II, 1899. Yve-Plessis, Bibl. Sorcellerie, 1181. Rosenthal, 2903 (rimarca come un brano dell'opera si riferisca al processo di Giovanna d'Arco): "Ouvrage rarissime [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Breve Noticia de las Missiones, peregrinaciones apostólicas, trabajos, sudor, y sangre vertida, en obsequio de la fe, de el venerable padre Augustin Castañares, de la Compañía de Jesús, insigne misionero de la provincia del Paraguay, en las Misiones de C

      Una de las mas raras obras sobre las misiones del Paraguay, escrita por un Jesuita argentina, dedicada a la labor Misionera de otro Jesuita argentino. 1746. Madrid. Manuel Fernández. In 8vo. 88 pp. Medio pergamino posterior, lomera con letreria. Excelente ejemplar, muy fresco y limpio, pequeño sello borrado en portada e inscripcion contemporanea con el nombre del autor, algun punto de oxidacion menor.Primera edición, extraordinariamente rara. Se trata de una importante obra sobre las Misiones Jesuitas, una de las escasísimas con referencias a los indios Mataguayos y Zamucos y la única biografía sobre el Padre Castañares del siglo XVIII. La biografía se centra en la labor apostólica llevada a cabo por Castañares en las misiones Jesuíticas del Paraguay, particularmente con los Chiquitos y Zamucos, y en el descubrimiento de la región. Castañares (1687 - 1744) fue un misionero jesuita salteño; de joven entra a la Sociedad de Jesus y es pronto destinado a las misiones de Chiquitos, aprendiendo su lenguaje y convirtiendose en Superior. Concentró parte de sus esfuerzos en "abrir una comunicación entre la mision de los chiquitos, y la de los guaranies y de anunciar el evangelio a las diferentes naciones salvages que ocupan el inmenso espacio que separa a estas poblaciones". Su mayor logro se da entre los indios Zamucos, a quienes les dedica parte importante de su vida; mas adelante, viaja hacia un pueblo conocido como los Mataguayos [Mataguais]. Será viviendo entre ellos cuando la muerte lo encuentra a manos del Cacique de la tribu en 1744, siendo martirizado a los 57 años de edad. Las misiones de Zamucos (San Ignacio de Zamucos) se fundan en 1724, y entre sus fundadores contamos al Padre Castañares y Chome; la Misión subsistió hasta 1745, cuando comienza a ser abandonada en consecuencia de los ataques resistidos. Se encuentran amplias referencias a las costumbres de los nativos, estado de las misiones, y realidad geografica de la region donde, ambos Castañares y Montenegro desempeñaron su labor. Montenegro (1696 ? 1761), fue un Jesuita Argentina dedicado a la Provincia del Paraguay; nació en Santa Fe y muere en Cordoba, donde previamente había cursado sus estudios. "Durante quince años (1723 ? 1738) misiono a los chiquitos en los pueblos de S. Juan, S. Jose y S. Ignacio de Zamucos. Fue sucesivamente (1739 ? 1743) rector de los colegios de San Miguel de Tucuman y de San Ignacio de Buenos Aires, donde siguio como padre espiritual hasta 1750 aproximadamente." (Diccionario historico de la Compañía de Jesus, 2730). Furlong dedica un libro a Montenegro y su biografia de Castañares, publicado en Buenos Aires en 1964.La rareza de la obra es considerable, existen 5 ejemplares registrados en instituciones públicas; Alden solo registra el de la New York Public Library. No hemos encontrado ninguna referencia de subasta (últimos 120 años) ni conocemos ninguno en manos privadas.Medina (BHA) 3404. Palau 178091. Alden 746/131. LeClerc (1878) 1916. Backer Sommervogel, V, 1247. No en Sabin.

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        DER KORAN, Oder insgemein so genennte Alcoran des Mohammeds

      Unmittelbahr aus dem Arabischen Original in das Englische übersetzt, und mit beygefügten, aus den bewährtesten Commentatoribus genommenen Erklärungs-Noten, Wie auch einer Vorläuffigen Einleitung versehen Von George Sale, Gent. Aufs treulichste wieder ins Teutsche verdollmetschet Von Theodor Arnold. Lemgo: Johann Heinrich Meyer 1746. With 1 large folded map showing Arabia, 3 genealogical plates (2 folded) and 1 folded plate showing the plan of the Temple of Mecca and a prospect of the Temple of Mecca. Title printed in red and black. XXVIII + 232 + 693 + (19) pp. Contemporary worn 18 century penal leather. Name and stamp on flyleaf

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        Prints. King Charles I. and the Heads of the Noble Earls, Lords, and others, who suffered for their Loyalty in the Rebellion and Civil-Wars of England. With their Characters engraved under each Print, extracted from Lord Clarendon. Taken from Original Pictures of the greatest Masters, many of them Sir Anthony Vandyke's, and all the Heads accurately engraved by Mr Geo. Vertue

      London: Printed and Published according to Act of Parliament, for C. Davis; S. Austen; and W. H. Toms, 1746. First edition, large folio, [2], 2pp., without the list of subscribers, engraved frontispiece and 10 engraved plates with a total of 26 portraits of royalists, letter-press title and preface, some minor spotting and light browning but overall the plates are very clean and bright, expertly rebound in cont. style calf calf, marbled boards, red morocco spine label, an attractive copy. Rare: ESTC locates only three copy in the UK (all at Oxford) and four copies in North America. A reason for the scarcity of the complete volume may be found in a note on the title page, which advises that: "As these Prints are an agreeable Ornament for Rooms, they may be had of the Proprietors in neat black Frames and Glasses". Vertue's parents had served in the court of the exiled James II, and the publication of this volume in praise of loyal servants to the Stuart crown in the year of Culloden may well suggest Jacobite sympathies. This may be signalled by couplet from Pope quoted in the frontispiece: "Rich Industry Sat Smiling on the Plain | And Peace, and Plenty, told a Stuart's reign."

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        The Builder's Jewel: or the Youth's Instructor, and Workman's Remembrancer. Explaining Short and Easy Rules, Made Familiar to the Meanest Capacity, For Drawing and Working

      R. Ware, London, 1746. Second Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Full contemporary calf, worn, hinges cracked but boards attached. With the frontis and 99 plates - lacking the ad leaf sometimes present, but otherwise complete. Pencil ntoes to endpapers, endpapers browned with light wear at the edges, slight scattered foxing, mild age toning to some of the plates. Early ownership inscriptions on the recto of the frontis, on the outer margin of leaf A2r, and on the verso of plate 40, small tear to edge of one plate, otherwise unmarked. First appeared in 1741 - a foundation of 18th century design. 5 3/4" tall, but a quarto. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Architecture; Art & Design. Inventory No: 044364. .

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        The Guardian

      Glasgow: Printed and Sold by Robert Foulis, 1746. 2 vols., 12mo. . Contemporary polished calf, gilt-tooled spines, red leather label. Beautiful set in these bindings, almost certainly from the Foulis Bindery. With the armorial bookplate of Sir James Colquhoun in each volume. Gaskell 77

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      Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by William Bradford, 1746. FIRST EDITION . Hardcover. 194 x 117 mm (7 5/8 x 4 5/8"). viii, 232, 231-253, [1] pp. (pagination as in British Library copy). With the half title. FIRST EDITION. Pleasing recent retrospective full dark brown calf, raised bands, two red morocco labels. Sabin 7340; Howes 717. Many (but not all) of the leaves moderately browned, mostly from offsetting (one gathering rather spotted), but generally quite clean, reasonably fresh, and considerably better internally than the typical early American imprint, and in an unworn retrospective binding. This work is important both as an early production of a noted early American printer and as an insight into the attitudes of English colonists towards the Native Americans and into the strained relations between the two groups. Our account by Puritan missionary David Brainerd (1718-47) of his efforts to convert American Indians to Christianity was published at the expense of the Society in Scotland for the Propagation of Christian Knowledge, Brainerd's sponsor in this work. It is written in the form of a journal, starting on June 19, 1745, the day Brainerd set off for Crosweeksung, New Jersey, to "Christianize" the tribes in that area. His techniques included preaching hell-fire and brimstone and catechizing his prospective converts in the tenets of Christian doctrine. At the end of the book Brainerd discusses the chief obstacles he has encountered in his missionary work; chief among them is the "immorality and vicious behaviour of many [colonists] who are call'd Christians." Brainerd had little success in winning souls, and unfortunately he infected many of those he wished to save with the tuberculosis that took his own life at age 29. As the ANB puts it, "Brainerd preached the Word of Life, but he spoke with a poisoned breath." This work was printed by William Bradford (1721-91, known as the "patriot-printer of 1776"), a prominent colonial printer and a hero of the War of Independence. According to the ANB, he was one of those leading the resistance to the Stamp Tax, "he signed the Non-Importation Resolutions of 1765, he supported a proposed continental congress, and his paper carried the serpent and 'Unite or Die' slogan from July 1774 until October 1775. The London Coffee-House, which Bradford owned and frequented, became the Revolution's unofficial Philadelphia headquarters. A leading Son of Liberty, he printed the most extreme material opposing the Crown; he was the first to publish Thomas Paine's 'Crisis' essays.".

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        Le Chevalier Michel Descazeaux Du Halley.

      London or7 1746 - Broadside, folio, engraved by Beauvais after C.Banks, with fine illustration, printed one side as issued. A Satire on an Eccentric Frenchman. Michel Descazeaux du Halley (1710-1775) an Adventurer who having fought a duel in France took refuge in London where because of running into his Antagonist he always wore his sword. He had many whimsical adventures which made him an object of ridicule, and he lived in Fleet Market where he was known as the French Poet. B.M No. 2852 The price at the foot of the sheet has been erased. Styled at head "Second edition" which refers to the publication of the portrait.

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        The Whole Proceedings in the House of Peers Against William Earl

      1746. Trials of Four Leading Jacobites [Trials]. Kilmarnock, William Boyd, Earl of, [1704-1746], Defendant. Balmerino, Arthur Elphinstone, Lord [1688-1746], Defendant. Cromarty, George Mackenzie, Earl of [c. 1702-1766], Defendant. The Whole Proceedings in the House of Peers Upon the Indictments Against William Earl of Kilmarnock, George Earl of Cromartie, and Arthur Lord Balmerino; for High Treason, In Levying War Against His Majesty: The Proceeding in Westminster Hall Being Begun on Monday the 28th Day of July, and Continued on Wednesday the 30th of July, and Friday the First of August, 1746: On the Last of Which Days Judgment of High Treason Was Given Against Them. London: Printed for Samuel Billingsley, 1746. [iv], 39, [1] pp. [Bound with] Lovat, Simon, Lord [1675?-1747], Defendant. The Whole Proceedings in the House of Peers, Upon the Impeachment Exhibited by the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses, in Parliament Assembled, in the Names of Themselves and of All the Commons of Great Britain; Against Simon Lord Lovat, for High Treason: The Proceedings in Westminster-Hall Being Begun on Monday the 9th day of March, and Continued on Tuesday the 10th, Wednesday the 11th, Friday the 13th, Monday the 16th, Wednesday the 18th, and Thursday the 19th Days of March 1746-7: On the Last of Which Days Judgment of High Treason Was Given Against Him. London: Printed for Samuel Billingsley, 1747. [iv], 188 pp. Folio (13-3/4" x 9"). Contemporary calf, gilt rules to boards, raised bands, gilt ornaments and lettering piece to spine. Moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends and corners, minor scuffing, boards beginning to separate (but well secured by cords). Light toning to text. Ex-library. Location number in early hand to lower corner of front free endpaper, tiny inkstamp to title page. An appealing copy. * First editions. Kilmarnock, Balmerino, Cromarty and Lovat were leaders of the (second) Jacobite Rebellion. Sponsored by France, they attempted to restore the crown to Prince Charles Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie), the eldest son of James II, who was deposed by the House of Orange in the Glorious Revolution. These fascinating reports contain transcripts of the trials with narrative commentary and transcripts of the indictments and orders of the courts. They are invaluable sources dealing with the English int

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        Nachrichten von Island, Grönland und der Straße Davis, zum wahren Nutzen der Wissenschaften und der Handlung.

      Georg Christian Grund, Hamburg 1746 - 8vo. Mit gest. Frontispiz, 3 reizvollen Kartuschen und 2 (statt 5) Kupfern. 15 Bl., 328 S., 4 Bl. Ganzldr. d. Zeit m. goldgeprägt. Rücken. Einband bestoßen u. berieben mit geringfügigen Verlusten am unteren Rücken u. hinterem Deckel. Hinterer Vorsatz unvollst., Tintenschrift u. Spuren von Tintengebrauch auf den w. Bl. vor dem Frontispiz u. nach dem Register. Einige Wurmgänge im Buchblock, stellenweise fleckig. Tafeln an den Längskanten unvollständig. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Wästgötha och Bahusländska resa, förrättad år 1742.

      Med anmärkningar uti Historia Naturali, Physique, Medicine, Oeconomie, Antiquiteter etc. Jemte nödige Figurer. Stockholm Lars Salvius 1746. 8:o. Med textfigurer och 9 register. (8),304,14,(2) s. Något senare (tidigt 1800-tal) halvskinnband i klv. Rygg med gulddekor och grön titeletikett. Blåfärgade snitt. Första fyra bladen med fuktfläck och lagning vid ryggens nedre del (förstärkning i fals). Yttersta nedre yttre hörnspetsen saknas in i texten på titelbladet och ytterligare två blad. Fuktfläck vid ryggen sidan 81 -96 och 240-256. Två fläckar i yttre marginalen sidan 71/72. I övrigt med några spridda fläckar. 17,5 x 12 cm.. Sidan 289 felpaginerad 298

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        La gnomonique, ou l'on donne par un principe general la maniere de faire des cadrans sur toutes sortes de surfaces, & d'y tracer les heures astronomiques, babylonniennes & italiques, les arcs des signes, les cercles des

      Subject: (Gnomonica). Paris, Quay des Augustins, chez Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1746, 8vo leatura coeva in piena pelle con fregi e titoli dorati al dorso (diverse spellature) pp. (16)-182-(2) marca tipografica xil. al frontespizio, testatine e capolettera pure xil. + 30 tavole inc. in rame ripiegate f.t.

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      London: Unknown., 1746. ...[vi, 156 pgs.]...FIRST EDITION...Original maps replaced with two facsimiles of equal dimension on 18th century laid paper. Bound in an 18th century three quarter leather binding with the remnants of the original spine label. Leather scuffed at corners and covers worn. Some foxing and toning but generally very clean. Printed for John and Paul Knapton at the Crown in Ludgate-Street. Bollan was an agent for the Massachusetts Bay Colony. HOWES 571.. Hard Cover. Good +. 8vo.

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        Bibliotheque Choisie et Amusante, vol. 1

      THE ORIGINAL AMSTERDAM 1746 EDITION! Beautiful little French collectible with leather cover, gilt edging, spine embossed with gilt ornamentation and mostly obliterated title, Title page in red and black ink. Contains 1 memoire of a Chevalier, 3 stories, and one poem.

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        Essai sur L'Electricite des Corps

      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 First Edition Leather cover 170mm x 100mm (7" x 4"). xxiv, 227pp. Frontispiece engraving and 4 folding engraved plates. Text in French.

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        Ihro königl.

      Majestät erneüertes offenes Privilegium, die Fortsetzung der Fahrt und des Handels nach Ost-Indien betreffend. Gegeben im Raht den 17 Junii Anno 1746. Sthlm, in der königl. Buchdruckerey, bey dem Directeur P. Momma, (1746). 4:o. (28) s. Tagen ur band. Lätt lagerfläckig, de avslutande 12 sidorna ngt hårdare.. 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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        Plan von der Bataille bey Kesselsdorff Woselbst die königliche Preussische Trouppen unter Commandos S. Durchlaucht des Fürsten von Anhald Dessau einem glorwürdigen Sieg über die combinirte Osterreichische und Chur Sächs. Armee höchst rühmlichts erfochten haben." Lageplan mit Umgebung und Truppenaufstellungen

      Aquarellierte Federzeichnung um 1746. 47x62.5 cm. - Die Elbe von Dresden bis Sörnewitz mit dem Gebiet südlich bis Wilsdruff, Hermsdorff und Altfranken und nördlich bis Coswig und Reichenberg. Eingezeichnet sind die Truppenaufstellungen der letzten Schlacht des Zweiten Schlesischen Krieges zwischen den siegreichen Preussen unter Fürst Leopold von Anhalt-Dessau und den sächsischen Truppen unter Graf Rutowski. Detaillierte Darstellung, die auch kleinste Ortschaften zeigt mit ausführlicher Legende oben rechts. Militärgeschichtlich aber auch geographisch interessantes Blatt dieser Gegend mit Darstellung der Flusstäler, Höhenzüge und Waldgebiete. Dekoratives Blatt in besonders schönen Farben ausgeführt, lediglich links leichte Bräunung.

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

      presso Gio. Battista Recurti 1746 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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        Praelectionum Theologicarum Honorati Tournely Continuatio ( 7 Volumes ) ( Vellum Bindings )

      Venetiis: Apud Nicolaum Pezzana, 1746. 7 volumes, published between 1746-1769, volumes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 part one, 6 part two, and volume 8. Bound in contemporary full vellum, gilt printed labels, full marbel edges. Bindings scuffed in places, one volume has a short split on hinge joint, some minor worming, some dust and dirt marking, theological library number on spines. Generally an attractive collection of vellum bindings. Internally, some minor worming to endpapers, four endpaper joints working loose, but contents still holding firm, some occasional library stamps, occasional light spotting. Pages in good condition throughout. A36. Very Good. Large 8vo.

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        Leben Carl des Zwölften Königs in Schweden mit Münzen und Küpfern. Zweiter Theil

      Hamburg., Rudolf Beneke / Johann Trausold., 1746. 40 x 27 cms. VOLUME II; titleleaf, engraved titleleaf, portraits of Norberg + portrait of Carl, fullpage, XVI, 767, (1) pages, numerous engravings in the text and tailpieces, + 11 plates, some folding, outside the text. Folding map missing small, part, 2 cms, of upper corner. Painted contemp. endpapers. Full contemp. , six raised bands. Blindtooled decorations. Wear at top of spine and corners. Covers with minor wear. Volume II ONLY ( of I-II- III ) . KEYWORDS: Sweden.

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        An authentic narrative of the success of tar-water, in curing a great number and variety of distempers, with remarks. And occasional papers relative to the subject. To which are subjoyned two letters from the author of Siris

      Dublin: Pr. by Marg. Rhames for R. Gunne, 1746. 8vo (20.8 cm, 8.25"). 4, 248, [2 (blank)] pp. Uncommon first edition: An impressive collection of testimonial letters describing the curative powers of tar-water in cases of asthma, influenza, scurvy and scorbutic disorders, gout, rheumatism, consumptive coughs, and even smallpox — offering a mass of anecdotal information on general ailments, standard treatments of the time (what the patients took or did before they discovered tar-water), and what was considered an intolerable condition as opposed to simply inconvenient. This volume was compiled by one of the founding members of the Royal Dublin Society and inspired by Bishop Berkeley's 1744 publication Siris, Philosophical Reflexions and Inquiries Concerning the Virtues of Tar-water (which praise of tar-water as a universal panacea enraged doctors throughout Great Britain, resulting in a flurry of published debate); it makes several references to Siris, and concludes with two letters from Berkeley, featuring his instructions on how to make the best tar-water and use it most effectively. The printer was Margaret Rhames, scion of a prominent Dublin printing family. WorldCat and ESTC locate only four U.S. institutional holdings of this edition, which preceded the London first. ESTC N5208; Wellcome, IV, 440. Period-style half calf and antique marbled paper–covered sides, corners tipped in vellum, spine with gilt-stamped leather labels. Title-page with ownership initials ("WS") inked in upper outer corner; pages age-toned, with mild to moderate foxing. A solid, pleasingly bound copy of an uncommon and interesting piece of medical history.

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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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        Memoires secrets pour servir a l'histoire de Perse

      Amsterdam : aux depens de la Compagnie, 1746. New edition, revised and corrected. Nouvelle edition revue, corrigee et augmentee. Notes; variously attributed to A. Pecquet and to Madame de Vieux-Maisons. A political satire on France. With a half-title and index. Subject: Pythagoras. France - Court and courtiers. La Table et la Clef sont comprises dans la pagination. Ex. avec la clef. Description: IV-307 p., fig. au titre, bandeaux gr. ; In-12. Publisher's device to the title. Historiated initials; head and tail pieces. Very good copy in the original full, aniline calf. Professionally and period-sympathetically re-cased with the title blocked direct in gilt. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        Morborum acutorum, et chronicorum quorundam, observationes medicinales experimentales, ... Authore Mauritio Ô Connell, M.D

      Dublin: S Powell, 1746. Leather binding.. Good condition.. Cover worn and soiled, chipping to ends of spine, tips worn through to boards. Spine label reads "M. Connell, Opera Medica". Previous owner's name stamped on front cover, written on front free endpaper. Bookplate on front pastedown. Front hinge split and repaired with tape. Text clean and unmarked, scattered foxing throughout. Text in Latin.

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        Índice de la Philosofia Moral, Christiano-Política, dirigido a los Nobles de Nacimiento y Espíritu

      Gerona, por Jayme Brò, Impressor y Librero, 1746. 4to.; 15 hs., 397 pp., 1 h. Ejemplar con numerosas anotaciones manuscritas marginales de la época. Primera edición. Encuadernación en pergamino, de la época.

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        Amerique Septentrionale

      - Paris: 1746. Copper engraved map, on four unjoined sheets, period hand- colouring in outline. Approximately 41 x 36 inches, if joined. One of the best French Maps of North America prior to the French & Indian War. "To illustrate the cartography of the second half of the eighteenth century, a d'Anville map is essential. He dominated not only French but all contemporary geographers. He was one of the foremost to leave blank spaces in his maps where knowledge was insufficient" (Tooley). Jean Baptiste Bouguignon d'Anville was appointed Royal Geographer to Louis XV at the age of twenty. A meticulous scholar of cartographic sources, he drew on more than fifty years of French exploration of the region to draft this map. Cavalier de La Salle was the first explorer to travel down the Mississippi to the Gulf in 1682, claiming the region for France. The Sieur d'Iberville founded New Orleans in 1717, and by the time this map was drafted, the French had heavily explored the region. As shown here, they had at various times established a series of forts at Natchez, Mobile, Biloxi, and various missions in the upper Mississippi valley. The Spanish settlement of Pensacola as well as numerous native villages are also depicted. As evinced here, the French had not only surveyed the Gulf coast but also the interior, as the courses of many rivers, such as the Red, Ouachita, Pearl, Pascagoula, and Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, and Missouri Rivers are clearly delineated. Also of note on this map is an excellent depiction of the Great Lakes (considered cartographically superior to the mapping by Mitchell) and the Ohio River Valley, as well as the inclusion of the newly formed colony of Georgia. "Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville engraved his first map at age fifteen. He carried on the French school of cartography developed by the Sanson and the Delisle families and enjoyed a reputation as the finest mapmaker of his time. Although he apparently never left the city of Paris, he had access to the reports and maps of French explorers, traders, and missionaries. D'Anvilles American maps draw on material gathered from several French expeditions made during the first half of the eighteenth century. At this time, the French were intent on preempting Spanish expansion into the Mississippi River valley and finding trade routes to the western Indians and Santa Fe. DAnvilles maps significantly improved the geographic knowledge of the Mississippi and Missouri river regions" (Lewis & Clark: the Maps of Exploration, University of Virginia Library, online exhibition). This map would have a lasting impact with Thomas Jeffery's using it as the basis for his own map of North America in 1755. Furthermore, d'Anville's 1746 map was among the maps consulted by Nicholas King for his seminal manuscript map of the western parts of North America done for use on the Lewis & Clark expedition. Phillips, A List of Maps of America, p. 571; Tooley, pp. 316-371; Lowery 381; The Literature of the Lewis & Clark Expedition, p. 40; Karpinski, Bibliography of the Printed Maps of Michigan p. 138.

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        The history of Lewis XI : King of France. In which is comprehended a general view of the affairs of Europe during the XVth century;... Wherein also are contained many curious particulars relating to our own history - [Complete in 2 volumes]

      London : printed for C. Davis; and P. Vaillant, 1746. 1st Edition. Referenced by: ESTC t117617. Notes Translation of: Histoire de Louis XI. Subject Louis XI, King of France, 1423-1483. France - History - Louis XI, 1461-1483. Full contemporary analine calf, recased in a period-sympathetic fashion; board extremities slomewhat rubbed. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An uncommonly good example - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        The Elements of Surgery

      London: for J. and P Knapton,, 1746. In which are contained All the essential and necessary Principles of the Art; with an Account of the Nature and Treatment of Chirurgical Disorders, and a Description of the Operations, Bandages, Instruments, and Dressings, according to the modern and most approved Practice. Adapted to the Use of the Camp and Navy, as well as of the Domestic Surgeon. Illustrated with Twenty-Five Copper-Plates. Octavo. Contemporary speckled calf, red morocco label, five raised bands gilt, red speckled edges. 25 folding copperplate engravings. Boards rubbed, scuffed, and chipped, head of spine chipped, joints cracked, significant worming to front pastedown to page 22, small wormholes throughout but otherwise contents clean. A very good copy. First edition of this rare surgical guide, with advice adapted to the use of the military and navy. "In which are contained all the essential and necessary principles of the art; with an account of the nature and treatment of chirurgical disorders, and a description of the operations, bandages, instruments, and dressings, according to the modern and most approved practice. Adapted to the use of the camp and navy, as well as of the domestic surgeon." The engaging copperplate illustrations include images of surgical tools, including trepanning instruments, patterns for different types of bandages, splits and slings, a cataract operation, how to enlarge the veins of the arm, steps in a mastectomy, and two plates on amputation. Though Mihles's guide was reprinted several times, with the second edition appearing in 1764, the first edition is scarce. Only three copies appear in auction records since 1967 and OCLC locates 26 institutional copies.

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        Einleitung zur Land-Wirthschaft und Policey der Teutschen, zum Unterricht in Oeconomie- Policey- und Cammer-Wesen eingerichtet, Nunmehro aber von neuen übersehen an vielen Orten verbessert, vermehret und brauchbarer auf Verlangen gemachet ... Mit noch mehr Historischen Nachrichten von denen geschäften und Schriften, auch mit einer neuen Vorrede versehen von Georg Heinrich Zincken

      Jena/Lpz., Crökers seel. Wittib 1746.. 8°. 6 Bll., 52, 542 S. 24 Bll. (Bibliographie u. Register). Ldr. d. Zt. Mit goldgepr. Rückensch. Tit. in Rot-Schwarz. Wurmloch am Hinterdeckel. Kress 08212.2; VD18 10197133 - Erste Ausgabe. Enthält neben Anweisungen zum Acker- und Gartenbau, Forstwesen, Bergwercken, Pferden, Schafen, Schweinen, Bienen, Seidenwürmern auch rechtliche Hinweise auf 'Hand- u. Spandienste', 'Leibeigne und Dientsleute' etc.

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        Essai sur l’electricité des corps.

      Paris, Freres Guerin, 1746. - 8vo. XX, (4), 227, (1) pp. With engr. frontispiece (N. Le Sueur inv. / R. Brunet fec.) and 4 folding engr. plates. Contemp. marbled calf with giltstamped label to gilt spine. Blindstamped cover fillets; leading edges gilt. Edges in red. Rare first edition. - Nollet, the discoverer of diffusion, taught physics at Turin and Paris and instructed the royal children. "Nollet’s repertoire always included electricity [. and he] became the chief of European electricians [.] France had no electrician of stature again before Coulomb" (DSB). - The plates show experiments and the operation of generators. Attractive, almost spotless copy from the library of the American scientist and collector Albert Edgar Lownes (1899-1978; up to 1917: A. E. Löwenstein) with his exlibris on the front pastedown. DSB X, 146-147. Ekelöf 246. Roller-G. II, 248. Wheeler Gift 329. Cf. Poggendorf II, 295 ("1747"). Cf. Ronalds 370 (2nd ed. 1750). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dell' elettricismo: o sia delle forze elettriche de' corpi, svelate dalla fisica sperimentale, con un' ampia dichiarazione della luce ellettrica, sua nature, e maravigliose proprietà; aggiuntevi due dissertazioni attinenti all' uso medico di tali forze.

      Presso Gio. Battista Recurti,, Venice 1746 - First edition of one of the earliest works in Italian on electricity and one of the earliest Italian books on any branch of physics to be written from a Newtonian perspective. Sguario is generally considered the first writer on electricity in Italy: a country which also produced electrical pioneers Aldini, Galvani and Volta. 8vo (194 × 130 mm), pp. xvi, 391, [1], pagination including engraved frontispiece on verso of first leaf (to face the title), 3 engraved headpieces depicting electrical apparatus. Uncut in contemporary carta rustica, patterned paper spine. Some old dampstaining to upper margins throughout, resulting in some rusting and occasional fragility, with short tears sometimes running into headlines, one gathering slightly loose. A good copy. [Wheeler Gift 336; Waller 11434; Blake 429.] [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Nummi Anglici et Scotici cum aliquot.Numismatibus recentioribus collegit Thomas Pembrochiae et Montis Gomerici comes

      London, 1746. 41 plates on laid paper in unusually good condition. Contemporary calf binding. Front hinge separated. Some staining and minor worming to endpapers, not affecting the pages with the plates in the body of the book (which are of a heavier stock). All edges green. Rare..

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        Lettres édifiantes et curieuses sur la visite apostolique de M. de la Baume Evêque d'Halicarnasse à la Cochinchine en l'année 1740, où l'on voit les voyages et les travaux de ce zélé prélat, la conduite des missionnaires jésuites et de quelques autres,

      Venise (Neuchâtel): Barzotti, 1746. Livre. Satisfaisant. Cartonnage D'attente. Ed. originale. In-4. [suite du titre :] "avec de nouvelles observations etc. Pour servir de continuation aux Mémoires historiques du R.P. Norbert capucin." Venise [Neuchâtel], les frères Barzotti, 1746. 26 x 20 cm (R), in-4, VIII + 379 pp., cartonnage en plein papier de l'époque, pièce de titre, non rogné. Edition originale. Le livre, dont le titre même est une parodie des lettres des missionnaires jésuites, très hostile à l'action de ceux-ci en Indochine, fut interdit par l'évêque de Lausanne et brûlé en place publique à Fribourg, ce qui explique sa rareté. Cartonnage très usagé, quelques rares rousseurs pâles éparses, papier parfois un peu bruni, mouillure angulaire sans atteinte au texte au dernier tiers du livre, mouillure plus importante, touchant le texte, aux dix derniers feuillets..

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        [o sia] La Liberazione di Vienna Assediata dalle Armi Ottomane Poemetto Giocoso e La Banzuola

      Bologna?, 1746. Very rare illustrated edition (second; first c. 1685) of this poem on the siege of Vienna, along with Dialogues between Men and Women on daily life (La Banzuola). The two compositions form the most extensive and most philologically genuine literary compositions in Bolognese dialect.

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        Nachrichten von Island, Grönland und der Straße Davis, zum wahren Nutzen der Wissenschaften und der Handlung

      Hamburg, Grund 1746. 21 cm. (30), 328, (8, letzte weiß) Seiten mit gestochenem Frontispiz von C. Fritzsch nach E. G. Sommer, 4 (1 gefaltet) Kupfertafeln und 1 gefalteten Kupferstichkarte. Festeinband, Halbledereinband der Zeit - Sabin 1405 - Tiele 39 - Nederl. Scheepv. M. 301 - Griep / Luber 31 - Mit einem Lebensbild des Verfassers. Anderson, ehemaliger Hamburger Bürgermeister, berichtet über Klima, Fauna und Flora von Island und Grönland sowie über die verschiedenen Walarten, Walfang usw. Der Anhang enthält ein Wörterverzeichnis und eine Grammatik der Eskimosprache. Rücken restauriert, etwas berieben, erste und letzte Blatt am Rand fleckig, S. 205/206 unten Verlust einzelner Worte, 5 Blatt restauriert, die Karte und die Kupfertafeln in Faksimile. -

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        L'Amerique suivant le R. P. Charlevoix J.te, Mr. De La Condamine, et plusiers autres nouv.le observations

      Paris: 1746. Copper-engraved map, period hand-colouring in outline. Table at the bottom left. 21 3/4 x 30 3/4 inches. Mid-18th century French map of North and South America showing the latest Russian and English discoveries in the Arctic: one of the earliest depictions of the discoveries of Bering's second expedition. This decorative map by Le Rouge shows North and South America, with the discoveries of Charlevoix and Condamine added in Canada and the Amazon, respectively. Interestingly, it also shows Aleksei Chirikov's discoveries on the northwest coast during Bering's second expedition, as well as Middleton's Repulse Bay in the Arctic. Concerning the former, Wroth writes: "In 1746 the royal geographer, George Louis Le Rouge, brought out a map entitled L'Amerique, in the northwest corner of which is shown a portion of the 1741 routes of Chirikov and De L'Isle de la Croyere to and from the American coast, the earliest cartographical record, it seems from present knowledge, of the American discoveries of the second Bering expedition. This map antedates by six years the publication of the De L'Isle -Buache map ... There is ground for belief that during his stay in Russia of twenty-one years J.N. Delisle sent to France through the French embassy copies of maps which passed through his hands as an employee and associate of the Academy of Science. Doubtless intended for the information of the French government, these would have become available to Le Rouge as royal geographer" (Wroth, Early Cartographer of the Pacific, p. 222). Since Wroth's essay, copies of the Le Rouge map have been found without the discoveries of Bering's second expedition, suggesting two issues of the map, with the second issue possibly issued at a date later than 1746 but retaining the original date in the cartouche. Wroth, Cartography of the Pacific, 92

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        Storia dell'origine, e fondazione del Sagro Ordine de' Servi di Maria Vergine. Colla vita de' Beati Buonfigliuolo Monaldi, Buonagiunta Manetti, Manetto dell'Antella, Amadio Amidei, Uguccione Uguccioni, Sostegno Sostegni, ed Alessio Falconieri tutti sette fondatori del' medesimo ordine

      Rom, Komarek 1746. 24 cm. 20, 176 Seiten mit Titelvignette. Pergamentband der Zeit mit Rückenschild - Geschichte der Anfänge des Ordens der Serviten, "Ordo Servorum Mariae" (OSM). Deckel innen Wurmspur - Sprache / Language: Italienisch / Italian -

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        VITA DI MICHELAGNOLO (MICHELANGELO) BUONARROTI pittore scultore architetto e gentiluomo fiorentino. Pubblicata mentre viveva dal suo scolare Ascanio Condivi

      Florence, Gaetano Albizzini, 1746.. SECOND EDITION, 1746, (first edition 1553) corrected, and enlarged with various annotations and commentaries, Italian text. Folio, 320 x 205 mm, 12¾ x 8 inches, engraved portrait frontispiece of the artist dated 1546, engraved vignette on title page, large engraved pictorial head and tailpieces and initials, 3 engraved plates, 1 folding, and 1 almost full page engraving in the text, pages (2), xxx, 160, bound in full antique calf, rebacked to style with raised bands and gilt lettered morocco label. Covers and corners just slightly worn, 3 pinholes and 1 tiny rubbed spot to spine, 3 small bookplates to front pastedown, 1 belonging to the politician the Right Hon Charles Bathurst, Viscount Bledisloe (1867 ? 1958), very small inscription to front endpaper dated 1781, otherwise an exceptionally nice clean bright copy, binding tight and firm. Ascanio Condivi (1525?-1574) was a minor painter and an associate of Michelangelo having lived in his house in Rome as a pupil. His famous biography of the great artist, much of it based on Michelangelo's own testimony, was first published in Rome in 1553, correcting some of the erroneous impressions created by Vasari in his "Le Vite de' piu eccellenti pittori, scultori, ed architettori" (1550). This second edition nearly 2 centuries later, edited by the Florentine historian Anton Francesco Gori corrects some of Condivi's errors and adds illustrations and extensive notes and commentaries. The Vita occupies 58 pages, followed by a brief supplement by the Florentine architect and sculptor Girolamo Ticciati tracing Michelangelo's career from 1553 to his death in 1564 (pages 59-63); observations on Condivi's Vita in French by Pierre Mariette, (1694?1774) a Paris collector of and dealer in old master prints, a renowned connoisseur of prints and drawings (pages 65-79); annotations on the same by the erudite Florentine historian and philologist Domenico Maria Manni (1690 ? 1788) (pages 81-86); historical notices and annotations by Gori on the same (87-124); a compendium edited by Gori in Italian of the most notable facts taken from Giorgio Vasari's Life of Michelangelo (125-144); followed by the index. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Planiglobii Terrestris/Mappe-Monde

      Nuremberg: Homann Heirs, 1746. Copper engraving with outline colour, portions in full colour. Printed on laid paper. In good condition, some minor repairs on the center fold and soiling mostly in the margins. Image size: 17 ¾ x 20 ¾ inches. 18 ¾ x 21 7/8 inches. 20 ¼ x 24 inches. A stunning 18th century double hemisphere map During the seventeenth century map production was dominated by the large Dutch map publishers, just as international trade was dominated by Dutch merchants. By the end of the 17th century, the Dutch had had to make room for others in the world at sea and in the world of mapmaking. Founded in Nuremberg by Johan Baptist Homann in 1702, the Homann firm became the pre-eminent German map publisher for over a century. Homann published his first major atlas in 1707 and was soon after appointed Geographer to the Emperor. After Homann's death in 1724, the firm was continued by his son until 1730. The business was then bequeathed to his heirs with the stipulation that it conduct business under the name of Homann Heirs. The Homann family continued to produce maps until the beginning of the nineteenth century, and remained one of the most important German publishers on the Continent. They published the Neuer Atlas in 1714, the Grosser Atlas in 1737 and the Atlas Maior in 1780. In addition, they issued an atlas of German town plans, numerous school atlases, and an atlas of 20 maps of Silesia. Their excellent work had a lasting impact on European mapmaking during the eighteenth century, and many of the finest and most accurate maps of the period were produced by the Homanns. Compiled by J. M. Haas, a professor of mathematics at Wittenburg, this important map is one of the finest double hemispheres produced by the Homanns. The world is divided into two large hemispheres, which occupy the center of the map. They are surrounded by four smaller globes showing various views of the earth from the North and South Poles. In addition there are two small diagrams depicting the axis of the earth in relation to the sun. Although California is no longer depicted as an island, the great northwest is still left blank above California, and the Hudson Bay is still open ended in the northwest corner. North America's northwest coast is based on the early Russian explorations in that area and includes views of the poles. Both Australia and New Zealand are incomplete, and Yedo is shown as part of mainland Asia north of Japan. The map is ornamented with two highly decorative cartouches with titles in Latin and French. Moreland & Bannister, Antique Maps, online edition

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        (World Map): Planiglobii terrestris mappa universalis utrumq hemisphærium orient. et occidentale repræsentans ex IV mappis generalibus (Mappe-monde qui represente les deux hemispheres savoir celui de l'orient et celui de l'occident ...

      Nuremberg: Homann Heirs, 1746. Very good, heavy paper, early color, dual hemisphere world map. This is rather decorative, with the four additional smaller polar spheric projections on the map, and two diagrams relating to the position of the sun. Each of the main hemispheric images is 27 cm in diameter, with the full image measuring 46 x 54 cm, on sheet measuring 52 x 62 cm. This is a strong impression, with the cartouches uncolored, as issued. Titles in Latin and French. Two extra printers creases in upper margin; very small portion of right lower corner missing (well outside platemark and neatline). Old 1 cm taped repair to verso of lower margin. Centerfold as issued. .

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        Planiglobii Terrestris Mappa Universalis

      Nuremberg:, 1746. [world map]. Size: 540 x 460 mm. Mounted size: 760 x 690 mm. Copper engraving. Later colouring. In fine condition but bottom and right-hand margin close cropped and slight deterioration of the central fold. A very beautiful and decorative map of the two hemispheres with two lovely title cartouches, one in Latin and the other in French, and in addition there are a four further hemispheres depicting different projections and two showing the position of the sun relative to the globe. Both eastern Australia and New Zealand are incomplete, and there is nothing above California in north western America. Johann Baptist Homann (1663-1724) was an important and influential German cartographer. Upon his death, the business passed to his son Johann Christolph (1701-1730) and in 1730 the business was continued by "the Heirs to Homann" up until 1813.

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        Planiglobii Terrestris Mappa Universalis Utrumq Hemisphaerium Orient et Occidentale repraesentans... Mappe - Monde qui represente les deux Hemispheres savoir celui de l'Orient et celui de l'Occident tiree des quatre Cartes generales de ... Hasius

      Nuremberg: Homann Heirs.. 1746.. Copper plate engraved map with original hand color, neatline 17 1/2 x 20 3/4 inches on sheet 21 1/2 x 25 inches, centrefold as issued. Areas of discoloration in the left hemisphere of the map to the right of North and South America and along upper centrefold (these look considerably worse on the digital image than they actually are); 1/4 inch lightly abraded spot in unprinted area at lower right, and to verso along centrefold where binding tab was attached; light discoloration in upper margin. Large double hemisphere map with four small polar spheres by M.J.M. Lowitz after Hasius. The eastern seaboard of Australia is completely uncharted (with the southern coast only of "Tera Diemen"), as is the northern coast of America. .

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      London. 1746.. 32pp. Modern three-quarter speckled calf and marbled boards, spine gilt. Fine. First printing of this account of important events of King George's War in 1744-48. "The attack on Louisbourg in 1745 was looked upon by Shirley only as a step towards a complete conquest of Canada, and the success of the siege at once raised his hopes. Instigated by him, the English ministry approved of an expedition against Canada, and a force of over eight thousand men was raised, principally from the northern colonies. The British force which was to have co-operated was, however, detained either by bad weather or by the blundering of the ministry, and nothing came of the attempt" - Lande. Shirley describes the capture of Louisbourg by British naval forces and New England troops under William Pepperell. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 746/186. HOWES S424, "aa." SABIN 80548. STREETER SALE 1004. TPL 4703. LANDE 786.

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        La Parnassia

      - French School "La Parnassia" From a portfolio of eighteen botanical studies colelcted by Stephanie Felecitie Ducrest de St-Aubin, La Comtesse de Genlis (French, 1746-1830) Watercolor on paper Paper size: 10 3/4" x 8 1/2" Framed size: 21" x 17 1/4" Signed lower right: La Parnassia Signed lower left: Par Lady P: Edward Fitzgerald Provenance: Stephanie Felecitie Ducrest de St-Aubin, La Comtesse de Genlis

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        Catalogue des Livres de feu M. l'Abbé d'Orleans de Rothelin

      Par G. Martin. Engraved frontis. port. of the collector & engraved vignette with arms on title. xii, xxiv, 618 pp. 8vo, attractive antique mottled calf (rubbed), triple gilt fillet round sides, spine nicely gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: G. Martin, 1746. Rothelin (1691-1744), a younger son of Marquis Henri de Rothelin, a French war hero (see Hoefer), descended from a natural son of François d'Orléans (d. 1548). Rothelin was one of the most eminent French book collectors of the 18th century; he had his books, many large paper copies, bound by the outstanding binders of the time, such as Boyer, Padeloup and Duseuil; but the most spectacular part of his library was the collection of illuminated and historical MSS, largely from the collection of Nicholas-Joseph Foucault, including the Sherbourne Missal and the Bible of Charles V (Martin's special index of MSS lists 260 lots). Rothelin's library was enormous: Bléchet estimates its size as 210,000 volumes. La Vallière was one of the chief buyers at the sale. Rothelin appears to have been a man of great charm and learning who entertained liberally at his country house near Paris. Voltaire addressed some verses to him, lauding his taste and "esprit si délicat, si sage" (quoted by Bogeng). He was also an outstanding numismatist: his vast collection of Imperial medals and coins was acquired by the King of Spain for 87,000 livres and is now at the Escorial. This catalogue, priced throughout in a contemporary hand, also contains a large number of extremely intelligent and "knowing" annotations made, according to Jean Viardot, about 1750. Many of the notes provide further information on the lots being sold or comparing the edition being sold with other editions. There are constant comparisons being made between the Rothelin and Hoym (sale 1738) copies of the same works. Most importantly, the annotator has also added a number of lots which were part of the collection and sold during the course of the auction but were not included in the printed catalogue. At the end, the anonymous annotator has provided seven pages of manuscript notes comparing certain books from the Du Fay sale of 1725 and the present catalogue. This is considered to be one of the best sale catalogues compiled by Martin, one of twenty-two with an index. 5036 lots. Fine copy. The frontispiece portrait, present in this copy, is often wanting. From the library of Léon Rattier (with his bookplate) and Jean Viardot. Laid-in are four pages of notes by Viardot. ❧ Bléchet, p. 120. Gustave Brunet, Dictionnaire de Bibliologie Catholique, cols. 526-27. Grolier Club, Printed Catalogues of French Book Auctions...1643-1830, 82. Guigard, I, pp. 42-44-"L'abbé Rothelin fut un des plus savants bibliophiles qui aient existé." Peignot, p. 121-"Catalogue estimé." Taylor, Book Catalogues, pp. 14, 190, & 259. .

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